When the 130th edition of The Game began, I immediately noticed that one of the kick returners was wearing the traditional Yale pants with two stripes. Before this season, an otherwise strong uniform tweak was marred by Nike adding some sort of streak instead of a double-stripe. I was pleased that #3 Chris Smith still [...]
The two great blue and white football programs, Penn State and Yale, have changed their uniforms and the results are mixed.
I noticed on Saturday that Yale is now putting little Bulldogs on their helmets, presumably for good play. This is the first time I can recall it. Since the photo is not as clear as I would have liked, here is a look at the graphic I believe they are using:
Yale upset Penn, 27-13 at [...]
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The first game of the 140th season of Yale (1-0) football was a thrilling back and forth battle with the Georgetown Hoyas (2-1) at venerable Multi-Sport Field. The game was not decided until Colin Bibb intercepted an Aaron Aiken pass in the end zone with 33 seconds remaining.
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WASHINGTON, D.C. — After changing to an outlined Y in the 1990s, Yale football helmets are now adorned with the traditional block Y sans outline. That is sophomore nose guard Jeff Schmittgens pictured. From a pregame release:
The Yale helmets have a slight “retro” look this fall with a change in the “Y” on the [...]
So much for my Jay Paterno to Yale theory
Tony Reno, a former Yale assistant, is the new Yale’s Joel E. Smilow ‘54 Head Coach of Football. He was the defensive backs and special teams coach at Harvard for the past three seasons.
Reno introduced as head coach – Yale Daily News
New Yale football coach Tony Reno: [...]
Yale coach Tom Williams resigns after lying about Rhodes candidacy – Campus Rivalry, USA Today
Yale Accepts Coach Williams’ Resignation – Yale Sports Publicity
Yale Bulldogs head coach Tom Williams has resigned effective the end of the year. A controversy over Williams’ Rhodes Scholarship claims that came up in November is the official reason.
When the Williams story [...]
FOOTBALL | Quakers, Elis battle for first – Yale Daily News
Keys to the Game: Yale-Penn – Yale Daily News
Yale quarterback Patrick Witt presents stiff test for Penn defense – The Daily Pennsylvanian
Penn, Yale ready for early Ivy showdown
Yale-Penn Square Off in Philly Saturday – Yale Sports Publicty
With the season half over and the non-league [...]
FOOTBALL | Elis hit the road – Yale Daily News
Leopards seeing red in the red zone – The Morning Call
Home, Sweet Home – The Lafayette
Yale Visits Lafayette Saturday – Yale Sports Publicity
The Yale Bulldogs (3–1, 2–0 Ivy) make their second trip to the Lehigh Valley in 3 games tomorrow when they face the Lafayette Leopards [...]
Great win for the Bulldogs over the Big Green
FOOTBALL | Yale crushes Dartmouth, 30-0 – Yale Daily News
YALE FOOTBALL: Defense found its footing against Dartmouth (video) – New Haven Register
Yale Shuts Out Dartmouth, 30-0 – Yale Sports Publicity
Coming Saturday, another trip to the Lehigh Valley vs. Lafayette.
I kept typing Darthmouth this week. I’d be much [...]