Topic: Brown football

James Perry ’00 was starting quarterback for Brown as an undergraduate and previously served as quarterbacks coach for Bruno from 2007 to 2009.

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James Perry ’00 hired as head football coach

December 4, 2018 0 comments

James Perry ’00 was named the University’s 20th Head Football Coach Monday afternoon. This appointment follows the Nov. 19 departure of former Head Coach Phil Estes, who led the team for 21 seasons, The Herald previously reported.

Ryan Putnam ’21 makes a tackle against Penn in a 13-7 defeat Oct. 27. Linebacker Daniel Aidman ’19 led the Bears in tackles this season with 91, while defensive lineman Michael Hoecht ’20 led in sacks with 3.5.

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Bears finish second winless Ivy League season in a row

November 18, 2018 0 comments

More than two years ago, the football team walked off Memorial Field in Hanover, New Hampshire as winners following a 24-21 victory over Dartmouth. That was the last time that the Bears won an Ivy League football game.

Jakob Prall ’20 races past the Columbia defense on a 90-yard touchdown run in the second quarter Saturday. The score put the Bears up 20-14, but Brown proved unable to score for the rest of the game.

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Bears collapse in second half, fall to Lions 42-20 on Senior Day

November 11, 2018 0 comments

Following a five-game winless skid, Saturday’s contest felt different for the football team. In a game where 17 seniors made their final appearance at Brown Stadium, Bruno looked ready to deliver the best gift possible to its graduating class: a win.

Same story, new game: Bears fall again

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Same story, new game: Bears fall again

November 4, 2018 0 comments

Over a century of classic college football has been played in the historic Yale Bowl, but amid swirling wind gusts Saturday, the Bears looked listless in a loss to the Bulldogs.

Running back Allen Smith ’22 runs against the University of Rhode Island in a shutout loss last weekend. Bruno’s rushing attack has left much to be desired this season, as the team is only averaging 65.4 rushing yards per game and 2.4 yards per rushing attempt.

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Bears stifled by Tigers, drop 10th straight in Ivy League

October 14, 2018 0 comments

While the football team improved on last season’s 53-0 defeat against No. 21 Princeton, the Bears’ efforts were not nearly enough, as they fell 48-10 to the Tigers on the road Saturday. For the second week in a row, and for the third time this season, the Bears’ defense gave up more than 40 points.

The Rams outscored Bruno 24-0 in the second quarter, beginning a run from which the Bears never recovered. The team will travel to New Jersey to face Princeton this Saturday.

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Bears fall to No. 17 Rams in Governor’s Cup

October 8, 2018 0 comments

Brown and the University of Rhode Island have met on the gridiron 103 times since 1909, but the Ocean State rivalry has never been so one-sided.

Jakob Prall ’20 scores one of his three first-half touchdowns for the Bears. Led by quarterback Michael McGovern ’21, Bruno put up a season-high of 35 points in their first victory of the season.

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Bears down Hoyas, earn first win of the season

September 30, 2018 0 comments

The football team took the field against Georgetown University Sept. 29, just one day before the one-year anniversary of its last victory.

Tight end Anton Casey ’19 catches a touchdown pass under the lights against Harvard Friday. The touchdown trimmed the Crimson lead to just seven points in the fourth quarter, and Casey finished the game with four catches, 64 yards and a score.

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Bears’ valiant comeback falls short against Crimson

September 23, 2018 0 comments

Moral victories are not often desired in sports, but as the football team walked off of the field following a 31-17 loss to Harvard Friday night, the Bears could hold their heads high.

The football team has not won a game against another Ivy League team in 677 days, but Head Coach Phil Estes was optimistic that Bruno would break this losing streak in the coming season.

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Football to open home slate against Crimson

September 20, 2018 0 comments

Tonight, as the football team hosts Harvard under the lights for its home opener at Brown Stadium, the Bears strive to both look to the future and commemorate the past.

The Yale offense accrued 563 yards in its blowout win over Brown.  Livingstone “LJ” Harriott ’20 caught a four-yard pass from Thomas “TJ” Linta ’18 to put the Bears on the board.

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Football falters against Bulldogs on the road in fifth straight loss

November 5, 2017 0 comments

Despite the return of quarterback Thomas “TJ” Linta ’18, Brown failed to find an offensive rhythm its 34-7 loss to Ivy League leaders Yale Friday night.