Topic: Brown football

Brown Quarterback EJ Perry '21 carries the ball. The football team will close out its season at home with a Senior Day showdown against Dartmouth.

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Football beats Columbia for first Ivy win in 3 years

November 17, 2019 0 comments

Coming into Saturday’s game against Columbia, the football team had not tasted victory in Ivy league play since Nov. 12, 2016, when it defeated Dartmouth on the road.

Despite an impressive performance by EJ Perry ’21, featuring a 50-yard touchdown rush, the Bears lost their 19th staight Ivy League game.

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Football comeback falls short against Penn Saturday

November 3, 2019 0 comments

After the football team fell to Cornell on a go-ahead field goal during the game’s waning seconds last weekend, Brown hoped to rebound Saturday against a Penn squad that was still searching for its first Ivy League victory of the season.

Bears sought their first Ivy conference victory since 2016 going into Saturday’s game but lost 37-25 against Big Red.

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Football faces heartbreaking loss against Cornell

October 28, 2019 0 comments

In an intense Saturday matchup against Cornell, the football team was just one first down away from snapping its Ivy losing streak, which began in 2016.

Bruno’s record for most points allowed in a single game previously stood at 62, during a 1903 match-up against Dartmouth

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Football suffers historic loss to Princeton

October 21, 2019 0 comments

Saturday marked a new low for the football team, which suffered a historic loss against Princeton in a Family Weekend matchup. Princeton’s explosive offense went to work during the first half to put up an astounding 51 points.

Despite putting up 346 yards on the Holy Cross Crusaders, the Brown Bears lost Saturday. Team highlights included quarterback EJ Perry ’21 connecting with Scott Boylan ’21 for a 57-yard touchdown.

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Football falls to Holy Cross at home

October 15, 2019 0 comments

While the football team’s offense continued to thrive this weekend, a poor defensive showing doomed the Bears against the College of the Holy Cross Saturday, as they lost 47-31.

Brown quarterback EJ Perry ’20 wracked up over 100 yards in the Saturday game against University of Rhode Island, but the Bears were unable to come away with a win.

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Football falls short in Governor’s Cup

October 6, 2019 0 comments

The football team took on in-state rival University of Rhode Island in its home opener Saturday, hoping to add on to its 73-28-2 record in the historic Governor’s Cup. But despite over 500 total yards from quarterback EJ Perry ’21, the Bears fell to the Rams in a 31-28 nailbiter.

The Bears took the lead only 34 seconds into the game after a 75-yard rush by running back Allen Smith ’22 followed by a 22-yard touchdown. Despite the early lead, Bruno failed to score again for the rest of the game.

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Football travels to Harvard for Ivy League opener, loses to Crimson 42-7

September 30, 2019 0 comments

On Friday night, Brown came charging out of the locker room and scored a touchdown 34 seconds into the game against Harvard. But Bruno ultimately suffered a familiar fate, falling to Harvard for the ninth consecutive time by a 42-7 margin.

Bears win season opener against Bryant 35-30 under guidance of new Head Coach James Perry, Bryant’s former head coach.

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Football wins season opener in Head Coach Perry’s debut

September 23, 2019 0 comments

The football team earned its first win of the season Saturday in a 35-30 triumph against Bryant University in Smithfield.

After two consecutive 0-7 seasons in the Ivy League, the Bears overhauled their program this offseason with the arrival of Head Coach James Perry ’00.

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Bears ‘embrace chaos’ as Perry Era kicks off Saturday

September 20, 2019 0 comments

Sitting in an office decorated with Brown memorabilia, wearing an Ivy B polo and balancing a matching mug on his knee, James Perry ’00 embodies all that it means to be the Bears’ newest head football coach.

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.