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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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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 1 comment

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 Comments are Disabled

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