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Topic: Brown football

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.


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.


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.


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.

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.


Bears’ valiant comeback falls short against Crimson

September 23, 2018 Comments are Disabled

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.


Football to open home slate against Crimson

September 20, 2018 1 comment

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.


Football falters against Bulldogs on the road in fifth straight loss

November 5, 2017 Comments are Disabled

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.

The football team hosted Bench Press for Cancer on the Main Green Monday, raising money for Miriam Hospital’s Cancer Survivorship Program for Young Adults. The team provided free donuts to attract participants.


Bears host breast cancer awareness events

October 19, 2017 1 comment

This week, the football, men’s crew and women’s crew teams held events on campus to raise money and awareness for cancer research and survivors.

Rookie quarterback Jeffrey Jonke ’21 runs outside of the pocket. Jonke made his second appearance of the season in the loss, which saw the Bears concede 53 points to the third-place Tigers at Brown Stadium Saturday.


Football fall to Tigers at home, 53-0

October 15, 2017 Comments are Disabled

It has been five years since the football team found itself on the wrong side of a shutout when, in 2012, Princeton hung 19 unanswered points on the Bears.


Football falls in nonconference game against Stetson University

October 9, 2017 Comments are Disabled

Newcomer Jeffrey “Mitchell” Jonke ’21 became Brown’s third quarterback to see time in the pocket this season.

Senior co-captain and defensive end Richard “Dewey” Jarvis ’17.5 drags the Harvard ball-carrier back into the end zone for an early safety, granting the Bears the only two points the team would get until the fourth quarter.


Football falls behind 38-2 after three quarters, loses first Ivy game

September 24, 2017 Comments are Disabled

It’s rare that the scoreboard at a football game displays less than three points.