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Topic: Football

Sports

Offense gets boost from returning seniors in 2011

February 1, 2011 Comments are Disabled

Because of injuries and the Ivy League’s medical redshirt rules, 2009 All-Ivy quarterback Kyle Newhall-Caballero, 2010 All-Ivy wide receiver Alex Tounkara and wide receiver Matt Sudfeld — all seniors — will take a leave of absence in the spring 2011 semester and return for the fall semester and season.

Sports

Football team crushes Columbia on Senior Day, ties for second in league

November 22, 2010 Comments are Disabled

In the final game of the 2010 football season, the Bears jumped out to a 28-0 lead over Columbia (4-6, 2-5 Ivy League) by halftime and never looked back, posting a dominant 38-16 victory on Senior Day at Brown Stadium.

Sports

Tounkara ’11 tearing it up on gridiron

November 19, 2010 Comments are Disabled

Going into the 2010 football season, one of the biggest concerns for the Bears was at the wide receiver position — who would step up to fill the shoes of the prolific duo of Buddy Farnham ’10 and Bobby Sewall ’10? On the first offensive play of the year, Alex Tounkara ’11 helped answer the question by breaking free and pulling in a deep pass along the sideline.

Sports

Football halts two-game losing streak

November 15, 2010 Comments are Disabled

The football team bounced back from two straight conference losses to grab a 35-28 comeback victory against the Big Green on Saturday afternoon.

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Rejuvenated Big Green pose next threat to 4th-place Bears

November 11, 2010 Comments are Disabled

After starting off strong with three consecutive wins in Ivy League play, the football team has lost two weeks in a row and now seems all but out of the race for a conference title. But for the fourth-place Bears (4-4, 3-2 Ivy League), there is still much to play for, and the squad will look to bounce back as the team travels to Hanover, N.H., Saturday to take on Dartmouth (5-3, 2-3) in what should be a competitive game.

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Football loses to Yale, drops to fourth in Ivy

November 8, 2010 Comments are Disabled

A pair of second-quarter Yale kickoff returns for touchdowns proved to be the difference on Saturday, as the football team fell to the Bulldogs 27-24 at Brown Stadium.

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Bears and Bulldogs set to square off this weekend

November 5, 2010 Comments are Disabled

After a deflating loss at the University of Pennsylvania, the football team (4-3, 3-1 Ivy League) returns home for a crucial matchup against the Yale Bulldogs (5-2, 3-1 Ivy) on Saturday. The loss to the Quakers left Brown in a three-way tie for second place with Yale and Harvard. With only three games remaining, the Bears need to win out to have any chance of winning the league championship.

Sports

Football drops battle of Ivy unbeatens

November 1, 2010 Comments are Disabled

The football team (4-3, 3-1 Ivy League) was unable to contain No. 21 Penn (6-1, 4-0) Saturday, as the Quakers’ offense rushed for 321 yards to lead the defending Ivy champions to a 24-7 victory. Brown now sits tied for second with Harvard and Yale.

Sports

Football looks to stay undefeated in Philly

October 29, 2010 Comments are Disabled

The remaining unbeatens in Ivy League football will square off Saturday when Brown and No. 21 Penn meet at Franklin Field in Philadelphia.

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Football belittles Big Red, now 3-0 in Ivies

October 25, 2010 Comments are Disabled

Two touchdown passes from Joe Springer ’11 to Alex Tounkara ’11 propelled the football team (4-2, 3-0 Ivy League) to a 27-14 conference victory over Cornell (1-5, 0-3) on Saturday.