Lovett is Another Princeton Bushnell Winner

BY JAY GREENBERG NEW YORK – Thirty-one touchdowns are, after all, 31 touchdowns. They pretty well sold themselves, alleviating concerns that the Ivy League coaches would question what Johnny Lovett did for the other 80 yards of the field. “One of my college roommates said,  ‘How amazing is it that your back-up ... More

John Lovett Wins Bushnell Cup, Becomes 10th Tiger To Earn Ivy League Player of the Year Honor

Published on | Read the full article here John Lovett rewrote the Princeton football record book while leading the Tigers to their 11th Ivy League championship, and he was rewarded Monday by being named the 2016 Bushnell Cup winner as the Ivy League Offensive Player of the Year. Lovett is ... More

Bushnell Finalists Announced

John Lovett and Kurt Holuba have been named finalists for the 2016 Bushnell Cup honoring the Ivy League Offensive and Defensive Players of the Year.   Lovett, who had a Princeton record 20 rushing touchdowns this season, and Penn receiver Justin Watson were named finalists for the offensive award. Holuba, who led the ... More

Thanksgiving Tigercast: Ivy Champ, Coach of the Year Bob Surace Reflects on Princeton’s Title Run

Published on | Read the full article here In his annual Thanksgiving TigerCast, Ivy League Head Coach of the Year Bob Surace reflects on some of the most important aspects of his championship squad: the Kanoff/Lovett relationship, the development of the offensive line, and the play of Kurt Holuba ... More

Ivy Champ Princeton Football Leads League With 18 All-Ivy Nods; Surace Named Unanimous Coach of the Year

Published on | Read the full article here The 2016 Ivy League champion Princeton Tigers, led by unanimous Head Coach of the Year Bob Surace, ­­earned a league-best 18 All-Ivy League honorees Tuesday, it was announced by the Ivy League Office. Six players — Luke Catarius, James Gales, ... More

Unanimous Lovett Among 12 All-Ivy Tigers

BY JAY GREENBERG With a school record 20 rushing touchdowns, 10 passing and one receiving, it wouldn’t seem like John Lovett could possibly have done any more for the 2016 Ivy League champions. The league coaches agreed, making Lovett one of four unanimous choices for first team All-Ivy, as announced Tuesday. L... More

Monday Championship Notes: Lovett Earns Fourth Weekly Honor, Shares Poe-Kazmaier Award With Holuba

Published on | Read the full article here Here are the Monday Notes — a championship edition — following Princeton's 38-17 win over Dartmouth. • Here are the highlights and post-game press conference from the win over Dartmouth. • Princeton made its debut in the Athlon Sports FCS Power ... More

IVY LEAGUE CHAMPIONS! Football Team Rallies For 38-21 Win, 11th Ivy Title; Lovett Sets Rush TD Mark

Published on | Read the full article here They believed, when nobody else did. They believed when the media picked them to finish fifth. They believed after they lost a heartbreaking overtime game. They believed when they trailed at halftime against a team that nobody in that locker room had ... More

Offenses Saw Stars Because The Tigers Had Them on Defense

BY JAY GREENBERG In 32 seasons Steve Verbit has coached his share of smothering defense, sending Mike Catapano and Caraun Reid to the NFL, having a hand in preparing units that produced six Ivy League championships. Verbit says the 2016 D probably had more difference makers than any of those five predecessors. “All ... More

Football Friday: Coach Of The Year Finalist Bob Surace Previews Potential Championship Showdown

Published on | Read the full article here Being named a finalist for 2016 FCS Coach of the Year for the third time in five years was a nice honor for Princeton head coach Bob Surace, but it would pale in comparison to sharing the joy of a championship locker room for the second time in four ... More