May 10, 2010
Record 12 Brown Players Named To National Football Foundation Hampshire Honor Society
The National Football Foundation announced that 12 seniors on the Brown football team have been named to the NFF Hampshire Honor Society, which is comprised of college football seniors from all divisions of play, who maintain a 3.2 GPA or better, and are a starter or significant substitute. A total of 620 players from 246 schools of all divisions qualified for membership in the societys fourth year, an 80-percent increase from the inaugural class in 2007. Brown football had more players honored than any Division I school in the nation.
April 16, 2010
Brown University Athletics Colloquium: The Impact of Concussions - Protecting Athletes at All Levels
Brown University, a leader in sports concussion research, will host a colloquium to educate and provide information to coaches, athletes and parents on brain injuries, titled "The Impact of Concussions: Protecting Athletes at All Levels," on Monday evening, April 26 at the Salomon Lecture Center on the Brown campus. The colloquium will start with a showing of the HBO Special on the effects of sports related concussions have on players, starting at 6:30 p.m., followed by the panel discussion at 7:00 p.m.
April 12, 2010
Join Brown Football In Support of Bone Marrow Donor Testing Drive, Monday, April 26
The Brown University football team has joined collegiate football teams throughout the country in sponsoring a bone marrow donor testing drive on Monday, April 26 in an effort to recruit 5,000 new bone marrow volunteers to the Be The Match registry. The drive, sponsored by Brown Football, the Brown Medical School and the RI Blood Center, will be held on the Brown campus at Andrews Hall, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
March 29, 2010
Brown Football Hosts Two Pro Days
In preparation for the upcoming NFL draft, Brown football held two Pro Days (March 10 and March 23), with several Brown players and players from neighboring schools participating under the watchful eye of NFL scouts. Brown seniors Buddy Farnham, Bobby Sewall, Jimmy Develin and David Howard all participated for the Bears with several impressive performances
February 4, 2010
Former Brown Football Standout Colin Cloherty To Play In Super Bowl XLIV
Former Brown All-Ivy tight end Colin Cloherty 09 is a member of the Indianapolis Colts 53-man roster for Super Bowl XLIV to be played in Miami, Florida on February 7, 2010.
December 22, 2009
Buddy Farnham '10 Named AP All-American
Brown senior wide receiver Buddy Farnham, the Ivy League and New England Player of the Year, has been named a second team Associated Press All-American.
December 22, 2009
Mark Callahan, Buddy Farnham and Paul Jasinowski Named ECAC FCS All-Stars
Brown senior center Mark Callahan (Syracuse, NY), senior wide receiver Buddy Farnham (Andover, MA) and senior offensive tackle Paul Jasinowski (Washington, DC) have been named to the 2009 ECAC Football Championship Subdivision All-Star Team.
December 17, 2009
Buddy Farnham Named Bulger Lowe Award Recipient As the New England Player of the Year
The post-season awards keep pouring in for Brown senior wide receiver Buddy Farnham (Andover, MA), who was named the recipient of the 71st annual George Bulger Lowe Award, New Englands Heisman Trophy, by the Gridiron Club of Greater Boston. The award will be presented at the Gridiron Clubs annual Bob Whelan College Football Awards Night on Thursday, January 14, 2010, at the Burlington Marriott in Burlington, Massachusetts.
December 3, 2009
James Develin, Buddy Farnham and Paul Jasinowski Named All-New England
Brown senior defensive end James Develin (Gilbertsville, PA), senior wide receiver Buddy Farnham (Andover, MA) and senior offensive tackle Paul Jasinowski (Washington, DC) have been named to the All-New England All-Star Team, as selected by the New England Football Writers. The trio will be honored at the New England Football Writers Annual Awards and Captains Banquet, December 10 at the Casa di Fior restaurant in Wilmington, MA.
December 2, 2009
Fall Academic All-Ivy Honorees Announced
Providence, RI- The Ivy League released its fall list of Academic All-Ivy honorees, with ten Brown student-athletes being recognized. The five males and five females were starters or key reserves on their respective varsity teams and carry a 3.0 or better cumulative grade point average.
November 30, 2009
Buddy Farnham To Receive New England Football Writers Gold Helmet Of The Year
Brown senior wide receiver Buddy Farnham (Andover, MA), the Ivy League Player of the Year, has been named the Gold Helmet Award of the Year award winner as the outstanding player in New England by the New England Football Writers. Farnham will receive the award at the NE Football Writers Annual Awards and Captains Banquet, December 10 at the Casa di Fior restaurant in Wilmington, MA.
November 25, 2009
Paul Jasinowski Named Second Team CoSIDA Academic All-American
Brown senior right tackle Paul Jasinowski (Washington, DC) has been named a second team ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
November 24, 2009
Buddy Farnham Named Ivy League Co-Player of the Year As 14 Brown Football Players Are Named All-Ivy
Brown senior wide receiver Buddy Farnham (Andover, MA) was named the Ivy League Co-Player of the Year, headlining 14 Brown football players who were selected to the 2009 All-Ivy League Football Team as voted by the eight Ancient Eight Football coaches. Farnham was named first team All-Ivy at wide receiver and as a return specialist, and is joined on the first team by senior center Mark Callahan (Syracuse, NY), senior tackle Paul Jasinowski (Washington, DC), junior quarterback Kyle Newhall-Caballero (Gilbert, AZ), senior wide receiver Bobby Sewall (Portsmouth, RI), senior defensive end James Develin (Gilbertsville, PA), senior tackle David Howard (Columbia, MD), senior linebacker Kelley Cox (Owings Mille, MD) and senior safety Chris Perkins (Bridgeton, MO). Earning second team All-Ivy honors were offensive guard Tim Danser (Saratoga, CA), junior tailback Zachary Tronti (Ponte Vedra, FL), senior corner back David Clement (Lansdale, PA), freshman defensive back AJ Cruz and sophomore punter Nate Lovett (East Providence, RI).
November 21, 2009
Bears Fall To Columbia, 28-14, In Final Game
A once promising 2009 season ended in disappointment for the Brown football team, as the Bears dropped a 28-14 decision to Columbia at Wein Stadium in their final regular season game. Brown finished third in the Ivy League standings with a 4-3 league mark, 6-4 overall, while Columbia moves to 4-6 overall, 3-4 in league play.
November 19, 2009
Bears Wrap-Up 2009 Season At Columbia
Brown football will face Columbia in its final regular season game on Saturday, November 21 at Wein Stadium in New York City, starting at 12:30 pm. The Bears have clinched a winning season for the eighth time in Phil Estes 12-year tenure as head coach at Brown and for the 58th time in Brown football history.
November 14, 2009
Farnhams TD Reception Lifts Brown To 14-7 Overtime Win Over Dartmouth
Brown senior wide receiver Buddy Farnham caught a 17-yard touchdown pass in overtime, and senior defensive end James Develin stopped Dartmouth for a two-yard loss on the final play of the game, to lift the Bears to a 14-7 overtime victory over the Big Green at rain swept Brown Stadium. The win assures the Bears of at least third place in the Ivy standings with a 6-3 overall record, 4-2 in Ivy play, while Dartmouth drops to 2-7 overall and 2-4 in Ivy play.
November 11, 2009
Brown Honors Seniors At Final Home Game Against Dartmouth
Brown football will close out its 2009 home season on Saturday, November 14 against Dartmouth at Brown Stadium, beginning at 12:30 p.m. 22 football seniors will be honored in ceremonies prior to Saturdays game against the Big Green. This years group of extraordinary seniors has posted a 20-18 record over their four-year careers, including a 15-11 Ivy mark, winning an Ivy League title in 2008. Browns Class of 2010 includes: Jack Anderson, Mark Callahan, David Clement, Kelley Cox, Tim Danser, James Develin, Buddy Farnham, Andrew Fertig, Brendan Gallagher, David Howard, Peter Hughes, Paul Jasinowski, Jarrid Johnston, Michael Lemmons, Matthew Mangiacotti, Brian Neff, Chris Perkins, Drew Plichta, Phil Roffi, Trevan Samp, Bobby Sewall and Alex Shields.
November 9, 2009
AJ Cruz Named Ivy League Defensive Player of the Week
Brown freshman defensive back AJ Cruz (Lake Forest, CA) was named the Ivy League Defensive Player of the Week for his exploits, including a late game interception, in Saturdays 35-21 win over Yale.
November 7, 2009
Brown Takes Down Yale, 35-21
Sophomore tailback Spiro Theodhosi ran for 167 , and senior Buddy Farnham made two touchdown receptions to lead Brown to a 35-21 Ivy League victory over Yale at the Yale Bowl. The win, the first over Yale for the Brown seniors, lifts the Bears to 5-3 overall and 3-2 in the Ivy League, while Yale falls to 4-4 overall and 2-3 in Ivy play.
November 6, 2009
Bears Take On Yale In New Haven
Brown returns to the gridiron on Saturday, November 7, traveling to New Haven, Connecticut to battle Yale at the Yale Bowl in a game televised live on the YES Network. Both the Bears and Elis come in with identical 4-3, 2-2 Ivy records and are tied for third place in the Ivy League standings.
November 4, 2009
Brown Football Team Hosts Third Annual Bench Press for Cancer on November 9th
The Third Annual Bench Press for Cancer, hosted by the Brown University football team and sponsored by the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC), will be held on Monday, November 9th at 12 Noon on the Wriston Green in front of the Ratty. Combining dedication to physical training and dedication to helping others, this event is a bench press contest in which all proceeds go directly to The American Cancer Society.
November 2, 2009
Nate Lovett Named Ivy League Special Teams Player of the Week
Brown sophomore punter Nate Lovett (East Providence, RI/East Providence HS) has been named the Ivy League Special Teams Player of the Week for his punting exploits in Saturdays game against Penn.
October 31, 2009
Penn Outlasts Brown, 14-7, In Overtime
The ominous 40-mile per hour gusts that swirled through Brown Stadium proved to be a bad omen for the Brown football team, as first place Penn held the Ivy Leagues top passing offense to 241 yards in the air to gain a 14-7 overtime win over the Bears. The loss drops Brown to 4-3 overall, 2-2 in the Ivy League, while Penn stays atop the Ivy standings with a 5-2 overall record, 4-0 in Ivy play.
October 29, 2009
Browns Paul Jasinowski Named Finalist for 2009 National Football Foundation National Scholar-Athlete Class
Brown's Paul Jasinowski and 15 other class members each win $18,000 postgraduate scholarships as finalists for the 20th Anniversary William V. Campbell Trophy, endowed by HealthSouth, that will be presented on December 8, 2009 at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City.
October 29, 2009
Brown Hosts First Place Penn In Key Ivy Battle
Brown (4-2, 2-1 Ivy) and Penn (4-2, 3-0 Ivy) will battle it out on Saturday, October 31, 2009, at Brown Stadium, beginning at 12:30 p.m., in a classic match-up of the Ivy Leagues top offense and the leagues leading defense. Brown has scored an Ivy League leading 28.5 points per game, and leads the league with 290.0 passing yards, and 413.8 yards of total offense. Penn features the leagues top defense, allowing just 12.3 points per game, 149.7 passing yards, and 216.2 total yards per game.
October 26, 2009
A.J. Cruz Named Ivy League Rookie of the Week
Brown freshman defensive back A.J. Cruz (Lake Forest, Calif.) had another strong game in the Bears secondary in a 34-14 win over Cornell and was named the Ivy Leagues Rookie of the Week. Cruz collected a team-high seven tackles, including six solo stops and an interception that he returned 26 yards.
October 24, 2009
Browns Defense Stifles Cornell, 34-14
Senior wide receiver Buddy Farnham caught touchdown passes of 48 and 56 yards, and junior tailback Zack Tronti ran for three touchdowns, as the Bears captured their fourth straight game, earning a 34-14 Ivy League victory over Cornell at Schoellkopf Field. Browns defense keyed the victory, keeping the Cornells offense off the scoreboard and making big play after big play. Trailing 14-7 late in the third quarter, Brown scored 14 points in a span of 15 seconds to turn the momentum in their favor.
October 22, 2009
Brown Travels To Ithaca For Ivy Battle With Cornell
After three straight wins at home, Brown hits the road for an Ivy League match-up with Cornell on Saturday, October 24th at Schoellkopf Field in Ithaca, New York. The Bears opened their season with two road losses by a total of four points, but have rallied at home to win three straight games.
October 21, 2009
Buddy Farnham Wins Boston Gridiron Club Gold Helmet Award
After amassing 309 all-purpose yards and two touchdowns in Browns 34-17 victory over Princeton, Brown senior wide receiver Buddy Farnham was honored with the Gridiron Club of Boston Gold Helmet Award as the outstanding player in New England. He received the award at the New England Football Writers Weekly Luncheon on Wednesday.
October 19, 2009
Buddy Farnham '10 Named Ivy League Offensive Player of the Week
Brown senior wide receiver Buddy Farnham was named the Ivy Leagues Offensive Player of the Week for his performance in Browns 34-17 Ivy victory over Princeton on Saturday. Farnham let his legs do the talking in
Brown's victory over the Tigers, accumulating 309 all-purpose yards, which
ranks seventh all-time in Ivy League football history.
October 17, 2009
Farnhams 309 All-Purpose Yards Sparks Brown Over Princeton, 34-17
Senior All-American wide receiver Buddy Farnham accumulated 309 all-purpose yards and scored touchdowns on an 80 yard pass reception and a 92 yard kickoff return, to lead Brown to its third straight win, a 34-17 victory over Princeton before a Parents Day crowd of 8,017 at Brown Stadium.
October 15, 2009
Tied with No. 19 and undefeated Holy Cross in the game's final minutes, Brown brought on junior kicker Patrick Rooney to attempt a 34-yard, game-winning field goal. The boot went through the uprights, giving the Bears a 34-31 victory.
October 15, 2009
VERSUS To Nationally Televise Brown vs. Princeton
Brown returns to Ivy League play on Saturday, October 17, hosting the Princeton Tigers at Brown Stadium, following a thrilling 34-31 win over #19 Holy Cross, when junior Patrick Rooney booted a 34-yard game-winning field goal with four seconds remaining to give Brown the victory. Bears junior quarterback Kyle Newhall-Caballero established a new Ivy League record with 46 completions against the Crusaders.
October 14, 2009
Kyle Newhall-Caballero 11 Earns New England Gold Helmet/Named College Sporting News National All-Star
Brown junior quarterback Kyle Newhall-Caballero (Gilbert, AZ) has been selected the New England Football Writers Gold Helmet Award winner as the outstanding player in New England, and was named a College Sporting News National All-Star for his role in Browns 34-31 win over 19th-ranked Holy Cross on Saturday.
October 12, 2009
Kyle Newhall and Patrick Rooney Named Ivy League Players of the Week
Brown junior quarterback Kyle Newhall (Gilbert, AZ) was named the Ivy League Offensive Player of the Week and junior kicker Patrick Rooney (Wheaton, IL) earned Ivy League Special Teams Player of the Week honors for their performances in Browns 34-31 victory over 19th-ranked Holy Cross on Saturday.
October 10, 2009
Brown Stuns #19 Holy Cross, 34-31, On Rooneys Late Field Goal and Newhalls Ivy Record 46 Completions
Junior Patrick Rooney booted a 34-yard field goal with four seconds remaining to lift Brown to a stunning 34-31 victory over 19th-ranked Holy Cross at Brown Stadium. Bears junior quarterback Kyle Newhall set an Ivy League record with 46 pass completions against the Crusaders, as the Bears earned their second straight win to extend their record to 2-2 overall. The loss was Holy Cross first of the season, dropping to 4-1 overall.
October 8, 2009
Aerial Show Expected As Brown Hosts Holy Cross
Whenever Brown and Holy Cross get together, footballs are sure to fill the air. Expect a reprise of the aerial show with both teams boasting dynamic passing offenses when the Bears and Crusaders battle on Saturday, October 10 at Brown Stadium, with kick-off at 12:30 p.m.
October 6, 2009
Providence Journal: Brown's Sewall has had a Storybook Career
He is called the most versatile athlete in the Ivy League, was All-New England last year, and going into this season was already 25th on the Ivy League's all-time reception list. So you can make a case that very few Rhode Islanders in recent memory have had a better college football career than Bobby Sewall, who has gone from Portsmouth to Brown as easily as he evades defensive backs.
October 6, 2009
Buddy Farnham Named National Special Teams Player of the Week
Brown senior All-American wide receiver Buddy Farnham (Andover, Mass.) turned in a huge performance on a rain-soaked field for Brown in its 28-20 victory at home over Rhode Island in the annual Governor's Cup game and was named the National Special Teams Player of the Week by The Sports Network.
October 6, 2009
Providence Journal: Farnham, the latest in his family to star at Brown, plays a lot like Sean Morey
There always seemed to be a game of football going on in the backyard of the Farnham house in Andover, Mass. Kids throwing, kids catching, kids running. Young Buddy Farnham particularly liked catching the ball, then dodging defenders on his way to an imaginary end zone. But, while the other kids in the neighborhood dreamed of being NFL stars, Farnham dreamed of starring at Brown.
October 5, 2009
Buddy Farnham Named Ivy League Offensive Player of the Week
With heavy rain pounding the Brown Stadium tundra, Brown senior wide receiver Buddy Farnham (Andover, MA) turned in a spectacular performance against URI and was named the Ivy League Offensive Player of the Week after accumulating 274 all-purpose yards in the Bears' 28-20 win over the Rams.
October 3, 2009
Brown Beats URI, 28-20, For Governors Cup
With rain pounding the Brown Stadium tundra, Brown turned in a tenacious effort to defeat Rhode Island, 28-20, in the 94th battle for the Governors Cup. Senior Buddy Farnham accounted for 274 all-purpose yards and two touchdowns to lead the Bears over the Rams. The victory lifts the Bears to 1-2 on the season, while URI drops to 1-3.
October 2, 2009
Brown and URI Battle For The Governors Cup
After dropping its first two games by a total of four points, the Brown football team will play at home for the first time this season in a Homecoming match-up on Saturday, October 3rd against the University of Rhode Island, the 94th battle for the Governors Cup. Kickoff at Brown Stadium is 12:30 p.m.
October 1, 2009
Paul Jasinowski Named Semifinalist for National Football Foundation William V. Campbell Trophy
Brown senior offensive tackle Paul Jasinowski (Washington, DC) has been named one of 154 semifinalists for the 2009 William V. Campbell Trophy (formerly known as the Draddy Trophy) as announced by National Football Foundation College Hall of Fame (NFF). As a semifinalist for the Campbell Award, Jasinowski becomes a candidate for the 2009 National Football Foundation National Scholar-Athlete Awards.
September 28, 2009
Watch Brown vs. URI Governors Cup Press Conference, Tuesday, September 29, Live On BrownBears.com
In preparation for the 94th renewal of the Brown vs. URI football game on Saturday at Brown Stadium, a press conference will be held at the Pizzitola Sports Center on Tuesday, September 29th at 12:15 p.m, to promote the event with players and coaches from both teams participating. The press conference will be video streamed live on Browns web site www.brownbears.com - via the B2 Network at no cost to the viewer.
September 25, 2009
Brown Travels To Harvard For Early Season Ivy Showdown
Brown and Harvard will face each other in an early season Ivy showdown between last years Ivy League Co-Champions on Friday evening, September 25th under the lights in Boston, Mass. All the action starts at 7:00 p.m. at Harvard Stadium in the 109th meeting between the two Ancient Eight schools.
September 25, 2009
Tickets for tonight's football game available at Harvard Stadium
The Brown University ticket office has sold out of its allotment of tickets for tonight's game at Harvard. Fans wishing to buy tickets can still purchase them at Harvard Stadium prior to the game. Prices are as follows: $8 for Brown students with ID, $15 for adults, and free for children 12 and under.
September 25, 2009
Crimson Outlasts Bears, 24-21
The heavyweight battle between last years Ivy League co-champions lived up to its advanced billing before a crowd of 17,262 at Harvard Stadium that included over 8,000 Brown revelers. For the second consecutive week, Brown had an opportunity to win on the last play of the game, but came up short in a 24-21 loss to the Crimson.
September 19, 2009
Brown Falls in Season Opening Game, 21-20
Brown and Stony Brook battled evenly for 60 minutes, but in the end the difference was a missed extra point as the Bears dropped its season opening game to the Seawolves, 21-20, at LaValle Stadium. Brown had a chance to win on the last play of the game, but Drew Plitchas 40-yard field goal attempt was wide right as time expired.
September 17, 2009
Phil Estes Coaches Show Debuts on Thursday
The Phil Estes Coaches Show will debut on WPRV-AM 790 tonight, Thursday, September 17, and will continue for 10 consecutive weeks, every Thursday, throughout the football season at area restaurants. Estes, Browns three-time Ivy League Champion head coach, will team with show host Scott Cordischi, to talk Brown football, scout opponents, share insights, and interview the Bears' players each night from 7:00-8:00 p.m.
September 2, 2009
Brown Football Preseason Camp
Brown's defending Ivy League Champion football team has been going through the rigors of preseason camp in preparation for the 2009 football season. Head coach Phil Estes has been pacing the Bears through a series of drills and scrimmages at its practice facility, Berylson Family Fields.
August 20, 2009
Defending Ivy Champion Brown Football Ready To Open Pre-Season Camp
The defending Ivy League Champion Brown Football Team will report to pre-season camp on Tuesday, August 25, looking to become the first squad in Brown history to capture back-to-back Ivy League titles. After winning two of the last four Ivy titles, Bears head coach Phil Estes will welcome 108 players to camp, including 12 starters and six All-Ivy players.
August 11, 2009
Brown Picked 3rd In Ivy League Preseason Football Media Poll
The defending Ivy League Champion Brown football team has been picked to finish third in the 2009 Ivy League Preseason Media Poll by a vote of 17 media members - two media from each school and one national media representative.
July 23, 2009
Bobby Sewall and David Howard Named Pre-Season All-Americans By the Consensus Draft Services
Brown senior wide receiver Bobby Sewall (Portsmouth, RI) and senior defensive tackle David Howard (Columbia, MD) have been named Pre-Season All-Americans by the Consensus Draft Services. Both earned honorable mention All-American honors.
July 16, 2009
Browns Buddy Farnham and David Howard Named To Sports Network Pre-Season All-American Team
Brown senior wide receiver Buddy Farnham (Andover, MA) and senior defensive tackle David Howard (Columbia, MD) have been named to The Sports Network Pre-Season All-American team, with both players earning third team honors.
July 15, 2009
Browns Phil Estes Appears On ESPN College Football Live
Brown football coach Phil Estes earned an appearance on ESPNs College Football Live as part of ESPNs celebration of college football for each state in the United States. The show was aired on Thursday, July 9, with Brown grad and host Erik Kuselias interviewing Estes.
July 15, 2009
Brown Football Season Tickets on Sale Now
The 2009 Brown Football season ticket package is now on sale on BrownBearsTickets.com, featuring five (5) home games for the defending Ivy League champions at Historic Brown Stadium. As an added bonus, season ticket prices for 2009 have been reduced.
July 6, 2009
BFA Golf Classic - August 3, 2009
The 2009 Brown Football Association Season Kick-Off featuring the 18th Annual Golf Classic and Celebration Dinner will take place on Monday, August 3, 2009 at the Rhode Island Country Club. Its a tremendous day of golf, followed by our annual Kick-off dinner that will honor the 2009 Joslin award winners, Chris The Boomer Berman 77 and Ross Greenburg 77.