• Brown Football Kicks-Off Spring Practice
    April 06, 2012
    After back-to-back second place finishes in the Ivy League standings, head coach Phil Estes and the Brown football team will look to make a run at the Ivy League Championship, beginning with the launch of Spring Practice. Brown kicks-off three weeks of Spring Football on Friday, April 6, beginning at 3:30 p.m. at Berylson Family Fields, and culminate with the annual Brown vs. White Spring Game on Saturday, April 28 at Brown Stadium.
  • Brown Football Awards Banquet
    March 23, 2012
    Brown football recently announced its Team Awards for 2011, with several awards being presented a its Annual Team Banquet at Andrews Dining Hall. The banquet commemorated the 2011 season, where the Bears posted a 7-3 overall record and finished second in the Ivy League standings. Brown players, coaches, parents and alumni were present as seniors Steve Peyton and Kyle Newhall-Caballero were named winners of the Tuss McLaughry Award as the 2011 Team MVP’s.
  • Brown Football Players Work-Out For NFL Scouts At Bears’ Pro Day
    March 21, 2012
    Four Brown football seniors, along with players from URI and Bryant, worked out for several NFL scouts at Brown’s Annual Pro Day. Among the NFL teams represented were New England, Buffalo and Cleveland. Participating in a variety of agility and strength drills for the Bears were quarterback Kyle Newhall-Caballero ’11.5, wide receiver Alex Tounkara-Kone ’11.5, free safety Steve Peyton ‘12 and linebacker Brett Wyman ‘12.
  • Color The Super Bowl Brown
    February 01, 2012
    Brown University will be well represented at Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis on Sunday, February 5, with Zak DeOssie ‘07 playing for the New York Giants, Bill O’Brien ’93 calling the plays as the Offensive Coordinator of the New England Patriots, and ESPN’s Chris Berman ’77 being, well, Chris Berman.
  • Brown Mourns The Passing of Joe Paterno ‘50
    January 23, 2012
    Brown University mourns the loss of legendary football coach and Brown Hall of Fame football player Joe Paterno ’50, who passed away Sunday morning in State College, Pa. “This a sad day for the Brown University community and the Brown Football Program,” said Brown head football coach Phil Estes. “My heart felt thoughts and prayers go out to the Paterno Family.”
  • 2011 Fall Academic All-Ivy Announced
    December 13, 2011
    The Ivy League released its fall list of Academic All-ivy honorees, with 10 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.
  • Dan Smithwick To Play In 2011 FCS Senior Scout Bowl
    December 13, 2011
    Brown senior outside linebacker Daniel Smithwick (Danville, CA) has been selected to play in the FCS Senior Scout Bowl, a post-season senior all-star game that will be played on December 17, 2011 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, at Doug Shaw Stadium. The event features 86 players in a ‘North vs. South’ all-star format, and can be viewed worldwide at www.HTCNetRacer.net. Kick-off is scheduled for 1:00 p.m.
  • Nate Lovett, AJ Cruz and Stephen Peyton Named All-New England
    November 30, 2011
    Brown senior safety Stephen Peyton, junior defensive back AJ Cruz, and senior punter Nate Lovett have been named to the All-New England Football Team as selected by the New England Sportswriters. All New England Players, along with current team captains, will be honored at the New England Football Writers Banquet on Thursday, December 8, at the Montvale Plaza, in Stoneham, Mass.
  • 13 Brown Football Players Earn All-Ivy Honors
    November 22, 2011
    After finishing second in the Ivy standings with a 4-3 league mark, 7-3 overall, 13 Brown players were named to the 2011 All-Ivy Football Team as selected by the eight Ancient Eight head football coaches. Senior defensive tackle Kyle Rettig (Clearwater, FL), senior linebacker Brett Wyman (Bridgewater, MA), senior safety Stephen Peyton (Woodland, CA), junior offensive tackle Jack Templeton (Ramsey, NJ), junior defensive back AJ Cruz (Lake Forest, CA), and senior punter Nate Lovett (East Providence, RI) were named first team All-Ivy selections.
  • Bears Drop Final Game To Columbia, 35-28, In Double Overtime
    November 19, 2011
    Senior Sean Brackett ran for four touchdowns, including the game-winning 16-yard touchdown run in overtime, to lead Columbia to its first win of the year, 35-28, over Brown in double overtime. Brown finished second in the Ivy standings with a 4-3 league mark, and posted a 7-3 overall record, while Columbia finished 1-9 on the season.
  • Second Place Brown Wraps-Up 2011 Season At Columbia
    November 16, 2011
    While disappointed that the Ivy League title is outside its grasp, the Brown football team has a wide array of positives to take from the 2011 season, one that will go down as one of the finest in the history of Brown Football. Heading into Saturday's final game at Columbia, the second place Bears’ seven wins (7-2 overall) are already third highest number of victories since the Ivy League was formed 55 years ago. Only Brown’s 1999 (9), 2005 (9) and 1976 (8) teams have won more games. In addition, head coach Phil Estes is assured of his 11th Ivy winning season in his 14 years at the helm of the Bears’ football program.
  • Nathan Lovett and Luke Landers Named To CoSIDA Capital One Academic All-District Football Teams
    November 14, 2011
    Brown senior punter Nathan Lovett (East Providence, RI) and senior offensive guard Luke Landers (Friendswood, TX) have been named to the CoSIDA Capital One Academic All-District Football Teams as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America. Both Lovett and Landers be placed on the national ballot for Academic All-American consideration.
  • Brown, Ivy Title Hopes, Dashed By Dartmouth, 21-16
    November 12, 2011
    Brown had its Ivy League title hopes dashed Saturday afternoon, falling to Dartmouth, 21-16, at Brown Stadium. The loss drops the Bears (7-2 overall) and their 29 seniors into a three way tie for second place in the league standings at 4-2, while Harvard (6-0) captured the Ivy title outright with one game remaining to play.
  • Bears Host Dartmouth In Final Home Game For 28 Brown Seniors
    November 10, 2011
    Riding a six game winning streak, the second place Brown football team looks to stay in contention for the Ivy League Championship with an Ivy League match-up against Dartmouth, hosting the Big Green on Saturday, November, at Brown Stadium, starting at 12:30 p.m. Brown (7-1, 4-1 Ivy) and Penn (4-1 Ivy) trail first place Harvard (5-0) by just one game heading into the final two weekends of the season.
  • Mark Kachmer and Nathan Lovett Named Ivy League Players of the Week
    November 07, 2011
    Bears’ junior tailback Mark Kachmer (Wheaton, IL) was named the Ivy League Co-Offensive Player of the Week and senior punter Nathan Lovett (East Providence, RI) earned Ivy League Special Teams Player of the Week honors for their contribution in Brown’s 34-28 win over Yale on Saturday that kept the Bears (7-1 overall, 4-1 Ivy) in contention for the Ivy title.
  • Kachmer’s 192 Yards and Three TD’s Lifts Brown Over Yale, 34-28
    November 05, 2011
    Junior tailback Mark Kachmer scored three touchdowns and ran for 192 yards, including a Brown and Yale Bowl record 95-yard run from scrimmage, the fourth longest run in Ivy League football history, to lead Brown to a 35-28 Ivy League win over Yale Saturday afternoon. The win, Brown’s sixth straight, gives the Bears a 7-1 overall record and keeps the Brown in second place in the Ivy League standings with a 4-1 league mark. Yale falls to 4-4 overall and 3-2 in the Ivy League.
  • Brown Rides Five Game Winning Streak Into Saturday’s Crucial Game At Yale
    November 03, 2011
    With three games remaining in the Ivy schedule, Brown (6-1, 3-1 Ivy) is playing another must-win game, traveling to New Haven, Connecticut on Saturday, November 5, to face Yale at the Yale Bowl. Brown, Yale and Penn are in a three-way tie for second place in the Ivy standings with 3-1 league records, just one game behind first place Harvard. Kick-off is scheduled for 12:00 noon, and the game will be televised live on the YES Network. Brown fans can also listed to the game on WPRV AM-790, or on Brownbears.com, with Scott Cordischi calling the play and Mike Wall ‘99 providing the color commentary.
  • Brown Football Sponsors Bench Press For Cancer
    November 02, 2011
    Brown Football Team is hosting a fundraising event called “Bench Press for Cancer” on the Main Green on Monday, November 7th, 2011. Combining dedication to physical training and dedication to helping others, this event is a bench press contest in which all proceeds will go to The American Cancer Society. Bench Press for Cancer has grown each year with $20,000 raised last year and over $80,000 in its six-year existence.
  • Dan Smithwick and Alex Norocea Named Ivy League Players of the Week
    October 31, 2011
    Sophomore kicker Alex Norocea (Hermosa Beach, CA) was named the Ivy League’s Special Teams Player of the Week after he accounted for all of the scoring in Brown’s 6-0 win over Penn, while senior outside linebacker Dan Smithwick (Danville, CA) earned Ivy League Defensive Player of the Week honors for his role in the shutout of the Quakers. Brown’s win over Penn is the second straight home shutout for the Bears. The victory also snapped the Quakers’ Ivy League winning streak at 18 games, and broke Penn’s consecutive game scoring streak at 136 games, dating back to 1997.
  • Brown Posts 6-0 Win Over Penn; Snaps Quakers’ Ivy Winning Streak At 18 games
    October 29, 2011
    Sophomore kicker Alex Norocea provided all of the scoring Brown needed with two field goals, as the Bears posted a 6-0 Ivy League win over Penn at Brown Stadium, snapping the Quakers 18-game Ivy League winning streak, while holding Penn to just 151 total yards. The Bears also posted their second straight home shutout for the first time since 1985, and extended their record to 6-1 overall, 3-1 in the Ivy League. Penn, who was shutout for the first time since 1997, fell to 4-3 overall, 3-1 in Ivy play.
  • Brown Returns Home For Pivotal Ivy Match-Up Against First Place Penn
    October 27, 2011
    When Brown and Penn get together, Ivy League title implications are often on the line. Saturday’s game at Brown Stadium (12:30 p.m. kick-off) between the Bears and Quakers will go a long way in determining this year’s league champion. After winning four straight games, the 5-1 Bears look to get back in the Ivy title chase by sending Penn to its first Ivy loss of the season. Following Saturday’s win over Yale, the Quakers hold an 18-game winning streak against Ivy League opponents, the longest active conference winning streak in the FCS. Penn and Harvard are in first place in the Ivy standings with 3-0 records, while Brown and Yale are close behind at 2-1.
  • Newhall-Caballero Accounts For Four Touchdowns In 35-24 Win Over Cornell
    October 22, 2011
    Senior quarterback Kyle Newhall-Caballero passed for two touchdowns and ran for two more to lead Brown to a 35-24 Ivy League victory over Cornell at Schoellkopf Field, where they have won 8 of the last 9 games played in Ithaca since 1992. The win lifts the Bears to 5-1 overall, 2-1 in the Ivy League, while Cornell falls to 2-4, 0-3 in Ivy play.
  • Brown Travels To Ithaca, NY To Face Cornell
    October 19, 2011
    Brown's match-up with Cornell in Western New York on Saturday, October 22, could turn into an old fashion shoot-out, with both squads featuring prolific passing offenses and two of the top ranked quarterbacks in the Ivy League - Brown's Kyle Newhall-Caballero and Cornell's Jeff Matthews. Brown fans who can't make it to the game can listen live on WSKO-AM 790, or on brownbears.com. Scott Cordischi, the voice of Brown football, will call all the action, with kick-off slated for 12:30 p.m. at Schoellkopf Field.
  • Dan Smithwick Named Ivy League Defensive Player of the Week
    October 17, 2011
    Brown University outside linebacker Daniel Smithwick ’12 (Danville, CA) was named the Ivy League’s Defensive Player of the Week for leading the Brown defense to its first shutout since 1990 in the Bears’ 34-0 win over Princeton on Saturday.
  • Brown Dominates Princeton, 34-0, For First Shutout Since 1990
    October 15, 2011
    Brown’s offense scored early and often, while the Bears’ defense registered their first shutout since 1990, as Brown cruised to a 34-0 win over Princeton before a Homecoming crowd of 5,265 at Brown Stadium. The win extends Brown’s record to 4-1 overall and gives the Bears their first win league of the season (1-1 Ivy). Princeton falls to 1-4, 1-1 in the Ivy League.
  • Brown Hosts Princeton In Key Ivy Battle
    October 13, 2011
    Brown returns to Ivy League action on Saturday, October 15th against Princeton (12:30 p.m. kick-off) looking for its first Ivy win of the season, but just having completed a perfect 3-0 non-league slate. The Bears have earned non-league wins over Stony Brook, Rhode Island and Holy Cross, but fell to Harvard in its Ivy opener three weeks ago.
  • Stephen Peyton Named Ivy League Defensive Player of the Week
    October 10, 2011
    Brown senior safety Stephen Peyton (Woodland, CA) has been named the Ivy League Defensive Player of the Week for his outstanding play in Brown’s 20-13 victory over Holy Cross on Saturday, enabling the Bears to extend their record to 3-1 on the season.
  • Fourth Quarter Rally Lifts Brown Over Holy Cross, 20-13
    October 08, 2011
    Senior quarterback Kyle Newhall-Caballero engineered an NCAA record 99-yard scoring drive late in the fourth quarter to rally Brown to a 20-13 victory over Holy Cross at Brown Stadium in its final non-league game of the season. The win lifts Brown to 3-1 for the season while Holy Cross falls to 2-3.
  • Brown Takes On Holy Cross In New England Rivalry
    October 05, 2011
    When Brown and Holy Cross meet on the gridiron, footballs usually fill the air. Saturday's (October 8th, 12:30 p.m. kickoff) game at Brown Stadium should be no different. Both squads feature potent passing offenses with record-setting results. Brown ranks 24th nationally in passing with 254.7 yards per game, while Holy Cross comes in with the nation’s ninth best passing offense, throwing for 300.2 yards per game. In 2007, Michael Dougherty ‘09 passed for a Brown record 526 yards against the Crusaders, while in 2009, Kyle Newhall-Caballero ‘12 completed an Ivy League record 46 passes against Holy Cross. Crusaders quarterback Ryan Taggart ranks fourth nationally with 329.8 passing yards per game.
  • Kyle Newhall-Caballero Named Ivy League Offensive Player of the Week
    October 03, 2011
    Brown senior quarterback Kyle Newhall-Caballero (Gilbert, AZ) has been named the Ivy League Offensive Player of the Week for the second time this season after he engineered a 35-21 Brown victory over Rhode Island and helped the Bears regain the Governor's Cup in the second ever night game Brown Stadium.
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