January 6, 2014
O'Brien brings New England sensibilities to new job as Texans coach
An 86-mile stretch bridging the north Boston-area town of Andover with Brown University in Providence, R.I., first made the man that Texans owner Bob McNair has entrusted with reviving the NFL's worst team. Interstates 95 and 93 connect Bill O'Brien's '92 birth in the Boston neighborhood of Dorchester, his youth in Andover, his high school days at St. John's Preparatory in Danvers, and his coaching rise from the Ivy League to one of Bill Belichick's most-cherished disciples with the New England Patriots.
December 23, 2013
Emory Polley Named First Team All-American By AFCA Coaches
Brown senior defensive back Emory Polley (University Heights, Ohio) has been named to the AFCA FCS Coaches’ All-America Team, earning first team honors. Polley led the nation with six interceptions in 2013 (0.6 per game) and finished his Brown career with 11 interceptions, sixth best all-time at Brown.
December 5, 2013
MICHAEL YULES NAMED TO CAPITAL ONE ACADEMIC ALL-AMERICA® DIVISION I FOOTBALL TEAM
Brown senior defensive end Michael Yules (South Dartmouth, MA) has been named a member of the Capital One Academic All-America® First Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
December 4, 2013
Alex Norocea, Emory Polley, John Spooney and Michael Yules Named To All-New England Football Team
Brown seniors Alex Norocea (Hermosa Beach, CA), Emory Polley (University Heights, OH), John Spooney (Northfield, OH) and Michael Yules (South Dartmouth, MA) have been named to the 2013 All-New England Football team as selected by the New England Football Writers Association.
December 3, 2013
John Spooney Named Finalist For Ivy League Offensive Player of the Year
Brown senior running back John Spooney (Northfield, OH), a unanimous First Team All-Ivy selection, has been named one of two finalists for the Asa S. Bushnell Cup, the Ivy League Football Offensive Player of the Year award. The 2013 presentation of the Asa S. Bushnell Cup is Monday, December 9, the day before the National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) Annual Awards Dinner, at a special reception and press conference beginning at Noon in the Vanderbilt Room of the famed Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City. The presentation will begin at 12:30 p.m. and will be streamed live and free of charge on The Ivy League® Digital Network.
December 2, 2013
Former Brown star Develin really toughed it out for the Pats
James Develin admits that somewhere along the line over the last few months, he has thought about what he would do if he ever scored a touchdown for the New England Patriots. He has not spent a lot of time thinking about it, though, seeing as though until Sunday, he had never even had a chance to carry the ball from the line of scrimmage in a regular-season game. As it turns out, Develin learned that it can happen so quickly that sometimes there is no chance to celebrate.
November 26, 2013
Thirteen Brown Gridders Named To All-Ivy Football Team
After Brown posted its sixth straight winning season, 13 members of the Bears’ football team were chosen All-Ivy by a vote of the eight Ancient Eight head football coaches. Earning First Team All-Ivy honors are senior tailback John Spooney (Northfield, OH), a unanimous selection, senior offensive tackle Cole Hooper (Oklahoma City, OK), senior defensive end Michael Yules (South Dartmouth, MA), senior linebacker Adewole Oyalowo (Bowie, MD), senior corner back Emory Polley (University Heights, OH), senior kicker Alexander Norocea (Hermosa Beach, CA), and freshman return specialist Alexander Jette (North Attleboro, MA). Earning Second Team All-Ivy honors for the Bears are senior offensive linemen Daniel Austin (Franklin, TN) and Clayton Paino (Tarpon Springs, FL), senior wide receiver Tellef Lundevall (Highland Park, IL), senior tight end Andrew Marks (Berlin, WI), and senior defensive end John Bumpus (Concord, MA). Earning honorable mention All-Ivy honors is junior linebacker Daniel Giovacchini (Acton, MA).
November 23, 2013
Donnelly’s Four Touchdown Passes Lifts Brown Over Columbia, 48-7
Brown senior tailback John Spooney (Northfield, OH) ran for 186 yards and scored two touchdowns, and senior quarterback Patrick Donnelly (Longmeadow, MA) threw four touchdown passes to lift Brown to a 48-7 victory over Columbia at Wien Stadium, giving the Bears their sixth consecutive winning season on the final day of the 2013 season.
November 21, 2013
Tonight’s Final Phil Estes Coaches Radio Show Returns to Hope Street Pizza
The final Phil Estes Coaches Radio Show of the season will be held tonight at Hope Street Pizza, located at 772 Hope Street in Providence. The Weekly Estes Show, featuring Brown head football coach Phil Estes and selected guests, is broadcast live on WPRV AM-790 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
November 21, 2013
Bears Close Out 2013 Season At Columbia
Brown's football team, looking for its sixth consecutive winning season, will close out its 2013 season on Saturday, November 23, traveling to New York City to face Columbia at Wein Stadium. Fox College Sports will televise the game live, starting at 1:30 pm.
November 16, 2013
Dartmouth Holds Off Brown, 24-20
Dartmouth held off a final Brown challenge with 1:31 remaining to earn a 24-20 Ivy League win over the Bears in the final home game at Brown Stadium for 26 Bears’ seniors. Senior John Spooney led the Bears with 166 yards rushing. The loss drops Brown to 5-4 overall, 2-4 in the Ivy League, while Dartmouth extends its record to 5-4 overall, 4-2 in Ivy Play.
November 14, 2013
Brown Hosts Dartmouth In Final Home Game For 26 Seniors
The final home game of the season is always a bittersweet moment for the senior class and Saturday's home matchup against Dartmouth will be the last game at Brown Stadium for 26 Brown football seniors. This year’s senior class has posted three straight winning seasons so far, a 25-13 overall record, including a 15-11 Ivy League mark, throughout their four-year careers. Brown’s Class of 2014 includes: Dan Austin, Matt Billeci, John Bumpus, Patrick Donnelly, Jordan Evans, Matthew Gorham, Cole Hooper, Zach Lattrell, Tellef Lundevall, Andrew Marks, Ryan McCourt, Nicholas Mizaur, Alex Norocea, Adewole Oyalowo, Clay Paino, Alex Phelan, Brett Polacek, Emory Polley, Jordan Reisner, Matt Shannon, John Spooney, Donald Sproal, Nathan Svensson, Cody Taulbee, Tom Usakiewicz, and Michael Yules. Pre-game senior ceremonies will start at 12:20 pm, with kick-off at 12:30 pm.
November 13, 2013
Brown’s George Pyne ’89 Named NCAA Named 2014 Silver Anniversary Award Winner
Six former student-athletes have been selected as recipients of the NCAA Silver Anniversary Award, including former Brown football standout George Pyne ’89, the president of IMG Sports and Entertainment. The Silver Anniversary Award annually recognizes distinguished individuals on the 25th anniversary of the conclusion of their college athletics careers. The Honors Committee, comprised of representatives of NCAA member schools and nationally prominent former student-athletes, selects each year’s recipients.
November 9, 2013
Late Touchdown Lifts Yale Over Brown, 24-17
Deon Randall’s 32 yard touchdown run with 19 seconds remaining broke a 17-17 tie and lifted Yale to a 24-17 Ivy League win over Brown before a crowd of 7,988 at the Yale Bowl. The loss breaks Brown’s two game winning streak, as the Bears fall to 5-3 overall, 2-3 in the Ivy League. Yale extends its record to 5-3 overall, 3-2 in Ivy play.
November 7, 2013
Alex Norocea, Ade Oyalowo and Michael Yules Named Capital One Academic All-District®
Brown senior kicker Alexander Norocea (Hermosa Beach, CA), senior linebacker Adewole Oyalowo (Bowie, MD) and senior defensive end Michael Yules (South Dartmouth, MA) have been named to the Capital Academic All-District First Team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). First-team Academic All-District® honorees advance to the Capital One Academic All-America® Team ballot, where first-, second- and third-team All-America honorees will be selected later this month.
November 7, 2013
Brown Takes On Yale In New Haven
Coming off last week's shutout victory over Penn, Brown (5-2, 2-2 Ivy) looks to extend its winning streak to three games on Saturday, November 9, traveling to New Haven, Conn., to face Yale (4-3, 2-2 Ivy) at the Yale Bowl. It's the 118th meeting between the two Ancient Eight schools, with kick-off at 12 noon.
November 6, 2013
John Spooney Named New England Football Writers’ Gold Helmet Award Winner
Brown senior tailback John Spooney (Northfield, Ohio) was named the Ray Gallant Insurance New England Football Writers’ Gridiron Club of Greater Boston Gold Helmet Awards for the week of November 2 for his record setting performance in Brown’s 27-0 win over Penn.
November 5, 2013
John Spooney and Emory Polley Named Ivy League Players of the Week
Brown senior tailback John Spooney (Northfield, Ohio) was named the Ivy League Co-Offensive Player of the Week and senior defensive back Emory Polley (University Heights, Ohio) was named the Ivy League Defensive Player of the Week for their roles in Brown’s 27-0 victory over first place Penn on Saturday.
November 5, 2013
Thursday’s Phil Estes Coaches Radio Show Featured At B. Pinelli’s Restaurant
The Phil Estes Coaches Radio Show on Thursday, November 7 will be relocated to B. Pinelli’s Restaurant, located at 736 North Broadway in East Providence, Rhode Island. The weekly Estes Show, featuring Brown head football coach Phil Estes, student-athletes and guests, is broadcast live on WPRV AM-790 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
November 2, 2013
John Spooney’s 234 Rushing Yards Leads Brown Over Penn, 27-0
Senior tailback John Spooney (Northfield, OH) re-wrote the Brown and Ivy League record book this afternoon with touchdown runs of 93 and 94 yards to lead Brown to a 27-0 Homecoming win over Penn at Brown Stadium. Spooney, who finished with 232 rushing yards, sixth best in Brown football history, is the first Ivy League runningback to have a run of 90 or more yards twice in a game. The win gives the Bears a 5-2 overall record, 2-2 in the Ivy League, and knocks the Quakers (4-3, 3-1 Ivy) out of first place in the Ivy League standings. Brown also shut out Penn for the second time in the last three years.
November 1, 2013
Brown Athletics Hosts Fourth Annual Literacy Day This Saturday
Providence, RI – For the fourth year in a row, Brown Athletics, in conjunction with the Brown Football Association, New England Institute of Technology, Brown Catering, and Brown University’s Delta Phi fraternity, have partnered with the Providence Public Schools to promote "Literacy Day" at Brown's November 2nd football game against Penn. Kickoff is 12:30 pm at Brown Stadium.
October 30, 2013
Brown and Penn Battle At Brown Stadium In Key Ivy League/National Television Matchup
Brown hosts Penn at Brown Stadium on Saturday, November 2 in key Ivy match-up broadcast nationally on Fox College Sports. The game features two of the most successful programs in the Ivy League over the last 16 years and pits two of the most successful coaches in Ivy League history, with nearly 40 combined years of head coaching experience. Brown’s 16th year head coach Phil Estes has captured three Ivy League titles and is the second winningest coach in Brown football history. Estes' 65 career Ivy League wins are the most ever at Brown and rank fifth in the Ivy League record book, while his 96 career wins rank 11th all-time in the Ivy League. Penn head coach Al Bagnoli is the dean of Ivy football coaches in his 22nd campaign as the Quakers’ head coach. Bagnoli is the third winningest active coach in NCAA FCS with 236 career wins, and has won nine Ivy League Championships. All the action kicks-off at 12:30 pm.
October 26, 2013
Brown Outscores Cornell, 42-35
Senior quarterback Patrick Donnelly (Longmeadow, MA) threw for a 295 yards and three touchdowns as Brown held on for a 42-35 Ivy League win over Cornell at chilly Schoellkopf Field Saturday afternoon. The win gives the Bears their first Ivy win of the season (1-2), while extending their overall record to 4-2.
October 24, 2013
Brown Travels To Ithaca, NY For Ivy Battle With Cornell
The Bears have reached the midway point in the season with a 3-2 overall mark and will look to rebounding from last week's loss to Princeton with their first overnight road trip of the season, heading to Ithaca, N.Y. to battle the Cornell Big Red. The Bears have had success at Schoellkopf Field in recent years, winning eight of the last nine games at Cornell's home field. The game can be viewed live on the Ivy League Digital Network, with audio available on Brownbears.com.
October 23, 2013
Thursday’s Phil Estes Coaches Radio Show Moves To Spat’s Restaurant
The Phil Estes Coaches Radio Show on Thursday, October 24 will be relocated to Spat’s Restaurant, located at 182 Angell Street in Providence. The Weekly Estes Show, featuring Brown head football coach Phil Estes and selected guests, is broadcast live on WPRV AM-790 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
October 21, 2013
Michael Walsh Named Ivy League Special Teams Player Of The Week
Brown sophomore free safety Michael Walsh (Swampscott, Mass.) made the most of a special opportunity on special teams with a punt block return for a touchdown in the Bears' 39-17 loss to Princeton.
October 19, 2013
Princeton Rallies To Defeat Brown, 39-17
Trailing 17-0, Princeton scored 39 unanswered points to rally for a 39-17 win over Brown before a Family Day crowd of 8,056 and a national television audience at Brown Stadium. The loss drops the Bears to 3-2 overall, 0-2 in the Ivy League, while Princeton stays unbeaten in the Ivy League, 4-1 overall.
October 17, 2013
Brown Hosts Princeton Under The Lights In Nationally Televised Game
Brown (3-1, 0-1 Ivy) and Princeton (3-1, 1-0 Ivy) will battle under the lights at Brown Stadium on Saturday, October 19 at 6pm in a classic confrontation between the top offensive and defensive units in the Ivy League. In a reversal of recent history, the Bears feature the Ivy League’s top defense, allowing 322.5 yards per game, while Princeton boasts the league’s top offense with 529.8 yards per game of total offense. The Tigers lead the league in scoring (43.2 ppg), while Brown ranks second in the Ivy League in scoring defense, allowing just 19 points per game. The game will also be televised live on Fox College Sports.
October 15, 2013
Alex Norocea Named Ivy League Special Teams Player of the Week
Bears’ senior kicker Alex Norocea (Hermosa Beach, CA) was named the Ivy League’s Special Teams Player of the Week for his role in Brown’s 41-14 win over Bryant on Saturday. Norocea kicked two field goals and five extra points in the decisive win over the Bulldogs.
October 12, 2013
Donnelly’s Four Touchdown Passes Leads Brown Over Bryant, 41-14
Brown senior quarterback Patrick Donnelly (Longmeadow, MA) threw for a career high 339 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Bears to a 41-14 win over Bryant, in the first ever meeting between the two Ocean State teams. The win extends the Bears’ record to 3-1 overall and gives coach Phil Estes’ team its ninth straight non-league victory, dating back to 2011. Bryant falls to 3-3 on the season.
October 10, 2013
Brown Faces Bryant In First Ever Matchup Between Ocean State Teams
Coming off its third straight Governor's Cup victory over URI, Brown (2-1) will stay in the Ocean State for the first ever match-up against Bryant (3-2) on Saturday, October 12, starting at 1:00 pm at Bulldog Field in Smithfield, Rhode Island. If you can't make it to the game, listen on WRPV AM-790 or BrownBears.com with Scott Cordischi calling the play and John Anderson P'12 providing the analysis.
October 9, 2013
Brown’s Johnny Pena Named National Football Foundation 2013 National High School Scholar-Athlete
The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) announced today the five winners of the 2013 NFF National High School Scholar-Athlete Awards, with each recipient selected as the best of the best from his region of the country at the high school level. The five winners, who are now playing college football, are being recognized solely for their accomplishments in high school. Brown freshman tailback Johnny Pena was the West Region honoree and a graduate of Salpointe Catholic High School in Tucson, Arizona.
October 5, 2013
Brown Retains Governor’s Cup With 31-14 Victory Over Rhode Island
Brown racked-up 471 yards of total offense and hoisted the Governor’s Cup for the third straight year with a 31-14 win over URI in the 98th meeting between the two Ocean State schools at Brown Stadium Saturday evening. The Bears extended their record to 2-1 with the win while Rhode Island falls to 2-4 overall.
October 5, 2013
Michael Yules Named National Football Foundation National Scholar-Athlete Semifinalist
Brown senior defensive lineman Michael Yules (South Dartmouth, MA) is among the record number of 170 football student-athletes announced as candidates for the 2013 National Football Foundation (NFF) National Scholar-Athlete Awards, presented by Fidelity Investments®.
October 3, 2013
Brown Hosts URI In 98th Battle for the Governor’s Cup
When Brown and URI get together on Saturday, October 5 at Brown Stadium, starting at 6pm, the stakes are high with the two teams battling for the Governor’s Cup. While the Bears have won the last two games in the series, including a 35-21 win in 2011 with over 10,000 fans under the lights at Brown Stadium, the series is even over the last 10 years, with each team winning five times. Brown is also pleased to host Rhode Island Legends Day on Saturday, honoring some of the Ocean State’s greatest sports legends at halftime.
September 30, 2013
PRESS CONFERENCE FOR GOVERNOR’S CUP FOOTBALL GAME AT RI STATEHOUSE
Brown University and the University of Rhode Island will be co-hosting a press conference for the Governor’s Cup football game on Thursday, October 3, beginning at 11:00 a.m. at the Rhode Island Statehouse.
September 28, 2013
Harvard Earns 41-23 Win Over Brown In Ivy League Opener
Brown opened up a 13-0 first quarter lead, but Harvard rallied with 31 unanswered points to take control of the game and earn a 41-23 Ivy League win over the Bears before an announced crowd of 17,256 at Harvard Stadium and a national television audience.
September 26, 2013
FOX College Sports To Televise Ivy League Football Package, Including Three Brown Games
FOX College Sports (FCS) announced today that it will televise seven Ivy League football games for the 2013 season. Three Brown games were selected for the schedule, including home games against Princeton and Penn, and the Bears’ final regular season game at Columbia.
September 26, 2013
Brown Travels To Harvard For Nationally Televised Night Game
When Brown and Harvard compete under the lights, expectations are high for big crowds and exciting hard-hitting action on the gridiron. In a key early-season Ivy League game, Brown visits Harvard on Saturday, September 28, at 7:30 pm, for the 113th match-up against the Crimson in a nationally televised game on the NBC Sports Network at Harvard Stadium.
September 23, 2013
Alexander Jette Named Ivy League Rookie of the Week
Brown freshman wide receiver/return specialist Alexander Jette (North Attleboro, Mass.) was dazzling as a punt returner in the Bears' 45-7 victory over Georgetown to open the season and was named the Ivy League’s Rookie of the Week.
September 21, 2013
Spooney’s Three Touchdowns Lead Brown Over Georgetown, 45-7
Senior tailback John Spooney (Northfield, OH) rushed for 102 yards, ran for two scores and caught a pass for a touchdown, all in the first half, as Brown (1-0) built a 31-0 halftime lead and cruised to a 45-7 win over Georgetown (1-3) in its season opening game at Brown Stadium.
September 19, 2013
Brown Kicks-Off Its 2013 Season Against Georgetown At Brown Stadium
Brown kicks-off its 136th season of Brown Football on Saturday, September 21 against Georgetown at Brown Stadium, starting at 12:30 pm. Coming off its fifth straight winning season, head coach Phil Estes' Brown team will look to challenge for the Ivy title once again after placing in the top three in the Ivy standings in each of the last six years. The Bears feature a senior laden lineup on the field with 18 seniors in its starting lineup, including seven All-Ivy players. All Brown home games and Ivy League road games can be viewed on Brownbears.TV with a multi-camera production. Brown football will also be on the air at WPRV-AM 790, with Scott Cordischi calling the play and John Anderson P'11 providing the color analysis.
September 18, 2013
2013 Brown Football Promotional Schedule Released
The Brown University Department of Athletics is excited to announce the 2013 Football promotional schedule.
September 17, 2013
Brown Athletics To Host Rhode Island Legends Day at Brown Stadium
Bringing together the legends of Rhode Island sports for an evening of celebration, Brown Athletics will host Rhode Island Legends Day at Brown Stadium on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at Brown’s football game against URI. The Governor’s Cup football game between the Bears and Rams will kickoff at 6:00 p.m.
September 16, 2013
The Phil Estes Show Kicks-Off on Thursday, September 19 on WPRV-AM 790
The Phil Estes Show will make its 2013 debut this Thursday evening, September 19, on WPRV-AM 790 radio, with Brown head coach Phil Estes discussing his 2013 squad and Saturday’s season-opening game against Georgetown. The Estes Show, hosted by Scott Cordischi, the voice of Brown Athletics, will air every Thursday for 10 straight weeks, from 7:00 – 8:00 pm.
August 22, 2013
Brown Football Looks Forward to Opening of Preseason Camp
Since Brown head football coach Phil Estes took over the program 16 years ago, the Bears have been perennial contenders for the Ivy League title. With eight starters returning on offense and a nucleus of strong defensive players, Brown opens training camp for its 136th season of intercollegiate football amidst optimism for a run an its fourth Ivy title under Estes. The Bears will undergo physical testing on Friday, August 23, and hold their first official practice is on Saturday, August 24, with a split session, beginning at 1pm.
August 12, 2013
‘76 Champs Sport Unbreakable Bond
They got together a week ago at Rhode Island Country Club in Barrington for the Brown Football Association’s Golf Tournament just as they had gathered earlier this summer in Westchester, NY to celebrate the life of the late Dave Zucconi. But this group doesn’t need a good reason to convene. They would probably do it to celebrate the life of Mickey Mouse. They are the uniquely close-knit 1976 Ivy League Champion Brown Football Team.
August 6, 2013
Brown Ranked Third In Ivy League Football Preseason Poll
After collecting 88 points, including one first-place vote, Brown’s football team has been picked third in the 2013 Ivy League Football Preseason Poll by a panel of media representatives. Brown (7-3, 4-3 Ivy) was voted third for the fourth time in the past six years, including the 2008 season when the team last captured an Ivy League Championship.
August 5, 2013
Brown Football Single Game Tickets Now on Sale
Single game tickets are now on sale for the 2013 Brown football season. Tickets can be purchased three ways – online, over the phone, and at the box office. Brown's 2013 five-game home football schedule includes two night games at Brown Stadium, for the first time ever, as well as three matinee contests.
July 29, 2013
Develin Competing At Fullback With The Patriots
With the Patriots having added a couple of running backs to their roster, James Develin '10 is a long shot to make the team. But the former Brown star is determined to make a run at it. Develin, who was a defensive end at Brown but is now a fullback, spent most of last season on the Pats practice squad, although he was activated for two games and saw action on special teams.
July 22, 2013
2013 Ivy League Football Media Day Teleconference
The Ivy League will conduct its 2013 football media day teleconference, featuring its eight football head coaches, on Tuesday, August 6 beginning at 11 a.m. ET. Brown head coach Phil Estes, who has posted a 92-57 record in 15 years at Brown, will kick-off the coaches portion of the press conference with remarks at 11:15 a.m.
July 18, 2013
MICHAEL YULES EARNS SPOT ON 2013 CFPA WATCH LIST
College Football Performance Awards, the largest awards organization in D-I college football, recently announced its watch list for defensive linemen, and Brown senior defensive end Michael Yules (South Dartmouth, MA) earned a spot on the list. The preliminary watch list highlights thirty-eight returning performers, vying for the top individual defensive end and defensive tackle awards in the Football Championship Subdivision.
July 11, 2013
Tellef Lundevall Earns Spot on 2013 CFPA Watch List
College Football Performance Awards, the largest awards organization in D-I college football, recently announced that Brown wide receiver Tellef Lundevall (Highland Park, IL) has earned spots on the 2013 CFPA Wide Receiver Award Watch List and 2013 CFPA All-Purpose Performer of the Year Watch List.
July 10, 2013
Brown Football Sets 2013 Home Game Times
Game times have been set for Brown’s 2013 five-game home football schedule that includes two night games at Brown Stadium for the first time ever and three matinee contests. Brown hosts URI under the lights on October 5, followed by Princeton at night on October 19.
July 10, 2013
BFA Golf Classic - August 5, 2013
The 2013 Brown Football Association Season Kick-off featuring the 22nd Annual Golf Classic and Celebration Dinner will take place on Monday, August 5, 2013 at the Rhode Island Country Club. It’s a tremendous day of golf, followed by the annual BFA Kick-off dinner that will honor the 2013 Andrew J. Joslin ‘65 award winner John G. Berylson ’75.
June 25, 2013
Alex Norocea Earns Spot on 2013 CFPA Watch List
College Football Performance Awards, the largest awards organization in D-I college football, recently announced its watch list for the 2013 CFPA Placekicker Award, and Brown's Alexander Norocea earned a spot on the list. The preliminary watch list highlights 32 returning performers, vying for the top individual placekicker award in the Football Championship Subdivision.
June 18, 2013
Emory Polley Earns Spot on 2013 CFPA Watch List
College Football Performance Awards, the largest awards organization in D-I college football, recently announced its watch list for the 2013 CFPA Defensive Back Award, with Brown’s Emory Polley (University Heights, OH) earning a spot on the list. The preliminary watch list highlights 36 returning performers, vying for the top individual defensive back award in the Football Championship Subdivision.
May 9, 2013
Brown Football Class of 2017
Brown head football coach Phil Estes announced the 28 members of the Brown Football Class of 2017, who will join the Bears’ football program in the fall. This outstanding group represents 14 states and includes the Gatorade Player of the Year from Rhode Island, a wide array of team captains, All-State selections, MVP’s and National Honor Society members.
May 7, 2013
George Pyne '89 Named To National Football Foundation Leadership Hall of Fame
The National Football Foundation (NFF) announced today the creation of the NFF Leadership Hall of Fame, which will recognize an elite group of individuals who have led their organizations to the highest levels of success and share a passion for the NFF’s mission of building leaders through football. Former Brown football standout and team captain George Pyne '89, President, Sports and Entertainment at IMG, has been named the first inductee into the newly formed NFF Leadership Hall of Fame.
May 6, 2013
14 Brown Football Players Named To 2013 NFF Hampshire Honor Society, Second Most In Nation
The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) announced that 14 members of the Brown’s 2012 football team have been named to the 2013 NFF Hampshire Honor Society, which is comprised of college football players from all divisions of play who each maintained a cumulative 3.2 GPA or better throughout their college career. The 14 Brown players named are the second most in the nation among all NCAA football-playing schools. A total of 703 players from 259 schools qualified for membership in the society's seventh year, marking the highest school participation in the history of the program, which began in 2007.
April 27, 2013
White Team Rallies For 21-17 Win Over Brown Team in Bears’ Annual Spring Game
The Brown football team’s annual Brown-White Spring Game featured strong defensive play and a tremendous comeback, as the White Team rallied from a 17-0 second half deficit to earn a 21-17 win over the Brown Team Saturday afternoon at Brown Stadium. Sophomore Chad Berry’s 20-yard fumble recovery for a touchdown with 2:00 remaining proved to be the game-winning score.
April 25, 2013
Brown Football Spring Game On Saturday At Brown Stadium
Brown head coach Phil Estes and the Bears’ football team will culminate 11 days of Spring Practice with the Annual Brown-White Spring Game, presented by OfficeMax, Life Fitness and NECS (New England Copy Specialists), on Saturday, April 27 at Brown Stadium, starting at 12:00 noon. All are welcome to attend free of charge.
April 23, 2013
Patrick Donnelly and Michael Yules Named 2013 Brown Football Captains
Brown football coach Phil Estes has named the leadership for the 2013 Brown football team, with senior quarterback Patrick Donnelly (Longmeadow, MA) and senior defensive end Michael Yules (South Dartmouth, MA) being named team captains for the upcoming season.
April 3, 2013
Brown’s Football Team Hosts Fourth Annual “Be The Match” Bone Marrow Donor Testing Drive on Tuesday, April 9
For the last three years, the “Be The Match” Bone Marrow Testing Drive has become a major part of the Brown Football program, with nearly 800 students, faculty, staff and community members signing up as potential donors. Last year, one of its players, defensive back Matt Shannon ’14, gave the ultimate gift of life when he became a bone marrow donor and saved another man’s life. Brown Football is joining collegiate football teams throughout the country in an effort to recruit 5,000 new bone marrow volunteers to the “Be The Match” registry. The Bears will sponsor their Fourth Annual Bone Marrow Donor Testing Drive on Tuesday, Apr. 9, 2013, at Sayles Hall, located on the main campus, from 10 am to 5 pm. The drive is open to the public and sponsored by Brown Football and the Brown Warren Alpert Medical School.
March 26, 2013
Brown’s 2013 Football Schedule Features Home Night Games vs. URI and Princeton
For the first time ever, Brown football will play two night games at Brown Stadium as the Bears enter its 136th season of football on College Hill. Coach Phil Estes’ Brown football team, who finished second in the Ivy standings last year and will be a contender for the Ivy title once again, will host URI under the lights on October 5, followed by Princeton at night on October 19.
March 5, 2013
HEAD COACH PHIL ESTES ANNOUNCES 2013 CAMP DATES
Brown head football coach Phil Estes has announced the dates for the 2013 Brown Football Camp, which will be four one-day camps, held June 23-26, on the Brown campus. Open to campers entering 7th to 12th grades in the fall, the Brown Football Camp will teach every participant sound fundamental techniques at their specific positions, and instruct and refine those techniques on the practice field.
BrownBears.TV Goes Live on The Ivy League® Digital Network
Brown University announced today that its new digital channel, BrownBears.TV, is now officially live on The Ivy League® Digital Network at http://www.ivyleaguedigitalnetwork.com/brown