Nov. 12, 2007
Providence, Rhode Island - Brown sophomore wide receiver Bobby Sewall (Portsmouth, RI) was named the Ivy League Offensive Player of the Week for his performance in Brown's 56-35 win over Dartmouth on Saturday. Sewalle ran for four touchdowns and passed for another, and accounted for 326 yards via rushing, receiving and passing.
Sewall was a one-man wrecking crew against Dartmouth, turning in what Brown coach Phil Estes termed as "an incredible performance." His rushing touchdowns came on runs of one yard, two yards, one yard and 44 yards. He also threw a 41-yard touchdown pass to sophomore Buddy Farnham just before the end of the first half.
In a remarkable effort, Sewall rushed for 144 yards on 15 carries, and made 18 receptions for 141 yards. His 18 receptions are fourth best in the Brown record book and a national FCS season high. He is the only Division I player to rush and catch for 140 yards in the same game this season. yards. Sewall also played also played free safety on the defensive side of the ball on Dartmouth's last offensive series.
Sewall ranks 12th nationally in receptions with 7.0 per game, making 56 receptions for 470 yards and four touchdowns. He is Brown's second leading rusher with 224 yards on 32 carries, averaging 7.0 yards per carry.
Brown will wrap-up its 2007 football season on Saturday, November 17, at Columbia. Game time is 12:30 p.m. at Wein Stadium.