FOOTBALL: Oplinger talks defense
Younger players have made an early impact on the defensive side of Yale’s squad. One notable example, linebacker Matthew Oplinger ’18, has been a major contributor as starting linebacker in his freshman campaign.
FOOTBALL: Elis face tough test against Raiders
The Yale football team’s final non-league contest tomorrow against Colgate may not impact the Ivy League standings, but it will be a key game for the Bulldogs for another reason: It will be a chance for Yale to reaffirm itself as a Division I FCS power.
FOOTBALL: Keys to the game against Colgate
Yale’s matchup against Colgate (4–2, 2–0 Patriot) will be a tough test for the Bulldogs (3–1, 1–1 Ivy). Although the Raiders are a non-league opponent, a win would be valuable for getting Yale back on its feet after its loss to Dartmouth last week.
FOOTBALL: Dartmouth snaps winning streak
For the second year in a row, the Yale football team’s unbeaten start has ended at the hands of Dartmouth, as the Bulldogs fell 38–31 after holding a lead for the entire first half.
FOOTBALL: Keys to the game against Dartmouth
If Yale can live up to its recent reputation, stop Dartmouth’s running game and succeed in accumulating yards through the air, the Bulldogs have the potential to write a different story than last year.
FOOTBALL: Bulldogs rout Cornell in Ivy opener
In its first game of the Ivy League season, the Yale football team affirmed its reputation as an offensive power in the Football Championship Subdivision, racking up 585 yards over Cornell en route to a 51–13 rout.