FOOTBALL: Yale faces winless Lions
A few months ago, when little was known about the upcoming Ivy League football season, the Yale football team’s matchup at Columbia was the only game on the Bulldogs’ schedule that, whatever happened during the season, seemed like a likely victory.
FOOTBALL: Keys to the game
The Yale football team matches up with Columbia tomorrow in hopes of surpassing its 2013 win total with a sixth victory this season.
FOOTBALL: Offensive line paves the way for Elis
The Yale offensive line, a five-man unit, has been an immovable force as it has dominated opposing defensive lines, protecting quarterback Morgan Roberts ’16 and creating holes for Varga to run through.
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 topple Colgate
Bouncing back from a heartbreaking seven-point loss to Dartmouth, the Yale football team (4–1, 1–1 Ivy) defeated the Colgate Raiders (4–3, 2–0 Patriot) 45–31 Saturday afternoon.
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.