ONORATO: The holiday of hype
It certainly seems to be something more than just football. There is an incredible narrative that goes with the entire event that, although obvious, might be worth a second look.
FOOTBALL: Following Senior Bowl, Varga talks NFL future
The News got a chance to catch up with tailback Tyler Varga ’15 after a whirlwind week that saw the Kitchener, Ontario native burst onto the radar screen of all 32 NFL teams with a stellar performance at the Senior Bowl in Mobile, Alabama.
FOOTBALL: Varga shines in Senior Bowl
Saturday night in the fourth quarter of the Reese’s Senior Bowl, NFL Network commentator Mike Mayock and his crew could be heard singing the Yale fight song on national television. The reason? Tyler Varga ’15, Yale football running back and now a serious NFL prospect, was taking over the game.
FOOTBALL: Yale scores high-profile Hines
Yale football appears to have scored big in the offseason when Bo Hines, a wide receiver from North Carolina State, announced his intentions to transfer to Yale in the fall. Hines, a true freshman, led the Wolfpack in both catches and yards on the season.
FOOTBALL: In Reno, a turnaround titan
Two years after posting a disappointing 2–8 record, the Yale football team’s historic 2014 season highlighted the program’s rebuilding under head coach Tony Reno.
FOOTBALL: At halftime, Yale leads Harvard 7–3
With a share of the Ivy League title on the line, the Bulldogs got off to a strong start buoyed by the play of the defense and the legs of running back Tyler Varga ’15, finishing the half leading 7–3.
FOOTBALL LIVEBLOG: THE GAME 2014
With the Ivy League title at stake, the Yale Bulldogs march into Harvard Stadium, hoping to knock off the perfect Crimson for the first time since 2006.