2017-2018 Yale Football News

  • Rawlings Earns Week 1 Honors
    September 18, 2017
    Kurt Rawlings, the sophomore quarterback who started his fourth collegiate game last Saturday in Yale’s season opener, has earned a number of honors including Ivy League Offensive Player of the Week.
  • Bulldogs at the Bowl Saturday at 1
    September 18, 2017
    The 2017 Yale Football season began in fine fashion last week on the road with a 56-28 win at Lehigh. This Saturday marks the opening of Ivy League play as the Big Red of Cornell come to Yale Bowl for a 1 p.m. kick. The home opener, which airs live on Eleven Sports (DirecTV 623), the Ivy League Network and ESPN Radio (AM-1300), is also Yale Youth Day.
  • Bulldogs Open with 56-28 Win
    September 16, 2017
    The Yale offense was expected to be much improved from last fall, but it more than exceeded the prognostications in a 56-28 opening day victory over Lehigh at Goodman Stadium. The Bulldogs found the end zone four times through and the air and as many on the ground in a dominating performance on both sides.
  • Roman Named NFF High School Finalist
    September 12, 2017
    The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) announced today the names of the 35 finalists for the 2017 NFF Chapter Scholar-Athlete Awards, which will honor one young man from each of the country’s five regions as the best and the brightest for their accomplishments as athletes, scholars and citizens at the high school level. Yale’s D. Major Roman, a freshman tight end from New London, Conn., earned one of those spots.
  • Season Opens Saturday at Lehigh
    September 11, 2017
    The 145th season of Yale Football kicks off Saturday at Bethlehem, Pa., as the Bulldogs take on Lehigh (0-2, 0-0 Patriot) at Goodman Stadium. The 12:30 start airs live on the Patriot League Network (free) and on SE2 TV in Pennsylvania, while the action can be heard on WELI Radio (AM-960) as well as iHeart radio.
  • Bulldogs Scrimmage Saturday at Brown
    August 31, 2017
    They’ve been blocking, tackling and covering blue or white shirts for 14 straight practices. The Yale football team finally gets to see a different color on Saturday at 1 p.m. with a scrimmage at Brown.
  • Q&A with Yale Captain Spencer Rymiszewski
    August 31, 2017
    Senior cornerback Spencer Rymiszewski was voted the captain of the 2017 Elis despite sitting out the 2016 season recovering from an injury. He was a 2015 first-team All-Ivy League selection who earned Yale’s Ted Blair Award as the most valuable player. Rymiszewski led the squad with four interceptions, including a pick-six against Brown two seasons ago.
  • Hines Retiring From Football
    August 26, 2017
    Bo Hines, the wide receiver and kick returner who transferred to Yale from North Carolina State in 2015 after earning freshman All-America honors, has decided to retire from football.
  • Bulldogs Begin Prep for 2017
    August 15, 2017
    You can hear the clickity clack of Under Armour cleats ringing from the tunnel that goes under Derby Avenue to Clint Frank Field on Friday at 2:30 p.m. That sound signals the start of Yale Football practice and official preparation for the 2017 season.
  • Q & A with Jason Alessi ’18
    August 10, 2017
    There’s only been one Yale athlete who has impacted both the football and lacrosse programs more than Jason Alessi, and his name is on the stadium located between Yale Bowl and Coxe Cage.
  • Annual Golf Outing a Big Hit
    August 08, 2017
    Center Larry Ross snapped the ball to Pat O’Brien and the quarterback dropped back before suddenly flipping the ball to his left for split end John Spagnola, who caught the backward lateral, looked down field and fired it to tight end Bob Krystyniak.
  • Bulldogs Picked 4th in Media Poll
    August 06, 2017
    The Yale football team will gather back in New Haven in eight days to prepare for the new season. Today the Bulldogs, picked fourth in the 2017 Ivy League Pre-Season Poll, got an idea what the league media thinks of their chances.
  • 2017 Schedule Announced
    July 20, 2017
    The 145th season of Yale Football begins with a 12:30 kick on Sept. 16 at Lehigh. The fall includes a Friday night game in November and the 134th edition of The Game at Yale Bowl, both nationally televised dates.
  • Reuland Selected by Ottawa
    July 11, 2017
    Former Yale Football player Austin Reuland ’16 was selected by the Ottawa Redblacks in the supplemental draft for the Canadian Football League. He will attempt to make a 44-man active roster.