2017-2018 Yale Football News

  • Mullen Named Captain of Team 146
    November 20, 2017
    Kyle Mullen, Yale’s All-Ivy League defensive end, has been named captain of the 2018 Bulldogs.
  • 20 Bulldogs Earn All-Ivy Honors
    November 20, 2017
    Yale’s 1977 Ivy League Championship team celebrated its 40th anniversary last weekend at New Haven during the 24-3 win in The Game, the finishing touch on the Elis’ first outright league title in 37 years.
  • Bulldogs Celebrate Seniors, Title
    November 19, 2017
    The outright Ivy League Champion 2017 Yale Football Team gathered one final time this afternoon at the Lanman Center inside Payne Whitney Gym for its season-ending banquet. The idea was to celebrate the school’s 15th Ancient Eight title while honoring 31 members of the senior class. There were also some awards handed out.
  • Yale is Outright Ivy Champs
    November 18, 2017
    The crowning of the 2017 Ivy League Champions came after a dominating defensive performance before a crowd of 51,426 in the 134th edition of The Game. Yale, which earned its first outright league title since 1980, sacked Harvard quarterbacks six times and limited its offense to 164 total yards in a 24-3 victory over the Crimson.
  • Yale-Harvard Parking Information
    November 14, 2017
    The Yale Athletic Department is pleased to remind spectators, fans and alumni of the parking and shuttle plan for the Nov. 18 Yale-Harvard football game at Yale Bowl, Class of 1954 Field, which kicks off at 12:30. The following plan will remain in effect to control heavy traffic in the vicinity of Yale Bowl caused by overwhelming interest in Yale-Harvard football games.
  • Rawlings, Dudek Earn Ivy Honors
    November 13, 2017
    Kurt Rawlings and Zane Dudek earned Ivy League Offensive Player of the Week and Rookie of the Week honors, respectively, after leading the Bulldogs to a big comeback win at Princeton last week that clinched a league championship.
  • 134th Meeting of Yale-Harvard Saturday
    November 13, 2017
    There have been 61 official Ivy League contests between Yale and Harvard, and 29 of those meetings have impacted the championship. The 134th edition of The Game will be No. 30 on the list of significance. The Bulldogs (8-1, 5-1 Ivy), seeking an outright Ivy championship, take on a Crimson (5-4, 3-3) squad looking to spoil their archrival’s celebration. Yale plays host to Harvard in the second oldest rivalry in the sport on Saturday at 12:30. CNBC provides live coverage, while the game airs on WELI Radio (AM 960)
  • Bulldogs Claim Ivy Title, One More Goal
    November 11, 2017
    A new banner will hang from the walls of the Yale Bowl, one celebrating a 2017 Ivy League Championship. The only remaining accomplishment is making it an outright title with a victory over the Elis’ archrival.
  • Yale, Connecticut Food Bank Expand Partnership
    November 09, 2017
    There are few traditions as well known in Connecticut as “The Game,” the historic football rivalry between Yale and Harvard heading into its 134th edition. For more than 25 years, part of the tradition has included a drive to benefit the Connecticut Food Bank.
  • Oplinger On Buchanan Watch List
    November 07, 2017
    Matthew Oplinger, Yale’s All-Ivy linebacker, has been named to the STATS FCS Buck Buchanan Award Watch List for the top defensive player in the country.
  • Dudek Named Rookie of Week
    November 06, 2017
    He ran for three touchdowns in a crucial victory over Brown last weekend. Zane Dudek, Yale’s first-year running back sensation, earned his fourth Ivy League Rookie of the Week award with that performance against the Bears.
  • Yale, Princeton Saturday with Title on LIne
    November 06, 2017
    The last time a Yale football team had a chance to clinch an Ivy title in week No. 9 was in 2006. The Bulldogs, 7-1 overall (4-1 Ivy), shared the championship with Princeton that season, and they have the Tigers (5-3, 2-3) this Saturday with another clinching opportunity. The Elis, who sit atop the Ivy League standings, take a four-game win streak into Princeton Stadium for a 1 p.m. kickoff that airs live on Eleven Sports (DirecTV 623, ILN, Twitter) and WELI Radio (960 AM).
  • Bulldogs Take 4th Straight 34-7
    November 03, 2017
    Yale scored on its first three possessions and four of the first five offensive series before Brown had a chance to get comfortable in this important Ivy League night game at Yale Bowl on the Class of 1954 Field. The Bulldogs made it uncomfortable for the visitors all night in a 34-7 win, the fourth straight for a Yale team that is in first place with a 4-1 record (7-1 overall).
  • Dudek Earns National, Ivy Honors
    October 30, 2017
    Ten of Zane Dudek’s 25 carries last Saturday against first-place Columbia went for first downs during a season-best 173-yard performance that led to a crucial Yale football victory. That earned the first-year running back STATS FCS National Rookie of the Week as well as offensive player and co-rookie of the week in the Ivy League.
  • Friday Night Lights at Bowl: Bears, Bulldogs
    October 30, 2017
    The Bulldogs, 6-1 overall (3-1 Ivy), who take a three-game win streak into November, look to avoid a post-Halloween scare when Brown (2-5, 0-4) comes to the Bowl Friday night for a nationally televised contest. Yale, tied atop the Ivy League football standings with Columbia and Cornell, takes on the Bears in a game airing live on NBC Sports Network (Todd Harris, Ross Tucker) and WELI Radio-960 AM (Ron Vaccaro, Jack Siedlecki).
  • Bulldogs Reach 900, End Lions’ Perfect Season
    October 28, 2017
    The Lions may have had a roar, but the Bulldogs – especially on defense - had all the bites in a battle for first place in the Ivy League.
  • Dudek on Rice Award Watch List
    October 25, 2017
    Zane Dudek, the first-year running back from Kittanning, Pa., who ranks second among all Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) ball carriers with a 9.0 yards per carry mark, has been placed on the STATS FCS Jerry Rice Award Watch List. That is the award that honors the top rookie in the FCS.
  • Oluokun, Dudek Get Ivy Honors
    October 23, 2017
    Yale student-athletes on both sides of the line earned Ivy League football honors today after a 24-19 win over Penn last Saturday.
  • Yale Hosts Undefeated Columbia
    October 23, 2017
    The Bulldogs, 5-1 overall (2-1 Ivy) after a win at Penn, have a chance to put themselves atop the Ivy League this week with an undefeated squad guarding first place in week seven. The last time Columbia came to Yale Bowl with a perfect record was 1996. The Lions edged Yale 21 years ago to improve to 6-0, the same record they bring to New Haven this Saturday. Yale and Columbia have a 1 p.m. kick in their 93rd meeting on Heroes Day, which airs live on SNY TV (Ron Vaccaro '04, Jack Ford '72), the Ivy League Network and on WELI Radio 960 AM (Evan Ellis '12, Jack Siedlecki).
  • Bulldogs Come Back For 24-19 Win at Penn
    October 21, 2017
    Kurt Rawlings found Christopher Williams-Lopez in the corner of the end zone with 4:52 left in the fourth quarter on a four-yard pass play and the Yale defense came up with one of many huge stops as the Bulldogs came from behind to beat Penn 24-19 this afternoon.
  • Yale at Penn Saturday at 1
    October 17, 2017
    The Yale Football Team begins the Ivy League stretch run with a huge contest against Penn this Saturday at Franklin Field. The Bulldogs (4-1, 1-1 Ivy) and Quakers (2-3, 0-2) kickoff at 1 p.m. in a game that airs live on the Ivy League Network, on Comcast Sports Network Philly and on the Yale Football Radio Network (AM 960).
  • Yale Defense Rules in Home Shutout
    October 14, 2017
    The offense did its job, but it was a defensive day for the Yale Football Team which earned its first shutout since 2011 with a 32-0 win over Holy Cross at Yale Bowl on the Class of 1954 Field.
  • Yale Hosts Holy Cross Saturday
    October 10, 2017
    The Yale Football Team, which has wins in three of its first four games, has its final non-league contest of the 2017 season when Holy Cross comes to Yale Bowl this Saturday. The Bulldogs and Crusaders have a 1 pm kickoff that airs live on the Ivy League Network and on the Yale Football Radio Network (AM 1300).
  • Dartmouth Comes Back for 28-27 Win
    October 07, 2017
    Yale scored 27 points and rolled up 433 total yards against the fourth best defense in the FCS. The Bulldogs also had a 21-point lead in the first half and was a few critical play executions away from registering a Homecoming Day knockout punch on the road but fell 28-27 to Dartmouth in a battle of unbeatens.
  • Blue Takes on Big Green Saturday
    October 02, 2017
    The Yale Football Team, which improved to 3-0 with a win at Fordham last week, meets another 3-0 team this Saturday. The Bulldogs and Dartmouth, both 1-0 in Ivy play, have a 1:30 kickoff at Memorial Stadium that airs live on the Ivy League Network, ESPN3 and on WELI Radio (AM 960).
  • Yale Blasts Fordham 41-10
    September 30, 2017
    The Bulldogs were barking in the Bronx as soon as they got off the bus. The Yale football team, facing a perennial FCS and Patriot League power that rolled up 40 points last week, put together its most complete performance with a 41-10 win at Fordham.
  • Marback Semifinalist for Campbell Trophy
    September 27, 2017
    The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) announced today the 181 semifinalists for the 2017 William V. Campbell Trophy, and that includes Yale senior offensive lineman Karl Marback. The award recognizes an individual as the “absolute best” football scholar-athlete in the nation.
  • Dudek Ivy Rookie of Week
    September 25, 2017
    Zane Dudek, a first-year running back who led a ground attack that accounted for 342 yards in Yale’s home and league opener, a 49-24 win over Cornell, has been named Ivy League Rookie of the Week.
  • Yale Has Fordham This Week
    September 25, 2017
    The Yale football team, coming off a home-opener victory in Ivy League play, take a break from Ancient Eight action to travel down to the Bronx. The Bulldogs (2-0) take on Fordham (1-3) at 6 p.m. on Saturday at Jack Coffey Field in a game airing live on the Patriot League Network and on WELI (AM 960) Radio.
  • Big 2nd Half Lifts Blue over Big Red
    September 23, 2017
    The tandem of senior Deshawn Salter and freshman Zane Dudek led a ground attack that accounted for 342 yards as the Yale football team opened its home and league slate with a 49-24 win over Cornell.
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