1. It's all about the Franklin

    A brief history of Columbia football at Franklin Field... Franklin Field is one of the nation’s most historic football stadiums. It became the first two-tiered stadium in the U...

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  2. The Stage is Set

    Waiting for Superman? He's already here! (Credit: Columbia Spectator) All systems seem to be “go” for what is shaping up to be one of the most important Columbia football game in a very long time...

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  3. QB Issues!

    See you next year? We got issues people. At the beginning of the season, the chatter in the Ivies was that Columbia's QB Sean Brackett was very good but his running game would make him too likely an injury victim...

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  4. In Good Hands

    Columbia 42 Lafayette 28 Why Columbia Won Sophomore QB Sean Brackett wouldn't let them lose. Brackett kept the offense moving at key moments with his arm and his feet all afternoon...

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  5. Gross Gains

    Most Ivy League college seniors spend time reading the Wall Street Journal in preparation for job interviews. But today, Columbia Captain Alex Gross is in the Wall Street Journal...

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  6. Don't Stop...

    Otis Island: Calvin Otis needs to come up big again tomorrow Lafayette Leopards vs. Columbia Lions Location: Robert K. Kraft Field at Wien Stadium on the Baker Athletic Complex, West 218th Street and Broadway, New York, NY...

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  7. Week 4 Picks

    OWEN IS BACK!!! Before we get to the picks, we have the good news that Owen Fraser is on the Columbia two-deep for this week's game against Lafayette...

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  8. Scouting Lafayette: The Pause that Refreshes?

    This Leopard doesn't look so tough It seems tough for Columbia to push “pause” on the Ivy League segment of its schedule and take on Lafayette right now. Just ask Alex Gross...

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  9. Running with (a lot of) the Bulls

    My halftime interview for the Princeton game was Greg Abbruzzese and his lovely wife Laurel. We talked about how Greg was one half of a great running tandem at Columbia, his partner ...

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  10. Honors, Stats, and a Shortcut Lost

    Is it nitpicky to complain that Columbia’s Sean Brackett was forced to share http://www.ivyleaguesports...

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  11. Kennedy Call Out & Ivy Power Rankings

    Kennedy's New Frontier: 148 yards receiving I chose Sean Brackett as the MVP of yesterday's 42-14 win over Princeton because he threw 5 TD passes to four different receivers and no interceptions...

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  12. Broadway Beatdown

    The Tiger has been Tamed Columbia 42 Princeton 14 Why Columbia Won The Lions won the battle in the trenches, especially with its offensive line, allowing QB Sean Brackett ...

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  13. Faster and Faster

    The Bee Gees: Brackett, Gutierrez, & Gerst (CREDIT: Columbia Athletics) Princeton Tigers at Columbia Lions October 2, 2010 Location: Robert K...

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  14. Week 3 Picks

    Well, I came back to Earth a bit in week two. Here’s a game-by-game look at how I did: Yale -13 ½ at Cornell Jake Said: “Cornell is hurting and is now forced to start a freshman QB in week 2...

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  15. Scouting Princeton

    Culbreath was not much of a factor against the Lions in 2008 The game notes and two-deeps have been released and there are some changes and notable points. -Still no Owen Fraser on the list… perhaps he will be a game time decision...

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  16. Columbia-Princeton: State of the Rivalry

    Bob Surace must still be haunted by his last game at Wien StadiumPrinceton’s game notes and two-deep have been released. The Columbia-Princeton rivalry has always been one of the most interesting in Ivy football...

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  17. Snubbed?

    Joshua Martin may have been robbed (CREDIT: Columbia Athletics)The Ivy League weekly football honorees have been named and no Lions are among them. That's not surprising since the league tends to favor players who have starred in intraleague games...

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  18. Power Rankings & Some Stats

    Before the weekly look at my Ivy rankings, here are some notable highlights from the Ivy stat sheet:-Columbia is allowing the fewest points per game in the Ivies at 13.-Alex Gross continues to lead the league in total tackles with 26...

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  19. Sophomore Sensations

    It's like a flashback to the 70's!Columbia 24 Towson 10Why Columbia WonThe defense played brilliantly, and the Lions offense woke up in time to take control of the game at several key moments...

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  20. Change & Hope

    CU There!Towson Tigers at Columbia Lions September 25, 2010 Location: Robert K. Kraft Field at Wien Stadium on the Baker Athletic Complex, West 218th Street and Broadway, New York, NY...

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  21. Week 2 Picks

    Okay, I’m feeling pretty good after my first week of picking with the spread. Let’s review my choices from last week and how I did: Georgetown at Yale (Yale is favored ...

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  22. Scouting Towson

    QB Chris Hart remains the starter for TowsonTowson has its game notes and two-deeps up for this Saturday's game against the Lions If you think there’s a way to get a real grip ...

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  23. Quick Change?

    A lot of football coaches will tell you a team puts in its best improvement between week one and week two of the season. That’s good, because we’d all like to see better things from the Lions this Saturday against Towson...

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  24. Replacing Mike & Cheering Up

    I have to start today with a negative note, because the news is big and can’t be sugarcoated: Mike Stephens is out, as anyone who saw him get slammed late in the game Saturday could have guessed...

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  25. Overnight Sensations

    Andrew Hatch looks bigger with bifocalsThe results from the two late Ivy games are in and they seem rather telling.Harvard crushed Holy Cross 34-6 behind a near perfect game from QB Andrew Hatch...

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