Big Red Shootout–Cornell receiver Grant Gellatly dives into the endzone for a touchdown in the first quarter in a game against Columbia Saturday afternoon at Schoellkopf Field. The Big Red's 62-41 victory over Columbia was its highest point total since 1936. (Photo by Patrick Shanahan)
It might have been Senior Day for the Cornell football team Saturday, but it was th...
Photo by Patrick Shanahan
Sometimes a great success rate in the red zone is not indicative of the outcome of a game.
That was the case for the Cornell Big Red, who scored on five of six opportunities in the red zone, but only came away with two touchdowns inside the 20 in a 35-24 loss to Brown Saturday afternoon at Schoellkopf Field.
According to sophomore quarterback...
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It has been six years since the Cornell Big Red last beat Harvard, and the streak is set to continue after a 41-31 loss to the Crimson Saturday afternoon at Schoellkopf Field.
The Big Red (2-2, 0-2 Ivy League) led 24-20 late into the third quarter, but the Crimson (3-1, 2-0) tacked on 21 unanswered points in the second half to keep the Big Red win...
The Cornell Big Red avenged last season's loss to Wagner (1-4) with a 31-7 win Saturday afternoon at Schoellkopf Field. Shane Savage caught two touchdown passes, and quarterback Jeff Mathews passed for 197 yards on three touchdown passes, as well as scored on a rushing touchdown. The Big Red (2-1, 0-1 Ivy League) defense recorded eight team sacks, the second-highest total ...
Cornell blocked punt versus Wagner
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After a 41-7 loss to Wagner last season, it almost appeared personal as Cornell avenged a 34-point loss to the Seahawks en route to a 31-7 victory Saturday afternoon at Schoellkopf Field.
But according to head coach Kent Austin, no grudges were held.
“We don’t focus on ...
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Cornell head football coach Kent Austin looked to pull a rabbit out of a hat Saturday afternoon against Yale.
Questionable, gutsy, wrong, Austin elected to attempt an onside kick trailing 17-10 midway through the third quarter, and appeared to have everyone fooled, except the one Bulldog defender who stayed alert, recov...
The Cornell Big Red hosted Bucknell for Homecoming, defeating the Bison (2-1) 24-13. The Big Red defense held the Bison to 59 yards rushing on the ground. Despite three turnovers, Mathews threw for 332 yards and three touchdown passes. The Big Red hope to start the season 2-0 for the first time since 2009 when they play at Yale next Saturday, Sept. 24 at 12 p.m.
The final part of a three-part interview series, Big Red Talk sat down with Cornell senior defensive back Rashad Campbell to discuss the upcoming season and the excitement around the Ithaca community for homecoming. Big Red Talk is an association with Slope Media Sports, the show that takes you inside the players, coaches and personnel from Cornell athletics. The Big Red h...
Big Red Talk is a talk show featuring one-on-one interview with Cornell players, coaches and staff. The first of a three-part interview series, Big Red Talk and Slope Media Sports sat down with Cornell QB Jeff Mathews and talked about the upcoming season and the team's expectations. The Big Red open up with homecoming against Bucknell on Saturday, Sept. 17 at 6 p.m. Next w...
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Quarterback Jeff Mathews sat down with Slope Media Sports to discuss the upcoming football season on the inaugural segment of Big Red Talk, a talk show that sits down with players, coaches and staff to discuss Cornell athletics. The first of a three-part series, Mathews was asked By Slope Media Sports Tim Weisberg about ...