The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) announced today the members of the 2018 NFF Hampshire Honor Society, which is comprised of college football players from all divisions of play who each maintained a cumulative 3.2 GPA or better throughout their college careers. Brown ranked second in the nation with 17 football student-athletes selected.
At the outset of spring practice, Brown football coach Phil Estes is optimistic that the Bears' 2018 football team will have a marked change in direction with new offensive and defensive schemes being developed for the upcoming season and the return of some talented players on both sides of the ball.
Brown University athletics is set to host the Brown Bears Sports Report every Wednesday from March 14 to April 25 at Flatbread Company, featuring a variety of guests from the Bears' athletic department.
Brown senior All-Ivy defensive end Richard “Dewey” Jarvis (Watertown, MA) has accepted an invitation to play in the 2018 Reese’s Senior Bowl on Saturday, January 27, at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Alabama. Kick-off is 1:30pm CST on the NFL Network.
When it comes to the Patriots 2017 Pro Bowlers, you have the usual suspects and one surprise. For the first time in his career, James Develin has been named to the Pro Bowl. The fullback joins quarterback Tom Brady, tight end Rob Gronkowski and special teamer Matthew Slater.
Brown University had 10 student-athletes garner Academic All-Ivy accolades in an announcement made by the Ivy League on Tuesday. The five men and five women were key contributors to their respective fall teams with a 3.0 or better cumulative grade point average.
Brown University senior kicker Ben Rosenblatt (Newton Center, MA) has been named to the 2017 CoSIDA Academic All-America® Division I Football Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). He was selected a Second Team Academic All-American.
Brown senior defensive end Richard “Dewey” Jarvis (Watertown, MA), a finalist for the Ivy League Defensive Player of the Year, has been named an ECAC First Team All-Star and a First Team All-New England selection.
Brown senior defensive end Richard Jarvis (Watertown, Mass.), a two-time First Team All-Ivy selection, has been named one of three finalists for the Ivy League Football Defensive Player of the Year award. The Asa S. Bushnell Cup will be presented at a special reception and press conference presented by the Pasadena Tournament of Roses in the Mercury Ballroom of the New York Hilton Midtown beginning at 12:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 4. The presentation will be carried live on The Ivy League Network (ILN) at IvyLeague.tv.
Led by senior first team All-Ivy defensive end Richard Jarvis (Watertown, MA), five Brown players have been named to the 2017 All-Ivy Football Team as selected by the eight Ancient Eight head football coaches. Jarvis was a unanimous first team selection, earning first team honors for the second straight year. Senior offensive linemen Christian Montano (Orange, CT) and Clay Eubank (Coto De Caza, CA) earned second team All-Ivy honors, while senior safety Connor Coughlin (Medford, NY) and sophomore wide receiver Jakob Prall (Tipp City, OH) were named honorable mention All-Ivy selections.
Columbia earned a second place finish in the Ivy League season with a 24-6 win over Brown Saturday afternoon at Wien Stadium’s Robert Kraft Field. The Bears out-gained the Lions by a 324-275 margin in total yards, but were only able to get into the end zone once.
Brown University senior kicker Ben Rosenblatt (Newton Center, MA) and junior punter Ryan Kopec (Alpharetta, GA) have been selected to the CoSIDA 2017 Academic All-District Football Team. Both names will be placed on the national ballot for Academic All-American consideration.
Brown concludes its 2017 season against Columbia on Saturday, November 18, looking to play the unfamiliar spoiler role against the Lions. Columbia is a game out of first place and needs a win over the Bears and a Yale loss for a share of the Ivy League title. All the action kick-off at 1:00 pm in a game televised by SNY and available on WPRV-AM 790 radio.