Post Tagged with: "Football"

History Awaits if Defensive Unit Can Turn the Corner

In order to defeat the reigning Patriot League Champions and accomplish something Georgetown has not done in 10 years, the team will need its offensive and defensive leaders to step up. The Hoyas need to stop the Holy Cross passing attack and must have a powerful running and passing game[Read More…]

by September 24, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Patenaude Changing the Offensive Culture on Hilltop

On Dec. 3, 2009, Hofstra University announced it was cutting its football program due to a lack of funding. While this decision severely altered the athletic landscape at Hofstra, the effects of that decision are starting to be felt on the Hilltop.   When the Hofstra football program was discontinued,[Read More…]

by September 24, 2010 0 comments Sports

Smith Concerned With Injury Risk

As part of the Georgetown University Sports Industry Management Graduate Program’s Speaker Series, NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith addressed an audience of more than 300 at the Lohrfink Auditorium in the Rafik B. Hariri Building on Tuesday night. With students, professionals and members of several national media outlets[Read More…]

by September 24, 2010 0 comments Sports

Leaders Need to Step Up in New Haven Clash

Facing possibly its toughest test of the season so far, the Hoyas need their top players to shine this Sunday against Yale. On the offensive side of the ball, the Hoyas will need strong play from junior quarterback Scott Darby and senior running back Philip Oladeji. Junior defensive back Wayne[Read More…]

by September 17, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

Yale Awaits Undefeated GU

At 2-0 (1-0 Patriot League), the Hoyas may be off to their best start in over 10 years, but don’t expect this group to get complacent. Head Coach Kevin Kelly is certainly excited about the Hoyas’ thrilling 28-24 victory over Patriot League powerhouse Lafayette last weekend, but he has his[Read More…]

by September 17, 2010 0 comments Sports, Uncategorized

GU Hires Offensive Coordinator From Hofstra

On Thursday, Kevin Kelly, head coach of the Georgetown football team, announced the hiring of a new offensive coordinator, months after completing a winless 2009 season in which the program finished 0-11. David Patenaude, formerly the offensive coordinator at Hofstra University in New York for the past two seasons, will[Read More…]

by April 9, 2010 0 comments Sports

Tebow’s Ad in Wrong Forum

My beef this week is with Tim Tebow’s pro-life advertisement that is supposed to air sometime during the Super Bowl. Every year, about 100 million people tune in to watch the Super Bowl, usually making it the most watched television event of the year. The game is always a great[Read More…]

by February 4, 2010 0 comments Sports, Uncategorized

Big Ten Could Lure Marquee Programs From Current Homes

On Monday morning, after weeks of speculation, college sports fans woke up to the rumor that Pittsburgh was leaving the Big East for the Big Ten. It was the college football version of the outbreak of World War I in August 1914, with a whole load of dominoes ready to[Read More…]

by February 4, 2010 0 comments Sports

After 19 Seasons, 40-Year-Old Favre’s Legacy Incomplete

Why couldn’t you have just scrambled for a few yards and let your old pal Ryan Longwell seal the deal, Brett? I mean, come on, even Troy Aikman saw all that room you had down the sideline! Didn’t your Pop Warner coach tell you never to throw across your body[Read More…]

by January 29, 2010 0 comments Sports

NY Leaves Enduring Impression In Its Wake

Even after his team’s loss to the Indianapolis Colts in Sunday’s AFC Championship Game, New York Jets’ owner Woody Johnson has good reason to be proud of Gang Green. Not only did the Jets completely shatter expectations for this season – few would have predicted a playoff berth, let alone[Read More…]

by January 25, 2010 0 comments Sports