Saturday, November 07, 2015

LIVE BLOG: Brown at Yale


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Congratulations on a fine performance in all phases of today's game.
Go Yale Jon Harris

5:19 PM 
Anonymous Son of Eli said...

I love the adjustments made to get the running game going, namely playing Harris and inserting the quarterback pitch option. Kudos to Reno and his staff for getting the team to bounce back from the extremely disappointing performance last week. And what a performance by Willimas-Lopez. Bo who??? I'm looking forward to next week'showdown against Princeton.

9:57 PM 
Anonymous Mark said...

Is this the same offense we saw last week? So many of the depth guys really came through.

10:17 PM 
Anonymous WALT YALE BLUE said...

Now that we opened the play book to page one . Go to page two and use Mr Christopher Williams Lopez on a reverse good speed. Good job by Yale today Go Blue.

10:43 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...


1:30 AM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Good game yale but this slightly not so redesigned offense will be put to the test against Princeton. I dont want to take anything away from yale here but i wont be impressed until if they beat princeton. Good Job Yale Wishing you the best of luck

--A Harvard Fan

9:53 AM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

well, of course that's true, 9:53. No one said it isn't. No one is getting ahead. Princeton will be a very very tough test. But Yale just won with a tremendous lot stacked against them. Thanks for reminding us of what lies before us -as if we all did not know.

10:43 AM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Sunday, November 8, 2015
8:56 AM

Much to be excited about after yesterday's satisfying and gratifying win. The insertion of Harris at running back was an inspired decision, and he responded like a champ, invigorating the Bulldogs moribund ground game (although the return of Salter also gave it instant cache, too) and galvanizing the offense. Williams-Lopez was a revelation and Roberts, at last relieved of the (imagined?) responsibility of carrying the offense all by himself, looked like a poised and competent shadow of his 2014 self.

But the defense was the brightest spot, to me. After surrendering a few long drives in the opening half, they really rose up and played shut-down D the rest of the way against what had been a pretty good Brown offense. Combining this with last week's stellar performance against what is obviously a much-improved Columbia team (witness how they battled Harvard; they and Dartmouth are the only two teams to even push the Crimson), the prospects of fair fights in the coming two weeks are looking much better this Sunday than they did last Sunday.

Bravo, Bulldogs!

12:23 PM 
Blogger Texan Eli said...

The entire Yale coaching crew showed me something yesterday. As did the Bulldogs. Might be a good idea to postpone skewering Reno and the team till after the season. Just suggesting.

7:04 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

People are funny: Last week, on Halloween day, a lifeless Bulldogs team loses embarrassingly to (granted, obviously improved) Columbia and irate bloggers storm this site like frenzied pitchfork-wielding, torch-carrying villagers overrunning Castle Frankenstein at the climax of some corny old B&W horror film.

Saturday, they score a potentially season-saving --heck, what felt like a PROGRAM-saving!!-- victory over a pretty darned good Brown squad and the place is as quiet a country cemetery. A win of that magnitude should be discussed, dissected and celebrated

Instead, there is tomb-like silence.

People sure are funny.

5:52 PM 
Anonymous Son of Eli said...

The trolls must have been out for Halloween.

8:39 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Notice who most of the regulars are 5:52PM? Those who want to see the failure of the Eli's. It is a shame, but the truth. Not this guy, GO BULLDOGS!!!

8:50 AM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

It's Thursday of the second biggest week of the season and there has been no coverage whatsoever. Can we please get some updates/previews of this week's matchup?

8:46 AM 
Blogger CHASE SIMINO said...

This is the only thing I can find out there.

8:53 AM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

It's been difficult for Yalies to focus on football when they've been busy shrieking at a professor, spitting on an invited guest speaker, marching in the streets of New Haven and organizing campus teach-in's on race relations.

Typical overscheduled Yale overachievers too busy focusing on being oppressed to focus on Princeton football game.

I weep for Yale University, its coddled immature students, and the faculty which enables the political correctness run amok.

12:47 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

12:47PM, sounds like you have all the answers. So things like race relations and lack of character are less important than football and make observers of it "coddled"? Is this you Roger Goodell? No, just an equally ignorant moron. GO YALE!!! BEAT PRINCETON!!!

1:51 PM 
Anonymous John Walsh said...

12:47 = hater troll

2:10 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Free speech is free speech and it cuts both ways. Although there have been some dramatic examples, most Yale students and alums have been very respectful about their opinions and I'm proud of the way the administration has responded.

That being said, Yale 87 - Princeton 0. I look forward to being back for The Game.

2:57 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Chris -


9:43 AM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Ok well here we go.!! Yale will continue its trend of new found play
Yale tears into Princeton 31 to 17. Go Yale Jon Harris

10:40 AM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Not a single post this week, Chunn, what gives?

10:58 AM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Sorry folks, but this blog is apparently OVER! For whatever reason the Register does not want to reveal the cicumstances as to why.

7:48 PM 
Anonymous voy vey said...

Mr. Hunn's Twitter account has been deleted. Last Register piece from him was the Friday before the Brown game. Chip Malafronte, the paper's college hockey writer, has written the Brown game piece and subsequent follow-up article. Seems like this blog may indeed be dead. Or, at least in limbo.

9:34 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Chris Hunn is no longer employed by the New Haven Register. Here is a link to today's live blog. We apologize for less than usual coverage this week. Yale football has been an integral part of our coverage for more than a century and will continue to be in the future, beginning with The Game. We appreciate your patience during this transitional time.

12:57 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I spoke to someone on the Yale staff and he said chunn was layed off along with several other employees. Chunn thank you for the great job covering yale football.

4:57 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thanks to Chris Hunn for his coverage and for keeping this blog going.

This blog was used by the NHR before Chris Hunn started covering Yale FB. Why didn't they link the live blog coverage here? Unacceptable. Hope they get their act together.

Big win for the Elis. Big shocker with Penn knocking off Harvard. Let's hope we push them further down next week. Go Bulldogs!

1:18 AM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Another thank-you to Chris. Great job! We'll miss you.

7:15 AM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thank you Chris Hunn. Good luck on your future endeavors and best of luck to you and your family!

Hopefully the New Haven Register can keep this blog going.

12:07 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Ahhh Chris, sorry to see you go man.You did a hellva job.Best to you and your young family . All the best sincerely Jon Harris

9:48 PM 
Anonymous WALT YALE BLUE said...

Chris thanks for all of your hard work covering yale football.Stan Paul Ray and myself wish you all the best in the future.

10:37 PM 
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