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1996 Penn Quakers football
ConferenceIvy League
1996 record5–5 (3–4 Ivy)
Head coachAl Bagnoli (5th season)
Home stadiumFranklin Field
Seasons
← 1995
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Template:1996 Ivy League football standings The 1996 Penn Quakers football team was an American football team that represented the University of Pennsylvania in Ivy League during the 1996 NCAA Division I-AA football season. In its fifth season under head coach Al Bagnoli, the team compiled a 5–5 record (3–4 against Ivy League opponents).[1]

Tim Gage and Matt Julien were the team captains.[2] Defensive tackle Mitch Marrow led the team on defense;[3] at the end of the season, he was selected as a first-team All-American.[4] Jasen Scott was selected as the team's most valuable player.[5] Barrow and Scott both received first-team honors on the 1997 All-Ivy League team.[6]

The team's statistical leaders included Tom MacLeod with 720 passing yards, Mark Fabish with 302 receiving yards, and Jasen Scott with 1,193 rushing yards and 68 points scored.[7]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 21at DartmouthL 22-248,521[8][9]
September 28Colgate*W 38-7[10]
October 5at Bucknell*W 30-21 OT9,166[11]
October 12Columbia
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
L 19-20[12]
October 19Lehigh*
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
L 24-28[13]
October 26at BrownL 21-275,125[14][15]
November 2Yale
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
W 20-3[16]
November 9at PrincetonW 10-6[17]
November 16Harvard
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
W 17-12[18]
November 23at CornellL 21-245,223[19]
  • *Non-conference game
[1]

RosterEdit

1996 Penn Quakers football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense 57 Mike Bertolino OL 6-4 250 Fr
Pos. # Name Class
QB 14 Beggans, JoeJoe Beggans Jr
QB 10 MacLeod, TomTom MacLeod Jr
Defense 69 Jason Maehr DL 6-3 250 So. Holbrook, N.Y.
Pos. # Name Class
DL 65 Marrow, MitchMitch Marrow Sr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt

Roster

References Edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "2016 Penn Quakers Football Fact Book (PDF)". https://s3.amazonaws.com/penn.sidearmsports.com/documents/2016/9/9/Football%202016%20Fact%20Book.pdf?pg=195#pg195. Retrieved February 12, 2019. pg. 195
  2. 2016 Penn Quakers Football Fact Book, p. 98.
  3. "Marrow proves just the right fit for the Quakers". The Philadelphia Inquirer: p. D2. September 13, 1996. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30128040/marrow_proves_just_the_right_fit_for/.
  4. 2016 Penn Quakers Football Fact Book, p. 99.
  5. 2016 Penn Quakers Football Fact Book, p. 100.
  6. 2016 Penn Quakers Football Fact Book, p. 102.
  7. 2016 Penn Quakers Football Fact Book, pp. 118-122.
  8. "Big Green top Penn by 24-22 in opener". The Philadelphia Inquirer: p. C16. September 22, 1996. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30126782/big_green_top_penn_by_2422_in_opener/.
  9. "Dartmouth edges Penn in final seconds". Sun-Sentinel: p. 7D. September 22, 1996. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30128441/dartmouth_edges_penn_in_final_seconds/.
  10. "Penn rides generosity of Colgate to a 38-7 rout". The Philadelphia Inquirer: p. C15. September 29, 1996. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30126643/penn_rides_generosity_of_colgate_to_a/.
  11. "Penn wakes up in OT, upends Bucknell". The Philadelphia Inquirer: p. C11. October 6, 1996. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30126464/penn_wakes_up_in_ot_upends_bucknell/.
  12. "Kick fails in OT as Columbia tops Penn". The Philadelphia Inquirer: p. C18. October 13, 1996. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30126273/kick_fails_in_ot_as_columbia_tops_penn/.
  13. "Quakers sputter in loss to Lehigh". The Philadelphia Inquirer: p. C16. October 20, 1996. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30126189/quakers_sputter_in_loss_to_lehigh/.
  14. "Quakers lose heartbreaker after a rally". The Philadelphia Inquirer: p. C8. October 27, 1996. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30126074/quakers_lose_heartbreaker_after_a_rally/.
  15. "Brown 27, Penn 21". The Boston Globe: p. C18. October 27, 1996. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30128288/brown_26_penn_21/.
  16. "Quakers defeat Yale, 20-3, for first Ivy League win". The Philadelphia Inquirer: p. C16. November 3, 1996. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30125837/quakers_defeat_yale_203_for_first/.
  17. "Penn defense too much for Princeton". The Philadelphia Inquirer: p. C16. November 10, 1996. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30125687/penn_defense_too_much_for_princeton/.
  18. "Reserve QB leads Penn over Harvard". The Philadelphia Inquirer: p. C16. November 17, 1996. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30125556/reserve_qb_leads_penn_over_harvard/.
  19. "Cornell ends Penn's season on sour note". The Philadelphia Inquirer: p. C15. November 24, 1996. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30125410/cornell_ends_penns_season_on_sour_note/.
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