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2012 Princeton Tigers football
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Conference Ivy League
2012 record 5–5 (4–3 Ivy)
Head coach Bob Surace (3rd year)
Offensive coordinator James Perry (3rd year)
Defensive coordinator Jared Backus (4th year)
Home stadium Princeton University Stadium
Seasons
« 2011 2013 »
2012 Ivy League football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Penn   6 1         6 4  
Harvard   5 2         8 2  
Brown   4 3         7 3  
Dartmouth   4 3         6 4  
Princeton   4 3         5 5  
Cornell   2 5         4 6  
Columbia   2 5         3 7  
Yale   1 6         2 8  
† – Conference champion

The 2012 Princeton Tigers football team represented Princeton University in the 2012 NCAA Division I FCS football season. They were led by third year head coach Bob Surace and played their home games at Princeton University Stadium. They are a member of the Ivy League. They finished the season 5–5, 4–3 in Ivy League play to finish in a three way tie for third place. Captain Mike Catapano was Ivy League Defensive Player of the Year.[1] He was drafted in the 2013 NFL Draft by the Kansas City Chiefs with the first pick of the seventh round (207th overall) becoming Princeton's first draftee since Dennis Norman in the 2001 NFL Draft.[2]

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 1512:30 PMat No. 16 Lehigh*2 SportsL 14–177,346
September 217:00 PMGeorgetown*ESPNUL 20–216,792
September 2912:30 PMat ColumbiaW 33–64,469
October 66:00 PMat Lafayette*W 35–146,821
October 1312:00 PMBrown
  • Princeton University Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
NBCSNW 19–06,482
October 201:00 PMNo. 22 Harvard
  • Princeton University Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
ESPN3W 39–3410,823
October 2712:30 PMat CornellL 35–374,420
November 31:00 PMPenn
  • Princeton University Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
ESPN3L 21–287,494
November 1012:00 PMat YaleYESW 29–721,824
November 171:00 PMDartmouth
  • Princeton University Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
L 21–358,327

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