2018 Princeton Tigers football
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Ivy League champion
Conference Ivy League
Ranking
Coaches #10
2018 record 10–0 (7–0 Ivy)
Head coach Bob Surace (9th year)
Offensive coordinator Sean Gleeson (2nd year)
Home stadium Princeton University Stadium
(Capacity: 27,773)
Seasons
« 2017 2019 »
2018 Ivy League football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 11 Princeton   7 0         10 0  
No. 18 Dartmouth   6 1         9 1  
Harvard   4 3         6 4  
Yale   3 4         5 5  
Penn   3 4         6 4  
Columbia   3 4         6 4  
Cornell   2 5         3 7  
Brown   0 7         1 9  
† – Conference champion
  • The Ivy League does not participate in the FCS Playoffs.
    Rankings from STATS FCS Poll

The 2018 Princeton Tigers football team represented Princeton University in the 2018 NCAA Division I FCS football season. They were led by ninth-year head coach Bob Surace and played their home games at Princeton University Stadium. Princeton was a member of the Ivy League. They finished the season 10–0, 7–0 in Ivy League play to win the Ivy League title.

Previous season[edit | edit source]

The Tigers finished the 2017 season 5–5, 2–5 in Ivy League play to finish in seventh place.

Preseason[edit | edit source]

Award watch lists[edit | edit source]

Award Player Position Year
Walter Payton Award[1] John Lovett QB SR

Schedule[edit | edit source]

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 156:00 p.m.at Butler*Facebook LiveW 50–74,527
September 224:30 p.m.Monmouth*ESPN+W 51–911,068
September 286:00 p.m.at ColumbiaESPNUW 45–105,327
October 61:00 p.m.Lehigh*
  • Princeton University Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
NBCS PHILW 66–71,013
October 131:00 p.m.BrownNo. 25
  • Princeton University Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
ESPN+W 48–107,320
October 2012:00 p.m.at HarvardNo. 23ESPN+W 29–2110,876
October 271:00 p.m.CornellNo. 19
  • Princeton University Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
ESPN+W 66–04,200
November 31:00 p.m.No. 24 DartmouthNo. 18
  • Princeton University Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
NBCS PHIL+W 14–98,014
November 1012:30 p.m.at YaleNo. 13ESPN+W 59–4312,882
November 171:00 p.m.at PennNo. 11
  • Princeton University Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ (rivalry)
ESPN+W 42–147,756
Schedule Source[2]

Game summaries[edit | edit source]

at Butler[edit | edit source]

1 2 3 4 Total
Tigers 17 27 0 6 50
Bulldogs 0 7 0 0 7



Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting


Monmouth[edit | edit source]

1 2 3 4 Total
Hawks 9 0 0 0 9
Tigers 14 16 14 7 51



Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting


at Columbia[edit | edit source]

1 2 3 4 Total
Tigers 13 17 15 0 45
Lions 3 7 0 0 10



Overall record Last meeting Result
69–16–1 September 30, 2017 L, 24–28


Lehigh[edit | edit source]

1 2 3 4 Total
Mountain Hawks 7 0 0 0 7
Tigers 7 24 21 14 66



Overall record Last meeting Result
40–16–2 September 24, 2016 L, 28–42


Brown[edit | edit source]

1 2 3 4 Total
Bears 0 0 3 7 10
No. 25 Tigers 14 14 7 13 48



Overall record Last meeting Result
56–28 October 14, 2017 W, 53–0


at Harvard[edit | edit source]

1 2 3 4 Total
No. 23 Tigers 7 3 0 19 29
Crimson 0 7 0 14 21



Overall record Last meeting Result
55–48–7 October 20, 2017 W, 52–17


Cornell[edit | edit source]

1 2 3 4 Total
Big Red 0 0 0 0 0
No. 19 Tigers 21 24 7 14 66



Overall record Last meeting Result
61–36–2 October 28, 2017 L, 28–29


Dartmouth[edit | edit source]

1 2 3 4 Total
No. 24 Big Green 7 2 0 0 9
No. 18 Tigers 7 0 0 7 14



Overall record Last meeting Result
49–43–4 November 18, 2017 W, 44–28


at Yale[edit | edit source]

1 2 3 4 Total
No. 13 Tigers 21 21 10 7 59
Bulldogs 0 14 14 15 43



Overall record Last meeting Result
52–77–10 November 11, 2017 L, 31–35


at Penn[edit | edit source]

1 2 3 4 Total
Quakers 0 7 7 0 14
No. 11 Tigers 7 14 7 14 42



Overall record Last meeting Result
66–42–1 November 4, 2017 L, 35–38


Ranking movements[edit | edit source]

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Final 
STATS FCS NR NR NR RV RV RV 25 23 19 18 13 11 10  
Coaches NR NR NR RV 25 23 21 18–T 17 14 11 9 10


References[edit | edit source]

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