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2018 Yale Bulldogs football
ConferenceIvy League
2018 record5–5 (3–4 Ivy)
Head coachTony Reno (7th season)
Offensive coordinatorKevin Cahill
Defensive coordinatorSean McGowan
Home stadiumYale Bowl
(Capacity: 61,446)
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 Yale Bulldogs football team represented Yale University in the 2018 NCAA Division I FCS football season. The season marked the Bulldogs's 146th overall season. The team played its home games at Yale Bowl in New Haven, Connecticut and were led by seventh-year head coach Tony Reno. They were members of the Ivy League. They finished the season 5–5, 3–4 in Ivy League play to finish in a three-way tie for fourth place.

Previous seasonEdit

The Bulldogs finished the 2017 season 9–1, 6–1 in Ivy League play to become Ivy League champions for the first time since 2006 (when they shared the title) and to earn their first sole league title since 1980.

PreseasonEdit

Award watch listsEdit

Award Player Position Year
Walter Payton Award[1] Zane Dudek RB SO

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 151:00 p.m.at Holy Cross*L 28–31 OT7,397
September 223:00 p.m.at CornellW 30–2412,801
September 291:00 p.m.No. 16 Maine*ESPN+W 35–147,889
October 56:00 p.m.Dartmouth
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
ESPNUL 18–4110,176
October 131:00 p.m.Mercer*
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
ESPN+W 35–282,861
October 197:00 p.m.at PennESPNUW 23–1010,126
October 271:00 p.m.at ColumbiaESPN+L 10–172,555
November 31:00 p.m.Brown
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
ESPN+W 46–164,478
November 1012:30 p.m.No. 13 Princeton
ESPN+L 43–5912,882
November 1712:00 p.m.vs. HarvardESPN2L 27–4534,675

[2]

Game summariesEdit

at Holy CrossEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Bulldogs 21 7 0 0 28
Crusaders 14 0 0 14 31



Overall record Last meeting Result
28–4 October 14, 2017 W, 32–0


at CornellEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Bulldogs 14 3 6 7 30
Big Red 14 0 0 10 24



Overall record Last meeting Result
47–30–2 September 23, 2017 W, 49–24


MaineEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
No. 16 Black Bears 0 0 7 7 14
Bulldogs 7 7 14 7 35



Overall record Last meeting Result
8–0–1 October 17, 2015 W, 49–24


DartmouthEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Big Green 13 14 7 7 41
Bulldogs 7 3 0 8 18



Overall record Last meeting Result
51–41–6 October 7, 2017 L, 27–28


MercerEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Bears 0 14 7 7 28
Bulldogs 14 14 0 7 35



Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting


at PennEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Bulldogs 15 6 2 0 23
Quakers 3 0 7 0 10



Overall record Last meeting Result
47–37–1 October 21, 2017 W, 24–19


at ColumbiaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Bulldogs 0 10 0 0 10
Lions 3 0 7 7 17



Overall record Last meeting Result
73–30–2 October 28, 2017 W, 23–6


BrownEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Bears 0 3 6 7 16
Bulldogs 14 6 13 13 46



Overall record Last meeting Result
82–34–5 November 3, 2017 W, 34–7


PrincetonEdit

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



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


vs. HarvardEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Bulldogs 7 7 10 3 27
Crimson 7 14 7 17 45



Overall record Last meeting Result
67–58–8 November 18, 2017 W, 24–3


RosterEdit

2018 Yale Bulldogs football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
RB 1 Charles, TrentonTrenton Charles Fr
WR 4 Carrington, DarrionDarrion Carrington So
RB 5 Lamar, AlanAlan Lamar Jr
QB 6 Rawlings, KurtKurt Rawlings Jr
WR 7 Rouse II, MelvinMelvin Rouse II So
QB 8 Conte, PatrickPatrick Conte So
RB 9 Purvey Jr., MichaelMichael Purvey Jr. So
WR 11 Herring, CadenCaden Herring Jr
WR 12 Locke, JamalJamal Locke Sr
WR 13 McCord II, Keith CJKeith CJ McCord II Sr
WR 14 Klubnik, ReedReed Klubnik Jr
QB 15 Henkel, NickNick Henkel Fr
QB 16 O'Connor, GriffinGriffin O'Connor Fr
WR 17 Omonije, SeunSeun Omonije Fr
QB 19 Check, JimmyJimmy Check So
WR 20 Biestek, JackJack Biestek Fr
RB 21 Nwangwu, KamsiKamsi Nwangwu Sr
RB 22 McElwain, ElliottElliott McElwain Fr
WR 23 Aaron, NoahNoah Aaron Fr
RB 24 Alston, SpencerSpencer Alston Fr
RB 29 Debner, DanielDaniel Debner Sr
RB 33 Dudek, ZaneZane Dudek So
RB 35 Ellerson, KyleKyle Ellerson Sr
TE 44 Hoban, SashaSasha Hoban So
OL 55 Hinish, JacobJacob Hinish So
OL 57 Schuller, CubbyCubby Schuller Fr
OL 65 De St. Jean, JoshJosh De St. Jean Fr
OL 66 Gargiulo, NickNick Gargiulo Fr
OL 67 Van de Grift, JacobJacob Van de Grift Sr
OL 68 Neagli, GrantGrant Neagli So
OL 70 LeMay, ReesRees LeMay Sr
OL 71 Jost, TylerTyler Jost So
OL 72 Eiselen, DieterDieter Eiselen Jr
OL 73 Tribble, LucasLucas Tribble Jr
OL 74 Strother, SterlingSterling Strother Jr
OL 75 Warfield, CameronCameron Warfield So
OL 76 Lee, JackJack Lee Sr
OL 77 Sexton, JettJett Sexton Jr
OL 78 Cepalia, StevenSteven Cepalia Jr
OL 79 Smith, ConorConor Smith Fr
TE 80 Howland, J. J.J. J. Howland So
WR 81 Marcinick, KyleKyle Marcinick Sr
WR 82 Sandifer, JaylanJaylan Sandifer Fr
WR 83 White, GarrettGarrett White Jr
TE 84 Raymond, GarryGarry Raymond Fr
TE 85 Dawson, QuinnQuinn Dawson Jr
TE 86 Lager, JohnJohn Lager Sr
WR 88 Shohfi, JPJP Shohfi Jr
TE 89 Roman, D. MajorD. Major Roman So
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DB 1 Dixon, MalcolmMalcolm Dixon Jr
DB 2 Peggs, MarquiseMarquise Peggs Sr
DB 3 Abraham, BrianBrian Abraham Fr
DB 4 Granberry, JaylanJaylan Granberry Fr
DB 5 Oldacre, MilesMiles Oldacre Fr
DB 6 Alburg, JaelinJaelin Alburg Jr
LB 8 MacPhee, BrendanBrendan MacPhee Jr
DE 9 Ifesinachukwu, OsorachukwuOsorachukwu Ifesinachukwu Fr
LB 10 Moore, TréTré Moore Sr
LB 13 Westafer, JackJack Westafer Jr
LB 15 Carey, JordanJordan Carey So
DE 16 Nickerson, ReidReid Nickerson Fr
DB 17 Kosmalski, KennedyKennedy Kosmalski Fr
LB 18 Burke, RyanRyan Burke Jr
DB 20 Agbeyegbe, TosanTosan Agbeyegbe Jr
DB 21 Henson, DeonteDeonte Henson So
DB 23 Dunham, IsaiahIsaiah Dunham Fr
DL 24 Keeler, JoshuaJoshua Keeler Jr
LB 25 Awodiran, MicahMicah Awodiran So
DB 26 Thomas II, RodneyRodney Thomas II So
LB 27 Balter, JarettJarett Balter Sr
DE 28 Sampleton, ChristianChristian Sampleton So
LB 30 Pope, NoahNoah Pope Fr
DB 31 Ellis, KyleKyle Ellis Fr
DB 32 Segel, HenryHenry Segel Jr
DE 34 Gerber, BrettBrett Gerber Fr
LB 35 Abelite, AlexanderAlexander Abelite Jr
DE 36 Roman, J. HunterJ. Hunter Roman Sr
DB 37 Hickey, DathanDathan Hickey Fr
LB 40 Hill, BlakeBlake Hill So
LB 41 Ryan, A. J.A. J. Ryan So
LB 42 Herbert, QuintinQuintin Herbert Sr
LB 43 Dean, JohnJohn Dean So
DB 44 Patton, ScottScott Patton Sr
LB 47 Frommer, ShaneShane Frommer Fr
DT 50 Matthaei, SpencerSpencer Matthaei Jr
DL 52 Chime, MichaelMichael Chime So
LB 53 Maxwell, ChristopherChristopher Maxwell Sr
DL 54 Fraser, JulianJulian Fraser Jr
DL 56 James, DanielDaniel James Sr
DE 87 Moore, DevinDevin Moore Jr
DL 90 Raine, AdamAdam Raine Fr
DL 91 Crowle, NicholasNicholas Crowle Sr
DE 92 Callender, CharlesCharles Callender Jr
DE 94 Kissel, SeanSean Kissel Jr
DL 96 Bruno, SebastianSebastian Bruno Fr
LB 97 Large, HenryHenry Large Fr
DL 99 Goodyear, TateTate Goodyear Fr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K, P 12 Culhane, AjayAjay Culhane Fr
LS 42 Tibbetts, NickNick Tibbetts Fr
K, P 49 Tuckerman, SamSam Tuckerman Jr
LS 51 Oak, RyanRyan Oak Sr
LS 59 Simino, HunterHunter Simino Sr
K, P 81 Galland, AlexAlex Galland Sr
PK 97 Horn, BlakeBlake Horn Sr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

Roster

ReferencesEdit

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