video: Brown Football Holds on to Beat Yale 27-22 at Brown Stadium
Saturday, November 05, 2016
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The Brown Bears football team defeated Yale 27-22 at Brown Stadium on Saturday afternoon at Brown Stadium.
The win moves the Bears to 3-5 on the season and 2-3 in the Ivy League, while Yale drops to 2-6 overall and 2-3 in Ivy League play.
Brown Holds On
Leading 17-5, Brown kicker Ben Rosenblatt knocked a 19-yard field goal through the uprights to give the Bears a commanding 20-15 lead with 6:49 to play in the third quarter.
From there, Yale would make their run.
After a field goal made it 20-8 just before the end of the third quarter, the Bulldogs forced and recovered a brown fumble on the Bears nine yard line, giving their offense possession on the three yard line following a short return.
Brown’s Defense Steps up
Following a Brown punt, the Bulldogs got the ball back with a chance to take the lead for the first time in the game.
On a first and ten from the Yale 26 yard line, Brown’s Richard Jarvis sacked Yale quarterback Kurt Rawlings for a loss of 11 yards, bringing up a second and 21 from the Yale 15 yard line.
On the ensuing play, Brown’s Sebastian Dovi intercepted Rawlings pass at the Yale 35 yard line where he went down. Yale was then called for a 15 yard personal foul penalty, giving the Brown offense possession at the 20 yard line.
On Browns ensuing offensive passion, Brown quarterback Thomas Linta hit Demitri Jackson for a 22 yard touchdown pass to put Brown up 27-15 with 5:36 to play in the game.
Yale would again pull within striking distance after Lamar ran three yards into the end zone with 1:42 to play in the game to make the score 27-22. However, the Bulldogs would fumble a punt return with 40 seconds to go, sealing the Brown victory.
Linta completed 19 of his 33 passes for 194 yards with one touchdown and one interception.
The Brown rushing attack was led by Livingstone Harriott, who carried the ball 12 times for 92 yards and had a touchdown.
Alex Jette led Brown receivers with five catches for 40 yards.
The Bears will play their final road game of the season on Saturday, November 12 when they visit Dartmouth.
Kick off is set for 12 p.m.
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