A Few Words From Our Alumni


Buck Briggs ’76

September 2, 2016

Dear CFA friends and family, After unforeseen circumstances prevented me from attending last year’s CFA Ben Mintz golf outing, it was energizing to be among friends, old and new, at this year’s outing. I was honored and humbled to receive the Lou Conti Lifetime Achievement Award at this year’s outing. As one of the “Original…

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Mike Miller ’87

August 25, 2016
Mike Miller

Dear CFA Members and Friends of Cornell Football, The “New CFA” is alive and well. Under the leadership of Marty, Doug and others, the CFA, with your support, is on the precipice of helping Cornell Football rise to the top. I hope you will consider renewing your membership or joining for the first time and…

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Ty Siam ’11

August 10, 2016

Cornell Football Community (and specifically young alumni), I am sure most of you have seen the messaging by now – the Cornell Football Association is a stand-alone non-profit entity – but what does that mean for us? I remember sitting in a room with my teammates and hearing the words “play worthy of the position…

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Dan Scully ’82

July 27, 2016

Fellow Football Alumni & Friends, I wanted to write to express my thoughts about the New Cornell Football Association. The Board Members of the CFA have worked very hard to create an independent organization that is now capable of designating where its funds are spent. Doing this meant more work for them, it meant more…

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Stephen Liuzza ’10

July 26, 2016

Friends and Family of Cornell Football, Have you ever taken a moment to think about the many successes in your life that have resulted because of the opportunity you were given to play football at Cornell? For me, the opportunity offered by Coach Roper and Coach Knowles is linked to countless successes in my life…

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Chris Field ’91, JGSM ‘95

July 14, 2016
Chris Field

As I passed through security at San Antonio International Airport last fall on my way to the 25th reunion of the 1990 championship team, I heard an all-too-familiar song being piped into the terminal from a nearby Brookstone. Although I wasn’t in the market for wireless speakers at that exact moment, I paused and listened…

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Luke Siwula ‘08

July 2, 2016

Friends and Family of Cornell Football, When I first arrived on campus in the summer of 2004 before my freshman season, the first person I met in the locker room was then 5th year senior and Captain David Archer. Here I was, a clueless 18 year old “high school harry” wearing the colors of my…

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Luke Hagy ’16

June 20, 2016

To my Cornell Football Family, It is such an honor and a pleasure to be writing to all of you and sharing my love of Cornell football. I have been in touch with Marty who has spoken to me about the new efforts that the CFA is providing and I am anxious and excited to…

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Peter Baccile ’84

June 6, 2016

Calling all Big Red football fans, As you have all seen over the past several years Ivy football has become ever more competitive, not only on the football field, but behind the scenes, in the “front office”, and most importantly on the financial front. Make no mistake, success in athletics in the Ivy League requires…

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Jeff Mathews ‘14

May 27, 2016

To my Cornell Football Family: Most of you know by now that many former football guys have been writing to advocate being more involved with the new CFA. I have spoken with Marty Rauch regarding the efforts of the Cornell Football Association, and I am thrilled to lend my voice and support. I couldn’t agree…

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