Coach’s Corner

Inside Access with Coach Archer

What a great feeling we all had after that huge victory over Princeton on national television! There are more moments like that to come this season!

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Coach Archer’s Corner
October 2015 | 5th Edition

I watched our team play the way I envisioned it over the final three quarters of last weekend’s game against Brown. I saw toughness, I saw playmakers, I saw an engaged sideline, I saw emotion. I watched as we clawed back from a 25-point first half deficit to get within 10 with almost a full…

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Coach Archer’s Corner
October 2015 | 4th Edition

Playing the two-time defending Northeast Conference champions on their home field on Homecoming is quite a challenge. Losing your biggest offensive threat on the second play from scrimmage is another. Having a touchdown that might have turned the tide overturned and possession given to our opponents is yet another. Getting an apparent third down stop…

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Coach Archer’s Corner
October 2015 | 3rd Edition

Any athlete and coach wants to measure themselves against the best, and that was our mindset coming into Saturday’s game against Harvard. The Crimson had won 17 straight games overall, 13 straight Ivy League contests, were nationally ranked in the Football Championship Subdivision and were, by any and all measures, one of the top teams…

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Coach Archer’s Corner
October 2015 | 2nd Edition

For the third straight week we walked off the field a play or two from victory, and it again was a frustrating lesson for everyone in the program. After holding leads late into the fourth quarter in our first two games, this time we launched a furious comeback against a strong Colgate team. We ended…

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