Tufts Jumbos

Overall record: 4-4 - Conference: 4-4
All times Eastern   (* Conference; • In-region)
9/20 vs. Wesleyan * W, 20-14
9/27 vs. Bates * W, 34-7
10/4 at Bowdoin * L, 28-26
10/11 at Trinity (Conn.) * L, 28-27
10/18 vs. Williams * W, 17-7
10/25 at Amherst * L, 24-17 P
11/1 vs. Colby * W, 17-10
11/8 at Middlebury * L, 38-24
Overall record: 4-4 - Conference: 4-4
All times Eastern   (* Conference; • In-region)
9/20 vs. Wesleyan * W, 20-14
9/27 vs. Bates * W, 34-7
10/4 at Bowdoin * L, 28-26
10/11 at Trinity (Conn.) * L, 28-27
10/18 vs. Williams * W, 17-7
10/25 at Amherst * L, 24-17 P
11/1 vs. Colby * W, 17-10
11/8 at Middlebury * L, 38-24

2008

Schools Conf All
Trinity (Conn.) 8-0 8-0
Williams 6-2 6-2
Amherst 5-3 5-3
Middlebury 5-3 5-3
Bowdoin 4-4 4-4
Tufts 4-4 4-4
Colby 3-5 3-5
Bates 2-6 2-6
Hamilton 2-6 2-6
Wesleyan 1-7 1-7

Past Records

2016 (0-0, 0-0 NESCAC)
2015 (6-2, 6-2 NESCAC)
2014 (4-4, 4-4 NESCAC)
2013 (0-8, 0-8 NESCAC)
2012 (0-8, 0-8 NESCAC)
2011 (0-8, 0-8 NESCAC)
2010 (1-7, 1-7 NESCAC)
2009 (2-6, 2-6 NESCAC)
2008 (4-4, 4-4 NESCAC)
2007 (5-3, 5-3 NESCAC)
2006 (4-4, 4-4 NESCAC)
2005 (2-6, 2-6 NESCAC)
2004 (2-6, 2-6 NESCAC)
2003 (5-3, 5-3 NESCAC)
2002 (3-5, 3-5 NESCAC)
2001 (6-2, 6-2 NESCAC)
2000 (2-6, 2-6 NESCAC)
1999 (4-4, 4-4 NESCAC)

Team Quick Facts

Tufts

Jumbos

Coach: Bill Samko (Connecticut '73)
Conference: NESCAC
Enrollment: 5004
Location: Medford, MA
Colors: Brown, Blue
Stadium: Ellis Oval/Zimman Field (6000)
Surface: Turf

News Releases

September 24, 2016
Brady's 2 4th Quarter Touchdowns Lift Tufts to 17-14 Comeback Win over Wesleyan
Playing their first-ever night game at home, the Tufts University football team came from behind for...
August 30, 2016
10 games to watch for 2016
Veteran Around the Northeast columnist Tom Haley showcases a new season full of marquee matchups and...
November 14, 2015
Tufts finishes off first 6-2 season since 2001 with 31-28 win vs. Middlebury
In a wild NESCAC finale that saw big plays by both sides, the Tufts University Football team...
November 7, 2015
Brady Rushes for 212 Yards, 2 Scores as Tufts Secures Winning Season with Victory at Colby
Junior running back Chance Brady rushed for 212 yards and two touchdowns as the Tufts University...
October 24, 2015
Tufts Wins at Williams for First Time Since 1981, 30-15
Junior running back Chance Brady rushed for 162 yards and two touchdowns as the Tufts Football team...
October 17, 2015
Trinity Earns 34-27 Overtime Win in NESCAC Football Battle Against Jumbos
Trinity College sophomore QB Sonny Puzzo threw a 25-yard touchdown pass to sophomore WR Bryan Vieira...
October 10, 2015
Tufts Football Earns 43-24 Homecoming Win over Bowdoin for 1st 3-0 Start Since 2007
Junior Chance Brady rushed for 123 yards and three touchdowns on 14 carries as the Tufts Football...
October 3, 2015
Tufts Scores 17 Unanswered Points in Second Half to Defeat Bates 17-16
Senior receiver Jack Cooleen caught seven passes for 178 yards and two touchdowns as the Tufts...
September 28, 2015
Climbing stairs and climbing up the NESCAC
The Jumbos showed support for their teammate and his family's battle with Alzheimer's. Tufts players...
September 28, 2015
Tufts' Holmquist Earns NESCAC Football's 1st Special Teams Player of the Week Honor
Junior kicker Willie Holmquist of the Tufts University Football team had quite the return to action...
September 26, 2015
Roundup: Trinity and Stevenson go to 4-0
The Tigers got a win on the west coast, while Stevenson continued its Year Five surge. The NESCAC...
September 26, 2015
Holmquist's 28-Yard Field Goal in OT Lifts Football to 24-21 Season Opening Win at Hamilton
Junior Willie Holmquist booted a 28-yard field goal in overtime to lift the Tufts Football team to a...
November 1, 2014
Jumbo Football Caps Unbeaten Home Season with 28-7 Win Over Colby
Tufts University senior wide receiver Greg Lanzillo celebrated the Jumbos' Senior Day in style by...
October 18, 2014
Jumbo Football Tops Williams 27-20 For Third Victory
Tufts University turned a pair of Williams College turnovers into first-half touchdowns and the...
September 29, 2014
Tufts finds winning a lot more fun
After the end of a 31-game losing streak, suddenly the Jumbos have a little streak in the opposite...
September 27, 2014
Trause's Two Return Touchdowns Lead Jumbo Football to 42-24 Victory Over Bates
Senior Zack Trause returned a kickoff 82 yards for a touchdown and a punt 49 yards for a score just...
September 20, 2014
Roundup: Tufts, St. Vincent end long streaks, TLU wins in bizarre ending
Tufts ended a 31-game slide, while St. Vincent knocked off Case to end a 23-game skid, while the...
September 20, 2014
Jumbo Football Opens 2014 Season with 24-17 Victory at Home Over Hamilton
Senior Zack Trause caught a touchdown pass and ran for another, and the Tufts defense came up with...
November 2, 2013
Tufts Football Falls at Colby College 37-0
WATERVILLE, Maine --- The Tufts University football team suffered a 37-0 loss to Colby College in...
October 15, 2011
BUNKER, TRINITY GROUND UP 9-0 NESCAC FOOTBALL WIN OVER JUMBOS ON HOMECOMING
The Trinity College football team rushed for 293 yards, including 207 yards on 30 carries by...
January 4, 2011
Tufts makes interim hire
Jay Civetti, the offensive coordinator at Tufts for the past three seasons, has been named interim...
December 14, 2010
Tufts coach steps down
Tufts announced Bill Samko is stepping down after 17 years as the Jumbos' coach. There will be a...
October 23, 2010
LUPO'S FOUR TOUCHDOWNS LEAD WILLIAMS COLLEGE FOOTBALL OVER TUFTS, 35-24
Senior Ryan Lupo (Princeton Junction, NJ) rushed 39 times for 180 yards and four touchdowns to lead...
October 2, 2010
BATES FOOTBALL ENDS 24-YEAR LOSING STREAK AGAINST TUFTS, 21-20
Senior Gavin Segall-Abrams (Greensboro, NC) kicked a 19-yard field goal with 3:14 remaining in the...
September 25, 2010
TUFTS OPENS WITH 21-10 VICTORY AGAINST HAMILTON AT THE OVAL
Quarterback Anthony Fucillo (Winthrop, MA) returned to the Tufts line-up and threw for 255 yards and...
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