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In Memory of Richard “Richie” M. Moran 1937-2022

May 4, 2022

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of CFA board member Richie Moran. Coach was a member the CFA since its inception and most recently served on the Board as our parent liaison. His lasting impact will be felt not only by the players that he coached, but the entire…

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CLF Virtual 5K Run

April 27, 2021

I would appreciate your help in honoring our fallen teammates… There is nothing more important than our “Big Red” brothers and the bond we all share! Dan Leonard ’79 CFA Chairman On May 15, I plan to be among a group of Cornell teammates and friends, including Marty (’86) and Peg Rauch (’86), Lisa McHale…

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Thomas C. Knight ’84

December 29, 2020

It is with sadness that we share the loss of Tom Knight ’84. Our deepest heartfelt condolences go out to his family from the entire “Big Red” community. Thomas Craig “Tom” Knight, age 58, of Hellertown, PA (previously of Bethlehem Twp.) passed away quietly at home on December 19th after a year-long battle with cancer.…

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A Message From The Chairman

August 15, 2019

Dear Friends of Cornell Football, WELCOME TO THE CFA BIG RED FOOTBALL ALUMNI! As you know by now, the University does not allow us to use the name “Cornell”. Simply stated, The CFA Board of Directors is disappointed in the actions, and tactics, of the University Administrators. Remember, we graduated from Cornell. We played football…

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CFA: Important Update

July 10, 2019

CFA Friends of Football, Thank you for your support! The CFA has received the following communique from the Cornell University Office of University Counsel and we wanted to inform you of this and subsequent actions which have been taken by the CFA Board of Directors. On November 14, 2015 and with the University’s consent and…

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Big Red Football Hall of Fame Inductees – Class of 2019

July 1, 2019

The CFA is proud to recognize the Class of 2019 Big Red Football Hall of Fame inductees. Formal ceremonies will be held on the evening of Saturday, Oct. 5. The honorees will also be recognized at halftime of the Cornell-Georgetown football game that afternoon (3:00 PM). Below are brief bios of our esteemed football inductees.…

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2019 IFA Dinner & Reception | Recap

February 11, 2019

The highly anticipated IFA Dinner & Reception did not fall short of expectations. The Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel delivered a 5-star experience to all involved. More than 1200 alumni and guests from 8 Ivy League schools, adorned in penguin suits and gowns, paraded to their respective cocktail receptions, trading stories, handshakes, and hugs.…

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Coles, Jones Lead Six All-Ivy Football Selections

November 21, 2018

ITHACA, N.Y. — Juniors Harold Coles (running back) and David Jones (cornerback) each captured second-team All-Ivy League Football honors to pace six Cornell selections when the conference awards were announced on Tuesday afternoon. In addition, Jones was an honorable mention pick as a return specialist and was joined by offensive linemen J. Edward Keating and…

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Special Teams Scores Lift Lions Past Big Red

November 19, 2018

NEW YORK, N.Y. — Mike Roussos scored on a punt and kickoff return, the latter with 45 seconds remaining, to help Columbia retain the Empire State Bowl with a 24-21 victory in the 2018 season finale at Wien Stadium. The Lions closed the season at 6-4, while the Big Red end at 3-7. Cornell took…

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Winning Ivy Season Eludes Cornell Once Again in Loss to Dartmouth
By Zachary Silver | Cornell Daily Sun

November 12, 2018

Cornell football head coach David Archer ’05 remembers the last time a winning Ivy season was brought back to East Hill. It was his senior year, and he was an offensive lineman part of a Cornell squad that clinched one of three winning Ivy records so far this century. He remembers all the injuries and…

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