Friday, February 26, 2016

2008 Game To Remember

Fourth in a series of the most memorable games of each year of BGA. . .

Colgate 34, Dartmouth 20
Sept. 20, 2008

What would be a long season for Dartmouth began with promise as the Big Green carried a lead into the final minute of the third quarter against a traditional nemesis before falling in a game much closer than the final score would suggest.

Alex Jenny passed for 343 yards and Phil Galligan caught 10 balls for 146 yards in the Big Green opener in Hamilton, N.Y.

After Colgate broke a 20-all tie on a touchdown 7:27 remaining Dartmouth came right back, driving to the Raiders’ 17. But a sack and an incomplete pass left the Big Green facing a fourth-and-10 at the 'Gate 24. A hard rush resulted in another sack and the home team then salted the game away with a 67-yard touchdown drive.