Fast facts

League: NCAA Division I FCS

Team: Cornell Big Red

Head Coach: David Archer

Team Mascot: Touchdown, or the Big Red Bear

Year Opened: 1915

Capacity: 25597

City / State: Ithaca / New York

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Rivalries & Top Games to Attend

Cornell Big Red vs Colgate Raiders

Rival Team: Colgate Raiders

The Cornell Big Red and the Colgate Raiders have met 98 times since the team’s first meeting in 1898. The two teams play every year, and the Raiders are Cornell’s third most common opponent after Ivy League rivals Columbia and Pen. The Big Red hold a slim 49-46-3 lead in the all-time series, so don’t miss it when these two New York-based rivals square off next.

Empire State Bowl

Rival Team: Columbia Lions

The rivalry between Cornell and Columbia began in 1889, although it didn’t become known as the Empire State Bowl until 2010. The winner of the annual rivalry takes home the Empire Cup and bragging rights, so make sure to be in attendance when the Lions come to town.

Cornell Big Red vs Dartmouth Big Green

Rival Team: Dartmouth Big Green

The annual game between the Big Red and Big Green is a must-see for Cornell fans. The Big Red and their fans hate losing to Dartmouth making every matchup between these two Ivy League rivals a must win.

Cornell Big Red vs Penn Quakers

Rival Team: Penn Quakers

Cornell and Penn have played each other every since 1893, except for 1918, and have developed an intense rivalry as a result. The rivalry between these two Ivy League schools is the fifth most played in college football history, making it a can’t miss for fans of the Big Red.

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Fast facts

League: NCAA Division I FCS

Team: Cornell Big Red

Head Coach: David Archer

Team Mascot: Touchdown, or the Big Red Bear

Year Opened: 1915

Capacity: 25597

City / State: Ithaca / New York

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