Football

Catching up with Justin Watson

The 2018 alumnus, currently in training camp with the Kansas City Chiefs, discusses learning a new offense, playing with Patrick Mahomes, similarities between Mahomes and Tom Brady, and why he is excited for the Penn football season.

Greg Johnson

Erz promoted to head athletic trainer

Anthony Erz began his career at Penn in 2015 as an assistant athletic trainer and previously worked as head athletic trainer for the football and men’s lacrosse teams.

Penn Today Staff

Manning the middle with Brian O’Neill

As the college football season comes to a close, the fifth-year senior discusses his career as a Quaker, takeaways from Penn’s season, his plans for the future, and his pick for Monday's national championship game.

Greg Johnson



In the News


The Washington Post

How The Post gathered and analyzed data for its series on Black NFL coaches

Janice Madden of the School of Arts & Sciences used visual evaluation to determine the racial makeup of the NFL coaches dataset she supplied to The Washington Post.

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Kansas City Star

Why Chiefs’ Justin Watson felt confident before touchdown reception in Chiefs’s 27-24 win over Chargers

The Penn alum and Kansas City Chief’s receiver Justin Watson felt confident just before his 41-yard touchdown reception in KC’s 27-24 victory over the Los Angeles Chargers.

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Fox 4 (Kansas City)

The Watson Effect: Jaylen, Justin Watson make biggest plays in Chiefs win

The Kansas City Chiefs’ newest acquisitions are both Watsons—Jaylen and Justin. Justin, a Penn alum and current KC Wide receiver caught a 41-yard touchdown pass in the third quarter to bring the Chiefs within 3 points of the Chargers, while rookie cornerback Jaylen Watson intercepted Justin Herbert and ran back a 99-yard pick-six to complete the Chiefs’ comeback.

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The Buffalo News

Bills rookie Prince Emili puts medical future on pause to pursue NFL dream

Buffalo Bills rookie defensive tackle Prince Emili plans to get into the “family business” of medicine—eventually. Emili got a degree in health care management at the University of Pennsylvania while taking pre-med courses and plans to enter medical school. But his dreams of becoming a doctor are on hold while he pursues his goal of becoming a pro football player.

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NBC News

Patrick Mahomes getting in extra work with Marquez Valdes-Scantling, Justin Watson

The Chiefs quarterback got back to work with two of his new receivers, Marquez Valdes-Scantling and Penn alum Justin Watson, alongside backup quarterback Shane Buechele at APEC in Fort Worth, Texas.

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Sports Illustrated

Bills add Greg Van Roten to already loaded offensive line

Former Quaker football star Greg Van Roten has signed to play for the Buffalo Bills.

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