Extended content on the history of Georgetown Hoyas football (many features debuting later this year).
For general articles, please visit the Traditions page.

First In The Nation's Capital

The move to from intramural to intercollegiate football elevates Georgetown athletics.

Death From The Gridiron

The 1894 game that killed Shorty Bahen...and nearly ended the sport at Georgetown.

The Hometown Hero

The game that made Georgetown a national power, and made Johnny Gilroy an All-American.

The Little Giant

A coaching legend across two campuses.

Three To Remember

All but forgotten today, these three Georgetown coaches were among the nation's best.

A Step Backward

Georgetown's decline in football during the 1930's was no accident. Was it preventable?

Undefeated & Untied

Read contemporary accounts of the undefeated 1938 Hoyas.

The Hoya Hercules

The amazing, true story of a Georgetown legend and World War II hero.

Salad Days

Football was king at Georgetown in the 1940's. What could go wrong?

"No More Football For Us"

A controversial article makes the case for football's demise at Georgetown.

14 Years In Exile

How football survived in the intra-class leagues.

Football For Fun

The story of football's unlikely return to Georgetown.


Scotty Glacken built an investment firm...and rebuilt a football program.

Up Or Out

Georgetown's move to Division I-AA was no sure thing. What followed was a decade of success.

More Than a Number

The life of Joe Eacobacci is remembered each year in a unique tradition.

One Step Forward

The inspirational story of former defensive lineman Janne Kouri.

Why Football?

Why intercollegiate football has endured at what is now considered as a "basketball school".

Georgetown Stands Alone

The story of the Patriot League's move to full scholarship football, and the lone dissent.

They Played The Game

A look at some notable names back when they played football at Georgetown.

Past & Prologue

Some thoughts on what Georgetown Football can become.