Tuesday, July 27, 2010
New Princeton head football coach Bob Suarce didn't need directions from Bengals' OL Andre Smith to figure out how to get to Princeton, New Jersey. The former assistant coach on the NFL's Cincinnati Bengals, after all, knew the area well.
The son of Tony Surace, longtime head football coach at Millville High School, Suarce was a former Tiger offensive lineman and - for good measure - married a four-year Lady Tiger soccer player. To say his New Jersey and Princeton roots run deep would be an understatement.
Taking over for terminated head coach Roger Hughes, Suarce comes back to the land of the Shore and the Sopranos to bring another orange and black team back to prominence, this time in the Ivy League. And which fotball team will be the singular focus of Princeton's new head coach this offseason? Why, Lehigh, of course. That will make this game for Lehigh - a classic "trap game" - incredibly dangerous. (more)