- October 22, 2016
With possession of the Goat Trophy at stake, crosstown rivals Carleton College and St. Olaf College football teams met for the 97th time in series history. The back-and-forth battle was not resolved until the closing seconds, with the visiting Oles holding on to prevail, 32-25.
- October 15, 2016
The Carleton College football team was back on the road this week as the Knights took on national No. 10 Saint John’s University. The Johnnies scored touchdowns on their first four offensive possessions and never looked back as they defeated the Knights, 62-0.
- October 8, 2016
After a hiatus due to flooding at Laird Stadium, the Carleton College football team returned home to take on Bethel University. The visiting Royals came out of the gates firing on all cylinders, scoring touchdowns on four of their first five possessions on their way to a 56-8 win.
- October 6, 2016
On Oct. 7, 1916, the Carleton College football team traveled to the Windy City and defeated national power University of Chicago—a member of the “Big Nine” (the precursor to the Big Ten)—by a 7-0 score in front of 8,000 fans. Carleton came up with a goal-line stand in the final seconds to preserve the victory. The Chicago Tribune recap of the game says, “The Chicago crowd was looking for an easy game and was swept off its feet by the well conditioned and smooth running machine from the north.”
- October 3, 2016
Carleton College kicker Brandt Davis delivered the winning points against previously undefeated Hamline University on Saturday after his 30-yard field goal gave the Knights a 34-31 win as time expired. Earlier in the contest, Davis connected on a season-best 36-yarder. In recognition of his performance, Davis was selected as the MIAC Special Teams Player-of-the-Week for the third time in his career.
- October 1, 2016
Down 31-23 with 5:15 left to play in the fourth quarter, the Carleton College football team engineered a triumphant comeback on Saturday afternoon as senior Brandt Davis kicked a 30-yard field goal as time expired to lift the Knights to a 34-31 victory over Hamline University.