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Yale puts up 17 points in the fourth to defeat Cornell, 27-16

Heading into the final quarter tied at 10-10, Cornell felt like it had the momentum to topple preseason Ivy League favorite Yale on the road for the first time in a decade. The final 15 minutes, however, belonged to the opportunistic Bulldogs in a 27-16 victory over the Big Red on Saturday afternoon at the Yale Bowl.

Yale took advantage of four Big Red turnovers, including a touchdown return for an interception, and scored its final touchdown on an on-sides kickoff return touchdown in the final minutes to balloon the final score. Despite that, Cornell outgained the Bulldogs (339-327) and had its chances to win the game before Yale took control.

Harold Coles rushes with Yale defenders behind him during Cornell's football game against Yale on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019 at the Yale Bowl in New Haven, Conn.