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Hamline brings alum back to coach

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Chad Rogosheske is coming home. A former running back and an assistant coach for the Pipers, the Columbia Heights, Minn. native was named today to be the head football coach at Hamline.

He replaces John Pate, who was let go after two seasons. Hamline compiled a 1-19 mark under his tenure.

“It’s not often you get to coach at your alma mater,” Rogosheske said. “What attracted me to the job was the same thing that attracted me as a student – the caliber of people at the place. This school has a lot of strengths. I’m excited to work at getting the program headed in the right direction.”

Rogosheske played at Hamline from 1994-97, earning All-Conference and All-Academic honors. Two of those teams finished second in the MIAC. After graduating in 1998, he stayed at HU as an assistant coach to veteran mentor Dick Tressel. When Tressel moved to Ohio State, Rogosheske went to Wartburg to coach for one season before returning to Hamline for five more years.

In 2007, he joined Tressel in Columbus as a graduate assistant to the OSU program. In his three years there, the Buckeyes won the Big 10 title every season and, in 2008, the team played in the BCS championship game. Rogosheske left Columbus for Bucknell, where he has coached the offensive line for the past three seasons.

“He’s bright and energetic. He’s a football guy. It’s his passion,” Tressel said. “But he also understands what a student- athlete is. He will be able to give a good perspective [to a recruit] on the value of a Hamline education.”

Athletic director Jason Verdugo said Rogosheske will assume his duties immediately. “Chad clearly defines what we were looking for in our new leadership for the football program,” he said. “He’s passionate about Hamline University, understands the MIAC, and is well respected among Minnesota high school coaches and our alumni.”

Rogosheske beat out a field of candidates that Verdugo called “impressive ... particularly the four finalists. We had very high caliber nominees for this job.”

Nov. 18: All times Eastern
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Husson 23, at Springfield 21
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at Berry 34, Huntingdon 20
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at Delaware Valley 35, Western New England 0
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at Brockport 66, Plymouth State 0
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Frostburg State 35, at Wittenberg 7
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at Mount Union 21, Washington and Lee 0
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at Wesley 45, RPI 27
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at Washington and Jefferson 31, Johns Hopkins 28
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at Trine 63, Monmouth 24
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at Mary Hardin-Baylor 50, Chapman 6
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Case Western Reserve 28, at Illinois Wesleyan 0
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at UW-Oshkosh 63, Lakeland 0
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at St. Thomas 47, Eureka 8
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at Wartburg 35, Franklin 34
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at North Central (Ill.) 17, St. John's 7
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at Linfield 27, Hardin-Simmons 13
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Wesley at Brockport
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Case Western Reserve at Mount Union
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Frostburg State at Washington and Jefferson
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Husson at Delaware Valley
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Berry at St. Thomas
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Nov. 17: All times Eastern
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Merchant Marine 35, at Buffalo State 20
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Nov. 18: All times Eastern
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Muhlenberg 32, at Carnegie Mellon 6
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at Franklin and Marshall 21, Widener 7
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Susquehanna 28, at Albright 9
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at Berry 34, Huntingdon 20
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at Brockport 66, Plymouth State 0
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at Mount Union 21, Washington and Lee 0
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at Trine 63, Monmouth 24
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at Wesley 45, RPI 27
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at Washington and Jefferson 31, Johns Hopkins 28
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Frostburg State 35, at Wittenberg 7
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at Delaware Valley 35, Western New England 0
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Husson 23, at Springfield 21
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at Framingham State 48, Curry 14
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Cortland 35, at Union 28
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Case Western Reserve 28, at Illinois Wesleyan 0
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at Wartburg 35, Franklin 34
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at Mary Hardin-Baylor 50, Chapman 6
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at UW-Oshkosh 63, Lakeland 0
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at North Central (Ill.) 17, St. John's 7
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at St. Thomas 47, Eureka 8
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at Linfield 27, Hardin-Simmons 13
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at Ithaca 27, Salisbury 17
@ Newark, Del.
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at WPI 17, SUNY-Maritime 3
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at Alfred 29, Stevenson 16
@ University of Delaware
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