Bluffton Beavers

What We're Reading

  • »Innovative offense helps Franklin
  • "Coaches are such control freaks to begin with,? said Franklin coach Mike Leonard. "I try to be the exact opposite. I want the assistant coaches and the players to have as much control as possible."
  • »How D-III colleges profit from football
  • Deadspin's take on how Division III football drives enrollment leaned heavily on analysis from's Pat Coleman. Good take on D-III, actually.
  • »Grizzlies get respect without wins
  • Perhaps the most interesting number in the Top 25 isn't the Grizzlies' ranking. It's their record: 0-2.

Past Records

2014 (0-2, 0-0 HCAC)
2013 (4-6, 4-4 HCAC)
2012 (6-4, 5-3 HCAC)
2011 (5-5, 5-3 HCAC)
2010 (4-6, 3-5 HCAC)
2009 (0-10, 0-7 HCAC)
2008 (1-9, 0-7 HCAC)
2007 (1-9, 1-6 HCAC)
2006 (3-7, 2-5 HCAC)
2005 (3-7, 2-4 HCAC)
2004 (5-5, 3-3 HCAC)
2003 (2-8, 0-6 HCAC)
2002 (3-7, 1-5 HCAC)
2001 (5-5, 4-2 HCAC)
2000 (7-3, 5-1 HCAC)
1999 (7-3, 4-3 HCAC)

Team Quick Facts



Enrollment: 933
Location: Bluffton, OH
Colors: Purple, White
Stadium: Salzman (3000)
Surface: Grass

News Releases

September 13, 2014
Beavers fall at Baldwin-Wallace on Community Day
The Baldwin-Wallace Yellow Jackets used a big first half to open up their 2014 season on a high...
September 9, 2014
Eric Fox leads nation in rushing
A career day for Bluffton senior running back Eric Fox (Brunswick) has the standout Beaver at the...
September 6, 2014
Ohio Wesleyan spoils Bluffton home opener
The Beavers opened up the 2014 football season at home against the Ohio Wesleyan Battling Bishops....
April 10, 2014
Hanover coordinator takes over at Bluffton
Denny Dorel replaces Tyson Veidt, who took an assistant coaching job at Division I Toledo.
November 16, 2013
Beavers down Defiance 17-10 for fourth straight 'Hammer'
The Beavers capped their 2013 campaign with a huge win at rival Defiance College on Saturday, Nov....
November 9, 2013
Top 25 wrap: JCU makes its statement
The Blue Streaks passed their biggest test of the season with flying colors, while Franklin and...
November 9, 2013
Beavers stun #9 Franklin College on Senior Day
The Beavers shocked the HCAC and the pollsters around the country by taking down the #9 ranked...
November 10, 2012
Bluffton downs rival Defiance 27-24 in two OT's
Bluffton collected its third straight 'Hammer' over Defiance for the first time since 2001 when the...
September 29, 2012
Manchester knocks off Beavers 24-14 in Salzman Stadium
The Beavers welcomed Heartland Conference foe Manchester to Salzman Stadium on Saturday, September...
September 22, 2012
Bluffton trumps MSJ 14-7 for first win over Lions since 2001
The Beavers won their third game of the season on Saturday, Sept. 22, defeating the Mount St. Joseph...
September 15, 2012
Bluffton picks off school-record 7 passes in 28-20 win at Earlham
The Beavers won a thrilling Heartland Conference opener at Earlham College on Saturday, September...
September 1, 2012
Bluffton shuts down Kenyon 20-0 in season opener
The Bluffton University football team started the 2012 season off on the right foot Saturday, Sept....
August 16, 2012
2012 Bluffton University football preview
A school-record five conference wins during the last six games of 2011 has the Bluffton University...
January 27, 2012
Bluffton Football excels in the classroom
Of the 24 seniors recruited by head coach Tyson Veidt four years ago, 100 percent are scheduled to...
September 6, 2010
Statistical Spotlight
Each week during the regular season we look at some of the key statistical performances from the...