• Goff goes from Defiance to TCNJ
    July 03, 2017
    Casey Goff spent one year as head coach at Defiance this past season and is heading to TCNJ, where he's replacing an interim head coach.
  • A tree grows in Allentown
    September 14, 2016
    Mike Donnelly's coaching tree continues to develop new branches. There are now six D-III head coaches who learned under the tutelage of the Muhlenberg legend. More in Around the Mid-Atlantic.
  • Former Defiance College Product Set to Coach in Super Bowl
    February 01, 2013
    A Defiance College alumnus will play a big role in Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans on Sunday, February 3. Don Martindale, inside linebackers coach for the Super Bowl-bound Baltimore Ravens, graduated from Defiance College with a bachelor’s degree in business education after playing linebacker with the Yellow Jackets. His coaching career began as an assistant at DC in the late 1980s.
  • Defiance College Completes Turf Project at Coressel Stadium
    December 03, 2012
    Roughly one month after the first piece of sod was lifted at Defiance College’s Justin F. Coressel Stadium, the installation of a brand new synthetic turf playing surface has been completed.
  • DC’s Smith and Carrabino in Running for HCAC Play of the Year
    November 19, 2012
    After plays from Defiance College’s Aaron Smith and Jon Carrabino were voted as the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference’s Highlight of the Week on September 8 and 15, the two are now finalists in the vote for the HCAC Highlight of the Year.
  • Defiance Football Places 10 on All-HCAC Squad
    November 14, 2012
    The Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference announced its 2012 All-HCAC Football Team on Wednesday, with Defiance College putting three student-athletes on the First-Team, six more on the Second-Team and one on the All-Sportsmanship Team.
  • DC Football Ends Season with Double Overtime Defeat
    November 10, 2012
    Defiance used a 32-yard field goal with two seconds left in regulation to match Bluffton at 17-17 and capped a 17-0 spurt by striking for a touchdown in the first overtime session for a 24-17 lead, before ultimately suffering a 27-24 loss in the second overtime period.
  • The Brian Sheehan Show - Defiance at Bluffton
    November 09, 2012
    The Defiance College football team will close its 2012 season on Saturday, November 10, when it plays at Bluffton in a 1:30 pm start. Head Coach Brian Sheehan recently sat down to discuss the game with Jim Funderburg of the Yellow Jacket Sports Network.
  • GAMEDAY CENTRAL - Defiance at Bluffton - Game Ten
    November 08, 2012
    Defiance and Bluffton will battle for the hammer once again on Saturday, as the two sides hook up for the 88th time on the gridiron. Kick-off is slated for 1:30 pm at Bluffton’s Salzman Stadium.
  • The Brian Sheehan Show - Defiance College Football
    November 01, 2012
    The Defiance College football team will take the week off before closing its 2012 season at Bluffton University on November 10. Head Coach Brian Sheehan recently sat down with Jim Funderburg of the Yellow Jacket Sports Network to discuss the state of the Purple and Gold football program.
  • Defiance Set to Install Field Turf Inside Coressel Stadium
    October 30, 2012
    The Defiance College athletics department announced on Tuesday that it would install a synthetic field turf surface at Justin F. Coressel Stadium. The project is set to begin immediately and will be the latest in a string of upgrades to the athletics facilities at DC.
  • DC Hangs Tough with No. 21 Franklin in Senior Day Defeat
    October 27, 2012
    Defiance College became the first team to score against No. 21 Franklin in over a month and used four first-half turnovers from the Grizzlies to put an early scare into the visitors. The Jackets trailed by only a touchdown deep into the third, before FC pulled away for the 35-14 victory.
  • The Brian Sheehan Show - Defiance vs Franklin
    October 26, 2012
    The Defiance College football team will host No. 21 Franklin for Senior Day on Saturday at 2:00 pm inside of Justin F. Coressel Stadium. Head Coach Brian Sheehan recently sat down to discuss the game with Jim Funderburg of the Yellow Jacket Sports Network.
  • GAMEDAY CENTRAL - Defiance vs Franklin - Game Nine
    October 25, 2012
    Defiance College will take a moment to honor its senior class on Saturday, prior to the start of its final home game of the 2012 campaign against the No. 21 Franklin Grizzlies.
  • Jackets Falter Against HCAC’s Top Passing Attack
    October 20, 2012
    The Defiance College football team continued to rack up yardage with 242 rushing yards and 402 total yards of offense at Hanover on Saturday, but the Jackets could not put enough points on the board to keep pace with the Panthers in the 47-14 defeat.
  • The Brian Sheehan Show - Defiance at Hanover
    October 19, 2012
    The Defiance College football team will play at Hanover on Saturday at 1:30 pm at L. S. Ayres Field. Head Coach Brian Sheehan recently sat down to discuss the game with Jim Funderburg of the Yellow Jacket Sports Network.
  • GAMEDAY CENTRAL - Defiance at Hanover - Game Eight
    October 18, 2012
    Defiance will look to notch its fourth-straight win at Hanover’s L.S. Ayres Field when it heads south to take on the Panthers on Saturday. The game is scheduled to begin at 1:30 pm.
  • Mount St. Joseph Runs Past DC Football
    October 13, 2012
    Defiance College could not slow the top-rated rusher in NCAA Division III, as Mount St. Joseph got 220 yards and three touchdowns on the ground from James Clay in a 21-0 victory over Defiance on Saturday at Coressel Stadium.
  • The Brian Sheehan Show - Defiance vs Mount St. Joseph
    October 12, 2012
    The Defiance College football team will host Mount St. Joseph on Saturday at 1:30 pm at Justin F. Coressel Stadium. Head Coach Brian Sheehan recently sat down to discuss the game with Jim Funderburg of the Yellow Jacket Sports Network.
  • GAMEDAY CENTRAL - Defiance at Mt. St. Joseph - Game Seven
    October 11, 2012
    Defiance will look to extend a home winning streak over Mount St. Joseph to three-straight games when it welcomes the Lions to Justin F. Coressel Stadium on Saturday at 1:30 pm.
  • Defiance's James Buari Goes Beyond the Box Score
    October 10, 2012
    James Buari is one of 15 seniors on the football team in 2012 and is a likely three-time Academic All-HCAC standout. Now is your chance to get to know James Buari away from the gridiron, as we go beyond the box score with the senior linebacker.
  • Spartans Rally Past Defiance in Fourth Quarter
    October 06, 2012
    Manchester University scored a pair of fourth-quarter touchdowns to break open a 21-21 tie and held off the Yellow Jackets for a 34-28 win on Saturday afternoon. The loss snapped DC’s two-game win streak and dropped Defiance to 2-2 in league contests.
  • The Brian Sheehan Show - Defiance at Manchester
    October 05, 2012
    The Defiance College football team will play at Manchester on Saturday at 1:30 pm as it continues its conference schedule. Head Coach Brian Sheehan recently sat down to discuss the game with Jim Funderburg of the Yellow Jacket Sports Network.
  • GAMEDAY CENTRAL - Defiance at Manchester - Game Six
    October 04, 2012
    Defiance will look for its third-straight victory when it heads to N. Manchester to take on the Spartans of Manchester University on Saturday, October 6 at 1:30 pm.
  • Jackets Run Past Earlham for Second-Straight Victory
    September 29, 2012
    The Defiance College football team racked up 462 total yards of offense, with 263 coming on the ground, as the Purple and Gold increased its point total for the fifth-straight game in a convincing, 34-10, win at Earlham on Saturday.
  • The Brian Sheehan Show - Defiance at Earlham
    September 28, 2012
    The Defiance College football team will play at Earlham on Saturday at 2:00 pm as it continues its conference schedule. Head Coach Brian Sheehan recently sat down to discuss the game with Jim Funderburg of the Yellow Jacket Sports Network.
  • GAMEDAY CENTRAL - Defiance at Earlham - Game Five
    September 27, 2012
    Defiance will take to the road for the second time of the young season, when it heads to Earlham for a 2:00 pm start on Saturday, September 29. The Jackets will look to keep the Quakers winless in league play and extend EC’s current losing skid to 25-straight defeats.
  • DC's Saunders Named as OCF Player of the Week
    September 25, 2012
    One day after picking up his first weekly honor from the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference, Defiance’s sophomore kicker, Spencer Saunders, has been tabbed the OhioCollegeFootball.com Division III Special Teams Player of the Week.
  • Defiance's Saunders Named HCAC Special Teams Player of the Week
    September 24, 2012
    For the second time in four weeks, a member of the Defiance College special teams unit has been selected as the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Week, with Spencer Saunders claiming the honor on Monday.
  • DC Blasts Ravens on Homecoming for Sheehan’s First Career Win
    September 22, 2012
    Defiance College stormed out of the gates on Saturday at Coressel Stadium, bolting to a 10-0 lead against Anderson before waiting out an 85-minute delay and finishing off a 30-7 Homecoming victory against the Ravens.
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