Occidental Tigers

Overall record: 7-2 - Conference: 4-2
All times Eastern   (* Conference; • In-region)
9/8 at Lewis and Clark W, 52-0
9/15 at Menlo • W, 38-0
9/29 at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps * • W, 28-27
10/6 vs. Redlands * • W, 28-21
10/13 vs. La Verne * • W, 45-7
10/20 at Pomona-Pitzer * • W, 31-15
10/27 vs. Cal Lutheran * • L, 43-25
11/3 vs. Chapman W, 21-14
11/10 at Whittier * • L, 67-61
Overall record: 7-2 - Conference: 4-2
All times Eastern   (* Conference; • In-region)
9/29 at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps * • W, 28-27
10/6 vs. Redlands * • W, 28-21
10/13 vs. La Verne * • W, 45-7
10/20 at Pomona-Pitzer * • W, 31-15
10/27 vs. Cal Lutheran * • L, 43-25
11/10 at Whittier * • L, 67-61

2007

Schools Conf All
Redlands 5-1 8-2
Cal Lutheran 5-1 5-4
Occidental 4-2 7-2
Whittier 3-3 4-5
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 2-4 3-6
Pomona-Pitzer 1-5 2-7
La Verne 1-5 1-8

What We're Reading

  • »How D-III colleges profit from football
  • Deadspin's take on how Division III football drives enrollment leaned heavily on analysis from D3football.com's Pat Coleman. Good take on D-III, actually.
  • »Goltz named Winnipeg starter for rest of season
  • Occidental graduate Justin Goltz will continue to get the call at quarterback for the rest of the year for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, the club announced.
  • »Rogers working to beat odds with Dallas
  • Eric Rogers' family members had gang ties, but his mother inspired him to work hard and dream big. After outstanding years at Cal Lutheran, the wide receiver is working to beat the odds again.

Past Records

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

Team Quick Facts

Occidental

Tigers

Coach: Dale Widolff (Indiana Central '75)
Conference: SCIAC
Enrollment: 2096
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Colors: Orange, Black
Stadium: Patterson Field (2400)
Surface: Turf

News Releases

May 21, 2014
Oxy QB Scott to Play on Team USA Under-19 Squad
Bryan Scott will get a chance to represent the United States in Kuwait this summer.
March 5, 2014
Six Occidental Football Players Named to SCIAC All-Academic team
A handful of players were honored for their efforts in the classroom.
November 16, 2013
Scott, Fiegener Lead Oxy to Big Rout
The Oxy football team finished the season with a blowout victory over La Verne, improving to 5-4...
November 9, 2013
Do Breaks Rushing Record, Oxy Falls in Rivalry Shootout
If you like offense, the 70th "Battle of the Shoes" rivalry game between Occidental and...
November 4, 2013
Oxy Football Game at Whittier Changed to 1 p.m. Kickoff
The "Battle for the Shoes" moves to the daytime.
November 2, 2013
Kuzbari, Defense Clutch as Tigers Keep the "Drum"
The sacred “Drum” Trophy will stay in Eagle Rock for a 10th consecutive year. Oxy beats...
October 29, 2013
Do Leads Tigers to Improbable Upset over Cal Lu
The sophomore running back went for 273 yard and four touchdowns in a 44-34 win.
October 29, 2013
Do Runs to Another Career High in Loss to Chapman
Kwame Do continued to prove that he’s among the best running backs in the SCIAC.
October 12, 2013
Freshman QB Scott Leads Oxy to SCIAC Win at CMS
Bryan Scott, Kwame Do and Samuel Stekol had huge games as Oxy's defense forced three turnovers that...
October 5, 2013
Oxy Tied with Redlands Until QB Edwards Goes Down
Tommy Edwards got hurt in a tie game late in the third quarter. Oxy fell to Redlands 38-21.
September 21, 2013
Stekol Goes Off as Semones Earns First Oxy Win
Doug Semones can thank his defense for forcing turnovers and his go-to WR for his first victory as...
September 20, 2013
Volleyball, Football Home Openers Highlight Saturday Night Festivities
Food trucks, tailgating and the home openers for both the Occidental College football and volleyball...
September 15, 2013
Oxy Football Starts Hot, Loses Big Opener
The Tigers jumped on Pacific (Ore.) with a couple of scores early, but slowly fell further and...
September 14, 2013
Oxy Football Starts Hot, Falters in Opener
FOREST GROVE, Ore. — At first it looked like it was going to be a big opening night on the...
September 11, 2013
New Coach, High-Powered Offense Leads Oxy Football
With a new enthusiastic coach and a star quarterback the Tigers are looking to improve off of last...
August 21, 2013
NFL Coach Mora Headlines 2013 HOF Class
LOS ANGELES — A former NFL head coach, a silent film actor, four Olympians, a business tycoon...
August 19, 2013
Former Oxy LB Holsworth Back to Coach
Greg Holsworth, a three-time All-SCIAC linebacker for the Tigers from 2008-11, returned to Occidenta...
June 17, 2013
Oxy Football Legend Rick Fry Nominated for College Football Hall of Fame
Fry reflects on the HOF nomination, his time at Oxy and his late brother and longtime teammate, Tom.
April 29, 2013
Oxy football registers 390 for "Be the Match" campaign
LOS ANGELES — With an assist from the women's basketball team, the Occidental College football...
April 17, 2013
Oxy football adds SCIAC Championship and NCAA Division I experience to staff
LOS ANGELES — The Occidental College football staff is in place.
April 3, 2013
2013 Oxy Football Schedule Released
LOS ANGELES — When the Doug Semones era in Occidental College football officially kicks off it...
January 7, 2013
Former Yale assistant named Oxy head coach
Doug Semones, formerly an assistant head coach at Yale University, accepted Oxy's head football...
December 11, 2012
Oxy Baseball, softball and football organize toy drive for kids
LOS ANGELES — Last year, the Occidental College baseball and softball teams teamed up to...
November 29, 2012
Redell retires after one year at Occidental
Occidental will have its third coach in three years, after Bill Redell retired following the Tigers'...
November 24, 2012
Tuckness, Edwards and Gilliam named All-SCIAC
LOS ANGELES — Senior wide receiver Matthew Tuckness (Alamo) was named First Team All-SCIAC for...
November 10, 2012
Oxy comes up a yard short in fourth
LA VERNE — Wide receiver Matthew Tuckness (Alamo) finished his decorated four years as a Tiger...
November 3, 2012
Turnovers cost Oxy in Senior Night shootout
LOS ANGELES — Turnovers proved costly for the Occidental College football team on Saturday...
October 13, 2012
BIG PLAYS THE DIFFERENCE AT CHAPMAN
ORANGE — The Occidental College football team had no problem moving the ball.
October 9, 2012
EDWARDS NAMED SCIAC MALE STUDENT-ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
LOS ANGELES — Occidental College quarterback Tommy Edwards (Sherman Oaks) was named the SCIAC...
October 6, 2012
EDWARDS SHINES IN EMOTIONAL OXY WIN
LOS ANGELES — It was a special night for three Occidental College quarterbacks.
September 15, 2012
OXY OUTMATCHED AGAINST NAIA MENLO
ATHERTON — It was a quick trip and one the Occidental College football team will likely want...
September 10, 2012
OXY TO HONOR ANDY COLLINS AT CMS GAME
LOS ANGELES — Andy Collins '07, one of the greatest Occidental College student-athletes of...
September 8, 2012
TURNOVERS, SLOW START COST OXY FOOTBALL IN OPENER
LOS ANGELES — With Preseason All-American wide receiver Matthew Tuckness (Alamo) in sweats...
August 27, 2012
SEASON PREVIEW: REDELL ERA BEGINS AT OXY
LOS ANGELES — A new coach, a new quarterback and the same system that’s led the...
August 21, 2012
OXY QB COLLIS HEADED TO THE ARENA FOOTBALL LEAGUE
SPOKANE, Wash. — Occidental College quarterback Luke Collis (Pasadena) is going pro. Collis,...
August 20, 2012
OXY'S JO JOINS ATLANTA FALCONS FRONT OFFICE STAFF
ATLANTA — Sae Woon Jo, a nine-year Occidental Athletics employee who worked as the facilities...
July 11, 2012
TUCKNESS NAMED BEYOND SPORTS NETWORK PRESEASON ALL-AMERICAN
LOS ANGELES — When you end up in the end zone as often as Occidental College wide receiverMatt...
July 11, 2012
TUCKNESS NAMED BEYOND SPORTS NETWORK PRESEASON ALL-AMERICAN
LOS ANGELES — When you end up in the end zone as often as Occidental College wide receiver...
May 21, 2012
COLLEGE FOOTBALL HALL OF FAMER BILL REDELL NAMED OXY HEAD FOOTBALL COACH
LOS ANGELES — Bill Redell ‘64, a member of the National College Football Hall of Fame...
May 19, 2012
Occidental hires Hall of Famer
Bill Redell, an Occidental alum, College Football Hall of Famer and coach of California high school...
May 18, 2012
COLLEGE FOOTBALL HALL OF FAMER BILL REDELL NAMED OXY HEAD FOOTBALL COACH
LOS ANGELES — Bill Redell ‘64, a member of the National College Football Hall of Fame...
May 9, 2012
Occidental's Widolff fired
Occidental head football coach Dale Widolff has been terminated in the wake of a NCAA investigation...
March 11, 2012
MCDANIEL, TIGERS RUN TO KEEP SHOES TROPHY
WHITTIER, Calif. — After practice on Thursday, the Occidental College football team celebrated...
March 7, 2012
TIGERS 2012 FOOTBALL SCHEDULE RELEASED
LOS ANGELES — The Occidental College football team’s 2012 schedule is set.
January 5, 2012
GOLTZ HAS CFL PLAY OF THE YEAR, GREY CUP RUNNER UP
WINNIPEG, Canada — It was the moment every young sports fan dreams of. Fourth quarter, game on...
December 12, 2011
RESILIENT TIGERS TEAM FINISHES 2011 SEASON
LOS ANGELES — The 2011 Occidental College football team won’t go down as one of the...
November 29, 2011
SIX OXY FOOTBALL PLAYERS NAMED ALL-SCIAC
LOS ANGELES — Six Occidental College football players — three on offense and three on...
November 5, 2011
TIGERS WIN BATTLE OF POLAR OPPOSITES
CLAREMONT, Calif. — The matchup between the Occidental College and Claremont-Mudd-Scripps...
October 29, 2011
TIGERS WIN TURNOVER BATTLE AND GAME
LOS ANGELES, Calif. – On fourth and one with just under seven minutes left in the game, the...
August 3, 2011
Former All-American quarterback dies
Andy Collins, a D3football.com All-American quarterback at Occidental in 2006, died of an apparent...
July 10, 2011
Team USA improves to 2-0
USA opened the scoring by returning a blocked field goal for a score, a fake field goal, an...
October 26, 2010
Chapman applies to join SCIAC
Chapman has completed a formal application to join the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic...
October 18, 2010
Statistical Spotlight
Each week during the regular season we look at some of the key statistical performances from the...
October 16, 2010
Proulx on the Prowl as Tigers take home Drum
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (Oct. 16, 2010) – In the last 20 plus years no Occidental College football...
October 9, 2010
Tigers shutout Leopards as Oxy attacks through the air
LA VERNE, Calif. (Oct. 9, 2010) – For the first time in 2010 the Occidental College Tigers hit...
October 2, 2010
Late life pushes Tigers past Poets as Oxy keeps the Shoes
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (Oct. 2, 2010) – It had been three weeks since the Tigers took the field...
September 11, 2010
Defense shines as Tigers trump Loggers
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (Sept. 11, 2010) – On a night when sophomore quarterback Ryan Rodriguez got...
September 4, 2010
Tigers’ triumph falls short in season opener
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (Sept. 4, 2010) – For the first time in 2010 the Occidental College...
August 22, 2010
Oxy coach benched
Occidental has suspended football coach Dale Widolff without pay for the first four games because of...
June 8, 2010
Goltz lands UFL spot
Occidental quarterback Justin Goltz and Greensboro defensive lineman Brandon Drumgoole were selected...