|Overall record: 7-3 - Conference: 3-3|
All times Eastern (* Conference; • In-region)
|9/9||at Endicott •||W, 27-7|
|9/16||at Utica •||W, 34-10|
|9/23||vs. Hobart * •||L, 24-17|
|9/30||vs. Becker •||W, 56-6|
|10/7||at St. Lawrence * •||L, 42-38|
|10/21||at Merchant Marine * •||W, 42-31|
|10/28||vs. WPI * •||W, 26-0|
|11/4||at Rochester * •||L, 30-23|
|11/11||vs. Union * •||W, 24-19|
|11/18||at Cortland||W, 26-7|
November 11, 2017 RPI Secures NCAA Playoffs Berth With Shoes Trophy Victory Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute's (RPI) defense allowed only 245 yards of offense - just 28 rushing - and forced four turnovers as the Engineers defeated Union College, 20-14, in the Dutchman Shoes Trophy Game at Frank Bailey Field. Not only did RPI improve to 8-2 overall and retain the coveted trophy for the fifth straight season, it won a share of the Liberty League title (4-1) and secured the conference's automatic bid to the NCAA Playoffs.
November 10, 2017 Shoes are ticket to dance for RPI RPI can clinch a berth in the playoffs by beating its archrival in the Dutchman Shoes game, and Frostburg State needs a win vs. archrival Salisbury to keep its playoff hopes alive.
November 4, 2017 Rensselaer Remains Alive for Liberty League Championship TROY, N.Y. - The Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) football team scored 21 points in each of the first two quarters to build a 42-0 halftime lead and the Engineers went on to a 63-14 victory over the University of Rochester in a Liberty League contest on Senior Day at East Campus Stadium.
October 14, 2017 Rensselaer Upends Ithaca, 27-14 TROY, N.Y. - Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) scored four touchdowns in the fourth quarter and the Engineers held Ithaca College to -3 rushing yards while intercepting four passes in a 27-14 victory over the Bombers in a Liberty League contest at East Campus Stadium. Rensselaer improves to 4-2 overall and 1-1 in the conference, while Ithaca is now 3-3 with a 3-1 league mark.
September 15, 2017 RPI on fire to start season Sometimes a team begins the year on fire. Offense, defense and special teams, all working in perfect concert to produce victories. But in this case, RPI started this season by actually eating fire.
July 9, 2017 New York conferences start postseason bowl The Empire 8 and Liberty League won't be sending their top at-large teams to the ECAC postseason bowl games, rather, they'll square off in a New York State bowl game this November.