|Overall record: 2-8 - Conference: 1-5|
All times Eastern (* Conference; • In-region)
|9/2||vs. Earlham||L, 24-3|
|9/9||at Sewanee * •||L, 41-16|
|9/16||at Chicago||L, 30-7|
|9/23||vs. Kalamazoo||L, 31-7|
|9/30||at Trinity (Texas) * •||L, 39-7|
|10/7||vs. Rhodes * •||W, 24-10|
|10/14||vs. Millsaps * •||L, 58-16|
|10/21||at Case Western Reserve||W, 27-14|
|11/4||at DePauw * •||L, 10-0|
|11/11||vs. Centre * •||L, 27-14|
November 14, 2016 Uncharted territory Rose-Hulman is in the playoffs for the first time in the program's 118-year history. The Fightin' Engineers also have to plan practices around final exams for the first time, a welcome obstacle. More on RHIT and the other Midwest playoff entrants.
November 12, 2016 Rose-Hulman Football Headed to NCAA Playoffs Rose-Hulman handled Earlham 74-6 to punch its first ever ticket to the NCAA Division III playoffs.
October 30, 2016 Snap Judgments: Don't forget about us When one team dominates a conference, it's easy to forget about the second place team. JCU, Muhlenberg, and Whitworth continue to excel despite being the underdog once a year in conference play. That breakthrough will come, eventually, as it did in the HCAC this fall.
October 29, 2016 Rose-Hulman Takes HCAC Lead with Bluffton Win Rose-Hulman moved within one win of its first NCAA playoff trip, topping Bluffton 42-19.
October 26, 2016 No time to enjoy, no time to look ahead Rose-Hulman finally defeated Franklin, a benchmark victory for the program. But, the Fightin' Engineers need to defeat Bluffton this week to even have a chance at the HCAC title. More in Around the Midwest.
October 22, 2016 Rose-Hulman Upsets No. 14 Franklin 23-22 Rose-Hulman earned its first win over a nationally ranked team since 1993 with a 23-22 win at Franklin.