|Overall record: 5-5 - Conference: 3-3|
All times Eastern (* Conference; • In-region)
|9/6||at Earlham •||W, 34-16|
|9/13||vs. Sewanee * •||W, 24-23|
|9/20||vs. Wheaton (Ill.)||L, 29-10|
|9/27||vs. Washington U. •||W, 17-13|
|10/4||vs. Trinity (Texas) * •||L, 42-14|
|10/11||at Rhodes * •||L, 28-16|
|10/18||at Millsaps * •||W, 30-10|
|10/25||at Carnegie Mellon •||L, 51-34|
|11/8||vs. DePauw * •||W, 22-12|
|11/15||at Centre * •||L, 21-19|
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.