News releases: 2019 Division III football season

  • Anderson to Step Down as Yeomen Head Coach
    January 17, 2020
    Oberlin, Ohio – Oberlin College Associate Vice President for Athletics Advancement and Delta Lodge Director of Athletics & Physical Education Natalie Winkelfoos announced Head Football Coach Jay Anderson has stepped down from his position to become the defensive coordinator and assistant head coach at Notre Dame College (Ohio).
  • DePauw names Dietz to lead football program
    January 02, 2020
    Brett Dietz, DePauw's offensive coordinator the last six seasons and an assistant coach since 2010, has been selected as the Tigers' head football coach
  • Barnes selected to lead Grinnell football program
    December 27, 2019
    The Pioneers plan to field a football team in 2020, and will do so under a veteran of many coaching stops.
  • Hensell named Franklin's football coach
    December 23, 2019
    A 2005 graduate of Franklin, Hensell returns to campus after spending the last five seasons on staff at Buffalo. Since graduating from Franklin, Hensell's 15-year journey to the head position at his alma mater has included stints across Divisions I and III.
  • Hadac, Gladney Garner All-America Honors
    December 21, 2019
    ITHACA, N.Y. – Prior to the start of the Stagg Bowl last night in Shenandoah, Texas, announced its four All-America Teams and two members of the Ithaca College program were recognized. Senior John Hadac was a Third Team member on defense, while fellow senior Will Gladney found a spot on the Honorable Mention Team. Ithaca has now amassed 150 total All-Americans in program history.
  • Lamker '97 named Augsburg football head coach
    December 20, 2019
    MINNEAPOLIS -- Derrin Lamker '97, an Augsburg University Athletic Hall of Fame member who has become one of the top high school football coaches in Minnesota, will return to his alma mater as the 15th head coach in Augsburg football history, the university announced on Friday.
  • North Central 'Red Zone,' 12/19/19
    December 20, 2019
    The season's final episode of The Red Zone comes to you on location from Texas ahead of Friday night's national championship game.
  • Nick Garone Selected as Associated Press Second Team All-American
    December 19, 2019
    ITHACA, N.Y. – Senior captain and linebacker Nick Garone of the Ithaca College football team has been named a Second Team All-American by the Associated Press, which was announced on December 19. Garone becomes the 148th all-time All-American in program history and the 53rd named by the Associated Press – first since 2008 (Brian Weverbergh).
  • University of Dubuque's Joseph Signed to Chicago Bears Active Roster
    December 19, 2019
    Former University of Dubuque football student-athlete was promoted from the Chicago Bears practice squad to the 53-man active roster on Wednesday. 
  • North Central National Championship Preview
    December 18, 2019
    The Cardinals enter the ring for one more round with the nation's largest prize at stake, taking on yet another previous postseason opponent in their quest to make history.
  • Aker to lead Lawrence football program
    December 17, 2019
    Tony Aker, a UW-Stevens Point graduate who had been serving as the interim head coach during Carroll's coaching search, takes over the leadership of the Vikings for 2020.
  • Hope's Zach Smith Awarded Rimington Trophy as NCAA Division III Football’s Top Center
    December 16, 2019
    He will be recognized at the Rimington Trophy Presentation at the Rococo Theatre in Lincoln, Nebraska on January 18, 2020.
  • Warhawks Win Thriller, Punch Ticket to Stagg Bowl
    December 14, 2019
    The No. 7 ranked University of Wisconsin-Whitewater football team broke a tie with a late field goal and made a defensive stop in the closing minutes Saturday for a 35-32 victory over No. 8 St. John’s (Minn.) in an instant classic semifinal game of the NCAA Division III Championship at Perkins Stadium.
  • North Central 'Red Zone,' 12/12/19
    December 13, 2019
    North Central College head football coach Jeff Thorne, senior offensive lineman Ricky Strba and junior linebacker Ben Wong preview the Cardinal's national semifinal matchup at Muhlenberg College on the latest episode of The Red Zone.
  • Treske Tabbed To Lead Warriors Football Program
    December 13, 2019
    WLC alumnus returns after five seasons at Lakeland University
  • Matt named TLU head football coach
    December 12, 2019
    SEGUIN, Texas – Ricky Matt, Texas Lutheran University's assistant head football coach and defensive coordinator, has accepted the university's offer to become the 22nd head football coach in program history.
  • Gustafson announces retirement as TLU head coach
    December 12, 2019
    SEGUIN, Texas -- Carl Gustafson, a two-time American Southwest Conference Coach of the Year, is retiring as head football coach of the Texas Lutheran Bulldogs.
  • Jim Butterfield Named As Top 150 Collegiate Football Coaches by ESPN
    December 11, 2019
    ITHACA, N.Y. – As part of the 150th anniversary of college football in the United States, ESPN released its 150 greatest coaches in the history of the sport on December 10 and legendary Ithaca College head coach Jim Butterfield landed on that list at No. 76 overall.
  • North Central National Semifinal Preview
    December 11, 2019
    Headed to the semifinals for the second time, the Cardinals take on another new opponent as they look to earn a spot on Division III's biggest stage. 
  • Germinerio Named East Region Player of the Year
    December 10, 2019
    ITHACA, N.Y. – released its All-Region awards on Tuesday morning and Ithaca College senior quarterback Joe Germinerio was named East Region Offensive Player as well as First Team Offense. Along with that, four other players were named to the first or second teams on offense or defense.
  • North Central Shuts Down DelVal to Advance to Semifinals
    December 07, 2019
    After winning its second-round game in as wild an offensive shootout as the NCAA Division III Football Championship has seen, the North Central College Cardinals turned to their defense to put them in position to win their national quarterfinal matchup on Saturday at Benedetti-Wehrli Stadium. 
  • Salisbury's historic season ends in NCAA Elite Eight against Muhlenberg
    December 07, 2019
    The sixth-ranked Salisbury University football team's historic 2019 campaign came an end in the NCAA Elite Eight as they dropped a 24-8 decision to the fourth-ranked Muhlenberg Mules on Saturday.
  • No. 7 Warhawks Down Defending Champs, Reach NCAA Semifinals
    December 07, 2019
    The No. 7 ranked University of Wisconsin-Whitewater football team put together one of its most complete performances of the 2019 season Saturday win a 26-7 victory over No. 2 Mary Hardin-Baylor in a quarterfinal of the NCAA Division III Championship in Belton, Texas.
  • North Central National Quarterfinal Preview/Red Zone
    December 06, 2019
    After a historic second-round victory, the Cardinals are awarded another home game and look to use the home-field advantage to secure a spot in the national semifinals for the second time.
  • Founder Of Warriors Football, Dennis Miller, Announces Retirement
    December 05, 2019
    Miller started football program at WLC in 2000
  • AFCA Selects Will Gladney as Second Team All-American
    December 04, 2019
    WACO, Texas - On Wednesday morning, the American Football Coaches Association announced that Ithaca College senior wide receiver Will Gladney has been named Second Team All-American for the 2019 football season. Gladney becomes the 16th Bomber since 1969 to receive All-America honors from the AFCA, which ranks within the top 15 all-time in Division III.
  • No. 6 Salisbury prevails in shootout with No. 13 Union; Advances to Elite Eight
    November 30, 2019
    Both teams combined for 103 points and 1,051 yards but the sixth-ranked Salisbury University football team prevailed in an offensive slugfest over the No. 13 Union Dutchmen, 62-41, to advance to the Elite Eight in the NCAA Division III Championship Tournament.
  • North Central Prevails in Second-Round Shootout at Mount Union
    November 30, 2019
    It was a game that surpassed all the records, benchmarks and superlative descriptions of a college football game, postseason or otherwise, and the torrid pace set by the offenses of both teams left most spectators figuring the outcome would come down to the last team to possess the ball.  And that was the case in North Central College's second-round NCAA Division III playoff game at the University of Mount Union on Saturday, but after all the points and yards had been piled up, it was a defensive stand which sealed the outcome for the fifth-ranked Cardinals, who took down the Purple Raiders, 59-52, to advance to next week's national quarterfinal.  
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