• Rusher's collegiate rise began humbly
    October 04, 2016
    Running back Aurren Cooksey was a high school star who ended up on Louisiana College's JV roster. But it was there he learned patience and perseverance, helping to propel him to being among the nation's best.
  • Trinity roaring toward the national stage
    September 20, 2016
    As a player on the 2002 Stagg Bowl team, current Trinity coach Jerheme Urban knows what life is like at the national level. He wants to get the Tigers back there.
  • The playcaller and the playwright
    September 15, 2016
    A theatre professor spent two seasons behind the scenes with the UW-Oshkosh coaching staff and football team. What came out of it was a drama that captures the essence of the debate about football's place at a small college.
  • Berry rusher channels confidence on record day
    September 13, 2016
    Running back Austin Lowe is helping to propel a Berry offense that just set a school record for points in a game.
  • Austin College Holds Off Howard Payne 19-17
    September 10, 2016
    SHERMAN, Texas – The Austin College football team raced out to a big lead early and held off a comeback bid by Howard Payne on Saturday, coming away with a 19-17 win at Jerry Apple Stadium. The ‘Roos are now 1-1 on the year.
  • SAA welcomes Austin, Trinity back in for football
    November 18, 2015
    Four years ago, seven schools broke away from the SCAC to form their own conference. Now that conference is welcoming back two of the football programs they left behind.
  • Ross on the run for 'Roos
    October 07, 2015
    Madison Ross, a first-team Academic All-American at Austin College, is having an All-American quality season on the field as well.
  • Austin College's Ross, Bouchez Named SCAC Players of the Week
    September 21, 2015
    LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. – Austin College football players Madison Ross and Ben Bouchez have been named the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week, respectively, for their outstanding performances against Whittier College last weekend.
  • Ross, Defense Lead Austin College to Rout of Whittier
    September 19, 2015
    Madison Ross rushed for a career-best 207 yards and the Austin College defense returned three interceptions for touchdowns as the 'Roo football team topped Whittier 55-12 on Saturday afternoon in Whittier, California.
  • AC's Woodyard Featured in Sports Illustrated's Faces in the Crowd
    September 17, 2015
    After piling up nearly 400 yards of total offense and four touchdowns in his first collegiate start at quarterback, Cooper Woodyard has gained national attention, being recognized in Sports Illustrated's famous "Faces in the Crowd" section in this week's issue.
  • Austin College Offense Erupts in 55-41 Victory
    September 05, 2015
    SHERMAN, Texas - The Austin College football piled up 605 yards of total offense and pulled away in the fourth quarter to win a 55-41 shootout over visiting Hendrix College to open up the 2015 campaign on Saturday afternoon.
  • Austin College Enters Transition Season in 2015
    July 28, 2015
    The 2015 campaign will see plenty of transition for the Austin College football team, as head coach Loren Dawson and his staff replace 23 seniors, including 18 former starters from last year's squad.
  • Austin College Named Silva Defensive Coordinator, adds Manning to Staff
    March 09, 2015
    SHERMAN, Texas – The Austin College football program has promoted assistant coach Mike Silva to the position of defensive coordinator, and Antoine Manning has joined the coaching staff, head coach Loren Dawson has announced.
  • Austin College progressing at its own pace
    November 05, 2014
    The progress of the Austin College football team is pretty easy to see, whether on the field or on the page. They just had to take a couple of steps back first.
  • Austin College Ready for SCAC Title Showdown with TLU
    November 05, 2014
    Four years after finishing 0-10, the 'Roo football seniors head into their Senior Day with a shot at the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Championship.
  • Rushing Attack Powers Austin College Past Southwestern
    November 01, 2014
    Madison Ross rushed for 189 yards and Bryce Murphy added 111 as the Austin College football team piled up 316 yards on the ground, and the ’Roos raced past Southwestern University 47-29 on Homecoming Saturday.
  • Austin College Looking to Carry Momentum into Second Half of 2014
    October 08, 2014
    With three straight wins and numerous conference and national accolades, the 'Roo football team is on an upward swing as the team hits the halfway point in 2014.
  • Austin College Holds Off Southwestern for Third Straight Win
    October 04, 2014
    The Austin College football team held off Southwestern for a 20-13 victory on Saturday, giving the 'Roos their third straight win and bringing the team's record to 3-2 overall this season. The 'Roos are 3-2 for the first time since 2010.
  • Defense Lifts Austin College to Late Victory over Howard Payne
    September 27, 2014
    For the second straight week, the ‘Roos used three second half interceptions and a blocked field goal to mount a come from behind victory, this time topping Howard Payne University 19-16 to improve to 2-2 overall this season.
  • Big Third Quarter Propels Austin College Past Occidental
    September 20, 2014
    After trailing 12-7 early in the third quarter, the Austin College football team used an 83-yard touchdown run from Madison Ross and a pair of third quarter interceptions to swing the momentum and earn a 21-12 victory over visiting Occidental College on Saturday afternoon.
  • Austin College Tops Trinity for First Time Since 1993
    November 16, 2013
    The Austin College football team capped off the 2013 season with a dominant 35-7 win over Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference rival Trinity University on Saturday, marking the first time the ’Roos have knocked off the Tigers since 1993.
  • Offensive Explosion Carries Austin College Past Hendrix 45-38
    October 26, 2013
    The Austin College football team gained 569 yards of total offense, including 344 rushing yards, and Noah Jesko threw for four touchdowns in the first half as the ‘Roos held off Hendrix College 45-38.
  • Ground Game Propels Austin College Past SAGU
    October 19, 2013
    The Austin College football team picked up its second straight home victory with a 27-17 win over Southwestern Assemblies of God on Saturday afternoon, with both Bryce Murphy and James Nwankpah eclipsing 100 yards to lead a potent rushing attack.
  • Austin College Runs Past Southwestern in 31-0 Victory
    October 05, 2013
    Led by a career day from senior running back James Nwankpah, the Austin College football team piled up 305 rushing yards on their way to a 31-0 victory over visiting Southwestern University on Saturday afternoon at Jerry Apple Stadium.
  • East Texas Baptist Tops Austin College 52-34 in Offensive Shootout
    September 14, 2013
    The Austin College and East Texas Baptist University football teams combined for more than 1,000 yards of total offense, but it was the Tigers who came out on top in handing the ‘Roos a 52-34 loss on Saturday afternoon in the team’s home opener at Jerry Apple Stadium.
  • 2013 Austin College Football Season Preview
    August 21, 2013
    The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference landscape will have a different look in the 2013 football season, and the Austin College Kangaroos will be looking to get to the top of the mountain this season behind a deep and experienced defense as well as some strong returning talent on offense.
  • Austin College Alumnus Set to Referee Super Bowl XLVII
    January 31, 2013
    Former Austin College football player and 1997 Athletics Hall of Honor inductee Byron Boston has been assigned to the officiating crew for Super Bowl XLVII, it has been announced.
  • 'Roo Football Falls to No. 13 Birmingham-Southern
    September 29, 2012
    Austin College piled up a season high 370 yards of total offense but it wasn't enough to overcome No. 13-ranked Birmingham-Southern on Saturday, falling 49-21 to bring the team's record to 1-4 on the year.
  • Big Second Half for ETBU Drops 'Roo Football
    September 08, 2012
    For the second straight week the Austin College football team held a halftime lead but came up short, falling to East Texas Baptist 17-7 on Saturday at Jerry Apple Stadium.
  • TLU Scores 35 Unanswered to Top Austin College
    September 01, 2012
    Austin College took a 16-3 lead early in the second quarter, but visiting Texas Lutheran University scored 35 unanswered points, including 28 in the second half, to hand the 'Roos a 38-16 loss in the season opener for both teams.
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