• Colonels escape home opener with comeback win over Scots
    September 14, 2019
    DANVILLE, Ky. – Trailing by 16 points, the No. 18 Centre football squad came from behind to defeat visiting Maryville, 27-22, in their home opener at Farris Stadium.
  • Off to a great start
    September 12, 2019
    Centre's offense had a great performance in the Colonels' season-opening win vs. Hanover. But that won't be enough to keep Centre's offensive coordinator from losing sleep for a while. Adam Turer has more in Around the Nation.
  • Payne tosses five TDs in debut, Colonels roll at Hanover
    September 07, 2019
    HANOVER, Ind. – Junior quarterback Clark Payne recorded five touchdowns in his starting debut, and No. 20/21 Centre football handed Hanover a 45-31 defeat in the 2019 season opener at Alumni Stadium.
  • Big test coming for Centre corner
    November 20, 2018
    Cal Lewellyn isn’t the player opposing quarterbacks want to throw in the direction of on Saturday afternoons. After he picked off seven passes as a freshman, he’s become the cover corner they do their best to avoid. Brian Lester has more in a Road to the Stagg Bowl feature.
  • Macon, Muhlenberg get road wins
    November 17, 2018
    Randolph-Macon and Muhlenberg each won road games in the first round and Mount Union and Centre advanced easily in the top-right corner of the bracket. Nick Sirico's pick-six with 35 seconds left gave Muhlenberg a 20-13 win at Delaware Valley, while Randolph-Macon picked off Anthony Moeglin four times to pull the upset at John Carroll.
  • Colonels hang 56 on Panthers in impressive regular season finale
    November 10, 2018
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Centre football put a punctuation mark on the end of their regular season, drubbing Birmingham-Southern by a 56-20 margin at Krulak Stadium Saturday afternoon.
  • Seniors shine in 49-20 home finale victory over Sewanee
    November 03, 2018
    DANVILLE, Ky. – Centre football had plenty to celebrate on Senior Day Saturday, handing visiting Sewanee a lopsided 49-20 defeat at Farris Stadium in the regular season home finale.
  • Roundup: Earlham's streak reaches record proportions
    October 13, 2018
    Earlham tied the Division III record with its 50th consecutive loss. Salisbury held off Montclair State in a battle of unranked-but-undefeated NJAC teams while Central won a nailbiter over Simpson in the ARC. Centre, too, stayed in its SAA title hunt.
  • Colonels' new command: 'Have fun'
    October 25, 2017
    After losing a crucial conference game, Centre has hit the reset button on its attitude and run off three consecutive wins. More in Around the South.
  • Carnell carries Colonels past Panthers in season-opening win
    September 02, 2017
    HANOVER, Ind. – A record-setting day from junior running back Trevor Carnell (Shepherdsville, Ky.) and a stout defensive effort lifted Centre College football over Hanover in Saturday's season opener, 27-14.
  • White named Birmingham-Southern head coach
    November 14, 2016
    Tony Joe White, most recently the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Centre, has been named head coach at Birmingham-Southern. He is the third head coach since the program was revived in 2007 and takes over a program that went 1-9 this season.
  • Small-school life suits Centre's star
    November 08, 2016
    Devin Hayes spent his first couple of seasons sitting behind Centre all-time great Heath Haden. Now that Hayes has had a chance to shine, he's taken full advantage of it.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • First-teamers square off
    October 07, 2015
    It was quite a show in Danville, Ky., where Hendrix and Centre met, bringing a pair of all-conference quarterbacks.
  • Ten D-III players make active NFL rosters
    September 09, 2015
    Ali Marpet was the star of Division III on draft day, but he's not the only rookie who made an active NFL roster. Here's a rundown of who you could see on Sundays this fall.
  • Wash U, Chicago already leaving SAA
    June 12, 2015
    Washington University and the University of Chicago haven't even played their first game as football members of the Southern Athletic Association, and they've already announced their departure.
  • Centre completes undefeated regular season with 45-15 win at BSC
    November 15, 2014
    The Centre football team completed an undefeated regular season and locked up an outright Southern Athletic Association championship with a 45-15 win at Birmingham-Southern on Saturday in Birmingham, Ala.
  • Centre Colonels are keeping it real
    November 12, 2014
    Faced with the revocation of the conference's automatic bid, Centre is just focused on one thing: winning the next game.
  • Centre improves to 9-0 with shutout of Millsaps
    November 08, 2014
    The No. 21 Centre College football team capped a regular season undefeated home schedule with a 27-0 win over Millsaps College on Saturday, Nov. 8 at Farris Stadium in Danville, Ky.
  • No. 25 Centre holds off Hendrix 35-26 to move to 8-0
    November 01, 2014
    After jumping out to a 28-6 halftime lead the No. 25 Centre College football team remained undefeated by finishing with a 35-26 win over Hendrix College on Saturday, Nov. 1 in Conway, Ark.
  • NCAA reverses course, says no bid for SAA, MASCAC
    October 31, 2014
    Contrary to the information it released a few weeks ago, the NCAA D-III football championships committee announced Friday that the Southern Athletic Association and Massachusetts State College Athletic Conference will not have automatic bids to the 2014 Division III football playoffs.
  • Centre seizes first place in SAA with homecoming win over Rhodes
    October 25, 2014
    The Centre football team moved to 7-0 on the season and assumed sole possession of first place in the Southern Athletic Association standings with a 47-35 homecoming victory over Rhodes on Saturday in Danville, Ky.
  • Roundup: ODAC gets wacky, Centre rolls, Luther falls
    October 11, 2014
    Shenandoah jumped out big and held on vs. Guilford, while E&H won a battle of unbeatens, Nash Nance caught a TD pass, one player picked off five passes and more in Saturday's national roundup.
  • Centre rolls to 50-20 win over Washington University
    September 27, 2014
    The Centre football team moved to 4-0 on the season by rolling to a 50-20 victory over Washington University on Saturday in Danville, Ky.
  • 2014 NFL season opens with nine D-III alumni on rosters
    September 01, 2014
    Derek Carrier and Jordan Gay are the new names in the league, which is a good reminder that the D-III players who make it in the NFL are often the most persistent.
  • Leahy is safety net for Centre’s defense
    October 02, 2013
    After spending the summer working in an oncology clinic and meeting the people there, med-school-hopeful Ben Leahy knows he’s blessed to still be a part of the game he loves.
  • Colonels hang on for 33-28 season-opening win over Bethany
    September 07, 2013
    Senior cornerback Casey Vatter (Okeana, Ohio) intercepted a tipped pass in the end-zone with 59 seconds to play, and the Centre College football team hung on for a 33-28 win over Bethany College in the season-opening game for both teams Saturday, Sept. 7 in Danville, Ky.
  • Five Purple Raiders get free agent calls
    May 03, 2013
    No D-III player heard his name called, but 17 players, including five from Mount Union, have been signed or invited to minicamps.
  • Colonels blank Austin 17-0 in football action
    October 27, 2012
    The defense allowed a season-low 160 yards of total offense as the Centre College football team posted a 17-0 shutout of Austin College Saturday, Oct. 27 in Sherman, Texas.
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