• Jonesin' for a comeback
    December 18, 2018
    Tevin Jones started for UMHB in the 2017 Stagg Bowl and was expected to play a huge role for the Cru this season as a starting linebacker. Instead, he ended up with legal troubles, lashed out angrily at his coaches and ended up in a treatment program. He explains it all, as well as his hopes to return in this interview with Frank Rossi.
  • Cru seniors end career in style
    December 15, 2018
    They contributed to UMHB’s first national championship as sophomores in 2016, then went out on top as seniors. The current crop of Cru seniors played in three straight Stagg Bowls and redeemed their loss from 2017 by defeating the Purple Raiders this year. Adam Turer has more from Shenandoah.
  • Cru's control: UMHB makes it two titles in Texas
    December 14, 2018
    Mary Hardin-Baylor capped its run through a strong Division III football bracket and finished the 2018 season with its second national title, defeating Mount Union 24-16.
  • Fred's football family
    December 12, 2018
    The 2018 season has been anything but typical for Pete Fredenburg and his Cru. The head coach missed the first three games while serving a self-imposed suspension for NCAA violations. He missed a practice during the week of the Cru’s national semifinal game, for a very different reason. Adam Turer has the story.
  • Backfield in motion
    December 11, 2018
    Former wide receiver taking snaps, current running back doing the same -- it might not matter that much in Stagg Bowl XLVI. These teams know each other so well at this level that it might be difficult to surprise either one. Adam Turer has more in a Road to the Stagg Bowl feature.
  • Cru finally gets past Warhawks
    December 08, 2018
    Mary Hardin-Baylor flipped the script, as the Cru defeated UW-Whitewater for the first time in six meetings, winning 31-14 and ensuring the Texas Stagg Bowl had a Texas team.
  • Crusaders defense rises to the challenge
    December 04, 2018
    The offense puts up eye-popping numbers, but the Cru also boasts the nation's top defense. Big defensive plays in crunch time kept the dream of playing in a home state Stagg Bowl alive. Adam Turer has more in a Road to Stagg Bowl feature.
  • Quarterfinals: UMHB advances in thriller
    December 01, 2018
    Mary Hardin-Baylor survived a fourth-quarter flurry to edge St. John's, while UW-Whitewater held off Bethel and Mount Union and Johns Hopkins moved on as well in Saturday's national quarterfinal games.
  • UMHB edges Saint John's 21-18 in NCAA Quarterfinals
    December 01, 2018
    Jefferson Fritz interception in end zone seals third straight Semifinal appearance for UMHB
  • RPI, JHU eliminate East's top two
    November 24, 2018
    Brockport and Frostburg State were both bounced from the 2018 Division III playoffs, while Muhlenberg shut Randolph-Macon down and Mount Union, UW-Whitewater, St. John's and UMHB rolled. More in the full second-round wrapup.
  • UMHB rolls past Berry in NCAA Second Round
    November 24, 2018
    Cru will face St. John's in NCAA Quarterfinal Game next Saturday
  • Johnnies roll in record fashion; Rematches repeat
    November 17, 2018
    Mary Hardin-Baylor, St. John's and Berry all advanced easily in the top-left corner of the bracket in the first round of the 2018 Division III football playoffs, while Whitworth rolled as well in the final game of the afternoon.
  • UMHB tops Hardin-Simmons 27-6 in playoff rematch
    November 17, 2018
    Cru tops conference rival in fifth postseason match-up to advance to Second Round for 15th straight year
  • UMHB routs Louisiana College to clinch postseason berth
    November 03, 2018
    Cru claims at least a share of ASC title
  • UMHB runs away from McMurry 80-7
    October 27, 2018
    Cru gives up first points of October but dominates game to improve to 8-0
  • UMHB rolls over Howard Payne 55-0 in rare Friday game
    October 12, 2018
    Cru posts second straight shut out and holds HPU to 95 total yards
  • Podcast: Enough room for debate
    October 08, 2018
    We didn't know we would come out of Saturday's games with real questions about who should be the top-ranked team, but Pat and Keith lay out the cases for your favorite shade of purple, plus give the key takeaways from the big Week 6 games, hand out game balls and much more.
  • Top 25: Frostburg, RPI win nail-biters
    October 06, 2018
    No. 5 Frostburg State scored with 2:34 left to go and got a key takeaway to finish it out, while RPI survived an Ithaca two-point conversion attempt in the closing seconds in Saturday's Top 25 action. Meanwhile, UMHB and UW-Whitewater each shut out top 10 opponents.
  • UMHB shuts out Hardin-Simmons 26-0
    October 06, 2018
    Cru holds Cowboys to just 222 yards of total offense
  • UMHB rolls over Southwestern 77-7
    September 29, 2018
    Cru forces eight turnovers and scores four defensive touchdowns in home opener
  • UMHB grounds Sul Ross State in 68-7 victory
    September 15, 2018
    UMHB rushes for 533 yards and rolls up 690 yards of total offense in win
  • UMHB routs Albright 91-7
    September 08, 2018
    Cru scores at least 20 points in every quarter in record setting victory
  • UMHB self-reports violations; suspends Fredenburg
    April 16, 2018
    Mary Hardin-Baylor has suspended coach Pete Fredenburg for three games over extra benefits afforded to two football players as part of self-reporting two major infractions to the NCAA.
  • Poorman announces his transfer
    April 06, 2018
    Mount Union quarterback Luke Poorman, who started the 2016 season at quarterback and also led the Purple Raiders to victory in the 2017 national quarterfinals, is leaving Alliance.
  • Quick Hits: Our Stagg Bowl predictions
    December 14, 2017
    We have one game left, and somehow it seems that six predictions, and quick ones, are no longer appropriate. So we bring out a couple more experts, and we give everyone a couple hundred words to work with. Here's our predictions for Friday night's game.
  • Back and better than ever
    December 12, 2017
    Mary Hardin-Baylor graduated several key players who earned plenty of hardware in 2016. Internal competition pushed this year's team, which is now one win away from its goal of a repeat, thanks in large part to a suffocating defense. Adam Turer has more in a Road to Salem feature.
  • ATN Podcast: And then there were two
    December 11, 2017
    We’re pretty sure you already know what this podcast is about: two teams left, two epic performances, one in the comeback from 25 points down in 24 minutes and the other being another stifling defensive performance. Pat and Keith break down the games, with Keith looking at each game a second time and giving his first keys to the game for Stagg Bowl XLV.
  • UMHB defense keeps title defense alive
    December 09, 2017
    The Cru booked their return trip to Salem by rolling up 21 points in the first quarter and cruising the rest of the way, easily dispatching with Brockport in the national semifinals.
  • UMHB punches return ticket to Stagg Bowl with 24-0 victory over Brockport
    December 09, 2017
    Cru gives up just 267 yards of total offense to post second postseason shutout
  • Cru's new QB leans on stellar support system
    December 05, 2017
    Carl Robinson III will be making just his sixth career start on Saturday. The freshman is benefiting from the leadership and playmaking of his senior teammates and aims to continue his growth as the stage grows bigger. Brian Lester has more in a Road to Salem feature.
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