Williams Signs with Detroit LionsMoments after the NFL draft Rasheed Williams (Swedesboro, NJ) signed an undrafted free agent contract with the Detroit Lions. Williams will look to make the Lions roster and become the second Pioneer (Rod Streater - Oakland Raiders) currently in the NFL.
Marpet drafted by Tampa Bay BuccaneersCHICAGO—Hobart College senior Ali Marpet made history tonight. The All-American offensive lineman was selected in the second round with the 61st pick by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the NFL Draft.
Caneparo Named Offensive MVP of 2015 Globe BowlAt the 2015 Globe Bowl at Salisbury High School in mid-April, Maritime football senior Greg Caneparo (Nanuet, N.Y./Nanuet) was selected as the offensive most valuable player for one of the two all-star teams participating in the event.
Dodson Named New Leader of Pioneer FootballJarod Dodson has been named the new head football coach at Alfred State after an extensive search. Dodson, who will begin his duties this week, takes over for Mick Caba who retired at the end of February.
Andrew Franks: Hard Work, Dedication & OpportunityTROY, N.Y. - In conjunction with the NCAA's Division III Week, the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) Athletic Department is celebrating its student-athletes by highlighting and promoting the achievements of two in particular with a pair of videos. The films will take a look into the collegiate careers of Amanda Lynch and Andrew Franks, illustrating the impact they have had on their respective programs.
Green promoted to offensive line coachHobart College Head Football Coach Mike Cragg recently announced that offensive assistant coach Michael Green '14 will be promoted to offensive line coach. Green takes over responsibility for the offensive line from Kevin DeWall '00, who was named head coach at Endicott College in February.
Marpet: Teammates push meAs the 2014 football season drew near, fans of the Hobart College football team and NCAA Division III football in general, particularly in the East, knew the name Ali Marpet. He was preparing for his third season as a starter at left tackle and his second season as a team captain. Marpet and his teammates had won three straight Liberty League Championships and had been nationally ranked by D3football.com throughout the 2012 and 2013 seasons.
Drach promoted to offensive coordinatorGENEVA, N.Y.—Hobart College Head Football Coach Mike Cragg announced today that Quarterbacks Coach Jon Drach has been promoted to offensive coordinator for the 2015 season. Drach, who will continue to work with the Statesmen quarterbacks, takes over for Kevin DeWall ’00, who was named the head coach at Endicott College earlier this week.
Football Team Celebrates 2014 Season with Annual Team BanquetFollowing a season in which the Maritime football team had 10 All-Conference selections and one All-American, the Privateers celebrated the 2014 season on Thursday evening with their annual football banquet held in the Special Events Room on the SUNY Maritime campus.
Maryville promotes Hayes to head coachMaryville athletic director Kandis Schram announced that Shaun Hayes will be the 29th head football coach in Maryville's 122-year collegiate football history. Hayes will begin his seventh season with the Scots in the fall of 2015.
Scafe returns to D-III ranksThomas More announced that former John Carroll head coach Regis Scafe will become just the fifth head coach in program history.
Ryan Aelker crowned NCAA Division III sack championThe NCAA has announced the Bluffton junior Ryan Aelker (Holgate/New Bavaria) is the Division III statistical champion for sacks per game. His 13 sacks (1.3 sacks per game) also pushed him to the top of Bluffton's single-season list.
Four Named to ECFC Academic All-Conference TeamThe Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC) announced its 2014 Academic All-Conference Team on Wednesday afternoon, with four members of the Maritime football team selected to the listing.
Caba set to retire from Alfred StateAlfred State head football coach Mick Caba will retire at the end February. Caba is the longest tenured (15 years) and winningest football coach in program history (66 wins), helping the program transition from the two-year ranks into Division III.
Hilvert resigns as Thomas More coachJim Hilvert, who has been head coach at Thomas More for the past eight seasons, will take the head football coach position at LaSalle High School, which won its first Ohio state title this past fall.