Albion Britons

Overall record: 5-5 - Conference: 3-3
All times Eastern   (* Conference; • In-region)
9/7 at Wittenberg L, 44-7
9/14 at Tri-State L, 38-0
9/21 vs. Buffalo State W, 51-7
9/28 vs. Ohio Wesleyan W, 16-0
10/5 vs. Olivet * • W, 17-14
10/12 at Wisconsin Lutheran * • W, 27-10
10/19 vs. Alma * • L, 52-31
10/26 at Kalamazoo * • W, 21-20
11/2 vs. Adrian * • L, 31-21
11/16 at Hope * • L, 24-21
Overall record: 5-5 - Conference: 3-3
All times Eastern   (* Conference; • In-region)
10/5 vs. Olivet * • W, 17-14
10/12 at Wisconsin Lutheran * • W, 27-10
10/19 vs. Alma * • L, 52-31
10/26 at Kalamazoo * • W, 21-20
11/2 vs. Adrian * • L, 31-21
11/16 at Hope * • L, 24-21


Schools Conf All
Alma 6-0 9-2
Adrian 4-2 7-3
Hope 4-2 5-5
Olivet 3-3 5-4
Albion 3-3 5-5
Kalamazoo 1-5 4-6
Wisconsin Lutheran 0-6 3-7

What We're Reading

  • »How D-III colleges profit from football
  • Deadspin's take on how Division III football drives enrollment leaned heavily on analysis from's Pat Coleman. Good take on D-III, actually.
  • »Hope QB eyes big season, med school
  • Michael Atwell said he came to Hope because he wanted to study chemistry and biology, while continuing to play football for a few more seasons.
  • »Orr overcomes to get NFL shot
  • In many ways, Clinton Orr had an even tougher childhood than the one in Blind Side. Orr overcame periods of homelessness. Violence. Drugs. Crime. Poverty. Hunger. And stays at a juvenile detention center.

Past Records

2014 (0-0, 0-0 MIAA)
2013 (8-3, 6-0 MIAA)
2012 (6-4, 3-3 MIAA)
2011 (6-5, 6-0 MIAA)
2010 (5-5, 4-2 MIAA)
2009 (4-6, 4-2 MIAA)
2008 (4-6, 3-3 MIAA)
2006 (5-5, 3-4 MIAA)
2005 (7-4, 6-1 MIAA)
2004 (7-3, 5-2 MIAA)
2003 (6-4, 4-2 MIAA)
2002 (5-5, 3-3 MIAA)
2001 (0-0, 0-0 MIAA)
2000 (7-3, 3-2 MIAA)
1999 (6-3, 5-1 MIAA)

Team Quick Facts



Coach: Craig Rundle (Albion '74)
Conference: MIAA
Enrollment: 1489
Location: Albion, MI
Colors: Purple, Gold
Stadium: Sprankle-Sprandel Stadium (4244)
Surface: Turf

News Releases

November 15, 2014
Albion makes strong closing statement
Albion completed a winning month of November by rolling Aurora, 62-13
November 8, 2014
Rundle Stands Alone
Craig Rundle owns more victories than anyone who has ever coached the Albion football program after...
October 25, 2014
Close Call
Albion fell six points shy of forging a tie atop the MIAA standings
October 18, 2014
Albion's MIAA win streak snapped
Albion's 8-game winning streak against MIAA rivals was stopped in a 47-26 loss at Adrian
September 13, 2014
Miscues damage Albion's upset bid
Turnovers and penalties limited Albion in a 35-28 loss to Illinois Wesleyan
September 1, 2014
2014 NFL season opens with nine D-III alumni on rosters
Derek Carrier and Jordan Gay are the new names in the league, which is a good reminder that the...
November 23, 2013
Britons bounced from NCAA football playoffs
Albion was bounced from the NCAA Division III Football Playoffs with a 63-7 loss to North Central
November 16, 2013
Albion Completes MIAA Title Run
Quarterback Dominic Bona led a game-winning touchdown drive late in the fourth quarter and Albion...
November 13, 2013
Albion builds off its 2011 postseason stint
Two years ago, Brett McCarty and his teammates took a 59-0 shellacking at the hands of the future...
November 9, 2013
Albion clinches share of MIAA title
Albion defeated Adrian, 13-0, to clinch a share of the MIAA championship
November 2, 2013
Albion remains undefeated against MIAA football rivals
Albion remained undefeated against its MIAA football rivals with a 42-28 win over Olivet
October 26, 2013
Albion Defense Rises To The Occasion
Albion gained a 28-24 win over Alma because the defense stopped Alma on three trips into Albion...
October 19, 2013
Albion Keeps Pace With MIAA Leaders
Darrin Williams rushed for a season-high 122 yards in Albion's 31-21 win at Kalamazoo
October 12, 2013
Albion's Maturation Process Continues
Albion overcame two turnovers and a third-quarter deficit to subdue Trine
September 28, 2013
Albion Is Turned Away By Central
Three second-half turnovers hurt Albion's cause in a 31-6 loss at Central (Iowa)
September 21, 2013
Albion Takes Step Forward
Albion Coach Craig Rundle said the Britons improved in all three phases after a 38-20 victory over...
September 14, 2013
Albion Fails To Contain Wheaton Quarterback
Wheaton quarterback Jordan Roberts rushed for 174 yards and passed for 156 yards
September 7, 2013
Albion Escapes Defiance's Sting
Darrin Williams' 3-yard touchdown run with 8 minutes to play was the difference in Albion's 32-29...
November 12, 2012
C.J. Carroll Selected MIAA's Defensive MVP
C.J. Carroll's selection as the MIAA's Defensive MVP headlined seven Albion selections to the...
November 12, 2012
Albion Receiver Hauls In MIAA Player of the Week Award
Brian Spencer was rewarded after a record-setting performance in his final game for Albion
November 10, 2012
A Record Day For Albion WR in Losing Effort
Brian Spencer hauled in 16 passes for 213 yards and two scores in Albion's 28-20 loss to Hope
November 3, 2012
Albion Falls Inches Short in OT
Darrin Williams fell inches short of the goal line on a 2-point conversion in overtime as Albion...
October 27, 2012
Albion Escapes Olivet on Late TD
Cody Crawford scored on a 30-yard catch late in the fourth to lift Albion to a 21-15 win at Olivet
October 22, 2012
Williams Extends Engagement As MIAA Player of the Week
Albion RB Darrin Williams was named the MIAA's Offensive Player of the Week for the second consecuti...
October 15, 2012
Albion RB Williams Runs Away With MIAA Award
Darrin Williams gashed Kalamazoo for a career-high 249 yards and a touchdown
October 13, 2012
Williams, Defense Shine As Albion Stings Kalamazoo
Darrin Williams rushed for 249 yards and a score and the defense allowed 117 yards as Albion earned...
October 6, 2012
Early Deficit Swallows Britons
Trine scored twice in the opening three minutes and it went on to score a 27-22 victory over Albion...
September 28, 2012
Albion QB is candidate for NFF Scholar-Athlete Awards
Albion QB Spencer Krauss is the only player from the MIAA to be a candidate for the National...
September 24, 2012
Albion's Orr Runs Away With MIAA Offensive Player of the Week Award
The Albion running back gained the award for the second time in three weeks
September 22, 2012
Britons Complete Non-League Slate With 3-1 Record
Clinton Orr scored four touchdowns and Wes Dolen picked off two passes in the Britons 35-16 win over...
September 15, 2012
Britons Blitzed in the Second Half
Benedictine scored 25 second-half points to send the Britons to a 32-28 setback
September 8, 2012
Albion Gives Wheaton An Upset Feeling
Boosted by a 10 ½ minute touchdown drive to start the third quarter and a Wes Dolen intercept...
September 1, 2012
Albion Scripts Good Start to Football Season
The Britons scored on six of their seven first-half possessions and cruised to a 55-0 victory over...
April 28, 2012
Chris Greenwood drafted
Albion cornerback Chris Greenwood got the call on Saturday afternoon, marking the second year in a...
April 10, 2012
Greenwood impressing NFL scouts
Two-time All-American Chris Greenwood played in the East-West Shrine Game and continues to turn...
January 4, 2012
Greenwood to play in Shrine Game
Albion defensive back Chris Greenwood will get a shot to prove himself in front of pro scouts at the...
November 24, 2011
MIAA, NATHC to start 'Challenge Series'
The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association and Northern Athletics Conference have announced...
November 18, 2011
Accounting majors bring toughness for Albion
These three are on a mission to change the perception of accountants from pocket-protecting,...
November 14, 2011
Albion Sweeps MIAA Special Awards
The Albion College football team’s perfect season in Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic...
November 12, 2011
Albion Puts Exclamation Point on MIAA Title
Albion College put the exclamation point on its Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association...
November 5, 2011
Thomas More, Albion fall after clinching
They already got the bids, but their seeding will suffer after Week 10 letdowns against Waynesburg...
November 5, 2011
Turnovers, Inability to Finish Haunts Britons
Albion College finished with a 380-126 edge in total yards, but Nick Pendell's 38-yard field goal...
November 3, 2011
Albion's scheduling pays off
It was a familiar question that Craig Rundle fielded in the offseason. “Who in the world does...
October 29, 2011
MIAA Title Returns to Albion
Albion College weathered two storms in Lenawee County Saturday night to score a 28-14 victory over...
October 22, 2011
Albion Routs Olivet to Set Up MIAA Showdown Next Week
Alex Harris played quarterback in place of Spencer Krauss and Albion College didn't miss a beat in...
October 15, 2011
Albion Smothers Hope
Spencer Krauss threw touchdown passes to J.C. Cruse and Brian Spencer in the third quarter to lift...
October 8, 2011
Greenwood, Paksi Push Albion Past Alma
Chris Greenwood returned an interception 70 yards for a touchdown and Julian Paksi blocked an extra...
October 1, 2011
Krauss Passes Albion Over Kalamazoo
Spencer Krauss threw for a school-record 434 yards in Albion's 36-26 win over Kalamazoo.
September 10, 2011
Upset-Minded Albion Falters in Second Half
Upset-minded Albion College trailed eighth-ranked Wheaton College by just five at halftime, but the...
September 3, 2011
Albion's Second Half Rally Falls Short
Albion scored touchdowns on consecutive possessions in the second half but it could not recover from...
August 31, 2011
Albion Faces Butler in 2011 Opener
Albion College’s 125th season of intercollegiate football begins Saturday when it squares off...
August 2, 2011
Albion player tackles cancer research
A Britons cornerback is used to tackling opponents, but this summer Matt Lozier found a much tougher...
July 21, 2011
Our preseason All-America picks
Presenting the annual All-American team, named every year since 2000.
September 23, 2010
Sophomore a big-play guy for Albion
"He’s a big-play guy. Every time he touches the ball, he’s got a chance to go the...