• Last Second Touchdown Lifts Football to 39-35 Victory over Western Connecticut
    November 04, 2017
    Framingham, Mass. – Sophomore Adam Wojenski (Stratford, Conn.) tossed a 15-yard touchdown pass to senior Stephen Beahn (Spencer, Mass.) with 10 second remaining in the fourth quarter to rally the Framingham State football team from a three point deficit to a 39-35 victory over Western Connecticut State University in Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) action at Framingham’s Bowditch Field.
  • Harris’ five picks ties NCAA record as Framingham defeats Fitchburg State 32-16
    October 06, 2017
    Fitchburg, Mass. – Senior defensive back Jaquan Harris (Boston, Mass.) recorded five interceptions tying an NCAA single game record as the Framingham State University football team defeated Fitchburg State 32-16 in Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) action at Elliot Field.
  • Win or lose, football is family
    September 25, 2017
    Framingham head coach Tom Kelley squared off against his son, Mass. Maritime assistant coach Mike Kelley. It's instances like this when the theme of family is readily apparent in football.
  • Defense Key as Football Rushes Past Cortland 29-14
    September 09, 2017
    Framingham, Mass. – The Framingham State University football team trailed 14-6 late in the first quarter, but scored 23 unanswered points and kept the high scoring Cortland offense off the board for the final three quarters as the Rams defeated the Red Dragons 29-14 in non-conference action at Framingham’s Bowditch Field.
  • A six-pack of stories
    November 14, 2016
    While three playoff-bound teams will be getting all the love soon enough, we take a look at some of the other great stories of the season.
  • Thunder & Lightning at Salve
    September 19, 2016
    Salve Regina's dynamic rushing duo of Sam Pascale and James Dawson is also doing dynamic things off the field.
  • Framingham's football past still influences the present
    September 12, 2016
    With Framingham State's team losing a couple of people who were close to the program, players are reflecting on the part of the game that doesn't take place between the white lines.
  • Expect to see a lot more Victory at Coast Guard
    September 06, 2016
    Derek Victory was a 5-foot-9 quarterback in high school. Nobody was clamoring for him to come to their campus and play football. But on Saturday, he eclipsed 5,000 career passing yards for Coast Guard.
  • 10 games to watch for 2016
    August 30, 2016
    Veteran Around the Northeast columnist Tom Haley showcases a new season full of marquee matchups and coaches vying to make it into the national spotlight. Here are his 10 games to keep a close eye on.
  • New England conferences team up for bowl series
    August 30, 2016
    The ECFC, MASCAC, NEFC and NEWMAC will be pulling out of the ECAC's postseason bowls and creating their own postseason game this season.
  • Climbing stairs and climbing up the NESCAC
    September 28, 2015
    The Jumbos showed support for their teammate and his family's battle with Alzheimer's. Tufts players raised funds and awareness, then delivered a season-opening win on the road.
  • Offensive Records Fall as Football Falls to Cortland 61-49
    September 12, 2015
    Framingham, Mass. – The Framingham State University football team received a school record 510 passing yards and five touchdowns from senior Matt Silva (Dracut, Mass.), but it was not enough as SUNY Cortland held off a late comeback from the Rams to secure a 61-49 victory in non-conference action this afternoon at Framingham’s Bowditch Field.
  • Still playing meaningful games
    November 11, 2014
    Husson and Mount Ida, along with MIT and Framingham State, are still playing meaningful games but they are in very different situations.
  • 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.
  • Framingham State Knocks Off Westfield State 28-7
    October 11, 2014
    Framingham, Mass. – Junior Tevin Jones (Springfield, Mass.) caught three touchdown passes from quarterback Matt Silva (Dracut, Mass.) as the Framingham State University football team defeated Westfield State University 28-7 in Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) action this afternoon at Bowditch Field.
  • Van Alstyne helping Framingham break out
    September 24, 2013
    Rams coach Tom Kelley thinks New England schools have become too isolated, but his senior running back makes Framingham a team that can expand its horizons.
  • Framingham State Overcomes Slow Start to Defeat Endicott 35-23
    September 07, 2013
    Beverly, Mass. – The Framingham State University football team fell behind 14-0 in the first quarter, but rallied for 28 unanswered points to defeat Endicott College 35-23 this afternoon on the road at Endicott Stadium in the season opener for both squads.
  • 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.
  • Framingham reaches critical mass
    September 18, 2012
    You can count the players on the Framingham State roster from outside of Massachusetts on one hand . And you won't need your thumb. "It's awesome," star running back Melikke Van Alstyne said.
  • NEFC splits, will get two AQs
    February 09, 2012
    The New England Football Conference is splitting after the 2012 season, with the groups getting a second automatic bid after a two-year waiting period and taking one at-large bid away from the field.
  • Titles, hopes and lots of kicks
    November 01, 2011
    Western New England and Framingham State tucked their respective New England Football Conference titles away for a date in the NEFC Championship Game.
  • Framingham State Captures Bogan Division with 14-7 Win over Coast Guard
    October 29, 2011
    Framingham, Mass. – Sophomore runningback Melikke Van Alstyne (Salem, Mass.) carried 39 times for 180 yards and two touchdowns as the Framingham State University football team clinched its first ever New England Football Conference (NEFC) Bogan Division with a 14-7 win over Coast Guard on a bitter cold, windy and rainy day at Maple Street Field.
  • Falling through the cracks
    October 04, 2011
    Framingham State's best returning offensive player was so far under the radar coming out of high school he originally went to a non-football school, to play lacrosse.
  • Silva Tosses Five TDs and Rushes for One as Framingham State Defeats Nichols 54-13
    September 08, 2011
    Framingham, Mass. – Freshman quarterback Matt Silva (Dracut, Mass.) tied a school record with five touchdown passes and rushed for another as the Framingham State University football team defeated Nichols College 54-13 in non-conference action tonight at Bowditch Field. With the win, the Rams even their record at 1-1, while the Bison fall to 0-2.
  • ECAC bowl game pairings
    November 14, 2010
    Twelve eastern schools get to play one additional postseason game, in the Eastern College Athletic Conference. Bowl game pairings follow.
  • Framingham on a high
    October 12, 2010
    Winning never gets old. Just ask the people at Mount Union or those associated with any perennial power. But when it's new, it can be downright intoxicating. Few appreciate winning more than the Framingham State players, coaches and fans.
  • Defense Leads Football to 14-3 Win Over Salve Regina
    September 18, 2010
    Framingham, Mass. — The Framingham State University football team defeated Salve Regina University 14-3 today at Maple Street Field in a New England Football Conference (NEFC) cross-divisional game. This was the first time the two schools had met on the gridiron. With the win the Rams improve to 2-1 on the season, while the loss drops the Seahawks to 1-2.