2017 Husson Football News

  • Twelve Eagles Earn ECFC All-Academic Team Honors
    January 11, 2018
    MARSHFIELD, Mass. - Twelve members of the 2017 Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC) champion Husson University football team have earned ECFC All-Academic honors, the league office announced this afternoon.
  • Saintard Named to College Gridiron Showcase Roster
    January 05, 2018
    BANGOR, Maine - Capping off one of his more successful seasons, Husson football senior Robenson Saintard has been selected to the College Gridiron Showcase roster.
  • Football Ranked No. 21 in Final AFCA Poll and No. 25 in Final D3Football.com Poll
    December 18, 2017
    BANGOR, Maine - For the first time in program history, Husson University is ranked in the final edition of the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Division III Coaches Poll, which was released today and the D3Football.com Poll, which was released on Sunday.
  • Smith and Gabriel Named to the 2017 D3football.com All-America Team
    December 15, 2017
    SALEM, Va. - Husson senior tailback John Smith and senior rover Jean Gabriel have been named to the D3football.com All-America team, the organization announced on Friday evening. Smith was named to the second team offense, while Gabriel earned the nod on the third team specialists.
  • Smith and Soyini Named Associated Press Little All-Americans
    December 14, 2017
    NEW YORK - Husson senior running back John Smith and junior defensive back Quan Soyini have been named Associated Press Little All-American team. Smith earned a first team nod while Soyini was named to the second team. The team was chosen by a panel of sports information directors from around the country and released Thursday.
  • Smith Named AFCA First Team All-American
    December 12, 2017
    WACO, Texas - John Smith has been named to the 2017 American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Division III Coaches’ All-American First Team. A week after becoming the first player in program history to be named the New England College Division Player of the Year, Smith is also the first Husson football player to earn AFCA All-American honors.
  • Four Eagles Earn D3football.com All-East Region Honors
    December 06, 2017
    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Husson senior running back John Smith has been named to the 2017 D3football.com All-East Region First Team Offense, junior offensive line Brad Weston earned Second Team Offense honors, senior defensive back Jean Gabriel also earned a spot on the second team but on the defensive side of the ball, and junior defensive back Quan Soyini has been named to the Third Team, the organization announced Wednesday night. It is the most selections for the Husson football team in a single season.
  • Four Eagles Earn All-ECAC Football Honors
    December 05, 2017
    DANBURY, Conn. – Husson senior running back John Smith and freshman offensive line Jacob Cameron have been named to the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Football DIII First Team, and senior defensive back Jean Gabriel and junior defensive back Quan Soyini have been named to the Second Team, the conference office announced Wednesday morning. The team is voted on by representatives from the region's member institutions. It is the most selections for the Husson football team in a single season.
  • Price, Smith & Soyini Earn New England Football Writers Awards
    November 27, 2017
    MANCHESTER, N.H. - After leading Husson University to its most successful season in program history, Gabby Price has been named the New England College Division Coach of the Year and senior tailback John Smith, the season Division II/III Gold Helmet Award winner - presented by the Jack Grinold/Eastern Massachusetts Chapter of the National Football Foundation - announced by the New England Football Writers (NEFW) on Sunday afternoon. Additionally, Smith and junior cornerback Quan Soyini earned spots on the NEFW DII/DIII All-New England Team for their efforts this fall.
  • Football Falls to #5/#7 Delaware Valley in NCAA Second Round, 37-15
    November 25, 2017
    DOYLESTOWN, Pa. - Delaware Valley University quarterback Dashawn Darden threw for 319 yards and accounted for four touchdowns while the Aggie defense intercepted four passes and had a score of their own as they advanced to the NCAA Division III quarterfinals with a 37-15 victory over visiting Husson University.
  • Smith Named Noontime Sports Offensive Player of the Year; 12 Other Eagles Earn Team of the Year Honors
    November 22, 2017
    NORTON, Mass. - Thirteen members of the Husson University football team were recognized on Wednesday morning when Noontime Sports Blog announced its major award winners and Team of the Year selections.
  • John Smith Receives Week 12 NEFW Division II/III Gold Helmet Award
    November 20, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. – Husson senior tailback John Smith has been awarded the New England Football Writer's (NEFW) Gold Helmet Award, sponsored by the Jack Grinold Eastern Massachusetts Chapter of the National Football Foundation, for week 12 of the 2017 college football season.  Smith is the Division II/III Gold Helmet Award winner.
  • Smith Named Semifinalist for Gagliardi Trophy
    November 20, 2017
    COLLEGEVILLE, Minn. – Nov. 20, 2017 – Nine seniors and one junior make up the semifinalists for the 2017 Gagliardi Trophy, an award presented by Jostens and the J-Club of Saint John’s University (Minn.) to the most outstanding football player in NCAA Division III. John Smith is the first finalist in Husson University's football program's history.
  • Tailgating Information for the Delaware Valley University Football Game in Doylestown, Pa.
    November 20, 2017
    BANGOR, Maine - Tailgating is permitted on the campus of Delaware Valley University.
  • Pickett Named Noontime Sports Special Teams Player of the Week
    November 20, 2017
    NORTON, Mass. – The Noontime Sports Blog weekly awards were announced for games through Sunday, November 19. Husson University's Devin Pickett earned Special Teams Player of the Week.
  • Football Sets Wins Mark With Program's First Ever Postseason Victory, 23-21, at #19/20 Springfield
    November 18, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - The Husson University football team upsets #19/#20 Springfield College, 23-21, in the first round of the 2017 NCAA Division III Championship Tournament at Stagg Field on Saturday afternoon.
  • Rivera Named First Team CoSIDA Academic All-District
    November 16, 2017
    GREENWOOD, Ind. - Senior Luis Rivera was named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District I Team for his work on the field and in the classroom, on Thursday afternoon.
  • J. Smith, Price & Caserta Receive Major Awards; 12 Other Eagles Earn All-ECFC Honors
    November 16, 2017
    MARSHFIELD, Mass. – Fifteen members of the Husson University football team were recognized when the Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC) announced its major award winners and All-Conference selections on Thursday afternoon.
  • Tailgating Information for the Springfield College Football Game in Springfield, Mass.
    November 14, 2017
    Tailgating for visiting teams is in Lot 8 near our student health center. Each parking spot is $15, and can be paid in cash or via check at the entrance to the lot.  
  • John Smith Named ECFC Offensive Player of the Week
    November 13, 2017
    MARSHFIELD, Mass. - Husson senior tailback John Smith has been named the ECFC Offensive Player of the Week for the tenth time in his career, the conference office announced Monday morning.
  • Football Set to Face Springfield in the First Round of 2017 NCAA DIII Championship
    November 12, 2017
    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - The NCAA Division III Football Committee announced today the field of 32 teams for the 2017 NCAA Division III Football Championship and Husson will be traveling to Springfield, Mass. to face the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference Champions the Pride of Springfield College for their First Round contest on Saturday.
  • Football Captures Back-to-Back ECFC Titles With Win Over Mount Ida on Senior Day, 42-14
    November 11, 2017
    BANGOR, Maine – The Husson University football team picked up its 14th straight victory at home dating back to October 3, 2015 with a 42-14 win over Mount Ida College on Saturday afternoon in Eastern Collegiate Football Conference action at the Dr. John W. Winkin Sports Complex.
  • Football Earns Back-to-Back Trips to the NCAA Tournament with a Shutout Victory Over Alfred State, 63-0
    November 04, 2017
    BANGOR, Maine – The Husson University football team picked up its 13th straight victory at home dating back to October 3, 2015 with a 63-0 shutout win over Alfred State College on Saturday afternoon in Eastern Collegiate Football Conference action at the Dr. John W. Winkin Sports Complex.
  • John Smith Named ECAC DIII North Offensive Player of the Week
    November 01, 2017
    DANBURY, Conn. - Husson senior tailback John Smith has been named the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III North Offensive Player of the Week for the second time this season, the conference office announced Wednesday afternoon.
  • Pickett Named Noontime Sports Special Teams Player of the Week
    October 31, 2017
    NORTON, Mass. – The Noontime Sports Blog weekly awards were announced for games through Sunday, October 29. Husson University's Devin Pickett earned Special Teams Player of the Week.
  • Smith and Gabriel Named ECFC Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week
    October 30, 2017
    MARSHFIELD, Mass. - Husson senior tailback John Smith has been named the Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC) Offensive Player of the Week for the ninth time in his career and senior rover Jean Gabriel has been named the ECFC Defensive Player of the Week for the first time in his career, the conference office announced Monday morning.
  • Football Runs Away from Anna Maria, 70-13
    October 28, 2017
    PAXTON, Mass. - Senior John Smith (Fayetteville, Ga.) led a potent Husson University attack Saturday afternoon, rushing for 247 yards (17.6 yards per rush, a new single-game record) and four touchdowns, all in the first half, as the Eagles defeated Anna Maria College, 70-13, in an Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC) contest at AMCAT Field.
  • Tailgating Information for the Anna Maria Football Game in Paxton, Mass.
    October 23, 2017
    Tailgating is permitted on the campus of Anna Maria Collge. There will be signs at the entrance and throughout the campus directing fans to the designated tailgating area. 
  • Football Spoils Gallaudet's Homecoming with a 48-21 Victory
    October 21, 2017
    WASHINGTON - The Husson University football defeated Gallaudet University 48-21 this afternoon in Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC) action at Gallaudet's Hotchkiss Field.
  • Jean Gabriel Named ECAC DIII North Special Teams Player of the Week
    October 17, 2017
    DANBURY, Conn. - Husson senior rover Jean Gabriel has been named the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III North Special Teams Player of the Week for the first time this season, the conference office announced Tuesday afternoon.
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