2013-14 Franklin College Football News

  • Football’s Austin Carlton Earns Lindy’s Sports Preseason All-American Honor
    June 10, 2014
    Franklin, Ind. - Franklin College junior offensive lineman Austin Carlton (Evansville, Ind./F.J. Reitz) has been named a second-team preseason All-American by Lindy’s Sports in the magazine’s 2014 NCAA Division III college football preview publication.
  • Football Ranked 12th Nationally by Preseason Publication
    June 03, 2014
    Franklin, Ind. - Franklin College’s 2014 football team has earned the nation’s No. 12 preseason ranking among NCAA Division III teams in Lindy’s Sports’ college football preview issue. This marks the fourth straight year that the Grizzlies have been ranked in a preseason poll.
  • Kyle Linville Named 2013-14 HCAC Male Athlete of the Year
    June 02, 2014
    Franklin, Ind. - Franklin College senior football player Kyle Linville (Speedway, Ind./Speedway) has been named the 2013-14 Male Athlete of the Year for the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC).
  • Football Announces 2013 Season Award Winners
    March 20, 2014
    Franklin, Ind. - Thirteen Franklin College football student-athletes received team and positional awards during the program’s banquet that celebrated another championship season in 2013.
  • Kyle Linville, Jonny West to Continue Gridiron Careers Overseas
    March 03, 2014
    Franklin, Ind. - After record-setting gridiron careers at Franklin College, senior wide receiver Kyle Linville (Speedway, Ind./Speedway) and senior quarterback Jonny West (Speedway, Ind./Speedway) will continue as professionals in international stadiums.
  • Football Earns NCAA Statistical Title
    January 29, 2014
    Franklin, Ind. - Franklin College’s successful 2013 football season has garnered the program national recognition in leading NCAA Division III teams in one offensive statistical category, and ranking among the nation’s best in several other areas.
  • Franklin Announces 2014 Football Schedule, Featuring Home Opener against NCAA DIII Champion
    January 21, 2014
    Franklin, Ind. - The Franklin College football team will once again play one of the nation’s most challenging non-conference schedules, with games against defending NCAA Division III national champion University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and playoff participant Illinois Wesleyan University filling the first two weeks of the upcoming 2014 season.
  • Kyle Linville Named D3football.com All-American
    January 02, 2014
    Franklin, Ind. - The postseason honors continue to roll in for Franklin College senior split end Kyle Linville (Speedway, Ind./Speedway), named a first-team All-American for the 2013 season by D3football.com.
  • Kyle Linville Earns AFCA All-American Football Honor
    December 16, 2013
    Franklin, Ind. - Record-setting Franklin College senior split end Kyle Linville (Speedway, Ind./Speedway) has received NCAA Division III All-American honors for the 2013 season by the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA), the organization announced on Monday. He is one of 11 offensive players selected.
  • Franklin College Places 31 Student-Athletes on Heartland Conference’s Fall All-Academic Team
    December 04, 2013
    Franklinn, Ind. - A total of 31 Franklin College fall sports student-athletes have been recognized for successes in competition and the classroom by being named to the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference’s (HCAC) Tom Bohlsen Academic All-Conference team.
  • Parks, Linville Become Franklin's First Capital One Academic All-American Football Players
    December 03, 2013
    Franklin, Ind. - Standouts on the football field and in the classroom, seniors Michael Parks (Shelbyville, Ind./Shelbyville) and Kyle Linville (Speedway, Ind./Speedway) have become the first Franklin College football players to be named NCAA Division III Capital One Academic All-Americans by College Sports Information Directors of America.
  • Football Season Ends with Second-Round Playoff Loss at UW-Whitewater
    November 30, 2013
    Whitewater, Wis. - The Franklin College football team lost 33-3 at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater in the second round of the NCAA Division III playoffs on Saturday.
  • Football Taking on No. 5 Wisconsin-Whitewater in Second-Round Playoff Game
    November 27, 2013
    Franklin, Ind. - The No. 20-ranked Franklin College football team travels to No. 5-ranked University of Wisconsin-Whitewater for a second-round NCAA Division III playoff contest on Saturday, November 30 at 1 p.m. This will be the third time in the last four seasons that the two programs have met in the preseason.
  • Kyle Linville Selected as Finalist for 2013 Division III Gagliardi Trophy
    November 26, 2013
    Franklin, Ind. - Franklin College senior split end Kyle Linville (Speedway, Ind./Speedway) has been named one of the 10 finalists for the 2013 Gagliardi Trophy given to the most outstanding football player in NCAA Division III.
  • Late Touchdown Pass Gives Franklin Thrilling NCAA Playoff Game Victory over Washington University
    November 23, 2013
    Franklin, Ind. - A 35-yard touchdown pass with 18 seconds remaining gave the Franklin College football team a thrilling 17-10 victory over Washington University-St. Louis on Saturday, November 23, at Faught Stadium in the first round of the NCAA Division III playoffs.
  • Football Hosting Washington University in Saturday’s NCAA First Round Playoff Game
    November 21, 2013
    Franklin, Ind. - For the fourth time, the Franklin College football team is hosting a game in the NCAA Division III postseason playoffs, facing Washington University-St. Louis on Saturday, November 23, starting at noon from Faught Stadium.
  • Football Playoff Tickets Now on Sale
    November 20, 2013
    Franklin, Ind. - Tickets for Saturday’s NCAA Division III first-round football playoff game between Franklin College and Washington University-St. Louis are now available for purchase on campus.
  • West Leads Franklin College Football All-HCAC Selections
    November 20, 2013
    Franklin, Ind. - Franklin College football had 13 first-team All-Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference selections, including Offensive Most Valuable Player Jonny West (Speedway, Ind./Speedway), for the championship season. The recognition was announced today by the league office.
  • Football Hosting Washington University-St. Louis in Playoffs on Saturday
    November 17, 2013
    Franklin, Ind. - The Franklin College football team has been selected to host Washington University-St. Louis in a NCAA Division III first-round playoff contest on Saturday, November 23 at noon from Faught Stadium. The Grizzlies were the only Indiana school to make the 32-team Division III playoff field.
  • Football Claims HCAC Title, Playoff Berth with Victory Bell Win at Hanover
    November 16, 2013
    Hanover, Ind. - The Franklin College football team won its fourth straight Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) title and berth to the NCAA Division III playoffs with a 59-21 victory over Hanover College on Saturday. The Grizzlies claimed their ninth straight win in the Victory Bell Classic.
  • Football Preparing for Annual Victory Bell Classic at Hanover on Saturday
    November 14, 2013
    Franklin, Ind. - The Franklin College football team looks to secure its fourth consecutive Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) title and trip to the NCAA Division III playoffs when it battles rival Hanover College in the Victory Bell Classic on Saturday, November 16 at 1:30 p.m.
  • Football Loses at Bluffton 24-17
    November 09, 2013
    Bluffton, Ohio - The Franklin College football team had its 31-game Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) winning streak ended in a 24-17 loss at Bluffton University on Saturday. The Grizzlies stand 6-3 and is 6-1 in HCAC action.
  • Football Looks to Continue Winning Ways at Bluffton
    November 07, 2013
    Franklin, Ind. - The No. 9-ranked Franklin College football team searches for its fourth consecutive Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) championship and NCAA Division III tournament appearance when it travels to Bluffton University on Saturday, November 9 at 1:30 p.m.
  • Linville, Parks Named to Capital One Academic All-District Football Team
    November 07, 2013
    Franklin, Ind. - Two leading players for Franklin College’s nationally ranked football team have been honored for their success off the playing field, earning Capital One Academic All-District honors on Thursday by the College Sports Information Directors of America.
  • No. 11-Ranked Football Defeats Defiance 41-7 on Senior Day
    November 02, 2013
    Franklin, Ind. - The No. 11-ranked Franklin College football improved to 6-0 in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) play with a 41-7 victory over Defiance College on Senior Day at Faught Stadium. The Grizzlies have scored 40 or more points in six straight games.
  • No. 11-Ranked Franklin Hosting Defiance in Football Senior Day on Saturday
    October 31, 2013
    Franklin, Ind. - The nationally ranked Franklin College football program will honor its most successful group of seniors prior to the regular-season home finale on Saturday, November 2 at 1:30 p.m. against Defiance College from Faught Stadium.
  • Linville, West Power No. 12 Football Past Rose-Hulman 64-14
    October 26, 2013
    Terre Haute, Ind. - The No. 12-ranked Franklin College football team scored four different ways in earning a decisive 64-14 victory at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology on Saturday afternoon at Cook Stadium.
  • No. 12 Franklin Preparing for HCAC Football Showdown at Rose-Hulman
    October 24, 2013
    Franklin, Ind. - First place in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) is at stake when the No. 12-ranked Franklin College and Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology football teams put their 4-0 league records on the line on Saturday, October 26 at 1:30 p.m. in Terre Haute, Ind.
  • Football Extends HCAC Winning Streak to 30 Games with 67-7 Victory over Anderson
    October 19, 2013
    The No. 14-ranked Franklin College football team scored 35 first-quarter points and amassed 602 yards in total offense for a 67-7 victory over Anderson University on Community Day on Saturday at Faught Stadium.
  • Football Hosting Anderson in Community Day Showdown
    October 17, 2013
    The No. 14-ranked Franklin College football team seeks its fourth consecutive victory when it hosts Anderson University in a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) showdown at Faught Stadium on Community Day -- Saturday, October 19. Admission to the game is free.
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