2014 Franklin College Football News

  • Former Football Player Joey Pasquale Signs Overseas Professional Contract
    July 13, 2015
    Franklin, Ind. - Former Franklin College football player Joey Pasquale (Noblesville, Ind./Noblesville) has signed a professional contract to continue his gridiron career as a running back with the Porvoo Butchers in Finland.
  • Six Teams Ranked in Top 30 for NCAA Attendance During 2014-15 Season
    July 08, 2015
    Franklin, Ind. - Six Franklin College athletic teams have been recognized for strong support from its fan bases, ranking among the top 30 NCAA Division III attendance leaders for the 2014-15 athletic season.
  • Athletics Announces Season Award Winners at Annual Banquet
    May 04, 2015
    Franklin, Ind. - Multiple sport student-athletes headlined awards presented Monday evening at the Franklin College athletic department’s annual banquet, marking the conclusion of a successful 2014-15 athletic season.
  • Grant Welp Becomes Fourth Football Player to Sign 2015 Professional Contract
    March 09, 2015
    Franklin, Ind. - Franklin College senior Grant Welp (Ferdinand, Ind./Forest Park) has joined three 2013 graduates in gaining international professional football contracts, joining the Orebro Black Knights in Sweden for the upcoming season.
  • Sign Up for the 2015 GrizzlyBall Scramble
    March 02, 2015
    Franklin, Ind. - Sign up for the 10th annual GrizzlyBall scramble, set for Friday, June 19 at Hillview Country Club. Sign up by April 30 saves you $25 during the early registration period.
  • Former Football Players Sign 2015 Professional Overseas Contracts
    February 25, 2015
    Franklin, Ind. - The football careers for three former Franklin College football players will continue in Europe this fall after signing professional contracts to play for teams in the Germany Football League.
  • Football Award Winners Announced at Team Banquet
    February 16, 2015
    Franklin, Ind. - The Franklin College football program has awarded 22 members of the 2014 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) champion and NCAA Division III playoff squad for outstanding accomplishments on and off the field during the team’s annual postseason banquet on Sunday.
  • Football Players Participate in HCAC Samaritan's Feet Shoe Distribution
    January 28, 2015
    Franklin, Ind. - Members of the Franklin College football team joined the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference at the second annual Samaritan's Feet shoe distribution event in Indianapolis on Tuesday, January 27.
  • Football Receives Votes in Final Polls
    January 05, 2015
    Franklin, Ind. - The Franklin College football team continued its strong national reputation by concluding the 2014 season by receiving votes in the D3football.com and American Football Coaches Association polls.
  • Football Players Named USA College Football All-Americans
    December 11, 2014
    Franklin, Ind. - The postseason honors continue to roll in for the Franklin College football program, with three players being named USA College Football All-Americans for their play during the 2014 season.
  • Four Football Players Earn D3football.com All-North Region Honors
    December 08, 2014
    Franklin, Ind. - Four Franklin College football players have earned D3football.com All-North Region honors for their strong gridiron performances during the 2014 season.
  • Austin Carlton Named Capital One Football Academic All-American
    December 02, 2014
    Franklin, Ind. - Franklin College junior offensive lineman Austin Carlton (Evansville, Ind./F.J. Reitz) has been named a second-team Capital One Academic All-American by the College Sports Information Directors of America.
  • Football’s Taylor Christensen Among Top 100 Selections for Cliff Harris Defense Award
    November 24, 2014
    Franklin, Ind. - Franklin College sophomore defensive back Taylor Christensen (Fishers, Ind./Hamilton Southeastern) has been selected among the top 100 defensive players for the national Cliff Harris Award, recognizing the best players among NCAA Division II, Division III, and NAIA colleges and universities.
  • Football Loses Playoff Opener at Wabash
    November 22, 2014
    Crawfordsville, Ind. - The Franklin College football team lost a NCAA Division III first-round contest 33-14 at Wabash College on Saturday at Hollett Stadium.
  • Football Plays at Wabash in Playoff First Round on Saturday
    November 20, 2014
    Franklin, Ind. - The Franklin College football team opens the NCAA Division III playoffs at Wabash College in a first-round match up on Saturday, November 22, at noon from Crawfordsville, Indiana.
  • Grant Welp Named HCAC Football Offensive MVP, Coaching Staff Honored
    November 19, 2014
    Franklin, Ind. - Franklin College senior quarterback Grant Welp (Ferdinand, Ind./Forest Park) has been named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference’s (HCAC) Offensive Most Valuable Player after helping lead the Grizzlies to their fifth consecutive league title during the 2014 season.
  • Ticket Information Released for Football Playoff Game
    November 17, 2014
    Franklin, Ind. - Tickets for the NCAA Division III first-round playoff game between Franklin College and Wabash College can only be purchased on Saturday, November 22, outside Hollett Stadium in Crawfordsville.
  • Football to Open NCAA Division III Playoffs at Wabash College
    November 16, 2014
    Franklin, Ind. - Two longtime successful Indiana college football programs have been matched up in the first round of the 2014 NCAA Division III playoffs as Franklin College travels to Wabash College on Saturday, November 22, at noon in Crawfordsville, Indiana.
  • Offense Shines in Football Victory Bell Classic Win over Hanover
    November 15, 2014
    Franklin, Ind. - The Franklin College football team completed an undefeated Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) season with a 49-33 win over rival Hanover College in the Victory Bell Classic on Saturday at Faught Stadium.
  • Football’s Taylor Christensen Named to D3football.com’s Team of the Week
    November 11, 2014
    Franklin, Ind. - Franklin College sophomore defensive back Taylor Christensen (Fishers, Ind./Hamilton Southeastern) has been named to the D3football.com Team of the Week after recording eight tackles, forcing a fumble, and having an interception in the football team’s 48-14 win at Defiance College last Saturday.
  • Football's Christensen, Stogner Named HCAC Players of the Week
    November 10, 2014
    Franklin, Ind. - Franklin College sophomore football players Taylor Christensen (Fishers, Ind./Hamilton Southeastern) and Kole Stogner (Greenwood, Ind./Greenwood) have been honored as the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference’s (HCAC) Players of the Week.
  • Football Hosting Hanover in Victory Bell Classic on Saturday
    November 09, 2014
    Franklin, Ind. - Another chapter will be written in one of the nation’s most prestigious NCAA Division III rivalries when the Franklin College football team hosts Hanover College in the annual Victory Bell Classic on Saturday, November 15, at 1:30 p.m. from Faught Stadium.
  • Football Captures Fifth Straight HCAC Title, Defeats Defiance 48-14
    November 08, 2014
    Defiance, Ohio - The Franklin College football team won its fifth consecutive Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) title with a 48-14 road victory over Defiance College on Saturday.
  • Football’s Austin Carlton Named Capital One Academic All-District
    November 06, 2014
    Franklin, Ind. - Franklin College junior offensive lineman Austin Carlton (Evansville, Ind./F.J. Reitz) has been named to the Capital One Academic All-District Football Team, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), for outstanding performances on the field and in the classroom.
  • Football Takes HCAC Title Chase to Defiance on Saturday
    November 05, 2014
    Franklin, Ind. - The Franklin College football team looks to wrap up its fifth consecutive Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) championship when the season resumes at Defiance College on Saturday, November 8, starting at 1:30 p.m.
  • Football’s Grant Welp Named to D3football.com National Team of the Week
    October 28, 2014
    Franklin, Ind. - Franklin College senior quarterback Grant Welp (Ferdinand, Ind./Forest Park) has earned D3football.com national Team of the Week honors after accounting for five touchdowns and setting two career highs in last Saturday’s home victory against Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.
  • Three Student-Athletes Named HCAC Players of the Week
    October 27, 2014
    Franklin, Ind. - Two Franklin College football players have joined the women’s soccer team’s goalkeeper in being recognized as the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference’s (HCAC) Players of the Week, based on their outstanding performances in the home stretch of the fall sports season.
  • Strong Fourth Quarter Propels Football Past Rose-Hulman
    October 25, 2014
    Franklin, Ind. - The Franklin College football team scored 20 fourth-quarter points to remain undefeated in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) play with a 41-21 win over Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology on Saturday from Faught Stadium.
  • Football Program Supporting Samaritan’s Feet Program on Saturday
    October 23, 2014
    Franklin, Ind. - The Franklin College football program is once again lending its support to the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference’s (HCAC) Samaritan’s Feet program, and is encouraging fans to make donations to this charitable organization during a game on Saturday, October 25, against Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.
  • Football Preparing to Battle Rose-Hulman in Key HCAC Matchup
    October 22, 2014
    Franklin, Ind. - The Franklin College football team will face another challenging Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) opponent on Saturday, October 25, when Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology comes to Faught Stadium, starting at 1:30 p.m.
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