2016 Franklin College Football News

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    March 10, 2017
    Football Team Announces 2016 Award Winners FRANKLIN, Ind. (March 10, 2017) – Franklin College head football coach Mike Leonard has announced the team’s award winners for the 2016 season. The recipients are:
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    January 31, 2017
    Grizzlies Football Team Led Nation in Passing Yards FRANKLIN, Ind. (Jan. 31, 2017) – The Franklin College football team was the 2016-17 NCAA Division III national leader for passing yards per game.
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    December 16, 2016
    30 Fall Sports Student Athletes Earn Tom Bohlsen Academic All-Conference Awards FRANKLIN, IND. (December 16, 2016)- 30 Fall sports student-athletes were named to the Tom Bohlsen Academic All-Conference team
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    November 16, 2016
    Chase Burton repeats as HCAC Football Offensive Player of the Year, 8 Players named Football 1st Team All -HCAC Franklin, Ind. - Franklin College junior quarterback Chase Burton (Corydon, Ind./Corydon Central) has been named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference's (HCAC) Offensive Player of the Year.
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    November 05, 2016
    Football Records Road Win against Anderson Anderson, Ind. - Junior Chase Burton threw six touchdown passes as the Franklin College football team recorded a 55-34 victory at Anderson University in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) play on Saturday.
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    November 03, 2016
    First-Place Football Hits Road to Anderson on Saturday Franklin, Ind. - The first-place Franklin College football team plays its final road contest of the 2016 season by traveling to Anderson University on Saturday, November 5 at 1:30 p.m. in Anderson, Indiana.
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    October 31, 2016
    Hayes, Surface Earn HCAC Player of the Week Honors Franklin, Ind. - Leading their teams to Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference victories last Saturday has earned Franklin College junior linebacker Colton Hayes and freshman volleyball hitter Kennedy Surface the league’s Player of the Week award in their respective sports for the first time in their collegiate careers.
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    October 29, 2016
    Balanced Attack Leads Football to Win at MSJ Franklin, Ind. - A balanced team performance led the Franklin College football team to score 35 unanswered second-half points in a 56-24 victory at Mount St. Joseph University on Saturday.
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    October 27, 2016
    Football Hoping to Remain Atop HCAC with Game at MSJ Franklin, Ind. - The Franklin College football team takes its Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) title hopes to Mount St. Joseph University for a key matchup on Saturday, October 29 at 1:30 p.m. from Cincinnati, Ohio.
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    October 22, 2016
    Griz Lose to Rose-Hulman But Remains Tied for HCAC Lead Franklin, Ind. - The Franklin College football team suffered a hard-fought 23-22 last-minute loss to Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology on Saturday at Faught Stadium, but the Grizzlies remain tied for first place in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC).
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    October 20, 2016
    Griz Supporting HCAC’s Samaritan’s Feet Initiative Saturday Franklin, Ind. - Fans attending Franklin College’s home football game on Saturday, October 22 can assist the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) in supporting the Samaritan’s Feet worldwide humanitarian organization.
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    October 19, 2016
    No. 14 Griz Returns to Gridiron Saturday vs. Rose-Hulman Franklin, Ind. - After a week off from the schedule, the nationally ranked Franklin College football team returns to the gridiron with a home contest against Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in a key Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) contest on Saturday, October 22 at 1:30 p.m. from Faught Stadium.
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    October 18, 2016
    Wroblewskis Sharing Gridiron, College Experiences Franklin, Ind. - Lee and Tanner Wroblewski are happy to share experiences on the gridiron and campus life at Franklin College, much to the benefit of the Grizzlies’ nationally ranked football team.
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    October 18, 2016
    Register for the 2016 Wes Shambaugh Big Heart 5K The Franklin College football team is hosting the Big Heart 5K run/walk in memory of Speedway resident and former football player Wes Shambaugh on Saturday, November 12 at 10 a.m. at Grizzly Park.
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    October 17, 2016
    Football Now Ranked No. 14 in D3football.com Poll Franklin, Ind. - The Franklin College football team returns to the gridiron following its bye week with a No. 14 ranking in the D3football.com Top 25 national poll – up three positions from last week.
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    October 10, 2016
    Football Continues Ascent in Top 25 Polls Franklin, Ind. - The Franklin College football team continues to climb in national NCAA Division III Top 25 polls behind four consecutive victories and a 5-1 record for the 2016 season.
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    October 08, 2016
    No. 18 Football Defeats Earlham on Homecoming Franklin, Ind. - The nationally ranked Franklin College football team will take a well-deserved breather after scoring six touchdowns and gaining 479 total yards in a decisive 40-7 Homecoming victory Saturday over Earlham College in a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) game at Faught Stadium.
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    October 05, 2016
    Nationally Ranked Griz Hosting Earlham on Homecoming Franklin, Ind. - The nationally ranked Franklin College football team hopes to give alumni lots of cheer about during the annual Homecoming game on Saturday, October 8 at 1:30 p.m. against Earlham College from Faught Stadium.
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    October 03, 2016
    Football Shines with Senior Florida Connections Franklin, Ind. - Three Franklin College football players had to meet new teammates, learn a complex playbook, and purchase winter jackets after arriving on campus in the fall of 2013 from Florida’s warm weather and sandy beaches.
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    October 03, 2016
    Griz Ranked Inside Top 20 in D3football.com and AFCA Polls Franklin, Ind. - The Franklin College football team continues to climb in national NCAA Division III polls, being ranked inside the top 20 entering the sixth week of the 2016 season.
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    October 01, 2016
    Aerial Attack Leads No. 19 Football Past Manchester North Manchester, Ind. - Amassing 449 yards and six touchdowns through the air, No. 19 Franklin College football picked up a commanding 41-27 victory at Manchester University on Saturday in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) action.
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    September 28, 2016
    No. 19 Football Travels to Manchester on Saturday Franklin, Ind. - The No. 19-ranked Franklin College football team continues Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) play with a road game at Manchester University on Saturday, October 1 at 1:30 p.m. from North Manchester, Indiana.
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    September 26, 2016
    Football Climbs Up in Both Division III National Top 25 Polls Franklin, Ind. - A glistening 3-1 record for the Franklin College football team continues to attract attention from voters in the weekly national NCAA Division III Top 25 polls.
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    September 24, 2016
    Opportunistic Griz Defeat Bluffton to Remain atop HCAC Franklin, Ind. - An opportunistic Franklin College football team continued its mastery of the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) with Saturday’s 44-38 victory over previously undefeated Bluffton University at Faught Stadium.
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    September 22, 2016
    Football Hosting ‘Tribute to Service Day’ Game on Saturday Franklin, Ind. - The Franklin College football team is preparing for a stern Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) test when undefeated Bluffton University comes to Faught Stadium on Saturday, September 24, starting at 1:30 p.m.
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    September 20, 2016
    Austin Day Pulling Double Duty on Gridiron, Military Fields Franklin, Ind. - Commitment. Dedication. Teamwork. Those attributes go hand in hand for Austin Day as a senior linebacker for the Franklin College football team and as a military officer in training.
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    September 19, 2016
    Football Ranked in Two National Polls Franklin, Ind. - The Franklin College football team is now ranked in two national top-25 polls entering the fourth week of the 2016 season.
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    September 17, 2016
    No. 22 Football Wins HCAC Opener at Defiance Defiance, Ohio - The No. 22-ranked Franklin College football team scored three first-quarter touchdowns and did not look back in picking up a 41-6 road victory against Defiance College in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference opener for both teams on Saturday.
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    September 14, 2016
    Football Opening HCAC Play at Defiance Franklin, Ind. - The Franklin College football team begins its quest for another Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference championship when it travels to Defiance College on Saturday, September 17 at 1:30 p.m. from Defiance, Ohio.
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    September 13, 2016
    Football Ranked No. 22 in D3football.com Top 25 Poll Franklin, Ind. - The Franklin College football team holds down the No. 22 spot in this week’s D3football.com Top 25 poll as it prepares for Saturday’s Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) opener at Defiance College.
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    September 10, 2016
    Football Loses to Division I-FCS Butler Indianapolis, Ind. - The No. 19-ranked Franklin College lost its non-conference finale 59-14 to NCAA Division I-FCS non-scholarship Butler University on Saturday evening.
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    September 08, 2016
    No. 19-Ranked Football Heads to Butler on Saturday Night Franklin, Ind. - The No. 19-ranked Franklin College football team will face its second straight challenge of the young season when it travels to NCAA Division I-FCS non-scholarship Butler University on Saturday, September 10 at 6:30 p.m. from the Butler Bowl in downtown Indianapolis.
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    September 06, 2016
    Six Fall Student-Athletes Named HCAC Players of the Week Franklin, Ind. - Strong performances during the opening week of the 2016-17 athletic season have earned six Franklin College student-athletes Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) Player of the Week honors.
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    September 05, 2016
    Football Ranked No. 19 in D3football.com Top 25 Poll Franklin, Ind. - Voters in the D3football.com Top 25 poll certainly took notice of the Franklin College football team’s season-opening victory over preseason No. 11-ranked Thomas More, moving the Grizzlies up to No. 19 in this week’s poll.
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    September 03, 2016
    Football Comes Back to Defeat No. 11 Thomas More Franklin, Ind. - Two touchdowns in the final 5:15 gave the Franklin College football team a thrilling 43-39 come-from-behind victory over No. 11-ranked Thomas More College in the season opener Saturday night under the lights at Faught Stadium.
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    August 31, 2016
    Football Opens Season Hosting No. 11-Ranked Thomas More Franklin, Ind. - The Franklin College football program doesn’t back away from challenges, hosting No. 11-ranked Thomas More College in this year’s season opener on Saturday, September 3, at 6 p.m. at Faught Stadium.
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    August 30, 2016
    Ash, Knight Anchoring Football’s Defensive Line Franklin, Ind. - Senior defensive linemen Devante Ash and Solomon Knight are seeking to have more frequent meetings in the offensive backfield for the Franklin College football team this fall.
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    August 29, 2016
    Offensive Line Ready for More Gridiron Challenges Franklin, Ind. - The foundation for Franklin College’s high-powered offense has been a stable of quality linemen battling to protect the quarterback and provide pathways for running backs.
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    August 26, 2016
    Football’s Receivers Seeking to Make Big Plays this Fall Franklin, Ind. - With a stable of 25 players, the receiving corps is the position with the most depth on the Franklin College football team heading into the fall season.
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