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Potent Football Offense has Multiple Backfield Options Franklin, Ind. - The ability to move the ball downfield on any play -- through passing and running -- has helped the Franklin College football program become one of the most productive and victorious in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) and NCAA Division III. Full Story
Football’s Special Teams Looking for Special Season Franklin, Ind. - The Franklin College football team seeks to gain field position from multiple return options and a returning all-conference kicker leading the special teams unit this fall. Full Story
Chase Burton Named to DIII Preseason All-American Team Franklin, Ind. - Franklin College junior quarterback Chase Burton (Corydon, Ind./Corydon Central) has been named to the 2016 NCAA Division III Preseason All-American Team by Football Gameplan. Full Story
Linebackers Preparing for Upcoming Football Season Franklin, Ind. - Nineteen linebackers form the nucleus of a veteran defense, with seven returning starters, that will lead the Franklin College football team into the upcoming fall season. Full Story
Defensive Linemen Ready for Football’s Trench Work Franklin, Ind. - The Franklin College football team’s defense has multiple options to win the one-on-one battles along the line of scrimmage during the upcoming season. The defensive line features two returning starters and nine upperclassmen. Full Story
August 8, 2016 Experienced Secondary to Lead Football’s Defense Franklin, Ind. - Returning all four defensive backfield starters has the Franklin College football team having high hopes for contending once again for the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) title and the NCAA Division III playoffs.
July 19, 2016 Football Receives Votes in Preseason Top 25 Poll Franklin, Ind. - The Franklin College football team enters the 2016 season once again recognized as one of the nation’s top NCAA Division III squads after receiving votes in D3football.com’s preseason Top 25 poll.
July 20, 2016 Alum Vince Burpo Elected to Indiana Football Hall of Fame Franklin, Ind. - Franklin College 1982 alumnus Vince Burpo has been elected to the Indiana Football Hall of Fame’s 2017 induction class after winning more than 100 games as a head coach at three Indiana high schools.
June 28, 2016 Football Ranked No. 14 in Lindy’s Sports Top 25 Poll Franklin, Ind. - The Franklin College football team once again brings high expectations into a fall season, ranking 14th in Lindy’s Sports’ preseason top-25 poll, published in the magazine’s college football preview issue.
June 15, 2016 Mike Leonard Featured in D3football.com’s June Podcast Franklin, Ind. - The June edition of D3football.com’s podcast featured Franklin College Head Football Coach Mike Leonard and his experiences of coaching the United States team at the 2016 World University Games in Monterrey, Mexico.
June 14, 2016 Six Teams Among 2015-16 NCAA Division III Attendance Leaders Franklin, Ind. - Six Franklin College athletic teams continue to receive strong fan support, once again ranking among attendance leaders in NCAA Division III for the 2015-16 athletic season.
Olivia Paszek Recaps Softball Sweep against Bluffton Franklin College sophomore left-handed pitcher Olivia Paszek recaps the softball team's doubleheader sweep against Bluffton on April 23, 2016.
Brown Provides Thoughts on Pitching Performance in Road Win against Rose-Hulman Franklin College senior right-handed pitcher Justin Brown recaps the baseball team's 5-3 win at Rose-Hulman on April 13, 2016.
Simpkins Discusses Baseball Road Win against Rose-Hulman Franklin College senior infielder Jason Simpkins discusses the baseball team's 5-3 win against Rose-Hulman on April 13, 2016.
Chase Steinbrunner on Walk Off Victory against Transylvania Franklin College senior Chase Steinbrunner describes his walk off single in the ninth inning during the baseball team's 6-5 win over Transylvania on March 26, 2016. The Grizzlies swept the doubleheader winning 10-0 and 6-5.
Braden Pelley Describes Walk-Off Home Run against Albion Franklin College senior Braden Pelley describes walk-off home run against Albion on March 4, 2016.
It's On Us - Franklin College Edition To promote the “It’s On Us” campaign and its goals at Franklin College, the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (S.A.A.C.), under guidance from the athletic department, commissioned the development of our own video to be used in conversations with each athletic team to encourage members to take the “It’s On Us” pledge at http://itsonus.org/#pledge.