June 08, 2009
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College football program has announced that it will host its fifth-annual football camp with the Buckeye Border Fellowship of Christian Athletes on July 27 and 28 inside of DC’s Coressel Stadium.
May 15, 2009
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College and Dick Kaiser announced on Friday that he will be stepping down as the school’s athletic director to take the same position at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology in Rapid City, South Dakota.
May 05, 2009
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College Alumni Varsity ‘D’ Club has announced that it will host the 2009 Yellow Jacket Classic on Saturday, June 27 at Kettenring Country Club in Defiance and that reservations are currently being accepted.
March 20, 2009
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College football program has announced that it will be hosting a golf outing on May 9. The event will take place at the Auglaize Golf Club and will be open to anyone wanting to support Yellow Jacket football.
March 19, 2009
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College and head coach Rob Taylor have announced the hiring of Nate Jensen to join the football coaching staff. Jensen played for the Jackets on the gridiron from 2000-2003 and will return to serve as the defensive coordinator for the Purple and Gold.
March 18, 2009
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Keith Snyder and Tom Foos were each recently selected as NCAA III All-Ohio players, as announced by OhioCollegeFootball.com. Snyder earned First-Team Defense honors, while Foos was placed on the Second-Team Defense.
December 10, 2008
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College’s Keith Snyder has garnered Second Team All-North Region honors, as announced by D3football.com on Wednesday afternoon. The honor is the second selection to the All-North Region Team for Snyder in the past two years.
November 19, 2008
GREENWOOD, Ind. – Just days after closing the 2008 season with a 27-13 win over Bluffton to end the year on a four-game winning streak, the Defiance College football team saw 12 student-athletes selected to the All-Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Team.
November 17, 2008
GREENWOOD, Ind. – Just two days after leading Defiance to its fourth-straight win, Keith Snyder has been selected as the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week. Snyder turned in 10 tackles and ran back an interception 40 yards for a touchdown to seal DC’s 27-13 win over Bluffton.
November 15, 2008
BLUFFTON, Ohio – The 2008 season came to an end with a fourth-straight win for Defiance. The Yellow Jackets picked up their 43rd all-time victory over Bluffton and moved into third place in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference standings with a 4-3 mark.
November 12, 2008
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The start time for Saturday's clash on the gridiron between Defiance and Bluffton has been pushed back to a 1:30 pm kickoff. The rivalry game and season finale for both squads had been slated for a 1:00 pm start. The game will be the 84th all-time meeting between the Jackets and the Beavers, with DC holding a 42-39-2 edge in the series.
November 08, 2008
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College picked up its third-straight win by pulling out a 21-14 victory over Mount St. Joseph on Saturday inside of Coressel Stadium. The win was DC’s first over the Lions on the gridiron since 2001 and moved the Yellow Jackets into fourth place in the HCAC with one game remaining.
November 06, 2008
DEFIANCE, Ohio - Defiance will honor its nine-man senior class prior to the start of Saturday’s 1:00 pm contest with Mount St. Joseph. The game will be DC’s final home game of the 2008 campaign.
November 03, 2008
GREENWOOD, Ind. – Tom Foos and Kyle Longsdorf each played vital roles in DC’s, 31-28, overtime victory at Hanover and have both garnered Player-of-the-Week honors from the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference.
November 01, 2008
HANOVER, Ind. – Defiance rattled off 21-unanswered points and rallied from a 10-point deficit in the fourth quarter to complete a 31-28 overtime victory at Hanover on Saturday. The win was DC’s fourth straight over the Panthers and marked the 350th win in the history of the program.
October 29, 2008
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Keith Snyder backed up his selection as the HCAC Defensive Player of the Week by being named to the D3Football.com Team of the Week on Wednesday. Snyder led all players in tackles in DC’s 21-13 win over Anderson on Oct. 25.
October 27, 2008
GREENWOOD, Ind. – Keith Snyder set the all-time record for assisted tackles at Defiance College en route to helping DC to a 21-13 win over Anderson on Saturday. For his efforts in the victory, Snyder has been selected as the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week.
October 25, 2008
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Keith Snyder became Defiance’s all-time leader in assisted tackles and the Jackets notched their first win of the year and fourth-straight victory over Anderson with a 21-13 defeat of the Ravens.
October 23, 2008
DEFIANCE, Ohio - Defiance and Anderson will each be looking to rebound from tough home losses when they square off at Coressel Stadium on Saturday at 1:30 pm. The Jackets dropped a nail-biter to Rose-Hulman, while Anderson suffered its first league setback with a loss to Franklin.
October 21, 2008
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Saturday’s football game between Defiance College and Anderson University will be part of DC’s NCAA Take a Kid to the Game promotion. Kickoff is scheduled for 1:30 pm inside of Coressel Stadium.
October 18, 2008
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Lewis Caralla turned in his best performance of the season with 188 rushing yards on only 18 carries, but it was not enough to get Defiance past Rose-Hulman on Saturday. The Jackets came up just short to a well-balanced attack from the Engineers, falling 28-21, at Coressel Stadium.
October 16, 2008
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College Yellow Jackets will play in front of a home crowd at Coressel Stadium for the third time this season when they take on Rose-Hulman on Saturday, October 18. Kick-off is scheduled for 1:30 pm.
October 11, 2008
N. MANCHESTER, Ind. – Defiance failed to score in the opening 30 minutes of play for the fourth time in five games this season and ultimately suffered a 20-7 loss at Manchester. The Jackets held the Spartans scoreless in the second half but could not overcome the 20-0 halftime deficit.
October 04, 2008
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The No. 28 ranked Franklin Grizzlies built a 20-0 cushion on Saturday and spoiled Defiance’s 2008 Homecoming with a 30-14 victory over the Yellow Jackets inside Coressel Stadium.
October 02, 2008
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College Yellow Jackets will look to highlight the 2008 Homecoming festivities on Saturday when they host the No. 28 Franklin College Grizzlies at Coressel Stadium. The meeting will be the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference opener for both squads.
September 20, 2008
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance closed the third quarter with an 11-yard touchdown pass from Rick Powell to Dan Mull to draw the Jackets within six points heading into the final 15 minutes on Saturday’s home opener at Coressel Stadium. Defiance would get no closer however, as Trine put 22 points ...
September 18, 2008
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College football team found itself in the national spotlight on Thursday morning, after being selected as the unknown game of the week by ESPN Radio’s “Mike and Mike in the Morning”.
September 18, 2008
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College Yellow Jackets will play their 2008 home opener on Saturday at 1:30 pm when they host Trine University. The meeting will be the third clash between the two programs in the past three years.
September 13, 2008
ADRIAN, Mich. – Defiance College failed to dent the scoreboard on Saturday night and fell, 20-0, to Adrian in the latest installment of DC’s ‘Border War’ with the Bulldogs. The Yellow Jackets’ all-time lead in the series now stands at 28-26-1.
September 06, 2008
NEW CONCORD, Ohio – The 2008 campaign got off to a rocky beginning for the Yellow Jackets on Saturday night, as Muskingum handed Defiance a 35-10 defeat at McConagha Stadium. DC never led in the contest and did not find the end zone until 1:50 remained in the game.
August 28, 2008
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College Athletic Media Relations Department, in partnership with Streamline Technologies, officially launched a brand new athletic website on Thursday. DefianceAthletics.com will be the new home for DC’s 18 varsity athletic programs and will provide the Yellow Jacket teams with more extensive coverage than ever before.
August 06, 2008
GREENWOOD, Ind. – The Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference released its 2008 preseason football coaches poll on Tuesday. Defiance was selected to finish fourth in the eight-team league and placed eight players on the HCAC Watch List.