2013 Football News

  • Sheehan Announces Addition of Brad Wilson to Coaching Staff
    March 30, 2014
    DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College Football team and head coach Brian Sheehan have announced the addition of Brad Wilson to the Yellow Jackets coaching staff.
  • Football Crowned with Two Statistical Championships for 2013
    January 28, 2014
    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - The 2013 Defiance College Yellow Jacket football team has been awarded with two Individual NCAA Division III Statistical Category Championships. Senior Tony Sierra and Sophomore Andrew Feldhaus each led the nation in a statistical category this past season.
  • DC Football Works with HCAC in Samaritan's Feet Event
    January 15, 2014
    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Defiance College Football and the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference partnered with Samaritan’s Feet International during the 2013 football season and held a shoe distribution at Padua Academy in Indianapolis Monday afternoon. [Complete Photo Album]
  • Trio of Yellow Jackets Named to All-Ohio Team
    December 26, 2013
    DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College Yellow Jackets football team had three defensive players named to the 2013 All-Ohio team for Division III. Andrew Leverenz, Tony Sierra, and Andrew Feldhaus were all represented on the team and Sierra was named the Defensive Most Valuable Player.
  • Tony Sierra Named to the 2013 AFCA All America Team
    December 21, 2013
    WACO, Texas - The American Football Coaches Association announced its 2013 All America Team Monday and Defiance College defensive back Tony Sierra was awarded the honor along with 24 other players across Division III of the NCAA.
  • Sierra Named to Second and Third All-America Teams This Year
    December 21, 2013
    DEFIANCE, Ohio -Defiance College senior defensive back Tony Sierra has been named to two more All-America teams this week, continuing his postseason awards haul this fall. Sierra was named to the D3football.com All-America team and the AP Little All-America Teams this past week. [AP Little All-America Team] [D3football.com All-America Team]
  • Tony Sierra Named Finalist for Inaugural Cliff Harris Award
    December 13, 2013
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - The Little Rock Touchdown Club and Wright, Lindsey & Jennings LLP announced Defiance College senior defensive back Tony Sierra was named to a finalist for the 2013 Cliff Harris Award as the Small College Defensive Player of the Year.
  • Sierra and Feldhaus Named to All-North Region Team
    December 10, 2013
    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - Cornerback Tony Sierra and safety Andrew Feldhaus received continued postseason recognition Monday when the pair of Yellow Jackets were named to the D3Football.com All-North Region Team.
  • 22 Athletes Named to Fall Academic All-HCAC List
    December 04, 2013
    GREENWOOD, Ind. – The Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference released its Academic All-Conference Honorees list today for the Fall semester and Defiance College was well represented with 22 student-athletes making the list.
  • Sierra Leads List of 11 Yellow Jackets Named to All-HCAC Teams
    November 19, 2013
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – After a good year in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference, 11 Defiance football players have been awarded 13 postseason honors for their effort this season. Tony Sierra headlines the list for Defiance College as he was named the HCAC Defense Player of the Year. [Complete Release]
  • Yellow Jackets Fall to Bluffton, 17-10, on Senior Day
    November 16, 2013
    DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College Yellow Jackets fell to rival Bluffton University on Senior Day Saturday afternoon 17-10. The Yellow Jackets close out 2013 with a 3-7 record overall and a 3-5 record in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference play.
  • Defiance to Meet In-State Rival Bluffton for 89th Time Saturday
    November 15, 2013
    DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College Yellow Jackets (3-6, 3-4 HCAC) will host Bluffton University (3-6, 3-4 HCAC) for the 89th meeting in the history of the Battle for the Hammer. The game between the Yellow Jackets and the Beavers is set for a 1:30 p.m. kickoff inside of Justin F. Coressel Stadium.
  • Defiance Falls to No.11 Franklin, 41-7, on Saturday
    November 02, 2013
    FRANKLIN, Ind. – It was a tough day for the Yellow Jackets football team, as the high powered offense of the No. 11 Franklin Grizzlies was too much to handle and DC was defeated on the road 41-7.
  • Football Set for Final Road Test of 2013 at No. 11 Franklin
    October 29, 2013
    DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College Yellow Jackets (3-5, 3-3 HCAC) will travel to Franklin College (5-2, 5-0 HCAC) for their final road game of the 2013 season on Saturday. Kickoff is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. at Faught Stadium. [Game Notes]
  • DC's Second Half Comeback Negated By Late Hanover Score
    October 26, 2013
    DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College comeback effort Saturday afternoon was negated with a late touchdown by Hanover as the Yellow Jackets fell to Hanover 25-21.
  • Join Coach Sheehan at BWW For His Weekly Talk Show
    October 23, 2013
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – Join Defiance College head football coach Brian Sheehan at Buffalo Wild Wings on Thursday, as he discusses his plan of attack for the Purple and Gold for this weekend's home game against the Hanover College Panthers. Sheehan will be joined by the voice of Yellow Jackets sports, Jim Funderburg.
  • Defiance Looks to Rebound with HCAC Test Against Hanover
    October 23, 2013
    DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College Yellow Jackets (3-4, 3-2 HCAC) will will host the Panthers of Hanover College (2-4, 2-2 HCAC) for a conference clash this weekend at Justin F. Coressel Stadium. The Yellow Jackets and the Panthers will meet for the 33rd time in the history of the series and are set to kickoff at 1:30 p.m. [Game Notes]
  • Football to Host Samaritan's Feet Shoe Drive on Saturday
    October 21, 2013
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College Yellow Jackets Football team has announced that this Saturday's game against Hanover College will be part of an event that will benefit Samaritan’s Feet and help provide shoes to impoverished children across the globe.
  • DC Falls to Mount St Joseph, 44-31
    October 19, 2013
    CINCINNATI, Ohio – The Defiance College Football team fell to Mount St. Joseph College Saturday afternoon 44-31, snapping the Yellow Jackets 3-game win streak.
  • Yellow Jackets Set for Clash With In-State Rival MSJ
    October 17, 2013
    DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College Yellow Jackets (3-3, 3-1 HCAC) will travel to Mount St. Joseph College (3-2, 3-1 HCAC) for an HCAC clash between the teams tied for third place in the HCAC standings. The Yellow Jackets and the Lions will meet for the 22nd time in the history of the series and are set to kickoff at 1:30 p.m. [Game Notes]
  • Feldhaus Named HCAC Defensive Player of the Week
    October 14, 2013
    GREENWOOD, Ind. – After an outstanding performance in Saturday’s victory over Manchester University, Andrew Feldhaus has been named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference's Defensive Player of the Week. [Complete Release]
  • DC Football Caps Homecoming With Third Straight Victory
    October 12, 2013
    DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College Yellow Jackets football team capped off homecoming week with a 27-12 victory over Manchester University on Saturday afternoon at Justin F. Coressel Stadium. The win brings the Yellow Jackets win streak to three games after starting the season 0-3.
  • The Coach Brian Sheehan Show
    October 11, 2013
    DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College football team will host Manchester University on Saturday at 1:30 pm inside of Justin F. Coressel Stadium for the 2013 homecoming game.
  • Inside the Hive - Tony Sierra
    October 10, 2013
    DEFIANCE, Ohio - Inside the Hive's Alyssa Turton talks with Defiance College Football senior defensive back Tony Sierra following the Warren, Mich. natives HCAC Defensive Player of the Week performance last week against Earlham.
  • Football Set for Homecoming Clash Against Manchester
    October 09, 2013
    DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College Yellow Jackets (2-3, 2-1 HCAC) will host Manchester University (1-4, 1-2 HCAC) for an HCAC clash this Saturday for Homecoming Weekend. The Yellow Jackets and the Spartans will meet for the 47th time in the history of the series and are set to kickoff at 1:30 p.m inside Justin F. Coressel Stadium. [Game Notes]
  • Sierra Named HCAC Defensive Player of the Week
    October 07, 2013
    GREENWOOD, Ind. – Defiance College defensive back Tony Sierra has been named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week after his performance this past weekend against Earlham College.
  • Defense Leads Yellow Jackets in 43-7 Victory Over Earlham
    October 05, 2013
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College Yellow Jackets football team picked up its second straight win Saturday afternoon after defeating Earlham College 43-7 at Justin F. Coressel Stadium.
  • The Coach Brian Sheehan Show
    October 04, 2013
    DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College football team will host Earlham College on Saturday at 1:30 pm inside of Justin F. Coressel Stadium. Head Coach Brian Sheehan recently sat down to discuss the game last week against Anderson and the week ahead with Jim Funderburg of the Yellow Jacket Sports Network.
  • DC Football Set for HCAC Test Against Earlham
    October 01, 2013
    DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Defiance College Yellow Jackets (1-3, 1-1 HCAC) will host Earlham College (1-3, 0-2 HCAC) for an HCAC clash inside Justin F. Coressel Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The Yellow Jackets and the Quakers will meet for the 21st time in the history of the series and are set to kickoff at 1:30 p.m.
  • DC Beats Anderson, 34-0, in Defensive Showcase for Jackets
    September 28, 2013
    ANDERSON, Ind. – The Defiance College Yellow Jackets picked up their first win of the season Saturday afternoon by defeating the Anderson University Ravens 34-0 at Macholtz Stadium.
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