2015 Football News

  • Defiance Has 61 Student-Athletes Selected Chi Alpha Sigma
    June 02, 2016
    DEFIANCE, OHIO -- The Defiance College Athletic Department announced its group of student-athletes to the Chi Alpha Sigma Honor Society.
  • Defiance Names Casey Goff As New Head Football Coach
    March 01, 2016
    DEFIANCE, OHIO -- Defiance College Athletic Director Rudy Yovich has announced the promotion of Casey Goff to Head Coach of the Yellow Jacket football program.
  • HCAC Football & Samaritan's Feet Hold Shoe Distribution
    February 09, 2016
    INDIANAPOLIS, IN – The Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference partnered with Samaritan's Feet International for the third consecutive year during the 2015 football season and held a shoe distribution at Holy Cross School in Indianapolis. Members of the All-HCAC football team and coaching staffs were present as over 200 children received a brand new pair of shoes due to their fundraising efforts during the season.
  • DC Has 19 Named Academic All-HCAC
    December 03, 2015
    GREENWOOD, IND. – The Defiance College fall athletic teams had 19 student-athletes named to the Tom Bohlsen All-Academic Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference list for the fall semester. [2015 Fall Academic All-HCAC Teams]
  • Two Yellow Jackets Earn HCAC Postseason Football Honors
    November 18, 2015
    GREENWOOD, IND. -- Ten members of the Defiance College football team have been selected to the All-Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference teams for their individual efforts this season. [2015 All-HCAC Teams]
  • DC Beaten By Bluffton in Season Finale
    November 14, 2015
    DEFIANCE, OHIO -- The Defiance College football team fell on the losing end of a 35-14 decision against Bluffton University in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference and season finale at Justin F. Coressel Stadium on senior day.
  • Football vs. Bluffton - Week 10 Game Notes
    November 12, 2015
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - The Defiance College Yellow Jackets host Bluffton University in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference and 2015 season finale on senior day at Justin F. Coressel Stadium at 1:30 p.m. [Complete Game Notes in PDF]
  • Defiance Falls to Franklin (Ind.), 35-7
    November 07, 2015
    FRANKLIN, IND. -- The Defiance College football team rushed for over 100 yards for the seventh straight game with a 116-yard effort against Franklin (Ind.) College, but the Yellow Jackets fell, 35-7, in a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference game in Franklin, Ind.
  • Football vs. Franklin -- Week 9 Game Notes
    November 05, 2015
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - The Defiance College Yellow Jackets travel to Franklin, Ind. for a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference game against Franklin (Ind.) College at 1:30 p.m. [Complete Game Notes in PDF]
  • Righi Rushes for Career-High in Loss Against Anderson (Ind.)
    October 31, 2015
    ANDERSON, IND. -- Sophomore running back Anthony Righi (Liberty Center) rushed for a game and career-high 120 yards, but it would not be enough as the Defiance College football team fell, 17-13, against Anderson (Ind.) University in a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference game in Anderson, Ind. The loss marked the first for the Yellow Jackets against the Ravens in the past 10 tries. The last time Anderson beat Defiance was during the 2004 season.
  • Football vs. Anderson -- Week 8 Game Notes
    October 29, 2015
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - The Defiance College Yellow Jackets travel to Anderson, Ind. for a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference game against Anderson (Ind.) University at 1:30 p.m. [Complete Game Notes in PDF]
  • L'Heureux Named HCAC Special Teams Player of the Week
    October 26, 2015
    GREENWOOD, IND. – For the second time this season, Defiance College freshman Tyler L’Heureux (Apopka, Fla. /Apopka) has been selected as this week’s Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference “Special Teams Player of the Week.” [HCAC Release]
  • Jackets Win Big Against Earlham (Ind.) on Homecoming
    October 24, 2015
    DEFIANCE, OHIO -- The Yellow Jacket offense rushed for over 300 yards as the Defiance College football team defeated Earlham (Ind.) College, 51-7, in a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference game at Justin F. Coressel Stadium on Homecoming. It marked the third time in the past five seasons that DC has rushed for 300 yards or more against the Quakers.
  • Football vs. Earlham (Ind.) -- Week 7 Game Notes
    October 22, 2015
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - The Defiance College Yellow Jackets host Earlham (Ind.) College in a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference game at Justin F. Coressel Stadium on Homecoming at 1:30 p.m. [Complete Game Notes in PDF]
  • Defiance Rushes for Over 200 Yards in Loss to Rose-Hulman
    October 17, 2015
    TERRE HAUTE, IND. -- The Defiance College football team rushed for a season-best 233 yards against Rose-Hulman (Ind.) Institute of Technology, but would come out on the losing end of a 42-7 decision against the Fightin' Engineers in a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference game in Terre Haute, Ind.
  • Football vs. Rose-Hulman (Ind.) -- Week 6 Game Notes
    October 14, 2015
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - The Defiance College Yellow Jackets travel to Terre Haute, Ind. to take on Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference game at 1:30 p.m. [Complete Game Notes in PDF]
  • DC Falls to Manchester (Ind.)
    October 10, 2015
    DEFIANCE, OHIO -- The Defiance College football team dropped a 42-21 decision against Manchester (Ind.) University in a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference game at Justin F. Coressel Stadium.
  • Inside the Hive - Logan Scott
    October 09, 2015
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - Inside the Hive's Kayleigh Vicknair sits down with sophomore Logan Scott of the Defiance football team.
  • Football Game Against Manchester to Benefit Samaritan's Feet
    October 09, 2015
    DEFIANCE, OHIO – The Defiance College Yellow Jackets Football team has announced that this Saturday's game against Manchester (Ind.) University will be part of an event that will benefit Samaritan’s Feet and help provide shoes to children in need.
  • L'Heureux Named HCAC Special Teams Player of the Week
    September 28, 2015
    GREENWOOD, IND. – Defiance College freshman Tyler L’Heureux (Apopka, Fla. /Apopka) has been selected as this week’s Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference “Special Teams Player of the Week.” [HCAC Release]
  • Jackets Edge Panthers for First Win of the Season
    September 26, 2015
    DEFIANCE, OHIO -- The Defiance College defense scored a pair of touchdowns to lead the Yellow Jacket football team to their first win of the season with a 19-14 showing against Hanover (Ind.) College in a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference game at Justin F. Coressel Stadium.
  • Football vs. Hanover (Ind.) -- Week 4 Game Notes
    September 23, 2015
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - The Defiance College Yellow Jackets host Hanover (Ind.) College in a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference game and home opener at Justin F. Coressel Stadium at 1:30 p.m. [Complete Game Notes in PDF Form]
  • Defiance Falls to MSJ Despite Big First Quarter
    September 19, 2015
    CINCINNATI, OHIO -- The Defiance College football team scored 20 points in the first quarter for a 20-0 lead, but could not hold on as Mount St. Joseph Unversity rallied with 38 unanswered points for a 38-20 victory in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference opener in Cincinnati.
  • Football vs. Mount St. Joseph -- Week 3 Game Notes
    September 17, 2015
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - The Defiance College Yellow Jackets travel to Cincinnati, Ohio for a matchup against Mount St. Joseph University in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference opener at Schueler Field at 1:30 p.m. [Complete Game Notes in PDF]
  • Yellow Jackets Come Up Short Against #21 Centre (Ky.)
    September 12, 2015
    DANVILLE, KY. -- The Defiance College football team trailed by only two points late in the third quarter against No. 21 nationally-ranked Centre College, but the Colonels scored 15 unanswered points to end the game and sealed a 25-8 victory in non-conference action in Danville, Ky.
  • Football vs. Centre (Ky.) -- Week 2 Game Notes
    September 09, 2015
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - The Defiance College Yellow Jackets travel to Danville, Ky. for a non-conference game against Centre (Ky.) College at Farris Stadium at 1:30 p.m. [Complete Game Notes]
  • Football Drops Season Opener to Adrian (Mich.)
    September 05, 2015
    ADRIAN, MICH. -- The Defiance College football team opened the 2015 season with a loss against Adrian (Mich.) College, 31-13, at Docking Stadium in Adrian, Mich.
  • 2015 Football Preview
    August 27, 2015
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - The Defiance College football team continues to see improvement following a record-setting season last year and looks to continue that momentum heading into the 2015 campaign. The Yellow Jackets were picked to finish sixth in this year’s Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Preseason Coaches Poll, but will seek to move up in the final standings at the end of the year.
  • Yellow Jackets Give Back to the Community
    August 18, 2015
    DEFIANCE, OHIO ? The Defiance College football team takes time out of their busy camp schedule to give back to the community.
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