NEWS > Michigan State center Matt Allen returning for sixth season


By Matt Wenzel |

Matt Allen will remain a member of the Spartans for another season.

The Michigan State center will return for the 2021 season and his sixth year with the program, coach Mel Tucker said on Thursday afternoon. Although Allen has already been with the team for five years and played in four, the NCAA in August granted all fall sports athletes an additional season of eligibility due to COVID-19.

Allen started the first game this season but missed the final six due to an unspecified injury as the Spartans finished 2-5.

“He’s always represented this program with great pride and class and respect,” Tucker said of Allen ... READ FULL STORY
NEWS > #RedDevilsAlum Kramer Named to Rimington Watch List


The Rimington Trophy Committee named Illinois senior C Doug Kramer to the Rimington Trophy watch list it. It is the third career watch list for Kramer who was named to the 2019 Rimington watch list and the Wuerffel Trophy watch list earlier this season.

The trophy is awarded  annually to the player considered to be the best center in college football. It is named after Dave Rimington who was a consensus first-team All-America center at the University of Nebraska and is the only two-time winner of the Outland Trophy. The winner of the Trophy is award to the center that receives the most first team votes.

Last three winners: ... READ FULL STORY
NEWS > #RedDevilsAlum Tight End Positioned For Maximum Impact

By Pete DiPrimio

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Matt Bjorson went bold.
Timid, you understand, won't work in the Big Ten.
"I believe that the tight end position has the most depth on the team," Indiana's junior tight end says. "We have four or five guys that can make plays no matter when they get on the field."
Bjorson understands the potential in the Hoosiers and himself. Tight end was a huge part of the Hoosier offense under former offensive coordinator Kalen DeBoer, and that won't change under new coordinator Nick Sheridan.
Last season, tight ends caught 61 passes for 673 yards and five touchdowns, and were big contributors to a ... READ FULL STORY
NEWS > #RedDevilsAlum @ButlerUFootball Tight Ends and Wide Receivers

Kit Stetzel
9/18/2020 9:00:00 AM    

INDIANAPOLIS – The Bulldogs have weapons on the outside to keep the chains moving. Nate Rusk, Brad Huth, and Johnny O'Shea highlight the wide receiver position and Austin Schwantz will return to the huddle to see extensive playing time at tight end.
"The tight end room has a great group of young players with outstanding potential to compliment Austin Schwantz," Head Coach Jeff Voris stated.
Schwantz started in all 12 games for BU in 2019. He has 14 catches over his 23 career games at BU, averaging 8.8 yards per catch. Matt Kentgen is the only other Bulldog tight end on the roster with playing experience. He ... READ FULL STORY
NEWS > Former Devils warm up to new homes

Rising collegians share reflections on their Central days, hopes for seasons ahead

By Ken Knutson

More than 30 student-athletes who graduated from Hinsdale Central High School in May will pursue their sports at the next level. In this second installment of a two-part series, The Hinsdalean asked each incoming collegian what he or she will remember about competing as a Red Devil and what generates the most anticipation in joining a new program.

Sarah Cernugel
Holy Cross College, soccer

I'll remember: the growth we made each year. Starting my freshman year, we only won two games, but we kept improving every year. This year we had a team full of tremendous talent ... READ FULL STORY