Most people will look at the rise of Assumption football and credit three years ago when they hired Bob Chesney as the head coach of the program. But to understand the rise of the football program, you need to go back to 2007 to see when things got going that helped them secure their first Northeast 10 title and trip to the Division II playoffs.
Former head coach Cory Bailey had just resigned after four years of running the program. He decided to take a job in the corporate world
For the first time in school history, Assumption was crowned as NE-10 champions. They defeated New Haven 17-14 in a game that was marred with turnovers and featured solid defense efforts on both sides.
A late interception by Assumption safety Jarrod Casey was the difference in the game. He picked off the pass in the end zone on the longest drive by New Haven of the afternoon and clinched the title for the Greyhounds.
"I was just trying to
It is that time of the season when my Offensive and Defensive Player of the Year awards are handed out as well as Coach, Team and Game of the Year.
Here are my selections for the 2015 season.
Offensive Player of the Year
Deonte Harris, WR, Assumption
The freshman wide receiver is one of the most electrifying players in the league. Harris was a threat whenever the ball was in his hands and it was one of the main reasons that Assumption
Another solid weekend of football in the NE-10. We have a new champion in Assumption.
Assumption defeats New Haven:
It is Championship Weekend in the NE-10. A new champion will be crowned and a lot of players will suit up for the last time in their career. One more weekend of football and fun for the league.
Pace (1-9, 0-9 NE-10) @ St. Anselm (2-8, 2-7 NE-10)
When: November 14th, 12:00 PM
All-Time Series: St. Anselm leads the series, 12-6-0
2014 Result: St. Anselm 31 Pace 14
My Thoughts: 9th place game.