Erie area football players teams’ set for upcoming bowl games

James Conner

   December 20, 2014 4:18 pm

Bowl season opens today, and here’s a look at the Erie area players whose teams will be in bowl games during the next two weeks (by order of appearance. PENN STATE, DEC. 27: Girard graduate Jordan Dudas and Cathedral Prep grad Billy Fessler are both members of a Nittany Lions team that will face Boston…

Ten former District 10 players at FBS programs

   August 28, 2014 7:44 am

Ten former District 10 football players are on rosters for major-college programs in the Football Bowl Subdivision this season. Check out the list, which includes two players at Penn State, Notre Dame and Michigan State, one at Pitt and three at other schools. The group is headlined by Pitt sophomore James Conner, who will play running…

Countdown to Kickoff for college football: 43

   July 16, 2014 7:00 am

College Kickoff Countdown is a daily series on the On Campus blog. There are now 43 days until the opening day of the 2014 season. Number of the day: 43 Incredibly, that’s how many turnovers the Houston Cougars forced on the way to leading the nation in 2013. Houston intercepted 25 passes and recovered 18 fumbles as…

Area pair in New York City with Notre Dame for Pinstripe Bowl

   December 27, 2013 12:31 pm

A pair of former District 10 standouts are in New York City this weekend as the Notre Dame football team prepares to play in the Pinstripe Bowl on Saturday afternoon. Oil City graduate Ben Koyack is a junior tight end with the Fighting Irish, while Cathedral Prep grad John Chereson is a freshman kicker. Notre Dame…

Prep’s Chereson gets his shot with dream team — Notre Dame

   February 8, 2013 1:24 pm

Anyone who watched a Cathedral Prep football game this season saw placekicker John Chereson’s special skill. The senior’s leg was so strong that Prep’s kickoff team rarely had to cover a kick. That’s because so many of Chereson’s kicks ended up in the end zone for a touchback. And considering Prep was one of the…