Countdown to Kickoff for college football: 27

CollegeBase

   August 1, 2014 6:34 pm

College Kickoff Countdown is a daily series on the On Campus blog. There are now 27 days until the opening day of the 2014 season. Number of the day: 27 Today’s countdown number is 27, but a college football program featuring Erie County standouts will open the season 28 days from today on Friday, Aug. 29….

Countdown to Kickoff for college football: 37

CollegeBase

   July 22, 2014 6:26 am

College Kickoff Countdown is a daily series on the On Campus blog. There are now 37 days until the opening day of the 2014 season. Number of the day: 37 That’s the number of receiving yards that General McLane graduate Quinn Thompson had in Connecticut’s spring game April 12. Thompson, a redshirt freshman tight end, led…

On Campus Cram Session: Former D-10 players get new coaches

   January 14, 2014 11:19 am

Cram Session features quick-hitting athlete updates and commentary: FOOTBALL: • Girard graduate Jordan Dudas, a defensive back, transferred to Penn State from Bucknell before the 2013 football season when Bill O’Brien was the head coach. However, with O’Brien now in the NFL with the Houston Texans, Dudas and his teammates find themselves under the guidance…

Erie County recruits prepare for major-college camps to open

   August 2, 2013 11:04 am

Major-college football programs throughout the country are getting ready to open practice, and Erie County fans will pay attention to at least a couple camps outside of Pennsylvania. Connecticut will open practice today, which remains relevant in the Erie area because General McLane graduate Quinn Thompson heads into his first camp with the Huskies. This is…

McLane grad Thompson to play tight end for Connecticut

   July 19, 2013 8:47 am

General McLane graduate Quinn Thompson will play tight end and wear No. 83 during his freshman season with the University of Connecticut football team. The school recently posted the Huskies’ roster and Thompson’s bio on its website. Thompson is listed at 6 feet 4 inches, 222 pounds. He played quarterback and defensive end during his senior…

Michigan State, Pitt coaches give feedback on Erie football recruits

   February 7, 2013 8:58 am

Today’s Erie Times-News featured a story on Erie County’s four major-college football recruits. Michigan State Mark Dantonio talked about Cathedral Prep seniors Damion Terry and Delton Williams, both of whom will be Spartans in the fall. When talking about McDowell senior James Conner, Pitt coach Paul Chryst simply said, “There is a football player.” Read…

Signing day: Erie-area athletes set to sign, commit today

   February 6, 2013 10:01 am

  Today is National Letter of Intent Day, and many area football players and other athletes are set to sign with Division I and Division II schools or commit to program at other levels. The Erie Times-News took a look at the area football players expected to sign today. Read a short bio on each…