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2011-12 Football News

May 9, 2012
Centre to host 2012 Kentucky Football Coaches Association Summer Clinic
Football coaches from all over the state will be on hand when Centre hosts the 2012 Kentucky Football Coaches Association Summer Clinic on Saturday, May 12.

February 27, 2012
Centre football holds annual awards banquet
On Saturday, Feb. 18, the annual football banquet took place in Cowan Dining Commons.

February 7, 2012
Hume, Pinque named to All-Commonwealth Team
Two of Centre's seniors, Ben Hume and Jonathan Pinque, were selected to the All-Commonwealth Collegiate Team, the Kentucky Pro Football Hall of Fame announced Tuesday.

December 20, 2011
Colonels finish 16th in final D3football.com Poll, 18th in AFCA
After a 9-2 season and the program's first NCAA Division III Tournament win, the Centre football team finished at No. 16 in the final D3football.com Poll and No. 18 in the season's final American Football Coaches Association Poll, both of which were released Monday.

December 17, 2011
Hume selected as a D3football.com Third Team All-American
Senior offensive tackle Ben Hume (Lexington, Ky.) continues to rack up accolades as we was selected as a D3football.com Third Team All-American in an announcement made at halftime of Friday evening's 2011 NCAA Division III National Championship football game.

December 17, 2011
Seniors Osterman, Pinque compete in All-American Bowl
Two Centre football players, Tyler Osterman and Jonathan Pinque, wrapped up the 2011 season by competing in the All-American Bowl on Dec. 17 in Minneapolis, Minn.

December 12, 2011
Hume named to AFCA All-America Team
Following a season in which the Centre football program picked up its first NCAA Division III Playoff win, senior Ben Hume was named to the 2011 Division III Coaches' All-America Team by the American Football Coaches Association.

December 6, 2011
Saulino named to SCAC All-Sportsmanship Team
Centre's Brian Saulino was named to the 2011 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference All-Sportsmanship Team, the league announced on Tuesday.

December 6, 2011
Two Colonels earn All-South Region football honors
Two Centre football players accounted for three spots on the 2011 D3football.com All-South Region Team, which was released by the organization Monday.

November 28, 2011
Centre football earns 18 spots on All-SCAC teams
After a 9-2 season and its first NCAA Division III Playoff appearance, the Centre football team was well represented with 19 spots on the 2011 All-Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Football Teams.

November 26, 2011
Centre drops second round NCAA game to No. 2 Mount Union
The Centre football team’s first NCAA Division III Playoff run came to an end, but the Colonels were competitive with perennial Division III power No. 2 Mount Union before falling 30-10 Saturday in Alliance, Ohio.

November 19, 2011
Centre football wins 51-41 playoff shootout over Hampden-Sydney
The Centre football program triumphed in its NCAA Division III playoff debut Saturday, advancing to the round of 16 with a 51-41 win over Hampden-Sydney College at Farris Stadium in Danville, Ky.

November 17, 2011
Hume selected to roster for Bowl of the Stars
Centre's Ben Hume was one of 49 NCAA Division III football players named to the preliminary Team Stars & Stripes roster for the third annual Tazon de Estrellas (Bowl of the Stars).

November 17, 2011
Centre football celebrates NCAA bid, prepares for Hampden-Sydney
After finishing the regular season with an 8-1 record, the Centre College football team will host Hampden-Sydney College on Saturday in the first round of the NCAA Division III Football Championship, the Colonels’ first postseason in 90 years.

November 13, 2011
Colonels selected to NCAA Division III Football Tournament
For the first time in school history, the Centre College football team will appear in the NCAA Division III Football Tournament after earning an at-large bid Sunday, Nov. 13.

November 12, 2011
Colonels close regular season with 41-28 win over Rhodes
The Centre football team wrapped up the regular season and celebrated its senior day by jumping out to an early lead and holding on to defeat Rhodes College 41-28 in a Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference contest Saturday in Danville, Ky.

November 5, 2011
Trinity defeats Centre 20-14 in battle of ranked teams
The No. 25 Colonels took an early two touchdown lead but were unable to hold on as they fell 20-14 to No. 18 Trinity in a matchup of unbeaten Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference teams Saturday in San Antonio, Texas.

November 2, 2011
SCAC title, playoff bid on line Saturday at No. 18 Trinity
There are high hopes around the Centre football program with the team off to its first 7-0 start since 1989 and ranked No. 25 in the latest D3football.com Poll. However, as a Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference showdown with Trinity looms this weekend, head coach Andy Frye and the Colonels have their sights set even higher.

November 2, 2011
Rembowski named SCAC Character & Community Student Athlete of the Week
Centre senior linebacker Tim Rembowski (Louisville, Ky.) has been selected the SCAC Character & Community Male Student Athlete of the Week for the week of October 17.

October 29, 2011
Football remains unbeaten, defeats Millsaps 24-22
For the first time since the 1989 season, the Centre College football team has started a season 7-0 after defeating Millsaps College 24-22 Saturday, Oct. 29 in Jackson, Miss.

October 27, 2011
Gay, Gallas receive SCAC weekly football honors
The Centre football team had two players receive weekly honors from the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference following its 28-14 victory over Sewanee, as Ryan Gallas was selected as Defensive Player of the Week and Jordan Gay was named Special Teams Player of the Week.

October 22, 2011
Centre picks up 28-14 homecoming win over Sewanee
The Centre football team kept its perfect record intact, moving to 6-0 overall and 3-0 in the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference with a 28-14 homecoming victory over Sewanee on Saturday at Farris Stadium.

October 15, 2011
Centre downs Birmingham Southern 45-20 in matchup of unbeatens
The Centre College football team shut out No. 24 Birmingham Southern College in the second half to pull away for a 45-20 victory in a matchup of undefeated Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference teams Saturday in Birmingham, Ala.

October 1, 2011
Defense comes up big again in 24-10 win at DePauw
Centre stayed perfect and ran its record to 4-0 on the year after picking up a 24-10 road win over former Southern Collegiate Athletic Confernce rival DePauw University on Saturday in Greencastle, Ind.

September 27, 2011
Jordan Gay receives season's second Player of the Week honor
After a season-long field goal of 51 yards and a punting average of 46.5 in Saturday's win over Austin College, junior kicker/punter Jordan Gay (Danville, Ky.) was named the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Special Teams Player of the Week for the second time this season.

September 24, 2011
Football cruises to 45-0 win over Austin in SCAC opener
The Centre College football team scored 14 points on its first two possessions and didn't look back going on to a 45-0 shutout victory over Austin College in the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) opener for both teams Saturday, Sept. 24 in Danville, Ky.

September 20, 2011
Scotton named SCAC Offensive Player of the Week
After rushing for 134 yards and four touchdowns in a 42-35 victory over Washington & Lee, junior running back Monte Scotton (Cleveland, Tenn.) was named Offensive Player of the Week by the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference.

September 17, 2011
Late turnover keys 42-35 win over Washington & Lee
A fumble recovery in the fourth quarter led to the game-winning touchdown as the Centre College football team earned a 42-35 win over Washington & Lee University Saturday, Sept. 17 at Farris Stadium in Danville, Ky.

September 7, 2011
Jordan Gay receives SCAC, D3Football.com weekly honors
After going 5-for-5 on field goal attempts in a season opening win at Hanover, junior kicker/punter Jordan Gay (Danville, Ky.) was named the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Special Teams Player-of-the-Week, and was selected as kicker for the D3Football.com Team of the Week for games played the weekend of Sept. 3.

September 3, 2011
Colonels open season with 38-21 win over Hanover
Junior kicker Jordan Gay (Danville, Ky.) kicked five field goals and the defense forced four turnovers as the Centre College football team opened its 2011 season with a 38-21 win over Hanover College Saturday, Sept. 3 in Hanover, Ind.

September 1, 2011
Frye, Osterman, Gallas interviewed for media days
Centre football head coach Andy Frye and two of his athletes were featured in interviews Tuesday during the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference's annual Media Days.

August 18, 2011
Centre football tabbed second in SCAC preseason coaches' poll
The Centre football team has been chosen picked to finish second in the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference 2011 preseason coaches' poll.

August 17, 2011
2011 Centre football preview
Competing in its final season in the SCAC, the Centre football team will look to win its 14th conference title in school history before moving into a new conference in 2012.

August 17, 2011
Hume, Coomer named Preseason All-Americans
Senior offensive lineman Ben Hume (Lexington, Ky.) and senior tight end John Coomer (Somerset, Ky.) have both been named to preseason All-American teams for the upcoming football season.