Blue Knight Football News Feed
UU Football Assists with YMCA After School Program
The Urbana University football team has partnered with the Champaign Family YMCA, volunteering with the YMCA's Before and After Care Program. Blue Knight football players spend time hanging out and mentoring the youth about what it takes to become a college student-athlete. Currently, the Champaign Family YMCA is getting ready for the 2013-14 school year by opening pre-registration for its Before and After Care Program. The program is offered at all locations — the YMCA, Urbana East, Graham, Mechanicsburg and West Liberty-Salem. Read More
Offense Clips Defense in Spring GameApr. 22nd, 2013
In the annual spring football game, the Blue Knight offense, led by soon-to-be senior quarterback D.J. Mendenhall, defeated the Blue Knight defense 45-38 on Saturday afternoon. The scoring system was altered to reward the defense with points for turnovers and three-and-outs, but they couldn't stop Mendenhall and the Urbana offense. Mendenhall finished with 4 touchdowns on the afternoon, including 3 through the air and 1 on the ground. Soon-to-be senior defensive back Jake Krupko had a pair of interceptions for the Blue Knight defense. Read More
Football to Host Annual Camp on June 25Mar. 31st, 2013
The Urbana University football coaching staff announced today that they will hold their annual High School Football Instructional Camp on Tuesday, June 25th from 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Camp will be open to all positions and will be coached by the Urbana University Football Staff.
Participants must be entering their freshman, sophomore, junior or senior year of high school. The cost for the camp is $35 per participant if you register by June 18th. Click "Read More" for a link to the registration form. Read More
4 Blue Knights to Suit Up for Team Ohio (UPDATE)Mar. 12th, 2013
GameDay Management, Inc. has released the Team Ohio roster for the 2013 Ohio vs. Michigan College Football Senior Bowl, to be played on Saturday, April 20 at the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Fawcett Stadium in Canton, Ohio. Four Blue Knight seniors were selected to join Team Ohio. Offensive linemen Ethan Oakley (West Liberty, Ohio/West Liberty-Salem HS) and Andrew Minda (Dublin, Ohio/Coffman HS) will be joined by defensive end Perry Jenkins (Columbus, Ohio/Walnut Ridge HS) and punter Clay Lust (Prospect, Ohio/Olentangy Liberty HS) on the Team Ohio roster.
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UU Football to Host Annual Free Coaches ClinicMar. 12th, 2013
The Urbana University football coaching staff announced today that they will host their annual free high school coaching clinic on Saturday, April 20th. Registration for the event will begin at 8:30 a.m. in the Barclay-Bailey building on the campus of Urbana University. The first speaker will begin at 9:00 a.m. and the final speaker will finish at 1:00 p.m.
A Blue Knight Football scrimmage will begin at Urbana University Stadium at 2:00 p.m. Cost for the clinic is entirely free, but please RSVP beforehand with Blue Knight Assistant Head Coach Paul Smith (email@example.com or call 937-652-6815). Read More