Blue Knight Football News Feed
Wallace Named First Team Academic All-American
Senior center Kyle Wallace (West Milton, Ohio) became the first Blue Knight in school history to be named to the Capital One Academic All-America® First Team NCAA Division II football team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) on Wednesday.
Wallace anchored the offensive line for the nation’s 18th ranked passing offense at Urbana (303.3 yards per game). He ended his career with 32 straight starts at center. Wallace was named second team All-Mountain East Conference this season. The accolade was his third career all-conference award. He holds a perfect 4.00 G.P.A. as a biology and pre-physical therapy major. Wallace's former teammate, linebacker Drew Underwood, earned Second Team honors a year ago. The duo are the only NCAA Division II Academic All-American's in school history. The Blue Knight football program landed 13 players on the NAIA's National Scholar Athlete Team from 1985-2007, including current UU Head Coach David Taynor. Read More
Mendenhall Leads 10 Blue Knights on All-MEC TeamsNov. 19th, 2013
Quarterback D.J. Mendenhall of Urbana has been named Mountain East Conference Offensive Player of the Year, defensive lineman Robert Hayes of Shepherd the Defensive Player of the Year and Shepherd head coach Monte Cater the Coach of the Year.
Nine more Blue Knights made earned All-MEC accolades, including first teamers Joe Webb and D'Gary Wallace, second teamers Kyle Wallace, David Hill, Kyle Ferguson, David McComas, and Kevin Chapple. Seniors Lamar Ross and Jake Krupko earned Honorable Mention. Read More
UU Football Announces All-Quarter Century TeamNov. 17th, 2013
The Urbana University football program released its All-Quarter Century Team at halftime of Saturday's 2013 season finale. The teams were voted upon by fans, former players, coaches and alumni. Below are the First and Second Teams, along with some additional notes about most of the First Team selections. Thank you to all who participated and congratulations to the Blue Knights named below. The program has come a long way since its humble beginnings, and none of it would be possible without the countless hours of hard work and dedication exhibited by the best of the best Blue Knights, listed below. Read More
Football Sends Seniors out on Top in 24-21 WinNov. 16th, 2013
After last week’s devastating loss at West Virginia Wesleyan, the Urbana University football team didn’t have a post-season berth of conference title on the line on Saturday, but that didn’t stop the Blue Knights from sending its seniors out on top with a wild 24-21 win over the University of Charleston. Urbana opened the scoring on a 5-yard quarterback draw by D.J. Mendenhall on the opening drive of the game.
Football Senior Day Preview: Charleston at UrbanaNov. 14th, 2013
The Blue Knights (6-4, 6-2 MEC) wrap up the 2013 season on Saturday at home on Senior Day against the Golden Eagles from the University of Charleston (6-4, 6-2 MEC).
UU is stuck in a bit of a rut after 2 straight losses, while Charleston is on a 2-game winning streak entering today. Several Blue Knight major milestones are in reach on Saturday for UU seniors, including going down as the winningest class in school history with a win. Check in here for a complete game preview, along with links to LIVE COVERAGE on Saturday at noon. Read More