The Valparaiso University football team had three representatives as the Pioneer Football League announced its Academic All-PFL squads on Wednesday.
Valparaiso University football defensive back Jamari Booker (Kentwood, Mich. / East Kentwood) put a bow on his stellar senior season on Tuesday as he received All-Pioneer Football League Second Team honors.
The Valparaiso University football team wrapped up Year 1 under head coach Landon Fox with a 26-14 home defeat to Marist on Saturday afternoon at Brown Field. The game was closer than the final score would indicate, as Valpo trailed by five and had a chance to take the lead in the final minute before a pick six sealed the win for the Red Foxes. Valpo recognized its 18-member senior class prior to the game.
Head coach Landon Fox joined Brandon Vickrey to talk about his senior class in advance of Saturday's season finale against Marist.
The Valparaiso University football team will look to send its senior class out on a high note on Saturday afternoon at Brown Field. It’s Senior Day as Marist comes to town for the final game of the 2019 campaign. Valpo has been close in recent weeks, but the program would like nothing more than finishing Year 1 of the Landon Fox Era in victorious fashion.
The Valparaiso University football team authored another chapter in a historic rivalry on Saturday afternoon at the Sellick Bowl in Indianapolis, but a 38-yard field goal by Butler’s Drew Bevelhimer with all zeros on the clock led to heartbreak for the Brown & Gold in a 24-21 victory for the Bulldogs. Chris Duncan (Woodland Hills, Calif. / Woodland Hills-Taft) passed for 264 yards and ran for 102 and the Valpo defense made key stops throughout, but the Bulldogs had a response to Valpo’s game-tying score that came with 19 seconds remaining.
Every game counts the same in the Pioneer Football League standings, but this one means the most for the Valparaiso University football team. The league’s best rivalry will take center stage on Saturday afternoon at the Sellick Bowl in Indianapolis, as the Hoosier Helmet trophy is back up for grabs for the latest installment of Valpo against Butler.
It's Butler Week.
For the second consecutive week, the Valparaiso University football team came up six points shy on Saturday afternoon at Brown Field. Visiting Morehead State sprinted ahead 14-0 before a strong third quarter helped Valpo draw even, but the Eagles left Porter County with a 27-21 triumph.