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June 16, 2014 | Football Millard Participating in OTA Workouts with St. Louis Rams Former Cal Poly linebacker Johnny Millard has been participating in organized team activity workouts with the St. Louis Rams over the last two weeks.
May 11, 2014 | Football Pair of Mustangs Sign Free Agent Contracts; Another Invited to Mini-Camp Two players from the 2013 Cal Poly football team signed free agent contracts shortly after the 2014 National Football League Draft ended Saturday at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Another received mini-camp offers from two teams.
May 7, 2014 | Football Trio of Former Mustangs Await 2014 NFL Draft Defensive tackle Sullivan Grosz, linebacker Johnny Millard and slotback Cole Stanford are Cal Poly’s top three candidates for the 2014 National Football League Draft, scheduled for Thursday through Saturday at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.
May 3, 2014 | Football Offense Moves Ball Well to Beat Defense 30-26 in Spring Game The Cal Poly offense was held out of the end zone but moved the ball well with 25 first downs in the 90-minute Spring Game on Saturday in Alex G. Spanos Stadium. The offense beat the defense 30-26.
April 30, 2014 | Football Cal Poly to Conduct 2014 Spring Football Game Saturday at Noon The 2014 Cal Poly Spring Football Game on Saturday in Alex G. Spanos Stadium will showcase for the most part the younger members of the team. Injuries will keep several returning starters out of the game, though juniors Chris Brown and Dano Graves will continue their battle for the starting nod at quarterback.
April 23, 2014 | Football 2014 Cal Poly Football Coaches Clinic Kicks Off Friday Afternoon The 2014 Cal Poly Football Coaches Clinic will be held Friday and Saturday on the Cal Poly campus. Registration begins Friday at 3:30 p.m. in front of the Performing Arts Center.
April 18, 2014 | Football Offense Ahead of Defense as Cal Poly Conducts Mid-Spring Camp Scrimmage Cal Poly's offense exploded for three long touchdowns in a 25-play scrimmage ending the second week of Spring Camp on Friday morning at the Cal Poly Sports Complex.
April 16, 2014 | Football Four More Sign to Further Their Football Careers at Cal Poly Cal Poly has added four more football players -- two high school recruits, a community college transfer and another transfer from a four-year school -- to its 2014 recruiting class.
April 5, 2014 | Football Cal Poly Opens Spring Football Camp on Saturday Afternoon Donned in shorts and helmets, the Cal Poly football team opened its 2014 Spring Camp on Saturday with about 90 players running plays without contact and performing conditioning and position drills for over two hours on the upper field of the Cal Poly Sports Complex.
April 2, 2014 | Football Cal Poly Set to Open Spring Football Camp on Saturday Afternoon Cal Poly led the Big Sky Conference and Football Champion-ship Subdivision in rushing offense a year ago. Slotback Kristaan Ivory led the charge, becoming the 16th Mustang in program history to crack the 1,000-yard mark in a single season. There is no reason to believe that Ivory and the Mustangs cannot accomplish the same feats in 2014.
March 27, 2014 | Football Thirteen Former Mustangs Participate in NFL Pro Day A total of 13 former Cal Poly football players -- nine from last year's team and four more from the 2012 squad -- completed a series of drills in Thursday's NFL Pro Day.
March 25, 2014 | Football Cal Poly Football’s NFL Pro Day for Seniors Set for Thursday Ten former Cal Poly football players will participate in Thursday’s NFL Pro Day.
February 26, 2014 | Football Twelve-Game Cal Poly Football Schedule for 2014 Announced Cal Poly’s second consecutive 12-game football schedule, announced Wednesday by director of athletics Don Oberhelman, features five home games, all against Big Sky Conference schools, and seven contests on the road.
February 5, 2014 | Football Fourteen Sign to Further Their Football Careers at Cal Poly Cal Poly has signed a total of 11 high school football players, one community college transfer and a pair of transfers from four-year schools to either the National Letter of Intent or Grant-in-Aid offer. The announcement was made Wednesday by sixth-year Mustang football coach Tim Walsh and Cal Poly director of athletics Don Oberhelman at Charlie’s Place in San Luis Obispo.
February 3, 2014 | Football Football NLI Signing Party Set for Wednesday at Charlie's Place Cal Poly football will announce its Class of 2014 National Letter of Intent signees on Wednesday at Charlie's Place, located at 981 Foothill Blvd. in San Luis Obispo.
January 28, 2014 | Football Grosz Earns Seventh All-American Honor; APCA Ranks Team Fifth College Sports Journal has placed Cal Poly senior defensive tackle Sullivan Grosz on its Football Championship Subdivision all-star team, giving the 6-4, 295-pound San Joaquin Memorial High School graduate his seventh All-American honor.
January 24, 2014 | Football Quartet of Mustangs Land on Big Sky All-Academic Team Four Cal Poly football players have been named to the Big Sky Conference All-Academic Team for the 2013 season.
January 23, 2014 | Football Billy Ross, 78, Survivor of 1960 Cal Poly Football Plane Crash, Dies Billy Ross, a survivor of the Cal Poly football team's plane crash in 1960, passed away Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, in Bakersfield, Calif., at the age of 78.
January 19, 2014 | Football Millard Recovers Fumble in 89th East-West Shrine Game Former Cal Poly linebacker Johnny Millard recovered a fumble and nearly intercepted a pass in Saturday's East-West Shrine Game held at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.
January 17, 2014 | Football Notebook: Grosz, Fisher Honored; Millard Set to Play in Shrine Game Cal Poly senior defensive tackle Sullivan Grosz landed on College Sporting News' Fabulous Fifty for the 2013 football season. In addition, offensive guard Matt Fisher was named to College Sports Journal's All-Freshman Team, senior linebacker Johnny Millard will play in Saturday's East-West Shrine Game and former Mustang wide receiver Ramses Barden signed a futures contract with the Buffalo Bills on Thursday.
January 16, 2014 | Football Barden Signs Futures Contract With Buffalo Bills Former Cal Poly wide receiver Ramses Barden, who sat out the 2013 NFL season after playing four years with the New York Giants, has signed a future contract with the Buffalo Bills.
January 11, 2014 | Football Millard Notches Three Tackles in Medal of Honor Bowl Cal Poly senior linebacker Johnny Millard recorded three tackles for the National All-Stars in Saturday’s Medal of Honor Bowl held inside Johnson Hagood Stadium on the campus of The Citadel in Charleston, S.C.
January 10, 2014 | Football Cal Poly Finishes No. 1 in the Nation in Rushing Offense Cal Poly's football team finished the 2013 season No. 1 in the NCAA's Division I Football Championship Subdivision in rushing offense, averaging 309.1 yards per game.
January 9, 2014 | Football Grosz Named National Defensive Tackle of the Year by CFPA Cal Poly senior Sullivan Grosz has been named Football Championship Subdivision Defensive Tackle of the Year by College Football Performance Awards. The Big Sky Conference's Co-Defensive Player of the Year made 188 tackles (103 solo stops) in his four-year Mustang career, including 22 sacks.
January 8, 2014 | Football Linebacker Johnny Millard Selected to Play in Pair of All-Star Games Senior linebacker Johnny Millard has made a great impression on the Cal Poly football program over the past four seasons. Over the next two weekends, Millard hopes to impress coaches and scouts at the next level.
January 7, 2014 | Football Defensive End Logan Mayes Completes Transfer to Cal Poly Logan Mayes, son of former Washington State All-American running back Rueben Mayes, has transferred from Washington State and is attending classes during the Winter Quarter at Cal Poly.
December 19, 2013 | Football Senior Defensive Tackle Sullivan Grosz Honored by Associated Press Cal Poly senior defensive tackle Sullivan Grosz continues to add to his list of postseason honors. Grosz has been named to the Football Championship Subdivision All-American First Team by Associated Press.
December 18, 2013 | Football Sullivan Grosz Lands on The Sports Network All-American First Team Cal Poly senior defensive tackle Sullivan Grosz has been named to the 2013 Football Championship Subdivision All-American First Team by The Sports Network.
December 17, 2013 | Football Pair of Big Sky Players Earn Top FCS Awards From Sports Network Two of the four major postseason awards presented by The Sports Network were presented to Big Sky Conference members Monday night at the 27th annual Football Championship Subdivision Awards Show.
December 13, 2013 | Football Grosz and Umoh Earn Beyond Sports Network All-American Honors Cal Poly senior defensive lineman Sullivan Grosz and senior fullback Akaninyene Umoh have earned All-American honors from Beyond Sports Network.
December 11, 2013 | Football Mustang Linebacker Johnny Millard to Play in Medal of Honor Bowl Cal Poly senior linebacker Johnny Millard has accepted an invitation to play in the inaugural Medal of Honor Bowl, scheduled for Jan. 11, 2014, in Charleston, S.C.
December 10, 2013 | Football Sullivan Grosz Named All-American by College Sports Madness Cal Poly senior defensive lineman Sullivan Grosz has earned his first All-American honor as he was selected to the first team by College Sports Madness.
December 9, 2013 | Football Grosz, Ivory and Hubbard Earn Top Football Awards at Team Banquet Senior defensive lineman Sullivan Grosz, junior slotback Kristaan Ivory and senior safety Alex Hubbard were the top award winners at the team banquet honoring the 2013 Cal Poly football team Sunday at Embassy Suites in San Luis Obispo.
November 27, 2013 | Football Cal Poly Caps Break-Even Football Season With Win at Northern Colorado For head coach Tim Walsh and the Cal Poly football team, the best word to describe the 2013 season might be “underachieving.” “I know we were as competitive as maybe everyone in the country, not just conference," said fifth-year head coach Tim Walsh.
November 26, 2013 | Football Sullivan Grosz Earns Big Sky Co-Defensive Player of the Year Award Cal Poly senior defensive tackle Sullivan Grosz, fifth on Cal Poly’s career sacks chart, has been selected as the Big Sky Conference’s Co-Defensive Player of the Year. Three other Mustangs join Grosz on the all-conference first team.
November 25, 2013 | Football Senior Safety Alex Hubbard Earns Big Sky Conference Award Cal Poly senior safety Alex Hubbard, who returned a kickoff for a touchdown and also intercepted a pass against Northern Colorado, has been named ROOT SPORTS Big Sky Conference co-special teams player of the week.
November 23, 2013 | Football Cal Poly Finishes 6-6 Following 42-14 Victory at Northern Colorado Senior fullback Akaninyene Umoh scored three times and senior safety Alex Hubbard scored Cal Poly’s first touchdown by kickoff return in 11 years as the Mustangs wrapped up a 6-6 season with a 42-14 Big Sky Conference victory over Northern Colorado on Saturday afternoon.
November 18, 2013 | Football Cal Poly to Visit Northern Colorado on Saturday to Conclude 2013 Season Cal Poly (5-6, 4-3 Big Sky), which had its slim playoff hopes dashed by No. 3 Eastern Washington in its home finale last week, wraps up its 2013 football season Saturday afternoon, visiting Northern Colorado (1-10, 0-7 Big Sky) at Nottingham Field (8,500) in Greeley, Colo. Kickoff is set for 11:05 a.m. PST.
November 16, 2013 | Football No. 3 Eastern Washington Earns 35-22 Big Sky Victory Over Cal Poly Sophomore quarterback Vernon Adams passed for 224 yards and a pair of touchdowns before leaving the game early in the third quarter as No. 3 Eastern Washington defeated Cal Poly 35-22 in a Big Sky Conference football game Saturday afternoon in Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
November 15, 2013 | Football Cal Poly to Host First-Place Eastern Washington Saturday for Homecoming Cal Poly (5-5, 4-2 Big Sky), which beat Sacramento State last week for its first two-game winning streak of the season and completed a sweep of California’s Football Championship Subdivision teams, hosts Big Sky Conference leader and No. 3 Eastern Washington (8-2, 6-0 Big Sky) on Saturday for Homecoming and Senior Day in Alex G. Spanos Stadium. Kickoff is set for 12:40 p.m.
November 13, 2013 | Football 1953 Cal Poly Football Team to Hold 60-Year Reunion This Weekend Cal Poly's undefeated, untied 1953 football team will hold a reunion Saturday in conjunction with the Mustangs' homecoming game against No. 3-ranked Eastern Washington.
November 9, 2013 | Football Brown Throws Four TD Passes to Lead Cal Poly Over Sacramento State Sophomore quarterback Chris Brown threw four touchdown passes while senior fullback Akaninyene Umoh and junior slotback Kristaan Ivory both rushed for over 100 yards as Cal Poly defeated Sacramento State 42-7 in a Big Sky Conference football game Saturday night in Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
November 8, 2013 | Football Cal Poly to Host Sacramento State for California FCS Championship Cal Poly (4-5, 3-2 Big Sky), which beat San Diego in August and UC Davis last week, bids for a sweep of California’s Football Championship Subdivision teams Saturday night, hosting Sacramento State (4-5, 3-2 Big Sky) on Heroes Day in Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
November 6, 2013 | Football Bodie Bennett is Cal Poly's Honorary Team Captain for Saturday's Game Bodie Bennett, who has had five open-heart surgeries, four cardiac catheterizations and countless other medical procedures in his 3.5-year life, will march down Perimeter Road with the Cal Poly football team Saturday and will be the Mustangs' honorary team captain for the coin toss.
November 4, 2013 | Football Samoodi Earns Big Sky Conference Defensive Player of the Week Award Cal Poly cornerback Bijon Samoodi has been honored as the ROOT SPORTS Big Sky Conference defensive player of the week after recovering a fumble and intercepting a pass to go along with six tackles in a 34-16 win at UC Davis.
November 2, 2013 | Football Cal Poly, UC Davis Resume Battle for the Golden Horseshoe on Saturday Cal Poly (3-5, 2-2 Big Sky), which snapped a three-game Battle for the Golden Horseshoe losing streak a year ago in Alex G. Spanos Stadium, visits UC Davis (3-6, 3-2 Big Sky) for the 39th renewal of the rivalry Saturday afternoon in Aggie Stadium.
November 2, 2013 | Football Brown Sparks Cal Poly to 34-16 Victory Over Rival UC Davis Sophomore quarterback Chris Brown rushed for 195 yards and three touchdowns as Cal Poly snapped a two-game losing streak with a 34-16 victory over rival UC Davis in the renewal of The Battle for the Golden Horseshoe on Saturday in Aggie Stadium.
October 26, 2013 | Football No. 16/19 Northern Arizona Earns 17-13 Victory Over Cal Poly Marcus Alford’s 96-yard kickoff return for a touchdown early in the fourth quarter lifted No. 16/19 Northern Arizona to a 17-13 victory over Cal Poly in a Big Sky Conference football game Saturday night before 9,882 in Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
October 25, 2013 | Football Cal Poly to Host No. 16/19 No. Arizona on Parent and Family Weekend Cal Poly (3-4, 2-1 Big Sky), which defeated Northern Arizona for the first time in nine tries a year ago, clinching a share of the Big Sky championship in its first year in the conference as well as a berth in the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs, hosts the same Lumberjacks (5-2, 3-1 Big Sky) for its Parent and Family Weekend game Saturday night in Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
October 23, 2013 | Football Bauman Seeks to Join Elite Group of FCS Players on Saturday Night Zach Bauman is approaching a milestone only eight other players in the Football Championship Subdivision have achieved. The Northern Arizona running back is seeking to become the ninth player in FCS history to rush for 1,000 yards or more in four consecutive seasons.
October 19, 2013 | Football No. 9/10 Montana Rallies for 21-14 Overtime Victory Over Cal Poly Jordan Johnson threw a pair of touchdown passes, one with 12 seconds left to tie the game and the other on the second play of overtime – to lead Montana to a 21-14 Big Sky Conference victory over Cal Poly on Saturday before 25,913 in Washington-Grizzly Stadium.
October 18, 2013 | Football Cal Poly to Visit No. 9/10 Montana for Big Sky Conference Showdown Cal Poly (3-3, 2-0 Big Sky), which last week earned its first shutout in seven years and held Weber State to just 173 yards of offense, the lowest total in Tim Walsh’s five seasons at the helm of the Mustangs, puts its unblemished Big Sky Conference mark on the line Saturday afternoon, visiting Montana (5-1, 2-1 Big Sky) for a midseason Big Sky showdown inside Washington-Grizzly Stadium.
October 12, 2013 | Football Graves Sparks Cal Poly to 47-0 Big Sky Victory over Weber State Sophomore quarterback Dano Graves, in his first collegiate start, passed for three touchdowns and ran for 116 yards to lead Cal Poly to a 47-0 victory over Weber State in a Big Sky Conference football game Saturday night in Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
October 11, 2013 | Football Cal Poly Resumes Big Sky Schedule by Hosting Weber State Saturday Night Cal Poly (2-3, 1-0 Big Sky), which has lost three of its four non-conference games, puts its unblemished Big Sky Conference mark on the line Saturday night, hosting Weber State (1-5, 0-2 Big Sky) for its Hall of Fame Game inside Alex G. Spanos Stadium. Kickoff is set for 6:05 p.m.
October 5, 2013 | Football Cal Poly Falls to Yale, 24-10, in First Big Sky vs. Ivy League Matchup Senior quarterback Henry Furman passed for 199 yards and two touchdowns while junior tailback Tyler Varga rushed for 114 yards as Yale rallied from a 10-7 halftime deficit to upset No. 18 Cal Poly 24-10 in the first-ever matchup of Big Sky vs. Ivy League football teams Saturday afternoon in Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
October 4, 2013 | Football No. 18/19 Cal Poly Returns Home to Host Yale for Non-Conference Game Cal Poly (2-2, 1-0 Big Sky), which snapped a two-game losing streak and ended a three-game road trip with a victory over Portland State in the Big Sky Conference opener for both schools last week, steps away from conference play for its final non-conference game of the 2013 season Saturday afternoon, hosting Yale (2-0, 1-0 Ivy) in the first matchup between a Big Sky school and one from the Ivy League.
October 2, 2013 | Football Cal Poly Ranked No. 25 in Initial Gridiron Power Index for 2013 Season Cal Poly is ranked tied for 25th place with Wofford in the initial 2013 Gridiron Power Index, the index rating for the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision similar to the BCS rankings and a top indicator of at-large playoff selections.
September 30, 2013 | Football Mustangs Remain 18th, 19th in FCS Polls Despite Win Over Portland State Despite a four-point victory on the road against a Portland State team averaging 43 points and 612 yards in total offense, the Cal Poly football team did not move up or down in this week’s pair of major Football Championship Subdivision polls.
September 28, 2013 | Football Cal Poly to Host Yale on Saturday in First Big Sky vs. Ivy Matchup Cal Poly's first home game in over a month will be against unbeaten Yale (2-0) on Saturday at 2:05 p.m. in Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
September 27, 2013 | Football No. 18 Cal Poly Rallies to Beat Portland State, 38-34, in Big Sky Opener Sophomore quarterback Chris Brown rushed for 129 yards and one touchdown and passed for two more scores as No. 18 Cal Poly rallied from a 21-7 halftime deficit to beat Portland State 38-34 in the Big Sky Conference football opener for both schools Thursday night at JELD-WEN Field.
September 26, 2013 | Football No. 18/19 Cal Poly Opens Defense of Big Sky Title Thursday at Portland St. Following back-to-back losses to Football Bowl Subdivision members Fresno State and Colorado State, Cal Poly (1-2, 0-0 Big Sky) opens defense of its one-third share of the Big Sky Conference title Thursday night at Portland State (3-1, 0-0 Big Sky), a team averaging 42.8 points and 612 yards per game.
September 26, 2013 | Football Several Cal Poly Football Coaches Return to Beaver State Roots Tim Walsh, head coach at Portland State for 14 seasons, will be on the sideline of the visiting team at JELD-WEN Field on Thursday night for the first time since leaving the Vikings program in 2006 to become offensive coordinator at Army.
September 23, 2013 | Football Mustangs Remain 18th and 19th in Pair of FCS Polls After Bye Week Cal Poly did not move up or down in this week’s pair of major Football Championship Subdivision polls following its bye week.
September 16, 2013 | Football Mustangs Remain in Top 20 in Pair of FCS Polls Back-to-back losses to Mountain West Conference teams in the Football Bowl Subdivision dropped Cal Poly out of the Top 10, but the Mustang football team remains in the Top 20 of this week’s pair of major Football Championship Subdivision polls.
September 16, 2013 | Football KKFX-TV to Air Simulcast of Cal Poly-Montana Football Game KKFX/FOX 11, the FOX affiliate for San Luis Obispo, Santa Maria and Santa Barbara, will provide a telecast of Cal Poly’s Big Sky Conference football game at Montana on Saturday, Oct. 19.
September 14, 2013 | Football No. 14 Cal Poly Falls to Colorado State, 34-17 Colorado State amassed 353 yards and 27 points in the first half and held on for a 34-17 victory over No. 14 Cal Poly in a non-conference football game Saturday afternoon at Hughes Stadium.
September 13, 2013 | Football No. 14 Cal Poly Prepares for Second FBS Matchup at Colorado State Cal Poly (1-1) will play its second straight game against a Football Bowl Subdivision team from the Mountain West Conference this week, visiting Colorado State (0-2) on Saturday.
September 13, 2013 | Football Cal Poly-Colorado State Game on Saturday to be Played as Scheduled Cal Poly’s non-conference football game Saturday afternoon at Colorado State in Hughes Stadium will be played as scheduled.
September 9, 2013 | Football Mustangs Slip to 14th in Pair of FCS Polls Despite falling to Fresno State 41-25 over the weekend, the Cal Poly football team remained in the top 15 in the two major NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision polls Monday.
September 7, 2013 | Football No. 10 Cal Poly Rallies Late, But Falls to Fresno State, 41-25 Senior wide receiver Isaiah Burse returned two punts for touchdowns and also caught a scoring pass as Fresno State defeated No. 10 Cal Poly 41-25 in a non-conference football game Saturday night in Bulldog Stadium.
September 6, 2013 | Football No. 10/12 Cal Poly Hits the Road for Pair of Contests Against FBS Schools Cal Poly will play Fresno State in a non-conference matchup of Central California rivals Saturday night for just the second time in the last 28 years.
September 5, 2013 | Football Ivory Lands National Honor from College Football Performance Awards Cal Poly junior slotback Kristaan Ivory has been named national all-purpose performer of the week in the Football Championship Subdivision by College Football Performance Awards.
September 2, 2013 | Football Mustangs Climb to 10th, 12th in FCS Football Polls Thanks to a 38-16 season-opening victory over the University of San Diego over the weekend, the Cal Poly football team inched upward in the two NCAA Division I Football Championship polls Monday.
August 31, 2013 | Football No. 11 Cal Poly Pulls Away in Second Half for 38-16 Victory Over San Diego For the second straight year, Cal Poly opened its football season against the University of San Diego and pulled away in the second half for a victory. Coach Tim Walsh’s 11th-ranked Mustangs outscored the Toreros 21-6 in the second half to turn a 17-10 halftime lead into a 38-16 triumph Saturday afternoon in Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
August 30, 2013 | Football No. 11/14 Cal Poly to Open 2013 Season at Home Against U. of San Diego For the second straight season, the Cal Poly football team will open at home against the University of San Diego. The Mustangs, ranked No. 11 in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision preseason coaches poll and 14th in the The Sports Network preseason media poll, begin their fifth season under head coach Tim Walsh Saturday afternoon against the Toreros in Alex G. Spanos Stadium (11,075).
August 30, 2013 | Football Ex-Mustangs Make Final Pitch for NFL Roster Spots Thursday Night Former Cal Poly football players Deonte Williams and Asa Jackson made their final pitches for National Football League roster spots in exhibition games Thursday night.
August 25, 2013 | Football Jackson Returns One Punt 34 Yards for Baltimore Ravens Former Cal Poly defensive back and return specialist Asa Jackson returned a punt 34 yards in the fourth quarter of the Baltimore Ravens' preseason National Football League game against the Carolina Panthers on Thursday night at M&T Bank Stadium.
August 22, 2013 | Football Grosz Lands on Two More Preseason All-American Teams More preseason honors have poured in for Cal Poly football players, led by senior defensive tackle Sullivan Grosz with a pair of awards.
August 19, 2013 | Football Jackson Returns Punt for Touchdown in Baltimore's Preseason Win Former Cal Poly cornerback and return specialist Asa Jackson returned a punt 78 yards for a touchdown Thursday night as the Baltimore Ravens rallied for a 27-23 victory over the Atlanta Falcons at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore.
August 19, 2013 | Football Moraga Wins Four-Man Quarterback Battle at Cal Poly The four-man quarterback battle at Cal Poly is over … for the moment. Junior Vince Moraga was tabbed by Mustang head coach Tim Walsh on Monday as the starter for the football team's season opener August 31 against the University of San Diego.
August 17, 2013 | Football Trosin, Brown Lead Cal Poly Offense to Three Scores Each in Scrimmage Freshman slotback Jake Brito scored two touchdowns while true freshman Kyle Lewis and redshirt freshman Kori Garcia combined for 142 rushing yards, highlighting Saturday's lone scrimmage of Cal Poly's 2013 Fall Football Camp.
August 15, 2013 | Football Cal Poly's Lone Scrimmage of Fall Camp Set for Saturday Morning Cal Poly's lone scrimmage of its three-week Fall Camp is scheduled for Saturday morning on the upper fields of the Cal Poly Sports Complex.
August 13, 2013 | Football Cal Poly Ranked No. 14 in Sports Network Preseason Poll Cal Poly will open the 2013 football season ranked No. 14 by The Sports Network.
August 11, 2013 | Football Trio of Former Mustangs Play on Opening Weekend of NFL Preseason A trio of former Cal Poly football players played in National Football League exhibition games over the weekend, combining for one catch, two carries and an interception.
August 10, 2013 | Football Cal Poly Wraps Up First Week of Fall Camp Saturday With Double Session One week of football practice is in the books and fifth-year Cal Poly head coach Tim Walsh is pleased with some areas and concerned about others.
August 9, 2013 | Football Asa Jackson Intrercepts a Pass in Preseason Game Former Cal Poly cornerback Asa Jackson intercepted a pass in Baltimore's 44-16 preseason victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013. Jackson also forced a fumble and made two tackles.
August 7, 2013 | Football Deonte Williams Interview with KSBY-TV Former Cal Poly slotback Deonte Williams was interviewed recently by KSBY sports director Andrew Masuda at the Oakland Raiders training camp in Napa, Calif.
August 6, 2013 | Football No. 11 Mustangs Name Team Captains for 2013 Season Sullivan Grosz, Johnny Millard, Cole Stanford and Lefi Letuligasenoa have been selected as No. 11 Cal Poly's team captains for the 2013 football season.
August 5, 2013 | Football Position Drills Highlight First Day of Practice for Cal Poly Sixteen newcomers were greeted by about 20 returning redshirts and nearly 60 veterans as the Cal Poly football team opened the three-week Fall Camp on Monday on the upper fields of the Cal Poly Sports Complex.
August 2, 2013 | Football Cal Poly Opens Fall Camp Monday With 58 Returning Lettermen Cal Poly football begins preparations for the 2013 season Monday with the first of 25 practice sessions in Fall Camp, armed with 58 returning lettermen (17 starters) and a hotly contested four-man battle at quarterback.
July 18, 2013 | Football Grosz Nominated for 2013 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team Cal Poly senior defensive tackle Sullivan Grosz is one of a record 150 nominees for the 2013 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team, an award that recognizes a select group of college football players who have made a commitment to enriching the lives of others while contributing to the greater good of their communities.
July 15, 2013 | Football Cal Poly Selected by Coaches and Media to Finish Fourth in Big Sky In its first year in the Big Sky Conference a year ago, the Cal Poly football team proved the pollsters -- both coaches and the media -- wrong by turning their fifth-place prediction into a share of the conference championship.
July 15, 2013 | Football Trio of Mustangs Named to All-Big Sky Preseason Team Offensive tackle Giovanni Sani, defensive tackle Sullivan Grosz and special teams player Chris Judge, all of whom will be seniors on the Cal Poly football team this fall, have been named to the 2013 Big Sky Preseason All-Conference Team.
July 8, 2013 | Football Mustang Return Specialist Chris Nicholls Honored by CFPA Junior return specialist Chris Nicholls is Cal Poly's sixth player named to a College Football Performance Awards watch list. Nicholls joined 33 others on the watch list for kick returners.
July 1, 2013 | Football Defensive Tackle Grosz on Sports Network Preseason All-America Team Cal Poly senior defensive tackle Sullivan Grosz has been named to The Sports Network Football Championship Subdivision Preseason All-America third team.
June 24, 2013 | Football Cal Poly Placekicker Bobby Zalud Earns Spot on CFPA Watch List Senior placekicker Bobby Zalud has become Cal Poly's fifth player named to the College Football Performance Awards watch lists for the 2013 season.
June 12, 2013 | Football Cal Poly Linebacker Nick Dzubnar Lands on CFPA Watch List Cal Poly has landed a fourth player -- junior linebacker Nick Dzubnar -- on the series of College Football Performance Awards watch lists.
June 6, 2013 | Football Senior Sullivan Grosz Added to CFPA Watch List for Defensive Linemen Cal Poly defensive tackle Sullivan Grosz is the latest addition to the watch lists compiled by College Football Performance Awards. Grosz was added to the watch list for defensive linemen, joining running back Kristaan Ivory and wide receiver Willie Tucker, both juniors.
June 5, 2013 | Football Broadous Sparks Indoor Football League Team to Late Victory Former Cal Poly quarterback Andre Broadous rallied the Tri-Cities Fever to a 41-37 victory over the Colorado Ice in an Indoor Football League arena football game May 25 at the Toyota Center in Kennewick, Wash.
June 3, 2013 | Football Cal Poly Football Hires Pair of Assistant Coaches Cal Poly has added Eti Ena and Jim Craft to its football coaching staff. Fifth-year Mustang head coach Tim Walsh said Ena will serve as the team's defensive line coach while Craft will coach the wide receivers.
May 21, 2013 | Football Ivory, Tucker Land on College Football Performance Awards Watch Lists Cal Poly running back Kristaan Ivory and wide receiver Willie Tucker, both juniors, have been selected to College Football Performance Awards watch lists for the 2013 college football season.
May 4, 2013 | Football Cal Poly Amasses 467 Total Yards, 30 First Downs in Spring Game Cal Poly rushed for 317 yards and passed for 150 more, scoring two touchdowns and a field goal in a 51-27 victory by the offense over the defense in the 2013 Spring Game presented by The Ribline and held Saturday afternoon in Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
May 2, 2013 | Football 2013 Spring Football Game Slated for Saturday in Alex G. Spanos Stadium Cal Poly football fans can decide for themselves who should replace Andre Broadous as starting quarterback when the four candidates showcase their skills and talent in the 2013 Spring Game on Saturday in Alex G. Spanos Stadium. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m. and admission is free.
April 28, 2013 | Football Williams Signs With Raiders as Undrafted Free Agent Former Cal Poly slotback Deonte Williams signed a contract with the Oakland Raiders shortly after he went undrafted in the 2013 National Football League Draft on Saturday.
April 24, 2013 | Football Cal Poly Football Coaches Clinic to be Held Saturday Annual Cal Poly Football Coaches Clinic, featuring numerous high school and college coaches as guest speakers, will be held Saturday on campus.
April 22, 2013 | Football Deonte Williams, Kennith Jackson Await 2013 NFL Draft Slotback Deonte Williams and linebacker Kennith Jackson, Cal Poly’s first All-Big Sky Conference first-team selections, are the Mustangs’ top two candidates for the 2013 National Football League Draft, scheduled for Thursday through Saturday at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.
April 20, 2013 | Football Offense Held Out of End Zone in Saturday Morning Scrimmage The Cal Poly offense produced eight plays of 10 yards or longer, but was held out of the end zone by the Mustang defense in Saturday’s 90-play scrimmage ending the second week of Spring Drills on the upper field of the Cal Poly Sports Complex.
April 18, 2013 | Football Pair of Cal Poly Football Games to be Televised by Root Sports Big Sky Conference football tri-champion Cal Poly will be featured on a pair of Root Sports telecasts this fall. DirecTV Sports Networks announced its 10-game Big Sky television package for the 2013 season Thursday.
April 17, 2013 | Football Cal Poly to Conduct 60-Play Scrimmage Saturday Morning Cal Poly football wraps up the second week of Spring Camp with a 60-play scrimmage Saturday morning on the upper field of the Cal Poly Sports Complex.
April 11, 2013 | Football Cal Poly Completes First Practice of 2013 Spring Drills Despite several vacancies in the Cal Poly football coaching staff, about 105 Mustang players executed over two hours of drills on the first day of spring practice Wednesday morning on the upper fields of the Cal Poly Sports Complex.
April 10, 2013 | Football Spring Football Practice Begins Wednesday at Cal Poly Sports Complex Cal Poly will conduct spring football practice sessions from Wednesday (April 10) through May 4. The 2013 Spring Game is scheduled for Saturday, May 4, at 1 p.m. in Alex G. Spanos Stadium
March 13, 2013 | Football Six Cal Poly Football Players Participate in Wednesday's NFL Pro Day Former Cal Poly slotback Deonte Williams turned in the fastest 40-yard time during the Mustangs' NFL Pro Day on Wednesday on the upper field of the Sports Complex.
March 12, 2013 | Football Cal Poly Football’s NFL Pro Day for Seniors Set for Wednesday Seven former Cal Poly football players will participate in Wednesday’s NFL Pro Day. A warm-up period begins at 9 a.m. on the upper fields of the Cal Poly Sports Complex, with a series of drills to start at 10 a.m.
March 6, 2013 | Football Broadous to Compete in Beyond Sports Network Showcase This Weekend Cal Poly senior quarterback Andre Broadous has been selected to participate in the Beyond Sports Network Collegiate Showcase this weekend at the University of Akron.
February 6, 2013 | Football Cal Poly Football Signs a Dozen Players to National Letter of Intent Cal Poly has signed a total of 11 high school football players and one community college transfer to the National Letter of Intent. The announcement was made Wednesday by fifth-year Mustang football coach Tim Walsh and Cal Poly director of athletics Don Oberhelman at MoTav in downtown San Luis Obispo.
February 4, 2013 | Football Cal Poly Football to Announce 2013 NLI Signees Wednesday at MoTav Cal Poly football will announce its Class of 2013 National Letter of Intent signees on Wednesday at Mother's Tavern (MoTav), located at 725 Higuera Street in downtown San Luis Obispo.
February 1, 2013 | Football Three Mustangs Land on Big Sky All-Academic Team Three Cal Poly football players have been named to the Big Sky Conference All-Academic Team for the 2012 season. Junior defensive end Grant Goebel was honored as were a pair of redshirt freshmen offensive linemen -- Stephen Sippel and Kyle Zottneck.
February 1, 2013 | Football Cal Poly Football Game at Portland State Moved to Sept. 27 Last season, Cal Poly played its first Friday night football contest in 50 years. This year, the Mustangs will make it two in a row as the Mustangs' 2013 Big Sky Conference opener at Portland State has been moved from Saturday, Sept. 28, to Friday, Sept. 27, at the request of the Portland Timbers.
January 24, 2013 | Football Williams, Jackson Honored by College Sports Journal Cal Poly slotback Deonte Williams and linebacker Kennith Jackson, both seniors, have been honored nationally by College Sports Journal. Williams was placed on the publication's 2012 Football Championship Subdivision All-America Team while Jackson earned honorable mention praise.
January 21, 2013 | Football Senior Slotback Deonte Williams Honored on CSN Fabulous Fifty Cal Poly senior slotback Deonte Williams has been named to the College Sporting News 2012 Fabulous Fifty FCS All-American Team.
January 13, 2013 | Football Williams, Broadous and Jackson Earn Top Football Team Awards Slotback Deonte Williams, quarterback Andre Broadous and middle linebacker Kennith Jackson, all seniors, were the top award winners at the team banquet honoring the 2012 Cal Poly football team Sunday at The Cliffs Resort in Shell Beach.
January 12, 2013 | Football Williams Helps West to Victory in Casino Del Sol All-Star Game Cal Poly senior slotback Deonte Williams rushed for 24 yards in the second annual Casino del Sol College Football All-Star Game on Friday night at Kino Stadium in Tucson, Arizona.
January 10, 2013 | Football Deonte Williams Selected to Play in Casino Del Sol All-Star Game Cal Poly senior slotback Deonte Williams has accepted an invitation to play in the 2013 Casino Del Sol College All-Star Football Game, scheduled for Friday, Jan. 11, 2012, in Tucson, Arizona.
January 7, 2013 | Football Mustangs Finish 11th, 12th in Final FCS Polls of 2012 Season Cal Poly’s football team has finished No. 11 in the final Football Championship Subdivision Coaches Poll and No. 12 in The Sports Network media poll for the 2012 season.
December 17, 2012 | Football Walsh Finishes Fourth in Eddie Robinson Award Balloting Cal Poly head football coach Tim Walsh finished fourth in balloting for the 2012 Eddie Robinson Award, presented annually by The Sports Network to the Football Championship Subdivision's Coach of the Year.
December 12, 2012 | Football Williams Earns Associated Press Second-Team All-American Honors For the third time in two weeks, Cal Poly senior slotback Deonte Williams has been named to an All-American football team. On Wednesday, The Associated Press tabbed Williams as a second-team running back.
December 10, 2012 | Football Slotback Deonte Williams Earns Second-Team All-American Honors Cal Poly senior slotback Deonte Williams has been named to The Sports Network’s Football Championship Subdivision All-American second team.
December 6, 2012 | Football Twelve-Game Cal Poly Football Schedule for 2013 Announced Cal Poly will play a 12-game regular-season schedule for the first time in 2013. The Mustangs’ second season in the Big Sky Conference features six home games for the first time since 2008 along with six road contests, including two matchups against Football Bowl Subdivision teams, and, for the second straight year, no Division II foes.
December 5, 2012 | Football Williams, Jackson and Molino Earn FCS All-American Honors Beyond Sports Network has bestowed Football Championship Subdivision All-American honors on Cal Poly slotback Deonte Williams and linebacker Kennith Jackson. In addition, College Sports Madness placed Mustang senior cornerback Nico Molino on its second team.
December 3, 2012 | Football With 18 Starters Back, Cal Poly Already Looking Ahead to 2013 Season Cal Poly captured a share of the Big Sky Conference championship in its first year in the league, won nine games for the first time since 2005 and earned a berth in the 2012 NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision playoffs for the third time in eight seasons, posting its ninth winning record in the last 10 years. Fourth-year head coach Tim Walsh is already looking ahead to next year.
December 1, 2012 | Football No. 12 Cal Poly Falls to No. 5 Sam Houston State in FCS Playoffs, 18-16 Sam Houston State, among the top 10 teams in the Football Championship Subdivision in rushing offense, total offense and scoring offense, was held to just 18 points by the Cal Poly defense Saturday afternoon. The Bearkats, however, took advantage of three Cal Poly turnovers, a blocked punt and a trio of personal foul penalties to earn an 18-16 victory over the Mustangs in a second-round NCAA Division I FCS playoff game at Elliott T. Bowers Stadium.
November 30, 2012 | Football No. 12 Cal Poly Earns Third FCS Playoff Berth, Visits No. 5 Sam Houston St. No. 12 Cal Poly (9-2, 7-1 Big Sky), which opened the 2012 campaign with seven straight wins and won its final two games of the regular season to clinch an NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision playoff berth, opens its third bid for the FCS title Saturday afternoon, visiting No. 5 Sam Houston State (8-3, 6-1 Southland) for a second-round contest inside Elliott T. Bowers Stadium (14,000) in Huntsville, Texas.
November 21, 2012 | Football Cal Poly Sets One Big Sky Record, Close to Breaking Two More Cal Poly needed just one year in the Big Sky Conference to set a conference record -- for most yards rushing in a single season -- and is close to breaking two more long-standing marks.
November 20, 2012 | Football Deonte Williams, Kennith Jackson Earn First-Team All-Big Sky Honors Senior slotback Deonte Williams and senior middle linebacker Kennith Jackson are Cal Poly’s first-ever All-Big Sky Conference first-team selections.
November 19, 2012 | Football Linebacker Nick Dzubnar Captures Cal Poly, Big Sky and National Honors Cal Poly sophomore linebacker Nick Dzubnar has earned numerous awards -- at the school, conference and national levels -- for his performance in the Mustangs' 42-34 victory over Northern Arizona on Saturday in Flagstaff, Ariz.
November 19, 2012 | Football Mustang Head Coach Tim Walsh a Finalist for Eddie Robinson Award Fourth-year Cal Poly head football coach Tim Walsh, who has guided the Mustangs to their third NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision playoff berth, is a finalist for the Eddie Robinson Award.
November 18, 2012 | Football Cal Poly Earns First-Round Playoff Bye, Visits Sam Houston State on Dec. 1 Cal Poly has earned its third NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision playoff berth and drew a first-round bye. Coach Tim Walsh’s Mustangs, who defeated Northern Arizona 42-34 Saturday to finish in a three-way tie for first place in the Big Sky Conference and posted a 9-2 overall mark, will play in the second round against Sam Houston State (8-3) on Saturday, Dec. 1.
November 17, 2012 | Football No. 17 Cal Poly Beats No. 15 Northern Arizona for Share of Big Sky Title In its first year in the Big Sky Conference, the No. 17-ranked Cal Poly football team gained a share of the title. Sophomore slotback Kristaan Ivory scored two touchdowns and senior quarterback Andre Broadous threw a pair of scoring passes as the Mustangs overcame an early 7-0 deficit and beat No. 15 Northern Arizona 42-34 on Saturday in the Walkup Skydome.
November 16, 2012 | Football No. 17 Cal Poly Seeks Big Sky Title, Playoff Berth Saturday at No. Arizona No. 17 Cal Poly (8-2, 6-1 Big Sky), which opened the 2012 season with seven straight wins and snapped a two-game losing streak with a 70-14 win over Idaho State last week, wraps up the 2012 regular season Saturday with the Big Sky Conference championship at stake, visiting No. 15 Northern Arizona (8-2, 6-1 Big Sky) inside the J. Lawrence Walkup Skydome (10,000) in Flagstaff, Arizona.
November 14, 2012 | Football Williams, Jackson Honored by College Football Performance Awards Senior slotback Deonte Williams and senior linebacker Kennith Jackson have been honored by College Football Performance Awards as Cal Poly's top performers in its Big Sky Conference game against Idaho State on Saturday.
November 12, 2012 | Football Cal Poly Senior Linebacker Kennith Jackson Earns Big Sky Honor Senior linebacker Kennith Jackson, who intercepted two passes and notched seven tackles against Idaho State on Saturday, is one of three players sharing the Root Sports Big Sky Conference defensive player of the week honor this week.
November 10, 2012 | Football No. 19 Cal Poly Beats Idaho State 70-14 to Snap Two-Game Losing Streak Senior slotback Deonte Williams cracked the 100-yard mark for a school-record ninth time and scored three touchdowns as No. 19 Cal Poly defeated Idaho State 70-14 in a Big Sky Conference football game Saturday night in Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
November 9, 2012 | Football No. 19 Cal Poly to Host Idaho State for Final Regular-Season Home Game No. 19 Cal Poly (7-2, 5-1 Big Sky), which opened the 2012 season with seven straight wins, seeks to snap a two-game losing streak Saturday night as the Mustangs play their final regular-season home game, hosting Idaho State (1-8, 0-6 Big Sky) for a Big Sky Conference matchup on Heroes Day and Senior Day in Alex G. Spanos Stadium (11,075).
November 8, 2012 | Football Cal Poly Drops to No. 12 in Jeff Sagarin FCS Rankings Back-to-back losses to Sacramento State and Eastern Washington have dropped the Cal Poly football team to No. 12 in the Jeff Sagaron rankings published by USA Today.
November 3, 2012 | Football No. 16 Cal Poly Falls to No. 7 Eastern Washington 34-17 Redshirt freshman quarterback Vernon Adams passed for 288 yards and three touchdowns to lead No. 7 Eastern Washington to a 34-17 victory over No. 16 Cal Poly in a non-conference football game between two Big Sky Conference teams Saturday afternoon at Roos Field.
November 2, 2012 | Football No. 16 Cal Poly to Visit No. 7 Eastern Washington for Crucial Game Previously unbeaten and No. 16 Cal Poly (7-1, 5-1 Big Sky), which had its eight-game winning streak over two seasons snapped by Sacramento State last weekend, steps away from Big Sky Conference play with a non-conference contest Saturday afternoon at No. 7 Eastern Washington (6-2, 5-1 Big Sky) at red-carpeted Roos Field (8,600).
November 1, 2012 | Football Cal Poly Drops to No. 7 in Gridiron Power Index Following its first loss of the 2012 football season at Sacramento State, Cal Poly slipped three spots to No. 7 in the Gridiron Power Index.
October 27, 2012 | Football No. 11 Cal Poly Suffers First Loss of Season, Hornets Win 35-29 Sophomore quarterback Garrett Safron passed for 303 yards and four touchdowns to lead Sacramento State to a 35-29 upset of No. 11 and previously unbeaten Cal Poly in a Big Sky Conference football game Saturday night at Hornet Stadium.
October 26, 2012 | Football Unbeaten and No. 11 Cal Poly Plays Three of Final Four Games on the Road Unbeaten and No. 11 Cal Poly (7-0, 5-0 Big Sky), off to a 7-0 start for the third time in 19 Division I seasons and one of just two unbeaten teams in the Football Championship Subdivision, continues its inaugural campaign in the Big Sky Conference with three of its final four regular-season contests on the road, visiting in-state rival Sacramento State (5-3, 3-2 Big Sky) on Saturday night at Hornet Stadium (21,195) in the state capital.
October 24, 2012 | Football Cal Poly Ranked in Top 10 By Several Computer Polls Cal Poly's unbeaten football team, ranked No. 11 in the human polls (Sports Network media and FCS Coaches) this week, is faring much better in the computer polls. Coach Tim Walsh's Mustangs, 7-0 on the year and 5-0 in Big Sky Conference games, are ranked No. 4 in the Grid Power Index poll compiled by College Sporting News.
October 23, 2012 | Football Slotback Deonte Williams Added to Walter Payton Award Watch List Cal Poly senior slotback Deonte Williams is among three players from NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision schools added to the 2012 Walter Payton Award watch list by The Sports Network on Tuesday.
October 22, 2012 | Football Zalud Named Big Sky Conference Special Teams Player of the Week Junior placekicker Bobby Zalud has been honored by the Big Sky Conference for the second time this season following his performance in Cal Poly’s 37-25 Homecoming Game victory over Portland State last Saturday in Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
October 20, 2012 | Football No. 12/14 Cal Poly Moves to 7-0 With 37-25 Victory Over Portland State Senior slotback Deonte Williams rushed for 169 yards while senior quarterback Andre Broadous passed for 117 yards and two touchdowns and ran for two more scores as No. 12/14 Cal Poly maintained its perfect football record with a 37-25 Big Sky Conference victory over Portland State on Saturday night.
October 19, 2012 | Football Unbeaten and No. 12/14 Cal Poly to Host Portland State for Homecoming Unbeaten and No. 12/14 Cal Poly (6-0, 4-0 Big Sky), off to a 6-0 start for the first time in eight years and one of just four unbeaten teams in the Football Championship Subdivision, continues its inaugural season in the Big Sky Conference with its second straight home game, hosting Portland State (2-4, 1-2 Big Sky) for its Homecoming Game on Saturday night inside Alex G. Spanos Stadium (11,075) in San Luis Obispo, Calif.
October 16, 2012 | Football Cal Poly Ranked No. 4 in Gridiron Power Index Compiled by CSN Cal Poly's unbeaten football team is ranked No. 4 in this week's Gridiron Power Index compiled by College Sporting News.
October 13, 2012 | Football No. 14/15 Cal Poly Scores 14 in Each Quarter for 56-28 Victory Senior slotback Deonte Williams rushed for 117 yards and three touchdowns while senior quarterback Andre Broadous passed for two scores as unbeaten and No. 14/15 Cal Poly scored 14 points in each quarter en route to a 56-28 Big Sky Conference victory over visiting Northern Colorado on Saturday before 9,382 in Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
October 12, 2012 | Football Unbeaten and No. 14/15 Cal Poly Returns Home for Next Two Games No. 14/15 Cal Poly (5-0, 3-0 Big Sky), off to a 5-0 start for the first time in eight years and one of just 10 unbeaten teams in the Football Championship Subdivision, continues its inaugural season in the Big Sky Conference with its next two games at home, beginning Saturday night with Northern Colorado (1-4, 0-2 Big Sky) inside Alex G. Spanos Stadium (11,075) in San Luis Obispo, Calif.
October 9, 2012 | Football Hubbard Among Four Players from Big Sky Suspended This Weekend Cal Poly junior defensive back Alex Hubbard was one of four football players from Big Sky Conference schools issued suspensions by Big Sky Conference Commissioner Doug Fullerton on Tuesday as a result of actions that occurred in games last week.
October 8, 2012 | Football Walsh, Crozier and Mimnaugh Lead Tuesday’s ESPN 1280 Coaches Show Cal Poly’s weekly Coaches Show returns to the ESPN 1280 airwaves and ESPNRadio1280.com on Tuesday, Oct. 9 at 6 p.m. featuring interviews with Mustang football head coach Tim Walsh (6 p.m.), women’s soccer head coach Alex Crozier (6:20 p.m.) and women’s basketball head coach Faith Mimnaugh (6:40 p.m.).
October 5, 2012 | Football No. 19/20 Cal Poly Rallies for 45-23 Big Sky Victory Over Weber State Senior quarterback Andre Broadous threw a career-high three touchdown passes, sophomore slotback Kristaan Ivory scored twice and junior defensive tackle Barrett Wangara returned an interception 58 yards for a touchdown as No. 19/20 Cal Poly rallied to defeat Weber State 45-23 in a Big Sky Conference football game Friday night in Stewart Stadium.
October 4, 2012 | Football Cal Poly Takes Perfect 4-0 Mark, No. 19/20 Ranking to Weber State Friday Cal Poly (4-0, 2-0 Big Sky), off to a 4-0 start for the first time in eight years, continues its inaugural season in the Big Sky Conference with its first Friday game in 50 years, visiting Weber State (0-5, 0-2 Big Sky) at Stewart Stadium (17,500) in Ogden, Utah. The game was moved up a day due to the LDS General Conference this weekend.
October 4, 2012 | Football Reserved Seats Available for Cal Poly vs. Northern Colorado Football Game A limited number of reserved seats are available for Cal Poly's next home football game Saturday, Oct. 13, against Northern Colorado.
October 3, 2012 | Football Grosz, Molino Honored by College Football Performance Awards Cal Poly junior defensive tackle Sullivan Grosz and senior cornerback Nico Molino were selected as performers of the week by College Football Performance Awards.
September 29, 2012 | Football No. 23 Cal Poly Scores Early and Late for Big Sky Win Over North Dakota Senior slotback Deonte Williams cracked the 100-yard mark for the fourth straight game and senior cornerback Nico Molino intercepted two passes as No. 23 Cal Poly, which let a 14-0 lead slip away, scored three touchdowns in the final 12 minutes for a 35-17 Big Sky Conference victory over North Dakota on Saturday night at the Alerus Center.
September 28, 2012 | Football Cal Poly Takes 3-0 Mark, No. 23 Ranking to North Dakota on Saturday Cal Poly (3-0, 1-0 Big Sky), off to a 3-0 start for the first time in six years and ranked for the first time since the 2010 season at No. 23, continues its inaugural season in the Big Sky Conference on Saturday with its second trip to Grand Forks, N.D., in as many years, facing North Dakota (3-1, 1-0) in the Alerus Center (12,283).
September 27, 2012 | Football Cal Poly Nationally Ranked in Four Other Polls This Week In addition to its No. 23 ranking in the Sports Network media poll and FCS coaches poll this week, the Cal Poly football team also was ranked by four other organizations.
September 25, 2012 | Football Walsh, Crozier and Callero Headline Tuesday’s ESPN 1280 Coaches Show Cal Poly’s weekly Coaches Show returns to the ESPN 1280 airwaves and ESPNRadio1280.com on Tuesday, Sept. 25 at 6 p.m. featuring interviews with Mustang football head coach Tim Walsh (6 p.m.), women’s soccer head coach Alex Crozier (6:20 p.m.) and men’s basketball head coach Joe Callero (6:40 p.m.).
September 22, 2012 | Football Cal Poly Earns Win Over UC Davis, 28-20, in Inaugural Big Sky Game Senior slotback Deonte Williams rushed for 188 yards on 20 carries and scored three touchdowns as Cal Poly, playing its first Big Sky Conference football game, defeated UC Davis 28-20 before a sellout crowd of 11,075 in the Battle for the Golden Horseshoe on Saturday night in Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
September 21, 2012 | Football Cal Poly to Play First Big Sky Game on Saturday Against Rival UC Davis Cal Poly (2-0, 0-0 Big Sky), which became the ninth Football Championship Subdivision school to beat a Football Bowl Subdivision team this season with a victory at Wyoming last weekend, plays its first-ever Big Sky Conference game against rival UC Davis (1-2, 0-0 Big Sky) on Saturday night in the renewal of The Battle for the Golden Horseshoe.
September 21, 2012 | Football Barden Catches Nine Passes as New York Giants Rout Carolina Fourth-year New York Giants wide receiver Ramses Barden enjoyed his best game in the National Football League on Thursday night, catching nine passes for 138 yards in a 36-7 victory over the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C.
September 20, 2012 | Football Telecast of Cal Poly vs. UC Davis Game Switched from KSBY to CW5 The telecast of Saturday's Battle for the Golden Horseshoe football game between Cal Poly and UC Davis has been switched from KSBY to CW5.
September 17, 2012 | Football Williams, Zalud and Molino Honored for Performances Against Wyoming Senior slotback Deonte Williams and junior placekicker Bobby Zalud have been honored by the Big Sky Conference for their performances in Cal Poly’s 24-22 victory over Football Bowl Subdivision member Wyoming last Saturday in Laramie, Wyoming.
September 17, 2012 | Football Mustangs Still Unranked, But Receiving Votes in Major FCS Polls Despite a 24-22 victory over Football Bowl Subdivision member Wyoming last Saturday, Cal Poly is still unranked in the two major Football Championship Subdivision polls this week. Coach Tim Walsh’s Mustangs, 2-0 on the year, unofficially are No. 26 in The Sports Network media poll and No. 27 in the FCS Coaches poll.
September 15, 2012 | Football Williams, Zalud and Molino Lead Cal Poly to 24-22 Upset of Wyoming Senior slotback Deonte Williams rushed for 187 yards and one touchdown, junior place kicker Bobby Zalud kicked what proved to be the game-winning field goal from 51 yards and senior cornerback Nico Molino clinched the win with a late interception as Cal Poly upset Wyoming of the Football Bowl Subdivision 24-22 Saturday afternoon before 21,728 in War Memorial Stadium.
September 14, 2012 | Football Cal Poly Plays at Wyoming in Lone 2012 Matchup Against an FBS Team Cal Poly (1-0, 0-0 Big Sky), which opened its 60th football season as a four-year school, its 19th in the Football Championship Subdivision and its first as a member of the Big Sky Conference with a 41-14 victory over the University of San Diego on Sept. 1, travels to Wyoming (0-2, 0-0 Mountain West Conference) on Saturday for its only game of the 2012 campaign against an FBS school.
September 13, 2012 | General News Cal Poly Athletics Hall of Fame Weekend Scheduled for Sept. 21-22 The inaugural Cal Poly Athletics Hall of Fame Weekend will be held Sept. 21-22 in conjunction with The Horseshoe Classic football game between Cal Poly and UC Davis.
September 3, 2012 | Football Quarterback Andre Broadous Named Big Sky Offensive Player of the Week Cal Poly senior quarterback Andre Broadous, who ran for two touchdowns, passed for two more and surpassed the 100-yard mark both rushing and passing, is the initial Root Sports Big Sky Conference Offensive Player of the Week for the 2012 season.
September 1, 2012 | Football Cal Poly Opens Fourth Season Under Walsh With 41-14 Win Over San Diego Senior quarterback Andre Broadous and senior slotback Deonte Williams both surpassed the 100-yard mark in rushing for the second time in their Cal Poly careers as the Mustangs opened their 2012 football season with a 41-14 victory over San Diego in a non-conference game Saturday afternoon in Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
August 31, 2012 | Football Cal Poly Opens Fourth Season Under Walsh on Saturday, Hosting San Diego Cal Poly embarks upon its 60th football season as a four-year school, its 19th in the Football Championship Subdivision and its first as a member of the Big Sky Conference on Saturday afternoon, hosting the University of San Diego inside Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
August 31, 2012 | Football NFL Update: Barden Makes Four Catches; Jackson Notches One Tackle Former Cal Poly wide receiver Ramses Barden caught four passes in the New York Giants' final NFL preseason game Wednesday night at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J.
August 26, 2012 | Football ESPN Radio 1280 Cal Poly Coaches Show Set for Tuesday Night The Cal Poly Coaches Show will be broadcast Tuesday night on ESPN Radio 1280, live from Applebee's Restaurant in San Luis Obispo.
August 26, 2012 | Football Threes Are Wild for Barden and Jackson on Third Preseason Weekend Former Cal Poly wide receiver Ramses Barden made three catches while ex-Mustang cornerback Asa Jackson notched three tackles as National Football League teams competed on the third weekend of exhibition games.
August 24, 2012 | Football Seven Cal Poly Football Games to be Televised This Fall Seven of Cal Poly's 11 football games this fall will be televised.
August 22, 2012 | Football Cal Poly Receives Votes in FCS Coaches Preseason Poll Cal Poly earned eight points in the preseason Football Championship Subdivision Coaches Poll. Defending national champion North Dakota State is ranked No. 1 with Sam Houston State No. 2.
August 19, 2012 | Football NFL Update: Jackson Punt Return for Touchdown Nullified by Penalty Former Cal Poly cornerback Asa Jackson recorded three tackles and one pass deflection Friday night in the Baltimore Ravens' 27-12 loss to the Detroit Lions in an NFL exhibition game at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore.
August 18, 2012 | Football Taylor, Trosin Score Touchdowns in Cal Poly Football Scrimmage Senior wide receiver Ryan Taylor and freshman quarterback Tanner Trosin scored touchdowns in a 70-play Cal Poly football scrimmage held Saturday morning at Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
August 16, 2012 | Football Cal Poly Hires Neil Fendall as Defensive Backs Coach Neil Fendall, a safety under head coach Tim Walsh at Portland State in the mid-1990s, has been hired as an assistant football coach at Cal Poly. Fendall will coach the defensive backs.
August 15, 2012 | Football Football Scrimmage Scheduled for Saturday in Alex G. Spanos Stadium Cal Poly's football team will wrap up the second week of preseason camp Saturday with a scrimmage inside Alex G. Spanos Stadium. Practice begins at 9:30 a.m., with the scrimmage to start at approximately 11 a.m.
August 12, 2012 | Football An Update on Four Former Mustangs in the National Football League Former Cal Poly wide receiver Ramses Barden caught one pass in the New York Giants' 32-31 NFL exhibition loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars on Friday night in Jacksonville.
August 11, 2012 | Football Touchdown Run by Brown Highlights First Scrimmage of Preseason Camp Redshirt freshman quarterback Chris Brown ran seven yards for a touchdown Saturday in a brief scrimmage signalling the end of the first week of preseason football camp at Cal Poly.
August 7, 2012 | Football Jackson, Grosz Earn Preseason College Sports Madness Big Sky Honors Two Cal Poly football players -- senior linebacker Kennith Jackson and junior defensive tackle Sullivan Grosz -- have been honored by College Sports Madness. Jackson has been placed on the Big Sky Conference Preseason All-Conference First Team while Grosz earned a spot on the second team.
August 6, 2012 | Football Plenty of New Faces as Cal Poly Kicked Off Football Practice Monday Five transfers and 19 freshmen were welcomed to the Cal Poly football practice field by 18 redshirts, seven walk-ons and 46 returning lettermen as the Mustangs held their first practice session of preseason camp Monday afternoon.
August 2, 2012 | Football Cal Poly Opens Big Sky Era With First Fall Practice Monday Afternoon Cal Poly, which captured four of the eight Great West Conference championships from 2004-11, begins preparation Monday for the 2012 football season, a campaign which will be highlighted by the Mustangs’ first venture in the 13-team Big Sky Conference.
July 24, 2012 | Football Former Mustang Asa Jackson Starts NFL Career With Baltimore Practice Former Cal Poly cornerback Asa Jackson began his National Football League career with the Baltimore Ravens on Monday and Tuesday, participating in partial-squad practices.
July 17, 2012 | Football Montana State Selected to Win Big Sky Title; Cal Poly to Finish Fifth Montana State, which shared the Big Sky Conference football championship with Montana a year ago, has been selected by both the head coaches and media to capture the 2012 Big Sky Conference title. Cal Poly was picked to finish fifth in is first year in the 13-team conference.
July 16, 2012 | Football Big Sky Conference Unveils New Logo, Branding Campaign The Big Sky Conference unveiled its new logo and branding campaign Monday as part of the league’s Summer Football Kickoff in Park City, Utah.
July 15, 2012 | Football Linebacker Kennith Jackson Lands on All-Big Sky Preseason Team Linebacker Kennith Jackson, who will be a senior on the Cal Poly football team this fall, has been named to the 2012 Big Sky Preseason All-Conference Team.
June 27, 2012 | Football Football Notes: Jackson Earns Preseason All-American Honor from BSN Cal Poly senior-to-be linebacker Kennith Jackson has been named to the Beyond Sports Network Football Championship Subdivision Preseason All-American third team. Three Mustangs have been honored by CFPA and Cal Poly is honored for its APR rate as well.
June 4, 2012 | Football Cal Poly, KSBY Announce Football Broadcast Schedule for 2012 As part of a continuing three-year sponsorship agreement between Cal Poly Athletics and KSBY Television, announced last August, KSBY has agreed to televise all four Cal Poly home Big Sky Conference football games this fall.
May 29, 2012 | Football Winnewisser Signs Free Agent Contract With New Orleans Saints The New Orleans Saints have signed Scott Winnewisser, an undrafted free agent from Cal Poly.
May 9, 2012 | Football Asa Jackson Signs Four-Year Deal With Baltimore Ravens Cal Poly senior cornerback Asa Jackson was selected in the fifth round of the National Football League Draft by the Baltimore Ravens on Saturday. Jackson, a compensatory pick, was the 34th player chosen in the fifth round and the 169th overall.
April 28, 2012 | Football Offense Defeats Defense 51-24 in Cal Poly Spring Football Game Quarterbacks Andre Broadous, Vince Moraga and Chris Brown all ran short yardage for touchdowns as the offense beat the defense 51-24 in Saturday’s annual Green and Gold Spring Game presented by Meathead Movers in Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
April 27, 2012 | Football Cal Poly Spring Football Game Scheduled for Saturday in Spanos Stadium Cal Poly's annual Green and Gold Game highlighting the 2012 Spring Football Camp will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. inside Alex G. Spanos Stadium. Admission to the Spring Game, presented by Meathead Movers, is free, but fans are asked to bring a monetary donation or non-perishable food item donation which will go to the local food bank.
April 25, 2012 | Football Cal Poly Cornerback Asa Jackson Awaits 2012 NFL Draft Over the last seven years, three Cal Poly football players have been selected in the third round of the National Football League Draft. Will Mustang senior cornerback Asa Jackson be the fourth? The three-day 2012 NFL Draft is scheduled for Thursday through Saturday at Radio City Music Hall in New York.
April 23, 2012 | Football Hubbard Intercepts Shovel Pass in Second Scrimmage of Spring Camp Cal Poly conducted the second of three football scrimmages during the 2012 Spring Camp on Saturday on the "I" Field. The scrimmage was held in conjunction with a coaches clinic which attracted well over 100 football coaches for day-long instructional meetings and presentations by several coaches.
April 18, 2012 | Football Scrimmage, Coaches Clinic, Spring Game on Tap for Cal Poly Football Cal Poly's final scrimmage of the 2012 Spring Camp prior to the Green and Gold Spring Game will be held Saturday afternoon in conjunction with a coaches clinic. Practice on the "I" Field, located behind Mott Gym and adjacent to the tennis courts and outdoor track, begins at 3 p.m., with the scrimmage to start at about 4:30 p.m.
April 16, 2012 | Football Cal Poly Conducts 70-Play Football Scrimmage Sunday Afternoon After a pair of rainouts, the Cal Poly football team finally returned to the practice field Saturday and Sunday to continue the 2012 Spring Camp and conducted a 70-play scrimmage Sunday afternoon on the upper field of the Cal Poly Sports Complex.
April 9, 2012 | Football Randy Hanson Hired as Defensive Secondary Coach at Cal Poly Randy Hanson, an assistant coach with the United Football League’s Sacramento Mountain Lions last season and a former assistant under head coach Tim Walsh at Portland State, has been hired as an assistant coach at Cal Poly.
April 4, 2012 | Football Mustang Football Opens 2012 Spring Camp in Cold and Windy Conditions Cal Poly's first football practice of the 2012 Spring Camp was held on a cold, windy and blustery Wednesday morning on the upper fields of the Cal Poly Sports Complex.
April 3, 2012 | Football Josh Brown Named Cal Poly’s Defensive Coordinator Josh Brown, special teams coordinator and inside linebackers coach at Cal Poly the last two seasons, has been promoted to the position of defensive coordinator.
April 2, 2012 | Football Cal Poly Football Opens 2012 Spring Practice Wednesday Morning Cal Poly’s fourth spring practice session under head coach Tim Walsh begins Wednesday morning on the upper field of the Cal Poly Sports Complex as the Mustangs prepare for their first season in the Big Sky Conference.
March 27, 2012 | Football Seven Former Cal Poly Football Players Participate in NFL Pro Day Seven former Cal Poly football players displayed their physical talents before six National Football League scouts at the annual NFL Pro Day held Tuesday morning.
March 25, 2012 | Football Cal Poly Football’s NFL Pro Days Set for March 27-28 Eight Mustangs who completed their Cal Poly football careers will participate in Tuesday’s NFL Pro Day for seniors. Nineteen players who were juniors last fall will be tested Wednesday.
March 15, 2012 | Football Gocong to Appear at New Dick's Sporting Goods Store in San Luis Obispo Former Cal Poly defensive end Chris Gocong, a linebacker with the Cleveland Browns the last two seasons, will make a guest appearance at the grand opening of Dick's Sporting Goods in San Luis Obispo on Saturday.
February 29, 2012 | Football Cal Poly Football Game at Weber State Moved to Oct. 5 Cal Poly’s first football season in the Big Sky Conference will include its first Friday night contest in 50 years. The Mustangs’ Big Sky Conference game this fall at Weber State, originally scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 6, in Ogden, Utah, has been moved to Friday, Oct. 5. The time for the kickoff will be announced at a later date.
February 28, 2012 | Football Cornerback Asa Jackson Posts Impressive Marks at NFL Scouting Combine Former Cal Poly cornerback Asa Jackson compiled an overall grade of 70.5 in the 2012 National Football League's Scouting Combine, which ended Tuesday at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Ind.
February 14, 2012 | Football Ex-Cal Poly Cornerback Asa Jackson Invited to 2012 NFL Scouting Combine Former Cal Poly cornerback Asa Jackson has been invited to participate in the 2012 NFL Scouting Combine, scheduled for Feb. 22-28 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.
February 8, 2012 | Football Quintet of Mustang Football Players Land on Great West All-Academic Team Five Cal Poly football players have been named to the Great West Conference All-Academic Team for the 2011 season. Seniors Brandon Roberts, Matt Sullivan and Keaton Taylor were honored as was one junior, Kyle Mohamed, and one sophomore, placekicker James Langford. Roberts is a forestry and natural resources major while Sullivan majors in agricultural business. Both Taylor and Mohamed are construction management majors.
February 1, 2012 | Football Cal Poly Football Announces 21 Recruits in Class of 2012 A total of 18 high school football players and a trio of transfers have signed national letters of intent to continue their football careers at Cal Poly. The announcement was made Wednesday by fourth-year Mustang football coach Tim Walsh and Cal Poly director of athletics Don Oberhelman.
January 31, 2012 | Football Cal Poly to Hold National Signing Day Party Wednesday at Mother's Tavern Cal Poly football will announce its Class of 2012 National Letter of Intent signees on Wednesday at Mother's Tavern, located at 725 Higuera Street in downtown San Luis Obispo.
January 28, 2012 | Football Jackson Notches Two Tackles, One Punt Return in 2012 Senior Bowl Cal Poly senior Asa Jackson started at left cornerback and made two tackles and returned one punt for the North Squad in the 63rd annual Senior Bowl on Saturday, won by the North 23-13 at Ladd-Peebles Stadium.
January 27, 2012 | Football Cornerback Asa Jackson Returns to Mobile on Saturday for 2012 Senior Bowl Cal Poly senior cornerback Asa Jackson will be playing alongside the likes of Alabama tight end Brad Smelley and quarterbacks Ryan Lindley of San Diego State, Kellen Moore of Boise State, Brandon Weeden of Oklahoma State and Russell Wilson of Wisconsin in the 2012 Senior Bowl, scheduled for Saturday at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Ala.
January 23, 2012 | Football Singletary Records Sack in NFLPA Collegiate Bowl at Home Depot Center Former Cal Poly defensive end Matt Singletary recorded a sack on the second offensive play of the game for the American squad in the inaugural NFLPA Collegiate Bowl at the Home Depot Center on Saturday.
January 18, 2012 | Football 2012 Cal Poly Football Schedule Announced Cal Poly’s first football season in the Big Sky Conference features an 11-game schedule with five home dates, one opponent from the Football Bowl Subdivision and no Division II foes.
January 17, 2012 | Football Big Sky Enters Into Five-Year Television Agreement With DirecTV DIRECTV Sports Networks and the Big Sky Conference have entered into a five-year agreement making DIRECTV Sports Networks and its ROOT SPORTS branded regional sports networks the league’s official TV partner and the home of Big Sky football and basketball. Financial details of the agreement were not disclosed.
January 16, 2012 | Football Cal Poly Football Cornerback Asa Jackson to Play in 2012 Senior Bowl Cal Poly senior cornerback Asa Jackson has accepted an invitation to play in the 2012 Senior Bowl, scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 28, at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Ala.
January 5, 2012 | Football Beyond Sports Network Honors Three Mustang Football Players Three Cal Poly seniors -- offensive lineman Scott Winnewisser, cornerback Asa Jackson and fullback Jake Romanelli -- have been selected to the Beyond Sports Network FCS All-American Teams.
January 3, 2012 | Football Cal Poly Football Signs Community College Transfer Barrett Wangara College of San Mateo defensive lineman Barrett Wangara has signed a National Letter of Intent and a scholarship offer to continue his football career at Cal Poly.
December 27, 2011 | Football Mustangs Romanelli and Jackson Earn More All-American Honors Fullback Jake Romanelli and cornerback Asa Jackson, both seniors, picked up more All-American honors Tuesday, this time from Phil Steele Publications. Both landed on the second team.
December 21, 2011 | Football Former Cal Poly Offensive Lineman Duain Cruzat Passes Away Duain Cruzat, an offensive lineman during Joe Harper's early seasons as head coach at Cal Poly, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 22, in Huntington Beach, Calif., after a battle with Parkinson's disease.
December 19, 2011 | Football Mustang Football Players Romanelli and Jackson Earn All-American Honors Fullback Jake Romanelli and cornerback Asa Jackson, both seniors, have been selected to The Sports Network/Fathead.com Football Championship Subdivision All-American teams.
December 15, 2011 | Football Cornerback Asa Jackson Named Third-Team All-American by Associated Press Senior cornerback Asa Jackson has been selected to the Associated Press Football Championship Subdivision All-American third team, the first Mustang honored by the news agency in three years.
December 14, 2011 | Football Trio of Buchanan Award Winners Highlight All-Time Great West Football Team Led by Buck Buchanan Award winners Jordan Beck, Kyle Shotwell and Chris Gocong, Cal Poly is represented by 10 players on the All-Time Great West Conference Football Team. In addition, former Mustang head coach Rich Ellerson, who guided Cal Poly to a trio of Great West titles and a pair of NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision playoff berths, was selected as the coach of the team.
December 12, 2011 | Football Cal Poly Football Team Ranked No. 8 in Jeff Sagarin USA Today Poll Despite a 6-5 record and no playoff appearance this fall, the Cal Poly football team is ranked No. 8 among all 124 NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision teams in this week's Jeff Sagarin rankings published in USA Today.
December 6, 2011 | Football Asa Jackson Named Second-Team All-American by College Sports Madness Senior cornerback Asa Jackson, named Cal Poly's most valuable defensive player last week, has landed a spot on College Sports Madness’ All-American second team.
December 4, 2011 | Football Romanelli Named Most Valuable Football Player for 2011 Season Senior fullback Jake Romanelli, who became the 14th player in Cal Poly football history to reach the 1,000-yard mark in rushing for a single season, has been named Cal Poly's most valuable football player for the 2011 season. The award was presented at the Mustangs' football banquet held Sunday at the South County Regional Center in Arroyo Grande.
November 30, 2011 | Football Romanelli Leads Six Mustangs Honored by College Sports Madness College Sports Madness has honored six Cal Poly football players on its 2011 All-Great West Conference Team. Senior fullback Jake Romanelli, the 14th Mustang to rush for over 1,000 yards in a season, was named offensive player of the year.
November 23, 2011 | Football Cal Poly Lands Seven on All-Great West Football First Team Selected by Media Cal Poly landed seven football players on the 2011 Great West Conference first team as selected by the media. Senior fullback Jake Romanelli was the lone unanimous selection on the 18 ballots submitted by writers, television and radio broadcasters as well as sports information directors.
November 22, 2011 | Football Four Cal Poly Football Players Earn All-Great West First-Team Honors Although Cal Poly earned a share of the 2011 Great West Conference football championship, only four Mustang players were accorded first-team all-conference honors. In sharp contrast, a total of 15 players from UC Davis and Southern Utah, which shared last place with 1-3 records, were voted onto the first team by the conference’s five head coaches. Six Aggies and nine Thunderbirds were honored.
November 21, 2011 | Football Cal Poly Football Completes Difficult 2011 Slate with Another Winning Record In 2011, Cal Poly played a pair of FBS teams, five FCS squads that were in the national polls at one time or another this season and another team that won its first 19 games and is on a fast track to the FBS. Nevertheless, head coach Tim Walsh and his Mustangs somehow managed to overcome the difficult schedule as well as numerous injuries, putting together Cal Poly’s eighth winning season in the last nine years by finishing with a 6-5 mark and capturing the school’s fourth Great West Conference title in the eight-year history of the league.
November 20, 2011 | Football Cal Poly Clinches Winning Season in Finale, Defeats South Alabama 41-10 Cal Poly converted two South Alabama turnovers into touchdowns, senior fullback Jake Romanelli surpassed the 1,000-yard mark in rushing for the season, junior slotback Deonte Williams scored twice and sophomore placekicker James Langford broke a school record for field goals made in a season as the Mustangs wrapped up their eighth winning season in the last nine years Saturday with a 41-10 victory over the host Jaguars in Ladd-Peebles Stadium, home of the Senior Bowl.
November 19, 2011 | Football Football Team Wraps Up Season With Non-Conference Game at South Alabama Cal Poly (5-5, 3-1 Great West), which will share the 2011 Great West Conference title with the winner of Saturday’s North Dakota vs. South Dakota football game, closes out the 2011 campaign with a non-conference game at South Alabama (6-3, NCAA FCS Independent) on Saturday in Ladd-Peebles Stadium (38,888), Mobile, Ala.
November 14, 2011 | Football Romanelli Earns Great West Honor on Offense; Mustangs Break Records Senior fullback Jake Romanelli, who established new career highs of 36 carries and 179 yards in Saturday's 53-51 triple-overtime loss to Eastern Washington, has been named Great West Conference offensive player of the week.
November 13, 2011 | Football Eastern Washington Defeats Cal Poly Football in Three Overtimes, 53-51 Bo Levi Mitchell’s run for two points in the third overtime proved to be the difference as Eastern Washington defeated Cal Poly 53-51 in a non-conference football game Saturday night inside Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
November 12, 2011 | Football Cal Poly Closes Home Football Slate by Hosting FCS Champion E. Washington Cal Poly (5-4, 3-1 Great West), which completed Great West Conference play last week with a 24-17 loss at UC Davis, snapping a four-game winning streak, closes out the 2011 campaign with a pair of non-conference contests, hosting defending NCAA Football Championship Subdivision national champion Eastern Washington (4-5, 4-3 Big Sky) on Saturday night in Alex G. Spanos Stadium (11,075).
November 10, 2011 | Football Cal Poly End Brandon Roberts Earns CoSIDA Academic All-District 8 Honor For the second straight year, Cal Poly defensive end Brandon Roberts has been selected to the CoSIDA/Capital One Academic All-District 8 first team.
November 5, 2011 | Football Four-Game Cal Poly Winning Streak Snapped as UC Davis Earns 24-17 Victory Colton Silveria ran for two touchdowns and Randy Wright passed for another, all in the first half, as UC Davis built a 21-3 advantage and held on for a 24-17 victory over Cal Poly in a Great West Conference football game and the eighth edition of the Battle for the Golden Horseshoe on Saturday afternoon at Aggie Stadium.
November 4, 2011 | Football Cal Poly Football Plays Final Great West Game Saturday Afternoon at UC Davis Cal Poly (5-3, 3-0 Great West), which has won each of its three Great West Conference games by a total of 11 points and has had to come from behind for all three victories, plays its final Great West Conference game Saturday afternoon against UC Davis (2-6, 0-2 Great West) in Aggie Stadium (10,849). Kickoff in the Battle for the Golden Horseshoe is set for 2:05 p.m. PDT.
October 30, 2011 | Football Cal Poly's Langford and Broadous Earn Weekly Honors Cal Poly sophomore placekicker James Langford, who kicked a 39-yard field goal with 36 seconds remaining in a 27-24 victory over South Dakota on Saturday, has been named co-Special Teams Player of the Week by the Great West Conference. Meanwhile, College Sports Madness has named Cal Poly junior quarterback Andre Broadous as its Great West Player of the Week for his exceptional performance against South Dakota.
October 29, 2011 | Football Cal Poly Rallies to Beat South Dakota, Clinching Tie for Great West Title A 44-yard punt return by Greg Francis set up a game-winning 39-yard field goal by James Langford as Cal Poly rallied from a 17-0 halftime deficit to beat No. 17 South Dakota 27-24 in a Great West Conference football game Saturday night before 10,557 inside Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
October 28, 2011 | Football Cal Poly Football to Host South Dakota Armed With 3-Game Winning Streak Cal Poly (4-3, 2-0 Great West), which opened Great West Conference play with come-from-behind four-point victories over both defending conference champion Southern Utah and then-No. 20 North Dakota, continues its run of four consecutive Great West Conference games Saturday night against No. 15/17 South Dakota (5-3, 2-0 Great West) in Alex G. Spanos Stadium (11,075). Kickoff is set for 6:05 p.m. PDT.
October 26, 2011 | Football Cal Poly to Host Yale for Football Game in 2013 Cal Poly and Yale have agreed to play one football game during the 2013 season. The Mustangs will be playing an Ivy League school for the first time while the Bulldogs will be making their third trip to California in the 137-year history of the Yale football program, following trips to the University of San Diego in 1999 and 2005.
October 25, 2011 | Football Langford Earns Another National Honor for Placekicking Performance Cal Poly sophomore placekicker James Langford has been honored again by College Football Performance Awards for his perfect day of kicking at North Dakota on Saturday.
October 22, 2011 | Football Cal Poly Takes Two-Game Football Winning Streak to North Dakota Saturday Cal Poly (3-3, 1-0 Great West), which opened Great West Conference play with a come-from-behind 31-27 victory over defending conference champion Southern Utah, continues its run of four consecutive Great West Conference games Saturday afternoon against No. 20 North Dakota (4-2, 1-0 Great West) in the Alerus Center (12,283) at Grand Forks, N.D. Kickoff is set for 11 a.m. PDT and the contest will be broadcast live on ESPN Radio (1280 am) with Tom Barket providing the play-by-play and Eric Burdick doing color commentary. The game also will be televised on DirecTV 617. Links for audio and video streams as well as live stats will be available on www.GoPoly.com.
October 22, 2011 | Football Cal Poly Football Holds on Late to Defeat North Dakota, 23-19 Junior quarterback Andre Broadous threw a pair of touchdown passes and sophomore placekicker James Langford kicked three field goals as Cal Poly overcame an early 6-0 deficit, built a 23-6 lead and held on to beat North Dakota 23-19 in a Great West Conference football game Saturday afternoon inside the Alerus Center.
October 17, 2011 | Football Trio of Mustangs Honored for Performances in Southern Utah Football Game Saturday's come-from-behind 31-27 victory over defending Great West Conference champion Southern Utah has resulted in numerous player of the week awards for Cal Poly football players -- senior fullback Jake Romanelli, senior defensive end Kyle Murphy and sophomore tackle Sullivan Grosz.
October 16, 2011 | Football Cal Poly Defensive End Kyle Murphy Named Great West Defensive Player of the Week Cal Poly senior defensive end Kyle Murphy, who recorded three sacks and a pair of forced fumbles in Saturday's 31-27 victory over Southern Utah, has been selected Great West Conference defensive player of the week.
October 15, 2011 | Football Cal Poly Football Rallies to Beat Southern Utah, 31-27 Junior quarterback Andre Broadous scored the go-ahead touchdown on a four-yard run with 45 seconds to play and senior safety Greg Francis sealed the victory with an interception with one second to go as Cal Poly rallied to defeat Southern Utah 31-27 in a Great West Conference football game Saturday night before 8,232 in Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
October 10, 2011 | Football Cal Poly to Host Southern Utah for 2011 Homecoming Football Game Cal Poly (2-3, 0-0 Great West), which has won both of its home games this season but is 0-3 on the road, celebrates Homecoming and opens Great West Conference play Saturday night at Alex G. Spanos Stadium (11,075), hosting defending Great West champion Southern Utah (3-3, 0-2 Great West). Kickoff is set for 6:05 p.m. PDT and the contest will be broadcast live on ESPN Radio (1280 am) and KSBY-TV (Channel 6).
October 8, 2011 | Football Cal Poly to Play Three of Next Four Football Games at Home Cal Poly (1-3, 0-0 Great West), which has won its only home game of the season but is 0-3 on the road, will play three of its next four games at Alex G. Spanos Stadium (11,075), beginning Saturday afternoon with Central Oklahoma (1-4, NCAA Division II Independent).
October 8, 2011 | Football Cal Poly Rallies to Defeat Division II Central Oklahoma, 44-25 Junior quarterback Andre Broadous rushed for three touchdowns, senior fullback Jake Romanelli and senior slotback Mark Rodgers each cracked the 100-yard mark and senior cornerback Asa Jackson returned an interception for a touchdown for the second time this season as Cal Poly rallied from a nine-point halftime deficit to beat Division II Central Oklahoma 44-25 in a non-conference football game Saturday night before 7,426 in Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
October 4, 2011 | Football Cal Poly to Play Nevada in 2016; Five Other Games Against FBS Schools Set The last football team to shut out Cal Poly is back on the schedule. Mustang head football coach Tim Walsh and director of athletics Don Oberhelman announced Tuesday that Cal Poly will play Nevada on Sept. 10, 2016. Cal Poly also will play its first game ever against a Pacific-10 Conference school in 2015, visiting Arizona State at Sun Devil Stadium on Sept. 19, 2015.
September 24, 2011 | Football Second-Half Rally Falls Short as Cal Poly Drops 47-30 Decision to Northern Illinois Senior quarterback Chandler Harnish passed for two touchdowns and ran for another as Northern Illinois of the Football Championship Subdivision defeated Cal Poly 47-30 in a non-conference football game Saturday afternoon at Huskie Stadium.
September 19, 2011 | Football Cal Poly to Visit Northern Illinois for Another FBS Matchup on Saturday Cal Poly (1-2, 0-0 Great West), coming off its first win of the 2011 football season following setbacks at San Diego State and Montana, will play its first game in the state of Illinois in 15 years Saturday afternoon, visiting Northern Illinois (1-2, 0-0 Mid-American). Kickoff on Brigham Field at Huskie Stadium (24,000, Field Turf) is set for 12:30 p.m. PDT
September 18, 2011 | Football Jackson Named Great West Defensive Player of the Week Senior cornerback Asa Jackson, whose 100-yard interception return tied a school record and sparked Cal Poly to a 48-14 victory over South Dakota State on Saturday, has been named defensive player of the week by the Great West Conference.
September 17, 2011 | Football Pair of Interception Returns for Touchdowns Spark Cal Poly to Victory Senior cornerback Asa Jackson returned an interception 100 yards for a touchdown while junior quarterback Andre Broadous ran for two touchdowns and threw for two more scores as Cal Poly opened the home portion of its 2011 football schedule Saturday afternoon with a 48-14 victory over South Dakota State before a sellout crowd of 11,075 in Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
September 13, 2011 | Football Langford Earns National Honor for Placekicking Performance Cal Poly sophomore placekicker James Langford has been honored by College Football Performance Awards for his perfect day of kicking at Montana last Saturday.
September 12, 2011 | Football Cal Poly Opens Home Slate Saturday Afternoon Against South Dakota State The French Hospital Medical Center Cal Poly football team (0-2,0-0 Great West), which opened its third campaign under head coach Tim Walsh with two losses on the road -- a 49-21 setback at San Diego State and a 37-23 verdict at Montana, opens the home portion of its 2011 season Saturday afternoon by hosting South Dakota State (1-1, 0-0 Missouri Valley).
September 10, 2011 | Football No. 15 Montana Rallies in Second Half for 37-23 Win Over Mustangs Sophomore quarterback Jordan Johnson passed for 240 yards, two touchdowns and a two-point conversion and also ran for two points as No. 15 Montana rallied from a 20-14 third-quarter deficit to beat Cal Poly 37-23 in a non-conference football game between two future Big Sky Conference foes Saturday afternoon before 25,855 at Washington-Grizzly Stadium.
September 9, 2011 | Football Cal Poly Unveils Multiple Tailgate Options for 2011 Football Season Over 240 tailgating spots are open for sale and use in both lot H-12 on campus as well as on California Boulevard adjacent to Alex G. Spanos Stadium for Cal Poly football fans this fall.
September 5, 2011 | Football Cal Poly to Visit Montana Seeking First Victory of 2011 Season Cal Poly (0-1,0-0 Great West), which opened its third campaign under head coach Tim Walsh with a 49-21 setback at San Diego State, concludes its season-opening two-game road trip Saturday afternoon with a stop at Missoula, Mont., against Montana (0-1, 0-0 Big Sky).
September 3, 2011 | Football Cal Poly Falls to San Diego State, 49-21, in Season Opener Senior quarterback Ryan Lindley threw four touchdown passes and sophomore running back Ronnie Hillman rushed for 189 yards and two more scores as San Diego State defeated Cal Poly 49-21 in a season-opening non-conference football game Saturday night at Qualcomm Stadium.
August 29, 2011 | Football Cal Poly to Visit San Diego State Seeking Third Straight Victory Cal Poly (0-0,0-0 Great West), which recorded its seventh winning season in the last eight years with a 7-4 mark in 2010, visits San Diego State (0-0, 0-0 Mountain West) for the third time in six years Saturday night, seeking its third straight victory against the Aztecs.
August 22, 2011 | Football Mustangs Receive Votes in FCS Coaches Poll The final preseason Football Championship Subdivision poll has been released and, like The Sports Network media poll, Cal Poly received votes but not enough to crack the Top 25 in the FCS Coaches Poll.
August 22, 2011 | Football Jackson Named Great West Preseason Defensive Player of Year For the second straight year, Cal Poly senior cornerback Asa Jackson has been selected as the Great West Conference's preseason defensive player of the year by the league's five head coaches.
August 20, 2011 | Football Mustangs Score Five Touchdowns in Final Scrimmage Cal Poly amassed 468 yards in total offense and scored four touchdowns while Troy Shotwell returned an interception 53 yards for another score in the final scrimmage of the 2011 Fall Camp on Saturday in Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
August 18, 2011 | Football Final Scrimmage of 2011 Fall Camp Set for Saturday Morning Cal Poly's second and final scrimmage of the 2011 Fall Camp will be held Saturday morning in Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
August 16, 2011 | Football Cal Poly Receives Votes in Sports Network Preseason Media Poll Cal Poly received some votes, but not enough to crack the Top 25 in The Sports Network/Fathead.com FCS Preseason Poll.
August 15, 2011 | Football Restelli Earns Tackle for Miami in NFL Exhibition Opener Former Cal Poly linebacker Mark Restelli made a special teams tackle in his first National Football League game Saturday night as the Miami Dolphins defeated the Atlanta Falcons 28-23 in an exhibition game at the Georgia Dome.
August 13, 2011 | Football Freshmen Score Pair of Touchdowns in Cal Poly Scrimmage A trio of true freshmen accounted for the pair of touchdowns recorded in Cal Poly's football scrimmage Saturday on the artificial turf of the upper fields at the Cal Poly Sports Complex.
August 12, 2011 | Football Cal Poly to Conduct First of Two Fall Camp Scrimmages Saturday The first of two scrimmages scheduled for Cal Poly's 2011 Fall Camp will be held Saturday morning on the upper field of the Sports Complex.
August 10, 2011 | Football Jackson, Cooper Land on FCS Senior Scout Bowl's South Team Defensive end Gavin Cooper and cornerback Asa Jackson, both seniors on the 2011 Cal Poly football team, have been selected to the South's second team of the 2011 preseason football All-American Teams by the FCS Senior Scout Bowl selection committee.
August 10, 2011 | Football Mustangs Picked by Coaches to Finish Second in Great West Southern Utah edged Cal Poly by one point and has been selected by the league’s five head coaches to repeat as Great West Conference football champion in 2011.
August 8, 2011 | Football Click to enlarge Third Season Under Walsh Opens With 2.5-Hour Practice Session Cal Poly's first practice of fall camp Monday saw 22 newcomers, 17 redshirts, four transfers, a pair of walk-ons from spring drills and nearly 50 returning lettermen, including 14 starters, in fast-paced drills with no huddles at all.
August 4, 2011 | Football Cal Poly to Open 2011 Fall Camp on Monday Afternoon Cal Poly, which captured the first two Great West Conference championships, begins preparation Monday for the 2011 season, a campaign the Mustangs hope will end with the final Great West Conference title in their saddles.
July 27, 2011 | Football Johnson Signs Free Agent Contract with Minnesota Vikings Cal Poly wide receiver Dominique Johnson, who caught 90 passes in two seasons with the Mustangs, flew to Minneapolis on Tuesday and signed an undrafted free agent National Football League contract Wednesday
July 22, 2011 | Football Jackson Continues to Corral Preseason Awards The trophy case for Cal Poly senior-to-be cornerback Asa Jackson continues to expand despite the fact the 2011 football season has yet to begin
July 18, 2011 | Football Jackson Lands on Preseason Buck Buchanan Award Watch List Cal Poly senior-to-be cornerback Asa Jackson is one of 20 players selected to The Sports Network’s preseason Buck Buchanan Award watch list
July 10, 2011 | Football Cornerback Asa Jackson Earns Preseason Honor From ESPN Asa Jackson has been placed on a list of the 10 best non-Football Bowl Subvdivision players in the country by ESPN college football writer Bruce Feldman
June 20, 2011 | Football Cooper, Jackson Earn Preseason All-America Honors Gavin Cooper and Asa Jackson have been named honorable mentions on Consensus Draft Services' 2011 Preseason Football Championship Subdivision All-American teams
May 26, 2011 | Football Mustang Coaches Contribute to Drills and Skills Manual Josh Brown, Bryan Cook Among Over 100 Coaches and Professionals to Make Contributions
April 30, 2011 | Football Kickers Decide 2011 Spring Game Defense Edges Offense 33-32 as Walk-On Kicker Kody Fudenna Perfect on Three PAT Kicks
November 13, 2010 | Football UC Davis Rallies to Beat No. 19/18 Cal Poly, 22-21 Randy Wright hit Sean Creadick with a pair of touchdown passes in the final 10 minutes to rally UC Davis to a 22-21 victory over No. 19/18 Cal Poly in a Great West Conference football game Saturday night before 11,075 in Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
November 6, 2010 | Football No. 19/18 Cal Poly Rallies to Beat South Dakota, 38-24 Junior slotback Mark Rodgers surpassed the 200-yard mark rushing the football, averaged 31 yards per kickoff return and even completed a pass in wildcat formation as No. 19/18 Cal Poly rallied from a 14-0 first-half deficit to beat South Dakota 38-24 in a Great West Conference football game Saturday afternoon in the Mustangs’ first visit to the DakotaDome.
October 30, 2010 | Football No. 22/20 Cal Poly Defeats Saint Francis (Pa.) 41-33 Fullbacks Jordan Yocum and Jake Romanelli combined for five touchdown runs and wide receiver Dominique Johnson caught a touchdown pass to keep his consecutive games streak alive as No. 22/20 Cal Poly defeated Saint Francis (Pa.) 41-33 in a non-conference football game Saturday night before 7,132 in Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
October 23, 2010 | Football Cal Poly Edges North Dakota, 22-21, in Great West Game Junior slotback Mark Rodgers rushed for 94 yards and a pair of touchdowns and Cal Poly held off North Dakota in the final 11 minutes for a 22-21 Great West Conference victory Saturday night before 10,220 in Alex G. Spanos Stadium on Parents Weekend.
October 16, 2010 | Football No. 13 Cal Poly Upset by Southern Utah, 20-7 After scoring 90 points in its last two games against Football Championship Subdivision opponents, Cal Poly was nearly shut out for the first time in 12 years Saturday afternoon.
October 9, 2010 | Football No. 14 Cal Poly Outlasts Old Dominion, 50-37 Sophomore quarterback Andre Broadous passed for 212 yards and two touchdowns and also rushed for a pair of scores as No. 14/16 Cal Poly outlasted Old Dominion 50-37 in a non-conference football game Saturday night before 19,782 at Foreman Field in S.B. Ballard Stadium.
October 2, 2010 | Football No. 15 Cal Poly Falls to Fresno State, 38-17 Fresno State of the Football Bowl Subdivision, ahead by just four points at halftime, scored 17 unanswered second-half points en route to a 38-17 non-conference victory over No. 15 (Football Championship Subdivision) Cal Poly before 37,069 in Bulldog Stadium on Saturday night.
September 18, 2010 | Football No. 17 Cal Poly Falls to Texas State, 21-12 Freshman running back Dexter Imade rushed for 95 yards and two touchdowns as Texas State upset No. 17 Cal Poly 21-12 in a non-conference football game Saturday night in Bobcat Stadium.
September 11, 2010 | Football Cal Poly Upsets No. 1 Montana, 35-33 Sophomore quarterback Doug Shumway replaced starter Tony Smith in the third quarter and threw a pair of touchdown passes as Cal Poly upset No. 1 Montana 35-33 in a non-conference football game matching future Big Sky Conference rivals Saturday night before 8,027 in Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
September 4, 2010 | Football No. 25 Cal Poly Rallies to Beat Humboldt State, 23-17 No. 25 Cal Poly (FCS Coaches Poll) overcame a 17-7 halftime deficit with two touchdowns and a safety to beat Humboldt State 23-17 in a season-opening college football game Saturday night before 7,345 in Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
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