Coaching Staff: Craig Rundle- Head Coach Dustin Beurer- Asst. Head Coach/Recruiting Coordinator/OL and TE's Greg Polnasek- Wide Receivers/Special Teams Coordinator Anthony Cole- Running Backs/Video Coordinator Steve Wasil- Quarterbacks Caleb Padilla- Defensive Coordinator/Safeties Mike Roberts- Strong Safeties Ronnie Parker- Linebackers DJ Rehberg- Defensive Line Tim Gough- Cornerbacks Record vs. Conference Rivals Adrian 55-26-1 Alma 58-48-4 Hope 42-34-7 Kalamazoo 86-35-5 Olivet 84-22-5 Trine 4-4
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The Albion College Britons clinched their 36th MIAA championship and 3rd in 5 years this past Saturday. The Brits defeated Alma College 66-28. Alma took an early 21-7 lead in the first quarter before the Brits settled in and scored 52 unanswered points. The Brit squad received several big performances to win the championship.
Junior, defensive back, Anthony Waite (Lakeland H.S., MI) received MIAA player of the week honors for his performance on defense. Waite had 12 tackles, 1 interception and 2 pass break ups. Senior, linebacker, Harrison Plaskey (Berkley H.S., MI) chipped in with 8 tackles, 1 sack and 2 tackles for loss.
Senior, quarterback, Dominic Bona (Pinckney H.S., MI) turned in another outstanding performance for the Brits. Bona was 23-40 for 285 yards and 4 touchdowns through the air. He also chipped in with 9 rushes for 75 yards and 1 touchdown on the ground. Senior, running backs, Colin Parks and Mike Czarnecki combined for 143 yards rushing and 3 touchdowns. 9 Albion receivers recorded a catch against the Scots. Kyle Slotnick (Pinckney H.S., MI), Mikal McKoy (Muskegon H.S., MI), Jon Alandt (Northville H.S., MI), Joe Mayone (Groves H.S., MI) and Rob Secord (Notre Dame Prep, MI) each recorded touchdown receptions. With the 66 points scored, the Albion offense broke the single season record for most points scored in a season by an Albion College offense.
You can read a recap of the Albion vs. Alma game at this site http://www.gobrits.com/sports/fball/2015-16/releases/20151107skytvc
Read more about Anthony Waite's player of the week accomplishment at this link http://www.gobrits.com/sports/fball/2015-16/releases/20151109luy72x
Junior, center, Andrew DiFranco (De La Salle, H.S., MI) was named to the Academic All-District team. You can read about his accomplishment at the following link http://www.gobrits.com/sports/fball/2015-16/releases/20151105jopngw
Mike Czarnecki was featured by the Detroit Free Press in the following article http://www.freep.com/story/sports/college/2015/11/06/albion-mike-czarnecki/75329218/
Joe Mayone was also featured by the Birmingham newspaper at this link http://www.hometownlife.com/story/sports/college/2015/11/08/groves-grad-mayone-finds-grid-success-accepting-changes-albion/75309462/
Coach Rundle recaps the Alma game and previews the upcoming game against Aurora at the following link http://www.gobrits.com/sports/fball/2015-16/videos/20151112-v0w4tfu0
The Brits complete their regular season with a 12 pm central time (1 pm Eastern) kick off at Aurora University in Illinois.
gobrits.com Albion scored on six consecutive possessions to pull away for a 66-28 victory over Alma that clinched a share of the program's 36th MIAA championship
The Albion College football team knocked off #19 Olivet College last weekend. The Britons jumped on them early and often, winning the game 49-21 in a complete team effort.
The Albion defense held Olivet College to their lowest total offensive output all season, holding the Comets to 361 yards of total offense and to 31% on third downs. The MIAA's leading tackler, David Simon (Portland St. Patrick H.S., MI) led the defense with 11 tackles and several big hits. Sophomore, defensive lineman Austin Lynn (Canton H.S., MI) chipped in with 4 tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss and 1 sack.
Albion's offense put up 629 yards of total offense on the MIAA's #1 defense, including 256 yards on the ground (Olivet average up until this point was 89 yards per game). Senior, quarterback Dominic Bona (Pinckney H.S., MI) was 33 of 44 for a career best 373 yards and 5 touchdowns. Senior, running back Colin Parks (Southfield-Lathrup H.S., MI) had 118 yards rushing on 19 attempts with 2 rushing touchdowns. Tight End Joe Mayone (Groves H.S., MI) paced the air attack with 7 catches for 177 yards and 2 touchdowns.
You can read a recap of the game including stats at the following link: http://www.gobrits.com/sports/fball/2015-16/releases/20151031rbavsn
Read about Dominic Bona being named MIAA offensive player of the week here: http://www.gobrits.com/sports/fball/2015-16/releases/20151102mor2np
Tight End Joe Mayone was named to the D3football.com team of the week for his receiving effort: http://www.d3football.com/awards/tow/2015/week9
Junior center, Andrew DiFranco was named to the COSIDA academic all-district team this week: http://www.gobrits.com/sports/fball/2015-16/releases/20151105jopngw
Here you can read about 5th year senior linebacker Harrison Plaskey's journey to starting linebacker: http://www.gobrits.com/sports/fball/2015-16/releases/20151105dopjfu
Coach Rundle recaps the Olivet win and previews the Alma game at the following link: http://www.gobrits.com/sports/fball/2015-16/videos/20151104-o8rix1tj
The Brits wrap up conference play with Alma College this Saturday. Saturday the team will be honoring their 30 seniors. Kick off is slated for 1 pm.
gobrits.com Dominic Bona threw for a career-high 373 yards and Joe Mayone rolled up a career-high 177 receiving yards in the 49-21 win at Olivet
The Albion College football team improved to 5-0 on the season last Saturday. The Brits defeated conference foe Kalamazoo College 72-40. The Brit squad jumped out to an early 16-0 lead and never looked back in the contest.
The Briton Hit Squad sacked Kalamazoo quarterbacks 7 times. Senior linebacker Harrison Plaskey (Berkley H.S., MI) earned MIAA Defensive Player of the Week honors for the first time in his career. Plaskey contributed 12 tackles, 1 sack, 2.5 tackles for loss and also blocked a field goal attempt by the Hornets. Sophomore defensive lineman Hunter Shaw (Whitehall H.S., MI) had 4 tackles, 1.5 sacks, 2.5 tackles for loss and 1 forced fumble.
The Albion offense returned to form racking up 665 yards of offense. Senior quarterback Dominic Bona (Pinckney H.S., MI) completed 29 of 42 passes for 325 yards and 6 touchdowns. Senior tight end Joe Mayone (Groves H.S., MI) had 4 catches for 114 yards and 2 touchdowns, scoring on the Brits first play from scrimmage. Senior wide receiver Chris McCall (Fraser H.S., MI) contributed 6 catches for 68 yards and a touchdown.
The offense also netted 303 rushing yards on the ground. Senior Colin Parks (Southfield Lathrup H.S., MI) had 11 carries for 129 yards and 2 touchdowns, while backfield mate Mike Czarnecki (Trenton H.S., MI) had 13 carries for 114 yards and one touchdown.
You can read a recap of the game at the following link: http://www.gobrits.com/sports/fball/2015-16/releases/20151010qhk3zb
Here is a write up on Harrison Plaskey's player of the week honor: http://www.gobrits.com/sports/fball/2015-16/releases/20151012lcitcr
Coach Rundle recaps the Kalamazoo game and previews the upcoming contest vs. Adrian College at this link: http://www.gobrits.com/sports/fball/2015-16/videos/20151015-9nfd4e6j
Albion takes on conference rival Adrian College in our homecoming contest this Saturday at 1 pm.
5 former Briton football players will be inducted into the Hall of Fame this weekend.
3 time All-MIAA LB and 1982 MIAA MVP Brice Drogosch, '83
2 time All-MIAA DL Bill Johansson, '91
2 time All-MIAA DB and TE Jim McMillan, '70
2 time All-MIAA RB Kevin Nixon, '77
1995 MIAA Defensive MVP Rob Taylor, '96
Good luck in your games this weekend and Go Brits!
gobrits.com The senior from Pinckney threw for six touchdowns in Albion's 72-40 victory over Kalamazoo
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The Albion College football team celebrated the end of training camp by providing instruction for kids during a clinic sponsored by the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee
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Images from the 2015 Albion College football season
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Images from the 2015 Albion College football season
The Briton football squad moved to 3-0 on the season, outscoring Lakeland College 47-21. The Albion defense harassed the Lakeland quarterback all game long. The Brits intercepted the quarterback once and sacked him 4 times. Our defense also held the Muskies to 46 yards on 25 carries!
Junior linebacker, Jose Rodriguez (East Kentwood H.S., MI) had a stellar game. Rodriguez had 11 tackles, 1 sack, 3 tackles for loss and 2 pass break ups. Senior cornerback, Kyle Pelayo (Rochester Adams H.S., MI) chipped in with the interception.
The Albion offense chipped in with 572 yards of total offense on 107 plays. Included in all of those yards, the Brits accumulated 40 first downs and 336 yards rushing. Senior running back Colin Parks (Southfield-Lathrup H.S., MI) led the ball carriers with 169 yards on 25 carries and 3 rushing touchdowns. Mike Czarnecki (Trenton H.S., MI) chipped in with 116 yards on 18 carries and a rushing touchdown. Czarnecki also had a receiving touchdown on a screen play that covered 28 yards. The offense had 11 receivers chip in with a reception. Joe Mayone (Birmingham Groves H.S., MI) led all receivers with 61 yards receiving on 4 catches and a touchdown.
Our squad heads in to our bye weekend. We play Hope College, at 5 pm, in Holland next weekend.
You can read a recap of the game at the following link: http://www.gobrits.com/sports/fball/2015-16/releases/20150919rjlzp5
In other news, Mike Czarnecki has been named a semi-finalist for college football's premier scholar-athlete award. You can read more about this news at the following link: http://www.gobrits.com/sports/fball/2015-16/releases/20150924k39sim
Have a Great Weekend and Go Brits!
gobrits.com Colin Parks and Mike Czarnecki combined for 285 rushing yards and four touchdowns in Albion's 47-21 victory over Lakeland
The Albion College Football team traveled to Rock Island, Illinois last Saturday. The Brits came back 60-49 winners vs. Augustana College, a traditional Division III powerhouse. The Vikings and Brits battled it out through the first 3 and a half quarters. Albion picked up key touchdowns late from Kyle Winchell (Homer H.S., MI) and Mike Czarnecki (Trenton H.S., MI), while the defense came up with a couple of key stops late in the contest.
Dallis Reynolds, a sophomore defensive tackle (Buchanan H.S., MI) led the defense with 10 tackles. Senior free safety, David Simon (Portland St. Pat's H.S., MI) also had an excellent game on defense and special teams. Simon chipped in with 12 tackles, 1 interception and a pass break up.
The Briton offense rolled up 733 yards of total offense on the day, including two scoring drives of over 90 yards. Senior QB, Dominic Bona (Pinckney H.S., MI) threw for a career best 370 yards on 25 of 36 passing and 4 touchdowns. Bona also ran the ball 9 times for 86 yards and 2 touchdowns. Senior running back Colin Parks (Southfield-Lathrup H.S., MI) contributed 18 rushes for 96 yards and 2 touchdowns. Parks backfield mate Czarnecki had 19 rushes for 181 yards (9.5 avg.) and a 58 yard touchdown run to seal the victory. Senior wide receiver Chris McCall (Fraser H.S., MI) had another big game with 5 catches for 106 yards. McCall tied the school record for touchdown receptions in a game with 3. In all, 8 Briton receivers chipped in with receptions.
You can read a recap of the game at the following link: http://www.gobrits.com/sports/fball/2015-16/releases/20150912wio7b7
Dominic Bona was named MIAA Offensive player of the week and to the D3Football.com Team of the Week for his efforts in the game. You can find articles on his efforts at the following links:
The Brit Squad takes on the Muskies of Lakeland College this weekend at home. Kickoff is slated for 1 pm. Coach Rundle recaps the Augustana victory and previews the Lakeland game at the following link: http://www.gobrits.com/sports/fball/2015-16/videos/20150916-hlnzb77h
Have a great weekend and Go Brits!
gobrits.com Dominic Bona passed for four touchdowns and ran for two more in Albion's 60-49 win at Augustana
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Albion College Football Golf Outing is Saturday July 13th. We are still accepting teams and hole sponsors! 75 a golfer or 300 a team. Come get together with friends and family while supporting your favorite team. Contact Coach Beurer at [email protected] or 517-403-4465 if interested.
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Check out THE LEGACY final cut! Great video putting an exclamation point on our programs tradition!
A brief look at the storied history of Albion College Football
Congrats to CJ on Defensive MVP of the MIAA and our other Brits recognized!
gobrits.com C.J. Carroll's selection as the MIAA's Defensive MVP headlined seven Albion selections to the all-league football team
albion.edu Albion DT C.J. Carroll has been selected to the Capital One Academic all-District football team by CoSIDA.
albion.edu Former Albion QB Steve Wasil signed a two-year deal with the Tampa Bay Storm of the Arena Football League.
2 in a row for Darrin Williams!
gobrits.com Darrin Williams has been named the MIAA's Offensive Player of the Week for the second consecutive week
Big game for Darrin Williams!
albion.edu Albion running back Darrin Williams was named the MIAA's Offensive Player of the Week after gashing Kalamazoo for 249 yards.
[10/09/12] Thoughts and prayers go out to the Frew family. Coach Frew was a fantastic coach and competitor who was taken from the Briton Family far too soon. He built a tennis dynasty here in the 2000's and was a great coach and person! R.I.P. Coach Frew!
albion.edu Albion running back Clinton Orr has been named the MIAA's Offensive Player of the Week for the second time in three weeks.
Great article about a young man who has stared adversity right in the eye!
mlive.com It's common for Zach Brewer to receive a text message from his Aunt Tammy prior to every football game he plays for Albion College. The directive Tammy typed on the eve of the Britons' Sept. 8 clash with then-10th-ranked Wheaton College was not the usual warm greeting to extend best wishes for a goo...
[09/08/12] Big win against #10 Wheaton today 22-21. Who was there???
[09/08/12] GAME DAY IN ALBION! ALBION VS. #10 WHEATON AT 1 PM. WHERE IS BRIT NATION AT???
albion.edu The Albion College athletic department is pleased to welcome the 1961 Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association champion football team for a reunion at the Sept. 8 game vs. Wheaton College.
Coach Rundle reviews the Defiance game and previews the upcoming home game vs. Wheaton!
Craig Rundle could not have scripted a better start to his 16th season as head football coach at Albion College as the Britons scored a 55-0 victory over Def...
[09/02/12] Good win today boys. Time to clean up mistakes and get better! Albion 55 Defiance 0
[09/01/12] Game day in Defiance! 1:30 pm kick off. Pound Purple Pound and GO BRITS
albion.edu Albion's SAAC launched its activities for the 2012-2013 academic year Aug. 25 as the football program hosted local kids for a free clinic.
freep.com Free Press sports writer George Sipple picks the best players from GLIAC and MIAA schools in Michigan: QB: Jonathon Jennings, SVSU RB: Joe Glendening, Hillsdale RB: Clinton Orr, Albion RB: Toney Davis, WSU WR: Charles Johnson, GVSU
albion.edu Albion Athletics will have a new identity moving forward, as A.D. Matt Arend unveiled a new set of logos and word marks.
Great article on QB Spencer Krauss
detroitnews.com Krauss had big plans heading into his senior year at Clinton High School with scholarship offers from Stanford, MAC champion Central Michigan and Eastern Michigan in his back pocket.
The Albion College football team opens its 2012 season with a Sept. 1 date at Defiance College. Head Coach Craig Rundle provides a preview.
albion.edu The Albion College football team wants to help kids ages 5-11 get ready for the fall season by offering a free clinic Aug. 25.
Find materials, updates, photos and information regarding the Albion College Horse Shows at the Nancy G. Held Equestrian Center.