2017 Kangaroo Football News

  • Six From 'Roo Football Earn All-SAA
    November 21, 2017
    ATLANTA, Ga. – Six members of the Austin College football team have been named as All-Southern Athletic Association performers for the 2017 season, the league office has announced.
  • 'Roos Fall in Last Second Heartbreaker at Rhodes
    November 11, 2017
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Rhodes College scored on a 50-yard touchdown pass with just 12 seconds remaining to hand the Austin College football a heartbreaking loss on Saturday, with the 'Roos falling 37-32 in the team's final game of the year. Austin College ends the season with an overall record of 3-7.
  • Trinity Tops 'Roo Football in Offensive Shootout
    November 04, 2017
    SAN ANTONIO, Texas - It was a wild game from the start between the Austin College football team and Trinity University, with both teams getting plays of more than 80 yards in the first two minutes and the Tigers eventually pulling away to hand the 'Roos a 49-35 loss on Saturday. The 'Roos are now 3-6 overall and 1-6 in Southern Athletic Association play.
  • Join the 'Roos on the Road in San Antonio!
    October 25, 2017
    On Saturday, November 4 the 'Roos will be on the road in San Antonio as the Austin College football team takes on Trinity University. Join athletics director David Norman and other friends, family, and alumni for a pregame get together at Barbaro from 3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • 'Roo Football Falls to BSC in Home Finale
    October 21, 2017
    SHERMAN, Texas – Birmingham-Southern had three touchdowns of at least 75 yards in the opening half, including two special teams touchdowns, and Austin College fell short in a fourth quarter comeback bid in a 31-24 loss to the Panthers on Saturday.
  • Collins Named SAA Offensive Player of the Week
    October 16, 2017
    ATLANTA, Ga. – Austin College football player Colt Collins has been named the Southern Athletic Association Offensive Player of the Week, the league office has announced.
  • 'Roos Celebrate Homecoming with First SAA Victory
    October 14, 2017
    SHERMAN, Texas – The Austin College football team got four total touchdowns from Colt Collins and held off a third quarter charge by Millsaps College to earn the program’s first Southern Athletic Association victory on Saturday afternoon as part of Homecoming and Family Weekend at Jerry Apple Stadium.
  • Road Game at Trinity Moved to 6:00 p.m. Kickoff
    October 11, 2017
    The Austin College football team's November 4 game at Trinity, originally slated for a 1:00 p.m. start, has been moved to a 6:00 p.m. kickoff.
  • Offense Stifled in Road Loss to Centre
    October 07, 2017
    DANVILLE, Ky. - The Austin College football team was never able to get its offense going and Centre scored at least once in each quarter to hand the 'Roos a 38-3 loss on the road on Saturday. The 'Roos are now 2-4 overall and 0-4 in Southern Athletic Association play.
  • Turnovers Doom 'Roo Football in Loss to Berry
    September 30, 2017
    SHERMAN, Texas – The Austin College football team turned the ball over seven times, resulting in 31 points for visiting Berry College in a 44-10 loss to the Vikings on Saturday at Jerry Apple Stadium. The ‘Roos are now 2-3 overall and 0-3 in Southern Athletic Association play.
  • Q&A with Coach Dawson : 2017 Ep 4
    September 29, 2017
    Coach Dawson discusses last week's Hendrix game and looks ahead to Berry.
  • 'Roos Fall Short at Hendrix
    September 23, 2017
    CONWAY, Ark. - The Austin College football team found itself in a big hole early and was unable to climb out, falling 36-24 on the road at Hendrix College on Saturday afternoon. The 'Roos are now 2-2 overall and 0-2 in Southern Athletic Association play.
  • Q&A with Coach Dawson / 2017 Ep. 3
    September 21, 2017
    Coach Dawson reflects on Sewanee and looks ahead to Hendrix
  • Offensive Miscues Lead to First Loss for 'Roo Football
    September 16, 2017
    SHERMAN, Texas – The Austin College football team threw five interceptions and managed just 55 yards on the ground after a pair of fumbles resulted in two big losses, and the ‘Roos were unable to come from behind in a 29-17 defeat at the hands of the visiting Sewanee Tigers on Saturday at Jerry Apple Stadium.
  • Q&A with Coach Dawson / 2017 Ep. 2
    September 14, 2017
    Q&A with Coach Loren Dawson in Week 3
  • Townsend Named SAA Defensive Player of the Week
    September 11, 2017
    ATLANTA, Ga. – Austin College linebacker Jackson Townsend has been named the Southern Athletic Association Football Defensive Player of the Week following a standout performance on Saturday, September 9, the league office has announced.
  • 'Roos Dominate Early in Win Over Wayland Baptist
    September 09, 2017
    SHERMAN, Texas – An 82-yard pick six for Jackson Townsend set the tone early for the Austin College football team, as the ‘Roos raced out to a 21-0 lead midway through the first quarter on their way to a 34-12 win over Wayland Baptist University on Saturday. The ‘Roos are now 2-0 to open the year.
  • Big Second Half Propels 'Roos Past Bacone
    September 02, 2017
    MUSKOGEE, Okla. - The Austin College football team never trailed, leading 7-0 at halftime before pouring on 24 points after the break to pull away from Bacone College in a 31-18 victory on Saturday. The 'Roos are now 1-0 to open the season.
  • 'Roo Football is Back in Action on Saturday
    September 01, 2017
    The Austin College football team will return to the gridiron to open up the 2017 campaign on Saturday as the 'Roos travel to Muskogee, Oklahoma to take on Bacone College with kickoff set for 2:00 p.m.
  • Fall Camp Kicking Off for 2017
    August 14, 2017
    The fall sports season is here, as Austin College gears up for the 2017-2018 academic year. The 'Roo football team returned to campus last week, and volleyball, soccer, and cross country will all be reporting for camp on August 17.
  • Packard, Stewart Named to 'Roo Football Staff
    July 17, 2017
    SHERMAN, Texas - The Austin College football program has added a pair of former 'Roo standouts, with Nathan Packard and Tre Stewart hired by head coach Loren Dawson to round out this year's coaching staff.