2015-16 NACC Football News

  • Walker Inducted Into AFA Semi-Pro Hall Of Fame
    June 29, 2016
    Concordia Wisconsin Defensive Coordinator Adam Walker was inducted into the American Football Association Semi-Pro Hall of Fame on Thursday night.
  • NCAA Selects Cole To Participate Career In Sports Forum
    May 13, 2016
    Aurora University senior football player Drew Cole has been tabbed to participate in the 2016 NCAA Career in Sports Forum June 2-5, 2016 at the NCAA national office in Indianapolis.
  • Skarban Invited To Green Bay Packers Rookie Mini-Camp
    May 05, 2016
    Wisconsin Lutheran College senior wide receiver Mitch Skarban was invited to the Green Bay Packers rookie mini-camp Sunday morning after the 2016 NFL Draft ended.
  • Rockford Student-Athletes Involved In Fatal Accident
    February 18, 2016
    Rockford University received information late Tuesday evening, February 16, 2016, regarding a fatal traffic accident involving three current RU students and one former RU student.
  • Sears Selected To Lead Benedictine Football
    January 18, 2016
    It is with great pleasure that Benedictine University announces the hiring of Josiah Sears as the 28th head football coach in school history.
  • Lecas Chosen As AFCA All-American
    December 15, 2015
    Benedictine University junior defensive back Jarrett Lecas has been named to the American Football Coaches Association All-America Team.
  • Cooper Retires As Benedictine Football Coach
    December 11, 2015
    Jon Cooper, the winningest football coach in Benedictine University history, has announced his retirement from the position following 11 seasons at the helm.
  • NACC Lands 5 On D3football.com All-Region Teams
    December 08, 2015
    The Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference landed five individuals on the 2015 D3football.com All-North Region teams, selected in balloting by North Region sports information directors and D3football.com staff.
  • Muskies’ Season Ends In Snow With Playoff Loss At Wheaton
    November 21, 2015
    An outstanding season for the Lakeland College football team ended on a sour note when the Muskies with a 55-6 loss to Wheaton College Saturday afternoon in the first round of the NCAA Division III playoffs.
  • NACC Announces 2015 Football Awards
    November 20, 2015
    Lakeland's Michael Whitley has been named the Offensive Player of the Year, teammate Landon Derginer and Wisconsin Lutheran's Tanner Behnke the Co-Defensive Players of the Year as the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference football awards have been announced for the 2015 season. All awards are voted on by the league's head coaches.
  • Muskies To Face Undefeated Wheaton NCAA Playoff Opener
    November 16, 2015
    The Lakeland College football team has received its postseason assignment and will take on undefeated Wheaton College of Illinois in the NCAA Division III playoffs this Saturday at noon at Wheaton's McCully Stadium.
  • Rowell, Whitley, Grams Collect Final Weekly Awards
    November 16, 2015
    Lakeland's Donte Rowell and Michael Whitley and Wisconsin Lutheran's Matt Grams have been named the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Defensive, Offensive and Special Teams Football Student-Athletes of the Week for events of November 9-15, as selected by the league's sports information directors. This marks the final award for the football season.
  • Muskies Capture NACC Title After Resounding Win Over Benedictine
    November 14, 2015
    Behind another show-stopping performance by Michael Whitley opportunistic defense and outstanding special teams, the Lakeland College football team clinched the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference title and an NCAA Division III playoff berth with a 46-22 win over Benedictine (Ill.) University Saturday afternoon at Taylor Field.
  • Campbell, Nixon, Mirabelli Tabbed For Weekly Awards
    November 09, 2015
    Rockford's Dominique Campbell, Concordia Wisconsin's Aaron Nixon and Aurora's Zac Mirabelli have been named the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Defensive, Offensive and Special Teams Football Student-Athletes of the Week for events of November 2-8, as selected by the league's sports information directors.
  • Leisemann, Whitley, Krieter Earn Weekly Accolades
    November 02, 2015
    Wisconsin Lutheran's JD Leisemann, Lakeland's Michael Whitley and Rockford's Michael Krieter have been named the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Defensive, Offensive and Special Teams Football Student-Athletes of the Week for events of October 26-November 1, as selected by the league's sports information directors.
  • Lecas, Whitley Collect Weekly Accolades
    October 26, 2015
    Benedictine's Jarrett Lecas and Lakeland's Michael Whitley have been named the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Defensive and Offensive Football Student-Athletes of the Week for events of October 19-25, as selected by the league's sports information directors.
  • Derginer, Whitley, Mason Selected For Weekly Honors
    October 19, 2015
    Lakeland's Landon Derginer and Michael Whitley and Concordia Wisconsin's Jacob Mason have been named the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Defensive, Offensive and Special Teams Football Student-Athletes of the Week for events of October 12-18, as selected by the league's sports information directors.
  • Bretous, Whitley, Barske Tabbed For Weekly Accolades
    October 12, 2015
    Benedictine's Alex Bretous, Lakeland's Michael Whitley and Levi Barske have been named the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Defensive, Offensive and Special Teams Football Student-Athletes of the Week for events of October 5-11, as selected by the league's sports information directors.
  • Delacruz, Nixon, Mason Earn Weekly Football Honors
    October 05, 2015
    Aurora's Niko Delacruz, and Concordia Wisconsin's Aaron Nixon and Jacob Mason have been named the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Defensive, Offensive and Special Teams Football Student-Athletes of the Week for events of September 28-October 4, as selected by the league's sports information directors.
  • Schneider, Loguirato, Mirabelli Tabbed For Weekly Football Honors
    September 28, 2015
    Lakeland's Josh Schneider, Aurora's Danny Loguirato and Zac Mirabelli have been named the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Defensive, Offensive and Special Teams Football Student-Athletes of the Week for events of September 21-27, as selected by the league's sports information directors.
  • Derginer, Smith and Dickson Earn Weekly Awards
    September 21, 2015
    Lakeland's Landon Derginer and Kezlow Smith, and Benedictine's Destiny Dickson have been named the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Defensive, Offensive and Special Teams Football Student-Athletes of the Week for events of September 14-20, as selected by the league's sports information directors.
  • Baker Named To Allstate AFCA Good Works Team
    September 15, 2015
    Aurora University senior defensive lineman Billy Baker, AU '16, has been honored by the AFCA as a member of the 2015 Good Works Team.
  • Regents Sweep Weekly Football Awards
    September 14, 2015
    Rockford's Michael Watson and Mar Sean Vercher have been named the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Defensive and Offensive Football Student-Athletes of the Week for events of September 7-13, as selected by the league's sports information directors.
  • Warriors Athletics Announces 2015 Hall Of Fame Class
    September 09, 2015
    The Wisconsin Lutheran College Athletics Department has announced its 2015 Hall of Fame class.
  • Lewis, Manning, Moody Named Weekly Honorees
    September 08, 2015
    Lakeland's Kevyn Lewis and Rockford's Chance Manning and Brandon Moody have been named the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Defensive, Offensive and Special Teams Football Student-Athletes of the Week for events of August 31-September 6, as selected by the league's sports information directors.
  • Poll Tabs Benedictine For NACC Football Title
    August 25, 2015
    Benedictine has been picked to defend its Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference football title according to the 2015 NACC Preseason Poll, voted on by the league's head coaches and sports information directors.