2020-21 Football News
  • Tuesday, June 15, 2021

    Francois To Serve On Division II Football Committee

    The longtime Central Washington director of athletics will represent the GNAC and Super Region 4 in a four-year term on the NCAA Division II Football Committee.

  • Tuesday, March 23, 2021

    Ortner, Wildcats Lead Football All-Academic Team

    One of the anchors of Central Washington's solid offensive line, senior Will Ortner leads the list of 34 student-athletes named to the GNAC Football All-Academic Team, presented by Barnes & Noble College.

  • Tuesday, December 15, 2020

    Football Draws To A Close At Azusa Pacific

    Azusa Pacific has announced it is ending its football program after 55 years of competition. The Cougars had been affiliate members of the GNAC since 2012.

  • Wednesday, November 18, 2020

    Anderson's Message: "What You Tolerate, You Encourage"

    While Western Oregon's Curtis Anderson experienced racism growing up, events in his hometown and nationally in 2020 provided a new perspective on how he handles racism and racial justice.

  • Monday, November 16, 2020

    So Far, So Good: Hegarty Makes His Mark At CWU

    The son of Irish immigrants, Central Washington junior kicker and punter Patrick Hegarty looks to create his own success on and off the football field as a first-generation American.

  • Saturday, October 24, 2020

    Ex-GNAC Star Alex Cappa Turning Heads In NFL

    Protecting quarterback Tom Brady is job No. 1 for former GNAC standout and current Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive lineman Alex Cappa (65), reports Jerry McDonald of the Bay Area News Group.

  • Wednesday, October 21, 2020

    Simon Fraser's Rigell Manages First Season Unlike Any Other

    Mike Rigell was named Simon Fraser's interim head football coach the same day COVID-19 shut down the college sports world. Now he is managing a very unusual first year of his first head coaching position.

  • Thursday, October 15, 2020

    Dan Stivers Named GNAC Supervisor of Football Officials

    Dan Stivers, who has two decades of officiating experience at the college and high school levels, has been hired as the GNAC's supervisor of football officials.

  • Wednesday, October 7, 2020

    'You Really Learn For The First Time In College'

    After struggling in the classroom in high school, Azusa Pacific's Lee Pitts discovered the joy of learning in college and is ready for what offers when his football career is over.

  • Friday, September 11, 2020

    Simon Fraser Not Phased By Everything Being New

    Despite the newness of everything for Simon Fraser football -- new coach, new stadium and the unknown of the pandemic -- Varsity Letters reports that head coach Mike Rigell and team are full steam ahead.

  • Tuesday, August 11, 2020

    Rysen John Takes Giant Chance At NFL Training Camp

    Signing as a non-drafted free agent, Simon Fraser alumnus Rysen John is learning quickly what it will take to try and stay on with the NFL's New York Giants.

  • Thursday, July 2, 2020

    Azusa Pacific's Gary Pine To Chair Football Committee

    The Azusa Pacific director of athletics is named chair of the NCAA Division II Football Committee for 2020-21, which selects the field for the annual Division II Football Championships.