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Amherst 16th in Directors' Cup Final Fall Standings
Dec. 23 - Amherst College found itself in 16th place when the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics released its final fall standings of the Division III Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup this morning. Full Story

Kevin Ferber '12 Tabbed All-America by D3football.com
Dec. 20 - Amherst College’s Kevin Ferber ’12 was named to the D3football.com All-America Second Team this past weekend for helping the Lord Jeffs post a 6-2 record as a standout defensive tackle. Full Story

Ferber, Rawson Earn D3football.com All-Region Honors
Dec. 10 - Amherst College juniors Matt Rawson and Kevin Ferber have been named to the D3football.com All-East Region Team, the website announced yesterday. Ferber earned a First Team selection as a defensive tackle, while Rawson landed on the Second Team as a punter. Full Story

NESCAC Announces All-Academic, All-Sportsmanship Teams
Nov. 23 - The NESCAC has announced its 2010 Fall All-Academic and All-Sportsmanship teams, with 70 Lord Jeffs qualifying for the All-Academic ranks to mark the third highest total in the conference. Full Story

Matt Rawson '11 Named All-New England by Football Writers
Nov. 23 - Amherst College junior placekicker Matt Rawson was named a Division II/III All-New England Selection by the Football Writers Association this afternoon. Rawson finished 2010 as Amherst's leading scorer. Full Story

Lord Jeffs Place Six on 2010 All-NESCAC Teams
Nov. 18 - The New England Small College Athletic Conference announced today the members of the 2010 All-Conference Teams, tabbing six Amherst College football standouts for the squads. Full Story

Amherst Ends Season with 31-16 Loss to Williams in 125th Meeting
Nov. 13 - Amherst and Williams were knotted at 10-10 midway through the rivalry's 125th meeting, but the Ephs pulled away in the second half for a 31-16 win. The Lord Jeffs wrap up their season with a 6-2 record. Full Story

Alex Vetras '11: The Final Chapter
Nov. 12 - Amherst College senior quarterback Alex Vetras has led the football team to a 19-4 record since taking over as the starter three seasons ago. While his mark has already been left on the Amherst record book, Vetras is most proud of his impact on the team off the field. Full Story

Amherst and Williams Set to Meet for 125th Time in Rivalry's History
Nov. 8 - Amherst will be looking to deny Williams a perfect season when the Ephs come to town this Saturday for the 125th installment of the "Biggest Little Game in America." Each of the past two meetings has come down to the final drive, with Williams squeaking out a 24-23 win in 2008 and Amherst achieving perfection with last year's 26-21 result. Game Preview

Amherst's Winning Streak Snapped by Trinity, 28-13
Nov. 6 - The Amherst College football team carried a 13-7 lead into the fourth quarter but fell victim to 21 unanswered Trinity points. The Lord Jeffs (6-1) will host Williams College (7-0) next Saturday at noon. Full Story

Four Jeffs Earn Spot on ESPN Academic All-District Football Team
Nov. 4 - Amherst's Nick Edwards '11, Jeff Katz '11, Ian Mahoney '12 and Andrew Reed '12 have each earned a spot on the ESPN Academic All-District Football Team, making them eligible for Academic All-America consideration. Full Story

Week 7 Football Preview: Amherst @ Trinity
Nov. 3 - The Trinity College football team hasn’t lost a home game since 2001 and Amherst is on the verge of setting a program record for longest winning streak, but one of these impressive runs will come to a halt this weekend. Game Preview

Matt Rawson Earns NESCAC and Fred Mitchell Award Recognition
Nov. 2 - For his 16-point performance against Tufts University, Amherst kicker Matt Rawson was named the NESCAC Special Teams Player of the Week for the second time this season. Rawson was also recognized as one of the 10 best kickers in Division III for his play during the month of October. Full Story

Amherst's Record-Breaking Day Ends in 70-49 Win Over Tufts
Oct. 30 - The Amherst College football team put on quite the show at Pratt Field, using 367 rushing yards to tie a program record for longest winning streak (14) with a 70-49 win over Tufts University. Full Story

Amherst Football Insider: Brandon Quinn '11, Femi Oyalowo '11
Oct. 28 - Team captains Brandon Quinn '11 and Femi Oyalowo '11 are two of Amherst College's hardest workers during football season. Once winter hits, they're two of the laziest kids on campus. Full Story

Week 6 Football Preview: Amherst vs. Tufts
Oct. 26 - The Amherst College football team has posted a 49-26-4 record against Tufts, but the Lord Jeffs are only 4-3 against the Jumbos since 2003. A win for the Jeffs would tie the program record for longest winning streak (14). Game Preview

Alex Vetras '11 Named Offensive Co-Player of the Week
Oct. 24 - Amherst College senior quarterback Alex Vetras has been named the NESCAC Football Offensive Co-Player of the Week for his record-breaking performance at Wesleyan University on Saturday. Full Story

Vetras Throws Four Touchdowns in 37-10 Win at Wesleyan
Oct. 23 - Quarterback Alex Vetras '11 threw a career-high four touchdown passes and set a new single-game record for completions to lead the Amherst College football team to a 37-10 win at Wesleyan University. Full Story

Week 5 Football Preview: Amherst at Wesleyan
Oct. 20 - The Amherst College football team has defeated Wesleyan in 15 of the past 16 attempts to take a commanding 65-41-9 lead in the all-time series, but the Jeffs will be up against Division III's top running back on Saturday. Game Preview

Amherst Bumps Winning Streak to 12 with 30-3 Win Over Colby
Oct. 16 - Matt Pieterse '13 returned a fumble 81 yards for a touchdown with only 11 seconds remaining in the first half to highlight the Amherst College football team during its 30-3 win over Colby College. Full Story

Eye on Athletics: The Trainer Who Bleeds Purple
Oct. 14 - Mark Klingensmith is in his 20th year working with the Amherst College football team as an athletic trainer and nothing makes him happier than standing on the sideline those eight special Saturdays each fall. Full Story

Jeff Katz '11: A Different Road to Amherst
Oct. 14 - Outside linebacker Jeff Katz '11 is one of the best defensive players in the NESCAC. His road to an Amherst education is different from anything the school's football program has ever seen. Full Story

Football Senior Spotlight: Rick Morgan '11
Oct. 14 - Rick Morgan '11 arrived at Amherst College in August of 2007 as a 195-pound kid without a position on the football team. Three years later, he is leading the Lord Jeffs' offensive line. Full Story

Week 4 Football Preview: Amherst vs. Colby
Oct. 12 - The Amherst College football team will look to add to its 11-game winning streak when Colby College comes to town this Saturday. The Lord Jeffs (3-0) have not lost to the Mules (1-2) since 1995. Game Preview

Amherst Outlasts Middlebury in 38-31 Shootout
Oct. 9 - Trailing 9-0 at halftime, the Amherst College football team scored 24 points in the second quarter and rallied for a 38-31 win over Middlebury College Saturday afternoon. The Lord Jeffs improve to 3-0 on the season. Full Story

Week 3 Football Preview: Amherst at Middlebury
Oct. 6 - Two of the NESCAC's top quarterbacks will square off this Saturday when Amherst heads to Middlebury for a 1:30 p.m. showdown with the Panthers. The Lord Jeffs are looking to extend their winning streak to 11 games. Game Preview

Alex Vetras Named NESCAC Offensive Co-Player of the Week
Oct. 3 - The NESCAC named quarterback Alex Vetras '11 the Offensive Co-Player of the Week this afternoon for his role in Amherst's 38-7 win over Bowdoin yesterday. The Jeffs have won 10 straight games with Vetras as the starter. Full Story

Vetras Posts Career Day to Lead Amherst in 38-7 Win at Bowdoin
Oct. 2 - Alex Vetras '11 threw for a career-high 340 yards and three touchdowns and Eric Bunker '12 ran for another pair of scores to lead the Amherst College football team to a 38-7 win at Bowdoin College. Full Story

Week 2 Football Preview: Amherst at Bowdoin
Sept. 29 - The Amherst College football team will head to Bowdoin College this Saturday for a 1 p.m. showdown with the Polar Bears. Fans will be able to follow all of the action with a webcast and live statistics. Game Preview

Matt Rawson '12 Named NESCAC Special Teams Player of the Week
Sept. 26 - Amherst College junior kicker/punter Matt Rawson was named the NESCAC Football Special Teams Player of the Week this afternoon for his play in the Lord Jeffs' 44-0 win over Bates College yesterday. Full Story

Amherst Fires on All Cylinders in 44-0 Win Over Bates
Sept. 25 - The Amherst College football team ran for a pair of touchdowns, threw for two others, returned a fumble for six points and was a perfect 3-for-3 on field goal attempts in its 44-0 season-opening win over Bates. Full Story

Gameday Insider: Raising the Bar
Sept. 23 - Amherst College senior wideouts Brian Murphy, Sean Legister and Andre Gary have taken completely different paths during their time on campus, but all three have become leaders for the Lord Jeffs heading into Saturday's season opener. Full Story

Week 1 Football Preview: Amherst vs. Bates
Sept. 22 - The 2010 football season begins this Saturday when Amherst College hosts Bates at 1 p.m. on Pratt Field. Amherst holds a commanding 20-4-2 advantage in the all-time series, out-scoring Bates by a 108-6 margin during its current four-game winning streak thanks to three shutouts. Full Preview

Amherst Set to Defend NESCAC Title in Search of Fourth 8-0 Season
Aug. 31 - Each of Amherst’s first two 8-0 seasons was followed by a 7-1 mark, as the Jeffs have the opportunity to post back-to-back undefeated campaigns for the first time in school history. With a veteran quarterback, a proven offensive line and the most gifted group of receivers in the NESCAC, the defending conference champions could once again be dangerous. Season Preview

USA Today Profiles Four Amherst Football Alumni
Aug. 17 - This morning, USA Today's Seth Schwartz profiled four Amherst College football alumni who enjoyed stints in the NFL in the 1970s before moving on to successful careers after sports. Read more about Doug Swift '70, Jean Fugett '72, Freddie Scott '74 and Sean Clancy '78 in this morning's USA Today.

College Football Hall of Fame to Enshrine Former Amherst Player
June 22 - Former Amherst College football standout William Henry Lewis will be honored in the College Football Hall of Fame’s 2010 Enshrinement Festival this July. Lewis was a member of the Class of 1892 and became the first African-American to earn All-America First Team honors in football. Full Story

Amherst Announces 2010 Schedule
June 1 - The Amherst College football team has released its 2010 schedule, with the season set to open Saturday, Sept. 25 with a home game against Bates College. The Lord Jeffs will host Williams College Saturday, Nov. 13 in the 125th meeting between the rivals. Full Schedule