2013 Football News

April 20, 2014
2013 Football Video Board Intro 4/20/14
The introduction video played before every home game at Top Taggart Field on the video board inside the stadium.

April 18, 2014
Gold Holds Off Crimson In Highly-Competitive Ferris State Spring Football Game
Big Rapids, Mich. - A late interception from linebacker James Wimberly in the closing minute preserved a 29-24 victory for the Gold squad in a highly-competitive Ferris State University Crimson & Gold Spring Football game on Friday (April 18) before a big crowd of supporters at Top Taggart Field in Big Rapids.

April 18, 2014
WATCH: Annese on Spring Game
Head Football Coach Tony Annese addresses the media following the 2014 Spring Game at Top Taggart Field in Big Rapids.

April 18, 2014
WATCH: Spring Game Highlights
Big Rapids, Mich. - A late interception from linebacker James Wimberly in the closing minute preserved a 29-24 victory for the Gold squad in a highly-competitive Ferris State University Crimson & Gold Spring Football game on Friday (April 18) before a big crowd of supporters at Top Taggart Field in Big Rapids.

April 17, 2014
Official Rosters Unveiled For 2014 Ferris State Football Spring Game
Big Rapids, Mich. - The matchup is set as the official team rosters have been announced for the Ferris State University football squad's 2014 Crimson and Gold Spring Game, which takes place on Friday (April 18) at Top Taggart Field.

April 16, 2014
Listen Live To The Crimson & Gold Spring Football Game Online This Friday!
Big Rapids, Mich. - Fans not able to attend Friday's (April 18) Crimson and Gold Spring Football Game at Ferris State University's Top Taggart Field can listen to a live online broadcast of the contest at www.FerrisStateBulldogs.com.

April 14, 2014
Ferris State Football Crimson & Gold Spring Game This Friday At Noon!
Big Rapids, Mich. - Ferris State University football fans will have an opportunity to watch the Bulldogs in action as they prepare for the 2014 campaign this Friday, April 18, when the squad hosts its annual Crimson & Gold Spring Game at Top Taggart Field.

April 2, 2014
Ferris Sports Update TV - Football Head Coach Tony Annese
Bulldog Football head coach Tony Annese talks about the state of the program, spring football and more on this week's Ferris Sports Update TV show with host Rob Bentley

March 19, 2014
Ferris State Football Opens Spring Practice This Friday At Top Taggart Field
Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University football program will officially start preparations for its 2014 campaign as the Bulldogs open spring drills this Friday, March 21, in Big Rapids.

February 19, 2014
Ferris Sports Update TV - Football National Signing Day Recap w/Coach Ryan Brady
This week's Ferris Sports Update TV show spotlights Bulldog Football and a recap of National Signing Day with assistant coach and offensive coordinator Ryan Brady, who joins host Rob Bentley.

February 19, 2014
Five Home Games & Four New Opponents Highlight 2014 Ferris State Football Slate
Big Rapids, Mich. - Five home games, including a second consecutive matchup with archrival Grand Valley State on the home turf at Top Taggart Field, along with four new opponents highlight the 2014 Ferris State University football schedule as announced today.

February 14, 2014
Ferris State's Marvin Robinson To Compete In One Of College Football's Top All-Star Games Friday Night
Big Rapids, Mich. - Talented and hard-hitting defensive back Marvin Robinson, who completed his collegiate eligibility as a starter in Ferris State University's football secondary last fall, has been invited to compete and will take part in the 2014 College All-Star Bowl on Friday (Feb. 14) night in South Carolina. It will be televised live by CBS Sports Network at 6 p.m. (ET).

February 12, 2014
Three Ferris State Student-Athletes Recognized As League's Best For Fall Campaign
Big Rapids, Mich. - A trio of Ferris State University student-athletes, including a pair from the Bulldog football team and a women's cross country standout, have been recognized as 2013 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Meijer Commissioner's Award recipients for the fall campaign.

February 12, 2014
Ferris State Places 84 Student-Athletes On GLIAC All-Academic Teams For Fall Season
Big Rapids, Mich. - The Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) has honored 84 Ferris State University student-athletes on its all-academic and all-academic excellence teams for the recently-completed 2013 fall sports season.

February 5, 2014
Ferris State Football & Bulldog Nation Welcome 35 Talented Additions On National Signing Day
Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University football program welcomed 35 talented individuals to the Bulldog Nation on Wednesday (Feb. 5) as head coach Tony Annese and his staff unveiled FSU's 2014 recruiting class on National Signing Day in an afternoon press conference at the Wheeler Pavilion.

February 5, 2014
NATIONAL SIGNING DAY: 2014 Ferris State Football "Signing Day Central"
Big Rapids, Mich. - A total of 35 student-athletes, including 27 prep in-state products, have joined the Ferris State University football program as the Bulldogs unveiled their 2014 recruiting class with a big splash. Visit this link for video, highlights, photos, bios and more.

February 5, 2014
WATCH: Signing Day Press Conference
Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University football program welcomed 35 talented individuals to the Bulldog Nation on Wednesday (Feb. 5) as head coach Tony Annese and his staff unveiled FSU's 2014 recruiting class on National Signing Day in an afternoon press conference at the Wheeler Pavilion.

February 4, 2014
Ferris State Athletics Welcomes WBBL's "Doctor & Bentley" Morning Show To Campus
Big Rapids, Mich. - Ferris State University welcomed the "Doctor & Bentley" morning show, which broadcast live on Tuesday (Feb. 4) morning at The Rock Cafe on the FSU campus. The "Doctor & Bentley" Show, which can be heard live weekday mornings from 6-9 a.m. (ET) on West Michigan's Sports Leader 107.3 WBBL , is co-hosted by Tim Doctor and former NFL player Ray Bentley.

February 2, 2014
Ferris State Football To Announce 2014 Recruiting Class On National Signing Day
Big Rapids, Mich. - The annual college football signing day is scheduled for this Wednesday (Feb. 5) and once again the Ferris State University football program will take part in the nationwide festivities as head coach Tony Annese announces his third class of incoming recruits.

January 31, 2014
WBBL's "Doctor & Bentley" To Broadcast Live At The Rock This Tuesday!
Big Rapids, Mich. - Ferris State University students, alumni and fans will have a special opportunity to be part of a live radio show originating from the FSU campus this coming Tuesday (Feb. 4) morning. The Doctor & Bentley morning show, which can be heard on West Michigan's Sports Leader 107.3 WBBLFM in the Grand Rapids market, will broadcast live from The Rock Cafe on the Big Rapids campus from 6-9 a.m. (ET).

January 10, 2014
Ferris State's Jason Vander Laan Claims Football All-America Accolades
Big Rapids, Mich. - Ferris State University sophomore quarterback and Harlon Hill Division II Player of the Year nominee Jason Vander Laan (Frankfort, Ill./Chicago Christian) recently earned the first All-America honor of his career by being named to the Beyond Sports Network Honorable Mention list for the 2013 campaign.

December 4, 2013
Ferris State Football's Justin Zimmer Claims Academic All-America Honors!
Big Rapids, Mich. - Sophomore defensive end Justin Zimmer (Greenville) of the Ferris State University football team has picked up 2013 Captial One Academic All-America efforts for his accomplishments on the field and in the classroom.

November 28, 2013
Ferris State Football Recognizes 2013 Team Award Recipients
Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University football program wrapped up a successful 2013 campaign and the second season under head coach Tony Annese with a 8-3 overall record along with a second-place 8-2 finish in the GLIAC North Division standings. The team award recipients were recently announced.

November 27, 2013
FSU's Tony Annese Among Nation's Top 15 Leaders For Liberty Mutual Award
Big Rapids, Mich. - Second-year Ferris State University Football Head Coach Tony Annese has been announced as one of the top 15 leaders to date for the 2013 Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year Award at the Division II level.

November 21, 2013
Ferris Sports Update TV - Football QB Jason Vander Laan
Ferris State University football sophomore quarterback Jason Vander Laan recaps the season finale win over Northern Michigan and talks about his NCAA record and the season's accomplishments on Ferris Sports Update TV with host Rob Bentley

November 21, 2013
Twelve Ferris State Football Student-Athletes Tabbed To All-GLIAC Team In 2013
Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University football team had a total of 12 football players named to the 2013 All-Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Football Team in an announcement made Wednesday (Nov. 20) afternoon by the conference office. FSU had three student-athletes chosen to the all-conference first team, including two on the defensive side of the ball, along with three second team honorees in addition to six honorable mention picks.

November 18, 2013
Ferris State's Jason Vander Laan Establishes NCAA Single-Season Record
Big Rapids, Mich. - Ferris State University sophomore quarterback and 2013 Harlon Hill Division II Player of the Year candidate Jason Vander Laan (Frankfort, Ill./Chicago Christian) officially broke an NCAA Division II all-time single season record in the Bulldogs' season-ending 35-22 win over Northern Michigan on Saturday (Nov. 16) at Top Taggart Field.

November 16, 2013
Ferris State Closes Regular-Season With Record-Setting Day In Win Over Northern Michigan
Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University football team did its part in keeping any potential NCAA Division II Playoff hopes alive as the Bulldogs wrapped up one of the school's most memorable regular-seasons in recent history by beating Northern Michigan 35-22 on Saturday (Nov. 16) afternoon at FSU's Top Taggart Field.

November 16, 2013
WATCH: Ferris State Football vs. Northern Michigan Highlights
Video highlights of Ferris State's 35-22 win over the Northern Michigan WIldcats in the regular-season finale on Saturday (Nov. 16) at FSU's Top Taggart Field.

November 14, 2013
Ferris State's Jason Vander Laan Honored Among 2013 Harlon Hill Trophy Candidates
Big Rapids, Mich. - A stellar sophomore season has led Ferris State University starting quarterback Jason Vander Laan (Frankfort, Ill./Chicago Christian) to being named a national candidate & regional finalist for the 2013 Harlon Hill Trophy as the NCAA Division II College Football Player of the Year.

November 14, 2013
Ferris State Football's Justin Zimmer An Academic All-District Pick
Big Rapids, Mich. - Sophomore defensive end Justin Zimmer (Greenville) of the Ferris State University football team has picked up 2013 Captial One Academic All-District IV First Team efforts for his accomplishments on the field and in the classroom.

November 13, 2013
Ferris Sports Update TV - Football Senior Jace Heneveld
This week's Ferris Sports Update TV segment features football senior Jace Heneveld, who joins host Rob Bentley to recap the Bulldogs' road win over Northwood and preview the Senior Day matchup with Northern Michigan.

November 12, 2013
PREVIEW: Final Ferris State Football Regular-Season Game Against NMU This Saturday
The Ferris State University football team hosts the Northern Michigan Wildcats in the 2013 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) regular-season finale on Saturday (Nov. 16) at FSU's Top Taggart Field. Kickoff for the "Senior Day" game is set for 12 p.m. (ET).

November 12, 2013
Ferris State Football "Senior Day" This Saturday As 'Dawgs Host NMU
Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University football team will host the Northern Michigan Wildcats this Saturday (Nov. 16) in the final regular-season Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) North Division contest at FSU's Top Taggart Field in Big Rapids.

November 11, 2013
Ferris State Football Remains 10th In Super Region Four Rankings
Big Rapids, Mich. - Despite an impressive 42-10 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) road win at Northwood on Saturday (Nov. 9) in Midland, the Ferris State University football team remains ranked 10th in the NCAA Division II regional rankings announced on Monday.

November 9, 2013
Football Gameday: Northwood Timberwolves
GAMEDAY INFO: The Ferris State University football team hits the road for a Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) road contest against the Northwood Timberwolves on Saturday (Nov. 9) at Hantz Stadium in Midland, Mich. Please visit this link to access FSU Football Gameday information for Saturday's contest.

November 9, 2013
Ferris State Football Dominates Northwood In Decisive Road Victory
Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University football team put together a dominating performance for the second consecutive week as the Bulldogs won their third-straight contest with an impressive 42-10 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) win over Northwood on Saturday (Nov. 9) in Midland.

November 8, 2013
FSU's Jackson, Porter & Kantola Receive USA Football Player Of Week Honors Nationally
Big Rapids, Mich. - For the seventh different week this season, at least one Ferris State football student-athlete has been recognized as a National Player of the Week. This week, after an impressive 41-10 league home win over Wayne State last Saturday (Nov. 2) at Top Taggart Field, USA Football selected three Bulldog standouts as honorable mention National Player of the Week choices. Junior running back Jamaal Jackson was recognized on the offensive side of the ball with junior linebacker Terrell Porter garnering defensive laurels and senior kicker Austin Kantola picking up special teams merits.

November 7, 2013
Ferris State Student-Athletes Helping Support Make-A-Wish Foundation
Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) is working with Northwood University to raise money for the Make-A-Wish foundation.

November 7, 2013
Ferris State & Northwood Team Up With Make-A-Wish Foundation To Host “Two Teams, One Dream” For Midland Child’s Wish
Big Rapids, Mich. - Ferris State University and Northwood University Student Athletic Advisory Committees (S.A.A.C.) have teamed up with the Make-A-Wish foundation to host “Two Teams, One Dream” for Clark Crawford, a child of the Midland community who is battling Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, at this Saturday's GLIAC football game to be held at Hantz Stadium in Midland.

November 6, 2013
Ferris State's Jason Vander Laan Currently Nation's Top Running QB
Big Rapids, Mich. - Ferris State University presently boasts the nation's top running quarterback as Bulldog sophomore Jason Vander Laan (Frankfort, Ill./Chicago Christian) has totaled more rushing yards on the ground this season than any other signal caller in the country, regardless of level.

November 6, 2013
PREVIEW: Ferris State Football Visits Northwood For Final Regular-Season Road Game
This Week: The Ferris State University football team visits Northwood this Saturday (Nov. 9) for a Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) road contest at Hantz Stadium in Midland, Mich. Kickoff for the Bulldogs’ final regular-season road game is slated for 12 p.m. (ET).

November 6, 2013
Ferris State Football Banquet Set For Sunday, Nov. 17
Big Rapids, Mich. - The 2013 Ferris State University football team will hold its annual postseason awards banquet on Sunday, Nov. 17, at Falcon Head Golf Course in Big Rapids, Mich. Registration will begin at 12:30 p.m. (ET) with lunch/dinner to be served at 1:30 p.m. (ET) and the program to follow.

November 5, 2013
Ferris Sports Update TV - Football Head Coach Tony Annese
Ferris State University football head coach Tony Annese and host Rob Bentley recap an impressive weekend victory over Wayne State and preview this week's road matchup at Northwood on the Ferris Sports Update TV show.

November 4, 2013
Ferris State Football Listed 10th In NCAA Super Region Four Rankings This Week
Big Rapids, Mich. - After an impressive 41-10 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) home win over Wayne State on Saturday (Nov. 2), the Ferris State University football team has moved into the NCAA Division II regional rankings.

November 2, 2013
Ferris State Puts Together Complete Performance In Dominating League Victory
Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University football team put together its most complete performance of the season as the Bulldogs recorded a decisive 41-10 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) home win over Wayne State on Saturday (Nov. 2) afternoon at FSU's Top Taggart Field.

November 2, 2013
Wayne State Highlights 11/2/13
Highlights of the 41-10 football victory over the Wayne State Warriors.

November 2, 2013
Wayne State Presser 11/2/13
Head Coach Tony Annese, sophomore SL Antonio Agurs and junior RB Jamaal Jackson talk to the media after the 41-10 victory over the Wayne State Warriors.

November 1, 2013
Ask A Bulldog 11/1/13
Social Media Corespondent Kara Hess asks some of our football players questions from our fans on Facebook in our first edition of Ask A Bulldog.

October 31, 2013
Ferris State Athletics & Eagle Village To Team Up & Recognize Child Abuse Prevention This Saturday
Big Rapids, Mich. - This Saturday's (Nov. 2) Ferris State University home football contest against Wayne State has been designated an "Eagle Village Game" as the Bulldogs have teamed up to help recognize child abuse prevention during the "Kids Day" event.

October 31, 2013
Terrell Porter & Jason Vander Laan Pick Up National Weekly Accolades
Big Rapids, Mich. - For the sixth different week this season, Ferris State University has had at least one football student-athlete honored as a National Player of the Week. This week, both sophomore quarterback Jason Vander Laan (offensive) and junior linebacker Terrell Porter (defensive) were honored as honorable mention National Player of the Week selections by USA College Football following the Bulldogs' 30-27 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) road win at Michigan Tech.

October 31, 2013
Ferris State Football Returns Home To Host Wayne State This Saturday
The Ferris State University football team returns home from a two-game Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) road swing to host the Wayne State Warriors this Saturday (Nov. 2) at FSU’s Top Taggart Field. Kickoff is set for 12 p.m. (ET).

October 31, 2013
Coach Annese On Wayne State 10/31/13
Ferris State Football coach Tony Annese recaps the victory at Michigan Tech and previews the upcoming game against Wayne State.

October 30, 2013
Ferris Sports Update TV - Football Head Coach Tony Annese
Ferris State University football head coach Tony Annese sits down with host Rob Bentley to discuss the Bulldogs' road win at Michigan Tech and preview this week's matchup with the Wayne State Warriors on Ferris Sports Update TV.

October 29, 2013
Ferris State Senior Kicker Austin Kantola Honored On October List Of Excellence
Big Rapids, Mich. - Ferris State University senior kicker Austin Kantola (Ravenna) has been recognized for his efforts by being named Tuesday to The Fred Mitchell Award list of excellence for the month of October.

October 28, 2013
"Kids Day" This Saturday As Bulldog Football Returns Home To Host Wayne State
Big Rapids, Mich. - After two weeks on the road, the Ferris State University football team returns home this Saturday (Nov. 2) to host Wayne State in Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) North Division action at FSU's Top Taggart Field.

October 26, 2013
Ferris State Football Posts First Win At Michigan Tech In 15 Years
Houghton, Mich. - The Ferris State University football team stormed back to record its first win at Michigan Tech's Sherman Field in 15 years as the Bulldogs pulled out a thrilling 30-27 win over the Huskies in Houghton.

October 23, 2013
PREVIEW: Bulldog Football Travels North Looking For First Victory In Houghton In 15 Years
The Ferris State University football team wraps up its two-game Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) road swing by visiting Michigan Tech on Saturday (Oct. 26) for a 1 p.m. (ET) league tilt at Sherman Field in Houghton, Mich.

October 22, 2013
Ferris Sports Update TV - Annese
Host Dominic Hennig & head coach Tony Annese sit down to recap the Bulldogs' game against the Hillsdale Chargers and preview the contest against the Michigan Tech Huskies on Ferris Sports Update TV.

October 19, 2013
Ferris State Football Drops GLIAC Road Tilt At Hillsdale In Heart-Breaking Fashion
Hillsdale, Mich. - The Ferris State University football battled the Hillsdale Chargers to the wire in a key Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) North Division matchup on Saturday (Oct. 19) at Frank "Muddy" Waters Stadium, but fell short in a high-scoring affair by a 45-38 count.

October 17, 2013
Ferris Sports Update TV - Football Head Coach Tony Annese
On this week's Ferris Sports Update TV show, Bulldog football head coach Tony Annese chats with host Rob Bentley as they review an exciting win over rival Grand Valley State and preview another big matchup with Hillsdale.

October 16, 2013
Three Ferris State Football Players Claim National Player Of Week Accolades After Anchor-Bone Win
Big Rapids, Mich. - For the fifth week this season, the Ferris State University football program has had at least one student-athlete honored as a National Player of the Week. This week, following the Bulldogs' 54-44 win over archrival Grand Valley State in the Anchor-Bone Classic on Saturday (Oct. 12) night at Top Taggart Field, three Bulldogs were honored at the national level by at least one organization for their efforts.

October 16, 2013
PREVIEW: Ferris State Football Squares Off With Hillsdale In Key GLIAC North Battle
The Ferris State University football team hits the road this week as FSU visits Hillsdale on Saturday (Oct. 19) for a 2:30 p.m. (ET) league kickoff at Muddy Waters Stadium in Hilldale, Mich. Both teams have only one loss in GLIAC play entering Saturday's matchup.

October 14, 2013
Ferris State Sweeps GLIAC Offensive & Defensive Weekly Awards After Win Over GVSU
Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University football team made it a clean sweep of this week's Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Offensive and Defensive Player of the Week awards following the Bulldogs' 54-44 win over archrival Grand Valley State in the Anchor-Bone Classic on Saturday (Oct. 12) night at Top Taggart Field.

October 14, 2013
Back-To-Back Over GVSU! The Ferris State Victory By The Numbers
Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University football team reached several impressive milestones and posted some big numbers in beating archrival Grand Valley State for the second consecutive season to claim the Anchor-Bone Trophy on Saturday (Oct. 12) night at FSU's Top Taggart Field.

October 13, 2013
Grand Valley State Highlights 10/12/13
The Ferris State University football team will keep the Anchor-Bone Trophy for another year after a thrilling 54-44 win over archrival Grand Valley State in the Anchor-Bone Classic on Saturday (Oct. 12) night at FSU's Top Taggart Field in Big Rapids.

October 12, 2013
Ferris State Beats Rival GVSU For Second-Straight Year To Keep Anchor-Bone Trophy
Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University football team will keep the Anchor-Bone Trophy for another year after a thrilling 54-44 win over archrival Grand Valley State in the Anchor-Bone Classic on Saturday (Oct. 12) night at FSU's Top Taggart Field in Big Rapids.

October 12, 2013
Highlights: FSU up 17-10 at the Half
Highlights of the first half between the Ferris State Bulldogs and the Grand Valley State Lakers.

October 12, 2013
Grand Valley State Presser 10/12/13
Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University football team will keep the Anchor-Bone Trophy for another year after a thrilling 54-44 win over archrival Grand Valley State in the Anchor-Bone Classic on Saturday (Oct. 12) night at FSU's Top Taggart Field in Big Rapids.

October 11, 2013
WATCH: #BeatGV Promo 10/10/13
Student's weighed in on why they chose the Ferris State Bulldogs over the Grand Valley State Lakers.

October 10, 2013
PREVIEW: Ferris State Football Hosts Rival Grand Valley State In Anchor-Bone Classic
One of West Michigan's greatest rivalries returns to Big Rapids this Saturday (Oct. 12) night as the Ferris State University football team hosts Grand Valley State in the Anchor-Bone Classic at Top Taggart Field. The Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) matchup kicks off under the lights in Big Rapids at 7 p.m. (ET).

October 8, 2013
The Anchor-Bone Classic Returns To Big Rapids This Saturday; Tickets On Sale Now!
Big Rapids, Mich. - One of West Michigan's greatest rivalries returns to Big Rapids this Saturday (Oct. 12) night as the Ferris State University football team hosts Grand Valley State in the Anchor-Bone Classic at Top Taggart Field.

October 8, 2013
Ferris State To Honor Members Of Historic 42-Game Unbeaten Streak This Saturday Night!
Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University Athletics Department and the Bulldog football program will help celebrate the 20th anniversary of "The Streak" as part of this Saturday's (Oct. 12) festivities involving the Anchor-Bone Classic matchup between FSU and rival Grand Valley State at Top Taggart Field.

October 5, 2013
Late Bulldog Rally Not Enough As SVSU Holds Off FSU In GLIAC North Showdown
Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University football team made a big comeback, but could not overcome a slow start as Saginaw Valley State spoiled FSU's homecoming with a 31-28 victory in a Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) North Division showdown on Saturday (Oct. 5) at FSU's Top Taggart Field.

October 5, 2013
Saginaw Valley State Highlights 10/5/13
Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University football team made a big comeback, but could not overcome a slow start as Saginaw Valley State spoiled FSU's homecoming with a 31-28 victory in a Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) North Division showdown on Saturday (Oct. 5) at FSU's Top Taggart Field

October 4, 2013
Pizza Time with the Football Team 10/4/13
Social Media Corespondent Kara Hess went out with Brutus, along with players from the football team to deliver Jet's Pizza to some hungry students on campus.

October 3, 2013
WBBL’s The Grillin’ Guys Return to Ferris State For Homecoming Celebration
BIG RAPIDS – Ferris State University is ready to grill up some excitement as part of Saturday’s homecoming celebration. To help in this effort, the Ferris Alumni Association is bringing back The Grillin’ Guys from radio station WBBL in Grand Rapids to add to the festive atmosphere on Saturday, Oct. 5 as part of “Bulldog Beach Bash” for Homecoming 2013.

October 3, 2013
Busy Weekend Of Action For FSU Athletics - Football, Volleyball, Soccer All At Home!
Big Rapids, Mich. - Ferris State University fans wanting to catch the Bulldogs in action will have several opportunities this weekend as the FSU football, volleyball and women's soccer squads will combine for five home contests.

October 2, 2013
Ferris Sports Update TV - Football Head Coach Tony Annese
Host Rob Bentley & head coach Tony Annese sit down to recap the Bulldogs' victory over Walsh and preview this Saturday's homecoming showdown with Saginaw Valley State on Ferris Sports Update TV.

October 1, 2013
PREVIEW: Ferris State Football Set For Saturday Homecoming Showdown
The Ferris State University football team returns home to host Saginaw Valley State in a Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) North Division showdown this Saturday, Oct. 5, at FSU's Top Taggart Field. Kickoff is set for 2 p.m. (ET) for the Bulldogs' annual homecoming contest.

October 1, 2013
Tickets For Saturday's Homecoming Showdown Currently On Sale!
Big Rapids, Mich. - Tickets for this Saturday's (Oct. 5) Ferris State University homecoming football showdown against Saginaw Valley State at Top Taggart Field are currently on sale and fans can avoid potential lines and save by purchasing in advance.

September 28, 2013
Bulldog Football Posts Decisive Road Victory In First-Ever Trip To Canton
Big Rapids, Mich. - A quick strike offensive attack, a strong defensive effort and solid special teams play fueled the Ferris State University football team to a decisive 59-16 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) road win over Walsh on Saturday (Sept. 28) night at historic Fawcett Stadium in Canton, Ohio.

September 27, 2013
Ferris State Football Coaching Staff To Support Important Initiative This Saturday
Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University football coaching staff will join an important national cause by helping support "Coach to Cure MD" during this Saturday's (Sept. 28) Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) road contest versus Walsh at Fawcett Stadium in Canton, Ohio. Kickoff is set for 6 p.m. (ET).

September 26, 2013
FSU's Justin Zimmer Picks Up Two More National Player Of The Week Awards
Big Rapids, Mich. - Ferris State University sophomore defensive end Justin Zimmer (Greenville) continues to be recognized for his recent play as he has picked up two additional National Defensive Player of the Week awards.

September 26, 2013
Ferris State Football Ranked Among Nation's Top 25 In Two Computer Polls This Week
Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University football team is ranked among the nation's top 25 teams in two different Division II computer polls released this week. The Bulldogs are currently 19th overall in the CompughterRatings.com poll along with 25th in the Massey Ratings listing.

September 25, 2013
Ferris Sports Update TV - Football Head Coach Tony Annese
Ferris State University football head coach Tony Annese and host Rob Bentley recap an impressive win over Ashland and preview this week's matchup with Walsh on Ferris Sports Update TV.

September 25, 2013
Ferris State Football Puts Unbeaten GLIAC Mark On Line At Walsh This Saturday
The Ferris State University football team will make its first-ever trip to Canton, Ohio, this Saturday (Sept. 28) to square off against the Walsh Cavaliers in Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) action. Kickoff is set for 6 p.m. (ET) at historic Fawcett Stadium, which is located across the street from the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

September 23, 2013
Ferris State's Justin Zimmer Named National & GLIAC Defensive Player Of The Week
Big Rapids, Mich. - For the second consecutive week, a Ferris State University football player has claimed both conference and National Player of the Week recognition after a Bulldog victory.

September 21, 2013
Ferris State Football Beats Defending GLIAC Champs To Remain Unbeaten In League Play
Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University football team went on the road and pulled out a resounding 34-7 win over defending Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Champion Ashland on Saturday (Sept. 21) night at Jack Miller Stadium in Ashland, Ohio.

September 18, 2013
Ferris Sports Update TV - Football Head Coach Tony Annese
Ferris State University football head coach Tony Annese and host Rob Bentley recap the home-opening win over Lake Erie and preview this week's trip to Ashland on the Ferris Sports Update Television show.

September 18, 2013
Bulldog QB Jason Vander Laan Picks Up Another National Player Of The Week Award
Big Rapids, Mich. - For the second time this week, Ferris State University sophomore quarterback Jason Vander Laan (Franfort, Ill./Chicago Christian) has been tabbed as the Division II National Player of the Week.

September 18, 2013
PREVIEW: Ferris State Football Visits Defending GLIAC Champion Ashland This Saturday
The Ferris State University football team hits the road to face the defending Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) champions in the Ashland Eagles this Saturday (Sept. 21) night at AU's Jack Miller Stadium in Ashland, Ohio. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. (ET). It will mark FSU's first visit to the stadium, which opened in 2009, and first trip to Ashland since a 25-24 road win in 2008 at Community Stadium.

September 16, 2013
Preparations Being Made For Installation Of New Football Video Scoreboard & Sound System
Big Rapids, Mich. - Ferris State University fans traveling near Top Taggart Field on the FSU campus will soon notice a major change as ongoing preparations continue to be made for the arrival and installation of the Bulldogs' new Daktronics scoreboard and sound system at the stadium.

September 16, 2013
Ferris State's Vander Laan Chosen As GLIAC & National Offensive Player of the Week
Big Rapids, Mich. - Ferris State University sophomore quarterback Jason Vander Laan (Franfort, Ill./Chicago Christian) has reaped the benefits of his performance from this past Saturday (Sept. 14) night as he has been chosen as one of this week's Beyond Sports Network National Players of the Week along with the claiming the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week Award.

September 14, 2013
Ferris State Football Outlasts Lake Erie For 56-49 Win In Home & Conference Opener
Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University football team put on a show for the home fans in the Bulldogs' first contest of the year at Top Taggart Field on Saturday (Sept. 14) night, but needed nearly every point to withstand the Lake Erie Storm in a high-scoring 56-49 triumph in Big Rapids.

September 14, 2013
Lake Erie Storm Highlights 9/14/13
Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University football team put on a show for the home fans in the Bulldogs' first contest of the year at Top Taggart Field on Saturday (Sept. 14) night, but needed nearly every point to withstand the Lake Erie Storm in a high-scoring 56-49 triumph in Big Rapids.

September 13, 2013
Football Delivers Pizza to Fraternities 9/12/13
Social Media Corespondent Kara Hess went out with Brutus, along with David Gifford and Cody Dingeldey from the football team to deliver Jet's Pizza to some hungry fraternities.

September 12, 2013
Ferris Sports Update Television - Football Coach Tony Annese
Ferris State University football head coach Tony Annese joins host Rob Bentley for the Ferris Sports Update television show this week. The two recap the trip to North Dakota State and preview this week's home opener.

September 11, 2013
Ferris State Football Back At Home To Face Lake Erie This Saturday
This Week: The Ferris State University football team returns home to face the Lake Erie Storm in its 2013 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) opener this Saturday (Sept. 7) night at FSU's Top Taggart Field in Big Rapids. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. (ET). The first 500 fans will receive free thundersticks and inflatable bounce houses for kids will be part of the gameday atmosphere.

September 9, 2013
Ferris State Football Kicks Off GLIAC Play At Home This Saturday Night
Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University football team returns home after facing two-time defending FCS National Champion North Dakota State to open Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) play against the Lake Erie Storm this Saturday (Sept. 15) evening at FSU's Top Taggart Field.

September 8, 2013
North Dakota State Highlights 9/7/13
Fargo, N.D. - The Ferris State University football team took on one of the nation's top teams in two-time defending FCS National Champion North Dakota State on Saturday (Sept. 7) night, but suffered a 56-10 setback in front of a sellout crowd at the Fargodome in Fargo, N.D.

September 7, 2013
Ferris State Drops Season Opener To Two-Time Defending FCS National Champion
Fargo, N.D. - The Ferris State University football team took on one of the nation's top teams in two-time defending FCS National Champion North Dakota State on Saturday (Sept. 7) night, but suffered a 56-10 setback in front of a sellout crowd at the Fargodome in Fargo, N.D.

September 7, 2013
North Dakota State Game Day Preview 9/7/13
Bulldog Sports Network Analyst Dominic Hennig talks with Offensive Coordinator Ryan Brady, Defensive Coordinator Lou Esposito, and Radio Play-by-Play Announcer Rob Bentley in this weeks break down of the NDSU Bison.

September 6, 2013
Bulldogs Final Practice Before NDSU 9/6/13
The Ferris State Football team departed Big Rapids around Noon on Friday for the final practice before the NDSU game at the East Kentwood High School.

September 6, 2013
Bulldogs Flight to Fargo, ND 9/6/13
Catch all the behind-the-scenes action from team lunch including the charter flight to Fargo, North Dakota.

September 5, 2013
Large Group Of West Michigan Products Expected To Help Lead Ferris State Football
Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University football program will open its 2013 campaign on the road at two-time defending FCS National Champion North Dakota State on Saturday with a heavy dose of West Michigan talent expected to contribute.

September 4, 2013
WATCH: Ferris Sports Update - Football Head Coach Tony Annese
Ferris State University football head coach Tony Annese sits down with host Rob Bentley to preview the Bulldogs' 2013 campaign and opening game at North Dakota State on this season's first episode.

September 4, 2013
Watch The Bulldogs Battle North Dakota State At Buffalo Wild Wings In Big Rapids
Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University football team will open its 2013 gridiron campaign on the road at two-time defending FCS National Champion North Dakota State this Saturday (Sept. 7) and a special "watch party" is planned at the Buffalo Wild Wings location in Big Rapids.

September 2, 2013
SEASON PREVIEW: Bulldog Football Ready To Embark On 2013 Campaign
Big Rapids, Mich. – The Ferris State University football program heads into the 2013 campaign and year two under head coach Tony Annese with high expectations following a successful debut season a year ago.

September 2, 2013
NDSU Trip Preview 9/2/13
Bulldog Sports Network analyst Dominic Hennig previews the upcoming trip to Fargo, North Dakota as the Ferris State Football team takes on Division I defending National Champion, the NDSU Bison.

September 1, 2013
GAME PREVIEW: Bulldogs Visit Two-Time FCS National Champion North Dakota State Today
Ferris State begins its 105th season of varsity football competition by facing North Dakota State on Saturday (Sept. 7) at Gate City Bank Field inside the Fargodome at Fargo, N.D. The Bison are the two-time defending Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) National Champions and the preseason number one team in the country. Kickoff is scheduled for 5 p.m. (ET) and the contest will be televised live by ESPN3.

September 1, 2013
Join The Gridiron Club & Support Ferris State Football
Through adversity and triumph, the Gridiron Club continues to support Bulldog Football. The club has grown from a handful of fans to over 500 individual members and businesses. The financial support and encouragement of Gridiron Club members continues to inspire coaches and players from year to year. Click here for more info on joining the Gridiron Club.

September 1, 2013
Receivers' Spotlight 9/1/13
Watch this feature highlighting the Ferris State Football receivers under the direction of Coach Sparky McEwen.

August 31, 2013
PHOTOS: Football Holds Final Major Scrimmage - Kickoff In One Week!
Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State football team held its final major fall scrimmage on Friday in preparation for next Saturday's (Sept. 7) season opener at two-time defending FCS National Champion North Dakota State. The Bison upset defending Big 12 Conference Champion Kansas State 24-21 on Friday night. Click here for scrimmage photos!

August 30, 2013
Media Day Recap 8/30/13
Watch all the action from the 2013 Football Media Day last Friday at Top Taggart Field in Big Rapids, Mich.

August 29, 2013
"Ferris State Friday's" On WBBL To Air Again This Fall
Big Rapids, Mich. - Ferris State University Athletics has announced the continuation of a partnership with popular West Michigan sports leader WBBL and will continue "Ferris State Friday's" this fall, beginning this week.

August 28, 2013
Head Coach Tony Annese Featured On Michigan's Big Show
Big Rapids, Mich. - Ferris State University football head coach Tony Annese will make a special radio appearance on Michigan's Big Show this Thursday (Aug. 29) at 8:30 a.m. (ET).

August 26, 2013
2013 GLIAC Football Media Day Website Officially Launched
Big Rapids, Mich. - The Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) unveiled its 2013 Football Media Day Website on Monday (Aug. 26). The 2013 GLIAC Football Media Day Central Website includes information on the upcoming campaign with video comments from respective head coaches, links to various team information in addition to the preseason poll.

August 26, 2013
Ferris State Picked To Finish Third In GLIAC North Preseason Poll
Bay City, Mich. - The Ferris State University football team was selected to finish third in the 2013 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Football Coaches Preseason North Division Poll, which was released Monday (Aug. 26) in conjunction with the launch of the GLIAC Football Media Day website.

August 26, 2013
Travel With The Bulldogs To Fargo; Limited Seats Remain Available On Team Charter
Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University Athletics Department has announced that seats remain available for those Bulldog fans wanting to travel on the team charter plane to FSU's season opener at two-time defending Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) National Champion North Dakota State on Sept. 6-7 in Fargo, N.D.

August 25, 2013
GLIAC To Launch Football Media Day Website & Twitter Feed On Monday @ Noon
Big Rapids, Mich. - The Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) will unveil its 2013 preseason poll and season preview in conjunction with the launch of a special website on Monday (Aug. 26).

August 23, 2013
Bulldog Football Welcomes Media As Part Of Busy Day Of Activities
Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University football team put on its game uniforms for the first time in 2013 as the Bulldogs held their annual media and photo day activities as part of a busy day on the FSU campus at Top Taggart Field on Friday (Aug. 23).

August 22, 2013
Adjustment Made To Friday's Football Schedule; Media Day To Be Held From 1-3 p.m.
Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University football team has made an adjustment to Friday's scheduled practice that was slated to be held following the program's annual Media & Photo Day activities at Top Taggart Field.

August 22, 2013
Ferris State Football Previewed On The Rundown w/Doctor & Bentley
Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University football program was featured prominently Thursday (Aug. 22) morning as West Michigan sports leader WBBL 107.3 FM in Grand Rapids had an hour-long preview of the Bulldogs during the popular morning show, The Rundown with Doctor & Bentley.

August 21, 2013
Ferris State Football To Be Featured Thursday Morning On WBBL Morning Show!
Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University football program will be featured across West Michigan on Thursday (Aug. 22) morning as the Bulldogs' 2013 campaign is previewed as part of WBBL's morning radio show, the Rundown with Doctor & Bentley.

August 21, 2013
Sunny 97.3 FM To Broadcast Live From FSU's Wheeler Pavilion This Friday Morning
Big Rapids, Mich. - The flagship home of Ferris State University Athletics, local radio station Sunny 97.3 FM, has announced its popular "Radio Caffeine" morning show will air live from FSU's Wheeler Pavilion at Top Taggart Field this Friday (Aug. 23) morning.

August 18, 2013
Ferris State Football Preseason Camp Continues In Big Rapids
Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University football program continues to prepare for its 2013 season opener as fall camp rolls on in Big Rapids. The Bulldogs, who reported to camp on Tuesday (Aug. 13), are slated to hold their first practice in full pads on Monday afternoon.

August 16, 2013
Ferris State Football Media & Photo Day Set For August 23
Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University football program will hold its 2013 Media & Photo Day on Friday, Aug. 23, at Top Taggart Field on the FSU campus in Big Rapids, Mich. The event will be held in conjunction with the squad's individual and team photo shoot from 1 to 3 p.m. (ET) with all players in uniform.

August 16, 2013
Football Friday: Behind the Scenes
Take a close look at some of the action that goes on behind the scenes of the Ferris State Football program.

August 15, 2013
Fall Camp Underway As Ferris State Football Holds First Official Practice
Big Rapids, Mich. - The 105th season of Ferris State University football is officially underway as the Bulldogs held their first practice Thursday on a sunny afternoon at FSU's Top Taggart Field. The Bulldogs, who reported to camp on Tuesday with nearly 130 student-athletes on hand, practiced for the first time on the Mondo Ecofill artificial surface at the stadium on campus.

August 15, 2013
Football Complete's First Practice 8/15/13
The 105th season of Ferris State University football is officially underway as the Bulldogs held their first practice Thursday on a sunny afternoon at FSU's Top Taggart Field.

August 14, 2013
Coach Annese's 8 Expectations 8/14/13
Ferris State University football head coach Tony Annese lays out the program's eight major expectations to his team as fall camp opens in Big Rapids. Click to watch the video!

August 13, 2013
Bulldog Football Officially Reports For 2013 Preseason Camp
Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University football program officially opened fall camp today (Aug. 13) as the squad's newcomers and returning veterans reported for the start of FSU's 105th varsity campaign in Big Rapids.

August 6, 2013
Ferris State Football Set To Open Fall Camp On August 13
Big Rapids, Mich. - Year two of the Tony Annese era begins one week from today as the Ferris State University football team officially reports and opens fall camp next Tuesday (Aug. 13) in preparation for the 2013 campaign.

July 25, 2013
Ferris State Football Season Opener To Be Televised Live In HD By ESPN3
Ferris State University football fans unable to make the trek to Fargo to watch the Bulldogs open the 2013 gridiron campaign at two-time defending FCS National Champion North Dakota State on Sept. 7 will have an opportunity to watch the game live nationally. North Dakota State officially announced its 2013 television package today and the contest will be carried across the country by ESPN3 in high definition (HD) along with regional coverage by the North Dakota NBC Network.

July 19, 2013
National Guard To Be Lead Sponsor For Ferris State Athletics In 2013-14
Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University Athletics Department has announced an extensive partnership with the National Guard to be the Bulldogs' lead sponsor for the 2013-14 athletics campaign.

July 14, 2013
Youth Summer Camps Photos
Tony Annese and the coaching staff are back in action this summer as Football camps are underway in Big Rapids.

July 11, 2013
New Video Board & Sound System To Improve Gameday Experience At Top Taggart Field
Big Rapids, Mich. - Fans attending Ferris State University football home contests this fall at Top Taggart Field will find a noticeable change within the stadium. Recently, the Ferris State board of trustees approved the purchase of a new Daktronics scoreboard and sound system for the facility, which will include a video board. The new board will replace the previous system that dated back to the 1980's.

June 25, 2013
Michigan Transfer Marvin Robinson Latest Addition To Ferris State Football Program
Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University football program added to what has been called the nation's top recruiting class with the addition of defensive back/linebacker Marvin Robinson (Winter Haven, Fla.), who joined the program as a Division I transfer from the University of Michigan in the Big Ten Conference.

June 25, 2013
Ferris State Athletics' Fall Ticket Information Now Available; Purchase Football Tickets Online!
Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University Athletics Department has announced ticket information pertaining to home contests for the 2013 fall sports season, which includes FSU football, volleyball and women's soccer action. Bulldog fans can currently purchase both season and individual game tickets for all five Ferris State football home contests this fall, which includes a pair of premium games versus Grand Valley State and Saginaw Valley State at Top Taggart Field.

June 19, 2013
Ferris State Football To Open 2013 Campaign Against Two-Time Defending Division I FCS National Champion North Dakota State
The Ferris State University football program will kick off the 2013 campaign with an opportunity to make a big impression on the national stage as the Bulldogs today (June 18) officially signed a contract to play two-time defending Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) National Champion North Dakota State.

June 12, 2013
FSU Athletics Summer Camp Information & Dates Available
Big Rapids, Mich. - - Ferris State University has announced the dates along with other pertinent information pertaining to its 2013 summer athletics camp program and registrations are currently being accepted.

June 11, 2013
Momentum Builds For 2013 Following Another Strong Bulldog Football Golf Outing Turnout
The Ferris State University football program continues to build momentum for the 2013 campaign and year two under head coach Tony Annese as evidenced by another strong turnout recently for the 30th annual Bulldog Football Golf Outing, which was held at Falcon Head Golf Club on June 1.

April 25, 2013
Football Spring Game Highlights 4/25/13
Highlights of the 2013 Football Spring Game. Keegan Bulk, Head Coach Tony Annese, and Jace Heneveld are featured.

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