Three transfers, all from the community college ranks, and five high school student-athletes have signed a National Letter of Intent or financial aid tender during the Regular Signing Period for Division I football. One more recruit, also a community college transfer, signed on Jan. 15, the final day of the Midyear Junior College Transfer Period.
Three business administration majors and one each from industrial engineering, industrial technology and journalism make up the class of six Cal Poly football players on the 2018 Big Sky Conference Fall All-Academic Team.
Cal Poly senior fullback Joe Protheroe has become the most decorated Mustang football player with seven All-America honors during the 2018 season. On Wednesday, Protheroe landed on Athlon Sports’ 2018 Postseason Football Championship Subdivision All-America Team.
Joe Protheroe is more than just an All-American. On Thursday, the Cal Poly senior fullback was honored by the Football Championship Subdivision Athletics Directors Association, not as just another All-American, but as Running Back of the Year for the 2018 season.
Cal Poly’s initial recruits in the Early Signing Period for the Class of 2019 Signees features a transfer from Washington State, another from the community college ranks and a quartet of high school student-athletes.
Joe Protheroe is collecting All-America honors as easily as yards rushing. The Cal Poly senior fullback earned his third All-America honor of 2018 Tuesday as STATS Inc. placed the record-breaking ball carrier on its first team.
Cal Poly is celebrating 100 seasons of football during the 2018 campaign. To commemorate the occasion, videos focusing on each of the 10 decades of Mustang football will be published each week on GoPoly.com and the various Cal Poly Athletics social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube).
Marijon Ancich, California’s second-winningest high school football coach and former Cal Poly standout who used innovation and discipline during his days at St. Paul High School in Santa Fe Springs, died Saturday night, the school announced.
Senior fullback Joe Protheroe landed on the first team while senior cornerback Dominic Frasch was named to the third unit as The Associated Press its 2018 Football Championship Subdivision All-America teams Tuesday.
Cal Poly senior fullback Joe Protheroe finished fourth in balloting for the 2018 Walter Payton Award, presented by STATS to the offensive player of the year in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision.
Fullback Joe Protheroe, quarterback Khaleel Jenkins, cornerback Dominic Frasch and kicker Alex Vega, all seniors, were the top award winners at the team banquet honoring the 2018 Cal Poly football team Sunday at Madonna Inn.
Bryson Thompson, son of Cal Poly assistant head football coach Aristotle Thompson and his wife, Sarah, was the subject of a feature story on NFL Network prior to the trio of Thanksgiving Day National Football League games Thursday.
Cal Poly didn’t claim the Big Sky Conference title or earn a spot in the playoffs or achieve a winning record. There were, however, a lot of positives during the 2018 football season upon which the Mustangs can build for future campaigns.
On Senior Day, senior quarterback Khaleel Jenkins passed for a career-high five touchdowns and senior fullback Joe Protheroe smashed the school record for career rushing yards as Cal Poly wrapped up its 2018 season with a 38-24 Big Sky Conference victory over Southern Utah on Saturday inside Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
Very few things in sports are as tough as playing football in the middle of an icy Chicago winter. The bone-chilling temperatures make every hit feel like a car crash, while the slick snow makes cleats slip and slide like a pair of Adidas on an ice-skating rink. For senior slotback Malcolm Davis, this grueling image brings back fond childhood memories of learning the game that has helped propel him through college, and life.
Following his third consecutive 200-yard game and eighth straight over the 100-yard mark, also establishing a new single-season Mustang rushing record, senior fullback Joe Protheroe is the Coca-Cola Cal Poly Student-Athlete of the Week.
Cal Poly senior fullback Joe Protheroe and senior cornerback Dominic Frasch have earned ROOT SPORTS player of the week honors from the Big Sky Conference for their performances in the Mustangs’ 37-14 upset of No. 24 Idaho State on Saturday.
Cal Poly (4-6, 3-4 Big Sky), which has split its last eight games after an 0-2 start, including an upset of No. 24 Idaho State last week, wraps up the 2018 season Saturday afternoon with a Big Sky Conference game against Southern Utah (1-9, 1-6 Big Sky) inside Alex G. Spanos Stadium (cap.: 11,075).
Senior fullback Joe Protheroe rushed for a career-high 260 yards, set a Cal Poly record for yards rushing in a single season and scored a touchdown as the Mustangs upset No. 24 Idaho State 37-14 in a Big Sky Conference football game Saturday afternoon in Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
In his first season back after recovering from a torn ACL, the orchestrator of the Mustangs’ option-oriented offense faced another potential setback — his second ACL injury. It was never a question in senior quarterback Khaleel Jenkins’s mind; he was going to do everything in his power to continue to play.