C.J. Cole and Ryan Rivera ran for touchdowns and Jalen Hamler hit Quentin Harrison with a scoring pass as the offense edged the defense 44-42 in Cal Poly’s annual Spring Game held Saturday afternoon at Doerr Family Field.
Cal Poly has added a pair of community college transfers to its group of National Letter of Intent signees for football. Offensive lineman Garrett Weichman of Orange Coast College and free safety Caden McCloughan of Foothill College both have two years of eligibility and a redshirt year remaining.
A dozen players who started at least five games last fall on defense return. That’s the good news. On the flip side, 11th-year Cal Poly head coach Tim Walsh must find a way to replace record-breaking All-American fullback Joe Protheroe, two-year starting quarterback Khaleel Jenkins, all-conference offensive linemen Harry Whitson and Zach Shallcross and both kickers.
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.