The Valparaiso University football team held its annual Spring Game on Saturday at Brown Field. This year’s format divided the game into three contests pitting the offense against the defense. Special teams segments were held between each section of the offense vs. defense scrimmage.
For the first time since the 2016 season came to an end, the Valparaiso University football team will take the field with a game day atmosphere at Brown Field on Saturday. The annual Valpo football Spring Game begins at 11 a.m. The Crusaders will use a modified scoring system again this season with a format that pits the offense against the defense. New this year, the event will be divided into three contests.
Just moments after the final whistle of the 2016 season cut the air, the excitement for the 2017 Valparaiso University football team began to build. The Crusaders, who will bring back the bulk of their key players on both offense and defense, are poised to take the next step after finishing with their highest Pioneer Football League win total since 2003 and equaling their highest overall win total since 2007.
The Valparaiso University football program has announced that the NCAA has granted defensive back J.J. Nunes an additional season of athletic eligibility. Nunes plans to return to the Crusaders for the 2017 season.