Homecoming is Here: Valpo Football Hosts PFL Opener on Saturday

It’s a special day on the Valparaiso University calendar as students, fans and alumni alike will flock to Brown Field on Saturday for the annual homecoming football game. Valpo will attempt to send its supporters home happy as it welcomes Davidson for Valpo’s first Pioneer Football League game of 2018.


Cecchini to Appear at Homecoming Kickoff Luncheon

Valparaiso University head football coach Dave Cecchini will be featured at the 2018 Homecoming Kickoff Luncheon on Friday, Sept. 28 in the Community Room of the Christopher Center on campus.


Valpo Football Opens Home Slate with Setback

Redshirt freshman quarterback Trey Bilinski (Nappanee, Ind. / Northwood) threw a pair of touchdown passes in his first career start and senior Drew Snouffer (Columbus, Ohio / Upper Arlington) led his team in tackles for the third straight game, but the Valparaiso University football team fell 34-20 to Truman State on Saturday at Brown Field.


Valpo Football Weekly: Sept. 18

Head coach Dave Cecchini joined Todd Ickow to recap last week's game at Youngstown State and look ahead to the home opener on Saturday against Truman State at Brown Field.


Home Opener Set for Saturday at Brown Field

The Valparaiso University football team will commence the home portion of the 2018 season on Saturday afternoon as Truman State comes to town. Valpo will take the field at home in a game situation for the first time since Nov. 18, 2017, a thrilling 8-7 win over Dayton. This marks the first of five Brown Field dates for Valpo this season.


Football Falls at Youngstown State

The Valparaiso University football team went toe-to-toe with full-scholarship foe Youngstown State in the first quarter on Saturday afternoon at Stambaugh Stadium in Youngstown, but the Penguins pulled away for a 42-7 victory. Valpo carried the momentum early, jumping out to a 7-0 lead 10 minutes into the game, but the Penguins scored 42 unanswered to close out the victory.


Valpo Football Weekly: Sept. 13

Head coach Dave Cecchini joins Todd Ickow to look back at last week's game at Duquesne and head to this week's contest against Youngstown State.


Valpo Set to Embrace Challenge of Visiting Youngstown State

The Valparaiso University football team faces another challenging road test this week as Youngstown State – a team ranked nationally in the FCS preseason that reached the national championship game in 2016 – stands between Valpo and leveling its record at 1-1. Valpo is coming off a solid showing in its season opener, falling 23-21 in what would have been a signature road win at Duquesne.


Valpo Comes Up Narrowly Shy Against Scholarship Foe Duquesne

The Valparaiso University football team knocked on the door of a signature season-opening win on Saturday afternoon at Rooney Field in Pittsburgh, taking scholarship foe Duquesne down to the wire in a 23-21 defeat. Valpo flashed a multitude of weapons on offense while making big plays on defense against a strong Dukes team that led the NEC in total offense last season.


Valpo Football Weekly: Sept. 4

Valpo head coach Dave Cecchini sat down with play-by-play broadcaster Todd Ickow for the first edition of the year of Valpo Football Weekly.


Valpo Football Season Opens Saturday at Duquesne

Foundation, tradition and legacy return as the Valparaiso University football team kicks off the 2018 season on Saturday. After a Week 1 bye, Valpo will be in action for 11 consecutive weeks starting with a trip to Duquesne. Valpo will look to put together back-to-back winning seasons for the first time since 1999 and 2000.


Valpo Athletics Announces 2018 Football Promotional Schedule

The Valparaiso University Athletic Department has announced an excitement-eliciting slate of promotions for what figures to be a thrilling fall of football at Brown Field.


Season Preview: Opener Within Sight as Valpo Football Prepares to Kick Off 2018 Season

As Valparaiso University football coach Dave Cecchini looked down at his projected two-deep for next week’s season opener at Duquesne, there was something noticeably different from years past.



Fall Camp Set to Commence for Valpo Football

A taste of success in 2017 left the Valparaiso University football team hungry for more. The long offseason wait is nearing its end as the 2018 version of the Crusaders will gather for the first time this week as they report to camp on Thursday and hold their first practice on Friday.


Valpo Picked to Finish Tied for Fourth in PFL

The Valparaiso University football team has been picked tied for fourth in the Pioneer Football League, according to a preseason polling of the league’s head coaches. The league released the poll on Tuesday.


Three Crusaders Named to Preseason All-PFL Team

The Valparaiso University football team has a trio of representatives on the 2018 Preseason All-Pioneer Football League Team, which was announced on Monday.


Football Online Store Open

The Valparaiso University football program has opened an online store, which will be available through July 17.