The Valparaiso University football team will board a plane for the first time this season in advance of Saturday’s game as the team makes its way to America’s Finest City to renew a Pioneer Football League matchup with defending league champion and perennial favorite San Diego. Valpo will close out a stretch of playing the league’s top three teams based on the preseason poll in the first three weeks of PFL play.
The play of the offensive line, Chris Duncan & Ollie Reese were topics on Valpo Football weekly as Coach Fox joined Brandon Vickrey to review the Dayton game and preview San Diego.
The Valparaiso University football team had its best rushing performance in seven years on Saturday, racking up 299 yards on the ground in a 41-28 defeat to Pioneer Football League powerhouse Dayton at Brown Field. Quarterback Chris Duncan (Woodland Hills, Calif. / Woodland Hills-Taft) had his most productive day of the year, highlighting the reunion game between head coach Landon Fox and his former colleagues at Dayton.
When Valparaiso University football coach Landon Fox glances at the visiting sideline on Saturday afternoon at Brown Field, he’ll see old friends turned new foes. After spending the last 11 seasons on staff at the University of Dayton, Fox is in his first year at the helm of the Valpo football program. This week, his former players and Dayton colleagues will provide the opposition as he attempts to garner his first victory as a head coach.
This week, head coach Landon Fox will coach against his former team as Valpo football hosts Dayton. He talks about that and more on this edition of Valpo Football Weekly!
Senior Dimitrios Latsonas (Westmont, Ill. / Westmont) connected twice from longer than 40 yards in the second quarter of Saturday’s game, but that was the extent of the scoring for the Valparaiso University football team in a 35-6 defeat to Drake in the Pioneer Football League opener. Fifth-year senior Nick Turner (Gurnee, Ill. / Warren Township) was again the team’s leading tackler, racking up 10 including 3.5 tackles for a loss.
Now the games really start counting for the Valparaiso University football team. The Brown & Gold will be thrown right into the fire in Pioneer Football League play to begin head coach Landon Fox’s first season as the squad faces the top three teams in the PFL Preseason Poll over the first three weeks of league action, including two road dates. That gauntlet starts with a trip to Drake, which has long proved to be a tough place to play for Valpo football.
Each team had a touchdown in the first 10 minutes, but it was all field goals from then on out on Saturday afternoon at Brown Field. Charleston produced four field goals to Valpo’s two, accounting for a 19-13 win for the Golden Eagles on Homecoming Saturday at Valparaiso University. The Valpo defense forced three first-half turnovers to highlight the day for the hosts.
Homecoming festivities will get underway on Friday afternoon as Valparaiso University host its Kickoff Luncheon with head coach Landon Fox ahead of this weekend’s events.
Valpo Football coach Landon Fox checks in with Brandon Vickrey in advance of this week's Homecoming game.
Homecoming Week has arrived on the campus of Valparaiso University, and at the center of all the festivities is Saturday’s football game against the University of Charleston. Every game is important, but the homecoming game represents something bigger. Numerous alumni, family and friends will be looking on as the numbers of two of the program’s all-time greats will be retired. It’s also the final tune-up prior to Pioneer Football League action.
Junior Hendry Hebda (Brighton, Mich. / Gabriel Richard) recorded his first career interception and redshirt sophomore Trey Stablein (Delaware, Ohio / Olentangy Liberty) hauled in the first touchdown catch of his career, but the Valparaiso University football team was on the wrong end of a 38-7 score on Saturday afternoon at Truman State. The game at Stokes Stadium kicked off four hours earlier than originally scheduled due to forecasted thunderstorms in the Kirksville, Mo. area on Saturday evening.
The Valparaiso University football team’s scheduled 7 p.m. kickoff on Saturday at Truman State has been moved to 3 p.m. in hopes of avoiding weather delays.
Head coach Landon Fox joins Brandon Vickrey to look back at Saturday's game against Central Connecticut and provide his thoughts on this week's opponent, Truman State.
The Valparaiso University football team will continue a challenging nonconference schedule this week with a trip to Kirksville, Mo. to take on Truman State. The Bulldogs will put their undefeated record on the line, while Valpo will attempt to secure its first victory under first-year head coach Landon Fox.
The Valparaiso University football team faced its second straight scholarship opponent in Saturday’s home opener, a 42-13 defeat to Central Connecticut at Brown Field. Valpo led for the first 14 minutes, but the Blue Devils leaped ahead midway through the second quarter and never looked back.
Moments before a new era of Valparaiso University football kicks off, a recognition of the program’s past will take place at Brown Field on Saturday.
Valpo football head coach Landon Fox joined Brandon Vickrey to talk about what his team worked on during the bye week and to look ahead to Saturday's game against Central Connecticut.
After opening the season with a Thursday game then enjoying a bye in Week 2, the Valparaiso University football team will have had 15 days off between games by the time it takes the field for Saturday’s home opener against Central Connecticut. Saturday will mark the first home game under Landon Fox and will kick off the program’s 100-year celebration that will take place throughout the home slate. Pennants commemorating the centennial season will be given away to fans attending Saturday’s game.
On this edition of Valpo Football Weekly, Coach Fox joins Brandon Vickrey to break down the season opener and talk about his approach to the bye week.
Landon Fox’s head coaching career began with a significant challenge on Thursday night in Richmond, Ky. as the Valparaiso University football team opened the season with a 53-7 defeat at Eastern Kentucky, a full-scholarship program that received votes across various preseason FCS polls. The Valpo defense provided several first-half highlights by forcing two turnovers, while the offense cracked the scoreboard with a big play through the air early in the third quarter.
The head coach of the Valpo football program Landon Fox sat down with Brandon Vickrey to preview Thursday's season opener at Eastern Kentucky.
The Landon Fox Era begins on Thursday as the Valparaiso University football team kicks off its centennial season under the direction of a new head coach. An entirely new-look coaching staff will guide a group of Valpo players that is poised to combine household names with new standouts. The season opens with a considerable test as Valpo visits an Eastern Kentucky team that received 12 votes in the preseason FCS Coaches Poll.
It’s the dawn of a new era for the Valparaiso University football program as the first regular season game under head coach Landon Fox is set for Thursday, Aug. 29 at Eastern Kentucky.
Four individuals with four different leadership styles have been named captains for the 2019 Valparaiso University football team.
Valpo head football coach Landon Fox met with the media to preview the season on Sunday.
Five Valparaiso University football players were named to Phil Steele’s Preseason All-Pioneer Football League teams last week.
Valparaiso University football coach Landon Fox has announced the addition of Ed Reny to his coaching staff as the team’s tight ends coach.
It’s the start of something special for the Valparaiso University football team.
The Pioneer Football League announced its annual preseason coaches’ poll on Tuesday, with San Diego selected as the league favorite.
After enjoying a breakout junior season in 2018, Valparaiso University football senior Jamari Booker (Kentwood, Mich. / East Kentwood) has received Preseason All-Pioneer Football League recognition in advance of the 2019 campaign.
Two of the greatest players in the history of the Valparaiso University football program are set to receive one of the highest honors a University can bestow upon a former student-athlete.
The history and tradition of the Valparaiso University football program will be honored and celebrated throughout 2019, as the University has announced plans for its 100th anniversary season.
With the season opener just over two months away, a total commitment to the success of the Valparaiso University football program is on full display.
Valparaiso University head football coach Landon Fox has announced the addition of 12 players to the program’s recruiting class for the 2019 season.