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Football Earns A Record-High Six All-CAA Honors
Football 11/22/2016

Announced by the conference office Tuesday, the University at Albany football team had six players earn 2016 CAA Football All-Conference honors. The Great Danes had three first-team selections in sophomore running back Elijah Ibitokun-Hanks, junior fullback Anthony Manzo-Lewis, and senior linebacker Michael Nicastro. In addition, junior defensive lineman Malachi Hoskins and senior cornerback Rayshan Clark were named second-team, while senior offensive lineman Kevin Malloy earned third-team honors.

Clark Named CAA Defensive Player Of The Week
Football 11/21/2016

University at Albany redshirt senior cornerback Rayshan Clark has been named the CAA Defensive Player of the Week, announced Monday by the conference office.

Football Hoists Golden Apple Trophy With 13-6 Triumph Over Stony Brook
Football 11/19/2016

With a 13-6 victory over rival Stony Brook, the University at Albany football team claimed the Golden Apple Trophy in the fourth annual Empire Clash Saturday at Tom & Mary Casey Stadium. With the win, the Great Danes finished the 2016 regular season with a 7-4 overall record and 4-4 mark in the CAA, while Stony Brook fell to 5-6 on the season and 4-4 in conference play.

Football Sets For Senior Day And Empire Clash Vs. Stony Brook Saturday
Football 11/18/2016

The University at Albany football team (6-4, 3-4 CAA) will celebrate its 20 members of the senior class as well as battle for the Golden Apple Trophy when the Great Danes host Stony Brook (5-5, 4-3) Saturday in the annual Empire Clash. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m. at Tom & Mary Casey Stadium.

Ibitokun-Hanks Earns CAA And National Player Of The Week Honors
Football 11/14/2016

Announced Monday, University at Albany sophomore running back Elijah Ibitokun-Hanks has been named the CAA Offensive Player of the Week. In addition, he was tabbed the FCS National Performer of the Week by the College Football Performance Awards (CFPA).

Ibitokun-Hanks Breaks Program Rushing Record, Leading Danes To 36-25 Comeback Win Over No. 21 New Hampshire
Football 11/12/2016

With 298 rushing yards and three touchdown scampers, sophomore running back Elijah Ibitokun-Hanks shattered UAlbany's all-time single-game rushing record and led the University at Albany football team from a 22-point deficit to a 36-25 victory over No. 21 New Hampshire Saturday afternoon at Wildcat Stadium. With the win, UAlbany improved to 6-4 overall and 3-4 in the CAA, while UNH fell to 6-4 on the season and 5-2 in conference play.

Play Football Closes Road Slate At No. 21/23 New Hampshire Saturday
Football 11/10/2016

With two games remaining in the regular season, the University at Albany football team closes out its road slate Saturday, taking on No. 21/23 New Hampshire. Kickoff is set for 12 p.m. at Wildcat Stadium.

Play Delaware Comes From Behind To Top Football 33-17
Football 11/05/2016

While the University at Albany football team held a 17-7 lead in the second the quarter, the University of Delaware came back to score 26 unanswered points, stealing a 33-17 win away from the Great Danes Saturday afternoon at Tom & Mary Casey Stadium. With the loss, UAlbany fell to 5-4 overall and 2-4 in conference play, while the Blue Hens improved to 4-5 on the season and 2-4 in the CAA.

Football To Host Delaware On Military Appreciation Day Saturday
Football 11/03/2016

Football To Host Delaware On Military Appreciation Day Saturday

Play Ibitokun-Hanks Rushes For Career-High As Football Tops Elon 27-3
Football 10/29/2016

Ibitokun-Hanks Rushes For Career-High As Football Tops Elon 27-3

Football Prepares For Program’s First Meeting With Elon Saturday
Football 10/27/2016

The University at Albany football team (4-3, 1-3 CAA) will take on a new opponent Saturday, welcoming CAA foe Elon (2-5, 1-3 CAA) to Tom & Mary Casey Stadium. Kickoff is set for 12 p.m. The game will air live on the American Sports Network.

UAlbany Partners With SEFCU For “Trunk Or Treat” Event On Saturday
Football 10/24/2016

UAlbany Partners With SEFCU For "Trunk Or Treat" Event On Saturday