St. Thomas Tight End Gets NFL Tryout With Hometown TeamCharlie Dowdle has had quite a year at St. Thomas, but the biggest opportunity of his life may be this weekend in his home state.
Tommies Blog: St. Thomas Announces 2016 Football ScheduleThe St. Thomas football program, coming off its second national title game appearance in four years, released its 2016 football schedule late last week. They'll be on the road to start the regular season, and their bye week is finally a little later in the fall.
Tommies Blog: Caruso Named AFCA Division III Coach Of The YearFor the second time in four years, Glenn Caruso led the St. Thomas football program to the pinnacle of Division III football, the Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl. Caruso was named the Division III National Coach of the Year on Monday by the American Football Coaches Association.
Tommies Blog: St. Thomas Faces Mount Union For National TitleSt. Thomas is back in the Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl against Mount Union after beating Linfield 38-17 in the national semifinals on Saturday. The Wildcats, from Oregon, came to St. Paul ranked No. 2 in the country. It's the Tommies second appearance in the Division III national championship in four years.
Tommies Blog: Linfield Stands Between St. Thomas, Title GameThe No. 4-ranked St. Thomas football team is one victory away from playing for a national championship. And they get the chance to earn that right on their home field Saturday.
Tommies Blog: St. Thomas Gets Big Quarterfinal Test In Wabash (Ind.)It's always fun to beat your rival, but it feels even better to do it twice in a season. And when you do it to advance in the NCAA Playoffs, it's that much more special. The St. Thomas football team, ranked No. 4 nationally, beat rival St. John's 38-19 on Saturday to advance to the NCAA Division III Quarterfinals.
Tommies Blog: Rival St. John's Next After 57-14 Playoff WinThe No. 4-ranked St. Thomas football team knew what was at stake Saturday if it beat La Verne (CA) in its first round NCAA Playoff game. First of all, a victory guaranteed another week of football. It also most likely meant a rematch with their biggest MIAC rival. That's exactly the stage this week after the Tommies routed the Leopards 57-14 to improve to 11-0 on the season.
Rivals St. Thomas, St. John's Meet Saturday In NCAA PlayoffsSt. John's and St. Thomas will add to their long-running rivalry with a bonus match-up. The Johnnies and the Tommies are preparing for a second-round game on Saturday in the NCAA Division III playoffs on the St. Thomas campus in St. Paul.
Tommies Blog: No. 4 St. Thomas Hosts La Verne (CA) Saturday In PlayoffsThe No. 4-ranked St. Thomas football team ended its regular season Saturday with another dominating victory to finish a perfect 10-0. The St. Thomas football team got together Sunday night for the NCAA Selection Show, already knowing it was automatically in the 32 team field. It didn't take long for the Tommies to learn their fate.
Tommies Blog: NCAA Bid Claimed, St. Thomas Goes For MIAC Title At GustavusThe St. Thomas football team clinched an NCAA bid after beating Carleton 80-3 on Saturday in its final regular season home game. The Tommies also moved up to No. 4 in the D3football.com national poll.
Tommies Blog: Hosting Carleton, St. Thomas Has Eyes On MIAC CrownThe mission is simple Saturday for the No. 5-ranked St. Thomas football team: Win, and you're most likely a playoff team. St. Thomas hosts Carleton on Saturday in the final regular season home game for the senior class. If the Tommies beat the Knights and St. John's loses at Bethel, St. Thomas wins the MIAC title outright.
Tommies Blog: No. 6-Ranked St. Thomas Heads To No. 14 ConcordiaGlenn Caruso and the St. Thomas football program will never admit it publicly, but the Tommies can start to sense that something special is happening this season. With three regular season games left, the No. 6-ranked Tommies have put themselves in the driver's seat in the race for the MIAC championship.