St. Thomas Football

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Tommies Blog: No. 2 St. Thomas Heads To UW-River Falls Thursday

The St. Thomas football team got its first real test against an opponent last Saturday in its home opener, and by all accounts the Tommies passed with flying colors. The Tommies, ranked No. 2 in the national polls, scored the first 15 points against UW-Eau Claire and led 32-7 at the half on the way to a 52-7 victory.


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Tommies Blog: New Season Starts Saturday Against UW-Eau Claire

Students moved in over the weekend, and it should make for a festive atmosphere Saturday when No. 2-ranked St. Thomas hosts UW-Eau Claire Saturday afternoon. They may not say it right away, but the three-time defending MIAC champion Tommies have their sights set on something bigger: A national championship.


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Tommies Blog: Reliving The 2012 National Title Game

I’ve never been a huge fan of the “what might have been” scenario, especially when it comes to sports and championships. I’ve always viewed that as pretty cut and dry. If you did enough, you’ll win a championship. If you didn’t, you won’t.


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Tommies Blog: St. Thomas Gears Up For Fall Camp

If you head over to Palmer field at O’Shaughnessy Stadium it’s pretty quiet these days. That will all change in a few short weeks as the St. Thomas football team prepares for the start of the fall season. Camp starts in early August for the Tommies, who went 14-1 last season. That one loss prevented St. Thomas from winning its first national championship.


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Tommies Blog: St. Thomas Wins 6th Straight All-Sports Title

Seniors at the University of St. Thomas will get their degrees on Saturday, but many athletes are already taking the time to reflect on one of the most successful sports years in the school’s history. St. Thomas won a total of 10 MIAC titles, six in men’s sports and four in women’s to sweep the conference’s All Sports Competition.


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Tommies Blog: St. Thomas Football Introduces 2013 Class

Every football coach will tell you they are excited about a new class of incoming players, it’s up to everyone else to determine how legitimate that excitement is. Glenn Caruso was downright giddy when talking about his 2013 recruiting class that will arrive on the St. Thomas campus this fall.


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Tommies Blog: Ayo Idowu Gets Tryout With Seahawks

He was the heart and soul of the St. Thomas defense in a run to the NCAA Championship game last season. Now Ayo Idowu is at least getting a chance, even if temporary, to take his game to the next level.


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Tommies Blog: St. Thomas Releases 2013 Football Schedule

St. Thomas football coach Glenn Caruso announced Thursday the 2013 schedule for the Tommies football team. For those who keep track, it’s going to look awfully familiar.


Murrows Sports Reporting St. Thomas Football

Murrows Sports Reporting St. Thomas Football


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Caruso Wins Third Straight National Coach Of The Year Award

St. Thomas football coach Glenn Caruso has the luxury of enjoying Monday night’s BCS national championship game in Miami, getting to watch Notre Dame face Alabama in person.


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Tommies Blog: Mount Union Beats St. Thomas For NCAA Title

The Tommies hung with Mount Union late into the third quarter, but Mount Union scored the last 14 points in a 28-10 victory over the Tommies to claim the national championship.


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Tommies Blog: St. Thomas, Mount Union Meet For National Title

St. Thomas (14-0) and Mount Union (14-0) face off for the Division III national championship Friday night in Salem, Va. It’s Mount Union’s seventh straight title game appearance and the first for the Tommies.


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Tommies Blog: Big Plays Get St. Thomas To Title Game

St. Thomas got big plays early in a 28-14 win over UW-Oshkosh Saturday to advance to the Division III national championship game this Friday in Salem, Va.


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St. Thomas Beats Wisconsin-Oshkosh 28-14

Matt O’Connell ran for two touchdowns and threw for another on Saturday and St. Thomas (Minn.) beat Wisconsin-Oshkosh 28-14 in the Division III national semifinals.


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Tommies Blog: Top 5 Teams Square Off For National Title Berth

St. Thomas (13-0) and UW-Oshkosh (13-0) square off at O’Shaughnessy Stadium in St. Paul Saturday with a berth in the Division III national championship on the line.





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