WMFD TV

Search Archive WMFD.com News

www.wmfd.com - Puple and Gold Game set for April 11th. }}" />

   
 
 
AU Eagles Going Through Spring Football Drills

Story By: Jeff Alan

 

 

 
 
 
  Email Story to Friend
   
  Original Published: 3/27/2014The Ashland University football team is going through springs drills at Jack Miller Stadium/Fred Martinelli Field under 11th year head coach Lee Owens. Spring practice will finish up on Friday, April 11th with the Purple and Gold scrimmage which will kickoff at 7pm. Owens brings back experience at quarterback with the return of sophomores to be Austin Bruns and Tra'Von Chapman. The Eagles are also deep at running back returning Anthony Taylor(1691 yards, 14 TD's) and Jordan McCune, who is coming back from a serious ankle injury which he suffered in week one. In 2012, McCune was one of the main cogs in the AU running game rushing for 928 yards and 14 touchdowns as AU finished the regular season at 11-0. The coach also commented the team should be strong at wide receiver, but a little thin at tight end. On defense, the team will be looking to fill the hole left by the graduation of All-American defensive lineman Jamie Meder, a projected NFL draft pick. More than anything else, Owens says spring drills are a time for fundamentals and repetition. The Ashland U. will be looking to improve on last season's 5-5 finish.
   
  MORE RECENT NEWS
 
Image1 One of Mansfield's longest- serving and well-known public servants was laid to rest Friday. Full Story
Image1 Members of the Ohio Air National Guard's 179th Airlift Wing have an assurance their civilian jobs will never be in jeopardy over their military service. Full Story
 
Image1 Three people are under arrest following a drug raid Thursday in Galion. Full Story
Image1 Free hotel rooms are being offered to those who have friends or family members hospitalized, in a nursing home, or in a treatment center on Christmas Eve as part of TMI Hospitalityís holiday giving program, Room in the Inn. Full Story
  MORE NEWS
 

Mansfield hotels offering free rooms on Christmas Eve

More News