Thursday, April 28, 2016

More Honors

Three seniors on the 2015 Ivy League championship Dartmouth football team have been named to the National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame's 2016 Hampshire Honor Society.

Chosen were tailback Kyle Bramble, center Jacob Flores and wide receiver/returner Ryan McManus.

From a National Football Foundation release:
Qualifications for membership in the NFF Hampshire Honor Society include: 
•  Being a starter or a significant contributor in one’s last year of eligibility (or a senior who has declared for the NFL Draft) at an NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision, Football Championship Subdivision, Division II, Division III or an NAIA college or university;
• Achieving a 3.2 cumulative grade point average throughout entire course of undergraduate study; and 
• Meeting all NCAA/NAIA-mandated progress towards degree requirements.
Find the full release HERE.
From a mailing sent out by the Friends of Dartmouth Football:
Head Coach Buddy Teevens '79 on the Road
The Friends of Dartmouth Football are thrilled to announce the 6th Annual Dartmouth's In Town Again series!

Coach Teevens will once again travel to several cities to meet with loyal supporters of Dartmouth Football.  He will talk about spring practice, this year's recruiting class, program updates and a "what-to-look-for" preview of the upcoming season.
All are welcome and we hope you can join us if we are coming to your area.  Please see below for details and kindly RSVP so that the hosts can plan ahead. Each is event is $35 and all proceeds directly support the Friends of Dartmouth Football.
Monday, May 9 - Boston, MAReception at Clery's (113 Dartmouth Street, Boston, MA) from 6:00-8:00pm. To RSVP, please Click Here. Hosted by the Friends of Football.
Tuesday, May 10 - Summit, NJReception at Canoe Brook Country Club (1108 Morris Turnpike, Summit, NJ) from 6:00-8:00pm. To RSVP, please Click Here.
Hosted by Ish McLaughlin '88.
Wednesday, May 11 - New York, NYReception at The Liberty (29 W 35th St, New York, NY) from 6:30-8:30pm. To RSVP, please Click Here. Hosted by the Friends of Football.
Thursday, May 12 - Greenwich, CTReception at Innis Arden Golf Club (120 Tomac Ave., Old Greenwich, CT) from 6:00-8:00pm. To RSVP, please Click Here.
Hosted by Ryan Spayde '94.
Saturday, May 14 - Los Angeles, CAReception at Bel-Air Bay Club (16801 Pacific Coast Hwy, Pacific Palisades, CA) from 2:00-5:00pm. To RSVP, pleaseClick Here.
Hosted by Tim Meier '91 and Dennis Durkin '93.
Sunday, May 15 - Palo Alto, CAReception at the home of Peter & Anne Anderson P'18 (2080 Tasso St, Palo Alto, CA) from 5:00-7:00pm. To RSVP, pleaseClick Here. Hosted by Peter & Anne Anderson P'18.
Tuesday, May 17 - Houston, TXReception at the home of Geoff Bracken '81 (606 West Friar Tuck Lane, Houston, TX) from 6:00-8:00pm. To RSVP, pleaseClick Here. Hosted by Shelley and Geoff Bracken '81.
Wednesday, May 18 - Dallas, TXReception at the home of Fraser Marcus '76 (4254 Ridge Road, Dallas, TX) from 6:00-8:00pm. To RSVP, please Click Here.
Hosted by Fraser Marcus '76.
Thursday, May 26 - Fort Lauderdale, FLReception at Shula's Hotel & Golf Club (6842 Main St, Miami Lakes, FL 33014) from 6:00-8:00pm. To RSVP, please Click Here. Hosted by Dave Shula '81.
Speaking of mailings, a renewal notice for Dartmouth football season tickets went out this week. It confirms that the opener against New Hampshire will be played at night and includes this brief look at the team:
Look for the Big Green defense to be led by sack machine Folarin “Flo” Orimolade (36 tackles, 8 sacks, 12 TFL) coming off the edge, and the offense to be paced by returning contributors Ryder Stone (375 rushing yards, 8 TD’s), Jon Marc Carrier (23 receptions, 313 yards, 1 TD), and Houston Brown (17 receptions, 255 yards, 4 TDs). 
It also includes this:
 If you would like to change your seat location please let us know via phone or email.  We will try our best to accommodate your request. 
For more information about renewing your tickets, CLICK HERE.
The Yale Daily News takes an exhaustive look at Yale/Ivy/football recruiting HERE.
There's a link to this much longer story inside a FootballScoop posting about what happens at a ProDay, but you can find the gist of the longer story HERE. Included is a mention of a pro hopeful's cooking skills, or lack thereof. I'm not making that up ;-)