Posts Tagged ‘Native American Football’

Vikings OL hoping to help Native Americans

Vikings OL hoping to help Native Americans

Most Vikings fans may not know who Levi Horn is, but the offensive tackle is looking to make the team because he has a lot of people looking at him back home in Montana. It’s one thing to be a home-grown hero, but Horn has the eyes of an entire race on him. Horn is a Native American and a member of the …

by admin on August 7th, 2012 Leave a comment »

Haskell Indians Football begin Fall Camp for 2012 Season

Haskell Indians Football begin Fall Camp for 2012 Season

Lawrence, KS – Head football coach Jimmy Snyder at Haskell Indian Nations University welcomed back 34 returning letterwinners, including 20 starters, and a bevy of newcomers on Wednesday as the Haskell Indians football program officially opened its fall football camp.  The Haskell Indian Nations University football squad is the only all Native American football team in the country competing on …

by admin on August 3rd, 2012 Leave a comment »

ESPN Ranks Brad Madison (Nez Perce) in Top 10 for SEC Defensive Ends

ESPN Ranks Brad Madison (Nez Perce) in Top 10 for SEC Defensive Ends

(Columbia, MO) – ESPN has ranked Missouri Tiger’s defensive end Brad Madison as one of the top 10 Defensive Ends for the Southeastern Conference (SEC) this upcoming season. Madison, a member of the Nez Perce tribe, will begin his senior at full strength after undergoing surgery this past spring. 2011 Season Despite not playing at full strength for most of …

by admin on July 27th, 2012 Leave a comment »

Haskell Football Players Tabbed Pre-Season All-Americans

Haskell Football Players Tabbed Pre-Season All-Americans

USA Football News Selects Chaffin and Hammer (Lawrence, Kansas) – Haskell Indian Nations University football Seniors Caleb Chaffin and Jesse Hammer have been selected to the 20thAnnual USA College Football NAIA Pre-Season All-American Team for the 2012 College Football Season. Chaffin, a wide receiver from Lone Grove, Oklahoma finished the 2011 season ranked 8thin the nation in receptions per game, and 11thin total receptions.  …

by admin on July 20th, 2012 Leave a comment »

Eastern Band Cherokee Greg Tisho Named to Pre-Season All-State team

Eastern Band Cherokee Greg Tisho Named to Pre-Season All-State team

(Bryson City, NC) – Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians football player Greg Tisho, from Swain county high school, has been named to the 2012 NCPreps.com’s pre-season all-state team. North Carolina high school football coaches participated in the selection of the pre-season All-State teams. Tisho, who will be a senior this season and recently transferred to Swain county from cherokee High …

by admin on July 18th, 2012 Leave a comment »

Native American QB Tyler Bray on Initial Maxwell Award watchlist

Native American QB Tyler Bray on Initial Maxwell Award watchlist

PHILADELPHIA – The Maxwell Football Club announced its watch lists Monday for the 76th annual Maxwell Award, given to America’s outstanding collegiate football player since 1937 and  named in honor of sportswriter Robert W. “Tiny” Maxwell. Members of the initial watch lists cross a broad spectrum of Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) programs and conferences from coast to coast. Indian Country’s own Tyler …

by admin on July 11th, 2012 Leave a comment »

Brayden Scott committs to the Memphis Tigers; No. 25 ranked QB in the Nation

Brayden Scott committs to the Memphis Tigers; No. 25 ranked QB in the Nation

Cherokee Nation citizen and Sequoyah High School (Okla.) quarterback Brayden Scott has verbally committed to the University of Memphis. Brayden is currently ranked the No. 25 QB in nation by Rivals.com. He will graduate and play for the Memphis Tigers after completing his senior season this upcoming season at Sequoyah High School. Scott, who has 4,422 passing yards and 1,162 …

by admin on June 23rd, 2012 Leave a comment »

Student-Athlete Louden Johnson Living Best of Chickasaw Traditions

Student-Athlete Louden Johnson Living Best of Chickasaw Traditions

By Dana Lance, Chickasaw Times- Louden Johnson’s performance on the varsity football field helped propel his team to a coveted state championship title. A sophomore at Wayne (OK) High School, the Chickasaw student-athlete has demonstrated tremendous talent on both sides of the football field.  Last year, as a freshman, he played defense on the varsity.  He registered 116 tackles, two interceptions and …

by admin on June 5th, 2012 Leave a comment »

Native American Coach to be Inducted into 2012 College Football Hall of Fame

Native American Coach to be Inducted into 2012 College Football Hall of Fame

press release- DALLAS, May 22, 2012 – The National Football Foundation (NFF) announced today the members of the College Football Hall of Fame 2012 Divisional Class. The Divisional College Football Hall of Fame considers players and coaches from the NCAA Football Championship Subdivision, Divisions II, III, and the NAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics) for induction. This year’s class will …

by admin on May 22nd, 2012 Leave a comment »

Sheldon Wilson Selected for Oil Bowl All-Star Football Game

Sheldon Wilson Selected for Oil Bowl All-Star Football Game

(Anadarko, OK) - The accolades continue to roll in for Anadarko high school senior Sheldon Wilson (Comanche tribe), who set a state record  of 7,774 career rushing yards and the single season touchdown record of 57 in a season and 64 overall.  Wilson was also named the Oklahoma Offense Player of the Year, Oklahoma All-State team and named the MAXPREPS Small School Player …

by admin on May 10th, 2012 Leave a comment »

Native All-Star Football game accepting applications

Native All-Star Football game accepting applications

Native Re-vison is NOW accepting applications for the 2012 National Native American All-Star football game to be held later this year. The application deadline is set for June 15, 2012 and can be downloaded at the link below this story. Criteria for applicants: ONLY ATHLETES THAT WILL BE A H.S. GRADUATE BY THE END OF JUNE ARE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY. …

by admin on May 9th, 2012 Leave a comment »

NFL Draft: Ronnell Lewis selected by Detroit Lions in 4th Round

NFL Draft: Ronnell Lewis selected by Detroit Lions in 4th Round

The Detroit Lions added depth with its fourth-round pick and drafted Oklahoma defensive end/linebacker Ronnell Lewis (Muscogee Creek tribe). Last season, Lewis (6-foot-2 and 253 pounds) was sixth on the Sooners with 59 tackles, second with 13 tackles for loss. Also posted 5.5 sacks, five pass breakups and an interception. He was named First Team All-Big 12. In 2010, Lewis …

by admin on April 28th, 2012 Leave a comment »

Tennessee Volunteers Football: Will Tyler Bray Return for His Senior Season?

Tennessee Volunteers Football: Will Tyler Bray Return for His Senior Season?

By Clint Eiland (Bleacher Report/Correspondent) It goes without saying that Tyler Bray (Citizen Band Potawatomi Nation) is the best Tennessee quarterback since Peyton Manning. Heck, he even broke some of Peyton’s records. But another similarity that deserves focus is this: Will Tyler Bray return for his Senior season at Tennessee? It certainly does seem like Bray could be the second …

by admin on April 6th, 2012 Leave a comment »

Goat invited to Down Under Bowl, seeks sponsorship

Goat invited to Down Under Bowl, seeks sponsorship

Staff Reports, Seminole Nation Communications Department TECUMSEH, Okla. – Hunter Goat was both surprised and thrilled to learn that he was one of only 35 high school football players to be invited to participate in the 24th Annual Down Under Bowl on Australia’s Gold Coast. Teams of outstanding high school football players, coaches, cheerleaders and officials from America, New Zealand and Australia participate in the annual …

by admin on March 21st, 2012 Leave a comment »

Tyler Bray Joins In Read Across America

Tyler Bray Joins In Read Across America

University of Tennessee Vols quarterback Tyler Bray (Citizen Potawatomi Nation) took part in Read Across America Day in honor of Dr. Seuss’ Birthday on Friday. Check out this video feature as the QB read to Glenwood Elementary.   Story @ http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/030312aaa.html

by admin on March 8th, 2012 Leave a comment »