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Scott '74 Picked for College Football Hall of Fame
April 28 - Former Amherst College football player Freddie Scott '74 has been selected for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame in South Bend, Indiana, by the National Football Foundation as part of its 2001 class of players and coaches from NCAA Divisions I-AA, II, II and the NAIA. This year's class will be enshrined during ceremonies at the Hall, August 10-11, 2001. Full Story

Jeffs to Host Youth Football Clinic
April 23 - Amherst College will host a free youth football clinic for third to eighth graders this Sunday, April 29, from 1:30 to 4:00 p.m. at the Pratt Football Field on campus. The clinic will be conducted by Amherst football coaches and players with emphasis on basic skills, fundamentals and techniques for youth football. Youth coaches are also encouraged to attend, with the Amherst staff available to answer any questions immediately following the clinic. Full Story

D3football.com Names Daoust Football All-American
January 9 - Amherst senior defensive back Brian Daoust was named a Third-Team Division III Football All-American by D3football.com, the definitive national on-line resource for Division III college football. The two-year tri-captain was one of only two selections from the New England Small College Athletic Conference. Full Story

Daoust, McGee & Lalli Tabbed All-ECAC
December 12 - Amherst College senior defensive back Brian Daoust (Dover, MA/Xavieran Brothers) was named First-Team All-ECAC, while juniors Pat McGee (Marshfield, MA/Boston College HS) and Dan Lalli (Watertown, MA/Xavieran Brothers) earned second-team honors, capping one of the most successful football seasons in recent school-history. Full Story

Football Rakes In All-NESCAC Honors
November 29 - 11 different Amherst football players were named to the All-NESCAC First and Second teams on Tuesday, led by junior Derrell Wright, who was named to the first team at two different positions - wide receiver and kick returner. In all, Amherst, which finished with a 7-1 record and a share of the NESCAC Championship, placed five players on the first team and six on the second. Full Story

Daoust Nabs Golden Helmet Award
November 17 - Just days after earning New England Small College Athletic Conference Co-Defensive Player of the Week honors for his role in Amherst College's 20-12 Homecoming win over Williams, senior defensive back and Tri-captain Brian Daoust (Dover, MA) was also awarded the Coca Cola Gold Helmet Award as the Division III New England College Football Player of the Week on Wednesday at Harvard Stadium's Dillon Field House. Full Story

Daoust Tabbed NESCAC Co-Defensive POW
November 14 - After leading Amherst College to arguably its biggest football victory in 14 years, a 20-12 homecoming win over archrival Williams College on Saturday, Nov. 11, senior defensive back and Tri-captain Brian Daoust earned New England Small College Athletic Conference Co-Defensive Player of the Week honors, capping a stellar four-year career in the Jeffs' defensive secondary. Full Story

...And the goalposts came tumbling down: Football defeats Williams, 20-12
November 11 - Behind 100-yard games from wide receivers Matt Hall '01 and Derrell Wright '02, and a three-interception performance from Tri-captain Brian Daoust '01, the Amherst football team snapped a 13-year, 13-game winless streak against arch-rival Williams College on Saturday, rallying from a 9-0 halftime deficit to defeat the Ephs, 20-12. Full Story

Amherst-Williams Game Live On NESN and the Internet
November 9 - This Saturday's Amherst - Williams football game will be broadcast live on the New England Sports Network, NESN. Coverage will begin at approximately 11:45 a.m. ET. For viewers outside of NESN's regional broadcast area, the telecast can be viewed live via satellite on channel SBS6, transponder #3. During the broadcast, the NESN play-by-play team of Mike Ruth and Tom Larsen will field and answer questions submitted by viewers via E-Mail live on the air. Full Story

Tracy Mehr Finishing 35th Season at Amherst
November 7 - Tracy Mehr's 73-year old eyes have seen a lot of football. He played it as a standout guard and linebacker at Holy Cross University in the late 1940's and coached it everywhere from elementary school to Boston College. Now in his 35th year at Amherst, Mehr reflects on a lifetime of football and the countless teams he's been a part of at Amherst. Full Story

Amherst vs. Williams Football Preview
November 7 - It's finally here, the 115th meeting between the Jeffs and Ephs! We'll give you the full scoop in this comprehensive game preview as Amherst looks to finish the 2000 season at 7-1 with a breakthrough win over its archrival. Full Story

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