Mark Hannon '07


Brendan McKee '07


Nick Kehoe '07


Mike Salerno '07


Justin Macione '07


Greg Muecke '07


Matt Eberhart '10


Aaron Rauh '10


Eric NeSmith '09


Matt Mascioli '07


Dakota Jones '07


Keith Erzinger '08


Amherst vs. Williams


Amherst College Football


Lord Jeffs Help Habitat for Humanity Level the Playing Field
January 25 - More than half of the Amherst College football team returned to campus this week to help build a Habitat for Humanity house just off campus. The players sacrificed a week of the winter vacation to get together as a group and lend a helping hand with their coaches. Full Story

Four Seniors Earn All-NESCAC Honors
November 16 - Four members of the Amherst College football team and class of 2007 ended their careers with the Lord Jeffs by earning All-NESCAC honors. Mark Hannon received First-Team honors for both offense and as a return specialist, while Brendan McKee earned First-Team defensive honors. Quarterback Nick Kehoe and lineman Matt Mascioli earned Second-Team offensive honors. Full Story

Jeffs End Season with 37-7 Loss to Williams
November 11 - The Amherst College football team dropped its final game of the season to archrival Williams College, 37-7, surrendering the Little Three title to the Ephs for the second consecutive season. Amherst finishes the season with a record of 5-3, while Williams finishes at a perfect 8-0. Full Story

Mike Salerno: The Lord of Jeff Nation
November 8 - Amherst College senior Mike Salerno is not only the senior quad-captain for both the beloved football and men's basketball teams, but he is a leader on the field for one, and the fan favorite for the other. Full Story

Jeffs Look to Take Home Little Three Title with Win Over Williams
November 6 - The Amherst College football team can no longer win the 2006 NESCAC title, but a win over Williams College this Saturday will secure the coveted Little Three title. The Jeffs will hope to put an end to the Ephs' winning streak and hand them their first loss of the 2006 season. Full Story

Amherst Blanked by Trinity for Second Loss of Season
November 4 - The Amherst College football team dropped its second game of the season, as the Trinity College Bantams dominated the Lord Jeffs from start to finish for the 24-0 victory.  Amherst drops to 5-2, while Trinity improves to 6-1 and takes sole possession of second place in the NESCAC standings. Full Story

Jeffs Ready for Battle with Trinity
October 31 - With both Amherst and Trinity dominating their opponents as of late, this weekend's match-up is expected to be a great battle between two 5-1 teams. With Williams sitting at 6-0, the Jeffs must win if they want a shot at a NESCAC title. Full Story

Aaron Rauh Named NESCAC Rookie of the Week
October 30 - Amherst College first-year running back Aaron Rauh was named the NESCAC Rookie of the Week after his outstanding performance this past Saturday against Tufts University. Full Story

Amherst Runs Wild on Tufts Defense to Move to 5-1
October 28 - The Amherst College football team toppled NESCAC rival Tufts University this afternoon for their fifth win of the season. They will face Trinity next weekend for a chance to set up a title match with Williams on Nov. 11. Full Story

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Bonesaw
October 25 - Senior quad-captain Brendan McKee has been the emotional leader of the Amherst College football team's defense this season, and has his unit ranked first in points-allowed-per-game. Full Story

Football Ready to Tackle Tufts on Family Weekend
October 24 - The Amherst College football team plays host to the Tufts University Jumbos this Saturday afternoon in what is sure to be a NESCAC thriller. The 4-1 Lord Jeffs will look to top the 3-2 Jumbos in the rivalry's 76th meeting. Full Story

Guy Matisis Named NESCAC Defensive Player of the Week
October 23 - Amherst College sophomore lineman Guy Matisis was named the NESCAC Defensive Player of the Week on Monday after leading the Jeffs on the road to their first shutout of the season in a 23-0 victory over NESCAC archrival Wesleyan University. Full Story  

Amherst Blanks Wesleyan for Fourth Win of Season
October 21 - The Amherst College football team picked up its first shutout of the 2006 season, defeating Little Three rival Wesleyan University 23-0 Saturday. Full Story

Jeffs Look for Fourth Win of Season Against Cardinals
October 19 - The Amherst College football team will look to break away from a tie for second place in the NESCAC with a win at Wesleyan University this Saturday. Full Story

Remembering The Darp: A Weekend for the Ages
October 16 - The Amherst College football team and community welcomed back hundreds of alums from the Lord Jeff football program as well as friends and family of the late James Ostendarp this weekend to remember and celebrate the legendary coach and professor. Full Story

Nick Kehoe Named NESCAC Offensive Player of the Week
October 16 - Amherst College senior quarterback Nick Kehoe was named the NESCAC Offensive Player of the Week on Monday after leading the Jeffs to a 38-3 victory over conference rival Colby College. Full Story

Amherst Blows Out Colby, 38-3
October 14 - The Amherst College football team cruised past NESCAC rival Colby College Saturday, 38-3, improving the Jeffs to 3-1 on the season. Full Story

The Legend of The Darp Lives On
October 12 - James Ostendarp was the coach of the Amherst College football team for 33 years while racking up 168 wins, but he will be remembered forever for the man he was. Full Story

Nick Kehoe '07: Full Circle
October 11 - Senior quad-captain and quarterback Nick Kehoe leads the Amherst College football team into this weekend's game against visiting NESCAC rival Colby College. See why he's the perfect man for the job. Full Story

Amherst Looks for Third Win Against Colby
October 10 - The Amherst College Football team looks to extend its 10 year winning streak over the White Mules of Colby, when they meet this weekend at Pratt Field, Saturday at 1 p.m. Full Story

Jeffs Drop to 2-1 with First Loss at Middlebury, 7-3
October 7 - The Amherst College football team lost its first game of the 2006 season this afternoon, dropping a defensive battle, 7-3 at NESCAC rival Middlebury. Full Story

Amherst Has Solid Showing in Win at Bowdoin, 20-7
September 30 - The Amherst College football team sits at 2-0 after beating NESCAC rival Bowdoin College in Brunswick, ME this weekend. Full Story

Jeffs Take Aim at Polar Bears
September 28 - The Amherst College football team looks to repeat the succes they had last weekend when they visit the Polar Bears of Bowdoin College this Saturday. Full Story

Mark Hannon Named NESCAC Offensive Player of the Week
September 25 - On Monday morning, many are talking about Mark Hannon's performance against Bates on Saturday, which saw him rack up 158 all-purpose yards and 3 touchdowns. Full Story

Amherst Hammers Bates in Season Opener
September 23 - The Amherst football team won its season and home opener 31-6 over NESCAC opponent Bates College on Saturday afternoon. Led by senior quad-captain Mark Hannon's trio of touchdowns, the Jeffs start 1-0 (1-0 NESCAC). Full Story

Mr. Everything: Mark Hannon '07
September 20 - Opposing defenses break the huddle against the Amherst College football team’s offensive unit and they have one thought on their mind: Where is Mark Hannon? Full Story

Jeffs Ready for Bates in Season Opener
September 19 - The Amherst football team tackles NESCAC rival Bates College at home this weekend, a team they haven't seen in two years. Nothing would make head coach E.J. Mills happier than starting the year off with an emphatic victory, and stamping Amherst football's mark at the top of the NESCAC ranks. Full Story

Amherst Returns Solid Team for 2006 Season
September 14 - The Amherst football team will start its 2006 campaign next weekend, led into action by senior quad-captains Mark Hannon, Nick Kehoe, Brendan McKee and Mike Salerno, as Coach E.J. Mills begins his 10th season as the face of Jeff football. Full Story

Amherst's Smith, Hannon Receive Preseason All-America Honors
August 8 - Amherst senior football players Ryan Smith and Mark Hannon each received Preseason All-America honors last week as Smith was tabbed a second-team offensive lineman by, while Hannon earned honorable mention as an all-purpose back from Don Hansen’s Football Gazette. Full Story


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