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2013 Gallaudet University Football News

April 9, 2014
Adham Talaat makes history at Gallaudet's first NFL Pro Day

April 8, 2014
Division III Week Student-Athlete Spotlight: In My Own Words by Nico Santiago

April 6, 2014
Gallaudet athletics celebrates National Student-Athlete Day on April 6

April 4, 2014
Gallaudet football to host Pro Day for Adham Talaat on Wednesday, April 9

April 1, 2014
GU's Todd Bonheyo to receive National Capital Region Chapter scholarship

March 25, 2014
2014 Gallaudet University football schedule released

March 4, 2014
Gallaudet University Football Day in D.C. as Bison meet Mayor Gray
It was "Gallaudet University Football Day" in the District of the Columbia on Tuesday, March 4, as members of the 2013 Gallaudet football team had the privilege and honor to meet Mayor Vincent C. Gray at the Wilson Building.

February 27, 2014
Ryan Bonheyo represents Gallaudet at National Scouting Combine Collegiate Showcase

February 6, 2014
Eight Bison named to the ECFC All-Academic Team, Talaat earns third straight award
The Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC) announced it's fifth annual All-Academic honorees and Gallaudet University earned eight of the 48 total selections. Gallaudet senior Adham Talaat (Springfield, Va.) was selected for the third consecutive year to the ECFC All-Academic team, while

January 31, 2014
Gallaudet University's football team to be honored during Super Bowl XLVIII weekend
Months have passed since Gallaudet University last played in its first-ever NCAA Division III football playoff game but during the National Football League's (NFL) biggest weekend the Bison will be honored for their 2013 season success.

January 15, 2014
Gallaudet coach Chuck Goldstein a featured presenter at AFCA National Convention
Gallaudet University football head coach Chuck Goldstein presented Wednesday at the 2014 American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) National Convention in Indianapolis, Ind., at the Indiana Convention Center.

December 23, 2013
Gallaudet receives a vote in final AFCA Division III Coaches' Poll of the season
The final American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Division III Coaches’ Poll of the 2013 season was released on Monday. Wisconsin-Whitewater moved up four spots to No. 1 after the Warhawks defeated previous-No. 1 Mount Union. Gallaudet University received one vote in the final poll.

December 20, 2013
Gallaudet's Adham Talaat named to the 2013 D3football.com All-America honorable mention defense
Gallaudet University senior defensive end Adham Talaat (Springfield, Va.) was named to the 2013 D3football.com All-America team as an honorable mention selection on defense. Talaat is the second Bison ever to be named to...

December 18, 2013
GU earns three ECAC Division III North All-Star selections, Flores makes first team
Gallaudet University led all Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC) programs with three selections to the 2013 Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) North All-Star teams that were announced Wednesday.

December 12, 2013
Langan, Flores and Talaat named to the Beyond Sports College Network D3 All-America Team
The Gallaudet University Bison football team continues to be recognized with postseason awards after its historic season as three players were named to the BSN D3 All-America team on Thursday. Senior Chris Langan, sophomore BJ Flores, senior Adham Talaat were named to...

December 12, 2013
Talaat named finalist for the Cliff Harris Award, featured in story on PressBox D.C.
The postseason honors keep rolling in for Gallaudet University senior defensive end Adham Talaat as he was named a finalist for the Cliff Harris Award, awarded to the small college defensive player of the year and was featured in an article on PressBoxDC.com.

December 9, 2013
Talaat named to D3football.com All-East Region Second Team Defense
The ninth annual D3football.com All-Region teams presented by Salem, Virginia’s Championship City were announced and Gallaudet University senior defensive end Adham Talaat (Springfield, Va.) was named to the All-East Region defense second team.

December 5, 2013
BJ Flores and Alexandra Polivanchuk named November Bison of the Month presented by Gallaudet Interpreting Services
The Gallaudet University Athletics Department has announced the two recipients for the Bison of the Month award presented by Gallaudet Interpreting Services (GIS) for November. Women's swimmer Alexandra Polivanchuk and football sophomore running back BJ Flores...

December 4, 2013
Gallaudet football begins campaign to raise funds for rings and banquet
The Gallaudet University football program is collecting donations to help fun its end of the year banquet to recognize the Bison student-athletes and support staff on a historic season. The funds collected will be used to pay for the banquet and conference championship rings...

December 3, 2013
Gallaudet football continues to receive media recognition after first-ever playoff appearance
The Gallaudet University football team’s historical season came to end after its loss to No. 7 ranked Hobart College in the first round of NCAA Division III football playoffs on Nov. 23. The Bison continued to receive local and national media coverage...

December 3, 2013
Gallaudet's Adham Talaat becomes school's first repeat CoSIDA Academic All-America recipient, first Bison to make first team
For the first time in school history the Gallaudet University athletics department has its first CoSIDA Academic All-America first-team honoree. Senior defensive lineman Adham Talaat (Springfield, Va.) was named to the...

November 26, 2013
Gallaudet University football standout Adham Talaat named a finalist for Gagliardi Trophy
For the first time in school history a Gallaudet University football player was named a finalist for the prestigious Gagliardi Trophy given to the most outstanding football player in NCAA Division III. Gallaudet defensive end Adham Talaat (Springfield, Va.) is one of the 10 finalists announced Tuesday.

November 23, 2013
Gallaudet gets tangled up by Hobart's Webb in NCAA first round
All great stories must come to an end and on a frigid Saturday afternoon the hottest story in college football, the past three weeks, saw Gallaudet University football conclude its magical season with a 34-7 loss to No. 7 Hobart College in the first round of the 2013 NCAA Division III championship.

November 22, 2013
As the Bison prepare for first playoff appearance, national media coverage continues
Although the Bison were unable to close out a perfect regular season the support from the community and both national and local media has been immense this past week. Gallaudet (9-1) is fully focused on its next opponent as...

November 21, 2013
Bison earn 11 All-ECFC awards, Goldstein named Coach of the Year
The Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC) announced its fifth annual all-conference teams on Thursday and 11 Gallaudet University student-athletes earned honors for their play this season.

November 21, 2013
2013 NCAA Division III football tournament Gallaudet vs. Hobart first round information
The Gallaudet University football team will depart for Geneva, N.Y., early Friday morning. The Bison are off to the 2013 NCAA Division III football championships where they will a play a first round game against No. 7 Hobart College on Saturday, Nov. 23, at noon on Boswell Field.

November 20, 2013
ESPN SportsCenter to feature Gallaudet football this Thursday
ESPN, the worldwide leader in sports, will feature the Gallaudet University Bison football team and its story on Thursday (Nov. 21) night's 6 p.m. (EST) SportsCenter. The feature is slated to be SportsCenter’s "Centerpiece" feature and will be posted online.

November 17, 2013
Gallaudet will travel to Hobart in the NCAA Division III football championship first round
The Bison learned of its first round opponent Sunday night when the 2013 NCAA Division III football championship field of 32 teams were announced. The 25th-ranked Bison (9-1) will travel to Geneva, N.Y., on Saturday, Nov. 23, to face No. 7 Hobart College (9-0) in the first round.

November 16, 2013
No. 25 Gallaudet falls to SUNY Maritime, 7-6
The No. 25 Gallaudet University football team saw its undefeated season vanish Saturday afternoon before 2,350 fans at Reinhart Field as SUNY Maritime upset the Bison, 7-6, in the regular-season finale for both ECFC teams.

November 15, 2013
Gallaudet media train keeps rolling as the Bison prepare for regular-season finale
No. 25 Gallaudet University has been in the middle of a media frenzy the past three weeks as both local and national media outlets have converged on Kendall Green to get a chance to interview the coaches and players of the Bison football team.

November 13, 2013
Gallaudet ranked fifth in new NCAA Division III regional rankings in East Region
The NCAA has released its second Division III Regional Rankings for football and Gallaudet University is ranked fifth in the East region out of 10 available positions. Last week, the Bison were ranked third in the Division III Regional Rankings.

November 13, 2013
Special NCAA football selection viewing party set for Sunday evening
The No. 25 Gallaudet football team invites the Bison community to join them for a special NCAA Division III football championship selection viewing party this Sunday, Nov. 18, at 5:30 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room (MPR) inside of the Student Academic Center (SAC).

November 12, 2013
No. 25 Gallaudet is eighth in latest Lambert Meadowlands poll
The Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) has released the fifth Lambert Meadowlands football poll of the 2013 season and Gallaudet University has secured the No. 8 spot after two weeks of being in a three-way tie for the position.

November 11, 2013
Gallaudet football ranked in AFCA Division III coaches' poll for first time in school history at No. 25
The American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) released its eighth AFCA Division III Coaches' Poll of the 2013 season on Monday and Gallaudet University earned the 25th spot following a rout of Anna Maria College, 35-7, last Saturday.

November 11, 2013
Ryan Bonheyo earns first ECFC Offensive Player of the Week Award this season
The Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC) named its players of the week for Nov. 11 and Gallaudet University senior running back Ryan Bonheyo (Frederick, Md.) was awarded with the Offensive Player of the Week honor after his impressive...

November 10, 2013
CBS Evening News to air feature on Gallaudet football on Sunday
The Gallaudet University football team's historical 9-0 season has drawn national and local media attention. After WUSA 9 (local CBS affiliate) did a segment earlier in the week, CBS national news paid a visit to Gallaudet last Thursday, Nov. 7...

November 9, 2013
Gallaudet University football team receives national media coverage
The 2013 football season for Gallaudet University has been a special one so far for the Bison but the story behind the program and its rise to being regionally ranked, undefeated, leading the Eastern Collegiate Football Conference and on the verge of a championship has balloned into a national sports story.

November 9, 2013
CHAMPS! Gallaudet wins first ECFC championship with 35-7 win over Anna Maria on Senior Day, win streak up to 11
As the final seconds ticked off the clock Saturday afternoon the Gallaudet University football team stormed the field with fans in tow to celebrate a historic win as the Bison clinched their first-ever Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC) championship.

November 8, 2013
Washington Redskins safety Reed Doughty named honorary captain for Saturday's senior day game
Washington Redskins safety Reed Doughty will serve as an honorary captain for the undefeated Gallaudet University Bison for Saturday's senior day game this weekend. Gallaudet faces ECFC opponent Anna Maria College on Saturday, Nov. 9, noon.

November 7, 2013
Tyler Snider and Katie Giles named October Bison of the Month presented by Gallaudet Interpreting Services
The Gallaudet University Athletics Department has announced the two recipients for the Bison of the Month award presented by Gallaudet Interpreting Services (GIS) for October. Women's soccer senior defender Katie Giles and football junior defensive lineman Tyler Snider were selected for...

November 7, 2013
Nicholas Elstad and Adham Talaat named to CoSIDA Football Academic All-District first team
The College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) announced its 2013 Capital One Academic All-District Teams for football on Thursday and Gallaudet University had two players earn All-District first team honors.

November 6, 2013
Bison ranked third in NCAA Division III regional rankings in East Region
The NCAA has released the first Division III Regional Rankings for football and Gallaudet University is ranked third in the East region out of 10 available positions. This is the first time that the Bison have been ranked in the Division III Regional Rankings.

November 5, 2013
GU's Jaris Alleyne earns Beyond Sports Network Defensive Player of the Week honors
Gallaudet University junior linebacker Jaris Alleyne (Waldorf, Md.) was named Defensive Player of the Week for Division III by the Beyond Sports Network (BSN) website on Tuesday. The honor is the first of the season for Alleyne who

November 5, 2013
Gallaudet football's last second game-winning play receives two play of the week honors
Gallaudet University's last second, game-winning play over Becker College has garnered national media attention and the play earned two more honors this week as D3football.com picked its as the national play of the week while an ECFC fan poll voted it...

November 5, 2013
GU's Chris Papacek named to D3football.com Team of the Week, ECAC Northeast Special Teams Player of the Week
Gallaudet University freshman Chris Papacek (Cuero, Texas) was named to the D3football.com Team of the Week after a stellar defensive effort on special teams to help lead the Bison to a miracle win over Becker College. This is the first time Papacek has received the honor and only the...

November 4, 2013
Papacek earns his first ECFC Special Teams Player of the Week award
The Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC) named its players of the week for Nov. 4 and Gallaudet University freshman running back Chris Papacek (Cuero, Texas) was tabbed with the Special Teams Player of the Week honor for his last second defensive effort last Saturday...

November 4, 2013
Gallaudet tied for eighth in ECAC Lambert Meadowlands poll for second consecutive week, still receive votes in AFCA poll
The Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) has released the fourth Lambert Meadowlands football poll of the 2013 season on Monday and Gallaudet University is in a three-way tie for eighth with Rowan University (6-2) and Alfred University (6-2) out of 10 available positions in the poll.

November 2, 2013
Gallaudet returns blocked kick for a touchdown with no time remaining to stay perfect, play featured on ESPN's SportsCenter
Gallaudet University's football team continued its historic run on the road Saturday against Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC) opponent Becker College as the Bison won, 40-34, with a stunning blocked field goal that was returned for a touchdown with no time left at Alumni Field.

November 1, 2013
Gallaudet football gains worldwide exposure with Associated Press feature
The Gallaudet University football story went to a new level late Thursday night when the Associated Press released a lengthy feature on the team. Associated Press sports writer Joseph White, from the Washington, D.C. bureau, visited Gallaudet last Friday and penned a story on the undefeated Bison.

October 30, 2013
Chase Magsig named ECAC Division III Northeast Special Teams Player of the Week
The Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) announced its players of the week for the week ending Oct. 27 and Gallaudet University sophomore Chase Magsig (Hudsonville, Mich.) was named the Division III Northeast Special Teams Player of the Week.

October 29, 2013
Gallaudet tied for eighth in latest ECAC Lambert Meadowlands poll, Bison receive votes in coaches poll
The Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) released its third Lambert Meadowlands football poll of the 2013 season and Gallaudet University is in a three-way tie for eighth with Framingham State University (6-1) and Ursinus College (6-1) out of 10 available positions in the poll.

October 28, 2013
Magsig earns second ECFC Special Teams Player of the Week award
The Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC) named its players of the week for Oct. 28 and Gallaudet University sophomore kicker/punter Chase Magsig (Hudsonville, Mich.) received Special Teams Player of the Week honors. This is the second time this season Magsig has earned the award.

October 26, 2013
Bison defense picks off Husson in fourth quarter, late field goal keeps GU perfect on Homecoming
The undefeated Gallaudet University football team needed a spark in the fourth quarter to break through a defensive stalemate between Husson University in a showdown of the top two teams in the Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC).

October 25, 2013
Gallaudet football program featured in Friday's Washington Post
As the Gallaudet University football team prepares for this Saturday’s homecoming game against Husson University, fans and supporters of the Bison can enjoy Friday’s Washington Post sports column about the team. Mike Wise, an award-winning journalist with The Post, stopped by campus Wednesday...

October 24, 2013
Bison athletics excited to welcome all for Homecoming Weekend
Gallaudet University athletics is excited to celebrate homecoming this weekend and welcome all Gallaudet alumni and supporters back to campus along with our current faculty, staff and student body.

October 23, 2013
James Nickerson named honorary coach for Saturday's homecoming football game
Gallaudet University Professor, Mathematics Program Director and Gallaudet alum Dr. James Nickerson has been nominated by sophomore quarterback Todd Bonheyo to be an "Honorary" Gallaudet Football Coach for the undefeated Bison’s (6-0, 3-0 ECFC) homecoming game this weekend.

October 19, 2013
Gallaudet stampedes over Castleton St. en route to sixth straight win, best start in school history
Gallaudet University's football team ran into the record book Saturday with a 38-12 victory over Castleton State College in a showdown between two Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC) foes before 2,100 at Spartan Stadium.

October 12, 2013
Bison fend off Cadets in final seconds as Gallaudet improves to 5-0, first win over Norwich
The Gallaudet University defense thwarted Norwich University's last ditch effort to try and extend Saturday’s Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC) game as the Cadets fumbled near the goal line as time expired and the Bison celebrated a 30-22 victory.

October 11, 2013
Carla Masi named honorary coach for Saturday's football game
Gallaudet University Adjunct Professor and Gallaudet alum Carla Masi has been nominated by sophomore offensive lineman Leo Parnell to be an “Honorary” Gallaudet Football Coach for the Bison’s (4-0, 1-0 ECFC) upcoming Eastern Collegiate Football Conference...

October 8, 2013
GU's Tyler Snider earns Beyond Sports Network Defensive Player of the Week honors
Gallaudet University junior defensive lineman Tyler Snider (Thornville, Ohio) was named Defensive Player of the Week for Division III by the Beyond Sports Network (BSN) website on Tuesday.

October 5, 2013
Bison escape Mount Ida with 7-6 win, remain unbeaten
A potential game-winning 33-yard field goal, with 15 seconds left in regulation, by Mount Ida College fell short as Gallaudet University survived Saturday's 7-6 defensive showdown on the road in the Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC) opener at Alumni Field.

October 3, 2013
Nicholas Elstad and Lane Peters named September Bison of the Month presented by Gallaudet Interpreting Services
The Gallaudet University Athletics Department has announced the two recipients for the Bison of the Month award presented by Gallaudet Interpreting Services (GIS) for September. Senior defensive back Nicholas Elstad and senior opposite hitter Lane Peters were selected...

October 2, 2013
Gallaudet defensive back Nicholas Elstad selected as NFF candidate for the NFF National-Scholar Athlete Awards
Gallaudet University senior defensive back Nicholas Elstad (Colorado Springs, Colo.) was selected as one of the best and brightest from the college gridiron as announced by The National Football Foundation (NFF) and College Hall of Fame on Wednesday. Elstad is one of 170 candidates honored...

September 23, 2013
Snider earns ECFC Defensive Player of the Week, third honor for the Bison this season.
The Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC) named its players of the week of Sept. 23 and Gallaudet University junior defensive end Tyler Snider (Thornville, Ohio) received Defensive Player of the Week honors.

September 21, 2013
Gallaudet completes perfect non-conference schedule as Bison stand 3-0 to start the season
In three minutes, during the second quarter, Gallaudet University broke open a 9-7 game with back-to-back touchdowns as the Bison football team took a 16-point lead into halftime en route to a 37-13 victory over Rochester (N.Y.) University before 530 at Hotchkiss Field.

September 16, 2013
Gallaudet's Elstad, Magsig snag ECFC Player of the Week honors
The Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC) announced its weekly honors for the week of Sept. 16 and two Gallaudet Bison were recognized for their outstanding performances. Senior defensive back and co-captain Nicholas Elstad and sophomore kicker Chase Magsig were awarded...

September 14, 2013
Gallaudet picks off Apprentice en route to 24-point victory
Gallaudet University’s defense overwhelmed Apprentice School on a picturesque Saturday afternoon before 554 at Hotchkiss Field as the Bison recorded six turnovers (five interceptions, one fumble recovery) in a 38-14 non-conference football victory.

September 13, 2013
Sandy McLennon named honorary coach for Saturday's football game
Gallaudet University Assistant Professor of Physical Education and Recreation Sandy McLennon has been nominated by junior defensive lineman Tyler Snider to be an "Honorary" Gallaudet Football Coach for the Bison.

September 7, 2013
Gallaudet wins season opener for first time since 2007, Bonheyo brothers score four touchdowns
Gallaudet University celebrated and danced the night away Saturday as the Bison football team handed Shenandoah University a 31-20 loss in the season opener for both teams before 1,312 at Sprint Field at Shentel Stadium.

August 29, 2013
NewsChannel 8 SportsTalk show to feature Gallaudet football coach Chuck Goldstein tonight at 9 p.m.
Gallaudet University football head coach Chuck Goldstein will be the guest on tonight’s NewsChannel 8 SportsTalk show at 9 p.m. hosted by Britt McHenry. The half-hour show will breakdown the upcoming Gallaudet football season.

August 27, 2013
Gallaudet selected to finish third in ECFC preseason coaches poll
For a second straight year the Gallaudet University football team was picked to finish third in the 2013 Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC) preseason coaches poll released on Tuesday.

August 26, 2013
Season Preview: Gallaudet goes on the offensive in 2013 as Bison compete for an ECFC championship
The Gallaudet University football program has made great strides under the direction of head coach Chuck Goldstein, who enters his fourth year leading the Bison and fifth with the program. The Bison compiled a 7-3 overall record and...

August 21, 2013
Bison football players lend a hand helping out new students on move-in day
An annual tradition for the Gallaudet University football program took place Wednesday morning as Bison players gathered at Benson Hall for two hours to help move-in new students coming to Kendall Green.

July 31, 2013
Alleyne, Talaat selected to USA Football News preseason All-American teams
Senior Adham Talaat (Springfield, Va.) and junior Jaris Alleyne (Waldorf, Md.) were named to one of the 2013 Division III Preseason All-American teams as announced by USA Football News.

July 17, 2013
Athletic Training physical forms information for new and returning student-athletes
All new or returning Gallaudet University student-athletes participating in athletics during the 2013-14 school year needs to make sure they have all the required forms completed and handed in to the athletic training staff before joining their respective teams.

July 10, 2013
Former Gallaudet standout Tony Tatum set to start for Utah Blaze in Philadelphia this Friday
Fans of Gallaudet University football and Bison athletics will have the chance to see former standout Tony Tatum in his only East Coast appearance with the Utah Blaze of the Arena Football League (AFL) on Friday, July 12, in Philadelphia.