2014 CCSU Football Headlines
February 3, 2015
Football Announces Signing Day Recruits
Head Coach Pete Rossomando announces his second incoming class
December 13, 2014
Hollomon Named All-New England
Central Connecticut senior running back Rob Hollomon was named All-New England at the running back position by the New England Football Writers Association on Monday.
November 26, 2014
Five Football Blue Devils Earn All-NEC
Five Central Connecticut football players earned postseason honors from the Northeast Conference on Wednesday afternoon, highlighted by seniors Rob Hollomon (RB) and Chris Abner (DB) being named First Team All-NEC.
November 24, 2014
Bolling Earns Three Player of the Week Awards
Central Connecticut sophomore defensive lineman Asia Bolling was named Northeast Conference Co-Defensive Player of the Week on Monday afternoon.
November 22, 2014
Blue Devils Win in Final Seconds at Saint Francis
Quarterback Nick SanGiacomo pushed into the end zone with 11 seconds left to play to give CCSU a 22-17 victory on Saturday afternoon.
November 21, 2014
Football Travels to SFU for Season Finale
The Central Connecticut football team visits Loretto and the Saint Francis U Red Flash in the final game of the 2014 season.
November 15, 2014
Football Falls to Howard in Harmony Classic on Saturday
Blue Devils finish the season next week at St. Francis U
November 13, 2014
Football Hosts Howard in NAACP Harmony Classic
Central Connecticut is proud to host the Bison of Howard for the 2014 NAACP Harmony Classic at Arute Field. This is the second time that CCSU has hosted the Harmony Classic, but it is the first time the game will be played on campus.
November 10, 2014
Minor Named Special Teams Player of the Week
Sophomore Kier Minor was named Northeast Conference Special Teams Player of the Week after blocking a punt in the Blue Devils game against Sacred Heart on Saturday, Nov. 8.
November 8, 2014
Football Falls at Home to Sacred Heart
Blue Devils will play their home finale next week vs. Howard
November 7, 2014
Football Hosts Sacred Heart Saturday at Arute Field
The Central Connecticut football team will host intrastate rival Sacred Heart on Saturday afternoon at Arute Field. The Blue Devils (2-7, 0-4 NEC) and Pioneers (7-1, 3-1 NEC) are scheduled for a 1 p.m. kickoff in New Britain.
November 1, 2014
Football Falls at #24 Bryant
The Blue Devils return to action next Saturday at Arute Field against intrastate rival Sacred Heart. Kickoff is scheduled for 1 p.m.
October 30, 2014
Football Visits Bryant Saturday, Game Available on ESPN3
The Central Connecticut Blue Devils will visit Bryant this Saturday for a Northeast Conference game, which can be seen live on ESPN3.com.
October 25, 2014
Football Drops Home Decision to Wagner on Saturday
Central will travel to Bryant next weekend on ESPN3.com
October 24, 2014
Football Welcomes Wagner on Saturday
The Central Connecticut football team will kickoff with the Seahawks at 1 p.m. on Arute Field.
October 18, 2014
Blue Devils Fall, Hollomon Sets Career Rushing Mark
Senior Rob Hollomon ran for two touchdowns in the first half and in the process surpassed former Blue Devil Stan House for Central Connecticut's career rushing record.
October 16, 2014
Football Visits Robert Morris on Saturday
The Central Connecticut football team continues Northeast Conference play with a trip to Robert Morris on Saturday. The Blue Devils (2-4, 0-1 NEC) will square off with the Colonials (0-6, 0-1 NEC) at Joe Walton Stadium in Moon Township, PA. Kickoff is scheduled for 12 p.m.
October 11, 2014
Football Falls to Duquesne on Homecoming
Blue Devils are now 2-4 overall on the season
October 10, 2014
CCSU Set for 2014 Homecoming Weekend
In addition to Saturday's game, fans can also come out and support the Blue Devils at Friday night's pep rally (5 p.m. behind the Student Center). Fans can also enjoy swimming and diving (6 p.m.), women's soccer on Friday night (7 p.m.) and men's soccer (1 p.m.) on Sunday.
September 29, 2014
Three Blue Devils Earn Weekly Awards
Senior Rob Hollomon, junior Josh Celerin and freshman Shacor Privott earned weekly honors from the Northeast Conference.
September 27, 2014
Hollomon, Blue Devils Run by URI
The Central Connecticut football team earned a 38-14 victory over Rhode Island on Saturday evening behind 236 rushing yards by senior Rob Hollomon.
September 25, 2014
Football Hosts URI Saturday at 4 PM
The Blue Devils (1-3) and Rams (0-3) are scheduled for a 4 p.m. kickoff on Arute Field. The game is the first of five remaining home contests for the Blue Devils this season.
September 22, 2014
Pauldo Earns NEC Rookie Honor
Central Connecticut football freshman Tavion Pauldo was named Northeast Conference Football Rookie of the Week on Monday afternoon.
September 20, 2014
Dartmouth Tops Football on Saturday Night
Blue Devils return home next week to host Rhode Island at 4 p.m.
September 18, 2014
Football Visits Dartmouth on Saturday Night
The Central Connecticut football team visits Hanover, New Hampshire for the first ever meeting between the Blue Devils and Dartmouth in the sport of football.
September 13, 2014
Football Falls to Holy Cross
The Central Connecticut football team fell to Holy Cross on Saturday afternoon by a score of 20-7.
September 12, 2014
Football Visits Holy Cross
The Central Connecticut football team will travel to Worcester, MA, to play the Holy Cross Crusaders at Fitton Field on Saturday, Sept. 13.
September 6, 2014
Football Falls in Home Opener
The Blue Devils will return to action next Saturday at Holy Cross. That game is scheduled to kickoff at 1:05 p.m at Fitton Field on the Worcester, Massachusetts campus.
September 5, 2014
Football Home Opener Saturday at 6 PM
The Central Connecticut football team will open at home on Saturday night against Albany.
September 3, 2014
Hollomon Earns Gold Helmet Award
Senior Rob Hollomon has added the Ray Gallant Insurance New England Football Writers’ Gridiron Club of Great Boston Gold Helmet Award to his list of individual accolades this week.
September 1, 2014
Hollomon, Fields Earn NEC Honors
Senior Rob Hollomon and freshman Joey Fields were honored by the Northeast Conference on Monday for their performance in the Blue Devils' upset victory over #7 Towson.
September 1, 2014
Hollomon: FCS National Offensive Player of the Week
Central Connecticut senior Rob Hollomon was named FCS National Offensive Player of the Week by The Sports Network for his performance in the Blue Devils' upset victory over #7/13 Towson on Saturday night.
August 30, 2014
Blue Devils Beat #7 Towson to Open 2014 Season
Hollomon puts up huge numbers as Central upsets Towson on Saturday night
August 29, 2014
Football Opens Season Saturday at #7/13 Towson
The Central Connecticut football team will open the 2014 Season on the road against last year’s national runner-up #7/13 Towson at Minnegan Field at Johnny Unitas Stadium in Towson, MD. The contest also marks the beginning of the Rossomando Era of CCSU Football.
August 28, 2014
The Coach Rossomando Rundown: Week One
Head Coach Pete Rossomando provides a weekly look at the Blue Devil football program.
August 21, 2014
Breakfast with Coach Rossomando
The New Britain Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a a breakfast with CCSU football coach Pete Rossomando on Tuesday, Sept. 2 at the CCSU ITBD in New Britain. The breakfast will cost $15 to attend with proceeds benefiting the New Britain Boys and Girls Club.
August 5, 2014
Updated 8/23: Football Concludes Preseason Camp
The Blue Devil players reported to campus Sunday, August 3 in preparation for the 2014 season.
August 4, 2014
Four Named Preseason All-NEC, CCSU Picked Fourth
Seniors Rob Hollomon, Tyrell Holmes and Josh Alaeze as well as junior Tyler Hurd were named Preseason All-Northeast Conference honors on Monday morning.
August 1, 2014
2014 #NECFB Kickoff Google Hangout on Monday
The Northeast Conference will be hosting the 2014 #NECFB Kickoff Google Hangout on Monday, August 4 at 11 a.m. The event is free for fans to watch and will feature all seven NEC head coaches, including Central Connecticut head coach Pete Rossomando.
July 7, 2014
Hollomon Named to Walter Payton Watch List
Rising senior Rob Hollomon was named to the preseason watch list for the top honor at the NCAA Division I FCS level.
July 1, 2014
Hollomon Preseason All-America First Team
Senior Rob Hollomon was named to The Sports Network Preseason All-America First Team at the all-purpose position.
June 23, 2014
Holmes on CFPA Wide Receiver Award Watch List
Rising senior Tyrell Holmes has earned a spot on the CFPA Wide Receiver Award Watch List heading into the 2014 season.
June 18, 2014
Hollomon on CFPA Running Back Watch List
Rob Hollomon is one of 38 returning student-athletes at the Division I FCS level to earn a place on the initial list.
April 25, 2014
Football Adds to Recruiting Class
The Central Connecticut football program has announced the addition of 16 student-athletes for the Fall of 2014.
April 24, 2014
Football Spring Game Friday at 8 PM
The Central Connecticut football team will play the 2014 Spring Game on Friday night at Arute Field.
April 14, 2014
Eight Added to Football Coaching Staff
Head football coach Pete Rossomando has announced nine members of his coaching staff for his first year at CCSU.
March 31, 2014
Week Three Update: Football Spring Practice
The Central Connecticut football team opened Spring Practice on Monday afternoon.
March 26, 2014
CCSU Football Set for Spring Practice
The spring season will feature 15 practices over four weeks and conclude with the Spring Game on Friday, April 25.
February 11, 2014
Six Home Games Highlight 2014 Football Schedule
The Central Connecticut football team will play a 12-game sechdule, including six home games and a season opening trip to 2013 national runner-up Towson.
February 4, 2014
Football Adds 11th Student-Athlete to Recruiting Class
Head football coach Pete Rossomando has received his 11th commitment to the 2014 recruiting class.
January 22, 2014
Rossomando Named Head Football Coach at CCSU
Posts a 42-13 overall record as a head coach