Friday, December 16, 2005

Former UD Defensive Corrdinator David Cohen named head coach of Hofstra


Keeler has announced major changes in UDs coaching staff. With the departer of Cohen two defensive back coachs are leaving as well. Delware may have a tough time with Hofstra in the years to come being that they are rivals and Cohen knows the Hens inside and out. For full coverage view the article here.

Sunday, December 04, 2005

TP selected to ESPN's all-academic team


Parks is not only great on the field, but in the class room as well. He is a accounting major with a 3.209 grade point average. Parks is a three-time member of the Atlantic 10 Conference Academic Honor Roll and was nominated for the College Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame Scholar-Athlete Award and the NACDA Division I-AA Athletics Directors Association Academic All-Star team. Parks has a shot at going to the NFL, but is not banking on it. When asked in a personal interview he is not sure exactly what he wants to do at the end of the year, but he has worked hard to keep all options open.

Monday, November 28, 2005

CUFF AND PARKS NAMED ALLSTARS


Senior defensive tackle Tom Parks and sophmore standout Omar cuff were named to the Atlantic 10 all star team. Parks, a 6-4, 275 lb. defensive tackle from Pittsburgh, PA was named to the first team for the second straight year. He had a team high five sacks for 38 yards and 8.5 tackles for losses of 44 yards. He also recovered a fumble, broke up two passes, and set a new UD record with four blocked kicks. He finished his career ranked No. 6 all-time at Delaware in tackles for loss (37.5) and No. 9 in sacks (18.5). Cuff carried the ball 249 times for 1,205 yards and 14 touchdowns and also led the team in receiving with 41 receptions for 414 yards and four touchdowns. He is a candidate for the Walter Payton award and was on of the top five offensive players in the nation

Monday, November 21, 2005

DELAWARE caps of the season with a big win


Delaware stuns rival Nova 38-13. It was the ground attack leading the way to UD once again. However this time it was not only tailback Omar Cuff, but senior QB Sunny Riccio rushed for a career high 90 yards and four thats right four touchdowns Saturday. UD had 228 yards on the ground 125 of the coming from Cuff who ended what was a great sophmore season. This big win is a "springboard for next season", says head coach KC Keeler. For the complete game notes check out the hens here.

Wednesday, November 16, 2005

Delaware vs. Villonova in final game of the 05' season

Delaware hopes to end the season on a high note putting them over five hundred but it will be tough to do so against rival Villonova as they play at Villonova Stadium in PA this Saturday. Game time is 1pm be there to support the seniors as it is their last game wearing blue and gold. Look at the Matchup here.

Monday, November 14, 2005

UDEL inches past William and Mary 22-21


It was an exciting game on Saturday as Delaware came from behind late in the fourth to go on top. Last year it was the other way around as William and Mary overcame a 21 point deficit to win in double overtime during the 1-AA quarter finals. It was an exciting first half as the score was 14-14 at half time. Wm & Mary jumped out on their first drive of the second half to make the game 21-14. On UD's first drive they were forced to go three and out and their punt was blocked in their own territory. It was UD's defense lead by senior DT Tom Parks that keep them in the game allowing just two yards on three plays ending in a missed 35 yard field goal by W&M. The teams battled back and forth throughout the remander of the game with Delaware's QB throwing a six yard TD pass to Arron Love with 4 minutes left. The game ended on W&M's next drive when senior safety Kyle Campbell intercepted a pass to give UD the win to put them at 500 on the season.

Wednesday, November 09, 2005

Delaware vs. William and Mary SAT. 1pm

The Blue Hens travel to william and Mary this Saturday looking to get back to five hundred against the number 24 team in the nation. For a game preview chech THIS out.