2012 Cal Poly Football Headlines

  • Broadous Sparks Indoor Football League Team to Late Victory
    June 05, 2013
    Broadous Sparks Indoor Football League Team to Late Victory Former Cal Poly quarterback Andre Broadous rallied the Tri-Cities Fever to a 41-37 victory over the Colorado Ice in an Indoor Football League arena football game May 25 at the Toyota Center in Kennewick, Wash.
  • Cal Poly Amasses 467 Total Yards, 30 First Downs in Spring Game
    May 04, 2013
    Cal Poly Amasses 467 Total Yards, 30 First Downs in Spring Game Cal Poly rushed for 317 yards and passed for 150 more, scoring two touchdowns and a field goal in a 51-27 victory by the offense over the defense in the 2013 Spring Game presented by The Ribline and held Saturday afternoon in Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
  • 2013 Spring Football Game Slated for Saturday in Alex G. Spanos Stadium
    May 02, 2013
    2013 Spring Football Game Slated for Saturday in Alex G. Spanos Stadium Cal Poly football fans can decide for themselves who should replace Andre Broadous as starting quarterback when the four candidates showcase their skills and talent in the 2013 Spring Game on Saturday in Alex G. Spanos Stadium. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m. and admission is free.
  • Williams Signs With Raiders as Undrafted Free Agent
    April 28, 2013
    Williams Signs With Raiders as Undrafted Free Agent Former Cal Poly slotback Deonte Williams signed a contract with the Oakland Raiders shortly after he went undrafted in the 2013 National Football League Draft on Saturday.
  • Cal Poly Football Coaches Clinic to be Held Saturday
    April 24, 2013
    Cal Poly Football Coaches Clinic to be Held Saturday Annual Cal Poly Football Coaches Clinic, featuring numerous high school and college coaches as guest speakers, will be held Saturday on campus.
  • Deonte Williams, Kennith Jackson Await 2013 NFL Draft
    April 22, 2013
    Deonte Williams, Kennith Jackson Await 2013 NFL Draft Slotback Deonte Williams and linebacker Kennith Jackson, Cal Poly’s first All-Big Sky Conference first-team selections, are the Mustangs’ top two candidates for the 2013 National Football League Draft, scheduled for Thursday through Saturday at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.
  • Offense Held Out of End Zone in Saturday Morning Scrimmage
    April 20, 2013
    Offense Held Out of End Zone in Saturday Morning Scrimmage The Cal Poly offense produced eight plays of 10 yards or longer, but was held out of the end zone by the Mustang defense in Saturday’s 90-play scrimmage ending the second week of Spring Drills on the upper field of the Cal Poly Sports Complex.
  • Pair of Cal Poly Football Games to be Televised by Root Sports
    April 18, 2013
    Pair of Cal Poly Football Games to be Televised by Root Sports Big Sky Conference football tri-champion Cal Poly will be featured on a pair of Root Sports telecasts this fall. DirecTV Sports Networks announced its 10-game Big Sky television package for the 2013 season Thursday.
  • Cal Poly to Conduct 60-Play Scrimmage Saturday Morning
    April 17, 2013
    Cal Poly to Conduct 60-Play Scrimmage Saturday Morning Cal Poly football wraps up the second week of Spring Camp with a 60-play scrimmage Saturday morning on the upper field of the Cal Poly Sports Complex.
  • Cal Poly Completes First Practice of 2013 Spring Drills
    April 11, 2013
    Cal Poly Completes First Practice of 2013 Spring Drills Despite several vacancies in the Cal Poly football coaching staff, about 105 Mustang players executed over two hours of drills on the first day of spring practice Wednesday morning on the upper fields of the Cal Poly Sports Complex.
  • Spring Football Practice Begins Wednesday at Cal Poly Sports Complex
    April 10, 2013
    Spring Football Practice Begins Wednesday at Cal Poly Sports Complex Cal Poly will conduct spring football practice sessions from Wednesday (April 10) through May 4. The 2013 Spring Game is scheduled for Saturday, May 4, at 1 p.m. in Alex G. Spanos Stadium
  • Six Cal Poly Football Players Participate in Wednesday's NFL Pro Day
    March 13, 2013
    Six Cal Poly Football Players Participate in Wednesday's NFL Pro Day Former Cal Poly slotback Deonte Williams turned in the fastest 40-yard time during the Mustangs' NFL Pro Day on Wednesday on the upper field of the Sports Complex.
  • Cal Poly Football’s NFL Pro Day for Seniors Set for Wednesday
    March 12, 2013
    Cal Poly Football’s NFL Pro Day for Seniors Set for Wednesday Seven former Cal Poly football players will participate in Wednesday’s NFL Pro Day. A warm-up period begins at 9 a.m. on the upper fields of the Cal Poly Sports Complex, with a series of drills to start at 10 a.m.
  • Broadous to Compete in Beyond Sports Network Showcase This Weekend
    March 06, 2013
    Broadous to Compete in Beyond Sports Network Showcase This Weekend Cal Poly senior quarterback Andre Broadous has been selected to participate in the Beyond Sports Network Collegiate Showcase this weekend at the University of Akron.
  • Cal Poly Football Signs a Dozen Players to National Letter of Intent
    February 06, 2013
    Cal Poly Football Signs a Dozen Players to National Letter of Intent Cal Poly has signed a total of 11 high school football players and one community college transfer to the National Letter of Intent. The announcement was made Wednesday by fifth-year Mustang football coach Tim Walsh and Cal Poly director of athletics Don Oberhelman at MoTav in downtown San Luis Obispo.
  • Cal Poly Football to Announce 2013 NLI Signees Wednesday at MoTav
    February 04, 2013
    Cal Poly Football to Announce 2013 NLI Signees Wednesday at MoTav Cal Poly football will announce its Class of 2013 National Letter of Intent signees on Wednesday at Mother's Tavern (MoTav), located at 725 Higuera Street in downtown San Luis Obispo.
  • Three Mustangs Land on Big Sky All-Academic Team
    February 01, 2013
    Three Mustangs Land on Big Sky All-Academic Team Three Cal Poly football players have been named to the Big Sky Conference All-Academic Team for the 2012 season. Junior defensive end Grant Goebel was honored as were a pair of redshirt freshmen offensive linemen -- Stephen Sippel and Kyle Zottneck.
  • Cal Poly Football Game at Portland State Moved to Sept. 27
    February 01, 2013
    Cal Poly Football Game at Portland State Moved to Sept. 27 Last season, Cal Poly played its first Friday night football contest in 50 years. This year, the Mustangs will make it two in a row as the Mustangs' 2013 Big Sky Conference opener at Portland State has been moved from Saturday, Sept. 28, to Friday, Sept. 27, at the request of the Portland Timbers.
  • Williams, Jackson Honored by College Sports Journal
    January 24, 2013
    Williams, Jackson Honored by College Sports Journal Cal Poly slotback Deonte Williams and linebacker Kennith Jackson, both seniors, have been honored nationally by College Sports Journal. Williams was placed on the publication's 2012 Football Championship Subdivision All-America Team while Jackson earned honorable mention praise.
  • Senior Slotback Deonte Williams Honored on CSN Fabulous Fifty
    January 21, 2013
    Senior Slotback Deonte Williams Honored on CSN Fabulous Fifty Cal Poly senior slotback Deonte Williams has been named to the College Sporting News 2012 Fabulous Fifty FCS All-American Team.
  • Williams, Broadous and Jackson Earn Top Football Team Awards
    January 13, 2013
    Williams, Broadous and Jackson Earn Top Football Team Awards Slotback Deonte Williams, quarterback Andre Broadous and middle linebacker Kennith Jackson, all seniors, were the top award winners at the team banquet honoring the 2012 Cal Poly football team Sunday at The Cliffs Resort in Shell Beach.
  • Williams Helps West to Victory in Casino Del Sol All-Star Game
    January 12, 2013
    Williams Helps West to Victory in Casino Del Sol All-Star Game Cal Poly senior slotback Deonte Williams rushed for 24 yards in the second annual Casino del Sol College Football All-Star Game on Friday night at Kino Stadium in Tucson, Arizona.
  • Deonte Williams Selected to Play in Casino Del Sol All-Star Game
    January 10, 2013
    Deonte Williams Selected to Play in Casino Del Sol All-Star Game Cal Poly senior slotback Deonte Williams has accepted an invitation to play in the 2013 Casino Del Sol College All-Star Football Game, scheduled for Friday, Jan. 11, 2012, in Tucson, Arizona.
  • Mustangs Finish 11th, 12th in Final FCS Polls of 2012 Season
    January 07, 2013
    Mustangs Finish 11th, 12th in Final FCS Polls of 2012 Season Cal Poly’s football team has finished No. 11 in the final Football Championship Subdivision Coaches Poll and No. 12 in The Sports Network media poll for the 2012 season.
  • Walsh Finishes Fourth in Eddie Robinson Award Balloting
    December 17, 2012
    Walsh Finishes Fourth in Eddie Robinson Award Balloting Cal Poly head football coach Tim Walsh finished fourth in balloting for the 2012 Eddie Robinson Award, presented annually by The Sports Network to the Football Championship Subdivision's Coach of the Year.
  • Williams Earns Associated Press Second-Team All-American Honors
    December 12, 2012
    Williams Earns Associated Press Second-Team All-American Honors For the third time in two weeks, Cal Poly senior slotback Deonte Williams has been named to an All-American football team. On Wednesday, The Associated Press tabbed Williams as a second-team running back.
  • Slotback Deonte Williams Earns Second-Team All-American Honors
    December 10, 2012
    Slotback Deonte Williams Earns Second-Team All-American Honors Cal Poly senior slotback Deonte Williams has been named to The Sports Network’s Football Championship Subdivision All-American second team.
  • Twelve-Game Cal Poly Football Schedule for 2013 Announced
    December 06, 2012
    Twelve-Game Cal Poly Football Schedule for 2013 Announced Cal Poly will play a 12-game regular-season schedule for the first time in 2013. The Mustangs’ second season in the Big Sky Conference features six home games for the first time since 2008 along with six road contests, including two matchups against Football Bowl Subdivision teams, and, for the second straight year, no Division II foes.
  • Williams, Jackson and Molino Earn FCS All-American Honors
    December 05, 2012
    Williams, Jackson and Molino Earn FCS All-American Honors Beyond Sports Network has bestowed Football Championship Subdivision All-American honors on Cal Poly slotback Deonte Williams and linebacker Kennith Jackson. In addition, College Sports Madness placed Mustang senior cornerback Nico Molino on its second team.
  • With 18 Starters Back, Cal Poly Already Looking Ahead to 2013 Season
    December 03, 2012
    With 18 Starters Back, Cal Poly Already Looking Ahead to 2013 Season Cal Poly captured a share of the Big Sky Conference championship in its first year in the league, won nine games for the first time since 2005 and earned a berth in the 2012 NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision playoffs for the third time in eight seasons, posting its ninth winning record in the last 10 years. Fourth-year head coach Tim Walsh is already looking ahead to next year.
  • No. 12 Cal Poly Falls to No. 5 Sam Houston State in FCS Playoffs, 18-16
    December 01, 2012
    No. 12 Cal Poly Falls to No. 5 Sam Houston State in FCS Playoffs, 18-16 Sam Houston State, among the top 10 teams in the Football Championship Subdivision in rushing offense, total offense and scoring offense, was held to just 18 points by the Cal Poly defense Saturday afternoon. The Bearkats, however, took advantage of three Cal Poly turnovers, a blocked punt and a trio of personal foul penalties to earn an 18-16 victory over the Mustangs in a second-round NCAA Division I FCS playoff game at Elliott T. Bowers Stadium.
  • No. 12 Cal Poly Earns Third FCS Playoff Berth, Visits No. 5 Sam Houston St.
    November 30, 2012
    No. 12 Cal Poly Earns Third FCS Playoff Berth, Visits No. 5 Sam Houston St. No. 12 Cal Poly (9-2, 7-1 Big Sky), which opened the 2012 campaign with seven straight wins and won its final two games of the regular season to clinch an NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision playoff berth, opens its third bid for the FCS title Saturday afternoon, visiting No. 5 Sam Houston State (8-3, 6-1 Southland) for a second-round contest inside Elliott T. Bowers Stadium (14,000) in Huntsville, Texas.
  • Cal Poly Sets One Big Sky Record, Close to Breaking Two More
    November 21, 2012
    Cal Poly Sets One Big Sky Record, Close to Breaking Two More Cal Poly needed just one year in the Big Sky Conference to set a conference record -- for most yards rushing in a single season -- and is close to breaking two more long-standing marks.
  • Deonte Williams, Kennith Jackson Earn First-Team All-Big Sky Honors
    November 20, 2012
    Deonte Williams, Kennith Jackson Earn First-Team All-Big Sky Honors Senior slotback Deonte Williams and senior middle linebacker Kennith Jackson are Cal Poly’s first-ever All-Big Sky Conference first-team selections.
  • Linebacker Nick Dzubnar Captures Cal Poly, Big Sky and National Honors
    November 19, 2012
    Linebacker Nick Dzubnar Captures Cal Poly, Big Sky and National Honors Cal Poly sophomore linebacker Nick Dzubnar has earned numerous awards -- at the school, conference and national levels -- for his performance in the Mustangs' 42-34 victory over Northern Arizona on Saturday in Flagstaff, Ariz.
  • Mustang Head Coach Tim Walsh a Finalist for Eddie Robinson Award
    November 19, 2012
    Mustang Head Coach Tim Walsh a Finalist for Eddie Robinson Award Fourth-year Cal Poly head football coach Tim Walsh, who has guided the Mustangs to their third NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision playoff berth, is a finalist for the Eddie Robinson Award.
  • Cal Poly Earns First-Round Playoff Bye, Visits Sam Houston State on Dec. 1
    November 18, 2012
    Cal Poly Earns First-Round Playoff Bye, Visits Sam Houston State on Dec. 1 Cal Poly has earned its third NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision playoff berth and drew a first-round bye. Coach Tim Walsh’s Mustangs, who defeated Northern Arizona 42-34 Saturday to finish in a three-way tie for first place in the Big Sky Conference and posted a 9-2 overall mark, will play in the second round against Sam Houston State (8-3) on Saturday, Dec. 1.
  • No. 17 Cal Poly Beats No. 15 Northern Arizona for Share of Big Sky Title
    November 17, 2012
    No. 17 Cal Poly Beats No. 15 Northern Arizona for Share of Big Sky Title In its first year in the Big Sky Conference, the No. 17-ranked Cal Poly football team gained a share of the title. Sophomore slotback Kristaan Ivory scored two touchdowns and senior quarterback Andre Broadous threw a pair of scoring passes as the Mustangs overcame an early 7-0 deficit and beat No. 15 Northern Arizona 42-34 on Saturday in the Walkup Skydome.
  • No. 17 Cal Poly Seeks Big Sky Title, Playoff Berth Saturday at No. Arizona
    November 16, 2012
    No. 17 Cal Poly Seeks Big Sky Title, Playoff Berth Saturday at No. Arizona No. 17 Cal Poly (8-2, 6-1 Big Sky), which opened the 2012 season with seven straight wins and snapped a two-game losing streak with a 70-14 win over Idaho State last week, wraps up the 2012 regular season Saturday with the Big Sky Conference championship at stake, visiting No. 15 Northern Arizona (8-2, 6-1 Big Sky) inside the J. Lawrence Walkup Skydome (10,000) in Flagstaff, Arizona.
  • Williams, Jackson Honored by College Football Performance Awards
    November 14, 2012
    Williams, Jackson Honored by College Football Performance Awards Senior slotback Deonte Williams and senior linebacker Kennith Jackson have been honored by College Football Performance Awards as Cal Poly's top performers in its Big Sky Conference game against Idaho State on Saturday.
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