2023 Tartan Football News

Tartan Football Announces 2024 Incoming Class
Tartan Football Announces 2024 Incoming Class

June 05, 2024

Carnegie Mellon University second-year Head Football Coach Ryan Larsen has announced the Tartans 2024 recruiting class. The Tartans will welcome 32 newcomers that hail from 14 different states.

PAC Football to Start Divisional Play, Hold Championship Game in 2025
PAC Football to Start Divisional Play, Hold Championship Game in 2025

June 04, 2024

With the addition of a 12th football program in 2025-26, the Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) will begin football divisional play and hold a PAC Football Championship Game to conclude the regular season starting in the fall of 2025.

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Carnegie Mellon University Athletics Department Announces Naming of Lackner Field

May 29, 2024

For nearly 50 years, Rich Lackner called Carnegie Mellon and its football program home as a student athlete and as coach. Thanks to the generosity of alumni and friends of Tartan Football, the university and athletics department are proud to announce the campaign to name the Richard M. Lackner Field at Gesling Stadium in honor of Lackner’s legacy.

16 Carnegie Mellon Football Players Named to the NFF Hampshire Honor Society
16 Carnegie Mellon Football Players Named to the NFF Hampshire Honor Society

April 10, 2024

The Carnegie Mellon University football team had 16 student-athletes named to the 2024 National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) Hampshire Honor Society, which is comprised of college football players from all divisions of play who each maintained a cumulative 3.2 GPA or better throughout their college careers.

Three Football Players Repeat as Academic All-America
Three Football Players Repeat as Academic All-America

January 23, 2024

Three Carnegie Mellon University football athletes were honored with selections to the 2023 Academic All-America football teams, selected by the College Sports Communicators. Senior linebacker Robert Coury and senior offensive lineman Dustin Moss repeat as honorees on the first team with senior linebacker Thomas Coury repeating his selection on the second team.

60 Carnegie Mellon Football Players Recognized on PAC Academic Fall Honor Roll
60 Carnegie Mellon Football Players Recognized on PAC Academic Fall Honor Roll

January 17, 2024

The Carnegie Mellon University football team landed 60 members on the Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) Academic Honor Roll for the Fall 2023 semester. Of the 57, 30 maintained a perfect 4.0 GPA during the first semester.

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Tartans Impress Once Again in Classroom During Fall Semester

January 16, 2024

The fall athletics season was highlighted by four team NCAA appearances, three University Athletic Association (UAA) Championships, and a football bowl victory, but the Tartans also continued their dominance in the classroom. Academically, 137 student-athletes recorded a perfect 4.0 grade-point average (GPA) with nearly 65 percent earning a 3.50 GPA or better.

Robert Coury Repeats as AP and D3football.com All-American
Robert Coury Repeats as AP and D3football.com All-American

December 22, 2023

Senior linebacker Robert Coury of the Carnegie Mellon University football team has received two additional All-America honors following his American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Division III Coaches' All-America first-team honor.

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Tartans Place 12 on Volleyball and Football Academic All-District Teams

December 19, 2023

Twelve volleyball and football Carnegie Mellon University student-athletes were named to a College Sports Communicators (CSC) Academic All-District Team for Division III, nominated by members of CSC, for the fall season. College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) rebranded to CSC in the summer of 2022.

Tartans Place Four on All-ECAC Team
Tartans Place Four on All-ECAC Team

December 19, 2023

The Carnegie Mellon University football team had four players selected to the 2023 Division IIII Football All-Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Team. The Tartans placed one on the first team with the other three earning second team honors.

Defensive Coordinator Ben Gibboney Named 2023 AFCA Division III Assistant Coach of the Year
Defensive Coordinator Ben Gibboney Named 2023 AFCA Division III Assistant Coach of the Year

December 15, 2023

Carnegie Mellon University defensive coordinator Ben Gibboney has been named the NCAA Division III American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Assistant Coach of the Year for 2023, the first time a Carnegie Mellon football coach has received the honor.

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Department Honors Top Academic Athletes at Annual Celebration

December 14, 2023

In its 10th year celebrating academic and athletic achievement, the Carnegie Mellon Department of Athletics welcomed faculty and staff to the annual Student-Athlete Academic Achievement Celebration to honor 35 of the highest-achieving juniors and seniors across all colleges and athletics teams on Wednesday. The celebration is always held on Reading Day during finals week.

Robert Coury Garners Second Straight AFCA First Team All-America Honor
Robert Coury Garners Second Straight AFCA First Team All-America Honor

December 11, 2023

Senior linebacker Robert Coury of the Carnegie Mellon University football team was named to the 2023 American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Division III Coaches' All-America first-team for the second straight season.

Coury and Williams Repeat as 2023 D3football.com All-Region 2 Team Selections
Coury and Williams Repeat as 2023 D3football.com All-Region 2 Team Selections

December 06, 2023

Senior linebacker Robert Coury and senior defensive back Adrian Williams of the Carnegie Mellon University football team were honored on the 2023 D3football.com All-Region 2 team. Coury landed a spot on the first team with Williams on the third team for the second consecutive season.

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Robert Coury Named Semifinalist for 2023 Gagliardi Trophy Presented by Stearns Bank

November 21, 2023

Carnegie Mellon University senior linebacker Robert Coury was named one of the 20 semifinalists for the 2023 Gagliardi Trophy on Tuesday.