2017-18 Bryant University Football News

  • Bryant football receives APR Award for sixth-straight year
    July 13, 2018
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Bryant University football team was named a recipient of the Football Championship Subdivision Athletics Directors Association (FCS ADA) Academic Progress Rate (APR) Award.
  • Sign up for Bryant Football Camp TODAY
    June 05, 2018
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. -- The Bryant Football Camp is scheduled for June 16-19 at Bryant University in Smithfield. Spots are still available for those interested in attending one of the four camps. 
  • Football names captains for 2018 season
    May 18, 2018
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Dillon Guthro (Newburyport, Mass.), Kevin Lazo (Pembroke Pines, Fla.), Thomas Costigan (Stamford, Conn.) and Jean Constant (Delray Beach, Fla.) have been named the four Bryant University football captains for the 2018 season, head coach James Perry announced on Friday.
  • Spring football notebook No. 3 - Kevin Lazo feature
    April 18, 2018
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Things didn’t start well for Bryant University football player Kevin Lazo (Pembroke Pines, Fla.) when he arrived on campus as a freshman in August of 2014.
  • Spring football notebook No. 2
    March 25, 2018
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – It was another great morning on Saturday as the Bryant University football team wrapped up its second spring practice.
  • Spring football notebook No. 1
    March 23, 2018
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Bryant University football team opened spring practice on Friday morning inside the Conaty Indoor Athletic Center.
  • Celebrating 20 Years of Bryant Football
    March 12, 2018
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Bryant Athletics and the Bryant University football team have officially announced the plans for “Celebrating 20 Years of Bryant Football” this season.
  • Perry welcomes Alex Kurtz to coaching staff
    March 07, 2018
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. -- Bryant University football coach James Perry is excited to announce the addition of Alex Kurtz to the coaching staff for the upcoming 2018 season. 
  • Perry announces Ben Martin as offensive line coach
    February 28, 2018
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Bryant University football coach James Perry is excited to announce the addition of Benjamin Martin and Alex Kurtz to the coaching staff for the upcoming season.
  • 2018 Bryant football season tickets on sale now
    February 19, 2018
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – After an outstanding finish to 2017, season tickets for the 2018 Bryant University football season are on sale at BryantBulldogs.com.
  • Football announces spring schedule
    February 18, 2018
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Bryant University football coach James Perry has officially announced his 2018 spring practice schedule that culminates with the annual Black and Gold Spring Game on Saturday, April 21.
  • Bryant football announces 2018 schedule
    February 13, 2018
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Highlighted by a trip to 2017 NCAA Tournament member Stony Brook and five home games inside the David M. and Terry Beirne Stadium Complex, Bryant University football coach James Perry officially announced the 2018 schedule on Tuesday.
  • Bryant football adds nine more to Class of 2022
    February 06, 2018
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Bryant University football head coach James Perry is excited to announce the addition of nine student-athletes to the Class of 2022 that will join the Bulldogs next fall.
  • 100 Bulldogs named to NEC Academic Honor Roll
    January 23, 2018
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Bryant University student-athletes enjoyed an outstanding Fall 2017 as 100 were named to the Northeast Conference Academic Honor Roll, including 22 who were named to the NEC’s Commissioner’s Honor Roll.
  • Kennedy named to FCS ADA Academic All-Star Team
    January 05, 2018
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Bryant University football senior Tom Kennedy (Farmingdale, N.Y.) was named to the 20th annual Football Championship Subdivision Athletics Directors Association (FCS ADA) Academic All-Star Team. Kennedy is one of 49 student-athletes recognized.
  • 2017 proves to be a special year for Bryant Football
    December 31, 2017
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – During his introductory press conference in January, newly christened Bryant University football head coach James Perry urged everyone to come out and watch the Bulldogs play the game of football in a very fast and exciting way.
  • Constant earns STATS FCS All-America honors
    December 19, 2017
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Redshirt sophomore Jean Constant (Delray Beach, Fla.) was named a Third Team All-American by STATS FCS on Tuesday afternoon.
  • Bryant football announces first 10 members of Class of 2022
    December 19, 2017
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Bryant University football head coach James Perry has announced the first 10 members of the Class of 2022 that will join the Bulldogs next fall.
  • Brackett named Honorable Mention Freshman All-American by HERO Sports
    December 18, 2017
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Bryant University football freshman Andre Brackett (East Windsor, Conn.) was named an Honorable Mention Freshman All-American by HERO Sports on Monday.
  • For Brackett, end-of-year honor just the beginning
    December 15, 2017
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – If you watched a Bryant University football game this past fall, it was hard not to notice freshman Andre Brackett (East Windsor, N.Y.). Whether it was because of his outstanding ability on special teams or his high socks, Brackett caught your attention.
  • Costigan, Constant named Phil Steele FCS All-Americans
    December 15, 2017
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The postseason honors continued to roll in for the Bryant University football team as junior linebacker Thomas Costigan (Stamford, Conn.) and redshirt sophomore return specialist Jean Constant (Delray Beach, Fla.) were named Phil Steel FCS All-Americans on Friday.
  • Costigan becomes fourth AP All-American in program history
    December 13, 2017
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Bryant University football linebacker Thomas Costigan (Stamford, Conn.) was named an Associated Press Third Team All-American on Wednesday following a magical junior season.
  • Costigan named ECAC Defensive Player of the Year
    December 07, 2017
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The postseason honors continue to roll in for Bryant University football junior Thomas Costigan (Stamford, Conn.) as he was named the ECAC Defensive Player of the Year on Thursday.
  • Kennedy, Costigan named to All-New England team
    November 28, 2017
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Bryant University football senior Tom Kennedy (Farmingdale, N.Y.) and junior Thomas Costigan (Stamford, Conn.) have been selected to the All-New England football team, as announced by the Jack Grinold/Eastern Massachusetts Chapter of the National Football Foundation on Monday.
  • Costigan, Brackett pick up major NEC awards, eight named All-NEC
    November 22, 2017
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Bryant University football junior Thomas Costigan (Stamford, Conn.) was named the Northeast Conference Defensive Player of the Year, freshman Andre Brackett (East Windsor, Conn.) earned NEC Defensive Rookie of the Year honors and eight were named All-NEC as the conference announced its annual year-end awards on Wednesday.
  • Guthro, Brackett earn weekly honors from the NEC
    November 20, 2017
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Redshirt junior Dillon Guthro (Newburyport, Mass.) and freshman Andre Brackett (East Windsor, Conn.) were named the Northeast Conference Defensive Player of the Week and Rookie of the Week, respectively, on Monday after helping the Bryant University football team defeat Duquesne on Saturday.
  • Bryant football celebrates 2017 with annual Football Awards Banquet
    November 19, 2017
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Bryant University football team celebrated the 2017 season on Sunday afternoon with its annual Football Awards Banquet in the Multipurpose Athletic Center on campus.
  • Bryant football closes 2017 with victory over Duquesne
    November 18, 2017
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Junior Thomas Costigan (Stamford, Conn.) posted a career-high 16 tackles, while senior Tom Kennedy (Farmingdale, N.Y.) and junior Vincent Nisivoccia (Nutley, N.J.) each posted 100-yard receiving games as the Bryant University football team ended its season with a thrilling 38-29 victory over Duquesne on Saturday afternoon at Beirne Stadium.
  • Bulldogs welcome Duquesne Saturday
    November 17, 2017
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Bryant University football team closes the 2017 season on Saturday when it welcomes Duquesne to Beirne Stadium. Kickoff is scheduled for 12:00 p.m.
  • Kennedy named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District I team
    November 16, 2017
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Bryant University football senior Tom Kennedy (Farmingdale, N.Y.) has been named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District I first team, as announced Wednesday by the College Sports Information Directors of America.
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