2019-20 Bryant University Football News

  • Bryant falls to Fordham, 29-14, Saturday
    September 14, 2019
    SMITHFIELD, R.I.  – Fordham University scored 23 points in the fourth quarter, defeating the Bryant University football team, 29-14, on Saturday afternoon at Beirne Stadium.
  • Sept. 21 football game vs. Brown moved to 3 p.m.
    September 13, 2019
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Bryant University Athletics has announced that the football game between Bryant and Brown University on Saturday, Sept. 21, will now kick off at 3 p.m. at Beirne Stadium on the Bryant campus.
  • Football hosts Fordham in home opener Saturday
    September 12, 2019
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Bryant University football team plays its first game at Beirne Stadium this season when it welcomes Fordham on Saturday afternoon. Kickoff is scheduled for 1:00 p.m.
  • Bigger, faster, stronger; Adeboboye primed for big '19
    September 10, 2019
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – As Daniel Adeboboye barreled down the sideline for a 22-yard gain at the University at Albany, it's hard to imagine he didn’t start playing competitive football until the eighth grade.
  • Bulldogs fall to UAlbany on Saturday
    September 07, 2019
    ALBANY, N.Y. – The Bryant University football team dropped a 45-3 decision to the University at Albany on Saturday night at Tom and Mary Casey Stadium.
  • Football travels to Albany on Saturday
    September 04, 2019
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Bryant University football faces its second-straight CAA opponent on Saturday when it travels to Albany, New York, to take on the Great Danes. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:00 p.m.
  • Brown leading the way for Black and Gold
    September 02, 2019
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Robert Brown has developed a great deal over the course of his career at Bryant. 
  • Tom Kennedy signed to Detroit Lions practice squad
    September 01, 2019
    ALLEN PARK, Mich. – Bryant University football and men’s lacrosse alumnus Tom Kennedy has been signed to the Detroit Lions’ practice squad in advance of the Lions’ Week 1 contest, the team announced Sunday.
  • Bulldogs drop opener to Stony Brook Thursday
    August 29, 2019
    STONY BROOK, N.Y. – The Bryant University football team forced a pair of turnovers but it wasn’t enough in a 35-10 loss to Stony Brook on Thursday night in the 2019 season opener.  
  • Football opens 2019 season Thursday night
    August 27, 2019
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Bryant University football team opens the 2019 season on Thursday night when it travels to Long Island to take on Stony Brook. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:00 p.m.
  • Under Pressure: Samperi kicks way to scholarship
    August 26, 2019
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Bryant University head football coach Chris Merritt asked junior kicker Luke Samperi a simple question before practice on the morning of August 20th.
  • Football Season Preview: Quarterbacks
    August 25, 2019
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Bryant University football team opens the 2019 season on Aug. 29 at Stony Brook. BryantBulldogs.com will preview the 2019 Bulldogs position-by-position over the next two weeks.
  • Football Season Preview: Running Backs
    August 24, 2019
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Bryant University football team opens the 2019 season on Aug. 29 at Stony Brook. BryantBulldogs.com will preview the 2019 Bulldogs position-by-position over the next two weeks.
  • Football Season Preview: Wide Receivers
    August 23, 2019
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Bryant University football team opens the 2019 season on Aug. 29 at Stony Brook. BryantBulldogs.com will preview the 2019 Bulldogs position-by-position over the next two weeks.
  • Football Season Preview: Offensive Line, Tight Ends
    August 22, 2019
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Bryant University football team opens the 2019 season on Aug. 29 at Stony Brook. BryantBulldogs.com will preview the 2019 Bulldogs position-by-position over the next two weeks.
  • Football Season Preview: Defensive Line
    August 21, 2019
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Bryant University football team opens the 2019 season on Aug. 29 at Stony Brook. BryantBulldogs.com will preview the 2019 Bulldogs position-by-position over the next two weeks.
  • Football Season Preview: Defensive Backs
    August 18, 2019
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Bryant University football team opens the 2019 season on Aug. 29 at Stony Brook. BryantBulldogs.com will preview the 2019 Bulldogs position-by-position over the next two weeks.
  • Football Season Preview: Linebackers
    August 18, 2019
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Bryant University football team opens the 2019 season on Aug. 29 at Stony Brook. BryantBulldogs.com will preview the 2019 Bulldogs position-by-position over the next two weeks.
  • Football Season Preview: Specialists
    August 15, 2019
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Bryant University football team opens the 2019 season on Aug. 29 at Stony Brook. BryantBulldogs.com will preview the 2019 Bulldogs position-by-position over the next two weeks.
  • Football announces 2019 team captains
    August 14, 2019
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Bryant University football head coach Chris Merritt officially announced the team captains for the 2019 season on Wednesday morning.
  • Costigan signs with LA Chargers
    August 13, 2019
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Bryant University football alumnus Thomas Costigan has signed a contract with the Los Angeles Chargers, the team announced on Tuesday morning.
  • Tom Kennedy to make NFL preseason debut Thursday
    August 08, 2019
    DETROIT – Bryant University football and men’s lacrosse alumnus Tom Kennedy is slated to make his NFL preseason debut Thursday night when the Detroit Lions host the New England Patriots at Ford Field.
  • Football adds Daniels and Forman to coaching staff
    July 30, 2019
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Bryant University head coach Chris Merritt announced the addition of Steven Daniels and Michael Forman to the coaching staff for the upcoming 2019 season.
  • Football opens camp Thursday morning
    July 29, 2019
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Bryant University football team begins preparations for the 2019 season on Thursday with the beginning of August Training Camp.
  • Wright, Nisivoccia earn Preseason All-NEC honors
    July 24, 2019
    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Bryant University football seniors Tomas Wright (St. Augustine, Fla.) and Vincent Nisivoccia (Nutley, N.J.) were both selected to the Preseason All-Northeast Conference team that was unveiled on Wednesday morning during NEC Football Social Media Day.
  • NEC Football Social Media Day set for Wednesday
    July 23, 2019
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Seniors Robert Brown (Palmetto Bay, Fla.) and Vincent Nisivoccia (Nutley, N.J.) and head coach Chris Merritt will represent the Bryant University football team at Northeast Conference Football Social Media Day on Wednesday, July 24 at MetLife Stadium.
  • Season and single-game football tickets now on sale
    July 16, 2019
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Bryant University football season and individual game tickets for the 2019 season are now on sale.