2020 Bryant University Football News

  • Nna named NEC Defensive Rookie of the Year
    April 14, 2021
    SOMERSET, N.J. – Bryant University football redshirt freshman Chidi Nna was named the Northeast Conference Defensive Rookie of the Year and four others earn All-NEC honors Wednesday afternoon.
  • Bulldogs fall to Duquesne on rainy Sunday in Smithfield
    March 28, 2021
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Daniel Adeboboye rushed for a career-high 180 yards and a touchdown but the Bryant University football team fell to Duquesne, 20-10, on Sunday afternoon at Beirne Stadium.
  • Bryant hosts Duquesne on Sunday
    March 27, 2021
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Bryant University football team welcomes Duquesne to Beirne Stadium on Sunday. Kickoff is set for 12:00 p.m.
  • Clark named NEC Rookie of the Week
    March 22, 2021
    SOMERSET, N.J. – Bryant University freshman quarterback Ryan Clark was named the Northeast Conference Rookie of the Week on Monday.
  • Bryant downs Wagner, 27-7, on Sunday
    March 21, 2021
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Making his first-career start, true freshman Ryan Clark threw for 154 yards and added a 22-yard touchdown run to lead the Bryant University football team to a 27-7 victory over Wagner on Sunday afternoon at Beirne Stadium.
  • Bryant hosts Wagner Sunday at Beirne Stadium
    March 20, 2021
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Bryant University football team hosts Wagner College on Sunday afternoon at Beirne Stadium. It will be the Bulldogs' first home game in 491 days. Kickoff is set for 1:00 p.m.
  • Perryman named NEC Defensive Player of the Week
    March 15, 2021
    SOMERSET, N.J. – Bryant University football junior Derrius Perryman was named the Northeast Conference Defensive Player of the Week on Monday.
  • Bryant grinds out 14-7 victory at Merrimack
    March 14, 2021
    NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. – The Bryant University football team rushed for 205 yards and held Merrimack to just 178 yards of total offense in a 14-7 victory on Sunday afternoon at Duane Stadium.
  • Bryant visits Merrimack on Sunday
    March 13, 2021
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Bryant University football team travels to Merrimack on Sunday afternoon to take on the Warriors. Kickoff is set for 1:00 p.m.
  • Bryant, Duquesne to be featured on ESPN3
    March 09, 2021
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Northeast Conference announced that it will stream three football games on ESPN3 this spring, including Bryant’s March 28 matchup with Duquesne.
  • Bulldogs fall to LIU Sunday
    March 07, 2021
    BROOKVILLE, N.Y. – Joe Andreessen tied the single-game program record with 17 tackles but the Bryant University football team dropped a nail-biter, 24-19, to Long Island on Sunday afternoon. 
  • Bryant football opens spring season Sunday at LIU
    March 06, 2021
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Bryant University football team opens its 2021 season on Sunday afternoon against Long Island University.
  • Bryant, URI football game canceled
    February 17, 2021
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Bryant University football team announced the cancellation of its Feb. 27 game with the University of Rhode Island on Wednesday morning.
  • Spectators not allowed at outdoor events in R.I. until further notice
    February 11, 2021
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. - The State of Rhode Island determined today (February 11) that spectators will not be allowed at any outdoor collegiate sporting events until further notice.
  • Football announces 4-game NEC schedule
    February 01, 2021
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Bryant University football team announced its 2021 spring Northeast Conference schedule on Monday afternoon.
  • Bryant signs 13 in December signing period
    December 15, 2020
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Bryant University football head coach Chris Merritt is excited to announce the signing of 13 student-athletes during the December signing period. The 13 student-athletes make up the first part of the Class of 2025 that will join the Bulldogs next fall.
  • NEC Announces Fall Sports Return To Play Plan
    December 03, 2020
    Somerset, NJ – The Northeast Conference Council of Presidents today announced the NEC Fall Sports Return to Play Plan set to commence during the 2021 spring semester. These recommendations, which call for both regular season and championship elements, were developed in conjunction with conference and institutional athletic administrators, the NEC Sport Management Committee and the NEC COVID-19 Medical Advisory Committee.
  • Kennedy signed to Lions' practice squad
    September 06, 2020
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Bryant University football and lacrosse alum Tom Kennedy ’18 was signed to the practice squad of the Detroit Lions on Sunday afternoon.
  • 11 named to Phil Steele Preseason All-NEC team
    July 25, 2020
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Eleven members of the Bryant University football team were named to Phil Steele’s 2020 Preseason All-NEC Team, announced on Friday by the publication. 
  • Three Bulldogs named to Preseason All-NEC team
    July 23, 2020
    VIRTUALLY, N.J. – Three members of the Bryant University football team – Andre Brackett, Luke Samperi and Mike Andrejco – were named to the Preseason All-NEC team that was announced during Thursday’s Northeast Conference Virtual Media Day.