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RMU football coaching candidate: West Allegheny’s Bob Palko

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With the recent resignation of RMU football head coach John Banaszak, RMU Sentry Media examines the candidates who could be the third head coach in the program's history
November 21, 2017

When conducting a search for candidates to replace to former football coach John Banaszak, Robert Morris can look to some local legends as a possible replacement. One of those is longtime West Allegheny...

Recapping the John Banaszak Era

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November 20, 2017

The John Banaszak Era of Robert Morris University football has finally sputtered out to its brief and uninspiring end on Monday morning to finish a coaching stint that never really gained any momentum...

BREAKING NEWS: RMU head football coach Banaszak resigns

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November 20, 2017

Effective immediately, Robert Morris University head football coach John Banaszak has resigned from his position with the team. In a press release sent out by university officials Monday morning, Athletic...

Carney’s Corner: The state of Robert Morris football

Carney's Corner: The state of Robert Morris football
November 3, 2017

Earlier in the season, I predicted that the Robert Morris Colonials would finish within the top three in the Northeast Conference. I cited their strong defense, seemingly improved offense and the weak...

History according to Butter

History according to Butter
October 12, 2017

The history of Robert Morris football has some of the most humble beginnings. A team that originally played at a high school football field, with no scholarships. They were built from scratch at the...

Robert Morris brings home the shutout win

Reggie Green pulls in his first career touchdown grab as a Colonial in the first quarter against VMI Photo credit: Katey Ladika
September 16, 2017

On homecoming day, the Robert Morris Colonials brought home the 23-0 win over the Virginia Military Institute Keydets. On the first play from scrimmage, Jimmy Walker tosses a dime to wide receiver Warren...

Whatever it takes

Cole Blake has fought through injury after injury in order to play the game he loves.
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Cole Blake is a running back who has overcome more than most. His grit, determination and ambition have driven him to never give up on his dreams
September 7, 2017

"They (the doctors) were talking to my mom and they said 'he has serious trauma to his finger. We're looking at a shattered finger possible amputation," said Robert Morris running back Cole Blake. "And...

RMU upsets Dayton

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September 2, 2017

In stunning fashion, off the foot of freshman kicker Nick Bisceglia and with four seconds remaining, the Robert Morris football team upset one of the winningest teams in the FCS, the Dayton Flyers, by...

Is this the year for RMU football?

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August 30, 2017

College football season is upon us, and the Colonials have their sights set on an NEC Championship after a dismal 2-9 season in 2016. This year has a make-or-break feel for head coach John Banaszak,...

Walker named starting quarterback, Barr moved to wide receiver

August 23, 2017

After three weeks of training camp, the Robert Morris football team has made a decision on who will be their starting quarterback for the 2017 season. Head coach John Banaszak made the decision to go...

RMU extends Banaszak through 2017

RMU extends Banaszak through 2017
October 28, 2016

The Robert Morris football program will continue to be led by head coach John Banaszak, at least through next season. Dr. Craig Coleman, director of athletics, announced today that the university and...

OPINION: A new fall sport to watch is finally here

OPINION: A new fall sport to watch is finally here
Why men's soccer is quietly becoming the fall powerhouse of Robert Morris
October 28, 2015

As winter approaches, the Northeast Conference fall sports are well into competitive conference play and coming to the end of their regular seasons. The Robert Morris Colonials have six fall teams in the...

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