Towson football playoff coverage
Coverage of the Towson football team's run to the Football Championship Subdivision national championship game.
4:07 PM EST, January 5, 2014
After Towson's 35-7 loss to North Dakota State in the Football Championship Subdivision title game, coach Rob Ambrose didn't act differently at the postgame news conference than he had in the past. He parried with the media, told a few jokes and expressed his pride in his players.
8:05 AM EST, January 5, 2014
FRISCO, Texas — Players on Towson’s football team declined to pose for pictures with the national championship trophy Friday, with senior linebacker Monte Gaddis insisting there would be plenty of time after the Football Championship Subdivision title game Saturday for him and his teammates to do so.
7:40 PM EST, January 4, 2014
Even with the final seconds ticking away and the unhappy outcome of the Football Championship Subdivision championship game long since assured, there were no heads hanging among the Towson faithful gathered at Mother's Peninsula Grille in Arnold.
8:12 PM EST, January 4, 2014
FRISCO, Texas — Running back Terrance West said he has not made a decision about whether to return to Towson for his senior year, and will meet with coach Rob Ambrose on Sunday to review his options.
8:02 PM EST, January 4, 2014
FRISCO, Texas — Towson trailed North Dakota State, 21-7, at halftime of Saturday’s Football Championship Subdivision title game, but nothing took more of a beating than the turf at Toyota Stadium.
12:05 PM EST, January 4, 2014
FRISCO, Texas – Towson will play in its first Football Championship Subdivision title game without a pair of starters.
7:31 PM EST, January 3, 2014
In trying to sum up the past five years, Rob Ambrose thought back to his introductory press conference as Towson University's football coach.
7:40 PM EST, January 3, 2014
FRISCO, Texas -- Towson is fully aware that North Dakota State is the prohibitive favorite in Saturday's Football Championship Subdivision title game.
7:42 PM EST, January 3, 2014
FRISCO, Texas -- In an effort to spur his players in the preseason, Towson football coach Rob Ambrose agreed to get one ear pierced and get fitted for an earring if the team reached the FCS title game. Reminded of that deal, the 43-year-old coach went jewelry shopping with his wife Friday evening.
7:26 PM EST, January 3, 2014
FRISCO, Texas -- Towson running back Terrance West expressed frustration Friday about reports stating he will skip his senior year and declare for the NFL draft after the team’s clash with North Dakota State in the Football Championship Subdivision title game at Toyota Stadium on Saturday at 2 p.m.
3:44 PM EST, January 2, 2014
Sitting out Towson's march to the Football Championship Subdivision title game has been more agonizing for Leon Kinnard than the foot injury that ended the senior wide receiver's season two months ago.
7:36 PM EST, January 1, 2014
Getting kicked off the Virginia Tech football team could have ended Telvion Clark's career. Instead, he turned it into an opportunity to find success at Towson.
8:20 PM EST, December 30, 2013
Barring a setback, Towson quarterback Peter Athens will start in Saturday’s Football Championship Subdivision title game against North Dakota State at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Tex.
11:17 AM EST, December 31, 2013
The Driver's Seat
Eric Schuster, of Laurel, has hardly posted impressive statistics during his career on the football team at Towson University. The school is in the midst of a magical season that will culminate in the NCAA Football Championship Subdivision national title game Saturday in Frisco, Texas, against defending champ North Dakota State.
10:00 AM EST, December 26, 2013
North Dakota State has built itself into a juggernaut in the Football Championship Subdivision, winning the last two national championships and going 23-0 since its last loss on Oct. 13, 2012, when Indiana State pulled off a 17-14 upset in Fargo, N.D.
3:39 PM EST, December 24, 2013
Gregg Frazier knew the Towson redshirt sophomore quarterback who struggled in the third quarter before scoring the game-winning touchdown against Eastern Washington last Saturday.
8:32 PM EST, December 21, 2013
CHENEY, Wash. — Numb. Surreal. And, thanks to a Gatorade bath, wet.
5:47 PM EST, December 21, 2013
The Towson Tigers are headed to the FCS championship game after a shocking comeback victory that featured an amazing performance from a very unlikely hero.
5:57 PM EST, December 20, 2013
The Towson football team has already set benchmarks that will be difficult to match or exceed in future years: a single-season record of 12 victories, two NCAA Football Championship Subdivision playoff wins and the program's first appearance in the tournament semifinals.
3:55 PM EST, December 18, 2013
Towson junior running back Terrance West has said all the right things since Monday night, when he finished last among the three finalists for the Walter Payton Award, which is given annually to the best player in the Football Championship Subdivision.
7:18 AM EST, December 14, 2013
CHARLESTON, Ill. — Towson's Terrance West had no idea he had set a record.
1:36 PM EST, December 12, 2013
The way Arione Scott and Andre Dessenberg see it, Saturday's performance in the Towson football team's rout of Fordham is what they had been working for.
12:01 PM EST, December 8, 2013
It had been 29 years since the Towson football team enjoyed a postseason win, until Saturday.
6:00 PM EST, December 7, 2013
Like a lot of teams that have faced No. 7 seed Towson this year, Fordham figured that the best place to hold down the high-scoring Tigers offense would be at the line of scrimmage.
1:27 PM EST, December 6, 2013
The fact that Towson running back Terrance West leads the Football Championship Subdivision in rushing yards and touchdowns is no accident. One of three finalists for the Walter Payton Award, given to the top player in the FCS, the junior is blessed with a unique blend of power, vision and speed.
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