Towson football playoff coverage

Towson football playoff coverage

Coverage of the Towson football team's run to the Football Championship Subdivision national championship game.

One step short, Towson football looks to continue success in 2014

4:07 PM EST, January 5, 2014

One step short, Towson football looks to continue success in 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.

At end of dream season, Towson falls to North Dakota State, 35-7, in FCS final

8:05 AM EST, January 5, 2014

At end of dream season, Towson falls to North Dakota State, 35-7, in FCS final

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.

As Tigers rise, 'all of a sudden, Towson is a destination for people'

7:40 PM EST, January 4, 2014

Peter Schmuck: As Tigers rise, 'all of a sudden, Towson is a destination for people'

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.

Towson running back Terrance West says he's 'not sure' about NFL future

8:12 PM EST, January 4, 2014

Towson running back Terrance West says he's 'not sure' about NFL future

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.

Toyota Stadium official addresses poor field conditions for FCS title game

8:02 PM EST, January 4, 2014

Toyota Stadium official addresses poor field conditions for FCS title game

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.

Towson's Jordan Love, James Oboh suspended for FCS title game

12:05 PM EST, January 4, 2014

Towson's Jordan Love, James Oboh suspended for FCS title game

FRISCO, Texas – Towson will play in its first Football Championship Subdivision title game without a pair of starters.

For Towson football, a long journey to respectability

7:31 PM EST, January 3, 2014

For Towson football, a long journey to respectability

In trying to sum up the past five years, Rob Ambrose thought back to his introductory press conference as Towson University's football coach.

Underdog Towson says it feels no pressure heading into FCS title game against North Dakota State

7:40 PM EST, January 3, 2014

Underdog Towson says it feels no pressure heading into FCS title game against North Dakota State

FRISCO, Texas -- Towson is fully aware that North Dakota State is the prohibitive favorite in Saturday's Football Championship Subdivision title game.

Towson coach Rob Ambrose getting an earring as part of deal with team

7:42 PM EST, January 3, 2014

Towson coach Rob Ambrose getting an earring as part of deal with team

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.

Towson's Terrance West 'angry' about report of his intent to declare for NFL draft

7:26 PM EST, January 3, 2014

TOWSON NOTES

Towson's Terrance West 'angry' about report of his intent to declare for NFL draft

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.

Injured Tigers still play a role in Towson's march to national title game

3:44 PM EST, January 2, 2014

Injured Tigers still play a role in Towson's march to national title game

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.

Towson's Telvion Clark making most of second chance

7:36 PM EST, January 1, 2014

Towson's Telvion Clark making most of second chance

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.

Towson QB Peter Athens expected to start in FCS title game vs. North Dakota State

8:20 PM EST, December 30, 2013

Towson QB Peter Athens expected to start in FCS title game vs. North Dakota State

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.

Reservoir grad part of Towson U's magical season [Commentary]

11:17 AM EST, December 31, 2013

The Driver's Seat

Reservoir grad part of Towson U's magical season [Commentary]

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

Towson coach Rob Ambrose compares North Dakota State to 'Ivan Drago'

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.

Connor Frazier's 'toughness' helped Towson advance to NCAA FCS title game

3:39 PM EST, December 24, 2013

Connor Frazier's 'toughness' helped Towson advance to NCAA FCS title game

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.

Touchdown in final seconds vs. Eastern Washington sends Towson to FCS title game

8:32 PM EST, December 21, 2013

Touchdown in final seconds vs. Eastern Washington sends Towson to FCS title game

CHENEY, Wash. Numb. Surreal. And, thanks to a Gatorade bath, wet.

Towson's unlikely win features unlikely hero

5:47 PM EST, December 21, 2013

Towson's unlikely win features unlikely hero

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

Towson doesn't fear jet lag in FCS semifinals

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.

For Towson RB Terrance West, a national title much better than individual awards

3:55 PM EST, December 18, 2013

For Towson RB Terrance West, a national title much better than individual awards

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.

Behind Terrance West, Towson football downs Eastern Illinois, 49-39, for FCS semifinal berth

7:18 AM EST, December 14, 2013

Behind Terrance West, Towson football downs Eastern Illinois, 49-39, for FCS semifinal berth

CHARLESTON, Ill. — Towson's Terrance West had no idea he had set a record.

Towson's young receivers coming of age in NCAA FCS tournament

1:36 PM EST, December 12, 2013

Towson's young receivers coming of age in NCAA FCS tournament

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.

Towson wins first football playoff game in 29 years, beating Fordham 48-28

12:01 PM EST, December 8, 2013

Towson wins first football playoff game in 29 years, beating Fordham 48-28

It had been 29 years since the Towson football team enjoyed a postseason win, until Saturday.

Quarterback Peter Athens lets the air out of Fordham in Towson's first FCS playoff victory

6:00 PM EST, December 7, 2013

Quarterback Peter Athens lets the air out of Fordham in Towson's first FCS playoff victory

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.

Towson's veteran offensive line tries to pave the way for an FCS tournament victory

1:27 PM EST, December 6, 2013

Towson's veteran offensive line tries to pave the way for an FCS tournament victory

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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