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Football: UF seeks to rebound against Charleston

By ANDY WOLF

STAFF WRITER

Back to work.

The University of Findlay football team has no time to mull over a controversial and stunning 20-17 loss to Hillsdale last week.

The Oilers’ fate was sealed when the officials ruled quarterback Adam Bertke fumbled on his goal-line lunge with less than 10 seconds to play.

Whether Bertke’s knee was down or the ball broke the plane

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Football: Allton gets the job done

By ANDY WOLF

STAFF WRITER

Jacob Allton doesn’t miss his duties as emergency kicker.

The senior is happy being just another wide receiver on the University of Findlay football team.

“That means (Chris) Demler is kicking well; that means (Grant) Loveridge (Riverdale) is kicking well so that’s always good,” Allton said after a laugh.

He was called upon to kick extra points and short field

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Football: Lee, UF gearing up for ODU

By ANDY WOLF
STAFF WRITER
Tyler Lee didn’t get to finish last year’s Week 11 de facto conference championship game at Ohio Dominican.
The University of Findlay junior cornerback exited early with an injury, leaving inexperienced and youthful reserves to try and patch the secondary.
It didn’t singlehandedly lose the Oilers the Great Midwest Athletic Conference title but played a huge factor in the

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Football: Oilers pound William Jewell

By ANDY WOLF

STAFF WRITER

The University of Findlay football team finally got the fast start it wanted.

The Oilers recovered William Jewell College’s fumble on the opening kickoff and put up the first 34 points en route to a 58-17 nonleague victory in their home opener Saturday at Donnell Stadium.

“It was the recipe for success,” said UF coach Rob Keys who earned

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Football: Home opener for Oilers on Saturday

By ANDY WOLF
STAFF WRITER
After two very different road contests to start the season, the University of Findlay team can finally stay home.
The Oilers (1-1) opened with a 69-19 road win over Kentucky Wesleyan before falling 59-13 at No. 9 Ferris State last Saturday.
Findlay, which dropped out of the Division II top 25, hosts William Jewell (0-1) in nonleague play at

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Football: Big game in Big Rapids

By ANDY WOLF

STAFF WRITER

University of Findlay football coach Rob Keys was really keen to Tyler Long as a prospect out of nearby Tiffin Calvert High School.

He checked both boxes of measurables and the intangibles.

Though Long, an all-Ohio quarterback, played his first two years at Division I Fordham, he’s been starting at linebacker for UF ever since he transferred in 2017.

“The

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Football: Weird start turns into season-opening rout

By ANDY WOLF

STAFF WRITER

OWENSBORO, Kentucky — It was among the weirdest first quarters to begin a season.

The University of Findlay’s football team committed three turnovers in it but turned two directly back into a pair of safeties.

While the Oilers led just 11-7 after the first frame, they eventually found their stride and posted a 69-19 victory over Great Midwest Athletic

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Football: Oiles have high hopes for 2018

By ANDY WOLF

STAFF WRITER

It’s always football season to Rob Keys.

Coaching the University of Findlay football team is a 365-day-a-year job.

But the Oilers haven’t played a game in 280 days.

“It’s always exciting to get the first game in, there’s no doubt,” Keys said. “There’s always a overwhelming anticipation to start the season.”

Thankfully, Findlay has an opponent to focus on this week

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Football: Defense keeps getting better

By ANDY WOLF
STAFF WRITER
The University of Findlay football team’s defense just keeps getting better.
The 2017 season was the largest step towards becoming a formidable defense.
And there’s a good case to say the Oilers were.
Statistically, they posted bests for the Rob Keys era of 19.2 points and 306.3 yards allowed per game.
“Fundamentally and technically we really improved,” said Keys, now in

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Football: Receiving corp is a dangerous bunch

By ANDY WOLF
STAFF WRITER
A.F.R.O.S.
America’s Finest Receivers on Saturdays.
Yes, it’s pronounced like the hairstyle.
It’s a lifestyle that helps the wideouts on the University of Findlay football team attack every day.
“It just doesn’t come on Saturday,” senior Jacob Allton said.
The acronym originated a few years ago from the minds of now-graduated receivers Airion Kosak and Findlay High grad Dylan Blunk.
It’s stuck as

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