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Jacob Villanueva 22 will join the Los Gallos Negros of the LFA in late January to start training for the teams 2024 campaign. Villanueva will play offensive line for the team.

Former Bombers’ guard makes the jump to professional football in Mexico

By Augustine Daudu, Contributing Writer January 24, 2024
Making a career in professional football is something only 1.6% of all collegiate football players will achieve. It can be even more difficult for athletes who did not go to Division I schools, which normally offer better training resources, more exposure to scouts and recruiters and a higher level of competition.
From left, Dylan Shane 19 and Sam Factor 19, the founders of WalterPicks, an AI-powered fantasy football tool. The pair made the algorithm in a machine learning class in 2019, but have since expanded it to a popular app and TikTok brand.

Fantasy football tool started by alumni finds big audience

By Aidan Charde, Sports Editor August 31, 2022
Not only has WalterPicks, started by Ithaca College alumni Sam Factor ’19 and Dylan Shane ’19, found an audience, but it has been 17% more accurate than ESPN and Yahoo.
Sports management students will be working at the Super Bowl this year after not going to the 2021 Super Bowl. The 12 students will monitor credentialing access and overlook media control at the event Feb. 13, 2022.

Sports management students to work Super Bowl LVI

By Rocco Di Maiolo, Contributing writer October 7, 2021
12 students in the Ithaca College Department of Sport Management will attend Super Bowl LVI Feb. 13, 2022, to work and gain sport managerial experience.
Second chances and short suspensions are not acceptable

Second chances and short suspensions are not acceptable

By Emily Adams, Senior writer February 11, 2021
The NFL has long had a domestic violence problem... it still fails to hold players accountable, especially when those players are talented.
Will Gladney. former wide receiver, celebrates after the Bombers win in the Cortaca Jug game at MetLife Stadium. Gladney is currently training for the NFL draft.

Big League Dreams: Former Bomber trains for NFL draft

By Connor Glunt February 20, 2020
Will Gladney, former Ithaca College wide receiver, is currently training at a performance clinic in Pennsylvania to prepare for the NFL draft.
The Ithaca College football team takes on SUNY Cortland in the 62nd Cortaca Jug game in Cortland, New York.

Bombers prepare for 61st annual Cortaca Jug Game

By Jack Murray, Staff Writer November 14, 2019
The Ithaca College football team will play in the Cortaca Jug game against SUNY Cortland on Nov. 16 in Metlife Stadium, the home turf of two NFL teams.
How IC Sports: Seniors Kenny Bradley and Jordan Schemm

How IC Sports: Seniors Kenny Bradley and Jordan Schemm

By Kendyl Bennett, Podcast Editor November 13, 2017

On this week's episode, Samantha Cavalli and Nick Friend talked with senior football players Kenny Bradley and Jordan Schemm about playing in their last Cortaca game in a Bomber uniform and the football...

How IC Sports: Sophomore goalie Max Lichtenstein

How IC Sports: Sophomore goalie Max Lichtenstein

By Kendyl Bennett, Podcast Editor October 13, 2017

On this week's episode of "How IC Sports," sophomore goalie Max Lichtenstein of the men's soccer team and Charley Novack from VIC Radio's "Triple Threat" joined hosts Samantha Cavalli and Nick Friend...

Members of the womens volleyball team stand for the national anthem before their game, a practice that junior Jack Morello says helps Americans understand their country.

Commentary: National anthem helps us understand the US

By Jack Morello October 10, 2017
Taking away the national anthem would be saying that athletes and sports fans are not capable of discussing racial issues in this country, which is not true.
How IC Sports: Senior running back Tristan Brown

How IC Sports: Senior running back Tristan Brown

By Kendyl Bennett, Podcast Editor October 7, 2017

On this week's episode of "How IC Sports", hosts Samantha Cavalli and Nick Friend welcome senior running back Tristan Brown of the football team and J.J. Klein from VIC radio's The Third String. Topics...

Sophomore wide receiver Will Gladney does not put his hand over his heart and holds his helmet during the national anthem on Sept. 30.

Football player responds to NFL national anthem protest

By Simon Rosenbluth, Contributing Writer October 4, 2017
In light of increased NFL protests a member of the football team decided to have his own protest during the Sept. 30 football game.
National Recap: NFL players take a knee

National Recap: NFL players take a knee

By Meaghan McElroy, Opinion Editor September 25, 2017
Following Trump’s remarks, players from 26 NFL teams demonstrated in some way during pregame ceremonies.
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