The Ithaca College football team’s defense hasn’t missed a beat this season after losing a handful of veteran leaders to graduation.
Senior safety Josh Liemer is the only returning starter in the Ithaca Bombers’ defensive backfield, and he’s bringing back a more limber approach to training this preseason.
Though the football team is out of the playoff race and the SUNY-Cortland Red Dragons need help from other teams to earn a postseason birth, Saturday’s game between the two teams will be a clash between rivals with a burning desire to win.
There’s only been one player in the history of Ithaca College football who has caught more passes than graduate wide receiver Dan Ruffrage, but that could change Saturday.
The football team (3—1) captured its first Empire 8 Conference victory this afternoon by defeating the Hartwick Hawks (2—2) 27-13 at Wright Stadium in Oneonta, N.Y. The team scored half of its touchdowns on offense and the other half on special teams and defense. The Bombers’ special teams play was extraordinary – the team blocked…