The Ithaca College football team’s defense is ranked 50th in the country and has been a stigma for the squad this season.
The Bombers prepare for their home opener against Hobart College at 1 p.m. Sept. 19 at Butterfield Stadium.
Senior Logan Murphy and junior Rob Barberi have been playing football together since they were freshman in high school.
Assistant football coach Jack Mronzinski helped fight pediatric cancer over the summer.
The football team is ready to get back to a national contender for the 2015 season.
With a win over the Buffalo State Bengals, the football team can secure its first 5–0 start since 2005.