Football

  • Two Poets named to SCIAC All-Academic Team
    March 02, 2011
    Two Poets were among a group of 39 student-athletes who were honored earlier this week as members of the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference All-Academic Team.
  • Former Poet Jim Skipper headed to Tennessee
    March 01, 2011
    The Tennessee Titans of the National Football League have named Jim Skipper its new running backs coach. Skipper joins the Titans after spending nine years with the Panthers.
  • Jellerson announced as new head coach, Stratton o-coordinator
    February 21, 2011
    After a national search of nearly three months, Director of Athletics Rob Coleman has announced Kirk Jellerson as the next head coach of the Whittier football program.
  • O'Malley leads group of six named All-SCIAC
    December 01, 2010
    Six players earned seven spots on the all-conference teams as the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference released its 2010 conference honorees earlier today.
  • Jellerson named interim coach, national search underway
    November 18, 2010
    In light of the recent changes that have been made to the Whittier football staff, Kirk Jellerson has been named the interim coach announced earlier today by Director of Athletics Robert Coleman.
  • Leadership change made on Poet football staff
    November 16, 2010
    Announced today, head coach BJ Hammer will be leaving the Poet football program with the close of this season.
  • La Verne's third quarter shocks Poets in loss
    November 13, 2010
    The University of La Verne stunned the Poets with a 28-point third quarter as it earned its first win of the season, 49-23, over Whittier on Saturday afternoon at Memorial Stadium.
  • Second half fuels Redlands' win over Whittier
    November 06, 2010
    Redlands showed why it has the top ranked defense in the conference as it limited the Poets to just 196 yards of offense in a 26-14 loss on Saturday night at Memorial Stadium.
  • Whittier back on track with 20-point win over Sagehens
    October 30, 2010
    Whittier scored on all but one of its second half possession as it erased a four-point halftime deficit to down Pomona-Pitzer Colleges, 37-17, on Saturday night at Merritt Field.
  • Whittier falls short in upset bid of Stags
    October 23, 2010
    Whittier converted just 1-of-2 fourth downs on its final drive of the game as the Stags escaped with a 30-27 win over the Poets on Saturday afternoon at Zinda Field.
  • Chapman spoils Homecoming, 29-17
    October 16, 2010
    Chapman University returned the favor from a year ago as they spoiled the Whittier football team’s Homecoming game with a 29-17 win at Memorial Stadium on Saturday afternoon in front of a crowd of over 2500.
  • Poets fall at home to No. 22 Cal Lutheran
    October 09, 2010
    Whittier ran for a season-low 94 yards and turned the ball over four times as No. 22 Cal Lutheran defeated the Poets, 30-3, on Saturday evening at Memorial Stadium in front of a crowd of 2387.
  • Whittier loses game, Shoes, to Occidental
    October 02, 2010
    Occidental answered Whittier’s fourth quarter, go ahead, touchdown with the game winning score at the 6:40 mark of the final frame to win the Battle of the Shoes, 25-22, on Saturday evening in Eagle Rock.
  • SCIAC tabs Tillman as Athlete of the Week
    October 01, 2010
    Kimble Tillman added to his recognition from last week’s 200+ yard rushing performance as he was named the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Athlete of the Week as announced the by conference earlier today.
  • Tillman rushes way to D3football.com Team of the Week
    September 29, 2010
    Kimble Tillman earned national recognition for his play last week in Whittier’s 42-39, six overtime, win over Puget Sound as the sophomore running back was named to the Week 4 D3football.com Team of the Week.
  • Poets outlast Loggers in six overtimes, 42-39
    September 25, 2010
    It was a game that neither team deserved to lose. Whittier (1-1) outlasted Puget Sound (1-2), 42-39, in six overtimes on Saturday afternoon; the longest game in Whittier football history.
  • Tillman runs for 127 in season opening loss for Poets
    September 18, 2010
    Kimble Tillman ran for 127 yards and a touchdown and Alesana Sausau tossed a pair of scoring strikes but it wasn’t enough as Azusa Pacific totaled 477 yards of offense in a 46-21 win over the Poets on Saturday night at Citrus Stadium.
  • YouTube Preview: 2010 Football
    September 16, 2010
    Head coach BJ Hammer joined WCPoets.com for the final episode of the Fall previews. See what the fifth year front man had to say about this year's team.
  • Pomponio continues on the gridiron in Switzerland
    September 02, 2010
    Former Whittier College standout Anthony Pomponio excelled in the NLA during the summer of 2010 where he was named the league's Offensive Most Valuable Player.
  • Delgado named USA Pre-Season Top 100 All-American
    August 17, 2010
    USA Football announced its 2010 Pre-Season Top 100 All-Americans and Whittier College senior tight end Chris Delgado was one of 25 offensive players honored as a first-team selection.
  • Former Poets coach Don Coryell dies at 85
    July 02, 2010
    Don Coryell, who led the Whittier College football team to three consecutive SCIAC Championships, died on Thursday, July 1. He was 85.
  • Whittier releases 2010 football schedule
    May 18, 2010
    The Poets will play four games at home and five on the road as head coach BJ Hammer officially released the Whittier College football team’s nine-game schedule earlier today. The season kicks off on Saturday, September 18, against Azusa Pacific.