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Senior Tailback Channels Freshman Form

Charlie Houghton always comes back. No matter how hard opponents may try, they just can’t finish him off. For almost four seasons now, Houghton has been Georgetown’s lead speed train, carrying each year’s offensive unit. That machine-like talent of the former All-Canada running back was on display in front of[Read More…]

by November 6, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized

Junior Steps In, Steps Up for GU

With one minute left in the half, losing 17-3, the Hoyas were inches away from losing complete control of the game. Yale had the ball at Georgetown’s 45-yard line, one big play away from blowing the game wide open. Then, the quarterback was pummeled on a sack and lost his[Read More…]

by October 30, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized

Amid a Winless Season, Parrish Is a Bright Spot

It’s that time of year again. It’s midterm time – and for the Georgetown football team, the first half hasn’t gone well at all. A slew of injuries, including the loss of the Hoyas’ starting quarterback and a four-year starting offensive lineman, has rendered the running game obsolete. The winless[Read More…]

by October 16, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized

After Years of Soccer, Buerba Finds Home on Gridiron

Senior Jose-Pablo Buerba never attended, or even watched, a game of football his entire life. The all-State soccer star from Arizona packed a rocket leg, so powerful that opposing players used to step back when he wound up, preferring his shot find the back of the net rather than their[Read More…]

by October 8, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized

In Practice or on Gameday, Obianwu Brings the Heat

The blood is pumping through his veins, the sweat dripping off his skin and his lungs so desperate for air that his chest ferociously heaves up and down. But, this is not game day for Chudi Obianwu – it’s just a normal day of practice. “You have to practice at[Read More…]

by October 2, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized

In Practice or on Gameday, Obianwu Brings the Heat

The blood is pumping through his veins, the sweat dripping off his skin and his lungs so desperate for air that his chest ferociously heaves up and down. But, this is not game day for Chudi Obianwu – it’s just a normal day of practice. “You have to practice at[Read More…]

by October 2, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized

Freshman Quarterback Makes Fast Impression

Isaiah Kempf sees the light. Confident in his abilities and in the talent that surrounds him, the freshman quarterback sees a bright future ahead for Georgetown on the gridiron. Sure, the academics and educational opportunities that Georgetown presents to all of its undergraduates could convince anyone, including Kempf, to choose[Read More…]

by September 25, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized

Schaetzke Next in Line of Great Georgetown Ends

“Go after it.” Those are the three words that sophomore defensive end Andrew Schaetzke loves to use when describing his mentality on the gridiron. Simple – but very effective. The conclusion isn’t in the words, but in the stats. [Last Saturday](https://www.thehoya.com/sports/under-lights-georgetown-proves-it-not-quite-ready-prime-time/) against Lafayette, Schaetzke brought meaning to the phrase, accumulating[Read More…]

by September 18, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized

Position Switch Provides Hoyas With New Weapon

Pass. Catch. Run. Those are three of the things that can happen on any given offensive snap. Junior slot receiver Keerome Lawrence excels at all three, making him the Hoyas’ most versatile player on the gridiron. That’s not just an opinion about the junior slot receiver. It’s a statistical fact.[Read More…]

by September 11, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized

Hoyas Face Conference Favorite in Opener

By the end of August, week-one opponents in college football know each other intimately. Months of film study, game-planning and conditioning ensure that by the start of a new season, teams will be as close to full strength as possible. Yet the first game of a new year brings with[Read More…]

by September 4, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized