BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – Five consecutive winning seasons, including five Top 25 rankings in the final poll, have Baker University’s football program poised for a run at a Heart of America Athletic Conference championship and berth in the national playoffs in 2012.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – After capturing its fifth straight season with a winning record in 2011, the Baker University Football team received 75 total points and is ranked No. 18 in the 2012 NAIA Football Coaches’ Preseason Top 25 Poll, announced Monday afternoon.
Nine members of the 2012 Baker University football team have been named to the 2012 USA College Football NAIA Preseason All-America team with one Wildcat named to the first team, three to the second team, one to the third team and four to the honorable mention squad.
Entering his ninth season as Baker University head football coach, Mike Grossner has finalized his 2012 recruiting class.
“We could not be any happier about this signing class of 2012,” Grossner said. “We felt like we definitely needed some depth in certain areas, but our numbers were already very good. We did not anticipate this big of a class, but we were for sure not going to
5.2.12 | Football
Former USC running back Dillon Baxter signs with Baker University
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – Baker University head football coach Mike Grossner has announced the signing of Dillon Baxter, a former running back for the University of Southern California.
Grossner flew to San Diego this past weekend and signed Baxter on Sunday afternoon in his home.
“I’ve been aware of Dillon since high school,” Grossner said. “I’ve had a good relationship with Rolando Rivera at Mission Bay High School where Rivera coached Baxter in 2009 when he was named the National High School Player of the Year.”
11.28.11 | Football
Five Wildcats named to football all-HAAC first team
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – After closing out their fifth consecutive winning season at 7-3, the Baker University football finished the season in style with five players being named to the all-Heart of America Athletic Conference first team.
Junior offensive lineman Aaron Rieschick (Holton, Kan.), senior running back John Babb (Topeka, Kan.), sophomore quarterback Jake Morse (Lenexa, Kan.), and freshman kicker Andrew Kimrey (Kansas City, Mo.) were all first-team offensive selections.