2023 Bentley University Football News

Remembering Greg Novarro
Bentley Mourns Passing of Former Football Standout Greg Novarro

February 13, 2024

Bentley University Athletic Hall of Famer Greg Novarro ’93, a standout running back for the Falcons from 1990-92, passed away Thursday, Feb. 8 as the result of injuries suffered in a fall at his home in Highland Village, Texas. He was 53.

Tarentino earns prestigious Academic All-American honor
Tarentino earns prestigious Academic All-American honor

January 23, 2024

Jake Tarentino earned the prestigious Academic All-American nod from College Sports Communicators (CSC), the organization announced Tuesday.

Lupoli, Vassar earn All-American honors from Don Hansen Football Committee
Lupoli, Vassar earn All-American honors from Don Hansen Football Committee

January 17, 2024

Salvatore Lupoli Jr. was named to the Don Hansen All-American Second Team Defense, and Tajon Vassar (specialist) was named an Honorable Mention, the Don Hansen Football Committee announced this week. 

Lupoli named to D2football.com Elite 100
Lupoli named to D2football.com Elite 100

January 04, 2024

Salvatore Lupoli Jr. was named to the D2football.com Elite 100, and he was a finalist for the Cliff Harris Award.

Bentley football leads NE10 in CSC Academic All-District honors
Bentley football leads NE10 in CSC Academic All-District honors

December 21, 2023

The Bentley football team landed eight Academic All-District honorees from College Sports Communications (CSC), the CSC announced this week. Nearly half of the Northeast-10’s 19 CSC honorees are Falcons. No other NE10 football team had more than four Academic All-District selections this year.

Lupoli to be celebrated by Gridiron Club of Greater Boston
Lupoli to be celebrated by Gridiron Club of Greater Boston

December 18, 2023

Salvatore Lupoli Jr. will be celebrated Monday night during the annual Bob Whelan College Night hosted by the Gridiron Club of Greatear Boston. Lupoli was named the New England Defensive Player of the Year (D-II/D-III) by the club’s awards committee. Tonight’s banquet is at the Burlington Marriott Hotel.

Lupoli earns D2CCA All-American nod
Lupoli earns D2CCA All-American nod

December 14, 2023

Salvatore Lupoli Jr. was named an All-American Second Team recipient by the Conference Commissioners Association (CCA), the CCA announced Thursday.

Lupoli becomes Bentley's first AFCA First Team All-American in 16 years
Lupoli becomes Bentley's first AFCA First Team All-American in 16 years

December 07, 2023

Accolades continue to roll in for the Most Valuable Player in the Northeast-10. Salvatore Lupoli, Jr. was named an All-American First Team honoree by the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA), the AFCA announced Thursday.

Vassar, Lupoli total three All-Super Region 1 honors
Vassar, Lupoli total three All-Super Region 1 honors

November 30, 2023

Tajon Vassar earned two All-Super Region 1 honors, and Sal Lupoli added to his mantle with an All-Super Region nod, the Conference Commissioners Association (CCA) announced Thursday.

Lupoli earns prestigious Gold Helmet award
Lupoli earns prestigious Gold Helmet award

November 21, 2023

Salvatore Lupoli Jr. was named the top NCAA D-II/D-III football player in New England, the New England Football Writers announced Tuesday.

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Lupoli named NE10 MVP

November 16, 2023

Salvatore Lupoli Jr. wasn’t just the best defensive player in the Northeast-10 this season. He was the best player.

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Eleven Falcons earn All-NE10, including the MVP

November 16, 2023

Eleven members of the Bentley football team combined for 12 All-Northeast-10 honors, including the NE10 Most Valuable Player, the conference announced Thursday.

Vassar finishes 2023 season with second NE10 Special Teams Player of the Week honor
Vassar finishes 2023 season with second NE10 Special Teams Player of the Week honor

November 13, 2023

Tajon Vassar finished the 2023 football season by earning his second Northeast-10 Special Teams Player of the Week honor, the NE10 announced Monday.

Early lead doesn't last during NE10 championship game
Early lead doesn't last during NE10 championship game

November 11, 2023

Tajon Vassar delivered early fireworks during the Northeast-10 championship game Saturday, but the Bentley football team lost at New Haven, 24-17, Saturday afternoon.

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Bentley heads to New Haven with the NE10 title on the line

November 09, 2023

The 2023 Northeast-10 title is on the line when the Bentley football team kicks off at New Haven Saturday, Nov. 11, at 1 p.m.

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Waid earns second NE10 Offensive Player of the Week honor

November 06, 2023

Bentley quarterback Mark Waid was named the Northeast-10 Offensive Player of the Week for the second time this season, the conference announced Monday.