2016 ICC Football News

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    February 14, 2017
    Cody Shelton signs with Livingstone College Itawamba Community College’s Cody Shelton has signed a National Letter of Intent to continue his education and football career at Livingstone College.
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    February 01, 2017
    ICC duo taking their talents to Lamar University Ripley natives Dorian Gaston and Isaiah Howard have signed national letters of intent to continue their careers as student-athletes with the Lamar University football program next season.
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    February 01, 2017
    Matthews signs with the University of Kansas Sophomore running back Octavious Matthews signed a national letter of intent to continue his football career at the University of Kansas on Wednesday.
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    January 31, 2017
    Football welcomes 23 on National Signing Day "We did lose some really good players off last year's squad," said Cannon. "I think we were able to get some guys to come in to replace those guys in those positions. I feel like the first official day that we were able to meet a lot of our needs."
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    January 17, 2017
    Football Tryout Dates Set Itawamba Community College head football coach Sean Cannon announced Monday that his program will hold tryouts Wednesday February 15 and March 1 on the Fulton Campus.
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    January 09, 2017
    Football breaks 20-year-old NJCAA passing record The ICC football team left its mark in the recently updated National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) football record book after breaking a 20-year-old passing record this past season.
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    January 06, 2017
    Coach Ray Williams nominated for IWGA Athlete of the Year Coach Ray Williams has been nominated as a candidate for the International World Games Association (IWGA) Athlete of the Year.
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    December 15, 2016
    Williams named NJCAA All-American Freshman wide receiver Terry Williams (Southaven) has been named a 2016 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Second Team All-American, announced by the NJCAA Football Committee.
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    December 14, 2016
    Nine Indians sign on first day of mid-term signing period Eight student-athletes from the nationally ranked Itawamba Community College football program signed a national letter of intent on the first day of the mid-term signing period.
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    December 12, 2016
    ICC Indians at the Next Level and NFL Over the last two years, ICC has sent an abundance of student-athletes to play football at the next level. Currently, ICC has 28 former Indian standouts on rosters from NAIA to FBS (Division 1). Also, ICC has 3 former student-athletes who stood out when they went to the next level and are currently on NFL rosters. Find out how they are doing this season.
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    December 06, 2016
    Indians ranked No. 19 in final NJCAA poll The 2016 football season came to an official close last weekend and the Itawamba Community College football program caps off the year with at No. 19 in the final National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Rankings that were released Monday.
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    November 21, 2016
    Bender commits to Kansas Itawamba Community College sophomore quarterback Peyton Bender took his official visit to the University of Kansas this weekend and committed to join the Jayhawks program.
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    November 14, 2016
    Four Indians earn postseason football honors ICC had four players earn Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges (MACJC) All-State and National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) All-Region honors when the league announced its postseason awards on Monday.
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    November 07, 2016
    Football ranked No. 19 in newest NJCAA poll The ICC football team went from unranked to No. 19 in this week’s National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) poll.
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    October 29, 2016
    Short-handed Indians fall to Holmes in season finale, 63-49 The No. 15 Itawamba Community College football team, hampered by injuries and illness, dropped a 63-49 road decision to the No. 19 Holmes Community College Bulldogs Saturday.
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    October 25, 2016
    Bender named MACJC Offensive Player of the Week Itawamba Community College sophomore quarterback Peyton Bender was named Mississippi Association of Community and Junior College (MACJC) Offensive Player of the Week Tuesday.
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    October 24, 2016
    Indians up to 15 in latest NJCAA Poll The Itawamba Community College football program jumped from No. 18 to No. 15 in the latest National Junior College Athletic Association Poll on Monday afternoon.
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    October 22, 2016
    No. 18 Indians defeat MS Delta, 49-7, on Homecoming Peyton Bender threw for four touchdowns and eclipsed the 2,000-yard passing mark in No. 18 Itawamba Community College’s 49-7 Homecoming victory over Mississippi Delta Community College on Saturday.
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    October 17, 2016
    ICC reenters NJCAA rankings after win over Coahoma After a three week absence in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) rankings, the ICC football team reentered the Top 20 after defeating Coahoma Community College, 41-20.
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    October 13, 2016
    Indians take care of Coahoma, 41-20 The Indians took advantage of three turnovers in a 41-20 win over the Coahoma Community College Tigers on Thursday night at Eaton Field. The Indians defense recovered two fumbles, picked off one pass, and had eight sacks on the night.
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    October 07, 2016
    Indians fall to No. 18 Northeast, 30-12 The No. 18 Northeast Mississippi Community College Tigers scored 24 points in the first half and held on for a 30-12 victory over the Indians to snap a six-game losing streak on Thursday.
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    September 29, 2016
    Indians push past Pearl River, 51-34 The long road trip didn’t affect Itawamba Community College’s offense Thursday as they put together their second straight 700 plus yard performance to power past Pearl River Community College, 51-34.
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    September 22, 2016
    No. 15 Indians drop offensive shootout to No. 11 EMCC, 44-42 The two Top 15 teams put on an offensive show in front of a standing room only crowd as they combined for 1,437 yards on 182 plays from scrimmage on Military Appreciation Night.
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    September 19, 2016
    Indians slip to No. 15 in NJCAA rankings The Indians dropped from No. 10 to No. 15 in this week’s National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Football Poll, following their 27-13 loss at the hands of the No. 5 Northwest Mississippi Community College Rangers (3-0, 1-0 MACJC North).
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    September 15, 2016
    Lackluster third quarter dooms No. 10 Indians at No. 5 Northwest, 27-13 The Indians (2-1, 0-1 MACJC North) held Northwest to two field goals in the first half to take a 7-6 halftime lead, but the Rangers (3-0, 1-0 MACJC North) answered with 21 unanswered points to pick up the 27-13 victory.
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    September 12, 2016
    Football moves up one spot to No. 10 in new NJCAA Top 20 The ICC football team moved up one spot to No. 10 in Monday’s National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Top 20 poll after defeating Hinds Community College 45-20 Thursday night in Raymond.
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    September 09, 2016
    No. 11 ICC handles Hinds, 45-20 The No. 11 ICC football team rattled off 31-unanswered points in the second half to move to 2-0 on the season after a 45-20 win at Hinds Community College on Thursday.
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    September 06, 2016
    Football jumps to No. 11 in new NJCAA Top 20 The football team jumped from unranked to No. 11 in the new National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) after opening the season with a 23-12 victory over then No. 4 ranked Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College.
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    September 01, 2016
    Indians upset No. 4 Gulf Coast, 23-12 A balance offensive mixed with a relentless defensive attack helped ICC upset No. 4 Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, 23-12, in front of a packed house at Eaton Field on Thursday.
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    August 23, 2016
    Football Preview: Indians look to continue to build on success in 2016 The ICC football team will look to build on the successes of the 2015 season in hopes for continued success in the upcoming 2016 season.
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    July 25, 2016
    Byrd, Gates move on to the next level in August The Itawamba Community College’s football program sends two more players to the next level as Allen Byrd (Meridian) and Chakel Gates (Calhoun City) will join new squads in August.
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    July 13, 2016
    Former Washington State QB transfers to ICC Coach Sean Cannon confirmed Wednesday that former Washington State University quarterback Peyton Bender has officially transferred to ICC.
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    June 08, 2016
    Indians release 2016 football schedule Itawamba Community College has officially announced its 2016 football schedule, which includes games against three teams ranked in the top six of the Sporting News’ Top 25 preseason rankings.
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    June 06, 2016
    Matthews flips commitment to Auburn Sophomore running back Octavious Matthews committed to the Auburn football program over the weekend.
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    March 30, 2016
    Autry plans to follow brother to MSU Sophomore defensive lineman Lee Autry (Albemarle, NC) has committed to the Mississippi State football program.