2017 COD Football News

  • 2017 Season in Review - COD Football
    November 12, 2017
    Under fourth-year head coach Jack Steptoe, Desert finished the regular season with a record 4-6 overall and 1-4 in conference. The team was bestowed with three first team All-Mountain Conference honors and two second team All-Mountain Conference honors.
  • COD Football defense keeps team in game late, falls to Olympians, 23-19
    October 28, 2017
    COD (4-4; 1-2) moved the ball well on the ground, but six turnovers proved costly against the San Diego Mesa Olympians (7-1; 3-0), 23-19.
  • COD Football: Ringo wins PCAC & SCFA Awards
    October 23, 2017
    COD Football freshman wide receiver Kerrion Ringo (Evansville (IN) F.J. Reitz) was awarded the Week Eight SCFA American Conference Mountain Division Co-Offensive Player of the Week award and the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference’s (PCAC) Honorable Mention Male Athlete of the Week for the week of October 23rd.
  • COD Football falls in Challenge Trophy game with San Bernardino Valley, 35-33
    October 21, 2017
    COD (4-3; 1-1) went up 17-0, but then a nearly hour long 2nd quarter doomed the Roadrunners momentum, as the San Bernardino Valley Wolverines (4-3; 1-1) held onto the “Challenge Trophy” 35-33.
  • COD Football: Williams named PCAC Athlete of the Week
    October 16, 2017
    COD Football freshman running back Tony Williams (Indio Shadow Hills) was named the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference’s (PCAC) Honorable Mention Male Athlete of the Week for the week of October 16th.
  • COD Football rolls to 4th straight win, keeps Palm-to-Pines Trophy, 43-36
    October 14, 2017
    COD (4-2; 1-0) opened up American Conference-Mountain Division play with the 49th annual Palms-to-Pines Trophy game, traveling to Mt. San Jacinto (3-3; 0-1) and knocking off the Eagles, 43-36.
  • COD Football reverses the curse over the Vaqueros, 25-20
    September 30, 2017
    COD (3-2) rolled to their third straight win and defeated the Santa Barbara City Vaqueros (3-2) for the first time in program history as Tony Williams racked up 186 yards and the defense made a huge goal line stand at the end to give the Roadrunners the game, 25-20.
  • COD Football: Shoeman wins PCAC & SCFA Awards
    September 25, 2017
    COD Football freshman quarterback Noah Shoeman (Murray, UT) was awarded the Week Four SCFA American Conference Mountain Division Offensive Player of the Week award and the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference’s (PCAC) Male Athlete of the Week for the week of September 25th.
  • COD Football: Holt wins PCAC & SCFA Awards
    September 18, 2017
    COD Football sophomore linebacker Austin Holt (Palatka, FL) was awarded the Week Three SCFA American Conference Mountain Division Defensive Player of the Week award and the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference’s (PCAC) Male Athlete of the Week for the week of September 18th.
  • COD Football gets back on track with win over the Wildcats, 24-15
    September 16, 2017
    COD (1-2) played swarm defense as the Roadrunners grabbed six sacks and the offense found the end zone twice on the ground and once in the air as they won their first game of 2017, defeating the West LA Wildcats (0-3), 24-15.
  • COD Football sweeps Player of the Week Awards
    September 06, 2017
    COD Football has swept the Week One SCFA American Conference Mountain Division Player of the Week awards, winning Offensive, Defensive and Special Teams/All‐Purpose honors.
  • COD Football struggles in loss to #16 Gauchos, 41-7
    September 02, 2017
    COD (0-1) opened up the 2017 season at home and held the #16 team in the nation, the Mission Viejo Saddleback Gauchos (1-0) to a 13-0 lead at the half, but some key miscues lead to a home loss for the Roadrunners, 41-7.
  • COD Football Coach named to Hall of Fame
    July 26, 2017
    COD Football head coach Jack Steptoe will be inducted into the Los Angeles Valley College Athletic Hall of Fame on June 30, 2018.
  • COD Athletic Training Staff Helps Prevent Heat Illnesses
    July 25, 2017
    Complete video of College of the Desert Athletic Training Staff featured on KMIR.
  • COD Football: Kareem and Parise sign letters of intent
    July 03, 2017
    COD Football had three players sign their national letters of intent as offensive linemen Eric Kareem and Kevin Parise will be moving on to play at the 4-year level.
  • COD Football featured on Billboard
    May 22, 2017
    Thanks to "Signarama Palm Desert" for their Shout Out Board on the 10! COD Proud! College of the Desert Football Back-To-Back Champs