A second Crusader alum has signed with the Iowa Barnstormers of the Indoor Football League, as the organization announced that defensive back Jefferson Fritz will join the team for the 2024 season.
RICHARDSON, Texas-For the second consecutive year, the ASC’s Male Athlete of the Year Award belongs to a Crusader.
Jefferson Fritz, who wrapped up a storied collegiate career with the UMHB football program in December, rightfully earned this year’s honor, succeeding men’s basketball player Josiah Johnson, who claimed the award in 2021.
COMMERCE, Texas- Jefferson Fritz’s journey to a career in professional football continued on Wednesday, as the four-time All-American and former UMHB safety took part in the pro day at Texas A&M University-Commerce, showcasing his skill set in a variety of ways.
After capturing a 57-24 Stagg Bowl win over North Central on Dec. 17, the UMHB football team wrapped up its spectacular season, finishing with a 15-0 mark.
The season’s success was undoubtedly made possible by contributions from the entire roster, and a few in particular stood out as especially notable. A number of these players are in the running for True To The Cru’s Players of the Year awards, which are decided by votes from both the general public and the local media.
CANTON, Ohio- Following UMHB’s national championship victory Friday night, head coach Pete Fredenburg was named D3football.com’s Coach of the Year. This marks the first time, since the honor was first awarded in 2005, that Fredenburg has been named Coach of the Year.
BELTON, Texas- UMHB senior safety/punter/punt returner Jefferson Fritz has been named a finalist for D-III football’s most prestigious honor, the Gagliardi Trophy, as the selection was announced Thursday afternoon.
It is Wednesday, and now time to announce True To The Cru’s Players of the Week, presented by the Crusader Football Alumni Association.
BELTON, Texas- Jefferson Fritz still remembers his first game at Crusader Stadium. It was the season opener in 2017, a 23-7 win over Sul Ross State, and Fritz, a freshman defensive back, was asked to step up just days before the game.
After a 13-3 first-round win over Trinity to begin the playoffs, it is now time to recognize our Players of the Week presented by Montgomery Chiropractic.
BELTON, Texas- KJ Miller and Jefferson Fritz highlighted the list of 25 UMHB football players selected to the 2021 ASC All-Conference teams, which were released Friday.