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No. 5 UMHB football honors Fredenburg, opens ASC schedule with 68-14 win over Southwestern

BELTON- Before Saturday night’s game against Southwestern even got underway, there were loud cheers from the crowd. Pete Fredenburg, the architect of the nationally-dominant UMHB football program, was recognized for his legendary role in the program’s history, with the field named “Fredenburg Field” in his honor. 

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WATCH: Pete Fredenburg discusses what Fredenburg Field means to him

BELTON- On the night that former UMHB head coach Pete Fredenburg had the field at Crusader Stadium named in his honor, he spent a few minutes talking with the media, discussing his legacy at UMHB, the emotions of the unveiling of Fredenburg Field, and much more. Watch the full interview here, courtesy of True To The Cru’s Luke Zayas.

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BELTON, Texas- The UMHB football team made the trip back to Belton on Saturday afternoon, after claiming the Stagg Bowl title in a 57-24 victory over top-ranked North Central.

True To The Cru photographer Luke Zayas was on-site for the event, capturing all the action as the Crusaders returned home with the national championship trophy in hand.

Here are several of his photos, along with the video of head coach Pete Fredenburg’s speech at Cummins Fieldhouse.

For the photo gallery of the game against North Central, click here.

For the game story following Friday’s victory, click here.

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Back in contention: UMHB ready for Friday’s Stagg Bowl against North Central

BELTON, Texas- UMHB head football coach Pete Fredenburg has no qualms about his team’s preparation. Not when the Stagg Bowl, D-III football’s national championship game, is set for Friday. Not when multiple players arrive at the team facility to review film before the sun has risen on a Monday morning, just over 24 hours after arriving home from its 24-7 semifinal win at Wisconsin-Whitewater. 

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King breaks passing record in UMHB football’s 49-24 playoff victory over Linfield

BELTON, Texas- It had been three weeks since Kyle King had thrown a touchdown pass. So he tossed six on Saturday. 

The UMHB quarterback threw for 345 yards and broke the program’s single-game passing touchdown record as the Crusaders defeated Linfield 49-24 in the NCAA playoff quarterfinal matchup. It sets up a semifinal meeting between UMHB and Wisconsin-Whitewater on Dec. 11.