FOOTBALL

Seven Wins for 2016

Brian Cushing '05 Finalist for NFL's Walter Payton Award
Cush was recognized by his franchise as the Houston Texans' Man of the Year and is one of 32 finalists for the Walter Payton Award.  <<READ MORE>>

Brian Cushing '05 Finalist for NFL's Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award
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B.C.C.A. All-County Football 2016

Congratulations to the following Crusaders for earning All-Bergen recognition:  <<MORE>>
FIRST TEAM OFFENSE:
Ankaury Camilo - WR
Johs McKenzie - RB

FIRST TEAM DEFENSE

Eric Massey - DL
Ship Idrizi - LB
Jahmel Johnson - DB
SECOND TEAM OFFENSE
Andrew Vito - WR
John Langan - QB

SECOND TEAM DEFENSE
Pat Palmer - DB



St. Peters Prep Defeats Bergen 28-7 in State Semi-final
Bergen faithful will celebrate and remember a tremendous season, winning seven ball games in arguably the toughest conference in the Nation.  Congratulations to Coach Campanile and the entire staff and program on a season that brought some tremendous memories and highlights.



BC - SPP NJSIAA SEMI-FINAL WILL NOT BE AIRED ON BLEACHERS

The NJSIAA Tournament has sold exclusive broadcasting rights to Cablevision, Channel 12 NJ.



BC Stamps Ticket to Semis with Victory of St. Augustine Prep 57-33

If you liked offensive football, this was the game to attend as BC racked up big numbers in the air to take down St. Augustine Prep (9-1).  Johnny Langan tossed 4 TD passes to lead BC.

READ MORE HERE



Crusaders Give Seniors a Great Sendoff

BC defeated Seton Hall Prep and honored the members of its senior class with a victory.  This was BC's last regular season home game and prelude to the State Playoffs which begin in Oradell next Saturday vs. St. Augustine Prep.


Kearney's Boot Extends the Game; Ironmen Take it in OT

Michael Kearney's field goal with twenty-seven seconds left tied the score of this defensive battle, but the Ironmen's touchdown in Overtime sealed the deal on Saturday.


Johnny Football and BC Takes Down Pope John 14-7

It was a great day for the defense, led by Ship Idrizzi and Vininie Martin helped Johnny Langan's two rushing TD separate victory from defeat in Sparta.  BC hosts Bosco in NJ's biggest game next week.

Read more HERE in The Record.




Crusader Comeback Comes Close

It did not start well for BC in the first half, but the Scarlet and Gold gave its travelling Crazies something to cheer about in the second half rallying from a 34-6 deficit to a nearly miraculous come from behind victory which fell just short at 48-42.  BC will look to get back up off the carpet as it faces Pope John XXIII next Saturday in Sparta. 

Read more HERE in The Record

Read more HERE in the Star Ledger



Get Live Updates of BC-SPP from the Star Ledger HERE



Verizon FiOS to Broadcast BC - SJR on Thursday, October 6, 2016 at 7:30 pm on Channel 1 & 501 (High Definition).


Another Doosey as Joes Boots Bergen in 2OTs

As predicted, Week 4 was not the only game vying for GOTY honors.  This one boasted an away herculean effort by the Scarlet and Gold, coming back from a 14-0 second quarter deficit to the verge of a big win on an apparent TD run in the second OT, only to be called back by a holding call.  BC suffered its first setback of the 2017 season, but in no way was the game anything other than a heroic display of heart and grit.   


MEMORABLE MOMENTS IN BC-SJR BY THE RECORD


TALE OF THE TAPE - BC-SJR - RECORD

THE STAR LEDGER LOOKS AT THE LAST TEN YEARS OF BC-SJR FOOTBALL


THE RECORD LOOKS AT BC's FAST START:  READ MORE HERE



Game of the Year:  Week 4
Edition

If you love HS football, this game represented what it's all about.  Two undefeated foes battling to be the best the Garden State has to offer.  Banged up and bruised, Bergen battled PC's Paladins for four quarters, overcoming a last period, seven-point deficit to win 17-10 on Daniel Kearney's game winning field goal.  Andrew Vito and Rhamir Johnson plus a tremendous offensive line performance helped the Crusaders make the drives when needed.  Eric Massey forced a fumble, recovered by Aneaes DiCosmo to close out the victory with about 40 seconds remaining.  The Shipron Idrizi-led linebacking corp was once again tremendous and applied tremendous pressure to a highly potent Paladin attack.  But one of the things that makes 2016 such a remarkable team is the play of its quarterback, Johnny Langan, whose performance demonstrated heart only a champion possesses.

This was certainly the Game of the Year in Week 4.  With the schedule BC has, don't be surprised to see a number of other games contend for GOTY status!

GAME ARTICLE IN RECORD

FOLLOW UP RECORD ARTICLE FOCUSING ON ANKAURY CAMILO

RECORD'S PHOTOS FROM SATURDAY'S GAME

STAR LEDGER COVERAGE OF BC-PC


Crusaders Down DePaul Catholic 21-7 in SuperConference Opener

Again Rhamir Johnson dazzled his opponents (DePaul his latest victim) with a 50-yard touchdown run and 9/120 rushing.  Josh McKenzie also had a career night with 140 rushing yards and a touchdown as BC's defense also shined wtih Antonio Alfano, Connor Hebbler and Shipron Idrizzi and the gang holding their second-straight opponent to just one touchdown.

RECORD COVERAGE FOUND HERE

FOLLOW UP COVERAGE FOUND HERE

DEPAUL HIGHLIGHT VIDEO


Bergen Lightning Shocks Tampa
44-7

In a hard-hitting game weather and electrifiying plays highlighted a game between teams on a Crusade.  Rhamir Johnson's 91 yard kickoff return and dazzling speed complimented by some thunder from Josh McKenzie helped to set the pace.

RECORD COVERAGE FOUND HERE.

MONDAY FOLLOW UP COVERAGE.

NJ.COM COVERAGE




Crusaders Sink Viking Ship in Opener 34-16


Bergen Catholic traveled to Warminster, Pa to play an explosive and hard-hitting Archbishop Wood Football Team.  Led by a four-touchdown pass performance by Junior, Captain, John Langan, the Crusaders dropped a bomb on the Vikings home opener.  

RECORD COVERAGE CAN BE FOUND HERE. 

READ VARSITY ACES JERSEY TOUGH ARTICLE HERE.

READ ON NJ.COM HERE.

JERSEY SPORTS NOW HIGHLIGHTS FOUND HERE.

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Commitment Day 2017

Why We Need HS Football

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