Football at Ashland University is carrying momentum from the 2023 season into the preparations for 2024, with an eight-game winning streak setting the stage for the upcoming spring practice and the annual Purple and Gold spring game.

By the Numbers
  • Eagles finished 2023 with an eight-game winning streak.
  • Spring game scheduled for April 20 at 1 p.m.
  • Senior quarterback Trevor Bycznski had 26 touchdown passes, 2,572 passing yards, and a 61.1% completion rate in his first season as a starter.
Yes, But

The team will face competition for positions with only five offensive starters from 2023 on the 2024 spring roster.

State of Play
  • Over 100 players on Ashland's spring roster.
  • Scrimmages planned for the next two Saturdays before the spring game.
  • Defensively, eight starters are returning from a unit ranked No. 7 in NCAA Division II for sacks in 2023.
What's Next

Competition and preparations will continue throughout the spring and into fall as the team aims to build on the positive momentum from the previous season.

Bottom Line

Ashland University's football team is leveraging its 2023 success to fuel preparations for the 2024 season, with a focus on competition, development, and building on the strengths of returning players.