A member of the NorCal Conference, Sierra College football is recognized as an elite national football program. The Wolverines have appeared in 14 bowl games, including 12 in the last 15 seasons. The program won 37 straight games from 2002-2005. More than 80 players have moved on to play at four-year schools the last few years. The program has produced 6 All-Americans in the last 3 seasons.
For the second time in three years, Sierra College earned a bowl berth as the 2015 season saw Sierra College victorious over host Fresno City College in the State Center Bowl. The Bowl victory marks the first win in the post season since 2008. Sierra players garnered several awards including 6 All-Conference, 4 All-State, and 2 All-American selections.
Derrick Achayo, LT, 6’4, 285, from Oakmont High School going to San Diego State (1A Mountain West Conference)
Derrick was recently named a 2015 All-State/All-American player for us who excelled in the classroom and used Sierra College as a stepping stone to move on to the Division 1 level. He is the only non-qualifier I have coached in my 7 years of junior college to graduate in only 3 semesters, which speaks volumes about his commitment to academics and high character. We could not be happier for Derrick.
“Sierra College has helped me mature as a football player and as a young man. After my first game at Sierra and getting utterly embarrassed, Coach Noonan gave me words of wisdom that motivated me to compete every day and push myself to the limit so that I can beat whoever lines up in front of me. That competitiveness has carried over into my classroom success. I picked San Diego State because I loved the city and fell in love with the campus right away. Their players and coaches were welcoming and I knew I wanted to be a part of their program”.
Devin Gray, WR, 6’2, 180, from Reed High School (NV) going to University of Cincinnati (1A American Athletic Conference)
Devin was also selected as a 2015 All-State/All-American player for Sierra College who in my opinion was the best WR in the State of California. He was instrumental in our offense leading the state in several passing categories. Devin’s character is of the highest caliber, he is a big time player who our coaching staff is extremely proud of.
“Going to Sierra College really helped me grow as a person on and off the field. It made realize how hard I had to work to get where I wanted to go, because in junior college you’re really on your own and you need the program’s support to achieve your goals. I made my decision to go to Cincinnati because they have presented me with a great opportunity to contribute right away, I loved the campus, the atmosphere, and how serious the coaches are about their players graduating”.
Jeff Williams, DB, 6’0, 200, from St. Amat High School (LA) going to Southeastern Louisiana University (1AA Southland Conference)
Jeff will join Ex-Wolverine Javon Tillman in the defensive backfield for a great program at Southeastern Louisiana. Jeff is excited to be headed back to his home state to finish his career in front of family and friends and we are thrilled we could help make that happen. We wish him the best of luck as he moves on to continue his academic and athletic career.
Andre Henderson, OL, 6’0, 300, from Bella Vista High School going to Glenville State (D2 Mountain East Conference)
Andre was the QB of our offensive line over the past two years and he will be sorely missed on the field as he played four of the five line positions, but more importantly was a solid rock in the locker room, constantly mentoring young players and how to do things the Sierra College Way. He has received a tremendous D2 offer from an up and coming program, we know Andre will excel in everything he does.
Vinnie Consentino, DL, 6'4", 255, from Mesa Verde High School going to Univ. of Central Oklahoma (D2 Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association Conference)
Hank Humphers, LB, 6'2", 210, from Nevada Union High School going to Univ. of Central Oklahoma (D2 Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association Conference)
Kyle Kota, QB, 5'10", 190, from Nevada Union High School going to Glenville State (D2 Mountain East Conference)
Kyle Cota was a tremendous leader in our program who was instrumental in our 2015 Season's success. He earned the State Center Bowl Game MVP award to cap off a career in which he helped Sierra College earn the #1 Ranked Passing Offense in the State of California. He will be truly missed and we know he will excel on and off the field at Glenville State, where he will join 3 former teammates.
“We are extremely proud of what these young men have accomplished in the classroom and on the football field. As I have said before, I don’t think people realize how hard it is to meet transfer requirements at Mid-Semester. This will allow them to participate in their prospective programs Spring Ball Practices and acclimate themselves to their new schools settings. Our coaching staff wishes them all the best of Luck as they move on.” - Coach Noonan
There’s nothing like a Sierra College football game on a crisp fall Saturday afternoon. Few community college game environments can equal the noise and the color of a sold-out Homer “Buzz” Ostrom Stadium on game day!
Opening in 2007, ”The Buzz” has been host to some of the great moments in Sierra College football history. The 1500-seat facility, named after legendary Sierra football coach and athletic director, Homer Ostrom, features a speedy field turf surface, a state-of-the-art press box, and incredible sight lines. There is not a bad seat in the house!
Such legendary Wolverines as Devante Bond (Oklahoma), Vince Mayle (Washington St.), Jordan Finley, (Colorado St.), Luke Arceniega (Syracuse), Lamon Muldrow (San Jose St.), Carl Moore (Florida), Bryson Littlejohn (Oregon), Mike Grant (UNLV), Paul Vassallo (Arizona), Brandon Michalkiewicz (Cal Poly) and Scotty Enos (Hawaii) entered the national spotlight playing at "The Buzz."
General admission tickets for regular season games at “The Buzz” cost $8; student & senior tickets are $5. Sierra students get into games FREE with a Fall ASSC sticker.
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