The Brunswick football program has seen tremendous success over the last few decades. The coaches focus on developing talent at all levels, crerating an environment where each player can learn the fundamentals of the game. While the Bruins face an always challenging NEPSAC Class A schedule against some of the best boarding school programs in the region, Brunswick has done quite well against the competition, making 14 NEPSAC Bowl appearances since 1989, including five post-season bids since 2013.
Brunswick varsity football players practice and play home games on Cosby Field, ajacent to the training facility inside Burke Field House.
Numerous Brunswick football players have continued their carreers at the college level, as former Bruins peppered the rosters of NCAA Division I, Division II and Division III programs across the country. Success for a handful of Brunswick alums has not stopped in college, as a handful of Bruin alums have gone on to play in the NFL.
Last season, in 2018, the Bruins won a share of the Erickson League title to earn a spot in the NEPSAC Class 'A' Championship game.
In recognition of their athletic prowess, two senior Brunswick student-athletes signed National Letters of Intent (NLI) on Wednesday. In return for athletic-scholarship aid, Jalen Madison and Howard Powell are committing to play football for Sacred Heart University.
Eight football players picked up postseason recognition from the coaches from the Erickson League as well as the NEPSAC. The eight Bruins earned honors from the Erickson League, led by senior Jalen Madison, the Offensive Player of the Year, and Howard Powell, the Co-Defensive Player of the Year. Seven of the eight players, including Madison and Powell, also picked up All-NEPSAC accolades.
Brunswick overcame a 12-7 third-quarter deficit against Governor’s Academy in NEPSAC’s Todd Marble Bowl on Saturday, as the Bruins rallied for a 19-12 win over the Governors. It was the fourth time the two teams played in a NEPSAC Bowl. Brunswick now holds a 3-1 lead in the post-season match-ups.
Brunswick wrapped up its regular season schedule on Saturday with an impressive road victory over league foe Williston Northampton, 48-7. The Bruins (7-2, 5-1) finished second in the Ericson League and qualified for the NEPSAC's Todd Marble Bowl and will play Governor's Academy on Saturday, November 16 at Wilbraham & Monson Academy.
Brunswick scored a trio of long touchdowns en route to a decisive 20-7 win over Trinity-Pawling on Senior Day at Cosby Field on Saturday. Jalen Madison led the Bruins rushing attack with 219 yards, as the senior eclipsed 1,000 yards for the season (1,056).
Trailing 17-0 in the third quarter on the road at Salisbury, Brunswick scored 20 unanswered points en route to an impressive comeback win, 20-17. With the victory, the Bruins improve to 5-1 overall and 3-0 in Erickson League action.
Brunswick picked up an Erickson League road win on Saturday, besting Taft 49-28. The victory boosts the Bruins overall record to 4-1, and 2-0 in league play. Brunswick’s offense totaled a season-best 424 total yards, including 306 yards on the ground against the Rhinos (3-2, 2-2).
Brunswick fell to 3-1 overall, following a 20-7 defeat by Choate on Cosby Field in a non-league game on Saturday. For Brunswick, the final five games of the regular season will all be Erickson League contests, as the Bruins are 1-0 in league play.
Brunswick improved to 3-0 on the season following a decisive 17-0 win over Cheshire Academy (2-2) under the lights on Cosby Field on Friday night. The defensive shutout is the first blanking by the Bruins since a 42-0 victory over Kent on October 7, 2017.