8 Michigan football teams finalists for NFF National Academic Honor

IRVING, Texas (Feb. 2, 2022) – The National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame has announced that eight high school football teams from Michigan have been chosen as the top academic winners in the nation and are now finalists for the NFF National High School Academic Excellence Award.  The 62 teams from across the […]

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2021 & 2022 Hall of Fame Inductees

LANSING – The Michigan High School Football Coaches Association has announced its 2021& 2022 Hall of Fame classes.  2021 Hall Of Fame Class 2022 Hall Of Fame Class Rick Applin, Boyne City Jeff Bisel, Bay City All Saints Tony Blankenship, Detroit Murray-Wright George W. Gardy, Elkton-Pigeon-Bay Port Andre Harlan, Detroit Murray-Wright Dcn. Dave Lawrence, Ann […]

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Rob Zimmerman Named National Coach Of The Year

Congratulations to Rob Zimmerman of Dewitt on being named National Federation of State High School Associations 2021 Coach of the year By DOUG DONNELLY  Rob Zimmerman, who has been a highly successful football coach in the State of Michigan for nearly three decades, has been named the National Federation of State High School Association’s 2020-21 national […]

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Two Michigan HS Football Coaches recognized in new book

High school coaches shape millions of lives. These 30 stories show the diversity of approaches by coaches in building athletes’ hearts, minds and bodies to form successful teams and future leaders. Two of Michigan’s best coaches are featured, Coach Al Fracassa who coached at Royal Oak Shrine and at Brother Rice High School and Fouad Zaban […]

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MHSFCA SCHOLAR ATHLETES

The MHSFCA has selected from a group of outstanding finalists, Tyler Holtz from DeWitt and Cross Watson of Portage Central as the 2021 recipients of the Michigan High School Football Coaches Association’s Scholar Athlete Awards. The two seniors were both recently chosen to the MHSFCA Dream Team, have grade point averages above 4.0 and scored […]

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2nd Annual Senior Showcase

The MHSFCA Senior Showcase is a MHSAA endorsed one-day event for high school seniors that have not signed to display their skills to Division II, III, and NAIA football programs. The event will be organized and managed by the MHSFCA and area high school football coaches. Players will showcase their skills during a series of […]

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MHSFCA Announces 2021 Dream Team

By DOUG DONNELLYFrom multiple in-state colleges and universities to West Virginia to the United States Naval Academy, thisyear’s Michigan High School Football Coaches Association Dream Team selections will be showcasingtheir talents around the country next season.Thirty-five football players from across the state have been chosen to the Dream Team through a processthat begins with football […]

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Hall of Fame Coach Passes

Bob Knight, HFC at Portage Central HS 1971-2004, passed away Saturday, October 23. He was 80. Coach Knight compiled a 216-108 record at Portage Central, winning or sharing 14 league titles. His Mustang teams made the playoffs 11 times including a Class A state runner-up finish in 1977. He was inducted into MHSFCA HOF in 1988, […]

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