Springfield products Sam Blake, Cody Williams hope Assumption football can 'shock the world' in D-II Elite 8

MassLive.com // Mark Chiarelli


After most road games, Sam Blake eschews the Assumption College football team bus, opting to drive home with his parents.

There was no way, though, he was missing this bus ride. Not after the last three years.

Assumption rocked LIU-Post, 54-20, in a rainy road win over a long-time NE-10 Conference rival. The Greyhounds senior class had never beaten Post. They viewed the game – their fifth win of the year -- as a measuring stick, a chance to prove to others what they believed.

The Greyhounds, they felt, are legit.

Oh, how they’ve proved it.

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