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Super Bowl coach Barone speaks at ARC

Denver Broncos offensive line coach Clancy Barone gives the keynote speech during a Linemen Win Games (LWG) coaches clinic on May 21, 2016 at American River College. LWG was founded and run by current ARC football coach Jon Osterhout in order to bring more exposure to linemen in football. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Mack Ervin III

May 22, 2016

Super Bowl-winning Denver Broncos offensive line coach Clancy Barone gave the keynote speech during a two-day Linemen Win Games (LWG) coaches clinic at American River College on Saturday. Barone showed some of the tactics run by the Broncos offense like the man reach and double bump, while stressin...

Former ARC RB Booker drafted to Super Bowl Champion Broncos

Former American River College running back Devontae Booker was selected in the 4th round of the 2016 NFL Draft by the defending Super Bowl champion Denver Broncos. Booker ran for 1,472 yards and 15 touchdowns in his senior season and was named an All-American. (File Photo)

Mack Ervin III

April 30, 2016

Former American River College running back Devontae Booker was selected by the Denver Broncos with the 136th overall pick in the 4th round of the 2016 NFL Draft. Booker, recruited out of Grant Union High School in Sacramento, played his first two seasons at ARC and racked up 1,472 yards and 15 touchdow...

Junior college coach: beyond the gridirion

ARC head coach Jon Osterhout wraps up his off-season conditioning class for the football team on Feb. 23, 2016. The class meets at 6 a.m. and is a requirement to be on the team during the fall semester. (Photo by Matthew Peirson)

Matthew Peirson

April 29, 2016

Coaches in any sport, at all levels, can be seen strolling the sidelines during a game, barking orders and calling plays to their team, trying to motivate players during a stop in the action and always—no matter what—teaching. Most people generally know this, as it is easy to obverse over the course...

Former ARC star waits for 2016 NFL Draft

Former ARC RB Devontae Booker is considered to be one of the top backs in this year's draft, and CBS Sports projects him to be a late 2nd-early 3rd round pick. (File Photo)

Mack Ervin III

April 26, 2016

Former American River College running back Devontae Booker could find out which NFL team he will be playing for next season during the 2016 NFL draft this weekend. Booker is one of hundreds of hopeful college football players vying to be one of the 253 players selected in the draft who get the chance ...

Former ARC running back to hold workout for NFL teams

Former American River College running back Devontae Booker is holding a workout in Sacramento for NFL scouts ahead of the April 28 Draft. Booker recorded 1261 yards and 11 touchdowns during his senior season at Utah. (File Photo)

Kyle Elsasser

April 4, 2016

Devontae Booker, former American River College running back and current Utah Ute, is scheduled to hold a workout for NFL teams in Sacramento on April 12. The 5’11”, 219 pound back was only able to partake in the bench press and interview portions of the 2016 NFL Combine due to a torn meniscus ...

Second wave of ARC Football recruits officially commit

From left to right: wide receiver Marc Ellis, offensive lineman Max Harrison, head coach Jon Osterhout, wide receiver Jonathan Lopez, and linebacker Jordan Kunaszyk pose for a picture during a signing day event on April 1, 2016 at American River College. The four players committed to four-year universities following the 2015 season. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Mack Ervin III

April 1, 2016

A second wave of American River College football players committed to four-year universities on April 1 in a signing ceremony hosted by the football department. This wave brings the number of committed players from the 2015 season to around 15, and now three players committing to the Pac-12 conferenc...

ARC Football sends several players to four-years on Signing Day

American River College defensive back Dmirti Scott and defensive lineman Nick Terry bring down the ball carrier from San Joaquin Delta College during the Gridiron Classic Bowl on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015. Scott committed to Henderson State while Terry committed to the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). (Photo by Barbara Harvey)

Mack Ervin III

February 22, 2016

Six American River College football players officially committed to four-year institutions on National Signing Day on Feb. 3rd. Defensive lineman Chigozie Nnoruka committed to the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), where he will be joining up with teammate Nick Terry who committed back in O...

ARC awaits Super Bowl 50

American River College students and staff give their thoughts on this year's Super Bowl. (Photo by Joe Padilla)

Sharriyona Platt

February 5, 2016

With Super Bowl 50 near, football fans at American River College are expressing their excitement, hopes and predictions for this year’s game. Both the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers have shown their ability to manage the ball, maintain their momentum and set the tone for each game played throughout...

Sports preview rally recognizes athlete achievements

American River College's women's softball team is recognized for the team's various achievements, during the ARC athletics season preview on Friday.
(Photo by Tyler Jackson)

Matthew Peirson

January 24, 2016

American River College’s Athletics Department held a season preview rally Friday spotlighting the 2015 season for fall sports teams and previewing the spring sports season. The rally included recognition of academic achievements for all student athletes who achieved a 3.0 GPA or better during the f...

Linebacker Kunaszyk named NorCal League Defensive Player of the Year

ARC linebacker Jordan Kunasyzk tackles SDJC tight end Johhny Weirnicki during the Gridiron Classic Bowl on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015. ARC lost 24-17 in overtime. (Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

Matthew Peirson

November 24, 2015

American River College football linebacker Jordan Kunaszyk was named the Defensive Player of the Year in 2015 for the NorCal League by the California Community College Athletics Association, the second consecutive year the award has gone to an ARC player. Kunaszyk finished the season with 118 tackles...

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