Ranger Football Alumni

Want to track our Ranger Alumni who went on to play at the college level? Here's the spot. 
We are proud of these players and their help in starting a football tradition at Forest Park.  

Heritage Hills

SP&F alumni 2001-2004
Alex Bettag

Indiana State University
Terre Heute, Indiana
Position: Special Teams

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 Special Teams Captain of the year in 2010, and 2011

2011 --  Saw action in all 11 contests for the Sycamores as a backup linebacker as a senior at ISU he had 7 solo tackles, and 10 assisted tackles, and one kick return for 16 yds.

2010 -- Played in 10 games during the season, making 22 total tackles, including 13 solo stops ... Had one rush for 35 yards against Northern Iowa as part of a play in which he recovered a blocked Indiana State punt and advanced the loose ball for a first down to keep a scoring drive alive.
2009 -- Saw action in all 11 contests for the Sycamores as a backup linebacker ... Recorded 12 tackles on the season, including five solo stops ... Tied a career-high with five tackles at Missouri State.
2008 -- Played in six games, recording seven total tackles, including four solo stops ... Had a season-best five tackle outing at Youngstown State ... Forced a fumble against the Penguins ... Recovered a fumble in the season finale against Missouri State.

Current:  Majoring in Social Studies Education, enrolled graduate program, assistant coach ISU, and assistant coach, at Terra Haute North High Schoo

FPHS Class

Nathan Jones
# 8
Marian University
Indianapolis, Indiana
Position: LB/TE

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2012 Game Schedule

Sophomore Year (2010-11)
Saw action in all 13 games… split time at tight end and fullback for the NAIA FCS quarter finalists… rushed the ball 18 times for 122 yards and two touchdowns… also had one reception for seven yards.

Freshman Year (2009-10)
Saw action in nine games… had four receptions for 63 yards and a touchdown.
Craig Voges
# 40
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Terre Haute, Indiana
Position: DB

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Sophomore Year (2011-12)
Appeared in all 10 games with 37 tackles to earn his second varsity letter... had 22 solo stops, two tackles-for-loss, one interception and one forced fumble... tallied a career-high 11 tackles against Defiance (seven solo)... added six tackles and a 26-yard interception return for a touchdown at Kalamazoo... had 1.5 sacks at Bluffton and forced a fumble against Mount St. Joseph... returned one kickoff for 18 yards.

Freshman Year (2010-11)
Led Engineer special teams players with 18 tackles, including 13 solo efforts, to earn a varsity letter... named the team's Special Teams Kick Coverage Player of the Year... also had his first career fumble recovery vs. Earlham... had a career-high four solo tackles against Anderson... added three solo hits vs. Hanover... rushed for four yards on two rushes vs. Earlham.

Prep Career
Rushed for 1,189 yards and 15 touchdowns in 2009... had a 90-yard run and had 324 yards in a game... 41-4 career wrestling mark.


Grant Welp
# 17
Franklin College
Franklin, Indiana
Position: QB

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2012 Game Schedule

2015: First Alumni to sign a professional contract:  Starting Quarterback for Orebro Black Knights in Sweden

2014: leading the Grizzlies to an 8-3 record and the program's fifth consecutive Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference championship. He was named the league's Offensive Most Valuable Player for the fall campaign after throwing for 3,127 yards and 31 touchdowns, while completing 67.9 percent of his passes. Welp also rushed for 366 yards and a team-high eight touchdowns.

2012: Served as backup quarterback and appeared in all 12 games as a sophomore...went 7-for-8 for 51 yards at Butler (9/8)...completed all three passes in a home Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference victory against Rose-Hulman (10/20)...tossed for a career-high 92 yards against Rose-Hulman...had two touchdown passes, recording one each against Butler and Rose-Hulman...rushed for 64 yards and a score in a road conference victory against Anderson (10/13)...gained a career-high 81 yards and rushed for two touchdowns in a home win over Earlham (9/22).

2011: Appeared in four games as the backup quarterback during freshman season...went 9-for-13 with 75 yards and one touchdown pass...was 3-for-5 in a home conference victory against Anderson (10/29)...also had three completions at Earlham (11/5).

Caleb Williams
# 82
Hanover College
Hanover, Indiana
Position: TE

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Caleb Myers
Campbellsville University
Campbellsville, Kentucky
Position: LT

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Ben Braunecker

Harvard University
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Position: TE

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2012 Game Schedule

at Harvard:
 Invited to NFL Combine ... Chosen to the AP FCS All-America first team ... Tabbed to the Walter Camp FCS All-America team ... Selected to the STATS FCS All-America first team ... Earned a spot on the AFCA FCS Coaches' All-America team ... Honored on the College Sports Madness All-America first team ... Selected to College Sporting News Fabulous Fifty FCS All-America team ... Member of InstantScouting FCS All-America team ... Chosen as the 2015 CFPA Tight End Award recipient ... Named to All-Ivy League first team ... Tabbed to the ECAC FCS All-Star first team ... Invited to NFLPA Collegiate Bowl ... Led Harvard with 48 receptions for 850 yards and eight TDs on the season ... His 850 receiving yards ranked sixth-most for a single-season in school history ... His eight TD catches is tied for second-most for a season in program history ... Was fourth in the Ivy League with 85.0 receving yards per game ... Had a 19-yard TD grab and finished with three catches for 65 yards at Rhode Island ... Grabbed two catches for 26 yards and a TD vs. Brown ... Made one catch for 23 yards vs. Georgetown ... Caught three passes for 64 yards and a TD at Cornell ... Had six grabs for 123 yards and a TD at Lafayette ... Named COOP Athlete of the Week Oct. 20 ... Had seven grabs for 133 yards and a TD vs. Princeton ... Made five catches for 44 yards vs. Dartmouth ... Caught seven balls for 130 yards and a TD at Columbia ... Grabbed eight passes for a career-high 134 yards vs. Penn ... Had six catches for 88 yards and two TDs at Yale.

 Finished the season with 11 catches for 227 yards and a TD ... Grabbed three balls for 45 receiving yards against Holy Cross ... Made three receptions for 53 yards at Georgetown ... Finished with two catches for 51 yards vs. Cornell ... Grabbed three bals for 78 yards and a TD vs. Lafayette.

2013: Amassed nine receptions for 91 yards and a TD on the year ... Made a 10-yard TD catch and finished with two grabs for 12 yards at San Diego ... Caught a pass for 13 yards at Cornell ... Had one grab for six yards against Dartmouth ... Made two receptions for 31 yards against Penn.

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