Archive for the Don Hansen Category

Don Hansen’s National Weekly Football Gazette History

“Don Hansen’s National Weekly Football Gazette” was started in 1986 by Don Hansen.  The Football Gazette covered NCAA 1-AA, NCAA 1-AA Mid-Major, NCAA Division II, NCAA Division III, NAIA, NCCAA and CIS Canada over the years.  It was the first publication of it’s kind with exclusive coverage of Small College Football.  Don Hansen was a […]


Don Hansen’s Birthday

Today my Dad would have been 77 years old. Happy Birthday Dad.  I miss you.


Football Gazette Back On Line

It’s been a difficult time since my Dad (Don Hansen) passed away and trying to keep the site going. Please excuse me as I start to bring the site back up to date with Game Stories and then back filling with Historical All American Teams, Players of the Week, etc… This will be a new […]


Hansen Bowl

The Hansen Bowl was named after, my Dad, Don Hansen.  He was the pioneer of National Media Coverage for Small College Football and recognized by the National Sports Media and College Football Hall of Fame in South Bend, IN. It is the only NCAA-compliant and NAIA-approved post-season small college senior all-star football game. It’s Executive […]


Small College Football’s Don Hansen Passes Away

Don Hansen July 6, 1935 – August 29, 2010 Donald M. Hansen, 75, of Brookfield, IL, was born July 6th, 1935 and died Sunday, August 29th, 2010. Don was the proud dad of Teresa (Jeff) Earl, Donna (Ken) Steger, Dave (Deb) Hansen and Dan (Tiffany) Hansen. He was the cherished Grandpa of Jeshua Hansen, Beth […]