ORONO, Maine -- The #14/17 University of Maine football team continues to climb in the national rankings as the Black Bears have moved up to 14th in The Sports Network poll and 17th in the Coaches poll, as announced on Monday afternoon.
Coming off a 62-28 rout of then #24 Delaware, the Black Bears moved up nine spots in The Sports Network poll; the most of any school this week. Maine also jumped in the coaches poll, moving up six spots to 17th nationally.
The Black Bears are on a bye this week before hosting William & Mary on homecoming Saturday, Oct. 19 at 12:30 PM.
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Aaron began his career at WVII in March of 2008. He attended Old Town High School, where he graduated in 2004. From there he moved on to the New England School of Communications, majoring in Sports Broadcasting and Journalism. Originally a sports radio major, Aaron co-hosted a weekly sports radio show on WHSN called This Week in Sports while also doing play by play and color commentary of Husson Eagle sporting events. He also spent a semester as the stations sports director. After his sophomore year he realized he had run out of radio classes to take, so he began taking TV courses while also working at Stephen King’s sports station WZON. Aaron graduated from NESCom in May of 2008 with a degree in communications, and was named the top broadcast journalist of his class. Since joining ABC-7 and Fox Bangor he has won multiple Maine Association of Broadcasting Awards.
In his free time Aaron likes, surprise, to watch sports and play sports. From mountain climbing to basketball, there are very few sports Aaron doesn’t enjoy. He also likes traveling when he gets the chance, and is happy he has been able to pursue his passion for sports while staying close to his family. You can follow him on Twitter at @AaronRJackson, and you can catch him weeknights at 6, 10 and 11 on ABC-7 and Fox Bangor. He can also be reached via email at [email protected].