In the long history of Wofford College football, just one player has gone on to play successfully in the NFL. That one player, who came to Wofford on a $250 football scholarship in the 1950s, wore the Baltimore Colts uniform two years before deciding to return to Spartanburg and create a business.
The rest, as they say, is history.
The man is Jerry Richardson Ė Wofford football player and alumnus, successful businessman, and founder and owner of the Carolina Panthers
Let's see. New offense. New unis. Renewed hope.
Western Carolina brings all three to downtown Atlanta Sept. 1 as the first team in the So South region - the Southern and Big South conferences - to take the field in the 2011 season. They'll look good in the new uniforms and will seek to look good in the new Pistol offense. Head coach Dennis Wagner and staff installed the Pistol after visiting and researching the offense at a few FBS schools. Of course, like all the other schools, the
The first half of the first semifinal game has been a good one.
Eastern Washington did a good job bouncing back from Villanova's touchdown on the game's opening kickoff. And the Wildcats are hanging in despite the turnovers and the field position issues.
To me, this game looks like one of those contests in which Eastern Washington may regret not getting in the end zone more with all of those trips into the red (literally, red) zone. The defending champions have to feel
Just a week away from the Big South Conference sending its first automatic qualifier to the FCS playoffs, the league is preparing for the possibility of three teams tying for the top spot.
Coastal Carolina's victory over Liberty last Saturday raised the question of how the Big South would pick one team out of three if there's no clear head-to-head advantage. If Liberty beats Stony Brook this Saturday and Coastal Carolina downs Charleston Southern, the Flames, Seawolves, and Chanticleers
Furmanís current head coach, Bobby Lamb, dipped into the history of the schoolís football program to add a nice touch to the routine by asking former head coaches Art Baker and Dick Sheridan to lead the teams in the spring game on April 17.
Itís been a while since the Paladins ran mostly a game format in its spring game, but Lamb chose to do that this year. It worked well, enabling not only the return of two coaches that meant so much to Furman football but also facilitating the continued