Elon Football: Messer Earns Athlon Preseason All-America Recognition

Posted by Press Release on June 15, 2018 at 7:07 am under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – Elon University senior linebacker Warren Messer is among the members of the Athlon Sports 2018 Preseason FCS All-America Team. This is the second preseason All-America honor for Messer who was also recognized by HERO Sports. Athlon Sports 2018 Preseason FCS All-America Team Messer earned All-America honors from both STATS FCS and Phil …Read the Rest…

Elon Football’s Nwokeji Inks Free Agent Deal With Steelers

Posted by Press Release on April 29, 2018 at 3:04 pm under College, Professional | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – Elon University offensive lineman Ikenna Nwokeji was one of 13 players to sign rookie free agent contracts with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Nwokeji will report for rookie mini camp which begins on May 11. Said Nwokeji, “I’m still in shock by the opportunity laid out before me. I have a chance to play …Read the Rest…


Elon Football’s Groll Named to 2018 Hampshire Honor Society

Posted by Press Release on April 11, 2018 at 1:53 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

IRVING, Texas – Elon University defensive lineman Nick Groll has earned induction into the National Football Foundation (NFF) Hampshire Honor Society in recognition of his outstanding accomplishments in the classroom, in the community and on the playing field. He is one of 1,251 total players from 302 schools qualified for membership, a new record for …Read the Rest…

Elon Football to Hold Annual “Be the Match” Bone Marrow Registry Drive

Posted by Press Release on April 6, 2018 at 10:26 am under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – For the third straight year, the Elon University football team has joined the CAA Football initiative of Be The Match to help save lives by recruiting potential marrow donors. This year, more than 80 football teams from colleges and universities across the nation are participating in the program to recruit new registry …Read the Rest…

Retired Voice of the Tar Heels, Woody Durham, has Passed Away

Posted by Don Moore on March 7, 2018 at 9:49 am under Audio, College | Comments are off for this article

A lot of folks grew up watching Woody Durham at WFMY-TV. He started doing University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Football Radio Games, when he was given a choice News2 or Carolina. The rest was history. Woody went to be the voice of the Tar Heels for some 40 years. He passed away Tuesday. …Read the Rest…


Seven Added to Incoming Elon Football Class

Posted by Press Release on February 7, 2018 at 11:40 am under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – After signing 10 players in the new December period, the Elon University football program has added an additional seven National Letter of Intent signees during this February period. These seven include one player from North Carolina, as well as three from New Jersey, two from Georgia and one from Ohio. There are …Read the Rest…

College Football News – Guilford Alumnus Jack Holley ’63 Tabbed for N.C. Sports Hall of Fame

Posted by Press Release on February 1, 2018 at 7:07 pm under College, Photos | Comments are off for this article

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Guilford College alumnus Jack Holley ‘63 was recently selected for induction into the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame. Holley joins 14 other inductees to enter the N.C. Sports Hall of Fame this year. Holley, who will be honored posthumously, is also a member of Guilford College’s Athletics Hall of Fame. The …Read the Rest…

College Football News – Guilford Announces 2018 Football Schedule

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GREENSBORO, N.C. – Guilford College head football coach Chris Rusiewicz announced the Quakers’ schedule for the 2018 season Thursday. Following a 5-5 (3-3 Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC)) season in which the Quakers met two NCAA Division I opponents, Guilford looks to bounce back in 2018. The 2017 squad set or tied 19 Guilford records …Read the Rest…

Elon Football to Hold Annual Signing Day Reception

Posted by Press Release on January 30, 2018 at 11:37 am under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – As National Signing Day approaches on Wednesday, Feb. 7, fans of the Elon University football team will once again have an opportunity to hear about the newest class from the Phoenix’s coaching staff at 5:30 p.m. in the Walker Room inside of Alumni Field House. Signing Day Central | Register for Reception …Read the Rest…

Northern Guilford /LA Charger’s Keenan Allen Named PFWA’s NFL Comeback Player of the Year

Posted by Don Moore on January 19, 2018 at 2:24 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Keenan Allen was named the Pro Football Writers of America’s Comeback Player of the Year due to his stellar performance in 2017. STORY Keenan is a Northern Guilford High School grad.

Elon Football Finishes With Top 25 Ranking

Posted by Press Release on January 8, 2018 at 2:24 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – With the FCS football season coming to a close with Saturday’s title game, the final national polls were announced on Monday, Jan. 8. The Elon University squad found itself in the top 25 of both the STATS FCS Poll and the FCS Coaches Poll after finishing the season with an 8-4 overall …Read the Rest…


Elon Football’s Weeks Named Freshman All-American

Posted by Press Release on December 22, 2017 at 10:08 am under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – Elon University wide receiver Kortez Weeks has been named as a second team member of the Phil Steele FCS Freshman All-America Teams. A native of Mt. Ulla, N.C., Weeks led the Phoenix with 60 receptions and 709 receiving yards as a true freshman. Weeks, who earned third-team All-CAA Football honors, averaged 11.8 …Read the Rest…

Northwest Guilford High School Signing Day

Posted by Press Release on December 20, 2017 at 11:54 am under College, High School, Photos | Comments are off for this article

Noah Zawadzki has signed a diving scholarship to Virginia Tech and Tre Turner has signed a football scholarship to attend Virginia Tech. Tre Turner- played football for three years at NWHS, all on varsity, and is one of most dynamic players that we have ever had. Outstanding player on both offense and defense earning all-conference …Read the Rest…

Elon Football Signs 10 in Early Period

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ELON, N.C. – Fresh off of an NCAA FCS Playoff appearance, the Elon University football team has announced that 10 players have signed National Letters of Intent to play for the Phoenix next year. The class includes four players who hail from the state of North Carolina. One will enroll at Elon for the spring …Read the Rest…

Elon Linebacker Picks Up Second All-American Accolade

Posted by Press Release on December 19, 2017 at 12:15 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – Elon University junior linebacker Warren Messer earned his second All-America honor of the year as he was named a second team member of the 2017 STATS FCS All-America Team on Tuesday, Dec. 19. Messer was also a second team member of the 2017 Phil Steele FCS All-America Teams. FULL TEAMS Messer is …Read the Rest…

College Football News – Guilford Pair Named to D3football.com All-America Team

Posted by Press Release on December 15, 2017 at 6:56 pm under College, Photos | Comments are off for this article

SALEM, Va. – Guilford College’s De’Eric Bell (Jackson, Ga./Jackson) and Vic Smith Jr. (Lakeland, Fla./Atlanta Sports Prep. Academy) were named to the 2017 D3football.com All-America Team Friday night. Bell was a first-team honoree as an all-purpose back. Smith made the third-team squad at safety. The website announced its 2017 All-Americans prior to its webcast of …Read the Rest…

Elon Football’s Messer Earns All-America Honors

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ELON, N.C. – Elon University junior linebacker Warren Messer has been selected as a second team member of the 2017 Phil Steele FCS All-America Teams. Messer is the program’s first All-American since wide receiver Aaron Mellette in 2012. Messer, who finished 10th in the voting for the Buck Buchanan Award, is currently second in CAA …Read the Rest…


Elon’s Football Coach Cignetti Places Fourth in Eddie Robinson Award Race

Posted by Press Release on December 13, 2017 at 1:41 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – By finishing fourth, first-year football head coach Curt Cignetti earned the highest finish ever by an Elon University coach in the voting for the Eddie Robinson Award, which is presented to the FCS Coach of the Year, as announced by STATS FCS on Wednesday, December 13. VOTING RESULTS Cignetti is just the …Read the Rest…

College Football News – Guilford’s De’Eric Bell Named to Division III AFCA All-America Team

Posted by Press Release on December 12, 2017 at 3:49 pm under College, Photos | Comments are off for this article

WACO, Tex. – Guilford College’s De’Eric Bell was named to the 2017 NCAA Division III Coaches’ All-America Team announced by the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Tuesday. Bell was a first-team honoree as an all-purpose back. This is Bell’s second All-America honor, as in 2015 he was named a third-team return specialist by D3football.com, which …Read the Rest…

Elon Football’s Cheek Places Fifth in Jerry Rice Award Voting

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ELON, N.C. – Elon University quarterback Davis Cheek garnered a fifth place finish in the voting for the Jerry Rice Award, which is presented to the top freshman player at the FCS level, as announced by STATS FCS on Tuesday, December 12. The Jerry Rice Award voting reflected the regular season and was conducted before …Read the Rest…