Elon Football Ranked Among Nation’s Best in Both National Polls

Posted by Press Release on September 16, 2019 at 4:07 pm under College | Be the First to Comment

ELON, N.C. – Fresh off its CAA Football opening victory over Richmond, Elon University football is ranked in both national polls released Monday, Sept. 16. STATS FCS Poll | AFCA Coaches Poll In the STATS FCS poll, the Phoenix checks in at No. 22 after ranking No. 25 last week. In the AFCA Coaches poll, …Read the Rest…

Elon’s Cheek, Wingard Earn CAA Football Weekly Honors

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RICHMOND, Va. – Elon University football student-athletes Davis Cheek and Shamari Wingard have been named CAA Football Player of the Week honorees, as announced by the league office Monday, Sept. 16. Cheek has been tabbed the league’s Offensive Player of the Week with Wingard garnering Special Teams Player of the Week. Cheek earns the award …Read the Rest…


Football Picks Winners

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Papa John’s Pizza – Amoroso’s Bakery Pro Picks Week #02 – Michael Davis. Texas Road House High School Picks Week #04 – John Chu. Our Pro Picks continues Friday with a Pizza from Papa John’s and dozen cookies from Amoroso’s Bakery. Our High School Picks continues Wednesday with a gift certificate from Texas Roadhouse.

Cheek’s Career Day Paces No. 25 Elon Football by Richmond 42-20

Posted by Press Release on September 15, 2019 at 6:36 am under College | Be the First to Comment

RICHMOND, Va. – Davis Cheek threw a career-high five touchdown passes to five different receivers Saturday, Sept. 14, as No. 25 Elon University football cruised by Richmond 42-20 at Robins Stadium in the CAA Football opener for both teams. BOX SCORE “I’m really pleased with how we came out tonight,” said Elon head coach Tony …Read the Rest…

Papa John’s Pizza – Amoroso’s Bakery Pro Picks Week #02

Posted by Don Moore on September 13, 2019 at 11:56 am under Professional | Be the First to Comment

Complete Name, Email Address and Contact Telephone Number. Select Winners PLUS Tie-Breaker Submit Full Rules at the Bottom of the Page. Weekly Winner FREE Large One-Topping Pizza from Papa John’s Pizza, 2924-B Battleground Ave, Greensboro, NC. *** AND *** a dozen cookies (odd weeks) or a dozen brownies (even weeks) from Amoroso’s Bakery, with 2 …Read the Rest…


Elon’s Willoughby Earns CAA Football Defensive Player of the Week

Posted by Press Release on September 9, 2019 at 10:40 am under College | Comments are off for this article

RICHMOND, Va. – Senior defensive end Marcus Willoughby of the Elon University football team has been named the CAA Football Defensive Player of the Week by the league office on Monday, Sept. 9. With a career day in Elon’s home-opening 35-28 victory over The Citadel, Willoughby finished with a career-high 14 tackles, 2.0 tackles for …Read the Rest…

Football Picks Winners !!!

Posted by Don Moore on at 10:32 am under College, Professional | Comments are off for this article

Our Texas Roadhouse HS Pigskin Hold ‘Em Contest Week #03 Winner was Pam Broadnax, who correctly picked all 13 games. Our Papa John’s Pizza & Amoroso’s Bakery Pro Picks Week #01 was Chris Ross, who missed one game and was closest to the tie-breaker. Later this week, we will have our new picks up for …Read the Rest…

Elon Football Tops The Citadel 35-28, Earns Trisciani First Head Coaching Victory

Posted by Press Release on September 7, 2019 at 9:52 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – In its home opener at Rhodes Stadium, the Elon University football team defeated the The Citadel 35-28 to earn the first collegiate win for head coach Tony Trisciani. BOX SCORE “I’m real pleased with our effort. Our guys played real hard, real physical and with a lot of passion,” Trisciani said. “We …Read the Rest…

College Football Final – Huntingdon 69, Guilford 43

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Senior quarterback Michael Lambert passed for 336 yards and six touchdowns, three to Otis Porter, in Huntingdon College’s 69-43 football win over visiting Guilford College in both teams’ football season opener Saturday. The squads played under hot and sunny conditions on the Samford Stadium turf with temperatures nearing 100 degrees. The Hawks’ …Read the Rest…

2019 Week #01 – Papa John’s Pizza / Amoroso’s Bakery Pro Picks Week #01

Posted by Don Moore on September 4, 2019 at 2:25 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Amoroso’s Bakery is now on board with a Dozen Brownies or a Dozen Cookies for Desert after your Pizza. Complete Name, Email Address and Contact Telephone Number. Select Winners PLUS Tie-Breaker Submit Full Rules at the Bottom of the Page. Weekly Winner FREE Large One-Topping Pizza from Papa John’s Pizza, 2924-B Battleground Ave, Greensboro, NC. …Read the Rest…

No. 19 Aggies Top No. 21 Elon Football on Last-Second Field Goal

Posted by Press Release on September 1, 2019 at 4:52 am under College | Read the First Comment

GREENSBORO, N.C. – No. 21 Elon University football answered a halftime deficit to tie the game heading to the fourth quarter, but No. 19 North Carolina A&T hit a 52-yard field goal as time expired Saturday, Aug. 31, at BB&T Stadium to top the Phoenix 24-21 in the season opener for both teams. FINAL STATS …Read the Rest…


College Football News – Guilford Picked Eighth in ODAC Preseason Poll

Posted by Press Release on August 26, 2019 at 5:30 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

FOREST, Va. – Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) football coaches selected Guilford College eighth in their annual preseason poll released Monday. The Quakers garnered 19 points, two behind seventh-place Shenandoah University and 10 ahead of league newcomer Southern Virginia University in the ninth spot. Defending league champion Randolph-Macon College earned eight first-place votes and the …Read the Rest…

Football In Focus – The Videos – August 22, 2019

Posted by Don Moore on August 23, 2019 at 4:49 pm under High School, Professional | Comments are off for this article

Andy Durham interviews Ray Linney, the first-ever black athlete at Ben L. Smith High School. Recorded live at Kickback Jacks, Battleground Ave., Greensboro NC on August 22, 2019. Andy Durham interviews Chris Zellous, Grimsley High School. Recorded live at Kickback Jacks, Battleground Ave., Greensboro NC on August 22, 2019. Andy Durham interviews Brian Schmidt, Carolina …Read the Rest…

Explosive Plays Highlight Elon Football’s First Scrimmage of Fall Camp

Posted by Press Release on August 12, 2019 at 8:42 am under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – Quarterbacks combined to throw for 233 yards and four touchdowns while the Elon University defense finished with three interceptions and five sacks to highlight football’s first scrimmage of fall camp on Sunday, Aug. 11, inside Rhodes Stadium. PHOTO GALLERY Playing in his first game-like action since last season, Davis Cheek combined to …Read the Rest…

Guilford Football Finalizes 2019 Coaching Staff

Posted by Press Release on August 6, 2019 at 2:10 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Guilford College Director of Athletics Sue Bower announced the promotion of assistant coaches Brad Davis ’08 and Jordan Farmer ’15 and the addition of Alex Higgins and Kevin Barr to the staff as assistant coaches. Higgins will work with tight ends and the offensive line, while Barr will assist with defensive backs. …Read the Rest…

Elon Checks in at No. 21 in STATS FCS Preseason Poll

Posted by Press Release on August 5, 2019 at 8:42 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

CHICAGO – Elon University football checked in at No. 21 in the nation on Monday, Aug. 4, in the preseason release of the STATS FCS Top 25. STATS FCS Poll The Phoenix stands as one of five CAA Football programs among the nation’s Top 25 in the poll, which tied for the most in the …Read the Rest…

Elon Places 31 on CAA Football Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll

Posted by Press Release on July 25, 2019 at 7:13 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

RICHMOND, Va. – Elon University football had 31 student-athletes named to the Commissioner’s Academic Honor roll for the 2019 spring semester, the CAA announced Thursday, July 25. The CAA Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll gives special recognition to student-athletes who have distinguished themselves both in the classroom and on the field. Student-athletes who were members of …Read the Rest…


Elon Football: McNair Named Nominee for 2019 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team

Posted by Press Release on July 23, 2019 at 9:47 am under College | Comments are off for this article

NORTHBROOK, Ill. – Elon University running back De’Sean McNair has been named a nominee for the 2019 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team. Awarded annually to college football players, it recognizes the impact they make off the field in local communities. One of 137 overall nominees this year, McNair is one of 59 student-athletes nominated at …Read the Rest…

Elon Announces Home Football Game Times

Posted by Press Release on July 2, 2019 at 6:48 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – With Elon University’s 98th season of football set to commence in August, game times for all five regular-season home games at Rhodes Stadium for the upcoming season have been set. All five regular season games in 2019 will start at 2 p.m. Season tickets for the 2019 season are on sale now …Read the Rest…

Elon Football Ranks Among Athlon Sports, HERO Sports Preseason Polls

Posted by Press Release on June 5, 2019 at 8:46 am under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – With the first preseason FCS football polls announced Tuesday, June 4, Elon University checks in at No. 12 in the HERO Sports poll and No. 21 in the Athlon Sports poll. HERO Sports Poll | Athlon Sports Poll The recognitions mark the second-straight year Elon has been among the nation’s Top 25 …Read the Rest…