Elon Football’s Udoh Added to Senior Bowl South Roster

Posted by Press Release on January 18, 2019 at 12:42 pm under College | Be the First to Comment

ELON, N.C. – Elon University football offensive lineman Olisaemeka Udoh has been added to the South roster for the 2019 Reese’s Senior Bowl next weekend in Mobile, Ala. The Fayetteville, N.C., native is the first Elon football student-athlete to play in the game since Aaron Mellette participated in the game after the 2012 season. Senior …Read the Rest…

Elon Football Adds Ryan Anderson to Coaching Staff

Posted by Press Release on January 16, 2019 at 10:08 am under College | Be the First to Comment

ELON, N.C. – Elon University head football coach Tony Trisciani announced Wednesday, Jan. 16, the addition of Ryan Anderson to his coaching staff. Previously the defensive coordinator at Hampton, Anderson joins Elon as its new safeties coach. Ryan Anderson – Safeties Anderson joins the Phoenix after spending one season with the Hampton Pirates in 2018. …Read the Rest…


Elon Football Places Among Top 20 in Final National Rankings

Posted by Press Release on January 7, 2019 at 2:37 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – Elon University football finished the 2018 season ranked No. 19 in both national polls released Monday, Jan. 7, after the conclusion of the FCS season on Saturday afternoon. STATS FCS Poll | AFCA Coaches Poll In all, Elon collected 909 points in the STATS FCS poll while earning 153 points in the …Read the Rest…

Trisciani Announces First Additions to Elon Football Coaching Staff

Posted by Press Release on January 5, 2019 at 4:25 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – Elon University head football coach Tony Trisciani announced Saturday, Jan. 5, the addition of three assistant coaches to his staff. They include defensive coordinator and linebackers coach Billy Crocker, cornerbacks coach Chris Bland ’08 and offensive line coach Andy Marino. The trio of coaches join four assistants continuing their tenures with the …Read the Rest…

Four Elon Football Athletes Earn Phil Steele All-America Accolades

Posted by Press Release on January 4, 2019 at 6:08 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – Elon University football had four student-athletes named Phil Steele FCS All-Americans Thursday, Jan. 3. Olisaemeka Udoh highlights the honors with a first team nod while CJ Toogood picked up third team honors and Warren Messer fourth team recognition. Skyler Davis was also honored as a Freshman All-American, earning first team laurels. Udoh …Read the Rest…


Papa John’s Pizza – Greensboro Sports NFL Pick’em Contest – Week 17

Posted by Don Moore on December 27, 2018 at 2:49 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

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Papa John’s Pizza – Greensboro Sports NFL Pick’em Contest – Week 16

Posted by Don Moore on December 20, 2018 at 11:20 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

This year’s NFL Pick’em Contest is run by the NFL and our local prize sponsor is the local Papa John’s Pizza franchise. Join and get your Picks in. The weekly prize is a large 1-Topping Pizza. Enter here. Weekly Winners Week 01 – pgdgreen – 100pts Week 02 – NayaBean – 150pts Week 03 – …Read the Rest…

Elon Football’s Udoh Grabs Second All-America Honor

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ELON, N.C. – Elon University offensive lineman Olisaemeka Udoh picked up his second All-America honor in as many days in earning HERO Sports FCS First Team laurels Wednesday, Dec. 19. The honor comes on the heels of earning a spot on the STATS FCS All-America second team on Tuesday afternoon. HERO Sports FCS All-Americans Udoh …Read the Rest…

Elon Football Adds 11 on Trisciani’s First Signing Day as Head Coach

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ELON, N.C. – Elon University football signed 11 future student-athletes Wednesday, Dec. 19, to National Letters of Intent to play for the Phoenix next season. The class includes five from the state of North Carolina. One will enroll for the spring semester. Signing Day Hub Along with the five signees from North Carolina, two hail …Read the Rest…

Tony Trisciani Introduced as Elon Head Football Coach

Posted by Press Release on December 17, 2018 at 6:18 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – Elon University Director of Athletics Dave Blank introduced Tony Trisciani as the 23rd head coach in the history of the Elon football program Monday afternoon, Dec. 17, inside of the Walker Room in Alumni Field House. Watch News Conference | Photo Gallery Over the past two seasons, Trisciani helped lead the Phoenix …Read the Rest…

Tony Trisciani Named Elon Head Football Coach

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ELON, N.C. – Tony Trisciani, assistant head football coach and defensive coordinator, has been named the 23rd head football coach in Elon’s history. The announcement was made by Director of Athletics Dave Blank on Monday, Dec. 17. Trisciani will be formally introduced as head coach to the Elon community and media in a news conference …Read the Rest…


College Football News – Guilford’s De’Eric Bell Repeats as D3football.com All-American

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SHENANDOAH, Texas – Guilford College’s De’Eric Bell (Jackson, Ga./Jackson) earned Third Team recognition on the 2018 D3football.com All-America Team Friday night. Bell, a redshirt senior, is the first Quakers’ running back so honored since Reggie Kenan ’77 in 1976. The website announced its 2018 All-Americans prior to its webcast of the NCAA Division III football …Read the Rest…

Cignetti Resigns as Elon Head Football Coach

Posted by Press Release on December 14, 2018 at 5:50 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – Elon University head football coach Curt Cignetti has resigned his position to accept the head coaching job at James Madison University, Director of Athletics Dave Blank announced on Friday, Dec. 14. “We are very proud of our football program and the players and coaches who have built so much success over the …Read the Rest…

Papa John’s Pizza – Greensboro Sports NFL Pick’em Contest – Week 15

Posted by Don Moore on December 13, 2018 at 11:16 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

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Elon Football’s Toogood Tabbed Associated Press FCS All-American

Posted by Press Release on December 11, 2018 at 7:06 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – Elon University senior offensive lineman CJ Toogood has been tabbed a 2018 Third Team FCS All-American Tuesday, Dec. 11, by the Associated Press. 2018 AP All-America Teams The honor marks Elon’s 12th AP All-America nod and the first since wide receiver Aaron Mellette earned First Team distinction in 2012. Toogood is just …Read the Rest…

College Football News – Guilford’s De’Eric Bell Repeats as AFCA First-Team All-American

Posted by Press Release on December 10, 2018 at 2:20 pm under College, Photos | Comments are off for this article

WACO, Texas – Guilford College redshirt-senior De’Eric Bell (Jackson, Ga./Jackson) earned First Team NCAA Division III All-America honors from the American Football Coaches’ Association (AFCA) for the second straight season Monday. Bell, the team’s all-purpose back, becomes Guilford’s first football player named an All-American in three different seasons (2015, 2017, and 2018). He was one …Read the Rest…

Papa John’s Pizza – Greensboro Sports NFL Pick’em Contest – Week 14

Posted by Don Moore on December 6, 2018 at 11:24 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

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College Football News — Guilford Pair Lands All-Region Football Honors

Posted by Press Release on December 5, 2018 at 12:21 pm under College, Photos | Comments are off for this article

MINNEAPOLIS – Guilford College’s De’Eric Bell (Jackson, Ga./Jackson) and Bryce Smith (Grayson, Ga./Grayson) represented the Quakers on 2018 D3football.com All-South Region teams, announced Tuesday. Bell, a redshirt-senior running back, received first-team honors, while Smith, a redshirt-sophomore linebacker, captured third-team recognition. South Region sports information directors and D3football.com staff selected the 76 all-region honorees from a …Read the Rest…

Papa John’s Pizza – Greensboro Sports NFL Pick’em Contest – Week 13

Posted by Don Moore on November 29, 2018 at 12:22 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

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No. 12 Wofford Ends No. 17 Elon Football’s Season in FCS Playoffs

Posted by Press Release on November 25, 2018 at 9:23 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Though 17th-ranked Elon University football led by one at halftime, the Phoenix dropped a 19-7 contest in the first round of the FCS Playoffs on Saturday, Nov. 24, inside Gibbs Stadium. FINAL STATS “It was a hard-fought game, Wofford is a good football team,” said Elon head coach Curt Cignetti. “We certainly …Read the Rest…