Third-Quarter Surge Pushes No. 12 Elon Football Past Buccaneers

Posted by Press Release on September 23, 2018 at 8:39 am under College | Be the First to Comment

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. – No. 12 Elon University football fell behind early, but a third-quarter surge in all phases of the game pushed the Phoenix to a 31-22 road victory over Charleston Southern on Saturday, Sept. 22, at Buccaneer Field. FINAL STATS “It’s a great team win to come in the second half like that,” …Read the Rest…

Papa John’s Pizza – Greensboro Sports NFL Pick’em Contest – Week 3

Posted by Don Moore on September 20, 2018 at 2:40 pm under Professional | Be the First to Comment

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Elon/William & Mary Football Game Will NOT Be Rescheduled

Posted by Press Release on September 19, 2018 at 2:47 pm under College | Be the First to Comment

RICHMOND, Va. – Despite significant attempts to find an alternative arrangement, the previously postponed CAA Football contest between Elon University and William & Mary will not be made up. The two teams were scheduled to play in Williamsburg, Va. on Saturday, September 15, but dangers from Hurricane Florence resulted in both campuses being closed and …Read the Rest…

Papa John’s Pizza – Greensboro Sports NFL Pick’em Contest – Week 2

Posted by Don Moore on September 15, 2018 at 6:44 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

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College Football News – Guilford’s Russ, Offensive Line Named to D3Football.com Team of the Week

Posted by Press Release on September 12, 2018 at 8:29 am under College, Photos | Comments are off for this article

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.- Guilford College’s offensive line and junior defensive end Jarrod Russ (Columbia, S.C./Blythewood) earned spots on this week’s D3football.com Team of the Week Tuesday. This is the 20th season D3football.com has selected the Team of the Week, which honors the top player nationally at each position from the previous week. Russ and his teammates …Read the Rest…


Elon Football at William & Mary Postponed (Other Elon Updates)

Posted by Press Release on September 11, 2018 at 2:45 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – With approach of Hurricane Florence, the Elon University football game scheduled for Saturday, Sept 15, between Elon and William & Mary in Williamsburg, Va., is postponed. The two schools will work closely with the Colonial Athletic Association and make every effort to reschedule the competition, but no make-up date has been identified. …Read the Rest…

Elon Football Moves Up to No. 14 in Both National Polls

Posted by Press Release on September 10, 2018 at 2:22 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – Elon University football moved up one spot to No. 14 in the nation in both the STATS FCS Poll and the AFCA Coaches’ Poll on Monday, Sept. 10. After posting its largest win over a nationally-ranked opponent in beating No. 21 Furman on Saturday, Sept. 8, Elon received 1,842 points in the …Read the Rest…

Career Weekend Earns Ingram CAA Football Defensive Player of the Week

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RICHMOND, Va. – Elon University sophomore defensive back McAllister Ingram has been named CAA Football Defensive Player of the Week Monday, Sept. 10, after helping the 15th-ranked Phoenix to a 45-7 win inside Rhodes Stadium over the weekend against No. 21 Furman. Ingram recorded a career-high 11 tackles, one tackle for loss and a pass …Read the Rest…

College Football News – Guilford Sweeps Weekly ODAC Football Honors

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FOREST, Va. – Guilford College swept the Old Dominion Athletic Conference’s football player of the week awards Sunday. Redshirt-senior running back De’Eric Bell (Jackson, Ga./Jackson) won the league’s Offensive Player of the Week Award and junior teammate Jarrod Russ (Columbia, S.C./Blythewood) captured the Defensive Player of the Week Award. Bell won his fifth career weekly …Read the Rest…

No. 15 Elon Football Rolls by No. 21 Furman 45-7 in Home Opener

Posted by Press Release on September 9, 2018 at 9:49 am under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – Ranked No. 15 in the nation, Elon University football posted its largest win over a nationally-ranked opponent Saturday, Sept. 8, in beating No. 21 Furman 45-7 in its 2018 home opener at Rhodes Stadium. Final Stats | Press Conference | Highlights “I can’t say enough about the team effort and the effort …Read the Rest…

Pappa John’s Pizza – Greensboro Sports NFL Pick’em Contest

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Elon Phoenix Football Stays Among Top 15 in Both National Polls

Posted by Press Release on September 3, 2018 at 4:08 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – Elon University football checked in at No. 15 in the nation in both the STATS FCS Poll and the AFCA Coaches’ Poll on Monday, Sept. 3. The Phoenix earned a total of 1,586 points in the STATS poll and is between a pair of 1-0 teams in Montana (No. 14) and McNeese …Read the Rest…

No. 12 Elon Phoenix Football Battles USF to the Finish

Posted by Press Release on September 2, 2018 at 8:47 am under College | Comments are off for this article

TAMPA, Fla. – Though winning the second half, 12th-ranked Elon University football dropped a 34-14 decision Saturday, Sept. 1, in the season opener against USF inside Raymond James Stadium. “South Florida is an excellent football team. You can see it up in the stands that they’re fast and their offense plays with a really fast …Read the Rest…

College Football News – Guilford-Huntingdon Game Declared a No Contest

Posted by Press Release on September 1, 2018 at 9:44 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Saturday’s NCAA Division III football game between Huntingdon College and Guilford College was declared a no contest caused by a lengthy weather delay. Per NCAA statistics policy, all statistics from a no contest are voided. Saturday’s contest kicked off under warm and sunny skies in Greensboro, but storm clouds started building early …Read the Rest…

Elon Football Live Returns Thursday From Grill 584

Posted by Press Release on August 28, 2018 at 7:58 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – With the 2018 Elon University football season set to get underway this weekend, Elon Football Live returns Thursday, Aug. 30, at Grill 584 in Burlington. Elon Football Live is the exclusive chance for fans to hear directly from head coach Curt Cignetti less than 48 hours before the Phoenix takes the field …Read the Rest…

Elon Phoenix Football Closes 2018 Preseason Camp

Posted by Press Release on August 24, 2018 at 6:47 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – After three weeks of preseason preparations, Elon University football broke camp Friday, Aug. 24, following the final practice session inside Rhodes Stadium. After the practice, head coach Curt Cignetti provided his thoughts on his second preseason camp with the program. On the progress made in camp: “I think we’ve made a lot …Read the Rest…

Elon Places 37 on CAA Football Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll

Posted by Press Release on August 21, 2018 at 3:03 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

RICHMOND, Va. – Elon University football had 37 student-athletes named to the Commissioner’s Academic Honor roll for the 2018 spring semester, the CAA announced Tuesday, Aug. 21. 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…


College Football News – Guilford Picked Sixth in Preseason ODAC Poll

Posted by Press Release on August 20, 2018 at 4:49 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

FOREST, Va. – Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) football coaches picked Guilford College sixth in their annual preseason poll Monday. The Quakers received 19 points in the eight-team ratings. Washington and Lee University and Randolph-Macon College, the two most recent NCAA Tournament teams from the ODAC ranks (in 2017 and 2016, respectively) sit tied atop …Read the Rest…

Elon Football’s Cheek Named to CFPA FCS National Player of the Year Trophy Watch List

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CHARLESTON, S.C. – Elon University sophomore quarterback Davis Cheek has been named Monday, Aug. 20, one of 36 student-athletes to the watch list for the College Football Performance Awards (CFPA) FCS National Player of the Year Trophy. The CAA’s Offensive Rookie of the Year in 2017, Cheek completed 190 of his 323 passes for 2,431 …Read the Rest…

Eight Elon Football Games to be Televised

Posted by Press Release on August 14, 2018 at 7:07 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

RICHMOND, Va. – In an announcement made by CAA Football on Tuesday, Aug. 14, eight Elon University football games will air on either linear or digital platforms during the 2018 season. Elon will host a pair of televised contests as the home opener with Furman on Sept. 8 will be part of the league’s package …Read the Rest…