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…

Elon’s Messer Invited to Minnesota Vikings Rookie Camp

Posted by Press Release on April 30, 2019 at 6:03 am under College, Professional | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – Announced Monday, April 29, Elon University football linebacker Warren Messer has been invited to participate in Minnesota Vikings rookie camp this weekend. Camp in Eagan, Minn., is set to start Friday. Messer becomes the third Phoenix athlete to join the professional ranks in the last two days after Olisaemeka Udoh was drafted …Read the Rest…

Elon Football’s Toogood Signs with Baltimore Ravens

Posted by Press Release on April 28, 2019 at 7:53 am under College, Professional | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – Within hours of the conclusion of the 2019 NFL Draft on Saturday, April 27, Elon University offensive lineman CJ Toogood signed a free agent contract with the Baltimore Ravens. Toogood joined teammate and position mate Olisaemeka Udoh as two Phoenix to move on to the next level on Saturday after Udoh was …Read the Rest…


Elon Football Phoenix Closes Out Spring Practice with Final Scrimmage

Posted by Press Release on April 27, 2019 at 6:34 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – Elon University football closed its spring slate on Saturday, April 27, with its final scrimmage on a gorgeous afternoon at Rhodes Stadium. The team worked for about two hours on the field before wrapping the 15-practice slate. The offense got off to a quick start on just the second drive of the …Read the Rest…

Elon Football OL Udoh Selected by Minnesota Vikings in 2019 NFL Draft

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NASHVILLE – Elon University football’s offensive lineman Olisaemeka Udoh was selected Saturday, April 27, in the sixth round of the NFL Draft by the Minnesota Vikings to become the third Elon player selected in the draft in the program’s Division I tenure. Udoh was selected with the 21st selection of the sixth round. He is …Read the Rest…

Pads Pop at Elon Football’s Second Spring Scrimmage

Posted by Press Release on April 19, 2019 at 10:56 am under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – Taking the safety jerseys off for the second scrimmage of the spring slate, Elon University football completed its second of three scrimmages this month on Thursday, April 18, under the lights at Rhodes Stadium. After working through rain in the first scrimmage, the Phoenix saw beautiful conditions Thursday and took the most …Read the Rest…

Elon Football’s Junior Class Set for Global Experience in Costa Rica

Posted by Press Release on March 22, 2019 at 4:46 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – For the third-straight year, Elon University football will send its junior class to Costa Rica over spring break from March 23-30 for a once-in-a-lifetime global experience. As part of the Elon Commitment to diversity and global engagement for its students, the junior members of the team will travel throughout Costa Rica during …Read the Rest…

Elon Football Starts First Spring Practice Under Trisciani’s Leadership

Posted by Press Release on March 20, 2019 at 8:19 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – With head coach Tony Trisciani leading the way, Elon University football opened its 2019 spring practice on Wednesday, March 20, at Hunt Practice Field. Under cloudy skies with a chill in the air, the Phoenix worked out in shorts and helmets for about two hours. After practice, Trisciani offered his thoughts as …Read the Rest…

Elon Adds Capps as Director of High School Relations

Posted by Press Release on February 18, 2019 at 1:49 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – New to Tony Trisciani’s football coaching staff at Elon University, former area high school head football coach and athletics administrator Hal Capps has been named the program’s Director of High School Relations. Announced Tuesday, Feb. 5, Capps comes to Elon after spending 27 seasons as a high school football coach in the …Read the Rest…


Elon Football Inks Eight During February Signing Day

Posted by Press Release on February 6, 2019 at 8:20 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – Elon University football added eight members to its 2019 class on Wednesday, Feb. 6, to bring its list of athletes who have signed National Letters of Intent with the program to 19. Half of the class is made up of local talent from the state of North Carolina with athletes also coming …Read the Rest…

Jason’s Deli – Big Game Winner

Posted by Don Moore on February 4, 2019 at 12:13 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

The lowest scoring game in the history of the Big Game threw everybody for a loop. No one went low on the score, so we had to go to the closest. Alex Carroll was the closest to 16 points with his pick of the Patriots winning with a total score of 46. We had one …Read the Rest…

2019 Jason’s Deli Big Game Contest – Winner Gets $100 Gift Certificate

Posted by Don Moore on February 1, 2019 at 10:38 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Complete Name, Email Address and Contact Telephone Number. Select Big Game Winner and Total Points WITHOUT GOING OVER Submit Full Rules at the Bottom of the Page. Weekly Winner receives $100 Gift Certificate from the Jason’s Deli. Name: E-mail: Phone: New England Patriots Los Angeles Rams Total Points of New England Patriots vs. Los Angeles …Read the Rest…

2019 Jason’s Deli Big Game Contest

Posted by Don Moore on January 28, 2019 at 11:49 am under Professional | Read the First Comment

Complete Name, Email Address and Contact Telephone Number. Select Big Game Winner and Total Points WITHOUT GOING OVER Submit Full Rules at the Bottom of the Page. Weekly Winner receives $100 Gift Certificate from the Jason’s Deli. Name: E-mail: Phone: New England Patriots Los Angeles Rams Total Points of New England Patriots vs. Los Angeles …Read the Rest…

Elon Football’s Udoh Added to Senior Bowl South Roster

Posted by Press Release on January 18, 2019 at 12:42 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

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 | Comments are off for this article

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…