Elon Football Trio Garners Academic All-District Honors

Posted by Press Release on November 16, 2017 at 3:58 pm under College | Be the First to Comment

ELON, N.C. – For the first time in its tenure as an FCS program, the Elon University football team has had three players selected to the CoSIDA Academic All-District 3 Team. Collecting the distinction this year are senior defensive lineman Nick Groll, junior running back Malcolm Summers and sophomore tight end Matt Foster. Full Academic …Read the Rest…

#11 Elon to Play for CAA Football Title vs. #1 JMU

Posted by Press Release on November 15, 2017 at 12:07 pm under College | Be the First to Comment

ELON, N.C. – At noon on Saturday at Rhodes Stadium, the 11th-rated Elon University football team will play host to top-ranked James Madison in a contest that will decide the CAA Football champion. Prior to the game, Elon will honor 10 players in a Senior Day ceremony. GAME NOTES Fans can watch the game for …Read the Rest…


Elon Football Remains in Top 15

Posted by Press Release on November 13, 2017 at 1:52 pm under College | Be the First to Comment

ELON, N.C. – Two days after dropping its first game of the year against FCS competition, the Elon University football team remained in the top 15 of both national polls on Monday, Nov. 13. The Phoenix came in at No. 11 in the STATS FCS Poll and at No. 15 in the FCS Coaches Poll. …Read the Rest…

College Football Final – Guilford 42, Emory & Henry 38

Posted by Press Release on November 11, 2017 at 7:30 pm under College | Be the First to Comment

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Redshirt-junior De’Eric Bell (Jackson, Ga./Jackson) ran for three scores and returned a kickoff for a fourth in Guilford College’s 42-38 comeback win over Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC)-rival Emory & Henry College Saturday. The season-ending contest closely resembled Guilford’s (5-5, 3-3 ODAC) historic 2013 win over the Wasps (3-7, 1-5 ODAC) in …Read the Rest…

No. 16 New Hampshire Snaps No. 7 Elon Football’s Winning Streak

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DURHAM, N.H. – The Elon University football team saw its eight-game winning streak come to an end as the seventh-ranked Phoenix dropped a 16-6 decision at No. 16 New Hampshire on Saturday, Nov. 11. BOX SCORE Elon, which could not overcome three turnovers, fell to 8-2 overall and is 6-1 in CAA Football play, while …Read the Rest…


Elon Football Gains One Spot in FCS Playoff Committee Rankings

Posted by Press Release on November 9, 2017 at 9:40 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Through an announcement on ESPNU tonight, Nov. 9, the FCS Championship Committee unveiled its second and final top-10 ranking of the year. Those rankings included the Elon University football team checking in at No. 6, up one spot from last week’s initial ranking. The Phoenix currently sits at 8-1 overall, its best …Read the Rest…

Elon Football Holds on to Top-10 Ranking

Posted by Press Release on November 6, 2017 at 1:39 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – After pulling out a 33-30 win in double overtime to run its winning streak to eight games, the Elon University football team remained in the top 10 of both national polls on Monday, Nov. 6. The Phoenix held steady at #7 in the STATS FCS Poll and moved up one spot to …Read the Rest…

CAA Football Awards Weekly Honors to Elon’s Johnson, Cyphers

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RICHMOND, Va. – Following a game that featured multiple outstanding individual performances and an eighth consecutive victory, a pair of Elon University football players were honored with CAA Football weekly awards. Freshman kicker Owen Johnson was recognized as the league’s special teams player of the week, while red-shirt freshman Brelynd Cyphers was named the rookie …Read the Rest…

ACC “Satisfied” with Clemson Laptop Explaination

Posted by Don Moore on November 5, 2017 at 7:14 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

Clemson Football Coach Dabo Swinney has some splaining to do Saturday after photos of a laptop on the sidelines during Clemson win over NC State. It wasn’t someone from the team, they were doing social media…. I don’t think Pack fans are going to buy it. At least for now the ACC did.

College Football Final – Randolph-Macon 38, Guilford 22

Posted by Press Release on November 4, 2017 at 10:21 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Tre Frederick ran 30 times for 199 yards and two touchdowns in visiting Randolph-Macon College’s 38-22 Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) football win at Guilford College Saturday. The junior scored twice in the Yellow Jackets’ (6-3, 3-2 ODAC) 28-0 game-opening run. Randolph-Macon used Frederick and J.P. Redmond (14 carries, 64 yards, 1 …Read the Rest…

Johnson Boots No. 7 Elon Football Past Towson in Overtime

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ELON, N.C. – The Elon University football team erased an early 10-point deficit and then picked up its eighth consecutive victory when Owen Johnson booted a 26-yard field goal in the second overtime to lift the No. 7 Phoenix to a 33-30 Homecoming win over the Towson Tigers at Rhodes Stadium. BOX SCORE Elon now …Read the Rest…


Elon Football Among FCS Playoff Committee’s Initial Top 10

Posted by Press Release on November 3, 2017 at 8:43 am under College | Comments are off for this article

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Through an announcement on ESPNU tonight, Nov. 2, the FCS Championship Committee unveiled its first top-10 ranking of the year. Those rankings included the Elon University football team checking in at No. 7. The Phoenix currently sits at 7-1 overall, its best start to a season since 2009. Elon is also 5-0 …Read the Rest…

Elon Unveils 2018 Football Schedule

Posted by Press Release on November 1, 2017 at 3:27 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – With CAA Football announcing the 2018 conference schedule today, Nov. 1, Elon University has announced its complete 11-game football schedule for the 2018 season. The Phoenix will play five home games inside of Rhodes Stadium. Elon will open its 2018 campaign at South Florida on Saturday, Sept. 1. The Phoenix and Bulls …Read the Rest…

Elon Football Welcomes Towson on Homecoming Weekend

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ELON, N.C. – Having soared up the national rankings thanks to a seven-game winning streak, the No. 7 Elon University football team returns home to Rhodes Stadium to host the Towson Tigers for Homecoming on Saturday, Nov. 4. Game time is scheduled for 2 p.m. GAME NOTES Fans can watch the game for free on …Read the Rest…

Elon Football’s Cheek Named to 2017 CFPA Midseason FCS Performer of the Year Watch List

Posted by Press Release on October 31, 2017 at 2:35 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Elon freshman quarterback Davis Cheek is one of 36 players chosen to the midseason watch list for the 2017 College Football Performance Awards (CFPA) FCS National Performer of the Year. Through the first eight games of his collegiate career, Cheek ranks 16th nationally with a 63.9 percent completion percentage and is 20th …Read the Rest…

Elon Phoenix Football Still High in National Polls

Posted by Press Release on October 30, 2017 at 1:23 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – Now riding a seven-game winning streak, the Elon University football team gained three spots in the STATS FCS Poll, climbing to seventh. The Phoenix also picked up one place in the FCS Coaches Poll, moving to 10th. STATS FCS Poll | Coaches Poll Elon (7-1) earned a total of 2,840 points in …Read the Rest…

Elon Duo Picks Up CAA Football Recognition

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RICHMOND, Va. – After running its winning streak to seven games, the Elon University football team saw two of its players earn weekly conference honors as quarterback Davis Cheek was named the CAA Football Offensive Player of the Week and wide receiver Kortez Weeks picked up CAA Football Rookie of the Week distinction. The pair …Read the Rest…


College Football Final – Guilford 49, Bridgewater 23

Posted by Press Release on October 28, 2017 at 8:21 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

RIDGEWATER, Va. – Quarterback Karsten Miller (Thomasville, N.C./North Davidson (NW Mississippi C.C.)) passed for a career-high 429 yards and four second-half touchdowns in Guilford College’s 49-23 Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) football win at Bridgewater College (4-4, 1-4 ODAC) Saturday. Sophomore Harrison Kiser (Greensboro, N.C./Page) tied the Quakers’ school record with three field goals in …Read the Rest…

College Football News – Guilford’s Fitzgerald Selected for NCAA Division III Immersion Program

Posted by Press Release on October 27, 2017 at 1:49 pm under College, Photos | Comments are off for this article

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Guilford College junior DaeQuan Fitzgerald (Winston-Salem, N.C./Mount Tabor) has been selected to attend the 2018 NCAA Division III Immersion Program, which will be held in conjunction with the NCAA Convention January 17-20 in Indianapolis, Indiana. A defensive back on the Quakers’ football team, he was one of 40 Division III ethnic minority …Read the Rest…

No. 10 Elon Looks to Extend Streak at No. 13 Villanova

Posted by Press Release on October 25, 2017 at 2:02 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – The 10th-ranked Elon University football team will go for its seventh consecutive victory this weekend when it travels to 13th-rated Villanova for a 3:30 p.m. date with the Wildcats on Saturday, Oct. 28. This will mark Elon’s fourth game against a top-25 opponent this season. GAME NOTES Fans can watch the game …Read the Rest…