SoCon Power Rankings

Following the fourth Saturday of the season, here is the first installment of SoCon power rankings, East Tennessee State (4-0, 1-0 SoCon)–With its thrilling 55-48 overtime win at Samford yesterday, ETSU staked its claim as the Southern Conference title favorite. The Bucs have indeed found an offense to go with their outstanding defense this season.Continue reading “SoCon Power Rankings”

Mercer beats Furman decisively in SoCon opener

In many ways, Saturday’s Southern Conference opener between Furman and Mercer was one of missed opportunities on one side, and on the other, opportunities seized. But at the end of Saturday’s SoCon opener, Mercer’s 24-3 win was decisive and thorough. Furman dropped to 2-2 overall and 0-1 in the SoCon, while Mercer improved to 2-1Continue reading “Mercer beats Furman decisively in SoCon opener”

Still Way Too Early: ACC Power Rankings

North Carolina’s Khafre Brown (#1) scores a touchdown in the first quarter Saturday night against Virginia. Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images The 2021 college football season has not gotten off to the start that those around the Atlantic Coast Conference would have liked. ACC teams have seen several tough out-of-conference losses, including an number ofContinue reading “Still Way Too Early: ACC Power Rankings”

NC State routs Furman

For the second time in the Clay Hendrix era as Furman’s head coach, North Carolina State handed him and the Paladins a decisive loss, which was in stark contrast to Hendrix’s experiences as a player for his alma mater in the early-mid 1980s against that same Wolfpack program. Saturday night’s 45-7 win by the WolfpackContinue reading “NC State routs Furman”

Furman grounds Tennessee Tech

Photo Credit: Furman University Sports Information Furman used its first shutout since 2004 to start a season 2-0 for the first time since 2014, as the Paladins posted a 26-0 win on the road over Tennessee Tech Saturday afternoon at Tucker Stadium. The Golden Eagles start the season 0-2 against Southern Conference teams, getting outscoredContinue reading “Furman grounds Tennessee Tech”

Furman opens with win over No. 24 North Carolina A&T

Furman 29, No. 24 North Carolina A&T 18 Photo credit: Furman University Sports Information It was a good start to the season for the Furman offense, and a better one for junior quarterback Hamp Sisson in Furman’s first-ever meeting against North Carolina A&T on the college football gridiron before one of Furman’s largest crowds ofContinue reading “Furman opens with win over No. 24 North Carolina A&T”