SoCon Football 2021: Wofford’s ‘Wompus Woods’ Season

SoCon Football to this point has been both “trick” and “treat” as we have reached the final day of October of 2021. While there has been more “trick” than “treat” to this point, it’s been nothing short of intriguing and exciting, and for some, especially in the Palmetto State, downright frightening at times. Yes, IContinue reading “SoCon Football 2021: Wofford’s ‘Wompus Woods’ Season”

Mocs down Furman in defensive slugfest

For most that have followed the Furman Football program for a while, the 2021 campaign has seemingly hearkened back to 2003–one which Furman seemingly fielded one of its best defenses in program history, yet its offensive issues and red zone deficiencies ultimately proved to be its downfall in what turned out to be a 6-5Continue reading “Mocs down Furman in defensive slugfest”

SoCon Football 2021: Power Rankings Following Week 8

Chattanooga (4-3, 3-1 SoCon)–Following a 37-34 loss at VMI in overtime a couple of weeks ago, Chattanooga has done all they could to show us they are the team to beat heading down the stretch in the Southern Conference race. The Mocs have gotten wins in the Rail Rivalry over East Tennessee State with aContinue reading “SoCon Football 2021: Power Rankings Following Week 8”

Furman battles No.14 ETSU in defensive struggle

It hasn’t happened much GREENVILLE, S.C.—For just the third time in 19 tries East Tennessee State had something to celebrate on its 112-mile trek back from Travelers Rest, S.C., to Johnson City, TN, and it was more than enough reason for Bucs head coach Randy Sanders to locate the nearest designated smoking area to lightContinue reading “Furman battles No.14 ETSU in defensive struggle”

Furman takes on No. 14 East Tennessee State in rivalry showdown

GREENVILLE, S.C.–As you might expect, Saturday is not only a big day at Paladin Stadium, but also throughout the Southern Conference. Below is a brief look around the league starting with the game in Greenville between Furman and No. 14 East Tennessee State. For a more in-depth preview of this game, you can click toContinue reading “Furman takes on No. 14 East Tennessee State in rivalry showdown”

ACC Mid-Season Power Rankings

Wake Forest QB Sam Hartman (10) throws a pass against ACC foe Louisville – Oct. 2, 2021. Photo courtesy of Reinhold Matay – USA Today Sports #16 Wake Forest Demon Deacons – 6-0 (4-0 ACC) The Deacs are off to their best start since the 1940s and are the favorite right now to win theContinue reading “ACC Mid-Season Power Rankings”

SoCon Football 2021: Week 7 notebook

Week seven left us less sure about the Southern Conference race going forward, as most of the week found us scratching our heads as to who actually is the favorite in the Southern Conference race. Later in the week, I’ll do my best to provide some SoCon power rankings, but at this point, it’s guessContinue reading “SoCon Football 2021: Week 7 notebook”

Furman finishes off SoCon state title

GREENVILLE, S.C.–For Elijah McKoy, it was patience that paid off perfectly in Furman’s 24-14 win over The Citadel. It was the fifth-year senior’s caused fumble on a Jaylan Adams option pitch in a tense, 17-14, game midway through the fourth quarter that changed the complexion and the momentum of Saturday night’s contest in the 101stContinue reading “Furman finishes off SoCon state title”

SoCon Football 2021: The centennial season is a wild one

Following week six in Southern Conference football, it might have been true to call it a “Separation Saturday” of sorts, however, the next two weeks will tell us a lot about how the season will pan out. As we head into week seven, two teams remain unbeaten with perfect 3-0 league marks, as both EastContinue reading “SoCon Football 2021: The centennial season is a wild one”

Furman’s ‘Jace’ and Wynn force Wofford to fold

In the words of the late country singer Kenny Rodgers, sometimes you have to know when to hold em and know when to fold em. For Furman head coach Clay Hendrix, he knew exactly when to play his ‘Jace’ and if all else failed, he could trust running back Devin Wynn to make Wofford’s defenseContinue reading “Furman’s ‘Jace’ and Wynn force Wofford to fold”