2022 Furman Football Preview

A glance at Paladin football history: Season: 117 All-time record: 625-493-38 First Season: 1889 SoCon Titles: (14)–1978, ’80, ’81, ’82, ’83, ’85, ’88, ’89, ’90, ’99, ’01, ’04, ’13, ’18)/***Most by any current or former SoCon member FCS (formerly Division I-AA) National Titles: (1) 1988 FCS Playoff Appearances: 18 Last FCS Playoff Appearance: 2019 Result:Continue reading “2022 Furman Football Preview”

No. 23 Mercer destroys Morehead State in 2022 opener

Bears averaged 10.8 yards-per-play in season-opening win Recap:  Aug. 27, 2022 The 2022 Southern Conference football got underway in record-setting fashion, as Mercer blasted Pioneer Football League member Morehead State, 63-13, in the week zero season opener Saturday night at Five Star Stadium. Mercer dropped 60 or more points in a season-opener for the second-straightContinue reading “No. 23 Mercer destroys Morehead State in 2022 opener”

SoCon Football 2022: Ranking the league’s top 20 players

Ranking the top 20 players in the SoCon 1. Devonnsha Maxwell (DE, Chattanooga/42 tackles, 15.5 TFL, 12.0 sacks, 5 QBHs, 1 FF),—Chattanooga has maybe the most dominant overall defensive player in FCS football. He’s the most dominant player to line up along the defensive front since Davis Tull starred for the Mocs defense from 2011-14.Continue reading “SoCon Football 2022: Ranking the league’s top 20 players”

SoCon Football Rivalries: Past and Present

In an age of transition in college football, one of the really neat and noteworthy attributes that the SoCon can continue to lay claim to its tradition, regionality, and rivalries Time-honored rivalries remain intact, and new ones are continuing to emerge in a league that is looking to re-ignite its status as one of theContinue reading “SoCon Football Rivalries: Past and Present”