2013 Furman Headlines

  • Furman's Dakota Dozier Selected In Fourth Round By New York Jets
    May 10, 2014
    Furman's Dakota Dozier Selected In Fourth Round By New York Jets Furman All-America offensive lineman Dakota Dozier was selected by the New York Jets in the fourth round of the National Football League Draft Saturday afternoon.
  • Furman's Abernethy Certified As Master Strength & Conditioning Coach
    May 05, 2014
    Furman's Abernethy Certified As Master Strength & Conditioning Coach David Abernethy, Furman’s director of strength training and conditioning, will be presented with the certification of Master Strength and Conditioning Coach (MSCC) at the National Conference of Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches (CSCCa) this week in Salt Lake City, Utah, it has been announced.
  • Dozier, Speaks Named Furman Athletes Of The Year At Annual Awards Banquet
    April 28, 2014
    Dozier, Speaks Named Furman Athletes Of The Year At Annual Awards Banquet Football All-American Dakota Dozier and women’s tennis standout Ansley Speaks were named Furman Male and Female Athletes of the Year, respectively, Monday evening at the school’s ESPY style all-sports awards banquet held at Timmons Arena.
  • Fowler Pleased With Purple-White Scrimmage
    April 06, 2014
    Fowler Pleased With Purple-White Scrimmage Furman head football coach Bruce Fowler saw his squad’s annual Purple-White scrimmage Saturday at Paladin Stadium as a quality evaluation period, part of a broader snapshot of the Paladins’ spring practice that has yielded progress as it heads into its final week.
  • Furman's Reid Honored With CoSIDA 25-Year Award
    April 04, 2014
    Furman's Reid Honored With CoSIDA 25-Year Award Like many of the professionals currently holding positions in media relations in colleges and universities throughout the country and Canada, Hunter Reid may have had dreams of playing collegiate sports. And like so many of us, he never realized that dream. Alas, he found something better and maybe even more enjoyable – a career in sports information.
  • Furman Gears Up For Saturday Spring Athletic Festival
    April 03, 2014
    Furman Gears Up For Saturday Spring Athletic Festival Furman University is gearing up to celebrate its intercollegiate athletics program this Saturday with its Spring Athletic Festival, featuring competition by five Paladin teams and a full day of activities for fans on one of the nation’s most beautiful campuses.
  • Furman Spring Athletic Festival Set For April 5
    March 24, 2014
    Furman Spring Athletic Festival Set For April 5 Furman University will celebrate its intercollegiate athletics program on Saturday, April 5, with a Spring Athletic Festival featuring competition by five Paladin teams and a full day of activities for fans on one of the nation’s most beautiful campuses.
  • Furman Football Kicks Off Spring Practice Tuesday
    March 17, 2014
    Furman Football Kicks Off Spring Practice Tuesday The defending Southern Conference champion Furman Paladins kick off spring practice Tuesday afternoon under reigning league coach of the year Bruce Fowler, who will be entering his fourth season at the helm of the program this fall.
  • Furman To Kick Off Spring Practice March 18
    February 20, 2014
    Furman To Kick Off Spring Practice March 18 The defending Southern Conference champion Furman Paladins will kick off spring practice on Tuesday, Mar. 18, head coach Bruce Fowler has announced.
  • Furman Football Adds One
    February 10, 2014
    Furman Football Adds One Furman head football coach Bruce Fowler today announced the signing of wide receiver Andy Schumpert to a national letter of intent.
  • Furman Football Signs 22
    February 05, 2014
    Furman Football Signs 22 With heavy emphasis on offense and linemen, Furman head football coach Bruce Fowler announced Wednesday the signing of 22 recruits to national letters of intent.
  • Signing Day Central
    February 04, 2014
    Signing Day Central
  • Furman Signing Day Central Kicks Off Wednesday At 7:00 AM
    February 04, 2014
    Furman Signing Day Central Kicks Off Wednesday At 7:00 AM Furman's Signing Day Central will be the headquarters for official, real-time information on Furman's 2014 football recruiting class, beginning at 7:00 a.m. Wednesday.
  • Dozier, McMorris Claim Top Honors At Football Banquet
    February 01, 2014
    Dozier, McMorris Claim Top Honors At Football Banquet Furman offensive tackle Dakota Dozier and safety/linebacker Marcus McMorris were honored as offensive and defensive player of the year, respectively, at the squad’s football banquet Saturday evening on campus.
  • Furman Football To Host National Signing Day Celebration Feb. 5
    January 31, 2014
    Furman Football To Host National Signing Day Celebration Feb. 5 Furman football will host its 2014 National Signing Day Celebration on Wednesday, Feb. 5, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the team meeting room in the new Pearce-Horton Football Complex, head coach Bruce Fowler said today.
  • Furman Releases 2014 Football Schedule, To Play South Carolina Oct. 18
    January 30, 2014
    Furman Releases 2014 Football Schedule, To Play South Carolina Oct. 18 A clash against South Carolina, the resumption of a popular intrastate rivalry, and the addition of two new Southern Conference foes highlight defending league champion Furman’s 12-game 2014 football schedule, which was released today by director of athletics Gary Clark.
  • Furman's Trey Robinson Named to College Sports Journal FCS All-Freshman Team
    January 17, 2014
    Furman's Trey Robinson Named to College Sports Journal FCS All-Freshman Team Furman safety Trey Robinson has been named to the College Sports Journal (CSJ) FCS All-Freshman Team, it was announced today.
  • Furman Ranked 21st In Final FCS Coaches Poll
    January 06, 2014
    Furman Ranked 21st In Final FCS Coaches Poll Furman needed the full 2013 season to crack the national polls, but the Paladins finally made it — at No. 21 — in the final Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) Coaches Poll, which was released Monday afternoon.
  • Furman's Dozier Invited To 2014 NFL Combine
    December 28, 2013
    Furman's Dozier Invited To 2014 NFL Combine Furman All-America offensive tackle Dakota Dozier will participate in the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine, scheduled for Feb. 22-25 in Indianapolis, Ind., it has been confirmed.
  • AFCA Tabs Furman's Dozier To FCS All-America Squad
    December 23, 2013
    AFCA Tabs Furman's Dozier To FCS All-America Squad The American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) on Monday named Furman’s Dakota Dozier to its 2013 Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) All-America squad, making the Paladin senior the seventh consensus All-American in school history.
  • Furman's Dozier, Early Land All-America Honors
    December 18, 2013
    Furman's Dozier, Early Land All-America Honors Furman seniors Dakota Dozier and Ray Early have been named Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) All-Americans following the release of three squads by different organizations on Wednesday.
  • Furman's Dozier To Play In East-West Shrine Game
    December 11, 2013
    Furman's Dozier To Play In East-West Shrine Game Furman All-American offensive tackle Dakota Dozier has accepted an invitation to play in the 89th annual East-West Shrine Game, scheduled for Jan. 18, 2014, at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla., it has been announced.
  • Second Half Surge Lifts No. 1 North Dakota State Over Furman In FCS Playoffs, 38-7
    December 07, 2013
    Second Half Surge Lifts No. 1 North Dakota State Over Furman In FCS Playoffs, 38-7 Brock Jensen passed for 249 yard and two touchdowns and scored on a 53-yard run, and the No. 1 ranked North Dakota State Bison used a 21-point third quarter to run away from Furman, 38-7, in Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) second round playoff action Saturday afternoon at the Fargodome.
  • Furman To Face Top-Ranked, Two-Time Defending National Champion North Dakota State Saturday
    December 04, 2013
    Furman To Face Top-Ranked, Two-Time Defending National Champion North Dakota State Saturday Clearing hurdles the last five weeks en route to a Southern Conference championship and the program’s first Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) playoff win since 2005, Furman faces a raised bar this Saturday when it travels to Fargo, North Dakota, to take on top-ranked and two-time defending national champion North Dakota State in a second round matchup.
  • Furman-North Dakota State Playoff Game Tickets On Sale
    December 02, 2013
    Furman-North Dakota State Playoff Game Tickets On Sale Tickets for Furman’s FCS second round playoff matchup at top-ranked North Dakota State this Saturday are now on sale at the Furman University Athletic Ticket Office in Timmons Arena, it has been announced.
  • Furman Rides Hollman To 30-20 NCAA First Round Playoff Win Over South Carolina State
    November 30, 2013
    Furman Rides Hollman To 30-20 NCAA First Round Playoff Win Over South Carolina State Jairus Hollman returned a punt a school record 91 yards for a touchdown and later scored on a 34-yard interception return to power Furman past South Carolina State, 30-20, in NCAA Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) first round playoff action at Oliver C. Dawson Stadium Saturday afternoon.
  • Furman's Dozier Wins SoCon Jacobs Blocking Award, Fowler Named Coach Of The Year
    November 26, 2013
    Furman's Dozier Wins SoCon Jacobs Blocking Award, Fowler Named Coach Of The Year Furman senior All-American offensive tackle Dakota Dozier has captured the Southern Conference Jacobs Blocking Award and Paladin mentor Bruce Fowler league coach of the year honors, the SoCon announced Tuesday morning with the release of both the coaches and media all-conference squads.
  • Furman-South Carolina State Playoff Game Tickets Now On Sale
    November 25, 2013
    Furman-South Carolina State Playoff Game Tickets Now On Sale Tickets for Saturday’s Furman-South Carolina State Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) playoff game at Oliver C. Dawson Bulldog Stadium in Orangeburg are now on sale at Furman.
  • Cory Magwood Named SoCon Defensive Player Of The Week
    November 25, 2013
    Cory Magwood Named SoCon Defensive Player Of The Week Furman linebacker Cory Magwood has been named Southern Conference Defensive Player of the Week for his performance in the Paladins’ 27-14, SoCon title clinching victory over Wofford on Saturday, the league announced today.
  • Furman To Play At South Carolina State In FCS First Round Playoff Action Nov. 30
    November 24, 2013
    Furman To Play At South Carolina State In FCS First Round Playoff Action Nov. 30 Southern Conference champion Furman will play South Carolina State in Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) first round playoff action next Saturday, the NCAA announced Sunday morning.
  • Weathering The Storms:  Furman's Ryan Storms Overcomes Injuries To Succeed
    November 23, 2013
    Weathering The Storms: Furman's Ryan Storms Overcomes Injuries To Succeed Many a young boy has aspired to be a cowboy, fireman, football player or member of the military when they grow up.
  • SOCON CHAMPION!  Furman Defeats Wofford, 27-14, To Claim 13th League Title
    November 23, 2013
    SOCON CHAMPION! Furman Defeats Wofford, 27-14, To Claim 13th League Title Reese Hannon passed for a career high 326 yards and a touchdown, and Furman roared back from a two-touchdown deficit by scoring 27 unanswered points to defeat Wofford, 27-14, and claim a share of the 2013 Southern Conference championship Saturday afternoon at Paladin Stadium.
  • Furman To Tackle Wofford At Noon Saturday In Regular Season Finale
    November 20, 2013
    Furman To Tackle Wofford At Noon Saturday In Regular Season Finale Riding a four-game Southern Conference winning streak, Furman will attempt to continue its strong late season run and claim a share of the 2013 SoCon championship Saturday when it entertains Wofford, its oldest football rival, in a noon clash at Paladin Stadium.
  • Furman's Early Selected SoCon Special Teams Player Of The Week
    November 18, 2013
    Furman's Early Selected SoCon Special Teams Player Of The Week Furman placekicker/punter Ray Early has been named Southern Conference Special Teams Player of the Week for his record setting performance in the Paladins’ 32-20 victory over Western Carolina on Saturday in Cullowhee, the league announced Monday morning.
  • Sports Network Names Furman's Early National Player Of The Week
    November 18, 2013
    Sports Network Names Furman's Early National Player Of The Week The Sports Network on Monday named Furman placekicker/punter Ray Early its national special teams player of the week for his record setting performance in the Paladins’ 32-20 victory over Western Carolina on Saturday.
  • Early Kicks Furman Past Western Carolina, 32-20
    November 16, 2013
    Early Kicks Furman Past Western Carolina, 32-20 Ray Early booted a Furman single-game record six field goals and quarterback Richard Hayes III rushed for a career-best 144 yards and a touchdown to lift the Paladins to a 32-20 victory over Western Carolina in Southern Conference football action on Saturday at E.J. Whitmire Stadium.
  • It's Furman Versus Western Carolina This Saturday In Cullowhee
    November 14, 2013
    It's Furman Versus Western Carolina This Saturday In Cullowhee Winners of its last two Southern Conference games, including a 35-17 triumph over 20th-ranked Samford last Saturday, Furman will look to continue its late season surge this Saturday when it travels to Cullohwee, N.C., to take on Western Carolina in a 3:30 p.m. Southern Conference contest at E.J. Whitmire Stadium.
  • Sports Network Tabs Marcus McMorris FCS National Defensive Player Of The Week
    November 11, 2013
    Sports Network Tabs Marcus McMorris FCS National Defensive Player Of The Week Furman linebacker/safety Marcus McMorris continued his awards haul Monday by being named Sports Network National Defensive Player of the Week for his stellar play in the Paladins’ 35-17 win over 20th-ranked Samford on Saturday.
  • Furman's McMorris Earns SoCon Defensive Player Of The Week Honors
    November 11, 2013
    Furman's McMorris Earns SoCon Defensive Player Of The Week Honors Furman linebacker/safety Marcus McMorris has been named Southern Conference Defensive Player of the Week for his first performance in the Paladins’ 35-17 win over 20th-ranked Samford on Saturday, the league announced Monday morning.
  • Furman Looks To Continue Late Season Surge Saturday Versus Samford
    November 09, 2013
    Furman Looks To Continue Late Season Surge Saturday Versus Samford Winners of its last two Southern Conference games, Furman will look to continue its late season surge Saturday when Samford pays a visit to Paladin Stadium for a 1:30 p.m. matchup that will highlight homecoming weekend at the university.
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