2018 Furman Football Headlines

  • Furman To Open SoCon Football Slate Saturday At ETSU
    September 18, 2018
    Furman’s football squad kicks off its 2018 Southern Conference schedule this Saturday when it travels to Johnson City, Tenn., to face the East Tennessee State Buccaneers in a 7:30 contest at William B. Greene, Jr., Stadium.
  • Furman-Colgate Football Game, Cross Country Classic Cancelled
    September 12, 2018
    Furman University has announced the cancellation of a pair of weekend Paladin home athletic events due to Hurricane Florence.
  • Furman To Kick Off Home Season Saturday Versus Colgate
    September 11, 2018
    Furman kicks off its 2018 home season this Saturday when it plays host to Colgate in a 1:00 p.m. contest at Paladin Stadium.
  • Elon Races Past Furman, 45-7
    September 08, 2018
    Elon capitalized on an early Furman turnover and used a balanced, big-play offensive attack to race past Furman, 45-7, in a clash of FCS ranked teams Saturday evening at Rhodes Stadium.
  • Furman To Face Familiar Foe Elon Saturday
    September 05, 2018
    Furman continues its early season road stretch this Saturday when it travels to Elon, N.C, and Rhodes Stadium to face a familiar foe in the Elon Phoenix in a 6:00 p.m. clash that will be video live streamed via CollegeSportsLive.com.
  • Paladins Ranked 21st, 25th In FCS Weekly Polls
    September 03, 2018
    Furman ranked 21st and 25th this week’s American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) FCS and STATS FCS Top 25 polls, respectively, it was announced today.
  • Furman Drops Season Opener To No. 2 Ranked Clemson, 48-7
    September 01, 2018
    No. 2 Clemson scored two touchdowns in the final 2:54 of the first half to turn a 13-0 margin into a 27-0 halftime lead as the Tigers cruised to a 48-7 victory over FCS 21st-ranked Furman in the season opener for both schools on Saturday before a crowd of 80,018 at Memorial Stadium.
  • Roberts Gets Starting Quarterback Nod Saturday Against Clemson
    August 30, 2018
    Furman head football coach Clay Hendrix announced today that Harris Roberts will be the Paladins' starting quarterback in Saturday’s season opening game against nationally second-ranked Clemson.
  • The Coach Clay Hendrix Show Starts Tonight At Shortfield's Restaurant
    August 30, 2018
    The Coach Clay Hendrix Show gets underway at 6:00 p.m. tonight at Shortfield’s Restaurant in Travelers Rest and will continue each Thursday from 6:00-7:00 during the season.
  • Furman Faces Tall Test Saturday Against Second-Ranked Clemson
    August 28, 2018
    Furman will open its 2018 football season on Saturday when it travels to Clemson to face the consensus Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) second-ranked Tigers. Kickoff for the ACC Network televised contest is set for 12:20 p.m. at Memorial Stadium.
  • Furman Preseason Preview: Quarterbacks
    August 25, 2018
    For the first time in five years Furman heads into a season without an experienced quarterback in the fold — a void that has led to intense competition among a host of players vying to take over for graduated All-Southern Conference performer P.J. Blazejowski, who threw for 2,461 yards and 19 touchdowns in 2017 while also ranking second nationally in passing efficiency (172.3 rating).
  • Furman Announces Football Radio Lineup For 2018 Season
    August 25, 2018
    Furman football fans can follow the Paladins this season over Greenville flagship station Fox Sports 1440 AM, it has been announced by Dan Scott, Furman’s Director of Broadcasting.
  • Furman Preseason Preview: Tight Ends
    August 25, 2018
    Over the last four decades Furman football has utilized the tight end position more effectively than many college football programs. The evidence? Consider 30 All-Southern Conference selections over that time frame, with the latest being Andy Schumpert a year ago.
  • Furman Preseason Preview: Special Teams
    August 25, 2018
    Furman’s special teams delivered consistent production a year ago, ranking among the SoCon’s best in several categories, and prospects for another solid year are present thanks to the return of a host of veterans and the addition of a couple of highly regarded newcomers.
  • Furman Preseason Preview: Defensive Backs
    August 24, 2018
    Furman’s secondary appears to be in excellent shape with the return of seven players who boast a combined 67 starts and the addition of a transfer set to give the Paladins yet another starter when the season gets underway on Sept. 1 against FBS No. 2-ranked Clemson.
  • Furman Preseason Preview: Outside Linebackers (Bandit, Spur)
    August 20, 2018
    Furman boasts a nice mix of experience and promising young performers in its outside linebacking corps, which encompasses the bandit and spur positions.
  • Furman Preseason Preview: Wide Receivers
    August 17, 2018
    Under the direction of position coach Brian Bratton, Furman’s wide receiving corps appears to be in good shape heading into the 2018 campaign with the return of several experienced players and a promising freshman.
  • Furman Preseason Preview: Inside Linebackers
    August 16, 2018
    Probably no position group has undergone more change at Furman in the brief Clay Hendrix era than inside linebacker, and the turnover effects for position coach Ken Lamendola’s corps will continue heading into the 2018 season.
  • Paladins No. 21 In AFCA FCS Preseason Top 25 Poll
    August 13, 2018
    The Furman Paladins are a No. 21 pick in the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) FCS Preseason Top 25 Poll, which was released today.
  • Furman Preseason Preview: Running Backs, Tailbacks
    August 12, 2018
    Furman’s renewed commitment to the ground game and drive to the FCS playoffs a year ago raised both the profile and expectations of its running backs, and position coach David Sims’ 2018 group appears set to meet the challenge with six lettermen returning, four of whom count starting experience.
  • Furman Football Announces 2018 Team Captains
    August 11, 2018
    Furman head football coach Clay Hendrix announced today the election of three players as team captains for the 2018 season.
  • Paladins Conclude Productive First Week; Linebackers, Freshman Receiver Earn Praise
    August 11, 2018
    Furman head football coach Clay Hendrix seemed generally pleased with his squad’s first week of preseason practice, especially with the work of some of his squad’s young linebackers and a freshman receiver.
  • Broadcast Plans For All 11 Furman Football Games Announced
    August 10, 2018
    All 11 Furman football games in 2018 will be broadcast, it was confirmed today by the Southern Conference, which announced the league’s complete television/streaming schedule.
  • Furman Preseason Preview: Defensive Line
    August 08, 2018
    With all three starters and eight lettermen returning along the defensive line, prospects for Furman’s defense in 2018 appear very bright.
  • Furman Preseason Preview: Offensive Line
    August 07, 2018
    When Clay Hendrix took over the reins of Furman’s football program in December of 2016, he set as a goal the return of an effective ground game. By all measures, he and position coach Pete Lusk proved successful in their task.
  • Furman Ranked 23rd In STATS FCS Top 25 Preseason Poll
    August 06, 2018
    Furman is ranked 23rd in the preseason STATS FCS Top 25 poll, which was released today.
  • Furman Football Home Games To Be Televised By WYCW Channel 62
    August 03, 2018
    Furman University’s five home football games this fall will be televised over WYCW Channel 62, director of athletics Mike Buddie announced today.
  • Furman Football To Open Preseason Camp Sunday
    August 02, 2018
    Furman head football coach Clay Hendrix will welcome 100 players to campus Sunday in preparation for the Paladins’ preseason camp.
  • Furman Fan Fest Set For August 18 At Fluor Field
    August 01, 2018
    Furman FanFest presented by Mast General Store, Ingles, and UFC Gym has been set for Saturday, August 18, from 5:30-7:00 p.m. at Fluor Field in downtown Greenville, it has been announced.
  • Dru Duke Assumes Tight End Coaching Duties At Furman
    July 31, 2018
    Furman head football coach Clay Hendrix announced today that Dru Duke has assumed the squad’s tight end coaching duties.
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