Football News

  • Paladins Look To Break Thru Saturday At Colgate
    September 20, 2017
    Furman’s football team will look to break into the win column this Saturday when it travels to Hamilton, N.Y., to take on the Colgate Raiders in the Paladins’ final non-conference matchup of the 2017 campaign.
  • N.C. State Downs Furman, 49-16
    September 16, 2017
    Ryan Finley passed for 231 yards and a touchdown and Jaylen Samuels rushed for a trio of touchdowns to power N.C. State past Furman, 49-16, in football action Saturday afternoon at Carter Finley Stadium.
  • Furman To Face N.C. State Saturday
    September 13, 2017
    Two weeks into the 2017 season and looking for its first victory, Furman’s football team faces a stern test this Saturday when it travels to Raleigh, N.C., to face the N.C. State Wolfpack in a 12:20 p.m. ACC Network televised contest at Carter-Finley Stadium.
  • Elon Thrwarts Furman Comeback, 34-31
    September 09, 2017
    Elon's Owen Johnson connected on a 36-yard field goal with five seconds remaining to lift the Phoenix to a 34-31 victory over Furman Saturday afternoon at Paladin Stadium.
  • Furman To Kick Off Home Season Saturday Versus Elon
    September 06, 2017
    Coming off a bitter 24-23 road loss to nationally 11-ranked Wofford in its 2017 season opener under new head coach Clay Hendrix, Furman tees it up for the first time this season at home when it plays host to Elon in a 1:00 p.m. Saturday clash at Paladin Stadium.
  • No. 11 Wofford Holds Off Furman In Season Opener, 24-23
    September 02, 2017
    Wofford's Malik Rivera intercepted a two-point conversion attempt with 46 seconds to play as the 11th-ranked Terriers held off Furman, 24-23, in the season opener for both schools on Saturday evening at Gibbs Stadium in Spartanburg, S.C.
  • Clay Hendrix Radio Show Kicks Off Sunday At Shortfields
    August 31, 2017
    The Coach Clay Hendrix Furman Radio Show kicks off this Sunday at 7:00 p.m. at Shortfields in downtown Travelers Rest.
  • Furman To Kick Off 2017 Season, Clay Hendrix Era Saturday At Wofford
    August 29, 2017
    Furman officially kicks off its 2017 season and the Clay Hendrix era this Saturday when the Paladins make the short trip to Spartanburg to take on the Wofford Terriers in a 6:00 p.m. Southern Conference game at Gibbs Stadium.
  • Furman Preseason Preview: Wide Receivers
    August 25, 2017
    A projected area of strength for the Furman Paladins in 2017 is its wide receiving corps, which boasts two of the unit’s top three performers from a year ago and a couple of impressive newcomers.
  • Furman Preseason Preview: Running Backs
    August 23, 2017
    When Furman lines up against Wofford on Sept. 2 in the 2017 season opener, it will do so with an experienced cast of performers in the backfield.
  • Furman Preseason Preview: Linebackers
    August 22, 2017
    Comprised of 14 players in Furman’s new “3-4” defensive system, the linebacking corps sports a mix of experience and youth heading into the 2017 campaign.
  • Furman Football Announces 2017 Team Captains
    August 18, 2017
    Furman head football coach Clay Hendrix today announced the election of four players as team captains for the 2017 season.
  • Furman Gears Up For Saturday Practice At Sirrine Stadium, Fan Fest At Fluor Field
    August 18, 2017
    Furman’s football program will take a trip down memory lane and also celebrate its 2017 squad on Saturday with a practice at Sirrine Stadium from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., followed by its annual Fan Fest from 5:30-7:00 p.m. at Fluor Field in downtown Greenville.
  • Furman Preseason Preview: Quarterbacks
    August 17, 2017
    The 2017 football season marks the beginning of the Clay Hendrix era and a new chapter for Furman’s quarterbacks following the graduation of Reese Hannon, the program’s all-time passing and total offense leader.
  • Furman Preseason Preview: Defensive Line
    August 16, 2017
    Furman’s new “3-4” defense represents a departure from the program’s long-time “4-3” look, and the bulk of personnel who will comprise the three-man front reflects another change, evidenced in the fact that nine of the unit’s 13 players sport freshman eligibility.
  • Furman Selects Jeff Holley Football Public Address Announcer
    August 14, 2017
    Jeff Holley has been selected as Furman’s new football public address announcer, director of athletics marketing Ben Mathey said today.
  • Saturday Furman Scrimmage Yields Mixed Results
    August 12, 2017
    Furman head football coach Clay Hendrix offered a mixed review of his squad’s performance following Saturday afternoon’s scrimmage in Paladin Stadium.
  • Paladins Prepare For Saturday Scrimmage
    August 11, 2017
    A week and half into Furman's football preseason, new head coach Clay Hendrix said his squad is looking forward to Saturday’s 1:00 p.m. scrimmage in Paladin Stadium.
  • Furman Preseason Preview: Tight Ends
    August 10, 2017
    Of all the positional groups within Furman’s football program, no area is more lacking in experience than tight end heading into the 2017 campaign.
  • Furman Preseason Preview: Secondary
    August 09, 2017
    Despite key losses to graduation, Furman’s secondary, under new management this year with defensive coordinator/safeties coach Chad Staggs and cornerbacks coach Addison Williams, is in good hands with an eye toward development, according to head coach Clay Hendrix.
  • Furman Preseason Preview: Offensive Line
    August 08, 2017
    The December hiring of head coach Clay Hendrix, a 10-year veteran offensive line coach at Air Force and long-time Furman assistant coach (1988-06), was a clear signal of the Paladins’ desire to re-establish an effective ground attack that proved central to many of the Paladins’ Southern Conference leading 13 league championships.
  • Furman Prepares For Full Pads Saturday
    August 04, 2017
    The Furman Paladins will step up their preseason preparation intensity on Saturday when the squad puts on full pads for the first time for a 9:45 practice at the Bob King Football Practice Complex.
  • Ten Furman Football Games Confirmed For Broadcast In 2017
    August 02, 2017
    Ten of Furman’s 11 football games in 2017, including all five home contests, will be broadcast, it has been confirmed.
  • Paladins Set For First Practice Tuesday
    July 31, 2017
    New Furman head coach Clay Hendrix will lead his 2017 Paladins onto the practice field for the first time Tuesday in preparation for the squad’s Sept. 2 season opener at Wofford.
  • Furman Football Program Receives $1 Million Gift From Anonymous Donor
    July 31, 2017
    An anonymous donor has given Furman University a $1 million gift to support the Paladins’ football program and honor the legacy of former head football coach Bobby Johnson.
  • Furman Football To Welcome 95 To Campus Monday
    July 28, 2017
    New Furman head football coach Clay Hendrix will welcome 95 players to campus Monday in preparation for the Paladins’ preseason camp, which commences Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. at the Bob King Practice Field Complex.
  • Hannon Accepts Post As Paladin Club Fellow
    July 28, 2017
    Former Furman record setting quarterback Reese Hannon ‘16 has joined the university’s fundraising team as a Paladin Club Fellow, it was announced today by director of athletics development Clint Hill.
  • Furman To Induct Four Into Athletics Hall Of Fame
    July 27, 2017
    Former football, men’s basketball, women’s tennis, and men’s golf greats comprise the four-member 2017 Furman University Athletics Hall of Fame class, which was announced today by the Paladin Club.
  • Furman's Hendrix, South Carolina Coaches Team Up For Coaches For Charity Event Tonight
    July 26, 2017
    New Furman head football coach Clay Hendrix will team up with the head coaches of several South Carolina colleges and universities for the eighth annual South Carolina Coaches for Charity fund-raising event tonight at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Greenville.
  • Mast General Store-Ingles Furman Football FanFest Set For Aug. 19 At Fluor Field
    July 25, 2017
    Furman FanFest presented by Mast General Store and Ingles has been set for Saturday, August 19, from 5:30-7:00 p.m. at Fluor Field in downtown Greenville, it has been announced.
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