In the final analysis, this was a game East Tennessee State should have won. And the end result could follow the Bucs for the rest of their Southern Conference season.
ETSU’s hopes of opening the SoCon slate with a win were delayed, and eventually denied, in a heartbreaking 31-24 overtime loss to VMI at Greene Stadium.
Tré Turner scored second-half touchdowns rushing and receiving, pushing Virginia Tech past upset-minded Furman for a 24-17 victory on Saturday at Lane Stadium.
Tennessee got some desperately needed momentum just in time for the start of Southeastern Conference competition.
East Tennessee State hopes to set the tone for its Southern Conference football schedule when Virginia Military Institute visits Greene Stadium on Saturday.
Virginia Tech welcomes FCS Furman and its “option and everything else” offense to Lane Stadium on Saturday.
If Tennessee’s learned anything during a miserable two-week stretch to open football season, it’s that the Vols can’t overlook anyone.
If anything is to change in our picking panel standings this week, it’ll happen on Friday night as the entire team is in complete agreement about the college and pro slate.
Virginia-Wise faces one of its toughest challenges Saturday when the NCAA Division II Cavaliers travel to Cookeville, Tennessee, to face Tennessee Tech, of the FCS Ohio Valley Conference.
VMI visits ETSU in both teams’ Southern Conference opener Saturday, and Bucs coach Randy Sanders is expecting to face a much improved Keydets team.
The ever-evolving quarterback saga on the East Tennessee State football team has begun to solidify itself.
Zach Wilson’s 64-yard completion to Micah Simon set up a game-tying field goal with one second left in regulation, and BYU went on to beat Tennessee 29-26 in double overtime Saturday night in Knoxville.
The Virginia-Wise football team scored on offense, defense and special teams in a 40-22 season-opening win over Chowan at Carl Smith Stadium in Wise.
Dane Damron's Virginia-Wise Cavaliers kicked off their new season in fine fashion Saturday, rolling to a 40-22 win over Chowan at Carl Smith Stadium in Wise.
Virginia Tech bounced back from a season-opening loss by beating Old Dominion on Saturday at Lane Stadium.