Tag: Defensive Player

JMU alum Charles Haley finalist for Pro Football Hall of Fame

Former James Madison University football All-American Charles Haley was selected as a finalist for induction to the National Football League Pro Football Hall of Fame, the organization announced. This is Haley’s sixth consecutive year on the final ballot in his 11th year of eligibility.


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ACC releases 2014 coaches football awards, All-ACC teams

ACC Player of the Year James Conner of Pitt leads the 2014 All-Atlantic Coast Conference Football Team, as selected by the league’s 14 head coaches.


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UVA women’s soccer falls in national title game to FSU

The UVA women’s soccer team finished the 2014 season as the NCAA runner-up, falling to Florida State 1-0 Sunday afternoon in the Women’s College Cup final at FAU Stadium.


Richmond Raiders add three to defensive secondary

The Richmond Raiders announced that they have signed two defensive backs from last season’s team which led the league in fewest passing yards and touchdowns allowed.


JMU football’s Lee, Moreland earn weekly honors

James Madison senior defensive lineman Brandon Lee (Sterling, Va./Park View) was honored Monday as The Sports Network National Defensive Player of the Week,


JMU football opens CAA play Saturday at Villanova

James Madison (2-1) and Villanova (1-1) will both open Colonial Athletic Association football play this weekend with a 12:30 p.m. kickoff at Villanova Stadium.


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ODU Football News and Notes: Vaughan, D.J. Simon honored

ODU senior Antonio Vaughan was named the College Football Performance Awards National Punt Returner of the Week, the CFPA announced on Tuesday.


JMU’s Harold named CAA defensive player of the week

James Madison defensive lineman Sage Harold (Virginia Beach, Va./Ocean Lakes) has been named the Colonial Athletic Association Defensive Player of the Week, the league announced this morning.


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#16 William and Mary football hosts Norfolk State on Saturday

The No. 16 William and Mary football team will look for its second consecutive victory when it hosts Norfolk State in its home opener this Saturday at 7 p.m.


Richmond Raiders Devin Jones named PIFL Defensive Player of the Year

After turning in perhaps the best rookie season by a defender in PIFL history, Devin Jones has earned yet another postseason award.


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William and Mary’s Mike Reilly honored as CAA Preseason Defensive Player of the Year

William and Mary senior All-American defensive end Mike Reilly highlighted the Tribe’s list of preseason all-conference honorees announced at the annual Colonial Athletic Association Media Day event held at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore on Wednesday.


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UVA’s Anthony Harris named to Nagurski Watch List

UVA strong safety Anthony Harris was named to the 2014 preseason Bronko Nagurski Trophy Watch List, the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA) announced Thursday.


Playoff hunt continues for Richmond Raiders

The Richmond Raiders will close out the home portion of the 2014 regular season against the Nashville Venom Saturday night in the teams’ first and only meeting of the year.


Washington Redskins sign Trent Murphy

The Washington Redskins announced today that they have signed 2014 second-round draft pick linebacker Trent Murphy (47th overall).


The Kiss Seen ‘Round the World: Michael Sam opens our eyes

A group of codgers at the local Starbucks was discussing the Michael Sam kiss seen ‘round the world today, and it was clear that they didn’t like what they saw. The general theme: Did they really need to show us that?


JMU to host NCAA Women’s Selection Show Watch Party

JMU will host a watch party for the 2014 NCAA Women’s Basketball Selection Show at the Convocation Center, Monday, March 17. Doors open at 6 p.m., with the selection show slated to begin at 7 p.m.