Tag: Everett Withers

JMU hurting itself with negativity over Brady, Withers?

JMU is once again looking for a new coach for a marquee athletics program after firing basketball coach Matt Brady.


Report: JMU football extends offer to Citadel coach Mike Houston

James Madison University has hired Mike Houston as its new football head coach, Director of Athletics Jeff Bourne announced Monday.


Everett Withers leaving JMU: Takes job at FBS Texas State

JMU is losing football coach Everett Withers to a nominally better gig at Texas State.


JMU football coach Everett Withers speaks to aspiring coaches at NCAA Champion Forum

James Madison football coach Everett Withers was able to share his story in the coaching profession to a group of potential future head coaches as part of the NCAA Champion Forum on Tuesday night at the Orlando World Center Marriott.


JMU football is playoff bound: UVA could learn a lesson there

Is the problem at UVA lack of talent on the roster? The recruiting numbers would suggest, as they did at this time last year with respect to JMU, no.


Video: JMU football head coach Everett Withers

JMU football coach Everett Withers speaks to the media about JMU’s 55-20 win at Richmond on Nov. 15, 2014.


Press Conference: JMU football coach Everett Withers

JMU football coach Everett Withers reviews the Dukes’ fifth straight win and seventh overall, 27-24 vs. Stony Brook, at the JMU Football Fan & Press Lunch hosted by O’Neill’s Grill in Harrisonburg.


Good effort, expected result: UVA football remains in stasis

If winning six games was what UVA football coach Mike London needs to do to keep his job, he’s a loss away from the moving vans backing up to his office in Bryant Hall.


Game Notes: JMU football to face Stony Brook on Saturday

James Madison will take to the road for its next Colonial Athletic Association contest with Stony Brook on Saturday.


JMU rallies, tops William and Mary, 31-24: Dukes in playoff hunt?

James Madison rallied from a 24-13 fourth-quarter deficit, getting the go-ahead score with 47 seconds to go on a pass from Vad Lee to DeAndre Smith, to top William and Mary, 31-24, on Homecoming at Bridgeforth Stadium in Harrisonburg, Va., on Saturday.


JMU football hosts William and Mary on Saturday

JMU football went 3-0 in October and although unranked could put itself in the Football Championship Subdivision playoff picture when the Dukes host No. 17 William and Mary.


JMU Nation wants FBS: Whether it makes sense or not

One thing has been made clear to me the past couple of days: a small, but vocal, portion of the JMU sports fan base wants to see the Dukes football program move up to FBS.


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Quick take on the UNC academics scandal: Disappointed

Another investigation into reports that athletes at UNC were allowed to enroll in sham paper classes that were manipulated for the purposes of helping ease their path toward maintaining eligibility has resulted in another report and more heads rolling in Chapel Hill.


Game Notes: JMU football on the road at Charlotte

After an off week, JMU football returns to action on the road, traveling to Charlotte, North Carolina to take on the Charlotte 49ers.


Video: JMU coach Everett Withers Coach Show

JMU football coach Everett Withers and host Curt Dudley review the Dukes’ 62-7 win against Towson. This week’s show includes a special interview with Dr. Challace McMillin.


JMU football coach Everett Withers on UNC academic fraud investigation

Statement from JMU football coach Everett Withers on the investigation into academic fraud at the University of North Carolina.


Video: JMU football coach Everett Withers talks with media, fans

JMU football coach Everett Withers talks with reporters and fans at his weekly luncheon on Monday. JMU (4-3, 2-2 CAA) travels to Charlotte (3-4) for a nonconference game at noon on Saturday.


Video: Everett Withers Show talks JMU football

JMU football coach Everett Withers and host Curt Dudley review the Dukes’ dramatic 31-28 football win at UAlbany. The show includes other JMU football related features.


JMU football hosts Towson on Saturday

JMU returns home to the friendly confines of Bridgeforth Stadium to host 2013 national runner-up Towson, Oct. 11. The Dukes will have an open Saturday (Oct. 18) before going on the road to take on Charlotte,Oct. 25.


Video: JMU football coach Everett Withers

JMU football coach Everett Withers reviews the Dukes’ 31-28 win at Albany and looks ahead to Towson’s visit to Bridgeforth Stadium. The weekly Fan & Press Lunch take place at O’Neill’s Grill in Harrisonburg.


JMU football hosts Delaware in CAA action on Saturday

JMU (2-2, 0-1 CAA) will host Delaware (2-1, 0-0) in a Colonial Athletic Association football clashthis Saturday, 4 p.m., at Bridgeforth Stadium.


Video: JMU football coach Everett Withers

JMU football coach Everett Withers conducts his weekly Fan & Press Lunch at O’Neill’s Grill in Harrisonburg.Sept. 22, 2014


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.


JMU football coach Everett Withers previews St. Francis game

James Madison (1-1) will open its five-game football home slate this Saturday with a 4 p.m. kickoff against non-conference foe St. Francis (1-1) of the Northeast Conference.


Press Conference: JMU football coach Everett Withers

JMU football coach Everett Withers talks at the weekly press and fan luncheon at O’Neill’s Grill in Harrisonburg about last week’s come-from-behind win at Lehigh and this week’s home opener against Saint Francis.


Video: JMU football coach Everett Withers after Lehigh win

JMU football coach Everett Withers addresses the media after the Dukes’ 31-28 come-from-behind win at Lehigh, Sept. 6.


JMU rallies, then holds off Lehigh, to gain first win, 31-28

JMU put together three long second-half scoring drives, and freshman cornerback Jimmy Moreland blocked a potential game-tying field goal in the final minute as the Dukes posted a 31-28 win at Lehigh Saturday.


JMU football opens at new Big 10 member Maryland

The new era of JMU football begins Saturday as Head Coach Everett Withers leads the 2014 Dukes in the season opener at Big Ten Conference-newcomer Maryland.


JMU football coach Everett Withers talks Maryland

JMU football will open a new era under first-year head coach Everett Withers Saturday when he takes the Dukes to College Park. Md., to face the newest member of the Big Ten in the Maryland Terrapins.


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JMU Football Head Coach Everett Withers gives his thoughts on Saturday’s scrimmage, the progress of the team, the starting quarterback and the goals for the remainder of camp.


Video: JMU football coach Everett Withers

JMU football coach Everett Withers talks about the progress of the Dukes, work on special situations and this weekend’s open scrimmage and Meet the Dukes event.


Why go 3-4? JMU coach Everett Withers explains his rationale

Among the first things that Everett Withers did upon getting the JMU football job was switch from the 4-3 defensive front to the 3-4. There’s a lot more to the change than reversing the numbers, of course. Withers feels the 3-4 is perfect for a I-AA program like James Madison because it enables him and his staff to be creative in recruiting.


JMU football coach Everett Withers: I’m expecting good things out of this football team

JMU football began fall practice on Monday, its first under new coach Everett Withers, who replaces Mickey Matthews after a 15-year run that brought James Madison a national title in 2004 and a win over national power Virginia Tech in 2010.


Report: JMU to name Ohio State DC Everett Withers as new football coach

Ohio State co-defensive coordinator Everett Withers will be the new head football coach at JMU, according to a report from FootballScoop.com. Withers, the assistant head coach at Ohio State under head coach Urban Meyer, served as the interim head coach at North Carolina in 2011 following the dismissal of Butch Davis. UNC went 7-6 in Withers’ year at the helm.