2013 Furman Headlines

  • Furman's Dakota Dozier Selected In Fourth Round By New York Jets
    May 10, 2014
    Furman All-America offensive lineman Dakota Dozier was selected by the New York Jets in the fourth round of the National Football League Draft Saturday afternoon.
  • Furman's Abernethy Certified As Master Strength & Conditioning Coach
    May 05, 2014
    David Abernethy, Furman’s director of strength training and conditioning, will be presented with the certification of Master Strength and Conditioning Coach (MSCC) at the National Conference of Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches (CSCCa) this week in Salt Lake City, Utah, it has been announced.
  • Dozier, Speaks Named Furman Athletes Of The Year At Annual Awards Banquet
    April 28, 2014
    Football All-American Dakota Dozier and women’s tennis standout Ansley Speaks were named Furman Male and Female Athletes of the Year, respectively, Monday evening at the school’s ESPY style all-sports awards banquet held at Timmons Arena.
  • Fowler Pleased With Purple-White Scrimmage
    April 06, 2014
    Furman head football coach Bruce Fowler saw his squad’s annual Purple-White scrimmage Saturday at Paladin Stadium as a quality evaluation period, part of a broader snapshot of the Paladins’ spring practice that has yielded progress as it heads into its final week.
  • Furman's Reid Honored With CoSIDA 25-Year Award
    April 04, 2014
    Like many of the professionals currently holding positions in media relations in colleges and universities throughout the country and Canada, Hunter Reid may have had dreams of playing collegiate sports. And like so many of us, he never realized that dream. Alas, he found something better and maybe even more enjoyable – a career in sports information.
  • Furman Gears Up For Saturday Spring Athletic Festival
    April 03, 2014
    Furman University is gearing up to celebrate its intercollegiate athletics program this Saturday with its Spring Athletic Festival, featuring competition by five Paladin teams and a full day of activities for fans on one of the nation’s most beautiful campuses.
  • Furman Spring Athletic Festival Set For April 5
    March 24, 2014
    Furman University will celebrate its intercollegiate athletics program on Saturday, April 5, with a Spring Athletic Festival featuring competition by five Paladin teams and a full day of activities for fans on one of the nation’s most beautiful campuses.
  • Furman Football Kicks Off Spring Practice Tuesday
    March 17, 2014
    The defending Southern Conference champion Furman Paladins kick off spring practice Tuesday afternoon under reigning league coach of the year Bruce Fowler, who will be entering his fourth season at the helm of the program this fall.
  • Furman To Kick Off Spring Practice March 18
    February 20, 2014
    The defending Southern Conference champion Furman Paladins will kick off spring practice on Tuesday, Mar. 18, head coach Bruce Fowler has announced.
  • Furman Football Adds One
    February 10, 2014
    Furman head football coach Bruce Fowler today announced the signing of wide receiver Andy Schumpert to a national letter of intent.
  • Furman Football Signs 22
    February 05, 2014
    With heavy emphasis on offense and linemen, Furman head football coach Bruce Fowler announced Wednesday the signing of 22 recruits to national letters of intent.
  • Signing Day Central
    February 04, 2014
  • Furman Signing Day Central Kicks Off Wednesday At 7:00 AM
    February 04, 2014
    Furman's Signing Day Central will be the headquarters for official, real-time information on Furman's 2014 football recruiting class, beginning at 7:00 a.m. Wednesday.
  • Dozier, McMorris Claim Top Honors At Football Banquet
    February 01, 2014
    Furman offensive tackle Dakota Dozier and safety/linebacker Marcus McMorris were honored as offensive and defensive player of the year, respectively, at the squad’s football banquet Saturday evening on campus.
  • Furman Football To Host National Signing Day Celebration Feb. 5
    January 31, 2014
    Furman football will host its 2014 National Signing Day Celebration on Wednesday, Feb. 5, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the team meeting room in the new Pearce-Horton Football Complex, head coach Bruce Fowler said today.
  • Furman Releases 2014 Football Schedule, To Play South Carolina Oct. 18
    January 30, 2014
    A clash against South Carolina, the resumption of a popular intrastate rivalry, and the addition of two new Southern Conference foes highlight defending league champion Furman’s 12-game 2014 football schedule, which was released today by director of athletics Gary Clark.
  • Furman's Trey Robinson Named to College Sports Journal FCS All-Freshman Team
    January 17, 2014
    Furman safety Trey Robinson has been named to the College Sports Journal (CSJ) FCS All-Freshman Team, it was announced today.
  • Furman Ranked 21st In Final FCS Coaches Poll
    January 06, 2014
    Furman needed the full 2013 season to crack the national polls, but the Paladins finally made it — at No. 21 — in the final Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) Coaches Poll, which was released Monday afternoon.
  • Furman's Dozier Invited To 2014 NFL Combine
    December 28, 2013
    Furman All-America offensive tackle Dakota Dozier will participate in the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine, scheduled for Feb. 22-25 in Indianapolis, Ind., it has been confirmed.
  • AFCA Tabs Furman's Dozier To FCS All-America Squad
    December 23, 2013
    The American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) on Monday named Furman’s Dakota Dozier to its 2013 Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) All-America squad, making the Paladin senior the seventh consensus All-American in school history.
  • Furman's Dozier, Early Land All-America Honors
    December 18, 2013
    Furman seniors Dakota Dozier and Ray Early have been named Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) All-Americans following the release of three squads by different organizations on Wednesday.
  • Furman's Dozier To Play In East-West Shrine Game
    December 11, 2013
    Furman All-American offensive tackle Dakota Dozier has accepted an invitation to play in the 89th annual East-West Shrine Game, scheduled for Jan. 18, 2014, at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla., it has been announced.
  • Second Half Surge Lifts No. 1 North Dakota State Over Furman In FCS Playoffs, 38-7
    December 07, 2013
    Brock Jensen passed for 249 yard and two touchdowns and scored on a 53-yard run, and the No. 1 ranked North Dakota State Bison used a 21-point third quarter to run away from Furman, 38-7, in Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) second round playoff action Saturday afternoon at the Fargodome.
  • Furman To Face Top-Ranked, Two-Time Defending National Champion North Dakota State Saturday
    December 04, 2013
    Clearing hurdles the last five weeks en route to a Southern Conference championship and the program’s first Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) playoff win since 2005, Furman faces a raised bar this Saturday when it travels to Fargo, North Dakota, to take on top-ranked and two-time defending national champion North Dakota State in a second round matchup.
  • Furman-North Dakota State Playoff Game Tickets On Sale
    December 02, 2013
    Tickets for Furman’s FCS second round playoff matchup at top-ranked North Dakota State this Saturday are now on sale at the Furman University Athletic Ticket Office in Timmons Arena, it has been announced.
  • Furman Rides Hollman To 30-20 NCAA First Round Playoff Win Over South Carolina State
    November 30, 2013
    Jairus Hollman returned a punt a school record 91 yards for a touchdown and later scored on a 34-yard interception return to power Furman past South Carolina State, 30-20, in NCAA Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) first round playoff action at Oliver C. Dawson Stadium Saturday afternoon.
  • Furman's Dozier Wins SoCon Jacobs Blocking Award, Fowler Named Coach Of The Year
    November 26, 2013
    Furman senior All-American offensive tackle Dakota Dozier has captured the Southern Conference Jacobs Blocking Award and Paladin mentor Bruce Fowler league coach of the year honors, the SoCon announced Tuesday morning with the release of both the coaches and media all-conference squads.
  • Furman-South Carolina State Playoff Game Tickets Now On Sale
    November 25, 2013
    Tickets for Saturday’s Furman-South Carolina State Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) playoff game at Oliver C. Dawson Bulldog Stadium in Orangeburg are now on sale at Furman.
  • Cory Magwood Named SoCon Defensive Player Of The Week
    November 25, 2013
    Furman linebacker Cory Magwood has been named Southern Conference Defensive Player of the Week for his performance in the Paladins’ 27-14, SoCon title clinching victory over Wofford on Saturday, the league announced today.
  • Furman To Play At South Carolina State In FCS First Round Playoff Action Nov. 30
    November 24, 2013
    Southern Conference champion Furman will play South Carolina State in Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) first round playoff action next Saturday, the NCAA announced Sunday morning.
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