2017 Furman Football Headlines

  • Furman Seeks Fifth Straight Win Saturday In Homecoming Clash Against Mercer
    October 18, 2017
    Winners of four straight the surging Furman Paladins will look to extend their mid-season run this Saturday when the Mercer Bears visit for a Homecoming Weekend Southern Conference showdown at Paladin Stadium. Kickoff for the ESPN3 broadcast contest is set for 1:30 p.m.
  • Football Rivals From Fifty-Three Yards, Friends For Life
    October 16, 2017
    Since Dec. 19, 2016, when Clay Hendrix was named Furman’s head football coach, I’ve pondered the day he and Mercer’s Bobby Lamb would be separated by 53 yards on a football field for the first time:
  • Furman's Hollingsworth Lands SoCon Player Of The Week Honors
    October 16, 2017
    Furman senior Jon Croft Hollingsworth has been named Southern Conference Special Teams Player of the Week for his performance in the Paladins’ 42-10 victory over VMI on Saturday, the league office announced this morning.
  • Furman Throttles VMI, Wins Fourth Straight, 42-10
    October 14, 2017
    Furman scored 28 unanswered points in the second half and compiled 523 yards of total offense to claim its fourth consecutive victory with a 42-10 Southern Conference win over VMI on Saturday afternoon at Paladin Stadium.
  • Furman Enshrines Four Into Athletics Hall Of Fame
    October 13, 2017
    Furman University’s Athletics Hall of Fame threw open its doors for the 2017 class of inductees Friday evening, welcoming former Paladin standouts from football, men’s basketball, women’s tennis, and men’s golf into the school’s athletic realm.
  • Furman Seeks Fourth Straight Win Saturday Versus VMI
    October 11, 2017
    Furman’s surging football team will take aim for its fourth straight victory Saturday when it plays host to VMI in a 1:00 p.m. Southern Conference ESPN broadcast contest that will highlight Military Appreciation Day at Furman University.
  • Gameday Central - VMI
    October 11, 2017
  • Furman Rolls Past Chattanooga, 41-17
    October 07, 2017
    Furman rushed for 290 yards and quarterback P.J. Blazejowski threw three touchdown passes to pace the Paladins to a 41-17 victory over Southern Conference foe Chattanooga on Saturday afternoon at Finley Stadium.
  • Furman's Schumpert Lands SoCon Student-Athlete Of The Week Honors
    October 04, 2017
    Furman football’s Andy Schumpert has been named General Shale Southern Conference Student-Athlete of the Week, the league announced today.
  • Paladins Look To Continue Momentum Saturday At Chattanooga
    October 04, 2017
    Coming off an impressive offensive display in a 56-35 triumph over East Tennessee State, Furman hits the road for the fourth time this season when it travels to Chattanooga to face the Mocs this Saturday in a 4:00 p.m. ESPN3 Southern Conference showdown at Finley Stadium.
  • Furman's McCarter Named SoCon Special Teams Player Of The Week
    October 02, 2017
    Furman senior Logan McCarter has been named Southern Conference Special Teams Player of the Week, the league announced Monday morning.
  • Furman's Blazejowski Named CFPA National Performer Of The Week
    October 01, 2017
    The College Football Performance Awards (CFPA) has named Furman quarterback P.J. Blazejowski as its National Performer of the Week, it was announced Sunday morning.
  • Furman Races Past ETSU, 56-35
    September 30, 2017
    Senior wide receiver Logan McCarter hauled in seven passes for 178 yards and a touchdown, and the Sevierville, Tenn., native returned a kickoff 47 yards for another score to help Furman to a 56-35 victory over East Tennessee State in Southern Conference football action Saturday afternoon at Paladin Stadium.
  • Furman Returns Home, To SoCon Play Saturday Versus ETSU
    September 27, 2017
    Coming off an impressive 45-14 road victory over Colgate on Saturday, Furman returns home and to Southern Conference play this Saturday when it entertains East Tennessee State in a 1:00 p.m. contest at Paladin Stadium.
  • Clay Hendrix Show At Shortfields To Debut On Furman Paladins Facebook Live
    September 24, 2017
    The Coach Clay Hendrix Show is set for tonight at 7:00 p.m. at Shortields in downtown Travelers Rest.
  • Furman Rolls Past Colgate, 45-14
    September 23, 2017
    P.J. Blazejowski passed for 251 yards and three touchdowns and Furman converted three turnovers into first half touchdowns to roll past Colgate, 45-14, in football action Saturday afternoon at Andy Kerr Stadium.
  • 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 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 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 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.
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