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Mace & Crown | May 3, 2015

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Football Archives * Mace & Crown

Photo Gallery: ODU Football Spring Game

April 28, 2015 |

Photos by Kamm Nedd

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Meet the 49ers: ODU plays Charlotte in Week 7

April 19, 2015 |

By Nate Budryk

Sports Editor

In week seven of the 2015 football season, the Old Dominion University Monarchs will play its second opponent of the season who recently made the jump from FCS to FBS. Two weeks … Read More

Monarch Football plays Marshall in week 5

April 12, 2015 |

By Nate Budryk

Sports Editor


The Marshall Thundering Herd is coming off one of its best seasons in program history. They averaged the third-most points per game in the nation, and allowed the 18th fewest. They were also 8th in the … Read More

Meet the Mountaineers: Monarch Football plays App State

April 5, 2015 |

By Nate Budryk

Sports Editor

In the past few years, it has been rare for the Monarchs to play a team in a similar situation to themselves, but in week five, that’s just what ODU will do, as the Mountaineers … Read More

Meet the Wolfpack: A Look at ODU Football’s Week 4 Opponent

March 29, 2015 |

By Nate Budryk

Sports Editor

One year ago, the Old Dominion football Monarchs played their first ever game against an FBS opponent as a full-fledged member of the Football Bowl Subdivision and Conference USA. The team they played was the … Read More

Low and Behold: The New Battle of the Bay? Norfolk State Will Visit S.B. Ballard Stadium

March 7, 2015 |

By: Mitchell Brown

Senior Writer

It’s been a long four years since Norfolk State took Brambleton Avenue all the way to Hampton Boulevard and made the left on to 49th  Street to face the Monarchs, but on Nov.12, 2015, a … Read More

Meet the Eagles- a look at ODU’s first opponent of the year

February 15, 2015 | 1

By: Alex Brooks

Contributing Writer

Old Dominion’s football schedule for 2015 was released just a few weeks ago, and it’s time to delve a little deeper into each opponent. For the next 12 weeks, the Mace and Crown will break … Read More

ODU Football Fights Off Power Five Schools; Sign 25 Total in 2015

February 8, 2015 |

By: Mitchell Brown Senior Writer

Like the current state of the Old Dominion campus, the football Monarchs are undergoing a facelift. With the departures of program pioneers Taylor Heinicke and Antonio Vaughan, head coach Bobby Wilder and the coaching staff … Read More

Monarchs, Burden Part Ways

February 8, 2015 |

By Jasmine Blackwell

Senior Writer

Old Dominion University’s football program has lost an original member of the coaching staff, Zohn Burden, who has been hired by Virginia Tech as a wide receivers coach.

“We appreciate the efforts of Coach Burden … Read More

2015 ODU Football Schedule Released

February 8, 2015 |

By De’Andre Taylor

Contributing Writer

The ODU football schedule has been released as the Monarchs continue to prepare for the 2015 season,which begins in September. This will be the second year for the Monarchs playing in the FBS. Get your … Read More

Bad Play Call or Lack of Execution?

February 8, 2015 |

By Alex Brooks

The interception seen around the world.  The interception thrown in Super Bowl XLIX by the Seattle Seahawks’ head man, Russell Wilson, may have been one of the most deflating plays to ever happen to a fan base.

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Op-Ed: Ray Rice reinstated, what does it mean?

December 11, 2014 |

On Nov. 28, Ray Rice won his appeal to be reinstated into the NFL. This comes just two months after the NFL took a “stern” stance on the issue of domestic violence. The indefinite suspension was their rebuttal to their … Read More

Are the tides turning in Virginia football?

December 10, 2014 | 8

There are two schools known for their football programs in the state of Virginia. The first one is Virginia Tech, with their rich history of being the top dog for recruits wanting to play football in Virginia. The other school … Read More

Thanksgiving football: a tradition within a tradition

November 26, 2014 |

Nate Budryk Sports Editor

This Thanksgiving, as you induce yourself into a voluntary tryptophan coma, football will be the backdrop as it always has been. Again, the NFL will present America’s turkey and sports-loving masses with a superb slate of … Read More