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Photo Gallery: ODU Football vs. FIU

November 8, 2014 |

[gallery ids="11988,11989,11990,11991,11992,11993,11994,11995,11996,11997,11998,11999,12000,12001,12002"] For more photos, please visit: Photos by Josh Boone, Joshua Caudell, Taylor Nguyen, Lex Selig and Zach ChavisRead More

Percy Harvin: A Double Edged Sword

October 28, 2014 |

DeAndre Taylor Staff Writer Percy Harvin, a Chesapeake native, was supposed to be the Seattle Seahawks most talented receiver, but with a history of anger issues, he has failed to live up to the hype.  Last week he was traded from the defending champion Seattle Seahawks to the New York Jets. The former first round […]Read More

What I learned from the ODU streaker

September 29, 2014 |

I was standing on the football field,at the end zone, on Sept. 26 when the ODU streaker ran the field in a blaze of butt naked glory. I was having the time of my life, filming the first nationally televised ODU football game for my TV news production class, along side videographers from Fox Sports […]Read More

An Aerial Assault: ODU’s Heinecke Sets Records as the Monarchs Race Past Coastal Carolina University

December 5, 2012 |

Playoff football is finally here and this past Saturday 20,000 plus fans packed into S.B. Ballard stadium to watch the Old Dominion University Monarchs take on Coastal Carolina University. The third seeded Monarchs, coming off of a bye week, didn’t look rusty as they jumped out to an early 21-7 lead. They were once again […]Read More

Sayling Away: Erik Saylor is Enjoying his Final Year as a Monarch

November 14, 2012 |

As the end of the regular season grows closer, we will soon see the end of an era for the Old Dominion University football program. This marks the final year for the inaugural recruiting class that started from scratch in 2008. Many of those players are now playing vital roles in the Monarchs current success […]Read More

A Gritty Victory

October 30, 2012 |

Conditions were not ideal at S.B. Ballard Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 27 but there was still football to be played as the Old Dominion University Monarchs (7-1, 4-1) welcomed the visiting University of Delaware Blue Hens (5-3, 2-3).  Those that dared to brave the rain saw a great ball game that was well contested by […]Read More

Defensive Stalwart

October 24, 2012 |

Every defense needs an enforcer in the middle to anchor it and give it the best chance for success. An enforcer is someone who sets the tone for the defense and makes his presence constantly felt on the field. For the Old Dominion University Monarchs, that role is filled in by senior defensive tackle Chris […]Read More

Igniting a Bonfire: Former Football Monarch and Current Cleveland Brown Put His Talents and Education To Use

October 24, 2012 |

In the 2010 and 2011 football seasons at Old Dominion University, everyone who followed the team knew who defensive tackle Ronnie Cameron was. He was the face of the Monarchs defense and his play showed it, finishing second in total tackles both years with 72 and 73 respectively. After graduating with an MBA in Information […]Read More

Sophomore Running Back Makes His Presence Felt

October 17, 2012 |

Old Dominion University’s Tyree Lee is making quite an impression this year. This 5-foot 10-inch running back is only a sophomore at ODU and he is right behind Taylor Heinicke in rushing yards with 237 to Heinicke’s 287 through four games. Lee also has four touchdowns on the year, tying fellow junior running back Colby […]Read More

Homecoming Disappointment

October 17, 2012 |

Thousands packed into S.B. Ballard Stadium for Old Dominion University’s homecoming game this past Saturday to see their Monarchs square off against the Wildcats from Villanova University. The Monarchs, who came in with an undefeated 5-0 record, were looking to stay on a roll and atop the Colonial Athletic Association. The recurring theme of this […]Read More

Ace of the Mace: Too Little Too Late

October 3, 2012 |

Hallelujah the referee lockout is over!  After a miserable three weeks of football games filled with disastrous calls from the replacement refs, football as we know it can return.  All it took was the worst call the league has ever seen for National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell to finally wake up and get a […]Read More

Cream of the Crop

October 3, 2012 |

Passing for 730 yards in one game? Check. Leading a team to an undefeated record so far this season? Yes that’s right, Old Dominion University sophomore quarterback TaylorHeinicke has done that too. The Atlanta, GA native continues to impress in his first year asthe full time starter and has the ODU campus abuzz with football […]Read More

A Family Weekend Miracle:Heinicke sets NCAA record for total passing yards in epic comeback thriller

September 26, 2012 |

Down 23 in the fourth quarter and trailing the entire game, quarterback Taylor Heinicke connected with Nick Mayers on a nine-yard pass to tie the ball game at 54. Running back Angus Harper’s two yard go-ahead score on the Monarch’s next position resulted in Old Dominion’s first lead of the game. Jarrod Brown game-winning field […]Read More

Domination at Its Finest: Monarchs Trounce Campbell University 70-14

September 19, 2012 |

The roar of the Old Dominion University Football Monarchs on Saturday night could be heard all the way in Hampton. The Monarchs (3-0) hosted the Camels of Campbell University (1-2) and dominated from start to finish. The Monarchs entered Saturday night at their highest ranking ever in the Coaches Poll at 4 and in the […]Read More