|September 19, 2015||1st||2nd||3rd||4th||Final|
|NBY||TD||05:19||Kevin Miller 3 Yd Run (Ryan Janssen kick)|
|NBY||TD||01:01||Cole Watson 31 Yd Pass From Zach Blair (Ryan Janssen kick)|
|NBY||TD||10:31||Kevin Miller 25 Yd Pass From Zach Blair (Ryan Janssen kick)|
|NBY||FG||09:38||Ryan Janssen 40 Yd|
|NBY||TD||07:47||Romelo Doctor 52 Yd Run (Joseph Foster kick)|
|NGU||TD||04:35||N. Hughes 2 Yd Run|
|Stats at a Glance||NGU||NBY|
|3rd Down Conversions||2-12||7-14|
|4th Down Conversions||1-2||1-2|
|Passing (Comp-Att)||91 (11-22)||130 (11-17)|
|Rushing (Att)||133 (34)||254 (54)|
NEWBERRY – The Newberry College football team returns to Division II action this Saturday, welcoming the Crusaders of North Greenville University to Setzler Field. Kickoff is at 4 p.m. Saturday for this year's Hall of Fame Game.
WHO: North Greenville University at Newberry College
WHERE: Newberry's Setzler Field
WHEN: 4 p.m. on Saturday, September 19
RECORDS: Newberry is 1-1 overall. North Greenville is 1-1 overall.
LIVE VIDEO: http://www.NewberryWolves.tv
LIVE AUDIO: http://www.NewberryWolves.tv, WKDK-AM 1240 in Newberry County
LIVE STATS: http://www.NewberryStats.com
FORECAST: High of 83, clear
NEWS AND NOTES
• The Newberry College Wolves keep season No. 103 rolling with the second of three consecutive home games, hosting the Division II independent North Greenville Crusaders.
• This is game number 993 for the scarlet and gray. Newberry has a 410-546-36 record.
• Newberry and North Greenville are meeting for the 14th time, with Newberry looking to break a rough stretch against the Crusaders. After Newberry won the first nine meetings between the two schools, North Greenville has won three of the last four games.
• Both teams bring 1-1 records into the game with losses to Division I-FCS teams and wins over in-region opponents.
• Newberry was plagued with turnovers in last week’s loss to Jacksonville, throwing three interceptions losing a fumble.
• Cole Watson scored his first touchdown of the season on a 30-yard reception from Zach Blair, while Braxton Ivery rushed for a score.
• The Newberry defense was aggressive throughout the game, recording 16 quarterback hurries in the contest. SAC AstroTurf Defensive Player of the Week Taylor McDonnell and Jalen Hunter each recorded “trifecta” plays of a sack/fumble forced/fumble recovery in the third quarter.
• The Wolves recorded 10 tackles for loss in the game on Jacksonville’s 78 offensive plays.
• North Greenville is coming off of a stunning 35-13 home win over then-No. 8 Lenoir-Rhyne. NGU put up 455 yards of balanced offense in the game (231 rush, 224 pass).
• Ashton Heard carried the ball 31 times for 176 yards and three touchdowns, while Nelson Hughes completed 22-of-30 passes to six different receivers for 224 yards with two touchdowns and no interceptions.
• North Greenville remains on the Newberry schedule following the end of NGU’s four-year scheduling alliance with the South Atlantic Conference.
• This is Newberry’s final non-conference game until the home finale vs. Limestone.
McDONNELL NAMED SAC DEFENSIVE POTW
• Newberry College inside linebacker Taylor McDonnell has been named the South Atlantic Conference AstroTurf Defensive Player of the Week, as announced by the conference office Monday, September 14.
• McDonnell, a senior from Bluffton, had a total of 11 tackles in the 17-14 loss to Division I-FCS Jacksonville on Saturday. That mark tied for the most by any player in the conference last week and his 10 solo stops were by far the most in the conference.
• He had a “trifecta” sack/forced fumble/fumble recovery on JU quarterback Kade Bell in the third quarter. He totaled two sacks, three tackles for loss and three quarterback hurries as well.
• For the season, McDonnell ranks second in the conference in tackles per game at 9.0 stops per contest, and his two sacks ranks first in the league.
CLARK NAMED PRESEASON ALL-AMERICAN
• Newberry College senior punter Kyle Clark has been named a second team preseason All-American by D2Football.com.
• Clark, a senior from Beaufort HS, was a first team all-South Atlantic Conference selection in both 2013 and 2014 and earned ECAC Division II All-Star honors last year. He was named DAKTRONICS second team all-Southeast Region in 2013 and 2014 and earned third team all-region honors from the Beyond Sports Network in 2014.
• He led the league and earned the SAC Statistical Championship with a 39.3 yards per punt average on 54 punts. His 64-yard punt against Lenoir-Rhyne was the longest punt in the conference this season. Clark had seven punts over 50 yards and 30 punts inside the opponents’ 20-yardline, while no other punter in the Super Region had more than 22 punts inside the opponents’ 20.
10 WOLVES ON PRESEASON ALL-SAC TEAM
• Newberry has 10 total preseason all-SAC honorees (four first team, six second team) to rank behind only preseason favorites Lenoir-Rhyne.
• Representing the scarlet and gray on the first team are offensive lineman Stephen Nance (Rock Hill, S.C.), defensive lineman Alstevis Squirewell (Great Falls, S.C.), linebacker Taylor McDonnell (Bluffton, S.C.) and punter Kyle Clark (Beaufort, S.C.).
• Newberry’s contingent on the second team includes running back Romelo Doctor (Summerville, S.C.), offensive lineman Hayden Wilks (Chesterfield, S.C.), tight end Zach Edmunds (Springfield, Va.), long snapper Andrew Smith (Savannah, Ga.), defensive lineman Jalen Hunter (Seneca, S.C.) and defensive back Arnez Gray (Greenwood, S.C.).
THE SOUTH’S LONGEST-RUNNING BROADCAST
• Newberry College is extremely pleased to have one of the longest running media affiliations in the nation with hometown broadcaster WKDK-AM 1240.
• WKDK has broadcast the scarlet and gray since the station’s inception in October 1946, marking the 69th year of Newberry football on the airwaves
• Play-by-play man Jimmie Coggins is a 1974 graduate of Newberry College and is in his 33rd season of broadcasting the scarlet and gray
• Coggins is the longest tenured active broadcaster in the South Atlantic Conference, with 16 years more experience than his nearest competition (Brian Stayton, Tusculum, 17th season).
• Coggins was inducted into the Newberry College Athletic Hall of Fame in August 2013.
NEWBERRY IN THE NFL
• Newberry College is one of the most represented Division II schools in the NFL, with two former players currently on active rosters.
• Former Newberry receiver and NFL tight end Brandon Bostick is currently on the Arizona Cardinals’ practice squad.
RON PARKER, KANSAS CITY CHIEFS
Last Week: 4 tackles (2 solo, 2 ast), W 27-20 at Houston
Season: 4 tackles (2 solo, 2 ast)
This Week: Thur, 8:25 p.m., vs Denver, CBS
EDMOND ROBINSON, MINNESOTA VIKINGS
Last Week: Gameday Inactive at San Francisco
Season: No stats
This Week: Sun, 1 p.m., vs Detroit, Fox
• With the success on the ground of both Kevin Miller and Raleigh Yeldell at Florida Tech, the Wolves had two 100-yard rushers in the same game since Alex Haynes (118 yards) and Josh Stepp (112 yards) in a loss at Morehead State on September 10, 2005.
• Miller (121 yards) and Yeldell (113 yards) each passed their counterparts in the rushing category
• It was the first 100-yard rushing game for both players.
• Newberry quarterback Raleigh Yeldell is already approaching the upper echelon of scarlet and gray signal callers in terms of rushing yardage.
• Yeldell currently has a net of 924 career rushing yards on 174 career carries. He needs only 76 net rushing yards to become the fourth Newberry QB to rush for 1,000 yards in his career.
• Tim Singleton is the all-time QB rushing leader with 1,413 career rushing yards from 1989-92.
• Josh Stepp rushed for 1,172 yards from 2003-06, and recently departed QB W.T. Murden just ticked over the millenial mark at 1,003 career rushing yards.
• Also approaching the 1,000-yard career rushing mark is Romelo Doctor (175 carries, 922 yards, 10 TDs).
TEAM AWARDS FROM JACKSONVILLE GAME
OVERALL GAME MVP
OFFENSIVE GAME MVP
DEFENSIVE GAME MVP
SPECIAL TEAMS GAME MVP
THE LITTLE CAESAR’S BIG STICK
BILL AND FRAN’S PANCAKE
SONIC SACK OF THE GAME
COACH OF THE WEEK
Erik Schwager, Strength & Conditioning
SIX INDUCTED INTO NEWBERRY HALL OF FAME
• The Newberry College athletic department and Newberry College Lettermen’s Club will induct six new members to the Newberry College Athletic Hall of Fame in a ceremony and luncheon at 11 a.m. Saturday.
• These six new members will also be honored at halftime of Saturday’s football game.
• Click here to read more about this year's inductees:
- Angie Follweiler Smith, softball
- Vic Gilmore, football
- Keeno Griffin, wrestling
- Will Newell, football
- Cy Wainwright, wrestling
- Mark Weeks, football
On September 19 in Newberry football history, the scarlet and gray are 2-9
• 1936 - Newberry drops a 0-33 loss on the road to The Citadel.
• 1941 - The Indians’ extra point kicking woes are the deciding factor in a 12-14 loss to Appalachian State at home.
• 1952 - In the Indians’ second game under coach Harvey Kirkland, Newberry loses a 6-47 decision on the road to Furman.
• 1959 - The Citadel scored its most points in nine years as Newberry lost 0-48 in Charleston.
• 1964 - The Newberry offense never got rolling in a 6-20 home loss to Appalachian State.
• 1970 - The Indians are narrowly edged at home by Gardner-Webb, 0-3.
• 1981 - Despite nearly a strong rushing attack, penalties and fumbles doom Newberry in a 8-31 loss at Gardner-Webb.
• 1987 - Newberry rallied behind touchdown receptions caught by Joey Spigner, but No. 7 Gardner-Webb defeats 29-36 on the strength of 5 FGs by the Bulldogs’ kicker.
• 1992 - Newberry loses its eighth straight game, as Gardner-Webb takes down the Indians 16-65 at Setzler Field.
• 1998 - Newberry picks up its first win on this date with a 31-26 road South Atlantic Conference win over Wingate.
• 2009 - Newberry limits visiting Cumberland (Tenn.) to 80 yards of total offense and seven first downs in a 20-3 home win.