NEWBERRY – Head coach Todd Knight and the Newberry football program have gained an unprecedented amount of regional and national exposure ahead of Saturday’s nationally-televised matchup with Wingate that will decide the South Atlantic Conference championship.
In addition to the team’s appearance before a national audience this weekend, media outlets around the state and nation have turned their attention to Saturday’s game.
Continue checking this story for updates as more are added. Below is the most up-to-date listing of this week’s Newberry appearances in the local and national media:
- Raleigh Yeldell: Leader of the Pack - Lengthy video feature on quarterback Raleigh Yeldell that includes interview footage of Yeldell and head coach Todd Knight. Recorded and produced by Mike Uva of WACH FOX in Columbia. Watch
- Division II football power rankings: Week 10 - Power rankings of Division II teams by David Boyce, the lead Division II football writer for ncaa.com. Read
- DII games to watch: Newberry continues special season against Wingate - Article on the Newberry-Wingate matchup and its implications from ncaa.com. Includes interviews with defensive tackle Jimmy Holmes and head coach Todd Knight. Read
- Todd Knight Coaches Show - 30-minute interview with Coach Knight and Jimmie Coggins, the voice of the Wolves, recapping Limestone and previewing Wingate. Watch
- Outright conference championship on the line vs. Wingate - Game preview from the Newberry Athletic Communications staff, including an extensive game notes package. Read
- Knight, Newberry enjoy dream season - Analysis of Newberry's season from The (Orangeburg) Times and Democrat after Coach Knight's Thursday appearance at the Orangeburg Touchdown Club. Read
- Five Must-Watch Games (and why these games matter the most) - National Division II preview from HERO Sports that names the Wingate vs. Newberry game one of the most important in the nation. Read
- "Mad chihuahua" Raleigh Yeldell has a bite much worse than his bark for Newberry - Gordie Jones of the American Sports Network profiles Raleigh Yeldell. Read
- Wingate Gameday Central - Home for all of Wingate's coverage of this event, including an extensive game preview article. View
- SAC Weekly Report - News and notes from around the South Atlantic Conference as the final weekend of the regular season approaches. View
- Wingate vs. No. 19 Newberry - Online simulcast of American Sports Network broadcast. Click here to see live and tape-delay affiliates nationwide. The link for online viewing will go live at 3:30 p.m. Saturday. Watch