2014 Football News

  • 161 Hawks recognized on USA South Academic All-Conference Team
    July 09, 2015
    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – More than 150 Huntingdon College student-athletes were recognized with the release of the USA South Academic All-Conference team on Thursday.
  • Seven Hawks named NSCA All-American Athletes of the Year
    June 15, 2015
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Seven Huntingdon student-athletes were among those honored with the release of the National Strength and Conditioning Association's All-American Athlete of the Year awards.
  • Belsterling invited to NFL rookie mini-camps
    May 04, 2015
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Former Huntingdon receiver Taylor Belsterling will report to a NFL rookie mini-camp later this week.
  • Five Hawks named to NFF Hampshire Honor Society
    April 29, 2015
    IRVING, Texas – Five Huntingdon football players were named to the National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame's Hampshire Honor Society on Wednesday. The Hawks' 2015 selections are defensive lineman Derick Bothwell, receiver Brantley Carr, defensive lineman Michael Hill, kicker Jimbo Turk and offensive lineman Ryan Williams.
  • Hawks announce 2015 football schedule
    April 23, 2015
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon College athletic department recently released its 2015 football schedule.
  • Division III Week Student Spotlight – Brantley Carr
    April 09, 2015
    This week is NCAA Division III Week and member institutions across the country are celebrating the fourth-year event. Division III Week, which runs from Monday through Sunday, is intended to recognize the academic and athletic accomplishments as well as the campus leadership and community service efforts of Division III student-athletes. As part of Huntingdon College’s participation in Division III Week, six student-athletes will be featured this week. Huntingdon senior Brantley Carr is today's featured athlete.
  • Murphy and Brownell recognized on D3football.com All-American teams
    December 19, 2014
    MINNEAPOLIS – Huntingdon seniors Jeremy Murphy and Zach Brownell were both recognized by D3football.com with the release of its All-American teams on Friday night. Murphy, a cornerback for the Hawks, earned second-team All-American honors as a special teams player. Brownell was named honorable mention All-American at linebacker.
  • Brownell, Murphy and Pridgen earn All-Region honors
    December 08, 2014
    MINNEAPOLIS – Three Huntingdon football players were named All-South Region with the release of the 10th annual D3football.com All-Region teams on Monday. Senior Zach Brownell was named first-team All-Region linebacker and senior Jeremy Murphy was selected as a first-team special teams player and second-team cornerback. Junior offensive lineman Chael Pridgen earned third-team honors at guard.
  • Huntingdon's Acrobatic TD Wins USA South Football Play of the Year
    December 03, 2014
    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. - The USA South Athletic Conference continued its "Football Play of the Week" initiative during the 2014 season for the second year. For each of the 11 weeks during the regular season, dynamic plays were submitted by the coaching staffs of each institution.
  • Iwaniec's TD Run Earns Week 11 USA South Football Play of the Week
    November 19, 2014
    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. - The USA South Athletic Conference is pleased to announce that its "Football Play of the Week" initiative will continue with the 2014 season. For each of the 11 weeks during the regular season, dynamic plays will be submitted by the coaching staffs of each institution.
  • Brownell named Defensive Player of the Year; 7 Hawks earn All-Conference
    November 19, 2014
    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Senior linebacker Zach Brownell was named USA South Defensive Player of the Year and a total of seven Hawks earned All-Conference honors with the release of the USA South All-Conference football teams on Wednesday.
  • Brownell earns third USA South Player of the Week honor
    November 17, 2014
    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Huntingdon linebacker Zach Brownell closed out his senior season with recognition as one of the USA South Athletes of the Week. Brownell was recognized as the Football Defensive Player of the Week for his efforts in a 37-20 win over North Carolina Wesleyan. In his final four collegiate games, the Prattville native was recognized as the conference Defensive Player of the Week three times. He was also named Defensive Player of the Week for his performance against Ferrum and Averett.
  • Football closes out season with solid showing at N.C. Wesleyan
    November 15, 2014
    ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. – The Huntingdon football team closed out its season with a 37-20 win over North Carolina Wesleyan on Saturday. The Hawks (7-3, 6-2 USA South) led 20-14 at the half and pulled away from the Battling Bishops (5-5, 4-4 USA South) in the second half.
  • Brownell selected as USA South Defensive Player of the Week
    November 10, 2014
    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Huntingdon linebacker Zach Brownell was named a USA South Athlete of the Week on Monday. The senior was named the Football Defensive Player of the Week for his performance in a 42-6 win over Averett on Saturday. This is the second time the Prattville native has been recognized by the conference in the past three weeks. Brownell was also named conference Defensive Player of the Week for his performance against Ferrum.
  • Huntingdon shuts down Averett on Senior Day
    November 08, 2014
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon football team celebrated Senior Day with a 42-6 win over Averett on Saturday in the final home game of the season.
  • Hawks falter against LaGrange in first home loss of the season
    October 25, 2014
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon football team gave up two touchdowns in the final six minutes of the game and fell to LaGrange 24-17 on Saturday.
  • Brownell named USA South Defensive Player of the Week
    October 20, 2014
    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Huntingdon linebacker Zach Brownell was named a USA South Athlete of the Week on Monday.
  • Huntingdon knocks off Ferrum for fourth straight win
    October 18, 2014
    FERRUM, Va. – The Huntingdon football team took the lead on its first offensive play from scrimmage and put the game away with three touchdowns in the third quarter of Saturday's 35-16 win over Ferrum College.
  • Huntingdon’s Brownell named to D3football Team of the Week
    October 14, 2014
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Linebacker Zach Brownell was recognized this week by D3football.com for his performance against Christopher Newport.
  • Huntingdon touchdown play named D3football.com Play of the Week
    October 14, 2014
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Huntingdon's reverse flea-flicker touchdown pass against Christopher Newport was named the Play of the Week by D3football.com on Tuesday. To view the play and the other Week 6 national nominees, click here.
  • Hawks take down conference power Christopher Newport
    October 11, 2014
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon football team picked up a key USA South Athletic Conference win on Saturday with a 51-31 victory over Christopher Newport. The Hawks (4-2, 3-1 USA South) built an 18-point lead in the first half and led by as many as 28 points in the second half as they handed the Captains (3-3, 3-1 USA South) their first conference loss of the season.
  • Hawks take control early on Homecoming
    October 04, 2014
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon football team built a big lead in the first half on Saturday and celebrated Homecoming with a 51-14 win over Greensboro.
  • Huntingdon College to induct six into Athletic Hall of Fame
    October 02, 2014
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Six former Huntingdon standouts will be inducted into the Huntingdon College Athletic Hall of Fame this weekend. The ceremony will be held in the Leo J. Drum, Jr. Theater at 10 a.m. on Saturday and is open to the public. The six inductees represent five sports and two different decades of Huntingdon athletics. This year's inductees are Tiffany Jordan (women's basketball, Class of 2009), Ed Oliver (baseball, Class of 1966), Lauren Podina (women's soccer, Class of 2003), Glenn Rudolph (men's tennis, Class of 2009), Granger Shook (football, Class of 2009) and Fred Simpson (baseball, Class of 1967).
  • Huntingdon’s Murphy and Brown recognized by USA South
    September 29, 2014
    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Huntingdon's Jeremy Murphy and Alex Brown were recognized as two of the USA South Athletes of the Week on Monday. Murphy, a senior defensive back, was named Football Defensive Player of the Week, and Brown, a junior goal keeper, was named Men's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week.
  • Huntingdon downs defending conference champion Maryville
    September 27, 2014
    MARYVILLE, Tenn. – The Huntingdon football team finally shook its road woes on Saturday at Maryville. After losing by a touchdown in each of its first two road games of the season, Huntingdon set the tone early against defending USA South Athletic Conference champion Maryville and earned a 35-21 win.
  • Huntingdon comes up short against Methodist in OT
    September 20, 2014
    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – The Huntingdon football team rallied from an early deficit and led for much of the fourth quarter on Saturday. But Methodist answered with a touchdown in the final minute of regulation and scored again in overtime to knock off the Hawks 41-34 in the USA South Athletic Conference opener for both teams.
  • Hawks take down Birmingham-Southern under the lights
    September 13, 2014
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon football team turned to its defense and a pair of sophomores to knock off Birmingham-Southern 29-12 on Saturday night. The game was the first football game played under the lights at Samford Stadium.
  • Football falls in final seconds at Louisiana College
    September 06, 2014
    PINEVILLE, La. – The Huntingdon football team rallied from an early 17-point deficit but came up short to Louisiana College in the final seconds on Saturday. The Wildcats scored with eight seconds to play to pull out a 49-42 win. It was the third straight game between the teams to be decided by seven points or less.
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