2017 Football News

  • Five Hawks named NSCA All-American Athletes of the Year
    July 23, 2018
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Five 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.
  • 139 Hawks earn USA South Academic All-Conference honors
    June 18, 2018
    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – More than 130 Huntingdon College student-athletes were recognized with the release of the USA South Academic All-Conference team on Monday. A total of 139 Hawks, representing each of Huntingdon's 18 athletic programs, were among the 1,446 USA South student-athletes named to the team.
  • Huntingdon Awards Ceremony
    April 18, 2018
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon College athletic department held its annual Awards Ceremony on Wednesday night to recognize the accomplishments of student-athletes that helped make this another successful year.
  • Division III Week Spotlight – Wilkerson reflects on 8 seasons as a Hawk
    April 08, 2018
    This week is NCAA Division III Week and member institutions across the country are celebrating the seventh-year event. As part of Huntingdon College's participation in Division III Week, five student-athletes were featured this week. In addition to the student-athletes’ accomplishments, today we recognize former Huntingdon assistant football coach and current Jacksonville State University assistant football coach Landius Wilkerson. Wilkerson is the latest Huntingdon football coach to get a start in collegiate coaching at the Division III level before moving to the Division I level. A total of nine former Huntingdon assistant coaches have moved on to coach at the Division I level.
  • Division III Week Student Spotlight – Chip Taylor
    April 06, 2018
    This week is NCAA Division III Week and member institutions across the country are celebrating the seventh-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, five student-athletes will be featured this week. Huntingdon senior Chip Taylor is today's featured student-athlete.
  • Hayes and Hering earn All-Region honors
    December 05, 2017
    MINNEAPOLIS – Two Huntingdon players earned All-South Region recognition with the release of the D3football.com All-Region teams on Tuesday afternoon. Junior linebacker Trey Hayes and junior offensive lineman Chris Hering were both named third-team All-Region.
  • No. 24 Huntingdon falls to No. 18 Berry in Rd. 1 of NCAA playoffs
    November 18, 2017
    MOUNT BERRY, Ga. – The Huntingdon football team’s season came to an end with a 34-20 loss at Berry College on Saturday in the first round of the NCAA Division III playoffs.
  • Tarver and Turk headline All-Conference team for Huntingdon
    November 16, 2017
    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Two Huntingdon Hawks earned individual awards and 12 Huntingdon players earned All-Conference recognition with the release of the USA South All-Conference football awards on Thursday.  Freshman linebacker Linell Tarver was named Defensive Rookie of the Year and head coach Mike Turk was named Coach of the Year. Seven Hawks were named first-team All-Conference and five were second-team selections.
  • 2017 NCAA Playoff Information
    November 13, 2017
    As a service to Huntingdon College fans and supporters, a page has been created to provide information for Saturday’s first-round playoff game at Berry College. 
  • Jerald named USA South Athlete of the Week
    November 13, 2017
    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Huntingdon’s Vic Jerald was recognized as one of the USA South Athletic Conference Athletes of the Week on Monday.
  • Huntingdon to face Berry in 1st round of playoffs
    November 12, 2017
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon football team will play at Berry College on Saturday in the opening round of the NCAA Division III playoffs.
  • 24th-ranked Huntingdon finishes regular season unbeaten in USA South
    November 11, 2017
    LAGRANGE, Ga. – The Huntingdon football team closed out the regular season with a 27-17 win over LaGrange College on Saturday.
  • Thomas and Tarver earn USA South Athlete of the Week honors
    November 06, 2017
    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Two Huntingdon football players were recognized as USA South Athletic Conference Athletes of the Week on Monday. Running back Eric Thomas was named Offensive Rookie of the Week and linebacker Linell Tarver was named Defensive Rookie of the Week. This is the first recognition for Thomas and the fourth time Tarver has been named Defensive Rookie of the Week.
  • Three-peat: Hawks clinch third straight USA South championship
    November 04, 2017
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The outcome was decided early on Saturday. As the backups closed out the final quarter and a half of Huntingdon's 55-7 win over Methodist University, the significance of the win began to sink in. Shortly after the final horn sounded, the celebration of a third straight USA South Athletic Conference championship began. 
  • Hawks push winning streak to seven games with victory over Greensboro
    October 28, 2017
    GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Huntingdon football team struck fast and cruised past Greensboro College 52-7 on Saturday. The Hawks scored on their first four possessions and pushed their winning streak to seven games.
  • Three Hawks recognized as USA South Athletes of the Week
    October 16, 2017
    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Three Huntingdon Hawks were named USA South Athletic Conference Athletes of the Week on Monday. Trey Hayes was named the Defensive Player of the Week for football, Amy Tyma was named the Rookie of the Week for volleyball and Kebba Jeng was named the Rookie of the Week for men’s soccer.
  • Huntingdon knocks off Maryville to remain unbeaten in USA South
    October 14, 2017
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon football team took control early and beat Maryville College 28-16 on Saturday.
  • Young and Tarver named USA South Athletes of the Week
    October 09, 2017
    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Two Huntingdon football players were named USA South Athletic Conference Athletes of the Week on Monday.
  • Big plays spark Hawks on Homecoming
    October 07, 2017
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon football team pushed its winning streak to five games with a 27-7 Homecoming win over Averett University on Saturday.
  • Huntingdon’s Taylor earns USA South Athlete of the Week honor
    October 02, 2017
    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Huntingdon senior football player Chip Taylor was recognized with the release of the USA South Athletic Conference’s Athletes of the Week on Monday. The Hawks’ quarterback was named the Football Offensive Player of the Week.
  • Huntingdon downs Brevard for fourth straight win
    September 30, 2017
    BREVARD, N.C. – The Huntingdon football team scored 17 points in the third quarter and ran past Brevard College in a 38-10 win on Saturday. The win was the fourth straight for Huntingdon.
  • Huntingdon’s Young named USA South Athlete of the Week
    September 25, 2017
    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Huntingdon football player Chase Young was recognized with the release of the USA South Athletic Conference’s Athletes of the Week on Monday. Young, the Hawks’ placekicker, was named the Football Special Teams Player of the Week.
  • Hawks Chip away at Panthers to pick up second conference win
    September 23, 2017
    FERRUM, Va. – The Huntingdon football team scored 24 points in the first half and held on for a 31-28 win at Ferrum College on Saturday.
  • Three Hawks named USA South Athletes of the Week
    September 18, 2017
    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Three Huntingdon student-athletes were recognized by the USA South Athletic Conference on Monday. In the third Athletes of the Week release of the season, one Huntingdon football player and two women’s soccer players were chosen for their performances. In football, freshman Linell Tarver was chosen as Defensive Rookie of the Week. For women’s soccer, freshman Coco Burgess was named the Defensive Player of the Week and freshman Mac Pearson was selected as the Rookie of the Week.
  • Huntingdon rallies from 18-point deficit to knock off Battling Bishops
    September 16, 2017
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon football team opened conference play with another comeback win on Saturday.  A week after rallying from a 17-point deficit against Birmingham-Southern, the Hawks rallied from an 18-point deficit in the second half and beat North Carolina Wesleyan 41-30.  
  • Hawks overcome injuries and Birmingham-Southern to win Wesley Cup
    September 09, 2017
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Huntingdon football team rallied from a disastrous first half to knock off Birmingham-Southern 45-38 on Saturday night and bring home the Wesley Cup for a second straight year.
  • Four Hawks earn USA South Athlete of the Week honors
    September 04, 2017
    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Four Huntingdon student-athletes were recognized by the USA South Athletic Conference on Monday. In the first Athletes of the Week release of the season, two Huntingdon football players and two women’s soccer players were chosen for their performances this past weekend.
  • Huntingdon falls to Guilford in season opener
    September 02, 2017
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon football team opened the season with a 38-24 loss to Guilford College 38-24 on Saturday at Samford Stadium. A 14-yard touchdown run by Dontavion Cunningham gave the Hawks a 17-14 lead on the first possession of the third quarter. But Guilford answered with 24 points in the remainder of the second half to take control.
  • Huntingdon names football team captains
    August 30, 2017
    MONTGOMERY, Ala.  – Huntingdon head coach Mike Turk officially announced the football team captains on Thursday. Four seniors were selected from a vote of their teammates. The 2017 captains are quarterback Chip Taylor, running back Vic Jerald and defensive backs Anthony Wood and Austin Washington.
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