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Reese Hannon Furman

2014 Southern Conference Preview

Rhapsody Music ServiceAppalachian State, Georgia Southern, and Elon are gone; enter Mercer and VMI with East Tennessee State following in 2016. A lot of debate over the relative strength of the conference with the changes. Let’s be honest, right now VMI and Mercer are not as good as App St and Ga Southern so there is no question the conference is a little weaker top to bottom. That being said, from an FCS playoffs perspective, I believe the top 3 are very much still nationally relevant. So the change is really a weakened middle of the conference with a big drop from Chattanooga, Furman, and Samford to the rest of the conference. Based on my assessment of the teams with an emphasis on the schedule, here is how I see 2014 shaking out: Read more

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Davis Tull

2014 Preseason All-SoCon Selections

2014 Preseason First Team All-Southern Conference

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joseph young Furman Citadel

RB Joseph Young with Offers from SoCon Rivals Citadel and Furman

Rhapsody Trial2015 RB Joseph Young has several offers including two from long time SoCon rivals Furman and The Citadel. He enters 2014 with high expectations after scoring 16 touchdowns and averaging nearly 7 yards per carry last season. Young has good size at 6-1 192, but his 4.4 speed is what grabs your attention. He has the kind of speed which places a lot of pressure on defenses, if they miss a tackle or take a bad angle he can turn a solid 5-6 yard run into a touchdown.

So what will it take to land Joseph Young? Read more

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Thad Mangum, Citadel, Mercer, Western Carolina

DT Thad Mangum With a Trio of SoCon Offers

BeatsGreenville, South Carolina defensive lineman Thad Mangum has offers from The Citadel, Western Carolina, and Mercer. Mangum (6-2 280 with 4.9 speed) also has offers from Holy Cross, Lenoir Rhyne, and Elon plus interest from a number of programs including Wofford. Thad was an all-state selection as a junior for perennial power, and defending state champion, Christ Church after racking up 96 tackles, 8 sacks, 2 forced fumbles, 2 fumble recoveries, and 2 blocked kicks.The deciding factor for a school will be… Read more

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Houston Tyler Citadel

DT Houston Tyler has Signed with The Citadel

Moore, Oklahoma defensive tackle Houston Tyler has signed with The Citadel. Tyler, at 6-1 251, also played on the offensive line at Southmoore where he totaled 86 tackles (Maxpreps). Houston also considered Bryant, Brown, Henderson State, Harding, and Southwest Oklahoma. Read more

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QB Shon Belton has Signed with The Citadel

Lugoff-Elgin athlete Shon Belton has signed to the play football for The Citadel Bulldogs. Belton is 6-2 195 with 4.65 speed, he can play a number of positions including RB, WR, and DB but will play quarterback for the Bulldogs. Read more

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Cole Notgrass ETSU

RB Cole Notgrass is Committed to ETSU

Footlocker.comBlackman HS running-back Cole Notgrass has committed to East Tennessee State. Notgrass is 5-9 200 with 4.45 speed and could also play linebacker. He was a two-year starter and 2-year all-district with over 1,000 yards each season as well as playing in the National Guard Border Bowl. Cole was also recruited by Brown, The Citadel, Morehead State, and a myriad of Division II programs. Read more

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Jauveer Hammond has Committed to the Citadel

The Post Courier reports Strom Thurmond HS athlete Jauveer Hammond has committed to The Citadel. Hammond is 5-8 170 with 4.5 speed. He was all-area and named to the North-South game after amassing over 2,000 yards total offense and 18 touchdowns. Read more

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Devon Mines Citadel

QB Devon Mines has Committed to The Citadel

Pelham HS QB Devon Mines has committed to play football for The Citadel. He is 6-0 170 with 4.4 speed. Devon is an exceptional dual threat quarterback who rushed for a nearly 1,000 yards and accounted for 17 touchdowns on the season. Mines also has offers from Eastern Arizona and Clark-Atlanta. He will attend Citadel because: Read more

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Myles Pierce Citadel

LB Myles Pierce is Committed to The Citadel

Daphne HS LB Myles Pierce has committed to The Citadel. Pierce is 6-0 227 and appears to have solid speed on film. He was all-county and all-metro after tallying 111 tackles. Myles has also been recruited by Samford, Wofford, Nichols State, Campbell, and Army. He chose the Bulldogs due to: Read more

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