How Elon changed its trajectory after nearly a decade of constant losing seasons
A blocked extra point was the deciding factor Saturday as the Elon University football team fell in the first round of the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) to Furman University, 28-27. In a game that witnessed three lead changes and eight touchdowns, No. 15 Phoenix was upset by the No. 22 Paladins ...
With the Elon University football team set to make its first postseason appearance since 2009, the No. 15 Phoenix prepares to host tomorrow’s playoff game against No. 22 Furman University.
Following an 8-3 (6-2 in conference) season, the Elon University football team is playoffs bound. The Phoenix will play host to the Furman University Paladins on Saturday, Nov. 25, the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) playoffs committee announced during the selection show on ESPNU this morning.
After losing to James Madison University 31-3 Saturday, the Phoenix walked to its locker room with lowered heads in its final regular season game. And now, with the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs looming in the near future, instead of asking, "Why not us," Elon (8-3, 6-2) is wondering what will happen next. With Elon losing 31-3 to the reigning national champions, Elon now must look to the postseason.
The Elon University football team enters this weekend with a loss in its rearview mirror. It is the first time its been in that situation since the first week of September. With a 16-6 loss at the University of New Hampshire on Nov. 11 in the books and a matchup against No. 1 James Madison University coming up this weekend, the momentum may be slowing.
For the first time in seven weeks, the Elon University football team has fallen in the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) rankings. The Phoenix falls from No. 7 in the STATS FCS poll to No. 11. In the FCS Coaches Poll, the Maroon and Gold dropped six spots, from No. 9 to No. 15.
As Elon University football's breakout season rolls on, it seems like the Phoenix's success has been nothing short of magical. After a 9-39 record over the last four seasons, Elon is 8-1 and on track to make the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) playoffs for the first time in program history.
Homecoming. A time when Elon alumni return home to rekindle old friendships and have the opportunity to cheer on the Phoenix at a football game at Rhodes Stadium. This year’s homecoming game, however, feels more import than previous years given the recent resurgence of Elon Football.
The Elon University football team collected its seventh win of the season and its fourth over a ranked opponent on Saturday, beating No. 13 Villanova University 19-14.
My roommate and I jabbed in a number of heated debates last year regarding the sports world whenever we got the chance. As much as I hate to admit it, he won most of them.
After scoring on its opening drive and only four minutes into the game, No. 18 Elon football looked like nothing was going to stop them from cruising past the William & Mary Tribe.
If I could equate the state of our country’s politics right now, it’d be to an episode of my mom and I debating about my chores when I was in grade school.
Going into a top-25 matchup, preparation is the key to success. When you are forced to stay in a different state the night before a game, success can be harder to achieve for any team. The University of Albany, ranked No. 19, traveled to Elon University this weekend to face off the No. 23 Phoenix. But things were a bit different than normal.
Following a 6-0 win against the No. 19 ranked University of New York at Albany Great Danes, the Elon University football team moved up in the Football Championship Subdivision rankings.
Four games into the season, Elon University's football team averaged 25.5 points per game. Saturday, the Phoenix only scored six. But a win is still a win.
The Elon University football team is set to play the Great Danes of the State University of New York (SUNY) at Albany on Saturday.
After capturing its second-straight win over a ranked team, the Elon University football is getting recognized.