NORFOLK STATE SPARTANS NEWS

Norfolk State edges Savannah State 14-7

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) Tyler Clark threw for one touchdown and ran in another in the first quarter Saturday to lead Norfolk State to a 14-7 win over Savannah State. The Spartans (2-4, 2-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) cemented the win in the fourth quarter when D'Metrius Williams broke up a fourth-down pass by Savannah State's Tino Smith to take over the ball on downs with 1:54 to...
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October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Delaware State beats Norfolk State in OT, 13-10

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) Davon Moore intercepted a pass in the end zone, setting up the drive that ended in a game-winning 43-yard field goal, and Delaware State beat Norfolk State 13-10 in overtime on Saturday. Norfolk State (2-5, 2-1 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) went up 10-0 in the first half after Darius Wilson returned a punt 80 yards for a touchdown. After going three-and-out...
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October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

White with 2 TDs as Norfolk St. tops Hampton 21-13

HAMPTON, Va. (AP) Norfolk State's Terrance Ervin passed for 335 yards and three touchdowns, including a pair to Isaac White, as the Spartans fended off Hampton 21-13 on Saturday. The Spartans (3-5, 3-1 Mid-Eastern Athletic) grabbed a 14-10 lead just 43 seconds before halftime when Ervin hit White from the 12. Hampton (1-6, 0-3) closed to 14-13 on Anthony Prevost's 39-yard field...
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October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Norfolk State sneaks by Florida A&M 12-10

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) Malik Stokes completed an 8-yard, go-ahead touchdown pass to Issac White with 6:20 remaining, and the Norfolk State defense stopped Damien Fleming on fourth-and-goal to give the Spartans a 12-10 win over Florida A&M on Saturday. White finished with four catches for 37 yards. Aaron Daniels rushed 10 times for 79 yards, and Terrance Ervin added 26 yards...
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November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Virginia-Norfolk State Featured In Sunday NESNplus College Basketball Slate

NESNplus will be home to a pair of ACC basketball games on Nov. 16. The first game on the schedule features a matchup between Samford and Pittsburgh at 1 p.m. No. 9 Virginia will host Norfolk State in the 7 p.m. nightcap. Check out the list below for the NESNplus channel in your area. Channel listings subject to change. 2014 NESNplus CHANNEL LISTINGS NESNplus NESNplus HD CONNECTICUT...
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November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Norfolk State pounds D-II Pfeiffer 81-43

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) Malik Thomas scored 14 points and Jeff Short added 12 with three steals as Norfolk State defeated Pfeiffer 81-43 in the season opener for both teams on Friday night. The Spartans hit 28 of 59 shots to finish at 47.5 percent from the field for the largest margin of victory in 26 years. Norfolk State raced out to a lead as large as 22-6 in the early minutes, led...
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November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

NC Central slips past Norfolk State 19-14

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) C.J. Moore blocked a punt and recovered it in the end zone with 5:52 remaining to give North Carolina Central a 19-14 victory over Norfolk State on Saturday. Norfolk State drove to NCCU's 8 with 43 seconds remaining, where Theo Livingston intercepted a Terrance Ervin pass to stop the drive. NCCU forced five turnovers in the game. Andre Clarke had a one-yard scoring...
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November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

NCAAB: Balanced attack leads Boston University over Norfolk State, 71-63

Boston University and Norfolk State met on Wednesday evening with both teams in a sort of rebuilding mode. Would a guard-heavy Norfolk State team be able to hold down the well balanced Terriers from Boston University? 
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November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Norfolk State, South Carolina State players suspended after brawl

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference has suspended 11 players from Norfolk State and 10 from South Carolina State for a sidelines-clearing brawl late in the schools' football game last Saturday. Conference Commissioner Dennis Thomas said in a statement disciplined players will miss the season-opening contests in 2015. Suspended players were not named. The MEAC said...
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November 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Norfolk run nets win over Saint Peter's, 60-58

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) Jeffrey Short tossed in 20 points and RaShid Gaston and D'Shon Taylor each added 14 as Norfolk State held off Saint Peter's 60-58 in the Saint Peter's Division of the Barclays Center Classic Saturday night. Saint Peter's took a 27-20 lead at halftime behind 6 of 11 shooting from three-point range. Marvin Dominique led the first-half charge with 10 points with...
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November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Norfolk State cruises by Division II Virginia-Wise 88-49

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) Jeffrey Short hit four 3-pointers and finished with 27 points to lead Norfolk State to an 88-49 win over Division II Virginia-Wise on Monday night. Short was 10 of 16 from the field for his fifth 20-point game of the season for Norfolk State (7-5). RaShid Gaston added 20 points, on 10-of-15 shooting, and had 14 rebounds for his sixth straight double-double. The...
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December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Norfolk State names Latrell Scott football coach

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) Norfolk State has hired Virginia State's Latrell Scott as its football coach. The announcement was made Tuesday by interim school President Eddie N. Moore Jr. and athletic director Marty L. Miller. The 39-year-old Scott compiled a 19-4 record in two seasons with the Trojans, including a 15-0 record against Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association opponents...
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December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Coach Latrell Scott jumps from Virginia State to Norfolk State

  Norfolk State has hired Virginia State's Latrell Scott as its football coach. The announcement was made Tuesday by interim school President Eddie N. Moore Jr. and athletic director Marty L. Miller. ''He has a history of developing winning football programs and creating an environment of success for student-athletes,'' Miller said in a release announcing the hiring. ''We think...
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December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Norfolk State routs Florida A&M 75-51

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) RaShid Gaston posted a double-double, scoring 26 points with a career-best 16 rebounds as Norfolk State snapped a three-game slide, routing winless Florida A&M 75-51 on Saturday night. Gaston did it with 11-of-13 shooting from the field and grabbing 12 of his 16 rebounds off the defensive boards. Jeffrey Short added 21 points for the Spartans (10-8, 3...
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January 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Taylor, Norfolk St beat Bethune-Cookman, 79-55

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) D'Shon Taylor scored 19 of his career-high 25 points in the second half, and RaShid Gaston added 17 points and nine rebounds to lead Norfolk State past Bethune-Cookman 79-55 on Monday. Taylor tied a career-best with five 3-pointers and Jeffrey Short scored 18 for Norfolk State (11-8, 4-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference), which shot 59 percent in the second...
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January 12, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Norfolk State DE/OLB Lynden Trail

As we delve further into the Pittsburgh Steelers offseason, our attention has begun to shift towards the draft. Like we’ve done in the past, these reports will cover the prospects of the 2015 NFL Draft, placing an emphasis on those who could help the Steelers the most. Today we look once again at the outside […] 2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Norfolk State DE/OLB Lynden Trail...
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January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers Called Norfolk State OLB Lynden Trail Friday Morning

The Pittsburgh Steelers will be bringing in several more players for visits prior to the 2015 NFL Draft and Norfolk State outside linebacker Lynden Trail could very well wind up being one of them. Steelers called this morning — TEAMTRAIL✊7⃣ (@LyndenTrail7) April 17, 2015 Trail, who measures in at 6-7, 269-pounds, posted Friday in Twitter that […] Steelers Called Norfolk...
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April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Xavier adds front court depth, lands transfer from Norfolk State

Xavier has landed a commitment from Norfolk State transfer RaShid Gaston, NBCSports.com confirmed through a source. He has one year of eligibility remaining, but he’ll have to sit out the 2015-16 season before suiting up for the Musketeers. At the very least, Gaston will provide some physicality and depth for the Musketeers along a front line that will need it in 2016-17.(h/t NBC Sports)
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June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

WR Quinta Funderburk to give FCS a shot

Wide receiver Quinta Funderburk has played for both Syracuse and Arkansas, but now appears to be headed to an FCS program after only managing three catches for 50 yards in 2013, his only significant stats across both programs. Funderburk has announced that he will play his final season of eligibility for the Norfolk State Spartans of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC). As...
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July 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Norfolk State Spartans vs. Rutgers Scarlet Knights Preview and Prediction

Rutgers kicks off their 2015 campaign under mass scrutiny after a late August internal investigation involving head coach Kyle Flood, and the...
Via Athlon Sports
September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Old Dominion outlasts Norfolk State, 24-10

NORKFOLK, Va. (AP) Ray Lawry ran for 215 yards on 31 carries with two touchdowns to help lead Old Dominion to a 24-10 victory over Norfolk State on Saturday. The game was the second consecutive 200-plus yard effort for Lawry to open the season. He ran for 223 yards last week against Eastern Michigan. Old Dominion finished with 338 total yards on the ground while holding Norfolk...
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September 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Gerard Johnson helps Norfolk St. top Hampton, 24-14

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) Gerard Johnson ran for 119 yards and a touchdown to help Norfolk State snap a six-game losing streak and beat Hampton 24-14 Saturday. Johnson came into the game with 64 yards rushing on 32 carries for Norfolk State (1-3, 1-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference). Greg Hankerson hit Isaac White for a 12-yard touchdown to put the Spartans up 17-14 with 3:16 left in the...
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September 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Norfolk State clips Howard, 15-12

WASHINGTON (AP) Greg Hankerson completed 24 of 36 passes for 294 yards and two touchdowns to help lead Norfolk State to a 15-12 come from behind win over Howard on Saturday. Trailing 12-7 with 1:53 remaining, Hankerson engineered a nine play, 76-yard drive capped off by a 6-yard scoring strike to DeAndre Sangster with 41 seconds left. Isaac White finished with nine catches for 145...
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October 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Cohen leads North Carolina A&T over Norfolk State 27-3

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) Tarik Cohen ran for 152 yards and a touchdown, and threw for another to lead North Carolina A&T to a 27-3 victory over Norfolk State on Saturday. Cohen has accounted for six touchdowns during the Aggies (4-1, 2-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) three-game win streak. After Cameron Marouf kicked a 28-yard field goal to pull Norfolk State (2-4, 2-1) to 10-3...
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October 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Williams leads Bethune-Cookman over Norfolk State 59-49

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) Quentin Williams threw for a career-high 374 yards and four touchdowns and ran for another score as Bethune-Cookman pulled away in the second half for a 59-49 win over Norfolk State on Saturday. Michael Jones, who had a 75-yard run for a score, rambled for 125 yards and two scores and caught three passes for 103 yards and another touchdown as Bethune-Cookman...
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October 24, 2015  |  Discuss
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