NORFOLK STATE SPARTANS NEWS

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...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 26, 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...
Via Steelers Depot
April 17, 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

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 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

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...
Via AP on Fox
November 25, 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...
Via AP on Fox
November 15, 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 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...
Via AP on Fox
November 01, 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...
Via AP on Fox
October 18, 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...
Via AP on Fox
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via AP on Fox
October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

William & Mary's defense leads way in 29-14 win

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) William & Mary defenders Jared Velasquez and Ivan Tagoe scored touchdowns in a 29-14 victory over Norfolk State on Saturday night. Tagoe batted a Terrance Ervin pass and Velasquez returned it 39 yards to put the FCS-ranked Tribe (2-1) ahead 14-7 in the first quarter. In the fourth quarter, DeAndre Houston-Carson blocked a field-goal attempt and Tagoe returned...
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September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Liberty defeats Norfolk State 17-0

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) Josh Woodrum threw for 208 yards and one touchdown and ran for another score to lead Liberty to a 17-0 win over Norfolk State on Saturday. Darrin Peterson, who now has 1,050 career receiving yards, was Woodrum's primary target with four receptions for 69 yards. Liberty (1-1) was limited to just 72 yards rushing, while Norfolk State (0-2) had 159 yards rushing,...
Via AP on Fox
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

2nd half keys Norfolk State's 66-60 win vs. Howard

Riley Maye made all five of his shots and finished with 14 points as Norfolk State beat Howard for the ninth straight time, 66-60 on Monday. Norfolk State trailed 32-24 at the break, but took the lead at 36-35 on a 3-pointer by Kievyn Lila-St. Rose. The Spartans started the second half on a 20-5 spurt. Marcel Boyd's three-point play ended Howard's dry spell and pulled them within...
Via AP on Fox
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Norfolk St. survives a Coppin St. comeback 73-68

Malcolm Hawkins, Pendarvis Williams and Brandon Goode scored 15 points each in leading Norfolk State to a 73-68 win over Coppin State on Saturday. Goode also grabbed 11 rebounds for the Spartans who shot 50 percent in the game. Norfolk State learned earlier in the week that interim coach Robert Jones signed-on for the head coach position for three years. Norfolk State (15-11, 9...
Via AP on Fox
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Hampton defeats Norfolk State 79-73 in overtime

Du'Vaughn Maxwell had 11 points and scored a key tip-in shot with 31 seconds to play in regulation to help Hampton to a 79-73 overtime victory against Norfolk State on Saturday night. Jamel Fuentes' free throw gave Norfolk State a 66-64 lead with 54 seconds remaining before Maxwell scored to send it into overtime. Jervon Pressley scored four points and Brian Darden added three...
Via AP on Fox
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Norfolk State tops Morgan State 64-53

Pendarvis Williams scored 16 points and Brandon Goode added 14 points as Norfolk State took down Morgan State 64-53 on Saturday. Norfolk State (13-10, 7-2 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) overcame an early 11-6 deficit with an 11-0 run and never trailed after that point. The Spartans took a 28-23 lead to the half and built the lead to double digits at 44-34 on a three-point play...
Via AP on Fox
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Norfolk State overcomes Savannah State 56-49

Malcolm Hawkins scored 16 points as Norfolk State used a 17-2 run late in the second half to knock Savannah State out of first place in the Mid-Eastern Conference with a 56-49 win on Monday. Trailing by eight late in the second half, Norfolk State (12-9, 6-2) scored 14 unanswered points, recapturing the lead with a Pendarvis Williams jumper that made it 49-47 with 3:40 left, and...
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January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Norfolk State beats Delaware State 58-56

Jamel Fuentes scored 14 points to lead Norfolk State past Delaware State 58-56 in a back-and-forth battle on Monday night. The Spartans ran their regular season conference winning streak to 23 games, the longest such run in the country. Norfolk State's last conference loss came against Delaware State on Feb. 15, 2012. Pendarvis Williams added 11 points for Norfolk State (10-7,...
Via AP on Fox
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Norfolk State defeats Maryland-Eastern Shore 66-62

Pendarvis Williams scored 18 points and pulled down seven rebounds as Norfolk State defeated Maryland-Eastern Shore 66-62 on Saturday. Williams went 4-for-4 from the line in the final seconds to seal the win for the Spartans (9-7, 3-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) and hand the Hawks their 11th straight loss. Anell Alexis and Kievyn Lila-St. Rose each scored 13 points for the...
Via AP on Fox
January 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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