NORFOLK STATE RUMORS

Norfolk State's Jones Among First-Year Coaching Stars

Robert Jones led NSU to a 19-15 season in 2014. (Hamptonroads.com)Norfolk State may not have returned to the NCAA Touranment this year, but the work Robert Jones did in his first year as head coach didn't go unnoticed. Last week, Jones was nominated for the Joe B. Hall award, given to the top first-year coach in Division I basketball. Jones was named interim head coach last...
Via HBCU Gameday
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Morgan State Coach Hired As Norfolk State Offensive Coordinator

Donald Hill-Eley won't be coming back to Morgan State, but he will be coaching in the MEAC in 2014. Norfolk State announced this afternoon that it has hired the former Morgan head coach as offensive coordinator and receivers coach."I'm very excited about adding so much quality and experience on the offensive side of the ball," NSU head coach Pete Adrian said. ...
Via HBCU Gameday
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Maryland-Eastern Shore will not retain head coach Frankie Allen

Two days after losing to Norfolk State in the first round of the MEAC tournament, Maryland-Eastern Shore has announced that head coach Frankie Allen will not return in 2014-15. Allen was the head coach at UMES for six season, finishing his tenure with a record of 42-139. The highest UMES finished in the MEAC was a tie for fifth place in 2009-10, as they posted an 8-8 record in conference...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Norfolk State head coach Robert Jones receives contract extension

When Anthony Evans left Norfolk State to fill the vacancy left by Richard Pitino at FIU in the spring, assistant Robert Jones was promoted to interim head coach. And to this point in his debut season Jones has experienced a decent amount of success, with the Spartans (8-3) currently trailing North Carolina Central (12-1) in the MEAC standings by two games in the loss column and 14...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

HBCU Signing Day Spotlight: Norfolk State Spartans Stay Close To Home

Two-way Amherst County star Darius Wilson (gray) will play college football at Norfolk State. (News Advance photo)Norfolk State's first four recruits all hailed from the Commonwealth. We'll see if they keep this up. WR Darius Wilson, Amherst County: 6'3, 170lbs. Two way All-District pick.OL Thomas Coleman, Western Branch:  6'3, 280lbs DB Ebenezer Agyemang-Kusi, Forest...
Via HBCU Gameday
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Norfolk State's Trail Named FCS' Top Defeneder By CFPA

Lynden Trail has just been named the CFPA FCS Defensive POY. (Lynden Trail photo)Norfolk State football had a dissappoing season as a program in 2013, but the same can't be said for Lynden Trail. The Florida transfer put up a solid statistical season and has been rewarded with the College Football Performance Award's FCS National Defensive Player of The Year.2013 CFPA #FCS...
Via HBCU Gameday
February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Norfolk State Recruit Dunks over 7-Footer

Yeah, we know football signing day is coming up, but we came across a pretty sweet highlight video of a hoops recruit. Miller Grove's Deven Dorsey is a 6'6 swingman from Georgia set to join Norfolk State next year. Looks like he has plenty of ups to keep Echols Hall jumping for years to come. Check out his highlight tape and the video of him dunking over a 7-footer. New Video...
Via HBCU Gameday
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

North Carolina Central beats Norfolk State, 24-13

Andre Clarke rushed for 93 yards and a touchdown as North Carolina Central rallied to beat Norfolk State 24-13 on Saturday. Quarterback Jordan Reid scored the first Eagles touchdown in the first quarter on a 1-yard rush after driving 70 yards in 12 plays. He was 8 of 16 for 103 yards passing on the day. Clarke's rushing TD came with under two minutes to go in the first half...
Via AP on Fox
November 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Hampton pulls away from Norfolk State, 27-17

Jorrian Washington rushed for 119 yards and a fourth-quarter touchdown to carry Hampton University to a 27-17 win over Norfolk State in a Mid-Eastern Conference rivalry Saturday. Washington got help from Bryan Bailey, who threw for 263 yards, including a 32-yard TD strike to Twarn Mixson. Morris Brailsford ran the ball in from the 1-yard line while Anthony Prevost kicked two field...
Via AP on Fox
October 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Charleston Southern stops Norfolk State 20-12

Ben Robinson and Christian Reyes combined for 194 yards rushing on 34 carries to lead Charleston Southern to a 20-12 nonconference victory over Norfolk State Saturday. Robinson's 2-yard scoring run early in the second quarter gave Charleston Southern (4-0) the lead. The Norfolk State Spartans (0-3) came back to score on a 1-yard pass from Omari Timmons to Ryan Wade. The point...
Via AP on Fox
September 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Hoops coach Anthony Evans resigns at Norfolk State

Norfolk State says men's basketball coach Anthony Evans has resigned, and a person familiar with the situation says he has accepted the same position at Florida International. The person requested anonymity because an official announcement is not expected at FIU until Tuesday. Evans spent six seasons at Norfolk State and last season guided the Spartans to 26 victories and their...
Via Fox Sports
April 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Howard 37, Norfolk St. 36, OT

Julien David blocked Everett Goldberg's extra point try in overtime to give Howard a 37-36 victory over Norfolk State on Saturday in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference opener for both teams. After Goldberg's 38-yard field goal with 5 seconds left in regulation pulled the Spartans into a 30-30 tie, the Bison (2-1) got the ball first in overtime. Greg McGhee ran for a 2-yard...
Via AP on Fox
September 15, 2012  |  Discuss

NBA Draft Blog Interview with Kyle O'Quinn

To say that the last 2 months for Kyle O’Quinn have been amazing may be a huge understatement.  Named the MEAC’s Defensive Player of the Year for the second consecutive year, he followed that up with winning the conference’s Player of the Year award.  Shortly after that, O’Quinn captured the attention of a national audience, leading his 15th ranked Norfolk State Spartans...
Via NBA Draft Blog
May 15, 2012  |  Discuss
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Norfolk State star sings 'One Shining Moment'

A Norfolk State player was asked by CBS to sing “One Shining Moment’ and he complied. Norfolk State just beat Mizzou in the second round on the NCAA Tournament and are a hot team right now. They take on the Florida Gators in their next matchup. Could this team be the next VCU or George Mason?
Via Throw The Flag
March 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Norfolk State Cheerleader Shows Off Tongue Ring To National Television

Yeah, the quality on this pictures is absolutely terrible. Blame it on TNT’s ****** HD cameras. This Norfolk State cheerleader wanted to show off her tongue ring to the world. I’m sure your parents are real proud of your accomplishment cheerleader. Norfolk State is actually giving Missouri all they can handle right now as the 2 seed takes on the 15 seed in Omaha, Nebraska....
Via Busted Coverage
March 16, 2012  |  Discuss
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