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NORFOLK STATE RUMORS

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
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Norfolk State, ODU to meet on basketball court after 15 years

Tuesday was a big day for Robert Jones and Norfolk State basketball. After years of trying to reignite the flames with an old rival, it was finally official as a game against cross-town rival Old Dominion will highlight the team's 2015-16 schedule. "The highlight of the schedule for local Spartan fans will be the return of our crosstown rival game vs. ODU," Jones said. "We haven...
Via HBCU Gameday
11 days ago  |  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...
Via Steelers Depot
January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Norfolk State NFL Draft Prospect Lynden Trail interview

To all my readers I know its been awhile but it is that time of year again the 2015 Draft is on its way ! The next few months will be filled with anticipation from teams to fans and prospects alike and I can think of no better prospect to bring to you today than Lynden Trail OLB Norfolk State to kick things off . There are several reasons why I have chosen him to be the First in...
Via TopSportsReport
January 15, 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...
Via AP on Fox
December 16, 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? 
Via CLNS Radio
November 19, 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...
Via NESN.com
November 13, 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

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 spring...
Via HBCU Gameday
March 31, 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 Park HS: 6...
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 National...
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! Norfolk...
Via HBCU Gameday
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Williams leads Norfolk State past Boston U 86-82

Pendarvis Williams scored a game-high 27 points, including six in the final minute and eight in overtime to lead Norfolk State over Boston University 86-82 Sunday. Williams' 3-pointer put Norfolk State (8-3) up 72-70 with 2:13 remaining in overtime. The Spartans finished on a 14-12 run, capped by five straight free throws by Williams. Down 67-61 with 1:05 to play in regulation...
Via AP on Fox
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Norfolk St. rolls past Div. II Stillman 105-83

Pendarvis Williams scored 32 points on Tuesday and led Norfolk State to a 105-83 victory over Division II Stillman College. Brandon Goode scored 22 points and pulled down 11 rebounds as Norfolk State (5-2) sealed its third straight win. Jamel Fuentes led the Spartans with nine assists. Williams, who averaged 15.8 points per game before the Stillman match-up, hit the first nine...
Via AP on Fox
November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Goode leads UNC Asheville over Norfolk State 80-78

Brandon Goode had a career-high 22 points on Tuesday night as Norfolk State edged UNC Asheville 80-78 in the East consolation game of the NIT Season Tip-Off. Goode scored 12 of Norfolk State's final 13 points to help the Spartans hold off Asheville's comeback attempt. The Bulldogs twice cut the lead to one point in the final minute. Norfolk State (3-2) led 79-78 when LaTre'e Russell...
Via AP on Fox
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss
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