East Tennessee State officially announced the signing of two transfer quarterbacks for its football team on Thursday.
Twelve ETSU players claimed SoCon honors, including seven as first-team members of the two all-conference teams picked by the league’s coaches and media.
The awards, given by STATS, will be presented at a banquet on Jan. 4 in Frisco, Texas, site of the FCS national championship game.
Behind record-breaking QB Devlin Hodges, Samford ruined ETSU’s championship party with a 38-27 victory Saturday at Greene Stadium.
A huge crowd is expected at Greene Stadium when the 17th-ranked Bucs entertain Samford in a game that will determine the Southern Conference champion. Kickoff is at 1 p.m.
Austin Herink has been the frontman for the East Tennessee State football team’s resurgence, but his storybook senior season almost didn’t happen.
If the Bucs manage to beat Samford on Saturday, they would clinch the outright Southern Conference championship for the first time ever and earn the league’s automatic bid to the FCS playoffs.
Quay Holmes scored three touchdowns, Artevius Smith had two interceptions and ETSU beat Mercer 21-18 on Saturday.
Game 10 for Randy Sanders’ Bucs comes Saturday when ETSU visits Mercer. Kickoff is set for 3 p.m.
Senior quarterback Austin Herink has engineered eighth fourth-quarter or overtime comebacks during his East Tennessee State career.
Austin Herink engineered two late scoring drives and ETSU rallied from a 15-point deficit with a little over five minutes left in regulation to edge Western Carolina 45-43 in a three-overtime thriller Saturday evening at Greene Stadium.
No. 25 East Tennessee State hosts Western Carolina on Saturday in the newly dubbed “Blue Ridge Border Battle,” which kicks off at 3:30 p.m. at Greene Stadium.
Western Carolina is heading to Greene Stadium for a Southern Conference game Saturday and the Catamounts will be bringing Tyree Adams, one of the most productive players in school history.
Lennox McAfee and Andre Stoddard combined for four rushing touchdowns to lead No. 12-ranked Wofford to a 30-17 win over No. 21 East Tennessee State on Saturday that forced a tie atop the Southern Conference football standings.
No. 21 East Tennessee State gets a chance to prove it’s for real when it puts its perfect Southern Conference record on the line against No. 12 Wofford on Saturday.