Quick Hits: ODU Spring Game

Monarch football fans have a lot to look forward to as ODU makes the transition to Division I FBS football. The 2013 schedule is a haphazard mix of home “buy” games and road games against some top regional opponents. The Monarchs will find themselves in the deep end of the pool very quickly as they open the season at East Carolina then travel to Maryland, but they’ll also see Howard, The Citadel, and Albany in succession at home after that. ODU can’t get complacent, and Saturday’s Blue/White game was a sign that the program is still moving forward.

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Recruit Log: Goosen’s Spring Break Trip and HU Offer

To change things up a bit, we’re going to share Tallwood lineman Theo “T.J.” Goosen’s experiences in his own words. Theo Goosen (JR OT 6-5 260) took his entire Spring Break to visit colleges in the Northeast. When he returned, he took a visit to Hampton University and picked up his first offer. Goosen is ready to vault into Spring with a lot more knowledge about the recruiting process, and about himself.

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Excitement Abounds In Southampton

In early March, the administration of Southampton County Schools ended their search for the next great coach and announced the hiring of Willie Gillus Jr. In doing so it brought back the hype of football to the athletes, the students and the community. Southampton has a long history of producing numerous college level stars and a few former NFL players, most recently Greg Scott. Since the 70’s Southampton county residents have been proud of their Indians football prowess. In the last decade they’ve seen their Indians struggle in mediocrity but with the hiring of Gillus, the war drums are beating once again.

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