2011 Football News

  • The Associated Press: FCS to expand playoffs to 24 teams
    May 11, 2012
    The Associated Press: FCS to expand playoffs to 24 teams The Football Championship Subdivision is on the verge of expanding its playoff system from 20 to 24 teams by 2013, including an automatic qualifier for the PFL champion.
  • Catch Dale Steele on 640 AM Tonight
    April 30, 2012
    Catch Dale Steele on 640 AM Tonight Tune in to the “Sports Blast” on Fayetteville, N.C. based 640 AM tonight, April 30, at 7:15 p.m. to hear Campbell head football coach Dale Steele, who will be a guest on the program.
  • Football Announces 2012 Recruiting Class
    April 30, 2012
    Football Announces 2012 Recruiting Class Campbell head football coach Dale Steele has announced the Camels’ 2012 recruiting class. The group features 32 newcomers from five different states, including 25 from North Carolina.
  • Football Joins up with Fayetteville-Cumberland County Parks & Recreation Buddy Program
    April 30, 2012
    Football Joins up with Fayetteville-Cumberland County Parks & Recreation Buddy Program Several Campbell players along with head coach Dale Steele joined the Fayetteville-Cumberland County Parks and Recreation Department on Saturday for its Buddy Football Program.
  • Defense Wins Spring Game 52-37
    April 21, 2012
    Defense Wins Spring Game 52-37 The defense forced eight turnovers to take the annual Campbell Orange & White Spring Game 52-37, Saturday at Barker-Lane Stadium/Ed Gore Field.
  • CU Athletics Announces Inaugural CAMMYS Nominees
    April 19, 2012
    CU Athletics Announces Inaugural CAMMYS Nominees Campbell University athletics will present the inaugural CAMMYS this Tuesday, April 24 at 6 p.m. inside the John W. Pope Jr. Convocation Center.
  • Football Spring Game Set for Saturday, April 21
    April 16, 2012
    Football Spring Game Set for Saturday, April 21 Campbell will wrap up its 2012 spring football schedule with the annual Orange & White Game Saturday, April 21 at noon at Barker-Lane Stadium/Ed Gore Field.
  • Football Releases 2012 Schedule, Announces the Addition of Lights to Barker-Lane Stadium
    April 12, 2012
    Football Releases 2012 Schedule, Announces the Addition of Lights to Barker-Lane Stadium Campbell will begin its 2012 football schedule with the program’s first ever Thursday night game at Barker-Lane Stadium, kicking off an 11-game slate featuring six home contests.
  • Football Hosts Youth Day
    April 05, 2012
    Football Hosts Youth Day Campbell coaches and players welcomed area children to its first Football Youth Day last Saturday.
  • Football Aids Habitat For Humanity During The Early Spring
    March 22, 2012
    Football Aids Habitat For Humanity During The Early Spring Campbell’s football team was able to get out and help out in the community on Saturday, Feb. 11, with a trip to Johnston County to aid at the local Habitat for Humanity.
  • Football Starts Second Week of Spring Practice
    March 21, 2012
    Football Starts Second Week of Spring Practice Campbell’s football team began its second week of spring practice on March 21 at Barker-Lane Stadium. The team started practice at 3:20 and practiced for two hours on the game field.
  • Football To Hold Fourth Annual Ladies Clinic
    March 19, 2012
    Football To Hold Fourth Annual Ladies Clinic Campbell’s football program announced it will hold its fourth annual Ladies Clinic on Saturday, March 31 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Campbell Football Fieldhouse.
  • Football To Host Fourth Annual Earl Smith Golf Tournament
    March 16, 2012
    Football To Host Fourth Annual Earl Smith Golf Tournament Campbell’s football team announced that it will hold the fourth annual Earl Smith Golf Tournament on Friday, April 20, with registration starting at 9:30 a.m. at Keith Hills Country Club on the day of the event.
  • Football Releases Spring Practice Schedule
    March 02, 2012
    Football Releases Spring Practice Schedule Campbell’s football team had a record setting 2011 season and starts the preparation for 2012 season this month as its spring schedule was released this morning (March 5). The team practices regularly on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays throughout the mid-point of March until the annual Orange-White Scrimmage on April 21. The team can host a total of 15 practice events throughout the spring
  • Football To Hold Program’s First Camel Youth Day
    March 02, 2012
    Football To Hold Program’s First Camel Youth Day Campbell’s football program announced it will hold the program’s first Camel Youth Day on Saturday, March 24 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Campbell Football Fieldhouse and Barker-Lane Stadium/Ed Gore Field. The Youth Day will be a free event for elementary school students from 1st – 5th grade.
  • Football Adds Wally Ake and Bryan Butterworth To The Staff
    February 22, 2012
    Football Adds Wally Ake and Bryan Butterworth To The Staff Campbell head football coach Dale Steele has added Wally Ake and Bryan Butterworth to his coaching staff for the 2012-13 season.
  • Football Garners 56 Pioneer Football League Academic Honor Roll Accolades
    January 24, 2012
    Football Garners 56 Pioneer Football League Academic Honor Roll Accolades Campbell’s football program, after just completing a successful fourth season on the field, had another strong season in the classroom with 56 players earning academic accolades from Pioneer Football League (PFL) in the form of a place on the honor roll, the league announced recently.
  • Sam Issermoyer and Steth Monroe Named To The College Sports Madness 2011 Pioneer Football League All-Conference Team
    January 05, 2012
    Sam Issermoyer and Steth Monroe Named To The College Sports Madness 2011 Pioneer Football League All-Conference Team Campbell’s football team (6-5, 5-3 Pioneer Football League) had a pair of players named to the College Sports Madness 2011 Pioneer Football League All-Conference team, the organization announced recently.
  • Jordan Cramer Named To FCS ADA Academic All-Star Team
    January 04, 2012
    Jordan Cramer Named To FCS ADA Academic All-Star Team Campbell’s Jordan Cramer was one of 58 student-athletes named to the Football Championship Subdivision Athletics Directors Association (FCS ADA) Academic All-Star Team. He is the first Campbell football player to earn recognition on the team since the CU program was restarted in 2008.
  • Five Football Players Named To Annual Academic All-PFL Teams
    December 02, 2011
    Five Football Players Named To Annual Academic All-PFL Teams Campbell’s football program (6-5, 5-3 PFL) had five players earn Academic All-Pioneer Football League honors, the conference announced this afternoon. The team is the 19th Academic All-PFL team since the league began. The Camels placed four on the first team and one on the second team this season.
  • Football Team Elects Permanent 2011 Captains
    November 22, 2011
    Football Team Elects Permanent 2011 Captains Campbell’s football team (6-5, 5-3 PFL) announced today, Nov. 22, that is has elected permanent 2011 captains for the squad following the season.
  • Football Has 11 Earn All-PFL Recognition
    November 22, 2011
    Football Has 11 Earn All-PFL Recognition Campbell’s football program (6-5, 5-3 Pioneer Football League) continued its outstanding 2011 season by having a school-record 11 players earn All-Pioneer Football League recognition, with a two players on the first team and two on the second team, the league announced on Tuesday evening, Nov. 22. All selections were made by the league's coaches, who were not permitted to vote for their own players.
  • Milton Brown Earns Honorable Mention Selection To College Football Performance Awards This Week
    November 21, 2011
    Milton Brown Earns Honorable Mention Selection To College Football Performance Awards This Week Redshirt senior linebacker Milton Brown was named an honorable mention selection to the College Football Performance Awards (CFPA) this week, Nov. 21, after leading Campbell’s football team (6-5, 5-3 PFL) in a 42-35 loss at Georgia State in the Georgia Dome last weekend.
  • Football Falls To Georgia State, 42-35
    November 19, 2011
    Football Falls To Georgia State, 42-35 Campbell’s football team (6-5, 5-3 PFL) fought all the way to the end in a 42-35 loss to Georgia State (3-8) on Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Georgia Dome. The game was the last in the career of 29 CU seniors who had formed the bedrock of Campbell’s program since the restart. The game was also the first time that Campbell has played indoors at an NFL facility and the fifth time that the Camels have taken on an FCS scholarship program.
  • Football Finishes The Season At Georgia State
    November 15, 2011
    Football Finishes The Season At Georgia State Campbell’s football program (6-4, 5-3 PFL) completes the 2011 season with a trip to Atlanta to play Georgia State (2-8) in the Georgia Dome on Saturday, Nov. 19, at 2 p.m. The game will be the first for Campbell indoors and at a National Football League facility since the program was restarted.
  • Carl Smith Earns Honorable Mention Selection To College Football Performance Awards This Week
    November 14, 2011
    Carl Smith Earns Honorable Mention Selection To College Football Performance Awards This Week Redshirt senior running Carl Smith was named an honorable mention selection to the College Football Performance Awards (CFPA) this week, Nov. 14, after leading Campbell’s football team (6-4, 5-3 PFL) in a 34-31 loss at Valparaiso last weekend.
  • Football Falls to Valparaiso, 34-31
    November 12, 2011
    Football Falls to Valparaiso, 34-31 Campbell’s football team (6-4, 5-3 PFL) fell to Valparaiso (1-9, 1-6 PFL) by a 34-31 score on Saturday, Nov. 12, in Valparaiso, Ind. The win for Valpo snapped the team’s 29-game losing streak. The loss for Campbell ended the program’s school-record five gamer.
  • Kurt Odom, Colten Burris and Michael Rudisill Earn Football First-Team Academic All-District Honors For Campbell
    November 10, 2011
    Kurt Odom, Colten Burris and Michael Rudisill Earn Football First-Team Academic All-District Honors For Campbell Campbell University had three players earn national recognition for their stellar performances on the field and in the classroom this season on Thursday, Nov. 10, as CoSIDA announced the selection of Kurt Odom, Colten Burris and Michael Rudisill to the Capital One Academic All-District team for football in District 3.
  • Two Cents with CJ Oates
    November 08, 2011
    Two Cents with CJ Oates In a regular video feature, Campbell running back CJ Oates sits down and asks fellow CU student-athletes a series of questions.
  • Football Off To Indiana This Weekend
    November 08, 2011
    Football Off To Indiana This Weekend Campbell’s football program (6-3, 5-2 PFL) is off to Valparaiso, Ind. this weekend to take on the Crusaders (0-9, 0-6 PFL) at 2 p.m. at Brown Field. The Camels are on a school record five-game winning streak including two straight on the road heading into this weekend’s action.
  • Jordan Cramer Earns Honorable Mention Selection To College Football Performance Awards This Week
    November 07, 2011
    Jordan Cramer Earns Honorable Mention Selection To College Football Performance Awards This Week Redshirt senior fullback Jordan Cramer was named an honorable mention selection to the College Football Performance Awards (CFPA) this week, Nov. 7, after leading Campbell’s football team (6-3, 5-2 PFL) to a 41-31 victory over Morehead State last weekend.
  • Campbell Defeats Morehead State 41-31; Clinches Winning Overall and PFL records
    November 05, 2011
    Campbell Defeats Morehead State 41-31; Clinches Winning Overall and PFL records Campbell (6-3, 5-2) ran its win streak to five games and clinched winning overall and PFL records for the first time since the program was re-started on the Division I level in 2008. Twenty-nine Camel seniors made their final home appearances in the Orange & Black on Saturday.
  • Football To Host “Take A Kid To The Game” On Saturday
    November 02, 2011
    Football To Host “Take A Kid To The Game” On Saturday In addition to honoring the program’s 30 seniors on Saturday, Nov. 5, in a pre-game ceremony prior the home season finale, Campbell football’s 1 p.m. contest against Morehead State at Barker-Lane Stadium/Ed Gore Field will be the annual “Take A Kid To The Game”, where kids aged 14 and younger will receive a ticket to the game with the purchase of an adult ticket (limit two kids tickets per adult).
  • Football Hosts Morehead State In Home Season Finale
    November 01, 2011
    Football Hosts Morehead State In Home Season Finale Campbell’s football program (5-3, 4-2 PFL) puts the team’s four-game winning streak on the line when it hosts Morehead State (2-6, 1-4 PFL) on Saturday, Nov. 5, at 1 p.m. at Barker-Lane Stadium/Ed Gore Field. The day will serve as Senior Day for Campbell’s 29 senior players and senior equipment manager Josh Tate.
  • Q&A with CU Football Head Coach Dale Steele
    October 31, 2011
    Q&A with CU Football Head Coach Dale Steele Campbell football coach Dale Steele reflects on how his 30 seniors, the success of the 2011 season and his coaching career.
  • Braden Smith Takes Home Second Pioneer Football League Weekly Honor
    October 30, 2011
    Braden Smith Takes Home Second Pioneer Football League Weekly Honor For the second time in his playing career and the second time in as many weeks Campbell quarterback Braden Smith was named the Pioneer Football League’s Offensive Player Of the Week, the league announced on Oct. 30. Smith was the named the co-offensive player of the week along with Dayton’s Will Bardo. The back-to-back weekly awards from a CU player was the first time during the Division I era.
  • Football Wins Triple Overtime Thriller Over Davidson, 26-20
    October 29, 2011
    Football Wins Triple Overtime Thriller Over Davidson, 26-20 Braden Smith completed a 12-yard pass to Chad McMichael with just :13 seconds remaining in the game to force overtime and then scored a diving touchdown in the third overtime to allow Campbell’s football team (5-3, 4-2 Pioneer Football League) to escape with 26-20 thrilling victory over Davidson (2-6, 0-5 PFL) on Saturday, Oct. 29, at Richardson Stadium/Smith Field. The win was Campbell’s fourth in a row and the first time that CU has topped Davidson in four Division I attempts.
  • Football’s Jeremy Hill and Ted Moore Chosen for FCS Senior Scout Bowl
    October 27, 2011
    Football’s Jeremy Hill and Ted Moore Chosen for FCS Senior Scout Bowl Campbell football offensive lineman Jeremy Hill and punter Ted Moore have been invited to the FCS Senior Scout Bowl the committee announced recently. Hill and Moore were selected for the South team and are two of 15 PFL players to be chosen.
  • Football Off To Davidson This Weekend
    October 25, 2011
    Football Off To Davidson This Weekend Campbell’s football program (4-3, 3-2 PFL) looks to continue the winning ways and hits the road for a conference matchup with Davidson College (2-5, 1-4 PFL) on Saturday, Oct. 29, at 1 p.m. in Davidson, N.C. at Richardson Stadium.
  • Football Featured On NBC 17
    October 24, 2011
    Football Featured On NBC 17 After defeating conference rival San Diego by a 48-24 score on Homecoming this weekend the Campbell football program (4-3, 3-2 PFL) was featured by NBC 17 (WNCN) on Sunday evening, Oct. 23, by television reporter Todd Gibson.
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