2011 Football News

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

April 5, 2012
Football Hosts Youth Day
Campbell coaches and players welcomed area children to its first Football Youth Day last Saturday.

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.

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.

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.

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.

March 2, 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

March 2, 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.

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.

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.

January 5, 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.

January 4, 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.

December 2, 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

November 8, 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.

November 8, 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.

November 7, 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.

November 5, 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.

November 2, 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).

November 1, 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

October 24, 2011
Erik Feliciano And Greg Bridges Earn Honorable Mention Selections To College Football Performance Awards This Week
Campbell’s football team (4-3, 3-2 PFL) had a pair of players earn national recognition this week as senior defensive back Erik Feliciano and redshirt freshman defensive back Greg Bridges were honorable mention selections for the College Football Performance Awards (CPFA), the committee announced this morning, Oct. 24. Both were chosen in the Defensive Back of the Week category.

October 23, 2011
Braden Smith Takes Home Weekly Pioneer Football League Honor
For the first time in his playing career Campbell quarterback Braden Smith was named the Pioneer Football League’s Offensive Player Of the Week, the league announced on Oct. 23.

October 22, 2011
Camels Pick off Six Passes; Defeat PFL Co-Leader San Diego 48-24
Campbell intercepted six passes and handed Pioneer Football League co-leader San Diego its first conference loss of the season, 48-24, Saturday at Barker-Lane Stadium/Ed Gore Field.

October 19, 2011
Running back duo reflect on time at Campbell
CU head football coach Dale Steele has described Campbell’s rushing attack as a running back by committee approach. Opponents have viewed the multiple option attack as a three-headed monster. Two of the mainstays among the CU running back corps during the program’s five-year existence have been redshirt seniors C.J. Oates and Carl Smith.

October 19, 2011
Q&A with Campbell linebacker Michael Rudisill
Campbell sophomore linebacker Michael Rudisill talks about playing football at Campbell and what it's like to be coached by a childhood friend.

October 18, 2011
Football Hosts San Diego For Homecoming Game
Campbell’s football program (3-3, 2-2 PFL) looks to continue the winning ways and hosts one of the top teams in the Pioneer Football League when San Diego (6-1, 4-0 PFL) comes to Barker-Lane Stadium/Ed Gore Field for CU’s annual Homecoming Game this Saturday, Oct. 22, at 1 p.m.

October 17, 2011
Ted Moore And Brandon Chandler Earn Honorable Mention Selections To College Football Performance Awards This Week
Campbell’s football team (3-3, 2-2 PFL) had a pair of players earn national recognition this week as senior punter Ted Moore and redshirt junior defensive back Brandon Chandler, were honorable mention selections for the College Football Performance Awards (CFPA), the committee announced on Monday morning, Oct. 17. Moore was chosen in the Punter of the Week category, while Chandler earned recognition for Defensive Back of the Week.

October 16, 2011
Football’s Brandon Chandler Takes Home Weekly Pioneer Football League Honor
For the second time in his playing career Campbell defensive back Brandon Chandler was named the Pioneer Football League’s Defensive Player of the Week, the league announced on Oct. 16.

October 15, 2011
Football Defeats Marist, 35-21
Campbell’s football team (3-3, 2-2 PFL) made a little history with the team’s 35-21 victory over Marist College (2-5, 1-3 PFL) on Saturday, Oct. 15 in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. The win was Campbell’s second consecutive win and allowed the Camels to draw even in league play. The win also was Campbell’s first over Marist and first-ever in the state of New York. This is also the first time that Campbell has been .500 after six games since the program was restarted.

October 14, 2011
Football Visits West Point
Campbell’s football team had the opportunity to run its pre-game walkthrough prior to the Marist football game (Oct. 15 at noon) on the campus of the United States Military Academy at West Point (Army) on Friday, Oct. 14.

October 11, 2011
Football Off To New York This Weekend
Campbell’s football program (2-3, 1-2 PFL) is again on the road this weekend and travels to Poughkeepsie, N.Y. to take on conference rival Marist College (2-4, 1-2 PFL) at Tenney Stadium/Leonidoff Field at noon on Oct. 15.

October 9, 2011
Football’s Carl Smith Named College Sports Madness Pioneer Football League Player of Week
Campbell running back Carl Smith was named the College Sports Madness Pioneer Football League Player of the Week, the organization announced on Sunday afternoon, Oct. 9. The Madness identifies the highest impact player nationally and one from each FCS conference in their weekly feature.

October 8, 2011
Q&A with Campbell safety Brandon Chandler
Brandon Chandler, a three year starter for Campbell, talks about what football means to him, his experiences so far as a Camel, and what inspires him to be the best that he can be.

October 8, 2011
Campbell Runs by Butler In Second Half; Wins 38-23
Carl Smith and Jordan Cramer ran for career-high rushing totals and Campbell defeated visiting Butler 38-23 in a Pioneer Football League match-up Saturday at Barker-Lane Stadium / Ed Gore Field.

October 4, 2011
Football Returns Home To Take On Butler
Campbell’s football program (1-3, 0-2 PFL), after a trip to Iowa last weekend, returns home to the Barker-Lane Stadium/Ed Gore Field to take on Butler (3-2, 1-1 PFL) in a conference matchup on Saturday, Oct. 8, at noon.

October 1, 2011
Football Falls to Drake, 31-14, in PFL Road Contest
Drake (4-1, 2-0 PFL) raced out to a 21-0 halftime lead and held on for a 31-14 victory over Campbell (1-3, 0-2 PFL) on Saturday, Oct. 1 at Drake Stadium. The Camels have now lost the team’s last five road games.

September 27, 2011
Football Announces Game Time Change For Georgia State Game
Campbell’s football team (1-1) announced that the game time for its contest against Georgia State on Nov. 19 at the Georgia Dome will now be at 2 p.m.

September 27, 2011
Football Off To Iowa To Take On Drake This Weekend
Campbell’s football program (1-2, 0-1 PFL) looks to get back to the winning ways and travels to Des Moines, Iowa to take on Pioneer Football League rival Drake (3-1, 1-0 PFL) on Saturday, Oct. 1, for a 1 p.m. CDT at Drake Stadium/Johnny Bright Field.

September 26, 2011
Ted Moore An Honorable Mention Selection To College Football Performance Awards This Week
Campbell senior punter Ted Moore was an honorable mention selection to the College Football Performance Awards (CFPA) list for Punter of the Week, the committee announced on Monday morning.

September 24, 2011
Campbell falls to Jacksonville 57-21 in PFL opener
Jacksonville scored 36 unanswered points to end the game and defeated Campbell 57-21 Saturday in the Pioneer Football League opener for both teams Saturday at Barker-Lane Stadium / Ed Gore Field. Jacksonville (2-2, 1-0 PFL) out-gained Campbell (1-2, 0-1 PFL) 713 to 320 and set a Barker-Lane Stadium record for points scored.

September 24, 2011
Jeremiah Robinson spent his summer preparing for football season – and the job market
Jeremiah Robinson spent much of his summer break preparing for a career in broadcast production after he graduates in December.

September 24, 2011
Getting to know the offensive line: A Q&A session with the most unheralded unit on a football team
The following is a conversation with the upperclassmen of the Campbell offensive line unit: redshirt seniors Jeremy Hill (Goldsboro, N.C.), Andy Johnson (Smithfield, N.C.) and Troy Horan (Fayetteville, N.C.), seniors Branden Burt (Greenville, N.C.) and Sam Issermoyer (Eldersburg, Md.), and junior Daniel Ritter (Asheboro, N.C.).

September 24, 2011
Coach Steele - Jacksonville - Press Conference - 9/24/11

September 22, 2011
The Fayetteville Observer: Campbell's Preston Dodson goes from posting up to catching passes
After a four-year career with the Campbell basketball team, Preston Dodson continues his athletics journey as a wide receiver for the football squad while pursuing his MBA.

September 20, 2011
Watch Every Campbell Home Football Game Live!
Fans can get a video stream of Campbell home football games through the Big South Network!

September 20, 2011
Football Opens Pioneer Football League Play This Weekend
Campbell’s football program (1-1) opens Pioneer Football League play this weekend and welcomes Jacksonville (1-2) in on Saturday, Sept. 24, for a 1 p.m. game at Barker-Lane Stadium/Ed Gore Field.

September 20, 2011
Coach Steele’s Open Letter To The Fans
Campbell football head coach Dale Steele addressed Campbell's athletic supporters in an open letter prior to the Jacksonville game.

September 12, 2011
Football’s C.J. Oates Earns Two More Weekly Awards
Campbell running back C.J. Oates took home two more weekly awards for his performance against the Apprentice School over the weekend. College Sports Madness and the College Football Performance Awards announced the selection of Oates to their teams on Monday morning, Sept. 12.

September 11, 2011
Football’s C.J. Oates Takes Home Weekly Pioneer Football League Honor
For the first time this season and the first time in his career Campbell running back C.J. Oates was named the Pioneer Football League’s Offensive Player of the Week, the league announced on Sept. 11.

September 10, 2011
Football Rolls Over Apprentice, 76-0
Campbell’s football team (1-1) put on an offensive show for the home folks in the team’s first home game of the season in a 76-0 victory over the Apprentice School at Barker-Lane Stadium/Ed Gore Field on Saturday, Sept. 10. The team’s 76 points are a school-record and this was also the first time that Campbell has recorded a shutout of an opponent in 35 games since the program was restarted. The team’s special teams also got in the act with a pair of block punts including one that was returned for a touchdown.

September 8, 2011
Football Takes On The Apprentice School In Home Opener
Campbell’s football program (0-1) returns home to Barker-Lane Stadium/Ed Gore Field to host the Apprentice School (0-1) on Saturday, Sept. 10, at 1 p.m. in the team’s home opener. The day will also be Military Appreciation Day and all active military members and veterans can gain access to the game for free with a form of identification.

September 7, 2011
Football To Host Military Appreciation Day This Saturday Against Apprentice
The Campbell football team opens the home season with its game against the Apprentice School at Barker-Lane Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 10, at 1 p.m. Along with the football game, the school’s athletic marketing staff is hosting the first-ever Military Appreciation Day to commemorate those who have fought for the United States or are active members of the military.

September 5, 2011
Jeremiah Robinson An Honorable Mention Selection To College Football Performance Awards This Week
Campbell redshirt senior defensive lineman Jeremiah Robinson was an honorable mention selection to the College Football Performance Awards (CFPA) list for Defensive Lineman of the Week, the committee announced on Monday afternoon.

September 3, 2011
Football Falls to Old Dominion, 41-14
Campbell’s football team (0-1) scored the first points of the game on an opening drive touchdown, but then watched Old Dominion (1-0) put up the next 38 points in a 41-14 loss on Saturday, Sept. 3, in Norfolk, Va. at S.B. Ballard Stadium/Foreman Field in the team’s season opener.

August 31, 2011
Football Travels To Old Dominion To Open The 2011 Season
Campbell’s football program starts the 2011 season on the road for the second consecutive season and heads off to Norfolk, Va. to take on Old Dominion at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 3, at S.B. Ballard Stadium/Foreman Field.

August 29, 2011
Football Begins Game Preparation On Monday
Following five weeks of preseason camp, Campbell’s football team started game preparation for Saturday’s game, Sept. 3, against Old Dominion on Monday, Aug. 29 at Barker-Lane Stadium/Ed Gore Field.

August 29, 2011
Football Has Two Selected To Lombardi Bowl
Campbell’s football team had a pair of players selected to the Lombardi Bowl this season the Lombardi Bowl Advisory Board announced this afternoon, Aug. 29.

August 27, 2011
Road Through SMU Brought Quarterback To Campbell
He was a standout high school quarterback in Texas who regularly played before crowds that would outdraw a typical Saturday at Barker-Lane Stadium. At Southern Methodist University, he was part of two bowl seasons, the first two in over 25 years for the once-elite football program.

August 27, 2011
Football Welcomes Fans For 2011 Appreciation Day
Despite the rainy and potential severe weather in the area, Campbell’s football team braved the elements and held its annual Fan Appreciation Day on Saturday, Aug. 27, at the Fieldhouse at Barker-Lane Stadium/Ed Gore Field.

August 26, 2011
Football Holds Final Scrimmage On Friday
Campbell’s football team completed the last bit of preseason camp with the team’s final scrimmage of preseason camp on Friday, Aug. 26, at Barker-Lane Stadium/Ed Gore Field.

August 26, 2011
Football’s Jeremy Hill Chosen For Watch List for FCS Senior Scout Bowl
Campbell football’s Jeremy Hill was selected to the FCS Senior Scout Bowl Watch List just prior to the start of the 2011 season by the FCS Senior Scout Bowl committee. Hill was selected to the offense for the South team and is one of nine PFL players to be chosen.

August 26, 2011
Coach Steele - Day 21 - Preseason Camp - 8/26/11
Campbell's head coach Dale Steele's discusses the team's work on the 21st day of preseason camp.

August 25, 2011
2011 Football Media Guide Now Available Online
The 2011 Campbell football media guide is now available online.

August 24, 2011
Football Holds Scrimmage on Wednesday
Campbell’s football team continued to work toward next weekend’s game against Old Dominion with a game type scrimmage on Wednesday, Aug. 24, at Barker-Lane Stadium/Ed Gore Field.

August 24, 2011
Coach Steele - Day 19 - Preseason Camp

August 22, 2011
Football To Hold Fan Appreciation and Media Day On Saturday; Scrimmage On Friday
Campbell’s football team announced it will hold a Fan Appreciation/Media Day on Saturday, Aug. 27, at Barker-Lane Stadium/Ed Gore Field from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The team will hold its last scrimmage on Friday, Aug. 26, at 3:30 p.m. at team’s facility.

August 20, 2011
Football Holds Second Official Scrimmage of the Preseason On Saturday
Campbell’s football team capped off the team’s third week of practice with a scrimmage on Saturday, Aug. 20, at Barker-Lane Stadium/Ed Gore Field

August 20, 2011
Coach Steele - Day 16 - 2011 Preseason Camp

August 19, 2011
Football Continues To Work Towards The Season
Campbell’s football team held its 15th day of practice on Friday, Aug. 19, at the grass practice field. The practice was marked by a few light intermitted showers throughout the two hour session.

August 19, 2011
Coach Steele - Day 15 - Preseason Camp - 8/19/11

August 18, 2011
Football Looks Forward To An Exciting 2011 Season
It is rare that you can look at a team that goes 3-8 in consecutive years and say that it is on the verge of something special, but that is the exact feeling that you get when you look at the 2011 Campbell Football team.

August 17, 2011
Football Holds Practice On First Day of Classes
Campbell’s football team held its 13th day of practice on Wednesday, Aug. 17, on the day when the CU students began classes. The team wore full pads and practiced for about two hours at Barker-Lane Stadium/Ed Gore Field.

August 17, 2011
Coach Steele - Day 13 - 2011 Preseason Camp
Coach Steele discusses the team's performance after the 13th day of practice.

August 15, 2011
Football Begins Third Week of Camp on Monday
Campbell’s football team kept working toward the season with the team’s 11th day of preseason camp on Monday, Aug. 15 at Barker-Lane Stadium/Ed Gore Field.

August 15, 2011
Football Holds First Full Scrimmage of Preseason
The Campbell football team held its first full scrimmage on Saturday morning inside Barker-Lane Stadium as about 150 friends and family members looked on. The majority of the scrimmage was played in a steady drizzle, but the heavy rains held off until after the conclusion of the intra-squad contest.

August 15, 2011
Coach Steele - Day 11 - 2011 Preseason Camp
Coach Steele talks about the team's 11th day of practice.

August 11, 2011
Football Holds A Morning Practice on Thursday
Campbell’s football team hosted the team’s eighth day of practice on Thursday, Aug. 11, in the morning on the grass practice field.

August 11, 2011
Coach Steele - Day 8 - 2011 Preseason Camp
Coach Dale Steele discusses the team's practice on Aug. 11, 2011.

August 10, 2011
Football Hosts Second Two-A-Day Practice Of The Preseason Camp
Campbell’s football team kept working to the start of the 2011 regular season with two more practices on Wednesday, Aug. 10.

August 10, 2011
Coach Steele - Day 7 - 2011 Preseason Camp
Head Coach Dale Steele discusses the team's work on the seventh day of the preseason practice.

August 8, 2011
Pioneer Football League Coaches Pick Campbell Seventh
In the Pioneer Football League’s Preseason Coaches’ Poll, announced this afternoon, Campbell’s football program was predicted to finish seventh in the conference.

August 8, 2011
Football Hosts First Two-A-Day Practice Of The Preseason Camp
Campbell’s football team had another few firsts of the 2011 preseason camp and hosted the first two-a-day practice on Monday, Aug. 8, on the team’s grass practice field. The second practice was also CU’s first night workout of the preseason.

August 8, 2011
Coach Steele - Day 5 - 2011 Preseason Camp
Head coach Dale Steele discusses the team's work done on the fifth day of preseason practice.

August 6, 2011
Football Fully Gears Up On Saturday
Campbell’s football team put on full gear for the first time this season in a two-hour practice on Saturday morning, Aug. 6. The team also practiced at Barker-Lane Stadium/Ed Gore Field for the first time this year on a hot and muggy morning.

August 6, 2011
Coach Steele - Day 4 - 2011 Preseason Camp
Campbell's head coach Dale Steele's discusses the team's work on the fourth day of preseason camp.

August 5, 2011
Football Continues Preseason Work On Third Day of Camp
The Campbell football team kept working to the start of the 2011 regular season with a two-hour morning practice on Friday, Aug. 5, on the grass practice field. The practice was the first the Camels were able to wear shoulder pads to add to the helmets and shorts that they had been wearing during the first two practices of the week.

August 5, 2011
Coach Steele - Day 3 - 2011 Preseason Camp
Coach Steele discusses the team's work during the third practice of the year.

August 3, 2011
Football Begins Preseason Camp Practice on Wednesday
Campbell head football coach Dale Steele opened his and the school’s fourth season of preseason camp on Wednesday morning, August 3, with a 9 a.m. practice. The Camels will practice on 22 of the next 24 days to prepare for the opening game against Old Dominion on Sept. 3 at 6 p.m.

August 3, 2011
Coach Steele - Day 1 - 2011 Preseason Camp
Campbell head coach Dale Steele talked about his team after the first day of preseason camp.

August 2, 2011
Adam Willets On Watch List For Fred Mitchell Placekicking Award
Campbell redshirt senior placekicker Adam Willets has been named to the watch list for the Fred Mitchell Placekicking Award, the award’s selection committee announced this morning. Willets is one of three representative from the Pioneer Football League (David Lang – Butler and Billy Janssen - Drake) and the only kicker selected from the state of North Carolina from the 50 listed candidates.

August 1, 2011
Football Opens Preseason Camp
One-hundred and 10 players greeted Campbell head coach Dale Steele and the rest of the coaching staff as the CU football team officially reported to preseason camp on Monday (Aug. 1). This is the Camels’ fourth preseason camp. CU’s football team is coming off a season where the team led the conference in rushing for the second consecutive season with 2,285 yards. The team showed marked improvement and lost five games by a combined 19 points in 2010. The Camels also set a school Division I record with 56 points and 416 yards rushing against Valparaiso in the team’s 56-14 home victory on Nov. 6, 2010.

July 20, 2011
Football Has Five Named to Phil Steele’s Preseason All-Pioneer Football League Team; Two Selected for First Team
Just a few weeks from starting preseason camp and the 2011 season, Campbell’s football program received some encouraging news as five of the team’s players garnered national recognition with places on Phil Steele’s Preseason All-Pioneer Football League Team, the national magazine announced this morning (July 20th).

July 20, 2011
Branden Burt Selected To 20th Annual Allstate AFCA Good Works Team®
The Allstate Insurance Company and the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) has announced that Campbell offensive guard Branden Burt has been nominated for the 2011 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team®. The award recognizes the selfless contributions to volunteerism and community service made by college football student-athletes across the nation.

July 19, 2011
Football Adds Duncan McLaurin and Will Phillippi To Staff
Campbell head football coach Dale Steele has added Duncan McLaurin and Will Phillippi to his coaching staff for the 2011-12 season.

July 4, 2011
Football's Ted Moore Named To CFPA Punter Watch List
Rising redshirt senior Ted Moore (Wilmington, N.C./Laney) was named to the Punter Watch List by the College Football Performance Awards.

June 30, 2011
Coach Steele Gives Insight To Stetson Football
Head Coach Dale Steele recently talked to The Dayton Beach News-Journal about what he learned from the start-up at Campbell and what Stetson football should expect when their program is started in 2013.

June 28, 2011
Football's Adam Willets Named To CFPA Placekicker Watch List
Rising redshirt senior Adam Willets (Gibsonville, N.C./Western Alamance) was named to the Placekicker Watch List by the College Football Performance Awards.

June 17, 2011
Mercer University, Stetson University to Join Pioneer Football League in 2013
Pioneer Football League Commissioner Patty Viverito announced that Mercer University and Stetson University have accepted the league's invitations for membership. Both institutions will begin play with the 2013 season, bringing the league's membership to 12 teams at that time.

June 10, 2011
Campbell Defensive End Tackles Show Business at PBS Affiliate
Campbell football's Jeremiah Robinson is interning at WGBH TV in Boston this summer. Campbell publication's online staff writer Susan Welch recently had the opportunity to sit down and talk to Jeremiah about the experience.

June 2, 2011
Football Welcomes 27 Newcomers
The Campbell football program announced its 2011 recruiting class this morning, June 2. The 27-member group has all signed letters of commitment and all have also completed enrollment requirements for the university. This is the fifth official signing class for Coach Steele and the Camels, who will begin play this fall with a road game against Old Dominion on September 3rd at 6 p.m.