Jessop Earns Offensive Player of the Year in the MEC

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Saturday, November 25, 2017

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  1. UVA Alum Moves Talent Shop To The River City
    08 Jan, 2018
    UVA Alum Moves Talent Shop To The River City
    Read the original story at: https://richmondbizsense.com/2018/01/08/uva-alum-moves-talent-shop-river-city/ With NFL and MLB hopefuls on his roster, a UVA football player-turned-sports agent has added his firm to the short list of agencies that call Richmond home. Crown Endeavors, founded by former Cavalier offensive lineman John Maghamez, has moved from Roanoke to Richmond. Maghamez, who played at UVA from 2008-2012, started the business in 2015 and represents football and baseball players and
  2. Jessop aims to make 'legitimate run' at playing pro football
    20 Apr, 2018
    Jessop aims to make 'legitimate run' at playing pro football
    https://www.loudountimes.com/sports/jessop-aims-to-make-legitimate-run-at-playing-pro-football/article_75cf2378-44aa-11e8-bc85-c78a26c3c016.html
  3. Memphis Tigers football hires Scott Symons as inside LBs coach
    20 Feb, 2018
    Memphis Tigers football hires Scott Symons as inside LBs coach
    MEMPHIS – University of Memphis head football coach Mike Norvell has hired Scott Symons as an inside linebackers coach, it was announced Friday. Symons has spent the past four seasons at West Georgia.   "We are excited about the addition of Coach Symons and his wife Kristen to the Tiger football family," Norvell said. "We have been able to develop a great relationship over the last few years as he has come to clinics with our defensive staff over the last few years and will allow us to have
  4. Jessop Finishes Fourth in Harlon Hill Award Balloting
    11 Jan, 2018
    Jessop Finishes Fourth in Harlon Hill Award Balloting
    Read original story at http://www.mountaineast.org/news/2017/12/15/football-jessop-finishes-fourth-in-harlon-hill-award-balloting.aspx?path=fb FLORENCE, Ala. – Senior quarterback Connor Jessop (Ashburn, Va./Broad Run/Virginia Tech) of the Shepherd University football team finished fourth in the balloting for the 2017 Harlon Hill Trophy as the Division II College Football Player of the Year. Texas A&M-Commerce quarterback Luis Perez claimed the 2017 Harlon Hill Trophy. The award winner is
  5. Bellhaven University Hires Blaine McCorkle as Head Football Coach
    09 Jan, 2018
    Bellhaven University Hires Blaine McCorkle as Head Football Coach
    Read original story at http://blazers.belhaven.edu/news/2018/1/6/belhaven-welcomes-new-head-football-coach-blaine-mccorkle.aspx Belhaven University Vice President and Director of Athletics, Scott Little, has announced the selection of Blaine McCorkle as Head Football Coach.  An Education graduate and four-year football letterman at Louisiana State University (LSU), McCorkle comes to Belhaven from the University of Delaware, where he most recently served as Offensive Line Coach.  His collegiate
  6. Hights Finishes Third in Upshaw Award Balloting
    04 Jan, 2018
    Hights Finishes Third in Upshaw Award Balloting
    MANHEIM, Pa. -- Senior offensive lineman Lavonte Hights (N. Chesterfield, Va./Meadowbrook) of the Shepherd University football team finished third in the balloting for the 2017 Gene Upshaw Division II Lineman of the Year Award. Slippery Rock defensive end Marcus Martin won the award, while Jake Daugherty of Ferris State placed second. A three-time All-MEC First Team selection and two-time All-American, Hights set the Shepherd all-time mark for consecutive starts with 49. He anchored an
  7. 3 Time All-American LaVonte Hights Signs With CE
    20 Dec, 2017
    3 Time All-American LaVonte Hights Signs With CE
    Richmond, Virginia, December 20, 2017 - Crown Endeavors Sports Agency signed its first professional football client LaVonte Hights from Shepherd University today representing both his playing career and his marketing endeavors. LaVonte was a 3x All-American at Shepherd where he played both offensive tackle and guard.  LaVonte hails from Richmond, Virginia and is a graduate of Meadowbrook High School.  LaVonte is a 2018 NFL Draft prospect who possesses freak athleticism for a 6'4" 310 lb
  8. Tim Place Signs With Crown Endeavors Sports Agency
    29 Nov, 2017
    Tim Place Signs With Crown Endeavors Sports Agency
    Richmond, Virginia, November 29, 2017 - Chowan University Head Football Coach Tim Place has officially signed with Crown Endeavors Sports Agency for his representation for his career and for marketing. Every program Tim has coached at he has turned around almost immediately and created a winning culture.   Tim Place enters his 10th season at the helm of the Hawks football program after producing back-to-back winning seasons for the first time in the Division II era and has produced winning
  9. Inside Rhodes Football
    15 Aug, 2017
    Inside Rhodes Football
    The 2016 season was Jim Ryan’s first as head coach of the Rhodes College Lynx. The 2015 NCAA D-III assistant coach of the year while at Washington University St. Louis (D-III), Ryan led his 2016 squad to a 6-4 overall record (a two win improvement over the 2015 season) and produced 11 All-Conference players in the Southern Athletic Association. In the videos below, Ryan, his staff & players will share daily insights into 2017 August Camp; and the transition into the season. We hope you enjoy