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GAME SIX

BLUEFIELD COLLEGE GAME NOTES Bluefield College (0-5, 0-2) at Union (2-2, 0-1)

INSIDE THE MATCH-UP BLUEFIELD COLLEGE 2011 Record: na 2012 Preseason Rank: na Last Game: at Bethel, L, 28-56 UNION COLLEGE 2011 Record: 2-9 2012 Preseason Rank: na Last Game: at Webber International, W, 10-7

HEAD COACHES BLUEFIELD COLLEGE Mike Gravier (Grand Valley State) Record at Bluefield: 0-5 (1st Year) Overall Record: 30-17-1 (5th Year) Record vs. Union: 0-0 UNION COLLEGE Tommy Reid (Glenville State) Record at Union: 46-71 (12th Year) Overall Record: 46-71 (12th Year)

Record vs. Bluefield: 0-0

Burch/Nau Field (5,000) | Barbourville, Ky. Saturday, September 29, 2012 | 12 p.m. ET | 1440/1470 AM

HISTORY IN THE MAKING

This marks the third meeting between Bluefield College and Union College but the first since 1927 ... that year BC went 4-2-3 for its first of nine straight winning seasons as coach Ott and B.E. “Mullie” LeNoir put Bluefield College on the map with a dynamic passing attack matched by several dominating running backs that included the nations scoring champion, Pete Young in 1933. That season, Young was joined by end Cedric Roe as Honorable Mention All-Americans in a list that included Burger from the University of Virginia and Allen from West Virginia University.

THE LAST TIME

Coach Marshall Shearer’s squad blasted Union 33-0 as Beres and Smith shined for the winning Bluefield eleven in Barbouusville, Ky., on Oct. 29, 1927.

BROADCAST INFORMATION Bluefield Rams Radio Network Adventure Radio, 1440/1470 WHIS/WTZE News Talk Radio with Rudy Roediger (pxp) and Trey Wilson (analyst)

MEDIA INFORMATION BLUEFIELD COLLEGE Rudy Roediger (Twitter: @RuudSports) (email: rroediger@bluefield.edu) Cell: 740-656-2685 UNION COLLEGE Jay Stancil (email: jstancil@unionky.edu) Office: 606-546-1292 | Cell: 606-627-2280

SOCIAL MEDIA

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Bluefield exhibited a sensational aerial attack and strong defensive line that allowed just one first down in the opening half as BC jumped out to a 13-0 halftime lead. After the break Bluefield scored another touchdown in the third quarter as the visitors ran their lead to 19-0. Smith grabbed seven catches while Jimmy Blosser made four catches as BC completed 12 passes on the day. Smith, an end and quarterback was according to the Bluefield Daily Telegraph, “shining brilliantly for the Bluefield team.” In the fourth quarter Bluefield tacked on two more touchdowns as coach Shearer used all 24 in his traveling squad and “all performed creditably.”

SERIES HISTORY

Bluefield holds a 2-0 mark against their opponents from Barbourville, Ky., and holds a 65-6 advantage all-time in points scored between the two encounters. The two teams haven’t met since 1927, the Rams first winning season. 1926: Union 6, at Bluefield 32 1927: Bluefield 32, at Union 0

UNION A YEAR AGO

Games did not generally begin well for Union in 2011, and the trend seem to carry on throughout the contest as opponents outscored the Bulldogs in every quarter last season. The first quarter was the worst for Union as opponents held a 103-42 advantage and outscored the Bulldogs 205-128 in the first half.

NO RAMBLIN RAM

After opening the season with 141 yards on the ground the Rams have struggled with their ground attack. Redshirt Freshman Josh Wells leads the Rams with 230 yards rushing while averaging just 46 yards per game and 2.8 yards per carry.

NEXT GAME AT MITCHELL STADIUM

The Rams return to Mitchell Stadium on Oct. 6 for a prime time 6 p.m. game against UVA-Wise after their longest road swing of the year. The Rams return to Bluefield following two weeks away from Mitchell Stadium with games in McKenzie, Tenn., and Barbourville, Ky., as they faced the Wildcats of Bethel University and the Bulldogs of Union College.

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BC QUICK FACTS GENERAL

Location Founded Enrollment Nickname Colors Conference President Alma Mater Athletic Director Alma Mater Stadium Surface Capacity

FOOTBALL STAFF Head Coach Alma Mater Record at BC Record Overall Defensive Coordinator Defensive Line Inside Linebackers Outside Linebackers Offensive Coordinator Quarterbacks Offensive Line Running-Backs Wide Receivers Tight Ends Assistant Coach Head Athletic Trainier Football Trainer Athletic Trainer Sports Medicine Team Chiropractor

Bluefield, Va. 1922 850 Rams Red, White & Blue Mid-South (West Division) Dr. David Olive Tennessee Peter Dryer Cedarville Mitchell Stadium Field Turf 10,000 Mike Gravier Grand Valley State 0-5 (1st season) 30-17-1 (5th season) Stacey Hairston Bryce Bozman Cedric Collins Chris Shultz Mike Gravier Mike Gravier Mike Compton Ryen Carew Kirk Broussard Mike Henry Maurice Gravely Laura Wamsley Tara Shelley Erika Bell Frank Johnson, M.D. Joe Dales, D.C.

HISTORY

First Year of Football 1922 First Year Competeting in NAIA 2012 Number of Seasons 21 All-Time Record 79-62-7 (.561) All-Time W-L at Michell Stadium 22-13 Southeastern Junior College Championships 4

FIRSTS IN ‘MODERN ERA’

First Game Aug. 25, 2012 vs. Pikeville First Kickoff Return Marion Harris, 14 yards First Carry Josh Wells, 1 yard gain First Firstdown Josh Wells on second play, 9 yard gain First Pass Greg Hampton - Complete to Dylan Kidd (5yd) First TD Pass 3:03 1st Q, Greg Hampton to Matt Hollandsworth (10yd), 7-0 lead. First Extra Point Mikel Hawks, 3:03 1st Q First Fumble Recovery Jonathan Toe, 3:00 1st Q First Rushing TD Josh Wells (11yd), 1:40 2nd Q, 21-21 tie First Interception Morris Mitchell, 3rd Q

SEPTEMBER 29

Bluefield College has played on September 29 five previous times (1923, ‘28, ‘29, ‘34, ‘39) and hold a 2-3 mark in such games. In road contests on September 29, BC has gone 0-2 losing to King College (‘29) and Marshall Freshman (‘39). In their first encounter on Sept. 29, 1923 the Rams suffered their worst defeat, 77-0, on the road to King College. After suffering two straight shutout losses on the 29th BC responded with a 6-0 victory over Hiwassee in 1929, B.E. “Mullie” LeNoir’s first season. That season Bluefield went 8-1 and won their first of three straight Southeastern Junior College Championships. The last September 29th game came in 1939 with BC losing a 25-0 contest to Marshall’s Freshman team in Huntington, W.Va.

VS THE BLUEGRASS STATE

Bluefield College holds a 2-1 mark against teams hailing from Kentucky. Prior to this season BC held a 2-0 mark in games against their only Kentucky opponent, Union. After losing to then No. 4 Georgetown the Rams look to rebound against Union and get back to an even 2-2 all-time while also looking for an even record against Kentucky teams this season.

INTO THE ARCHIVES

The last time BC lost four consecutive games came in 1938. That season was just the second losing season for Bluefield under Mullie LeNoir who amassed a 63-28-2 record in 11 seasons. The four losses came from WV Tech, Tennessee Wesleyan and twice to Virginia Tech Freshman.

AGAINST THE BIG BOYS

Bluefield College holds a 4-1-1 record in games against Appalachian State, East Tennessee and William & Mary. However in games against teams ranked or receiving votes in the NAIA Football Coaches’ Top-25 Poll the Rams have gone 0-2 with losses to then No. 4 Georgetown and Kentucky Christian who was receiving votes in the poll. In those two losses the Rams have been outscrored 129-37 including a 77-9 loss to Georgetown.


PLAYER TO WATCH

OFFENSIVE PLAYER TO WATCH

DEFENSIVE PLAYER TO WATCH

DEFENSIVE PLAYER TO WATCH

#4 Rodrell Smith

#15 Tarrell Starckey

#19 Anthony Rivers

Freshman WR Rodrell Smith was held without a TD in back-to-back games the first game in his career against Kentucky Christian. The 6-foot-1 receiver ranks is the only Ram to have multiple TDs this season (4) and ranks in the top-50 in four different offensive categories. He ranks 18th in total receptions (21), 36th in total scoring and total scoring TDs and total scoring (24), and he ranks 50th in total receiving yards (238). When the Arrington, Va., has 55 or more yards receiving he scores at least one touchdown and is averaging 11.3 yards per catch in his rookie season.

Redshirt freshman LB Tarell Starckey leads the Rams in tackles (54), solo tackles (29), assisted tackles (25), and tackles for loss (7). Over the last three games the Richmond, Va., native jas averaged 13.33 tackles per game including a seasonhigh 17 against Fulkner. The 6-foot-2 linebacker ranks in the top-50 in three different defensive categories including 14th in total tackles for loss (7), 18th in tackles per game (10.8), and 43rd in tackles for loss per game (1.4). Starkey had a season high four tackles for loss against Faulkner for 15 yards.

Freshman DB Anthony Rivers set a modern era record with two interceptions against Kentucky Christian. In that game Rivers recorded 51 return yards on his two interceptions and then broke up another pass that he nearly picked off while also making a tackle. The Chester, Va., native ranks in the top-10 in two national categories including fourth in total interceptions (3) and eighth in interceptions per game (0.8). The 2012 graduate of Thomas Dale High School is one of just three players in the Mid-South Conference with at least three interceptions and ranks seventh in the conference with his 1.0 passes defended per game.


SOTO ENJOYS A PERFECT MIX OF FOOTBALL AND POLITICS by Brian Woodson of the Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD -- Football and politics might not seem like a perfect match. They are for Bluefield College freshman Jose Soto. As a 12-year-old growing up in Hialeah, Fla., Soto and a friend used to spend fall Saturdays as many Miami-area youngsters would, watching the Miami Hurricanes on the football field. What they did next was, Soto would admit, a little weird. “We were the weird kids, we were the ones that liked politics,” said Soto, a starting offensive right tackle for the Rams. “Our Saturday mornings used to be watch the Hurricanes play and then go read online reports on the government. We would go watch football, play football in the backyard and go read articles on the Internet and we just always liked it.” Soto hasn’t changed. He not only plays football, but is also an aspiring politician. “My idea behind politics is, what is better than a person coming from an ethic background, I can associ-

ate with that,” said Soto, who is of Cuban descent. “I went to college in Virginia, I can understand that aspect of life.” In this election season, Soto would like change how the government is currently perceived. “Politics today in a way is corrupt on both sides of the bar,” Soto said. “People aren’t honest with you. It doesn’t matter who it is, Republican or Democrat, I am a Republican, born and raised and there are very few us in Miami. “I want to bring honesty. That is my main thing, just bring honesty to it, this is what I believe, this is what I am going to stand for. If it doesn’t get me voted in so be it, if it gets me voted in so be it, but this is what I stand for and not to be two-faced.” The 19-year-old Soto was raised by a father who came from Cuba to America at age 13 without the ability to speak English. He wound up playing soccer in college at Miami-Dade College and Florida International. His grandparents were raised on a farm in Cuba, where his grandfa-

ther was deaf as a child and grew up ‘having to work the land’. “That is where my family comes from, we are hard-working, bluecollar people,” Soto said. “My dad came here when he was 13 years old and he couldn’t speak a word of English and he learned it. “That is the difference from then to today’s people. They come over here and they just want to sit on their butts and collect benefits.” Not Soto. Much like his family, he grew up wanting more. He arrived in Bluefield in August as a freshman history major, having been here once before on his way to Canton, Ohio. “The funny part about this is I drove up to Ohio in 2005 to see Dan Marino inducted into the Hall of Fame and we spent a night in Bluefield, Virginia,” Soto said. “It is a small world, you never know where you are going to end up.” Soto is part of a program that has been resurrected after 71 years of inactivity. He loves the sport so much he helped start the football program at Westland Hialeah High School in Miami.


“It is kind of going through the same thing, going through the growing pains, but we will be good,” Soto said. Soto is still new to football. The 6-foot-6, 265-pound Soto grew up at a Miami park where his father is employed in parks and recreation. He was too big to play Little League sports so he focused on whatever the sport was at that time. “I grew up in a park,” he said. “My dad does parks and rec so I grew up playing soccer, tennis, basketball, football, if you could play it in a park I am good at it.” Yet, his passion was football. “It has always been my passion, I have loved it. I have two older sisters, but I was pretty much an only child,” said Soto, whose sisters are 31 and 29. “I would go in the backyard with a football and throw it at the trees and be Dan Marino and that is the reason I fell in love with the sport.” When Soto wasn’t playing ball, he could be found with a good book. “In my high school career I have read over 300 books,” Soto said. “I enjoy reading, I was homeschooled before I went to high school up to eighth grade and I was an extremely shy person, you never know that now because I am a chatterbox. “What I would do is I would lose myself in reading and just read and read and read.” Soto found an outlet with football, having grown to flourish in the family atmosphere that the sport provides. “I played different sports in high school and it is not that same thing, it is that investment in something bigger than yourself,” Soto said. “I don’t want to compare it to the military, but it is that same kind of feeling. “It may not be easy for you, it may be hard, but you know in the end

you are doing it for something other than yourself. It is not a selfish sport, it is not like a basketball player that can take 30 shots and win a game. “If there is one player not working good on the team, the whole team breaks down. It is that aspect of the game that I love, it is about team.” He was looking for a new team as his high school career came to an end, and wound up at a recruiting clinic in West Palm Beach. He met Bluefield defensive coordinator Stacey Hairston, visited the campus and was hooked. “I came up here and I really enjoyed it, I like the community, I like the people, I like the town,” said Soto, who enjoys working under the tutelage of offensive line coach Mike Compton. “I have always wanted to leave Miami and experience something different. That is something a lot of people don’t see is a different part of America and I have always liked this.” Bluefield head coach Mike Gravier likes having Soto on his side. “He is a great kid from a great family. His family is very supportive down in Miami, but his dad is up here for almost every game,” Gravier said. “He has been put in a tough situation starting at a tackle at the college level as a true freshman. Physically he is maybe not ready yet, but he is learning a lot and getting better and working hard. “It is a tough deal when you have to step out there like that, but we think he has the size and athleticism to be a pretty good player down the road. He is just a wonderful kid, really just energetic and well-spoken and just a fun kid to be around. He was a good find for us.” Soto’s father has made the long trip to Bluefield for all the Rams’ home game, missing his first game of his son’s athletic career when the

Rams played at Kentucky Christian. He was able to keep up via the Internet. That type of family connection is something Soto enjoys, and even enjoys the support of his 82-yearold grandmother, who is proud of ‘Pepito’, which is Soto’s nickname. “I love it, at first when you are in high school, you are like, ‘it’s my parents, I want to get away from them’,” Soto said. “Once you get older I miss my family, I enjoy being with them, you enjoy the little things.... “(My grandmother) wrote me in Spanish and said ‘I am really proud of you.’ She would say, ‘I am glad you are studying law, go ahead and do it, you are just like your dad. You go to school and study and don’t turn out like me.” Soto is happy in Bluefield. His future plans include law school and politics, but for now ‘Pepito’ is more concerned with helping to make the Rams a winner on the field. “This is my passion, I wouldn’t have come — I don’t know how many miles it is from Miami, but I am freezing right now, this is winter weather for me — to come to play sports in Bluefield, Virginia,” said Soto, whose Rams will travel Saturday to play Union. “I like it, the coaching staff is great, the people are good, you have just got to work hard. We will be good, give us a few years.” Soto plans to be much the same. He’s just going to do it his way. “That is one of my biggest things, be who you are,” Soto said. “It doesn’t matter if I agree with you or not, but be who you are. That is what established this country — it is the greatest country on Earth — accepting whoever it was.” —Contact Brian Woodson at bwoodson@bdtonline.com


NAIA TOP-25

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- For the first time in the program’s history, Faulkner University is ranked in the NAIA Football Coaches’ Top-25 Poll. The NAIA released its weekly Top25 on Monday. Faulkner -- who received 29 voting points -- moved to No. 25 this week and is one of four Mid-South Conference teams ranked in the national poll. Joining Faulkner (3-1) in the poll from the MSC is No. 3 Georgetown College, No. 12 University of the Cumberlands and No. 19 Cumberland University. Georgetown (4-0) continues to be the top-ranked MSC team after picking up 291 voting points. The Tigers extended their regular season winning streak to 21 games on Saturday with a 27-6 win over Kentucky Christian University in Georgetown. Cumberlands (4-0) moved up two spots this week on

the heels of its 63-21 win over University of Pikeville on Saturday. The Patriots received 184 voting points from the panel of coaches that makes up the national raters. Cumberland joined the Patriots with a two-spot jump after picking up 85 voting points. The Bulldogs (3-1) beat UVa.Wise 24-17 last Saturday. Faulkner climbed to its first national ranking from just outside the Top-25 last week. The Eagles defeated Lindsey Wilson College 43-41 in Montgomery, Ala. on Saturday. Saint Xavier (Ill.) University (40) continues atop the poll with 314 voting points and all 14 first-place votes. Marian (Ind.) University is No. 2 in the poll with 301 voting points. The next NAIA Football Coaches’ Top 25 Poll is scheduled to be released on Monday, Oct. 1.

RANK PREV SCHOOL 2012 POINTS 1 1 Saint Xavier (Ill.) (14) 4-0 314 2 3 Marian (Ind.) 4-0 301 3 3 Georgetown (Ky.) 4-0 291 T4 4 Morningside (Iowa) 4-0 272 T4 5 Missouri Valley 4-0 272 6 6 Benedictine (Kan.) 4-0 249 7 7 William Penn (Iowa) 4-0 242 8 11 Carroll (Mont.) 3-2 220 9 10 St. Ambrose (Iowa) 3-0 213 10 12 St. Francis (Ill.) 3-1 203 11 5 Mid American Nazarene (Kan.) 2-1 185 12 14 Cumberlands (Ky.) 4-0 184 13 9 Baker (Kan.) 4-1 166 14 8 Eastern Oregon 2-1 160 15 16 Northwestern (Iowa) 3-1 156 16 17 Montana Tech 3-1 126 17 18 Saint Francis (Ind.) 3-2 111 18 15 Grand View (Iowa) 3-2 95 T19 21 Cumberland (Tenn.) 3-1 85 T19 23 Doane (Neb.) 3-1 85 21 20 Valley City State (N.D.) 3-1 77 22 19 Dakota Wesleyan (S.D.) 3-0 72 23 24 Kansas Wesleyan 3-1 63 24 25 Menlo (Calif.) 4-1 32 25 RV Faulkner 3-1 29 Others Receiving Votes: Friends (Kan.) 19; Hastings (Neb.) 13; Rocky Mountain (Mont.) 7

PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- University of the Cumberlands’ Iquan Deed (pictured above), Georgetown College’s Patrick Dougherty and Belhaven University’s James Bryan are the Mid-South Conference Football Players of the Week for the week ending Sept. 15, conference officials announced on Monday. The weekly honors are the first for all three studentathletes this season. Deed averaged 21.9 yards per carry while amassing 153 yards on the ground in Cumberlands’ 48-14 win at Union College to earn Mid-South Conference Offensive Player of the Week. The Montezuma, Ga., sophomore running back scored three times on the ground and added a fourth touchdown with his 38-yard reception to help the No. 14-ranked Patriots remain perfect this season. Deed leads the Mid-South Conference is rushing averaging 92.7 yards per game this season. His 13.2 yards per carry and 278 rushing yards are also best in the conference. Cumberlands improves to 3-0 on the season and 1-0 in the MSC East Division with the win. Dougherty ended with five tackles for a loss, including three sacks in the Tigers’ 33-7 win over Lindsey Wilson College to earn the MSC Defensive Player of the Week. The Hillard, Ohio, junior defensive lineman helped the Tiger defense limit the Blue Raider rushing attack to -3 yards of net rushing. Dougherty finished the game with six tackles. Dougherty ranks third in the MSC with 3-1/2 sacks this season and fourth in the conference with 6-1/2 tackles for a loss. No. 3-ranked Georgetown improved to 3-0 on the season with the win. Bryan connected on three field goals and produced a 42-yard per punt average to earn MSC Special Teams Player of the Week. The Saucier, Miss., senior finished with field goal makes from 37, 41 and 51 yards in the Blazers’ 36-30 overtime loss to No. 25-ranked Cumberland University. In addition to averaging 42 yards per punt, Bryan finished with a long of 43 yards and pinned the Bulldogs inside the 20-yard line once. Bryan leads the MSC in punting average (46.8 yards per punt) this season and is tied for the conference lead with four field goals. Belhaven is 0-3 overall and 0-1 in the MSC West Division on the season. The next MSC Player of the Week awards are scheduled to be announced on Monday, Sept. 24.


MID-SOUTH STANDINGS

DIVISION

(12) Cumberlands (3) Georgetown Pikeville (RV) Kentucky Christian Union UVA-Wise

W 2 1 1 0 0 0

L 0 0 1 1 1 1

DIVISION

(25) Faulkner Bethel (19) Cumberland (TN) Belhaven Lindsey Wilson Campbellsville Bluefield

W 2 2 1 1 0 0 0

L 0 0 0 1 1 2 2

EAST Pct. 1.000 1.000 .500 .000 .000 .000

WEST Pct. 1.000 1.000 1.000 .500 .000 .000 .000

OVERALL

W 4 4 3 2 2 1

L 0 0 2 2 2 4

OVERALL

W 3 2 3 1 2 0 0

L 1 2 1 3 3 4 5

Pct. 1.000 1.000 .600 .500 .500 .200

GB -------

Streak Won 4 Won 4 Lost 1 Lost 2 Won 1 Lost 4

Pct. .750 .500 .750 .250 .400 .000 .000

GB --------

Streak Won 2 Won 2 Won 3 Won 1 Lost 2 Lost 4 Lost 5

MID-SOUTH COMPOSIT SCHEDULE Saturday, August 25

(RV) Lindsey Wilson at Kentucky Christian, L, 20-27 OT Pikeville at Bluefield, W, 42-28 UVA-Wise at (11) Bethel, W, 24-21 OT

Saturday, September 1

Cumberland at Kansas Wesleyan, W, 31-10 Belhaven at Cumberlands, L, 10-21 Georgetown at Bluefield, W, 77-9 Union at Lindsey Wilson, L, 21-36 Bethel vs. Marion, L, 7-31 Faulkner at UVA-Wise, W, 43-10 Pikeville at Campbellsville, W, 14-7

Thursday, September 6

Faulkner at (4) Georgetown, L, 20-34

Saturday, September 8

Lindsey Wilson at Pikeville, W, 53-36 Bluefield at Kentucky Christian, L, 14-33 (19) Cumberlands at (22) Cumberland, W, 55-13 UVA-Wise at Campbell, L, 0-10 Union at (25) Campbellsville, W, 14-13 Louisiana College at Belhaven, W, 24-13

Saturday, September 15

(14) Cumberlands at Union, W, 48-14 (RV) Faulkner at Bluefield, W, 52-10 UVA-Wise at Pikeville, L, 20-38 Belhaven at (25) Cumberland, L, 30-36 OT (RV) Kentucky Christian at N. Alabama, L, 0-39 Bethel at Campbellsville, W, 33-24 (3) Georgetown at (24) Lindsey Wilson, W, 33-7

Saturday, September 22

Union at Webber International, W, 10-7 Pikeville at (14) Cumberlands, L, 21-63 Kentucky Christian at (3) Georgetown, L, 6-27 Bluefield at Bethel, L, 28-56 Lindsey Wilson at (RV) Faulkner, L, 41-43 Campbellsville at Belhaven, L, 28-70 (21) Cumberland at UVA-Wise, W, 24-17

Saturday, September 20

UVA-Wise at Cumberlands, 1:30 p.m. Union at Kentucky Christian, 1:30 p.m. Georgetown at Pikeville, 1:30 p.m. Belhaven at Lindsey Wilson, 2:30 p.m. Faulkner at Bethel, 6:00 p.m. Campbellsville at Cumberland, 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 27

Bluefield at Union, 12:00 p.m. Lindsey Wilson at (12) Cumberlands, 1:30 p.m. Bethel at (3) Georgetown, 1:30 p.m. (19) Cumberland at Pikeville, 1:30 p.m. Campbellsville at (RV) Kentucky Christian, 1:30 p.m. Belhaven at UVA-Wise, 6 p.m. (25) Faulkner at Point University, 7:00 p.m.

Lindsey Wilson at Bluefield, 1:00 p.m. (Homecoming) Campbellsville at Cumberlands, 1:30 p.m. UVA-Wise at Union, 1:30 p.m. Kentucky Christian at Pikeville, 1:30 p.m. Cumberland at Bethel, 2:30 p.m. Belhaven at Faulkner, 2:30 p.m. Saturday, November 3 Cumberlands at Kentucky Christian, 1:30 p.m.

Saturday, October 6

Saturday, November 3

Saturday, September 29

Georgetown at Campbellsville, 1:30 p.m. Cumberlands at Faulkner, 2:30 p.m. Pikeville at Bethel, 2:30 p.m. Union at Cumberland, 2:30 p.m. Kentucky Christian at Belhaven, 2:30 p.m. UVA-Wise at Bluefield, 6:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 13

Bethel at Union, 12:00 p.m. Cumberlands at Georgetown, 1:30 p.m. Lindsey Wilson at Campbellsville, 1:30 p.m. Cumberland at Faulkner, 2:30 p.m. Bluefield at Belhaven, 2:30 p.m. Kentucky Christian at UVA-Wise, 6:00 p.m.

Union at Georgetown, 1:30 p.m. Faulkner at Campbellsville, 1:30 p.m. Bethel at Lindsey Wilson, 2:30 p.m. Bluefield at Cumberland, 2:30 p.m. Pikeville at Belhaven, 2:30 p.m.

Saturday, November 10

Campbellsville at Bluefield, 1:00 p.m. Pikeville at Union, 1:30 p.m. Georgetown at UVA-Wise, 1:30 p.m. Kentucky Christian at Faulkner, 1:30 p.m. Cumberland at Lindsey Wilson, 2:30 p.m. Bethel at Belhaven, 7:00 p.m.


BLUEFIELD COLLEGE ROSTER

ALPHABETICAL No. Name Pos. 57 Ibrahim Bah OLB 48 Clifton Bishop FB 40 James Boyd FS 21 Frank Brooks FS 51 R. J. Buford OLB 25 Chris Burgess FS 82 Joel Calfee WR 16 Phillip Callier WR 78 Cameron Carter DL 45 Harry Casseus DL 37 Walson Charles K 8 Cortez Clark LB 17 Shea Corpening DB 75 Hayne Darby OL 95 Jaron Delaney DL 59 Keith Dunn DE 83 Nick Exposito TE 3 Bobby Freeman DB 24 Caleb Frye K 90 Jonathan Gallante LB 93 Tanner Gilleland DL 44 James Goodman DB 11 Christian Google DB 87 Daniel Griffin WR/P 36 Michael Hall DB 6 Greg Hampton QB 29 Marion Harris RB 55 Chris Hart OL 47 Mikel Hawks K/P 53 Boomer Hawthorne OL 52 Anthony Herring ILB 88 Matt Hollandsworth TE 94 Zachariah Hudler DL 76 Calvin Huggins OL 91 Zavier Hunt DT 42 Jordan Jackson OLB 77 Kevin Johnson OL 7 Dylan Kidd WR 10 Cory Mabry QB 38 C. J. Manns DB 14 Mason Maples LB 84 Joshua Martin WR 18 Jabe Meadows WR 56 Cody Miller OL 12 Morris Mitchell CB 5 Michael Nesmith WR 27 Eli Overstreet FB 34 Jon Poma FB 49 Matthew Raner RB 9 Jeremy Rickett LB 19 Anthony Rivers DB 97 Kyle Sheets LB 4 Rodrell Smith WR 79 Jose Soto OL 15 Tarrell Starckey LB 33 Keith Stutts LB 71 Levi Thompson OL 99 Jonathan Toe DL 54 Mike Tufaro OL 69 Colton Turbyfill DL 13 Austin Van Es QB 85 Craig Walker WR 41 Wesley Washington OLB 61 Brett Watson OL 31 Josh Wells RB 23 Pernell Whitehead RB 2 Antoine Wilkerson SS

Ht. 6-1 5-7 6-0 5-10 6-4 5-10 6-0 5-9 6-3 6-0 5-11 5-9 5-7 6-2 6-2 6-1 6-5 5-7 5-7 5-10 6-1 5-11 5-8 6-3 5-8 6-0 5-10 6-2 6-1 6-2 6-0 6-3 6-2 6-2 6-0 5-9 6-7 5-8 6-6 5-7 6-3 6-1 6-2 6-1 5-9 5-11 5-10 5-9 5-7 5-8 5-9 6-1 6-1 6-6 6-2 5-11 6-0 6-2 6-1 6-0 6-0 5-10 5-10 6-2 5-9 5-10 6-0

Wt. 200 192 170 160 215 160 187 165 352 207 180 210 155 300 250 240 240 187 135 190 232 180 160 155 155 190 165 250 145 225 219 205 300 300 270 210 320 165 170 165 230 165 170 275 170 180 180 235 175 177 160 200 190 265 230 190 220 260 290 220 215 170 207 245 180 170 176

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Hometown Woodbridge, Va. Virginia Beach, Va. Queens, N.Y. Newport News, Va. Bluefield, W. Va. Lithonia, Ga. Athens, W. Va. Kansas City, Mo. Roanoke, Va. Orlando, Fla. Roanoke, Va. Lynchburg, Va. Newton, N.C. Glade Spring, Va. Temple, Ga. Bluefield, Va. Woodbridge, Va. Miami, Fla. Glade Spring, Va. Blacksburg, Va. Atlanta, Ga. Long Beach, Calif. Orlando, Fla. Greensboro, N.C. Pulaski, Va. Uniondel, N.Y. Petersburg, Va. Ferrum, Va. Wytheville, Va. Bristol, Tenn. Port St. Lucie, Fla. Willis, Va. Crumpler, N. C. Spotsylvania, Va. Rocky Mount, Va. Manassas, Va. Vero Beach, Fla. Christiansburg, Va. Max Meadows, Va. Bluefield, W. Va. Bassett, Va. Bedford, Va. Montcalm, W. Va. Yulee, Fla. Villa Rica, Ga. Port St. Lucie, Fla. Floyd, Va. Port St. Lucie, Fla. Summerfield, N. C. Mooresville, N. C. Chester, Va. Bastian, Va. Arrington, Va. Miami, Fla. Richmond, Va. Columbus, Ga. Brookneal, Va. Alexandria, Va. Scotch Plains, N. J. Woodlawn, Va. West Palm, Fla. Bristow, Va. Atlanta, Ga. Lynchburg, Va. Alexandria, Va. Atlanta, Ga. Richmond, Va.

Previous School Freedom Bayside Thomasville Heritage Bluefield Martin Luther King Pikeview Hogan Prep Academy Northside Evans Ferrum College Heritage Newton Conover Bridgewater College Temple Graham Forest Park Concord University Virginia Highlands CC Christiansburg Creekview Golden West CC West Orange Home School Pulaski Alfred State College Petersburg Franklin County George Wythe Tennessee High West Centennial Floyd Ashe County Massaponax Franklin County Stonewall Jackson Vero Beach Bland Fort Chiswell Bluefield Franklin County Liberty-Bedford

West Virginia University

Yulee Villa Rica West Centennial Floyd West Centennial Home School Mooresville Thomas Dale Tazewell Nelson County Westland Hialeah Highland Springs Northside William Campbell Georgia Southern

Scotch Plains Fanwood

Galax Summit Christian Stonewall Jackson Shiloh Heritage Liberty University Stephenson Highland Springs

NUMERICAL No. 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 21 23 24 25 27 29 31 33 34 36 37 38 40 41 42 44 45 47 48 49 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 59 61 69 71 75 76 77 78 79 82 83 84 85 87 88 90 91 93 94 95 97 99

Name Antoine Wilkerson Bobby Freeman Rodrell Smith Michael Nesmith Greg Hampton Dylan Kidd Cortez Clark Jeremy Rickett Cory Mabry Christian Google Morris Mitchell Austin Van Es Mason Maples Tarrell Starckey Phillip Callier Shea Corpening Jabe Meadows Anthony Rivers Frank Brooks Pernell Whitehead Caleb Frye Chris Burgess Eli Overstreet Marion Harris Josh Wells Keith Stutts Jon Poma Michael Hall Walson Charles C. J. Manns James Boyd Wesley Washington Jordan Jackson James Goodman Harry Casseus Mikel Hawks Clifton Bishop Matthew Raner R. J. Buford Anthony Herring Boomer Hawthorne Mike Tufaro Chris Hart Cody Miller Ibrahim Bah Keith Dunn Brett Watson Colton Turbyfill Levi Thompson Hayne Darby Calvin Huggins Kevin Johnson Cameron Carter Jose Soto Joel Calfee Nick Exposito Joshua Martin Crag Walker Daniel Griffin Matt Hollandsworth Jonathan Gallante Zavier Hunt Tanner Gilleland Zachariah Huddle Jaron Delaney Kyle Sheets Jonathan Toe

Pos. SS DB WR WR QB WR LB LB QB DB CB QB LB LB WR DB WR DB FS RB K FS FB RB RB LB FB DB K DB FS OLB OLB WR DL K/P FB RB OLB ILB OL OL OL OL OLB DE OL DL OL OL OL OL DL OL WR TE WR WR WR/P TE LB DT DL DL DL LB DL


NUMERICAL Name Keondrick Daniels Bert Brown Tyler Ross Ryan Shipley Rob Brown Jontrel Colbert William McGarvey Arthur Dockery Josh Nixon Ryan Moses Mike Brinkley Hogan Goodson Jon Combs Austin Smith Jared Smith Otis Manning Devon Rodriquez Domonique Jefferson Deron Hicks Brian Clark Cody Sapcut Brandon Davis Russell Henry Chris Blackwell Alonzo Collins Keenan Dixon Tre Hightower Rayshaw O’Neal Kenny Hughes Darius Thomas Cole Vires Xavier Wyche Leonard Dixon Deon Porter Kory Carter Chirs Pinnock Jared Miller Alex Peebles Trey Martin Steven Thomason Curtis Yates Trust Upton Justin Kindred Isiah Anderson Darrin Greene Derrick Brown Aaron Davis Devyn Murphree Zach Eagler Jake Johnston F.J. Smith Colin Wilkins Joey Peak C.J. Hunnicutt Isaac Shaull Josh Miller Josh Cox Eric Brown Deon Bullard Andy Manning Deshauntey McClendon Ervin Buchannon Mike Livingston Jeremy Baker Jonathan Shipley Steven Manuel Steven Bailes Jose Avina Alex Lebron Andy Flynn Nick Garofalo James Tripp Cody Vaughn Zeb White Diquan Jefferson Marcus Ford Tyler McCoy Levi Lawrence Austin Neely John Stout Levi Wilson John Land Decorwyn Dunnaway Ben Ganster Derrick Greene John Hill Tyler Priest Demetrius King Josh Kates Nick Thomason Mike Beard Seth Jones Sacorus Riley

ALPHABETICAL Pos. WR DB WR LB RB WR WR DB DB QB QB QB QB QB WR LB WR WR WR RB RB WR LB DB DB WR DB DB RB DB DB DB RB LB RB LB P/K P/K LB LB DB RB RB DL LB LB DL DB LB LB LB LB DL DL LB LB LB LB LB LB LB DL OL OL OL OL OL OL DL OL OL OL OL OL WR WR WR WR WR WR WR WR WR DL DL DL DL DL DL DL DL DL DL

No. Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Cl. 45 Isiah Anderson DL 6-3 253 SR 72 Jose Avina OL 6-0 264 JR 71 Steven Bailes OL 6-6 312 FR 67 Jeremy Baker OL 6-6 340 SR 97 Mike Beard DL 6-0 245 SR 24 Chris Blackwell DB 5-11 187 FR 11 Mike Brinkley QB 6-0 188 SR 2 Bert Brown DB 5-10 169 SR 5 Rob Brown RB 5-8 155 SR 47 Derrick Brown LB 6-0 214 SO 59 Eric Brown LB 6-0 201 FR 64 Ervin Buchannon DL 5-9 256 FR 60 Deon Bullard LB 5-9 200 FR 36 Kory Carter RB 5-10 201 FR 20 Brian Clark RB 5-7 140 SO 6 Jontrel Colbert WR 5-9 179 SR 25 Alonzo Collins DB 5-8 164 FR 13 Jon Combs QB 5-10 190 FR 58 Josh Cox LB 5-10 213 FR 1 Keondrick Daniels WR 5-10 150 FR 22 Brandon Davis WR 5-7 159 FR 48 Aaron Davis DL 5-11 269 FR 26 Keenan Dixon WR 5-5 125 FR 34 Leonard Dixon RB 5-8 186 SO 8 Arthur Dockery DB 5-9 146 SR 89 Decorwyn Dunnaway WR 6-2 169 FR 50 Zach Eagler LB 5-11 219 SR 74 Andy Flynn OL 6-2 303 SO 81 Marcus Ford WR 5-11 176 SO 90 Ben Ganster DL 5-10 280 FR 75 Nick Garofalo OL 6-2 290 SR 12 Hogan Goodson QB 6-1 190 FR 46 Darrin Greene LB 5-10 220 SR 91 Derrick Greene DL 6-0 245 FR 23 Russell Henry LB 5-8 156 SO 19 Deron Hicks WR 6-0 185 SO 28 Tre Hightower DB 6-0 189 FR 92 John Hill DL 5-11 212 FR 30 Kenny Hughes RB 6-1 241 FR 55 C.J. Hunnicutt DL 6-2 250 SR 18 Domonique Jefferson WR 6-2 180 SO 80 Diquan Jefferson WR 6-1 177 FR 51 Jake Johnston LB 6-1 192 FR 98 Seth Jones DL 6-3 277 SR 95 Josh Kates DL 6-0 196 FR 44 Justin Kindred RB 5-9 222 FR 94 Demetrius King DL 5-10 194 FR 88 John Land WR 6-4 228 FR 83 Levi Lawrence WR 6-0 159 JR 73 Alex Lebron DL 6-3 349 SO 66 Mike Livingston OL 6-1 294 FR 16 Otis Manning LB 5-7 173 SO 62 Andy Manning LB 5-10 217 FR 70 Steven Manuel OL 6-0 295 FR 40 Trey Martin LB 6-0 211 SO 63 Deshauntey McClendon LB 5-10 212 FR 82 Tyler McCoy WR 5-9 153 FR 7 William McGarvey WR 5-9 151 SR 38 Jared Miller P/K 5-11 171 JR 57 Josh Miller LB 5-11 233 SO 10 Ryan Moses QB 6-2 202 JR 49 Devyn Murphree DB 5-9 192 FR 84 Austin Neely WR 5-11 170 FR 9 Josh Nixon DB 6-0 171 SR 29 Rayshaw O’Neal DB 5-5 134 FR 54 Joey Peak DL 6-1 265 SR 39 Alex Peebles P/K 6-3 175 FR 37 Chirs Pinnock LB 5-10 215 JR 35 Deon Porter LB 5-11 250 JR 93 Tyler Priest DL 6-1 250 SO 99 Sacorus Riley DL 5-9 309 FR 17 Devon Rodriquez WR 5-10 163 FR 3 Tyler Ross WR 5-9 175 JR 21 Cody Sapcut RB 5-11 226 JR 56 Isaac Shaull LB 5-11 191 DR 4 Ryan Shipley LB 6-0 234 JR 68 Jonathan Shipley OL 6-0 287 SR 14 Austin Smith QB 6-0 182 FR 15 Jared Smith WR 6-1 176 JR 52 F.J. Smith LB 5-7 172 FR 85 John Stout WR 5-11 180 FR 31 Darius Thomas DB 6-2 175 FR 41 Steven Thomason LB 5-11 188 FR 96 Nick Thomason DL 5-11 198 FR 77 James Tripp OL 6-2 263 SO 43 Trust Upton RB 5-7 201 FR 78 Cody Vaughn OL 5-11 282 FR 32 Cole Vires DB 6-0 177 DR 79 Zeb White OL 6-1 275 FR 53 Colin Wilkins LB 5-11 197 FR 87 Levi Wilson WR 5-11 174 SO 33 Xavier Wyche DB 5-11 183 FR 42 Curtis Yates DB 6-2 181 FR

Hometown Previous School Boston, Mass. East Boston Ridgecrest, Calif. Sherman E. Burroughs Maryville, Tenn. Heritage West Palm Beach, Fla. Palm Beach Garden Sparr, Fla. North Marion Orlando, Fla. Olympia Anthony, Fla. North Marion Daytona, Fla. Atlantic Daytona, Fla. Atlantic Daytona, Fla. Atlantic Daytona Beach, Fla. Atlantic Christiansburg, Va. Christiansburg Horn Lake, Miss. Horn Lake Church Hill, Tenn. Volunteer Tallahasse, Fla. Rickards Dublin, Ga. Dublin Hoschton, Ga. Mill Creek Hazard, Ky. Hazard Catlettsburg, Ky. Boyd Tallahassee, Fla. Lincoln Newport, Tenn. Cocke Tallahassee, Fla. Lincoln Fort Pierce, Fla. John Carroll Lake City, Fla. Fort White Detroit, Mich. Southeastern Louisville, Ky. Western Florence, Ky. Boone Kennesaw,Ga. Mount Paran Louisville, Ky. Dupont Mannual Florence, Ky. Boone Peachtree City, Ga. Starr’s Mill Greenback, Tenn. Greenback Cherrylog, Ga. Gilmer Ellijay, Ga. Gilmer Reddick, Fla. North Marion Frankfort, Ky. Franklin Austell, Ga. Lithia Springs Knoxville, Tenn. Morristown East Somerset, Ky. Somerset Brandenton, Fla. Manatee Lawrenceville, Ga. Parkview Ocala, Fla. Trinity Catholic Melbourne, Ky. Campbell Greensburg, Ky. Green Dublin, Ga. Dublin Horn Lake, Miss. Horn Lake Tifton, Ga. Tift Bloomfield, Ky. Nelson Greenville, S.C. Berea Ocala, Fla. Belleview Tallahassee, Fla. Rickards Somerset, Ky. Somerset Somerset, Ky. Somerset Alcoa, Tenn. Alcoa Pensacola, Fla. Pine Forest Covington, Ky. Holmes Lancaster, Ky. Garrard Dallas, Ga. Paulding Sante Maria, Calif. Ernest Righetti London, Ky. North Laurel Williamsburg, Ky. Williamsburg Blountsville, Ala. Arab New Tazewell, Tenn. Claiborne Pensacola, Fla. Pine Forest Dublin, Ga. Dublin Cincinnati, Ohio Lockland Dublin, Ga. Dublin Cincinnati, Ohio Shroder Louisville, Ky. Iriquios Perryville, Ky. Boyle Winder, Ga. Apalachee Clarksville, Tenn. Clarksville Pensacola, Fla. Pine Forest Corbin, Ky. North Laurel Shelbyville, Ky. Martha Layne Collins New Tazewell, Tenn. Cumberland Gap Tazewell, Tenn. Cumberland Gap Frankfort, Ky. Western Hills Mount Vernon, Ky. Rockcastle Lawrenceville, Ga. Apalachee Paris, Ky. Bourbon Dublin, Ga. West Laurens Mount Vernon, Ky. Rockcastle Mount Vernon, Ky. Rockcastle Cincinnati, Ohio Lockland Bloomfield, Ky. Nelson Cedar Hill, Tenn. Jo Byrns Florence, Ky. Boone Hopkinsville, Ky. Christian Lexington, Ky. Lafayette Dawsonville, Ga. Dawson Lake City, Fla. Fort White Lexington, Ky. Lafayette

UNION COLLEGE ROSTER

No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 62 63 64 66 67 68 70 71 72 73 74 75 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99


Pos WR LT LG C RG RT RB TE

BLUEFIELD COLLEGE DEPTH CHART

OFFENSE

WR WR QB

Pos DE NT DE OLB ILB ILB OLB CB

DEFENSE

SS FS CB

Pos K P LS

SPECIAL TEAMS

H KR PR

No 5 18 77 71 55 76 54 56 75 61 79 53 31 29 23 88 83 82 16 4 7 6 10 13

Name Michael Nesmith Jabe Meadows Kevin Johnson Levy Thompson Chris Hart Calvin Huggins Mike Tufaro Cody Miller Hayne Darby Brett Watson Jose Soto Boomer Hawthorne Josh Wells Marion Harris Pernell Whitehead Matt Hollandsworth Nick Exposito Joel Calfee Phillip Callier Rodrell Smith Dylan Kidd Greg Hampton Corey Mabry Austin Van Es

HT 5-11 6-2 6-7 6-0 6-2 6-2 6-1 6-1 6-2 6-2 6-6 6-2 5-9 5-10 5-10 6-3 6-5 6-0 5-9 6-1 5-8 6-0 6-6 6-0

WT 180 170 320 220 250 300 290 275 300 245 265 225 180 165 170 205 240 187 165 190 165 190 170 215

CL FR FR (RS) FR (RS) FR FR FR FR (RS) FR JR (RS) FR FR FR SO (RS) FR FR FR FR FR (RS) FR FR FR (RS) JR (RS) FR FR

No 93 60 99 92 45 95 51 43 15 8 52 14 41 42 19 17 2 40 12 25 3 11

Name Tanner Gilleland Colton Turbyfill Jonathan Toe Zachariah Hudler Harry Casseus Jaron Delaney R.J. Buford Jonathan Gallante Tarrell Starckey Cortez Clark Anthony Herring Mason Maples Wesley Washington Jordan Jackson Anthony Rivers Shea Corpening Antoine Wilkerson James Boyd Morris Mitchell Chris Burgess Bobby Freeman Christian Google

HT 6-1 6-0 6-2 6-2 6-0 6-2 6-4 5-10 6-2 5-9 6-0 6-3 5-10 5-9 5-9 5-7 6-0 6-0 5-9 5-10 5-7 5-8

WT 232 220 260 300 207 250 215 190 230 210 219 230 207 210 160 155 176 170 170 160 187 160

CL FR (RS) FR SO (RS) FR (RS) FR (RS) FR FR (RS) FR FR (RS) FR FR FR FR (RS) FR FR FR (RS) FR (RS) FR (RS) FR FR FR FR

No 47 24 87 47 52 93 10 7 29 21 16 29 17

Name Mikel Hawks Caleb Frye Daniel Griffin Mikel Hawks Anthony Herring Tanner Gilleland Corey Maybry Dylan Kidd Marion Harris Frank Brooks Phillip Callier Marion Harris Shea Corpening

HT 6-1 5-7 6-3 6-1 6-0 6-1 6-6 5-8 5-10 5-10 5-9 5-10 5-7

WT 145 135 155 145 219 232 170 165 165 160 165 165 155

CL FR FR (RS) FR FR FR FR (RS) FR FR (RS) FR FR FR FR FR (RS


Pos WR LT LG C RG RT QB FB RB

WR

NT DE OLB MLB OLB CB S S

CB

Pos K P LS KR PR

WT 180 174 340 312 303 294 282 303 287 295 264 275 188 190 226 201 155 186 175 179 185 176

CL SO SO SR FR SO FR FR SO SR FR JR FR SR FR JR FR SR SO JR SR SO JR

No 55 48 98 73 45 54 46 60 4 57 50 35 24 25 2 32 37 16 31 33 9 29

Name C.J. Hunnicutt Aaron Davis Seth Jones Alex Lebron Isiah Anderson Joey Peak Darrin Greene Deon Bullard Ryan Shipley Josh Miller Zach Eagler Deon Porter Chris Blackwell Alonzo Collins Bert Brown Cole Vires Chirs Pinnock Otis Manning Darius Thomas Xavier Wyche Josh Nixon Rayshaw O’Neal

HT 6-2 5-11 6-3 6-3 6-3 6-1 5-10 5-9 6-0 5-11 5-11 5-11 5-11 5-8 5-10 6-0 5-10 5-7 6-2 5-11 6-0 5-5

WT 250 269 277 349 253 265 220 200 234 233 219 250 187 164 169 177 215 173 175 183 171 125

CL SR FR SR SO SR SR SR FR JR SO SR JR FR FR SR

No 39 38 57 25 1 1 3

Name Alex Peebles Jared Miller Josh Miller Alonzo Collins Keondrick Daniels Keondrick Daniels Tyler Ross

HT 6-3 5-11 5-11 5-8 5-10 5-10 5-9

WT 175 171 233 164 150 150 175

CL FR JR SO FR FR FR JR

JR SO FR FR SR FR

DEFENSE

FS

HT 6-2 5-11 6-6 6-6 6-2 6-1 5-11 6-2 6-0 6-0 6-0 6-1 6-0 5-10 5-11 5-10 5-8 5-8 5-9 5-9 6-0 6-1

FAULKNER UNIVERSITY DEPTH CHART

Pos DE

Name Domonique Jefferson Levi Wilson Jeremy Baker Steven Bailes Andy Flynn Mike Livingston Cody Vaughn Andy Flynn Jonathan Shiple Steven Manuel Jose Avina Zeb White Mike Brinkley Jon Combs Cpdu Sa[cit Kory Carter Rob Brown Leonard Dixon Tyler Ross William McGarvey Deron Hicks Jared Smith

OFFENSE

WR

No 18 87 67 71 74 66 78 74 68 70 72 79 11 13 21 36 5 34 3 7 19 15

SPECIAL TEAMS


BLUEFIELD COLLEGE SEASON STATS OVERALL OFFENSIVE STATS BC Overall Opp Overall

G 5 5

Rush Yds 410 999

Pass Yds 764 1156

Total Yds 1174 2155

Avg 234.8 431.0

Rush TD 4 16

Pass TD 8 15

BC Overall Opp Overall

G 5 5

TO Mrgn -5 5

1st Downs 75 121

Pen 25 33

Pen Yds 235 271

3rd conv% 28.9 65.7

4th conv% 33.3 50.0

Rsh TD 1 0 1 1 1 4

Pass Att 35.0 24.0 41.0 23.0 33.0 156.0 31.2

Ast Tkl 166 155

Pass Def 352 356

Int 10 22

Ast 24 65 29 26 22 166

Total 58 93 65 73 63 352 70.4

TFL 8.0 1.5 10.5 9.0 5.0 34.0 6.8

Int 2 0 2 0 0 4 0.8

Int Yds 20 0 31 0 0 51 10.2

GAME BY GAME OFFENSIVE STATS Opponent Pikeville (Ky.) Georgetown (Ky.) at Kentucky Christian Faulkner (Ala.) at Bethel (Tenn.) TOTALS AVG / GAME

Rsh 43.0 31.0 31.0 44.0 34.0 183.0 36.6

Rsh Yds 141.0 47.0 66.0 97.0 59.0 410.0 82.0

OVERALL DEFENSIVE STATS BC Overall Opp Overall

G 5 5

Solo Tkl 186 201

GAME BY GAME TACKLES Opponent Pikeville (Ky.) Georgetown (Ky.) at Kentucky Christian Faulkner (Ala.) at Bethel (Tenn.) TOTALS AVG / GAME

Solo 34 28 36 47 41 186

GAME BY GAME DEFENSIVE STATS Opponent Pikeville (Ky.) Georgetown (Ky.) Kentucky Christian Faulkner (Ala.) Bethel (Tenn.) TOTALS AVG / GAME

Fum Rec 1 0 2 0 0 3

Fum Yds 0 0 19 0 0 19

OVERALL SPECIAL TEAM STATS BC Overall Opp Overall

G 5 5

P Ret Yds -32 368

P Ret TD 0 3

KO Ret Yds 592 324

Pass Cmp 20.0 12.0 15.0 13.0 16.0 76.0 15.2

Pass Yds 210.0 96.0 123.0 134.0 201.0 764.0 152.8

Pass TD 3 1 1 0 3 8

Tot Yds 351.0 143.0 189.0 231.0 260.0 1174.0 234.8

Force Fum Block Kick 3 1 8 4

KO Ret TD 0 1

TFL Yds 43.0 32.0 60.0 36.0 16.0 187 37.4

Sac 1.0 0.0 1.0 2.0 2.0 6.0 1.2

Sac Yds 21.0 0.0 7.0 22.0 8.0 58.0 11.6

Pass Def Block Kick TO Gained 4 0 3 0 0 0 5 0 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 10 1 7 2 1.4

FG Made 1 3

PAT Kick PAT Rsh 12 0 33 0

PAT Pass 0 1


Game 6 - Sept. 29, 2012 - Barbourville, Ky. Union Bluefield BLUE First Downs Rushing Passing Penalty Punting Yds Punts Yards Per Punt Punt Ret Yds Returns - Average Kickoff Return Yds Returns - Average Interception Ret Yds Returns - Average Fumbles Lost 3rd-Down Conversions 4th-Down Conversions Total Offense Total Plays Yards Per Play Rushing Yards Attempts Yards Per Rush Passing Yards Attempts Complete Intercepted Yards Per Pass Touchdowns Rushing Passing Other Penalties - Yards

Game 5 - Sept. 22, 2012 - McKenzie, Tenn. Bethel - 56 Bluefield - 28

UC First Downs Rushing Passing Penalty Punting Yds Punts Yards Per Punt Punt Ret Yds Returns - Average Kickoff Return Yds Returns - Average Interception Ret Yds Returns - Average Fumbles Lost 3rd-Down Conversions 4th-Down Conversions Total Offense Total Plays Yards Per Play Rushing Yards Attempts Yards Per Rush Passing Yards Attempts Complete Intercepted Yards Per Pass Touchdowns Rushing Passing Other Penalties - Yards

BLUE 17 5 9 3 303 8 37.9 2 1 - 2.0 148 8 - 18.5 0 0 - 0.0 1-1 2 - 12 1-2 260 67 3.9 59 34 1.7 201 33 16 0 6.1 4 1 3 0 5 - 66

BU 28 10 14 4 141 4 35.3 41 4 - 10.3 86 3 - 28.7 0 0 - 0.0 0-0 8 - 13 0-1 468 73 6.4 168 45 3.7 300 28 24 0 10.7 8 2 6 0 11 - 81


Game 4 - Sept. 15, 2012 - Bluefield, W.Va. (RV) Faulkner - 52 Bluefield - 10 First Downs Rushing Passing Penalty Punting Yds Punts Yards Per Punt Punt Ret Yds Returns - Average Kickoff Return Yds Returns - Average Interception Ret Yds Returns - Average Fumbles Lost 3rd-Down Conversions 4th-Down Conversions Total Offense Total Plays Yards Per Play Rushing Yards Attempts Yards Per Rush Passing Yards Attempts Complete Intercepted Yards Per Pass Touchdowns Rushing Passing Other Penalties - Yards

FALK 34 11 23 0 38 1 38.0 47 2 - 23.5 23 1 - 23.0 0 0 - 0.0 0-0 18 - 15 0-0 534 75 7.1 180 34 5.3 354 41 32 0 8.6 7 2 5 0 0-0

BLUE 12 8 4 0 244 6 40.7 0 0 - 0.0 130 9 - 14.4 0 0 - 0.0 1-1 6 - 18 1-4 231 67 3.4 97 44 2.2 134 23 13 0 5.8 1 1 0 0 4 - 38

Game 3 - Sept. 8, 2012 - Grayson, Ky. Kentucky Christian - 33 Bluefield - 14 First Downs Rushing Passing Penalty Punting Yds Punts Yards Per Punt Punt Ret Yds Returns - Average Kickoff Return Yds Returns - Average Interception Ret Yds Returns - Average Fumbles Lost 3rd-Down Conversions 4th-Down Conversions Total Offense Total Plays Yards Per Play Rushing Yards Attempts Yards Per Rush Passing Yards Attempts Complete Intercepted Yards Per Pass Touchdowns Rushing Passing Other Penalties - Yards

BLUE 14 4 6 4 290 9 32.2 1 2 - 0.5 83 7 - 11.9 31 2 - 15.5 3-2 5 - 18 1-2 189 72 2.6 66 31 2.1 123 41 15 4 3.0 2 1 1 0 7 - 66

KCU 16 10 5 1 224 6 37.3 84 3 - 28.0 11 2 - 5.5 18 4 - 4.5 2-2 5 - 15 1-2 256 72 3.6 115 44 2.6 141 28 10 2 5.0 4 2 1 1 7 - 65


Game 2 - Sept. 1, 2012 - Bluefield, W.Va. (3) Georgetown - 77 Bluefield - 9 First Downs Rushing Passing Penalty Punting Yds Punts Yards Per Punt Punt Ret Yds Returns - Average Kickoff Return Yds Returns - Average Interception Ret Yds Returns - Average Fumbles Lost 3rd-Down Conversions 4th-Down Conversions Total Offense Total Plays Yards Per Play Rushing Yards Attempts Yards Per Rush Passing Yards Attempts Complete Intercepted Yards Per Pass Touchdowns Rushing Passing Other Penalties - Yards

BLUE 26 18 8 0 0 0 0.0 160 8 - 20.0 114 2 - 57.0 0 1 - 0.0 1-0 8 - 12 2-3 556 67 8.3 358 50 7.2 198 17 11 0 11.6 11 8 1 2 9 - 68

BU 12 4 4 4 238 10 23.8 0 0 - 0.0 196 13 - 15.1 0 0 - 0.0 0-0 1 - 12 0-1 143 55 2.6 47 31 1.5 96 24 12 1 4.0 1 0 1 0 4 - 19

Game 1 - Aug. 25, 2012 - Bluefield, W.Va. Pikeville - 42 Bluefield - 28 First Downs Rushing Passing Penalty Punting Yds Punts Yards Per Punt Punt Ret Yds Returns - Average Kickoff Return Yds Returns - Average Interception Ret Yds Returns - Average Fumbles Lost 3rd-Down Conversions 4th-Down Conversions Total Offense Total Plays Yards Per Play Rushing Yards Attempts Yards Per Rush Passing Yards Attempts Complete Intercepted Yards Per Pass Touchdowns Rushing Passing Other Penalties - Yards

BLUE 17 10 6 1 114 3 38.0 36 4 - 9.0 90 5 - 18.0 80 3 - 26.7 2-1 5 - 12 1-2 341 60 5.7 178 38 4.7 163 22 10 2 7.4 6 2 2 2 6 - 57

BU 20 10 9 1 141 4 35.3 -35 2 - -17.5 35 7 - 5.0 20 2 - 10.0 1-0 8 - 16 1-3 351 78 4.5 141 43 3.3 210 35 20 3 6.0 4 1 3 0 5 - 46


2012 OPPONENTS COACHING STAFF Head Coach: Dudley Hilton Record at UP: 6-6 (1 year) Overall Record: 6-6 (1 year) TEAM/PLAYER INFORMATION 2011 Record: 4-6 Conference Record/Finish: 1-4 (6th) Letterman Ret: 37 Starters Ret: 24

GENERAL INFORMATION Location: Pikeville, Ky. Enrollement: 1,156 President: Gov. Paul E. Patton Athletic Director: Dr. Reggie Overton Stadium/Capacity: Howard Field / 4,000 Colors: Orange & Black Nickname: Bears Conference: Mid-South (East Division)

A 25 S1 S8 S 15 S 22 S 29 O6 O 20 N3 N 10

at Bluefield at (25) Campbellsville (RV) LINDSEY WILSON UVA-WISE at (14) Cumberlands (19) CUMBERLAND at Bethel KENTUCKY CHRISTIAN at Belhaven at Union

COACHING STAFF Head Coach: Bill Cronin Record at GC: 146-35 (15 years) Overall Record: 146-35 (15 years) TEAM/PLAYER INFORMATION 2011 Record: 12-1 Conference Record/Finish: 5-0 (1st) Letterman Ret/Lost: NA Starters Ret/Lost: NA

GENERAL INFORMATION Location: Georgetown, Ky. Enrollement: 1,400 President: Dr. William H. Crouch, Jr. Athletic Director: Brian Evans Stadium/Capacity: Toyota Stadium / 5,000 Colors: Orange & Black Nickname: Tigers Conference: Mid-South (East Division)

S1 S6 S 15 S 22 S 29 O6 O 13 O 20 N3 N 10

at Bluefield FAULKNER at (24) Lindsey Wilson KENTUCKY CHRISTIAN BETHEL at Campbellsville (19) CUMBERLAND at Pikeville UNION at UVA-Wise

COACHING STAFF Head Coach: Mike Furrey Record at KCC: 5-7 (1 year) Overall Record: 5-7 (1 year) TEAM/PLAYER INFORMATION 2011 Record: 4-7 Conference Record/Finish: 2-3 (4th) Letterman Ret/Lost: NA Sept. 8 Kentucky Christian Starters Ret/Lost: NA

GENERAL INFORMATION Location: Grayson, Ky. Enrollement: 575 President: Dr. Jeff Metcalf Athletic Director: Bruce Dixon Stadium/Capacity: KCU Stadium / 1,000 Colors: Black & Red Nickname: Knights Conference: Mid-South (East Division)

A 25 S8 S 15 S 22 S 29 O6 O 13 O 20 O 27 N3 N 10

(RV) LINDSEY WILSON W, 27-20 OT BLUEFIELD W, 33-14 at North Alabama L, 0-39 (3) GEORGETOWN L, 6-27 CAMPBELLSVILLE 1:30 at Belhaven 1:30 at UVA-Wise 6 UNION 1:30 at Pikeville 1:30 (12) CUMBERLANDS 1:30 at (25) Faulkner 3:30

S1 S6 S 15 S 22 S 29 O6 O 13 O 20 O 27 N3 N 10

at UVA-Wise at (4) Georgetown at Bluefield LINDSEY WILSON at Point University (12) CUMBERLANDS (19) CUMBERLAND at Bethel BELHAVEN at Campbellsville KENTUCKY CHRISTIAN

A 25 S1 S 15 S 22 S 29 O6 O 13 O 20 O 27 N3 N 10

UVA-WISE vs. (3) Marian at Campbellsville BLUEFIELD at (3) Georgetown PIKEVILLE at Union (25) FAULKNER (19) CUMBERLAND at Lindsey Wilson at Belhaven

S1 S8 S 15 S 22 S 29 O6 O 13 O 20 O 27 N3 N 10

at (RV) Lindsey Wilson at (25) Campbellsville (14) CUMBERLANDS at Webber International BLUEFIELD at (19) Cumberland BETHEL at Kentucky Christian UVA-WISE at (3) Georgetown PIKEVILLE

Aug. 25 Pikeville

Sept. 1 Georgetown (No. 3)

COACHING STAFF Head Coach: Brent Barker Record at Faulkner: 1-0 Overall Record: 1-0 TEAM/PLAYER INFORMATION 2011 Record: 3-7 Conference Record/Finish: 1-5 (6th) Letterman Ret/Lost: NA Starters Ret/Lost: NA

GENERAL INFORMATION Location: Montgomery, Ala. Enrollement: 2,700 President: Dr. Billy Hilyer Athletic Director: Brent Barker Stadium/Capacity: Cramton Bowl / NA Colors: Royal Blue, Gray, White & Black Nickname: Eagles Conference: Mid-South (West Division)

Sept. 22 Bethel

COACHING STAFF Head Coach: Chris Elliott Record at Bethel: 0-2 Overall Record: 0-2 TEAM/PLAYER INFORMATION 2011 Record: 8-3 Conference Record/Finish: 5-1(1st) Letterman Ret/Lost: 55/17 Starters Ret/Lost: 19/7

GENERAL INFORMATION Location: McKenzie, Tenn. Enrollement: 1,300 President: Dr. Robert Prosser Athletic Director: Dale Kelley Stadium/Capacity: Wildcat Stadium/ 4,000 Colors: Purple & Gold Nickname: Wildcats Conference: Mid-South (West Division)

Sept. 29 Union

COACHING STAFF Head Coach: Tommy Reid Record at Union: 44-70 (11 years) Overall Record: 44-70 (11 years) TEAM/PLAYER INFORMATION 2011 Record: 2-9 Conference Record/Finish: 1-5 (6th) Letterman Ret/Lost: NA Starters Ret/Lost: 21/5

GENERAL INFORMATION Location: Barbourville, Ky. Enrollement: 1,350 President: Dr. Tom McFarland Athletic Director: Tim Curry Stadium/Capacity: Colors: Orange & Black Nickname: Bulldogs Conference: Mid-South (East Division)

Sept. 15 Faulkner (25)

2012 SCHEDULE

2012 SCHEDULE

W, 42-28 W, 14-7 L, 36-53 W, 38-20 L, 21-63 1:30 2:20 1:30 2:30 1:30

W, 77-9 W, 34-20 W, 33-7 W, 27-6 1:30 1:30 1:30 1:30 1:30 1:30

2012 SCHEDULE

2012 SCHEDULE

W, 43-10 L, 20-34 W, 52-0 W, 43-41 7 2:30 3:30 6 2:30 1:30 3:30

2012 SCHEDULE

L, 21-24 OT L, 7-31 W, 33-24 W. 56-28 1:30 2:30 12 6 2:30 2:30 7

2012 SCHEDULE

L, 21-36 W, 14-13 L, 14-48 W, 10-7 12 2:30 12 1:30 1:30 1:30 1:30


2012 OPPONENTS

Oct. 6 UVA-Wise

COACHING STAFF Head Coach: Dewey Lusk Record at UVA-Wise: 6-7 (1 year) Overall Record: 6-7 (1 year) TEAM/PLAYER INFORMATION 2011 Record: 5-6 Conference Record/Finish: 1-4 (5th) Letterman Ret/Lost: 45/24 Starters Ret/Lost: 12/10

GENERAL INFORMATION Location: Wise, Va. Enrollement: 1,911 President: Chancellor David Prior Athletic Director: Danny Sterling Stadium/Capacity: Carl Smith Stadium / 3,100 Colors: Red & Gray Nickname: Highland Cavaliers Conference: Mid-South (East Division)

Oct. 13 Belhaven

COACHING STAFF Head Coach: Joe Thrasher Record at Belhaven: 15-19 Overall Record: 29-38 TEAM/PLAYER INFORMATION 2011 Record: 5-6 Conference Record/Finish: 3-3 (4th) Letterman Ret/Lost: NA Starters Ret/Lost: NA

GENERAL INFORMATION Location: Jackson, Miss. Enrollement: 3,245 President: Dr. Roger Parrott Athletic Director: Scott Little Stadium/Capacity: H.T. Newell / 7,500 Colors: Green & Gold Nickname: Blazers Conference: Mid-South (West Division)

Oct. 27 Lindsey Wilson

COACHING STAFF Head Coach: Chris Oliver Record at Lindsey: 13-10 (2 years) Overall Record: 13-10 (2 years) TEAM/PLAYER INFORMATION 2011 Record: 7-3 Conference Record/Finish: 3-2 (6th) Letterman Ret/Lost: NA Starters Ret/Lost: NA

GENERAL INFORMATION Location: Columbia, Ky. Enrollement: 2,600 President: Dr. William T. Luckey, Jr. Athletic Director: Willis Pooler Stadium/Capacity: Blue Raider Stadium / 1,500 Colors: Blue & White Nickname: Blue Raiders Conference: Mid-South (West Division)

COACHING STAFF Head Coach: Dewayne Alexander Record at CU: 31-30 (6 years) Overall Record: 31-30 (6 years) TEAM/PLAYER INFORMATION 2011 Record: 7-3 Conference Record/Finish: 4-2 (2nd) Letterman Ret/Lost: 42/15 Starters Ret/Lost: 14/8

GENERAL INFORMATION Location: Lebanon, Tenn. Enrollement: 1,345 President: Dr. Harvill Eaton Athletic Director: Ron Pavan Stadium/Capacity: Nokes-Lasater Field / 5,500 Suface: Natural Grass Colors: Maroon & White Nickname: Bulldogs Conference: Mid-South (West Division)

COACHING STAFF Head Coach: Perry Thomas Record at CU: 24-23 (5 years) Overall Record: 24-23 (5 years) TEAM/PLAYER INFORMATION 2011 Record: 7-5 Conference Record/Finish: 3-2 (2nd) Letterman Ret/Lost: NA Starters Ret/Lost: NA

GENERAL INFORMATION Location: Campbellsville, Ky. Enrollement: 3,000 President: Dr. Michael Carter Athletic Director: Rusty Hoolingsworth Stadium/Capacity: Colors: Maroon Nickname: Tigers Conference: Mid-South (West Division)

Nov. 3 Cumberland (No. 19)

Nov. 10 Campbellsvillle

at (11) Bethel W, 24-21 OT FAULKNER L, 10-43 at Campbell L, 0-10 at Pikeville L, 20-38 (21) CUMBERLAND L, 17-24 BELHAVEN 6 at BLUEFIELD 6 KENTUCKY CHRISTIAN 6 at (12) CUMBERLANDS 1:30 at Union 1:30 (3) GEORGETOWN 1:30

S1 S8 S 15 S 22 S 29 O6 O 13 O 20 25N 3 N 13

at (19) Cumberlands L, 10-21 LOUISIANA COLLEGE L, 13-24 at (25) Cumberland L, 30-36 (OT) Campbellsville W, 70-28 at UVA-Wise 6 KENTUCKY CHRISTIAN 1:30 BLUEFIELD 1:30 at (24) Lindsey Wilson 1:30 PIKEVILLE 1:30 BETHEL 6

A 25 S1 S8 S 15 S 22 S 29 O 13 O 20 O 27 N3 N 10

at Kentucky Christian UNION at Pikeville (3) GEORGETOWN at (RV) Faulkner at (12) Cumberlands at Campbellsville BELHAVEN at Bluefield BETHEL (19) CUMBERLAND

S1 S8 S 15 S 22 S 29 O6 O 13 O 20 O 27 N3 N10

vs. Kansas Wesleyan (19) CUMBERLANDS BELHAVEN at UVA-Wise at Pikeville UNION at (25) Faulkner CAMPBELLSVILLE at Bethel BLUEFIELD at Lindsey-Wilson

S1 S8 S 15 S 22 S 29 O6 O 13 O 20 O 27 N3 N 10

PIKEVILLE UNION BETHEL at Belhaven at Kentucky Christian (3) GEORGETOWN LINDSEY WILSON at (19) Cumberland at (12) Cumberlands (25) FAULKNER at BLUEFIELD

RAMS 2012 SCHEDULE DATE

Aug 25 Sept 1 Sept 8 Sept 15 Sept 22 Sept 29 Oct 6 Oct 13 Oct 27 Nov 3 Nov 10

OPPONENT

PIKEVILLE (KY) (4) GEORGETOWN (KY) # at Kentucky Christian # (RV) FAULKNER (AL) # at Bethel (TN) # at Union (KY) # UVA-WISE (VA) # at Belhaven (MS) # LINDSEY WILSON (KY) # % at (19) Cumberland (TN) # CAMPBELLSVILLE (KY) #

# Denotes Mid-South Conference game

LOCATION

Mitchell Stadium Mitchell Stadium Grayson, Ky. Mitchell Stadium McKenzie, Tenn. Barborsville, Ky. Mitchell Stadium Jackson, Miss. Mitchell Stadium Lebanon, Tenn. Mitchell Stadium

2012 SCHEDULE

A 25 S1 S8 S 15 S 22 S 29 O6 O 13 O 20 O 27 N 10

TIME/RESULT

L, 28-42 L, 9-77 L, 14-33 L, 10-52 L, 28-56 12 p.m 6 p.m. 2:30 p.m. 1 p.m. 1 p.m. 1 p.m.

% Denotes 2012 Homecoming Weekend

2012 SCHEDULE

2012 SCHEDULE

L, 20-27 OT W, 36-21 W, 53-36 L, 7-33 L, 41-43 1:30 2 2:30 1 2:30 2:30

2012 SCHEDULE

W, 31-10 L, 13-55 W, 36-33 (OT) W, 24-17 1:30 2:30 3:30 7 2:30 2:30 2:30

2012 SCHEDULE

L, 7-14 L, 13-14 L, 24-33 L, 28-70 1:30 1:30 2 7 1:30 1:30 1


HEAD COACH MIKE GRAVIER Coach Mike Gravier became the program’s eighth coach when Bluefield College leaders announced him as the coach man who would restart the program that had been dormant since 1941 during a press conference, July 23, 2010. “Hiring the right coach, someone who identifies with the college’s mission and has a passion for transforming young men’s lives through the game of football, is critical to the success of this new program,” said BC president, Dr. David Olive. “I’m convinced we have found that person in Mike Gravier.” Gravier helped launch a football program as an assistant coach and offensive coordinator at Malone University in Ohio in 1992. Three seasons later, he became the head coach of the young program, where during a four-year span he amassed a 30-12-1 win-loss record, three Mid-States Football Association Championships, a MSFA Coach of the Year honor, and two NAIA National Tournament bids. “Mike brings an excellent understanding of the game and effective coaching style to Bluefield football,” said BC’s athletic director, Pete Dryer. “In addition to his experience and success on the field, we are excited to have a football coach with strong character, a passion to live out his faith in Jesus Christ, and a desire to serve and mentor student-athletes.” Coach Gravier began his career with five years of coaching at the high school level after playing football and earning his bachelor’s degree from Grand Valley State University in Michigan and while earning his master’s degree from Western Michigan University. He spent the next six years as an assistant coach at Kalamazoo College in Michigan, Western Michigan University, Southeast Missouri State University, and Michigan Technological University, before beginning his six-year stint with Malone. He was called back to his alma mater to coach in 1998 and spent two additional seasons as a high school coach in Georgia before devoting his career in 2001 to faith-based ministries, including Christian Outreach International in Florida, where for three years he served as director of sports ministry. Today, while last serving as an assistant coach for football at Concord University in Athens, West Virginia, Gravier is the director of OperationSHARE for Heaven Sent Ministries in Princeton, West Virginia, but now he is ready to turn his attention to Bluefield College. “I’m very excited and humbled,” said Gravier about the opportunity to lead the new BC football program. “It’s always an honor to be the first person chosen to lead a football program. It’s a role I don’t take lightly, and I look forward to the challenge. We will play an exciting brand of football. We will play fast. We will be very aggressive, and I believe we will win.” Starting a new football program, Coach Gravier said, will be a special endeavor. Like the players from 1941 who hold memories from the last game played, players on the new BC roster, he said, “will someday share stories about the first touchdown scored, the first win, or the first championship.” Those firsts, he added, “are something only the new players

can experience.” Coach Gravier said in reviving BC football he wants the new players and fans to remember why the program was dropped in 1942 and to honor the young men who joined the war effort and risked their lives to secure our freedom. “We will use that past as part of our future,” said coach Gravier. “It is my desire to honor those former players in some way. If any are still living, I want them to visit and be a part of our team. If they are no longer with us, their families are always welcome.” Coach Gravier acknowledged that a new football team will, no doubt, boost the Greater Bluefield economy, offer an additional source for gridiron entertainment to an already football-hungry community, and give more local studentathletes an opportunity to continue their football careers at home in front of family and friends. But, the impact he’s looking forward to most is the one that will involve his players in community outreach. In line with the Bluefield College mission, Coach Gravier said he hopes to develop players both academically and spiritually. In addition to what the student-athletes will gain in the classroom from professors, through a mentor program with leaders in the community the coach said he wants to develop the players’ career and leadership skills. The purpose, he said: to develop the whole player. “We want to show our players what it means to be a good football player, but also what it means to be a leader in the community, a good husband, and a good father,” said Gravier. “Football will be a small part of their college experience, and hopefully the other things they learn that will carry with them through the good and bad times of life.”


HEAD COACH MIKE GRAVIER Gravier as Head Coach

Ram Football ... the Mike Gravier era Ahead after 1st Behind after 1st Tied after 1st Ahead at half Behind at half Tied at half Ahead after 3rd Behind after 3rd Tied after 3rd In overtime Win by forfeit vs. MSC vs. NAIA vs. NCAA Division I-AA vs. NCAA Division II vs. NCAA Division III vs. Ranked teams vs. teams ranked 1-10 vs. ranked 11-20 vs. ranked 21-25 at home on road at a neutral site at night during the day on natural grass on artificial surface in rain in snow

0-1 0-3 0-1 0-0 0-4 0-1 0-0 0-5 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-5 0-5 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-3 0-2 0-0 0-0 0-5 0-0 0-5 0-0 0-0

Year 1995 1996 1997 1998 2012 Totals

School Malone Malone Malone Malone Bluefield

W-L 10-1-1 8-2 5-5 7-4 0-5 30-17-1

Pct. .875 .800 .500 .636 .000 .635

Postseason/Titles MSFA League Champions/NAIA Playoff MSFA League Champions MSFA League Champions/NAIA Playoff

In August 0-1

.000

In September 10-7

.588

8-3-1

.708

9-4

.692

0-1

.000

1-2

.333

In October In November In December In the Post Season vs. the Mid-South Confence 0-6

.000

In Season Openers 3-2

.600

In Home Openers 2-3

.400

Gravier vs. All Opponents Opponent Baker (KS) Belhaven (MS) Bethel (TN) Campbellsville Cumberland (TN) Faulkner (AL) Findlay (OH) Geneva (PA) Georgetown (KY) Iowa Wesleyan Kentucky Christian Lambuth (TN) Lindsey Wilson (KY) Pikeville (KY) St. Ambrose (IA) St. Francis (IN) St. Xavier (IL) St. Joseph (IN) Taylor (IN) Tiffin (OH) Trinity International (IL) Tri-State (IN) Union (KY) Urbana (OH) UVA-Wise (VA) Walsh (OH) West Liberty (WV) Westminster (PA) Wilmington (OH)

Total

W-L 1-0

H 1-0

A 0-0

Last W, 45-7

0-1

0-0

0-1

L, 28-56

0-1 0-2 4-1 0-2 1-0 0-1 1-1

0-1 0-1 4-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-1

0-0 0-1 0-1 0-1 1-0 0-1 1-0

L, 10-52 L, 10-13 W, 31-28 L, 9-77 W, 35-12 L, 14-33 L, 16-26

0-1 0-1 1-0 1-0 0-1 2-0 4-0 2-0 3-1

0-1 0-0 0-0 1-0 0-1 0-0 2-0 2-0 1-1

0-0 0-1 1-0 0-0 0-0 2-0 2-0 0-0 2-0

L, 28-42 L, 30-40 W, 55-30 W, 42-34 L, 34-51 W, 19-7 W, 37-15 W, 32-0 L, 7-21

4-0

2-0

2-0

W, 49-7

3-1 1-1 0-2-1 1-0

1-1 0-1 0-1-1 0-0

2-0 1-0 0-1 1-0

W, 28-21 W, 35-24 L, 0-21 W, 34-14

30-17-1 15-10-1

15-7

Year 1996 2012 2012 2012 2012 2012 1996 1998 2012 1996 2012 1997 2012 2012 1998 1998 1998 1998 1997 1998 1997 1998 2012 1998 2012 1998 1998 1997 1995


COACHING HISTORY BY CHRONOLOGY COACH Mike Gravier (2012) No Football (1942-2011) Tony Lotito (1941) “Mullie” LeNoir (1929-40) Ott (1927-28) Marshall Shearer (1926) Sam Emsweller (1925) Hobson Snead (1923-24) Hall (1922) TOTAL

SERIES RECORDS OPPONENT

Alfred Holbrook College Alderson Academy Alderson Junior College American University Appalachian State Armstrong College Belhaven (MS) Bethel (TN) Bowling Springs Bridgewater College Bristol High School Campbell College Campbellsville (KY) Concord Cumberland (TN) Davis-Elkins East Tennessee Emory & Henry Freshman Faulkner (AL) Georgia State Georgetown (KY) Glenville Greenbrier Military Acad. Hiawassee Kentucky Christian King College (PA) Lindsey Wilson (KY) Lincoln Memorial Louisburg Mars Hill (NC) Marshall Freshman Maryville Milligan Morris-Harvey (U of Charleston) New River State (WV Tech) Pikeville Potomac Princeton Athletic Club Princeton Independence Rio Grande College Roanoke Freshman Roanoke Junior Varsity Rutherford College Salem College Shenandoah College Tennessee Wesleyan Tusculum US Naval Training Station Union (KY) UVA-Wise (VA) Virginia Tech Freshman Washington & Lee Freshman West Virginia Freshman William Mary Ext.

YEARS 1 71 1 12 2 1 1 2 1 21

WIN 0 0 4 63 8 1 2 1 0 79

LOSS 5 0 4 28 5 3 4 9 4 62

FIRST MET

LAST MET

LAST SCORE

1933 1923 1922 1932 1928 1932 2012 2012 1938 1928 1922 1932 2012 1922 2012 1937 1925 1929 2012 1931 2012 1929 1924 1925 2012 1924 2012 1925 1934 1927 1939 1927 1924 1926 1928 2012 1935 1923 1924 1931 1929 1923 1933 1931 1927 1928 1927 1936 1926 2012 1935 1925 1925 1940

1933 1923 1929 1932 1929 1933

W, 68-0 W, 24-0 W, 26-0 W, 19-6 W, 12-7 W, 39-7

TIE 0 0 0 2 3 1 0 1 0 7

PCT. .000 .500 .688 .593 .300 .333 .136 .000 .557

RECORD 1-0-0 1-0-0 2-0-0 1-0-0 2-0-0 2-0-0

1938 1928 1922 1939

W, 26-6 W, 18-0 L, 0-1 W, 13-0

1-0-0 1-0-0 0-1-0 3-0-0

1936

L, 6-28

4-7-1

1937 1932 1936

W, 13-6 T, 6-6 W, 7-2 L, 10-52 L, 0-14 L, 9-77 L, 7-13 L, 0-6 W, 28-0 L, 14-33 L, 6-20

1-0-0 2-1-1 5-0-0 0-1-0 0-1-0 0-1-0 0-1-0 0-2-0 9-0-2 0-1-0 0-5-0

1935 1923 1924 1941 1934 1923 1933 1931 1933 1941 1939 1937 1927

W, 58-6 W, 53-0 W, 40-0 L, 0-7 L, 0-73 L. 021 L, 7-26 L, 0-10 L, 28-42 W, 6-0 L, 0-7 L, 0-37 W, 30-7 W, 32-2 T, 0-0 W, 34-0 W, 7-0 W, 26-7 W, 14-0 W, 34-7 W, 33-12 W, 33-0

1-1-0 4-0-0 3-0-0 0-3-0 0-1-0 1-7-0 7-4-1 2-4-0 0-1-0 1-0-0 0-1-0 0-1-0 3-0-0 2-0-0 0-0-1 1-0-0 1-0-0 4-0-0 4-7-0 2-1-1 1-1-0 2-0-0

1941 1930 1926 1940 TOTAL

L, 0-30 W, 58-6 L, 0-44 W, 25-0 27-19-2

2-3-1 1-1-0 0-2-0 1-0-0 79-62-7

1931 1929 1925 1941 1935 1930 1937 1930 1941 1927 1941 1940 1941

BY PERCENTAGE

BY WINS

PCT .688 .593 .500 .333 .300 .136 .000 .000 .561

WINS 63 8 4 2 1 1 0 0 79

COACH LeNoir Ott Lotito Emsweller Shearer Snead Gravier Hall TOTAL

COACH LeNoir Ott Lotito Emsweller Shearer Snead Gravier Hall TOTAL

YEAR-BY-YEAR

BY DECADE

YEAR W L T COACH 2012 0 5 0 Gravier 1942-2011 No Football 1941 4 4 0 Lotito 1940 4 4 0 LeNoir 1939 4 3 0 LeNoir 1938 3 4 0 LeNoir 1937 4 4 0 LeNoir 1936 3 4 0 LeNoir 1935 5 2 0 LeNoir 1934 6 1 0 LeNoir 1933 9 0 0 LeNoir 1932 5 2 1 LeNoir 1931 5 2 1 LeNoir 1930 7 1 0 LeNoir 1929 8 1 0 LeNoir 1928 4 3 0 Ott 1927 4 2 3 Ott 1926 1 3 1 Shearer 1925 2 4 0 Emsweller 1924 0 5 0 Snead 1923 1 4 1 Snead 1922 0 4 0 Hall TOTAL 79 62 7

DECADE 1920’s 1930s 1940s 2010s TOTAL

RECORD 20-26-5 (.441) 51-23-2 (.684) 8-8-0 (.500) 0-5-0 (.000) 79-62-7 (.557)

SEASON OPENERS WIN 11

LOSS 9

HOME OPENERS WIN 12

LOSS 6

TIE 1

TIE 2

MITCHELL STADIUM YEAR W L T COACH 2012 0 3 0 Gravier 1942-2011 No Football 1941 3 1 0 Lotito 1940 3 2 0 LeNoir 1939 3 1 0 LeNoir 1938 2 3 0 LeNoir 1937 3 1 0 LeNoir 1936 3 1 0 LeNoir 1935 5 1 0 LeNoir TOTAL 22 12 0

Assistant Coach Howard (L) and Head Coach Tony Lotito (R) 1941

Head Coach B. E. “Mullie” LeNoir 1937


YEAR-BY-YEAR RESULTS 1922 |(0-4)

COACH HALL Date O. 14 O. 28 N. 11 N. 31

Result L, 0-20 L, 0-1 L, 0-65 L, 0-26

1930 |(7-1) | SJC Champions Opponent H/A Alderson Junior C. (WV) A Bristol High School H New River High School (WV) A Concord (WV) H

Att.

1923 |(1-4-1)

COACH HOBSON SNEAD Date S 29 O 20 O 27 N 12 N 17 N 29

Result L, 0-76 L, 0-7 T, 0-0 L, 0-31 W, 24-0 L, 0-31

Opponent H/A King College (PA) A Princeton Athletic Club (WV) A Roanoke College JV (VA) H Washington & Lee Fresh (VA) H Alderson Academy (WV) H Concord (WV) H

Att. 300

300

1924 |(0-5)

COACH HOBSON SNEAD Date O4 O 11 O 17 O 25 N 27

Result L, 0-53 L, 0-26 L, 0-37 L, 0-47 L, 6-80

Opponent King College (PA) Milligan (TN) Princeton Independence Greenbrier Military Acad. Concord (WV)

H/A H H A H H

Att.

1,000 500

1925 |(2-4)

COACH SAM EMSWELLER Date O3 O 10 O 17 O 24 N 11 N 26

Result W, 14-0 L, 0-13 W, 19-0 L, 0-6 L, 0-26 L, 0-13

Opponent East Tennessee Milligan (TN) Hiwassee (WV) Greenbrier Military Acad. West Virginia Freshman Lincoln Memorial (TN)

H/A H A H A A H

Att. 500 300

Date O9 O 16 O 23 N6 N 25

Result L, 0-44 T, 0-0 L, 0-20 W, 32-6 L, 0-21

Opponent West Virginia Freshman Hiwassee (WV) Morris-Harvey (WV) Union (KY) Concord (WV)

Date S 24 O1 O8 O 15 O 22 O 29 N5 N 11 N 27

Result W, 31-0 T, 0-0 W, 33-0 L, 0-73 W, 33-0 T, 0-0 W, 20-0 T, 0-0 L, 6-14

Opponent Shenandoah (VA) Tusculum (TN) Hiwassee (WV) Maryville (TN) Union (KY) Morris-Harvey (WV) Mars Hill (NC) Concord (WV) East Tennessee

H/A H A H H H

Att.

H/A H A H A A H H H A

Att.

Date S 29 O6 O 27 N 10 N 17 N 24 N 29

Result L, 0-13 W, 13-0 W, 18-0 W, 44-0 L, 12-25 W, 13-12 L, 0-13

Opponent New River State (WV) Alderson Junior C. (WV) Bridgewater (VA) Appalachian State (NC) Tusculum (TN) Morris-Harvey (WV) Tennessee Wesleyan

COACH B.E.“MULLIE” LeNOIR Result W, 6-0 W, 25-0 L, 7-13 W, 12-7 W, 26-0 W, 26-0 W, 26-0 W, 38-0 W, 26-0

Att. 1,500 2,000 1,200 400

1931 |(5-2-1) | SJC Champions COACH B.E.“MULLIE” LeNOIR Date S 26 O 10 O 17 O 24 O 31 N7 N 14 N 26

Result T, 0-0 W, 39-0 W, 13-7 W, 30-0 L, 0-26 L, 0-14 W, 13-7 W, 7-0

Opponent Hiwassee (WV) East Tennessee Shenandoah College (VA) Rio Grande (OH) Morris-Harvey (WV) Georgia State Tennessee Wesleyan Salem College (NC)

H/A H H A H A H H H

Att.

1,500

Date O1 O8 O 15 O 22 O 28 N4 N 11 N 25

Result W, 14-0 W, 12-6 W, 20-0 W, 19-6 W, 39-7 T, 6-6 L, 0-14 L, 6-12

Opponent Campbell College (NC) Morris-Harvey (WV) Shenandoah College (VA) American University (DC) Armstrong College (GA) East Tennessee Tennessee Wesleyan Concord (WV)

Date S 23 S 30 O7 O 14 O 21 O 28 N 11 N 18 N 30

Result W, 33-0 W, 27-7 W, 34-0 W, 54-0 W, 19-0 W, 68-0 W, 20-6 W, 26-7 W, 9-0

Opponent Emory-Henry Fresh (VA) Campbell College (NC) Rutherford College (NC) Armstrong College (GA) Morris-Harvey (WV) Alfred Holbrook (OH) Tennessee Wesleyan Shenandoah College (VA) Concord (WV)

H/A H H A H A H H

Att.

Opponent Hiwassee (WV) Emory & Henry Fresh (VA) Glenville (WV) Appalachian State (NC) Morris-Harvey (WV) Roanoke Freshman (VA) Alderson Junior C. (WV) Mars Hill (NC) Concord (WV)

Att.

Result L, 13-14 W, 12-0 L, 7-14 W, 33-12 W, 53-0 L, 7-19 L, 0-12 W, 13-6

Opponent Milligan (TN) Hiwassee (GA) New River State (WV) U.S. Naval Training Station Louisburg (NC) Tennessee Wesleyan Morris-Harvey (WV) Davis & Elkins (WV)

COACH B.E.“MULLIE” LeNOIR Date S 24 O1 O7 O 14 O 28 N4 N 12

Result W, 18-0 L, 0-19 L, 7-18 L, 7-18 L, 14-22 W, 26-6 W, 24-0

Opponent Hiawassee (GA) Virginia Tech Freshman New River State (WV) Tennessee Wesleyan Virginia Tech Freshman Bowling Springs (NC) Tusculum (NC)

COACH B.E.“MULLIE” LeNOIR H/A H H H A H A A H

Att. 2,000 1,000 2,000 1,000 3,000

Date S 22 S 29 O6 O 14 O 20 O 28 N 10

Result W, 13-6 L, 0-25 W, 7-6 L, na-na L, 14-20 W, 13-0 W, 34-7

Opponent Hiwassee (GA) Marshall Freshman (WV) New River State (WV) Milligan (TN) Tennessee Wesleyan Campbell (NC) Tusculum (TN)

H/A A A A H H H A H

Att.

H/A H A H H H H A

Att.

H/A H A A A H H H

Att.

H/A H A H H A A H H

Att.

H/A A H A A H H A H

Att.

H/A H H A H A A H A H A H

Att. 4,017 2,047

1940 |(4-4)

COACH B.E.“MULLIE” LeNOIR H/A H A H H H H H H H

Att. 1,500

Date S 30 O4 O 12 0 19 O 26 N2 N 16 N 21

Result W, 13-12 L, 6-30 L, 7-26 W, 12-7 W, 39-13 L, 6-40 W, 25-0 L, 21-47

Opponent Virginia Tech Freshman Marshall Freshman (WV) Morris-Harvey (WV) New River State (WV) Hiawassee (GA) Tennessee Wesleyan William Mary Ext (VA) Milligan (TN)

1,500 3,000

1934 |(6-1) Date S 29 O 12 O 20 N3 N 10 N 17 N 29

Result W, 27-6 W, 30-0 W, 19-6 W, 32-2 W, 25-0 L, 6-14 W, 6-0

Opponent Campbell College (NC) Morris-Harvey (WV) Louisburg (NC) Roanoke Freshman (VA) Emory & Henry Fresh (VA) King College (PA) Concord (WV)

H/A H H H H H H H

Att. 2,000 1,000

1941 Team

COACH B.E.“MULLIE” LeNOIR Date S 28 O5 O 12 O 26 N9 N 16 N 21

Result W, 13-0 W, 6-0 W, 15-6 L, 6-20 W, 8-0 W, 7-0 L, 6-20

Opponent Louisburg (NC) Potomac (WV) Milligan (TN) King College (PA) Emory & Henry Fresh (VA) Virginia Tech Freshman Concord (WV)

1941 |(4-4) H/A H H H A H H H

Att.

H/A H H A A H H H

Att. 2,500

1936 |(3-4) H/A H H H A H A H H H

Date S 25 O2 O8 O 16 O 22 O 30 N5 N 12

1939 |(4-3)

1932 |(5-2-1)

COACH B.E.“MULLIE” LeNOIR

COACH B.E.“MULLIE” LeNOIR

1938 |(3-4)

1935 |(5-2)

1929 |(8-1) | SJC Champions Date S 29 O5 O 12 O 19 O 26 N1 N9 N 16 N 28

Opponent H/A Hiwassee (GA) H Mars Hill (NC) H Washington & Lee Fresh (VA) H King College (PA) H Morris-Harvey (WV) H Lincoln Memorial (TN) H Tennessee Wesleyan A Concord (WV) H

COACH B.E.“MULLIE” LeNOIR 1,200

1928 |(4-3) COACH OTT

Result W, 27-0 W, 40-0 W, 7-6 L, 6-13 W, 13-0 W, 58-6 W, 7-0 W, 6-0

COACH B.E.“MULLIE” LeNOIR

1927 |(4-2-3) COACH OTT

Date S 27 O4 O 10 O 18 N1 N8 N 14 N 27

1933 |(9-0) | SJC Champions

1926 |(1-3-1)

COACH MARSHALL SHEARER

1937 |(4-4)

COACH B.E.“MULLIE” LeNOIR

COACH B.E.“MULLIE” LeNOIR Date O3 O 10 O 17 O 31 N7 N 14 N 26

Result L, 0-31 W, 7-2 W, 20-7 L, 14-32 W, 6-0 L, 0-14 L, 6-28

Opponent Tennessee Wesleyan Emory & Henry Fresh (VA) Louisburg (NC) U. S. Naval Training Station Morris-Harvey (WV) Milligan (TN) Concord (WV)

COACH TONY LOTITO Date S 20 S 27 O 11 O 17 O 25 O 31 N1 N 20

Result L, 0-21 L, 0-7 W, 25-7 L, 0-10 W, 28-0 W, 14-0 L, 0-30 W, 30-7

Opponent Milligan (TN) Marshall Freshman (WV) Rio Grande (OH) West Virginia Tech Hiwassee (GA) Tennessee Wesleyan Virginia Tech Freshman Rio Grande (OH)

2012 |(0-3)

COACH MIKE GRAVIER Date A 25 S1 S8 S 15 S 22 S 29 O6 O 13 O 27 N3 N 10

Time L, 28-42 L, 9-77 L, 14-33 L, 10-52 L, 28-56 12 PM 6 PM 2:30 PM 1 PM 1 PM 1 PM

Opponent Pikeville (KY) (4) Georgetown (KY) Kentucky Christian (RV) Faulkner (AL) # Bethel (TN) # Union (KY) # UVA-Wise # Belhaven (MS) # (24) Lindsey Wilson (KY) # (25) Cumberland (TN) # Campbellsville (KY)

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