2006 Football News

  • Guilford's Chris Barnette Earns All-America Football Honors
    December 11, 2006
    Guilford College's Chris Barnette earned a spot on the 2006 American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Division III Coaches' All-America Team Monday. He joins Bryan Garland '95 as the only two Guilford students so honored by the AFCA.
  • Guilford's Barnette and Frazier Land All-South Football Honors
    December 08, 2006
    Guilford College's Chris Barnette and Travis Frazier received All-South recognition from D3football.com Friday. For the second straight season, South region sports information directors and D3football.com staff selected 76 South Region all-stars from among 180 nominees.
  • Guilford's Barnette and Frazier Named to East Coast Bowl
    November 22, 2006
    Guilford College's Chris Barnette and Travis Frazier will play in this Saturday's Sixth Annual East Coast Bowl all-star football game. The pair represent Guilford's fifth and sixth honorees in the game's history.
  • Guilford College Places Six on All-ODAC Football
    November 21, 2006
    Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) football coaches selected Guilford College's Chris Barnette as its 2006 Offensive Player of the Year, league officials announced Tuesday. Barnette joined teammates Josh Vogelbach, Micah Rushing and Travis Frazier as first team all-conference selections. Guilford's Blake Underwood and Mike Six received second team All-ODAC honors. Joe Joyner and Bryan Cook were honorable mention selections.
  • Guilford's Vogelbach Named ODAC Offensive Player of the Week
    November 06, 2006
    Guilford College's Josh Vogelbach won his second Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Offensive Football Player of the Week Award of the season late Sunday. He also received Guilford's Student-Athlete of the Week prize, presented weekly by the school's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).
  • Guilford Downs Catholic, 41-18 in Football
    November 04, 2006
    Josh Vogelbach passed for 397 yards and five touchdowns in just over three quarters of work to lead Guilford past visiting Catholic Saturday, 41-18, in an Old Dominion Athletic Conference game at Haworth Field. The Quakers clinched their first winning season since 1997 with their sixth win of 2006 and improved to 3-2 in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference. The Cardinals drop to 3-6 (1-4 ODAC) with their fifth straight loss.
  • Vogelbach and Guilford Upend Randolph-Macon in ODAC Football Action, 14-6
    October 28, 2006
    Guilford’s Josh Vogelbach completed 25-of-43 passes for 261 yards and two touchdowns to lead Guilford College past Randolph-Macon College 14-6 in college football action Saturday afternoon in Ashland.
  • Washington and Lee Football Wins Sixth Straight with a 34-12 Win Over Guilford
    October 21, 2006
    The Washington and Lee defense recorded three sacks, three interceptions and broke up 13 passes en route to a 34-12 win over Guilford in ODAC football action on Saturday afternoon at Wilson Field.
  • Guilford Sweeps Weekly ODAC Football Awards
    October 16, 2006
    Guilford College senior Micah Rushing won the Old Dominion Athletic Conference's (ODAC) Offensive Player of the Week Award and teammate Markas Brunson captured the league's Defensive Player of the Week Award Monday. The announcement marks the first time Guilford swept both weekly prizes since Dwayne Cherry '99 (offensive) and Jimmy Lamour '99 (defensive) were honored Sept. 21, 1998.
  • Guilford Hands Bridgewater First ODAC Grid Loss in Six Years, 33-28
    October 14, 2006
    Sophomore quarterback Josh Vogelbach ran for two touchdowns and passed for another in Guilford's 33-28 upset of nationally ranked Bridgewater in an Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) football game Saturday. The five-time defending ODAC champion Eagles (5-1, 1-1 ODAC) saw their 36-game ODAC winning streak end with their first league loss since Sept. 16, 2000. Guilford ended a seven-game losing skid to Bridgewater that dated to 1998.
  • Guilford's Barnette, Mace Win Weekly Honors
    October 02, 2006
    Guilford College's Chris Barnette received the Old Dominion Athletic Conference's (ODAC) Offensive Football Player of the Week Award and the Quakers' Noah Mace won the league's Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week prize, the league announced Monday. Mace also won Guilford's Student-Athlete of the Week prize, which is sponsored by the school's student-athlete advisory committee.
  • Football Defeats Greensboro, 36-30 in Double Overtime
    September 30, 2006
    Sophomore Josh Vogelbach's 25-yard touchdown pass to senior Chris Barnette in the second overtime lifted host Guilford College to a 36-30 victory over neighboring Greensboro College Saturday in the 10th annual Gate City Soup Bowl. The Quakers' (3-2) Homecoming win secured the soup bowl trophy and bragging rights for the second straight season in the yearly football meeting of the city's two NCAA Division III teams.
  • Game Field and Dedicate Press Box at Gate City Soup Bowl Football Game
    September 28, 2006
    Guilford College will dedicate a new press box and rename the game field at its Armfield Athletic Center this Saturday. The ceremonies take place at halftime of the Quakers' Homecoming football game with neighboring Greensboro College, which is also the 10th rendition of the annual Gate City Soup Bowl matchup.
  • Tiger Rush Attack, Hovis' Ints, Lead to 46-43 Win Over Guilford
    September 23, 2006
    Hampden-Sydney sophomore running back Josh Simpson racked up 144 yards rushing and three scores, while freshman linebacker Thomas Hovis picked off two passes and returned one for a touchdown to lead the Tigers to a 46-43 victory over Old Dominion Athletic Conference foe Guilford College Saturday at Hundley Stadium and Fulton Field. The win is the first for the Tigers in 2006 as they improve to 1-2 overall and 1-0 in conference play while the Quakers fall to 2-2 overall and 0-1 in the ODAC.
  • Guilford's Paylor Named ODAC Defensive Player of the Week
    September 11, 2006
    Guilford College's Mario Paylor won the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Defensive Player of the Week Award Monday. Paylor is Guilford's first ODAC Defensive Player of the Week since Mark Davis '05 in 2004.
  • Quakers Football Goes 'Mobile' and On-Demand with Teamline Direct
    September 11, 2006
    The Guilford Quakers are calling out to their vast Wireless audience, streaming on-demand audio content to listeners worldwide via cell phone on the new Teamline Direct.
  • Guilford Football Downs Methodist, 27-11
    September 09, 2006
    Guilford's Josh Vogelbach threw for 403 yards and three touchdowns, including two in the final quarter, to lead visiting Guilford past Methodist Saturday at Monarch Field. The win spoiled the Monarchs' season opener and moved Guilford to 2-0 for the first time since 1999. The Quakers have won six straight dating back to last season, their longest streak since 1997-98.
  • Guilford's Football Students Honored
    September 06, 2006
    Guilford College's Micah Rushing was named to D3football's first national Team of the Week and teammate Josh Vogelbach won Guilford's first Student-Athlete of the Week prize, presented by the Quakers' Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.
  • Guilford's Vogelbach Named ODAC Player of the Week
    September 04, 2006
    Guilford College redshirt-sophomore Josh Vogelbach won the season's first Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Offensive Player of the Week Award Monday. This is the third time the quarterback has received the honor in the last seven weeks, dating back to last season.
  • Vogelbach Passes for Six TDs in Win Over Ferrum
    September 02, 2006
    Guilford College’s Josh Vogelbach threw for a school-record six touchdowns and 338 yards in the Quakers’ 49-35 win over visiting Ferrum College Saturday in both teams’ season opener.
  • 2006 Football Outlook
    August 31, 2006
    Guilford enters its 100th season of college football poised to build on its most successful offensive campaign in the program’s history. Head coach Kevin Kiesel begins his second season with 24 returning letter winners, including 11 starters, from last year’s 5-5 club that enjoyed the Quakers’ best season since 1997. Guilford won its last four games, all Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) contests, and shared second place in the league standings with a 4-2 mark.
  • Guilford Announces Changes to Football Coaching Staff
    August 23, 2006
    Guilford College athletic director Marion Kirby added three assistant football coaches to the Quakers' staff Wednesday. Zane Chamra, Richard Cline and Ian Mosher fill out second-year head coach Kevin Kiesel's (KEE-sul) cadre. Kirby also announced the promotion of offensive coordinator Pat Randolph to assistant head coach Wednesday.
  • Guilford Pair Lands Preseason Football Honors
    August 10, 2006
    Guilford College's Chris Barnette and Josh Vogelbach earned spots on Don Hansen's Football Gazette NCAA Division III Pre-season All-America Team. Barnette, one of three first team wideouts, also received preseason All-America laurels from D3Football.com (Second Team) and Lindy's Magazine (First Team). Vogelbach, a sophomore, garnered honorable mention laurels along with 17 other quarterbacks.
  • Mario Paylor Named Guilford Football Captain
    August 04, 2006
    Guilford College head football coach Kevin Kiesel announced senior linebacker Mario Paylor will serve as the Quakers' captain for the 2006 season Friday. Paylor received the honor by virtue of a team vote conducted at the end of spring workouts in April. For the past 12 years, Guilford has almost exclusively used game captains as opposed to permanent captains.
  • Guilford Picked Fourth in ODAC Football Poll
    August 03, 2006
    Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) football coaches picked Guilford College fourth in their 2006 preseason football poll, its best ranking since 2002. Five-time defending ODAC champion Bridgewater received all seven first-place votes and the poll's top spot. Washington and Lee was picked second.
  • Guilford Kicks Off 100th Football Season Spetember 2
    August 02, 2006
    Guilford College opens its 100th recorded season of football September 2 against visiting Ferrum College in nonconference action. The Quakers' 2006 football schedule includes four home games and six Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) contests. All games begin at 1:00 p.m and tickets for Guilford home games cost $5 (general admission) and $8 (reserved).
  • Barnette Named Preseason All-America Team
    July 19, 2006
    Guilford College senior Chris Barnette earned a spot on the D3Football.com 2006 Second Team Preseason All-America squad. Lindy's Magazine made the Quakers' wide receiver a first team selection to its Division III preseason All-America team in June.
  • Barnette Named to Lindy's Preseason All-America Team
    June 05, 2006
    Guilford College senior Chris Barnette earned a spot on Lindy's 2006 First Team All-Division III football squad. Lindy's recently released its 25th annual college football season preview, which includes 50 preseason All-America selections from among the 231 football-playing institutions in NCAA Division III. Barnette was the lone Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) representative on the first team squad. The ODAC's Washington and Lee had two students, receiver Jack Martin and return specialist Stuart Sitterson, gleaned second team laurels.