2009 Guilford College Football News

  • Guilford Adds Dan Barnanik and Caleb Kimbrough '08 to Coaching Staff
    June 29, 2010
    Guilford College Athletic Director Tom Palombo announced the appointment of Dan Baranik as an assistant football coach and Caleb Kimbrough ’08 as an assistant men’s basketball coach Tuesday.
  • Guilford Adds Six More Football Recruits For 2010
    June 22, 2010
    Guilford College head football coach Kevin Kiesel announced the intention of six more incoming students to play football for the Quakers Tuesday. All six students have made their deposit to the college and will enroll for classes beginning in August. To date, 31 football students have committed to attend Guilford.
  • Guilford's Nelson Tabbed For Preseason All-America Team
    June 15, 2010
    Consensus Draft Services (CDS) named Guilford College rising senior Jordan Nelson to its 2010 NCAA Division III Preseason All-America Team Tuesday. Nelson, a 5-10, 170-pound cornerback and kick returner, made the second-team unit and was among 91 students recognized on the organization's Web site.
  • Incoming Football Class Rises to 25
    June 14, 2010
    Guilford College head football coach Kevin Kiesel announced the intention of six incoming students to play football for the Quakers Monday. All six students have made their deposit to the college and will enroll for classes beginning in August. To date, 25 football students have committed to attend Guilford.
  • Guilford Adds Six More Football Recruits For 2010
    June 09, 2010
    Guilford College head football coach Kevin Kiesel announced the intention of six more incoming students to play football for the Quakers Wednesday. All six students have made their deposit to the college and will enroll for classes beginning in August. To date, 19 football students have committed to attend Guilford.
  • Guilford Adds Eight More Football Recruits for 2010
    May 24, 2010
    Guilford College head football coach Kevin Kiesel announced the intention of eight more incoming students to play football for the Quakers Monday. All eight students have made their deposit to the college and will enroll for classes beginning in August. To date, 13 football students have committed to attend Guilford.
  • Guilford's Brunson Earns Academic Honor
    May 04, 2010
    Guilford College senior Markas Brunson received honors from the National Football Foundation (NFF) Tuesday as a member of the Hampshire National Honor Society. Former high school and college teammate Danny Langston '09 earned the same honor in 2009.
  • Guilford Announces First Five Recruits for 2010
    April 27, 2010
    Guilford College head football coach Kevin Kiesel announced the intention of five incoming students to play football for the Quakers Tuesday. All five students have made their deposit to the college and will enroll for classes beginning in August. Three of the newcomers played high school football under former Guilford student-athletes.
  • Eight Football Players Earn All-ODAC Honors; Guilford Places Five on All-ODAC Teams
    December 02, 2009
    Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) football coaches honored five Guilford College students on the 2009 All-ODAC Football Team, league officials announced Wednesday. Senior Markas Brunson earned first-team recognition. Senior Richie Paul, redshirt-junior Justin Parker, sophomore Kenneth Hyman III and freshman Brad Scott were second-team picks. Juniors Jordan Nelson and Billy Watkins garnered honorable mention all-conference recognition. Freshman offensive lineman Daniel Biggerstaff was named ODAC Rookie of the Year.
  • Guilford Falls to Emory & Henry, 17-3, in 2009 Finale
    November 14, 2009
    Caleb Jennings rushed for 239 yards and a touchdown in visiting Emory & Henry College’s 17-3 Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) football win at Guilford College Saturday. Jennings added 64 punt return yards and finished with 297 all-purpose yards in both teams’ season finale.
  • Digging Deeper: Markas Brunson
    November 14, 2009
    Brunson, a four-year starter for Kevin Kiesel’s defense, has taken all he can in his four years as a Guilford student-athlete. While his size and speed have allowed him to terrorize opposing quarterbacks on the field, his experiences off the field are the driving forces responsible for the man Brunson is today.
  • Guilford's Nelson Wins Second ODAC Player of the Week Award
    November 09, 2009
    Guilford College's Jordan Nelson won the weekly Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Defensive Football Player of the Week Award late Sunday. He has earned the weekly defensive prize twice this season. Nelson, a junior, also collected his second Guilford Student-Athlete of the Week prize, presented by Guilford's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).
  • Nelson's Four Interceptions Lift Guilford to a 42-21 Win at Catholic
    November 07, 2009
    Guilford College’s Jordan Nelson set a school record with four interceptions and the Quakers’ defense forced nine turnovers in a 42-21 Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) victory at Catholic University Saturday afternoon. Nelson’s four interceptions tied the ODAC record for thefts in a game.
  • Richie Paul Named ODAC Defensive Football Player of the Week
    November 02, 2009
    Guilford College's Richie Paul won the Old Dominion Athletic Conference's (ODAC) Defensive Football Player of the Week Award Monday. He is Guilford's second recipient of the weekly defensive prize this season. Paul, a senior, also picked up Guilford's Student-Athlete of the Week prize, presented by Guilford's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).
  • Quakers Down Randolph-Macon, 20-13, for First ODAC Win
    October 31, 2009
    Junior quarterback Billy Watkins completed 35-of-52 passes for 378 yards and two touchdowns, all career highs, in Guilford College’s 20-13 Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) football win over visiting Randolph-Macon College Saturday.
  • Guilford's Paul Tabbed for Division III All-Star Game
    October 30, 2009
    Guilford senior linebacker Richie Paul has been invited to the first annual D-III Senior Classic, hosted by the Collegiate Development Football League (CDFL). The CDFL is a competitive football league meant to train football players 18-24 years of age for post-high school play. The inaugural D-III Senior Classic showcases the top 90 seniors in NCAA Division III with a North vs. South all-star game. Players are invited to play based on application and committee selection. The Senior Classic takes place Dec. 5 at Salem Stadium in Salem, Va.
  • Quakers Fall to Washington and Lee, 28-21
    October 24, 2009
    Charlie Westfal’s 21-yard touchdown run with 3:39 left in regulation lifted visiting Washington and Lee University to a 28-21 Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) football win at Guilford College Saturday afternoon.
  • Guilford Loses at Bridgewater, 40-9
    October 17, 2009
    Thomas Tate rushed for 157 yards and three first-half touchdowns in Bridgewater College’s 40-9 Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) football win over visiting Guilford College Saturday. Bridgewater moves to 4-2 (1-1 ODAC) with its 10th win in 11 meetings with Guilford (1-5, 0-2 ODAC).
  • Guilford's Nelson Named ODAC Defensive Football Player of the Week
    October 05, 2009
    Guilford College's Jordan Nelson won the weekly Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Defensive Football Player of the Week Award late Sunday. He is Guilford's first recipient of the weekly defensive prize this season. Nelson, a junior, also picked up Guilford's Student-Athlete of the Week prize, presented by Guilford's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).
  • Guilford Rolls Past Southern Virginia, 48-6
    October 02, 2009
    Guilford College’s Jordan Nelson tied a school record with three interceptions and teammate Mike Williams rushed for 181 yards and two scores in the Quakers’ 48-6 football win over Southern Virginia University Friday night.
  • My Final Guilford Football Game by: Allen Patterson '76
    September 26, 2009
    To mark the occasion of Guilford’s homecoming weekend and to celebrate Quakers' football, we present an article by Al Patterson '76 reflecting on the occasion of his final game as a college football player.
  • Tigers, Rain Spoil Guilford's Homecoming Game, 31-6
    September 26, 2009
    Kirk Rohle rushed for two touchdowns and caught another score in Hampden-Sydney College’s 31-6 Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) win at Guilford College Saturday night. Rohle added 151 rushing yards on 27 carries as the Tigers’ (4-0, 1-0 ODAC) posted their 10th straight win over the Quakers (0-4, 0-1 ODAC).
  • Averett Takes 28-3 Win Over Guilford
    September 19, 2009
    Mario Huffman recovered three fumbles and Anthony Squillini made nine catches for a school-record 174 yards in visiting Averett University’s 28-3 nonconference football win at Guilford College Saturday night.
  • Methodist Rallies for a 20-19 Win Over Guilford
    September 12, 2009
    Ryan Mosko’s 18-yard field goal with 40 seconds left lifted host Methodist University to a 20-19 comeback football win over Guilford College Saturday afternoon.
  • Quakers Fall To Greensboro, 12-7, in Soup Bowl
    September 05, 2009
    Greensboro College took advantage of three straight Guilford turnovers and reclaimed the Gate City Soup Bowl trophy with a 12-7 football win Saturday afternoon at Jamieson Stadium. Aron Terrill broke up Guilford quarterback Billy Watkins' fourth-down pass from the Pride's 11-yard line with 30 seconds left in regulation, preserving the victory in both teams' season opener and the first win for Greensboro head coach Dr. Randy Hunt in his Pride debut.
  • Guilford-Apprentice Scrimmage Recap
    August 28, 2009
    Thomas Mason booted two field goals and the Newport News Apprentice School scored two defensive touchdowns in a 32-13 victory at Guilford College Friday in a controlled scrimmage.
  • Guilford Preps for Soup Bowl Collection
    August 27, 2009
    For the last 13 years, Guilford College and Greensboro College have competed in the Gate City Soup Bowl for supremacy in football and in providing food to the needy of the greater community.
  • 2009 Football Outlook
    August 19, 2009
    A new quarterback, two new lines and a new field surface mark major story lines for Guilford College as it embarks on its 103rd recorded football season this fall. Head coach Kevin Kiesel returns 11 starters among 30 letter winners back from last season’s 4-6 club that placed sixth in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) with a 1-5 mark. The Quakers will miss Kevin Vaughn ‘09, a 2009 D3football.com Third Team All-American receiver, as well as quarterback Josh Vogelbach ’08, the four-year starter who graduated with 19 NCAA Division III passing marks.
  • Guilford Tabbed Seventh in Preseason ODAC Football Poll
    August 07, 2009
    Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) head football coaches tabbed Guilford College seventh in their annual preseason poll announced Friday at the league's annual media day at the Salem Civic Center. Hampden-Sydney College earned two of seven first-place votes and the top spot in the poll. Emory & Henry College and Bridgewater College also earned two top votes and are separated by just two points for second place in the poll. Randolph-Macon College took the final first-place vote and was picked fourth.