Blazing QB battle

Apr 24th, 2014 | By

Jake Medlock Height: 6’3” Weight: 220 lbs. Previous school: Florida Atlantic Spring game stats: 11 of 20 passes for 216 yards and three touchdowns Medlock undoubtedly has the experience to be the next starter. He started 23 games for the Panthers. Medlock comes into a battle after leaving a quarterback battle at FAU, so he
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Column: Injury bug ruins repeat chances

Nov 13th, 2013 | By

Written by: Eric Jackson These days it’s tough being a Blazer football fan. It’s even tougher to be a Blazer quarterback. Cayden Cochran again had a perplexed look on his face after Saturday’s loss – the same defeated expression he’s worn the last five weeks. He stood there on his ginger right ankle solemnly holding
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North Alabama to visit Saturday

Oct 24th, 2013 | By

written by: Eric Jackson Still elated from last week’s comeback rally however the Blazers know they must execute early if they expect to tame the streaking Lions. No. 11 VSU looks to build upon its 35-30 victory over West Georgia when they welcome conference foe, North Alabama, this Saturday. This is the 37th all-time meeting
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Blazer football team ready for Homecoming

Oct 3rd, 2013 | By

The top ranked Blazers (3-0) host new Gulf South Conference opponent, Florida Tech (1-3) Saturday. This will be the first ever match-up between the two programs. This is Florida Tech’s first season in the program’s history. The Panthers have gotten off to a rocky start in their inaugural season, losing their opening two GSC match-ups
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Blazers spend for new helmets

Oct 3rd, 2013 | By

Written By: Shane Thomas The Valdosta State athletic department has gone a step further in its awareness of player safety by spending nearly $10,200 on at least 20 additional Riddell and Schutt football helmets to enhance player safety. According to a 2012 study by the CDC, athletes in the U.S. suffer 3.8 million sports-related concussions
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Blazers to host Rams

Sep 26th, 2013 | By

by: Chris Kessler No.1 Valdosta State football team (2-0) will have a tough time following up their 41-0 rout over Shorter last Saturday. Coming off the program’s first shut-out since 2011, the defense looks to keep up their hard-hitting and physical play when Angelo State (1-2) comes to town, but Head Coach David Dean is
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Blazers rout Shorter 41-0

Sep 26th, 2013 | By
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by: Eric Jackson Valdosta- No.1 Valdosta State (2-0) was tested early on but went on to shutout Shorter (0-3) 41-0 in its home opener Saturday night at Bazemore-Hyder Stadium The Blazers opened up conference play with their newest rivals. “I thought our guys played really, really well,” head coach David Dean said. “They created a
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Defense looks great in 41-0 win over Shorter

Sep 22nd, 2013 | By

by Chris Kessler   Valdosta State bent but never broke on defense. The Blazers defense played about as perfect as possible, keeping Shorter off the score-board Friday night. “It was very important to come out successful and also get a goose-egg, and make a statement; we’re a defense that comes ready to play,” safety Lance
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No.1 VSU football team to host Shorter Saturday

Sep 19th, 2013 | By

by: Chris Kessler No. 1 Valdosta State (1-0) plays their home opener against Gulf South Conference rival Shorter (0-2) this Saturday at Bazemore-Hyder Stadium.� “It’s weird; it does seem like a long time since we’ve had a home game. But we’re excited to have an opportunity to play at home and get the atmosphere of
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Bye week halts victory momentum

Sep 12th, 2013 | By

By: Chris Kessler Valdosta State’s season opening 36-21 victory put the team on the right track, but the Blazers won’t get to take the field for another week due to their bye. The Blazers handled Fort Valley State convincingly. Despite the score, head coach David Dean was disappointed in the Blazers’ second half performance. “I
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