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Blazer football host Tigers Saturday

Rivalry week is here. The Blazers are fired up to take on GSC top ranked West Alabama under the lights Saturday night at 7 p.m. in Bazemore-Hyder stadium. “This is the best team in the Gulf South Conference and we’re going to have to play them that way,” Coach Dean, the Blazer’s head coach, said. Saturday will be the Blazers ...

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Blazers set to play on Super Bowl turf

Move over Romo and company,  the Blazers are coming to town.  The Valdosta State football team is pumped to take over Cowboy Stadium this weekend as the Blazers look for their second straight win in this year’s Lone Star Festival against Angelo State.  Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, is the setting for this year’s festival.  The largest domed stadium in ...

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Blazers crush Fort Valley 62-14

Valdosta State quarterback Graham Craig tallied 314 passing yards and six total touchdowns in the 62-14 rout over Fort Valley State Saturday night at Bazemore-Hyder Stadium. Craig, who started replacing the injured Cayden Cochran, led the Blazers to their first win of the season. It also was the first time a Blazer quarterback has thrown five touchdowns in a game ...

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VSU football fired up for home opener Saturday

The Valdosta State football team hosts Fort Valley State this Saturday, looking to bounce back from its season opener (28-24) loss to Saginaw Valley State last weekend in Michigan. Blazers won’t get a break on their tough 2012 schedule against the Wildcats, who upset nationally ranked Delta State Statesmen (31-23) last week. VSU will be without a few of their ...

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On the road to Michigan

 The Blazer offense will face its first test Saturday on the road against Saginaw Valley State as All-American Grant Caserta leads a scrappy Cardinal defense. � Blazers Head Coach David Dean is confident in his early decision to name quarterback Cayden Cochran as the starter expecting him to flourish starting Saturday night.  “Cochran has looked very solid through camp,” Dean ...

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Home Sweet Home

The Valdosta State football team is looking to get back to national prominence this season with some help from its newest playmaker. VSU cornerback and former Parade All-American at Florida State, Greg Reid, was dismissed from the Seminoles’ program earlier this month for “violation of team rules.” The dismissal happened after Reid’s involvement in several previous mishaps, leading to his ...

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VSU football players give back

 Two offensive linemen from the Valdosta State Blazer football team gave a helping hand at raising autism awareness as they volunteered their time to help autistic kids in the community. � Autism is a brain disorder that causes social awkwardness, the inability to communicate and odd behavior patterns, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Cameron Short, ...

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Signing Day 2012

National Signing Day is the day that every fan learns about their new players and hope they will be the ones to lead their team to the football promise land, and VSU is no different. VSU reeled in a huge recruiting class in terms of size and stature yesterday on National Signing Day, bringing in 29 new players. The Blazers ...

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Blazers stay vigilant, win 60-54

Junior forward Drew Maynard scored a team high 16 points to lead the Blazers to a 60-56 victory over the Augusta State Jaguars Wednesday night at The Complex. The Jaguars who were losing by 16 at one point came back late in the second half to cut the Blazer lead to two points. The Blazers managed to the weather the ...

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Blazers season extinguished in 30-23 loss to UNA

The VSU football team (6-4) saw their season come to a disappointing end last Saturday when they allowed No.13 North Alabama (8-2) to steal a playoff spot, defeating the Blazers 30-23 at Bazemore-Hyder Stadium. Lion’s receiver Wes Holland scored the game winning touchdown late in the fourth quarter, leaving less than a minute remaining in the game. That 12-play drive ...

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