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Callaway takes on new role

Prior to Valdosta State’s first scrimmage of the pre-season on Aug. 15, Russ Callaway’s name sat at the top of the quarterback depth chart.

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Blazers host Delta State

 Every member of the VSU football has one thing in common.  None of them have beaten Gulf South Conference rival Delta State.  Their head coach David Dean is even 0-3 against his Mississippi rival since taking over as the head guy of the VSU program before the start of the 2007 season.  In fact, the Blazers haven’t beaten their hated ...

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Blazers head to Newberry

Redshirt freshman quarterback Brett Whitmire was given the reigns of the VSU offense on the 12th offensive possession of this past Saturday’s 25-22 win over the Wingate Bulldogs.

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Matthews gives time to community and football

­­­ The Blazers football team has contributed countless hours of volunteer work, and helped boost the morale of Valdosta State through their continued dedication, and loyalty to the red and black. Junior Middle Linebacker, Chas Matthews has contributed many hours to community involvement, where he volunteered for the Red Cross Blood Drive, Habitat for Humanity, and was a celebrity reader ...

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Jimmy Coy Named Starting Quarterback

As the new VSU football seaso­­n ra­pidly approaches, the Blazers have their man that will be calling the signals for the offensive unit this season. Redshirt junior quarterback Jimmy Coy— who entered fall camp as the No. two quarterback on the depth chart behind senior Russ Callaway— was named the starting quarterback less than 24 hours after Callaway went down ...

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Blazers Ready for New Competition

Since Aug.9 the members of the VSU football team have been hitting the same opponent—their teammates. On Sept. 4 that will change when the Blazers welcome the Wingate Bulldogs to Bazemore-Hyder Stadium to begin the 2010 season. “We are ready. I am fired up,” running back David Arnold said. “I keep it fired up (at practice) though. I challenge the ...

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Blazers Look to return to National Prominence in ‘10

Football season is nine days away. That means fans will quickly pack Drexel Park and the surrounding streets of Bazemore-Hyder Stadium to tailgate for the famed red and black of Valdosta State University. The tailgaters and fans are expecting to see a team that can rebound from a disappointing 6-4 season last year. The fans want to see a team ...

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From the field to the platform

DeMario Jones is used to being a leader. After all, he is a captain on the Valdosta State football team. However Jones is currently running for a different kind of leadership role than many people would expect for a five foot 10 inch, 300-pound defensive tackle known for wreaking havoc on opposing offenses. Thesenior Political Science major from Jacksonville, Fla. ...

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