2002-03 Football News
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June 16, 2003
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 16, 2003) - East Tennessee State seniors Tony Tiller (Lithonia, Ga.) and Aaron Bass (Clinton, Tenn.) both were rated highly in Division I-AA preseason position rankings released recently by The Sports Network....
May 05, 2003
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 5, 2003) - East Tennessee State head football coach Paul Hamilton released the team's finalized 2003 schedule on Monday. ...
April 29, 2003
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 29, 2003) -- Cecil Moore (Morristown, Tenn.), one of the most prolific receivers in East Tennessee State football history, agreed to terms on a free-agent contract with the New York Jets. He will sign the contract at the team's upcoming minicamp in East Rutherford, N.J. ...
April 19, 2003
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 19, 2003) - In a game highlighted by defensive dominance and a No. 2 offensive squad that made things interesting at the end, the Blue team defeated the Gold squad 8-6 as the East Tennessee State University football team wrapped up spring practice with its annual Blue-Gold Game Saturday at Memorial Stadium. ...
February 05, 2003
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 5, 2003) - East Tennessee State University head football coach Paul Hamilton announced his 2003 recruiting class Wednesday during a press conference at Memorial Center. ...
January 25, 2003
ORLANDO, Fla. (January 25, 2003) - East Tennessee State senior wide receiver Cecil Moore (Morristown, Tenn.) scored the first points of the 2003 Rotary Gridiron Classic College All-Star Game as he helped Team USA to a 20-17 victory over Team Florida Saturday....
January 16, 2003
Johnson City, Tenn. (Jan. 16, 2002) East Tennessee State senior wide receiver Cecil Moore (Morristown, Tenn.) was named to Don Hansen's National Football Gazette Southeast Region Team, released Thursday afternoon....
January 04, 2003
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 4, 2003) - East Tennessee State University fullback Scott Carter was named, for the second straight year, to the Division I-AA Athletics Directors Association Academic All-Star Team for his performance in the classroom. ...
November 26, 2002
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 26, 2002) - Five East Tennessee State football players were named to the Southern Conference Coaches All-Conference team on Tuesday. ...
November 16, 2002
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- . Chattanooga quarterback Ryan McCann threw for 225 yards and one touchdown Saturday to lead the Mocs to a 27-10 Southern Conference victory over East Tennessee State. The win was UTC's second straight after starting the season with nine consecutive losses, while the Buccaneers lost their third fourth straight....
November 15, 2002
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 15, 2002) - Three East Tennessee State football players, seniors Scott Carter (Knoxville, Tenn.), Kai Shreckenberg (Wuppertal, Germany) and Adam Howell (Elizabethton, Tenn.) are among 46 players that have been chosen to the 2002 Football Verizon/CoSIDA Academic All-District team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America....
November 09, 2002
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 9, 2002) - Junior running back J.R. McNair rushed for a career-high 143 yards and the 15th-ranked Wofford Terriers compiled a season-high 488 yards on the ground in a 39-10 victory over Southern Conference rival East Tennessee State Saturday night at Memorial Center. ...
November 02, 2002
Statesboro, Ga. (November 2, 2002) -- Redemption belonged to Georgia Southern after handing visiting East Tennessee State a 40-7 loss in front of 16,106 fans at Allen E. Paulson Stadium Saturday afternoon. ...
October 26, 2002
Johnson City, Tenn. (Oct. 26, 2002) - The No. 4-ranked Furman Paladins controlled the ball on offense, compiling almost a ten-minute time of possession advantage in a 25-0 win over East Tennessee State Saturday afternoon from Memorial Center in Johnson City, Tenn....
October 25, 2002
Johnson City, Tenn. (October 25, 2002) -- Memorial Center in Johnson City, Tenn. is where area football fans are going to be Saturday when No. 4 Furman comes to town to take on East Tennessee State at 3:30 p.m. ...
October 23, 2002
Johnson City, Tenn. (Oct. 23, 2002) - The Southern Conference football matchup between East Tennessee State and No. 4 Furman will be played Saturday at 3:30 p.m. from Memorial Center in Johnson City, Tenn....
October 21, 2002
Johnson City, Tenn. (Oct. 21, 2002) - East Tennessee State sophomore linebacker Lamar Beam (Shelby, N.C.) was named Southern Conference Defensive Player-of-the-Week after a dominant defensive performance in a 31-15 Buccaneer victory over Elon on Saturday....
October 19, 2002
Johnson City, Tenn. (Oct. 19, 2002) - Senior quarterback Jatavis Sanders (Stone Mountain, Ga.) and senior wide receiver Cecil Moore (Morristown, Tenn.) connected for four touchdowns in a 35-16 victory over Elon Saturday afternoon from Memorial Center. Moore's four scores breaks an ETSU record for touchdown receptions in a game and ties the record for most overall touchdowns in a game. ...
October 12, 2002
Charleston, S.C. (October 12, 2002)-- It was hard-nosed, in-the-trenches, Southern Conference football at its best Saturday afternoon at Johnson Hagood Stadium when the visiting East Tennessee State Buccaneers arrived to take on the The Citadel Bulldogs. Unfortunately for the Bucs however, The Citadel was out to prove something to the rest of the league in defeating ETSU 26-7 in front of a home crowd of 17,627 screaming fans. ...
October 05, 2002
Johnson City, Tenn. (October 5, 2002) - Appalachian State's Jerry Beard caught a touchdown pass and ran for two more as the Mountaineers defeated East Tennessee State 29-10 in Memorial Center on Saturday night. ...
September 28, 2002
Cullowhee, N.C. (Sept. 28, 2002) - East Tennessee State rushed for 224 yards and sealed the contest with an interception return for a touchdown late in the contest to hand Western Carolina a 27-7 defeat Saturday night at Whitmire Stadium/Waters Field....
September 23, 2002
Johnson City, Tenn. (Sept. 23, 2002) - Safety Montreal Harkley (Hanahan, S.C.) of East Tennessee State's football team was named the Southern Conference Defensive Player of the Week today for his play in the Buccaneers' 35-21 win over VMI on Saturday. ...
September 21, 2002
Johnson City, Tenn. (September 21, 2002) - With quarterback Jatavis Sanders (Stone Mountain, Ga.) at the helm and running back Gaven Varner (Summerville, S.C.) trampling defenders, East Tennessee State's offense awoke from it's slumber to defeat VMI 35-21 at Memorial Center on Saturday night. ...
September 14, 2002
Boiling Springs, N.C. (Sept. 14, 2002) - East Tennessee State's offensive troubles continued here tonight, as the Buccaneers came up short on a comeback try in a 13-10 loss at Gardner-Webb. In a game that was halted for 76 minutes near the end of the third quarter by a driving rainstorm and lightning, ETSU could only manage 229 yards of offense and missed two field goals while having a touchdown called back on a penalty. ...
September 07, 2002
Johnson City, Tenn. East Tennessee State survived a slow start and a few injuries to some key players to overcome Mars Hill 20-10 at Memorial Center Saturday night. ...
August 31, 2002
Raleigh, N.C. (August 31, 2002) -- Offense was scarce for the East Tennessee State football team on Saturday night as head coach Paul Hamilton's Buccaneers (0-1) were held scoreless in a 34-0 loss to No. 25 North Carolina State (2-0) at Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh. ...
August 30, 2002
Johnson City, Tenn. (Aug. 30, 2002) -- The East Tennessee State Buccaneer Radio Network added another station Friday as WCSK 90.3 FM in Kingsport, Tenn. agreed to carry ETSU athletic broadcasts. ...
August 27, 2002
Johnson City, Tenn. (Aug. 27, 2002) - East Tennessee State's football team had a pair of its players placed on a pair of national award watch lists The Sports Network has announced. Senior wide receiver Cecil Moore (Morristown, Tenn.) and junior cornerback Tony Tiller (Lithonia, Ga.) were placed on the "Payton Watch" and "Buchanan Battle" lists by the organization....
August 24, 2002
Johnson City, Tenn. (July 8, 2002) - East Tennessee State's football team officially completed its preseason camp with its annual Blue-Gold scrimmage this afternoon in Memorial Center....
August 22, 2002
Johnson City, Tenn. (Aug. 22, 2002) - East Tennessee State' football team wound up its two-a-day portion of fall practice with its second scrimmage of the fall season....
August 22, 2002
Johnson City, Tenn. (Aug. 22, 2002) - One of the bright spots of East Tennessee State's football squad in 2002 should be its defense. With all 11 starters back from last year's team, the Buccaneers could produce one of the top defenses in the Southern Conference. ...
August 19, 2002
Johnson City, Tenn. (Aug. 19, 2002) - East Tennessee State's football team continues to receive preseason recognition in the preseason polls as the Bucs were listed among the other team receiving votes in the first ESPN/USA Today top-25 poll....
August 16, 2002
Johnson City, Tenn. (Aug. 15, 2002) - East Tennessee State' football team had its first scrimmage since starting practice, and no one was happier than head coach Paul Hamilton ....
August 16, 2002
Johnson City, Tenn. (Aug. 16, 2002) - East Tennessee State football fans around the South will have a pair of opportunities to tune in and watch the Buccaneers on television this season as ETSU is scheduled to play two games on the Comcast Sports South network in 2002....
August 14, 2002
Johnson City, Tenn. (Aug. 14, 2002) - The sound was unmistakable this morning in Memorial Center on the campus of East Tennessee State, the sound of pad on pad as the Buccaneer football team had its first practice in full pads. ...
August 10, 2002
Johnson City, Tenn. (Aug. 10, 2002) - East Tennessee State's football team began preparation for the fall season with its first practice this morning. Click Full Story for a photo library of the morning's action in Memorial Center....
August 08, 2002
Johnson City, Tenn. (Aug. 8, 2002) - East Tennessee State head football coach Paul Hamilton and his staff welcomed over 80 players to campus today as the Buccaneers begin their preparations for the 2002 football season that is less than four weeks away. ...
July 30, 2002
Johnson City, Tenn. (July 30, 2002) The Southern Conference released their 2002 coaches and media preseason football polls Tuesday from the annual conference football rouser in Greenville, S.C....
July 30, 2002
Johnson City, Tenn. (July 30, 2002) Six East Tennessee State football players were named to the preseason All-Southern Conference team, announced Tuesday from the annual conference football rouser in Greenville, S.C....
July 02, 2002
Johnson City, Tenn. (July 2, 2002) - Junior Tony Tiller (Lithonia, Ga.) and senior Cecil Moore (Morristown, Tenn.) of East Tennessee State's football team were selections to The Sports Network's 2002 Division I-AA Preseason All-America team the organization announced today....
MBB UNC Greensboro 80 F
Dec 13 ETSU 79
WBB Eastern Kentucky University 49 Final
Dec 13 ETSU 64
WBB ETSU 86 Final
Dec 15 Morehead State University 77
MBB ETSU 63 F
Dec 16 Eastern Kentucky 60
WBB ETSU 48 Final
Dec 19 University of North Carolina Wilmington 61
WBB ETSU Wilmington, N.C.
Dec 20, 12:00 p.m. Jacksonville State University
MBB ETSU Richmond, Va.
Dec 22, 7:00 p.m. VCU
WBB Iona College Johnson City, Tenn.
Dec 29, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
MBB ETSU Knoxville, Tenn.
Dec 31, 1:00 p.m. Tennessee
WBB ETSU Chapel Hill, N.C.
Jan 2, 2:00 p.m. University of North Carolina
MBB VMI Freedom Hall
Jan 2, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
MBB ETSU Birmingham, Ala.
Jan 5, 8:00 p.m. Samford
MBB Mercer Freedom Hall
Jan 8, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
WBB ETSU Greenville, S.C.
Jan 10, 2:00 p.m. Furman University
MBB Chattanooga Freedom Hall
Jan 10, 4:00 p.m. ETSU
WBB ETSU Spartanburg, S.C.
Jan 12, 11:30 a.m. Wofford College