A look back at ETSU vs. Kennesaw State
A look back at ETSU vs. Kennesaw State
Friday, September 4, 2015

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 4, 2015) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics looks back at the media coverage leading up to and following gameday of the 2015 ETSU football season opener. 

Below is coverage from the past week… 

JOHNSON CITY PRESS

Friday, Sept. 4

HERINK TAKES STEP FORWARD AT QB FOR BUCS

JOE AVENTO • UPDATED TODAY AT 5:00 AM

http://www.johnsoncitypress.com/Sports/2015/09/03/lt-div-class-libPageBodyLinebreak-gt-Starting-QB-still-up-in-air-for-Bucs-lt-div-gt.html?ci=stream&lp=5&p=2 

ETSU OPENER: OWLS RIDE BIG PLAYS TO 56-16 WIN

JEFF BIRCHFIELD • UPDATED SEP 3, 2015 AT 11:52 PM

http://www.johnsoncitypress.com/Sports/2015/09/03/lt-div-class-libPageBodyLinebreak-gt-Owls-ride-big-plays-to-56-16-win-lt-div-gt.html?ci=stream&lp=7&p=2

BUCS' FANS GET FIRST OFFICIAL SHOT AT TAILGATING IN 12 YEARS

TONY CASEY • UPDATED TODAY AT 9:04 AM

http://www.johnsoncitypress.com/Football/2015/09/03/Bucs-fans-get-first-official-shot-at-tailgating-in-12-years.html?ci=stream&lp=4&p=2 

ETSU FOOTBALL - THE BAND (VIDEOS)

JARED BENTLEY • TODAY AT 12:17 PM

http://www.johnsoncitypress.com/Sports/2015/09/04/ETSU-Football-The-Band-VIDEOS.html?ci=stream&lp=1&p=1 

ETSU FOOTBALL - THE BUCS ARE BACK (VIDEOS)

JARED BENTLEY • TODAY AT 12:10 PM

http://www.johnsoncitypress.com/Sports/2015/09/04/ETSU-Football-The-Bucs-are-Back-VIDEOS.html?ci=stream&lp=3&p=1 

ETSU FOOTBALL PHOTO GALLERY

SEP 3, 2015 AT 11:58 PM

http://www.johnsoncitypress.com/gallery/ETSU-football-photo-gallery?ci=stream&lp=6&p=2 

ETSU FOOTBALL PRIDE

UPDATED SEP 3, 2015 AT 10:46 PM

Scenes from East Tennessee State University's first football game in more than a decade.

http://www.johnsoncitypress.com/gallery/ETSU-football-pride?ci=stream&lp=10&p=2 

A LOOK BACK AT THE BUCS: ETSU FOOTBALL TIMELINE

JOHNSON CITY PRESS • UPDATED SEP 3, 2015 AT 12:13 PM

http://www.johnsoncitypress.com/Football/2015/09/03/ETSU-Football-Timeline.html?ci=stream&lp=4&p=2 

Thursday, Sept. 3

GAME DAY FINALLY HERE FOR ETSU, KENNESAW STATE

JOE AVENTO • UPDATED SEP 3, 2015 AT 2:55 PM

http://www.johnsoncitypress.com/Sports/2015/09/02/Game-day-finally-here-for-ETSU-Kennesaw-State.html?ci=stream&lp=9&p=2 

FOOTBALL CAME TO JONES AT ETSU

JOE AVENTO • UPDATED SEP 2, 2015 AT 4:15 PM

http://www.johnsoncitypress.com/Sports/2015/09/02/lt-div-class-libPageBodyLinebreak-gt-Football-came-to-him-lt-div-gt.html?ci=stream&lp=3&p=3 

1999 THRILLER AFFECTED FATES OF COACHES, PROGRAMS

JOE AVENTO • UPDATED SEP 2, 2015 AT 3:54 PM

http://www.johnsoncitypress.com/Sports/2015/09/02/lt-div-class-libPageBodyLinebreak-gt-1999-thriller-affected-fates-of-coaches-programs-lt-div-gt.html?ci=stream&lp=4&p=3 

ALL ROADS LED TORBUSH TO ETSU

JEFF BIRCHFIELD • UPDATED SEP 2, 2015 AT 3:53 PM

http://www.johnsoncitypress.com/Football/2015/09/02/All-roads-led-Torbush-to-ETSU.html?ci=stream&lp=5&p=3 

BUCS' QBS COMPETITORS, FRIENDS

JOE AVENTO • SEP 2, 2015 AT 3:39 PM

http://www.johnsoncitypress.com/Sports/2015/09/02/lt-div-class-libPageBodyLinebreak-gt-Bucs-quarterbacks-friends-competitors-lt-div-gt.html?ci=stream&lp=6&p=3 

CAMPUS PEP RALLY SETS STAGE FOR TONIGHT’S FOOTBALL REBOOT

JOE AVENTO • UPDATED SEP 3, 2015 AT 8:30 AM

http://www.johnsoncitypress.com/Sports/2015/09/03/Campus-pep-rally-sets-stage-for-tonight-s-football-reboot.html?ci=stream&lp=8&p=2 

ETSU PEP RALLY

SEP 2, 2015 AT 9:25 PM

http://www.johnsoncitypress.com/gallery/ETSU-pep-rally?ci=stream&lp=10&p=2 

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WJHL

ETSU FOOTBALL MAKES EMOTIONAL RETURN AFTER 12 YEARS

By Kenny Hawkins

Published: September 3, 2015, 11:12 pm Updated: September 4, 2015, 10:38 am

http://wjhl.com/2015/09/03/etsu-football-makes-emotional-return-after-12-years/ 

FANS WELCOME BACK RETURN OF ETSU FOOTBALL

By Aniseh Hamour

Published: September 3, 2015, 11:42 pm Updated: September 4, 2015, 9:36 am

http://wjhl.com/2015/09/03/fans-welcome-back-return-of-etsu-football/ 

ETSU GETS $1 MILLION GIFT FOR NEW FOOTBALL STADIUM

By Josh Smith

Published: September 3, 2015, 10:31 pm Updated: September 3, 2015, 11:51 pm

http://wjhl.com/2015/09/03/etsu-gets-1-million-gift-for-new-football-stadium/ 

ETSU FOOTBALL: WHAT DID IT TAKE TO GET HERE

By Micah Smith

Published: September 3, 2015, 8:41 am Updated: September 3, 2015, 10:49 am

http://wjhl.com/2015/09/03/etsu-football-what-it-took-to-get-here/ 

FANS RALLY FOR THE RETURN OF ETSU FOOTBALL

By Lauren Haviland

Published: September 2, 2015, 11:43 pm

http://wjhl.com/2015/09/02/fans-rally-for-the-return-of-etsu-football/ 

WATCH NOW: COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF ETSU BIG GAME PREVIEW SHOW

By News Channel 11 Staff

Published: September 2, 2015, 10:41 pm Updated: September 3, 2015, 10:56 am

http://wjhl.com/2015/09/02/tonight-730p-countdown-to-kickoff-etsu-big-game-preview-show/ 

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WCYB

ETSU FALLS TO KENNESAW STATE 56-16 IN FIRST GAME

POSTED: 10:32 PM Sep 03 2015   UPDATED: 11:49 PM Sep 03 2015

http://www.wcyb.com/news/ETSU-falls-to-Kennesaw-State-56-16-in-first-game/35093764 

ETSU FANS TAILGATE; SHOW OFF SCHOOL SPIRIT ON GAME DAY

POSTED: 11:23 PM Sep 03 2015

http://www.wcyb.com/news/etsu-fans-tailgate-show-off-school-spirit-on-game-day/35094684 

AFTER 12 YEARS, ETSU BRINGS BACK THE "MARCHING BUCS"

POSTED: 7:57 PM Sep 03 2015

http://www.wcyb.com/news/after-12-years-etsu-brings-back-the-marching-bucs/35091694 

FOOTBALL MEANS BIG BUSINESS FOR HOTEL NEAR ETSU

POSTED: 7:01 PM Sep 03 2015   UPDATED: 7:24 PM Sep 03 2015

http://www.wcyb.com/news/football-means-big-business-for-hotel-near-etsu/35090550 

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WBIR

FANS, ALUM, STUDENTS CELEBRATE RETURN OF FOOTBALL TO ETSU

Kendall Morris, WBIR

http://www.wbir.com/story/sports/2015/09/03/go-bucs-etsu-football-back-tonight/71637890/ 

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KNOXVILLE NEWS SENTINEL

ETSU FACES KENNESAW STATE IN MATCHUP OF NEW PROGRAMS

STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

7:42 AM, Sep 3, 2015

http://www.knoxnews.com/sports/etsu-faces-kennesaw-state-in-matchup-of-new-programs 

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BRISTOL HERALD COURIER

REBOOT OF ETSU FOOTBALL REKINDLES GODFREY'S GRAND MOMENT

Posted: Wednesday, September 2, 2015 7:40 am | Updated: 10:57 am, Thu Sep 3, 2015.

Tim Hayes | Bristol Herald Courier

http://www.heraldcourier.com/sports/reboot-of-etsu-football-rekindles-godfrey-s-grand-moment/article_7f4e47fc-513d-11e5-a98d-3369fdd2ab9a.html

HAYES: ATMOSPHERE SHOWS FOOTBALL BELONGS

Posted: Friday, September 4, 2015 12:00 am

Tim Hayes | Bristol Herald Courier

http://www.heraldcourier.com/sports/hayes-atmosphere-shows-football-belongs/article_7e743166-52b9-11e5-9f6f-bbfe52ed17d2.html

ETSU’S FIRST FOOTBALL GAME IN 12 YEARS TURNS INTO AN OWL ROUT

Posted: Friday, September 4, 2015 12:25 am | Updated: 10:53 am, Fri Sep 4, 2015.

Nate Hubbard | Bristol Herald Courier

http://www.heraldcourier.com/sports/etsu-s-first-football-game-in-years-turns-into-an/article_bfd56fee-52b9-11e5-bbcf-cfb0d9cc5f03.html 

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ELIZABETHTON STAR

OWLS SPOIL ETSU FOOTBALL’S OPENING NIGHT

PUBLISHED 12:13AM FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2015

by Bryce Phillips

http://www.elizabethton.com/2015/09/04/owls-spoil-etsu-footballs-opening-night/ 

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EAST TENNESSEAN

ETSU FOOTBALL 12 YEARS LATER

By Garrett Tumlin

On August 30, 2015

http://www.easttennessean.com/news/view.php/1010393/ETSU-football-12-years-later 

FORMER PLAYERS REJOIN FOOTBALL PROGRAM AS COACHES

By Garrett Tumlin

On September 2, 2015

http://www.easttennessean.com/news/view.php/1010547/Former-players-rejoin-football-program-a 

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ASSOCIATED PRESS

AFTER 12-YEAR HIATUS, ETSU FOOTBALL RETURNS

http://www.foxsports.com/college-football/story/after-12-year-hiatus-etsu-football-returns-090115 

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NATIONAL FOOTBALL FOUNDATION

FOOTBALL RETURNS TO ETSU AFTER 12-YEAR ABSENCE

SEPTEMBER 2ND, 2015 PATRICK MCHUGH

http://footballmatters.org/football-returns-to-etsu-after-12-year-absence/ 

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AMERICAN SPORTS NETWORK

ETSU, KENNESAW ST. READY FOR THURSDAY’S ‘OVER THE TOP’ DEBUT

September 2, 2015 Carol Stuart

http://americansportsnet.com/etsu-kennesaw-st-ready-for-thursdays-over-the-top-debut/ 

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NCAA.COM - TURNER SPORTS

ETSU FOOTBALL: CARL TORBUSH REVIVES PROGRAM

http://www.ncaa.com/video/football/2015-08-27/fcs-ncaa-college-football-etsu-buccaneers 

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