| Aug 22, 2014
| 2:40 PM
NORFOLK — Bobby Wilder is content with his quarterback and thinks he has a slew of options at the skill positions. But Old Dominion's high-octane, go-go offense is only as good as the offensive line permits.
That's where it gets tricky for the...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 11:26 AM
Old Dominion football sultan Bobby Wilder will use the word “process” a lot this season, and not because he’s channeling his inner Saban or has a fridge full of Velveeta.
Wilder has an exceedingly young team in its first full season of...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 3:26 PM
Quarterback shuffle. At this relatively late date, it's anybody's guess as to who will open the season as Virginia Tech's starting quarterback, but incoming, immediately-eligible transfer Michael Brewer has as good (if not better) a chance as Mark Leal...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 12:53 PM
Old Dominion assistant football coach Ulrick Edmonds stepped down to take a position at North Carolina State, and the Monarchs moved quickly to replace him with former Connecticut assistant Darrell Perkins.
Edmonds, hired at ODU last December after a...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 12:43 PM
Mike London well remembers his football playing days on the Peninsula and the way in which head injuries were often treated.
"You'd get your bell rung," Virginia's head coach said, "and you'd go to the sideline. The coach would grab your face mask and...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 1:15 PM
Larry Pinkard, Old Dominion's leading receiver last season, was dismissed from the program for a violation of team rules, head coach Bobby Wilder announced Monday.
"We hold our football student-athletes to a very high standard in our program," Wilder...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 9:00 PM
The Orlando Sentinel's college insider Matt Murschel has ranked all 128 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in the country entering the 2014 season. The Sentinel staff will take a closer look at a new team daily, counting backward from No. 128 to our...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 7:51 PM
Old Dominion wide receiver Jakwail Bailey was suspended indefinitely for violating team rules but remains in school. Coach Bobby Wilder said Bailey will not practice with the team while under suspension.
Bailey, a 5-foot-11, 185-pound rising...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 3:48 PM
NORFOLK — As Bobby Wilder and the Old Dominion football program again hit the "reset" button, they believe they are closer to fielding a defense that complements quarterback Taylor Heinicke and their go-go offense.
Talent and experience improved,...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 3:44 PM
NORFOLK — After again surrendering copious points and yards, one of Old Dominion's defensive priorities was more effective play at linebacker. Venturing south and west, the staff believes it addressed that area.
The Monarchs mined California and...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 4:25 PM
NORFOLK — Old Dominion's offense won't appear markedly different in its first full season as a Football Bowl Subdivision program. Quarterback Taylor Heinicke still will distribute the ball among a slew of playmakers in the Monarchs' go-go, spread...