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Bobby Wilder

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  • ODU gains football foothold during its first year in Conference USA

    ODU gains football foothold during its first year in Conference USA
    Old Dominion broke even in its first season at college football's highest level, a step down from the young program's customary success, but a better result than many forecast. The Monarchs' 6-6 record was the product of a dynamic offense, an...
  • ODU wraps up regular season with 31-28 win at Florida Atlantic, 6-6 record

    BOCA RATON, Fla. — Sophomore Satchel Ziffer tried two field goals Saturday. The first one, from 29 yards, he missed by inches, wide right. The second one deflected in off the left upright for a game-winning kick. Ziffer's 27-yard field goal with...
  • Sports TV and radio: Wednesday's 11/26 log (updated Wednesday AM with many basketball matchups)

    10 a.m.    Football: Oct. 2014: Hampton vs. Bethel.--LSC 48 Noon    Basketball: Battle 4 Atlantis first round: North Carolina vs. Butler, then Oklahoma vs. UCLA at 2:30 (in Nassau, Bahamas).--ESPN2 1 p.m.    Basketball: Feb. 2014: Woodside girls vs....
  • Defensive improvement gives ODU signature win heading into season finale

    Defensive improvement gives ODU signature win heading into season finale
    NORFOLK — Old Dominion chief competitive calculator and dice roller Bobby Wilder's claim that last Saturday's win against Louisiana Tech was the program's most significant can be debated. The reason for that win cannot. The pinata formerly known...
  • Heinicke leads Old Dominion to 30-27 win in OT vs. La. Tech

    NORFOLK — Before Saturday, Old Dominion quarterback Taylor Heinicke’s spectacular résumé included just about everything except a winning touchdown pass in overtime. Now, that’s in there, too. In his final home game as a Monarch,...
  • ACC head football coaches make less than power conference colleagues, per USA Today survey

      The ACC lags behind its power conference colleagues in paying its head football coaches, according to USA Today’s annual Bowl Subdivision salary database. Florida State’s Jimbo Fisher is the ACC’s highest-paid coach, but his $3,...
  • ODU regroups, beats Florida International 38-35 on last play

    NORFOLK — Old Dominion's porous defense was getting dump-trucked by an offensively challenged opponent, and its reserve placekicker hadn't attempted a field goal in a game. So of course, both stood tall in a desperately needed win. After some...
  • ODU buoyed by much-needed win heading into second bye week

    NORFOLK — Part of Bobby Wilder's duties since Old Dominion's dramatic win against Florida International was to remind players that happiness is an acceptable response. And not just because folks get to roll the name "Satchel Ziffer" around their...
  • Tuesday's multi-sport college roundup: Old Dominion sets two-game football series vs. Wake Forest

    FOOTBALL: ODU-Wake: Old Dominion agreed to a two-year home-and-home agreement with Wake Forest. ODU will host Wake Forest in Norfolk on Sept. 19, 2020, and play the Demon Deacons in Winston-Salem, N.C., on Sept. 11, 2021.  “This is another...
  • Staton leaves ODU football program, will transfer

    Staton leaves ODU football program, will transfer
    Old Dominion linebacker Richie Staton, unhappy with diminished playing time, left the program and intends to transfer, coach Bobby Wilder said Wednesday. Staton, a 6-foot-1, 230-pound sophomore from Phoebus High, showed great promise last season when he...
  • ODU finally home again for Florida International

    NORFOLK — After again absorbing the business end of a physics lesson, Old Dominion hopes that a return home against a struggling opponent yields a favorable result. Vanderbilt handed the Monarchs (3-6, 1-3 Conference USA) their fifth consecutive...