| Jul 15, 2013
| 3:13 PM
NORFOLK — Their weightlifting session complete, a handful of Old Dominion football players retreated to an adjacent storage room in the L.R. Hill Sports Complex for a crack at the big, black board with the flashing lights.
One by one, the...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 8:03 PM
NORFOLK — Brevity is not Bobby Wilder's forte. But were Old Dominion's football coach so inclined, his pregame Knute Rockne on Saturday could (should?) have been four words: They beat Georgia Southern.
Or, if Wilder absolutely, positively could...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 3:24 PM
NORFOLK — Bobby Wilder's football mind is a sunny obstacle course with creamsicles at poolside for those who successfully navigate the razor wire, gunfire and games of chance with guys named Slim.
Old Dominion's head football coach is a...
| Sep 25, 2013
In four-plus seasons under Bobby Wilder, Old Dominion's football team has converted 66-of-105 fourth-down attempts. Translation: Wilder defies convention — gambles? — more than most, and, further striking, wins enough to break Vegas....
| Sep 24, 2013
| 12:21 PM
Old Dominion dismissed suspended running back Tyree Lee from the football program, the school announced Tuesday.
"Tyree Lee has been dismissed from our program for violating the rules of his suspension," head coach Bobby Wilder said in a statement...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Old Dominion linebackers Caleb Taylor and Larry Alston were suspended indefinitely for unspecified violations of team rules, coach Bobby Wilder announced prior to Saturday’s game versus Albany.
Taylor, a redshirt sophomore from Phoebus High who...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 5:40 PM
NORFOLK — After getting bounced around for much of the season, Old Dominion's defense needed a boost, regardless of the opponent. Consider the defense boosted.
Rotating a slew of players, the Monarchs kept Albany's offense in front of them most...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 11:03 AM
Old Dominion coach Bobby Wilder told Virginian-Pilot snoop Harry Minium that he suspended linebackers Caleb Taylor and Larry Alston last Sunday, but held off announcing it until just before Saturday’s game versus Albany.
He did it that way for a...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 3:06 PM
NORFOLK — Imagine a business start-up — a very successful start-up that makes noise locally and regionally. The bosses decide that the climate is right to expand quickly.
The company brings in a slew of new talent with ideas and energy....
| Oct 2, 2013
| 3:47 PM
Old Dominion football's recent disciplinary purge continued with the dismissal of linebacker Caleb Taylor from the program Wednesday.
Taylor, a Hampton native and former Phoebus High standout, was one of two players indefinitely suspended on Sept. 22,...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 2:11 PM
NORFOLK — The quarterback suffered a concussion, one of his most reliable protectors needs surgery, offensive execution was sub-standard, and defense saved the day. Other than that, Old Dominion's performance against Liberty followed the usual...