| Aug 23, 2014
| 8:41 AM
They've won championships and playoff games and major bowls. They've started from scratch and elevated existing programs to new heights. They've done it with offense, with defense and with special teams.
Successful college football programs abound in...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 2:25 PM
NORFOLK — Taylor Heinicke is fascinated by pressure, motion, stress, efficiency and force. On the football field, as well.
Old Dominion's senior quarterback sees few correlations between his major, mechanical engineering, and football, other...
| Aug 24, 2014
NORFOLK — During the offseason, Old Dominion coach Bobby Wilder booted four receivers from his program — acting like a knucklehead IS contagious — including last year's best. So depleted are the Monarchs that several freshmen, plus their...
| 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...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 8:50 PM
NORFOLK, Va. -- Offense usually wins games at Old Dominion, but Saturday it was the Monarchs' oft-maligned defense's turn to shine.
Old Dominion used some rare defensive muscle and shut down punchless Eastern Michigan 17-3 at rain-soaked S.B. Ballard...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 8:56 PM
Old Dominion and Massachusetts announced a two-game series, with a game Oct. 1, 2016, in Norfolk and a rematch Sept. 9, 2017, in Amherst, Mass.
ODU added to a 2016 non-conference schedule that also includes games at Appalachian...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 4:51 PM
NORFOLK — While offensive production has come rapidly and consistently throughout Old Dominion’s brief football history, defensive improvement has been slow and incremental, owing to resets, talent and experience.
As the Monarchs embark on...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 3:36 PM
NORFOLK — Old Dominion football's defensive evolution, also known as How Come This Rollercoaster Doesn't Have Lapbars and Seatbelts, exhibited glimmers of progress, but not enough to swing the outcome against a Power Five conference school....
| 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...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 4:02 PM
NORFOLK — Some blowout.
The anticipated showcase of Old Dominion's football superiority in Norfolk never materialized Saturday, as the Monarchs needed a 24-yard Jarod Brown field goal to survive crosstown Norfolk State 27-24 before 11,308 at NSU's...
| May 31, 2014
| 5:49 PM
Old Dominion baseball coach Chris Finwood knows precisely when a benefit of Conference USA membership became evident: Monday, May 26, 2014, 12:42 p.m.
That's when ODU's name flashed across the TV screen during the NCAA baseball tournament selection...