2019 Brevard Football News

  • Stingy Defense, 27 Unanswered Second-Half Points Surges Brevard Past Christopher Newport
    September 21, 2019
    On a night where points were hard to come by early on, the Brevard College Tornados football team (1-0) used stout defense and a rejuvenated offense to score 27 unanswered points and shut out the visiting Christopher Newport Captains (0-3) in the second half en route to an emphatic 27-6 season-opening victory under-the-lights at Brevard Memorial Stadium on Saturday night. Led by a stingy defense and a big second half from the offense that was helmed by sophomore quarterback Dalton Cole, the Tornados were able to upend the Captains in the non-conference matchup that pitted the USA South’s newest member – Brevard College – against one of the conference’s former members in the CNU Captains.
  • Brevard Set to “White Out” Stadium in Primetime Showdown vs. Christopher Newport
    September 16, 2019
    Following a season-opening cancellation last Saturday versus Apprentice due to severe lightning, the Brevard College football team returns to action this Saturday, September 21 at 7 p.m. when the Tornados welcome perennial NCAA DIII power Christopher Newport University (0-2) to Brevard Memorial Stadium. Kickoff is set for a 7 p.m. under-the-lights start time. Fans are encouraged to wear white as Brevard College “whites out” the stands in support of Tornados Football. The first 500 fans through the gates on Saturday evening will receive a free Brevard Tornados Football white shirt as part of the promotion. 
  • Inclement Weather Halts Football Home-Opener
    September 14, 2019
    Due to continuous inclement weather and player safety concerns, play in the game between Brevard College and Apprentice School has been stopped and will not be made up. The final outcome of the contest will be determined by Conference officials.
  • Brevard vs. Apprentice Declared No Contest due to Inclement Weather
    September 14, 2019
    Following a lengthy lightning delay in Brevard College’s season-opening contest against the Apprentice School Builders at Brevard Memorial Stadium, the game was declared no contest early Sunday morning. The announcement comes after an agreement between both Athletics Directors and USA South Conference officials in accordance with NCAA rules to declare the game no contest, with player safety at the forefront of the decision. Play was halted around 3 p.m. on Saturday afternoon due to numerous lightning strikes in the area and play was officially halted around 6 p.m.
  • Tornados Football Kicks Off 2019, Hosts Hometown Heroes Versus Apprentice
    September 09, 2019
    The Brevard College Tornados Football team is set to open up its 2019 campaign on Saturday, September 14 at 1 p.m., as the Tornados take on the Apprentice School Builders (1-0) at Brevard Memorial Stadium. The contest will be live-streamed and simulcast through the Brevard College Tornados YouTube and BoxCast channels, with play-by-play commentary provided by Chuck Sebastian. Live statistics will be available on www.bctornados.com, and live updates will be posted on the Brevard College Tornados social media channels as they become available.  The contest will serve as BC’s annual Hometown Heroes game, where anyone who serves as a First Responder will be admitted into Saturday’s game free of charge. The game will also celebrate Family Weekend at Brevard College.
  • Season Preview:  Brevard College Football Placed Sixth in USA South Preseason Poll
    August 30, 2019
    The Brevard College Tornados Football team has been slotted sixth in the USA South Football Preseason Coaches’ Poll, announced the conference on Friday morning. The Tornados, who finished the 2018 season with a 3-4 in-conference record received 18 total points in this year’s edition of the annual poll. Averett University was picked as favorites in the competitive eight-team football conference standings. The Cougars earned a total of 46 points and four first-place votes to narrowly edge defending USA South Football champion Maryville College, who racked up 43 points and three first-place votes. Receiving the lone remaining first-place vote was Huntington College. The Hawks garnered 38 points to place third in the tabulation. Two North Carolina schools - N.C. Wesleyan College (4th, 30 points), and Methodist University (5th, 25 points) - were slotted just ahead of the 2019 Tornados. LaGrange College (7th, 17 points) and Greensboro College (8th, 7 points) rounded out the poll.
  • Grand Opening of Brevard College Tornados Official Online Store
    August 23, 2019
    The Brevard College Department of Athletics and BSN Sports have launched the Brevard Tornados official online team store, offering fans the latest in branded Tornados gear including many NIKE products.
  • 91 Brevard College Student-Athletes Named USA South Academic All-Conference
    June 14, 2019
    The USA South Conference on Friday morning released its annual USA South Academic All-Conference list, selecting 91 Brevard College student-athletes as Academic All-Conference selections. Additionally, 18 student-athletes collected “With Distinction” Academic All-Conference honors, accruing at least a 3.9 grade point average in both the Fall and Spring semesters.
  • Gregory, Jordan Named to National Football Foundation Hampshire Honor Society
    April 10, 2019
    Seniors Tyler Gregory and Ryan Jordan - have been named members of the 2019 National Football Foundation (NFF) Hampshire Honor Society.