2014 Furman Paladins Football Schedule
The Paladins of Furman know a thing or two about what it takes to win on
the gridiron, giving fans plenty of reasons to ditch the couch so they can see the action the way it was meant to be seen.
Come out to the stands and see all the ankle-breaking jukes, spectacular catches and pinpoint throws that have become standard
operating procedure for the Paladins over the years. After another winning season in the Southern Conference in 2013, notching
a 6-2 record within the conference, the Paladins have all kinds of confidence in another exciting season of action, which
is why you can count on Paladin Stadium to be absolutely hopping with great fans throughout the season.
It also helps
that the schedule has all kinds of great matchups that will have fans energized around campus, as this is a team that definitely
isn't going to go quietly no matter how many tough teams they square up against. Home games against Western Carolina, Coastal
Carolina, Samford and more will have some serious buzz leading up to the opening kick-off, making Paladin Stadium the place
to be throughout the season. When the game is on the line and the Paladins are looking for just one more big play to seal
the deal, it won't be hard to figure out why Paladin football is so popular around the Greenville, South Carolina campus.
Furman Paladins Football Team Info
The Southern Football Conference is filled with top-tier programs that provide
stiff competition, and the Paladins always seem to be right in the middle of some of the most intense matchups in the conference
each and every season. In 2013, the Paladins had some marquee wins that brought them right near the top of the Southern Conference
standings, and this season a new batch of recruits has fans excited to see if they can take yet another step forward with
the program. If you've never been out to see the Paladins in action, you have absolutely no idea what you've been missing
all this time, as this is a team that generates plenty of fanfare as they look to pile up the wins.
College football has plenty of great games on the schedule each and every season, from plenty of top-tier
regular season matchups and bowl games to historic rivalries that you'll have to see first-hand to believe. These are some
of the best amateur athletes in the entire world, though that's something that you need to see for yourself to truly appreciate
as the Paladins look to pull together and reach their potential this season. No matter how many ways there are to follow the
action these days, being there to actually see the excitement first-hand is an incomparable experience, as this is a game
that gets completely transformed when you get a chance to see it next to thousands of fans who love this sport every bit as
much as you do.
Furman Paladins Football History
The Furman Paladins football program marked its first
year of play all the way back in 1889, making for a long history of success that will have everyone talking around campus
once again this season. Paladin Stadium also has plenty of tradition as well, as it first opened in 1981 and has been bringing
together fans for big games ever since. The Paladins have long been a major part of the Southern Conference and even claim
a national title from the 1988 season, helping to build a major tradition of excellence that makes them a fun team to watch
year in and year out. With more than 570 all-time wins and counting, the Paladins continue to bring down some prominent wins
every season, keeping up a tradition that only seems to get stronger from one season to the next.
Did you know that legendary NFL coach Sam Wyche learned the game playing for Furman?
As the quarterback
for the Paladins back in the early to mid-1960s, Wyche showed a major ability to understand the game, which would eventually
translate into an NFL career both as a player and coach. Even though he was a good player, however, Wyche made his biggest
contribution in coaching, helping to revolutionize offenses with the development of the no-huddle offense.
Paladins Football Fans
When the Paladins are digging in for a clutch defensive stand late in the game, the crowd is
sure to have a buzz to it that you simply can't find anywhere but the stadium. Put down the remote, brush off the potato chips
and get ready to see the Paladins in action as they look to pile up the wins and wreak havoc on the rest of the Southern Conference.
This is a fan base that knows all about hitting the stands to make sure the Paladins can feel the support when they take the
gridiron, making for an amazing atmosphere that will have you glued to the action and the experience as a whole.