2014-15 Football News
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October 22, 2014
KINGSPORT, Tenn. (Oct. 22, 2014) – The ETSU football team will be on the road again Thursday night as the Buccaneers will play their third of four public Blue-Gold scrimmage games, this time at J. Fred Johnson Stadium on the campus of Dobyns-Bennett High School.
October 18, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 18, 2014) – The ETSU football team spent time off the gridiron this week and gave back to the community as the Buccaneers visited Grandview Elementary to help with their annual “Eagle Walk” on Wednesday, while also making the trip to the Appalachian Fairground to help set up for the “Color Me Rad” 5K on Friday.
October 17, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 17, 2014) – The ETSU football team participated in a closed scrimmage Thursday night as the Buccaneers prepare to be on the road next Thursday night, Oct. 23, for a Blue-Gold scrimmage game at Dobyns-Bennett High School’s J. Fred Johnson Stadium.
October 16, 2014
Carl Torbush had no intention of ever coaching football again after 39 years on the job. He had retired on Douglas Lake in Eastern Tennessee and was content with life in his lake house.
October 10, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 9, 2014) – A new generation of ETSU football players came face-to-face with the past during a special invitation-only scrimmage for alumni Thursday afternoon.
October 02, 2014
BRISTOL, Tenn. (Oct. 2, 2014) – While the ETSU football team went on the road for Thursday night’s Blue-Gold scrimmage at Tennessee High School’s historic Stone Castle, freshman wide receiver Adam Mitchell (Bristol, Tenn.) felt right at home.
September 29, 2014
BRISTOL, Tenn. (Sept. 29, 2014) – Following a successful Game Time 101 event and the program’s first public scrimmage this past Saturday, the ETSU football team will hit the road for a special Blue-Gold Game this Thursday, Oct. 2 at Tennessee High School’s historic Stone Castle in Bristol.
September 27, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 27, 2014) – With thousands surrounding the ETSU football practice fields, the Buccaneers gave fans a sneak peek at the program during the featured event of Saturday’s Game Time 101 event – the Blue-Gold Scrimmage.
September 27, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 27, 2014) – An estimated 3,000-plus fans packed the on-campus parking lot located behind Warf-Pickel Hall and adjacent to the new parking garage on the west end of campus for a day full of food, friends and football for the first-ever ETSU Game Time 101 football celebration.
September 25, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 25, 2014) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Thursday that it will partner with the on-campus Reece Museum and two university graduate students to curate an exhibition about the history of ETSU football scheduled to open in the spring of 2015.
September 16, 2014
Long-time friends and former Atlantic Coast Conference rivals Carl Torbush and Mike O'Cain say they savor the opportunity to work together in relaunching a program on a smaller scale at East Tennessee State.
September 15, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 15, 2014) – On a newly lined field and in front of a gathered crowd that included students, fans, media and others, the ETSU football team and head coach Carl Torbush’s coaching staff participated in the first official practice for the new program Monday.
September 15, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 15, 2014) – With the announcement of the start time for the Tennessee vs. Georgia football game on Saturday, Sept. 27, the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics has altered the schedule of events for the Game Time 101 football celebration set for that same day.
September 13, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 13, 2014) – A record number of approximately 75 participants were on hand Saturday morning inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletics Center for the second annual Carl Torbush Women's Football 101 Clinic.
September 09, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 9, 2014) – The ETSU football program released Tuesday the schedule for this weekend's second annual Carl Torbush’s Women's Football 101 Clinic, which will begin Saturday at 8:15 a.m. inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center.
September 09, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 3, 2014) – With less than 365 days left until the first official game against Kennesaw State on Sept. 3, 2015, the ETSU football team released its 2014 practice and scrimmage schedule on Sept. 3, 2014, as well as information regarding an exciting football celebration day later this month.
September 04, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 4, 2014) -- The ETSU football team held its first Media Day in over 11 years on Wednesday and below is some of the media coverage from the event.
September 03, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 3, 2014) – Media members from throughout the Tri-Cities packed the ETSU/MSHA Athletics Center Wednesday for the first Football Media Day in over 11 years, an event that featured interviews with coaches, players and athletic department administrators, as well as tours of newly-constructed facilities.
September 03, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 3, 2014) – Having quietly spent the last year taking deposits on football season tickets for the 2015 season, the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics officially announced Wednesday that tickets are now open to the public for purchase.
August 28, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 28, 2014) – ETSU football head coach Carl Torbush and his staff announced Thursday that they will be hosting the second annual Carl Torbush’s Women’s Football 101 Clinic inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletics Center on Saturday, Sept. 13.
August 25, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 25, 2014) – ETSU football head coach Carl Torbush and his staff released information Monday regarding upcoming tryouts for walk-on players.
August 07, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 7, 2014) – ETSU head football coach Carl Torbush announced Thursday that former Ohio State football and Baltimore Orioles strength and conditioning coach Allan Johnson has joined the Buccaneers’ coaching staff as an assistant coach in charge of strength training.
July 26, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (July 26, 2014) – Campers from grades 4-8 gathered inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center Saturday morning as ETSU Football Head Coach Carl Torbush and his staff hosted the Carl Torbush/ETSU Football Kids Camp presented by Chick-Fil-A at the Johnson City Crossings.
July 21, 2014
JOHNSON CITY (July 21, 2014) – The East Tennessee State University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Monday that the football program will host the Carl Torbush/ETSU Football Kids Camp presented by Chick-Fil-A at Johnson City Crossings for children entering 4th grade to those entering 8th grade on Saturday, July 26th inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center.
July 19, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (July 19, 2014) – Members of the ETSU Football coaching staff shared insight and tricks of the trade with area coaches Saturday as part of the second annual Carl Torbush/ETSU Football Coaching Clinic presented by Appalachian Orthopaedic Associates.
July 15, 2014
JOHNSON CITY (July 15, 2014) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Tuesday the speaking schedule for the second annual Carl Torbush/ETSU Football Coaching Clinic presented by Appalachian Orthopaedic Associates on Saturday, July 19th.
July 10, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (July 10, 2014) – ETSU head football coach Carl Torbush announced Thursday that former Buccaneers’ offensive lineman Erik Losey has joined the team’s coaching staff.
July 09, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (July 9, 2014) – ETSU Athletics announced Wednesday that the Buccaneer Football and Friends Foundation, Inc. recently approved and signed a gift agreement with the ETSU Foundation to transfer all dollars raised by the BFFF to the ETSU Kick-Off Fund.
July 07, 2014
JOHNSON CITY (July 7, 2014) – ETSU Athletics announced Monday that it will host the second annual Carl Torbush/ETSU Football Coaching Clinic presented by Appalachian Orthopaedic Associates on Saturday, July 19th inside the Martha Culp Auditorium on the ETSU campus.
June 30, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (July 1, 2014) – The Buccaneers are back home. After spending the past nine seasons as members of the Atlantic Sun Conference, the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics officially rejoined the Southern Conference at the stroke of midnight on Monday evening.
MSOC Furman 0 Johnson City, Tenn.
Oct 15 ETSU 1
MTEN ETSU Nashville, Tenn.
Oct 16 ITA Ohio Valley Regionals
MTEN ETSU
Oct 17 ITA Ohio Valley Regionals
WGOLF Mercedes Benz Collegiate Championship Knoxville, Tenn.
Oct 17 15th of 16
WTEN ETSU
Oct 17 ITA Ohio Valley Regionals
MCC Catamount Classic Cullowhee, N.C.
Oct 17 2 of 10
WCC Catamount Classic Cullowhee, N.C.
Oct 17 1 of 10
MGOLF U.S. Collegiate Championship Alpharetta, Ga.
Oct 17 Results
VB Wofford College 0 Johnson City, Tenn.
Oct 17 ETSU 3
WSOC VMI 0 Johnson City, Tenn.
Oct 17 ETSU 7
WTEN ETSU
Oct 18 ITA Ohio Valley Regionals
MTEN ETSU
Oct 18 ITA Ohio Valley Regionals
MGOLF U.S. Collegiate Championship Alpharetta, Ga.
Oct 18 Results
VB Mercer University 1 Johnson City, Tenn.
Oct 18 ETSU 3
MSOC Wofford 3 2OT
Oct 18 ETSU 3
WTEN ETSU
Oct 19 ITA Ohio Valley Regionals
MTEN ETSU
Oct 19 ITA Ohio Valley Regionals
MGOLF U.S. Collegiate Championship Alpharetta, Ga.
Oct 19 12th of 15
WSOC UNC Greensboro 1 Johnson City, Tenn.
Oct 19 ETSU 3