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So long Shotwell: Mud, sweat and tears

So long Shotwell: Mud, sweat and tears

By on November 4, 2016 in Alumni News, Sports with 0 Comments

EDITOR’S NOTE: This Saturday at 6 p.m., Abilene Christian University will play its last home football game at Shotwell Stadium. The historic venue will carry on as the place where Abilene and Abilene Cooper high schools play, but next fall ACU moves into new Wildcat Stadium for its first season of on-campus football in more than 50 years.  […]

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So long Shotwell: A view from the sideline

So long Shotwell: A view from the sideline

By on November 2, 2016 in Alumni News, Sports with 2 Comments

EDITOR’S NOTE: This Saturday at 6 p.m., Abilene Christian University will play its last home football game at Shotwell Stadium. The historic venue will carry on as the place where Abilene and Abilene Cooper high schools play, but next fall ACU moves into new Wildcat Stadium for its first season of on-campus football in more than 50 years.  […]

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So long Shotwell: A son of Abilene’s reflections

So long Shotwell: A son of Abilene’s reflections

By on November 1, 2016 in Alumni News, Sports with 13 Comments

EDITOR’S NOTE: This Saturday at 6 p.m., Abilene Christian University will play its last home football game at Shotwell Stadium. The historic venue will carry on as the place where Abilene and Abilene Cooper high schools play, but next fall ACU moves into new Wildcat Stadium for its first season of on-campus football in more than 50 years.  […]

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Benny and the Jets: An NFL wedding at ACU

Benny and the Jets: An NFL wedding at ACU

By on March 24, 2015 in Alumni News, Sports with 2 Comments

Daryl Richardson (’14) had 541 runs and catches in three seasons as a running back for the Abilene Christian University football team, and not once did he fumble. But when he took a knee last Dec. 31 in New York City, the ball dropped. Displaying some of the same dramatic flair he flashed in a […]

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Sure signs of spring: windy days, NFL scouts

Sure signs of spring: windy days, NFL scouts

By on March 8, 2014 in Alumni News, Sports with 0 Comments

Scouts from National Football League teams know Abilene is more than a place to stop for barbeque, steak and breakfast burritos. In recent years, it’s become a place to shop for future pro players on display at the Wildcats’ annual Pro Day at Wally Bullington Football Practice Facility. The latest crop participated yesterday, with 11 […]

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Scott, Montgomery united on NFL’s Ravens

Scott, Montgomery united on NFL’s Ravens

By on October 28, 2013 in Alumni News, Sports with 1 Comment

The two top running backs in Abilene Christian University history are now both members of the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League, although one wears a headset and the other, a helmet and shoulder pads. The defending Super Bowl champion Ravens announced today the signing of Bernard Scott (’08), who was released earlier this […]

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Ten Wildcats pursuing pro football dreams

Ten Wildcats pursuing pro football dreams

By on July 31, 2012 in Alumni News, Sports with 0 Comments

Ten former Abilene Christian University standouts are busy pursuing their livelihoods this week in professional football, seven of them with NFL teams whose camps are kicking into high gear in preparation for the upcoming season. Houston’s Danieal Manning (’07) is expected to be the Texans’ starting free safety and kick returner in his seventh season. […]

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Richardson, Whiteside headed to NFL

Richardson, Whiteside headed to NFL

By on April 28, 2012 in Campus News, Sports with 0 Comments

Daryl Richardson and Aston Whiteside became the latest former Abilene Christian University standouts to head to the NFL when the St. Louis Rams and Dallas Cowboys came calling Saturday afternoon. Richardson, a running back, was selected in the seventh round by the Rams and Whiteside, who was a dominator at defensive end in college but […]

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Fifteen NFL teams send scouts to ACU Pro Day

Fifteen NFL teams send scouts to ACU Pro Day

By on April 4, 2012 in Campus News, Sports with 3 Comments

Perhaps one of the best compliments to NCAA Division II football and Abilene Christian University’s nationally ranked program was apparent yesterday when 15 National Football League teams sent scouts to the Wildcats’ Pro Day. Last year, standout ACU wide receiver Clyde Gates helped attract representatives of 17 teams to campus to watch him and several […]

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