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2012 Football Headlines

May 6, 2013
BSC names Larry D. Striplin Athletes of the Year at annual Athletic Awards Banquet
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.–Birmingham-Southern held its annual Athletic Awards Banquet Monday evening in Bruno Great Hall and named the 2013 Newcomers, Athletes, Teams, and Man and Woman of the Year, as well as the Johnny Johnson Most Inspirational Senior Student Athletes.

May 3, 2013
Shawn Morris getting a shot at the NFL
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.–Senior Shawn Morris is getting a chance to make an even bigger name for himself this weekend, traveling to Washington, D.C., for a tryout with the Washington Redskins.

November 19, 2012
Football All-Conference winners announced; 13 Panthers honored
ATLANTA, Ga.—After exclusive voting by the head coaches of the Southern Athletic Association, 14 Birmingham-Southern players have been named to the All-Conference Football teams, it was announced today.

November 12, 2012
Shawn Morris named SAA Offensive Player of the Week
ATLANTA, Ga.—Senior Shawn Morris has been named the Southern Athletic Association Football Offensive Player of the Week, the league office announced today.

November 10, 2012
BSC wins share of SAA championship with 35-21 victory over Millsaps
JACKSON, Miss.—Senior Shawn Morris scored three touchdowns en route to a 35-21 Birmingham-Southern victory against Southern Athletic Association rival Millsaps on Saturday, clinching a share of the conference championship for the Panthers in the last game of the season.

November 8, 2012
Football travels to take on Millsaps, Saturday, for share of SAA title
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern wraps up the regular season this Saturday, Nov. 10, as it travels to face Millsaps for a share of the Southern Athletic Association title. Kick-off is set for 1 p.m. in Jackson, Miss.

November 5, 2012
Shannon, Stainback earn SAA Football Player of the Week honors
ATLANTA, Ga.—Seniors Andrew Shannon and Jimmy Stainback have been named Southern Athletic Association Football Players of the Week, the league office announced today.

November 3, 2012
Football travels to face Centre, Saturday
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—The Birmingham-Southern football team resumes play after its off week, traveling to face conference rival Centre College on Saturday at 1:30 p.m. ET in Danville, Ky.

November 3, 2012
Football returns to action with 45-14 victory over Centre on the road
DANVILLE, Ky.—Birmingham-Southern returned to action after a week off and rolled past Centre, 45-14, on the road in Danville, Ky., on Saturday.

October 20, 2012
Panthers to face Sewanee, Saturday, in last home game of 2012
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—The Birmingham-Southern football team is at home one final time this Saturday, Oct. 20, taking on Sewanee at 1 p.m. for Homecoming and Senior Day 2012 in Panther Stadium.

October 20, 2012
Panthers fall to Sewanee in home finale, 31-19
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern played its final home game of the season for Homecoming 2012 on Saturday, falling to Sewanee 31-19 in Panther Stadium.

October 13, 2012
No. 16 Birmingham-Southern to take on Trinity University at home, Saturday at noon
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—No. 16 Birmingham-Southern returns home to Panther Stadium this weekend to face Trinity University, Saturday, Oct. 13, at noon.

October 13, 2012
Turnovers plague No. 16 Panthers in 30-21 home loss to Trinity
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—No. 16 Birmingham-Southern turned the ball over four times in a 30-21 loss to Trinity, Saturday, in Panther Stadium.

October 9, 2012
Football moves to 16th, 19th in national polls
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern moved down a few slots in this week's national polls, falling to 16th in the D3football.com Top 25 and 19th in the American Football Coaches Association Coaches' Poll.

October 6, 2012
No. 11 BSC travels to face No. 6 Wesley
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - No. 11 Birmingham-Southern is set to face its toughest opponent yet this season as it travels north to Dover, Del., to take on No. 6 Wesley College on Saturday.

October 6, 2012
No. 11 BSC falls to No. 6 Wesley for first loss of season, 26-17
DOVER, Del.—After jumping out to a 10-0 lead to start the game, No. 11 Birmingham-Southern suffered its first loss of the season, falling 26-17 to No. 6 Wesley College on the road in Dover, Del.

October 2, 2012
Stainback named SAA Offensive Player of the Week
ATLANTA, Ga. - Senior quarterback Jimmy Stainback has been named Southern Athletic Association Offensive Player of the Week, the league office announced today.

October 1, 2012
BSC moves to 11th in AFCA Coaches' Poll, 15th in D3football.com Top 25
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - After a 49-21 win against Austin College on Saturday to remain undefeated at 5-0 on the season, Birmingham-Southern moved up to 11th in the nation in the American Football Coaches' Association (AFCA) Coaches' Poll and 15th in the D3football.com Top 25.

September 29, 2012
No. 13 Panthers return home this weekend to face Austin College
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Standing at 4-0 on the season and ranked 13th in the nation by the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) and 16th by D3football.com, the Birmingham-Southern football team returns to its home field this weekend to face Austin College, Saturday at 1 p.m. in Panther Stadium.

September 29, 2012
No. 13 Birmingham-Southern rolls past Austin College, 49-21
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—No. 13 Birmingham-Southern remained undefeated today at 5-0 on the season with a 49-21 home win against Austin College in Panther Stadium.

September 25, 2012
Nick Gordon named SAA Football Defensive Player of the Week
ATLANTA, Ga.—Senior linebacker Nick Gordon (Franklin, Tenn.) has been named the Southern Athletic Association Football Defensive Player of the Week, the league office announced today.

September 24, 2012
Panthers move to 16th in latest D3football.com rankings
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—After a win against Rhodes this past weekend to move to 4-0 on the season, the Birmingham-Southern football team moved up to 16th in the nation in the D3football.com Top 25.

September 22, 2012
No. 18 Panthers open Southern Athletic Association play in Memphis against Rhodes, Saturday
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—No. 18 Birmingham-Southern will travel to Memphis, Tenn., on Saturday to face Rhodes College at 1 p.m. to open Southern Athletic Association play.

September 22, 2012
No. 18 Panthers remain undefeated with 16-2 SAA victory over Rhodes
MEMPHIS, Tenn.—No. 18 Birmingham-Southern opened Southern Athletic Association play with an 16-2 victory against Rhodes today at Crain Field in Memphis, Tenn.

September 18, 2012
Nichols named SAA Offensive Player of the Week
ATLANTA—Sophomore tailback Issac Nichols has been named Southern Athletic Association Offensive Football Player of the Week, the league office announced today.

September 15, 2012
No. 18 Birmingham-Southern returns home to face Ave Maria University, Saturday
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Standing at 2-0 on the season, the 18th-ranked Birmingham-Southern football team returns home this Saturday to face second-year program Ave Maria University at noon in Panther Stadium.

September 15, 2012
No. 18 BSC powers past Ave Maria at home, 61-14
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—In a record-breaking day at Panther Stadium, No. 18 Birmingham-Southern defeated Ave Maria University, 61-14, to move to 3-0 on the season. The Gyrenes, a second-year program out of Naples, Fla., fall to 0-1 on the season.

September 11, 2012
Moultrie named SAA Football Offensive Player of the Week
ATLANTA, Ga.—Junior tailback Joseph Moultrie has been named the inaugural Southern Athletic Association Football Offensive Player of the Week, the league announced today.

September 10, 2012
Football moves to 18th in latest D3football.com rankings
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—The Birmingham-Southern football team has moved up from 24th to 18th in the latest D3football.com Top 25.

September 8, 2012
No. 24 Panthers travel to Montgomery to face Huntingdon in fourth-annual Wesley Cup Game
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—The 24th-ranked Birmingham-Southern football team plays its first road game of the 2012 season this Saturday, traveling south to face Huntingdon in Montgomery, Ala., in the fourth-annual Wesley Cup Game.

September 8, 2012
No. 24 Panthers hold off Huntingdon for 45-38 road win
MONTGOMERY, Ala.—No. 24 Birmingham-Southern held off a late-game surge by Huntingdon to clinch a 45-38 win on the road in the fourth-annual Wesley Cup Game.

September 1, 2012
Football set to open season against LaGrange, Saturday
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—The Birmingham-Southern football team is set to kick off its 2012 campaign at home on Saturday, taking on LaGrange College at 1 p.m. in Panther Stadium.

September 1, 2012
No. 24 BSC opens season with 41-14 home win against LaGrange
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—The 24th-ranked Birmingham-Southern football team got the 2012 season off to a strong start with a 41-14 victory against LaGrange College, Saturday, at home in Panther Stadium.

August 20, 2012
Football begins week two of 2012 preseason
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—The Birmingham-Southern football team began week two of the 2012 preseason today with a full-pads practice this morning and another session in shells at 5 p.m.

August 18, 2012
Panthers hold first preseason intra-squad scrimmage for Family Day 2012
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—The Birmingham-Southern football team hosted its annual Family Day this morning, kicked off by the first intra-squad scrimmage of the 2012 preseason.

August 17, 2012
Football preseason update: day six
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—The Birmingham-Southern football team had its sixth day of practice today, going full contact for the first time this pre-season in the morning, followed by a no-contact session in the afternoon.

August 15, 2012
Panthers hold first full-squad practice of 2012 preseason
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—The Birmingham-Southern football team held its first full-squad practice - both veterans and newcomers together - today at Panther Stadium on day four of the 2012 preseason.

August 10, 2012
Football to open 2012 preseason this weekend
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—The Birmingham-Southern football program saw 133 players - 60 freshmen and 73 upperclassmen - report today in preparation for the 2012 preseason.

July 20, 2012
Shawn Morris named D3football.com First-Team Preseason All-America
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Shawn Morris has been named First-Team Preseason All-America by D3football.com.

June 29, 2012
BSC picked 23rd in Lindy's Sports Top 25; Morris named Preseason MVP
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—The Birmingham-Southern football team has been picked 23rd in Lindy's Sports Top 25 rankings, and rising senior Shawn Morris has been named Preseason Most Valuable Player by the magazine.