2019 Birmingham-Southern News

  • Shufford Headlines BSC All-Region Selections
    December 10, 2019
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Birmingham-Southern football saw three Panthers named to D3football.com All-South Region Teams. The pack was headlined by junior Robert Shufford (McKenzie, Ala./McKenzie HS) who was voted South Region Offensive Player of the Year. BSC had the most all-region selections of any Southern Athletic Association program. This is also the first regional player of the year honor and most all-region selections in program history.
  • Shufford Named AFCA First-Team All-American
    December 02, 2019
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Junior Robert Shufford (McKenzie, Ala./McKenzie HS) of Birmingham-Southern football was named a First-Team All-American by the American Football Coaches Association.  The honor made Shufford the first All-American under Head Coach Tony Joe White and first Panther to earn All-America honors since 2011.
  • Shufford Named Gagliardi Trophy Semifinalist
    November 26, 2019
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The accolades continue for junior Robert Shufford (McKenzie, Ala./McKenzie HS) of Birmingham-Southern football.  The running back was recently named one of 12 semifinalist for the Gagliardi Trophy.  The award presented by Jostens and the J-Club of Saint John's University to the most outstanding football player in NCAA Division III.
  • Shufford, 16 Panthers Earn All-SAA Honors
    November 25, 2019
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – After posting its most wins since 2012 and finishing one game away from a conference title, Birmingham-Southern football saw 17 Panthers earn All-Southern Athletic Association honors, headlined by 2019 Offensive Player of the Year Robert Shufford (McKenzie, Ala./McKenzie HS).
  • Football Finishes Season 7-3 with Senior Day Win
    November 16, 2019
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Birmingham-Southern football team posted its most wins since 2012 after topping Southern Athletic Association rival Millsaps College 30-20 Saturday afternoon in Krulak Stadium.  It was senior day for BSC (7-3), who finished in third place in the league with a 6-2 record.  This season marked the most SAA wins in program history.
  • Lewter Named First-Team Academic All-District
    November 14, 2019
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Senior offensive lineman Austin Lewter (Tanner, Ala./Tanner HS) of Birmingham-Southern football was named College Sports Information Directors of America First-Team Academic All-District, the organization released recently.
  • Panthers Fall to Trinity on the Road
    November 09, 2019
    SAN ANTONIA, Texas – Birmingham-Southern football fell 20-10 Saturday at Trinity University in a battle for first place in the Southern Athletic Association.  BSC (6-3) is now 5-2 in league play. 
  • Shufford Named To D3football.com Team of the Week
    November 05, 2019
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Junior Robert Shufford (McKenzie, Ala./McKenzie HS) has been named to the D3football.com Team of the Week for the fourth consecutive week.
  • BSC Breaks to Top of League with 52-42 Win
    November 02, 2019
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Birmingham-Southern football increased its win streak to four after fending off Austin College 52-42 Saturday in Southern Athletic Association action at Krulak Stadium.  BSC (6-2, 5-1 SAA) is now tied for first place in the conference with Berry College and Trinity University.
  • Shufford Named to Team of the Week
    October 29, 2019
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – For the third time this season, junior Robert Shufford (McKenzie, Ala./McKenzie HS) was named to the D3football.com Team of the Week.
  • Shufford Named SAA Offensive Player of the Week
    October 28, 2019
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Birmingham-Southern junior Robert Shufford (McKenzie, Ala./McKenzie HS) was named Southern Athletic Association Offensive Player of the Week, the league announced recently.
  • Panthers Pound Past Centre 38-21
    October 26, 2019
    DANVILLE, Ky. ? Birmingham-Southern football improved to 5-2 overall with its 38-21 road win over Centre College Saturday.  The Panthers are now 4-1 against Southern Athletic Association teams and are one of two teams with only one loss in conference play.
  • Shufford Named to Team of the Week
    October 22, 2019
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – After helping the Birmingham-Southern football team upset No. 7 Berry College 28-15 on Saturday, junior Robert Shufford (McKenzie, Ala./McKenzie HS) was named to the D3football.com Team of the Week.
  • Shufford Named SAA Offensive Player of the Week
    October 21, 2019
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – For the second consecutive week, junior running back Robert Shufford (McKenzie, Ala./McKenzie HS) was named the Southern Athletic Association Offensive Player of the Week, the league announced Monday.
  • Football Upsets No. 7 Berry on Homecoming
    October 19, 2019
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Birmingham-Southern football defense held No. 7 Berry out of the endzone until the final play of the game while the offense put up an insurmountable lead in the Panthers 28-15 upset win Saturday night.  BSC (4-2) is tied for second in the Southern Athletic Association with a 3-1 conference record.
  • Panther Profiles: Ivan Villageois, Football
    October 16, 2019
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – For Ivan Villageois (Montgomvery, Ala./Saint James HS), his plans weren’t always to play football for Birmingham-Southern. Originally hailing all the way from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Villageois moved to Montgomery, Alabama for high school. Despite not playing organized football until the 7th grade, he performed well on the field and started getting recruited. Late in his high school career, he received a scholarship to play for an NCAA Division II team, and committed to play there. However, on signing day, the school pulled his scholarship.
  • Shufford Named SAA Offensive Player of the Week
    October 14, 2019
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Junior running back Robert Shufford (McKenzie, Ala./McKenzie HS) was named the Southern Athletic Association Offensive Player of the Week, the league announced Monday.
  • Panthers Dominate Rhodes in 46-7 Win
    October 12, 2019
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Birmingham-Southern football came fresh and ready to play after its bye week. BSC (3-2) dominated Rhodes College Saturday, winning 46-7 and improving to 2-1 against Southern Athletic Association opponents. The Panthers defense held Rhodes scoreless until 20 seconds left in the game.
  • Football Drops First SAA Game to Hendrix
    September 28, 2019
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Birmingham-Southern football team dropped its first Southern Athletic Association game Saturday 34-24 to Hendrix College in Krulak Stadium. It was Pediatric Cancer Awareness Day on the Hilltop and the BSC football team raised over $2,000 for Children’s of Alabama.
  • Shufford Named to D3football.com Team of the Week
    September 24, 2019
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Junior Robert Shufford (McKenzie, Ala./McKenzie HS) was named to the D3football.com Team of the Week as a running back, the organization announced Tuesday.
  • Football Tops Sewanee 49-30
    September 21, 2019
    SEWANEE, Tenn. – Birmingham-Southern football opened its Southern Athletic Association season with a 49-30 road win over The University of the South Saturday night.  BSC (2-1, 1-0 SAA) is now 10-3 all-time against Sewanee. 
  • O-Line Named to D3football.com Team of the Week
    September 17, 2019
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – After an impressive 45-13 win over in-state rival Huntingdon College in the 10th annual Wesley Cup battle, Birmingham-Southern football saw its offensive line recognized by D3football.com on the organizations Team of the Week.
  • Football Wins 10th Annual Wesley Cup
    September 14, 2019
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Birmingham-Southern football team defeated Huntingdon College 45-13 in the 10th annual Wesley Cup Saturday night in Krulak Stadium  With the win, BSC (1-1) leads the all-time series 6-4 and holds onto the Wesley Cup for the second consecutive year. The defense shutout Huntingdon in the second half and allowed just one touchdown to secure the win.
  • Panthers Fall on Road at LaGrange
    September 07, 2019
    LAGRANGE, Ga. – Birmingham-Southern football dropped its season opener 29-14 on the road at LaGrange College Saturday night. 
  • 2019 Season Preview: Football
    September 02, 2019
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Birmingham-Southern football team is coming off its best finish in over five years and plans to use the momentum to propel them to the top of the Southern Athletic Association.
  • BSC Enhances Football Game Day Experience
    August 30, 2019
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The Birmingham-Southern athletics department has added extra amenities for Panther football fans coming to the Hilltop in 2019. From premier parking to VIP access, Panther fans will feel true ’Southern hospitality.