2019 ScheduleAll times ET

2019 Schedule
1-1, 2nd in C-USA - East
WR catches TD in traffic for Virginia Tech (0:28)
Virginia Tech scores with QB keeper (0:27)
Virginia Tech's Grimsley hauls in perfect one-handed TD (0:38)
Virginia Tech gets on the board first (1:01)
Norfolk State takes the lead on Carter's TD dash (0:50)
Smartt scoots 12 yards for ODU TD (0:44)
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144dJordan Raanan

First draft pick from Old Dominion goes to Giants

The New York Giants finally addressed the need for an edge rusher, taking defensive end Oshane Ximines (oh-SHAIN ZIMM-in-es) of Old Dominion late in the third round Friday.

NFL draft profile: Travis Fulgham (0:45)

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Senior Writer 

I've confirmed earlier reports (first from Football Scoop) that Old Dominion is hiring former Maryland assistant Brian Stinespring, former Virginia Tech assistant Galen Scott and former East Carolina assistant Daric Riley. Stinespring will be tight ends coach and run game coordinator; Scott will coach defensive backs and Riley will coach outside linebackers. Some strong hires here by Bobby Wilder entering a key 2019 season.

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QB LaRussa leaving ODU to enter seminary

Old Dominion quarterback Blake LaRussa, a former walk-on who led the Monarchs to an upset over Virginia Tech, throwing four touchdown passes, will forgo his senior season to attend seminary.

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287dSteve Palazzolo

Meet college football's 10 hidden stars from 2018

You know about the stars of college football, but these 10 players flew under the radar this season while performing as well as anyone in the nation.

Middle Tennessee runs back 100-yard TD after tip drill (0:59)
Middle Tennessee RB breaks free for 71-yard TD (0:27)
Chronicling Old Dominion's wild win over Western Kentucky (4:37)
Old Dominion wins on FG (0:58)

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

Old Dominion's win over Virginia Tech was the largest upset between FBS opponents in the history of FPI game predictions -- which go back 14 years.

Heather Dinich ESPN Senior Writer 

Old Dominion pulled off the biggest upset of the season so far, as the 29-point underdogs shocked No. 13 Virginia Tech 49-35. It was the biggest upset by an FBS team over an ACC opponent in the past 40 seasons. C-USA had lost 52 straight games against ranked nonconference opponents. It was also another blow to an already-struggling ACC, as Boston College also lost to Purdue and is likely to fall out of the top 25. Clemson remains the league's lone playoff contender but would benefit most if Miami stays ranked and wins the Coastal. Assuming Clemson wins the Atlantic, it might not face a ranked opponent until the ACC title game. It's SOS will be questioned by the committee, which means little to no margin for error.

Old Dominion takes lead on 15-yard TD (0:17)

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Team Stats

Passing Yards140.0123rd
Rushing Yards168.0Tied-72nd
Points For20.5111th
Points Against26.0Tied-74th