Jay Haeseker

ODU Football Notebook

January 03, 2017
By ODU Athletics

NORFOLK, Va. - Old Dominion University Football finished the 2016 season with a 10-3 record and 24-20 victory over Eastern Michigan in the Popeyes Bahamas Bowl.

Pascal to Play in All-Star Game
ODU senior wide receiver Zach Pascal will play in the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl. Pascal led the Monarchs with 65 catches for 946 yards and tied for the team lead with nine touchdown grabs. He set the ODU career record with 233 receptions, passing Antonio Vaughan who had 230 catches. He also has the second most all-purpose yards in school history and the second longest run in school history, a 75-yard touchdown run at FIU in 2015.

The game will be played on Saturday, Jan. 21 at 1 p.m. on Fox Sports 1.

ODU Sets Records
ODU set many records on the season, including Ray Lawry breaking his own single-season rushing record, Zach Pascal breaking the ODU career receptions record, and Oshane Ximines setting the single-season sacks record.

ODU Individual Single-Season Records

Category Player Total
Rushing Yards Ray Lawry 1,255
Rushing Att. Ray Lawry 200
Rush Yds. PG Ray Lawry 104.6
Field Goal Pct. Brad Davis 83.3-Tie with Jarod Brown (2012)
Sacks Oshane Ximines 7.5
     

ODU Team Single-Season Records

Category Total
Rushing Att. 500
Rushing Yards 2,559
Fumble Returns 6
Fumble Return Yards 76

ODU Career Records

Category Player Total
Rushing Yards Ray Lawry 3,338
Rushing Att. Ray Lawry 528
Rushing TD's Ray Lawry 38
Total TD's Ray Lawry 40
Avg. Per Comp. David Washington 13.5
Receptions Zach Pascal 233
Rec. Per Game Zach Pascal 4.75
Fumble Return Yds. TJ Ricks 51
Sacks Bunmi Rotimi 13.5
Yds. From Sacks Bunmi Rotimi 114
Forced Fumbles TJ Ricks 7
Pass Breakups Brandon Addison 21


FBS 10 Win Teams
ODU is one of 26 FBS teams to win 10 or more games this season. The Monarchs are one of two Conference USA teams to do so, joining WKU as 10 win teams.

No. Team W L
1. Alabama 14 0
2. W. Michigan 13 1
3. Clemson 13 1
4. Washington 12 2
5. Ohio State 11 2
6. Oklahoma 11 2
7. South Florida 11 2
8. San Diego St. 11 3
9. Penn State 11 3
10. Wisconsin 11 3
11. WKU 11 3
12. Old Dominion 10 3
13. Air Force 10 3
14. Appalachian State 10 3
15. Boise State 10 3
16. Florida State 10 3
17. Michigan 10 3
18. West Virginia 10 3
19. Tulsa 10 3
20. Oklahoma St. 10 3
21. Troy 10 3
22. Stanford 10 3
23. USC 10 3
24. Colorado 10 4
25. Temple 10 4
26. Virginia Tech 10 4

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