On this windy night in Hampton, VA, fans came in large groups to cheer on these two teams. Both teams were very excited to potentially win the Great American Rivalry Series trophy for their school.


Curtis Staib


Curtis is a first team letterman for football, three-time letterman for soccer, and four-time letterman for golf as well as captain for both soccer and golf. He was the first Crabber in eight years to reach the regional level for golf, finishing seventh in the entire district. Curtis is also enrolled in the International Baccalaureate Program and is a member of the National Honor Society.
Eric Enderson


Eric is a three-year letterman on the Varsity Football team and three-yr letterman in soccer. He was an All-District, All-Region, and All-State selection as a place kicker and punter his sophomore and junior years. Eric is a member of the National Honor Society. He plans to attend the University of Delaware on an athletic scholarship and study communications.


Tyrod Taylor


Tyrod was Gatorade Player of the Year and Parade All-American. He played for Hampton for four seasons. He was a three-year starter and led Hampton to one state championship. Tyrod went on to play quarterback at Virginia Tech and currently plays for the Baltimore Ravens.
Tajh Boyd


Tajh exemplifies the word champion. Tajh played quarterback for Phoebus and led them to a state championship in 2006. During his junior year, he threw for over 2000 yards and 25 touchdowns. He also rushed for seven touchdowns. At the 2009 U.S Army American Bowl, Tajh was named MVP. He is currently the starting quarterback for Clemson University and is also being talked about as a Heisman Trophy candidate.


The first quarter was all about defense and it wasn't until late in the second quarter that the Hampton Crabbers rushed for their first touchdown. It was clear throughout the game that it would come down to the final seconds, and it went into overtime tied 7-7. Phoebus scored a field goal first in OT, but Hampton responded with a TD to win the game 13-10.