Our Community

Membership is comprised of men and women spanning many professions and who are former VUU football players, coaches, athletic trainers, cheerleaders, and loyal supporters of the university. Members offer mentoring, motivational, and life skills counseling to football players. Burning Sands partners with community organizations on special projects, and volunteers with other programs within the university. We utilize membership dues and proceeds from the sale of merchandise and apparel, raffles, and our annual golf tournament to ensure that there are adequate funds to support our mission.



  • Member dues - $100 annually
  • Lifetime dues - $1500 one-time or 6 installments of $250 for 6 months
  • For more information contact:
    Angriess Scott: (804) 840-4819


  • Members receive an official congratulatory letter
  • Members receive a Lifetime Membership Plaque
  • A pass to all VUU Homecoming games
  • Burning Sands personalized merchandise


To qualify you must be a:

  • VUU former football player
  • VUU football trainer
  • VUU cheerleader
  • VUU alumni or football supporter
  • VUU present or former coach


Quote from Quinton Hurd, Sr.

"Thank you all for the great work that's being done here. I'm highly confident that all entities and beneficiaries of this initiative genuinely appreciate your efforts to make the BSAFF a massive success. Because of it, I’m extremely proud to join this organization.
VUU - Panther Pride - Panther for Life!"

Virginia Union University - Burning Sands - Alumni Football Foundation