Football

DI Council approves bowl certification moratorium

The Division I Council voted Friday to place a three-year moratorium on certifying new postseason football bowl games. The moratorium is intended to give a working group examining postseason football, including bowl certification criteria, time to complete its work.

DI Council adopts academic integrity proposal

The Division I Council clarified the academic integrity rules for member schools and student-athletes this week in a decision that is the first legislative change to the division’s approach to academic integrity issues since 1983. The new...

Targeting rules enhanced for football replay officials

The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel approved expanding instant replay officials’ authority regarding targeting fouls in football and authorized electronic devices for coaching purposes in some areas of stadiums.

SEC sets conference football attendance mark

The Southeastern Conference drew an average of 78,630 fans per home game during the 2015 football season to set an all-time conference attendance record.

Follow the Leaders: Mario Price, Davidson College

I learned about the NCAA and NFL Coaches Academy when I first entered the Future Football Coaches Academy a few years back. This program piqued my interest then, but I wasn't eligible for this opportunity. After I finished Future Football Coaches Academy, I applied for this program every year. I'm grateful I got the opportunity to do it this year.

2016 NCAA Football Records

For questions or updates to the 2016 Division I Football Records, please email Jeff Williams ( jswilliams@ncaa.org ). For questions or updates to the 2016 Division II or III Football Records, please email Sean Straziscar ( sstraziscar@ncaa...

Experts work towards consensus on updates to football safety guidelines

Experts gathered at the Safety in College Football Summit agreed last week to suggested revisions to football practice and concussion management guidelines.

39 NCAA football coaches selected for 2016 NCAA and NFL Coaches Academy

Thirty-nine NCAA football coaches are among the participants selected to attend the 2016 NCAA and NFL Coaches Academy Feb. 19-21 in Tampa, Florida. The college coaches will learn and network with NCAA athletics administrators, NCAA national office staff, current and former NFL players, NFL directors of player personnel and NFL Player Engagement staff.

Hunter Smith: Former Notre Dame student-athlete kicks way to the country music stage

Hunter Smith took the lessons he learned as a two-sport athlete at the University of Notre Dame and went on to become an NFL player, a singer/songwriter and the front man for his country rock band.

Football Rules Committee proposes enhancements to targeting rule

The NCAA Football Rules Committee approved several proposals to enhance student-athlete safety and will allow electronic devices to be used in some areas of the stadium for coaching purposes.

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