Football

Athletics Health Care Administration Best Practices

The NCAA Sport Science Institute and leading scientific and sports medicine organizations have developed recommendations for athletics departments and athletics health care providers to use in the delivery of care for college athletes...

Year-Round Football Practice Contact Recommendations

The NCAA Sport Science Institute and leading scientific and sports medicine organizations have developed recommendations for athletics departments and coaches to use as they plan their year-round football practice sessions. These...

New guidelines aim to improve student-athlete safety

Today, the NCAA and College Athletic Trainers’ Society, prominent medical organizations, college football coaches, administrators and conference commissioners released three inter-association guidelines to improve safety for college student-athletes.

Cabinet modifies rating system in Football Championship Subdivision

The Division I Championships/Sports Management Cabinet at its meeting June 26-27 approved a change to the NCAA Simple Rating System that standardizes the number of games played in the Football Championship Subdivision.

Health and safety to be considered in all future playing rule changes

The Committee on Competitive Safeguards and Medical Aspects of Sports urged sport and playing rules committees to carefully consider the safety consequences of proposed playing rules.

DII announces 2014 football television schedule

NCAA Division II and CBS Sports Network have announced their regular-season television schedule for the 2014 football season.

His key to the world

Tom Vanaskie’s play as a football defensive back focused national attention on his athletics skills, even as the political science major’s own eyes were opened to a world of possibilities following graduation. He received Lycoming’s...

DII Presidents Council sponsors proposal to eliminate special voting

The Division II Presidents Council passed a recommendation from the Management Council to eliminate the division’s constitutional bylaw that permits special voting legislation, which allows voting on football issues to be limited only to schools and conferences that sponsor the sport.

Council recommends transfer policy change

The waiver process for certain Division I undergraduate student-athletes could change to allow for extra time to complete a degree rather than the opportunity to compete immediately after transfer.

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