Football

Albion football player is used to hitting in baseball, too

By Bobby Lee For NCAA.org Whether the site of competition is Albion College’s Sprankle-Sprandel Stadium or the Detroit Tigers’ Comerica Park, Devin Burnett is used to hitting. A starting free safety for Albion’s football team, Burnett is...

Boise State University infractions appeal decision released

The NCAA Division I Infractions Appeals Committee has upheld a Boise State University football spring practice penalty and sent the reduction in football scholarships penalty back to the NCAA Division I Committee on Infractions for...

Mark Emmert statement on football postseason format

The statement of NCAA President Mark Emmert on the decision of the BCS Presidential Oversight Committee to adopt a four-team playoff in football: "I commend the BCS Presidential Oversight Committee on its leadership to move to a playoff...

NCAA to Host Champion Forum in Dallas

The NCAA has invited 12 football coaches and eight directors of athletics from Division I intercollegiate programs to its 2012 Champion Forum, the top tier of the NCAA’s coaching academy programs. The Champion Forum will be held June 26-28...

DII announces 2012 regular-season football TV schedule

Division II and CBS Sports Network have announced their 2012 regular-season football television schedule. Division II Vice President Mike Racy said the program, now in its seventh year, has been good for the participating institutions and...

Hoag and Lerner selected as 2012 McKay Postgraduate Scholars

The NCAA has selected Wake Forest football student-athlete Michael Hoag and Pennsylvania soccer student-athlete Adrienne Lerner as the 2012 recipients of the Jim McKay Postgraduate Scholarships. Established in 2008 to honor the...

NCAA partnership strives to reduce concussions in youth football

As part of its ongoing efforts to promote education on important safety issues and to prevent injuries, the NCAA has partnered with 11 other sports leagues, safety organizations and equipment manufacturers in a program designed to help...

DI Board approves bowl advertising, sponsorships, promotional policies

By Greg Johnson The Division I Board of Directors at its meeting on Thursday in Indianapolis approved the recommendations of the NCAA Bowl Licensing Task Force regarding bowl advertising, sponsorships and promotional policies. The guiding...

Ithaca football athlete makes heroic donation

By Mike Warwick For NCAA.org Adam Bienstock started playing football as a freshman at Dwight Englewood High School in New Jersey. He then played as a freshman and sophomore at Ithaca College before deciding to hang up his cleats. His...

Treatment plan allows Puget Sound student-athlete to manage sickle cell trait

By Brian Hendrickson NCAA.org Puget Sound football coach Jeff Thomas rarely sees an athlete like Nassar Kyobe at the Division III level. The 6-foot-3 defensive back, Thomas says, is so explosive that he can touch his elbow on a basketball...

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