Football

DII announces 2017 football showcase schedule

NCAA Division II announced 18 of the 22 regular-season football games that will be streamed on ESPN3 as part of a three-year agreement.

14-week football playing season to be examined

The Division I Football Oversight Committee identified the football playing season, size of football support staffs and the approach to determining when a student has used a season of competition as key agenda items for the committee in the coming months.

Leaders in College Football Announce Plans To Launch Nationwide Celebration of College Football’s 150th Anniversary

College football, one of America’s most beloved and popular institutions, is getting ready to celebrate a big birthday. And it plans to do so in style. A group of college football leaders announced plans today to launch a nationwide...

2017 NCAA Football Records

For questions or updates to the 2017 Division I Football Records, please email Jeff Williams ( jswilliams@ncaa.org ). For questions or updates to the 2017 Division II, please email Phil Pierce ( ppierce@ncaa.org ) and for Division III...

Hurdling offensive linemen to block kicks is banned

The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Committee approved a rule prohibiting defensive players from running toward the line of scrimmage to leap or hurdle offensive linemen to block field goal and point-after-touchdown attempts, beginning with the 2017 season.

Former Alabama assistant football coach acted unethically

Download the April 2017 Alabama Public Infractions Decision A former Alabama assistant football coach acted unethically when he provided false or misleading information about impermissible recruiting contacts, according to a Division I...

DI Council adopts new football recruiting model

The Division I Council acted Friday to offer potential Division I football student-athletes earlier opportunities for official visits to college campuses and increase their access to college coaches. The Council also acted to make the recruiting environment more transparent and better tied to high schools.

DI Council votes to eliminate football two-a-days

Division I football players will no longer practice on the field multiple times a day in the preseason, the Division I Council decided at its April 13-14 meeting in Indianapolis.

DIII Management Council eliminates football two-a-days

The Division III Management Council has voted to eliminate traditional two-a-day practices in football, effective immediately.

Virginia football coaches commit recruiting violation

Seven Virginia football coaches committed a recruiting violation by having in-person, off-campus recruiting contacts during an evaluation period.

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