Football

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...

Kimball brothers rock stage and field

By Zak Keefer NCAA.org The seven young men often spend their weeknights crammed into a recording studio in Pittsburgh, their legs still stiff from a two-hour trek in the car. The sacrifice is unique – sometimes they’ll be there past two in...

UNC receives postseason ban, scholarship reductions

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill is responsible for multiple violations, including academic fraud, impermissible agent benefits, ineligible participation and a failure to monitor its football program, according to the decision...

Patriot League adopts football scholarship model

By Michelle Brutlag Hosick NCAA.org The Patriot League’s decision last month to allow its institutions to begin awarding athletics aid in football will help more student-athletes who are talented on the field and in the classroom get an...

DI Football Championship Committee prefers seeding option

By Greg Johnson The Division I Football Championship Committee at its meeting last week in Indianapolis decided it prefers to seed the top eight teams if the championship expands its bracket to 24 teams. The committee, which reviewed...

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