2017 NCAA Football Records

For questions or updates to the 2017 Division I Football Records, please email Jeff Williams ( ). For questions or updates to the 2017 Division II, please email Phil Pierce ( ) 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.

Football Rules Committee recommends changes to enhance player safety

The NCAA Football Rules Committee recommended three changes to enhance player health and safety on Friday.

Competition committee to advise on football rules

For the first time since it was established, the Division I Football Competition Committee will offer input into the football rules-making process this week.

Ken Carlson: Goals, gumption and grit

For Ken Carlson, the journey to an award-winning career making films began on the gridiron playing defense in high school.


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