Football

Daniels finds his way after career-ending injury

By Michelle Brutlag Hosick The most difficult experience Eugene Daniels faced as a student-athlete also became his gateway to life after college. A defensive lineman for the Colorado State Rams, Daniels injured his shoulder just before his...

Playing Rules Oversight Panel approves rules changes in football, other sports

By Greg Johnson The Playing Rules Oversight Panel (PROP) during its conference call on Tuesday approved moving the kickoff and touchback lines beginning with the 2012 football season. Next fall, teams will kick off at the 35-yard line...

Committee recommends several football rules proposals to enhance safety

By Ty Halpin The NCAA Football Rules Committee, which met Tuesday-Thursday in Charlotte, N.C., has recommended several rules proposals intended to enhance student-athlete safety for the 2012 season. Even though it is a non-rules change...

Victor Williams finds a home at Bridgewater (Virginia)

By Greg Johnson NCAA.org Victor Williams was born in a Unification Church-run community house in Washington, D.C. From there, he went from homeless shelters and periods when he was living out of a car. Through it all, Williams and his...

Public reprimand and suspension issued to Stony Brook University football student-athlete

A Stony Brook University football student-athlete has been publicly reprimanded and suspended from the team’s next championship opportunity for misconduct during the 2011 NCAA Division I Football Championship. The Division I Football...

What my degree means to me: These New York Giants finished what they started

By Kristen Leigh Porter NCAA.org David Baas felt a little embarrassed. The NFL player was talking to kids about staying in school and getting an education but hadn’t earned his degree at Michigan, where he was the Big Ten’s offensive...

NCAA football attendance reaches new heights again

By Gary K. Johnson A record number of fans attended games at the 638 NCAA football-sponsoring schools this past year, including home games, neutral-site games and postseason contests. The total of 49,699,419 surpasses the previous high set...

Division I Football Committee reprimands Old Dominion University athletics director and head coach

The NCAA Division I Football Championship Committee has reprimanded Old Dominion University director of athletics Camden Wood Selig and head coach Bobby Wilder for violations of the NCAA’s championship policy during the 2011 NCAA Division...

NCAA invites 30 to Future Football Coaches Academy

The NCAA has invited 30 individuals who have an interest in coaching college football to its Future Coaches Academy, Jan. 8-10, in San Antonio, Texas. The Academy will be held in conjunction with the American Football Coaches Association (...

Matt Lozier, Albion University football

By Michelle Hiskey Matt Lozier played on a high school team that made the Michigan state championship. At Albion, he did not play much at all behind cornerback Chris Greenwood, an NFL prospect. Lozier’s most important stat was 4.0 grade-...

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