Football

J. Ofori Agboka: Humble and hungry

J. Ofori Agboka took the importance of teamwork he learned as a college athlete into the business world, where he assembles talent as GM’s HR director.

Recommendation: Reduce contact in football practices

New NCAA guidelines are recommending that Division I college football programs reduce the number of live-contact practices they conduct during the upcoming season.

Ivy League to move kickoffs to 40-yard line

The Playing Rules Oversight Panel approved an experimental rule in football to allow the Ivy League, in conference games only, to kick off from the 40-yard line.

Tapped Into Winner Strength

Evan Simon was diagnosed with thyroid cancer in February and relied on his training to overcome the disease.

Preparing for the Future

Fran McMenamin plays offensive line on the football team at Division II East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania. A former Marine, McMenamin was selected to participate in the 2016 NCAA Career in Sports Forum.

Former Georgia Southern staff members provided impermissible academic assistance

Two former Georgia Southern University staff members violated NCAA ethical conduct rules when they provided three football student-athletes with impermissible academic assistance, according to a decision issued by a Division I Committee on Infractions panel.

Council adjusts bowl selection process

The Division I Council has solidified the process for placing eligible teams into bowl games for the 2016-17 season.

2016 DII Football Showcase schedule announced

NCAA Division II announced 18 of the 22 regular-season football games that will be carried on ESPN3, WatchESPN and the American Sports Network.

Football coaches chosen for NCAA Champion Forum

Nine minority football coaches have been selected to participate in the 2016 NCAA Champion Forum, a unique professional development opportunity where attendees gain a realistic view of the role of a successful college head football coach...

Russell Maryland: A Duty To Serve

Russell Maryland won a lot of games as a University of Miami (Florida) football player, but a vital part of his college experience was being mentored by coaches and professors. Now Maryland pays it back by guiding youth in the right direction.

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