CARBONDALE - In 2006, Southern Illinois University’s football team became the first squad from the Missouri Valley Football Conference to ever beat a Big Ten team. In 2012, the Salukis hope to become the first to beat Missouri, as SIU announced a Sept. 8 game that year in Columbia, Mo., Wednesday.
Howard Feggins brought the heat Wednesday night at South Carolina State football practice.
The second-year wide receivers coach showed off a strong arm during a receiving drill. With Feggins firing hard passes at close range and from different trajectories, the wide receivers did their best to make the difficult reception or face his ire and teasing from teammates.
NAU seniors Robbie Dehaze and K.J. Gerard have a chance to continue their football careers as they prepare for the upcoming NFL draft on April 25-26 in New York City.
The two seniors participated at ASU’s Pro Day on Friday, March 20. The event was an ample opportunity for Gerard and Dehaze to showcase their abilities to several NFL scouts.
Monmouth University’s football team started spring practice on March 31, the first step in the road to competing for the 2009 Northeast Conference title.
VERMILLION, S.D. –- Ed Meierkort, the head football coach at The University of South Dakota, says the first two days of the Coyotes’ spring football practice has been highlighted by competition at several positions.
“We’ve had very competitive drills in the first two days of practice,” Meierkort said.
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – For the first time since the summer of 2004, Ramses Barden, James Noble, Tre’dale Tolver, Mark Restelli, Fred Hives II and Stephen Field were not practicing in a Cal Poly football uniform.
Get used to some new names, Mustang fans, as the Tim Walsh Era opened with the start of Spring Drills on Wednesday morning at the “I” Field.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. – The University of North Dakota Fighting Sioux football team will host five home football games in 2009, including three games against NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision teams.
Offensive line coach Jon McLaughlin will be taking over as offensive coordinator for the University of Pennsylvania football team. After three seasons with the Quakers, McLaughlin’s success has translated into a larger role with the team. Though moving into a higher position, he will retain his responsibilities as offensive line coach.
Nicomini becomes hard-hitting face-off specialist.
When Dave Nicomini joined the University at Albany lacrosse team in January, he wasn’t only new to the team but also to the sport. Nicomini had never played organized lacrosse on any level.
As if trying to find playing time on a Top-20 ranked team in a sport he had no prior experience in wasn’t hard enough, Nicomini had another challenge: He was recovering from a knee injury which required reconstructive surgery.
Nicomini, a starter on the UAlbany football team, beat the odds and is now taking some face-offs for the No. 18 Great Dane lacrosse team.
Paul Layton, who spearheaded the most successful three-year run in the history of Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake football, has made a commitment to the University at Albany.
Layton’s play at quarterback and his kicking helped the Spartans win a trio of division championships and two Section II Class A titles in three Super Bowl trips. They posted a 30-4 record behind their leader, and last fall won 12 straight games before a 35-28 loss to Sweet Home in the state final.
Updated Jackson State FB Spring Practice Schedule
Annual Spring Game scheduled for Saturday, April 25 at 1:00 pm in Cullowhee
Bears to start spring practices April 2 and conclude April 24 with Blue-Orange Alumni Scrimmage
The players had lots of enthusiasm and gave good effort in our second day in helmets only. Sporadic light rain gave way to sunshine and muggy conditions about half way through this afternoon’s session on Hunt Field.
The Mississippi Valley State University Department of Athletics announces that William Bright Jr. joins the staff as the new director of sports information and athletic communications. Bright brings over ten years of experience in athletic communications to the post. He officially assumed his duties on April 1.