Fifteen pounds slimmer and one-year-more experienced, Markell Carter has something for which to really fight this spring.
A starting spot.
The former Bartlesville High two-sport dynamo went into the University of Central Arkansas spring football practice as a first-team defensive lineman.
San Marcos — Cameron Luke and Stan Zwinggi sat at the interview table following Texas State’s loss in the NCAA Football Championship Subdivision playoffs not knowing where their futures were headed.
Luke and Zwinggi had just played their last games as Bobcats and only knew what the next day would bring.
MOBILE, Ala. – University of South Alabama Director of Athletics Joe Gottfried announced Tuesday the school has signed a three-game contract with North Carolina State as well as the school’s first-ever football schedule, one that currently includes a total of seven games all slated to be played in Mobile at Ladd-Peebles Stadium on Saturdays this fall.
There is a possibility the school will add one more road contest that would be announced at a later date.
University at Albany Vice President and Director of Athletics Lee McElroy announced today the school’s football schedule for the 2009 season. The Great Danes, who are coming off consecutive Northeast Conference championships, meet a group of challenging Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) opponents. The non-league schedule features Georgia Southern and Massachusetts, two programs that have won FCS national championships, Maine and Bryant. In addition, UAlbany battles seven NEC teams.
Gardner-Webb will host its annual Spring Football Game on Saturday, March 28, at 2 pm ET in Ernest W. Spangler Stadium. The Runnin’ Bulldogs will go through a controlled scrimmage as part of a day of festivities on campus. A drop in for Bulldog Club members is scheduled for 1:00 pm in the GWU Football Center, an hour prior to the scrimmage kickoff. Coach Steve Patton will speak briefly during that meeting. The Gardner-Webb school bookstore is also schedule to be open on Saturday from 1:00-3:00 pm.
Seven home dates highlight the 2009 Lehigh Football schedule, announced on Tuesday by Mountain Hawks head coach Andy Coen. Of Lehigh’s 11 total games, the Brown and White will take on a pair of scholarship schools, three members of the Ivy League and seven teams that posted winning records in 2008.
NEWARK – Edgar Johnson informed his University of Delaware athletic department colleagues at a morning meeting today that he is retiring as UD athletic director effective June 30.
Johnson, 64, is in his 25th year as athletic director and 40th year as a member of the UD athletic staff, which he joined in 1969 as an assistant athletic trainer and assistant men’s swimming coach.
On the first day of spring practices for the SIU football team, quarterback Chris Dieker was thinking about December.
“I feel like we are a national championship caliber team,” Dieker said. “That’s what we want to strive for and it starts in spring.”
CONWAY – Eric O’Neal has started to earn a reputation, but it’s not the one he wanted midway through his college career.
“I’m starting to get ‘injury prone’ added onto my name,” Coastal Carolina’s junior tailback said, “and I really don’t like that too much.”
Tigers expect new workout facility to strengthen players
Savannah State’s football team will conduct the first of its 15 spring practices at 4 p.m. today, but preparations for the Sept. 5 season opener began last winter inside a new weight room.
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SMITHFIELD, RI - The Bryant University football team will return to the practice field for the first time since last fall this Wednesday afternoon when the Bulldogs begin spring football practice. Wednesday’s practice, set to begin at 4 pm, will be the first of 15 total practices this spring leading up to the annual Black & Gold Spring Football Game set for Sunday, April 19 at 1 pm.
The Bulldogs, under the direction of sixth-year coach Marty Fine, are coming off a successful 7-4 season in 2008, the school’s first competing at the Division I level (Football Championship Subdivision).
Nicholls football will officially begin the 2009 season this afternoon with its first spring practice at 2 p.m. on the grass practice fields adjacent to Ray E. Didier Field.
“This is always an exciting time of year for every program,” said head coach Jay Thomas. “I know the student-athletes are looking forward to it, along with the coaching staff. We have some key areas that we have to replace some players, and have a lot of guys looking to prove themselves.”