LEWISBURG, Pa. – There will be plenty of storylines when the Bucknell football team takes the field for the first day of spring practice on Saturday, March 29. Will the offense seamlessly adapt to new offensive coordinator Harold Nichols? Who is going to replace the four graduated starters on the offensive line? How will the position battles on the defensive line and linebacker shake out? Can former freshman sensation Sam Nana-Sinkam return to form after missing all of last season with an injury?
Kats must replace three All-SLC linemen.
The past two seasons, Sam Houston State has had the luxury of not having to worry about arguably the most important and overlooked areas in football — the offensive line.
But for the first time in what feels like a long time, the Bearkats are looking to fill three starting spots on a unit that opened up holes for back-to-back 1,000-yard rushers and provided solid pass protection for one of the top offenses in the Southland Conference.
Chattanooga will no longer be alone west of the Appalachian Mountains in the Southern Conference.
Samford University, the largest independently supported university in the state of Alabama, will join the Southern Conference next season as its newest member.
MOREHEAD, Ky. - Spring practice for the Morehead State University Football Eagles begins on April 1 and will conclude with a spring game on April 26. MSU is coming off a season in which it finished 7-4 overall and 5-2 in the Pioneer Football League.
POCATELLO - Tuesday afternoon, the Idaho State University football team was back on the carpet inside Holt Arena for the first day of spring practice. The next four weeks of activities will conclude with the annual spring game on April 25.
Over the next few weeks, head coach John Zamberlin and his staff will get a chance to see how much the returning players from last season have progressed as well as getting their first look at the junior college players brought in to help shore up positions.
Mountain Hawks have to settle on a QB before they can chase a title.
For the first time since 1998, the Lehigh University football program is going through spring drills coming off a losing season.
So, what’s the one word to best describe the team’s attitude as it grinds through the 15-session spring schedule that will culminate in the Brown and White game on April 19?
“I think ‘hungry’ would be that word,” said wide receiver Mike Fitzgerald.
Coming back from a two-year Mormon mission last fall, Douglas High grad and University of Pennsylvania football player Jake Peterson was a little more than eager to get back into things.
With six all-Big Sky Conference players returning from a squad that went unbeaten in league play a year ago, it’s hard to imagine that the University of Montana football program is starting from scratch.
But that’s how coach Bobby Hauck views the task ahead as spring drills resumed Tuesday in Missoula.
Montana State University just can’t stay away from the Big 12 Conference.
On Tuesday, the school announced that its football team will play at Big 12 opponent Kansas State on Sept. 6, one week before the Bobcats visit the University of Minnesota out of the Big Ten.
Bears coaching staff tries to get a read on redshirts as team looks to take the next step in the Gateway.
Tuesday marked the beginning of a 15-practice evaluation for Missouri State football coach Terry Allen and his staff.
The Bears improved on a 2-9 mark in Allen’s first year to 6-5 last fall. Taking the next step in the rugged Gateway Conference will be a challenge.
South Carolina State continued spring football drills Monday as the Bulldogs conducted the fifth of 15 scheduled workouts.
A good bit of Monday’s workout was devoted to correcting mistakes from the team’s first scrimmage this past Saturday, according to head coach Buddy Pough. The Bulldogs also devoted some time to fundamentals, sharpening execution of assignments, red zone offense and defense, and third down-and-medium execution.
The Jackson State football team held its final scrimmage before the spring game on Saturday. The conclusion of spring workouts takes place with a 1:30 p.m. kickoff inside Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium this coming Saturday.
Football’s national signing day was nearly two months ago, but former Liberty coach Chad Provensal thinks Byron Campbell will be worth the wait for Montana State.
The Bobcats, a Division I-AA team from the Big Sky Conference, signed Campbell to a national letter of intent Tuesday, grabbing a quarterback Provensal thinks could have been a Division I-A player.
With FBS Kansas State dropping FBS Fresno State from their schedules, when all the dominoes fell Howard lost a game with Rutgers but Montana State gained a game versus Kansas State.
The Montana State Bobcats will continue their football tour of the Big 12 next fall.
The Cats, already slated to play Big Ten foe Minnesota on Sept. 13 in Minneapolis, will take on Big 12 opponent Kansas State Sept. 6 in Manhattan, Kansas, MSU officials said Tuesday. The Wildcats, 5-7 a year ago but expected to be an offensive powerhouse in 2008 thanks to the return of record-setting quarterback Josh Freeman, are the fourth Big 12 opponent in as many seasons for the Bobcats.
R.J. Wingertsahn may have been destined to play football at a Division I school if it had not been for an injury that took place during the sixth game of the year.
He injured his knee against Peters Township. According to head coach Nick Kamberis, he “blew it out,” leading to the senior weakside linebacker having to leave the field for the rest of the season.
This was a huge blow not only to Wingertsahn, but to the Golden Eagles themselves, according to Kamberis.