Horseheads standout football player Matt Morgan has signed a national letter of intent to attend Towson University, near Baltimore.
Morgan said he will receive a full athletic scholarship and play tight end for the Tigers, who are a member of the Division 1 Football Championship Subdivision (formerly Division 1-AA).
Former Redbirds, and a former Leatherneck, work out at combines. Also, Illinois State hires a new linebackers coach.
NORMAL — Luke Drone is making the rounds, traveling to Northwestern last week and the University of Illinois on Wednesday.
After returning to Hancock Stadium to toss spirals once again on Thursday, the former Illinois State quarterback said it’s all about making a positive impression.
Moon Township, Pa. - Head Coach Joe Walton of the Robert Morris University football program has announced that 23 players have agreed to continue their careers for the Colonials in 2008. Among the new additions to the RMU roster are 17 players who have signed National Letters of Intent, four mid-year transfers and two other non-NLI signees.
ALBANY, NY - The Albany Conquest announced today that former UAlbany starter Jacob Hobbs (OL/DL), along with returning players Clarence Curry (DB, Villanova), Markus Ferguson (OL/DL, Liberty) and Ed Greene (OL/DL, Hofstra) have been assigned to the Conquest by the af2 for the 2008 season.
DAYTON — Three University of Dayton football players and another UD student were charged with felonies Wednesday in connection with a fight Saturday morning that left two fellow students injured.
All four students are charged with felonious assault, a second-degree felony that could carry an eight-year prison sentence, and aggravated burglary, a first-degree felony that could carry a 10-year sentence. The charges were filed Wednesday afternoon, March 12, in Dayton Municipal Court, and all four were booked into the Montgomery County Jail as of 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.
When Kyle Hayes and Mike Groome faced each other for the first time, they were pee-wees.
The next time they’ll be on opposite ends of college football’s most played rivalry.
Separated by 17 miles, Lafayette College and Lehigh University have played 143 times since 1884. To residents of eastern Pennsylvania, it’s known simply as “The Rivalry.” When ESPNU ranked the top 10 college rivalries in 2006, the Leopards and Mountain Hawks stood at No. 8.
Will Plemons, a former Fresno State graduate assistant, will be the Bulldogs’ new linebackers coach, according to his old boss.
Lou Baiz, the defensive coordinator at Sacramento State where Plemons worked last season, said this week that his former defensive line coach has left the program to join Fresno State.
WASHINGTON - Gunnery scholar-athlete Chance Logan ‘08 recently announced his decision to attend Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., to continue his studies and play NCAA Division I football.
Mr. Logan chose Georgetown after entertaining offers from other Division I schools.
Part Two of the New York Times article talking about the life of athletes on campus. They talk about non-rvenue sports, but they could very well be describing the life of FCS football players too.
A few months into her first year at Villanova, Stephanie Campbell was despondent.
Stephanie Campbell received a $19,000 athletic scholarship to play field hockey at Villanova, but she said the demands of the sport and her schoolwork left her little time for a social life.
Harvard’s Carl Ehrlich describes a unique off-season training program.
Today, Harvard Football opened up an entirely new chapter in its already extensive repertoire of unique off-season training techniques.
Rising seniors such as myself have been around for hundred-yard partner wheelbarrows on the stadium field, towel fights (not literally a fight, but a battle to rip the towel out of an opponent’s hands) in the sand pit, the “Daytona 500″ push-up circuit in the mud outside of our weight room, and countless other seemingly Herculean tasks, but we may have found a new highlight in our off-season competitions. It’s called the “Great American Tug Off,” and I can almost guarantee that there is no program in the country that has experienced anything like it.
The Montana Grizzlies’ first spring practice was low on contact and, at the end, devoid of snaps.
It was the same last year: Head coach Bobby Hauck had his offense and defense get their plays, go through shifts and formations, then call signals. Then stop.
One hundred and eight days after cracking heads with Wofford in their 2007 season finale, the Montana Grizzlies’ football team is ready to get back on the field, in this case River Bowl, for the start of spring ball.
Counting two new transfers, 64 players will hit the turf for the first of 15 practices, set for 3:30 p.m. Monday. The first two workouts are noncontact, and the Griz don pads for the first time on Wednesday.
The moving and shaking of the University of South Dakota’s 2008 football schedule continues - with several games locked down, but not locked down tight.
In the school’s first year outside the North Central Conference and Division II, athletic director Joel Nielsen said USD has 10 opponents secured, although the dates for many of those games are still being discussed.