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February 5, 2010

FieldTurf H.S. Football Awards Announced

FieldTurf and Howie Long announces the winners of the 2009 FieldTurf High School Football Awards at the AFCA convention in Orlando this week. A winner was named for each of the eight regions of the United States. To find out who won and their respect...


February 5, 2010

East Carolina Names Alum McNeil As Football Coach

East Carolina University has named alum Ruffin McNeill as its new football coach. McNeill’s most recent job was as interim head coach at Texas Tech. He was hired at Texas Tech in 2000 as linebackers coach and eventually became defensive coordin...


February 5, 2010

Delaware Scales Back Plans For New Athletic Facility

A year after proposing a plan for a new athletic performance center for sports medicine, athletic training, strength and conditioning and academic purposes, as well as a new football stadium, the University of Delaware now has scaled back its plans. ...


February 5, 2010

Cornell To Name Austin As Head Coach

Cornell is set to name Ole Miss offensive coordinator, Kent Austin, as the school’s new football coach. Austin had been at Ole Miss, his alma mater, for the last two seasons. His other coaching experience comes from the Canadian Football League...


February 5, 2010

Cornell Football Coach Resigns

Jim Knowles, Cornell football coach, has resigned from his post and it is being reported that he has accepted a coaching position at an unnamed program Knowles was 26-34 in five years with the program.http://www.theithacajournal.com/article/20091223/...


February 5, 2010

Continuing To Break Down H.S. Head Injuries

The Los Angeles Times continues to break down the controversial topic of head injries at the high school level.http://www.latimes.com/sports/football/nfl/wire/sns-ap-fbh-youth-concussions,0,3104916.story...


February 5, 2010

Connecticut Releases New Concussion Legislation

Legislation in Connecticut has been released that would require high school coaches to be trained to spot the signs of concussion and injured athletes would have to sit out practices and games until cleared by doctors. The legislation needs to be app...


February 5, 2010

Coaches Sue Rival Assistant For Internet Libel

Sacred Heart-Griffin High (Ill.) head football coach Ken Leonard and assistant Frank Steele are suing former Springfield assistant coach Dale Sprague for Internet libel. They are seeking damages of $200,000. In the past three years, Sprague has calle...


February 5, 2010

CoachComm, GamePlan Announce 2010 HD Line Of Products

CoachComm and GamePlan have announced their 2010 HD line of products and services being demonstrated at the American Football Coaches Association annual convention for colleges and high school programs. As innovation leaders in sports technology, Coa...


February 5, 2010

Coach Who Integrated West Virginia Football Dies

Earl Eugene Corum, the West Virginia football coach who recruited the school’s first black players, died Jan. 2 at the age of 88. He coached the Mountaineers from 1960-65.http://www.phillyburbs.com/news/news_details/article/92/2010/january/05/c...