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February 19, 2010

Maryland H.S. Football Player Dies During Offseason Workout

Jonathan Nolan, 16, a junior wide receiver and tight end for Bowie (Md.) High collapsed and died during an offseason workout yesterday. Police said Nolan had run about three laps around the basketball court before collapsing.http://www.washingtonpost...

February 16, 2010

Ex-Savannah State Football Coach Alleges Racism

Robby Wells, the former Savannah State University football coach who resigned for personal reasons on January 28, now is accusing administrators of racism. Wells says he was told he’d never be accepted by SSU alumni or the citizens of Savannah ...

February 16, 2010

Nebraska Extends Football Coach Pelini

Nebraska won the Big 12 North last season and head coach Bo Pelini was rewarded with a raise and another year added to his contract, which keeps him at the school through Feb. 28, 2015.

February 10, 2010

Ty Detmer Takes Head Coaching Job

Ty Detmer, the 1990 Heisman Trophy winner and 14-year NFL veteran, has been named the new head football coach at St. Andrew’s Episcopal, a private school in Austin, Texas. Last season, St. Andrew’s Episcopal went 0-10.http://www.statesman...

February 10, 2010

South Florida Chooses Skip Holtz

The University of South Florida has chose East Carolina head coach Skip Holtz as its new football coach. Holtz was 38-27 in five seasons with East Carolina. The Pirates won the last two Conference USA title games.

February 10, 2010

Youngstown State Football Names Coach

Youngstown State has named Eric Wolford its new head coach. Wolford had spent this season as the running-game coordinator and offensive line coach at South Carolina.

February 10, 2010

USF Football Player Backs Coach

The player that University of South Florida football coach Jim Leavitt allegedly struck in the face during halftime of a game, has come out and said those allegations are not true. Joel Miller, a walk-on sophomore linebacker for the Bulls, said he wa...

February 10, 2010

Univ. Of Buffalo Set To Announce Quinn Hiring

The University of Buffalo is going to announce the hiring of new head football coach Jeff Quinn today. Quinn has been an assistant under former Cincinnati coach Brian Kelly. He was thought to join Kelly in Notre Dame as his offensive coordinator but ...

February 10, 2010

U of S. Fla. Coach Accused Of Striking Player

The University of South Florida is investigating a claim that head football coach Jim Leavitt slapped a player in the face during halftime of a game against Louisville Nov. 21. Leavitt denies the allegations.

February 10, 2010

Trial Date Set For Accused Murderer of Coach Ed Thomas

The man accused of murdering successful high school football coach Ed Thomas of Aplington-Parkersburg High in Iowa, has a trial date set. Mark Becker, 24, will face the courts Feb. 8, 2010.