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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.http://content.usatoday.com/communities/ca...


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.http://www.radioiowa.com/2009/12/28/trial-date-set-for-man-ac...


February 10, 2010

Texas Tech Suspends Leach

Texas Tech University has suspended head football coach Mike Leach for allegations that he improperly treated a player. Leach is accused of putting Adam James in a confined, closed-off space for three hours after he suffered a concussion. Leach&rsquo...


February 10, 2010

TCU’s Patterson Is AP Football Coach Of The Year

TCU’s Gary Patterson has been named College Football Coach of the Year by the Associated Press. Patterson is the first AP Coach of the Year from outside the "BCS" conferences. TCU plays Boise State in the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl.http://www.ncaafoo...


February 10, 2010

South Florida Football Fires Leavitt

The University of South Florida has fired head football coach Jim Leavitt, according to multiple reports. The firing comes on the heels of the allegations that he struck a player during halftime of a game this past season.http://www.seattlepi.com/sco...


February 8, 2010

Wilkins, 4th In N.J. In Football Wins, Retires

Doug Wilkins has retired as football coach from Mountain Lakes High (N.J.) after 44 seasons. He won eight state titles and is fourth all-time in New Jersey in victories (328).http://www.dailyrecord.com/article/20100204/UPDATES01/100204014/Mountain-La...


February 5, 2010

Robert Johnson Is NFL HS Coach Of The Year

Robert Johnson, head football coach at Mission Viejo High (Calif.) is the NFL’s high school football coach of the year. John receives $5,000 and a trip to the Super Bowl. He was nominated by New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez and Seattle Se...


February 5, 2010

Public Field Exclusively Used For Private School Draws Criticism

A public field being used exclusively for a private school’s football team is drawing criticism in Rhode Island. Parents of public school students say that Saint Raphael school is the alma mater of several city and state power brokers and that ...


February 5, 2010

National High School Championships Coming

IMG Academies and the National High School Coaches Association have released plans to hold championship tournaments this summer in Florida for sports such as 7-on-7 football, boys and girls 7-on-7 lacrosse, team tennis and team golf. Organizers event...


February 5, 2010

Meyer To Remain At Florida After Leave

Florida head football coach Urban Meyer now says he will return to coach the Gators at the start of the 2010 regular season after taking a leave of absence after this season. Meyer will coach the Gators in the upcoming Sugar Bowl against Cincinnati.h...