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LSU football camp primer: Three bold predictions for 2017 Tigers – The Advocate

This is part of a 10-part series counting down to the start of LSU’s preseason camp July 31. One part is being published each day from July 21 through July 30. Two freshman DBs will hold starting roles This might not happen by the season opener, but at some point during the year, we could […]

After latest CTE study, time to re-examine our uneasy love affair with football – Chicago Tribune

After latest CTE study, time to re-examine our uneasy love affair with football – Chicago Tribune

Mad at myself, I walked out of the auditorium at Olivet Nazarene University feeling a mixture of disbelief and regret. Bears coach John Fox and general manager Ryan Pace had spent 30 minutes on the first day of training camp in Bourbonnais answering questions — and not a single one about the New York Times […]

Pac-12 football coaches see problems with early signing period – Los Angeles Times

Pac-12 football coaches see problems with early signing period – Los Angeles Times

One of the intended benefits of college football’s new early signing period is that it will allow high school players to lock in on a school in December, preventing two additional months of recruiting drama. That is, if it doesn’t lead to a different kind of fuss. “Honestly, what’s going to happen, my little crystal […]

Kenneth Dixon Injury Instant Fantasy Football Reaction: Danny Woodhead, Terrance West's value heads north – CBSSports.com

Kenneth Dixon Injury Instant Fantasy Football Reaction: Danny Woodhead, Terrance West's value heads north – CBSSports.com

Kenneth Dixon‘s knee injury is reportedly more serious than believed, costing the Ravens‘ second-year rusher his entire 2017 season. That opens the door for Terrance West and Danny Woodhead to team up on the rushing workload for Baltimore. These two are capable of playing in any down and distance situation, but they’re specialists in two specific […]

Chandler police seek charges against Hamilton High principal, former football coach – AZCentral.com

Chandler police seek charges against Hamilton High principal, former football coach – AZCentral.com

CLOSE CHANDLER HAMILTON HIGH FOOTBALL PLAYER ASSAULT CASESteve Belles with Brad Cesmat | 16:18 Ex-Hamilton High School coach Steve Belles talked with Brad Cesmat about hazing, the criminal investigation and his future in coaching. Sports360AZ 1 of 6 CLOSE CHANDLER HAMILTON HIGH FOOTBALL PLAYER ASSAULT CASENathaniel Thomas arraignment | 2:25 Arraignment of Nathaniel Thomas, a […]

Les Miles Reportedly Interested in Ole Miss Football Head Coaching Vacancy – Bleacher Report

Les Miles Reportedly Interested in Ole Miss Football Head Coaching Vacancy – Bleacher Report

Gerald Herbert/Associated Press Les Miles is interested in the head coaching vacancy for the Ole Miss Rebels and told people close to the program as much, USA Today‘s Dan Wolken reported Sunday. Miles would replace Hugh Freeze, who resigned Thursday. Wolken and Yahoo Sports’ Pat Forde reported Freeze used a school-issued phone to call an […]

Las Vegas WR Jalen Nailor commits to ASU football – AZCentral.com

Las Vegas WR Jalen Nailor commits to ASU football – AZCentral.com

CLOSE WATCH THE LATEST ASU FOOTBALL VIDEOS FROM AZCENTRAL SPORTSCoach Todd Graham gives tour of new Student Athlete Facility | 2:51 Members of the media were given their first look at the new Student Athlete Facility in the north end zone of Sun Devil Stadium. The facility is state of the art, according to Head […]

OJ Simpson Remains Invitee to Pro Football Hall of Fame Upon Prison Release – Bleacher Report

OJ Simpson Remains Invitee to Pro Football Hall of Fame Upon Prison Release – Bleacher Report

Uncredited/Associated Press If O.J. Simpson wants to attend the annual Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremonies, he will be allowed to when he is officially released from prison after being paroled on Thursday.   Per ESPN’s Jeff Legwold, Simpson has a standing annual invitation as a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.  […]

Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze resigns; escort-service calls cited – ESPN

Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze resigns; escort-service calls cited – ESPN

Ole Miss football coach Hugh Freeze resigned effective immediately on Thursday night, with the Rebels’ athletic director telling ESPN that school officials found a pattern that included phone calls to a number associated with a female escort service. Assistant head coach Matt Luke, in his sixth season as co-offensive coordinator and offensive line coach, was […]

Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz likes his offensive possibilities with James Butler and Akrum Wadley – Landof10.com

Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz likes his offensive possibilities with James Butler and Akrum Wadley – Landof10.com

IOWA CITY, Iowa — Iowa’s turnstile history at running back through attrition and injury helped persuade head coach Kirk Ferentz that adding Nevada graduate transfer James Butler would be a plus for his program. Of course, the fact Butler can play didn’t hurt either. The 5-foot-9, 210-pound Butler rushed for 1,336 yards and 12 touchdowns last […]