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Bob Stoops steps down as Oklahoma coach after 18 seasons – ESPN

Bob Stoops steps down as Oklahoma coach after 18 seasons – ESPN

Bob Stoops, the longest-tenured coach in college football, has stepped down after 18 seasons with the Oklahoma Sooners, he announced Wednesday. “Stepping down after 18 years as the head football coach here at Oklahoma,” Stoops said at a Wednesday afternoon news conference. “I feel like I’ve been absolutely the luckiest, most fortunate guy in the […]

Manchester United Pass Real Madrid on Forbes' 2017 Football Rich List – Bleacher Report

Manchester United Pass Real Madrid on Forbes' 2017 Football Rich List – Bleacher Report

Nils Petter Nilsson/Getty Images Manchester United are now the most valuable football team in the world after passing Real Madrid on Forbes‘ 2017 football rich list. Mike Ozanian of Forbes.com reported how the Red Devils have supplanted Los Blancos despite the latter’s winning the UEFA Champions League this season: “For the first time in five […]

Cameron Smith Signs With Notre Dame – Notre Dame Official Athletic Site

Cameron Smith Signs With Notre Dame – Notre Dame Official Athletic Site

June 5, 2017 NOTRE DAME, Indiana – Cameron Smith will attend graduate school at the University of Notre Dame and play football for the Fighting Irish this fall. Smith graduated with a degree in English from Arizona State University last April and joined the Notre Dame program on Monday. He will have one year of […]

Lexington native turns her passion for football into NFL front office post – Lexington Herald Leader

Lexington native turns her passion for football into NFL front office post – Lexington Herald Leader

Sunday football: It’s tradition. It’s American. It’s … decidedly dominated by men. Yet the narrative is shifting within NFL organizations like the Jacksonville Jaguars, who have found that front office talent doesn’t always come in the form of retired players and coaches. Lexington native Leslie Ladd, 27, is the only female in the Jaguars’ 15-person […]

Arizona gives Seattle eighth-grader Antwan Brown Jr. football scholarship offer – Seattle Times

Arizona gives Seattle eighth-grader Antwan Brown Jr. football scholarship offer – Seattle Times

The 6-foot-2, 230-pound defensive end will play for Garfield in the fall but attend Summit Sierra, a charter high school. By Seattle Times staff reporter Garfield opened spring football practices this week with an incoming freshman who’s already caught the eye of a Pac-12 program. Defensive end Antwan Brown Jr. was given a scholarship offer […]

Clapp Clan: A second Clapp brother joining LSU football team – The Advocate

Tommy Clapp participated in his third LSU move-in day Friday. Matt Clapp, Tommy’s third-oldest son, is walking onto the football team to join brother Will, a two-year starting guard for the Tigers who is expected to start at center in 2017. Tommy, a four-year starter on LSU’s defensive line in the 1980s, and Will moved […]

Six Western Kentucky University Football Players Charged In Fraternity Attack – TMZ.com

Six Western Kentucky University Football Players Charged In Fraternity Attack – TMZ.com

W. Kentucky Football Six Players Indicted For Frat House Attack Breaking News Several members of the Western Kentucky University football team were hit with criminal charges for attacking a guy at a fraternity house in March and are now suspended from the team. TMZ Sports broke the story … a group of WKU football players […]

Game times announced for four Clemson football games – Greenville News

Game times announced for four Clemson football games – Greenville News

Staff report Published 3:29 p.m. ET May 31, 2017 | Updated 4 hours ago Clelin Ferrell (99) is in line to be Clemson’s next star defensive end, but the Tigers have more candidates coming behind him.(Photo: Rob Schumacher/azcentral sports) Kickoff times for four of Clemson’s football games, two at home and two away, have been announced […]

Op-Ed: Football Can Inspire Future STEAM Leaders – 49ers.com

Op-Ed: Football Can Inspire Future STEAM Leaders – 49ers.com

Note, this Op-Ed originally appeared in US News & World Report written by Kelvin Beachum Jr. and Jesse Lovejoy on May 23. Football and STEAM education might not seem like a logical tandem on the surface. Through deeper exploration, we discover these seemingly opposite activities are a complementary match in inspiring young people to explore […]

Ranking the Best College Football Coaches Since 2000 – Bleacher Report

Ranking the Best College Football Coaches Since 2000 – Bleacher Report

With five national championships, Nick Saban is making his mark as one of college football’s all-time greats.John Bazemore/Associated Press Legacy When he arrived at LSU in 2000, Nick Saban had a solid if unspectacular resume in six seasons as a college head coach at Toledo and Michigan State: 43-26-1, no 10-win seasons and a tie […]