Devonte Fields, the former Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year, apparently will enroll at Louisville next month and play for Bobby Petrino this season. A year ago Fields was involved in a domestic abuse case and was kicked of the TCU team. He enrolled in a junior college and took mandatory anger management classes. […]
Sun Belt Conference football coaches picked Arkansas State to finish third behind Georgia Southern and Louisiana Lafayette but the media voted 11 Red Wolves on the preseason first and second all-Sun Belt teams that were announced Monday before the league’s media day event at the Superdome in New Orleans. The 11 picks included six first-team […]
It seemed as if the number of media attending the SEC Football Media Days in Hoover, Al., might be down. Normally when Alabama’s Nick Saban is center stage there is standing room only, but Wednesday there were several dozen seats available in the Hyatt Regency ballroom. Apparently the same number of press credentials were requested […]
According to Matt Sign of the National Football Foundation only 0.5 percent of all college football players have a chance to play in the NFL and the average career lasts 3.3 years, which is slightly more than it takes to qualify for the NFL retirement plan. At age 55 a former player can draw $470 […]
The Texas A&M men’s basketball team and support staff and South Carolina women’s basketball player Aleighsa Welch are recipients of the eighth-annual Southeastern Conference Sportsmanship Awards, the league office announced Thursday. The two honorees were selected by a vote of the SEC’s 14 Directors of Athletics. “Sportsmanship and generosity are characteristics of student-athletes all across […]
The ASCSW Hall of Fame banquet is Saturday, June 27 at Centennial Country Club in Conway. Honorees are George Kell, Jim Lindsey, Louis Ambers, Bill Valentine and myself. The meet and greet is 5:45 p.m., dinner is at 6 p.m. and inductions begin at 7 p.m.