Silas Nacita has been homeless since he was a senior in high school, yet he managed to overcome that adversity and work his way onto two NCAA football teams. Unfortunately, he did all that while having the ever-loving gall to want to sleep inside, so the NCAA has ruled him ineligible. Show More Summary
What really happened?
UPDATE 1:45 P.M. Baylor has released a statement, saying Nacita is no longer a member of the Bears football team. Statement from Baylor AD Ian McCaw on Silas Nacita. pic.twitter.com/e0tmP4kiwh — Stewart Mandel (@slmandel) February 25, 2015 And the NCAA, reveling in its tone-deafness, just tweeted out this story. Iowa State forward Daniel Edozie has […]
The California Showcase held last weekend at the Great Park in Irvine brought out 484 high school seniors to work out in front of representatives from 47 colleges and universities from 23 states seeking players for NCAA Division II, III and NAIA football.
The Oregon Ducks have led the way in bringing bold uniforms to college football. For those who would like to see their favorite team follow suit, a design company has come up with new helmet concepts for NCAA football programs. Last week, the sports world fell in love with the NFL helmet concepts that Deeyung Entertainment created. Show More Summary
Why try a new solution before the current attempt at a solution even takes effect? Four power conferences are looking into the idea of freshman ineligibility for football and men's basketball. The Big Ten claims 80 percent of academic...Show More Summary
First-year college football and basketball players should focus more on academics? OK. Let's apply that rule to everybody else too. The ACC, Big 12, and Pac-12 have been kicking around the idea of reviving the ban on first-year players competing in, specifically, college football and men's basketball. Show More Summary
One of college football's biggest conferences says its new concussion policy goes farther than the NCAA's. The post Big 12 Conference Gives Concussion Authority To Medical Professionals Instead Of Coaches appeared first on ThinkProgress.
You'll continue to see the play-option pass have a big role in college offenses, but how might it change and which teams can actually be hurt? The NCAA's football rules committee has proposed a change that could diminish the pop pass, the newer breed of option plays that include play action. Show More Summary
Is college basketball really set to turn back the clock on freshmen? In 1972, the NCAA finally reversed course on a rule that made freshmen ineligible to compete in football and men's basketball. If a few commissioners of Power 5 conferences...Show More Summary
Once upon a time, freshmen were ineligible to compete on college teams. But in 1968, the NCAA voted to allow first-year students to compete in all sports except for football and basketball, and in 1972, those two holdouts got the go-ahead as well. The logic behind the exclusion of freshmen was simple: Colleges felt that […]
The best football rivalry in the Ivy League is carrying onto the basketball court this season. They call their football rivalry "The Game." It's been played almost every year since 1875, matching up two of the most academically competitive universities in the country. Show More Summary
After struggling against Navy and falling to Virginia Tech to open the 2014 season, Ohio State bounced back to put together a national championship run while rewriting NCAA, conference and program record books. According to an official...Show More Summary
The NCAA Division I Rules Committee wrapped up meetings this week with technology as the centerpiece including the possible addition of helmet cameras, coach-to-player communication and iPads on sidelines.
Back in January, Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones visited some kids at the hospital. One of the kids unwisely hopped on the sticks like Jones was going to take it easy on him in the NCAA football video game. Jones did not take it easy, and beat the kid by a reported score of 91-35. Show More Summary
In the past year, both the NFL and the NCAA have settled multimillion-dollar lawsuits over concussions and football-related trauma, and complaints have even trickled down to the high school level. Next up in the legal crosshairs? Youth...Show More Summary
Now that football season is over, the lion’s share of attention can be turned toward the basketball court: this season and next season. With one eye on the present and another on the future, let’s look to see what 2015 recruits makeShow More Summary
NCAA sanctions cost the 2004 Trojans their national championship trophies, future Reggie Bush his Heisman, and running backs coach Todd McNair much of his career, in addition to hurting four years of USC football. But the story's not...Show More Summary
The NCAA has too much of a legal stake in the matter. The day after National Signing Day is customarily the day when a number of college football assistants take jobs at other teams. Coaches tend to put off these moves in order to wait...Show More Summary
Snoop Dogg has a way with words that helped him to eternal rap stardom. His son, Cordell Broadus, didn't need to say much to change the complexion of an NCAA football program's 2015 recruiting class. The coveted wide receiver prospect...Show More Summary