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The NCAA had a decision to make this week regarding the Division I Football Championship game.
Would Chattanooga, Tenn., the host for the last 13 years retain their hosting duties or could Frisco, Texas earn the rights to host the game?
Around mid-day, a [url=http://www.southland.org/ViewArticle.dbml?temp_site=NO&DB_OEM_ID=18400&ATCLID=204896128]press release from the NCAA[/url] began to circulate with the lead of, "Frisco, Texas, has been selected as the
Jim Dunaway, an anchor on the Birmingham CBS affiliate and a member of the "The Roundtable" on JOX 94.5 FM has reported via [URL=http://twitter.com/jimdunaway]his Twitter account[/url] that "Auburn redshirt freshman quarterback Tyrik Rollison plans to transfer to Sam Houston State".
Not long after Dunaway's tweet, an [url=http://sports.espn.go.com/ncf/news/story?id=4941474]ESPN article[/url] appeared confirming the story from Rollison's father.
Nicholls State [url=http://geauxcolonels.cstv.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/022310aaa.html]announced their 2010 schedule[/url] this morning.
The schedules does no favors for the Colonels, who will either have to win a Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) game or two OR win the league's automatic bid in order to continue their season past a Nov. 18 date against Southeastern La.
Nicholls begins play by taking on FBS opponents San Diego State and Western Michigan, before staying
The host of the Division I Football Championship game could be decided next Thursday when teams from Frisco and Chattanooga make their final presentations. Though the results will not be known until early March, next Thursday's presentation will be the final chance for the two bid teams to make their pitch.
In order to help their case, the Southland Conference is making their final push to get fans to visit [url=http://www.collegefootballfrisco.com]CollegeFootballFrisco.com[/url].
Richard Durett of ESPNDallas.com [url=http://sports.espn.go.com/dallas/ncf/news/story?id=4906728]announced an NCAA decision[/url] in his most recent writing pertaining to the NCAA Division I Football Championship Game.
In his article, Durrett quotes Southland Conference Commissioner Tom Burnett, who says the NCAA would work with "local officials and ESPN" to shift the date of the game in 2011, since it would be head to head against the Cotton Bowl.