The big news this week, amongst all the other news, was the decision by the NCAA to move the Division I Football Championship game to a new locale after 13 years in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Frisco, Texas won the bid which boiled down to a choice after presentations were given to the NCAA Division I Football Championship Committee last Thursday.
Taken together with the expansion of the playoff bracket and the title date being pushed three weeks later, a triple-header
In the Southland Conference, when the talk has not been about the new head coaches around the league, it has centered around the new Football Championship Subdivision programs at UTSA (Texas-San Antonio) and Lamar.
Each of these programs have made splashes to some degree, the latest coming from San Antonio, Texas as UTSA [url=http://www.goutsa.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=13100&ATCLID=204870262]announced a million-dollar check written to support the UTSA football program[/url]
In probably the biggest assistant coaching move of the offseason, UTSA confirmed on Wednesday that they had [url=http://www.goutsa.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=13100&ATCLID=204871914]hired Travis Bush as offensive coordinator[/url] to serve under head coach Larry Coker.
Though the name may not sound familiar to many, nor should it - there are a few things that should resonate around the league. Bush's position prior to Wednesday's formal announcement was that of associate head
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.
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