With the end of the NFL Lockout and the ensuing mass signing of undrafted free agents afterwards, to me three signings of FCS players will have long-lasting impacts on the franchises in question.
[B]1. [I]CB T.J. Heath, Jacksonville State[/I] (Jacksonville Jaguars).[/B] The guy who called himself "Mr. All-American" at Jacksonville State may not have had as statistically dominant a senior year as his tools might suggest (6'0, a low speed of 4.40 in the 40 yard dash), but
Oh my, the "offseason" is over. Kids are back or coming back soon to Fall campus practise. Media Relations personnel are back or coming back soon to finish off their prep work for the start of the preseason. Conference media days, team media days, website changes, and new logos/uniforms/names/fields/rosters are all finishing up for the beginning.
EXCITEMENT is building all across the land.
We at College Sporting News are gearing up too. New partners
In the huddle the play was called 370 A Middle. On third down and 10 with 14 seconds left, the legend began. Tracy Ham dropped back and found Frankie Johnson in the back of the endzone to win the first of Erk Russell's three NCAA Division I National Championships at Georgia Southern University. The play would become known as "The Catch" in GSU lore.
The legendary bald eagle. Erk Russell is a Football Championship Subdivision icon. He is the spirit of GSU and the FCS. He created every significant
FRISCO, Tx. — It seems like just a few days ago that I was in a press box at Wake Forest for a season-opening game on a Thursday night when Presbyterian took on the FBS Demon Deacons.
That same night, Delaware got off to its chase for a national championship at home against Division II West Chester, winning 31-0.
Eastern Washington dropped a 29-24 decision a couple of days later at Nevada in another FBS game.
Delaware and Eastern Washington have survived plenty
NEWARK, De. — The question on everyone from Georgia Southern's on Saturday was the weather forecast for the Eagles' NCAA Division I Football Championship semifinal game with Delaware.
Two days ago, this region received snow and temperatures have hovered in the 20s for much of the week. Not exactly the kind of forecast for a team like GSU that runs the triple option.
But as we head towards the noon kickoff here, the temperatures have warmed from 28 an hour ago to 33 on this