Like I mentioned before, I don't think this is a good idea but EWU officials seem dead set on moving forward with this project. I am all for replacing the natural surface in Cheney that sees its field torn up by year's end but seeing a full field of red is going to be tough to watch especially considering EWU wears full red uniforms and pants (at least as of today).
The blue turf of former Big Sky member Boise State is one thing, which is at least close to the normal color of grass.
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
I really have no issues of either city gaining the D-I title game for the future. But for fun, I took a look at all the D-I and D-II (looked at both as a number of the D-II teams that played in the D-II title games now are members of FCS) title games played in the state of Texas and compared the attendence of those games vs. those in Chatty. The attendance averages are as follows: Texas--9,261 & Chatty--17,215.
Of course, none of the Texas cities were in the immediate Dallas-Fort
All the fights seen on the football field pale in comparison to those seen by Jimmy Wilson. Wilson was a key member on the semi-final team at Montana in the 2006 season. That following offseason saw him charged with manslaughter.
In the past three years, Wilson has gone from NFL hopeful to LA County inmate. After two trials, he is finally a free man and is hoping for one more season of college ball.
Here is a great article from Roman Stubbs of the Montana Kaimin