Posts Tagged College sports

Georgia coach Richt downplays off-field troubles

CORRECTS NAME OF PHOTOGRAPHER IN CAPTION - Georgia coach Mark Richt watches his players during NCAA college football practice Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, in Athens, Ga. (AP Photo/Athens Banner-Herald, AJ Reynolds)

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — A series of arrests. Players kicked off the team. It’s been a tumultuous offseason for the Georgia Bulldogs, raising questions about the way coach Mark Richt runs the program.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Ole Miss football looks to go from ‘good to great’

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Coach Hugh Freeze has just about mastered the self-effacing, aw-shucks attitude that has helped his Mississippi football program escape lofty expectations.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Valentine: Huskers out to prove prediction wrong

Nebraska quarterback Tommy Armstrong speaks during a media availability event in Lincoln, Neb., Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. Nebraska goes into the 2014 season looking to become relevant again nationally. The Cornhuskers finished 2013 outside the Top 25 for the first time since 2008, and they haven't ended a season in the top 10 since 2001. This year Wisconsin and Iowa are picked to finish ahead of the Huskers in the new West Division. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska’s prideful football program goes into 2014 teetering on the edge of national relevance after 10 straight years with no fewer than four losses. Even in the Big Ten, the Cornhuskers are lumped in the second tier of championship contenders.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Kelly looking for ways to improve Eagles’ offense

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly walks off the field during NFL football training camp Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Chip Kelly is working on ways to improve a record-setting offense.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Kelly: Quarterback competition isn’t artificial

Notre Dame football head coach Brian Kelly speaks to the media about the upcoming 2014 season on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014 inside the Gugleilmino Athletics Complex on the Notre Dame campus in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/South Bend Tribune, Robert Franklin)

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Coach Brian Kelly is heading into preseason workouts without knowing who will start at quarterback for Notre Dame, insisting it’s not the foregone conclusion many believe.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , ,