Posts Tagged Football

Alabama, Auburn both holding spring scrimmages

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — It’s football season in Alabama, at least for a day.

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Minnesota State players practice for Hoffner

Minnesota State, Mankato football coach Todd Hoffner watches drills during the NCAA college football team's practice, Friday, April 18, 2014, in Mankato, Minn. It was Hoffner's first practice after an arbitrator ruled that Hoffner had been wrongly fired. Players had refused to suit up earlier in the week, in support of interim coach Aaron Keen. (AP Photo/Mankato Free Press, John Cross)

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — Coach Todd Hoffner is back on the field at Minnesota State, Mankato after football players ended their brief boycott of spring practice.

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Byerly, Laskey lead White team to spring win

ATLANTA (AP) — Tim Byerly rushed for 101 yards and passed for 69 to help the White team beat the Gold team 20-12 in Georgia Tech’s spring game Friday night.

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Jags’ Tinker aims for inspiration not sad story

This 2013 file photo shows Carson Tinker of the Jacksonville Jaguars NFL football team. Tinker is no longer that no-name guy who delivers the ball on punts and kicks. The Jaguars longsnapper shed that anonymity nearly three years ago when an EF-4 tornado ripped through Tuscaloosa, Ala., leaving him physically and emotionally scarred and killing his girlfriend Ashley Harrison. As an Alabama football player, Tinker became one of the faces of a vicious storm that left dozens dead in Tuscaloosa alone. He has since shared his experience with youth groups and churches and written a book _ "A Season To Remember: Faith in the Midst of the Storm."(AP Photo/File)

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Carson Tinker is no longer that no-name guy who delivers the ball on punts and kicks.

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Obama presents Navy with football trophy, again

President Barack Obama applauds as he presents the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy to the United States Naval Academy football team, Friday, April 18, 2014, during a ceremony in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. Navy finished the 2013 season with a 9-4 record, winning the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy for the ninth time in the last 11 years. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the Navy football team not only had to overcome tough opponents to win the Commander-in-Chief trophy this year but a government shutdown as well.

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