Hammond, LA (SportsNetwork.com) – Defending Southland Conference football
champion Southeastern Louisiana will make a visit to Tulane and play six of its
12 games at home this year.
The Lions will open the season by hosting both Jacksonville (Aug. 30) and
Southern Utah (Sept. 6) in non-conference action before making a Sept. 13 trip
Southeastern has never beaten an FBS opponent.
Coach Ron Roberts’ squad also will host four Southland opponents at Strawberry
Stadium: Northwestern State (Oct. 4), Central Arkansas (Oct. 18), Houston
Baptist (Nov. 8) and McNeese State (Nov. 15).
Southeastern reached the FCS quarterfinals and continue
Irving, TX (SportsNetwork.com) – Former Heisman Trophy winners Ricky Williams,
Eric Crouch and Rashaan Salaam were among 75 Football Bowl Subdivision players
eligible for induction into the 2014 class of the College Football Hall of
Williams, the 1998 Heisman recipient and a two-time unanimous First Team All-
American at the University of Texas, ranks second on the FBS all-time list
with 6,279 rushing yards and third in rushing touchdowns (72). The onetime
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Greeley, CO (SportsNetwork.com) – Northern Colorado football will open the 2014
season at UNLV and play five home games as part of an 11-game schedule
announced on Thursday.
The Bears, coming off a 1-11 season and last-place finish in the Big Sky
Conference, will head to Las Vegas for its season opener on Sept. 6. UNLV,
which plays in the Mountain West Conference, won the only previous meeting
between the two programs, 35-31 in 1979.
Coach Earnest Collins Jr.’s club will play its home opener against Houston
Baptist on Sept. 13 before going to Northern Iowa on Sept. 20 continue
Irving, TX (SportsNetwork.com) – Former Walter Payton Award winners Michael
Payton of Marshall and Archie Amerson of Northern Arizona are part of the 2014
ballot for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame, the National
Football Foundation announced Thursday.
The ballot includes 75 players and six coaches from the FBS level and 87
players and 26 coaches from the divisional ranks, which includes the FCS. There
are 38 former FCS players on the list.
The ballot was sent to the more than 12,000 NFF members and current Hall of
Famers whose votes will be tabulated and submitted to continue
Columbia, MO (SportsNetwork.com) – The University of Missouri rewarded head
football coach Gary Pinkel will a contract extension that will keep him with
the school through the 2020 season.
With the new agreement, Pinkel’s guaranteed salary will increase $300,000 to
Last season, the Tigers went 12-2 and won the Southeastern Conference Eastern
Division title, reaching the SEC Championship Game in the program’s second
year in the league.
Mizzou also defeated Oklahoma State, 41-31, in the Cotton Bowl, finishing with
a final ranking of fifth continue