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  1. Inside Rhodes Football
    15 Aug, 2017
    Inside Rhodes Football
    The 2016 season was Jim Ryan’s first as head coach of the Rhodes College Lynx. The 2015 NCAA D-III assistant coach of the year while at Washington University St. Louis (D-III), Ryan led his 2016 squad to a 6-4 overall record (a two win improvement over the 2015 season) and produced 11 All-Conference players in the Southern Athletic Association. In the videos below, Ryan, his staff & players will share daily insights into 2017 August Camp; and the transition into the season. We hope you enjoy
  2. Kevin Maurice Signs with Crown Endeavors Sports Agency
    09 Aug, 2017
    Kevin Maurice Signs with Crown Endeavors Sports Agency
    Roanoke, Virginia, August 9, 2017 - Eastern Washington University Running Back's Coach Kevin Maurice has officially signed with Crown Endeavors Sports Agency for his representation for his career and for marketing. Kevin has accomplished much in a very short coaching career thus far previously serving as the recruiting coordinator and running back's coach at North Dakota where he coached not one but two All-American running backs.  EWU Head Coach Aaron Best has this to stay about Kevin:
  3. Mark James featured in CIAA football roundup
    07 Aug, 2017
    Mark James featured in CIAA football roundup
    Virginia Union University’s Lavatiae Kelly is feared as a triple threat by rival CIAA football coaches. The senior player for the Panthers has been named to the Preseason All-CIAA team at three different positions — wide receiver, punt returner and kickoff returner. Selections were announced July 10 by the CIAA Football Coaches Association at its annual Kickoff Banquet in Salem. The other preseason pick from VUU is sophomore defensive back Sterling Hammond. Virginia State University also had
  4. Mark James Selected for the NFL's Bill Walsh Coaching Fellowship with the Los Angeles Rams
    03 Jun, 2017
    Mark James Selected for the NFL's Bill Walsh Coaching Fellowship with the Los Angeles Rams
    Los Angeles, CA, (June 3, 2017) -   Virginia Union University Head Football Coach Mark James has been selected to participate in the NFL's prestigious Bill Walsh Coaching Fellowship for the summer of 2017. He will be conducting his fellowship with the newly minted Los Angeles Rams under their new coaching staff led by Sean McVay. As a Bill Walsh Fellow, Mark James will spend the entire training camp with the LA Rams observing practices and meetings, gaining insights into the professional
  5. The biggest NFL Draft story out of Georgia might have been Division II West Georgia’s defense.
    08 May, 2017
    The biggest NFL Draft story out of Georgia might have been Division II West Georgia’s defense.
    The Wolves had two players drafted — Dylan Donahue in the 5th round and Alex Armah in the 6th round — and three other defensive players signed free agent contracts. That makes for five total players signing NFL deals from defensive coordinator Scott Symons’ defense. The two draft picks were more than Georgia, Georgia Tech, Georgia Southern or Georgia State this year. UWG’s defense was No. 18 in D2 scoring defense last year and second in the Gulf South Conference. Read full story online at
  6. Documenting a father’s faith - Gee family reflects ahead of upcoming film and book
    15 Apr, 2017
    Documenting a father’s faith - Gee family reflects ahead of upcoming film and book
    Read entire story at: http://www.therotundaonline.com/sports/documenting-a-father-s-faith/article_0b1b4d12-011e-11e6-b90e-db51b561ace1.html Schizophrenia; a complex mental illness that creates a constant state of confusion for the person, characterized by delusions, hallucinations, and strange behavior. According to the World Health Organization, the incurable disorder causes complications in the minds of over 21 million people worldwide, and over 50 percent do not receive the appropriate
  7. New Eastern Washington running backs coach Kevin Maurice ready for challenge
    07 Apr, 2017
    New Eastern Washington running backs coach Kevin Maurice ready for challenge
    How badly did Kevin Maurice want to coach to coach at Eastern Washington? Enough to move far from his Midwestern roots. Enough to give up a successful three-year gig at Big Sky Conference rival North Dakota, where he developed some of the best running backs in the Football Championship Subdivision. And enough to give up the not-so-bright lights of Grand Forks for an even smaller setting in Cheney. Then again, consider that Cheney is home to an Eastern Washington program that has cast a light
  8. How is the Syracuse Women's Basketball Team Modeled after the Soviet Union Hockey Dynasty?
    31 Jan, 2017
    How is the Syracuse Women's Basketball Team Modeled after the Soviet Union Hockey Dynasty?
    Syracuse, N.Y.  -- Vonn Read was 9 years old when the "Miracle on Ice'' U.S. hockey team shocked the powerhouse Soviet Union squad in the 1980 Winter Olympics. Like all sports fans at the time, he was filled with pride and awe at the Americans' seemingly impossible accomplishment. As it turned out, that moment was also the beginning of a wonderment that would eventually fuel the philosophy behind his current stint as associate head coach of the Syracuse women's basketball team. "I like
  9. Mark James To Coach All-Star Game In China
    17 Jan, 2017
    Mark James To Coach All-Star Game In China
    XENIA, Ohio (January 11, 2017) – Football Coaches International is facilitating two teams of university age players from NCAA & NAIA rosters who will represent the United States and compete this February in a Chinese New Year Bowl game, in Shenzhen, China. This game will take place on February 10th. Forty players and ten coaches from the United States will compete in this first annual game. The U.S. players and coaches will split into two teams and compete with developing Chinese players. The