2010 - News Archive

Florida State - Bobby Bowden
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  • Published: Dec 31, 2010
Wisconsin - Scott Tolzien vs. ASU
*All times Eastern Friday, December 31 Bowl (Site) Time Game Network (Talent) Meineke Car Care Bowl (Charlotte, N.C.) Noon South Florida vs. Clemson ESPN
  • Published: Dec 30, 2010
Notre Dame - Ara Parseghian
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  • Published: Dec 24, 2010
 NCAA Football
*All times Eastern Thursday, December 23 Bowl (Site) Time Game Network (Talent) San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl  8 p.m. Navy vs. San Dieg
  • Published: Dec 23, 2010
 NCAA Football
LEXINGTON, Ky. and TEMPE, Ariz. - Dec. 22, 2010 - NCAA Football today announced that on behalf of its Youth Initiative and legacy program, it will donate $50,000 to the Benedict Sports Complex
  • Published: Dec 22, 2010
Scott Tolzien - Wisconsin
DALLAS, Dec. 21, 2010 - Defining excellence in all aspects of their lives, the 2010 National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete Class continued to collect accolades in recent days with seven mem
  • Published: Dec 22, 2010
Fiesta Bowl
Tostitos Fiesta Bowl to Honor Newest College Football Hall of Fame Inductees Celebrating the legendary careers of 14 of the best to ever grace the gridiron, The National Football Foundation &a
  • Published: Dec 20, 2010
Penn State - Joe Paterno
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  • Published: Dec 17, 2010
Minnesota-Duluth - Isaac Odim
*All times Eastern Division I - FBS Saturday, December 18 Bowl (Site) Time Game Network (Talent) New Mexico Bowl (Albquerque, N.M.) 2 p.m. BYU vs. UTE
  • Published: Dec 16, 2010
Fiesta Bowl
DALLAS, Dec. 16, 2010 - Celebrating the legendary careers of 14 of the best to ever grace the gridiron, The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) announced today that the
  • Published: Dec 16, 2010
2010 Campbell Trophy Winner Sam Acho (Texas)
NFF Conducts 53rd Annual Awards Dinner Pageantry and entertainment were the order of the evening when the National Football Foundation and College Football Hall of Fame held its 53rd Annual Aw
  • Published: Dec 14, 2010
Owen Marecic Receives Plaque
By Brian Price Stanford's Owen Marecic was recently honored as an NFF National Scholar-Athlete at the 53rd NFF Annual Awards Dinner at the Waldorf=Astoria in New York City. A Human Biolo
  • Published: Dec 14, 2010
Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year
Premier College Football Coaching Honor Celebrates Sportsmanship, Integrity, Responsibility and Excellence; Award to Surpass $1 Million for Charity and Scholarship with 2010 Winners.BOSTON - Dece
  • Published: Dec 13, 2010
Campbell Trophy Finalist Isaac Odim (Minn.-Duluth)
*All times Eastern Division I - FBS Date Time Game Network (Talent) Sat., Dec. 11 2:30 p.m. Army vs. Navy (Philadelphia) CBS (Verne Lundquist, Gary Danielson,
  • Published: Dec 10, 2010
BYU - Clay Brown
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2010 Campbell Trophy Winner Sam Acho (Texas)
NEW YORK, December 7, 2010 - University of Texas defensive end Sam Acho has been named the 21st recipient of the William V. Campbell Trophy, endowed by HealthSouth, at The National Football Found
  • Published: Dec 07, 2010
Columbia - Alex Gross
NFF Prepares for 53rd Annual Awards DinnerThe National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) highlighted today that its fabled Annual Awards Dinner, which will take place Dec. 7 at
  • Published: Dec 06, 2010
Nick Schwieger and Gino Gordon
NEW YORK -- Two players who share the connection of the same position and jersey number on the football field will now be connected to each other forever in the Ivy League annals.Dartmouth junior
  • Published: Dec 06, 2010
SMU - Don Meredith
SMU's College Football Hall of Fame quarterback Don Meredith has passed away at 72. Don Meredith started his sophomore year in 1957 as the third string quarterback, and completed only four of
  • Published: Dec 06, 2010
WHO: The 2010 College Football Hall of Fame Class for the Football Bowl Subdivision (See list below) The 2010 NFF National Scholar-Athlete Class (See list below) Bill Cosby, 2010 NFF Gold
  • Published: Dec 05, 2010
Navy - Jim Young
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  • Published: Dec 03, 2010
Rutgers - Eric LeGrand
DALLAS (FWAA) - Rutgers defensive tackle Eric LeGrand is the weekly nominee for the 2010 Discover Orange Bowl Courage Award, to be announced at the end of the season by the Football Writers Associa
  • Published: Dec 02, 2010
Colorado - Nate Solder
Keeping up with the Campbell Trophy Finalists Sam Acho, Texas Last week: Acho recorded one tackle, one quarterback hit and one fumble recovery in a 24-17 loss to Texas A&M. He was named t
  • Published: Dec 01, 2010
2009 NFF Board of Directors
NEW YORK, Nov. 30, 2010 - The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) announced today that Donna Shalala and Roger T. Staubach have joined the organization's national board
  • Published: Nov 30, 2010
Arizona State - Frank Kush
Tempe, Ariz. - A legendary coach and eight former players were recognized at halftime of the ASU-UCLA game on Nov. 26 as the initial inductees of the newly-instituted Arizona State University F
  • Published: Nov 30, 2010
Illinois - Al Brosky
Champaign, Ill. - College Football Hall of Famer from Illinois, Al Brosky passed away on Sunday, Nov. 27, at the age of 82. Al Brosky brought a new recognition to football achievements. Before
  • Published: Nov 30, 2010
Oklahoma - Barry Switzer
Omaha World-Herald staff writer Dirk Chatelain spoke with College Football Hall of Fame coach Barry Switzer as old rivals Oklahoma and Nebraska meet in the final Big 12 Championship Game. Sw
  • Published: Nov 29, 2010
Joe Starkey
NFF and Cal Honor Joe Starkey with On-Campus Salute The NFF and California jointly honored 2010 Chris Schenkel Award winner Joe Starkey as the Golden Bears faced Washington on Saturday. NFF Pres
  • Published: Nov 29, 2010
BCS Graphic
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  • Published: Nov 28, 2010
Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year
DALLAS (FWAA) - The Football Writers Association of America, in conjunction with the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl, has announced eight finalists for the 2010 Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award. The winne
  • Published: Nov 23, 2010
DragonFly Athletics
DragonFly Athletics to Sponsor NFF Media Center The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) has announced that DragonFly Athletics, a digital video exchange service, will
  • Published: Nov 23, 2010
Texas A&M - Cyrus Gray
DALLAS (FWAA) - With their 9-6 win over No. 9 Nebraska, the Texas A&M Aggies (8-3) are the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl National Team of the Week for games of the weekend of Nov. 20. Cyrus Gray ran fo
  • Published: Nov 23, 2010
BCS Graphic
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  • Published: Nov 21, 2010
Courage Award
DALLAS (FWAA) - Three brothers share the weekly nomination for the 2010 Discover Orange Bowl Courage Award, to be announced at the end of the season by the Football Writers Association of America.
  • Published: Nov 17, 2010
USC - Lynn Swann
DALLAS, Nov. 17, 2010 - The National Football Foundation (NFF) announced today that widely respected community leader Lynn Swann, who played wide receiver at Southern California and is a 1993 Colle
  • Published: Nov 17, 2010
Arkansas - D.J. Williams
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (Nov. 15, 2010) – University of Arkansas tight end D.J. Williams, who overcame a chaotic upbringing to become a star student-athlete and advocate for domestic abuse awarene
  • Published: Nov 16, 2010
Northwestern - Dan Persa
DALLAS (FWAA) – With their 21-17 win over No. 13 Iowa, the Northwestern Wildcats (7-3) are the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl National Team of the Week for games of the weekend of Nov. 13. The Wildcats rall
  • Published: Nov 15, 2010
Air Force - Chris Howard
Hampden Sydney, VA - The first ever winner of the William V. Campbell trophy, Chris Howard from the Air Force Academy has been officially installed as President of Hampden-Sydney College. Howard
  • Published: Nov 14, 2010
Harvard-Yale
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  • Published: Nov 12, 2010
Discover-Orange Bowl - Danny Kanell
Miami, Fl. – Discover Financial Services, new Orange Bowl title sponsor, today announced during the Discover Orange Bowl "I Can…" Power Rally that it will be awarding a $100,000 grant benefiting
  • Published: Nov 12, 2010
California - Mike Mohamed
*All times Eastern Division I - FBS ACC Date Time Game Network (Talent) Sat., Nov. 13 Noon Boston College at Duke ESPN3.com (Ryan Rose, Warrick Dunn) S
  • Published: Nov 11, 2010
Wisconsin - Scott Tolzien vs. ASU
Keeping up with the Campbell Trophy Finalists Sam Acho, Texas Last week: Acho recorded four tackles in a 39-14 loss to Kansas State. This season: Acho has recorded 48 tackles and leads the team
  • Published: Nov 10, 2010
BCS Graphic
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  • Published: Nov 07, 2010
Navy - Ricky Dobbs
DALLAS (FWAA) - Navy quarterback Ricky Dobbs is the weekly nominee for the 2010 Discover Orange Bowl Courage Award, to be announced at the end of the season by the Football Writers Association of
  • Published: Nov 04, 2010
Texas - Sam Acho
Keeping up with the Campbell Trophy Finalists Sam Acho, Texas Last week: Acho led the team with 10 tackles (seven of them solo), three tackles for loss, one sack and two forced fumbles in a 3
  • Published: Nov 04, 2010
Connecticut - Sio Moore
DALLAS (FWAA) - Connecticut linebacker Sio Moore has been named the FWAA/Bronko Nagurski National Defensive Player of the Week for games of the weekend of Oct. 30. Moore, a 6-1, 230-pound sophomor
  • Published: Nov 02, 2010
BCS Graphic
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  • Published: Oct 31, 2010
Grantland Rice
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  • Published: Oct 29, 2010
 NCAA Football
USA Today writer Steve Wieberg breaks down the numbers from the annual NCAA Division I academic review, released Wednesday. The NCAA found that 79% of Division I schools are graduating their stud
  • Published: Oct 28, 2010
Stevenson University
Washington Post staff writer Daniel DeVise examined local Stevenson University's efforts to add a football program. With a female-dominated student body, Stevenson's administration created the pr
  • Published: Oct 27, 2010
South Carolina - Garrett Chisolm
*All times Eastern Division I - FBS ACC Date Time Game Network (Talent) Thu., Oct. 28 7:30 p.m. (16) Florida State at N.C. State ESPN (Rece Davis, Craig J
  • Published: Oct 27, 2010
Wisconsin - J.J. Watt
DALLAS (FWAA) - Wisconsin end J.J. Watt has been named the FWAA/Bronko Nagurski National Defensive Player of the Week for games of the weekend of Oct. 23. Watt, a 6-6, 292-pound junior from Pewauk
  • Published: Oct 26, 2010
Missouri - Blaine Gabbert
DALLAS (FWAA) - With their 36-27 win over No. 3 Oklahoma, the Missouri Tigers (7-0) are the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl National Team of the Week for games of the weekend of Oct. 23. Trailing 21-20 early
  • Published: Oct 26, 2010
Oregon - Jordan Holmes
*All times Eastern ACC Date Time Game Network (Talent) Sat., Oct. 23 Noon Duke at (25) Virginia Tech ACC Network (Steve Martin, Dave Archer, Mike Hogewood)
  • Published: Oct 21, 2010
Utah - Zane Taylor
Atlantic Coast Conference Travis Baltz, Maryland- Baltz punted seven times for 306 yards, a 43.7 average, with a long of 49 yards in a 31-7 loss to Clemson. He also converted the Terrapins’ ex
  • Published: Oct 21, 2010
North Dakota State - Matt Anderson
DALLAS (FWAA) – North Dakota State linebacker Matt Anderson is the weekly nominee for the 2010 Discover Orange Bowl Courage Award, to be announced at the end of the season by the Football Writers Ass
  • Published: Oct 20, 2010
Mississippi State - Chris White
DALLAS (FWAA) - Mississippi State linebacker Chris White has been named the FWAA/Bronko Nagurski National Defensive Player of the Week for games of the weekend of Oct. 16. White, a 6-4, 245-pound
  • Published: Oct 19, 2010
Iowa - Julian Vandervelde
NFF Announces National High School Scholar-Athlete Award Winners The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) announced last week the five winners of the 2010 NFF National H
  • Published: Oct 18, 2010
Tom Jernstedt Headshot
DALLAS, Oct. 18, 2010 - The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) announced today that former NCAA Executive Vice President Tom Jernstedt will be recognized with an NFF Legacy
  • Published: Oct 18, 2010
BCS Graphic
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  • Published: Oct 17, 2010
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Tony Dorsett Template Headshot - Pittsburgh
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  • Published: Oct 15, 2010
Colorado - Marquez Herrod
DALLAS (FWAA) – Colorado defensive end Marquez Herrod is the weekly nominee for the 2010 Discover Orange Bowl Courage Award, to be announced at the end of the season by the Football Writers Associati
  • Published: Oct 13, 2010
Arkansas - Tramain Thomas
DALLAS (FWAA) – Arkansas safety Tramain Thomas has been named the FWAA/Bronko Nagurski National Defensive Player of the Week for games of the weekend of Oct. 9. Thomas, a 6-0, 198-pound junior fro
  • Published: Oct 12, 2010
Columbia - Bill Campbell
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Generational Equity Logo
DALLAS, Oct. 7, 2010 - The National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame announced today that Generational Equity, a leading mergers and acquisitions advisory firm for privately he
  • Published: Oct 07, 2010
 NCAA Football
*All times Eastern ACCDateTimeGameNetwork (Talent)Sat., Oct. 2Noon(17) Miami (FL)at ClemsonESPN2(Dave Pasch, Bob Griese, Chris Spielman)Sat., Oct. 2NoonFlorida Stateat VirginiaACC Network(Steve
  • Published: Sep 30, 2010
Alabama - Robert Lester
DALLAS (FWAA) - Alabama free safety Robert Lester has been named the FWAA/Bronko Nagurski National Defensive Player of the Week for games of the weekend of Sept. 25. Les
  • Published: Sep 29, 2010
UCLA - Johnathan Franklin
DALLAS (FWAA) - With their 34-12 win at No. 7 Texas, the UCLA Bruins (2-2) are the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl National Team of the Week for games of the weekend of Sept. 25. The Bruins forced fou
  • Published: Sep 28, 2010
NFF Chairman - Archie Manning
NFF Announces High School National Scholar-Athlete FinalistsThe National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) announced last week the names of the 31 finalists for the 2010 NFF H
  • Published: Sep 28, 2010
Holy Cross - Gordie Lockbaum
WORCESTER, Mass. - The athletic department at the College of the Holy Cross has announced that six former football standouts will be honored this fall, as the inaugural class of the Crusader Foo
  • Published: Sep 24, 2010
 NCAA Football
*All times Eastern Atlantic Coast (ACC)DateTimeOpponentNetwork (Talent)Sat., Sept. 2512:00 p.m.N.C. Stateat Georgia TechESPN(Dave Pasch, Bob Griese, Chris Spielman)Sat., Sept. 2512:00 p.m.Virgin
  • Published: Sep 24, 2010
Kevin Rodriguez & Zach Barnett
DALLAS, Sept. 23, 2010 - The National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame announced today that Kevin Rodriguez has been named assistant director of communications, and
  • Published: Sep 24, 2010
Fordham University
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Texas A&I Kingsville - John Randle
John Randle, a College Football Hall of Famer, has been announced as a member of the 2010 Texas Sports Hall of Fame class. He will be enshrined at the museum next year along with fellow NFL Hall
  • Published: Sep 24, 2010
2008 NFF High School National Scholar-Athletes
DALLAS, Sept 22, 2010 - The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) announced today the names of the 31 finalists for the 2010 NFF High School National Scholar-Athlete Awar
  • Published: Sep 23, 2010
UCLA - Patrick Larimore
DALLAS (FWAA) - UCLA linebacker Patrick Larimore has been named the FWAA/Bronko Nagurski National Defensive Player of the Week for games of the weekend of Sept. 18. Larimore, a 6-3, 249-pou
  • Published: Sep 22, 2010
Joe Starkey
DALLAS, Sept. 21, 2010 - The University of California and The National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame announced today that they will jointly honor Joe Starkey, the ren
  • Published: Sep 22, 2010
Ronnie Caveness (Arkansas)
Fidelity Investments Named Presenting Sponsor The National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame announced that Fidelity Investments®, the nation's No. 1 provider of workplace ret
  • Published: Sep 21, 2010
Minnesota -  Bobby Bell
The University of Minnesota will retire the jersey of College Football Hall of Famer Bobby Bell during Minnesota's homecoming contest with Northwestern on Oct. 2. Bell's name and familiar numb
  • Published: Sep 21, 2010
Vince Dooley (Georgia)
The Sept. 15, 2010 edition of the Atlanta Journal Constitution features a story on Kennesaw State's plans to field a football team in 2014. The university's efforts were led by Hall of Fame Coach
  • Published: Sep 17, 2010
Pat Tillman
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NCAA Youth Football
LEXINGTON, Ky. - Sept. 15, 2010 - NCAA Football today announced that it awarded 100 college replica apparel grants to youth football teams nationwide. Through NCAA Football's Youth Initiative, a
  • Published: Sep 16, 2010
Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year
BOSTON - September 16, 2010 - On the gridiron, every yard counts. And an untimely penalty in a crucial situation can make the difference between winning and losing. It is coaching and player di
  • Published: Sep 16, 2010
NCAA
Atlantic Coast (ACC) Date Time Opponent Network (Talent) Thurs., Sept. 16 7:30 p.m. Cincinnati (1-1) @ NC State (2-0) ES
  • Published: Sep 16, 2010
On-Campus Salute
DALLAS, Sept. 14, 2010 - The National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame today announced that Fidelity Investments®, the nation's No. 1 provider of workplace retirement savings
  • Published: Sep 14, 2010
Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year
BOSTON - September 14, 2010 - To college football fans, pride and support for their team is everything - donning team colors; following favorite players as they reach milestones on the field; ded
  • Published: Sep 14, 2010
Chimdi Chekwa (Ohio State)
DALLAS (FWAA) - Ohio State cornerback Chimdi Chekwa has been named the FWAA/Bronko Nagurski National Defensive Player of the Week for games of the weekend of Sept. 11. Chekwa, a 6-0, 190-poun
  • Published: Sep 14, 2010
NCAA
Atlantic Coast (ACC) Date
  • Published: Sep 09, 2010
Kellen Moore (Boise State)
DALLAS (FWAA) - With their 33-30 win over Virginia Tech in Landover, Md., the Boise State Broncos (1-0) are the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl National Team of the Week for games of the weekend of Sept. 4.
  • Published: Sep 07, 2010
NCAA
  College Football TV Schedule Week 1 Posted: Sep 2, 2010 ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE (ACC)
  • Published: Sep 02, 2010
Troy Brown (Marshall)
DALLAS, August 31, 2010 - Marshall and The National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame announced today that they will jointly honor Troy Brown with an NFF Hall of Fame On-Campus
  • Published: Aug 31, 2010
Bill Cosby Headshot - Temple
NFF News The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) released its list of major award winners this week, highlighted by Bill Cosby winning the Gold Medal and Tom Brokaw takin
  • Published: Aug 30, 2010
Tom Brokaw
DALLAS, August 25, 2010 - The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) finalized last week the full slate of 2010 NFF Major Award recipients, headlined by entertainer Bill Co
  • Published: Aug 26, 2010
Coach Gene Stallings
DALLAS, Aug. 24, 2010 - The University of Alabama and The National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame announced today that they will jointly honor Coach Gene Stallings with an N
  • Published: Aug 24, 2010
Bill Curry
An August 20, 2010 article from The Associated Press highlights the start of Georgia State's new football program. The Panthers will be led by Bill Curry, who made his name as the head coach at G
  • Published: Aug 23, 2010
Illinois - Josh Whitman
La Crosse, Wis. - The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse has chosen Josh Whitman, a former NFF National Scholar Athlete from Illinois, as its new athletic director. A native of West Lafayette,
  • Published: Aug 23, 2010
Willie Jeffries
DALLAS, Aug. 23, 2010 - South Carolina State and The National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame announced today that they will jointly honor Coach Willie Jeffries with an NFF H
  • Published: Aug 23, 2010
Tom Brokaw
NFF News The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) announced last week that Bill Cosby, entertainer, humanitarian, scholar and former Temple University fullback, will accep
  • Published: Aug 23, 2010
Texas A&M - Ray Childress
DALLAS, Aug. 19, 2010 - Texas A&M and The National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame announced today that they will jointly honor Ray Childress and Coach Gene Stallings wi
  • Published: Aug 19, 2010
Bill Cosby Headshot - Temple
DALLAS, August 18, 2010 - The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) announced today the recipients of the 2010 NFF Gold Medal and Distinguished American awards. GOLD ME
  • Published: Aug 18, 2010
The 2010 NFF Minnesota Chapter Scholar-Athletes
Dallas, August 16, 2010 - The National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame (NFF) announced today that its Chapter Network distributed $1 million dollars in scholarships during its rece
  • Published: Aug 16, 2010
Bill Curry
The August 11, 2010 USA Today sports section features an article on the growth of collegiate football programs. NFF President & CEO Steve Hatchell and NFF Board Member Chuck Neinas are quoted.
  • Published: Aug 12, 2010
Wisconsin - Barry Alvarez
DALLAS, Aug. 5, 2010 - The University of Wisconsin and The National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame announced today that they will jointly honor Coach Barry Alvarez with an
  • Published: Aug 06, 2010
University of Mississippi - Charlie Conerly
MCB QUANTICO, Va. - The late Charlie Conerly, who compiled an All-American career at Ole Miss and then an All-Pro career with the New York Giants, will be inducted into the United States Marine C
  • Published: Aug 06, 2010
 Guests of the NFF Annual Awards Dinner preview silent auction items.
DALLAS, August 2, 2010 - The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) announced today that Charity Sports Auctions (CSA), a division of the Executive Sports Group based in Ne
  • Published: Aug 03, 2010
Syracuse - Floyd Little
NFF News Bob Fenimore, a 1972 College Football Hall of Fame inductee and two-time All-America halfback at Oklahoma State, died Wednesday, July 28 in Stillwater, Okla. He was 84 and had been ba
  • Published: Aug 03, 2010
Ballroom
DALLAS, July 26, 2010 - The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) announced today that Brandbridge Ltd, an award winning full-service creative, film, HD video and live eve
  • Published: Jul 26, 2010
Jon Hansen and George Steinbrenner
DALLAS, July 13, 2010 - The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) released today the following statements on the passing of longtime NFF Board Member and 2002 NFF Gold Med
  • Published: Jul 13, 2010
Milt Morin
??Milt Morin, the two-time All-American from the University of Massachusetts, passed away in Northampton, Mass., Friday, July 9, one week before his scheduled induction into the College Football
  • Published: Jul 10, 2010
College Football Hall of Fame
SOUTH BEND, Ind. - July 1, 2010 - The 2010 Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ribs Cook-Off and Block Party will take place on Friday, July 16 at the College Football Hall of Fame's Gridiron Plaza in down
  • Published: Jul 01, 2010
Don Coryell
Coach Don Coryell, a 1999 inductee into the College Football Hall of Fame and the only coach to win 100 games at both the college and pro level, died Thursday, July 1 in La Mesa, Calif. He was 85
  • Published: Jul 01, 2010
Arkansas - Ronnie Caveness
DALLAS, June 24, 2010 - The University of Arkansas and The National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame announced today that they will jointly honor Ronnie Caveness with an NFF H
  • Published: Jun 25, 2010
Bob Griese, Drew Brees, Len Dawson
More than 800 loyal Purdue faithful filled the Memorial Union Ballroom June 22 to be part of the 6th Annual Joe Tiller Chapter of Northwest Indiana Honors Dinner. The theme of the evening was "C
  • Published: Jun 24, 2010
Sprinturf
NFF News 2010 College Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival Schedule Announced Thousands of college football fans from across the country will join the National Football Foundation July
  • Published: Jun 22, 2010
William & Mary - Jack Cloud
Jack "Flying" Cloud, a 1990 inductee into the College Football Hall of Fame from William & Mary, passed away Saturday, June 19. He was 85. Cloud, an All-American fullback for the Tribe from
  • Published: Jun 20, 2010
Bronko Nagurski Legends Award
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (FWAA) - The Charlotte Touchdown Club today announced that Mike McCoy is the winner of the 2010 Bronko Nagurski Legends Award, which recognizes the "best of the best" of defensive
  • Published: Jun 17, 2010
College Football Hall of Famer Les Richter
NFF News NFF to Host NCFAA Annual Summer Meeting The National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame announced today that the National College Football Awards Association (NCF
  • Published: Jun 16, 2010
Enshrinement Festival
DALLAS - June 15, 2010 - Thousands of college football fans from across the country will join the National Football Foundation from July 16-17 at the College Football Hall of Fame in South Bend,
  • Published: Jun 16, 2010
National College Football Awards Association (NCFAA)
DALLAS, June 14, 2010 - The National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame announced today that the National College Football Awards Association (NCFAA) will hold its annual summer
  • Published: Jun 15, 2010
College Football Hall of Famer Les Richter
Les Richter, a 1982 inductee into the College Football Hall of Fame who played guard for the Cal Bears from 1949-51, died Saturday, June 12 in Riverside, Calif. He was 79. Spectators seldom r
  • Published: Jun 15, 2010
2010 College Football Hall of Fame
NEW YORK, May 27, 2010 - From the national ballot of 77 candidates and a pool of hundreds of eligible nominees, Archie Manning, chairman of The National Football Foundation & College Hall of
  • Published: May 27, 2010
Ronnie Cavness (Arkansas)
On May 27, 2010, The National Football Foundation announced the 2010 College Football Hall of Fame Football Bowl Subdivision Class, which includes Arkansas All-American Ronnie Caveness, who playe
  • Published: May 27, 2010
Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award
This season's Coach of the Year announcement will be made on the afternoon of Mon., Dec. 6 at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel, the day before the annual NFF Banquet is held at the same venue. A recepti
  • Published: May 25, 2010
NFF Nasdaq
NFF News 2010 College Football Hall of Fame Class Announcement The 2010 College Football Hall of Fame announcement, presented by NASDAQ OMX, will take place at noon ET Thursday, May 27th at t
  • Published: May 24, 2010
Ron Dilatush and Jim Brownfield
Jim Brownfield, who founded the NFF Pasadena/San Gabriel Valley Chapter in 1969, passed away May 24 in Los Angeles. He was 81 and recovering from major heart surgery. "Jim Brownfield was a po
  • Published: May 24, 2010
DragonFly
DALLAS, May 21, 2010 - The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) announced today that DragonFly Athletics, a digital video exchange service, will sponsor the media luncheo
  • Published: May 21, 2010
Chad Hennings (Air Force)
NFF News Six Schools Set to Add Football Programs in 2010 The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) highlighted six new college football teams that are set to take the
  • Published: May 10, 2010
Georgia State
DALLAS, May 6, 2010 - The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) highlighted today that six new college football teams are set to take the field for the first time this sea
  • Published: May 06, 2010
Matt Szcur (Villanova)
VILLANOVA, Pa. - As a freshman at Villanova three years ago, baseball and football player Matt Szczur (Erma, N.J.) joined the registry of the Be The Match Foundation during a drive hosted on camp
  • Published: May 06, 2010
Nasdaq
DALLAS, May 5, 2010 - The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) announced today that The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (NASDAQ OMX) has agreed for the second year in a row to spo
  • Published: May 05, 2010
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DALLAS, May 4, 2010 - The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) announced today
  • Published: May 04, 2010
Larry Station (Iowa)
NFF News 2009 College Football Hall of Famer Larry Station (Iowa) was inducted into the Omaha Sports Hall of Fame on April 29. 2009 NFF National Scholar-Athlete Josh Mahoney (Northern Iowa) wa
  • Published: May 03, 2010
Jon Asamoah (Illinois)
DALLAS, April 26, 2010 - Six exceptional student-athletes, who were recognized by the National Football Foundation in December as members of the 2009 NFF National Scholar-Athletes, took pivotal s
  • Published: Apr 26, 2010
Jerry Jones, Chad Hennings (Air Force) with High School Scholar-Athletes
More than 600 people gathered at Cowboys Stadium April 20 to celebrate the NFF Gridiron Club of Dallas' second annual awards banquet. The stadium provided an excellent backdrop in honoring 53 hi
  • Published: Apr 23, 2010
Tedy Bruschi (Arizona)
The Southern Arizona Chapter of the National Football Foundation held its 13th Annual Scholar-Athlete Awards Dinner March 28. University of Arizona All-American and three-time Super Bowl Champio
  • Published: Apr 22, 2010
Chris Howard (Air Force)
NFF News 1990 Campbell Trophy winner Chris Howard's book, Money Makers: Inside the New World of Finance and Business, will be the featured at an event on May 3 at the National Arts Club in New
  • Published: Apr 19, 2010
Chris Howard (Air Force)
Chris Howard, the inaugural recipient of the Campbell Trophy in 1990, will appear at an event in New York City on Monday, May 3 to discuss his new book Money Makers: Inside the New World of Finan
  • Published: Apr 19, 2010
Gary Pinkel (Missouri)
University of Missouri head coach Gary Pinkel has been tapped as the keynote speaker for the NFF St. Louis-Tom Lombardo Chapter Luncheon on Wednesday, April 21. Pinkel has clearly put his mark
  • Published: Apr 15, 2010
Joe Pawelek (Baylor)
The National Football Foundation (NFF) Gridiron Club of Dallas announced today the 10 college football scholar-athletes who will be recognized at the club's second annual banquet, which will be h
  • Published: Apr 12, 2010
Wayland Baptist
NFF News For the first time in 70 years, Wayland Baptist (Texas) will play football beginning in 2012. "We are thrilled about the return of football to Wayland Baptist University after 72 yea
  • Published: Apr 05, 2010
Phil Knight and Jerry Jones
DALLAS, April 1, 2010 - The National Football Foundation (NFF) Gridiron Club of Dallas announced today the 53 North Texas scholar-athletes who will be honored for their accomplishments on and off
  • Published: Apr 01, 2010
Eastern Illinois - Tony Romo
NFF NewsTony Romo to Headline 14th Annual KeyBank Gridiron Legends Luncheon Series at The College Football Hall of FameTony Romo will appear as the second speaker in the 2010 KeyBank Gridiron Legen
  • Published: Mar 29, 2010
Eastern Illinois - Tony Romo
SOUTH BEND, Ind. - March 24, 2010- Tony Romo will appear April 28 as the second speaker in the 2010 KeyBank Gridiron Legends Luncheon Series presented by the College Football Hall of Fame. Romo h
  • Published: Mar 24, 2010
Arkansas - Lance Alworth
NFF News The NFF Gridiron Club of Dallas announced that it will present its Distinguished Texan Award to Jerry Jones , the owner, president and general manager of the Dallas Cowboys, at its se
  • Published: Mar 22, 2010
Phil Knight and Jerry Jones
DALLAS, March 16 - The National Football Foundation (NFF) Gridiron Club of Dallas announced today that it will present its Distinguished Texan Award to Jerry Jones, the owner, president and gener
  • Published: Mar 16, 2010
Utah State - Merlin Olsen
NFF News Merlin Olsen, a 1980 College Football Hall of Fame inductee and a 1961 NFF National Scholar-Athlete, passed away March 11 in Duarte, Calif., at the age of 69. Olsen was only one 22 in
  • Published: Mar 15, 2010
2010 Footballetter Ballot Issue
DALLAS, March 11 - The National Football Foundation (NFF) announced today the names of 77 players and seven coaches who comprise the 2010 Football Bowl Subdivision Ballot for induction into the C
  • Published: Mar 11, 2010
Utah State - Merlin Olsen
Merlin Olsen, a 1980 College Football Hall of Fame inductee and a 1961 NFF National Scholar-Athlete, passed away March 11 in Duarte, Calif. He was 69 and had been battling mesothelioma, a form of
  • Published: Mar 11, 2010
NFF Chairman Archie Manning poses with a few  of the 2009 Scholar-Athletes
NFF News Another Banner Year of TV Ratings & Attendance Highlight America's Passion for College Football The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) showcased severa
  • Published: Mar 08, 2010
Ave Maria Gyrenes
It's astounding. Florida, a national hotbed for high school football, boasted more than 40,000 players last season. Yet for those thousands of high school student-athletes, many who would want to
  • Published: Mar 04, 2010
William Penn University Coach Miller watches as prospective players fill out forms to become part of his team.
Find more coverage of this event with a story by Richard Justice, a columnist for Houston Chronicle. Read the article by clicking here.. A high school football coach's concern for his players ne
  • Published: Mar 03, 2010
Arizona State - Larry Kentera
PHOENIX, March 3, 2010 -The largest crowd in the 29-year history of The Scottsdale Plaza Resort National Football Foundation Valley of the Sun Chapter Scholar-Athlete Banquet will pack the ballro
  • Published: Mar 03, 2010
Arizona State - Larry Kentera
Larry Kentera, long-time defensive coach at Arizona State University, head coach at Northern Arizona University, and the man who brought American football to the nation of Serbia, will accept the
  • Published: Mar 01, 2010
Harvard - William Henry Lewis
William Henry Lewis, who earned induction into the College Football Hall of Fame more than a century after leading Harvard to a 22-2 record, was recently profiled by WBUR-FM, the Boston NPR stati
  • Published: Feb 25, 2010
Chris Howard (Air Force)
Chris Howard, the inaugural recipient of the Campbell Trophy in 1990, recently appeared on CNN Newsroom, talking with Ali Velshi about his new book Money Makers: Inside the New World of Finance a
  • Published: Feb 25, 2010
Former Bears (from left) Jim Covert, Emery Moorehead, Steve McMichael, Glen Kozlowski and Bob Thomas. Both Covert (Pittsburgh) and McMichael (Texas) are members of the College Football Hall of Fame.
The NFF Chicago Metro Chapter held its annual scholar-athlete banquet Feb. 22, attracting an A-list crowd of former players and top-notch high school scholar-athletes. Larry Mayer, a reporter
  • Published: Feb 24, 2010
Statue of the legendary coach Eddie Robinson
On Saturday, Feb. 13, the 91st anniversary of Robinson's birth, the old gym at Grambling State became an 18,000-square-foot museum honoring Robinson's life and his 55 years as Grambling's coach.
  • Published: Feb 23, 2010
Hall of Fame coach Joe Paterno
Stanford running back Toby Gerhart accepted the Doak Walker Award on Friday night at the Hilton Anatole Hotel in Dallas. Former SMU running backs Eric Dickerson and Craig James, known in college a
  • Published: Feb 23, 2010
Greg Schiano
STATE COLLEGE, Pa., February 15, 2010 -- Greg Schiano, head football coach at Rutgers University, will be the featured speaker in late March at the 13th annual banquet honoring the athletic and a
  • Published: Feb 17, 2010
The 23rd Annual Awards Dinner of the Rhode Island Chapter of the National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame was held on Monday, May 3, 2010 at the Crowne Plaza in Warwick, Rhode Island.
The 23rd Annual Awards Dinner of the Rhode Island Chapter of the National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame will be held on Monday, May 3, 2010 at the Crowne Plaza in Warwick, Rhode
  • Published: Feb 17, 2010
Delaware - Rich Gannon
ST. PAUL, Minn., February 16, 2010 - Local high school scholar athletes and award winners, along with members of the College Football Hall of Fame, will be honored at the 3rd annual "Honoring Leg
  • Published: Feb 17, 2010
The NFF Board of Directors at their Dec. 9, 2009 meeting.
NEW YORK, Feb. 9, 2010 - The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) announced today that six exceptional individuals have accepted positions as members of its national boar
  • Published: Feb 10, 2010
Notre Dame - Brian Kelly
GRAMBLING, La. - University of Notre Dame head football coach Brian Kelly will deliver the keynote address at the grand opening ceremony of the Eddie G. Robinson Museum Saturday, Feb. 13, in Gram
  • Published: Feb 10, 2010
2010 NFF Columbus Chapter High School Scholar-Athletes
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Columbus Chapter of The National Football Foundation (NFF) and College Hall of Fame hosted its 49th annual Scholar-Athlete Awards Banquet on Feb. 8 at 6 p.m. at the Universit
  • Published: Feb 10, 2010
Syracuse - Jim McKenzie
Syracuse University senior Jim McKenzie (Springfield, Pa.) will receive the 2010 Scholar-Athlete of the Year Award at the 10th Annual Central New York Chapter of the National Football Foundation
  • Published: Jan 27, 2010
Joe Tiller
LARAMIE, Wyo. - Seventy-three top football scholar-athletes from 37 different Wyoming high schools have been nominated to receive scholarships and recognition by the Wyoming Chapter of the Nation
  • Published: Jan 13, 2010
NFF President & CEO Steve Hatchell presents the MacArthur Trophy to Alabama Coach Nick Saban
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Jan. 8, 2010 - The National Football Foundation & College Football Hall of Fame (NFF) today presented the MacArthur Trophy to the Alabama Crimson Tide (14-0) as their p
  • Published: Jan 12, 2010
Andy Talley
ORLANDO, Fla. - Jan. 11, 2010 - In front of over 1,500 coaches at the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Annual Convention, Steven J. Hatchell, president & CEO of The National Footb
  • Published: Jan 12, 2010
NFF President & CEO Steve Hatchell presents the MacArthur Trophy to Alabama Coach Nick Saban
NFF NewsMacArthur Trophy Claimed by AlabamaThe National Football Foundation & College Football Hall of Fame (NFF) presented the MacArthur Trophy to the Alabama Crimson Tide (14-0) as their pr
  • Published: Jan 12, 2010
The FWAA/AON Insurance Freshman All-America Team
The Football Writers Association of America and Aon Insurance announced their ninth annual Freshman All-America Team on Thursday morning during the association's annual awards breakfast. Ten of t
  • Published: Jan 08, 2010
Fiesta Bowl
NFF NewsTostitos Fiesta Bowl Honors the Newest College Football Hall of Fame Inductees Celebrating the legendary careers of 18 of the best to ever grace the gridiron, will continue its tradition to
  • Published: Jan 05, 2010

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