July 25, 2013 |
Sports fans all over New England were full of anticipation Tuesday, the day before Patriots Coach Bill Belichick made his first public comments regarding the team's former tight end Aaron Hernandez, who has been charged with first-degree murder. On the the CSN New England sports talk show "Uno Sports Tonight," a panel discussed what Belichick would and should say during the press conference. Here are some samples of the thought-provoking and highly intellectual dialogue between panel members Gary Tanguay and Kirk Minihane: "You're full of crap!"
November 21, 2013 |
Rick Neuheisel was head coach at Colorado, Washington and UCLA, so the former Bruins quarterback knows his way around the Pac-12 Conference. He also plays the guitar, and the Pac-12 Networks analyst is in the habit of penning and performing college-football related songs. Neuheisel's latest composition is a tribute to USC interim Coach Ed Orgeron, who has guided the Trojans to five wins in six games. Last Saturday, the Trojans upset Stanford at the Coliseum. "A tribute to what has taken place there," Neuheisel said during the Pac-12 Networks Football Podcast.
September 2, 2005
*--* No School Comment 1 USC Only a freak ballroom-dancing injury can stop third consecutive AP crown. 2 IOWA Strange BCS crop circles forming near Coach Kirk's football farm. 3 TEXAS Coach asks to reschedule Ohio State game for September of 3005. 4 FLORIDA It's not the heat that worries Urban Meyer, it's the humidity. 5 VIRGINIA TECH Comparing Vick with older brother is no left-handed compliment. 6 TENNESSEE First team to institute two-a-day court proceedings in off-season.
December 31, 2009 |
Texas Tech fired Mike Leach on Wednesday after the coach took the school to court to try to overturn his suspension for alleged mistreatment of an injured player. "I'm very sad to say there's only one person to blame for this and it's Mike Leach," Texas Tech Chancellor Kent Hance told the Associated Press. Jerry Turner , vice chairman of the university system's board of regents, said "other things" came to light during an investigation of Leach's treatment of receiver Adam James . The sophomore alleged the coach twice confined him to a small, dark place after the player received a diagnosis of a concussion.
December 12, 2002
USC offensive coordinator Norm Chow on Wednesday won the Broyles Award, which is presented annually to the nation's top assistant coach. And Chow, who attended a dinner and award presentation in Little Rock, Ark., said he intends to remain an assistant under Coach Pete Carroll with the Trojans. Chow was regarded as a candidate to replace Ron McBride at Utah, his alma mater, but Urban Meyer of Bowling Green accepted the Utah job on Wednesday.
December 5, 2004 |
Coaching Notre Dame is still Urban Meyer's dream job. It just isn't the one he's taking. Meyer said Saturday the professional and financial opportunity presented to him by Florida was too good to pass up. And by the time Notre Dame called, Meyer already knew he was heading for the Swamp, not the Golden Dome. "This was a family decision that was made prior to the other situation," Meyer said Saturday after the fifth-ranked Utes practiced.
December 31, 2004 |
Utah quarterback Alex Smith, who was a Heisman Trophy finalist and already has earned his degree, is strongly considering declaring for the NFL draft instead of returning for his senior season. He is awaiting information from the NFL about where he might go in the draft, and also has been conferring with his uncle, Michigan State Coach John L. Smith. "It's pretty tough any time to turn down a first-round contract," said Smith, adding he has "heard a lot of different things."
October 4, 2007 |
Jarett Dillard caught two touchdown passes, Andrew Sendejo intercepted two passes and Rice held off a fourth-quarter comeback to end a four-game losing streak Wednesday night with a 31-29 victory over Southern Mississippi at Hattiesburg, Miss. The Golden Eagles, 2-3 overall and 1-1 in Conference USA, trailed by 24 points with 10:30 left, but rallied and had a chance to tie the score. But a two-point conversion pass was batted down by the Owls (1-4, 1-0).
September 17, 2006 |
Another Florida coach has Tennessee's number. Dallas Baker caught a 21-yard touchdown pass from Chris Leak that gave Florida the lead in the fourth quarter and the Gators held on to beat No. 13 Tennessee, 21-20, on Saturday in a Southeastern Conference game. Coach Urban Meyer's first trip to Neyland Stadium as Florida head coach was a success, and he made it two straight against the Vols.