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Allstate, AFCA Name Nominees for 2014 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team

Allstate, AFCA Name Nominees for 2014 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team

July 18, 2014 No Comments

For 23 years the Allstate AFCA Good Works Team has served as one of the most coveted and prestigious off-the-field honors in college football. The award recognizes players whose charitable involvement and community service contributions stand out among all other student-athletes participating in the sport. Allstate Insurance Company and the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) ...

Attention To Detail Wins Games

Attention To Detail Wins Games

April 10, 2014 No Comments

You see it every Sunday on TV during the football season. A group of players stand in a circle, with one player in the middle, leading the war-cry, hyping it up. But winning at football is about a lot more than hype, says Rob Ash, head coach at Montana State University. Winning is about fundamentals, ...

Amway To Sponsor College Football’s USA Today Coaches Poll, AFCA Coaches’ Trophy

Amway To Sponsor College Football’s USA Today Coaches Poll, AFCA Coaches’ Trophy

February 19, 2014 No Comments

Following one of the most exciting college football seasons in recent years, leading direct seller Amway announced that it has partnered with the USA TODAY Sports Media Group and the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) in a landmark deal to sponsor some of the sport’s most endearing assets. Amway’s new partnership will integrate three unique ...

Ithaca College Head Coach Mike Welch Named 2014 AFCA President

Ithaca College Head Coach Mike Welch Named 2014 AFCA President

January 17, 2014 No Comments

Ithaca College head coach Mike Welch will lead the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) in 2014 as president of the organization. Welch, who moves up from first vice-president of the association, succeeds outgoing president Mack Brown of the University of Texas. Welch was elected president by members attending the association’s 2014 convention in Indianapolis, Ind. ...

Rogers Athletic To Host Live Football Training Clinics At AFCA

Rogers Athletic To Host Live Football Training Clinics At AFCA

January 8, 2014 No Comments

Rogers Athletic has been developing skill development tools for Football for over 40 years — tools that are tested, safe, and innovatively develop more effective athletes and teams for competition. As a proud, long term exhibitor at the AFCA show, Rogers announced they will be conducting live coaching and teaching demonstrations on many of their ...

AFCA Announces 2013 FBS All-America Team

AFCA Announces 2013 FBS All-America Team

December 20, 2013 No Comments

Boston College running back Andre Williams and Pittsburgh defensive lineman Aaron Donald headline the 2013 AFCA FBS Coaches’ All-America Team announced by the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA). The AFCA has selected an All-America team since 1945 and currently selects teams in all five of its divisions. What makes these teams so special is that ...

2014 AFCA Convention Headed To Indianapolis

2014 AFCA Convention Headed To Indianapolis

December 19, 2013 No Comments

Another large crowd is expected when the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) holds its 91st annual convention at the Indiana Convention Center, January 12-15, 2014. More than 6,000 coaches are expected to attend the annual gathering. The convention will feature a four-day coaching clinic, business meetings and major functions including the President’s Kickoff Luncheon, the ...

Craig Bohl and Jimbo Fisher Headline AFCA Regional Coach Of The Year Awards

Craig Bohl and Jimbo Fisher Headline AFCA Regional Coach Of The Year Awards

December 10, 2013 No Comments

Florida State’s Jimbo Fisher and Craig Bohl of North Dakota State highlight the American Football Coaches Association’s (AFCA) 2013 Regional Coach of the Year winners. The AFCA?recognizes five regional Coach of the Year winners in each of the Association’s five divisions:?Football Bowl Subdivision, Football Championship Subdivision, Division II, Division III and NAIA. The winners are ...

Thousands Of Collegiate Coaches To Fight MD This Weekend

Thousands Of Collegiate Coaches To Fight MD This Weekend

September 27, 2013 No Comments

In virtually every college stadium this weekend, more than 10,000 football coaches at more than 611 educational institutions will unite to support the Coach To Cure MD program, with the support of a new corporate sponsor, Northwestern Mutual, a leading financial security company. Coach To Cure MD is a partnership between the American Football Coaches ...

Coach To Cure MD Set For September 28 Games

Coach To Cure MD Set For September 28 Games

September 18, 2013 No Comments

For the sixth year in a row, college football coaches nationwide will join together in support of the Coach To Cure MD program, which will be held during games of Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013. The rapidly growing annual effort has raised more than a$1 million to battle Duchenne muscular dystrophy. On Sept. 28, American Football ...

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Cleveland Browns’ Joe Haden To Wear Unequal During 2014 Season

Cleveland Browns all-pro defensive back Joe Haden has signed a multi-year endorsement agreement with Unequal Technologies, the leading provider...

7 Critical Variables For Training Speed, Agility and Quickness

Athletes who want to be successful in their chosen sports should not take a casual approach to their speed,...

4 “Hit-And-Shed” Linebacker Drills From Lou Tepper

  Currently the defensive coordinator at the University of Buffalo and a man with over 40 years of collegiate...

Arena Football League To Require Helmet Sensors

The Arena Football League (AFL), in partnership with Brain Sentry,  became the first professional sports league to require helmet-mounted...