Tuesday October 17, 2017
Auburn: When if he was concerned for his job security today, Gus Malzahn told Auburn Undercover, “No, I’m not. The only thing I’m worried about is beating Arkansas and coming back and getting healed up for a week and try to finish this thing with the goals that we started to. ”
North Dakota: Athletic director Brian Faison has announced that he will retire from his post at the end of 2017. From January 1, 2018 through June 30, 2018 Faison will serve as a special advisor to UND athletics.
Charleston Southern: To protest their administration’s handling of food services on campus, Charleston Southern ripped the logos off their helmets on Saturday.
Mike Leach: With Bill Moos off to Nebraska many wondered if Mike Leach might wind up following him. Leach addresses that here.
National Anthem: The college player kicked off the team by his teammates for kneeling for the Anthem has been offered reinstatement. Will he accept? Its complicated…
Jackson State (FCS): AD Wheeler Brown gave head coach Tony Hughes a vote of confidence to the Jackson Clarion-Ledger. “My support hasn’t wavered and at the end of the day, I still think coach Hughes is the man for the job,” Brown told the paper. Jackson State is 0-6 this season, its worst start since 1969, after falling to Division II Tuskegee 33-7 on Saturday. In 2013 the Tigers won 8 games, 5 wins in 2014 and 3 wins in each of 2015 & 2016. Hughes took over as head coach following the 2015 season.
Southern Virginia (D-III): Southern Virginia University will become an associate member of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference for football beginning in the 2019-2020 academic year. SVU is currently an associate member of the New Jersey Athletic Conference, and have been since 2014, when they transitioned from NAIA to Division III.
Houston Nutt vs. Ole Miss: Nutt agreed to drop his lawsuit against Ole Miss. Read more on the situation here.
SEC: The league narrowly escaped a major officiating controversy over the weekend.