Tuesday October 17, 2017
National Anthem: The college player kicked off the team by his teammates for kneeling for the Anthem has been reinstated.
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.
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.