Tuesday October 23, 2018
Maryland: The Commission responsible for the investigation met with Maryland's Board of Regents today. The Commission then left, and the Regents met in closed session. The Regents have now left. "We've been told not to expect any statement or media availability," tweets Talia Richman who is covering the meeting. Update: Maryland regents will hold another meeting, this time via conference call, on Thursday, but no public statement is expected afterward.
Missouri Southern State: Sources tell FootballScoop Missouri Southern State has identified Garden City head coach Jeff Sims as a strong candidate for their head coaching opening. More to the story here...
Down 14 late: Coaches should always go for two in this scenario...
Todd Graham: Former Arizona State head coach Todd Graham penned an article on Athletes for God - Total Surrender (to Jesus).
Ohio State: Ohio State is off this weekend, then closes out the regular season with Nebraska, at Michigan State, at Maryland and vs. Michigan. Urban Meyer will be under a microscope. Will be interesting to see how he operates to release the tension and deal with the "Friction".
Maryland: The board of regents is reconvening today to "discuss the commission's findings and plot a course for the future," with "the bulk of the meeting will be focused on what's next for the football program," according to the Washington Post. DJ Durkin's future with the program is a significant matter at hand today for the Board. The report adds that one member of the commission is expected to be available to answer questions today.
Michigan vs. Michigan State: Michigan State issues a statement, and Jim Harbaugh and Mark Dantonio continue to exchange barbs.
Limestone College (D-II - SC): Limestone College dismissed head coach Tony Ierulli after eight games into his tenure. "While our record and the level of competitiveness were both taken into account, there were several other factors that went into the decision to make a change at this point in the season," AD Mike Cerino said in a statement." After listening to the team's student-athlete leadership, and talking with the administration, I thought it best not to delay in making this move." Offensive coordinator Brian Turk has been named interim head coach. The Saints' season ends Nov. 3 vs. Wingate.