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Around the Dog Park: Gearing up for the NFL Draft

Checking in on spring games around the country.. UCF continues to flex.. Temple and USF continue to work on building new stadiums..

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General G5

  • College football legend Pat White has landed his first coaching job. The former WVU Mountaineer will be roaming the sidelines of the SWAC at Alcorn State this season.
  • DIII powerhouse Mary Hardin-Baylor has announced some extremely serious NCAA violations. Head Coach Pete Fredenburg has been suspended three months without pay and will miss the first three games of the 2018 season.
  • The NCAA DI Transfer Working Group continues to focus on improving the NCAA guidelines around transfer rules to make them more friendly to the student athlete.
  • The Big Sky Conference will have ten games televised on ROOT Sports this season.
  • Underdogs headline this list of NFL Draft sleepers. Keep your eyes on these names over the rest of the week.


arking and Traffic Around Temple's Proposed Retail and Stadium Complex

Watch: Temple’s plan to alleviate congestion around the multipurpose facility on game days.

Posted by Temple University on Wednesday, April 18, 2018
  • It’s behind a pay wall at The Athletic but this profile on UCF starting quarterback McKenzie Milton is well worth signing up for a free trial. Feel free to use this referral link to sign up.
  • SMU fans may not be able to stomach it but this history capsule of a 1980 heartbreaker loss to BYU in the Holiday Bowl.


Sun Belt

  • 247 Sports published a lengthy breakdown of New Mexico State Aggie Jaleel Scott’s game.
  • Here’s a first-hand account of the Arkansas State spring game.
  • Texas State linebacker Frankie Griffin is a top choice for a breakout candidate for the Bobcats’ defense this season.