Division I FBS Independents - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Division I FBS Independents CBS to remain TV home for Army-Navy game through 2028 CBS will remain the TV home of the Army-Navy football game through 2028. CBS Sports and the service academies on Thursday announced a 10-year agreement that extends the network's media rights deal for the annual football rivalry game. The Army-Navy game has been aired on CBS every year since 1996. "Army-Navy is more than a game, and it'... Thu, 18 May 2017 16:24:00 GMT 2017-05-18T16:24:00Z Pick 6: New coordinators who could boost incumbent coaches Hiring a new coordinator can at times be as impactful to a college football program as making a head coaching change. Take Penn State, for example, where head coach James Franklin's hiring of Joe Moorhead last season helped get the Nittany Lions back in the top 10. Hire two new coordinators and, well, that can look like a major rebuild.... Thu, 06 Apr 2017 07:13:00 GMT 2017-04-06T07:13:00Z The Latest: Alabama is signing day champ _ again The Latest on college football's national signing day. (all times Eastern): 7:20 p.m. Alabama is the signing day champion for a seventh straight season, according to 247Sports' composite rankings . The Crimson Tide closed strong as usual and finished with a class that has six five-star recruits. Ohio State and Georgia... Thu, 02 Feb 2017 00:22:00 GMT 2017-02-02T00:22:00Z LaVell Edwards, who made BYU a football power, dies at 86 Before LaVell Edwards was promoted to head coach, BYU ran a slogging run-first offense that yielded mediocre or worse records. Under Edwards, dizzying passing numbers became the norm, and college football fans stayed in front of their TVs late Saturday nights from the 1970s to '90s to see just how many points the Cougars could score. Ji... Fri, 30 Dec 2016 03:10:00 GMT 2016-12-30T03:10:00Z Army rushes past North Texas in OT at Heart of Dallas Bowl DALLAS (AP) — For Army coach Jeff Monken, there was never really a second thought about what to do on fourth down from the 3 on the opening possession of overtime. Not with the way the triple-option Black Knights dominate running the ball and struggle kicking it. Jordan Asberry took a toss and scored Army's sixth rushing touchdown in a ... Wed, 28 Dec 2016 04:00:00 GMT 2016-12-28T04:00:00Z UConn fires football coach Diaco after 3-9 third season STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn fired football coach Bob Diaco on Monday after his third losing season, choosing to cut ties rather than allow Diaco to rebuild a struggling offense. Diaco will be relieved of his duties effective Jan. 2, university officials said. The move was surprising in its timing a month after the Huskies season ended bu... Mon, 26 Dec 2016 16:40:00 GMT 2016-12-26T16:40:00Z Williams runs for 210 yards, TD in BYU's Poinsettia Bowl win SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jamaal Williams and the BYU Cougars are a good fit in San Diego bowl games. Once a staple of the Holiday Bowl, the Cougars won their second Poinsettia Bowl on a rainy Wednesday night thanks mostly to Williams. The senior gained 210 yards on 26 carries and scored once, and Tanner Mangum ran for a touchdown and threw for ... Thu, 22 Dec 2016 06:47:00 GMT 2016-12-22T06:47:00Z Notre Dame hires Wake Forest's Elko as defensive coordinator SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Notre Dame has hired Mike Elko as its defensive coordinator, hoping he can turn around a unit that struggled at the beginning of last season and was blamed in part for a down year for the Fighting Irish. Elko has spent the past three seasons as the defensive coordinator at Wake Forest after two years at Bowling Green. The former Iv... Wed, 21 Dec 2016 15:29:00 GMT 2016-12-21T15:29:00Z Army beats Navy 21-17 to end 14-year losing streak in series BALTIMORE (AP) — The Army football team and its fans around the world can finally rejoice. No longer will they have to listen to barbs from Navy or lament another missed opportunity in the biggest game of the year. At long last, The Streak is over. Army ended a 14-year run of frustration against the Midshipmen, using an overpowering run... Sun, 11 Dec 2016 04:26:00 GMT 2016-12-11T04:26:00Z At West Point, the beat-Navy mindset is everywhere Army defensive back Gervon Simon has never played against Navy, and he's a senior. Even if he doesn't get his first chance on Saturday when the archrivals meet in Baltimore, he's more than ready for what will be the biggest football game of his life. "This is the most excited I've been and the most confident I've felt in our team in all four years," Simon... Thu, 08 Dec 2016 21:07:00 GMT 2016-12-08T21:07:00Z The Latest: Stanford and North Carolina in Sun Bowl NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the College Football Playoff and bowl selection (all times local): 6:20 p.m. SUN BOWL: Stanford, with the Pac-12's longest active bowl streak, will play North Carolina in the Sun Bowl on Dec. 30. The 16th-ranked Cardinal (9-3) are playing in their eighth consecutive b... Sun, 04 Dec 2016 23:23:00 GMT 2016-12-04T23:23:00Z Notre Dame AD Swarbrick backs Kelly on his weekly radio show SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Athletic director Jack Swarbrick says it's "business as usual" at Notre Dame and dismissed speculation that football coach Brian Kelly won't be back next season, saying "we're happy to do our part to provide entertainment to everyone who's been engaged in all of that." Speaking publicly for the first time since the Fighting Irish f... Sat, 03 Dec 2016 18:15:00 GMT 2016-12-03T18:15:00Z Kelly: I'm not interested in options outside Notre Dame SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly reiterated early Sunday that he plans to be back as coach of the Fighting Irish after a 45-27 loss to rival Southern California dropped the Fighting Irish to 4-8, their second-worst record in five decades. Kelly said in the postgame news conference Saturday that "Absolutely. I'll be back." Hours later, ... Sun, 27 Nov 2016 20:00:00 GMT 2016-11-27T20:00:00Z Adoree does it all in No. 12 USC's 45-27 rout of Notre Dame LOS ANGELES (AP) — By the time Adoree Jackson effortlessly hurdled Notre Dame's kicker and sprinted off to strike a Heisman pose in the end zone, every rain-soaked soul already knew they were seeing the culmination of something special for Southern California. Jackson might have punctuated his three-year career at the Coliseum with one last virtuoso displ... Sun, 27 Nov 2016 04:34:00 GMT 2016-11-27T04:34:00Z Notre Dame's Kelly says he'll 'absolutely' be back next year LOS ANGELES (AP) — Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly is confident he will be back next year after the Fighting Irish wrapped up a disappointing season with a blowout loss at Southern California on Saturday. Kelly won at least eight games in each of his first six seasons, but the Irish finished 4-8 this season, culminating in a 45-27 loss to the No. 12 Trojans.... Sun, 27 Nov 2016 04:04:00 GMT 2016-11-27T04:04:00Z Referee Ron Cherry hurt during Notre Dame-USC game LOS ANGELES (AP) — Referee Ron Cherry has left No. 12 Southern California's game against Notre Dame after getting accidentally hit by a player late in the third quarter. USC linebacker Michael Hutchings ran into Cherry behind the play after the Trojans sacked Irish quarterback DeShone Kizer on third down. Cherry dropped straight to the turf after his head made contact with H... 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