The governing board of the University of Texas is expected to extend the length of football coach Mack Brown’s contract by four years, through 2020, a well-placed source told the American-Statesman this evening.
They threw around ideas people dream about -- a 64-team football playoff -- and others that might be more realistic: finding a way to let players receive a small stipend in addition to their scholarships.
It was growing late on the night of Nov. 9, 2011. John P. Surma, the chief executive of U.S. Steel and the vice chairman of Penn State University’s board of trustees, sat at a rectangular table at the Penn Stater Hotel.
A day after announcing the end of Grand Rapids Community College’s football program, administrators at the school said they still see athletics as a valuable part of the college’s mission and will continue to support the school’s teams in other sports.