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Northwest Missouri State No. 1 in Preseason AFCA Poll

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After winning a fifth national title in 2015, Northwest Missouri State will start 2016 where they ended last year – at No. 1 in the AFCA Division II Coaches’ Top 25 Poll. This is the fourth time since the poll began in 2000 that the Bearcats start the season ranked No. 1. Semifinalists from last season’s playoffs, West Georgia and Grand Valley State (Mich.), are ranked second and third, respectively, followed by national runner-up Shepherd (W.Va.) at No. 4. Colorado State-Pueblo rounds ...

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Ashland's Lee Owens Named 2016 AFCA President

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Ashland University Head Coach Lee Owens will lead the American Football Coaches Association in 2016 as president of the organization.

Owens, who moves up from second vice-president of the Association, succeeds outgoing president Tommy Tuberville of the University of Cincinnati. Owens was elected president by members attending the Association’s 2016 convention this week in San Antonio, Texas.

“I’m humbled to be included with the great coaches in our game who have se...

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Grant Teaff to Receive 2016 NFF Award

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The longtime Executive Director of the American Football Coaches Association and College Football Hall of Famer will be recognized at the 59th NFF Annual Awards Dinner in New York City. IRVING, Texas (May 4, 2016) – The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) announced today that College Football Hall of Fame coach Grant Teaff, who was recently named Executive Director Emeritus of the American Football Coac...

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2016 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team Nominees Announced

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The prestigious college football award celebrates a quarter-century of recognizing student-athletes for acts of good in their communities NORTHBROOK, Ill., July 13, 2016 – Allstate Insurance Company and the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) today announced 165 nominees for the 2016 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team®, one of the most coveted off-the-field honors in college football.  This year marks the 25th anniversary ...

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