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2014 Good Works Team Nominees Announced

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Allstate, American Football Coaches Association Announce Record-Breaking 182 Nominees for 2014 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team® Nominees announced for top college football honor recognizing outstanding community service achievements NORTHBROOK, Ill., July 15, 2014 – For 23 years the Allstate AFCA Good Works Team® has served as one of the most coveted and prestigious off-the-field honors in colle...

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Guidelines to improve student-athlete safety released

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Guidelines to improve student-athlete safety released For the past six months, the NCAA and College Athletic Trainers’ Society have been working with prominent medical organizations, college football coaches, administrators and conference commissioners to develop new guidelines to improve safety for college student-athletes. Today, those groups released three inter-association guidelines that address independent medical care for college student-athl...

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Ithaca's Mike Welch Named 2014 AFCA President

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Ithaca College Head Coach Mike Welch will lead the American Football Coaches Association in 2014 as president of the organization.

Welch, who moves up from first vice-president of the Association, succeeds outgoing president Mack Brown of the University of Texas. Welch was elected president by members attending the Association’s 2014 convention this week in Indianapolis, Indiana.

“I am so excited and very proud to be named President of the American Football Coaches Assoc...

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AFCA Annouces 2013 Division II Coaches' All-America Team

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Bloomsburg running back Franklyn Quiteh and Texas A&M-Commerce defensive lineman Charlie Tuaau headline the 2013 AFCA Division II Coaches’ All-America Team announced today by the American Football Coaches Association. The AFCA has selected an All-America team since 1945 and currently selects teams in all five of its divisions. What makes these teams so special is that they are the only ones chosen exclusively by the men who know the players the best — the coaches themselves....

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