University of Akron football coach Terry Bowden’s father, Bobby Bowden, appeared at the team’s kickoff luncheon Friday and offered more than a few opinions on the state of college football. Most can be read in tomorrow’s edition of the Akron Beacon Journal.
But there was one choice nugget that worries him in the era of autonomy: agents.
“I am definitely not a fan of agents,” Bowden said.
That has been a conundrum for the NCAA for years as agents find ways to ingratiate themselves with athletes even with the stringent rules that college sports’ governing body now has.To read more or comment...
The spots are filled in the Akron Zips two-deep depth chart. Analysis will come later today. Then again, there are only a couple of surprises.
QB: Kyle Pohl, Tommy Woodson
RB: Jawon Chisholm, Conor HundleyTo read more or comment...
Akron Zips football coach Terry Bowden released the following statement clarifying the status of two players involved in an off-the-field incident earlier this summer:
"Johnny Robinson and Donte Williams returned to practice this week. They are still in violation of team rules and have been taken off scholarship. In order to play football this fall as seniors, they must each pay their own way. Johnny will not start in the opener against Howard."To read more or comment...