CU football legend John Wooten selected for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame

BOULDER — Juanita Wooten won’t have a problem finding a birthday present for her husband this year; she will just have to accompany him to the honor of a lifetime the day before he turns 76 this December. John Wooten, the All-American guard for the University of Colorado in the mid-to-late 1950s, has been selected…

NFL Hall-of-Famer Harry Carson is Walter Camp “Man of the Year”

Former SC State All-American and New York Giants’ captain will be honored on January 14 Contact: Al Carbone (203) 671-4421 Follow us on Twitter @WalterCampPR Click here to visit website link NEW HAVEN, CT – Former New York Giants’ captain and Hall-of-Fame linebacker Harry Carson (South Carolina State) is the recipient of the Walter Camp…

British Soccer Officials Intrigued by N.F.L.’s Rooney Rule

Hearing the words Rooney Rule and English soccer in the same breath may lead to this question: What has the Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney been up to now? Wrong question and wrong Rooney. As hard as it is to believe, English soccer is hoping to mimic American football, especially the N.F.L.’s so-called Rooney Rule.…

Mehri Advances Rooney Rule with English Soccer Leagues

Mehri & Skalet is making a splash across the pond this week, where Cyrus Mehri had what the Daily Telegraph called a “historic meeting” on the fate of minority coaches in English soccer. Mehri met Tuesday with senior executives from the Football Association, English Premier League, Football League and League Managers’ Association, as well as…

Fritz Pollard Alliance Awards Ceremony

Super Bowl XLV had many events, but one in particular brought everyone together to celebrate diversity in NFL leadership and honor those who work diligently to make it a reality – The Fritz Pollard Alliance Awards Ceremony. Click here to see photos of the event

Leslie Frazier: NFL coach continues SWAC tradition

By MAX EDISON Defender The Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) has long been known as the small college conference that produces titans in the NFL. Throughout the 90-year history of the conference, the names, just in recent history, roll off like a who’s who of NFL stars. They include Michael Strahan, Jerry Rice, Doug Williams, Walter…