Posts Tagged ‘football’

Concussion regulation bills likely to be filed again

by Clay Chandler Published: December 14,2012

Tags: brain injuries, concussion tests, football, student athletics

Officials in University of Mississippi Medical Center will again support legislation that establishes guidelines for how to treat concussions in youth sports and requires concussion education among coaches and officials. Three different bills that would have done that died in committee during the 2012 session. Rep. Toby Barker, R-Hattiesburg, authored one of the bills. He […] [...]

Ex-NFL players file federal lawsuit over concussions

JACKSON — A federal lawsuit filed in Mississippi on behalf of more than 50 former NFL players claims the league conspired to hide the dangers of concussions and brain trauma associated with professional football. The lawsuit was filed Aug. 28 in U.S. District Court in Jackson. Some of the players named in the lawsuit are […] [...]

Finally, an official SEC tailgating cookbook

by Lynn Lofton Published: September 2,2012

Tags: cooking, football, SEC, tailgating

It’s officially football season in Mississippi. In addition to how the teams are going to fare, lots of thoughts turn to food and tailgating. Fans and alumni of the schools of the SEC have raised tailgating to an art form. The editors of Southern Living magazine have produced a beautiful book that not only has […] [...]

Harrell Contracting wins MSU stadium contract

STARKVILLE — Tutor Perini Corporation of Sylmar, Calif., a civil and building construction company, reports its subsidiary, Anderson Companies’ Harrell Contracting Group, was selected as general contractor for Mississippi State University’s Davis Wade Stadium addition at Scott Field. The stadium is undergoing an expansion and renovation that will increase capacity to 61,337, provide additional premium […] [...]

Ex-NFL player going to jail for defrauding investors

JACKSON — Former NFL football player Jeffrey Walker is going to prison for defrauding investors in four states of more than $2 million in what prosecutors say was a land development scheme involving property in China. A federal judge sentenced Walker to 45 months for wire fraud and 36 months for tax evasion. The sentences […] [...]

Nutt to resign as Ole Miss football coach at season’s end

by Associated Press Published: November 7,2011

Tags: Alabama, BCS, dan mullen, football, houston nutt, LSU, Mississippi state football, Ole Miss, Oxford, Southeastern Conference

OXFORD — Ole Miss football coach Houston Nutt will resign at the end of the season. Nutt will coach the Rebels’ last three games this year,” athletic director Pete Boone said at a press conference Monday, where also announced that he will step down as athletic AD by the end of 2012. The Rebels have […] [...]

Cartoon – October 17, 2011

by For the MBJ Published: October 16,2011

Tags: Cartoon, College Football, football, MBJ cartoon, mississippi pro football, Ricky Noblie

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Glanville to push for football team in Jackson

by MBJ Staff Published: October 3,2011

Tags: athletics, football, professional sports, sports

JACKSON — On Oct. 5, former NFL head coach Jerry Glanville will visit Jackson to meet with city officials and business leaders to discuss the potential for a Jackson-based United Football League expansion team to participate in the 2012 season. Glanville, who was the head coach of the Atlanta Falcons (1986-1989) and Houston Oilers (1990-1993), […] [...]

Security Credit teams with Rudy

by Wally Northway Published: August 24,2009

Tags: delinquencies, finance, football, recession

OXFORD — Security Credit Services has partnered with Rudy Ruettiger, the former Notre Dame football who was featured in the movie “Rudy,” aimed at helping those in tough financial circumstances. A dinner and speech was held earlier this month in Oxford at the Oxford University Club and in Atlanta at the Grand Hyatt in Buckhead. […] [...]

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