Ole Miss confirmed Wednesday that it has received an updated Notice of Allegations (NOA) from the NCAA. As a result, the school announced via a 20-minute video that it has been charged with lack of institutional control and will impose a one-year postseason ban on top of the sanctions it imposed on itself in May 2016. As part of that postseason ban, athletic director Ross Bjork said the school “must forfeit,” per SEC rules, its annual portion of SEC postseason football revenue for next year.
Earlier this week, Brad Lambert added a longtime Power Five assistant to his Charlotte coaching staff. Not long after, he has added another. The 49ers announced in a release that Keith Henry has been hired by Lambert as his running backs coach. The 49ers’ coach at that position last season, Damien Gary, will shift to wide receivers. Henry and Lambert (pictured, left) were on the same staff at Wake Forest, so they have a previous working relationship. “Keith brings a lot of experience to our program,” said Lambert in a statement. “Having coached on both sides of the ball, he brings an added dimension of a defensive perspective to our offense. We’re really glad he’s coming on board with us. He’s
Trenton Thompson had 56 tackles, 9.5 tackles for loss and five sacks in 2016. Wednesday night’s hospital trip stemmed from “an adverse reaction to medications prescribed specifically for his medical condition.” He was released Thursday. “With respect to (Wednesday) night’s incident, the physical appearance and behavior described in the UGA PD report is solely related to an adverse reaction to medications prescribed specifically for his medical condition,” UGA’s statement said.