A disturbing situation in East Lansing has added a head-scratching twist. According to ESPN.com, and by way of a Freedom of Information request, Michigan State football staffer Curtis Blackwell was on the receiving end of a one-month contract extension earlier this month. Blackwell, whose title with the football program is director of college advancement and performance, was set to see his contract expire at the end of this week.
Tony Sanchez and UNLV were 4-8 in 2016. UNLV is set up to be a beneficiary of the Oakland Raiders’ impending move to Las Vegas. The NFL voted 31-1 Monday to approve the Raiders’ relocation request to Las Vegas.
Maryland footballs 2017 recruiting class was its highest-rated class since recruiting services became a thing. The class is off to a good start already, as local three-star defensive end/linebacker Durell Nchami committed to Maryland in mid-March. DeSue is a dual-threat quarterback from the same high school as Brandon and Breyon Gaddy and Tahj Capehart three of Marylands biggest recruits from the Class of 2017.