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Shackelford Attends NFF Campbell Trophy Summit

BY: OleMissSports.com, Phil Mayer NFF Correspondent Who would think that a life-changing event would come from a Facebook message? For former Ole Miss linebacker Deterrian (D.T.) Shackelford, this is exactly what happened when Silicon Valley executive Mark Flynn direct messaged him, inviting him to the National Football Foundation (NFF) Campbell Trophy Summit, sponsored by Intuit. “He just reached …

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Courtney Love’s Pro Day at University of Kentucky

By Jennifer Smith – jsmith3@herald-leader.com Lining the walls of the weight room and the sidelines of the indoor training center taking in Friday’s Kentucky Pro Day festivities were more than a handful of players hoping to be participating in it a year from now. Watching their 15 former teammates go through skills and drills for …

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Front and Center – Coach Darlington

By: Ty Darlington, TyDarlington.wordpress.com This wasn’t the plan.  It wasn’t even Plan B…Or Plan C…Or D… Or E. It wasn’t a possible outcome… At least not in my mind. But God had other plans. And in typical God-fashion, His Plan ended up being far better for me than any path I could have plotted for myself. So where do …

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Trevor Knight Named 2016 Wuerffel Trophy Recipient

By Seth Stringer | 315-4421 | @SethSnwfdn | sstringer@nwfdailynews.com     Philanthropy, not football, shaped Trevor Knight’s college career. Sure, throwing for four touchdowns and 348 yards and securing MVP honors in Oklahoma’s 45-31 Sugar Bowl win over Alabama was memorable. Sure, beating rival Texas in 2014 in the Red River Rivalry was memorable. Sure, when …

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Ty Darlington Claims 2016 Wuerffel Trophy

By:  Sooner Sports.com NEW YORK — Ty Darlington became the second Oklahoma center in the last three years to win the Wuerffel Trophy, known as “College Football’s Premier Award for Community Service.” Darlington was on hand for the announcement at a National Football Foundation press conference at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City. Darlington, who is also …

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Matt Barkley Named 2012 Wuerffel Trophy Recipient

By:  USCTrojans.com USC senior quarterback Matt Barkley has been named the 2012 winner of the Wuerffel Trophy, given to the college football player who best combines exemplary community service with athletic and academic achievement. The award, presented annually since 2005 by the All-Sports Association of Fort Walton Beach (Fla.), is named after former Florida and NFL quarterback …

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