Posted by: Chris Vannini on Tuesday April 26, 2016
NFL Draft: Here’s a look at the schools with the most draft picks over the last five years.
Eastern Michigan: In an open letter, the school says, in part, “We have absolutely no plans to eliminate football or move into any other division or conference. … We want to collectively reiterate that any notion, suggestion, or headline that in any way suggests Eastern is considering eliminating football or moving into another conference or division, is absolutely false. We will remain proud members of the Mid-American Conference football family for a long, long time.”
Morgan State: Athletic director Floyd Kerr will retire at the end of the academic year. Kerr has been in the role since 2005. An interim AD will be appointed if the search for a replacement does not conclude by the end of June.
Tennessee: Associate director of strength & conditioning Michael Szerszen is now leading the strength program, but his title will not change, according to multiple reports.
Buffalo: Former Arizona Cardinals assistant strength and conditioning coach Pete Alosi will join the UB staff in the same role, according to Sports Illustrated. Alosi worked with the Cardinals from 2008-14.
Boston College: Steve Addazio earned $2,333,628 in 2014-15, and athletic director Brad Bates earned $643,739, according to BC Heights, citing the latest tax returns. Both of those were slight decreases from the previous year.
Northwestern: Pat Fitzgerald was paid $2.49 million for the 2013-14 academic year, and athletic director Jim Phillips earned $1.36 million according to InsideNU.com, citing the most recent tax returns.
Arkansas Monticello: Per source, linebackers coach / special teams coordinator Cody Scribner will leave the staff. Scribner has been on staff since 2013.
Here are today’s News, Notes & Quotes.