Callie Neilson Named NESCAC Player of the Week

San Diego Native First to Earn Honor at Amherst This Season Former NSR prospect Callie Neilson, a 5’8″ setter from Francis W. Parker High in Escondido, CA, has been named the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Volleyball Co-Athlete of the Week for the week of October 4-10.   The Amherst College sophomore averaged 12.0 assists … Read more

NCAA Football Parity Apparent in 2010

Sixteen Years Ago, Rule Change Finally Offering the Have-nots a Chance to Compete The changes actually began to take shape thirty-two years ago in 1978.  That’s when the NCAA decided that bullying in big-time football would no longer be allowed.  Bullying might be a bit harsh, but it is true that smaller DI programs were being left … Read more

Top Athletes Do Not Always Make the Best Recruits

NSR Scouts Determined to Find the Best Prospects for College Coaches NSR scouts evaluate talent every day.  When we enroll a prospect, it’s true that we have an idea about where he or she might fit in as a college recruit, but because every college coach sees different attributes and faults in each candidate, the accuracy of predicting where … Read more

T*W*I*S: Record Seven FCS Upsets This Fall

Smaller Football Programs Coming Away with Key Wins  A high-five to the NCAA Football Championship Series division for continuing to come away with big-time upsets against their larger counterparts in the FBS.  The list of unexpected wins grows larger each year and the apple cart may be flipped another time or two before the season ends.  … Read more

Kirby Brings Bears Back

QB Leads Team Back from 18-0 Deficit Former NSR prospect Cody Kirby had yet another solid day last Saturday as the Missouri State Bears QB was 24-for-39 for 298 yards with two touchdowns and no interceptions in a 35-25 come-from-behind wiin against perrennial power Youngstown State.  It was his 14th career 200-yard passing game.  In the … Read more

Week Five of the “Landry Watch”

Tracking the former NSR prospect and Heisman candidate through the 2010 season.   Week 5:  Oklahoma 28 (5-0), Texas 20 Week 6:  OU has an open date this week, but will resume play on 10/16 against Iowa State in Norman.   Former NSR prospect and Oklahoma QB Landry Jones led the eighth ranked Oklahoma Sooners (5-0) over Big 12 power and #16 … Read more

Cody Kirby Leading Missouri State Bears

Bears QB Named MVFC Player of the Week   Former NSR prospect, Cody Kirby, is following up where he left off last season as the starting quarterback for the Missouri State Bears football team.  The Missouri Valley Football Conference announced its weekly awards on Sunday (Sept. 12), and Cody, from Rogers, Arkansas, was named Offensive Player … Read more

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