A four-time Pro Bowler who played 14 seasons with the San Francisco 49ers, Young joined coach Will Muschamp’s staff in 2011 after one year at San Jose State and another at Notre Dame.
The University of Alabama moved swiftly in replacing former director of athletics Mal Moore, who stepped down on Wednesday afternoon amid health concerns. University president Judy Bonner released a statement Thursday morning saying she will recommend Alabama alumnus and former Tennessee football coach Bill Battle as the school’s next athletics director.
The Big East’s departing Catholic 7 schools are expected to start their own league next season and will keep the Big East Conference name, sources told ESPN’s Brett McMurphy, Andy Katz and Dana O’Neil.
Former Miami assistant Clint Hurtt provided false or misleading information during the NCAA’s investigation into the Hurricanes’ athletic department, according to public documents obtained by ESPN.
Players who target and hit defenseless players above the shoulders will be ejected from games under a proposal unanimously approved by the NCAA Football Rules Committee.
A former five-star recruit for Alabama was arrested for the second time in two days and was among four freshmen, all suspended Tuesday, who face charges of second-degree robbery or credit-card fraud stemming from Monday arrests.