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2008 Lott IMPACT Trophy winner James Laurinaitis of Ohio State was just inducted into the school’s Hall of Fame.  Now an analyst on the Big Ten network, Laurinaitis says he’d like to get into coaching. The leading tackler in the history of the Rams, he should have plenty of opportunities moving forward…

Oklahoma junior linebacker Caleb Kelly, who is on the 2018 Lott IMPACT Trophy Watch List, has been named to the AFCA Good Works Team.

Among his off-field activities, Kelly has served food to needy families in the local community, traveled with Sooners For Haiti, and volunteered with youth camps and a camp for children with special needs. He has also served as president of the OU chapter of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes for the past two years…

Four of the head coaches in the Big Ten are coaching at their alma mater – Jim Harbaugh at Michigan, Scott Frost at Nebraska, Pat Fitzgerald at Northwestern and Paul Chryst at Wisconsin…

The oldest player in college football this year is Colorado’s 31-year-old placekicker James Stefanou.  The Australian born Stefanou was a freshman All-American last year…

Colorado Head Coach Mike Macintyre is a dead ringer for John Elway…

Of the 128 schools playing Division 1 (Football Bowl Subdivision) football, 16 have female Sports Information Directors.  And most schools now list twitter accounts rather than e-mails for their communications staff.