Philadelphia, PA(Sports Network) -Sometimes everyone needs a change of scenery, a chance to try something different and gain new experiences.
For the Northeast Conference football schools, the FCS postseason as a whole will be a recently renovated adventure for possibly more than one team. But the NEC also enters this upcoming season without two programs from 2012.
Albany and Monmouth both departed the conference after the culmination of last season - Monmouth to become an FCS independent and Albany to join the CAA - changing the landscape of the NEC.
Can you blame the two programs for wanting to try something different? No. But it's possible they left the league at an inopportune time. continue>>
Samuel G. Freedman's "Breaking The Line" vividly recreates the world of black college football in the civil rights era with a gripping chronicle of the 1967 season for coach Eddie Robinson at Grambling State and Alonzo S. "Jake" Gaither at Florida A&M.