Limestone starts with James
Bobby James, a veteran defensive coach with 18 seasons of collegiate experience, has been named as Limestone Colleges first head coach, the school announced.
James, who has been a defensive coordinator for 13 of his 18 years in coaching, joins the Saints after six years at Wingate, the past five of which were as the head of the defense.
The Saints begin play in Gaffney in 2014.
La. Tech tapping Skip Holtz as coach
Skip Holtz was introduced as Louisiana Techs coach less than two weeks after he was fired by South Florida. Holtz replaces Sonny Dykes, who accepted the coaching job at California.
Holtz, 48, is the son of Hall of Fame coach Lou Holtz. The younger Holtz is coming off a 3-9 campaign at South Florida, where he was 16-21. Holtz is 88-71 in 13 seasons at Connecticut, East Carolina and USF. He was an assistant at USC from 1999-2004.
SEC wont suspend Alabamas Dial for hit on Murray
The Southeastern Conference will not suspend Alabama defensive end Quinton Dial for a hit on Georgia quarterback Aaron Murray. The league said in a statement that it had reviewed video of that play and others in the SEC championship game and that the two schools would handle any punishments internally.
App State chooses Satterfield
Appalachian State has given interim coach Scott Satterfield the permanent job. The school announced Satterfield was chosen as the replacement for Jerry Moore.
Tar Heels Bernard entering NFL draft
North Carolina sophomore tailback Gio Bernard announced he would enter this springs NFL draft after a year in which he earned All-America honors.