The theory that painkillers were pushed to NFL players to keep them on the field has has circulated for years.
Now hundreds of former players are bringing the issue to court after they filed a lawsuit claiming all 32 NFL teams, their doctors, trainers and medical staffs often illegally obtained and provided painkillers to players.
Jim Kelly still has good days and bad days, health-wise.
Howard Schnellenberger fought to get Florida Atlantic a football stadium. And as a tribute, that stadium’s field will soon bear his name.
The Miami Hurricanes can’t exorcise all of the NCAA demons from the campus on Friday, but just getting back to football will be the perfect medicine for students, players, and fans of UM.
A case could be made that Miami and Florida Atlantic are football brothers. After all, the programs have the same father.
Friday, two teams will walk into Sun Life Stadium with one big thing in common, legendary head coach Howard Schnellenberger.
Graham Wilbert threw a 39-yard pass to Byron Hankerson early in the fourth quarter and Florida Atlantic beat Wagner 7-3 on Friday night to give coach Carl Pelini a victory in his first game with the team.
If you build it, they will come. That could very well be the case for Florida Atlantic University’s football team.
Jyruss Edwards and Kolton Browning made sure Louisiana-Monroe spoiled Howard Schnellenberger’s coaching finale.
When the final second ticks off the clock for Florida Atlantic’s game on Saturday, it will mark the end of a career that most coaches could never dream of in a million years.