The Southwestern Athletic Conference's Football Media Day now has its list of student-athletes from all 10 schools complete for those who will be accompanying their head coach at the event to answer media inquiries and offer a glimpse into the new season.

While Grambling State's Chad Williams (drafted in the third round to the Arizona Cardinals) and Alabama State's Jylan Ware (drafted in the seventh round to the Oakland Raiders) made the biggest splashes in the NFL Draft, other players with Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) ties will have an opportunity to make a name for themselves at the professional level.

North Dakota State head coach Chris Klieman held a press conference Tuesday, March 21, to preview the start of spring football practice. The Bison have 16 starters back from last year's team that won its sixth straight Missouri Valley Football Conference title and finished 12-2 overall with an appearance in the NCAA semifinals.

The Army West Point football team will start spring practice on Tuesday, March 21, and is hosting 14 practices leading up to the annual spring game on Saturday, April 15.

North Dakota State head football coach Chris Klieman today announced the addition of 25 student-athletes to the Bison program including 16 National Letter of Intent signees and nine walk-ons.