Mike Flynt always regretted getting kicked off his football team before his senior year. Thirty seven years later he made the team at his alma mater, Division III member Sul Ross State in Texas.
Flynt, a longtime strength and conditioning coach at Nebraska, Oregon and Texas A&M, used to play linebacker. Wherever he lines up, he’ll likely become the oldest player in college football history.
Neither the NCAA or NAIA keeps such a statistic, but research hasn’t turned up anyone older than their mid-40s.
PLAYBOY U IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS
Just in time for the new school year, Playboy just launched Playboy U, a sexy social networking site dedicated solely to college students. Playboy U has features similar to Facebook, but with the Playboy sensibility.
In addition to the networking aspect, Playboy U will feature private and public clubs, special school pages, parties and campus events, college journalism and fiction and a national radio show with student callers.
15 FOODS TO AVOID TO FEND OFF THE FRESHMAN 15
Joy Bauer, a leading nutritionist and author of Food Cures, has worked with many college students over the years. She recently compiled a list of the 15 most common foods that contribute to college weight gain.
They are pizza, buffalo wings, mozzarella sticks, French fries, fried chicken, soda and other sugary drinks, vending machine items, ice cream, candy, chips, macaroni and cheese, frozen yogurt with tons of toppings, hamburgers, dining hall desserts and oversized bagels and muffins.