go to MSN.com
Found July 17, 2013 on NESN.com:

Via NESN:

Former Heisman Trophy winner Ricky Williams will be back on the gridiron come fall.

The running back will join the coaching staff at the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, Texas, according to Pete Roussel of Coaching Search. The Cardinals are joining the FCS Southland Conference for the 2013 season.

Williams was the 1998 Heisman Trophy winner while at the University of Texas, and he went on to play in the NFL for the Miami Dolphins, the New Orleans Saints and the Baltimore Ravens. He was profiled by ESPN in 2010 in their 30 for 30 documentary series. The feature chronicled Williams’ brief 2004 departure from the NFL when he sought self-redemption amid media criticism and rumors of marijuana use.

More from NESN.com:
THE BACKYARD
RELATED ARTICLES

Report: Ricky Williams to coach at the University of Incarnate Word

According to a report from Chris Vannini at CoachingSearch.com, former NFL All-Pro running back Ricky Williams will join the coaching at University of Incarnate Word, which is located in San Antonio, TX. No really, that’s a real school. Not only that, they are playing Division I football. It’s interesting to see that Williams is staying in the game, when it always appeared to...

Ricky Williams is now a coach?

Former Heisman Trophy winner Ricky Williams reportedly will be back on the gridiron come fall. The running back will join the coaching staff at the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, Texas, according to Pete Roussel of Coaching Search. The Cardinals are joining the FCS Southland Conference for the 2013 season. Williams was the 1998 Heisman Trophy winner while at the...

Ricky Williams lands job coaching at Texas school

Ricky Williams won a Heisman Trophy in college and was a Pro Bowler during his time in the NFL. Now the former running back has landed a coacing job. Williams, 36, has landed a job coaching running backs at the Universtiy of the Incarnate World in San Antonio, TX. UT sports information director John Bianco says Williams has agreed to work with running backs at UIW on his days off...

Ray Lewis to be inducted into Ravens’ Ring of Honor

As if a statue wasn't enough, the Ravens will continue to honor Ray Lewis. The Ravens announced Monday that the future Hall of Fame linebacker will be inducted into the team's Ring of Honor during Week 3 against former longtime teammate Ed Reed and the Texans. Lewis will become the sixth player to be enshrined by the organization, joining Jamal Lewis, Matt Stover, Jonathan...

Baltimore Ravens: 5 key players on offense

Ray Rice, Joe Flacco, and Torrey Smith (Photo credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images) It’s no secret that the Baltimore Ravens’ offense has a little bit of work to do before the season opener. But without a doubt, the team looks to be in pretty good shape as training camp approaches. Here’s a look at five of the key players on offense that will be  stepping up this season to help...

Ravens sign first rounder Matt Elam

The Baltimore Ravens have announced that they’ve signed rookie first round pick, safety Matt Elam. The Ravens 2013 draft class is now on the books. First-round pick Matt Elam agreed in principle to a four-year contract on Thursday. The deal also includes a team option for a fifth year. “Matt Elam is what we expected and maybe a little bit more,” Secondary Coach Teryl Austin...

Fantasy Team Preview: Ravens

Overall outlook: The defending Super Bowl champs had a great balanced attack in 2012, 15th in passing offense and 11th in rushing. While that's a great way to win a title in the NFL, it's a turnoff for fantasy football drafters. Bye week: 8 Quarterback: Joe Flacco The Super Bowl XLVII MVP had an enjoyable season last year, but was still around the middle of the pack...

Baltimore Ravens: 5 key players on defense

Haloti Ngata (Photo credit: charles LeClaire/US Presswire) Without a doubt, the 2000 Baltimore Ravens had one of the best defenses in NFL history. Since then, the organization has been trying to find a group that could match the legendary 2000 defense. While they haven’t quite gotten there yet, they have found some solid men to round out the roster. Here’s a look at five key...

Hall of Fame Class Of 2013: Profiling Jonathan Ogden

When Jonathan Ogden walked across the stage and shook Paul Tagliabue’s hand for the first time after being drafted by the Baltimore Ravens, a strange thought ran through my mind.This kid is going to get bigger.It’s hard to say that about an offensive tackle, but he looked lean, thin almost for his size and that was even commented by analysts of ESPN.Jonathan Ogden did get bigger...

Ravens’ Lardarius Webb making ‘significant process’ rehabbing from knee injury

Baltimore Ravens cornerback Lardarius Webb is in the process of recovering from a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in his left knee. He’s ahead of schedule in his rehabilitation, and he’s “making significant process,” a source told Aaron Wilson of The Baltimore Sun. At this point, Webb is making enough progress that the potential of him being back on the field for...

Lardarius Webb Ready For Ravens Comeback

   The Baltimore Ravens are looking forward to the return of their best cornerback, Lardarius Webb. The shutdown defender is way ahead of schedule and hopeful to make a return by Training Camp.  Webb tore his ACl in a week siix victory over the Dallas Cowboys and has diligently been rehabing his way back with Dr. James Andrews. Entering the second year of a $50 million contract...

Report: Miami Dolphins Have No Plans To Sign Vonta Leach

The Miami Dolphins have been considered the clear front-runner for free agent fullback Vonta Leach since he was released by the Baltimore Ravens last month.  Despite on-going contract talks, the Dolphins have decided not to an extend an offer to the former 2004 undrafted product out of East Carolina, according to Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald. Source tells me #Dolphins...
NFL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

RUMORS & GOSSIP

Josh Shaw admits faking rescue story, suspended indefinitely

Twitter/@ThePeristyle On Tuesday, we learned that USC senior defensive back Josh Shaw may have made up a story about how he injured both of his ankles. According to Shaw, he injured them while he was rescuing his nephew from drowning at a family event. However, Trojans head football coach Steve Sarkisian told reporters that there were reports that contradicted his captain’s description...
Via College Spun
36 minutes ago

Jeff Fisher goes on the attack, slams ESPN, Josina Anderson

NFL head coaches tend to have a relationship with their players that extend to off the football field themselves. They give off-field advice, tutor them on the issues that are presented to players in the real world and get offensive when players are unfarily scrutinized by the media and skeptics.  This is exactly what St. Louis Rams head coach Jeff Fisher did in defense of rookie...
Via Sportsnaut
4 hours ago

Peterson: ‘I work with the mindset of being the best ever’

The Minnesota Vikings are heading into yet another season where running back Adrian Peterson is expected to be one of the top backs in the league. Peterson has powered Minnesota’s offense for seven years already, and has amassed 10,115 yards and 86 touchdowns on 2,033 carries. Needless to say, he has put up big numbers on a Vikings’ offense that hasn’t had a good quarterback...
Via Sports-Glory
10 hours ago

Doc Rivers signs extension with Clippers through 2019

With a new owner in place, the Los Angeles Clippers are keeping their head coach and President of Basketball Operations, Doc Rivers. The Clippers announced on Wednesday that they have signed Rivers to a contract extension that lasts through the 2019 season. Breaking: Doc Rivers has agreed to a contract that will keep him with […]
Via Full Scale Sports
7 hours ago

Josh Gordon's one-year suspension upheld by NFL

  Mike Garafolo of Fox Sports reports that Browns WR Josh Gordon's one-year suspension for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy has been upheld. Gordon has released a statement regarding the decision: “I’d like to apologize to my teammates, coaches, the Cleveland Browns organization and our fans. I am very disappointed that the NFL and its hearing office didn’t...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
6 hours ago

Kobe: 'I would go 0-30 before I would go 0-9' from the floor

The Kobe documentary is shaping up to be must-see TV, especially if we are going to get more quotes like this. Gotham Chopra, the director of “Kobe Bryant’s Muse”, an upcoming documentary on Bryant, told a story about being with Kobe and watching the Nets and the Heat play. Recounts Chopra, “Deron Williams went like 0-9. I was like, ‘Can you believe Deron Williams went...
Via BlackSportsOnline
7 hours ago

Police: Jermain Taylor shot cousin several times, in custody

Former undisputed middleweight champion Jermain Taylor has been arrested and charged with first-degree domestic battery and aggravated assault in the shooting of his cousin, a Pulaski County (Arkansas) Sheriff’s Office spokesman told ESPN. The cousin remains in serious condition at an area hospital after being shot multiple times, the spokesperson, Lt. Carl Minden said. The incident...
Via Low Brow Sports
12 hours ago

Kevin Love to Glen Taylor: Focus on your own team

Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor took some parting shots at Kevin Love on Tuesday, pointing out some shortcomings in the star forward’s game and wondering out loud if he will be a good fit for the Cleveland Cavaliers. Love responded on Wednesday by basically telling Taylor to worry about himself. Love’s message during an appearance […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 hours ago

CBS Sports to launch 'We Need to Talk,' first all-female show

After much speculation, CBS Sports announced Tuesday that they’ll be debuting the first-ever all-female sports show. “We Need To Talk” will be hosted, produced, and directed by women. Leslie Visser, Amy Trask, Tracy Wolfson, Dana Jacobson and Allie LaForce will host the show, which premieres Tuesday, Sept. 30 at 10 p.m. ET on CBS Sports Network. “From the moment news of...
Via NESN.com
21 hours ago

Ned Yost rips Royals fans for poor attendance at games

The Kansas City Royals are sitting atop the American League Central and, barring a collapse, are poised to make the playoffs for the first time since the won the World Series in 1985. Yet, for some reason, manager Ned Yost is not happy. “I know there’s different things you can do. But there’s a real need for our fans to be a part of this. We had a great crowd last night, and...
Via Hall of Very Good
16 hours ago
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.