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Matt Campbell Addresses The NFL Job Speculation

first_imgIowa State football coach Matt Campbell tipping his hat.AMES, IA – NOVEMBER 19: Head coach Matt Campbell of the Iowa State Cyclones tips his hat as he leave the field after defeating the Texas Tech Red Raiders 66-10 at Jack Trice Stadium on November 19, 2016 in Ames, Iowa. The Iowa State Cyclones won 66-10 over the Texas Tech Red Raiders. (Photo by David Purdy/Getty Images)Iowa State head coach Matt Campbell has turned the Cyclones around in the last two seasons, and coming off consecutive eight-win campaigns, the 39-year-old Ohio native drew some NFL attention.Campbell’s name was mentioned in connection with the Cleveland Browns’ job and there was a report that six teams reached out to him. Still another report indicated Campbell declined an interview request from the New York Jets.As long as Campbell keeps winning in Ames, he will continue to pique the interest of NFL franchises. However, he tried to downplay any speculation about his future at Tuesday’s Big 12 Media Days.Campbell was asked about the possibility of him moving on to the NFL at some point. “Haven’t really put a lot of thought into it,” Campbell said, via the Des Moines Register. “My goal and dream was to be like my father: to be a head high school coach.”Standard coach speak from Campbell, who clearly is going to be as coy as possible about any desire he may have to try his hand at the next level.In the meantime, the Cyclones are pegged to finish third in the Big 12 this season, behind only Oklahoma and Texas.They came in at No. 18 in The Spun’s preseason Top 25, which you can view here.last_img read more

Kane Williamson, Trent Boult share New Zealand’s new numbered Test jersey

first_img Asian News International New DelhiJuly 29, 2019UPDATED: July 29, 2019 18:13 IST New Zealand captain Kane Williamson (IANS)HIGHLIGHTSNew Zealand captain Kane Williamson in an Instagram posted a picture with teammate Trent BoultNZC announced a 15-member squad for the upcoming Test series against Sri LankaThe Kiwis are slated to play two Test matches and three T20Is against Sri LankaNew Zealand captain Kane Williamson on Monday shared his look wearing the new Test jersey with name and number on it. The name and number on the Test jersey is an initiative by the ICC to help fans connect with the players. Williamson in an Instagram posted a picture with teammate Trent Boult and captioned it, new look. International Cricket Council (ICC) used American band Backstreet Boys catchphrase and said New Zealand, known as BlackCaps, is back.BlackCaps shared pictures of its cricketers and wrote, Red ball ready. New Zealand team added another post, saying, All smiles for names and numbers on the shirts for our @icc World Test Championship launch at @bayoval.New Zealand Cricket (NZC) announced a 15-member squad for the upcoming Test series against Sri Lanka, which marks the start of ICC World Test Championship for the Kiwis.The team will be led by Kane Williamson and the test squad comprises of four frontline spinners. Left-arm spinner Ajaz Patel and off-spinner Will Somerville have been called back into the team to bolster the spin bowling attack.Trent Boult, Tim Southee, Neil Wagner, and Colin de Grandhomme have been named in the squad as fast-bowling options. BJ Watling will act as the regular wicket-keeper, but in case, he gets injured, the management has named Tom Blundell as the wicket-keeping cover.New Zealand recently finished as the runners-up in the recently concluded ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup. They lost to England on the basis of boundary countback rule as both 50-over action and super over ended up in a tie.advertisementThe Kiwis are slated to play two Test matches and three T20Is against Sri Lanka. The management is yet to announce the T20I squad.BlackCaps 15-member team for upcoming Test series against Sri Lanka:Kane Williamson (c), Todd Astle, Tom Blundell, Trent Boult, Colin de Grandhomme, Tom Latham, Henry Nicholls, Ajaz Patel, JEet Raval, Will Somerville, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor, Neil Wagner, BJ Watling (wk).The first Test match will be played from August 14 to 18 at Galle, followed by the second Test from August 22 to 26 in Colombo. The three T20Is will be played on August 31, September 2 and 6.For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byNitin Kumar Tags :Follow Kane WilliamsonFollow Trent BoultFollow New ZealandFollow NZC Kane Williamson, Trent Boult share New Zealand’s new numbered Test jerseyThe Kiwis are slated to play two Test matches and three T20Is against Sri Lanka. The management is yet to announce the T20I squad.advertisementlast_img read more