Maryville College head football coach Tony Ierulli has been named to the NCAA Football Rules Committee. He replaces Michael Clark of Bridgewater College and will serve on the committee until September 1, 2012. Ierulli will enter his sixth season at the Maryville helm in 2008. Coach Ierulli is 22-28 in his first five seasons. His 2007 Scots became the first team since 1981 to begin the season 4-0 en route to a stellar 7-3 campaign. Maryville finished third in the USA South Athletic Conference, their highest finish since joining the league in 2005.
The NCAA Football Rules Committee is under the direction of Ty Halpin. The committee consists of and represents institutions from the NCAA Division I, Division II and Division III. Members include Mike Bellotti (University of Oregon), Randy Edsall (University of Connecticut), Ron Prince (Kansas State University), Ky Snyder (University of San Diego), Tony Samuel (Southeast Missouri State University), F. Todd Knight (Ouachita Baptist University), Rocky Rees (Shippensburg University), Frank Carr (Earlham College) and Ierulli.