condoleezza rice nfl*Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will be a member of the College Football Playoff Selection Committee in 2014.

Rice will be one of 13 members on the committee, which will also include former Nebraska coach Tom Osborne and Hall of Fame quarterback Archie Manning.

The list of those selected for the committee was reported last week by The Associated Press but wasn’t officially released until Wednesday. It was also announced this week that Arkansas Athletic Director Jeff Long will act as chairman of the first committee for the new playoff system that starts next year.

Members of the committee, which was announced at a news conference by Long and BCS Executive Director Bill Hancock, also includes five current athletic directors, including Long, former Notre Dame, Stanford and Washington coach Tyrone Willingham, and former Big East Commissioner Mike Tranghese.

nicki_micheaux(2010-headshot-med)*Nicki Micheaux has officially signed a full representation contract with Resolution Talent Agency.

You may remember Micheaux from her role as Jen Sutton on the ABC Family drama “Lincoln Heights.” The actress is working now towards transitioning into films and project development.

“I’m excited about working with Jeff Berg and his team at Resolution Talent Agency.  I believe they have the resources and ability to take my career to another level and help me grow as a director and producer.  I love acting, but it is time for me to evolve and elevate my career,” said Micheaux.

PR-wise, Nicki Micheaux, is repped by Amy Malone of GICPR (323-972-4081[email protected])