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9 things that college coaches want parents to understand about the recruiting process

The amount of time that coaches put into recruiting prospects is impossible to pin down, and while different aspects of the recruiting process get a lot of attention, one area that does not get...

9 things you should spend time evaluating this off season

Whether you won a state title, or only won a game or two, every program has something to gain from spending some time in the off season evaluating the how and why behind certain...

The FootballScoop Scheme Vault

As a play caller at the high school level, I'm glued to the TV every Saturday flipping from channel to channel looking for a new scheme, formation, or wrinkle that may give us an...

Why I Love Football: An emotional open letter from a college coaching veteran faced...

Over the past several years, I've gotten to know college coaching veteran Bill Lund. It started with an interview he sat in on while I went after a part-time college coaching job in Chicago....

An open letter to the coaches that consistently, and consciously choose to do the...

The long off season between the last bowl game and the beginning of fall camp has a tendency to be littered with bad news about coaches (and players) cutting corners, taking the easy way...

6 ideas to help you get more out of your program’s scout team this...

One common goal that all programs share across all levels of football - even at the NFL level - is how to maximize the look they get from their scout team during the fall....

What really is “the best play in football?”

Update: Quality submission here by Coach Kinney https://twitter.com/CoachTimKenney/status/874328342165680129 Original post> At one of our preseason staff meetings the other day, we were talking about a few of our offensive schemes, and after mentioning one play in particular,...

7 things coaches want to see from recruits attending summer camps

With the off season camp circuit in full swing, I thought it would be great to make a list of things that college coaches are looking for on the camp circuit. A lot of the...

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