The Scoop on What You Missed This Week
While you were out watching basketball, we were compiling everything you need to know from this week.
The Starting Five: our five best stories of the week
- "The past doesn't have to dictate the future." Bob Davie on his turnaround project at New Mexico and jumping back into the game after a dozen years in the broadcast booth.
- With the college sports universe putting its eye on the hardwood, we took a look at the programs that found success in football and basketball this year.
- Kliff Kingsbury explained why it was important for him to control what Texas Tech wore on the field moving forward.
- Gary Andersen explained the difference in taking over at Wisconsin versus Utah State.
The Film Room: each week we come across numerous videos from around the college football universe. Here are the best we posted this week.
- Iowa Western's mat drills are quite competitive.
- Everything North Carolina does is up-tempo. Even their practice videos.
- Better dancer: Frank Beamer or Les Miles?
- West Virginia held a DFO vs. Agent 10-event combine competition. Who you got?
- The difference between impossible and possible is...
- This is what RedZone Friday at Utah looks like.
The best in non-coaching news: We major in coaching news at FootballScoop, but we also keep you up-to-date on anything else going on in college football.
- The Big Ten's new divisions are likely coming together. In a shocking development, they'll be going with an East-West format.
- Four rules proposals are heading to the NCAA Board of Directors for further review.
- The National Football Foundation released its annual report on the strong numbers across college football at the turnstiles and on TV.
- The SEC is preparing to make a formal announcement about its long-rumored TV network next month.
- Mal Moore stepped down as Alabama athletic director this week, and the Crimson Tide moved quickly to hire Bill Battle as his replacement.
- Speaking of the Crimson Tide, they will open the 2015 season at Cowboys Stadium against Wisconsin.