“You have to earn the right to coach kids hard.” Coaches talk discipline and accountability

There are two types of sessions at the AFCA Convention -- those where every seat is filled and dozens more late-comers are forced to observe while leaning against the walls and those that are, uh, not. I walked into Grand Ballroom C at the...

Dabo: Trophies won’t define us, culture will

When you win a national championship in college football, you don't get just one trophy. No, you practically have to build a new shelf to store all your new bling. Clemson's national championship spoils include a trophy for winning the ACC championship... .... a trophy for...

Video: Inside Luke Fickell’s first team meeting at Cincinnati and their 6am “attention training” in the snow

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Over the weekend, Cincinnati released a series of videos taking viewers inside the new era of Bearcat football under Luke Fickell and his staff in under a minute each. In his first team meeting with the players back from Christmas break, Fickell told his guys...

Monday’s One Minute Warm Up

To get the blood pumping: This is a wild NFL playoff stat https://twitter.com/fbgchase/status/820846438259261440 Helluva sack https://twitter.com/barstooltweetss/status/820773072366145537 1) how did this make it through and 2) how did he catch it https://twitter.com/PFF_Sam/status/820753666152038400 Great story from Dick Vitale on leaving for his first head coaching job in college and why he "cried like a...

Video of the Day – WMU Welcomes Tim Lester

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BE3GSxc92Og Video of the Day Monday January 16, 2017 WMU Welcomes Tim Lester

Alabama hires Greg Byrne away from Arizona

In a stealth transition of power straight out of the CIA playbook, Alabama has hired Arizona athletics director Greg Byrne to run the Crimson Tide's athletics department, FootballScoop can confirm. The news was first reported by Greg Hansen of the Arizona Daily Star. https://twitter.com/ghansen711/status/820821461787021312 To make room...

Longtime defensive line coach Dan Brooks announces retirement

In addition to losing many of its top players, the defending national champions will have to replace one of their best assistants. At their national championship celebration on Saturday, Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney announced associate head coach and defensive tackles coach Dan Brooks has...

Sources tell FootballScoop that Tim Lester will be Western Michigan’s new head coach

This evening, sources informed FootballScoop that Tim Lester will be named the new head coach at Western Michigan. https://twitter.com/FootballScoop/status/820046285180899328 Lester is a Bronco alum, who played back in the late 90's and was a four-year starter for the program.  The past two seasons, Lester has served...

Clemson proves Dabo’s a boss in just 15 seconds

In case you didn't already know, Clemson won the national title on Monday night. As the Tigers bask in their post-title glow, their excellent social media team dug out of the archives a question from Dabo Swinney's introductory press conference. Dabo looks precisely the same,...