A number of rule changes are coming to HS football, including banning blindside blocks and pop-up onside kicks

According to a release today from the National Federation of State HIgh School Associations Rules Committee, blindside blocks and pop-up onside kicks will now be illegal. These are changes that the NFHS is making in the name of player safety and "risk minimization," that are...

Mike Pereira explains why inserting a microchip won’t make spotting the ball any simpler

The broadcast comes back from commercial, and he's still standing here. For what seems like 15 minutes, the official has stood there, motionless, a head set covering his ears and the talk back box in his left hand. His eyes stare into the distance,...

The Offensive Line Creed

It's unclear where the creed below exactly originated, but regardless, this morning I came across the Offensive Line Creed that it appears NC State uses, and it is outstanding. The creed itself contains a number of truths that make offensive lineman, and coaches, a special and elite fraternity. The...

Alabama football raked in more than $100 million in 2016

You're not going to believe this, but Alabama's football program generates a lot of money. You may not actually believe the actual dollar figures the Tide brought in. (Well, you've already read the headline by now so.... let's just move on.) The Tide has filed...

Friday’s One Minute Warm Up

To get the blood pumping: Hawaii having some fun lighting each other up on their off day https://twitter.com/CoachYoro/status/834992573236178944 Why would you NOT sign up for this? https://twitter.com/darrenrovell/status/834954631918804992 Charles Oakley gets banned for life at Madison Square Garden, so Cavs owner Dan Gilbert had him sit courtside in Cleveland for...

Video of the Day – Mat Drills at Rutgers

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https://youtu.be/oE4ouRxKOIk Video of the Day Friday February 24, 2017 Mat drills at Rutgers

Willie Taggart is shunning Oregon’s lead football beat writer

Willie Taggart's tenure at Oregon started with a mistake. In the team's first workout under the new regime, strength coach Irele Oderinde led the Ducks through a "grueling" and "military-style" workout that ended with three players hospitalized from severe overwork. Taggart suspended Oderinde for a...

Jim Harbaugh explains his beef with Pete Finebaum

It's been nearly a week since Jim Harbaugh eviscerated Pete Finebaum (sorry, I'm never calling him Paul again) on Twitter, and it hasn't gotten any less funny. https://twitter.com/CoachJim4UM/status/832417816489914368 For those who don't recall, Finebaum ripped Harbaugh for the reported hiring of California high school coach Michael...

Video: From 0-10, to national champs in one year

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One of the best under the radar stories in all of sports took place in the woodlands of the Midwest at Northern Michigan in the mid-1970's. In 1974, Northern Michigan University ended the season with a dismal 0-10 record. The very next year, following a...