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  • Super Bowl ads

    With the Super Bowl on Sunday, little by little, the popular commercials advertisements are starting to get released.

    Last year, the Super Bowl between Seattle and Denver set a record as the most-watched television event in US history, drawing 111.5 million viewers. Four of the last five Super Bowls have set new viewership records, and this year shouldn’t be any different with all the interesting storylines taking shape.

    As we all know, it’s also the only TV event where people actually tune in and sit quiet during the commercials.

    Relive all of the notable commercials from 2014 here.

    Other than Super Bowl staple Budweiser, who is always good for a conversation piece on Monday morning, ads include appearances by Kim Kardashian and Lindsey Lohan- so this year is shaping up to be interesting already.

    Here’s what has been released so far, and this article will continue to be updated as more are uncovered.

  • Video: #WithDad is something all football dads should see

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    When it comes to famous family names in the NFL, the Matthews’ family is about as famous (and successful) as it gets.

    Three generations of the Matthews family have played in the NFL, starting with Clay Matthews Sr., then Clay Matthews Jr., and now Clay Matthews III and Casey Matthews are both in the league. That’s not even mentioning Hall of Fame offensive lineman and 14 time Pro Bowler Bruce Matthews, the brother of Clay Jr.

    This morning I came across this Nissan spot titled #WithDad that was worth sharing with all of the coaching dads out there.

    In it, Matthews Jr. talks about how he raised two future NFL players, and his approach to parenting in general. Overall, this is just some really solid parenting material worth spreading.

  • Video of the Day – Clemson 2014 season highlights

    Wednesday January 28, 2015

    Video of the Day

    Clemson 2014 season highlights

  • Got players who are “bored”? Colorado head coach Mike MacIntyre has a three word solution

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    While coaches hit the road hard during the winter months, players get “stuck” in the routine triangle of workouts, classes, and studying.

    Earlier this week, Colorado Freshman receiver Shay Fields tweeted that he needed something to do, and coach MacIntyre was ready with the perfect response.

    His response?

    For most of us that have our feet wet in this coaching profession, it’s not necessarily surprising that a Freshman would find himself bored in the winter without evening practices and games nearly every weekend like he grew accustomed to in the fall.

    It may seem harsh at first glance, but for MacIntyre (who transformed the San Jose State program from 1-11 in year one to a 10-2 team in year three), a 6-18 start in his first two seasons in Boulder isn’t going to cut it, and while responding to that comment on Twitter may seem small to some, MacIntyre has a detailed plan to change the culture in Boulder, and I wouldn’t be surprised if moves like this one are all part of moving forward.

    Coupled with James Franklin’s “Bs don’t cut it at Penn State” Twitter response one of his players yesterday, this is the second example already this week of head coaches monitoring what their players are tweeting.

  • What does your program do for rivalry week?

    A follower sent us the the photo you see below from an Ohio State practice this fall.

    We did some digging and found it is an Ohio State tradition that pre-dates the Urban Meyer era, and the Buckeyes do it only for Michigan week.

    Does your program do anything special for rivalry week? If so, let us know @FootballScoop.