PJ Fleck: “Everyone has leadership qualities. We choose to either bring them out, or someone has to pull it out.”

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To begin his session with the media following their sixth spring practice, PJ Fleck was asked about how he and his staff instill leadership lessons in his first season in charge of the Minnesota program. Fleck starts by explaining his leadership system is something he...

The NFL is looking into creating position specific helmets

According to a recent article by Pro Football Talk, the NFL is willing to share their concussion research with helmet manufacturers in an effort to possibly create position specific helmets in the not-so-distant future. If you think about it for a second, everything from cleats,...

What does Holgo have against this tackling dummy?

Tackling dummies are meant to be tackled. Hence the name. Just like cows are meant to be eaten, God made tackling dummies for man's enjoyment and edification. I'm pretty sure there were even one or two tucked behind the Tree of Knowledge in the...

Thursday’s One Minute Warm Up

To get the blood pumping: Terrifying to think how many folks shared the road with this guy https://twitter.com/BostonGlobe/status/847337374744952832 The quote of the day https://twitter.com/4Warinner/status/847263393199214592 This is good for a chuckle https://twitter.com/RedditCFB/status/847258838344409088 Amen! https://twitter.com/coachturco1/status/847137787308654595 There is no way this is real https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZZoqSFysdOQ Interesting video of Mo Linguist mic'd up and bringing the energy at Minnesota https://youtu.be/EkrMzQbjLZs That's interesting https://twitter.com/Matt_Vender/status/847437132197191680 The...

Video of the Day – Mic’d up at Western Michigan with Lou Esposito

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https://youtu.be/1kOFS94DMCQ Video of the Day Thursday March 30, 2017 Mic'd up at Western Michigan with Lou Esposito

Coaches can learn a valuable lesson in the unique makeup of the Oregon men’s basketball scout team

Over the last few seasons, football coaches have used a loop hole to get their former players that didn't pan out in the NFL back on campus to work on their scout teams. Alabama has done it with Trent Richardson and John Parker Wilson, as...

This Mississippi chess teacher should be every football coach’s role model

Franklin County, Mississippi, is about as Mississippi as it gets. Tucked in the southwest corner of the state, Franklin County counts 8,000 people and two stop lights among its residents. It's also one of the nation's fastest growing hotbeds for youth chess players. 60 Minutes had an...

Why a successful football program benefits a university in ways money can’t buy

It's a good time for Temple football. In fact, it's a better time to be an Owl than it's been in decades -- perhaps ever. Over the past two seasons, the Owls have played a home-and-home with Penn State, hosted a nationally-televised primetime game...

Coach explains why so many kids quit sports today: “You’ve got to work while you wait”

Continuing on the off season trend of coaches outside the football landscape sharing knowledge that can benefit the entire coaching profession, Louisiana Lafayette head coach Tony Robichaux dished some great stuff last night worth passing along while answering a question about one of his...
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