“Football unifies. Football brings people together.”

Two and a half years ago Nick Saban spoke at the AFCA Convention and told a story of meeting with Jesse Jackson during his time as head coach at LSU. Football, Jackson said, brought people together. White and black, Christian and non-Christian, Republican and...

Chris Ash explains how he and his staff make practices fun: “We start every meeting with a competition”

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As a first-year (and first time) head coach, Rutgers' Chris Ash has been tasked with changing the culture and outlook of the Scarlet Knight program and molding it into something that fits his vision that allows them to be successful. Working under guys like Urban Meyer...

Tuesday’s One Minute Warm Up

To get the blood pumping: Don't expect any mercy from Kerry Coombs in a water balloon fight https://twitter.com/OhioStateFB/status/756587631975157760 At Central Michigan, coach Bono got the whole team in on wishing his wife a happy birthday on social media https://twitter.com/CMUCoachBono/status/757916610212532224 The renovated locker room at NC State is really nice https://youtu.be/WMZ0KvCsP5Y Nice...

Video of the Day – Wisconsin players work out with veterans from the Wounded Warrior Project

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https://youtu.be/qGNOzZF57FU Video of the Day Tuesday July 26, 2016 Badgers work out with Wounded Warriors

Tracy Claeys has an idea to save kickoffs in college football

The kickoff is likely on its way out of college football. The death of the play has been theorized and discussed within the game and, given the appropriate emphasis on player safety, any play deemed too unsafe likely lives with an expiration date approaching. But before the...

Jim Grobe to reportedly earn $1.25 million as Baylor interim head coach

Jim Grobe will earn $1.25 million for serving as Baylor's head coach for the 2016 season, Brett McMurphy of ESPN reported Monday. That salary places Grobe ahead of full-time coaches Matt Campbell (Iowa State) and David Beaty (Kansas) within the Big 12, and significantly...

Video: Jimbo Fisher shares life lessons with high school players and explains what coaches are looking for in recruits

A few weeks back, Urban Meyer made headlines and waves at his camp by "dropping the mic" with some powerful thoughts on a variety of topics. Jimbo Fisher recently did something similar to end his camp, sharing some outstanding life lessons with those in attendance, and...

Is it really too late to launch a big-time football program?

Every year the National Football Foundation releases a report detailing the constant growth among colleges and universities participating in football. And it is constant. Thirty-six schools have joined the sport from 2011-15 and five more join the fold this fall, nudging the total to a...

33% players on NFL rosters come from high schools in three states

According to some recent research done by the Detroit News, who took a look at NFL rosters at the end of last season, nearly 1/3 of the league's players came from high schools located in just three states. Florida led all states with 213 players, followed...