FootballScoop announces 2016 Coach of the Year finalists — Defense/Special Teams

FootballScoop has proudly announced finalists for the 2016 FootballScoop Coach of the Year awards, this time for defense and special teams. Offensive finalists were announced Wednesday. Now in its ninth year, the FootballScoop Coach of the Year awards program presented by ProGrass are the only...

Texas A&M has produced a hype video for its holder

College football's answer to the Oscars airs tonight on ESPN, and one of the most anticipated statues given out will be the Mortell Award. Dating all the way back to last year, the Mortell Award is humbly named after Peter Mortell, a former Minnesota holder...

Wednesday’s One Minute Warm Up

To get the blood pumping: This is awesome https://twitter.com/Deadspin/status/806570933175652352 Nebraska basketball coach Tim Miles ended his presser with a strong message to his guys https://twitter.com/RobinWashut/status/806721811337637888 The quote of the day https://twitter.com/CoachMotto/status/804226103166595072 More people would be smart to take this advice (and I'd add Urban Meyer to it as well, personally) https://twitter.com/MikeAndMike/status/806817898157273088 That's as...

Report: Houston will name Lane Kiffin their new head coach

Dan Wolken of USA Today tweeted this morning that Houston has decided on Lane Kiffin as their new head coach. Lance Zierlein reported earlier this morning that an announcement on Kiffin's hire could come as early as today. https://twitter.com/DanWolken/status/806843676248997889 https://twitter.com/LanceZierlein/status/806837677828042752 Wolken adds in his piece that the...

Video of the Day – Northwestern’s Pinstripe Bowl Countdown

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2q654sItmDg Video of the Day Thursday December 8, 2016 Northwestern's Pinstripe Bowl Countdown

Jay Norvell will be the head coach at Nevada

Jay Norvell will be the next head coach at Nevada, sources told FootballScoop Wednesday. Norvell recently completed his first season as wide receivers coach and offensive passing game coordinator at Arizona State. Prior to that, Norvell accumulated a long list of offensive coordinator experience at...

Introducing the new FootballScoop weekly podcast

After throwing around the idea for a while and fielding a large number of requests over the years, we are proud to announce that the FootballScoop staff is putting together a new structured, weekly podcast for your listening pleasure. Here is the link to subscribe...

USA Today releases its annual assistant coach salary database — with strength coaches

USA Today on Wednesday released its annual survey of assistant coaching salaries -- and it's already outdated. Texas A&M's John Chavis is listed as the leader at $1.558 million, only to be immediately surpassed by LSU's Dave Aranda and his new $1.8 million salary....

18 programs will continue their quest for a national title this weekend

Of course we're all aware of the four FBS teams that made the College Football Playoff, but this weekend looms huge for a number of FCS, Division II, Division III and NAIA teams with dreams of winning the national title. Below is a quick reminder...