Reports: Justin Wilcox hires Tim DeRuyter as Cal defensive coordinator

California will hire former Fresno State head coach Tim DeRuyter to serve as its defensive coordinator, according to multiple reports on Monday. DeRuyter, of course, most recently worked as the head coach at Fresno State. He compiled a 30-30 record in nearly five full seasons...

Johnny Manziel tweets advice to President Trump, then deletes his account

In a story born straight out of search engine heaven, Johnny Manziel tweeted a piece of advice to President Trump on Monday then, apparently, broke his own advice. The former Heisman Trophy winner culminated his crash-and-burn in 2016 -- he spent the year out of...

Jim Harbaugh is taking Michigan to Rome for spring practices

The rumors started to swirl over the weekend, and today the University of Michigan announced that Jim Harbaugh is following up last spring's trip to Florida for spring ball with a trip this year overseas to Rome. https://twitter.com/UMichFootball/status/823636814057668609 The Detroit News was among the first to...

Loafing is treason: Teaching defense with Don Brown

He likely didn't notice, but Don Brown owes Clemson a debt of gratitude. Thanks to the Tigers' 511 total yards in the national championship game, Alabama's total defense average spiked from 244 yards per game allowed to 261.8 yards per game, which means Don...

Could this $200 million soccer stadium be new the home of San Diego State football?

In November, there was a ballot initiative in San Diego to build a new football-specific stadium. Voters rejected it out of hand, and now the Chargers are gone. But San Diego State football is sticking around for good -- that's the great thing about college...

Take a virtual tour of UAB’s new planned football facility

Just a few years ago, the UAB program was left for dead, and if it weren't for the overwhelming outcry of loyal UAB fans, and the fans of college it football, it might have stayed that way. But a few years away from shutting the...

Video: Kansas reminds recruits that their updated facility is the real deal in less than a minute

National Signing Day is just over a week away, and college programs are making a big push on social media in an effort to impress recruits. One of the more impressive tweets that came to my attention over the weekend came out of Kansas, where...

PODCAST Episode 4: How to recruit successfully with limited resources, while harnessing the power of social media

With National Signing Day just around the corner for a number of programs, I decided to dedicate this week's podcast to a topic related to recruiting. This week, on Beyond the Whistle, Lakeland University (D-III - WI) head coach Colin Bruton and I chatted about how...

Monday’s One Minute Warm Up

To get the blood pumping: This is nuts https://twitter.com/Eric_Edholm/status/823377117358555136 Bill Belichick could literally not care less about this trophy https://twitter.com/FB1SLIFE/status/823365797666058241 This is pretty sweet https://twitter.com/GregMcElroy/status/818703791549775873 Somewhere, Lebron is watching this jealous of this guy's flopping skills https://twitter.com/WillBrinson/status/823306058835824640 Uhh what? https://twitter.com/Michael_Carvell/status/823299233805664258 That's funny https://twitter.com/anthonyVslater/status/823252409157898247 The quote of the day: https://twitter.com/CoachTimNDSU/status/822967582114414592 The best from Friday and the weekend: http://footballscoop.com/podcast-2/podcast-episode-4-recruit-successfully-limited-resources/ http://footballscoop.com/news/gus-malzahn-reportedly-hires-chip-lindsey-offensive-coordinator/ http://footballscoop.com/news/power-5-schools-vote-outlaw-5-m-workouts/ http://footballscoop.com/news/tom-herman-explains-told-players-parents-not-speak-media/ http://footballscoop.com/news/fridays-one-minute-warm-40-8/