Gary Patterson: “Coaching is 10% play calling, 90% managing people”

Typically, "coach-speak" is in full swing as each coach steps up to the podium at their league's annual media day pressers. However, every year a few coaches will share a nugget or two outside the typical coach-speak talk track. Last week, TCU's Gary Patterson made...

The most important assistant coaching hires of the 2018 season — No. 4: James Cregg, LSU

This is the latest in a series examining the 15 most important assistant coaching hires of the 2018 season. Previous installments: No. 15: Rod Smith, Illinois No. 14: Matt Canada, Maryland No. 13: Harlon Barnett, Florida State No. 12: Jerry Azzinaro, UCLA No. 11: Bob Shoop, Mississippi State No. 10:...

Monday’s One Minute Warm Up

To get the blood pumping Never heard of Bata, but this is a sweet idea, and even better execution https://twitter.com/darrenrovell/status/1018834677317230592 Quote of the day https://twitter.com/coachestribune/status/1015973292954484737 This is pretty awesome https://twitter.com/BradKelly17/status/1017887470514556930 Scott saw this at the AFCA. Pretty legit. https://twitter.com/CoachMarioPrice/status/1017947837768839168 #ThingsHaveChanged at Texas Tech https://twitter.com/TexasTechFB/status/1018557696138620929 Amen to that https://twitter.com/CoachShiffman/status/1018666009182556161 Just going to leave this here https://twitter.com/arisytner/status/1018834157127036928  

Video of the Day – Rutgers game day atmosphere

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bhh-e7XX49Q Video of the Day Monday July 16, 2018 Rutgers game day atmosphere

The 15 most important assistant coaching hires of the 2018 season — No. 5: Ed Warinner, Michigan

This is the latest in a series examining the 15 most important assistant coaching hires of the 2018 season. Previous installments: No. 15: Rod Smith, Illinois No. 14: Matt Canada, Maryland No. 13: Harlon Barnett, Florida State No. 12: Jerry Azzinaro, UCLA No. 11: Bob Shoop, Mississippi State No. 10:...

Gary Patterson believes the new NCAA transfer model sends a message that quitting is okay

Coaches everywhere likely let out a collective sigh when word broke that, starting in October, student athletes will no longer have to seek permission to transfer. Instead, they'll simply inform their current school, and the school will enter the kid's name into a national...

Paul Finebaum to remain with ESPN, SEC Network

As expected, Paul Finebaum has signed a contract extension to remain with ESPN and the SEC Network. ā€œIā€™m thrilled to be a member of the ESPN family and look forward to continuing our show on SEC Network,ā€ Finebaum said in a statement. ā€œI consider myself...

Friday’s One Minute Warm Up

To get the blood pumping: This is outstanding https://twitter.com/darrickware/status/1017623170986094592 I'll be using this https://twitter.com/CoachWithLove/status/1017725502717612032 Oh...ouch https://twitter.com/STSouthland/status/1017183036058800130 The quote of the day https://twitter.com/coach_Doyle/status/1017712992891392001 Amen https://twitter.com/CoachAment/status/1017440578630496256 Wow https://twitter.com/MissionCFB/status/1017584701522006017 Well...this is something https://youtu.be/KRzVc8OPuNI?t=163  

A definitive, authoritative and completely correct ranking of every FCS school’s nickname

The Pulitzer folks called and said I was under consideration for my record-breaking set of FBS nickname rankings. They said I needed to rank the FCS to further my consideration. Reluctantly, I agreed. To give you a quick refresher from last week's rankings, the criteria...