21 beautiful sights, sounds, smells, and sensations that make football special

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When football season finally arrives, after an off season that seems to drag on forever, there are certain moments that give both coaches, as well as current, and former players chills, and an almost overwhelming feeling of nostalgia. As football season starts, we're all reminded of...

Pay Day Friday

"You put the work in Monday through Thursday...You get paid Friday!" Coach Collin Drafts took over as head coach at East River High School in Orlando, FL in January. Team was 1-9 last year and won 8 games in 4 years. From Coach Drafts, "Our staff is...

Rutgers brought in a “hypnogician” for a highly entertaining team meeting

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If you take a look at what Rutgers head coach Chris Ash and his staff are doing at Rutgers, much of it follows the Ohio State and Urban blueprint, but there are also a few outside-the-box ideas that Ash and his staff have incoporated...

Wednesday’s One Minute Warm Up

To get the blood pumping: Nice video here from CBS interviewing Rich Rod at his place on the lake https://youtu.be/wsGV3UyDigQ Is the schedule for opening weekend the best college football has ever seen? https://twitter.com/MikeAndMike/status/770938723684929536 This is a rather interesting blocking scheme up front. Trap or Power? Trower? https://twitter.com/BigDuke50/status/770809835101093888 The quote of...

Video of the Day – “In one week” from Idaho

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https://youtu.be/zeZhPgXI8NE Video of the Day Wednesday August 31, 2016 "In one week" from Idaho

Joe Maddon’s approach to coaching: “If it’s going to wear you down, if it’s going to make you wary, then why would you want to do it? So it’s...

Every person in every sport got into it for the same reason: because it's fun. At some point in time, "fun" stops being the top priority, the top emotional association associated with sports. The game too often becomes life and death, and only when...

A new addition to a wall in the New Orleans Saints facility might spark an idea for college programs

Facilities around college football seem to have it all from barber shops to arcade areas, and now they even include dedicated nap rooms at both Clemson and Oregon. In most cases, college football facilities also like to showcase the players from the program that have made...

Mike Gundy is the first head coach to launch his very own app

Earlier this summer, Mike Gundy had a conversation with some people in-house at Oklahoma State about how they could "up the digital ante in college sports" according to piece in SI today. What they came up with is the first "head coaching app" that is...

FootballScoop’s bold coaching predictions for the 2016 season

The season is almost here, which means it's time for our bold predictions for the 2016 season. As you'll recall from last year, we all swung big and missed even bigger. But as they say, fortune favors the bold: there are no seeing-eye singles...