Willie Taggart defends workout that left Oregon players hospitalized

Willie Taggart gave an interview to Fox Sports's Stewart Mandel for a piece that published Monday. It's the type of piece every head coach taking over a fallen power does in his first months on the job -- Taggart couldn't believe how good Oregon's...

Video: Experience why Lane Kiffin’s strength coach at FAU is described as “an animated bottle of 5-hour energy”

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The first big hire a new head coach makes is who is going to head up the program's strength and conditioning efforts. So while Lane Kiffin was at Alabama, he observed a young, energetic defensive graduate assistant going around energetically headbutting Alabama defensive lineman who were...

Herb Hand has a recruiting story that goes well beyond football

Eleven years ago today, Herb Hand thought he was going to die. He didn't, obviously, but the situation was close enough to where Hand had to literally ask the question. https://twitter.com/CoachHand/status/856514307500240896 A surprise brain hemorrhage would have claimed Hand's life if not for the handiwork of...

Jay Bilas shares how social media and today’s society have changed the coaching profession

Over the weekend, I came across this quote from Jay Bilas from @CoachWithLove that is a great reminder for the entire coaching profession on how things have changed in the past few decades for coaches. Read what Bilas has to say and take it in,...

Monday’s One Minute Warm Up

To get the blood pumping: Uh, Warren Sapp and Randy Moss both tested positive and had pretty successful careeers https://twitter.com/mikefreemanNFL/status/856488193646092289 Security scolds Jim Harbaugh for playing catch inside a mall during their trip to Rome https://twitter.com/KyleRowland/status/856414120207319040 Really cool note to NFL WR Mohamed Sanu Sr. that has gone viral https://twitter.com/Mo_12_Sanu/status/855596976573992961 Pretty...

Video of the Day – Michigan’s first day in Rome

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h5PyA4PCYN8 Video of the Day Michigan's first day in Rome Monday April 24, 2017

A high school coach has been suspended following a passionate speech about “life lessons”

A soccer coach in Wisconsin was suspended, and has since resigned, following a speech he gave to in a classroom involving "life lessons" according to WISTV. The specific content of Brookland-Cayce HS (SC) head coach and teacher Kevin Heise's talk isn't known yet , but...

Julian Edelman has some thoughts on accountability your players need to hear

The NFL is a ferris wheel. Everyone is tied to the same system, and that system is designed to push some segments down as others rise, only for the risers and fallers to alternate the with the next turn of the gear. The New...

Ed Warinner explains how he senses his OL is ready to go for it on 4th-and-short

Minnesota offensive line coach / run game coordinator Ed Warinner provided a nice little tip to offensive line coaches and offensive coordinators during a mic'd up session from one of their spring practices the other day. In it, the Gophers assistant tells his bigs what...