FootballScoop Pick ‘Em: Week 4

We're going to find out about a handful of teams this week. Is Mississippi State for real? Is Purdue better than we thought they'd be... or are they legitimately good? Can Kentucky break through this time and become a true SEC East contender? And...

Nebraska fires AD Shawn Eichorst

On Saturday night I wondered if Husker Nation would lay the blame for Nebraska's 1-2 start at the feet of head coach Mike Riley or the man who stepped out on three limbs to hire him, athletics director Shawn Eichorst. We now have our answer. Nebraska...

This is what coaching is all about

The Tulsa World published the first of a multi-part series on the city's public high school football coaches out on Wednesday. I strongly encourage you to read the entire piece, but I'll post this passage to whet your appetite. “Coming back from passing league in Glenpool one night,...

Why DFOs make perfect AD candidates

There's no one path to become an athletics director, but the most well traveled roads are -- or are at least becoming -- through fundraising and the business world. It takes more than just raising and handling money to run an athletics department, but...

“Football does not care if you’re rich or poor. When that ball snaps, it’s just you and him”

For those that haven't been following, the NFL Network has been doing a docu-series on the program at Valdosta HS (GA). For a long, long time, Valdosta HS was considered one of the best high school football program in the entire country, but times...

Thursday’s One Minute Warm Up

To get the blood pumping: This guy GOES OFF on bad OL play, and the Pythagorean Theory?? https://twitter.com/alexfan590/status/910710305851928577 Kansas specialists with the FIRE! https://twitter.com/KU_Specialist/status/910846213708288000 This is a really cool commercial, featuring the NFL's first deaf offensive player - Derrick Coleman https://youtu.be/dlWnLebdwIM Good reminder to be thankful while others are dealing with...

Video of the Day – Ohio State’s trailer for UNLV

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https://youtu.be/bDMrTFKfXwg Video of the Day Thursday September 21, 2017 Ohio State's trailer for UNLV

The Top 10 Signs You’re a Great Teammate

I don't know who wrote this or where it came from, but it doesn't matter. In fact, it's probably better that we don't know because the truth written on this white board here is universal. It applies to football players as much as it...

The most important stat in football…. is still the most important stat in football

Every year I like to take a look at how turnover margin correlates with winning, because every year I'm surprised at just how strong that correlation is. I wanted to peek at the numbers a bit earlier this season to see if they swayed...