The Beast and the underdogs: “Titletown, TX” and the study of identity in high school football

The Aledo (Texas) High School football program can't figure out what it wants to be. As we touched on in the trailer, the Bearcats bill themselves as scrappy, overlooked underdogs -- "not the biggest, not the fastest" -- yet their own results reveal them...

Brad Childress: “It’s hard not to look at what those college offenses are doing and say ‘that’s a hell of a good thing these guys are doing.’”

Remember Brad Childress? The one-time Minnesota Vikings head coach spent the last three seasons in an interesting job for the Kansas City Chiefs' organization: spread game analyst. The duties were exactly as they sounded -- Childress's job was to study the spread offense and all...

Hugh Freeze shares a part of his presentation for his funeral he staged for players

Earlier this week, Hugh Freeze explained how he staged his own funeral in an effort to drive home an important point with his players. Why would Freeze go there? Well, the point of the whole scene was to better understand "what you believe drives your behaviors, and...

Friday’s One Minute Warm Up

To get the blood pumping: An errant pitch shattered some camera glass at the Little League World Series https://vine.co/v/5OEtJO1eVQB Nice message from Steve Addazio at the Coach of the Year Clinic in 2012 https://twitter.com/CoachWithLove/status/769128637618675712 The quote of the day https://twitter.com/CoachMotto/status/768435314293604352 Let there be no doubt...that's officially a mullet on an FBS...

Video of the Day – The Rutgers Ring of Honor

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https://youtu.be/WJJ0V-J93bM Video of the Day Friday August 26, 2014 The Rutgers Ring of Honor

Tim Beckman no longer volunteering with North Carolina

Twenty-four hours ago, North Carolina head coach Larry Fedora told the media his new volunteer assistant, the ousted Illinois head coach Tim Beckman, was worth "two or three days" of bad press. Someone in Chapel Hill disagreed with him. Beckman announced Thursday will no longer volunteer with...

Now THIS is how you troll your rival

One of Michigan's most popular slogans is "Those who stay will be champions." The saying, from Ultimate Michigan Man and College Football Hall of Famer Bo Schembecler's first season, has become essential to the Wolverine football experience. It's on banners, t-shirts and tattoos (probably). And...

The Raiders’ proposed Las Vegas stadium looks awfully familiar

The Oakland Raiders want to become the Las Vegas Raiders. As we've covered previously, getting the Raiders out of the Bay Area and into Las Vegas makes so much sense to so many franchises not to happen. The Niners would like the Bay Area all to...

Video: Oregon’s new Marcus Mariota Sports Performance Center is stunning

Oregon's facilities are known as one of the crown jewels among college football's facilities, and their latest addition with the Marcus Mariota Sports Performance Center is absolutely stunning. The finished product is artistic, flashy, modern, visually appealing to just about everyone, and, well it's everything that Oregon football...