First look: LSU lead candidates

Monday we shared thoughts on LSU's path forward. Highlighted in there, was information from a source with knowledge of LSU's thinking including, "Their sights are on national championship caliber, proven head coaches." Later that afternoon, in an exclusive interview with Scott Rabalais of The Advocate,...

FootballScoop Pick ‘Em: Week 5

Saturday marks the first day of October, and the first massive game with reverberations that will be felt all the way through January, a clash of titans yet to face the sting of defeat this season, a game that will almost certainly determine who stands...

TCU unveils sleek black lids for Saturday night duel with Oklahoma

TCU faces a crucial matchup with Oklahoma in what will no doubt be the biggest game of the year at Amon Carter Stadium. The Frogs have prepared accordingly. Check out these new lids TCU will wear Saturday night. https://twitter.com/TCUFootball/status/781512620490694656 https://twitter.com/List10bee_Swagg/status/781545990297747456 What do we think, boys and girls?

Josh McDaniels lays out how to learn from the tough experience of being fired

The coaching profession is literally filled with innovators, excellent communicators, and great coaching minds that have been fired at one point or another in their career. It's part of the life we've chosen. What separates the Pete Carroll's and Bill Belichick's of the world from...

Bill Simmons examines dead money given to college coaches. We analyze.

As any longtime reader of Bill Simmons knows, the man they once called The Sports Guy doesn't do college football. In fact, he once wrote that someone like himself, a Holy Cross graduate, rooting for a big-time college football program would be akin to sitting...

Football coach’s letter: A patriotic reminder

  Chuck Peterson is the head football coach at Orange Lutheran High School in Orange, Calif., but long before that he was a cadet at the United States Air Force Academy. In addition to his duties at the Academy, Peterson also played on the Falcons'...

A concept helmet with cornrows???

Under first-year head coach Mike Norvell, Memphis has gotten off to a blazing hot 3-0 start. Following their 35-17 week 1 win over FCS Southeast Missouri State, they have put together back-to back impressive performances against Kansas (a 43-7 win) and Bowling Green (a 77-3...

Penn State AD: James Franklin is not on the hot seat

Penn State AD Sandy Barbour stated unequivocally this week that head coach James Franklin is in no jeopardy of losing his job at the end of this season. Speaking to a chamber of commerce group in Altoona, Pa., Barbour said, "He's not on the hot...

Video: Experience Bill Belichick mic’d up and working his magic on game day

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Last Thursday, Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots, led by third-string quarterback Jacoby Brissett, put on a clinic against the Houston Texans to the tune of a 27-0 thumping. During that game, Inside the NFL mic'd up Bill Belichick, and it is everything you'd expect from...