Willie Taggart is shunning Oregon’s lead football beat writer

Willie Taggart's tenure at Oregon started with a mistake. In the team's first workout under the new regime, strength coach Irele Oderinde led the Ducks through a "grueling" and "military-style" workout that ended with three players hospitalized from severe overwork. Taggart suspended Oderinde for a...

Jim Harbaugh explains his beef with Pete Finebaum

It's been nearly a week since Jim Harbaugh eviscerated Pete Finebaum (sorry, I'm never calling him Paul again) on Twitter, and it hasn't gotten any less funny. https://twitter.com/CoachJim4UM/status/832417816489914368 For those who don't recall, Finebaum ripped Harbaugh for the reported hiring of California high school coach Michael...

Video: From 0-10, to national champs in one year

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One of the best under the radar stories in all of sports took place in the woodlands of the Midwest at Northern Michigan in the mid-1970's. In 1974, Northern Michigan University ended the season with a dismal 0-10 record. The very next year, following a...

Video: “This is not going to be your average workout…”

Programs all over the country have found ways to make off season workouts less of a grind than many of us remember as players. Players appreciate things as simple as being able to dress in Halloween costumes, or bringing out fog machines, or treating...

“Stuff coaches say”

So they say a lot of coach speak is, well coach speak. And, yeah, to a certain extent there is a lot of repetition in the profession. To have some fun, comedian John Crist created "Football coach cliches" a few months back. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y1NFMXRYTeU Not sure if that...

Florida’s new facility will (might?) have a holographic training area

Florida announced Wednesday it has chosen the architects that will build its new stand-alone football facility. Among four bidders, HOK will build the Gators a new facility that, among other things, includes a room dedicated to holographic training. Other features I like? A team meeting...

Thursday’s One Minute Warm Up

Zach pinch hit on the Warm Up the past few days, but now... To get the blood pumping: A UNC fan got under Rick Pitino's skin last night https://twitter.com/jjones9/status/834596439678394370 So true https://twitter.com/CoachOzee/status/834376070971478016 Legit case for LBU https://twitter.com/CoachPry_LBU/status/834096004584636422 I love this https://twitter.com/JonGordon11/status/833850429473579009 The quote of the day https://twitter.com/DaveRamsey/status/834747138651324416 YES! https://twitter.com/FBCoachBoyer/status/833714042896338950 This, from a few days ago, is awesome https://twitter.com/KentMurphy/status/833359922469490688 The best...

Video of the Day – Fight the Mirror from the Ball State weight room

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How are your new year's resolutions going?#TBTM #FightTheMirror pic.twitter.com/mBqjQwncIi — BallStateFB Strength (@BSUFBStrength) February 22, 2017 Video of the Day Thursday February 23, 2017 Fight the Mirror from the Ball State weight room

Ole Miss gets hammered by the NCAA – plans to appeal

In a developing story, Ole Miss is releasing information this afternoon including the video below explaining the charges & penalties being levied on them by the NCAA. https://twitter.com/NealMcCready/status/834518716951957504 https://twitter.com/NealMcCready/status/834518967616167948 https://twitter.com/NealMcCready/status/834519803691950086 https://twitter.com/NealMcCready/status/834519948814868481   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VYWyz3cwSPE&feature=youtu.be&app=desktop Athletic director Ross Bjork's comments in the above video are transcribed below: As you recall, last May, the university...