Saturday, February 3, 2018


#WeekendRead

Life as a small college coach’s wife isn’t easy and it definitely isn’t glamorous, but it’s worth it


Baltimore Ravens: Ozzie Newsome released the following statement this morning (shortened here): I will remain GM through the 2018 season…After that, Ernie Decosta will take over…I plan to remain with the Ravens in a significant position in personnel and help us win more Super Bowls. We have planned this succession over the last five years.” Ozzie’s full statement is here.

Northern Illinois: Source tells FootballScoop Rod Carey has promoted Dan Sabock to special teams coordinator (NIU’s 10th assistant). Sabock, who spent five seasons at Florida Tech coordinating special teams, joined the NIU staff before this past season.

Texas High School Football: A look at how much the head coaches at the biggest programs in Texas earn.

Assumption (D-II – MA): Andy McKenzie, the former offensive coordinator at Holy Cross (FCS – MA) has been named head coach. McKenzie served as the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Holy Cross from 2008-15 and spent the past few seasons as the athletic director for Gardner HS (MA).

Key to late game comebacks for the Patriots? Their unique approach to conditioning…

Rise Science: NCAA football players are the worst sleepers of all student athletes, reporting an average of 5 hours, 51 minutes sleep per night during the season (source: NCAA Sports Science Institute). Be prepared to help your athletes get more sleep w Rise! RiseScience has helped players get an average of almost 58 hours more sleep over the course of the 2017 season!

TCU: A former TCU player is suing Gary Patterson, some assistants, the AD, trainers & just about anyone else he can name…for lost wages from what he believes should have been a great NFL career. He’s most likely not going to win (I stayed at a Holiday Inn once); but if he does, look out.

Head coaching changes: 2017-18 NFL & college head coaching changes.

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