On their own 31, Cal dials up the strangest fake punt of 2014

Down 28-2 with over seven minutes in the first half remaining, Cal attempted to swing the momentum in their direction with a fake punt call on their own 41 yard line. Everything looked normal, until the snap got to the punter's hands, then things started...

Urban instituted a cutting edge 2,000 rep club this spring to keep veterans healthy

One of the major keys to every deep post season run, regardless of sport, is keeping your players healthy. If you've got a good group of guys (or girls) and are able to do that, you've got to really like your chances. At Ohio State,...

What needs to happen for Charlie Strong to have a successful debut at Texas?

Zach: I've been asked about this a lot and, while I have genuinely no idea what to expect or what final record to forecast, I do know three things Strong needs to do to complete a successful 2014: 1) Completely separate the ideas of "Texas...

How do you recognize when you’ve built a successful culture?

Western Michigan's PJ Fleck shared an interesting nugget during his bowl game presser that will interest a lot of coaches, regardless of sport. Every new head coach and staff are tasked with creating a culture and vision for their program. At Western Michigan, Fleck and...

Navy Football: The Brotherhood – Episode 5

[vimeo 109050979 w=680 h=380] Episode 5 of Navy's always-excellent series "The Brotherhood" takes a look at the Midshipmen's 51-14 beating of VMI. Navy scored 51 of the game's first 58 points, and 11 players combined to rush 49 times for 352 yards and five touchdowns. The win...

Dallas-Fort Worth expects a $300 million economic impact for the College Football Playoff Championship

The inaugural College Football Playoff Championship is 179 days away - and some in Dallas-Fort Worth believe they are in for a $300 million payday. A report for AT&T Stadium's Stadium Events Organizing Committee, obtained by the Dallas Morning News, expects $308.6 million in...

The Super Bowl commercial every Dad should watch

Dove rolled their Super Bowl commercial out 12 days in advance of the big game, and we are glad they did. I'm not sure how or why it makes me more likely to buy deodorant, but who cares? It's a great and necessary companion to...

Thursday’s One Minute Warm Up

To get the blood pumping: The good folks over at SB Nation put together a pretty funny "College Football Developers Conference Keynote Address" staged like an Apple event https://youtu.be/HRILo1okYkM The quote of the day https://twitter.com/jamesleath/status/768631609910259717 Pretty cool gender reveal for a football coach (I wonder if it actually took...

Technology to provide better TV production & officiating exists

On Saturday, the Big Ten will equip each of its championship game officials with a GoPro on their hats, Fox Sports has announced. The cameras will provide the Fox broadcast with a point-of-view angle straight from the field. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5SVfrxvHvX4] And, yeah, that's a nice shot...