Photos: An updated look at Baylor’s new McLane Stadium

Imagine being a recruit and, on your official visit, the host coaches decide that their best chances of landing you is to not show you the stadium you would play your home games in. If you did see the stadium at all, it was at night. ...

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...

Friday’s One Minute Warm Up

To get the blood pumping: These never get old. Willie Fritz gives a scholarship to a deserving walk on tight end https://youtu.be/bt4TWZwNUfE You can't make this stuff up https://twitter.com/bradheath/status/758666236117053440 That's tough to debate https://twitter.com/MikeAndMike/status/759003084265693184 So true https://twitter.com/RobertShipley2/status/758960396870950912 BTN is doing a Hard Knocks style show featuring Michigan State during their fall camp This is...

Texas’s president and governor have now come out in favor of Houston and the Big 12

No one has more to gain from a Big 12 invitation than Houston. The Cougars have a highly-regarded coaching staff, a top-10 TV market, a new stadium, a supportive and active president and a top-5 recruiting market at their finger tips. All that's needed...

Three tips for giving an effective pep talk, according to science

Pep talks are an essential part of life, and hold a mythic place in football. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8cHteTe01y0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m_iKg7nutNY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o-iPiN_YHjY Most leaders never get any formal training in how to motivate those around him, simply relying on what they've seen for training and learning through trial and error. That's a large...

After 20 years in the NFL, how will Lovie Smith adapt to the college game? “Football is football.”

The last time Lovie Smith coached a college football game, Nebraska ruled the sport as king through its seat in the Big 8 Conference, overpowering opponents by keeping the ball on the ground five out of every seven snaps through its weaponized triple-option offense....

Want to boost attendance? Mississippi State has a one word idea: Bacon

Vying for the to catch the eye of bacon aficionado Andy Staples, Mississippi State athletic director Scott Stricklin retweeted a creative idea earlier this morning thrown out there by the Mississippi State marketing department to get fans into often overlooked home volleyball games. FREE BACON? FREE BACON!!...

Video of the Day – Ohio State Spring game highlight

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QBUz0OPwUik Video of the Day Friday April 28, 2017 Ohio State Spring Game highlight

Brian Kelly’s advice for dealing with cut blocks against Navy: “Stop being crybabies”

As if the triple option scheme itself isn't hard enough for players to defend, defenses also have to deal with a quick, undersized offensive line (and backs) that loves to cut block, especially at the first and second level. At his weekly presser yesterday as...