Assessing the head coaching hires of 2012

Twenty-eight head coaches were hired between the 2011 and 2012 seasons, and only 21 remain in those jobs today. That's a turnover rate of 25 percent just two-and-a-half years in. Surprising, no? Here's the full list: School 2011 Coach 2012 Coach Akron Rob Ianello Terry Bowden Arkansas Bobby Petrino John L. Smith Arkansas State Hugh Freeze Gus Malzahn Arizona Mike...

Video: Dabo lip syncs “Happy” and Steve Spurrier is going to love it.

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gPs-1In0Yto&w=685&h=385] Dabo Swinney lip syncing "Happy" isn't something I expected to see today. Steve Spurrier is going to absolutely love this one. Enjoy.

Photo: Iowa State will wear all gold unis this Saturday

Iowa State announced on their Facebook page today that they'll be busting out an all gold uniform with red stripes for their game Saturday against Toledo. This is a sharp new look for Paul Rhoads' program if you ask me. From what I can tell,...

Video: Inside the GT locker room for the inspirational message before the Miami game

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n7ovAbtGXpU] Before Georgia Tech took the field against Miami last weekend, the environment in the locker room went from calming prayer, to passionate chant. Team chaplain Derrick Moore started by sharing a motivational message with the team arm in arm, then the video cuts to...

Ole Miss has turned an SEC field-rushing fine into a model for how to run an effective fundraiser

By now you're aware of the field rushing and subsequent removal of the Vaught-Hemmingway Stadium goal posts following Ole Miss' 23-17 defeat of Alabama on Saturday. The school was fined $50,000 by the SEC as a multiple offender for the field rushing, and placed the...

Oregon hasn’t lost back to back games since ’07, Helfrich tries to explain why

The last time Oregon lost back to back games was 2007 when Dennis Dixon and Jonathan Stewart occupied the same backfield, and Mike Bellotti was still the head coach of the Ducks. That year they actually lost three straight, starting with a late season...

Photos: Arizona State will debut their “Desert Fuel” uniforms against Notre Dame

Arizona State players were allowed to vote for their uniform combination for their November meeting with Notre Dame, and their new "Desert Fuel" alternate was what the team ultimately decided on. Copper and anthracite are the two main colors of the new uni addition, which were actually...

Video of the Day – USC football adopts Joey Rodriguez

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jNSy9a_nIqQ&w=640&h=360] Wednesday October 8, 2014 Video of the Day USC football adopts Joey Rodriguez

Gary Pinkel: “Our offices are just average. We don’t want to be average at anything.”

Coaches stump for new facilities all the time. It's part of the job description. But rarely do you see a coach go about it as bluntly as Missouri's Gary Pinkel. The Tigers completed a $48.5 million renovation to Faurot Field's east side before the season...