FootballScoop’s top eight coaching match-ups of Week 2

Week 2 of the college football season is famously short on quantity, but high on quality. There aren't many good games, but those that are have more juice than a Mackinaw peach. 1a) Michigan State head coach Mark Dantonio and defensive coordinator Pat Narduzzi...

Duane Akina shares his coaching philosophy in Stanford’s latest “Coach Speak” installment

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ekUFKRy43hQ] During Duane Akina's nearly three decades of coaching defensive backs (perhaps most notably 2001-2010 and 2011-2014 at Texas) he's coached three Thorpe Award winners, and 20 of his defensive backs have gone on to play in the NFL. It's no wonder why...

Photos: Louisville WRs coach Lamar Thomas trolling his alma mater in recruiting

Before he became Louisville's wide receivers coach, Lamar Thomas was one of the greatest wideouts in the history of Miami football. Playing from 1989-93, the Gainesville, Fla., native helped the Hurricanes win two national titles and earned two All-Big East recognitions. He still holds...

Really, Ohio State? Really?

Ohio Stadium has always been one of the most intimidating atmospheres in college football. I remember the buildup to the 2005 Texas-Ohio State game and repeatedly reading how no one ever won .... in the Shoe ... at night. The Longhorns won that game,...

ESPN has a new interactive feature taking you inside the office of coaches. Mark Dantonio goes first

ESPN rolled out a cool new interactive feature today where they provide a look inside the office of head coaches. First up was Michigan State's Mark Dantonio. What's interesting about the way that ESPN has the piece set up is that each "+" sign...

What’s your Week 2 upset pick? The FootballScoop staff weighs in

The FootballScoop Upset of the Week is back. Each week, the three of us will give you the game we see as the best chance for an underdog to dump a bucket of ice cold water on their opponents' (and Vegas') heads. Last week,...

“The Final Chapter” of Michigan vs. Notre Dame hype videos

Over the past few seasons, many rivalries have come to an end. 2011 was the last year that Texas and Texas A&M squared off, and this weekend another historic rivalry will come to an end (for the forseeable future at least) Michigan and Notre...

Video of the Day – Baylor highlights vs. SMU

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The Denver mayor didn’t know how to say Jim McElwain’s name, and he wasn’t happy about it

Colorado State opened its season on Friday night with an authoritative 31-17 defeat of in-state rival Colorado before a national television audience and 63,363 fans at Denver's Sports Authority Field. The Rams came two yards short of doubling Colorado's rushing output (266 to 134)...