Why Jay Harbaugh turned down a job on his father Jim’s staff

There are two ways to go, it seems, when you are the son of a coach. You can watch him work those insane hours, see him plunge all this character-building effort into young men other than yourself, and you can choose to run in...

Three and Out: The history of NFL logos, Nebraska wins pic of the day, and buy these for your kids (or yourself)

Zach: The last six and a half decades of the NFL, displayed in logo form: [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LjaI_n2eOQk] (HT SB Nation) Scott: Nebraska's video coordinator Mike Nobler has a unique sense of style; but man did he get it right on day one of practice: ...

Video: Vanderbilt holds a draft for season ticket holders

File this under the more interesting ideas that programs have come up for season ticket holders. Most programs come out with season ticket highlight videos, but Vandy has always thought a bit outside of the conventional box. From the looks of it, Vanderbilt selected...

Video: Northwestern’s “Coaches in Cars Getting Coffee” is back for Episode 2

On Friday, Northwestern debuted a new web series entitled "Coaches in Cars Getting Coffee". If that sounds like a direct adaptation of Jerry Seinfeld's new web series "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee", that's because it is.   Episode two is, shockingly, just as simple...

John Madden on the youth Heads Up program: “You can’t learn to be a coach in an hour and a half”

Truth be told, I am actually too young to remember John Madden as a head coach. Madden's tenure as the head coach of the Oakland Raiders spanned from 1969-1978 (nearly eight years before I was born), but his brutal honesty during an NFL Total...

Florida State is the latest school to offer loss-of-value insurance. Could your school be next?

It started with North Carolina basketball player James Michael McAdoo, and then spread to the football programs at Texas A&M, Wisconsin and now Florida State. And, if you want to be in the market for top talent on the recruiting trail, it could soon...

From coaching high school football to an NFL video staff in one year, the story of Bryan Chesin

Had it been left up to him, Bryan Chesin never would have entered the contest he would later win. A 27-year-old running backs coach/video coordinator at his alma mater Chaparral High School in Scottsdale, Ariz., Chesin was equally invested in the running backs coach...

Reviewing video of the last series…while on the sideline

Back in June we wrote about how NFL teams (through a sponsorship with Microsoft) would be able to use Surface tablets this season while on the sideline to review still images of pre and post snap positioning (similar to viewing the old book of...

Addazio explains how faith and football go hand in hand

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NXunO4q01I0] Steve Addazio has sat down in front of the cameras a few times now during the off season to talk about the pillars of his program. This time he talks about faith and the role it plays in the Boston College program....