Video: Pat Haden tells USC players Clay Helton is their new head coach

In announcing Clay Helton as USC's full-time head coach, Trojans AD Pat Haden cited the support Helton had garnered inside the locker room as one of the reasons for giving him the permanent job. So it figures USC players would erupt when Haden told them...

12 recruiting red flags, according to college coaches across the country

Recruiting is an ultra-competitive deal among coaches to find the best players, with high character, good grades and test scores, that also "fit" the culture of their team, their roster, and campus. As recruiting continues to evolve, coaches and staffs have developed a keen sense toward...

2018-19 NFL and College head coaching changes

With the coaching carousel underway, we've once again created the 2018-19 head coaching changes page to keep track of all the movement. On a similar note, we're also tracking all of the 2018-19 contract extensions from the off season on here. New this year is an...

Bill Belichick had players squatting 80% of their max and going through full padded practices Super Bowl week

On opposing sidelines for the Super Bowl you had two very different coaches. One one side was Falcons head coach Dan Quinn, who appeared in Super Bowls just a few years ago as a member of Pete Carroll's staff with the Seahawks as their defensive...

Update on Oklahoma’s defensive coordinator search

To make a dramatic understatement: it was an eventful weekend for Lincoln Riley. Oklahoma won its fourth straight Big 12 championship on Saturday, and on Sunday secured its third College Football Playoff berth in Riley's four years in the program. With an Orange Bowl showdown...

Update at Tennessee: Phillip Fulmer has his candidates

Sources tell FootballScoop Phillip Fulmer has been active working the phones and meeting with coaches he considers candidates for the position. Sources tell FootballScoop Fulmer has met (or spoken with)...or has meetings set with Georgia defensive coordinator Mel Tucker, Auburn defensive coordinator Kevin Steele, Clemson...

Where will College GameDay visit each week of the 2017 season?

We hit a milestone this week. Tuesday was May 2, meaning the first Saturday of college football action was officially four months away. We're now closer to the beginning of the 2017 season as we are to the end of the '16 campaign. With that...

Source: Ohio State expects to retain Ryan Day; oh and about Urban…

Ever since taking over for Urban Meyer on an interim basis back in August the whispers have been prevalent: "Ryan Day is ready for a big job." Depending on which publications you read, Day has been rumored for nearly every meaningful college job and is...

Texas high school coach goes scorched earth in resignation letter

If you have to leave a job, they tell you never to burn bridges on your way out. Jeff Merket didn't burn his bridge, he detonated it like it was a hospital and he was The Joker. Until last week, Merket was the head coach...