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...

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...

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...

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...

Study reveals that playing HS football is just as safe as band, glee club, or choir

Over the past few years we have been force-fed statistic after statistic about how dangerous football is to the brain health of our players, and participation has declined nearly everywhere across the country. While it's a given that playing in the NFL is inherently more...

The chatter at Tennessee

Over the next few weeks we'll try to keep you posted on what is being whispered in the coaching circles. Tennessee has the history, the commitment, the facilities and really the players; what they need now is someone who can rally the Vol Nation back...

Update on Tennessee’s coaching search – Saturday November 25

Sources tell FootballScoop Tennessee AD John Currie has been working the phones and putting in the hours expected of a UT AD during a coaching search. This search has been referred to as "thorough" by more than one person in the profession to FootballScoop. Before...

Why Lance Leipold could be a name to watch at Iowa State

On Sunday we offered Ken Niumatalolo as a name that could make sense for the Iowa State opening. There is another coach near the Eastern seaboard that could make sense for the Cyclones: Lance Leipold. Leipold, 51, is the first-year head coach at Buffalo (who,...