Mark Helfrich explains why committing to “the process” is like raising kids

video
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ve2Tc4c_CQg?start=144] While the phrase "the process" is something that most coaches attribute to Nick Saban, the fact is embracing the process (and not necessarily the end result) is a belief that a lot of coaches across the country buy into. Not surprisingly, one of those...

Chatter at Tennessee – Monday November 20

A week ago we shared the first update of what is being whispered and Vol fans and, well.... https://twitter.com/Swoop_AA/status/931231419359211521 So....moving on to the latest whispers we're hearing within coaching circles. Again the disclaimer, we do not know who John Currie will ultimately hire; but this is the...

A former high school teacher makes a case for why football is the “best taught subject in American high schools”

Last night, while scrolling through Twitter before heading to bed, I came across this tweet, and it may be the best quote about high school football I have ever seen. https://twitter.com/COACHISTVAN/status/739620631336132608?s=09 That right there may be the realest quote on football of all time...and it comes...

Nike, Adidas or Under Armour: Who wears what in FBS?

With Thursday's news that Cincinnati is leaving Adidas and Michigan is considering doing the same, we figured it was a good time to update and expand last year's list of who wears what in the Football Bowl Subdivision. Not much movement has taken place since...

Saban: “Young people have the illusion of choices. But if you want to be good, you have no choices”

This past off season has been littered with some bad-news landmines off the field for Nick Saban and the Alabama program. Over the past few weeks, three players have been arrested on charges ranging from domestic violence, to drunk driving and drug possession. Over the weekend,...

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...

TEDx Talk: “Why we need high school football”

video
TED talks have tackled a number of important issues ranging from "Why we do what we do" with Tony Robbins, to topics like why looks aren't everything presented by model Cameron Russell and how to speak so that people want to listen. They've tackled...

Coaching Carousel Nuclear Winter

With a dozen openings already on the books still a week and a half ahead of Thanksgiving, the potential is there for this to be one of the most active coaching markets in recent memory. Being that coaching markets is our forte, we thought...

8 things that college coaches want HS recruits who are serious about playing college football to understand

Going from high school football player to college football player is quite the transition for a teenager, and then you throw in being away from your family and friends for the first time and all the newfound responsibility that comes with being on your...