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...

Report: Gus Malzahn not safe at Auburn after all

With likely losses against Georgia and Alabama looming, Auburn AD Allen Greene attempted to quell the speculation about Gus Malzahn's future before it could take on a life of its own by stating definitively that Malzahn will be back in 2019. “He’ll be the coach...

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,...

Watch Jerry Kill’s entire powerful and emotional press conference

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZgSzDDOtpoQ] Jerry Kill poured his heart into coaching, and he did the same in his press conference announcing his retirement from the profession. See the full presser that everyone is talking about above.. There's a lot we can all learn from in here. Highlights, including coaches...

“Friction” at Ohio State

The past few weeks industry sources have mentioned to FootballScoop issues at Ohio State between the football staff and athletics leadership as well as within the program itself. Multiple times, the term "friction" has been used to describe issues between Urban Meyer and Gene...

Where will College GameDay visit each week of the 2018 season?

I don't know about you, but I'm jonesing for some actual football. Spring games are nice, but they're no substitute for the real thing. In fact, all they do is whet your appetite for football with pageantry, passion, teams actually trying to win the...

North Carolina is looking to pass a bill that would allow parents to put their concussed child back into a game

Instead of requiring approval from a qualified medical profession like the athletic trainers found on the sideline, lawmakers in the state of North Carolina are looking to pass a bill that would allow parents to choose when their concussed child would be able to...