Point/Counterpoint: A $40 million settlement from EA Sports. Is this a good thing for college athletes?

Over the weekend, EA Sports and Collegiate Licensing Co., agreed to a settlement with plaintiffs (note the presiding judge must still agree to the terms) led by former UCLA basketball player Ed O'Bannon for $40 million in the first of a long series of...

The only 2014 CFB hype video you need covers all your favorite programs

 This will be the only all-encompassing college football hype video you'll need for the next 88 days (or so). This one is rare, covering (what seems like) every major college program and all the top moments of the 2013 season to help you anticipate...

Wait, the Dallas Cowboys have installed ballet bars at the football facility?

I've heard of offensive line coaches having players take yoga classes to help with flexibility concerns, but the Dallas Cowboys installing ballet bars in their football facility is a new one for me to wrap my head around, but according to the Dallas Morning...

The winningest D-II program in NCAA history has a hype video with all the fixin’s

Grand Valley State, who boasts the winningest program in Division II football history (73% winning percentage), has had an outstanding seven months or so. Back in December they made a run to the national semifinals of the Division II playoff, capping off a nice...

Allow me to introduce you to the unsung hero on your staff…your video coordinator

I've had the pleasure of owning FootballScoop for over six years now. During that time, I've personally met thousands of coaches, personnel and operations staff members. I've visited with nearly 50 staffs at their offices and observed their operations. Almost all of my visits...

BYU’s 2014 hype video will get you ready for the season right now

BYU's 2014 season begins 13 weeks from yesterday with a Friday night kickoff at Connecticut. After watching this 2014 hype video, Cougars fans (and everyone else) will be ready for it to begin right this very nanosecond. This one is good.  [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WIPWpDC3Wsc&w=640&h=360]

Ever argue over the fastest coach on your staff? This staff did, so they held a race

There are two traits nearly every single college football coach shares. They're all ex-athletes, and they're all hyper-competitive. Those traits combine in many wonderful ways, but sometimes they can run counterintuitive against each other. They are what get coaches arguing about who has a...

Will your coach’s next contract include equity?

Over the last two decades, Rich Rodriguez has played a major role in reshaping the way college football is played and coached by shaping, molding and popularizing the zone read offense as the head coach at Glenville State, the offensive coordinator at Tulane and...

Trailer: There’s a documentary coming on A&M’s move to the SEC

No matter how maroon your side of the fence, Texas A&M's move to the SEC was a major turning point in college sports history. The Aggies turned more than a century of history on its ear simply by moving conferences. For those of us...
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