FootballScoop update: Tulsa, Houston…and Kansas

Tulsa is progressing towards a hire. First thoughts on Houston. I like what David Beaty did...and think you will see more of this with head coaching hires. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CC8Ol94Gy8o?rel=0&w=640&h=360]

Video: Central Michigan pulled off the bowl reveal of the year

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lgOjiHTcgGc] Slow and calculated. That was the method behind Central Michigan's bowl selection reveal to the team. The painfully slow pace had the entire room in a frenzy before their bowl selection finally popped on screen, and then everyone went nuts. The reaction (which can...

FootballScoop update on the staff at Nebraska and Oregon State

Mike Riley loved his time at Oregon State and wants to do things the right way as he moves on to Nebraska. This is truly one of those delicate situations (that impacts a lot of people's lives). Here is the update. More will become clear in...

Forget the actual bowl gifts, here’s what each bowl game SHOULD give out

Earlier this morning we published a list of bowl gifts, courtesy of the Sports Business Journal. While those gifts are great, we couldn't help but think: What kind of gifts would fit these bowl games even better, or better yet, what SHOULD they really be...

Update on Youngstown State and Bo Pelini

Sources tell us Youngstown State has narrowed their list of candidates and we understand are heading towards making a hire likely this week. Last week we gave an update noting some very strong candidates. We understand that neither Don Treadwell nor Mark Snyder is expected...

Video: Colorado profiles what it’s like to be a Buffalo with “Forever”

Earlier this year, Colorado's video team came home with an Emmy in hand for their "Seasons" recruiting video. It was outstanding, and more than deserving on the honor. Since then, they've continued to raise the bar of expectations for video staffs at major college programs across the country. Their...

East Mississippi Community College won the JuCo national championship on Sunday

East Mississippi Community College is officially a dynasty. The top-ranked Lions knocked off No. 2 Iowa Western 34-17 on Sunday, claiming their third NJCAA championship in four years. "We certainly didn't play our best ball game or our most complete ball game," EMCC head football coach...

The Twitter 12 pack of things I didn’t expect to see during conference championship week

This weekend may have been short on games, but it was not short on content worthy of the Twitter 12 pack. 1) You've got to love (or at least respect) the golf clap here when Saban and Alabama heard about their playoff spot. This is why...

Video: Texas State misses bowl game despite being 7-5, and one coach’s daughter can’t make sense of it

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=76YsmUmrMHY] Texas State finished 7-5 this season under Dennis Franchione and his staff, and somehow managed to miss out on a bowl game for the second consecutive year. Last year they got to bowl eligible at 6-6 and weren't selected to play in a...