Week 10 Best Bets – The FootballScoop staff weighs in

We had our first fence post week in Week 9, going 1-1-1 as a staff. Zach hit Georgia Southern blowing out Georgia State, Doug missed on Alabama -17 at Tennessee, and Scott pushed on Mississippi State +14 at Kentucky. Scott:  over  I like Washington State getting 9.5...

Photos: Northern Illinois unveils Huskie Stadium stadium renovations

Northern Illinois has worked to position itself as the Boise State of the Midwest, and has lived up to that self-appointed billing by winning on the field with four straight MAC West titles and two conference crowns and by lining up a national non-conference...

Chip Kelly: “I’m not Mr. Miyagi, just tell me if they can go or not”

Chip Kelly is a lot of things; an innovative offensive mind, a very successful head coach, and bluntly honest with the media. One thing that Chip Kelly is not is Mr. Miyagi. "Just tell us who's up, who's down, and who can go...that's all it is"...

Dave Brandon has resigned as Michigan’s AD

There was really only one conclusion to be reached when word out of the Michigan football beat circuit reported Friday morning that the Wolverines would hold a Friday afternoon press conference to discuss athletics director Dave Brandon. They weren't gathering the press together to announce...

Photos: Texas Tech’s Lone Star uniforms

Texas Tech wore its first edition of Lone Star uniforms for the Longhorns' visit in 2012, a sharp departure from their usual look.   They wore a white get up for a trip to Austin on Thanksgiving last season. (And, unfortunately for the Red Raiders, both...

Video: Minnesota is looking to upgrade their facilities for “more than just recruiting”

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T0ZHhtsW3jo] Prior to Jerry Kill's arrival, the facilities at Minnesota hadn't changed much in the last 30 years, but since he's arrived on campus a number of changes have taken place to make the facility more modern and appealing to the athletes of today. More upgrades are...

The best Halloween costumes of 2014: Coaches edition

Last year we put together an article tracking all of the best coaching costumes that were donned on Halloween, and it was so popular and entertaining that I decided to do the same this year. Take a look at the best ones from last year, including...

Video of the Day – The Hunt: Northwestern’s scout team

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S2H3Crdfu8s] Friday October 31, 2014 Video of the Day The Hunt: Northwestern's scout team

In praise of Todd Grantham, the game’s overlooked coordinator

Six coordinators in college football earn $900,000 or more a year. Five are universally regarded as among the best in their profession. And then there's Todd Grantham. Grantham surprised a lot of people in the college football world by leaving Georgia for Bobby Petrino's new...