Recordings: Search committee hoped Bill Clark would save UAB football

The committee tasked with hiring UAB's latest - and, ultimately, final - head coach consisted of athletics director Brian Mackin, senior associate AD Shannon Ealy, consultant Bill Carr and former Blazer Izell Reese. By now we know that the four hired then-Jacksonville State head...

2014 Director of Player Personnel of the Year – Finalists

The FootballScoop Coaches of the Year awards, presented by ProGrass, are the only set of awards that recognize the most outstanding position coaches in college football. Finalists were selected based off of nominations by coaches, athletic directors and other athletic department personnel. The winner...

Manny Diaz will return to Mississippi State

Manny Diaz is set to return to Mississippi State as defensive coordinator, according to reports from Sports Illustrated and ESPN on Monday afternoon. Update: The deal is done. Diaz will sign a three-year contract. Diaz served as Dan Mullen's defensive coordinator in 2010, helping the...

Nike unveils Oregon and Ohio State’s title game uniforms

Oregon and Ohio State will play for the inaugural College Football Playoff championship a week from tonight. Oregon is the No. 2 seed and Ohio State is the No. 4 seed, so both teams will wear the same uniforms they wore in their respective...

Texas Tech hires David Gibbs away from Houston

Update: The deal is complete. Don Williams of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal reports Gibbs inked a two-year contract worth $550,000 annually. Texas Tech has also announced that interim DC Mike Smith will remain on as co-defensive coordinator, and running backs coach Mike Smith has been promoted...

Jim Harbaugh swings and misses on potential staff hires

Once upon a time, Jim Harbaugh arrived at Stanford as an unproven coach on the major college football level, turned the previously downtrodden Cardinal into a force through building a staff that used innovative strength and conditioning methods to build a team that stayed healthier than...

Chuck Pagano’s letter to a Colts fan who lost his father to cancer

During his first year as the Indianapolis Colts head coach, Chuck Pagano took a prolonged leave of absence to battle leukemia. He spent three months during the season battling the disease, inspiring a CHUCKSTRONG movement across the NFL and inspiring his team to an...

Video: ESPN remembers Stuart Scott

As you probably know by now, longtime ESPN anchor Stuart Scott passed away Sunday after a long battle with cancer. In case you have not seen it yet, ESPN put together a wonderful tribute to the 49-year-old father of two. For everything the Worldwide Leader...

Florida pulls Kirk Callahan away from UCF

Jim McElwain had an opening for a defensive backs coach for about 24 hours. One day after losing well-regarded defensive backs coach and recruiting rainmaker Travaris Robinson to Auburn, FootballScoop has learned that the Gators  Kirk Callahan away from Central Florida. The news was first reported by Derek Tyson of ESPN. A...