Gary Pinkel: “Our offices are just average. We don’t want to be average at anything.”

Coaches stump for new facilities all the time. It's part of the job description. But rarely do you see a coach go about it as bluntly as Missouri's Gary Pinkel. The Tigers completed a $48.5 million renovation to Faurot Field's east side before the season...

Video: This is how you celebrate the first win in program history

The phrase "act like you've been there before" has no basis with Berry College football. The Vikings haven't been there before. A private college of 2,200 students in Mt. Berry, Ga., announced its intentions to field a football team back in 2011, and played its first season...

How about some love for Doug Meacham?

After eight seasons on Oklahoma State's staff, Doug Meacham was ready to gamble. On himself. An original member of Mike Gundy's staff, Meacham coached tight ends and inside receivers for the Cowboys, but was passed over for the offensive coordinator job in favor of...

After 37 years in coaching, a longtime NFL coach reflects during his first season out

Monday Morning Quarterback did a great profile on longtime college and NFL coach Ken Flajole, who spent last season coaching the inside linebackers with Rob Chudzinski in Cleveland, and it's a great read for coaches. Flajole spent 37 years in the coaching profession, starting at...

NJ HS powerhouse cancels season after investigation into bullying

Sayreville's high school football team has brought home three of the last four state titles in New Jersey, but after an investigation into widespread bullying at the school, there will be no chance for a fourth title in five years. According to NJ.com, Superintendent Richard...

Video: Mess with Saban, get chokeslammed

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pxF1x33S0oE] Let this be a message to anyone storming the field after a game...stay away from the coaches, or suffer the consequences. If the officer to Saban's left hadn't done it, I think Saban would have done it himself. (If chokeslammed wasn't an actual word, it...

Purdue has special neon yellow helmets for this weekend

Check out this week's neon yellow @BoilerFootball helmet in honor of cancer survivors and research @PUCancerCenter! pic.twitter.com/XjyZrdcOpT — Purdue Athletics (@PurdueSports) October 7, 2014 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Purdue will wear these neon yellow helmets against Michigan State on Saturday. These alternate helmets are meant to honor cancer survivors and to...

Would any of your graduate assistants do this?

Last night during the Seahawks-Redskins game I came across this Vine of a Seattle coach / support staff member throwing his body on the ground after realizing that they were short an agility bag during a drill. I have no clue who it is, but give...

Video: Inside the life of an NC State grad assistant

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jJyzT6ObdCE] Here's a really good video from the folks at NC State profiling the life and journey of their graduate assistant coaches (Jake Kahut, Sterling Lucas, Ty Howle, and Doug Shearer). Two of the graduate assistants played for the Wolf Pack before starting their...