Vandy looks for these three traits in their defensive lineman

If you want to play defensive line for Derek Mason at Vanderbilt, the bar is set pretty high. Before taking the job at Vandy, Mason's defensive line units were some of the most ferocious in the country at Stanford, often stifling some of the...

Here’s your feel good story for the NFL Draft

There are two major human interest stories out of the University of Missouri for this year's NFL Draft. You already know of the first. But it's the second one, the one you're probably not aware of, that may be most deserving of your attention....

‘We aren’t a goal oriented program’

The off season coaches tour is essential for every major college athletic program. It helps to rally the fan base, and from the football perspective, it is a great reminder that football season is just a few months away and the energy is already...

Fascinating look at how the Bengals set up their NFL Draft board

The good people over at Cincinnati.com put together this fascinating look at how NFL teams, specifically their hometown Bengals, go about putting together their NFL Draft board. Not surprisingly, it's a year round process, but the specifics behind how they structure everything and how...

Every coach in America now has added incentive to watch Food Network

Late last night Penn State offensive line coach Herb Hand sent out a tweet that made every food-loving coach in America crack a smile, and possibly drool just a bit. Awesome “@CoachHand: I am now able to confirm that I will be competing...

Kevin Durant’s MVP speech can make every one of us better

Kevin Durant will not turn 26 years old until September, but his 25 minutes behind the microphone Tuesday proves he has wisdom most people twice his age don't posses. Durant was named the NBA's Most Valuable Player on Tuesday for his supernatural ability to...

Behind the scenes of all the highlights you’ll see on draft day

An enormous amount of manpower goes into the one minute (or so) highlight that play after a player is announced at the podium. Here's what I'm talking about. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xhu-bSULY3M&w=640&h=360] Today ESPN released a peek at the amount of work that goes into creating...

‘There may be better looking B1G coaches, but no one will outwork us’

Without cheating, take a look at the quote below and try to take a stab at which Big Ten head coach said it. "There might be better-looking coaches in the Big Ten, there might be smarter coaches -- but no one's going to outwork...

Video: This is how you profile a successful off season

There is a lot that goes into a successful off season. On the surface you have all the strength and conditioning, and agility work to get your guys ready for fall competition, but for programs like MacMurray College (D-III - IL) understand that a...