Future development of FootballScoop

Over the past few years it seems this site grows every month between 20 and 60 percent (and we're just getting started!).  The most recent busy season saw the site host nearly 200,000 unique visitors every week, and those visitors were seeing nearly one...

What separates a good DFO from a bad one? No detail is too microscopic

What keeps you up at night? We all have our personal worries but, professionally, what worries you the most? If you're a head coach, maybe it's your players getting into trouble. If you coach defensive backs, maybe it's your players peeking their eyes in...

When it comes to Military Appreciation games, Oregon sets the standard

At one point or another during the season, it seems like every program rolls out their own twist on "Military Appreciation Day" event. It usually includes a very basic red, white, and blue tweak to their uniform, logo, or helmet of some kind. In...

Photos: An up close tour of SMU’s football facilities

SMU got in early on college football's facilities boom, building Gerald J. Ford Stadium and the accompanying Lloyd All-Sports Center in 2000. Prior to that, the Mustangs called the Cotton Bowl and/or Texas Stadium home. For a private school with a limited alumni base...

Don Draper of Mad Men has the funniest fantasy football story ever

I have only watched the first season or two of AMC's hit show "Mad Men", but what I do know (mostly from what my Twitter feed tells me) is that Don Draper, played by actor Jon Hamm, is an absolute cult icon. Well the...

Gary Patterson will be a guest of Jason Verrett at the NFL Draft tonight

It's a scene you've witnessed hundreds of times at this time of year. The commissioner takes the stage and speaks a name into the microphone, changing a life forever. Away from the stage, the NFL's newest employee embraces family members, his girlfriend and, of...

This is one of the best ticket promo videos of the year

Just sit back, press play, and enjoy. Second Wind Creative has created an absolute gem for Kansas' ticket promotion. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qn-TggG8Sew&w=640&h=360]

Photos: Louisiana-Lafayette partners with Adidas, displays new uniforms

It's cruel, but it's true. Brand names matter in college athletics. There's Nike, Adidas, Under Armour, and then a black abyss that encompasses everyone else. Among the power five conferences, Nike, Adidas and Under Armour combine for a 98.46 percent market share; Georgia Tech's...

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...