Graphic: A case to be made for prep schools

On Saturday we pointed out how St. Thomas Aquinas High School in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., produced an astounding four draft picks over the weekend, but there's another school out there with an equally impressive haul. Fork Union Military Academy, the famed college prep school...

Hawaii has launched a crowd-sourcing effort to raise $10,000 for travel costs

Colleges and universities campaign for people's money all the time, but never like this. The University of Hawaii has launched a page on crowd-funding website IndieGogo.com in hopes of raising $10,000 to relieve the Warriors' outsized travel costs. The school says it costs $5.6...

Franklin’s advice to graduates: ‘Stay broke and chase your dreams’

Before taking the stage to talk to the most recent graduates of his alma mater, James Franklin asked about 50 people if they could remember who spoke at their college commencement, and what they talked about. Since no one could really answer with any...

How the Jaguars avoided groupthink in their NFL Draft evaluations

Here is what to do when you identify the top prospect on your draft board: don't talk about him. Don't tell your coaches. Don't tell your owner. Don't tell your scouts. Don't tell your personnel department. Don't even tell your wife. In fact, don't...

Video: D-III program highlights the spring player experience

Earlham College is a small liberal arts college located in Richmond, Indiana that may not have the same tradition-rich football history as some of their counterparts, but that soon may change under head coach Neil Kazmierczak and his staff. Kazmierczak came to Earlham during...

FootballScoop grades every NFL Draft class

The great thing about the Internet is that this piece from Bleacher Report in 2012 will never go away: After one of the worst picks in the first round I can ever remember, the Seattle Seahawks didn't draft any positions of need or draft...

Video: What having a ‘family environment’ really means for one FBS program

"There is not going to be a staff in the country that will care more about your sons and will be more committed to making sure that they are successful, not just on the football field, but in life. Because the strength of Penn State...

This ESPN video of servicewomen returning home is perfect Mother’s Day viewing

On the Fourth of July last year we posted this inspiring video ESPN compiled of servicemen returning home to their families. Many of them involved surprising family members at sporting events. All of them were equally awesome. The key word, though, is servicemen.  Men...

The NFL gave Charlie Strong a reality check this weekend

Three weeks ago, Charlie Strong stood behind a mic and told the burnt orange faithful in Fort Worth that their team would not be winning a national championship this winter. Turns out the NFL agrees with him. Two-hundred fifty-six votes were tallied over the...