Brent Brennan to Gary Andersen: “Are you trying to put together the best group you can or not?”

Brent Brennan was in a precarious position. His old boss, Mike Riley, had left for Nebraska and left the rest of his staff in limbo. The new boss, Gary Andersen, was getting his old band back together. Brennan had an interview with Andersen for his...

The FootballScoop Spring Tour

Next week we're rolling out on the annual Spring Tour. Yes, that means @OT_Software and myself popping up at 10 or so of your favorite programs. You might recall a few years back we traversed the Pac-12...and then we did Notre Dame & a good...

Where are your players hanging out on social media? Probably not Twitter

On Wednesday we heard from a recruiting director that Twitter is no longer the preferred social media outlet of today's high school and college athlete. Today the athletes themselves have confirmed it. Our friends at Fieldhouse Media conducted a survey of 927 college athletes (80...

“It comes down to you”: Inside the dream (and nightmare) of kickers

Back in the 2012 Fiesta Bowl, all eyes were on Stanford kicker Jordan Williamson as he lined up for a field goal at the end of regulation against Oklahoma State with the score tied at 38 a piece. The first attempt came from the middle...

“Either we develop players really well, or those recruiting rankings are way off”

At Mississippi State's campus Pro Day yesterday, Dan Mullen was asked about the guys participating in the Bulldogs Pro Day that weren't necessarily highly recruited guys, some of whom have blossomed into potential first round picks, and NFL caliber players. His response provided an alternative...

Video of the Day – Spring football begins in Lubbock

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E6Fifqm0Cd0] Thursday March 5, 2015 Video of the Day Spring football begins in Lubbock

One statistic that virtually guarantees a winning season

Want to win games next season? Force more turnovers than your opponent. And in other news, water is wet, the sun is hot and that friggin' dress was black and blue. We all know that teams that can simultaneously force takeaways and limit giveaways are...

Inside Scoop: Talking recruiting with Matt Dudek

Inside Scoop is back with Arizona's director of on-campus recruiting Matt Dudek. The man behind Arizona's recruiting efforts and social media branding, Dudek has been a frequent FootballScoop interview subject for some time now. This time around Scott and Matt discuss the lay of...

Sark is adding a challenge to the end of spring practices to help finish games strong

Sark and his USC squad don't take the field for another six months, but they're already finding creative ways to simulate the end of games during spring practice. After reflecting on their 2014 season and the tough losses that came in the final minutes, and...