Update on Youngstown State and Bo Pelini

Sources tell us Youngstown State has narrowed their list of candidates and we understand are heading towards making a hire likely this week. Last week we gave an update noting some very strong candidates. We understand that neither Don Treadwell nor Mark Snyder is expected...

Video: Colorado profiles what it’s like to be a Buffalo with “Forever”

Earlier this year, Colorado's video team came home with an Emmy in hand for their "Seasons" recruiting video. It was outstanding, and more than deserving on the honor. Since then, they've continued to raise the bar of expectations for video staffs at major college programs across the country. Their...

East Mississippi Community College won the JuCo national championship on Sunday

East Mississippi Community College is officially a dynasty. The top-ranked Lions knocked off No. 2 Iowa Western 34-17 on Sunday, claiming their third NJCAA championship in four years. "We certainly didn't play our best ball game or our most complete ball game," EMCC head football coach...

The Twitter 12 pack of things I didn’t expect to see during conference championship week

This weekend may have been short on games, but it was not short on content worthy of the Twitter 12 pack. 1) You've got to love (or at least respect) the golf clap here when Saban and Alabama heard about their playoff spot. This is why...

Video: Texas State misses bowl game despite being 7-5, and one coach’s daughter can’t make sense of it

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=76YsmUmrMHY] Texas State finished 7-5 this season under Dennis Franchione and his staff, and somehow managed to miss out on a bowl game for the second consecutive year. Last year they got to bowl eligible at 6-6 and weren't selected to play in a...

Here’s a rundown of the gifts being handed out to bowl participants

This bowl season, bowl participants in the 39 featured games will receive over $5.4 million in gifts, according to the Sports Business Journal. The NCAA allows each bowl to give out up to $550 worth of gifts to 125 participants per school. Beyond that 125 limit,...

Video of the Day – Illinois learns bowl destination

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YcoEZsjLNqI&w=685&h=385] Monday December 8, 2014 Video of the Day Illinois learns their bowl destination

When asked about other jobs, Utah State’s Matt Wells gave the perfect answer

Matt Wells is 18-9 in two seasons as the head coach at Utah State. When you go 18-9 at Utah State, people take notice. Coaching at a place that had played in two bowl games in the previous half-century, Gary Andersen parlayed an 18-8 stretch...

Kerry Coombs was the busiest coach in college football this weekend

It's been quite the 24 hours for Ohio State, and especially cornerbacks coach/special teams coordinator Kerry Coombs. He and the Buckeyes dismantled Wisconsin 59-0 in the Big Ten Championship and returned to Columbus around five in the morning. Coombs then rose in time to make...