PODCAST: Episode 5 – Finding that important balance between coaching, work, and family life

Subscribe to The FootballScoop Podcast here via iTunes As coaches, finding the balance between coaching, work, and family can be a difficult challenge for even the most veteran of coaches. Some coaches never find it and end up getting out of the profession altogether. On Beyond the...

PODCAST Episode 4: How to recruit successfully with limited resources, while harnessing the power of social media

With National Signing Day just around the corner for a number of programs, I decided to dedicate this week's podcast to a topic related to recruiting. This week, on Beyond the Whistle, Lakeland University (D-III - WI) head coach Colin Bruton and I chatted about how...

PODCAST Episode 3: How to create a culture, the most important ingredient, and creating a culture with limited resources

This week, on Beyond the Whistle, we continue our conversation on culture and its importance with Grapevine HS (TX) head coach Randy Jackson, also the author of Culture Defeats Strategy, which you can order here. This week, coach Jackson and I discuss how he's created...

“Successful seasons are 75% culture and 25% scheme” and more on the importance of culture

Today, in Episode 2 of Beyond the Whistle on The FootballScoop Podcast, I had the opportunity to talk with Grapevine HS (TX) head coach Randy Jackson, who recently released a new book entitled Culture defeats Strategy (which you can order here). As coaches, we love going...

Podcast Episode 2: We talk about creating a culture, and interview Baylor’s Matt Rhule

Here's what we have in store on Episode 2 of The FootballScoop Podcast New Baylor head coach Matt Rhule talks with Zach this week in The Press Box about what drew him to the Baylor job, what he has in store for the Baylor program, and...

Episode 1 of the FootballScoop Podcast: Butch Davis, plus keys to developing a successful HS football program

This week, in Episode 1 of the FootballScoop Podcast. In The Press Box this week, Zach Barnett talks with new FIU head coach Butch Davis about his plans at FIU, his previous stops at Miami and North Carolina, and they also talk about his first...

PODCAST: Episode 0 – The Intro

In the first episode of the FootballScoop weekly podcast, we wanted to take some time to allow everyone to get to know Scott, Zach and I a little better. Last week we gave some insight into what the format of the weekly podcast moving forward...

PODCAST: Talking Lane Kiffin, LSU and Alabama

Though they haven't come out and said it for obvious reasons, LSU is pursuing Lane Kiffin to serve as Ed Orgeron's offensive coordinator. The Tigers believe they have a good shot of securing Kiffin's services. This presents a fascinating scenario between the two rivals as Alabama...

Podcast: Discussing the Charlie Strong situation

This morning Scott and I broke out the podcast equipment to discuss the Charlie Strong's involvement in a high-profile Louisville divorce. It's a discussion with lots of implications: What is the likelihood Strong is pulled into the case in a meaningful way? How should Strong handle...