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...

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...

FootballScoop Spring Tour – Texas

Scott and Zach visited Texas this morning on the FootballScoop Spring Tour presented by Overtime Software. Have a listen as they explain the visit and give their thoughts on what they saw and compare everything to their experiences in Oklahoma. Next stop on the tour is...

FootballScoop Spring Tour – Baylor

Scott and Zach recap an excellent visit with Art Briles and staff at Baylor. McLane Stadium is outstanding.If you plan to build a stadium in the near future, this one is your blueprint. 

“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: 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 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 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...