FootballScoop’s FCS weekend preview: Where things stand heading into Selection Sunday

We're now a matter of days from Selection Sunday -- 11:30 a.m. ET Sunday, ESPNU -- and there's a lot to get to, so...

James Franklin: “There are two ends of recruiting, but only one gets focused on”

With a year-long pause on recruiting set to be lifted on June 1, coaches will hit the road recruiting after missing some vital evaluation...

Assistant for FCS power making jump to New Mexico State

During four years at Eastern Washington, Kevin Maurice has helped the Eagles develop one of the most explosive offenses in college football. Now, New Mexico...

Jeff Fisher convinced Eddie George to take the Tennessee State job

For the first time since he left USC as an All-American safety in 1981, Jeff Fisher is back in college football. The longtime Houston...

Sources: Matt Dudek leaving Michigan for director of recruiting role at Mississippi State

Matt Dudek is leaving his post as Michigan's director of recruiting for a similar role at Mississippi State, sources told FootballScoop on Wednesday. The Michigan...

Minnesota Vikings hiring successful high school coach

Go ahead and add Robert Steeples to your fastest-rising coaches list. Steeples has left his job as the head coach at De Smet Jesuit High...

Florida State has announced plans and renderings for a $60 million football facility

After kicking around the idea dating back to the Jimbo Fisher days, Florida State has finally announced plans and renderings for a new standalone...

Video: Central Michigan peels back the curtain of $32 million Champions Center

Back in 2018, well before the COVID pandemic, the Board of Trustees at Central Michigan approved $32.5 million be spent for the Champions Center,...

NCAA reportedly set to approve new transfer rule this week

At long last, the NCAA is set to formally grant all Division I athletes the right to transfer once without penalty, according to The Athletic. The...

Covid may have changed the NFL offseason forever

The coronavirus pandemic has been something that we all knew would change certain aspects of life indefinitely, only nobody could tell exactly which aspects...

Maynor’s message to Deion Sanders: ‘Go recruit more 5-stars’

Connell Maynor had just helped his Alabama A&M team dole out a record-setting offensive explosion in a win against rival Jackson State. So Maynor, the...

This statistic on injuries will have you evaluating your practices

I have long been a proponent of a no huddle approach, especially because it allows us to practice at a pace where we can...

Boston College has inked a long-term deal with a new uniform provider

Over the course of the last 12 months, the Under Armour brand has received a major black eye in the college athletics world after...

Sources: Eddie George, TSU working to land Hall of Famer Rod Woodson

Eddie George, Jeff Fisher and Tennessee State are continuing to work to put together a star-studded staff for their Tigers' reclamation project – this...

Sources: Michigan adding former standout player to staff as DPP

Courtney Morgan is returning home. Well, to his college home. Multiple sources on Monday told FootballScoop that Morgan, who spent the past year-plus as Fresno State...

Sources: Spring League Houston franchise finds head coach, OL coach

The Houston Sea Lions are making a couple of key hires for their debut staff as part of an all-new expansion team in The...

Sources: Notre Dame adding former Houston Texans assistant as analyst

Notre Dame continues to be a top destination for young, up-and-coming coaches. After previously hiring Marcus Freeman as defensive coordinator and then snagging Chad Bowden...

Lane Kiffin and Eli Drinkwitz are having some lighthearted fun on Twitter

Today marked Missouri head coach Eli Drinkwitz's 38th birthday. That special occasion prompted a pretty standard Happy Birthday tweet from infamous SEC homer Paul Finebaum. ...and...

Florida State launches its own NIL program, but this one’s different

Florida State is not the first major college program to announce its own initiative to help their athletes capitalize on the coming name, image...

Scoop Roundup: Alabama A&M calls its shot against Deion Sanders, JSU

It flew a bit below the radar, but Connell Maynor called the shot of his Alabama A&M squad's throttling of Deion Sanders' Jackson State...

Sean Payton’s ‘Bountygate’ suspension to be topic of new comedy starring Kevin James

If you had "Kevin James," "Adam Sandler" and "Bountygate" on your Mad Libs card today, come collect your winnings. In his Football Morning in America column on...

“Culture can mean different things to different people, but if it’s not every day,...

During the 2017-18 season, Porter Moser led the Loyola-Chicago Ramblers on an improbable run to the Final Four that propelled them into the national...

The NAIA Playoff bracket is out

Last night, the NAIA announced their playoff pairings, and there are a few things that make this year's bracket really one-of-a-kind. For starters, the NAIA...

Sources outline Eddie George, Tennessee State Tigers’ staff targets

Eddie George has the on-the-field credentials, name recognition and a prominent profile in the Nashville community where Tennessee State University is located and George...

Sources: TSU to copy Deion Sanders model, hiring Eddie George

The Deion Sanders model at Jackson State is too early to gauge its success — except in raising the profile of the school and...

Dave Doeren reportedly in line for extension at NC State

Dave Doeren is set to receive an extension at NC State, according to R. Cory Smith of Pack Pride. Smith reports the particulars of the extension...

Central Florida, Malzahn adding Twitter handles to Knights jerseys

The University of Central Florida long has been cutting edge in its marketing and uniforms; chrome helmets, NASA-themed ensembles and the innovative 'Bounce House'...

Notre Dame’s Kelly jokes Augusta National ‘course is easy’

Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly's golfed at some of the most renowned courses across the United States and around the globe. That includes Augusta National,...

Source: Northern Colorado, McCaffery parting with two key assistants

The University of Northern Colorado did not get to play any football games in the fall due to the COVID-19 pandemic and had scheduled...

Report: NCAA could soon remove ‘Nick Saban rule’, allow head coaches to recruit on...

The college football industry is preparing for the expected return of in-person recruiting and evaluation on June 1, thereby ending a 13-month dead period,...

The Timeout

Idea to execute now for fall: The Golden Ticket experience

Over the last several weeks, college football programs have announced that they're preparing for their stadiums this fall to return to full capacity. After a year where everyone has dealt with COVID restrictions, the...

5 big questions on how COVID-19 likely changes how we all coach in the...

As many states start to get answers about when coaches will be able to reunite with their programs, many others are left with more questions than answers about the start of summer activities for...

The 6 most overused logos and helmet decals in high school sports

Ever since reading Jeremy Darlow's book Brands Win Championships where he highlights the about the importance of branding for programs and businesses I've grown to have a new appreciation for programs and people that...

5 creative Zoom activities that you can do with your team

With everyone under a stay-at-home order to prevent the spread of COVID-19, coaches everywhere have been forced to find ways to connect with their teams utilizing technology. We've been able to connect with a ton...

3 ways to maximize your time during the COVID-19 shutdown to give your program...

The COVID-19 pandemic has shut down schools, businesses and industries all over the country. While there is no denying the seriousness of the issue at hand, the shutdown means that a lot of teachers...

Updated with links to templates: A system to help you and your staff take...

After originally publishing this article back at the beginning of the month, I was flooded with over 150 DMs, Facebook messages and emails requesting to get ahold of the templates that I shared. I happened...

A system for you and your staff to take back your weekends

After years of being an assistant coach, being a part of staffs who met on Sunday nights while the NFL played in the background and the attention of those in attendance went back and...

11 types of parents you need to have a plan for as an aspiring...

There are so many coaches out there with dreams of one day ascending to the role of head coach. Whether it's high school or college, every aspiring head coach needs to have a plan...

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