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Five O'Clock Shadow - Class Picture Day Edition

News & Notes

  • Rod Carey is set to make a nice hire in Tennessee Titans offensive line coach Bob Bostad.
  • Lovie Smith has completed his initial coaching staff with the hiring of Thad Lewis as running backs coach.
  • The NFL is reportedly considering regular season games in Germany and China.
  • According to the Dallas Morning News, Drew Rosenhaus is making private pitches to NFL teams on behalf of one Jonathan Manziel.
  • TCU has hired Jamie Dixon away from Pittsburgh to serve as men's basketball coach.

And now for the rest of the story...

Eleven things all aspiring head coaches need to know.

11 things that all aspiring head coaches need to know

The job of a coach, in 11 words.

Common sense says to give young athletes time away from their sports and to let them play multiple sports. Common sense agrees with the world's leading expert on the subject.

Dr. James Andrews: “Don’t treat 6- and 7-year-olds like professional athletes.”

It's always a great day when NFL head coaches revert back to "1st grade class picture day" mode.

Yeah, um, good luck with that.

Kirby Smart on his unpopular transfer policy.

Kirby Smart explains the unpopular decision head coaches have to make regarding transfer restrictions

Just wanted to make sure you knew this was happening.