Jim McElwain on “the hardest thing you go through as a coach”

When Jim McElwain emerged as a serious candidate for the vacant Florida job last winter, the talk around FootballScoop's virtual water cooler was how the Colorado State head coach fit in Gainesville. And not necessarily McElwain himself, the self-described "dog they dropped off at...

FootballScoop has found your official 2015 camp wake up alarm

Whether you blast it walking through the dorms to wake everyone up for breakfast or a morning run come fall camp, or use it as the opening track on your morning playlist for two-a-days, our staff at FootballScoop has tracked down your official 2015 camp...

Video: Bill Belichick’s face when…

The NFL is in the heart of its offseason, which allows four-time Super Bowl champion quarterbacks the freedom to plunge four stories into uncertain waters below. Wait, what? //   // Never doing that again! #AirBrady Posted by Tom Brady on Saturday, March 28, 2015 In case embed doesn't...

“If your players don’t understand the scheme you can’t expect proper intensity, effort, or toughness”

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MawFTTnWQKE] For Pat Narduzzi and his staff, spending time in the classrooms teaching scheme (and more importantly, making sure that players understand it) may be more important in the big picture of things than the time spent on the practice field. The same can probably...

Video of the Day – Mic’d up at Linebacker U

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5rDKV463xHY&w=680&h=380] Video of the Day Monday March 30, 2015 Mic'd up at Linebacker U

Video: Western Kentucky’s “The Playoffs”

It was hard to see Western Kentucky's 2014 season ending the way it eventually did back on Nov. 1. The Hilltoppers were 3-5 and fresh off a 59-10 drubbing at Louisiana Tech. That's when head coach Jeff Brohm essentially wiped the slate clean and stressed...

Pat Narduzzi explains the most vital position group to an elite defense

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hs2MdDUQDKU?start=145] Pat Narduzzi knows a thing or two about elite defenses. Dating back to 2011, Narduzzi's Spartan Dawg defense in East Lansing ranked in the top 10 in total defense every season, and it was those on-the-field results that led to him to the...

Bobby Johnson to replace Archie Manning on CFB Playoff selection committee

One year in, the College Football Playoff is already making its second change to the 13-member selection committee. After seeing Oliver Luck vacate his position after taking a position within the NCAA and replacing him with Texas Tech athletics director Kirby Hocutt, the Playoff...

How much money are MAC football programs making?

Mid-American Conference schools don't make a lot of money. Thanks to an extensive study by Jon Styf of ChicagoFootball.com, we now know exactly how much they make (or, perhaps more accurately, don't make). While revenue for all 12 MAC schools (football-only UMass not included) sat...