Georgia State may be building a new stadium… sort of

The city of Atlanta's loss may be Georgia State's gain. With the Atlanta Braves set to vacate Turner Field for a new home in Cobb County by 2017, Georgia State would like to occupy that space and turn into a sports/shopping/student housing mega-center, part...

BYU has four uniforms, and will wear all of them at home this season

BYU has four uniforms, and they're all fabulous. The regular blues, the classic royal blues, the alternate home blacks and the road whites. Rather than surrender themselves to the handcuffs of tradition, BYU will trot out all four of its sets over the course...

If head coaches had their own walk-out music…

This year the NFL Draft decided to give the thirty players invited to New York City the freedom to pick their own walk-up music. It's a first in NFL Draft history, and judging from Rich Eisen's tweet, which got nearly 500 retweets, it's a...

Nine hot button discussions from this week’s DFO meetings

It's a busy life for a director of football operations (DFO) in major college football. With the calendar offering the rarest of breathers, when the pace of the job slows from a sprint to a job, DFOs take the opportunity to gather for one...

Future development of FootballScoop

Over the past few years it seems this site grows every month between 20 and 60 percent (and we're just getting started!).  The most recent busy season saw the site host nearly 200,000 unique visitors every week, and those visitors were seeing nearly one...

What separates a good DFO from a bad one? No detail is too microscopic

What keeps you up at night? We all have our personal worries but, professionally, what worries you the most? If you're a head coach, maybe it's your players getting into trouble. If you coach defensive backs, maybe it's your players peeking their eyes in...

When it comes to Military Appreciation games, Oregon sets the standard

At one point or another during the season, it seems like every program rolls out their own twist on "Military Appreciation Day" event. It usually includes a very basic red, white, and blue tweak to their uniform, logo, or helmet of some kind. In...

Photos: An up close tour of SMU’s football facilities

SMU got in early on college football's facilities boom, building Gerald J. Ford Stadium and the accompanying Lloyd All-Sports Center in 2000. Prior to that, the Mustangs called the Cotton Bowl and/or Texas Stadium home. For a private school with a limited alumni base...

Don Draper of Mad Men has the funniest fantasy football story ever

I have only watched the first season or two of AMC's hit show "Mad Men", but what I do know (mostly from what my Twitter feed tells me) is that Don Draper, played by actor Jon Hamm, is an absolute cult icon. Well the...