BYU received a major blow to its independence on Thursday

The music has stopped, and it appears BYU may be left without a chair to sit in. Earlier this week, the ACC announced that it will continue playing eight conference games and four non-conference games, and one of those four must be against a...

How are you educating your players before summer break?

The off season is a time where coaches have to largely hand off their responsibilities of the current players on their roster off to the strength staff. Ohio State and North Carolina are two programs in particular doing everything that they can from a...

Photo: Texas A&M has gone a bit extreme to improve field goal accuracy

Last year Texas A&M ranked 53rd nationally in field goal percentage attempting just 13 field goals on the year, making 10 of them (77%). Those 13 attempts ranked 110th nationally. The staff has decided to go to rather extreme measures to improve on both...

Nine Division I programs receive postseason bans

The NCAA released its 2012-13 Academic Progress Rate (APR) scores for Division I football programs, and a total of nine schools will receive postseason bans as a result of falling below the 930 multi-year threshold. Of the nine, two are FBS and seven are...

Oklahoma State to lose one day of practice per week. Does it matter?

On Tuesday, the Oklahoman reported that Oklahoma State will lose one day of practice per week thanks to the program's APR scores falling below the NCAA's minimum threshold. To the layman, the penalty seems significant. In reality, it may not be.  Oklahoma State already...

NCAA recruiting mass texts

NCAA proposal number 2013-26, released Jan. 21, will allow any form of electronic correspondence for any sport other than basketball, cross country, track and field, swimming and diving... and football beginning on Aug. 1. The key term there - "any form" - means the...

Western Michigan shows off their facility upgrades in this video

Western Michigan has unveiled all of their facility upgrades with this video, and by all standards "impressive" pretty much sums up the new look. Not only was the football facility itself (the Brown Alumni Football Center) given a face lift, but so was Waldo...

Video: How Boise State’s academic plan mirrors their weight room philosophy

Every high school and college coach in the country has "Graduate" on his short list of goals for every player on his roster. At Boise State, that's taken very seriously, with an academic game plan for each and every football player, just like you'd...

The ACC and Big Ten are discussing playing in-conference non-conference games

This week, the ACC announced it will not play nine conference games but instead to remain at eight games while requiring one non-conference game against a fellow Power Five opponent. It's the exact same initiative the SEC announced earlier this spring and, despite the...