The best Halloween costumes of 2014: Coaches edition

Last year we put together an article tracking all of the best coaching costumes that were donned on Halloween, and it was so popular and entertaining that I decided to do the same this year. Take a look at the best ones from last year, including...

Video of the Day – The Hunt: Northwestern’s scout team

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S2H3Crdfu8s] Friday October 31, 2014 Video of the Day The Hunt: Northwestern's scout team

In praise of Todd Grantham, the game’s overlooked coordinator

Six coordinators in college football earn $900,000 or more a year. Five are universally regarded as among the best in their profession. And then there's Todd Grantham. Grantham surprised a lot of people in the college football world by leaving Georgia for Bobby Petrino's new...

Week 10 Upset Picks – The FootballScoop staff weighs in

Hard to believe we are are in Week 10 already. Scott:  over  Western Kentucky has scored 59, 34, 47, 36, 39, 38 and 66 this season. LA Tech, has won three straight and is at home; but has struggled a bit in their last two (wins over...

Is it time to worry about Mike Gundy and Oklahoma State?

There are two kinds of attrition in football: the inevitable graduation of players into the next plane of life, and the graduation of assistant coaches into bigger and better jobs. Mike Gundy and Oklahoma State have suffered immensely from both of late. And it's showing. The Cowboys...

FootballScoop radio: 104.5 ESPN interview

This morning, I spent some time on air with Jordy Culotta & Derek Ponamsky (affectionately known as "the Prince") at 104.5 ESPN. We spent a few minutes discussing the origins of FootballScoop and our core audience; but then the guys wanted to talk about some...

Video: See the creative process behind Texas A&M’s unique 1939 throwback helmets

Texas A&M's 1939 throwback helmets and uniforms that they unveiled yesterday have already been dubbed by many college football fanatics as the greatest throwbacks ever based on first impressions alone. Whether you actually agree with that assessment or not is unimportant, what we can all...

“We’ve won over 91% of our games when rushing for one more yard”

A year ago, Georgia Southern ran the ball 626 times for 3,964 yards - 6.3 yards a carry and an average of 360 yards in its 11 games. While the Eagles weren't eligible for any mythical rushing championships as a transitional member between FCS...

James Franklin has a simple plan for keeping freshman in the program

In nearly every level of college football, there is a certain level of attrition. A freshman recruiting class of 25 is bound to lose a handful of guys for a variety of reasons that life throws their way. James Franklin and his staff spend countless...