How the Jaguars avoided groupthink in their NFL Draft evaluations

Here is what to do when you identify the top prospect on your draft board: don't talk about him. Don't tell your coaches. Don't tell your owner. Don't tell your scouts. Don't tell your personnel department. Don't even tell your wife. In fact, don't...

Video: D-III program highlights the spring player experience

Earlham College is a small liberal arts college located in Richmond, Indiana that may not have the same tradition-rich football history as some of their counterparts, but that soon may change under head coach Neil Kazmierczak and his staff. Kazmierczak came to Earlham during...

FootballScoop grades every NFL Draft class

The great thing about the Internet is that this piece from Bleacher Report in 2012 will never go away: After one of the worst picks in the first round I can ever remember, the Seattle Seahawks didn't draft any positions of need or draft...

Video: What having a ‘family environment’ really means for one FBS program

"There is not going to be a staff in the country that will care more about your sons and will be more committed to making sure that they are successful, not just on the football field, but in life. Because the strength of Penn State...

This ESPN video of servicewomen returning home is perfect Mother’s Day viewing

On the Fourth of July last year we posted this inspiring video ESPN compiled of servicemen returning home to their families. Many of them involved surprising family members at sporting events. All of them were equally awesome. The key word, though, is servicemen.  Men...

The NFL gave Charlie Strong a reality check this weekend

Three weeks ago, Charlie Strong stood behind a mic and told the burnt orange faithful in Fort Worth that their team would not be winning a national championship this winter. Turns out the NFL agrees with him. Two-hundred fifty-six votes were tallied over the...

Video: Bear Bryant shares the perfect Mothers Day message

Since I'm not sure how our message on The Scoop page would resonate with the masses, I thought this old commercial from Bear Bryant with a powerful message might do the trick. It's a timeless message that is still applicable today. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Hq9wfYb13U&w=640&h=480]

The school with the most impressive NFL Draft output wasn’t actually a college

Monday update: Fork Union Military Academy also had an outstanding weekend, producing five draftees and seven undrafted free agents. LSU led all schools with nine players selected in the 2014 NFL Draft, followed closely by Alabama and Notre Dame with eight apiece. Those numbers are...

This JuCo recruiting video hits the nail on the head

This time of year is all about movement. Former college football players move on to the NFL, the working world or graduate school, and later this month high school signees will begin the transition to college football.  At its core, recruiting is about proving...