FootballScoop Q&A: P.J. Fleck

On Dec. 17, 2012, Western Michigan made P.J. Fleck the youngest head coach in the highest level of college football. Twenty-eight months later, Fleck, 34, is still FBS's youngest coach, and one of its fastest risers. He's signed what some have hailed as the...

The key to Urban’s coaching tree success? Follow the outline but coach to your strengths

Without question, the most impressive coaching tree in college football today begins with Urban Meyer. A total of 11 former assistants under Meyer have gone on to varying degrees of success with their own programs and their experience ranges from big time programs like Texas,...

Video of the Day – Cal spring game experience

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TtzbadUzJ60&w=680&h=380] Video of the Day Monday April 20, 2015 Cal spring game experience

Photo: Purdue debuts new alternate helmet

Purdue unveiled a new alternate helmet on Saturday. As far as alts go its, eh, pretty okay. The uniform-number-on-one-side look is probably played out by now. But any discussion of Purdue helmets gives me an excuse to post one of the most underrated lids in college...

Advice for coaches with daughters

As the very proud father of two amazing young girls (and it wouldn't be right if I didn't mention that I also happen to have the world's greatest son), I poured over every word on this sheet. Many thanks to Ole Miss defensive line coach...

Video: South Carolina beat writer works out with Steve Spurrier

How old is Steve Spurrier? Old enough that he didn't start regularly working out until he was already in the NFL. As a member of Dick Nolan's San Francisco 49ers in the late 1960's, Spurrier had to train for the 1.75-mile run all quarterbacks had...

America’s 14 strangest mascots in high school sports

Earlier this week I posted a job for Cairo high school, located in Georgia. Everything seemed relatively normal until I read somewhere along the way that their mascot is the Syrupmakers. For whatever reason, I couldn't shake the thought of just how strange of a nickname...

Video: Coaches hilariously attempt a #DizzyPunt

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IWklOdsDdXE] One of the most fun parts about the off season for us here at The Scoop is watching the creative team building activities that programs come up with. For example, take this fun team building exercise at Dakota State (NAIA - SD) called the "Dizzy Punt"....

Photo: Georgia Tech trolls Georgia with its bowl rings

Georgia Tech won the Orange Bowl and claimed the ACC Coastal Division championship. Both of those accomplishments are represented on the Yellow Jackets' bowl rings, which were revealed Friday. What else made it on there? The Ramblin' Wreck's 30-24 overtime victory at Georgia. Georgia Tech...