2010 Coaches Quick Hits

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Monday July 26, 2009

Recruiting Motivation for staff: FootballScoop has learned that a certain D1 head coach started the 1st staff meeting back from vacation by showing this video to his staff. We hear this particular head coach went off on his staff about recruiting. His message, "It's time to step it up and go to the next level in recruiting." Always be closing!Link...

Quoting Nick Saban at SEC Media Days: "When I worked for Bill Belichick, we only had 1 sign in the building; and that was "Do Your Job". It was for the secretary, janitor, players, coaches, managers, equipment man, everybody in the organization. And that was defined, but everybody's will to do that, commitment to do it, buy into to do it, accoutability to do it, were all determing factors in the kind of success we had in that particular season."

Top 50 student bodies by looks: Must say this one is interesting. Link...

Central Michigan reworking recruiting strategy: For 2010 and future seasons, Jones stressed his desire for added emphasis on recruiting the state of Ohio as well as South Carolina, Georgia, and Michigan. "I feel like there is a lot of talent to discover in Ohio and South Carolina and of course we always make sure that we have every inch of Michigan covered," Jones said. "CMU will always be a program that takes great pride in developing the talent in our home state." Link...

Gators toss UM commitment from camp: Jacksonville Terry Parker High School offensive lineman Tavadis Glenn was kicked out of the University of Florida's Friday Night Lights camp on Friday for flashing a University of Miami sign with his hands. Link...

Kragthorpe to call the plays: Kragthrope has added that role to his job description. The former NFL quarterbacks coach will write the game plan during the week and call the plays on game day. "That's what I hired him for," Jurich said. "That's his background, offensive football. Even ( Indianapolis Colts general manager) Bill Polian asked me, 'Why isn't he calling the plays?' It's a big task for a head coach, but I think it's something the program needs." Link...

The move to the 40-second clock shortened ACC games by 12 minutes, or an average of 9 plays a game.