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February 7, 2017

Team unity with the ‘Family Stick’

Kennedy High School (Iowa) head football coach Brian White talks about team unity and how an idea from Kansas State University helped strengthen the players' commitment. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wJ4gxZxnICg[/embed]...


February 3, 2017

OSU football coach Mike Gundy values multi-sport athletes

Football players hoping to be recruited by Oklahoma State University can improve their chances by playing multiple sports in high school. [caption id="attachment_19195" align="alignright" width="230"] Photo: KT King[/caption] OSU football coach...


February 2, 2017

Iowa lawmakers take aim at concussions in sports

Iowa legislators have introduced a bill that would require schools to have health care professionals on the sidelines during all contact sports. The bill is currently at the committee level, and it's unclear how much support it has within the legi...


January 30, 2017

Here to stay: Bryan Harsin talks Boise State football

The coaching bug was planted in Bryan Harsin’s ear during his junior year at Boise State University. Harsin was lending a hand at a local football camp, helping to teach young quarterbacks some of the finer points of playing the position. At the...


January 25, 2017

Super Bowl LI flush with multiple-sport athletes

A strong majority of the players competing in next month's Super Bowl were multiple-sport athletes in high school, according to TrackingFootball.com. [caption id="attachment_18894" align="alignright" width="264"] New England Patriots quarterback T...


January 25, 2017

South Dakota considering six-man football

South Dakota's athletic association plans to survey its members this fall to gauge interest in six-man football According to The Associated Press, schools across the state have struggled with declining enrollment and geographic challenges within ...


January 23, 2017

Reducing the risk of football injuries, including concussions

Millions of youths and adolescent athletes participate in various levels of amateur sports each year in the United States with thousands more playing at intercollegiate levels. Despite increasing media attention and the best efforts of media and trai...


January 18, 2017

Florida HS football team forced to forfeit state championship

A Florida high school football team this week was forced to forfeit all of its wins and state title from the 2016 season after state officials discovered the team used an ineligible player. Pahokee High School, north of Fort Lauderdale, finished ...


January 13, 2017

Bo Jackson: Risks would have kept me from football

Bo Jackson, one of the all-time greatest two-sport professional athletes, would have never stepped onto a football field had he known the health risks. The Heisman Trophy winner said as much this week, adding that there was "no way" he would allo...


January 10, 2017

Running wild: Auburn’s Tim Horton discusses the evolution of tailbacks

The rise in spread offenses has left the impression that running backs are becoming irrelevant in today’s game, but that’s not the case; the position is just evolving. That’s how Auburn running backs coach Tim Horton sees it. He recalls land...