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June 17, 2010

West Florida High Football Coach Retiring After 38 Years

After 38 years of coaching at a variety of levels and schools, West Florida High (Fla.) football coach Ronnie Gillialand is retiring next month. He has a long list of accomplishments on and off the field.

June 16, 2010

Football: Dynamic drills to improve your team’s tackling

In the last few years, we have incorporated these tackling-technique drills into our practices twice a week, every week. These drills stress the fundamentals of tackling, which help develop better tacklers and, ultimately, gives your defenders confid...

June 14, 2010

University Of Waterloo Suspends Football Due To Steroids

The University of Waterloo (Canada) has suspended its football program for a year and placed the coaching staff on administrative leave due to a steroids scandal at the school. In April, Waterloo wide receiver Nathan Zettler was arrested for possessi...

June 3, 2010

Utilizing the Pistol-Flex Quadruple Option

The Pistol Flex is an offensive philosophy and formation that is a hybrid of two very popular college offensive strategies: the flexbone and the pistol. The base formation is called “Pistol-Flex Tight.” In this formation, the two tight ends ar...

June 1, 2010

One Of Oklahoma’s Most Successful Football Coaches Reinstated

Allan Trimble, the head football coach at Jenks High (Okla.), who has won nine state titles with the school since 1996, has been reinstated by the Oklahoma Secondary Schools Activities Association. Trimble had been suspended as part of self-imposed s...

May 28, 2010

Alvarez, Stallings Named To College Football Hall Of Fame

Barry Alvarez, who led the University of Wisconsin football team from 1990-2005, has been inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame. Gene Stallings was the other coach inducted. Stallings coached Texas A&M and Alabama.http://www.kansascity....

May 24, 2010

5 Calif. H.S. Football Teams Organize Peace March

Wanting to show the community that adolescents can do great things, football players from five Salinas, Calif., high schools organized a peace march Saturday. A rally of about 500 people made a 12-mile trek to show solidarity among the city’s t...

May 19, 2010

Putting your spread offense in the hands of receivers

At my previous job at Mendocino College (Calif.), we ran a spread offense that relied heavily on the production of our receivers. This is an article I wrote during that time... Over the past three seasons, we have had eight receivers make all-conf...

May 19, 2010

MIzzou Football Coach Pinkel Is Face Of Motorcycle Safety In State

Seven years ago, Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel, was involved in a motorcycle accident when he went around a curve too fast. He walked away from the accident with no major injuries and, now, he is appearing in a series of ads created by the Miss...

May 19, 2010

SEC Leads Way In Pay For Assistant Football Coaches

As the pay for assistant football coaches at big-time Division I programs continues to rise, the Southeastern Conference is leading the way with its assistants making the most money. At the head of the SEC is Florida, which is set to pay its nine ass...