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May 18, 2010

Football Teams In N.Y. Can Use Pads Earlier

High school football players in New York now will be permitted to practice in above-the-waist pads after two days of practice instead of three. Also, teams will be allowed to use cones, ropes, ladders, soft-hand shields and step-over dummies earlier ...

May 11, 2010

Eastern Oregon Football Player Dies Due To Brain Injury, Concerns Raised

Dylan Steigers, 21, a football player at Eastern Oregon University, died due to acute subdural hematoma (bleeding on the brain) after playing in a scrimmage on Saturday. Now, players are becoming more concerned about deadly football injuries.http://w...

May 10, 2010

Football Coach Resigns After Secret Tape Surfaces

Leesburg High (Fla.) football coach, Charles Nassar, recently resigned from his post after eight years after a secret tape surfaced showing him cursing and criticizing fellow coaches. The tape is from a private, 2008 meeting in Nassar’s office....

May 10, 2010

Calif. Private H.S. Football Coaches Making Six Figures

Budget cuts and pay freezes don’t seem to be affecting the pay of California private-school football coaches these days according to an article in the L.A. Times. The article focuses on a few schools paying their football coaches more than $100...

May 5, 2010

Defending The Double Wing Part II

Specific defensive calls to makeThere are some specific defensive calls you can make to stifle the Double Wing.Attack OptionDIAGRAM 1: Attack Option. The cornerback in the direction of the motion steps in over the wingback and plays like a defensive ...

May 5, 2010

Defending The Double Wing Part I

Rules for every player on the defenseIn 1994, coach Don Markham’s Bloomington High (Calif.) Bruins had a pretty good season. They went 14-0 and scored 880 points.Let’s review: 880 points. In one year.How did Markham do it...with an offen...

May 5, 2010

Girls Flag Football Coach Suspended 2 Games For Pulling Flag

Bennett Wyche, the girls flag football coach at Stranahan High (Fla.), has been suspended for two games for pulling the flag of an opposing player (see link below for photo of incident). He also was fined $100.

May 3, 2010

Former Vanderbilt Football Coach MacIntyre Rescued From Flood

Former Vanderbilt University football coach George MacIntyre, who suffers from multiple sclerosis and is bedridden, had to be rescued from his home Sunday due to the flooding in Tennessee. MacIntyre coached the Commodores from 1979-85.http://www.tenn...

April 29, 2010

Texas H.S. To Be Named After Late Football Coach

Edinburg High School (Texas) has decided to name its newest high school after the beloved and late football coach Robert Vela. Vela died at the age of 61 in August 2007 from stomach cancer. He was an Edinburg native and coach at Edinburg High for 10 ...

April 28, 2010

2-Time State Champion Football Coach Let Go For Cursing

Cyril Crutchfield led the South Plaquemines High (La.) football team to back-to-back state titles in 2007-08 while finishing runner-up last season. Now, he’s been relieved of his coaching duties due to being accused of using profanity in front ...