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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...


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....