college football

June 29, 2020

Minnesota AD ‘Optimistic’ for Fall Return of Sports

University of Minnesota athletic director Mark Coyle is preparing for the Gophers' fall athletic season as if it will resume amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The Minnesota football players are already back on campus and Coyle told the Star Tribune that...

January 10, 2019

Dabo Swinney named 2018 Paul ‘Bear’ Bryant Coach of the Year

Coach Dabo Swinney took home the title of the college football Coach of the Year at the American Heart Association's 33rd annual Paul "Bear" Bryant Awards on Wednesday. Swinney is the first coach in the Bryant Awards history to win the award three t...

mental health
June 20, 2018

Scott Frost: Social media is ‘your résumé to the world’

If college football recruits act inappropriately on social media, they can forget about playing at the University of Nebraska. Head football coach Scott Frost gave a stern warning to recruits at a recent camp, describing how his program combs thro...

January 4, 2018

Mike Leach discusses the joys, challenges of coaching

[caption id="attachment_25420" align="aligncenter" width="499"] Washington State football coach Mike Leach prefers recruiting multisport athletes into his program. | Photos: Washington State athletics[/caption] Washington State football coach Mike...

October 24, 2017

Oklahoma State football promotes sleep to improve performance

Oklahoma State University’s football team this week climbed to 11th in the national rankings, and coaches are giving at least a portion of the credit to the team’s sleeping habits. [caption id="attachment_19195" align="alignright" width="199"...

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...

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 4, 2017

Rebuilding the team culture at Santa Monica College

Years ago, I was asked to become the interim head football coach at Santa Monica College (California) three weeks before the start of fall camp. They were on probation, had no full-time teaching position to offer and won five games in the previous tw...