July 18, 2015

J.J. Watt: Read each tweet 95 times before sending

NFL star J.J. Watt offered up some social media advice this week while attending the Gatorade Athlete of the Year awards. [caption id="attachment_13442" align="alignright" width="210"] Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt encourages kids to be...

July 16, 2015

Bret Bielema talks social media’s impact on recruiting

Coaches are always watching. And for student-athletes hoping to land a college athletic scholarship, that's something they must never forget. [caption id="attachment_13429" align="alignright" width="258"] Arkansas football coach Bret Bielema speak...

March 5, 2015

Study: 45% of college athletes have no social media training

Fieldhouse Media this week released the results of its third annual social media survey, examining the use of social platforms by collegiate athletes. The information provides some insight into how student-athletes use networks like Facebook and Twit...

June 24, 2014

Helping coaches create social media guidelines for their teams

As coaches, we all feel comfortable teaching offensive and defensive fundamentals to our student-athletes. We don’t think twice about offering them guidance on how to excel academically, and we do not hesitate to intervene if we see or hear about p...