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A Word from the Coach: Football Through the Past 60 Years

In 1956, football was bunched up compared to the wide-open styles and formations the game is played out today. The formations were wide open in the sense that most teams had a split end, although many like USC came out in two tight ends as a general rule. 1,826 more words

Pro Football

NCAA 6th Year of Eligibility Part 2

In the first part on this topic I focused on a case where one school was pursuing a 6th year for three players in the same season, which seemed peculiar because 6th year waivers are extremely rare; three on one team in one season is a substantial outlier that I felt should be explored further. 2,400 more words

College Football

Mind-blowing Finale: #22 OSU v. Central Mich

You can’t make this stuff up. OSU is driving down the field and running down the clock. You know, your typical “leading late in the 4th” strategy. 507 more words

College Football

Hundreds of retweets from coaches follow after new NCAA social media rule begins

The retweeting is on.

Under new NCAA rules that went into effect early Monday morning, college football coaches are allowed to retweet, like, share, repost or otherwise approve the social media activity of a recruit. 1,219 more words


NCAA 6th year of eligibility

*UPDATE* The NCAA has granted Ed Davis a 6th year. After the ruling, I wrote a follow-up article that can be found here

NCAA rules are notoriously difficult to navigate. 1,864 more words

College Football

Calipari: Coaches know about on-campus scandals

LEXINGTON, Ky. – John Calipari has a theory about when college coaches should be held accountable for scandals in their programs.

In an interview on the… 483 more words

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