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College football coaching tiers: From Hall of Fame resumes to murky futures

College football coaching tiers: From Hall of Fame resumes to murky futures

It's the coaches who bring the Jimmy's and Joe's to campus and develop them. On the flip side, a bad coaching hire -- or, heaven forbid, two bad coaching hires -- can set a program back for ye... »

High school coaches blossom at college clinics

High school coaches blossom at college clinics

Some high school coaches worry this chance to learn from high school colleagues and college coaches could go away if proposed NCAA bylaw 13.12.2.2.5 pass. »

The “dead snap” is revolutionizing the quarterback-center exchange

The “dead snap” is revolutionizing the quarterback-center exchange

That crude simplicity is the dead snap's most attractive feature. Once the ball is spotted, the center places the back point of the ball in his palm rather than gripping it like a quarterback ... »

Youngest head coach in Georgia embraces challenge at Providence

Youngest head coach in Georgia embraces challenge at Providence

A 2010 Norcross graduate, Conley, 24, is thought to be the youngest high school coach in the history of Georgia. After high school, Conley walked on at Florida State and played as a tight-end ... »

Rule proposal restricting hires of high school coaches creates division

Rule proposal restricting hires of high school coaches creates division

The proposal, part of a comprehensive recruiting reform package to be considered this week by the NCAA’s Division I Council, is an attempt to prevent hires made in hopes of gaining an edge wit... »

How is a Rutgers, NFL or high school football helmet made and tested?

How is a Rutgers, NFL or high school football helmet made and tested?

Instead of serving 31 flavors, there are 13 different colors of resin beads -- each no larger than a BB pellet -- stored in boxes at one end of a factory located off a rural road about 75 minu... »

Iowa offensive line coach Tim Polasek’s background, salt-of-the-earth leadership style resonates with Hawkeyes

Iowa offensive line coach Tim Polasek’s background, salt-of-the-earth leadership style resonates with Hawkeyes

The barrel-chested former North Dakota State offensive coordinator coaches a position group where development is critical to the Hawkeyes’ overall success. Iowa claimed the Joe Moore Award las... »

K-State community shows resolve alongside coach after cancer treatment

K-State community shows resolve alongside coach after cancer treatment

Snyder told his players of the cancer diagnosis after the school released his statement amid growing speculation in the public and media. In delivering the news, Reed said, Snyder remained str... »

How ‘Coach O’ is circling the wagons at LSU

How ‘Coach O’ is circling the wagons at LSU

In 123 years of LSU football, only 13 seasons has seen a Louisiana native be head coach. For the first time since 1983, Louisiana has one of its own — the pride of Larose, Louisiana — sitting ... »

After an NFL lifetime, Gunther Cunningham, 70, ready for new gig

After an NFL lifetime, Gunther Cunningham, 70, ready for new gig

He’d spent his life with teams, from Oregon in college to a multitude of college and NFL teams. Jobs as head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs for two years, as defensive coordinator with the Ra... »

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