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Toledo’s Candle emerges as one of America’s top young coaches

Toledo’s Candle emerges as one of America’s top young coaches

Candle and the Rockets were 9-4 a year ago and in contention for the MAC championship, and fresh off signing the top-ranked recruiting class in the conference this past February, expect Toledo to be there in the end again this coming fall. more »

5 questions with A.J. Blum, who went from high school to NCAA FBS head coach fast

5 questions with A.J. Blum, who went from high school to NCAA FBS head coach fast

Many high school coaches have the desire to do what Coach Blum has just accomplished: Make the jump to major D1 college football. more »

Super Bowl hangover: How often does a head coach overrule a coordinator?

Super Bowl hangover: How often does a head coach overrule a coordinator?

The stunning turn of events still is a hot topic eight weeks later, as evidenced by what unfolded Wednesday morning at the NFL’s annual meeting, when it wasn’t long before Quinn took his seat for the NFC coaches breakfast and was asked if he has seco... more »

Collected Wisdom: Former Notre Dame coach Lou Holtz sets high standards

Collected Wisdom: Former Notre Dame coach Lou Holtz sets high standards

Notre Dame was his apex; Holtz coached the Fighting Irish to the 1988 national title. But in this part of the country, Holtz is best remembered for coaching Arkansas to a 31-6 Orange Bowl rout of heavily-favored Oklahoma, which might have cost the So... more »

Recruiting Column: Interview with Air Force football coach Troy Calhoun

Recruiting Column: Interview with Air Force football coach Troy Calhoun

Put it this way, Air Force football produces some of the finest young men that this country has to offer.This week, I sat down with Coach Calhoun to discuss what college recruiting looks like at The Academy. more »

With preparedness of an Eagle Scout, NFL’s youngest coach, Sean McVay, making veteran moves with Rams

With preparedness of an Eagle Scout, NFL’s youngest coach, Sean McVay, making veteran moves with Rams

Coaching is a people business, and McVay’s interpersonal skill would make Dale Carnegie proud. It’s a ruthless business, too. And McVay has a plan for surviving and excelling at that, as well. more »

Ken Sparks, Among Most-Winning College Football Coaches, Dies at 73

Ken Sparks, Among Most-Winning College Football Coaches, Dies at 73

Sparks spent his entire 37-year college head coaching career at Carson-Newman, a historically Baptist university in Jefferson City, in eastern Tennessee. He went 338-99-2 before retiring in November. more »

Chargers Coach Anthony Lynn is enjoying the brotherhood of NFL coaches, even if that means skipping breakfast

Chargers Coach Anthony Lynn is enjoying the brotherhood of NFL coaches, even if that means skipping breakfast

Maybe the biggest lesson Lynn has learned in his first months as an NFL head coach is that you never know when you’re going to learn a big lesson. more »

A college football coaching odyssey from Japan to Stanford

A college football coaching odyssey from Japan to Stanford

There's a mentality of physical toughness that Kawata hopes can translate almost directly to the gridiron. Eventually, he wants to be a college offensive line coach, preferably one hired by one of his many former colleagues who have gone on to become... more »

Friday Five: Coaches on the hot seat entering the 2017 college football season

Friday Five: Coaches on the hot seat entering the 2017 college football season

It wouldn’t be a college football season if Kevin Sumlin weren’t entering the year on the hot seat. more »

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