Sam Khan Jr, writing for ESPN: But, still, it comes at a price. When tweets show a college coach’s interaction with a trainer or 7-on-7 coach, it validates them in the eyes of the players and raises eyebrows among high school coaches. “In the state of Texas,” Hardeman said, “that’s a problem.” It’s a reminder… Read more »
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Over on CUSA Report: If you want to call this a referendum on FAU and the league’s standing you can. The FAU program got a league championship and numerous offensive records out of Briles, and he got a reputation cleansing (he likely was not getting a job any where else) and a ticket back home…. Read more »
Lane Kiffin ESPN Article Lane Kiffin was a good hire for FAU and is doing good there. He and Seth Littrell are markedly different in a lot of ways and that is good for this league and this budding cross-division rivalry.
New Football League for College-Aged Athletes Can we be real? College sports are about money. A lot of the sillier aspects of the NCAA would be undone if the de facto minor league simply became an actual minor league. Generally speaking, I think the people behind this are on the right track and have a… Read more »
Ian Boyd at Football Study Hall NT does not face the same extreme execution from CUSA defenses, but the 3-3-5 is built for this kind of high risk / high reward kind of thing. Defenses in the modern era focus more on the red zone and/or getting big TFLs early in downs.
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link North Texas goes into 2016 as a virtual unknown – from scheme to personnel to identity.Given how bad the team has been, it might not be a bad idea to just wipe the slate completely clean and start over. He’s not wrong. Junior running back Jeffrey Wilson became the season’s offensive highlight, rushing for… Read more »
Let’s stop and look back at the year that was and hand out fictional awards!
Bret Vito tells us that the Diving Eagle is our official helmet look this season, complete with picture. Finally, our long script-based nightmare is over. Unfortunately this means I will need to buy another $30 model helmet to be a cool guy.
Over on Underdog Dynasty, the giant bucket into which all non-p5 members are blogged about, 1 Kyle McDonald writes about SMU’s life post-Garret Gilbert. He mentions that name a ton. Who would have thought that Garret Gilbert would be pined-for after his colossal failure at Texsa. Yours Truly will be tossing in some CUSA and… Read more »