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Recruiting and The Growing Complexity of Football Support Staff
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Recruiting and The Growing Complexity of Football Support Staff

February 2nd, 2017 | by Ronnie Burton Jr
With signing day coming and going football programs across the country are welcoming the class of 2017. Coaches have spent hours upon hours traveling to ensure they can find top-notch talent to compete for a national...
Your Complete Guide To Football’s Tenth Coach
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Your Complete Guide To Football’s Tenth Coach

January 27th, 2017 | by Juan Lozano
Buenos Dias. I’m back. And I’m ready to talk coaching. As soon as the final whistle sounded in the college football national title game, coaches collective thoughts immediately turned to the coming 2017 season and...
As Viewership Falls, Will Other Sponsors Reconsider Bowl Sponsorships?
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As Viewership Falls, Will Other Sponsors Reconsider Bowl Sponsorships?

January 23rd, 2017 | by Francis Giknis
The 11th-oldest college postseason bowl game, the Independence Bowl in Shreveport, Louisiana, recently lost its primary sponsor, Camping World, for the 2017 season. Citing a downturn in television ratings the past two years in...
Non-compete Clauses Becoming A Bigger Trend In Preventing Lateral Coaching Staff Moves
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Non-compete Clauses Becoming A Bigger Trend In Preventing Lateral Coaching Staff Moves

January 13th, 2017 | by Ronnie Burton Jr
Now that bowl season has ended many assistant coaches are receiving new deals. In the last couple of weeks Jim Leavitt, Oregon’s new defensive coordinator, signed a 4-year deal worth $1.15 million annually. In addition Michigan...
Listen to the Players when Considering FBS Playoff Expansion
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Listen to the Players when Considering FBS Playoff Expansion

January 9th, 2017 | by Francis Giknis
This past week, a great deal of media attention was directed towards the national championship game for the FBS division of college football. During player interviews, Clemson linebacker Ben Boulware made headlines with his...
With Salaries Rising, Are There Better Ways To Construct Coach’s Contracts?
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With Salaries Rising, Are There Better Ways To Construct Coach’s Contracts?

December 14th, 2016 | by College AD
Another year has gone by and once again football coach’s salaries have increased. With lucrative TV deals, the facilities arms race, shoe contracts, and conference realignment we are seeing a wave of money flowing down to...
Houston AD Yurachek Plays To Our Desires With Home-And-Home Offer To Texas
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Houston AD Yurachek Plays To Our Desires With Home-And-Home Offer To Texas

December 13th, 2016 | by Matthew Monte
With Texas and Houston locking down their new head coaches, all seemed relatively quite on the Lone Star front. Outside of a few staff moves, the drama that was the Tom Herman courtship seemed to have settled. Houston had lost a...
It’s Time To Reconsider How Strength Of Schedule Is Measured In College Football
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It’s Time To Reconsider How Strength Of Schedule Is Measured In College Football

December 7th, 2016 | by Javier Morales
To say College Football Playoff semifinalist Washington played a poor non-conference schedule is accurate with it ranking No. 127 out of 128 FBS teams. To say the Huskies scheduled poorly is somewhat off base. When...
Are External Factors Hurting The Pac-12 and Big 12’s College Football Playoff Chances
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Are External Factors Hurting The Pac-12 and Big 12’s College Football Playoff Chances

November 2nd, 2016 | by Javier Morales
Is it only a coincidence that the Pac-12 and Big 12 in the first two years of the College Football Playoff (CFP) have featured the fewest amount of teams and probably will be on the outside looking in again this season? Or is...
UPDATED: Bring On The Early Signing Periods For More Parity In College Football
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UPDATED: Bring On The Early Signing Periods For More Parity In College Football

October 18th, 2016 | by Javier Morales
UPDATE: This article has been updated with corrections provided by Susan Peal, NCAA Director of Governance, NLI. The full transcript of her comments can be viewed here. We highly recommend reading them, as they aptly describe...
What Kind Of Situation Is Left Behind When A Coach Is Fired Midseason?
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What Kind Of Situation Is Left Behind When A Coach Is Fired Midseason?

September 27th, 2016 | by Javier Morales
A fact of life: Power struggles do not put into account the underlings. We see it with families when parents divorce. The kids must fall in line, although many are adversely affected for years to come. We see it in politics....
Some Early Attendance Woes A Byproduct Of Scheduling
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Some Early Attendance Woes A Byproduct Of Scheduling

September 21st, 2016 | by Javier Morales
At places like Notre Dame, Alabama and Ohio State, a sellout crowd is commonly a certainty no matter who they are playing, especially if those traditional college football powerhouses are in the top 10. At Washington, a one-time...
The NCAA’s New “Enhanced” Targeting Rule Fails Its Initial Audition
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The NCAA’s New “Enhanced” Targeting Rule Fails Its Initial Audition

September 20th, 2016 | by Jeff Troxclair
It’s not hyperbole to suggest that no issue threatens college football’s long-term viability – not conference expansion, or the oft-rumored breakaway of the Power Five, or even shifting spectator demographics –  more...