Category Archives: NCAA Recruiting
The new ‘hands-on’ approach to coaching: The unfortunate cases of Mark Mangino, Mike Leach and Jim Leavitt
Bobby Knight used to manhandle players. In his days at Indiana University, Knight was known for throwing chairs, roughing up the occasional athlete and melting down at the random post-game press conference. Despite his success, Knight was known as much for his temper tantrums as he was for his titles. When you sent your kid [...]
As a kid, I used to play a lot of backgammon with my father. He used to beat me mercilessly. I could barely get a win in edgewise. There was no taking it easy on the kid. As I was young and immature, I would whine about his seemingly endless winning streaks. He was a [...]
Dan Mullen, offensive coordinator for the Florida Gators recently announced that he would be leaving Florida at season’s end, if not sooner, to take the head coaching job at Mississippi State. It is still unclear as to whether he’ll coach Florida in the upcoming national championship game. It is also unclear what effect that will [...]
Could we soon have an early signing period in college football recruiting? Yesterday, the SEC’s coaches voted 9-3 in favor of asking the league to back a November signing period similar to the one that college basketball currently has.
The Terrelle Pryor saga is finally over, as he (unsurprisingly) chose Ohio State, who he was all set to choose last month before deciding to delay his announcement.