Archive | 2015

Feinstein: Heisman Trophy Is a Joke

When I was a very young reporter at The Washington Post, I received a Heisman Trophy ballot. I have no idea how I actually got on the list but I’m guessing since I was covering college football, the people at the so-called, ‘Heisman Trust,’ made me a voter. Getting a Heisman vote is only slightly […]

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Excellence With Integrity

“The Heisman Memorial Trophy annually recognizes the outstanding college football player whose performance best exhibits the pursuit of excellence with integrity.” His 83 rushing touchdowns are the most all-time in FBS history and tied for the most all-time in total touchdowns scored. 4,279 career rushing yards (5th most all-time for a QB) 15 games with […]

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Flexbone Association: Eliminate Your Fears

The Five Biggest Coaching Fears and how the Flexbone Association Academy Eliminates Those Fears #1- No Legacy Coach, you speculate whether or not your coaching career will end with you as renowned, well-known, and celebrated for your efforts.  You are looking to become the leader who leads well for so long that you create a legacy […]

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Navy Secures First Win Versus Top 15 Opponent Since 1984

Keenan Reynolds will have to wait for another shot a setting the major-college football record for career rushing touchdowns, but Navy’s quarterback hardly minded. The senior co-captain was too busy celebrating with his teammates in the wake of Saturday night’s 45-20 win against Memphis, ranked 13th in the College Football Playoff poll, to care.In fact, […]

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Virginia changing drills to battle Jackets’ option

Virginia’s defense has had its challenges this season, facing the likes of UCLA’s Josh Rosen, Notre Dame’s C.J. Prosise, Boise State’s offense, Syracuse’s Eric Dungey and North Carolina’s Marquise Williams. This Saturday, the Cavaliers face a different and unique challenge. It’s Paul Johnson’s option offense, something that for the last three years, UVa defensive coordinator […]

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Reinforce Your Quarterback

1. Ignore Outsiders’ Opinions The media, your family, your friends, your relatives, and the fans fail to understand that we are actually maximizing our offense’s ability by having you make two defensive linemen invisible for us.  Blocking is one of the hardest skills to do consistently in football. They might complain about how you need […]

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BACK(S) TO THE FUTURE: GEORGIA TECH AND THE RETURN OF OPTION FOOTBALL

Here is a good article written by Michael Weinreb for Vice Sports, with some quotes I provided. The roots of option football are at least seven decades deep, and run back to a coach at the University of Missouri named Don Faurot, who invented a system known as the “split T” largely because he didn’t […]

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