FootballScoop's Fifth Quarter
While you were out celebrating Valentine's Day, decompressing from the 2013 recruiting class, gearing up for the 2014 recruiting class or doing a combination of all three, we were busy compiling everything you need to know.
Our top five stories of the week:
- This week the Big Ten announced its intention to stop scheduling FCS teams. While most rushed to congratulate the Big Ten, we pointed out this decision could have some pretty drastic consequences.
- We interviewed Buffalo defensive passing game coordinator Maurice Linguist, and he gave some pretty thoughtful answers.
- Last week we conducted a Recruiting/Technology survey. The results are in.
- Will Muschamp had some great advice on how to balance your coaching staff.
- Alabama has some recruiting photos that we're going to classify as "must see".
The Film Room: Every week we post a great number of videos. Here are the best of the bunch:
- Kansas State is doing some renovations to Bill Snyder Family Stadium. Let KSU AD John Currie show you around.
- Houston held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new stadium.
- Al Golden has established eight pillars of his Miami program.
- Watch every touchdown Oregon scored last season. All 89 of them.
- Go behind the scenes of East Carolina's signing day.
- North Carolina gets after it in the weight room.
The best in non-coaching news: Where you don't have to worry about us skipping the 2013 season.
- We touched on it earlier, but the Big Ten will go to 9 or 10 game conference schedules starting in 2015.
- The Mountain West has announced its 2013-16 conference opponents.
- In light of their bowl ban, Penn State may play a game in Ireland in the not-too-distant future.
- Earlier we posted that Florida State and Pittsburgh seemed headed for a Labor Day prime-time showdown. Not so fast my friend.
- In the name of entertaining television, here's the list of campers at this year's Gruden QB Camp.
- After its $1 billion offer to the league was turned down, ESPN has one week to match NBC's offer of $20 million per season for Big East football and basketball.