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Quality video from Penn State

Good video here highlighting Penn State secondary coach and special teams coordinator John Butler.

In the clip, Butler explains the collaborative staff structure at Penn State, and his background with strength and conditioning coach Craig Fitzgerald and defensive coordinator Ted Roof.

"I like what we're doing. The way that the staff is set up, it's not one guy running the charge and everybody following the lead. You really have six guys leading independently, and everyone else is more invested, so you really have six total coaches involved."

Temple Tuff episode: Week 2 against Maryland

Another quality episode here from the Temple Tuff series.

This episode gets some thoughts from offensive coordinator Ryan Day on perimeter blocking from the receiving corp, having a two sport player at quarterback, and includes a passionate speech from Steve Addazio before their week 2 game against Maryland.

Monday TV - MNF

Green Bay takes on Seattle tonight in Monday Night Football action.

Eastern time listed.


Green Bay at Seattle - 8:30 - ESPN


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Leach: "During tomorrow's meeting we're going to show shots of the sideline"

Through the first few weeks of the season, one theme that has resonated during Mike Leach's post game press conferences is his disappointment in the mentality and resilience of his team come game day. While practices throughout the week may be going well, they have a not yet carried that success over to the field when it counts.

To illustrate that point, Leach points out that they're going to grab some television clips of the sideline so that they can observe body language and their overall demeanor throughout their 35-34 loss to Colorado. Colorado scored 21 points in the final quarter to complete a comeback last night.

Leach spent the majority of the presser noting his frustration in their lack of mental toughness as a team, referring to their mentality and focus throughout the game as "crazy" and "insane".

Hear more thoughts from Coach Leach below.

New D-I passing record set

Old Dominion quarterback Taylor Heinicke aired the ball out nearly 80 times (55/79), and completed just under 70 percent of his passes for 5 touchdowns against conference opponent New Hampshire yesterday.

While the 55 completions, and 79 attempts are both new school records, it was his 716 yards passing that broke the D-I mark set by Houston's David Klingler back in 1990. Heinicke's leading receiver, Nick Mayers had 12 catches for an impressive 271 yards and three touchdowns.

The previous high in passing yardage in the FCS was 668 yards set by Jackson State quarterback Robert Kent against Alabama back in 2001.

Earlier in the year, Eureka College (D-III - IL) quarterback Sam Durley set the NCAA record with 736 yards passing, and needed nearly all the time on the clock to come out with the win.

Old Dominion was in a similar situation Saturday and needed a fourth quarter comeback to get the win (they were down 54-38 at the end of the third). With the game tied at 61, Heinicke led ODU on an 11 play drive that covered 74 yards that ended with a 25 yard field goal.

ODU's field goal ended up giving them the 64-61 win over New Hampshire. 


Sunday TV - Full slate of NFL games

Prime time game tonight features New England and Baltimore, and tomorrow night for MNF we'll see Green Bay travel to Seattle.

Eastern time listed.


St. Louis at Chicago - 1 - FOX

Buffalo at Cleveland - 1 - CBS

Tampa Bay at Dallas - 1 - FOX

NY Jets at Miami - 1 - CBS

San Francisco at Minnesota - 1 - FOX

Kansas City at New Orleans - 1 - CBS

Cincinnati at Washington - 1 - CBS

Detroit at Tennessee - 1 - FOX

Jacksonville at Indianapolis - 1 - CBS

Philadelphia at Arizona - 4:05 - FOX

Atlanta at San Diego - 4:05 - FOX

Houston at Denver - 4:25 - CBS

Pittsburgh at Oakland - 4:25 - CBS

New England at Baltimore - 8:20 - NBC


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Video: The Duck truck

Yesterday, we noticed a picture making its way around Twitter showing Oregon's new equipment truck, that they have appropriately named the "Duck Truck".

Early this morning we noticed this clip that provides a closer look at all the bells and whistles on the new ride as well as a little bit of the history behind it.

Gotta love the "No Rest Stops" on the back. Clever touch.

Saturday TV - Good games on every network

A lot of good games on today (covering basically every major network) with many teams starting their conference schedule.

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Maryland at West Virginia - 12 - FX

Kentucky at Florida - 12 - SEC Network

UAB at Ohio State - 12 - Big Ten Network

Virginia at TCU - 12 - ESPN

Massachusetts at Miami (OH) - 12 - ESPN3

Bowling Green at Virginia Tech - 12 - ESPNU

UTEP at Wisconsin - 12 - ESPN2

Central Michigan at Iowa - 12 - Big Ten Network

Army at Wake Forest - 12:30 - ESPN3

Norfolk State at Ohio - 2 - ESPN3

Connecticut at Western Michigan - 2 - ESPN3

Miami (FL) at Georgia Tech - 3 - ESPN3

Missouri at South Carolina - 3:30 - CBS

Oregon State at UCLA - 3:30 - ABC

Eastern Michigan at Michigan State - 3:30 - Big Ten Network

Idaho State at Nebraska - 3:30 - Big Ten Network

East Carolina at North Carolina - 3:30 - ESPNU

Temple at Penn State - 3:30 - ABC

Gardner-Webb at Pittsburgh - 3:30 - ESPN3

VMI at Navy - 3:30 - CBS Sports Network

Kansas at Northern Illinois - 3:30 - ESPN3

Colorado at Washington State - 4 - FX

South Florida at Ball State - 4:30 - ESPN3

Florida Atlantic at Alabama - 5 - ESPN3

Wyoming at Idaho - 5 - ESPN3

Cal at USC - 6 - Pac-12 Network

Memphis at Duke - 6 - ESPN3

Citadel at North Carolina State - 6 - ESPN3

LSU at Auburn - 7 - ESPN

Louisville at Florida International - 7 - ESPN3

South Alabama at Mississippi State - 7 - ESPN3

Rutgers at Arkansas - 7 - ESPNU

Southern Miss at Western Kentucky - 7 - ESPN3

South Carolina State at Texas A&M - 7 - ESPN3

Troy at North Texas - 7 - ESPN3

Alcorn State at Arkansas State - 7 - ESPN3

Coastal Carolina at Toledo - 7 - ESPN3

Michigan at Notre Dame - 7:30 - NBC

Akron at Tennessee - 7:30 - ESPN3

Vanderbilt at Georgia - 7:45 - ESPN2

Kansas State at Oklahoma - 7:50 - FOX

Clemson at Florida State - 8 - ABC

Syracuse at Minnesota - 8 - Big Ten Network

New Mexico at New Mexico State - 8 - ESPN3

Fresno State at Tulsa - 8 - CBS Sports Network

Louisiana Tech at Illinois - 8 - Big Ten Network

Utah at Arizona State - 10 - Pac-12 Network

Arizona at Oregon - 10:30 - ESPN

Nevada at Hawaii - 10:30 - NBC Sports Network

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