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Ask Nick: Why do Michigan football fans seem so angry? – Detroit Free Press

Ask Nick: Why do Michigan football fans seem so angry? – Detroit Free Press

CLOSE Jim Harbaugh discusses the Wolverines’ 2018 recruiting class, and explains the mind-set QBs Brandon Peters, Dylan McCaffrey and Shea Patterson should have going into next season. Recorded Dec. 20, 2017. Nick Baumgardner, Detroit Free Press Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh on the sideline during the first half against Rutgers at Michigan Stadium, Saturday, Oct. 28, […]

Louisville football closes National Signing Day with 22 signees – The Courier-Journal

Louisville football closes National Signing Day with 22 signees – The Courier-Journal

CLOSE Double Coverage’s Jeff Greer and Danielle Lerner break down their top 8 mascots in college sports. Buy Photo Louisville coach Bobby Petrino covers his mouth while talking to his coaches in the press box. Sept. 9, 2017(Photo: By Pat McDonogh / C-J)Buy Photo Update: Louisville added Waggener’s Jairus Brents to its 2018 class Wednesday […]

Former Broncos WR Ed McCaffrey introduced as head football coach of Valor Christian – DenverBroncos.com (blog)

Former Broncos WR Ed McCaffrey introduced as head football coach of Valor Christian – DenverBroncos.com (blog)

HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. — Former Broncos star wide receiver Ed McCaffrey was officially introduced Tuesday as the third head football coach of Valor Christian High School. “The timing’s perfect,” McCaffrey said. “First of all, I never thought this opportunity would even be available. I love playing the game — I’ve been playing since I was […]

How the brains of woodpeckers might help American football players – USA TODAY

How the brains of woodpeckers might help American football players – USA TODAY

Conor Dillon, Deutsche Welle Published 5:56 a.m. ET Feb. 6, 2018 | Updated 6:26 a.m. ET Feb. 6, 2018 New research shows that high-force impacts do cause a potentially harmful protein to build up inside brains of downy woodpeckers.(Photo: Deutsche Welle) No one knows just how many American football players walk away from the sport […]

The Eagles run a lot of 'RPOs'. Here's what that means in football terminology. – Boston.com

The Eagles run a lot of 'RPOs'. Here's what that means in football terminology. – Boston.com

For the casual football fan, sometimes the terminology can be a little much. And early in Super Bowl LII, it became clear that the Eagles were intent on running what’s called an “RPO” as part of their offense. In football, an RPO means “run-pass option.” The definition of a run-pass option, according to Chiefs offensive […]

Michigan football's Cameron McGrone: The 5-star student and athlete – Detroit Free Press

Michigan football's Cameron McGrone: The 5-star student and athlete – Detroit Free Press

CLOSE Three players from 2014’s Midwest cream of the crop were taken in the 2017 NFL draft. Video by Ryan Ford/DFP Wochit LB: Cameron McGrone, Lawrence Central(Photo: Jenna Watson/IndyStar) Lynn Redd had the entire thing down to a science.  Redd and her husband, David, served as a sort of co-coordinators when it came to the […]

How many calories football players eat every day compared to polar bears, apes, and cheetahs – Quartz

How many calories football players eat every day compared to polar bears, apes, and cheetahs – Quartz

It’s not surprising that professional football players need to eat a lot. Exactly how much depends on the player’s position, of course. Linemen and defensive tackles, typically the biggest players on the team weighing as much as 350 lbs, need to eat 9,000 calories per day throughout the season to maintain their weight. “Smaller” players, […]

For Tom Brady, football has become religion. No, really. – Washington Post

For Tom Brady, football has become religion. No, really. – Washington Post

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady after the AFC Divisional Playoff game against the Tennessee Titans at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass, on Jan. 13. (Maddie Meyer/Getty Images) Tom Brady has a plan for your life. Good health. Joy. Peak performance. And plenty of avocado ice cream. It’s all part of “The TB12 Method,” Brady’s […]

Road trip: Eagles' Brent Celek caught football fever early in Cincinnati – Philly.com

Road trip: Eagles' Brent Celek caught football fever early in Cincinnati – Philly.com

CINCINNATI – The self-authored comments beneath the senior yearbook photos for LaSalle High’s Class of 2003 were mostly what you’d expect from 18-year-old boys — brash, boastful,  ambitious, aspirational. Advertisment of Gallery: Not Brent Celek’s. “Things didn’t fall the way I wanted,” he noted glumly, an apparent reference to his […]

Say what you want about LSU football, it's still making a ton of money – SECcountry.com

Say what you want about LSU football, it's still making a ton of money – SECcountry.com

LSU football is in the news every day, and the Bayou Bengal Briefing is here to keep you updated with the latest headlines five mornings a week. Join us every Monday through Friday for the biggest news on Tigers football, recruiting, baseball and more. Enjoy! Money, money, money The Advocate’s Ross Dellenger released his annual report on LSU’s athletics […]