Before Stanford University head coach David Shaw first started coaching at Western Washington, he received some terrific advice from his father that he holds dear to this day.
Wilson Sporting Goods has unveiled their new Wilson X Connected Football, an affordable way to track key quarterback metrics. Making use of bluetooth and smart phone technologies, the Wilson X Connected Football detects velocity, distance, spiral efficiency, spin rate and whether a pass was caught or dropped.
Since the beginning of the game, there have been coaches from all different walks of life who have carved out a place in football history. There is no one mold which is the ideal type of coach, and no two books better illustrate this than these new biographies about two unique and profoundly different football coaches.
Whether you’re coaching a power back who muscles the ball across the goal line or an ankle-breaking open-field specialist making defenders miss, you’ll improve their game with this great new book by Tim Horton, running backs coach at Auburn University.
Grant Teaff, current Executive Director of the American Football Coaches Association, will receive the Contributions to College Football Award on ESPN during The Home Depot College Football Awards on Thursday, Dec. 11 from 7-9 p.m. ET.