Posts tagged “coaching”

It’s literally the end of an era. After seven national titles, eleven SEC championships and one hundred and twenty-three players drafted into the NFL, Alabama Crimson Tide head football coach Nick Saban is retiring. College football is not going to see another legend like him for a while. I admire what he did at LSU and Alabama almost as much as I hated when Florida played against him.

In his first season the UCLA Bruins head coach Rick Neuheisel has lost one game by a total of 59 points.

In his first seven seasons the USC Trojans head coach Pete Carroll lost 14 games by a (combined) total of 59 points.

Ending Speculation

In which I publicly remove myself from consideration

Zook Takes Over

Zook Takes Over

Florida fans feared that Spurrier’s high-scoring Fun ‘n’ Gun offense would be replaced by something more pedestrian. But Zook calmed their nerves by hiring Marshall offensive coordinator Ed Zaunbrecher. Thundering Herd quarterback Byron Leftwich averaged 352 total yards in Zaunbrecher’s offense, just 2.9 yards behind Grossman, who led the nation. Last December Tennessee manhandled the


A nice summary of the situation: Ok, so Spurrier leaves and is replaced by Zook who was once demoted by Spurrier in favor of Bobby Pruett who left to coach Marshall (in exchange for Billy Donovan) only to lose off coord Ed Zaunbrecher to Zook, in order to fill the offensive hole left by Spurrier

Gator Links

Gator Links

For a team coming off an open date, the Gators are a little bit banged up. More football head coaches in the SEC call their plays than in any other conference. Steve Spurrier has a long memory when it comes to the storied history of the annual Georgia-Florida game. Spurrier said, “This Georgia game shapes

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