Michigan football plucks Cowboys coach as new co-DC

Jim Harbaugh, Michigan Wolverines. (Photo by Justin Casterline/Getty Images) The Michigan football team has pried a defensive coach away from the Dallas Cowboys.Jim Harbaugh has opted to go with NFL defensive assistants to reclaim his sunken Michigan football defense. He hired Mike Macdonald away from his older brother John’s Baltimore Ravens and has now landed Maurice Linguist, formerly…Continue Reading

Alabama football zeroing in on Doug Marrone as new OL coach

Doug Marrone, Jacksonville Jaguars. (Mandatory Credit: Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports) Doug Marrone could be the next coach to join the Nick Saban’s Alabama football staff.After spending several years in the NFL with the Jacksonville Jaguars and the Buffalo Bills before that, noted offensive line guru Doug Marrone could be heading back to the college level.Marrone is a serious…Continue Reading

Georgia football: Dan Lanning rejects Texas to run it back with Dawgs

Kirby Smart, Georgia Bulldogs. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images) Dan Lanning returning to the Georgia football program is a huge deal for the Dawgs.Georgia football fans were very nervous on Friday afternoon, as defensive coordinator Dan Lanning was rumored to be the favorite to become the Texas Longhorns’ next defensive coordinator.Lanning swiftly put that rumor…Continue Reading

Football Focus: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says Liverpool ‘very good test’ for Manchester United

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says Sunday’s game against Liverpool will be “a very good test” of his side’s quality, with the Red Devils going into it three points clear of the defending Premier League champions.Watch Football Focus on Saturday, 16 January at 12:00 GMT on BBC One and iPlayer.Available to UK users only.Continue Reading

Fantasy football tips: Could you be tempted to play your triple captain chip?

Another deadline looming, the fixture list constantly changing and decisions to make over whether to use one of the precious chips to maximize your score… the life of a fantasy football manager is never dull.Gameweek 19 promises some big scores, with 15 fixtures scheduled and 11 clubs playing twice (but Everton don’t have a fixture…Continue Reading

College Football Championship 2021: Predictions for NFL Draft Prospects

Butch Dill/Associated PressOhio State quarterback Justin Fields captivated NFL personnel with his outstanding performance at the Sugar Bowl.In Monday’s College Football Playoff National Championship, Fields has one more opportunity to impress before he heads for the NFL.At the moment, Fields is one of a few quarterbacks fighting for the No. 2 spot on draft boards…Continue Reading

Film Review: What LSU Football is Getting in Receiver Malik Nabers

When placing together LSU’s recruiting class, adding local product Malik Nabers late in the recruiting process was huge. The one-time Mississippi State commitment hails from Youngsville (La.) Southside and provides a different skill set than most wide receivers.At 6-foot-0, 190-pounds, Nabers is not huge, but he plays like it. One of the most physical wide…Continue Reading

College football players: Underestimating risk of injury and concussion

College football players may underestimate their risk of injury and concussion, according to a new study published today in JAMA Network Open. Christine Baugh, PhD, MPH, assistant professor of medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and member of the CU Center for Bioethics and Humanities, is the corresponding author of the article,…Continue Reading

LSU football: Ed Orgeron hires Joe Brady disciple as new offensive coordinator

Ed Orgeron wasted no time in hiring a Joe Brady disciple to coordinate his LSU offense.Joe Brady did remarkable things as Ed Orgeron’s passing game coordinator on the 2019 LSU football team, so it is only natural Coach O would hire a Brady disciple in Carolina Panthers quarterbacks coach Jake Peetz this offseason cycle.Peetz will…Continue Reading