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Veteran Coach Fred Riley took the podium at Mobile County Media Days and spoke about the value of high school football in today's educational system.  Coach Riley said that he believed football was the most important game we have today because it impacts the most people.  He said that "football is ...
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Whether a team plays home or away can be a big issue in the AHSAA football playoff format. During its summer meeting last week, the AHSAA Central Board of Control added a new factor. The number of times a team traveled will still be the determining factor in deciding home/away for playoff games. How ...
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It always has been the most essential fundamental in all of football.  Today, those who would like to take the toughness out of football would like to convince coaches not to tackle live in practice. That school of thought says players need to tackle dummies or sleds or rings that roll instead of o ...
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When Spanish Fort's Ben Blackmon took the podium last week at Baldwin County's High School Football Media Days in Daphne, he changed the format a little.  Instead of starting off with the usual talk about returning starters, lack of depth and how tough the schedule looks to be, Coach Blackmon chang ...
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When Purdue quarterback David Blough took the podium to make a short talk at the Big 10 Football Luncheon, the audience had no idea what they were about to hear. Blough started by thanking the other Big 10 players who had spoken at the luncheon in previous years for their inspirational speeches. In ...
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The Alabama Football Coaches Association Board of Directors was called into session by executive director Jack Wood on Thursday, July 20th at 10:15 AM at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Montgomery.  Coach Wood opened the meeting by welcoming new board members Jimmy Perry of St. James representing Distr ...
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A stopped two point conversion gave the North team a 14-13 victory in the 58th North South All Star Football game played at Cramton Bowl in Montgomery.  The South team had scored with 8:12 left in the game when quarterback Chase Warren of Leroy hit Jeff Davis receiver Tyler Wesley with a 31 yard sc ...
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Coach Terry Curtis of UMS Wright addressed a large group of coaches last Wednesday as he relayed his thoughts on "Leadership."  Curtis a veteran off 44 years in coaching, is one of the state's most successful coaches. He currently serves on the AHSAA Central Board of Control and works as President ...
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Coach Tom Herman was hired by Texas in late November to bring change to the Longhorn football program. There has been much discussion in football at all levels in the off season about "culture." Interviewed recently on ESPN's First Take, Herman talks about coaching at Texas, his caste system of rati ...
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The AHSAA instituted its Summer Conference Football School last Wednesday and Thursday at the Renaissance Convention Center in Montgomery.  Some of Alabama's greatest high school coaches spoke over the two day football school, ranging on topics from defense to offense to culture and leadership.On T ...
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