Kansas is, as in most years, a miserably bad football team. But today they did something neat:
I do not like to say I told you so (I love to say it), but all my haters and doubters (there were none) can eat every last speck of my shit.
Eastern Michigan smoked Charlotte tonight, but the highlight of the game was a strangely-competent EMU team kicking off from the 49ers’ 20-yard line after a series of personal fouls drawn during and after the Eagles pulled off a pick-six. We never thought we’d see this once, but then we saw it again. (We still think…
Murray State’s day is bad enough as they get walloped by the Illini, but it didn’t help that officials declared the Racers called for a fair catch on a kickoff early in the fourth quarter—at the one yard line.
Last week's high school football battle between DeSoto County and Bayshore High in Bradenton, Fla., featured a kickoff taken from the receiving team's own 15-yard line. If that sounds ridiculous, just watch the video, which comes to us courtesy WWSB in Sarasota.
Every morning, the fine folks at Sports Radio Interviews sift through the a.m. drive-time chatter to bring you the best interviews with coaches, players, and personalities across the sports landscape. Today: Hester hates the league's new kickoff rules.
The Competition Committee passed a few rule changes at their annual meetings, not insignificant stuff. Kickoffs are moving and we're getting more booth reviews, and we'll get to that. But the most noteworthy of all is Proposal 5, which ensures that football will be played on green fields for the foreseeable future.
We know directional punting is a skill, and often a valuable one. But might we soon see the rise of the directional kicker? The NFL's Competition Committee is proposing moving the kickoff to the 35-yard-line, and having touchbacks start from their 25. They say it's for safety, and it would probably help, but it could…