Pete Carroll’s Big Game Motivation Mistake

Football coach Pete Carroll says he learned one of his most important lessons about coaching college football and motivation in his first season with Southern Cal, in his first big rivalry game. The 2001 Trojans were reeling — 2-4 and headed to South Bend to face Notre Dame and try for some redemption. Carroll built …

Urban Meyer’s On-Edge Teaching Style

Urban Meyer is all about finding the most efficient ways to educate his players about the intricacies of his high-powered offense. He has a teaching approach that is increasingly popular in academic circles, but still mostly unheard of in the world of football coaching: flipping the classroom. In this excerpt from the book: The Football …