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 …

Meyer Leaves Impact on Ohio State Culture

Urban Meyer has quickly left his mark on the team culture of Ohio State football. Almost everyone observing an Ohio State practice this spring has remarked about the intensity of the workouts. Every play, every drill — even calisthenics — is a win-lose proposition. Meyer has rewarded sprint winners with ice-cold Gatorade while the losers …