Since 1960, John McKay, Barry Switzer, Vince Dooley, Danny Ford, Joe Paterno, Tom Osborne, Philip Fulmer and Bob Stoops have won national championships at their first head-coaching stop. Think Will Muschamp can't? KC Joyner thinks he can.
Joe McKnight, now of the New York Jets, was supposed to be Reggie V.2. He wasn't. Now Dillon Baxter is supposed to be, even in coach Lane Kiffin's words. Bruce Feldman talks to Baxter about life, SoCal and YouTube. Plus: Penn State issues.
Bruce Feldman's blog for July 23, 2009 convenes a series of college football experts (and some from other sports) to ask, "What makes a coach great?" One thing we learn: Pete Carroll is really good, but so are non-BCS guys like Gary Patterson.
There was a strong reaction to Wednesday's list about the greatest quotes in college football history. There were multiple selections about a few head coaches. My top two were from Joe Paterno and Steve Spurrier: Sean in New Orleans: "How could Nixo...