DALLAS, TX - OCTOBER 8:   Demontre Hurst #6 of the Oklahoma Sooners returns a interception for a touchdown against the Texas Longhorns at the Cotton Bowl on October 8, 2011 in Dallas, Texas.  The Sooners defeated the Longhorns 55 to 17.  (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

Ranking the Big 12 coaching jobs

The kind folks at Athlon Sports asked me to participate in an experts poll ranking the Big 12 coaching jobs. (Insert joke here.) You can find the results here. For the sake of conversation, here’s how I voted. Note that I based my rankings on the question of where I thought I could win the […]

Urban Meyer's proven ability to adjust to injuries at the quarterback position dates back to his tenure at Utah. If anyone can get Ohio State's offense ready for a big game with a short turnaround time and lots of question marks in the equation, it's Meyer.

Which college coach would you turn to when starting a team from scratch?

Earlier today we talked about which coach in the history of college football you would want on your sidelines if you needed just one win. This afternoon, we return as TSS Associate Editors Bart Doan and Terry Johnson join Kevin Causey and rotating special guests in our weekly roundtables discussing all things college football. This […]


Annual “Bash College Basketball Transfers Season” Has Begun

Loyalty, honor, and other words that have nothing to do with specific subjects often times get thrown around them these days. We do so because, well, I am not too sure. Maybe it has something to do with our own ideas of how things should be. Or, really, it could simply be that it is far […]


In a one-game scenario, which college football coach would you turn to for a win?

It’s Wednesday so pull your seats up to the roundtable and let’s discuss college football! TSS Associate Editors Bart Doan and Terry Johnson join Kevin Causey in our weekly roundtables discussing all things college football. Last week we discussed the most intriguing spring storylines and changes that we want to see made to spring football.  Today we […]


College Basketball: Coaches By Conference — How The Landscape Has Changed

The coaching carousel in college basketball is still spinning out some hires at the mid-major and low-major levels, but the whirl of activity in the power conferences has come to an end. This might feel like a look-ahead to the 2015-2016 season, but it’s more of an attempt to take the just-completed season and mention […]


College Basketball: 5 Coaches Who Should Be Given A Shot At A Bigger Job

With 351 Division I teams, college basketball has a very tall coaching ladder. There’s always ample space in which to move up or down. A year ago, Frank Haith looked at his situation at Missouri and realized himself that a downward move on the ladder — from Missouri to Tulsa — was necessary. Give Haith […]


March Madness, Then April Assessments: Ranking The High-Profile Coaching Hires

Our college basketball coverage at The Student Section winds down this week. We’ll have occasional posts during the spring and summer, but this week marks our last concerted attempt to make sense of the just-concluded season and look ahead to November. Let’s start with an assessment of the high-profile coaching hires in college hoops. One […]