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In case you wake up tomorrow having to run an athletic department or coach a special teams unit or something, you should probably read these blog posts.

How college strength coaches are handling quarantine

The simple answer: the same way everyone is doing anything right now.

How 1947 Michigan helped the Chiefs win the Super Bowl

And more about Fritz Crisler, one of the most important football coaches ever.

Ambition Tiers: How boldly should *your* CFB team schedule?

Whether it’s a good idea to challenge yourself depends in large part on who you are.

How Clemson saves QB runs for when they’re needed most

Clemson’s careful about when they ask the quarterback to run, but it’s still a powerful card in their deck.

The weight of Army-Navy

What’s it’s like to prepare for the greatest rivalry in college football amid a 14-year losing streak

How ‘The Fridge’ changed football

The Piesman Trophy forefather paved the way for fellow big men to become goal-line weapons to this day.

The people’s guide to Joe Burrow

With a bonus mini guide to Clyde Edwards-Helaire!

All the thinking that goes into a two-point play call

Practice and planning are the key to any good 2PAT. (Except the ones where some wildness just happens.)

Quite possibly the greatest flea flicker ever

Not only might this be the most audacious successful attempt ever, it also helped decide a wild rivalry game.

The people’s guide to Jerry Jeudy

Everything at Alabama sticks to a script. Jeudy is a brilliant, subtle freestyler within it.

How to overreact to Week 1 college football

It’s time to spend 60 minutes throwing out the previous nine months.

All the stuff that’s actually in your football team’s playbook

It’s so much more than just play diagrams.

Everything to know about how to block a kick

We spoke with three special teams coordinators about just how teams spring the block on opponents.

How the WHEEL ROUTE works

Breaking down the play that embarrasses opponents like no other.

Fans plan. God laughs

We can appreciate college football more if we accept each upcoming season as one more wave in an ocean of mystery.

How to block for a mobile QB

Four linemen who helped Kyler Murray win the Heisman explain the ins and outs of protecting a one-of-a-kind QB.

Virginia’s German air raid QB can help legitimize the foreign game

He’s thought to be the first international recruit to sign with a Power 5 school as a QB.

How a European recruit gets noticed 5,000 miles away

About 5,300 miles from Colorado, Valentin Senn developed into a promising tackle and later signed with the Buffs.

Army and Navy have football’s best 12-month chess match

How do you prepare for a team that looks like you and runs the same triple option offense, knowing it’s also doing the same?

12 coaches explain the history and future of the RPO

Here’s a free coaching clinic on where it came from, how hard it is to stop, and what’s next.

How to put a bowl game in a baseball stadium

How do you fit a rectangular peg into four unique diamonds?

How tempo offense changed what football broadcasters do

Pace keeps defenses in check. What does it do to television crews?

Everything it took to create football’s longest drive ever

The inside story of the longest drive on record in college football or the NFL, as told by five key participants.

How the best CFB fan shots happen, per a TV director

This is how camera crews and fans in the stands produce the moments that light up the internet.

How Kyler Murray’s baseball and football skills amplify each other

The experts explain.

North Texas explains (amazingly elaborate) FAKE FAIR CATCH trick

Let’s talk to the guy who drew up the most shocking trick play of the year and the guy who scored on it.

9 things to know about how CFB deals with bad weather

Nobody’s really in charge, so responses to inclement weather vary.

Ed Oliver is too good to emulate

You wouldn’t teach a player to play his way, and it’s doubtful they could pull it off anyway. The potential #1 draft pick explains his game.

The option’s evolution in video games mirrored real life

Just like in real football, the pro game learned from the college game.

How to start a new bowl game, in 9 simple steps

As told by the people who run them.

Chest pass or overhand? We asked Dr Pepper contest winners

Here’s how to win one of college football’s annual Conference Championship Weekend spectacles.