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Inside the Headset with the AFCA

Nov 30, 2017

In our first segment, Coach Nick Winkler details his start in coaching as a GA at Saginaw Valley State before taking a job at AJ Dimond High School in Anchorage, Alaska. He discusses the some of the joys and challenges of coaching in Alaska, along with how he develops his players and exposes them to collegiate coaches....

Nov 23, 2017

For the next three episodes, we’ll be catching up with alums of the AFCA/NCAA 30 Under 30 Coaches’ Leadership Institute.

In today’s episode we’re joined by 2017 selection Mike Ridings, safeties coach at Marian University. Coach Ridings shares his coaching philosophy, connections he made in 30 Under 30, and a...

Nov 16, 2017

In our 3rd X’s & O’s with a Legend, This Is AFCA Managing Editor Paul Markgraff sits down with former University of Texas Head Coach, Mack Brown.

Prior to the interview, AFCA Director of Coaching Education Mario Price and Graduate Assistants Jerome Brown and Alec Finch discussed their favorite memories of Mack...

Nov 9, 2017

“That won’t work on Sundays.”

It’s a phrase often heard in regards to play style and playcalling on the college level and how it won't translate to the NFL. However, a few playcallers in the NFL have disregarded that phrase and utilized schemes often seen on Friday and Saturday football.

In the 10th episode of...

Nov 2, 2017

In this episode of Inside the Headset, we talk to two coaches with a combined 3 years of coaching experience. True, it's not a lot compared to previous guests, but undoubtedly a unique perspective from two coaches at the beginning of their careers.

The first segment features Dan Casey (@CoachDanCasey), a first year...