January 25: This Date in American Football History

Everyday RoadTripSports.com celebrates the past, present and future of American football including birthdays, deaths, and important games and events that have occurred in the past through our daily feature This Date in American Football History. Get to know the legends of American football – the sport’s greatest heroes including players and coaches, and relive some of the greatest plays and moments in the game’s history. Then be sure to check out our Legends Library for historical profiles on…

January 25, 2017
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2017 Head-Coaching Hire Analysis: First-Year Head Coaches

So the head-coaching openings for the 2017 season are filled. There were 21 job changes in all, though we should acknowledge that in the past few years there have been changes well outside the traditional window for hiring and firing (Bobby Petrino at Arkansas, Tim Beckman at Illinois and Art Briles at Baylor, just to name a few). So we can’t rule out a job change before the season starts…

January 21, 2017
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Seminoles’ legend headlines 2016 HOF class

Legendary Florida State Seminoles’ linebacker Derrick Brooks heads a class of 16 players and coaches added to the College Football Hall of Fame in an announcement today. Brooks was a two-time Unanimous All-American in 1993 and 1994, and was named the ACC’s Defensive Player of the Year in 1994. He followed his outstanding career at Florida State with an even more impressive 14-year career in the NFL in which he was a…

January 9, 2016
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