Trooper Taylor: A Coach and A Mentor

Apr 08, 2015 1 Comment

Webster’s Dictionary defines the word ‘Coach’ as the following; a person who teaches and trains an athlete or performer.  While true, on occasion this definition is inadequate.  A good coach does indeed prepare athletes to participate in sports, but a small percentage of coaches are much more than teachers.  These few are mentors.  These coaches […]

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The College Football Season Is About To Get Started…in Russia?

Aug 28, 2014 3 Comments

This week marks the beginning of the college football season as teams kickoff Thursday night on ESPN.  Fans have been waiting all summer for this moment when they can plan their tailgates and go cheer on their favorite teams.  It may have seemed like a long wait to get to this point.  But for some, […]

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College Football’s Newest Young-Gun Play-Caller

Mar 07, 2014 2 Comments

In this day and age fans have become accustomed to a new brand of football.  It’s no longer the three yards and a cloud of dust that our fathers championed.  It’s a fast-paced game with a lot of scoring.  And in this modern world it’s 24/7 football on the internet, on the T.V., and even […]

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A Look At Football Through The Eyes Of The Play-Caller

Dec 17, 2013 20 Comments

On each fall Saturday, thousands of fans pack the stadium with thousands more watching on their televisions at home.  Every game comes down to those crucial plays at critical moments in the game.  The score is tied and the play clock ticks down towards zero.  The tension in the crowd reaches a breaking point as […]

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Monday Morning Humor

Sep 09, 2013 5 Comments

Nothing like a college football coach pranking his players…

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Monday Morning Humor Turns 100

Aug 26, 2013 6 Comments

On May 9, 2011 we began providing Monday morning injects of humor with the image of an establishment that speaks to any Glutton’s heart: Lockeford Donuts.   This watering hole of sorts just west of Northern California’s Gold Country might not be the most health conscious of businesses but any place that brings together donuts, […]

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7 Underlining Storylines for the 2012 NFL Season

Aug 28, 2012 7 Comments

While ESPN is can’t stop reporting on Tebow and other media outlets are fixated on the all to apparent storylines heading into the 2012 NFL season, I’d like to focus on a few underlining topics that should be equally impactful in deciding which teams makes the playoffs in January.  The following are the seven storylines […]

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