25 Jul 2005
There's a new sheriff in, uh, Gainesville. Urban Meyer is taking a zero tolerance approach to law-breakers on his team and he's using former UCLA coach John Wooden as inspiration. According to the article, to keep players out of trouble Meyer relies on, "peer pressure, a strong investment of assistant coaches in players' lives and a reward system that allows the coach to essentially spoil the players he likes."
This sounds like a great idea -- and one that might benefit some NFL teams -- but I wonder what happens if the Gators start the season with a couple of losses. (bugmenot/free registration required)
28 comments, Last at 26 Jul 2005, 7:11pm by Kibbles
The Giants and Ravens set a record in Super Bowl XXXV with 21 total punts. That record may well be in jeopardy. But in this battle of top defenses, Carolina's superior and more flexible offense gives the Panthers the edge.