Every high school football player has options they can pursue to be a part of a college football team. Not all of those options are at the D1 level.
When parents and athletes believe wrong things about recruiting it can be a serious thing. A financial loss is just one concern.
Dear Mama, I saw you out of the corner of my eye last night. I could tell you were surprised to hear my husband speak so honestly about the team. As he explained his philosophy about football being more than just a game, that it is also a tool to teach players to become men [...]
This is November-January are some of the hardest months for me when it comes to the college football life. These are the months when friends lose jobs, friends move, and other coaches transition onto staffs all over the country. January especially seems to be the month when families live apart while new jobs begin. It [...]
Because we live so far from family it's been hard to keep consistent Christmas traditions going. Partly because year to year we have been with different family members meaning our boys haven't always woken up in the same house for Christmas, let alone their own When our boys were young they were gifted this adorable [...]
I'm guest posting today over at All Mom Does! Living far away from family can be very challenging during the holidays. Our kids have never spent a Christmas Eve or Day in their own home. Whether it’s a four hour drive or a twelve it’s never stress free. Christmas seems to be additionally stressful, remembering [...]
Senior Day. It is our third season in the mountains, sadly I don’t have as deep of a connection as I’m used to with a group of seniors. This group in particular I feel like I just learned their names. Football includes a unique group of men who bond in a special way. Watching a [...]
We have a few weeks left of the football season, less than 10 practices mean the transition to "post season" has mentally begun in our house. On the way to the game on Halloween, our almost 9 year old commented on how "fast" this season has been. I have to disagree when I look at [...]
Before we had the boys and I was working full time, a pre-season camp was no big deal. Since we ate most meals in the dining commons, it was actually a break. The house stayed spotless because no one was home, we saved a lot of money on food, and I soaked up girl [...]