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Inside the Headset with the AFCA takes you in-depth with interviews, anecdotes, and breakdown of X&O's with football coaches around the country.

Inside the Headset with the AFCA takes you in-depth with interviews, anecdotes, and breakdown of X&O's with football coaches around the country.
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Inside the Headset with the AFCA takes you in-depth with interviews, anecdotes, and breakdown of X&O's with football coaches around the country.

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English


Episodes

S 2 EP 9 Friday Night Lights: Building Future Bulldogs

10/23/2019
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In this episode of Friday Night Lights we hear how Greenwood is able to develop players from the youth level on up to Varsity. We also find out if the Bulldogs were able to keep Arkansas' longest winning streak alive.

Duration:00:27:01

Bill Clark, Head Coach - UAB

10/17/2019
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This week on Inside the Headset we speak with Bill Clark, Head Coach for the University of Alabama--Birmingham. We discuss the process of bringing back the UAB football program in 2017, a unique partnership with the Children's Harbor Family Center, and his high school coaching days in Alabama. Coach Clark's career began as an assistant at Piedmont HS (AL) in 1990. After two seasons, he was named defensive coordinator at Tuscaloosa County HS (AL) (1992-1994), and he also went on to serve as...

Duration:00:14:21

S2 E8 Friday Night Lights: Practice Makes Perfect

10/16/2019
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The football season can be a grind. In Episode 8 of Friday Night Lights hear how Coach Jones and Greenwood keeps the players fresh and engaged by switching things up at practice. We also find out if Greenwood was able to remain unbeaten after a tough Homecoming Game.

Duration:00:22:20

Frank Wilson, Head Coach - UTSA

10/10/2019
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This week on Inside the Headset we speak with Frank Wilson, Head Coach for the University of Texas at San Antonio. We discuss his time as a high school teacher and coach in Louisiana, and how he's working to build tradition in a young football program. Coach Wilson's career began as a student assistant at Nicholls State University in 1996 after he finished his playing career there. He then returned home to New Orleans and became an assistant coach at Karr HS (LA) for three seasons...

Duration:00:12:33

S2 E7 Friday Night Lights: The Boys Up Front

10/9/2019
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In Episode 7 we hear from Coach Jones on how Greenwood bounced back from their first real test this past Friday. We also discuss how Greenwood plays in the trenches with offensive line coach Brian Simms and defensive line coach Brandon Elmore. All this and a preview of this weeks homecoming game.

Duration:00:18:57

Jay Hopson, Head Coach - University of Southern Mississippi

10/3/2019
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This week on Inside the Headset we speak with Jay Hopson, Head Coach for the University of Southern Mississippi. We discuss coaching at all different levels of college football, and he gives advice for young coaches. Coach Hopson's career began as a graduate assistant for Tulane in 1992. From there, he coached defensive backs at Delta State (1993), and was a graduate assistant for LSU (1994) and Florida (1995) before landing at Marshall coaching the defensive backs (1996-2000). In 2001,...

Duration:00:18:10

S2 E6 Friday Night Lights: What Makes the Bulldogs so Special

10/2/2019
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In this weeks episode of Friday Night Lights we find out how Greenwood did in their latest test on the road. We then take a look at how Greenwood gains an advantage in the kicking game. Coach Jones and his Special Teams staff breaks down how that advantage leads to winning games.

Duration:00:26:42

Neal Brown, Head Coach - West Virginia University, and Reggie Bush - FOX Sports

9/26/2019
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This week on Inside the Headset we speak with Neal Brown, Head Coach for West Virginia University, and in the second segment, we're joined by Reggie Bush, college football analyst for FOX Sports. With Coach Brown, we discuss the process of turning around the Troy football program, as well as the importance of creating a family atmosphere with a team. Later, with Reggie Bush, we discuss the impact his coaches had on his career, and a story from the 2006 BCS National Championship. Coach...

Duration:00:25:02

S2 E5 Friday Night Lights: Defense Wins Championships

9/25/2019
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In Episode 5 Friday Night Lights Season 2 we recap Greenwood's 3-0 start. Coach Jone's gives us his thoughts on defense and how he manages that side of the ball while giving his coaches freedom. We also hear from Defensive Coordinator Jason Gill and learn about his journey from Head Coach to JV Assistant to Defensive Coordinator.

Duration:00:27:35

Les Miles, Head Coach - University of Kansas

9/19/2019
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This week on Inside the Headset we speak with Les Miles, Head Coach for the University of Kansas. We discuss how he kept busy during his time away from coaching and the first steps he took when he got to Kansas. Coach Miles' career began at Michigan as a graduate assistant in 1980. After two seasons, he joined the Colorado staff as the offensive line coach (1982-1986). Miles then returned to Michigan as the offensive line coach in 1987, where he remained until he accepted the offensive...

Duration:00:10:40

S2 E4 Friday Night Lights: Offense Wins Games

9/18/2019
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In Episode 4 of Friday Night Lights Season 2 we recap Greenwood's big win against Fort Smith Southside. We also learn how Coach Jones developed Greenwood's offensive scheme. Offensive Coordinator Chris Young joined us to talk about his relationship with Coach Jones and give us his thoughts on Greenwood's offense.

Duration:00:29:34

Tom Allen, Head Coach - Indiana University

9/12/2019
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This week on Inside the Headset we speak with Tom Allen, Head Coach for Indiana University. We discuss his journey from high school assistant to head coach for the Hoosiers in the Big Ten. Coach Allen's career began at Temple Heights HS (FL) in 1992 as an assistant, but after one season, he was named their head coach at the age of 23. He spent a total 15 years coaching high school football, which included stints as defensive coordinator for Armwood HS (FL) (1995-1996), Marion HS (IN)...

Duration:00:17:06

S2 E3 Friday Night Lights: Senior Retreat

9/11/2019
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In Episode 3 of Friday Night Lights season 2 we hear from Coach Jones on how Greenwood was able to avenge last years only loss in week 1. A preseason retreat, that is a tradition at Greenwood, may have helped the Bulldogs get off to a fast start. We will also preview this weeks big game against Fort Smith Southside.

Duration:00:20:15

Gary Patterson, Head Coach - TCU

9/5/2019
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This week on Inside the Headset we speak with TCU Head Coach Gary Patterson. We discuss how he and his staff work to project and develop talent in student-athletes, as well as the importance of being yourself as a coach. Coach Patterson's career began as a graduate assistant at Kansas State in 1982 after he finished his playing days for the Wildcats. He went on to serve as the linebackers coach at Tennessee Tech (1983-1984) and UC Davis (1986) before becoming the defensive coordinator at...

Duration:00:10:37

S2 E2 Friday Night Lights: Fasdogs

9/4/2019
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In Episode 1 of Friday Night Lights Season 2 we preview Greenwood's opening night opponent Fort Smith Northside. We also take a deep dive into the Bulldogs unique approach to off-season conditioning. It's a program they call Fasdogs, and it's not just for football players.

Duration:00:21:40

Lincoln Riley, Head Coach - University of Oklahoma

8/29/2019
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This week on Inside the Headset we speak with Lincoln Riley, Head Coach for the University of Oklahoma. We discuss his journey from player to full-time position coach at Texas Tech, and how he proved himself as a young coach on his way to taking over the Sooners' program. Coach Riley's career began as a student assistant for Mike Leach at Texas Tech in 2003. After spending the 2006 season as a graduate assistant, he was promoted to an assistant coaching position in 2007 working with the...

Duration:00:11:34

S2 E1 Friday Night Lights: This is Greenwood

8/28/2019
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In Episode 1 of Friday Night Lights Season 2 we introduce Greenwood High School (AR) Head Coach Rick Jones. Coach Jones tells us about his coaching journey and what led him to Greenwood. We explore what it is like coaching for a community that takes its football seriously and has high expectations. Coming off back to back state championships, Greenwood is shooting for a three-peat and it all starts with Coach Jones.

Duration:00:35:40

Chris Klieman, Head Coach - Kansas State University

8/22/2019
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This week on Inside the Headset we speak with Chris Klieman, Head Coach for Kansas State University. We discuss his head-coaching journey from Division III Loras College to Power 5 FBS Kansas State and what it's like taking over an already well-established program. Coach Klieman's career began as a defensive backs coach for his alma mater, the University of Northern Iowa (1991-1993). From there, he went on to coach the defensive backs at Western Illinois (1994-1996), Kansas (1997), and...

Duration:00:12:15

Friday Night Lights: Season 2 Trailer

8/21/2019
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Football is back. As teams across the country prepare for kickoff we're proud to announce season 2 of Friday Night Lights presented by the AFCA and Inside the Headset. This year we are following Greenwood High School in Greenwood, Arkansas. Led by Coach Rick Jones, Greenwood has won back to back state championships and eight since 2004. This season we will cover coaching philosophy, scheme, and everything else that goes into running a championship program. As the Bulldogs look to pull off...

Duration:00:01:55

David Marsh, Offensive Coordinator - Texas Southern University

8/15/2019
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This week on Inside the Headset we speak with David Marsh, Offensive Coordinator for Texas Southern University. We discuss why he joined the Marine Corps, how he got into coaching, and his unusual path to climbing the ladder in the coaching profession. Coach Marsh's career began as an assistant at Mesquite HS (AZ) in 2008, after he completed five years of service as a member of the United States Marine Corps. Following his three years at Mesquite, Marsh spent the 2011 and 2012 seasons at...

Duration:00:41:01