By Eric Edholm, Shutdown Corner The process of making football safer is a slow trickle. Do you start at the top and try to make NFL players play more safely, and thus give younger players the model of how to tackle more safely? Or do you start with youth football and try to make it […]

By Sanjay Kirpalani , National Recruiting Analyst EL SOBRANTE, Calif. — There isn’t an ounce of hesitation for 4-star defensive tackle Jay Tufele when queried on a career path outside of football. The 6’3”, 288-pounder from Bingham High School in South Jordan, Utah, is clearly a fan of physical contact. “If I wasn’t playing football, […]

By Director of Rugby Dominic Riebli  In their final game of the regular season, the USC Men’s Rugby Club traveled to Las Vegas, host city to the American leg of the IRB 7s Series, to take on a Grand Canyon University.  Although they had already secured a playoff spot in the Gold Coast Conference, the […]