Faced with the decision to kick an extra point to tie or go for two and the lead late in games last weekend, two college football coaches did not hesitate to basically put it all one play instead of trying to get to overtime. Aggressive? Sure. Calculated? Absolutely. Risky? No way. Long before a coach makes that critical call he has assessed everything from his players to his playbook. There is nothing spur of the moment about the decision. In fact, it could have been made in a meeting room days before. So while it might have looked as if Utah and Eastern Michigan gambled and lost when their 2-point plays failed, the coaches who made those calls say the percentages were on their side. "It would
Texas Tech head coach Kliff Kingsbury will be inducted into the Texas High School Football Hall of Fame in May. The Texas Sports Hall of Fame announced the six-man class on Wednesday afternoon. Kingsbury threw for 3,009 yards and 34 touchdowns during his senior season at New Braunfels High School. Kingsbury led New Braunfels to a 13-2 record that season, including an appearance in the Class 5A Division II state semifinals. The school finished 4-8 the year before. Kingsbury's high school coach was his father, Tim Kingsbury. Kingsbury went onto play quarterback for Texas Tech 1999-2002. In addition, former Aledo and Texas running back Johnathan Gray will also be inducted into the Hall of Fame.