Well-produced hype videos can soothe that college football itch we get in the offseason, even if for a few minutes. Poorly produced hype videos, conversely, are frankly not worth watching.
Hype videos should be produced with the mindset of introducing a coming attraction. Celebrating a storied past is OK in some cases, but hype videos should be forward-looking to get fanbases excited about the future of their programs.
I have looked through hype videos of every FBS program (if someone has made one for it) on YouTube. I saw good examples and bad ones. The 15 videos that follow are poor examples that I found.
Making a video takes a lot of skill. Anyone whose videos appear in this slideshow should not give up on their efforts, but should take this as constructive criticism.
Let’s roll the tape.