Strength and conditioning coaches used to be an afterthought in college football programs. Now they are well known and as well respected as coordinators.
The changing landscape in football has led teams to focus on player development more than ever before. These 10 schools specifically have picked up the banner and led the charge as the edge is no longer the X’s and O’s of the game, but which program is more fit for the contest.
No huddle offenses have increased the need for solid conditioning programs, and as the gap slowly closes from college to the pros improved strength programs have been on the rise. This is a look at the top groups in the country.