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BY SHUNNING ONSIDE KICKS, COACHES ARE COSTING THEIR TEAM WINS.

Updated: July 10, 2012, 4:05 PM ET
By PETER KEATING

JARED STRUBECK WAS THE BEST AT WHAT he did in all of college football the past four seasons, a threat to change the course of any game. So why have you never heard of him? Because his specialty, the onside kick, is the last resort for losing teams. Or so his coaches believed. Guess what? They're wrong. Yet another exhibit in the case to be made that football coaches are the ultimate in conservative thinking.

From 2005 through 2008, Strubeck and the San Jose State Spartans recovered the most ...

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