JChung2006 wrote:
What the hell is scrum anyways?  I am vaguely familiar with the word as it relates to rugby.

The name comes from rugby..... for more info... you can start here :

its a good strt with lots of links to getting more info

there is also some decent information here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scrum_(development)

and here: http://www.controlchaos.com/about/