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Briles: Hocutt 'what the committee needed'

Art Briles is a big fan of the newest member of the College Football Playoff selection committee.  On Friday, Baylor's coach gave a ringing endorsement to Texas Tech athletic director Kirby Hocutt's appointment to the 13-person committee, which was announced earlier this month. Hocutt is replacing former West Virginia athletic director Oliver Luck, who left to take a job with the...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
8 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Draft Rewind: Ranking The Best No. 2 Picks In Draft History

Sometimes being second is a better place to be than being first. These NFL players may not have been the top picks in their respective draft classes, but they carved out pretty decent NFL careers as the second overall pick in the Draft. While there have been some who have failed miserably (Tony Mandrich, Charles Rogers, Johnny Lam Jones), these players have proven they would have...
Via Football Nation
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Brady isn't done with Manning rivalry, hopes he comes back

AP PhotoTom Brady. Peyton Manning. Two of the best quarterbacks in the history of the NFL. They've enjoyed a rivalry that has been unprecedented. Facing each other a total of 16 times. That's equivalent of a whole NFL season with Brady owning an 11-5 record. That's good enough to win a division and make it to the playoffs.But all good things must end and it looks like that end is...
Via Patriots Life
29 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Peyton Manning, 49ers, Eagles, Packers, & Seahawks

Peyton Manning According to Archie Manning, Peyton is currently in the process of weighing whether to comeback from another season or retire from the NFL. Manning’s father said that Peyton and Adam Gase had a great relationship, but he doesn’t see having to work with a new coordinator as being a big issue. “Peyton’s going to try to decide whether he wants to play or retire...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

How could the college football playoff change next year?

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) The first College Football Playoff was a success on almost every level - except maybe for fans of TCU and Baylor. Otherwise, there was not much to gripe about. And Ohio State walking away with the first championship by beating Oregon 42-20 on Monday night after getting the fourth spot ahead of TCU and Baylor certainly helped justify the selection committee...
Via AP on Fox
January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Archie Manning talks about CFP commitee

Former Saints quarterback Archie Manning talks about the work done by the first College Football Playoff selection committee.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
January 09, 2015

Former Saints quarterback Archie Manning talks about the selection of former Saints teammate and former Florida star wide receiver Wes Chandler to College Football Hall of Fame

Former Saints quarterback Archie Manning talks about the selection of former Saints teammate and former Florida star wide receiver Wes Chandler to College Football Hall of Fame.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
January 09, 2015

Archie Manning talks about former LSU receiver Odell Beckham Jr., Newman football program

Archie says Beckham Jr. was a 'special player'
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
January 02, 2015

Archie Manning says health could keep him off College Football Playoff selection committee in 2015

Manning was forced to resign from the College Playoff Committee due to health reasons
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
December 31, 2014

TCU settling at Peach Bowl after College Football Playoff snub

More than three weeks removed from the College Football Playoff committee's final ranking, the No. 6 TCU Horned Frogs are mere hours from kicking off the Peach Bowl against the No. 9 Ole Miss Rebels. It should be a dandy of a football game, even if in the back of their minds, the Frogs still don't really understand how they ended up in Georgia.  Not that they'll say any such thing...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Today, Week 16

SCOREBOARD Monday, Dec. 2 Denver at Cincinnati, 8:30 p.m. ESPN. The quarterbacks will get a lot of the attention - the Broncos' Peyton Manning for his perfect career mark against the Bengals, and Andy Dalton for his penchant to melt down in big games - in a matchup of teams trying to set themselves up for deep playoff runs. Denver (11-3) can clinch a first-round bye with a win, while...
Via AP on Fox
December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

What if Namath chose the NFL?

Starting on February 14, 2014, Sam Quinn and The Sports Post have decided to run down the 52 Greatest What Ifs in NFL History, one per week, for the next year. For a list of published What Ifs, as well as the introductory piece, click here. There was no hotter quarterback prospect in 1965 than Alabama’s Joe Namath. Sought after by both leagues, Namath was taken No. 1 overall...
Via The Sports Post
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Baylor's Art Briles hopes for a speedy Archie Manning recovery: Five takeaways from final college football weekend

Florida's new coach Jim McElwain is doggone funny
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
December 08, 2014

Art Briles Wants More Southern Representation On The CFB Playoff Committee, Hints That They’re Biased

The Big 12, despite having two 11-1 teams, got shut out of the inaugural College Football Playoff, so the coaches of those two programs are getting asked a lot of questions today.  What can the conference do better? How much did not having a conference championship game hurt you? Does the league need to expand? Currently, Baylor’s Art Briles, whose Bears finished No. 5 in the...
Via College Spun
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Boomer & Carton: Post's Phil Mushnick plagiarizing ... himself!

This morning Phil Mushnick wrote:While Craig Carton continues to trash Eli Manning, in December Carton allowed a guest to think that he’s one of Eli’s biggest fans. That guest was Archie Manning.January 30, 2014, Phil Mushnick wrote:Craig Carton, who has made it clear he finds WFAN colleague Mike Francesa’s act loathsome, imitated it.At the top, he addressed the Eli Manning...
Via Bob's Blitz
November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Craig Carton: Phil Mushnick 'irrelevant and lame' ... but keep attacking Mike Francesa

Craig Carton counterattacks Phil Mushnick for writing that CC rips Eli Manning while cozying up to Archie Manning back in December January. CC claims he was the only person with the stones to ask Archie about charges his son produced fugazi game worn items. Which puts Carton at odds with Phil again because Mushnick stated that it was actually Giants co-owner Bob Tisch that Craig...
Via Bob's Blitz
November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Boomer & Carton counterattack Phil Mushnick for attacking the deceased Howard Cosell

Phil Mushnick wrote this morning:While Craig Carton continues to trash Eli Manning, in December Carton allowed a guest to think that he’s one of Eli’s biggest fans. That guest was Archie Manning.Boomer & Carton counter attacked:Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Book excerpt: Why the Manning vs. Leaf draft debate was obvious

Editor's note: Bruce Feldman's new book, The QB: The Making of Modern Quarterbacks, is out today. This is an excerpt from the book. *** In 1998, June Jones was in his first season as the San Diego Chargers quarterbacks coach and had spent months with his colleagues trying to sort out the dilemma facing them about which QB the organization wanted: Peyton Manning, the cerebral son...
Via Fox Sports
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

College Football Playoff committee rankings Q&A

The College Football Playoff selection committee will unveil the first of seven top 25 rankings on Tuesday night, the first step toward setting the field for the national semifinals to be played New Year's Day at Sugar Bowl in New Orleans and the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif. Some frequently asked questions about the committee, the rankings and playoff. Q: Who is on this committee...
Via AP on Fox
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrew Luck Could Break Peyton's New Touchdown Record

Unless you have lived under a rock since Saturday, then you know Peyton Manning broke Brett Favre’s touchdown record on Sunday versus the San Francisco 49ers.Manning now has 510 career passing touchdowns. Favre is second with 508 touchdowns.Let’s go back to 2011 when Peyton Manning played for the Indianapolis Colts. He missed all of the 2011 season with a severe neck injury....
Via Football Nation
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Archie Manning steps away from playoff committee for health reasons

Archie Manning is taking a leave of absence from the College Football Playoff selection committee, which will not replace him this season and go forward with 12 members.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
October 20, 2014

Playoff picture muddled one week before first vote

A committee of 12 will decide which four college football teams enter the tournament for the National Championship Trophy after Archie Manning’s decision to step down today. They announce their first vote October 28th, and unveil the final four December 7th (Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports photo). Next week the College Football Playoff Committee releases their first ballot, and...
Via The Duck Stops Here
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Archie Manning steps away from playoff committee

IRVING, Texas (AP) Archie Manning is taking a leave of absence from the College Football Playoff selection committee, which will not replace him this season and go forward with 12 members as it chooses four semifinalists for the first time. Playoff Executive Director Bill Hancock said Manning will have surgery next month to help relieve discomfort he has while moving around and...
Via AP on Fox
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Archie Manning taking leave from playoff selection committee

College football Hall of Fame quarterback Archie Manning, one of the 13 members of the College Football Playoff selection committee, is taking a leave of absence from his position because of health reasons. Manning, who played QB for Ole Miss in the 1960s, needs an additional procedure following a prior knee replacement surgery, ESPN reported. Manning will undergo surgery next month...
Via Fox Sports
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Archie Manning steps down from College Football Playoff Committee for health reasons

Archie Manning has decided to step down from the College Football Playoff Committee to focus on his health, ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reported on Monday morning. Manning, the father of Peyton and Eli, underwent knee replacement surgery earlier this year and is reportedly having complications that are not life-threatening but will require another surgery. Archie also...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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