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Georgia announces Brian Schottenheimer as new OC

Mark Richt hasn’t had to worry about his offensive coordinator in a while. Former Georgia coach Mike Bobo filled that role from 2007-2014, before taking the vacant Colorado State head coaching job this offseason. Instead of looking for an up-and-coming college coach to take over the UGA offense, Richt hired a fairly well-known name from the NFL ranks: St. Louis Rams’ offensive...
Via College Spun
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Kyle Shanahan, Browns at odds over Johnny Manziel?

With Mike Shanahan emerging as a potential head coaching candidate for more than one NFL team over the past week or so, there has been some talk that Cleveland Browns offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan, Mike’s son, could once again join forces with his old man. According to Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer,...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Larry David: I could be an NFL coordinator with some studying

Larry David has an answer for all of the New York Jets’ issues: Hire Larry David. The funnyman made an appearance on Howard Stern’s radio show Wednesday, and the conversation turned to David’s beloved Jets. Maybe Gang Green should be taking a look in David’s direction for their ongoing coaching overhaul. I think with just a little studying, I think I could be a tremendous...
Via NESN.com
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Jim Mora: Marcus Mariota is ‘spectacular,’ has ‘zero flaws’

Some have wondered if Marcus Mariota is simply a product of a phenomenal offensive system at Oregon and will struggle at the NFL level. Jim Mora thinks those people are insane. During an appearance on “The Rich Eisen Show” on Tuesday, Mora praised Mariota for being one of the best college quarterbacks and pro prospects...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Jameis Winston announces intent to declare for NFL Draft

Wednesday morning, Jameis Winston’s father told ESPN that his son would be leaving the Seminoles to enter the 2015 NFL Draft. Now, via David Hale, we’ve got a statement from the player himself. The Florida State redshirt sophomore has made it official – he’s leaving Tallahassee for the pros. He wrote a long letter to FSU fans, thanking them for their support over the years...
Via College Spun
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Pedro Martinez was a 'punk,' says voter who didn't cast ballot

Pedro Martinez received an outpouring of love from the baseball community Tuesday, but not everyone’s a fan of No. 45.   Martinez was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Tuesday, earning 91.1 percent of votes from the assembled voters. Still, despite that seemingly high number, there were 49 ballots that didn’t include Martinez’s name. Cleveland Plain Dealer writer...
Via NESN.com
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony 'not shutting it down yet' despite knee issues

No matter what the New York Knicks’ latest moves suggest, not everyone on the team is throwing in the towel just yet.   Carmelo Anthony denied reports that he is considering shutting himself down for the rest of the season due to persistent knee soreness. Knicks coach Derek Fisher hinted at the possibility last week, but in a “Uninterrupted” video for Bleacher Report, Anthony...
Via NESN.com
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

OJ Simpson’s stolen Heisman Trophy found 20 years later

The Heisman Trophy that Hall of Fame running back OJ Simpson won at USC in 1968 was stolen from a USC display case back in July 1994. It only took 20 years for police to get it back. Detectives from the LAPD’s art detail announced Tuesday that the trophy was recovered last month, according to...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Randy Johnson's photography company has great logo

Randy Johnson — along with Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio — was elected into baseball’s Hall of Fame on Tuesday. And deservedly so. The lanky lefty, all elbows and angles and awkwardness and fastballs of ferocity — and oh, that epic mullet — was a dominant force on the mound, registering 4,875 strikeouts...Read More The post Logo for Randy Johnson’s photography...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Jim Fassel: Andrew Luck will be greatest QB ever

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck is not only impressing his own team but also former New York Giants coach Jim Fassel, who had some pretty amazing things to say about Luck while he hosted “The Coaches Show” (via NFL.com). He’ll go down as the greatest quarterback of all time. The numbers he has already put up as a young quarterback, far superior to anybody else...
Via Sportsnaut
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Jim Harbaugh to be part of ESPN's title game coverage

The Detroit Free Press is reporting that new Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh will be a part of ESPN’s coverage of the inaugural College Football Playoff National Championship Game. Citing sources, the Free Press says the Harbaugh will be a guest on ESPN next Monday in Arlington, TX which is the site of the National Championship Game. It’s not known what role Harbaugh will play at...
Via Awful Announcing
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss
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