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Rutgers to join the Big Ten Conference

Rutgers University is expected to join the Big Ten Conference becoming the Conference’s 14th team. Rutgers will follow Maryland who voted to join the Big Ten Monday morning. Rutgers is expected to join the Big Ten for the 2014-2016 season. According to Rutger’s president, Robert Barchi, should Rutgers receive an invite from the Big Ten Conference the school’s athletic...
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November 19, 2012  |  Discuss

No SEC team in the BCS title game talk went away quickly

The game of college football is one of great uncertainty. Nothing is ever guaranteed. Each week brings a new challenge and no matter who your team is facing, there is a chance that they may lose. Oregon and Kansas State were both undefeated going into Saturday and both looked pretty unstoppable. I won’t lie, I didn’t think either would lose myself (although I leaned more toward...
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November 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Maryland Joins the Big Ten Conference

The University of Maryland Board of Regents voted unanimously to join the Big Ten Conference on Monday morning. An official announcement is expected at 4 p.m. ET from College Park, MD. Maryland still needs to officially apply for membership to the Big Ten and needs an affirmative vote from %80 of the current Big Ten members to be accepted. Maryland is expected to pass this vote...
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November 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Southern Cal quarterback Matt Barkley out for Notre Dame game

USC head coach Lane Kiffin announced that senior quarterback Matt Barkley will be out for the game against Notre Dame this coming Saturday. Barkley suffered an AC sprain late in the loss to UCLA. Without Barkley, Notre Dame seems like a lock for the BCS title game. Of course this is college football and crazy stuff happens. Kiffin on Matt Barkley said out for Notre Dame. — Ryan...
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November 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Weekend Recap: Mad Holgo, mad Bart Scott, mad McAfee founder, Sunday chicks, and Red Dawn

College Football Dana Holgorsen Went Ballistic During Oklahoma Game [Video] – The Big Lead Notre Dame Against an SEC Team in the NCG? Not Like This. Please, Not Like This. – Off Tackle Empire Don’t look now, but the BCS is delivering a remarkable season – Saturday Down South Minnesota WR A.J. Barker leaves team, scorches head coach Jerry Kill – Die Hard Sport Other Sports...
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November 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Notre Dame is number 1 in the BCS

The Brian Kelly led Notre Dame Fighting Irish are number 1 in the BCS for the first time in school history, but right behind them lurks the SEC. Alabama, Georgia, and Florida all have one loss and a shot at the BCS title game. There’s a lot riding on the final week of this college football season. 1. Notre Dame 2. Alabama 3. Georgia 4. Florida 5. Oregon 6. Kansas State 7. LSU 8...
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November 18, 2012  |  Discuss
ANY VOLUNTEERS?

Report: Dooley out at Tennessee

Tennessee has reportedly fired Derek Dooley following an incredibly disappointing season in which the team has not won an SEC game.

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November 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Les Miles dropped f-bomb after Ole Miss game in presser

Les Miles is an emotional guy. Get him worked up and he may let one slip. The Tigers had just defeated Ole Miss in a game that was a lot closer than everyone thought it would be. The Tigers won 41 – 35. QUESTIONS?! Skip to 1:00. [HT TheBigLead] Related Posts Les Miles called out Gunner Kiel. Arkansas Bobby Petrino Has A Message for Les Miles LSU vs Oklahoma State or Miles vs Gundy
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November 17, 2012  |  Discuss
THAT'S NOT RIGHT

Toussaint suffers nasty-looking ankle injury

Michigan RB Fitzgerald Toussaint left the field in a stretcher after an apparent injury to his left leg. Toussaint already had 31 yards rushing against the Iowa Hawkeyes at the time of the injury in the first quarter. Toussaint was driven to the hospital in an ambulance. Michigan currently leads Iowa 10-21 in the second quarter. Related Posts Fitzgerald Toussaint Suspended for...
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November 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Week 12: Top 5 games

This is the week of terrible games, so sorry if some of these don’t exactly seem too enticing. 18 Southern Cal at 17 UCLA Time: 3:05PM Network: FOX Line: Southern Cal -3.5 It’ll be fun to see the new UCLA team take on their cross-town rivals. This has been an extremely lob-sided match-up over the last … forever … but now the Bruins may be able to keep the game close....
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November 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Friday Morning Audibles: Virginia fans are sad, Bo Wallace thinks what, Shabazz

Miserable Virginia Fan Sums Up Disappointing Cavaliers Season – The Big Lead Vanderbilt’s Bowl Securing Win: From The Team’s Perspective – Southern Gameday Bo Wallace must be suffering from a concussion – DJournal.com Spurrier nears milestone as Gamecocks host Wofford – Saturday Down South Overheard conversation suggests NCAA prejudged Shabazz Muhammad case – LA Times...
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November 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Alabama Governor Robert Bentley upset with Saban’s play-calling

The Alabama Crimson Tide lost their first game since November 5th of 2011 last weekend to the Texas A&M Aggies and their Heisman candidate quarterback Johnny Manziel. Now people are questioning Nick Saban and his play-calling. Even the Governor of Alabama, Robert Bentley seems to think Saban didn’t know what he was doing when he allowed AJ McCarron to pass the ball from the...
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November 15, 2012  |  1 Comment

Florida may be without Jeff Driskel for FSU game

Florida Gators quarterback Jeff Driskel sprained his ankle in Saturday’s game against Louisiana-Lafayette and now it’s possible that he’ll be out for the next two weeks. Gator head coach Will Muschamp said he thinks Driskel will be available, but “who knows”. “We’re just working through this week,” Gators coach Will Muschamp said on the weekly SEC coaches’ teleconference...
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November 14, 2012  |  Discuss

The SEC still has an outside shot at a BCS title appearance

Right now it seems like it would take a miracle for a 1 loss SEC team to make it to the BCS title game, but it may be easier than you think. With Oregon, Kansas State, and Notre Dame sitting undefeated and at the top of the pack the chances are slim, but if two of those teams slip up, there’s a chance that a one loss Alabama, or Georgia for that matter, could be in. Remaining schedules...
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November 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Wednesday Morning Audibles: Driskel on crutches, UCLA message for USC, Sumlin, and Boomer Sooner

UF quarterback Jeff Driskel is using crutches on campus – Throw The Flag NSFW UCLA Dorms Have a Wonderful Message for USC Football – The Big Lead John Calipari rips Duke for flopping – Larry Brown Sports Remember The Last Time Tennessee Beat a SEC Team? – Southern Gameday Elementary, my dear Sumlin – Every Day Should be Saturday NSFW FLBP are weighing heavy on these gals...
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November 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Tommy Tuberville may have lost his chance at returning to the SEC

There are several job openings in the SEC and there’s no reason to suspect that Tommy Tuberville wouldn’t jump at the chance to coach at one of them. Tuberville had success at both Ole Miss and Auburn during his time in the SEC, however, he may have cost himself a shot at one of those jobs with his headset ripping off that cameras caught last weekend. Tuberville offered an extremely...
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November 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Washington State AD defends Mike Leach

Mike Leach is once again under scrutiny. This time from a player at Washington State, Marquess Wilson, that quit the team after being suspended indefinitely by coach Leach and then released a very well written statement describing that Leach and his staff belittle and physically abuse players including himself. Washington State has launched an investigation into the accusations...
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November 13, 2012  |  1 Comment

Tuesday Morning Audibles: Chiefs dance party, Texas A&M faces who next, VanGorder and the stache

The Chiefs Win the Best Dance Celebration for a Touchdown that Didn’t Count Award – The Big Lead Derek Dooley Addresses Questions About His Job – Southern Gameday In Retrospect, Jerry Kill Was A ‘Tubby Smith’ Hire – Off Tackle Empire Texas A&M Opponent First Look: Sam Houston State Bearkats – Good Bull Hunting VanGorder’s comments about Auburn’s defense leave...
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November 13, 2012  |  Discuss

The 12th man greeted the Aggies on their return from triumph in Tuscaloosa

Texas A&M, in their first season in the SEC, is making a huge splash. The Aggies went on the road and beat the number 1 ranked, undefeated Alabama Crimson Tide in Tuscaloosa. The Tide hadn’t lost a game since November 5th of 2011 and looked invincible coming into the game. Kevin Sumlin’s Aggies had a different idea. Johnny Football led his team to the biggest victory of their...
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November 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Updated BCS standings puts Kansas State at the top

The Kansas State Wildcats are the new number 1 team in the country. Yes, that’s right, Bill Snyder has his team ahead of everyone else. The quite coach who would rather avoid the spotlight that comes with being number 1 has proven that he can take a team to the top of the pile. Kansas State is closely followed by Oregon and then Notre Dame is a little behind the Ducks. But that’s...
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November 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Weekend Recap: Jim Mora cursing, Alex Smith concussion, HALO 4, and Rosie

College Football AJ McCarron throws deep pass in loss to A&M – Throw The Flag Jim L. Mora Let Some F-Bombs Fly vs. Washington State [GIF] – The Big Lead This is the Cover of the Auburn Game Program this Weekend – Friends of the Program Georgia saving its best for last – Saturday Down South Will The Top 4 Undefeated Teams Lose? ESPNU Breaks It Down – Southern Gameday...
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November 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Derek Dooley Given His Walking Papers

After allowing the Missouri Tigers to come back to get only their second SEC win, Derek Dooley was handed his walking papers by the University of Tennessee. With a 0-6 record in the SEC, it’s not a surprising firing considering widespread reports last night and this morning of the termination. The decision is not a cheap one as Tennessee will owe Derek Dooley $5 million over four...
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November 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Number 1 Alabama goes down to Johnny Football and the Aggies

The Alabama Crimson Tide lost their first game since November 5th 2011, and it came to a team in their first season in the SEC. Aggie quarterback Johnny Manziel had 24 completions in only 31 attempts for 253 yards and 2 touchdowns, but it’s what Manziel did on the ground that made the difference for the Aggies. Manziel ran for 92 yards, which was just enough to keep the Bama defense...
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November 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Week 11: Top 5 games to watch

Top 5 games you should make sure you watch this weekend. Don’t bet your house on these picks people, even though we were correct on every pick last week. 11 Oregon State at 14 Stanford Time: 3PM Network: FOX Line: Oregon State -4.5 Oregon State will get a tougher test this week when they take on the Cardinal. While the Beavers have already beaten then 13 Wisconsin and 19 UCLA...
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November 09, 2012  |  Discuss
THE MOTORCYCLE DIARIES

Petrino interested in Kentucky job

Bobby Petrino's father told a Louisville newspaper that his son is interested in the soon-to-be vacant head coaching position with the Kentucky Wildcats.

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November 08, 2012  |  Discuss
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