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Mark Richt’s new contract is interesting

Georgia Bulldogs head coach Mark Richt has been on the hot seat for the last few years because, well, it’s the SEC and finishing anywhere other than at the top is unacceptable even if it is unreasonable. The hot seat talk settled down after Georgia took the SEC East last season and played LSU in the SEC Championship game. Georgia has since decided that this is good enough for...
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June 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Jackie Sherrill says LSU and Texas A&M will meet on Thanksgiving

Currently, LSU and Arkansas face off on Thanksgiving weekend, but according to Sherrill, who spoke with Bo Mattingly, the Aggies have since replaced the Longhorns with the Tigers. This would end the LSU/Arkansas rivalry that has been played on Thanksgiving weekend since 1996. You can listen to Sherrill’s comments on SportsTalkwithBo. They start at 11:50 into the show. Jackie...
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June 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Thursday Throwback: Erin Andrews attends a movie

Yep, she’s still worth some pageviews as long as she wears skirts that short even if her face is starting to resemble Sarah Jessica Parker’s. College Football West Virginia put up a billboard welcoming themselves to the Big 12 | Throw The Flag Video: Individual player ratings in MCAA 2013 | Kegs ‘N Eggs INFOGRAPHIC: Top College Football Rivalries | The Sports Dumpster Nov...
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June 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Boise State’s stadium upgrades are, by all means, spectacular

In old and regurgitated news… You won’t find too much love for Boise State here outside of the upset over Oklahoma in the Orange Bowl. It’s not that we/I don’t like Boise, but more that we/I don’t like the fact that Boise has been slow to join the conference movement and play the big boys REGULARLY. Well, today we/I have new respect for Boise. The Broncos are upgrading...
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June 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Detroit possibly a host site for BCS Championship, Big 10 fans rejoice

Since the BCS Championship game will now possibly be bid on, there are several sites that definitely want to be considered. Obviously, the Fiesta, Orange, Rose, and Sugar Bowls will be considered, but also the Cotton will probably throw their name in and Detroit has come out and said, through Roger Penske, they are interested. Detroit has hosted the Super Bowl, Final Four, and...
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June 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Jesse Scroggins, the heir apparent to Matt Barkley, transfers from USC

USC redshirt sophomore quarterback Jesse Scroggins will transfer according to an announcement made by Lane Kiffin on Monday. Scroggins was the likely front-runner to be the heir apparent to current USC quarterback Matt Barkley. The former 4-star prospect was rumored to have possibly the strongest arm out of all the quarterbacks on the roster but was often kept off the field due...
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June 05, 2012  |  Discuss

A look at Ohio State’s scoreboard renovations

Ohio State’s football stadium is one of the best in the country. Holding over 105,000 fans every Saturday the Buckeyes are playing. Now the stadium will have a new scoreboard that is guaranteed to be pretty sweet. Here’s a look for the rest of the country of what is taking place. A quick look at #OhioState‘s scoreboard renovation at Ohio Stadium. bit.ly/KKigqM — Brandon...
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June 05, 2012  |  Discuss

EXTRA! EXTRA! Michigan Recruit Dislikes Buckeyes!!!

Michigan OL recruit Logan Tuley-Tillman is a Wolverine. This 6′ 7″ tackle received a recruiting letter from Urban Meyer’s the Ohio State Buckeyes. In jest, Tuley-Tillman did his part to heat up the rivalry by burning his recruiting letter from that school in Ohio and tweeting a picture of the engulfed envelope. The Michigan recruit also tweeted #goblue and #beatohio. “There...
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June 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Alcorn State hires first white head coach in conference history

Don’t get it confused with the old Southwest Conference which rose to power in the 80s with the Pony Express this is the SWAC of the FCS (formerly known as D-II). Alcorn State is a historically all-black school in a historically all-black conference. “I don’t see white or black; we’re purple and gold,” said Hopson who has served stints as an assistant at 9 different...
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June 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Ohio State Buckeyes, Stoneburner and Mewhort, Piss Away Season

Ohio State football players Jake Stoneburner, Jack Mewhort, and a third man not associated with the Buckeye football team were arrested at 2:30 a.m. Sunday morning. Police said the two officers saw the three men who they believed were urinating outside of a restaurant near Stoneburner’s residence. The officers attempted to talk with them but they ran away. Two of them were captured...
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June 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Weekend Recap: Lauren Tannehill’s photo shoot

Well, this seems pretty redundant after the title, but here’s a preview of Lauren Tannehill’s, rumored to be, Maxim photo shoot. College Football College Station’s mayor responds to Will Muschamp’s comments | Throw The Flag The Southern Entertainment Center Network | The Sports Dumpster How to Argue About College Football: An Informative Exercise | Kegs ‘N Eggs SEC drug...
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June 04, 2012  |  Discuss

SEC Coaches unanimously agree top 4 in playoff

The Southeastern Conference coaches have unanimously agreed that the top 4 teams in the country should be in the new BCS playoffs. This doesn’t come as a surprise considering what happened last year and the fact that the SEC has had a team in the BCS title game the last 6 years. SEC Commissioner Mike Slive reaffirmed the conference’s support for the top four teams in a college...
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June 01, 2012  |  Discuss
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Combs' UCLA scholarship debated

The football scholarship the son of Sean "P. Diddy" Combs received from the UCLA has become a hot topic in California, with some arguing it should be returned.

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June 01, 2012  |  1 Comment

James Franklin won’t hire assistants until he’s met their wives

The Vanderbilt head coach, James Franklin, said Wednesday that he will only hire assistants after he’s met their wives. Franklin made the comments on Clay Travis’s The Zone radio show.I’ve been saying it for a long time, I will not hire an assistant until I see his wife. If she looks the part and she’s a D1 recruit, then you got a chance to get hired. That’s part of the...
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June 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Ohio State says no to Georgia home-and-home

Ohio State decided that they would cancel the home-and-home series with Georgia because of the Big 10/PAC 12 scheduling partnership.ESPN reportsGeorgia athletic director Greg McGarity told reporters Thursday at the SEC spring meetings that Ohio State backed out of an agreement to play the Bulldogs in 2020 and 2021. The Big Ten/Pac 12 partnership, which ultimately will have 12 intra...
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May 31, 2012  |  Discuss

ESPN SEC-branded TV channel deal in the works

Project X, as it has been dubbed, is the SEC’s new TV deal that is in the works.My guess is that the SEC’s deal will be over somewhere around 15 years and easily eclipse the $5 billion dollar mark. If this is the case, each school will stand to bring in somewhere around $25 million a year (SEC schools made around $20 million in 2011). By comparison, the Big 10′s deal is worth...
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May 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Thursday Throwback: I miss the beach

So last week I was enjoying this. Yes, I took the picture and the water was that clear. #humblebrag College FootballMichigan recruit would like rival Ohio State fans to bring a gun over to his house | Throw The Flag What if Bobby Petrino Was on Pinterest? | Friends of the Program Fun Fact: The L.A. Coliseum hosted a porno in 2001 | Kegs ‘N Eggs NCAA championship game will bid out...
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May 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Big 10 baseball tournament bench clearing brawl

The Big Ten Tournament Championship Game between Indiana and Purdue ended with a bench clearing brawl. In the top of the 9th, runners at 1st and 3rd, and the score tied 5 all, Purdue’s Eric Charles hits a chopper down the 3rd base line. Indiana ran down the third base runner Miller in a pickle before making an errant throw to Indiana shortstop Michael Basil. The errant throw...
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May 30, 2012  |  Discuss

SEC Coaches in favor of top 4 in playoff

It’s pretty well-known that a four team playoff is coming to the college football landscape, and the Southeastern Conference coaches want to make sure that the top four teams in the country are awarded spots in this playoff.In other words, the SEC coaches are trying to make sure that they can get two teams in and not have one snubbed.”I think it needs to be the four best teams...
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May 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Iowa QB Bags Bear

This Memorial Day weekend Iowa Quarterback James Vandenberg hunted and killed a bear with a bow and arrow. Yes, a bow and an arrow.Vandenberg channeled the country’s most popular Hawkeye of the summer and one-upped Washington State coach Mike Leach by using a bow and arrow to catch the bear. Well played sir.HT ThrowTheFlag
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May 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Les Miles believes Big 12 will expand

Big 12 interim commissioner Chuck Neinas doesn’t understand why people don’t believe him when he says that the Big 12 isn’t interested in expanding beyond the current format of 10 teams.“Why don’t people believe us when we say we’re content at 10?” Neinas said. “There is comfort with 10. The membership is much more comfortable having a conference without divisions...
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May 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Mississippi State wants More Cowbell

Mississippi State has asked the SEC to extend the “Cowbell Compromise” that was reached two years ago at the SEC meetings in Destin, Florida.“We put the same proposal back in,” MSU athletics director Scott Stricklin said Sunday. “I haven’t gotten really much feedback at all from the conference office or the other schools. I assume that means it’s not an issue, but we’ll...
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May 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Tennessee dismisses Cameron Clear for Theft of Laptop

The last time a college football player named Cameron got got with a stolen laptop he went on to win a Heisman trophy and became a first overall pick in the NFL draft. This Cameron will probably not be so lucky.Cameron Clear, a sophomore tight end for Tennessee was dismissed from the team on Friday by Derek Dooley. On Tuesday Clear had been arrested after he was spotted using a stolen...
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May 28, 2012  |  Discuss

2015-2016 B1G Schedule Released!!!

The new B1G Schedules are here!  The new B1G Schedules are here!The B1G released the 2015 and 2016 Conference Schedules on Monday.Both the 2015 and 2016 schedules will feature all 12 teams in action the opening weekend and the last two Saturdays of Big Ten competition, while two teams will have byes during each of the other six weekends.It is interesting that the B1G released the...
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May 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Top 10 cities that should be hosting Big 10 Bowls

The college football post season is changing. There will be a four-team playoff in 2014. The SEC and the Big 12 are partnering to create a bowl to challenge the Rose Bowl. The B1G is expressing interest in diversifying its bowl game affiliations by adding the Pinstripe Bowl in New York, New York the Bronx. Change is in the air.Why is the B1G sitting in boardrooms begging the rest...
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May 22, 2012  |  Discuss
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