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LSU freshman suffers gruesome injury in team weight room

Twitter/Lealaimatafao We’ve got some unfortunate news tonight out of LSU. Freshman defensive tackle Trey Lealaimatafao suffered a gruesome arm injury after punching a window in the team’s weight room after he was reportedly upset about a disagreement with his girlfriend. It was originally reported by NOLA.com that Lealaimatafao might have to have his arm amputated – thankfully...
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Jimbo Fisher Calls Last Year’s ACC The Most “Dominant” League Ever

Jimbo Fisher is many things, a great college football coach among them. One thing he is not, apparently, is a college football historian. Fisher’s 2013 Florida State teams may very well be one of the great teams in recent memory, but the 2013 ACC as a whole? It was a pretty good league. The SEC was still probably better top to bottom, as was the Pac-12. Comparing the ACC, Big Ten...
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Video: Bryce Petty Tries To Feed Antwan Goodley Like A Baby, Is Still Great On Instagram

Many college athletes are great at using social media sites like Twitter and Instagram to connect with and entertain fans, but one of the most underrated has to be Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty. The Heisman hopeful has already posted a very funny video of a mishap with a golf simulator, and now he’s messing with his wide receivers on Instagram. Antwan Goodley may not have wanted...
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Kentucky’s John Calipari: “Boy Is It Nice To Have Returning Players”

Maybe one-and-dones aren’t all they’re cracked up to be? John Calipari’s last two teams, which were very freshman-laden, both experienced significant growing pains. The 2012-13 team fell apart after an injury to Nerlens Noel, missed the NCAA Tournament, and lost to Robert Morris in the first round of the NIT. Last season’s team reacted better to adversity, and made a surprising...
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The 10 Most Over-The-Top Fans In College Football

Keg Stand Granny will drink you under the table. There are many reasons to love college football, but it is truly the fans that set the sport apart. College football fans can be eternal optimists or bitter pessimists, they can dress up in wild costumes or rally the team with awesome, booming chants. Some fans write songs about their favorite teams, while others blow up Paul Finebaum’s...
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Video: Professional Athletes Name The Most Annoying Fan Bases They Had To Deal With In College

Even after they graduate and make it to the next level, professional athletes are always willing to talk about their collegiate glory days. Some athletes especially love talking about their rivals, and how even though they graduated, they still loathe them and especially their fans. On the ESPYS red carpet last week, Mike Dunsmore of Dunsmore Productions LLC asked pro athletes a...
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Kliff Kingsbury Says Texas Tech Will Wear “Zach Thomas Era” Jerseys This Season

It’s always awesome to see college teams busting out special throwback uniforms to pay tribute to past teams and players. According to Texas Tech head coach Kliff Kingsbury during his appearance at Big 12 Media Days today, the Red Raiders will do that when the team takes on Arkansas on September 13 in Lubbock. Kliff Kingsbury said at Big 12 Media Days that Texas Tech will wear...
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Clemson Coach Dabo Swinney Takes Mini-Shot At Randy Edsall, Big Ten, Ohio State All In One Quote

Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney has not been shy to boast about the unprecedented success his Tigers have had over the past few seasons. So it should come as no surprise that when asked about Maryland coach Randy Edsall’s recent comments regarding the Big Ten’s status as a “football conference”, Swinney made sure to remind everyone what happened when his team ran into B1G...
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Video: This Clemson Hype Video Will Get You Fired Up For Tigers Football

It’s going to be a big year for Clemson football. The team lost its star quarterback and wide receiver in Tajh Boyd and Sammy Watkins, but the team still returns a ton of talent and expectations for the team are high. Clemson went 11-2 last year, and ended the campaign on a high note, upending Ohio State in the Sugar Bowl, 40-35.  It will be tough to upend Florida State in the...
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Report: Former LSU QB Zach Mettenberger Sucker-Punched In Face By Alabama Fan

Twitter/Mettenberger Sometimes, college football fans go too far. What allegedly occurred at Loser’s Most Wanted Bar & Grill in Nashville this past weekend is one of the most ridiculous examples of that notion that we’ve heard in quite some time. According to The Tennessean, former LSU quarterback Zach Mettenberger, who was drafted by the Titans in this past year’s NFL...
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Michigan “Team 135″ Hype Video Should Get Wolverines Fans Pumped For 2014

The Michigan Wolverines, who finished last season with a 3-5 Big Ten record and an ugly Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl loss to Kansas State, are looking to have a huge rebound year. As we’ve noted in one of our preseason features, Michigan is one program who many analysts believe will take a huge step forward in 2014. With what should be a more steady offensive line and quarterback Devin...
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Auburn’s Strength & Conditioning Coach Releases 5-Minute Video Of Tigers’ Offseason Training

Auburn football, which completed one of the greatest turnarounds in college football history last season, has an SEC title to protect in 2014. If the below video is any indication, the Tigers will at least be ready to go physically when they kick off against Arkansas this upcoming August 30th. Monday, strength & conditioning coach Ryan Russell released a five-minute video that...
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ACC Media Poll: All 14 Teams Ranked, Champion Chosen

It comes as no surprise that Florida State is the media’s choice to win the ACC in 2014-2015. It’s the fact that it wasn’t unanimous that has a few in the industry baffled. The Seminoles, who knocked off Auburn in last year’s BCS National Championship Game, return the majority of their starting lineup, which includes Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston. Out of 108 media...
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Running Back Devon Thomas No Longer On Oklahoma State’s Roster

After being arrested and charged with shooting with intent to kill, robbery with a firearm and first-degree burglary last month, it was announced today that Oklahoma State running back Devon Thomas is no longer on the team’s roster. Thomas was a three-star recruit and a member of Oklahoma State’s incoming recruiting class, and was the No. 30 running back prospect in America...
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Oklahoma State Coach Mike Gundy Compares Himself To Britney Spears

Oklahoma State head coach Mike Gundy has always been good for a soundbite or two – his most famous coming back in 2007 during his “I’m a man, I’m 40″ rant. Monday, during Big 12 Media Days, Gundy added another gem to his collection. The Cowboys head coach, apparently a little taken aback by all of the lights and cameras, compared himself to pop superstar Britney Spears...
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Tennessee And Alabama Commits Got Into A Funny Twitter Argument Over Sacking Blake Barnett

Defensive lineman Kahlil McKenzie has been very active in doing everything he can to help his future school, Tennessee, since committing to the Vols. Last week, he was on the Twitter recruiting trail, and now he’s personally attempting to reinvigorate the UT rivalry with Alabama. Givin those bama fans somethin to look forward to hahaha pic.twitter.com/HJpoMYQnDU — Kahlil McKenzie...
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1-Year-Old Alliegh Bama Gets Crimson Tide Cake For Birthday

If your’e going to go as far as to name two of your children after the Alabama football program, you may as well celebrate each birthday appropriately. This week, a family who named their daughter Alliegh Bama got her a Crimson Tide-themed birthday cake for his first birthday. The couple also has a son named Crimson Tide, for those keeping track. Via AL.com: First birthday cake...
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Cover Of Oklahoma’s 2014 Media Guide Celebrates BCS Accomplishment Only Sooners Can Claim

Any way you slice it, Oklahoma has to be considered one of the most dominant programs of the BCS era. Sure, the Sooners only won one national championship, but they played for three more and wound up appearing in nine BCS contests during the 16-year time frame. With college football moving to a new playoff system this year – appropriately titled the College Football Playoff ...
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Video: The Big 12′s “Coaches PSA” Video Is Bizarre, Will Get You Fired Up For Big 12 Football

Have you ever wondered what it would look like if Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury suddenly morphed into Kansas coach Charlie Weis? Thanks to a new public service announcement put out by the Big 12 conference, you no longer have to. In this video — which is actually really well done — Big 12 coaches talk about some of the things that make the conference one of the top football...
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Jameis Winston Says Getting A Free Education Is “Enough”

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston spoke at ACC Media Days yesterday. As he usually does whenever he gets behind a microphone, Winston was dynamic and gave several interesting quotes, like his statement on Alabama, Auburn and the SEC. However, there was one thing that Winston said that was very intriguing: his thoughts on college football players getting paid. While many players...
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Auburn TE Commit Wears Philip Lutzenkirchen Jersey At Camp, Wants To “Carry On” His Legacy

The future of Auburn football is in good hands. At Auburn’s senior football camp over the weekend, three-star tight end commit Jalen Harris was in attendance, and he wore something familiar for Tigers tight ends: a No. 43 jersey, which used to be the late Philip Lutzenkirchen’s number. Pretty cool to see @TheJ4L3NHarris honoring @lutzenkirchen today at Auburn’s camp pic.twitter...
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Former Alabama Quarterback Greg McElroy: Nick Saban Yells After Wins, Not Losses

JLS Media For as much attention as Nick Saban and Alabama gets, as outside fans, we don’t know that much about the specifics of his coaching style. We hear little things here and there from current and former players, but he’s not very open with how he gets it done at Alabama.  Greg McElroy, who spent much of last week working SEC Media Days for ESPN, was asked about how much...
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Photo: Check Out This Louisville Helmet With Chrome Red Facemask From The ACC Kickoff

We’ve seen Louisville football experiment with chrome before, last year they showed off some really awesome black helmets with a big chrome red cardinal logo. The helmet they brought to the ACC Kickoff this afternoon is a bit more subtle than that helmet, but it still uses the chrome style very well. Louisville’s Red Chrome Facemask Helmets are FIRE pic.twitter.com/jVUFk1Tu4a...
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Clemson’s Vic Beasley Trolls South Carolina’s Defense: “Clowney Didn’t Have The Supporting Cast I Have”

The Clemson-South Carolina rivalry is an especially fun one to watch as an objective observer. There are better on-field college football rivalries… actually, this one probably isn’t even in contention at the moment considering the Gamecocks’ recent domination. Off the field, however? Few fanbases, coaches, and players send barbs at each other like those at Clemson and USC...
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Clemson Defensive End’s Favorite Quarterback To Sack Is His Teammate, Cole Stoudt

Conference media days often bring out some fun and quirky questions for coaches and athletes present. Clemson’s Vic Beasley is one of the most highly touted defensive players in the league, and has 21 career sacks at Clemson. Naturally, a member of the media asked him who his favorite quarterback to sack is. There were plenty of obvious answers: Jameis Winston, maybe Dylan Thompson...
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