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Miami Lands Commitment From 4-Star ATH Christopher Henderson

Miami landed its 10th member of the 2017 recruiting class Friday afternoon, and it was a talented one.  Four-star athlete Christopher Henderson, out of Miami (FL), is rated as one of the top-5 athletes in the state of Florida by Scout. He decided to commit to the Hurricanes Friday afternoon, according to 247 Sports’ Ryan Bartow.  Breaking: Miami/Columbus four-star cornerback...
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2017 LB Aundre Kearney Announces He’s De-Committing From Miami

Aundre Kearney, a three-star linebacker in the 2017 class, has de-committed from Miami.  The 6-foot, 210-pound prospect out of Jacksonville, Fla. is ranked the No. 40 OLB in the class by 247 Sports’ Composite Rankings. He had been committed to the Hurricanes since last June.  Kearney announced his decision on Twitter.  No longer a University Of Miami commit I am now opening...
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Report: Jim Harbaugh’s Contract Includes Use Of Private Plane For Recruiting

Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh just wrapped up an impressive 2016 recruiting class including the No. 1 overall player, defensive tackle Rashan Gary, snagging players from 13 different states in the process. It was an impressive haul, good enough for the No. 5 class in the country, according to 247 Sports composite rankings. Successfully hitting 13 different states involves a lot...
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ACC Releases Men’s Basketball Matchups For 2016-’17 & 2017-’18 Seasons

The ACC announced the 18-game home and away pairings for each of the next two seasons (2016-’17 & 2017-’18) Friday afternoon, giving college basketball fans even more to think about as the 2015-’16 regular season comes to a close.  “Even while we are in the exciting stretch run of our current season, it’s intriguing to look ahead to the next two years, which will...
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Rick Pitino Comments On His Future At Louisville Amid Scrutiny Facing Cardinals’ Program

After all that’s gone on with Louisville’s men’s basketball program over the last six months or so, the following question is fair to ask.  What’s Rick Pitino’s future with the Cardinals?  The 63-year-old coach tried to answer that question today.  Here’s what #Louisville coach Rick Pitino said today when asked about his future: pic.twitter.com/35II7AfShg — Eric...
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FSU WR Ermon Lane Says “Football Changed Life”

College football can do a lot for a player, especially one that comes from a rough neighborhood. And by now, most college football fans have heard success stories of football lifting a player’s family out of unfortunate circumstances, but those stories never get old.  Friday afternoon, Florida State wide receiver tweeted out that “football changed [his] life completely.” Lane...
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Photo: Cool Graphic Shows Off All 14 Ohio State Players Invited To NFL Combine

Ohio State will be reloading during the 2016 college football season after losing so many talented players to the draft or graduation, but that doesn’t mean fans won’t be able to gloat as the Buckeyes take over the NFL Combine and the 2016 NFL Draft.  With the mass departure of talent, a staggering 14 OSU players received invites to the combine – more than any other program...
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Photo: Kentucky Celebrates All Of Its Former Players At NBA All-Star Weekend

A bunch of college basketball programs will be represented at NBA All-Star Weekend in Toronto, but one will stand out more than the rest: Kentucky.  John Calipari’s program will have three former players (Anthony Davis, Demarcus Cousins, John Wall) in Sunday’s game, four former players (Devin Booker, Trey Lylews, Karl-Anthony Towns, Nerlens Noel) in the Rising Stars game tonight...
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Photo: Former Duke Star Tyus Jones Was Back On Campus Friday

Former Duke star and Minnesota Timberwolves rookie Tyus Jones was back on campus Friday afternoon, hanging out with the basketball team.  Jones, who wore No. 5 at Duke, ran into current Blue Devil Luke Kennard, who now wears the same number, so it only made sense to take a photo together. Duke basketball’s official account posted the photo to Instagram. The national champ...
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Alabama’s Cam Robinson Trolls All The CFB Programs Claiming To Be “DBU”

According to Twitter, there are about five or six different “Defensive Back Universities.” Type “DBU” into the search bar and you’ll find tweets by coaches or players from Florida, LSU, Ohio State, Texas and Virginia Tech, among others.  Alabama’s Cam Robinson trolled those programs on Twitter today.  The Crimson Tide’s offensive lineman sent out the following tweet...
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Bruce Pearl Comments On Kareem Canty’s Decision To Enter 2016 NBA Draft

Late Thursday night, Auburn’s leading scorer Kareem Canty announced his decision to forego his senior season and enter the 2016 NBA Draft. On Friday, in front of the press, head coach Bruce Pearl confirmed that decision and gave his comments to local media.  Opelika-Auburn News’ Tom Green was on the scene and shared those comments on Twitter Friday afternoon.  Pearl: Canty...
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Texas A&M Reportedly Interested In Texas DL Coach Brick Haley

With all the back and forth between two of the premiere college football programs in the state of Texas, it’s interesting to hear reports that Texas A&M is interesting in poaching Texas defensive line coach Brick Haley.  According to the Austin American-Statesman’s Brian Davis, A&”M head coach Kevin Sumlin has approached the Longhorns’ defensive line coach about...
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Michigan State’s Tom Izzo Named Finalist For Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall Of Fame

Michigan State men’s basketball coach Tom Izzo has been named a finalist for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall Of Fame.  The finalists for the 2016 class were named today during a ceremony at NBA All-Star Weekend in Toronto.  Izzo, 61, has been at Michigan State since 1983, taking over as the program’s head coach in 1995. He’s won one national title and appeared in seven...
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Video: Former Texas Coach Fred Akers Inducted Into Texas Sports Hall Of Fame

Former Texas head coach Fred Akers was honored earlier this week as the newest member of the Texas Sports Hall of Fame. He posted an 86-31-2 record at the helm of the ship. If you’re a die-hard Longhorns fans, you’ll probably enjoy his speech.  Always cool to see coaches from the past. 
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Orlando Sentinel Columnist Says Cam Newton Should’ve “Learned Something About Class” From Tim Tebow

Orlando Sentinel columnist Mike Bianchi feels Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton missed out on an important opportunity while he was Tim Tebow’s backup for two years at the University of Florida. He believes – in “all that time sitting behind Tebow, you would have thought Newton would learn something about class.” The reasons for Bianchi’s article stems from recent...
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Roundup Of All The Projected NCAA Tournament Brackets A Month From Selection Sunday

We’re about a month away from the start of the best three weeks of the college sports year.  In roughly four weeks, it’ll be Selection Sunday. On March 13, the NCAA Tournament selection committee will unveil its 68-team field on CBS.  Here’s what the bracketologists are currently projecting the NCAA Tournament to look like.  CBS No. 1 seeds: Oklahoma, Kansas, Virginia, Villanova...
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Florida Releases Mini Hype Video For Saturday’s Game Against Alabama

Florida is looking to finish the regular season strong as it the NCAA tournament nears, and the Gators look to continue the momentum from Tuesday’s win against Ole Miss Saturday at home against Alabama.  So, to make sure fans are ready to bring the ruckus, Florida released this mini hype video on its Instagram page.  1. More. Day. @mbkrowdies #bringthenoise A video...
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The 10 CFB Programs With The Most NFL Hall of Famers

The NFL announced its 2016 Hall of Fame class last week. The eight-man group consists of one former owner, one former head coach and six former players.  Here’s the full class.  With the induction of former San Francisco 49ers owner Eddie DeBartolo, Notre Dame now has more NFL Hall of Famers than any other college football program. DeBartolo attended the University of Notre Dame...
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Photo: Clemson’s Orange Bowl Gifts Have Arrived, Officially Making Everybody Else Jealous

Clemson took care of business against Oklahoma, 37-17, in the Orange Bowl to earn a trip to the College Football Playoff Final against Alabama this past season, staking its claim as a true contender. While the Tigers fell short of the title against the Tide, they’re still able to look back and appreciate the ride as they look ahead to 2016.  On Friday, they received a reminder...
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Report: Kansas RBs Coach, Recruiting Coordinator Reggie Mitchell To Join Arkansas’ Staff

Arkansas is set to add to its football staff heading into the 2016 college football season. According to Sports Illustrated’s Thayer Evans, Kansas running backs coach Reggie Mitchell will join Bret Bielema’s staff at Arkansas. This move is a good one for the Razorbacks. Along with being the running backs coach, Mitchell was also the recruiting coordinator for the Jayhawks. Kansas...
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2017 WR Jeremiah Holloman Announces De-Commitment From Michigan

Jeremiah Holloman, a three-star wide receiver in the 2017 class, has de-committed from Michigan.  The 6-foot-3, 195-pound wideout from Georgia has been committed to the Wolverines since December. He’s ranked the No. 117 WR in the ’17 class by 247 Sports’ Composite Rankings.  He announced the decision on Twitter.  I’m a free agent. — Jeremiah Holloman (@Obey_Classics...
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Jim Harbaugh’s Use Of Michigan Private Jet For Recruiting Reportedly Amounts To $10K/Day

Jim Harbaugh’s been recruiting at an extremely high level since becoming Michigan’s head coach last offseason. The Wolverines are paying for it, too.  According to a report by USA Today, Michigan spent nearly $10K/day during a 12-day stretch in early 2015 on a private jet Harbaugh used to travel the country recruiting.  From the report:  During a 12-day stretch in his first...
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Ohio State RB Warren Ball Reportedly Planning Graduate Transfer To Akron

Ohio State running back Warren Ball is transferring to Akron, according to George Thomas of ohio.com.  The 6-foot-1, 225-pound tailback has totaled 189 rushing yards on 41 attempts through three seasons with the Buckeyes. He has one year of eligibility remaining and, after graduating, will be able to play right away for the Zips next fall.  Warren Ball, 6-1 RB from Ohio State...
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Texas Play-Caller Jay Norvell Confirms He’s Leaving Longhorns For Arizona State

The exodus of Texas football assistant coaches continued this morning, when Longhorns’ play-caller Jay Norvell confirmed he is leaving the program.  Norvell, who has been at Texas for just one season, is leaving for Arizona State, where he’ll reportedly coach the wide receivers and serve as a passing game coordinator.  The now-former Longhorn bid adieu to the program on Twitter...
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Report: Miami To Debut Grey Face Masks In 2016

It appears Mark Richt may not be the only thing shiny and new in Coral Gables when the Hurricanes kick off the 2016 college football season.  According to CanesInSight’s Peter Aziz, the team will also debut grey face masks at some point next season.  Look for @CanesFootball to debut grey face masks next season. #Canes #pressboxU — Peter Ariz (@PeterAriz) February 12, 2016...
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