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Michigan Is Starting Jake Rudock At Quarterback

Jake Rudock is the man under center for Michigan.  The Iowa graduate transfer is starting at quarterback tonight for the Wolverines against Utah.  Jim Harbaugh listed Rudock and Shane Morris as co-starters on this week’s depth chart.  Considering Shane Morris is standing 30 yards away from the offense without a helmet … I think we can say Jake Rudock’s the starter now —...
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Ohio State’s Mike Thomas Trolls Michigan On Twitter

Michigan hasn’t even kicked off its 2015 campaign yet, and we’ve already got Ohio State players trolling the Wolverines. It’s going to be one heck of a year. Thursday night, Buckeyes wideout Mike Thomas poked fun at his main rival on Twitter, suggesting that Michigan was playing on Comedy Central when asked by teammate Patrick Elflein. It’s an amazing troll job. – that...
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How Did Jim Harbaugh Sleep The Night Before His First Game As Michigan’s Head Coach?

Today is probably like Christmas for Jim Harbaugh, who’s making his debut as Michigan’s head football coach. That means last night was like Christmas Eve. It’s always tough to sleep on Christmas Eve.  How did Harbaugh sleep the night before his first game as the leader of the Wolverines’ football program?  Very well, actually, according to his wife, Sarah.  Sarah Harbaugh...
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Utah forbade Harbaugh-themed bus from campus

You’re not welcome in Utah, Harbus.  FOX Sports’ Jim Harbaugh-themed bus, which has been traveling the country on its way to Salt Lake City for Michigan’s season-opening game against Utah, was forbade from coming to the Utes’ campus.  Kyle Goon, a reporter for The Salt Lake Tribune, said Utah officials told representatives for the bus that is was not welcomed on campus...
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Photo: First Look At Michigan’s New All-White Road Uniforms

The Michigan Wolverines are less than two hours away from kicking off their 2015 campaign under first-year head coach Jim Harbaugh. And as they begin a new era of Michigan football, they’ll also be debuting their new all-white road uniforms.  As the team took the field for pregame warm-ups, fans were able to get the first glimpse, thanks to Detroit News’ Angelique Chengelis...
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Photo: Michigan’s Entire Team Wore Khakis Before The Season Opener

There’s been a lot of hype surrounding Jim Harbaugh’s arrival in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Some of that hype has even extended beyond Michigan’s campus, as FOX Sports 1 proved in August.  Along with Harbaugh’s accomplishments on the football field, Wolverines fans have openly accepted his quirks and fashion statements (or lack thereof). And it appears his players have bought...
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Five Nebraska players suspended for opener named

In early August, Mike Riley announced that five Nebraska players would be suspended for the season opener against BYU. At that time, he did reveal the names of those players.  Now he has.  The Huskers’ coach said tonight that Michael Rose Ivey, Jonathan Rose, Robby Painter, Cethan Carter and Joe Keels will miss Saturday’s game against the Cougars.  Mike Riley announced...
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Video: UNC’s Bug Howard Scores The First Touchdown Of The 2015 Campaign

…and we’re off. North Carolina wide receiver Bug Howard has scored the first touchdown of the 2015 college football season. Quarterback Marquise Williams found Howard for a 21-yard score in the first quarter of the Tar Heels’ opener against South Carolina.  Here’s a Vine of the play, via user oscargambler.   UNC now leads 7-0 in Charlotte.
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Photo: Ohio State Football Will Join Virginia Tech, Wear Helmet Stickers To Honor WDBJ Shooting Victims

Ohio State and Virginia Tech’s football teams will be unified Monday night.  The Buckeyes and the Hokies will both be wearing helmet stickers to honor Alison Parker and Adam Ward, the WDBJ (Roanoke, Va.) television employees who were murdered last week.  Ohio State football is going to join Virginia Tech in wearing helmet stickers honoring WDBJ shooting victims Alison Parker...
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Photos: Cincinnati, Under Armour Release New Nippert Stadium-Themed Uniforms For Homecoming Game

On Saturday, October 24, Cincinnati will celebrate homecoming against fellow AAC school UConn. The Bearcats will be wearing some new uniforms for the contest.  Cincinnati and Under Armour have announced that in honor of Nippert Stadium’s 100th anniversary, the team will be wearing new threads inspired by the venue. Here’s more, via the apparel manufacturer: The historic Nippert...
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Video: ESPN Releases Awesome Hype Video For The Start Of The College Football Season

The 2015 college football season is (basically) here.  In about 30 minutes, North Carolina and South Carolina are set to kick off in Charlotte and the season will begin.  Now that it’s here, ESPN has released an epic minute-long hype video.  Watch this now.  The race to the College Football Playoff starts NOW. https://t.co/xQh5ndqDYe — ESPN CollegeFootball (@ESPNCFB) September 3, 2015
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Jim Harbaugh leaves Michigan team hotel in khakis

Jim Harbaugh is on his way to Utah’s Rice-Eccles Stadium to make his debut as Michigan’s football coach.  The Wolverines’ coach and his team have left their hotel.  Unsurprising to everyone: Harbaugh is wearing khakis.  Harbaugh (the one in khakis lol) leaving team hotel pic.twitter.com/XiLqlbASZl — angelique (@chengelis) September 3, 2015 We can’t wait for...
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Photo: Minnesota Fans Hilariously Grill Frog Legs Before The TCU Game

Minnesota football fans are doing everything in their power to make sure the Golden Gophers have an edge against the TCU Horned Frogs Thursday night. While Minnesota gets the game at home inside TCF Bank Stadium, it’s set to host the No. 2 team in the country, a team that enters the game with plenty of its own momentum. So, maybe as a sacrifice to the football gods, Minnesota fans...
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Video: Ohio State Releases Epic Hype Video For Season Opener vs. Virginia Tech

The official hype video for the most anticipated game of Week 1 has arrived.  Ohio State’s video production team has released its trailer for its season opening contest against Virginia Tech. The Buckeyes are set to take on the Hokies at Lane Stadium in Blacksburg, Va., on Monday night. The game is scheduled to kick off at 8 p.m. E.T. on ESPN.  Here’s OSU’s hype video. It’s...
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Notre Dame Releases Hype Video Primer For Opener Against Texas

Notre Dame is two days away from kicking off its 2015 season against Texas. The Fighting Irish released a short hype video for the contest this afternoon. It’s got some very cool footage of past Irish victories over the Longhorns. Notre Dame fans should dig it. 
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Photo: Texas Linebacker Dalton Santos Does “Hook’Em” Sign On Hospital Bed Before Ankle Surgery

Dalton Santos, a senior linebacker at Texas, underwent ankle surgery today. Santos, a 6-foot-3, 252-pound linebacker, injured his ankle in the spring. He could miss significant time.  Justin Wells of Inside Texas believes Santos will take a medical redshirt and miss the season.  Prior to going under, Santos threw up the “Hook’em Horns” sign in his hospital bed with his father...
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The 50 most valuable players in college football

Twitter/@EzekielElliott For years, former ESPN and Grantland writer Bill Simmons wrote an annual “NBA Trade Value” column. In this long piece, he would rank dozens of NBA players, not by sheer ability, but by how valuable he would be in trade, taking age, contract, and other factors into account. The column spawned NFL and MLB versions once Grantland launched, but college...
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Bovada Releases Latest College Football National Champion Odds

We’re just about two hours away from the 2015 college football season kicking off, with North Carolina and South Carolina set to get things going at 6 p.m. E.T.  If you want to get a national championship bet in before the action starts, now is the time.  Bovada, an offshore sportsbook, has updated its national championship odds. Ohio State is still the heavy favorite and its...
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Texas Has Officially Released Oklahoma Defensive Lineman Du’Vonta Lampkin From His NLI

Texas has officially released Du’Vonta Lampkin from his national letter of intent, the now-Oklahoma defensive lineman announced today.  Lampkin, a four-star defensive tackle in the 2015 class, was originally committed to the Longhorns. He didn’t qualify academically and announced in late May that he would not be attending the university. In late August, he announced he was headed...
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Video: USC Releases Heartwarming Video Of Walk-Ons Receiving Scholarship At Team Meeting

Videos of walk-ons receiving a scholarship at a team meeting are just the best.  Here’s another one.  This one comes from USC, where Trojans’ coach Steve Sarkisian awarded scholarships to some of his walk-on players in front of the rest of the team.  It’s a great scene. 
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USA TODAY College Football Reporter Predicts SEC Will Get Left Out Of Playoff

College football season is here and writers around the country are scrambling to get their final predictions in before the six o’clock kickoff between the Gamecocks and Tar Heels. When predictions come in massive waves, due to the large number of college football writers around the country, it’s only a matter of time before you come across one that catches your attention. And...
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Photo: Baylor Will Wear All-White Uniform vs. SMU

Baylor’s football team will be rocking a clean look at SMU on Friday.  The Bears, ranked No. 4 in the country, are set to take on the Cowboys at Gerald J. Ford Stadium in Dallas, Texas.  Art Briles’ squad will be wearing an all-white uniform.    Uniform Report presented by @baylorbookstore: Bears will be rockin’ the icy whites to #SicSMU. A photo posted by @bufootball...
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Here Are The 5 Most Searched College Football Teams On Google

The best college football team in the country is, unsurprisingly, also the most searched for college football team on Google.  The search engine has released a list of the five most searched for college football teams in the United States in the last month.  They are, in order: Ohio State, Alabama, Michigan, Auburn and Notre Dame.  #OhioState is the top searched #collegefootball...
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Report: 5 Rutgers Football Players Arrested On Assault, Home Invasion Charges

Ruhann Peele Five current Rutgers football players, along with one former Scarlet Knight, have been arrested and charged with assault today, according to a report from NJ.com.  Defensive backs Ruhann Peele, Nadir Barnwell and Delon Stephenson and fullback Razohnn Gross were charged in an attack on a group of individuals in April 2015, along with former players Tejay Johnson and...
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How To Watch Michigan vs. Utah, Jim Harbaugh’s Khaki’s and “Khaki Cam”

The Jim Harbaugh era at Michigan begins tonight. The Wolverines are set to take on Utah at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City.  The khakis will be on full display tonight.  Here’s how to watch it.  TV: The game will be televised on FOX Sports 1. Kickoff is scheduled for roughly 8:30 p.m. E.T. You can find out what channel Fox Sports 1 is on your cable provider here. ...
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