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Photo: Birmingham Family Has Ridiculous Auburn Light Display

We’ve already shown you an Alabama family’s holiday light display, so we figured we’d also give Auburn fans a little something on Christmas. One family in Birmingham has a very elaborate setup dedicated to the Tigers. Along with what must be thousands of lights, it includes the Auburn logo and the team’s “War Eagle” cry. Check it out:   #Merrychristmas #wareagle...
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OSU RB Bri’onte Dunn Posts Photo Of CFB Playoff Trophy: “All I Want For Christmas Is You”

Ohio State fans who are tired of listening to Mariah Carey’s classic holiday tune “All I Want For Christmas Is You” this year may enjoy running back Bri’onte Dunn’s take on the song a little bit better. Thursday, Dunn, clearly speaking for all of his teammates and Buckeye nation, posted a photo of the College Football Playoff trophy, with the main line from the song. ...
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Video: Santa Claus Gives Scholarship To WMU Walk-On, Teammates Go Nuts For Him

No offense, but whatever gifts you got this holiday season probably pale in comparison to what Western Michigan walk-on Grant DePalma received.  Earlier this week, Santa Claus, armed with a very valuable present, apparently decided to show up to WMU’s team meeting. Head coach PJ Fleck eventually presented it to DePalma, who was thrilled to see that it was a scholarship. DePalma’s...
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Photo: Ohio State Fans Use Brutus Buckeye Head As Christmas Tree Top

Most people who celebrate Christmas use either a star or an angel on top of their Christmas tree. Apparently one family, being a bit resourceful, decided to use Ohio State mascot Brutus Buckeye’s head instead. We’ll assume that they’re Ohio State fans – though perhaps the person posting the photo isn’t himself. WE DIDNT HAVE ANYTHING ELSE SO WE PUT THE CREEPY ASS OHIO...
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Photo: Alabama Fans Have “Roll Tide 55-44″ Christmas Light Display

Last year, we saw a number of Auburn fans using the holiday season to poke fun at Alabama for its historic Iron Bowl loss. This year, it looks like at least a few Tide fans have returned the favor. One family, in particular, doesn’t just want its neighbors to know that it roots for the Tide. Nope, it has to also be obvious how much it hates Auburn. Check out this “Roll Tide 55...
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Video: Willie Cauley-Stein Dressed As Santa Claus, Kentucky Basketball Sang Christmas Carols

Kentucky fans – if you didn’t get anything amazing for Christmas (or whatever holiday you celebrate), you’re in luck. Head coach John Calipari and his Wildcats have a treat for you. Wednesday night, the team, after handing out presents to families in Lexington, sang Christmas carols and celebrated with a few children in town. The best part? Willie Cauley-Stein dressed as Santa...
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College Athletics Twitter Handles Spontaneously Team Up, Read “T’was The Night Before Christmas”

It looks like a few of the social media managers for some of the more popular college athletics programs got into the Christmas spirit late Wednesday night. It all started, apparently, with a tweet by Georgia Tech, which referenced the famous poem “T’was The Night Before Christmas.” We’re fairly certain what happened after was not scripted. Notre Dame put together a cool...
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Photos/Video: Dabo Swinney And Clemson Are Having A Fun Christmas Eve At Disney World

Clemson is spending its holiday in Orlando in preparation for the Russell Athletic Bowl against Oklahoma on December 29, so naturally, a trip to Disney World was in order. The Tigers are hanging out at the amusement park today, and everyone seems to be having a great time, especially Dabo Swinney who is wearing a fantastic “Griswold Family Christmas” shirt from the classic movie...
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Former Louisville Forward Chane Behanan Confident The Cardinals Will Beat Kentucky

The best game of the 2014-15 men’s college basketball season very well might occur Saturday afternoon.  Kentucky, 12-0 and ranked No. 1 in the country, is set to face Louisville, 11-0 and ranked No. 4, at the KFC Yum! Center. Many college basketball experts believe the Wildcats will go through the entire season undefeated if they can win this game.  The betting line for the game...
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Notre Dame AD Jack Swarbrick Shows Support For Brian Kelly: ‘He’s On A Very Cold Seat’

Notre Dame fans have to be irritated with the football program’s 7-5 finish after starting the year 6-0. Naturally, some fans lay the blame at the feet of head coach Brian Kelly, and while that may not be unfair, don’t expect the Irish to look at making a move any time soon. Notre Dame athletic director Jack Swarbrick was asked if Kelly was on the hot seat at all, and his response...
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Ohio State’s Joey Bosa Thinks It’s Time For Lou Holtz To Retire

Ohio State defensive lineman Joey Bosa is apparently sitting at home, watching the Bahamas Bowl between Western Kentucky and Central Michigan like the rest of us. But while he most likely enjoyed the crazy ending to the contest, he doesn’t appear to be a big fan of the commentating going on during it. ESPN, which is airing dozens of bowl games, has trotted out a number of different...
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Video: Central Michigan Cuts WKU Lead To 1 On Insane Last Second Hail Mary With 3 Laterals In Bahamas Bowl

If you didn’t watch the inaugural Popeye’s Bahamas Bowl, you missed out on an amazing comeback, one of the craziest Hail Mary touchdowns in recent memory, and a devastating loss for Central Michigan moments later. The Chippewas entered the fourth quarter down 49-14 to Western Kentucky, and came roaring back in the final frame. Chippewas quarterback Cooper Rush finished with 493...
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Angry Florida State Fans Have Shared ESPN Reporter Paula Lavigne’s Cell Phone Number

Wednesday afternoon, responding to an ESPN request made by Outside The Lines reporter Paula Lavigne, the Tallahassee Police Department released hundreds of police reports – all of which are related to Florida State athletes. But while Lavigne made sure to note that ESPN was not “fishing” for information, some Seminoles fans are upset. A few, who are clearly taking it personally...
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Harbaugh smiled when asked about Michigan's bday tweet

Tuesday was Jim Harbaugh’s birthday. He turned 51.  The San Francisco 49ers’ coach presumably got plenty of birthday wishes, but one stood out on social media.  This one:  Happy Birthday, Jim. #GoBlue pic.twitter.com/kameWJ7F5S — Michigan Football (@umichfootball) December 23, 2014 Wednesday, Harbaugh was asked about the birthday tweet he received from the school...
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ESPN Requested Police Records For The Names Of 360 Florida State Athletes

Florida State’s athletes are under the microscope. In response to an ESPN public records request made by Outside The Lines reporter Paula Lavigne, the Tallahassee Police Department has released hundreds of police incident reports referencing Florida State student-athletes. Lavigne, in an email dated September 17, 2014, requested reports for over 360 athletes – whether they were...
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Florida Has Officially Hired Michigan’s Doug Nussmeier To Be The Gators’ Offensive Coordinator

Florida has officially hired Doug Nussmeier to be the Gators’ offensive coordinator, the school announced Wednesday afternoon.  Nussmeier, 44, spent the past year as Michigan’s offensive coordinator. The Wolverines struggled in 2014, ranking No. 112 in the country in points per game (20.9). Nussmeier was previously the offensive coordinator at Alabama for two seasons.  #Gators...
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Video: Cincinnati Released An Awesome Trailer For Its Military Bowl Game vs. Virginia Tech

Cincinnati is one win away from recording its third 10-win season in four years, and the Bearcats will get a chance to secure that victory Saturday.  The Bearcats (9-3) are set to take on Virginia Tech (6-6) in the Military Bowl. The game is set to kick off at 1 p.m. E.T. and will be televised on ESPN.  Wednesday afternoon, Cincinnati’s video production team released an epic...
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Jameis Winston’s Facebook Year In Review

It’s a safe bet that your Facebook news feed already contains dozens of those “Year In Review” posts put together by your friends. Luckily for you, though, we found the timeline from someone who had a much more interesting 2014 than anyone you’re associated with. Check out Jameis Winston’s Facebook “Year” – it’s been quite eventful.            
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Video: Mizzou Fans Made An Impressive Christmas Lights Show Synced To The ‘Missouri Waltz’

Awesome Christmas lights shows are becoming more and more popular, and now we’re getting some great college football-themed shows. Last week, we shared a video of a particularly inspired Penn State show. Now, we have video of a show set to the “Missouri Waltz,” the state’s official song which is also played at Missouri Tiger football games by the marching band. We can’t...
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Michigan St. QB, Ohio State TE have awkward Twitter exchange

Earlier Wednesday morning, Ohio State senior tight end Jeff Heuerman tweeted what appeared to be a light-hearted joke about going to the grocery store on Christmas Eve.  The trek to get some food at his local store was a more physically strenuous act than the Buckeyes’ games against Michigan State, Heuerman tweeted.  Trip to the grocery store on Christmas Eve is more physical...
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Photos: Florida State Fan Has Crazy Set Of Tattoos, Including Jameis Winston, Kelvin Benjamin, CFP Trophy

We’ve seen plenty of college sports fans with wild tattoos recently, but one Florida State fan has one of the most impressive sets yet. Eric Vidrine posted photos of his numerous FSU tattoos on Twitter on Tuesday. They include the Seminole logo, Jameis Winston, Kelvin Benjamin’s touchdown catch in the 2014 BCS National Championship, and both the AFCA National Championship Trophy...
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Ohio St TE Jeff Heuerman Says The Grocery Store On Christmas Eve Is More Physical Than An OSU-Michigan St Game

While Ohio State’s biggest game of every season is its contest against Michigan, the Buckeyes most strenuous battle the past couple of years has come against Michigan State. Urban Meyer and Mark Dantonio have built the conference’s two premier programs, boasting some of the most physically impressive units in the country. When Ohio State and Michigan State meet on the field,...
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Ohio Furniture Store To Refund Fans’ Purchases If Buckeyes Win National Championship

Twitter/@showplace06 Ohio State fans are fired up about their Buckeyes’ spot in the College Football Playoff, and those with a lot of faith in the team could wind up getting a free bed or couch out of it. A group of Ohio furniture stores are promising to refund purchases of at least $1,999 made this week if Ohio State wins the national championship.  If the Buckeyes win the...
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Photo: Ohio Governor Announces Their Will Be Many TVs At His Inaugural Gala If Ohio State Makes Title Game

The Inaugural Gala for Ohio’s governor, John Kasich, is the same evening as the 2015 College Football Playoff national championship game – Monday, Jan. 12.  That could be a problem for the Buckeye State.  If No. 4 Ohio State beats No. 1 Alabama in the Sugar Bowl Jan. 1, Urban Meyer’s squad will be playing in that national championship game. What proud citizen of Ohio would...
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Jim Harbaugh Once Smeared Blood From One Of His Players All Over His Face

Jim Harbaugh is the type of man who will go all-out in a contest of laser tag against a 10-year-old and bring his glove to baseball games in an attempt to chase down foul balls, so the following story about the ultra competitive coach probably won’t surprise you.  Then again, maybe it will.  According to a report by the Michigan Daily, Harbaugh once smeared the blood of one...
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