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Photo: Tennessee Commit Kahlil McKenzie Recruits All-American QB, Says If He Commits To UT He Won’t Have To Tackle Him

Torrance Gibson is the No. 1 dual-threat quarterback in the country and a five-star recruit according to 247Sports. Naturally, he’s being recruited hard by a ton of big-time programs and coaches, and even some of his fellow Army All-Americans have joined in the effort. Tennessee commit Kahlil McKenzie, a blue chip defensive lineman, has a very strong pitch to Gibson: commit to...
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Auburn Yanks Nick Marshall From Role As Tigers SEC Media Days Representative

Auburn senior quarterback Nick Marshall, one of the most exciting players in the Southeastern Conference, was supposed to represent the Tigers as one of the school’s Media Days participants. Instead, after receiving a citation for marijuana possession in Georgia this past Friday, Marshall will be watching it all from home, just like the rest of us. Head coach Gus Malzahn made the...
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Ricky Watters Is Back Enrolled At Notre Dame, Pursuing His Graphic Design Degree

Ricky Watters has accomplished a lot in his career. The former Notre Dame running back won a Super Bowl, rushed for over 10,000 yards in the NFL, and was a five-time Pro Bowl selection during his playing career. One thing he never did, however, is graduate from college, and the 45-year old is trying to rectify that this summer. “I remember so vividly times that people would announce...
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Video: Randy Edsall Discusses Development Of Maryland Program Despite Injuries And Adversity

The Randy Edsall era at Maryland has certainly been shaky thus far. The former UConn coach went 2-10 and 4-8 in his first two seasons before posting a 7-6 bowl campaign in year three, the school’s final season as a member of the ACC. While 13-24 record is nothing to write home about, Terps fans will tell you that injuries have been a major factor, especially in the last two years...
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Nick Saban Has Released A Statement Regarding Jarran Reed’s Arrest

Saban can’t be thrilled. There is no doubt that with just over one month to go before the start of Alabama’s 2014 campaign, head coach Nick Saban would prefer to be focusing on the Tide’s future opponents – namely West Virginia, who the team opens with on August 30th in Atlanta. Instead, since the calendar turned to July, he’s had to deal with two of his players – Kenyan...
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Photo: After Seeing BCS Title Streak Snapped, SEC Is Forced To Tone Down 2014 Media Guide

In years past, the SEC has used the cover of its media guide to flaunt its amazing run of national championships. Last year’s guide included the logos of the seven national championship games won by member schools: Here is the cover of the 2013 SEC Football Media Guide: http://t.co/NIKjYA9GqR — Chuck Dunlap (@SEC_Chuck) July 11, 2013 This year, the SEC no longer has the reigning...
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Cavaliers Coach David Blatt Says That Andrew Wiggins Won’t Be Traded

According to Blatt, Wiggins will be staying with the Cavs. Even before LeBron James made his return to Cleveland official, there were rumors that the Cavaliers might try to pair their former and now new superstar with the Timberwolves’ all-star forward. When James released his letter to Sports Illustrated, he mentioned the chance to play with Kyrie Irving, Tristan Thompson, Anderson...
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Photo: Akron Unveils New White “Z” Helmets For 2014 Season

As the Akron football program continues to improve, so does its wardrobe. The Zips already unveiled one flashy helmet – a gold chrome version – earlier this offseason. Saturday afternoon, head coach Terry Bowden showed off a brand new white “Z” lid that the Zips will wear in 2014. It’s much simpler than the school’s other new helmet, but seems to be a nice addition to...
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Photos: Ohio State’s Linebackers Went Paintballing Over The Weekend

We’ve hit the middle of the summer, and while camp is still a few weeks away, teams are doing a lot of fun activities to build camaraderie for the upcoming season. Ohio State’s linebacker unit went paintballing over the weekend, with teams led by coach Luke Fickell and walk-on junior Craig Fada facing off. Fickell’s team reportedly won, but it looks like everyone had a blast...
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Alabama Defensive Lineman Jarran Reed Arrested For DUI

New Alabama DL Jarran Reed(Twitter/@EMCCathletics) This summer is becoming a tumultuous one for Alabama football. Last weekend, running back Kenyan Drake was arrested in Tuscaloosa, and now defensive lineman Jarran Reed is in trouble after being taken in for DUI. AL.com has more details: Defensive lineman Jarran Reed was arrested Sunday morning and charged with DUI, according to...
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Former Auburn RB Tre Mason Posts Photo Of Brand New Range Rover He Bought After Signing NFL Contract

Sign the big deal, get the big car. Former Auburn running back Tre Mason, who signed a four-year, $3 million dollar deal with the St. Louis Rams last month, is the proud new owner of a Range Rover Autobiography. He took a number of pictures of his new ride, which appears to have some custom red/black interior, and posted them to his Instagram account Saturday afternoon.  Mason was...
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Former LSU Star Jeremy Hill Gets Gigantic Tiger Stadium Tattoo On His Back

It’s not uncommon for former college athletes to get a small tattoo to pay homage to their alma mater – especially if playing for the program led to a professional career. Former LSU running back Jeremy Hill, drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals this May, took the notion to the next level. Hill tweeted out a photo of his new tattoo, which includes himself in an LSU uniform, a tiger...
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Photo: Texas A&M Adds ‘Kyle Field’ Lettering Atop College Football’s Largest Video Scoreboard

Earlier this week, Texas A&M finished installing its new video scoreboard at Kyle Field. The massive screen is the biggest in college football.  It wasn’t truly complete, though. “Kyle Field” lettering has been added to the top of the scoreboard. Now it’s good to go.  RT @tamusystem: Beautiful! Texas A&M’s #KyleField video board is topped with its iconic name...
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Aaron Craft Jokes That LeBron James Came Back To Ohio Because He Was Given 1-Year Taco Night Membership

Every Tuesday night during Aaron Craft’s college career at Ohio State, the point guard and his roommates had a “Taco Night.” Attendance at the evening of fine dining was normally reserved for the group of five friends–no girls allowed, especially. Occasionally, a teammate or friend would be allowed to show up, too.  The former Ohio State guard joked Friday that the reason...
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Is Brazil The Alabama Of Soccer? Many On Twitter Comparing Brazilians Effort To Bama’s In Non-Title Games

Brazil is currently losing, badly, to the Netherlands in the World Cup’s third place contest. As a nation rich in championship history, how much do the Brazilians really care about a consolation match? Based on their showing today, not much (though Brazil looked horrible when it mattered in a semifinal game against Germany, too). The we don’t really care about this game because...
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Winston: Manziel had much tougher fan base than FSU

College football’s last two Heisman winners have been two of the most scrutinized players in the history of the sport.  Johnny Manziel, winning it in 2012 while at Texas A&M, is seemingly always at the focus of criticism due to his life of partying.  Jameis Winston, winning it in 2013 at Florida State, was the center of a highly publicized sexual assault investigation and...
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New Warriors Coach Steve Kerr Has High Praise For Ohio State’s Aaron Craft

Aaron Craft’s chances of making it in the NBA are probably slim. The former Ohio State point guard is still thought of quite highly by some people in the league, though, including Steve Kerr.  Craft, who’s currently playing for the Golden State Warriors in the Las Vegas Summer League, received high praise from his team’s head coach this afternoon.  Steve Kerr on Aaron Craft...
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Photo: Texas A&M’s Punter Claims Himself, Johnny Manziel, LeBron James Is Ohio’s New ‘Dream Team’

Who are currently the most popular athletes in the state of Ohio? LeBron James clearly holds the No. 1 spot following his announced return to Cleveland. Johnny Manziel likely claims the No. 2 spot. What about No. 3? Kyrie Irving? Braxton Miller?  Texas A&M punter Drew Kaser? #DreamTeam #SonsofCleveland @KingJames @JManziel2 pic.twitter.com/3bFmmlXVZV — Drew Kaser (@drewkaser...
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Photo: Michigan Commit Defaces Ohio State 2014 Football Camp Pamphlet With “Go Blue!”

Michigan commit Erik Swenson won’t actually suit up for the Wolverines until 2016, but he’s already becoming a fan favorite in Ann Arbor. Swenson, a four-star offensive tackle from Illinois, is already needling at the school’s biggest rival – Ohio State. The high school junior somehow got his hands on an Ohio State 2014 football camp pamphlet, and promptly defaced it with...
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WATCH: Ohio State recruit reps Buckeyes in videobomb

Justin Hilliard has only been committed to Ohio State for a little less than two weeks, but he’s already doing everything he can to put his future school in the spotlight.  Taking part in The Opening, a showcase for 162 of the top high school football recruits in the country at the Nike Headquarters in Beaverton, Ore., Hilliard videobombed one of his colleagues, while representing...
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Ex-Auburn TE Ricky Parks Sarcastically Tweets About Program’s “Zero Tolerance Rule” After Nick Marshall Citation

Former Auburn tight end Ricky Parks, one of the top recruits at his position coming out of high school. had what can only be described as a troublesome career with the Tigers. After redshirting in 2012, Parks was booted from the program on the first day of fall camp in 2013 for what head coach Malzahn called a “violation of team rules”. He suited up for Northeast Mississippi...
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Photo: Nebraska Finishing Additions Onto Memorial Stadium’s Scoreboard

Last month, Nebraska announced plans to add a giant illuminated “N” and a football graphic to its scoreboard, and a new sound system. Today, the school sent out a tweet that shows the additions are almost completed, as the finishing touch — metal football laces — was put on top of the scoreboard. Laces out. pic.twitter.com/1WB15mkgux — Nebraska Huskers (@Huskers) July...
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Photos: Michigan Football Is Going Paintballing Today, WR Freddy Canteen Prepares By Wearing Everything He Owns

Look at me, I’m Freddy Canteen, could I be wearing anymore clothes?  The Michigan football team is going paintballing today, but not all of the Wolverines appear to be excited about the possibility of getting shot with an exploding tiny ball of paint.  Freshman wide receiver Freddy Canteen seems to be wearing as much clothing as possible to soften the blows.  Freddy does not...
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Gus Malzahn “Very Disappointed” In Nick Marshall’s Marijuana Citation, Will Address It “Accordingly”

It’s not a surprise that Auburn head football coach Gus Malzahn is disappointed in quarterback Nick Marshall for his marijuana possession citation in Georgia yesterday. In a brief statement, Malzahn said that he will “address it with him accordingly,” but did not elaborate on anything further. “I am aware of the situation that happened earlier today with Nick. I’m very...
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Photos: Florida State’s New Lockers, Wall Graphics Are Up In Renovated Facility

Back in March, on the heels of a BCS national title, Florida State announced it’d be upgrading its football facilities – namely its locker rooms and meeting rooms. Yesterday, the school’s equipment Twitter handle blasted out a number of photos that show the new player lockers (complete with the program’s new logo) and a few of the new graphics that line the walls of the locker...
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