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Report: Cardale Jones rushed to hospital with head pain

Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones was taken to the emergency room tonight, according to Facebook posts by his siblings.  Cardale Jones’ siblings posted that their brother was rushed to the emergency room. Cardale Jones’ brother, Devonte, said the star Buckeye had a “bad headache” and “couldn’t move.”  The news was later confirmed by Cleveland sports reporter...
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Ohio State’s J.T. Barrett Has Picture Of Virginia Tech’s Lane Stadium As His Phone Background

J.T. Barrett has never played at Virginia Tech’s Lane Stadium, but the Ohio State quarterback should be pretty familiar with the road venue come Monday night.  He’s been looking at the stadium every day, after all.  On Wednesday night’s episode of Scarlet & Gray Days, it was revealed that Barrett has a photo of Lane Stadium has his phone background.  Watching Scarlet...
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North Carolina Lands Commitment From 2016 4-Star Power Forward Tony Bradley

Tony Bradley, a four-star power forward in the 2016 class, has committed to North Carolina.  Bradley, a 6-foot-10, 235-pound prospect out of Bartow, Fla., is ranked the No. 7 player at his position and the No. 28 player in the class by 247 Sports’ Composite Rankings. He chose the Tar Heels over Alabama, among other programs.  He announced his commitment on Twitter.  Prayed...
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Urban Meyer has 'feeling' who will start at QB

Urban Meyer’s got a feeling.  He’s not getting more specific than that, though.  The Ohio State football coach won’t be revealing the Buckeyes’ starting quarterback against Virginia Tech until it’s game time. Meyer has an idea who that man will be, however. He’s just not saying who that is.  Urban Meyer says he has a feeling which QB will take the first snap for...
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Father Of Florida’s Will Grier Apparently Not Happy With Gators’ Starting Quarterback Decision

Florida sophomore quarterback Treon Harris will start on Saturday against New Mexico State, the Gators announced this evening.  This came as a surprise to many, as freshman Will Grier, who will also play in the season opener, was receiving good reviews during fall camp.  Jim McElwain’s decision does not appear to be a pleasing one to Grier’s father, Chad, who tweeted the following...
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Georgia Football Releases New “Feeling Good” Hype Video

Georgia Football has dropped its share of hype videos in advance of Saturday’s season opener against Louisiana-Monroe. They released another one a couple of hours ago, entitled “Feeling Good.”  It’s chock full of homages to past UGA legends and cutaways from this summer’s training camp. Check it out. 
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Florida Announces Treon Harris Will Start At Quarterback On Saturday

Florida has its starting quarterback for its season opener.  The Gators announced this evening that sophomore Treon Harris will be the first man under center on Saturday against New Mexico State. Freshman Will Grier will also play.  Harris and Grier were initially listed as co-starters on the team’s depth chart.  McElwain says that QB Treon Harris will start the game on Saturday...
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Nissan’s New “Heisman House” Commercial Pays Homage To The Ohio State vs. Michigan Rivalry

To celebrate the return of college football season, Nissan has put together another batch of “Heisman House” commercials. There are seven new spots in total, and most of them feature the newest member of the club, former Oregon Ducks star Marcus Mariota. One, however, specifically pays homage to the Ohio State vs. Michigan rivalry. In the below clip, former Buckeyes Eddie George...
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Photo: LSU, McNeese State To Remember Hurricane Katrina, Rita With Helmet Stickers

LSU and McNeese State are set to kick off their 2015 college football seasons inside Tiger Stadium this Saturday, but Louisiana residents have had other things on their mind as of late.  This past weekend marked the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, which left parts of Louisiana’s Gulf Coast in devastation after coming ashore in August of 2005. Katrina, as well as Hurricane...
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Video: North Carolina Football Releases Hype Video For Season Opener vs. South Carolina

We’re almost 24 hours away from the start of college football.  North Carolina opens the 2015 campaign at 6 p.m. E.T. tomorrow against South Carolina in Charlotte.  The Tar Heels released an awesome hype video for the contest this evening. Check it out, UNC fans. 
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Report: Alabama vs. Wisconsin Season Opener In Texas Struggling To Sell Tickets

With every college football season, more neutral site games between big name programs pop up. In Tuscaloosa or Madison, an Alabama-Wisconsin game would be one of the highlights of the season. In Arlington, Texas? Ticket sales are not going very well. They’re having trouble selling tix to the #ALAvsWIS game on Saturday. Only around 40k sold as of yesterday. Very few bought by Badger...
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Photo: Look At How Much Water Alabama Is Bringing To Dallas For Its Game vs. Wisconsin

We can’t guarantee an Alabama victory against Wisconsin, but we can guarantee something else:  The Crimson Tide will be hydrated.  Look at how much water – Aquafina, apparently – Alabama’s football program is bringing to AT&T Stadium.  Bama planning on bringing a lot of water to Dallas. pic.twitter.com/hVu7t8gTyM — John Talty (@JTalty) September 2, 2015 How many...
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Video: Wisconsin QB Joel Stave And His Brother Performed Ed Sheeran’s “Everything Has Changed” Together

Here is something you may not expect to see from a Division I quarterback. Wisconsin’s Joel Stave helped out his brother Bryan on a cover recording of Ed Sheeran’s love song “Everything Has Changed.” Stave mostly plays some percussion but jumps on background vocals in the chorus. He looks quite serious throughout the performance. It’s an…interesting video.  Surely Stave...
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Even Ohio State’s Starting Center Doesn’t Know Who Will Be Starting At Quarterback

We don’t know who will be starting at quarterback for Ohio State. Urban Meyer says he won’t be revealing the Buckeyes’ starter until either J.T. Barrett or Cardale Jones takes the first snap against Virginia Tech on Monday night.  @Jboren50 Somebody on OSU’s team has to know by now who will be starting, though, right? Like, maybe, the man who will be snapping the ball...
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Photo: Miami’s Custom Cleats For The Nebraska Game Have Been Released

A few weeks back, it was revealed that Miami (FL) would be getting player-specific customized adidas cleats designed by school alum SolesBySir ahead of the Nebraska game. Wednesday, the new digs were unveiled. They’re awesome. Miami and adidas are teasing them on social media with the tagline “fresh out the kitchen.” Check out the photos: Cookin’ up some cleat heat. @SolesBySir...
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Photo: Wisconsin Nigel Hayes Makes A Cardale Jones Joke In Instagram Post About 1st Day Of School

Even with Big Ten and National Championship wins under his belt, some will always associate Cardale Jones with a tweet he sent as a freshman, where he infamously stated that he didn’t go to Ohio State to “play school.” Jones has moved on well from the gaffe, but jokes still come up here and there, even from Jones’ Buckeye teammates. Wisconsin basketball star Nigel Hayes began...
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ACC Releases Its Complete 2015-16 Men’s Basketball Schedule

College football is just a day away, which is a monumental moment for most fan bases, but there are some that are more focused on the return of basketball in a few months. The ACC, perhaps the top college basketball conference with powerhouses like Duke, Louisville, North Carolina, and Syracuse in the ranks, dropped its full men’s hoops schedule this afternoon. Here are the various...
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Video: Ohio State Rapper Mekka Don Drops Epic “Undisputed” Video Featuring Eddie George, Buster Douglas

The anthem for Ohio State football’s 2015 season is out. Buckeye rapper Mekka Don has dropped his latest hit, “Undisputed.”  Don, a former Ohio State football player who’s released a series of Buckeye-themed songs, got Heisman Trophy winner Eddie George and former heavyweight champion Buster Douglas to participate in the music video.  It’s pretty awesome. 
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ESPN’s Travis Haney Drops An Interesting College Football Playoff Foursome On Twitter

All week long, college football analysts around the country have been making predictions regarding who they think will wind up in this year’s College Football Playoff. ESPN’s Travis Haney might take the cake for the boldest prediction of all. Wednesday afternoon, Haney, on Twitter, predicted that the playoff will consist of Michigan State, Oklahoma, Texas A&M and Arizona...
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Video: Alabama’s Nick Saban Discusses Possibility Of Getting A Twitter Account

Pretty much every major college football coach has a personal Twitter account.  Except for Nick Saban.  That might be changing. The Alabama coach, in an interview with ESPN’s Paul Finebaum, admitted that he finally “might have to” get his own account even though he doesn’t want to. The interview is part of an Outside The Lines piece that is set to air Sunday at 9 a.m. E...
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USC Coach Justin Wilcox On 2-Way Star Adoree’ Jackson: “He’s The Only Guy That Covers Himself”

Few college football players are as exciting as USC’s Adoree’ Jackson. The former five-star recruit is a cornerback by trade, but the Trojans also plan to use him on offense at wide receiver, and in the return game. How good is he as an offensive weapon? Apparently he is the only defensive back that can cover him. Figure that one out… #USC DC Justin Wilcox on sophomore CB...
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Urban Meyer’s Daughter Spent Her Afternoon Watching Ohio State Hype Videos

It’s safe to say that Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer has a supportive family. Wednesday, Meyer’s daughter, Nicki, who got engaged to a Georgia Tech wide receiver last December, gave her followers an update on what she did with her afternoon. In true Buckeye form, she watched Ohio State hype videos for a half-hour. Just spent 30 minutes watching OSU hype videos. #distracted...
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Photos: Indiana’s Men’s Basketball Team Got New Custom Adidas Shoes

Indiana’s men’s basketball team will be sporting some new kicks in 2015-16.  The Hoosiers, a projected preseason top 10 squad, have received some custom shoes from Adidas.  They’re pretty cool.    New kicks #iubb A photo posted by Indiana Men’s Basketball (@indianambb) on Sep 1, 2015 at 4:00pm PDT   Because we know you wanted another peek at these shoes...
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Wisconsin Posted A Very Cool Instagram Spread Of Badger-Related Sports Illustrated Covers

The past couple of years have been banner ones for Wisconsin’s athletic teams and their alumni. Several current or former Badgers have been featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated, and the Wisconsin football Instagram account put out a really cool graphic featuring a spread of all of those covers. There are 10 in total, and they feature former Wisconsin and current NFL stars...
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TCU Football Preview: Why The Horned Frogs Can Win The National Title

Editor’s note: This is the 14th in a 15-part series in which we preview college football’s top teams. We’ll be counting down from 15 to one, with the final team, released on Sept. 3 – the day college football starts – serving as our national title pick. 2. TCU Horned Frogs In 2013, saddled with a poor offense and some real bad luck, Gary Patterson’s TCU Horned Frogs...
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