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Video: Jim Boeheim Went On An Angry Rant After Syracuse Narrowly Beat Louisiana Tech On Sunday

Syracuse basketball struggled on Sunday afternoon in the Carrier Dome, but it still managed to squeak by Louisiana Tech, 71-69. After the game, Orange coach Jim Boeheim decided to express his frustration with how the 6-3 team has performed so far this season. Boeheim went on a 2 and 1/2 minute long rant about how poorly Syracuse is playing right now. Check it out: Boeheim said...
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Photo: Jim McElwain, Travaris Robinson Do Gator Chomp In Recruit’s Living Room

Jim McElwain hasn’t been Florida’s head coach for very long, but it appears that he’s already making an impact on the recruiting trail. Sunday night, McElwain visited with four-star linebacker recruit Jeff Holland, who has a few dozens offers on the table. He was joined by defensive backs coach Travaris Robinson, who, as-of now, is still part of Florida’s program (some believe...
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Photo: Fred Hoiberg Wishes Iowa State Students Good Luck On Finals With The Help Of “Tommy Boy”

It’s finals week at many schools across America, including Iowa State. Cyclones basketball coach Fred Hoiberg knows this, and wanted to wish ISU students good luck as they take on the biggest academic week of the semester. To do this, Hoiberg enlisted the help of the famous Chris Farley film “Tommy Boy.” Check it out: Good luck this week on your finals Iowa State and remember...
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Week 6 College Basketball Polls Released: Notre Dame Moving Up, UNC Moving Down

Jerian Grant leads the surging Irish (Twitter/@ESPNCBB) The week six AP and Coaches Polls have been released, and this week doesn’t feature too much in terms of drastic change at the top. The top fives of each poll remains unchanged. Kentucky swept the 65 first place votes in the AP, while one coaches have awarded Duke and Arizona with one first place nod each. Things get more...
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Video: BC’s Steve Addazio Invites All ‘Dudes And Dudettes’ To This Year’s Pinstripe Bowl

Boston College head coach Steve Addazio is usually more of a Vine guy, but he extended beyond his normal six seconds to invite all of the “dudes and dudettes” in the Boston College community to head down to New York City for the Pinstripe Bowl. The video also includes Addazio’s tourism advice for those spending the weekend in New York…in very Steve Addazio-fashion. BC...
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Ohio State QB Commit Torrance Gibson Doesn’t Seem Thrilled That Tom Herman Is Leaving For Houston

Torrance Gibson, a four-star dual-threat quarterback recruit from Plantation, Florida, has been firmly committed to Ohio State for over a month now. And while he still appears to be remaining faithful to the Buckeyes, the recent news that offensive coordinator Tom Herman will be leaving to become the head coach at Houston has him a bit spooked.  Upon hearing the news, Gibson took...
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Apparently, A 128-Team Playoff Has Already Taken Place In College Football

While the move to a four-team playoff system has temporarily satisfied most college football fans, there are some who would love to see it expanded in the near future. According to one data analyst named Brian Fremeau, we’ve actually already seen a 128-team playoff play out before our eyes. Check this out: The college football regular season is a playoff if you want to see it...
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Boston College Trash Talks Penn State On Twitter, Claims Pinstripe Bowl Trophy

It’s bowl season, which means we’re going to have to deal with a full month of lame trash talk between programs who rarely get the chance to play each other. Boston College has apparently kicked the festivities off, throwing some shade at Penn State ahead of the Pinstripe Bowl. The school’s official athletics Twitter handle has posted a message about the game’s trophy having...
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FSU’s Reggie Northrop: “We Wanted To Play Bama”

Despite posting an undefeated record for the second consecutive season, Florida State was given the 3-seed in the inaugural College Football Playoff, behind two schools (Alabama and Oregon) who each suffered one loss on the year. The Seminoles are set to travel across the country to play in the Rose Bowl against the Ducks. If they win, they’ll get the winner of the Crimson Tide...
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Michigan Fan Adds Jim Harbugh’s Name To Reserved Parking Space Outside Football Building

The longer Michigan goes without hiring a new head football coach, the more Wolverines fans will speculate that San Francisco 49ers head man Jim Harbaugh, an alum of the school, is going to come home and resurrect the program. One UM fan is apparently so confident that it’s going to happen, they’ve already gone ahead and given Harbaugh a personal parking spot outside Schembechler...
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Photo: Former Alabama Linebacker C.J. Mosley Honors Jakell Mitchell, Writes #RIPJakell And #SECFamily On His Cleats

Some things are more important than football. Former Alabama linebacker and current Baltimore Ravens star C.J. Mosley showed that today, when he tweeted out a picture of his cleats that featured the hashtags #SECFamily and #RIPJakell. Mosley wrote them on in marker to honor Auburn HB Jakell Mitchell, who was shot and killed earlier today. Check them out: rip Jakell Mitchell and...
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Alabama man charged with murder of Jakell Mitchell

Local authorities have arrested 22-year-old Alabama native Markale Hart and charged him with the murder of Jakell Mitchell, according to WSFA 12 News. Mitchell, an Auburn freshman on the football team, suffered multiple gunshot wounds early Sunday morning outside of an apartment complex near the school’s campus.. Hart’s mugshot has been released: Markale Hart, 22 years...
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Video: Oregon’s Marcus Mariota Delivers Emotional Heisman Trophy Acceptance Speech

Saturday night, Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota, in landslide fashion, became the first Duck to win the Heisman Trophy. Mariota, who was perhaps the most efficient signal-caller in the nation in 2014, led his team to a Pac-12 title and a College Football Playoff berth. But Mariota’s talents apparently don’t just lie on the football field. After accepting the award, he gave...
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Former Wisconsin RB Montee Ball Tweeted That The Heisman Trophy Is A “QB Award”

Marcus Mariota won the Heisman Trophy on Saturday night, which made it the fifth straight year that a quarterback has won the most prestigious award in college football. In fact, since 2000, only two non-quarterbacks have won the Heisman — USC RB Reggie Bush and Alabama RB Mark Ingram. After it was announced that Mariota won by a near-record margin over Wisconsin RB Melvin Gordon...
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Photo: Oregon State Congratulates Oregon QB Marcus Mariota With A Classy Newspaper Ad

Oregon and Oregon State share one of the most intense and oldest rivalries in all of college football. However, state pride apparently trumps the bad blood that has been built up over 120 years in the Civil War. In today’s issue of The Oregonian, the Beavers’ athletic department took out a full-page advertisement congratulating Mariota on bringing the Heisman Trophy back to...
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Photo: Auburn AD Jay Jacobs, Coach Gus Malzahn Release Statements On The Death Of Jakell Mitchell

Tragedy struck Auburn football today when freshman Jakell Mitchell was shot and killed outside of an apartment complex near the school’s campus. Mitchell was a former three-star recruit out of Opelika, Ala. who redshirted this season and was expected to contribute in some capacity in 2015. Auburn AD Jay Jacobs and head coach Gus Malzahn both released statements regarding Mitchell’s...
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Photo: The New York Post Wants The New York Jets To “Suck For The Duck,” Draft Oregon’s Marcus Mariota

The New York Post is never shy on how it feels about various New York sports topics. It has been especially harsh towards the New York Jets this year, and on the back page of today’s issue of the paper, the Post was incredibly blunt on how it wants the Jets to proceed for the rest of this season: lose out, get a high draft pick and take Oregon quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner...
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Auburn Football Player Jakell Mitchell Killed In Shooting Early Sunday Morning

auburntigers.com Auburn freshman Jakell Mitchell, who redshirted this past season, was shot and killed Sunday morning at an apartment complex near the school’s campus, the Auburn Police Department has confirmed. Mitchell was just 18 years old. Auburn police captain Will Matthews told AL.com that his department responded to a shooting at the Tiger Lodge apartment complex at 12...
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Video: Oregon Released An Awesome “Mahalo Marcus” Video Celebrating Its Heisman Winner

Marcus Mariota became the first player in the history of Oregon football to win the Heisman Trophy Saturday evening, winning the sport’s most prestigious award in a landslide.  The redshirt junior quarterback led Oregon (12-1) into the College Football Playoff this season, leading the country in passing efficiency (186.3) while setting a Pac-12 record for touchdowns (52).  Oregon’s...
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One Of The Top QB Recruits In The 2015 Class Announces On Twitter He’s Reopening His Recruitment

One of the best recruits in the country is back on the open market.  Jarrett Stidham, a five-star quarterback in the 2015 class, is no longer committed to Texas Tech. The 6-foot-3, 195-pound prospect pledged to the Red Rebels on March 7, picking Kliff Kingbury’s team with offers from Alabama, Ohio State and Oregon, among many others. He is rated the No. 26 player and No. 3 dual...
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Georgia Announces Four Of Its Top Underclassmen Will Return For Another Season

For four Georgia underclassmen, the NFL apparently can wait.  Saturday night at the football team’s annual gala, Bulldogs’ coach Mark Richt announced that Leonard Floyd, Jordan Jenkins, Malcolm Mitchell and John Theus have all decided to remain in Athens for another season. That means that other than star running back Todd Gurley, who is yet to announce a decision, Georgia...
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Alabama RB Kenyan Drake Tweets Some Incredible Heartfelt Messages About WR Amari Cooper, Calls Him “My Hero”

Amari Cooper didn’t win the Heisman. The Alabama junior wide receiver finished third in the voting behind the winner, Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota, and Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon.  If the voting was up to Kenyan Drake, though, Cooper would have become the first wideout to win the bronze trophy since Michigan’s Desmond Howard won it in 1991.  During the ceremony...
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Here’s How The Heisman Trophy Voting Broke Down

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota won the 80th Heisman Trophy Saturday night. The redshirt junior is the first player in Ducks’ history to win the award.  Mariota beat out fellow finalists Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon and Alabama wide receiver Amari Cooper. He received the third-most first-place votes in the history of the award.  Here’s how the voting broke down:...
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Oregon QB Marcus Mariota Wins The Heisman Trophy

Marcus Mariota can add another bronze statue to his trophy case.  The Oregon quarterback is the 2014 Heisman Trophy winner, beating out fellow finalists Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon and Alabama wide receiver Amari Cooper. He’s Oregon’s first winner.  Congratulations to Oregon QB Marcus Mariota. #Heisman #pac12fb pic.twitter.com/wuqnNThcLJ — Pac-12 Conference (@pac12...
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Video: Nigel Hayes’ Videobomb Of Bo Ryan During His Post-Game Interview Is Fantastic

Wisconsin’s 86-43 win over the Nicholls Colonels this afternoon was mostly forgettable, unless you’re a fan of huge college basketball blowouts. Bo Ryan’s on-court interview after the game was not, but not because of anything the Badgers’ coach said. Forward Nigel Hayes, who scored 12 points in 24 minutes for Wisconsin, took the opportunity for an extended videobomb during...
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