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Auburn Releases “Fast Meets Physical” Hype Video

For a few years now, Auburn, under head coach Gus Malzahn, has been all about utilizing speed on both sides of the ball. Don’t expect that to change in 2015. Thursday night, Auburn posted a short hype video dedicated to its up-tempo gameplan. It’s titled “Fast Meets Physical”, and it features clips of the Tigers running all over their opponents. It’s a must-watch for AU...
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Photos: Former FSU Star Greg Reid Named AFL Rookie Of The Year

It has been somewhat of a winding road for former FSU star defensive back Greg Reid, but it seems he has found a home in the Arena Football League.  Reid singed a one-year rookie contract with the Jacksonville Sharks, six weeks into the season, and still managed to lead his team in interceptions and pass breakups. His nine interceptions on the year (minus the first six games of...
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Video: Iowa Teases “Blackout” Uniforms For Minnesota Night Game

Iowa doesn’t have an overly difficult home schedule in 2015, but the Hawkeyes do host rival Minnesota in mid-November under the lights at Kinnick Stadium. It looks like the program will be upping the ante a bit, debuting a new, intimidating look for the contest. Friday, Iowa released a video to tease new “blackout” uniforms that the team will wear for the game. Iowa’s Instagram...
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Arkansas’ Star Freshman C.J. O’Grady Arrested, Charged With DWI

One of Arkansas’ prized recruits is in a bit of trouble. Saturday Down South is reporting that C.J. O’Grady, a four-star tight end who just started his freshman year for the Razorbacks, was arrested overnight and will face four charges – DWI, minor in possession of alcohol, no tail light, and no proof of insurance. He was booked at 6:34 AM in Fayetteville. You can see information...
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Ole Miss Has Just Sold Most Season Tickets In Program History

After winning the first seven games of the season last year, it appears Ole Miss fans have a hankering for some more college football.  Athletic director Ross Bjork announced Friday morning that Ole Miss has now sold the most season tickets in program history, and he wanted to personally thank the fans for their support.  Not much to say other than…..Thank You Rebel Nation....
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Video: Ohio State Wideout Michael Thomas Stars In Awesome “Zone 6″ Promo

Ohio State’s marketing department has been on fire this offseason, and Friday, that was on display yet again. The Buckeyes have released a short clip to tease the team’s wide receiving corps, which has come to be known as ”Zone 6.” In the video, junior wideout Michael Thomas makes a number of one-handed catches while promoting his position group. Check it out: ...
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Louisville To Expand Stadium Seating, Enhance Team Training Facilities

Louisville is set expand Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium for the second time in the last ten years, according to a university release.  Official #UofL stadium expansion release pic.twitter.com/cJot9YEif9 — Eric Crawford (@ericcrawford) August 28, 2015 Enclosing the north end zone, the project will add about 10,000 additional seats, increasing the total seating capacity to approximately...
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Video: Country Artist Heidi Merrill Wrote An Anthem For Nebraska, Titled “Cornhusker Strong”

If you’re a fan of both country music and the Nebraska Cornhuskers, well, then we’ve got a treat for you. Earlier this week, a Nebraska fan named Heidi Merrill, who is also an aspiring country music artist, released a music video for her song “Cornhusker Strong.” In the clip, Merrill dances in Memorial Stadium, wears a Nebraska jersey and frolics in cornfields. Will it become...
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Photo: Ohio State Fan Creates Awesome Cornhole Boards To Honor Wins Over Alabama, Oregon

We have a feeling that the guy in the below photo is going to be a hit at tailgating parties this fall. An Ohio State supporter by the name of Marcus Otte has put together what is easily the most impressive set of Buckeyes cornhole boards we’ve seen. The first is dedicated to the team’s win over Alabama in the Sugar Bowl. The second is dedicated to the victory over Oregon in...
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Sarah Palin Blasts ESPN For Suspending Curt Schilling

This past Tuesday, ESPN baseball analyst Curt Schilling posted a controversial meme on Twitter, comparing Muslims to 1940 Germans. In response, Schilling was suspended by the network and taken off of the Little League World Series games that he was supposed to work. Early Friday morning, former Governor of Alaska Sarah Palin came to Schilling’s defense, posting a long rant to her...
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Video: Stanford Walk-On Mobbed By Teammates After Receiving Scholarship

Another day, another awesome walk-on scholarship video. This time it’s David Shaw at Stanford bringing the good news. Thursday night, the Cardinal dropped a one-minute video that shows senior Craig Jones getting mobbed by his teammates after it’s announced that, because of his hard work and dedication, he won’t have to pay for his senior year. It’s a fantastic scene – try...
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Video: Florida Gators Go Nuts When Jim McElwain Surprises 6 Walk-Ons With Scholarships

Our favorite videos of the off-season are the ones of walk-ons being awarded by scholarships and getting mobbed by their exuberant teammates. Today, it is Florida’s turn. Jim McElwain is playing with a number of open scholarships, and chose to give away six to walk-ons: junior tight end Bair Diamond, senior wide receiver Roger Dixon, sophomore running back Case Harrison, sophomore...
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Rutgers Will Give Away $100,000 To Students If Scarlet Knights Return 1st Kickoff For Touchdown

Rutgers really wants students to fill High Point Solutions Stadium for the Scarlet Knights’ opener against Norfolk State. How much? They’re willing to put $100,000 on the line. If Rutgers takes its first kick return of the season to the house, 100 randomly chosen students in attendance will receive $1,000.  If Rutgers returns 1st kickoff vs. Norfolk State for TD, 100 random...
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Florida State Freshman Defensive End Josh Sweat, Coming Off ACL Tear, Confirmed For Opener

Before tearing his ACL and dislocating his knee last September, defensive end Josh Sweat was one of the top recruits in all of high school football. Miraculously, Sweat, who is now a freshman at Florida State, is 100-percent ready to roll, less than a year after that catastrophic injury, and will play in the season opener against Texas State. Jimbo Fisher said DE Josh Sweat will...
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Nick Saban cracks joke about linemen, no-huddle offense

Alabama’s quarterback situation can only be described as unsettled. Last week, Nick Saban went on a rant about how one of the signal callers had to “win the team” in order to secure the starting spot. Today, Saban didn’t have much more to say, in terms of who is ahead in the race. Saban: Usually try and get two QBs ready for opponents. All three guys (Coker, Morris and...
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Brian Kelly Names 5 Notre Dame Captains For 2015 Season

Brian Kelly’s media session was not all doom and gloom today. The Notre Dame head football coach publicly named five players as captains for the upcoming season:  Nick Martin, Jaylon Smith, Sheldon Day, Joe Schmidt and Matthias Farley are your 2015 Notre Dame team captains. pic.twitter.com/4A6fOa3MiE — Notre Dame Football (@NDFootball) August 27, 2015 Kelly also took the time...
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Notre Dame Defensive End Ishaq Williams’ Appeal Denied By NCAA

Defensive end Ishaq Williams, a former five-star recruit out of Brooklyn, will not play for Notre Dame in 2015. Williams, one of five players who were suspended last summer due to academic misconduct, has had his appeal denied by the NCAA. Brian Kelly made the announcement today: Ishaq Williams’ NCAA appeal has been denied, per Brian Kelly. #NotreDame — Matt Fortuna (@Matt_Fortuna...
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Baylor Football Preview: Why The Bears Can Win The National Title

Editor’s note: This is the 12th 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.  4. Baylor Bears Art Briles was handed a program in shambles when he was hired to be the next head coach of the Baylor...
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Photo: Popular Mechanics Magazine Sent Utah Football Cupcakes To Apologize For Calling Them One

This month’s edition of Popular Mechanics magazine offered a very hot sports take in its September Calendar. For September 3, which features Michigan’s season opener at Utah, the magazine refers to the Utes as a “cupcake game.” Popular Mechanics Calls Utah a “Cupcake Game” for Michigan, Is Not A Sports Magazine http://t.co/p2BM8KHkxL pic.twitter.com/YyvC3h37Ie — sports...
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There Is An Impostor Telling People He’s Connor Mitch At South Carolina

Being the starting quarterback at a major college football school definitely gets you some perks on campus. Apparently, you won’t be the only one who tries to take advantage of them. Connor Mitch, who was named South Carolina’s starting signal-caller earlier this week, tweeted out a conversation he had with the marketing director for The Horseshoe Bar in Columbia. According to...
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Video: 4-Star WR Ahmir Mitchell Announces Commitment To Michigan Over Ohio State In Incredible Fashion

Egg Harbor City (N.J.) Cedar Creek four-star wide receiver Ahmir Mitchell announced his commitment to Michigan moments ago. Mitchell chose the Wolverines over rival Ohio State in unbelievable fashion: by flying a maize-and-blue plane with a “Go Blue” banner attached over Atlantic City, N.J.  Bleacher Report captured the decision in a very cool trailer. Here’s the link to the...
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Florida Head Coach Jim McElwain Says He Would Never Fine His Players

Earlier today, images leaked of the fine structure that was in place at Virginia Tech. The Hokies coach staff was apparently set to fine players for various transgressions, many minor like having a dirty dorm or locker. Cincinnati’s Tommy Tuberville has also expressed interest in fining his players out of their cost of attendance stipend. Will Florida be jumping in on what, in...
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5-Star Wide Receiver Preston Williams Cleared To Play For Tennessee

Preston Williams became one of Tennessee fans’ favorite 2015 signees with his amazing Vols-themed getup on National Signing Day, but heading into the fall, there was real concern that he wouldn’t make it to campus this year. Williams’ ACT score was reportedly flagged by the NCAA, but after retaking the test, the former five-star recruit has fully qualified. Butch Jones broke...
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Video: Ohio State Fan Creates Awesome Trailer For Buckeyes’ Season Opener vs. Virginia Tech

We’re just more than a week away from Ohio State’s season opener against Virginia Tech.  It’s going to be electric in Blacksburg, Va., at Lane Stadium come Sept. 7 at 8 p.m. E.T. The Buckeyes are out for revenge. The Hokies are looking to make it two in a row against the defending champs.  Get prepared for the contest by watching this awesome trailer for the game created...
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Paul Finebaum Caller Compares Nick Saban To “Communist” Adolf Hitler

Alabama head coach Nick Saban, due to both his success and his demeanor, isn’t the most beloved coach in college football. But some fans go a bit too far in their hatred for the Crimson Tide headman.  Thursday, a caller on Paul Finebaum’s radio show called in and compared Saban to Adolf Hitler. “Tom from Starkville” also believed that Hitler was a communist, for some reason...
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