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Video: 2017 4-Star Marco Wilson Has This Ridiculous Trick Catch Thing Down Pat

Video of Fort Lauderdale (Fla.) American Heritage four-star 2017 cornerback Marco Wilson making an absurd one-handed backflip catch surfaced over the weekend, but the younger brother of Florida DB Quincy Wilson and son of ex-Miami cornerback Chad is no one-trick pony. Literally.  Chad Wilson posted a YouTube clip of his son this afternoon, and it’s another impressive one. No backflips...
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Check Out This Amazing Gamecock-Shaped Shrub From The South Carolina Festival Of Flowers

The South Carolina Festival of Flowers is taking place this week in the city of Greenwood, and some big South Carolina Gamecock fans are participating. Get a load of this impressive Gamecock-shaped shrub at the event.  It’s @SCFOF topiary time in @UptownGreenwood! #GoCocks @SpursFeathers @GamecocksOnline pic.twitter.com/Ubv6ESWaYD — Uptown Greenwood, SC (@UptownGreenwood) May...
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Kentucky Basketball Will Face Florida, Tennessee, Vanderbilt Twice Every Year With New SEC Scheduling

SEC basketball unveiled a new scheduling format today, giving every team three permanent rivals who they will face twice per season. The conference’s premiere program, Kentucky, drew three of the better programs in the league as its permanent foes.  SEC sets new men’s basketball scheduling format, giving each school three permanent foes. Kentucky’s are Florida, Tennessee...
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Ezekiel Elliott Jokes Since He Can’t Wear A Crop Top Next Season, Urban Meyer Will Instead

Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott took the world by storm with his performance in last year’s College Football Playoff, all while wearing his signature crop-top jersey. That on-field look has since been banned by the NCAA, but Elliott joked that his head coach should pick up where he left off. Since I can’t wear the crop top next year @OSUCoachMeyer says he will wear it...
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Photos: Billy Donovan Gave The Florida Softball Team A Pep Talk Ahead Of CWS Game In OKC

Defending national champion Florida is in Oklahoma City for the opening of the Women’s College World Series, and happen to be staying in a hotel near former UF men’s basketball coach Billy Donovan. Coach Tim Walton became good friends with Donovan during their time in athletic department together, and asked the two time national championship-winning coach to speak to his team...
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

McElwain compliments Muschamp culture at UF, previous staff 'snakebit'

Twitter/@CoachMcElwain Back in late-March, new Florida head coach Jim McElwain had some comments about the Gator roster, which were considered by many to be a shot at previous head coach Will Muschamp. “You’ve got to play the hand you’re dealt,” McElwain said. “And right now, quite honestly, the hand we were dealt is really insufficient at some of the areas.” ...
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Urban Meyer Claims Ohio State Is The Real “DB U”

The debate rages on. Earlier this month, players from LSU, Florida, Oklahoma State and other schools got into a number of Twitter arguments regarding which program should be considered “D.B.U” – meaning, which school produces the best defensive backs when it comes to NFL success. Well, there appears to be a new entrant, and it has a fairly decent spokesman. Ohio State’s...
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: OSU DE Sam Hubbard Got Drilled In The Crotch Playing Dodgeball

As we mentioned earlier, Ohio State players got involved in some competitive dodgeball action yesterday. Freshman defensive end Sam Hubbard would probably rather forget this shot he took in a sensitive area while playing.    BOOOOOOOOOOMMMMM!!! @sam_hubbard_ #DownGoesFrazier #PromKing #15k #SorryNotSorry A video posted by Ohio State Football (@theohiostatefootball) on May...
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Cardale Jones Remains Motivated, Tweets That He Hasn’t “Proved Anything”

Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones has started three games in his collegiate career, but they resulted in wins during the Big Ten title game, the Sugar Bowl, and the College Football National Championship game. Despite his flawless track record, Jones doesn’t seem satisfied. Thursday, he took to Twitter to tell Ohio State fans that he doesn’t feel that he’s proven anything...
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Rivals Claims 5-Star DT Julian Rochester Has Committed To Georgia, 247 Sports Refutes Report

Two weeks ago, five-star defensive tackle Julian Rochester, from Powder Springs, Georgia, announced his top ten, which, oddly, included a spot for any team that could “open” his eyes. Thursday, according to Rivals’ Woody Wommack, Rochester committed to play for the team at the top of his list – the Georgia Bulldogs. Immediately after the news was announced, however, 247 Sports...
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

5-Star WR Shares Set Of Texts He Got From An Alabama Fan

Most of the time, it’s a really bad idea for fans to text college football recruits. But five-star wide receiver Nate Craig-Myers, who decommitted from Auburn earlier this month, seems to be impressed with one young fan – an Alabama supporter – who reached out to him this week. Craig-Myers posted a set of texts he received from a 17-year-old Crimson Tide fan from Atlanta, Georgia...
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

FSU Commit Janarius Robinson Assures He’s Still Committed, But Also Releases Top 10

Uncommitted college recruits releasing top 10 lists is a very common occurrence these days. Now, college recruits who are committed somewhere putting out a top 10 but maintaining they are still loyal to their verbal pledge, well, that’s a different matter. Such is the case for Panama City (Fla.) Bay four-star defensive end Janarius Robinson. Robinson, the No. 1 weakside defensive...
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Michigan’s Road Uniforms May Be Changing In 2015

Nothing stirs the pot quite like uniform changes for college football teams with traditional fan bases. Brace yourselves, Michigan fans – the Wolverines could have a different look for road games in 2015. According to Rivals’ Brandon Brown, Michigan, which, for now, is still sponsored by adidas, could be ditching its prior road threads for a cleaner, more basic design this year...
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

After A Year-Long Study, Auburn Will Not Claim Any More National Titles

Twitter/Auburn The Auburn Tigers claim two national titles in college football – for the 1957 and 2010 seasons. That isn’t going to change, according to the school’s AD, Jay Jacobs. Jacobs told AL.com’s Brandon Marcello earlier this week that while Auburn conducted a year-long study to determine whether it should claim national championships in 1910, 1913, 1914, 1983, 1993...
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: OSU Football Players Had A Very Intense Dodgeball Match Yesterday

Ohio State held its Champions Club dinner yesterday, and the team took part in a slew of activities as well, including softball, cornhole and dodgeball. The dodgeball game got really intense, and the action was captured via a GoPro worn by defensive lineman Tommy Schutt.    Bucks Have More Fun! Ride along POV style with @TommySchutt #ChampionsClub #ChunkyPacquiao #GoPro #GoBucks...
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield Can Hit A Pretty Mean Whip Dance

Baker Mayfield is one of three players vying for the starting quarterback position at the University of Oklahoma. If dancing skills factor into the competition, Mayfield may have the upper hand on teammates Trevor Knight and Cody Thomas. OU wide receiver John Humphrey Jr. posted this video of Mayfield hitting the “Whip” dance on Twitter last night. He may not be on Odell Beckham...
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Everett Golson Confirms Notre Dame Blocked Texas As Transfer Option

Twitter/@247Sports Former Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson is officially headed to Florida State, but if it weren’t for his former school’s restrictions, things might have ended a bit differently. In an interview with Fox Sports’ Bruce Feldman, Golson revealed that Notre Dame did block Texas as a transfer destination, given the fact that the Irish play the Longhorns to...
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Auburn vs. Louisville Gets 3:30 PM CBS Time Slot

Fans of both Auburn and Louisville rejoice – the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game between the Tigers and Cardinals will be televised on CBS, starting at 3:30 PM ET on September 5. CBS announced the addition of the contest to its fall schedule Thursday morning. CBS also announced that Georgia vs. Vanderbilt, on September 12, will take the same time slot. Auburn vs. Louisville in Atlanta...
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-Blue Devil tweeted Durham police pulled gun on him

Nolan Smith compiled an outstanding career at Duke, helping the Blue Devils capture the 2010 National Championship. He’s certainly revered by Duke fans and well-known in the city of Durham, where Duke is located. While back in Durham yesterday, Smith claims he had a tense and odd run-in with members of the Durham police department. According to Smith’s Twitter, he was pulled...
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh: “We’re Not The Biggest Guy On The Block, Michigan State Is”

Twitter/@ByAZuniga Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh spoke at a clinic for Detroit-area high school coaches last night, and one remark he made in particular is already causing a stir. It occurred when he discussed the need for Michigan’s status in its own state, compared to that of rival Michigan State.  Mark Snyder of the Detroit Free Press has the details.  Standing in the...
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Tyus Jones Posted A Heartfelt Instagram Tribute To His Friendship With Jahlil Okafor

Tyus Jones and Jahlil Okafor have been lifelong friends, and their package deal to Duke worked out quite well, as they led the Blue Devils to the 2015 NCAA Tournament title.  Now, as both prepare for next month’s NBA Draft, Jones decided to pay tribute to their friendship and what they have accomplished on the court. In a poignant post on his Instagram account, Jones called Okafor...
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May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

4-Star Safety Eric Monroe Releases Loaded Top 10

Houston (Tex.) North Shore safety Eric Monroe dropped his top 10 on Twitter minutes ago, and the list is impressive. Nearly every program on Monroe’s list is a pre-season top 25 team.  Top 10 LSU A&M Baylor Texas TCU Ole Miss UCLA OU Florida U of H — GrindtimeE (@IBallLikeMelo_) May 28, 2015 The hometown school, Houston, is the true wild card of the group because of what...
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May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Garrick Sherman bashes NCAA in epic drunken Twitter rant

Garrick Sherman was a serviceable big man for Michigan State and later Notre Dame from 2009-2014. He’s now playing overseas in the country of Georgia. His season ended today, so apparently he used his free time to consume some alcohol and get a little rowdy on Twitter.  The result was an epic rant, one which included Sherman bashing the NCAA, sharing that he urinated in a condom...
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May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Fan Produces Parody Of Green Day’s “Minority” Entitled “Oklahoma Quarterback Derby”

The starting quarterback position at Oklahoma is unsettled heading into the summer, and an Oklahoma fan named Eric Kiper decided to have some fun with the competition. Kiper posted a video on his YouTube channel entitled “Oklahoma Quarterback Derby” and it’s a parody of the Green Day hit “Minority.” The lyrics, performed by Ryan Snipes, are pretty catchy and the images...
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May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Kentucky Fans Named Their Daughter After Willie Cauley-Stein, Walk-On Sam Malone

Kentucky basketball fans are one of the most die-hard groups in college sports, and some members of #BBN take it to the next level. One pair of huge Kentucky fans named their newborn daughter after both Willie Cauley-Stein and UK walk-on Sam Malone, their two favorite players. No, really: A woman just told me her friend named her newborn baby “Cauley-Malone Clark” after @THEwillieCS15...
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May 27, 2015  |  Discuss
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