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College Football Players Bashing The NCAA Over Decision On Sound Mind Sound Body Ruling

Sound Mind Sound Body Football Academy, a Detroit-based institution, has existed for 12 years. It attempts to help young football players get exposure to FBS coaches while also teaching them valuable life lessons. The camp has expanded nationally and will hold camps this summer in Atlanta, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C, among other places.  Because of the NCAA’s ruling on satellite...
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April 10, 2016  |  Discuss

David Shaw cracks funny joke about satellite camps

The Pac-12 was one of the four Power 5 conferences to vote against the use of satellite camps, so it makes sense that Stanford’s David Shaw would be against them. This quote from the 43-year-old coach is puzzling, though. It appears Shaw is throwing shade at the academic standing of the entire southeast region of the United States. David Shaw says no reason for satellite...
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April 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Man arrested for murder of former Saints DE Will Smith

New Orleans police have arrested the man accused of killing former Ohio State star defensive end Will Smith and injuring his wife, Raquel. Cardell Hayes, a 28-year-old former prep football star, has been arrested and charged for the fatal shooting of the former Saints’ 34-year-old defensive lineman. Hayes allegedly shot Smith multiple times after a fender-bender in the Lower...
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April 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Johnny Manziel Says He’s Living With Fellow Texas A&M Star Von Miller

TMZ met up with Johnny Manziel in Hollywood Saturday night.  During the interview, the former Texas A&M star revealed that he’s now living with fellow former Aggie Von Miller.  Manziel also said it would be cool to play with Miller and former Aggie Gary Gubiak on the Denver Broncos.  Here’s the video. 
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April 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Urban Meyer, Ohio State community react to Will Smith murder

One of the best defensive players in the history of Ohio State’s football program was killed Saturday night. Will Smith, a former Buckeye defensive end, was murdered in a road-rage incident in New Orleans after his car was rear-ended. The 34-year-old leaves behind his wife and three children. He spent his entire NFL career with the Saints. Urban Meyer, Jim Tressel and other members...
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April 10, 2016  |  Discuss

What Ohio State’s Will Smith Was Doing Before He Was Murdered On Saturday

Former Ohio State and New Orleans Saints’ defensive end Will Smith was murdered Saturday night in a road-rage incident.  Smith, 34, was in the car with his wife when he was rear-ended in the Lower Garden District of New Orleans. An argument ensued between Smith and the driver of the other car. The driver of the other car, a Hummer, pulled out a handgun and shot Smith multiple...
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April 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Photo: Masters’ Contender Promoting Leonard Fournette For Heisman On His Golf Club

Leonard Fournette’s 2016 Heisman Trophy campaign started in Augusta, Ga.  The LSU running back is being promoted for the award by former Tiger Smylie Kaufman, the 24-year-old golfer who’s in contention at The Masters heading into the tournament’s final day.  Kaufman has “7 For Heisman” and “LSU” inscribed on one of his Cleveland wedges.  LSU’s Smylie Kaufman...
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April 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Former Ohio State Defensive End Will Smith Shot To Death In New Orleans

Will Smith, a former defensive end at Ohio State, was shot to death in New Orleans late Saturday night.  The 34-year-old was shot in the Lower Garden District of the city, according to the Times-Picayune, after his car was rear-ended and an argument ensued. Smith’s wife was wounded and taken to the hospital. The shooter is being questioned and the gun has been recovered, per...
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4-Star OT Grayson Reed Announces Texas A&M Commitment

Texas A&M just landed a big commitment from Houston (Tex.) Cypress Creek four-star offensive tackle Grayson Reed, who announced his decision on Twitter.  ITS OFFICIAL! #Gigemgang17 pic.twitter.com/63IgF0gjDA — Grayson Reed#⃣7⃣7⃣ (@gray_reed77) April 10, 2016 The 6-foot-5, 295-pound Reed is the No. 29 offensive tackle in the 2017 class per 247Sports’ Composite Rankings.
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April 09, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: This TD pass in Saturday's Texas A&M Spring Game

Texas A&M wide receiver Christian Kirk’s pass-catching and playmaking prowess is well known, but who knew Kirk could also sling the rock a little bit? The rising sophomore, who broke the 1,000-yard mark last fall, tossed a beautiful 36-yard scoring pass to Speedy Noil during today’s spring game.  Might the Aggies bring this wrinkle back during the regular season?
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April 09, 2016  |  Discuss

5-Star LB VanDarius Cowan Flips To Alabama From Florida State

Alabama just scored a major recruiting coup, flipping Palm Beach Gardens (Fla.) five-star linebacker VanDarius Cowan from Florida State.  Cowan committed to FSU in December but took an unofficial visit to Tuscaloosa this weekend.  Roll Tide pic.twitter.com/MMF3uXdtBc — VanDarius Cowan #8 (@vandarius98) April 9, 2016 Familypic.twitter.com/sOXSSguqA3 — VanDarius Cowan #8...
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NFL Mock Draft 4.0: Final Edition

With the 2016 NFL Draft now just weeks away, some of the top players in the class are that much closer to achieving their dreams. Pro Days are now behind us. The NFL Combine seems a distant memory. And players are now set to take center stage in Chicago beginning April 28.  We’ve seen draft stocks rise and fall over the past couple months, with a handful of players sneaking up...
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April 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Photo/Video: Oklahoma Received Its Big 12 Champions Rings Today

Today was Oklahoma’s annual spring game, but the Sooners also commemorated the 2015 season by receiving their Big 12 Champions rings. Former player Charles Tapper and others showed them off on Instagram.    Guess what we got today A photo posted by Oklahoma Football (@ou_football) on Apr 9, 2016 at 3:10pm PDT   #PTF #Cruseason #awesome A video posted by Charles...
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5-Star SG Josh Jackson, Nation’s No. 1 Recruit, Will Announce Decision Monday

Five-star shooting guard Josh Jackson, the nation’s No. 1 recruit in the class of 2016, will announce his decision on Monday, per reporters at today’s Nike Hoop Summit. Jackson told the media that he will reveal his decision on Twitter, eschewing the pomp and circumstance of the uber-popular televised announcements.  He is choosing between Kansas, Arizona and Michigan State...
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April 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: 94-Year-Old Lou Sossamon Scored 1st TD Of South Carolina’s Alumni Game

South Carolina held its annual spring game today and unveiled some new uniform combinations in the process.  Before the current Gamecocks took the field, former players participated in an alumni game. Early in this exhibition, a very cool moment took place. Ninety-four-year-old Lou Sossamon, the first All-American in South Carolina program history, took a hand-off near the goal...
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April 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Photos: Former FSU Stars Jameis Winston And Rashad Greene Are At ‘Noles Spring Game

Jameis Winston and Rashad Greene accomplished a lot in their time at Florida State. The pair relived some of their glory days at the Seminoles’ annual spring game at the Citrus Bowl in Orlando this afternoon. @Jaboowins #NFLNoles pic.twitter.com/9XGxhedV5x — FSU Football (@FSU_Football) April 9, 2016 Cool to see 2011 MVP Rashad Greene back here for the @FSU_Football spring...
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Clemson Sets Spring Game Attendance Record

Today, the Clemson Tigers hosted their annual spring game at Death Valley. Fresh off an appearance in the College Football Playoff title game, Clemson set a spring game attendance record with an announced crowd of 50.500. This gathering obliterates the previous record of 37,000, set last year.  THANK YOU to the estimated 50,500 in attendance today — a #Clemson Spring Game record...
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April 09, 2016  |  Discuss

JUCO OL Linwood Foy Commits To Louisville

Louisville just added a commitment from Santa Clarita (Calif.) College of the Canyons offensive lineman Linwood Foy. Foy committed while on an official visit to campus.   Committed!!!!!!! UofL #cardinals  pic.twitter.com/uBkyhKkfko — Linwood Foy (@LinwoodFoy_3) April 9, 2016 The 6-foot-5, 295-pound Foy also received interest from Baylor, Missouri, Colorado and Texas Tech and others.
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April 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Photo: Draymond Green Shows Off Customized Michigan State Scoot-E-Bike

The Scoot-E-Bike is the newest means of personal transportation to hit the market, courtesy of former rapper Ray J. It has a funny-sounding name but it seems some celebs are already shilling it and using it.  Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green not only has a Scoot-E-Bike, he got it customized as well. Green showed off his specialized wheels, which pay homage to his alma mater...
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April 09, 2016  |  Discuss

LB Ayinde Eley Is Maryland’s 2nd 4-Star Commitment Of The Day

Maryland landed its second four-star commitment in a matter of minutes a short time ago, as Olney (Md.) Our Lady of Good Counsel linebacker Ayinde Eley announced he was pledging to the Terps.  Eley joins another local prospect, four-star quarterback Kasim Hill, in committing to Maryland today.   Blessed to say I am 100% committed to the university of MARYLAND #FearTheMovement...
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April 09, 2016  |  Discuss

4-Star QB Kasim Hill Announces Commitment To Maryland

Baltimore (MD) 2017 pro-style quarterback Kasim Hill, rated as the No. 13 quarterback in the class by 247 Sports, announced his decision to commit to Maryland Saturday afternoon.  With offers from programs like Michigan, Michigan State and Penn State, it was Maryland that made the biggest impression.  very excited and blessed to say I am committed to the University of Maryland...
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April 09, 2016  |  Discuss

South Carolina Unveils Uniform Combinations For 2016 In Awesome Video

With South Carolina’s spring football game underway in Columbia (SC), Gamecocks fans are getting their first glimpse of the team under first-year head coach Will Muschamp. But the new and exciting didn’t stop there.  South Carolina also unveiled the uniform combinations for the upcoming 2016 college football season on Twitter with this awesome video. Take a look at the uniform...
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April 09, 2016  |  Discuss

4-Star OT Blaise Andries Announces Commitment To Minnesota

The Minnesota Golden Gophers just landed their first commitment of the 2017 recruiting class.  Marshall (MN) 2017 offensive tackle Blaise Andries, rated as a four-star by Scout, announced his decision to commit to Minnesota Saturday afternoon on Twitter. After visiting the likes of Michigan State, Oklahoma and Nebraska over the last month, Andries felt comfortable enough to give...
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April 09, 2016  |  Discuss

4-Star WR Isaiah Hodges Releases Top 5 Schools

Walnut Creek (CA) 2017 wide receiver Isaiah Hodges, rated as a four-star by 247 Sports, announced his top 5 schools late Friday night, hinting that his decision is coming “soon.” While he holds offers from several other programs, these five – in no specific order – are in the lead.  Soon… pic.twitter.com/JYBxqrOPJ2 — Isaiah Hodgins (@IsaiahHodgins) April 9, 2016 At...
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Video: Watch Oklahoma’s Eric Striker Go Yard During “Ball For A Cause” Softball Game

While former Oklahoma linebacker Eric Striker has his sights set on the 2016 NFL Draft, he took time out Saturday afternoon to participate in the annual “Ball For A Cause” softball game ahead of the Sooners’ spring football game.  It’s clear Striker has been in the gym, because it didn’t take long for him to go yard. Oklahoma football’s official Twitter account posted...
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April 09, 2016  |  Discuss
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