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3-Star WR Camron Buckley Drops Loaded Top 7

Cedar Hill (TX) three-star wide receiver Camron Buckley, who holds offers from several premiere college football programs released his top 7 schools Friday afternoon on Twitter.  As you would imagine, the list is loaded.  pic.twitter.com/aSgKdsfXgr — Camron Buckley(@CAMDAHOUDINI) May 13, 2016 247 Sports has Buckley crystal-balled to Ole Miss at 40-percent, but the 6-foot-1...
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May 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Syracuse’s Richardson, Kansas’ Diallo to stay in NBA Draft

Syracuse guard Malachi Richardson and Kansas forward Cheick Diallo told teams during interviews Friday afternoon at Chicago’s NBA Combine that they have decided to leave the college game behind them and remain in the draft, according to ESPN NBA insider Chad Ford. Both Malachi Richardson & Cheick Diallo told teams in interviews today that they've decided to stay in the draft...
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May 13, 2016  |  Discuss

4-Star WR CeeDee Lamb Drops Top 10 On Twitter

Two weeks back, four-star wide receiver recruit CeeDee Lamb announced that he’d be decommitting from Oklahoma – the school he’d been pledged to since December of 2015. Friday, he revealed a new top 10 list – and it includes the Sooners. It also includes two of their Big 12 rivals and seven SEC schools. Lamb’s options include OU, Oklahoma State, Baylor, Tennessee, Florida...
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May 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Notre Dame QB Malik Zaire Reacts To News Of TE Tyler LuaTua’s Return

It’s not quite clear who will be starting under center when Notre Dame takes the field to kick off the season, but quarterback Malik Zaire seemed pretty excited about the news that tight end Tyler LuaTua will stay in South Bend for the 2016 college football season. Whether it’s Zaire of Deshone Kizer that eventually wins the job, it’s good to see Zaire so invested in his team...
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May 13, 2016  |  Discuss

How A College Baseball Coach and His Dog Were Both Bitten By A Copperhead Snake

On Thursday, we told you about the N.C. State baseball coach, Elliott Avent, who, along with his dog, was bitten by a venomous copperhead snake.  Both Avent and his dog are recovering, but the Wolfpack coach will miss his team’s series against Louisville this weekend because he can’t travel.  Details have emerged from what happened and it’s a pretty scary story.  .@ALaurelABC11...
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May 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Mark May’s Return To Twitter Has Been Incredibly Underwhelming

ESPN college football analyst Mark May is perhaps as known for his ineptitude on social media as he is for his actual in-studio work with the network. May’s Twitter account is one of the more baffling in the sport – mostly because he simply doesn’t know how to use the app on his phone. Here are a few examples of what we dealt with from 2010 to 2013. On my wat to Bristol ...
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May 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Jim Harbaugh Starred In A Hilarious ’90s Video Game Commercial

Campus Insiders has found an awesome 1990s’ video game commercial featuring Jim Harbaugh.  The commercial shows Harbaugh playing the game, Descent II, and then spitting some trash talk at the end.  “You’re going down,” boasts the Michigan head coach, then an NFL quarterback.  Check it out: Jim Harbaugh starred in a 90s video game commercial, and he has a special message...
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May 13, 2016  |  Discuss

3-Star Athlete Rahyme Johnson Announces Decommitment From UCLA

Last July, UCLA secured the commitment of three-star athlete Rahyme Johnson – a 6-foot-5, 200-pound star for the class of 2017. Friday, Johnson informed the college football world that he’s no longer pledged to play for the Bruins. Johnson took to Twitter with a note, thanking head coach Jim Mora and his staff for welcoming him. Johnson once burned USC gear for his followers...
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May 13, 2016  |  Discuss

In Videos: Why FSU’s Dalvin Cook Is Best Running Back In The Country

Florida State running back Dalvin Cook is widely believed to be one of the most exciting players in the country, but college football fans are still debating whether he’s the best running back.  Despite averaging 7.4 yards per carry on his way to 1,691 yards and 19 touchdowns last season, even after missing time with a hamstring injury, Cook still has doubters.  We’re here...
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Notre Dame TE Tyler Luatua Officially Returning To Program After Debating Transferring

Notre Dame tight end Tyler Luatua will stay in South Bend. Head coach Brian Kelly made the news official Friday afternoon. This past February, Luatua announced that he’d be transferring to BYU ahead of the 2016 season. Earlier this week, it was reported by a number of publications that Luatua might have changed his mind on the move. He cited wanting to be closer to his family as...
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Is Ohio State’s J.T. Barrett The Best Quarterback In The Country?

After watching an NFL-record 12 players selected during the first four rounds of the 2016 NFL Draft, Ohio State will be able to lean on starting quarterback J.T. Barrett for support as the Buckeyes embark on the upcoming college football season with new faces all over the field. And Barrett gives them a chance to win it all.  JT Barrett leaves Peppers grabbing for air. pic.twitter...
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Kirby Smart Announces Georgia Has Dismissed DL Chauncey Rivers Following Third Arrest

Georgia’s football program has dismissed defensive lineman Chauncey Rivers following his third arrest in seven months, Kirby Smart announced this afternoon.  Rivers, a four-star defensive end in the 2015 class, was arrested earlier this week for possession of marijuana. It’s the third time he had been arrested on such a charge.  Chauncey Rivers was arrested for the third time...
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May 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Here’s A List Of The Only Teams That Can Win Next Year’s College Football Playoff

Twitter/Playoff Heading into every college football season, there are dozens of fan bases amped – because they believe that their team can finally have that year. They believe that if everything goes right, they’ll be competing for a national title in the College Football Playoff come January. The truth is – there are really only a dozen teams that have a shot in any given...
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May 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Ohio State Football Releases Teaser Video For Buckeyes’ Summer Workouts

The summer months won’t be relaxing ones for Ohio State’s football team.  The Buckeyes start fall camp near the end of the summer, but before that, they’ve got summer workouts.  Ohio State has been teasing about the intensity of these workouts on social media for weeks.  This afternoon, OSU released a bit of a hype video for what Urban Meyer’s players will go through this...
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May 13, 2016  |  Discuss

4-Star S Derrick Tucker Announces Commitment To Texas A&M

Manvel (TX) four-star safety Derrick Tucker, rated as the No. 14 safety in the country by 247 Sports, announced his commitment to Texas A&M Friday afternoon.  The 6-foot-2, 194-pounder chose the Aggies over Texas, Alabama and Nebraska, as well as several others.  #Gig‘em pic.twitter.com/YSc0OeiHP9 —Tuck(@DerrickTucker19) May 13, 2016 Tucker is the sixth and highest-rated...
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May 13, 2016  |  Discuss

The 10 Best Jobs In College Football

What if every college football job in the country was open?  Where does Ohio State rank?  What if an incredible head coach – a Nick Saban, Urban Meyer-type coach – with no ties to any school (so he’s completely unbiased) had the pick of any job he wanted? What job would he take?  We’ve decided to rank the 10 best jobs in college football, with the criteria kind of matching...
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May 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Darren Rovell Reveals Pitch That Got Him The ESPN Job Back In 2000

Love him or hate him, Darren Rovell has done a nice job making a name for himself covering the business of sports for ESPN. Friday, he gave fans an inside look at how he landed the job at the Worldwide Leader almost 16 years ago. Rovell, who graduated from Northwestern back in 2000, apparently put together a compelling pitch for ESPN regarding why the network needed to cover the...
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Video: Kenny Chesney Tells A Great Bobby Bowden Story On ESPN’s ‘Mike & Mike’

Country star Kenny Chesney appeared on ESPN’s Mike & Mike this morning.  During his interview with Adnan Virk (filling in for Mike Greenberg) and Mike Golic, Chesney told a pretty great story about former Florida State coach Bobby Bowden.  Back in the early 2000s, when Bowden was still leading the Seminoles, Chesney convinced the legendary coach to let him take part in...
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May 13, 2016  |  Discuss

4-Star QB Braxton Burmeister Announces Commitment To Arizona

La Jolla (CA) four-star dual-threat quarterback Braxton Burmeister, rated as the No. 8 player at his position in the country by 247 Sports, announced his commitment to Arizona live on Periscope Friday afternoon. The 6-foot-1, 211-pounder withdrew his original commitment from Arizona on March 11, but the Wildcats made a push and earned his pledge yet again on Friday. Braxton Burmeister...
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May 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Photos: Notre Dame Showcases The Internships Its Football Players Have

Football isn’t the only thing Notre Dame’s student-athletes will be focusing on this summer.  Many of the Fighting Irish’s players have significant internships they’ll be participating in over the next few months.  Notre Dame is showcasing some of these internships on Twitter.  IRISH INTERNS: DeShone Kizer Quarterback Finance Major GE Capital Aviation Services Summer...
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Former Ohio State Star Makes NFL Top 100 Players List For 2016

A former Ohio State defensive lineman has made the NFL Network’s “Top 100″ players list for 2016.  Cameron Heyward, a former Buckeyes’ standout and current Pittsburgh Steeler, checks in at No. 88. He’s the first Ohio State player to make the list this year, which has revealed the No. 100 through No. 81 spots.  “He might have the most devastating bull rush in the NFL...
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May 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Quiz: Find Out If You Are A College Football Helmets Expert

Think you know a lot about college football? See how well you do on our latest helmets quiz. It’s pretty tricky!
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May 13, 2016  |  Discuss

ESPN’s Jemele Hill Thinks Leonard Fournette Should Consider Sitting Out The Season

Thursday, it was reported by CBS Sports’ Dennis Dodd that LSU star running back Leonard Fournette, who is thought of as one of the best NFL prospects for next year’s class, has two $10 million insurance policies to protect himself against injury this season. Fournette is set to make millions of dollars if he can finish the season without a major injury – so it’s a smart move...
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ESPN’s Dick Vitale Shares Moving Story About Alabama’s Nick Saban

ESPN college basketball analyst Dick Vitale has been raising money for cancer research for a decade.  The legendary broadcaster has hosted the Dick Vitale Gala for Cancer Research for 10 years. Tonight, he’ll host the event for the 11th straight year. The event has grown tremendously, going from raising $300K the first year to $2.3 million last year.  The gala is typically heavily...
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May 13, 2016  |  Discuss

JUCO OT Linwood Foy III Announces He’ll Sign With Louisville

Louisville received some great news Friday morning when JUCO offensive tackle Linwood Foy announced that he will officially sign with the Cardinals this month.  Foy committed to Louisville on April 9, but has since taken an official visit to Auburn to test the waters i the SEC. But the Cardinals made the biggest impression.  Cardinal Bound #TheVille#D1Bound ACC pic.twitter.com...
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