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Video: Jay Bilas gives Kentucky players motivational speech

ESPN college basketball analyst Jay Bilas may have played for Duke, but that doesn’t mean he won’t mix it up from time to time with head coaches at other big-time basketball schools. Bilas, who is down in the Bahamas to call Kentucky’s “Big Blue Bahamas” tour for the network, recently took the time to speak to the Wildcats’ players about what they can accomplish this...
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August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Alabama QB Greg McElroy Sees ‘No Reason’ Why Mississippi State Can’t Win SEC West

Greg McElroy has not been a college football analyst for a very long period of time, but he appears to already have the unbiased portion of the job requirement down.  Today on ESPN, where the former Alabama quarterback is now an analyst for the recently debuted SEC Network, McElroy spoke highly of Mississippi State. The former national champion quarterback under Nick Saban went...
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August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Alabama Fan Has A ‘KILGUS’ License Plate

The Alabama-Auburn rivalry is quite heated. The loathing between the two programs just got taken to another level, though.  A Crimson Tide fan has a license plate that, apparently, wishes death upon Auburn coach Gus Malzahn.  Check it out:  @ClayTravisBGID looks like the 85% is at it again pic.twitter.com/I0uE0Hrmj2 — AndySES (@Mr_Anderson613) August 14, 2014 That plate was...
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August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Alabama CB John Fulton Says Team Was “Disgusted” With 11-2 Finish Last Season

In the world of college football, it’s clear that not all 11-2 seasons are treated the same. For example, Clemson has been celebrating a successful 2013 campaign, which ended with a big-time victory over Ohio State in the Orange Bowl. Alabama, on the other hand, ripped off 11 straight victories before falling to Auburn in an epic Iron Bowl and then Oklahoma in the Sugar Bowl....
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August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Someone Added A Blurb About The SEC Network Launch To Wikipedia’s “History Of Television” Entry

For college football fans, Thursday’s launch of the SEC Network is a big deal. But we’re not quite sure it ranks up there as one of the top moments in the entire “history of television.” Someone does however, and decided to go in and update the associated Wikipedia entry. SEC fans are proving that yet again, they are in a class of their own. The “History of television”...
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August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Ohio State Recruit Calls Out Urban Meyer In The ALS Ice Bucket Challenege

Urban Meyer might soon be dumping a chilling bucket of ice water over his head.  The Ohio State football coach has been challenged by 2015 dual-threat quarterback Joe Burrow, a Buckeyes’ commit, in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, a trend aiming to raise money for research for Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Those challenged can either donate money to research and/or dump ice water on their...
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August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Vince Young Heads Back To Texas, Will Pull In A $100K Salary

Young kisses the crystal ball. Former Texas Longhorns quarterback Vince Young is easily one of the most popular people in all of Austin after leading his team to a BCS national title back in 2005-2006. After an up-and-down career as a signal-caller in the NFL, it appears he’s headed back to campus full-time to work for the university. Thursday, the school announced that Young will...
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August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Kentucky’s John Calipari Cryptically Says He’s Come Up With One Of His Best Ideas Ever

When it comes to mysterious tweets, John Calipari is as good as it gets.  The Kentucky coach, in the Bahamas for his team’s preseason trip, claims he has come up with one of his best ideas ever. It’s “crazy” and “ridiculous,” but he’s not going to reveal it until “it’s ready to be executed.”  Does the idea even have anything to do with basketball? Probably....
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August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Check Out The Massive New Sign Being Installed At South Carolina’s Williams-Brice Stadium

Williams-Brice Stadium is one of the toughest places to play in college football. South Carolina’s home venue, ranked one of the most intimidating stadiums in the country by us, has helped propel the Gamecocks to 18 consecutive wins in Columbia.  There will be a new sign hanging atop Williams-Brice Stadium this season. It’s currently being installed.  Check it out:  New sign...
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August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Notre Dame RB Greg Bryant Calls Out Entire SEC Regarding Strength Of Schedule

Notre Dame’s 2014 schedule, while difficult, does not feature any SEC opponents, unless of course the Irish face off against one in the postseason. That’s a shame, because Irish running back Greg Bryant apparently has some beef with the entire conference and its scheduling policies.  Bryant, a sophomore tailback who is returning from a knee injury that ended his season prematurely...
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August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Kentucky Players Participate In Samaritan’s Feet In Bahamas In Awesome Act Of Charity

John Calipari made sure his Kentucky team’s trip overseas wasn’t all about basketball.  The Wildcats’ men’s basketball squad, in the Bahamas for a preseason slate of games, participated in Samaritan’s Feet, a charity aimed at giving members of an underprivileged community shoes.  Members of Kentucky’s team spent the day helping children put on socks and shoes.  Calipari...
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August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: ACC writer suits up, calls out UNC RB in funny video

Personally, I would not volunteer myself to stand there and get decked by an FBS-level running back, but hey, to each his own. ACC Sports writer Shawn Krest, apparently far braver than most, had a little fun with a quote that UNC head coach Larry Fedora dropped back in July at the ACC Football Kickoff. Fedora, who compared his running back Elijah Hood to a “bull in a china closet”...
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August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Florida Players Had A Huge Dance-Off Following Wednesday Night Practice

There’s no better way to relieve some preseason camp stress than by having a massive dance-off. That’s what Florida players apparently think, anyway.  Following a Wednesday night practice, a ton of Gators showed off their moves in the team’s facility.  Check it out:  The only thing missing from that video was Will Muschamp.  Florida fans, though, are probably thankful...
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August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: College Football’s Best Cheerleaders, The USC Song Girls, Do The Ice Bucket Challenge

Have you done the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge?  It seems like everyone has, from major college coaches to nearly all the people on your Facebook feed. The point of the challenge is to raise money for ALS, Lou Gehrig’s Disease. You’re supposed to dump a bucket of chilling water over your head, and/or donate money to ALS research, and then challenge friends to do the same. It...
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August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

The College Football Bucket List: The 15 Things Every Fan Should Experience Before They Die

Have you seen the movie, “The Bucket List”? If you haven’t, you should—underrated flick. For those who haven’t, the 2007 film, starring Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman, centers on two dying old men. The terminally ill patients, Edward (Nicholson) and Carter (Freeman), meet in the cancer ward of a hospital—which Edward owns—and, eventually, become friends. Carter has...
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August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

GIF: Virginia Tech Corner Kendall Fuller Makes Awesome One-Handed Interception During Practice

Kendall Fuller has a lot to live up to, his three brothers all played for Virginia Tech and in the NFL, but he’s well underway to honoring his family’s Hokie legacy. Last year, as a true freshman, he started 12 games and was a freshman All-American and Second Team All-ACC selection. This year, it looks like he’s ready to continue to make plays for the strong Hokie defense....
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier Takes Shot At Texas A&M’s Recent Strength Of Schedule

IG/thebigspur247 South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier has seemingly been taking shots at cross-state rival Clemson every other week this offseason. Wednesday, he reportedly decided to go after another opponent on the Gamecocks’ 2014 schedule. According to Josh Kendall of GoGamecocks.com, Spurrier has not been impressed with Texas A&M’s non-conference scheduling over the...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Northwestern All-American Venric Mark To Transfer

In a Chicago Tribune article from Tuesday, Northwestern star running back Venric Mark said that he would “embrace” the two game suspension that he was slated to serve for a violation of team rules. Now, it appears that he will not suit up in any games for the Wildcats. In fairly shocking news, Mark is reportedly transferring out of Northwestern. #Northwestern announces Venric...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Videos: Syracuse Football Goes Through Military Team Building Drills At Fort Drum

For the last few seasons, Syracuse football has been making the trip up to Fort Drum, home to the U.S. Army’s 10th Mountain Division, for the second week of fall camp to work on team building and leadership training, and to build the program’s connection with the local troops.  Syracuse athletics released a video showing some of the drills that the soldiers had the team do....
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Sam Tweets Support For Arizona State’s Chip Sarafin

Earlier Wednesday, Arizona State walk-on lineman Edward “Chip” Sarafin revealed, via a profile by Compete Magazine, that he is gay. It didn’t take long for St. Louis Rams defensive end Michael Sam, who came out this past February, to take to social media to show his support for Sarafin, who will soon become the first openly gay active college football player. Check it out:...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Wisconsin Coach Gary Andersen Won His Entire Team Bucket Hats With A Perfect 60-Yard Golf Ball Chip

Wisconsin’s football players probably have a decent amount of Badgers gear, but earlier this week, they each apparently gained one more item for their wardrobe – a bucket hat. Badgers head coach Gary Andersen held a contest called the “bucket hat challenge”, which featured one player from each position group trying to land a golf ball inside the Wisconsin “W” at midfield...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona State OL comes out, is first openly gay D1 player

Twitter/@RobSchumacher1 This spring, former Missouri defensive lineman Michael Sam broke down a huge barrier in sports, becoming the first openly gay football player ahead of the NFL Draft Combine. Now, Arizona State senior offensive lineman Edward “Chip” Sarafin is following in Sam’s footsteps, and this season, will be the first openly gay active player in college football...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

When Does The 2014 College Football Season Start?

Twitter/@LSUfball College football fans, the wait is almost over. The 2014 campaign is set to begin in just two weeks, when Abilene Christian takes on Georgia State at 7:00 PM EST on Wednesday, August 27. But as we’re all aware, it won’t be just the Wildcats and the Panthers squaring off that first week.  Thursday will feature 14 matchups, including Texas A&M vs. South Carolina...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Notre Dame Releases Official 2014 Hype Promo

High quality school-made hype videos are always appreciated, as programs have access to the full archive of amazing plays and moments from the previous season and throughout history. The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are no different. ND released its “2014 Football Primer” on Tuesday, and it certainly gets you in the mood for some football. Our two main takeaways? 1.) Brian Kelly’s...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Coach on Braxton Miller: He doesn't scare you as a passer

Through nearly three full seasons as the starting quarterback at Ohio State, Braxton Miller has thrown for 5,292 yards and 52 touchdowns. He completed 63 percent of his passes and was the 14th-highest rated quarterback in the country in 2013.  According to one anonymous coach, though, the Buckeyes’ senior Heisman contender doesn’t scare opposing teams as a passer.  Will #4...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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