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2016 4-Star RB Amir Rasul Reaffirms Commitment To Florida State

Amir Rasul, a four-star running back in the 2016 class, has been committed to Florida State since July.  Lately, though, some have been wondering if the 5-foot-10, 200-pound tailback would flip to another school on National Signing Day. He’s taken to some official visits to other schools (Alabama, North Carolina) and a de-commitment from the Seminoles seemed possible. But that...
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January 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Michigan Lands Preferred Walk-On Commitment From 2016 WR Kerrick Hahn

Kerrick Hahn, a wide receiver out of Florida in the 2016 class, has committed to Michigan.  The 5-foot-9, 164-pound recruit from Bradenton, Fla., will be a preferred walk-on in the Wolverines’ class.  He announced his commitment on Twitter.  Excited to announce that I will be furthering my education and continuing my football career at the University of Michigan!!! Go Blue...
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January 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Former Ole Miss QB Maikhail Miller killed in car accident

Former Ole Miss quarterback Maikhail Miller was killed in a car wreck on Saturday, according to WMC Action News 5.  The accident occurred on Highway 78 near Holly Springs, Miss.  Miller was 23. Reminded how short life can be tonight. So sorry to hear of Maikhail Miller's death. Prayers to his family. What are we doing with our dash? — Hugh Freeze (@CoachHughFreeze) January...
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January 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Videos: Ohio State 4-Star RB Commit Todd Sibley Periscoping His Recruiting Visit

Todd Sibley, a four-star running back in the 2017 class committed to Ohio State, is currently in Columbus.  The 5-foot-11, 205-pound tailback out of Akron, Ohio, is at the Buckeyes’ campus for a junior day visit.  Sibley gave his followers an inside look at his visit, Periscoping for about six minutes while he was inside the Woody Hayes Athletic Facility. You can re-watch the...
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January 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Videos: Braxton Miller’s Top 5 Plays Of Senior Bowl Week

Braxton Miller’s week at the Senior Bowl is over.  It was a good one – a really good one.  The former Ohio State quarterback-turned-wide receiver dazzled with his speed and route-running ability, impressing all of the analysts and scouts in attendance. This led to Miller being voted the practice performer of the week by a panel of NFL analysts and scouts.  Here are Miller’s...
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January 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Nebraska 4-Star QB Commit Patrick O’Brien Responds To Huskers’ QB Transfer

Nebraska’s football program landed a quarterback transfer on Saturday. The Huskers received a pledge from former Tulane quarterback Tanner Lee, who has to sit out next season and has one year of eligibility remaining.  Patrick O’Brien, a four-star Nebraska quarterback commit in the 2016 class, responded to the news on Twitter.  His thoughts: bring on the competition.  Competition...
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January 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Reports: 4-Star OT, Ex-Michigan Commit Erik Swenson Commits To Oklahoma

Four-star offensive tackle Erik Swenson, a long-time Michigan commit whose de-commitment stirred up some controversy, has committed to Oklahoma while on official visit.  Blessed to say that I have committed to attend the University of Oklahoma #OUDNA #Sooners pic.twitter.com/kHhMMCpZAz — Erik Swenson (@Eiek77) January 31, 2016 Swenson, out of Downers Grove (Ill.) South, is the...
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January 30, 2016  |  Discuss

4-Star WR Ahmmon Richards Names Top 3 On Twitter

Four-star wide receiver recruit Ahmmon Richards, who comes from Wellington, Florida, has named his final three schools. Richards is down to nearby Miami (FL) and two bitter rivals from the SEC – Alabama and Auburn. According to PalmBeachPost.com, Miami’s coaching staff is confident they will land the star wideout. Richards included photos of himself with Nick Saban, Gus Malzahn...
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January 30, 2016  |  Discuss

4-Star ATH Lil’Jordan Humphrey Commits To Texas

Southlake (Tex.) Carroll four-star athlete Lil’ Jordan Humphrey announced his commitment to Texas minutes ago on a local TV station. Humphrey also tweeted the news.  I’m a longhorn baby #Hookem #Believe #LetsRide pic.twitter.com/QWMMzCDe8z — Lil’Jordan Humphrey (@LJ_Humphrey23) January 31, 2016 The 6-foot-5, 200-pound Humphrey is the 19th-rated athlete in the 2016 class...
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2017 4-Star OL Tyrese Robinson Announces Oklahoma Commitment

Oklahoma dipped into Texas today to secure a commitment from a coveted 2017 recruit.  McKinney (Tex.) four-star offensive guard Tyrese Robinson became the fifth commit in the Sooners’ 2017 class, and the fourth with a four-star rating.  Blessed to say I have committed to the university of Oklahoma! #OUDNA #BoomerSooner  pic.twitter.com/jvhI4mMc94 — Tyrese Robinson (@tyrese_robinson...
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January 30, 2016  |  Discuss

UCLA signs 9-year-old boy battling brain tumor to 2016 class

Stories like these are always fun to read and write about, and they illustrate the profound impact sports can have.  Earlier Saturday, UCLA football announced the “signing” of nine-year-old Cade Spinello to its 2016 class. Spinello, as Fox Sports explains, is legally blind as the result of a brain tumor.  He’s been a Bruin fan for a while, so this had to be a dream come...
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January 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Oklahoma Survived Against LSU On Isaiah Cousins’ Game-Winning Jumper

No. 1 Oklahoma has escaped Baton Rouge with a hard-fought victory over upset-minded LSU. The Sooners survived, 77-75, on an Isaiah Cousin jump-shot in the final seconds. NBC Sports’ Rob Dauster has the footage of Cousins’ game-winner and Tim Quarterman’s unsuccessful tying attempt at the buzzer. The Sooners will stay atop the AP Poll for another week. 
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January 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: LSU’s Ben Simmons Threw Down A Sick Reverse Dunk

LSU is leading No. 1 Oklahoma midway through the second half and appears poised for the upset.  A few minutes ago, the Tigers’ freshman star Ben Simmons showed why he’s a player of the year candidate and the projected No. 1 pick in June’s NBA Draft. After receiving the ball on the left wing, the southpaw Simmons drove left, beat the defense and threw down a sick reverse jam...
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January 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: JUCO OL Paul Ramirez Becomes Arkansas’ 3rd Commitment Of The Day

It’s been quite a day for Arkansas football. The Razorbacks just picked up their third commitment of the afternoon, courtesy of junior college offensive lineman Paul Ramirez. Ramirez posted video of him on Twitter committing to Bret Bielema by symbolically “dropping the mic” on his recruitment.  Announcing my commitment the University of Arkansas. The mike has been dropped...
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January 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Former Tulane QB Tanner Lee Announces He Will Transfer To Nebraska

Tanner Lee, who started at quarterback for Tulane this past season but transferred after a coaching change, announced moments ago that he will be taking his talents to Nebraska.  Lee, who must sit out the 2016 season and has one year of eligibility remaining, also visited LSU.  #GBR pic.twitter.com/KK2OVvR39m — Tanner Lee (@tannerlee12) January 30, 2016 Lee, who fits best in...
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Photos/Video: Notre Dame Has Begun Its Annual “Pot Of Gold” Recruiting Campaign

For the past couple of years, Notre Dame has executed its “Pot of Gold” recruiting campaign. It involves sending recruits a slew of letters and pamphlets about the program.  Each year has a theme. This year’s appears to the lottery/scratch-offs. Cornerback commit Julian Love posted a photo of his “Pot of Gold.” Each number on a “ticket” corresponds with a number of...
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January 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Arkansas Lands Commitment From 3-Star LB Dee Walker

Arkansas has added a commitment from weekend official visitor Dee Walker, a three-star linebacker out of Moultrie (Ga.) Colquitt County High School.  Walker announced the news on Twitter.  Proud to say I Will be taking my talents to The university of Arkansas #WPS #UnCommon pic.twitter.com/qr4ir28vkM — Dee walker (@deemontana11111) January 30, 2016 The 6-foot-3, 210-pound...
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2017 4-Star DE Jonathan Ford Has Committed To Miami

Miami landed a major local recruit earlier today when Fort Lauderdale (Fla.) Dillard four-star junior defensive end Jonathan Ford committed to the Hurricanes, according to multiple reports. Ryan Bartow of 247Sports broke the news.  Breaking: Four-star defensive end Jonathan Ford commits to #Miami. https://t.co/FBLlwApmLZ @DavidLake3 @SWiltfong247 @jcshurburtt — Ryan Bartow (...
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January 30, 2016  |  Discuss

2017 4-Star OL Matt Bockhorst Announces Commitment To Clemson

Clemson just added a big piece to its 2017 class, literally.  Cincinnati (Oh,) St. Xavier four-star offensive guard Matt Bockhorst has committed to the Tigers, he announced on Twitter this afternoon.  I am extremely proud to annouce that I have officially committed to further my education and football career at Clemson University! #ALLIN — Matt Bockhorst (@MattBockhorst) January...
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January 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Former Michigan RB/DB Ross Taylor-Douglas Is Transferring To Rutgers

Former Michigan RB/DB Ross Taylor-Douglas won’t have to leave the Big Ten to finish out his college football career. The former four-star recruit is transferring to Rutgers, he confirmed on Twitter moments ago.  Taylor-Douglas committed to the Scarlet Knights while on a weekend official visit in New Jersey.  I am proud to announce I have committed to Rutgers University to play...
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January 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Michigan Has Added A Silent Commit Who Will Announce On NSD

In the world of college football recruiting, the idea of silent commitments — recruits who have pledged to a school but are keeping their decision under wraps for the time being — is one that always gets fans going. Rumors or reports of a silent commit stir up intrigue and speculation within a fan base.  Yesterday, Maize ‘n’ Brew’s Brandon Justice reported that Michigan...
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January 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Ezekiel Elliott Trolls Michigan, Retweets Photo Of Himself Hurdling Wolverines Logo

Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott never lost to Michigan in his collegiate career, so he certainly has bragging rights over the Wolverines and their fans. Friday, he exercised those rights on Twitter. Elliott, who is soon headed to the NFL, retweeted a fan edit of himself hurdling the Michigan logo. Ohio State supporters will enjoy it greatly:  The Ohio State vs. Michigan...
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January 30, 2016  |  Discuss

4-Star OT Devery Hamilton Officially Flips From Michigan To Stanford

Early Saturday morning, it was reported by 247 Sports that four-star offensive tackle Devery Hamilton, who committed to play for Michigan back in June, would be backing out of his pledge to the Wolverines and instead commit to Stanford. Minutes ago, Hamilton made it official on Twitter, thanking the Wolverines staff. Hamilton reportedly had an in-home visit from Cardinal head coach...
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January 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: 2 Kansas Fans Get Engaged Live On ESPN’s College GameDay

ESPN’s College GameDay had a little bit of everything Saturday morning – including a marriage proposal. Two Kansas fans – Remington Miller and his girlfriend Alli – got engaged in front of hundreds of Jayhawks supporters, live on television. Rece Davis and Jay Williams loved it: Alli didn’t even look at the ring before making her decision. OMG YOU GUYS!! https://t.co/8ttjtd0NFG...
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January 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel Reportedly Had An “Altercation” With His Girlfriend Early This Morning

Former Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel – who was drafted by the Cleveland Browns back in 2014 – just can’t seem to keep himself out of the headlines. Saturday morning, yet again, he’s found his way into the news for the wrong reasons. According to a number of reports, the Fort Worth Police Department was called early Saturday morning regarding an “altercation...
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January 30, 2016  |  Discuss
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