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Photo: South Carolina Fan In Coast Guard Loses Bet, Forced To Wear Clemson Tiger Paw On Flight Helmet For A Year

College football’s rivalry week was last month, but we’re still learning about some of the bets that fans lost when their team fell to its archrival. Today, a Clemson fan tweeted out a picture of a member of the Coast Guard who supports South Carolina. Because the Tigers took down the Gamecocks, 35-17, the member of the Coast Guard has to wear the Clemson tiger paw on his flight...
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Video: Penn State Fan Has An Amazing Nittany Lions-Themed Christmas Light Show

Now that we’re in the middle of the holiday season, videos of people setting up Christmas light shows at their houses are becoming increasingly popular. This Penn State fan’s show may be the best one that we’ve seen so far this year. The fan — whose name is Bob Witt, according to the video’s description — synced his light show with the Nittany Lion song, “Lion Fanfare...
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CSU Fan Has Edited Scott Frost’s Wikipedia Page, Making Him Rams Head Coach, Putting Team In Big 12

Colorado State fans have a reason to be optimistic. Even though they lost head coach Jim McElwain to Florida, the team is 10-2 and has a good bowl match-up against Utah to look forward to. A wishful-thinking Rams fan has his choice for next CSU head coach, and made it known via Wikipedia. The fan has Oregon offensive coordinator Scott Frost taking the opening in Fort Collins…oh...
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Report: Wisconsin To Introduce Paul Chryst As Its New Head Coach On Wednesday

It finally looks like Pitt head coach Paul Chryst will take the head coaching job at Wisconsin. According to a report by Benjamin Worgull of BadgerNation.com, the school will announce on Wednesday that Chryst will return to Madison after coaching the Panthers for three years. Sources saying Paul Chryst will be introduced as UW football’s 30th head coach at 6 p.m. CT tomorrow....
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Five reasons why FSU is going to win the CFB Playoff

Good luck stopping Winston. On New Year’s Day, the undefeated Florida State Seminoles will attempt to defend their national title in the Rose Bowl against the Oregon Ducks, the Pac-12 champions. Should FSU prevail, it’ll get the winner of the Alabama vs. Ohio State Sugar Bowl matchup. While most college football fans would love to see Jameis Winston & Co. take on the...
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Miami QB Brad Kaaya On ESPN’s ‘The U Part 2′ Documentary: ‘We Need To Be Part 3′

Twitter/@JoeUCane Following Saturday’s Heisman ceremony, ESPN debuted its latest “30 for 30″ documentary, “The U Part 2.” The follow-up to “The U,” one of the most popular 30 for 30′s ever, covers the Miami’s resurgence under Butch Davis, the dominant teams on the early BCS era, and the downfall late in Larry Coker’s time in Coral Gables and the recent NCAA issues...
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Auburn WR Duke Williams Hints That He May Be Headed To The NFL Draft

Could Duke Williams be on his way to the NFL? According to a tweet sent out by Auburn’s wide receiver, it looks like he may be leaning towards declaring for the 2015 Draft. Williams tweeted out that he needs to consider what is best for him and his family earlier today. I have to do what’s best for me and my family — IG:OHHKILLEM_ONE (@YFBurnna_cmh) December 16, 2014 Of course...
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Video: Dabo Swinney Announces Four Players As ‘Permanent’ Clemson Captains

Clemson only has its Russell Athletic Bowl against Oklahoma remaining this season, but the Tigers have just voted for their four “permanent” team captains for the season. During an interview, Dabo Swinney announced that seniors Grady Jarrett and Stephone Anthony are the defensive captains, while graduate student Sam Cooper and senior Adam Humphries are the offensive captains...
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Michigan State QB Connor Cook Says He Will Return For His Senior Season, Has “Unfinished Business”

Cook will reportedly come back for his senior season. Good news, Michigan State fans: starting quarterback Connor Cook will reportedly return for his senior season. Cook told ESPN that he made his decision because he has “unfinished business” in East Lansing. Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook says he has “unfinished business” that he would like to take care of and...
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Florida State DB Jalen Ramsey Doesn’t Understand Why The Seminoles Are An Underdog To Oregon

Florida State is currently a nine point underdog to Oregon in the Rose Bowl, according to Bovada. It is a pretty big line, especially because the Seminoles haven’t lost a game in since 2012. FSU defensive back Jalen Ramsey is a bit confused as to why his squad is an underdog against Marcus Mariota and the Ducks. In his eyes, the ‘Noles have won 29 games in a row and aren’t...
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Auburn CB Kalvaraz Bessent: Tigers’ Will Muschamp-Led Defense Is Going To Be Like The Seattle Seahawks’ D

The Will Muschamp hire has caused quite a lot of excitement among Auburn’s defensive players.  One player in particular seems to be more thrilled than others. Kalvaraz Bessent, a freshman cornerback, has some extremely high expectations for his unit in upcoming seasons.  The Tigers’ Muschamp-led defense is going to be similar to that of the Seattle Seahawks, Bessent says....
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Report: Nebraska’s Randy Gregory, USC’s Leonard Williams Finalizing Plans To Enter NFL Draft

Arguably the two best defensive line prospects in college football appear to be headed to the NFL. Nebraska’s Randy Gregory and USC’s Leonard Williams are reportedly finalizing plans to enter the 2015 NFL Draft, according to Bleacher Report’s Matt Miller. May be a foregone conclusion, but I’m told Randy Gregory (Nebraska) and Leonard Williams (USC) are finalizing plans to...
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Video: Snoop Dogg Welcomes Arizona State To The Adidas Family

Among his many roles, Snoop Dogg is adidas’ “Director of Football Development.” As a representative of the company, Snoop recorded a quick message for its newest NCAA partner, Arizona State. Welcome to #teamadidas @FootballASU !! https://t.co/0r83WWiHJL — Snoop Dogg (@SnoopDogg) December 16, 2014 Earlier today, adidas released a statement welcoming Arizona State to the...
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Arizona Basketball, A Nike School, Takes A Subtle Shot At Arizona State For Signing With Adidas

Arizona State athletics announced Tuesday afternoon that they had signed an apparel deal with Adidas. The Sun Devils, previously with Nike, signed an eight-year contract with the brand.  Arizona, a Nike school and ASU’s rival, took this as an opportunity to take a shot at their in-state opponent.  The Wildcats’ men’s basketball Twitter account tweeted this Tuesday afternoon...
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TCU Gives Gary Patterson New Deal, Extends His Contract ‘Through The Decade’

TCU’s Gary Patterson had one of his best seasons as head coach, elevating a Horned Frogs team that went 4-8 in 2013 to the doorstep of the College Football Playoff this season. As a reward, and to try to ensure that he won’t jump ship to a bigger program, TCU has extended Patterson. While the school hasn’t disclosed the specifics of the deal, Patterson will be under contract...
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Arizona State Athletics Announces 8-Year Partnership With Adidas

Arizona State football had some very slick looks this season, and we may be getting even more cool uniforms from the Sun Devils over the next few seasons. This afternoon, ASU announced an eight year partnership with apparel company adidas.  Welcome to the @adidasUS family, @TheSunDevils. #teamadidasASU pic.twitter.com/afNkh1tvHT — Michael Ehrlich (@adidasUSPRGuy) December 16...
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Michigan State OL Jack Allen Says It’s Not Fun Mimicking Baylor’s Offense In Practice Because He’s Fat

Michigan State is a little more than two weeks away from its bowl game against Baylor. The No. 8-ranked Spartans are set to take on the No. 5-ranked Bears in the Cotton Bowl Jan. 1.  It’ll be a matchup of two teams that play very different styles of football. Baylor, the nation’s leading-scoring team, relies on its offense and likes to play fast; Michigan State, which boasts...
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2014 College Football Bowl Season: College Spun’s Staff Picks

Will Muschamp’s excited, are you? The most wonderful time of the college football season is almost here, as we are on the cusp of bowl season. Starting on Dec. 20, 72 teams will play in various bowls, while the top four squads in the country — Alabama, Oregon, Florida State and Ohio State — will compete to win the inaugural College Football Playoff. This bowl season is jam...
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Mississippi State’s Dan Mullen Considers DC Geoff Collins To Florida ‘A Lateral Move’

Earlier today, there was a big development with Jim McElwain’s Florida coaching staff, when reports came out that he would be hiring defensive coordinator Geoff Collins, the leader of Mississippi State’s 10th-ranked 2014 scoring defense. This is a big loss for Dan Mullen’s Mississippi State program, and the Bulldogs’ head coach seems a bit salty about losing Collins. Mullen...
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Florida’s Jim McElwain Trying To Flip Louisville QB Commit, Doesn’t Seem Sold On Treon Harris

Florida fans were happy to see freshman quarterback Treon Harris play this year, but that seems more because of the less-attractive alternative. In eight games, Harris threw for 896 yards on 50-for-100 passing, as well as seven touchdowns and three interceptions. He added 291 yards and three touchdowns on the ground as well. He replaced junior Jeff Driskel, who threw for 1,092 yards...
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Report: Jim Harbaugh to Michigan becoming more likely

Michigan seems to have zeroed in on a coaching candidate. Will the Wolverines be able to land him?  Most reports lean towards “yes”.  With LSU’s Les Miles and Mississippi State’s Dan Mullen both claiming they won’t be headed to Ann Arbor, Mich., Jim Harbaugh – the man who has seemingly been Michigan’s top choice all along – appears to be the only top candidate...
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Report: Bo Pelini Is Set To Be Named The Head Coach At Youngstown State

Bo Pelini is coming home.  The former Nebraska coach, who was fired after seven seasons in Lincoln, Neb., is set to be named the head coach at Youngstown State University, an FCS program. Pelini, 47, is a Youngstown, Ohio native.  Former Ohio State coach Jim Tressel is the president of Youngstown State.  I’ve learned it’s a done deal: Bo Pelini will be named YSU head football...
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Will Muschamp Praises Auburn’s Facilities, Takes A Dig At Florida In The Process

Will Muschamp has certainly wasted no time in reacquainting himself to Auburn and ingratiating himself with the Tiger fans. Over the weekend, the former Gators head coach discussed Auburn’s facilities, and had a little anecdote about recruiting against Auburn while he was in Gainesville. He takes a gentle swipe at his last school in the process. Muschamp says recruits would always...
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Video: Watch Michigan State’s Tom Izzo Play “Jingle Bells” On His Accordion

Tom Izzo has mostly mastered his current profession, coaching college basketball. It appears the Michigan State men’s basketball coach wants to become an expert in another field, too.  Music.  During his weekly radio show, “The Tom Izzo Radio Show,” the 59-year-old coach busted out his accordion and began to play some Christmas carols. Check it out:  Not bad, coach. Izzo...
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Video: Marcus Mariota Reads David Letterman’s “Top Ten”

Oregon Ducks quarterback Marcus Mariota is currently doing the rounds after winning the Heisman Trophy in New York City this past Saturday. One stop, per usual, is over at the David Letterman show to read one of the show’s “top ten” lists. The Oregon junior’s sketch, specifically, was “The Top Ten Thoughts That Went Through Marcus Mariota’s Head When He Won The Heisman...
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