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Ohio State Former 4-Star DT Donovan Munger’s Career Is Over Because Of Blood Clots

Donovan Munger’s career as a football player is over, Urban Meyer announced this afternoon.  The former four-star defensive tackle recruit has pulmonary embolism, a condition in which arteries in the lungs become blocked by a blood clot. Munger, a 6-foot-4, 300-pound prospect, had two more seasons of eligibility.  Urban Meyer says DT Donovan Munger’s career is over due to...
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Steve Spurrier Thinks Georgia and LSU Are The Two Best Jobs In The SEC

Steve Spurrier joined The Paul Finebaum Show this afternoon. During his appearance, the Head Ball Coach talked about Nick Saban’s comment that Georgia is the best job in the SEC.  Does the former South Carolina coach agree with his former rival? Mostly.  The now-retired Spurrier believes Georgia and LSU are the two-best jobs in the SEC, though he says Saban has made Alabama...
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Duke 5-Star Transfer PG Derryck Thornton Reportedly Down To These 4 Schools

The pursuit of former five-star point guard Derryck Thornton has come down to four schools, according to multiple reports.  The rising sophomore PG, who is transferring from Duke, is reportedly down to: Kansas, Miami, USC and Washington.  Scout’s Josh Gershon first reported the news.  #Duke PG transfer Derryck Thornton, Jr. down to four: https://t.co/JYdtMVrdjG pic.twitter...
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Photo: Madison Square Garden Revealed A Tribute For Pearl Washington

Former Syracuse star Pearl Washington tragically lost his battle with brain cancer this morning at the age of 52. The Pearl touched many lives during and after his illustrious Orange career.  Some of Washington’s greatest moments occurred on the floor at Madison Square Garden during the Big East Tournament’s mid-1980′s heyday. The World’s Most Famous Arena honored the native...
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ESPN’s Marty Smith Tells Story That Shows How J.T. Barrett’s Taken A “Massive Step” As A Leader

ESPN reporter Marty Smith has been stationed in Columbus with Ohio State’s football program a lot over the last year or so. Recently, he was there for the Buckeyes’ record-setting spring game.  This afternoon, Smith joined The Paul Finebaum Show. During his appearance, he discussed the Buckeyes and, more specifically, their quarterback – J.T. Barrett.  Smith says Barrett...
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Oklahoma WR John Humphrey Announces Transfer

Oklahoma wide receiver John Humphrey will transfer out of the program, he announced minutes ago on Twitter. Humphrey redshirted during the 2015 season.   pic.twitter.com/HnlSnCHcTf — John Humphrey ひ (@Presidential___) April 20, 2016 Humphrey was a four-star recruit out of League City (Tex.) Clear Falls in 2015. Perhaps his biggest contribution in Norman was posting the video of...
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Quiz: How Well Do You Actually Know College Football Helmets?

Do you consider yourself a college football fanatic? If so, take this quiz and prove it once and for all. Good luck!   
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Former Ohio State Star Told To ‘Calm Down’ By Security At NHL Playoff Game

A former Ohio State football star had quite a time at an NHL Playoffs game on Tuesday night.  Nick Mangold, now an offensive lineman for the New York Jets, attended the Rangers-Penguins’ game with some of his teammates.  The former Buckeyes’ center was seen yelling at the Penguins’ bench. According to a report, he was told multiple times to “calm down” by security. ...
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Duke, Kentucky Offer Scholarship To Hamidou Diallo, No. 1 SG In 2017 Class

The race to land the No. 1 shooting guard in the 2017 class just got tougher.  Over the last 24 hours, Duke and Kentucky have both offered a scholarship to Hamidou Diallo, a five-star prospect out of Queens Village, New York.  The 6-foot-4, 170-pound recruit is ranked the No. 8 player in the class by 247 Sports’ Composite Rankings.  Extremely Blessed To Receive an offer from...
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Ezekiel Elliott’s Twitter Reaction To Eagles-Browns Blockbuster Trade Was Pretty Great

Earlier last week, a report emerged saying that the Philadelphia Eagles were “enamored” with Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott. There was plenty of chatter that if Elliott was still on the board at No. 8 when the Eagles picked, he would be headed to the City of Brotherly Love. Now, that all changes with today’s blockbuster trade between the Eagles and Cleveland Brown...
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List Of Everything Georgia Had To Give Ludacris To Perform At Spring Game

Georgia’s decision to get Ludacris to perform at the Bulldogs’ G-Day spring game last weekend was an expensive one.  According to multiple reports, UGA had to pay the rap star $65K for his roughly 15-minute performance. You can watch videos of his performance here.  The $65K isn’t the only thing Georgia had to provide to Ludacris, either.  Here’s some of the things Georgia...
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Nick Saban Thinks Georgia Is The Best Job In The SEC

Twitter/Alabama Nick Saban has a great thing going at Alabama. Not every coach can win enough to satiate the rabid Crimson Tide fan base, but Saban has, and he pulls in the top recruiting class to Tuscaloosa pretty much every year. The Alabama job is a challenge, but it is unquestionably one of the best in the sport. But is it the best job in the SEC? According to Saban, no, or...
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Malik Zaire Switching To Jaylon Smith’s No. 9 This Year

Malik Zaire Notre Dame quarterback Malik Zaire has worn No. 8 throughout his Notre Dame career, including for two games last fall before suffering a season-ending leg injury. This fall, Zaire will still be rocking a single digit, but it won’t be the same one as he did in 2015.  Zaire announced on his private Instagram page this afternoon that he will be switching to No. 9 this...
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The 15 Best College Football Stadium Atmospheres In 2016

Spring football is wrapping up across the country. Summer is coming. Where does Tiger Stadium rank? Before you know it, fall – and, more importantly, the 2016 college football season – will be here.  It’s time for you, college football fan, to start planning a trip or two (or 15) for the upcoming season.  We’re going to tell you the game you should attend each week of...
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Video: Ohio State Football Got In On The “Running Man” Dance Craze In A Big Way

The new dance du jour going around the college sports corner of social media is the “running man,” which became popular thanks to basketball players at Villanova and Maryland last week. We’ve seen some pretty impressive takes on the dance, which is set to Ghost Town DJ’s 1996 hit “My Boo,” and now Ohio State football has jumped in on the craze in a big way. In a video...
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Video: ESPN’s Sports Science Compares Ezekiel Elliott And Derrick Henry

With the 2016 NFL Draft just over a week away, ESPN’s Sports Science took some time Wednesday afternoon to compare two of the top running backs in the class. While Alabama’s Derrick Henry brought home the Heisman Trophy this past season, it’s Ohio State’s Ezekiel Elliott that grades out as the top running back entering the draft. This week, ESPN’s Sports Science compared...
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Former Texas A&M TE Jordan Davis Has Committed To Louisville

Former Texas A&M tight end Jordan Davis has announced his commitment to Louisville. Davis, who caught two passes for seven yards and a touchdown as a true freshman for the Aggies last fall, will sit out next season. He has three years of eligibility remaining.  I will officially be attending The University of Louisville for the next four years! @CoachPetrinoUL @UofLFootball...
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3-Star OG Matt Carrick Announces Michigan State Commitment

Massillon (Ohio.) Perry three-star offensive guard Matt Carrick has officially committed to Michigan State, he confirmed on Twitter minutes ago.  Officially a Spartan Can’t wait to be a part of something special #Spartan — Matt Carrick (@Matt_carrick56) April 20, 2016 Michigan State offered the 6-foot-4, 275-pound Carrick earlier this month. He is the No. 40 offensive guard...
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Jim Boeheim, Mike Hopkins, And Others Reflect On Life Of Pearl Washington

A good debate can be had whether Pearl Washington is the greatest point guard in Syracuse history. The fan base is largely split between him and his successor at the position, Sherman Douglas. What can’t be debated is Washington’s impact on Jim Boeheim’s program. The Brooklyn native was a New York City basketball legend and the top recruit in the nation when he chose Syracuse...
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2017 CB Jacobe Clement Drops Top 5 On Twitter

Charlotte (N.C.) South Mecklenburg three-star cornerback Jacobe Clement released his top five on Twitter moments ago.  Four of the five programs are in the ACC, with Tennessee from the SEC rounding out the group. Truly blessed! #Top5 pic.twitter.com/9viM0FfuL4 — Jacobe Clement (@jacobeclement4) April 20, 2016 The 6-foot-1, 189-pound Clement is the No. 59 cornerback in the class...
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Photo: Florida Football’s Instagram Account Wished Steve Spurrier Happy Birthday

Today is legendary coach Steve Spurrier’s 71st birthday, and Spurrier’s former program, Florida, made sure to wish the Head Ball Coach a happy birthday on Instagram. The Gators used a pretty awesome throwback photo of Spurrier on the sideline shaking hands with 1996 Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Danny Wuerffel.    Happy Birthday Coach! #Gators A photo posted by Florida...
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Video: Virginia Tech Had A Team Bowling Outing Yesterday

Virginia Tech is grinding out the final days of spring practice under new head coach Justin Fuente, but the Hokies took a break from the gridiron and headed to the bowling alley yesterday.  The team had a group bowling outing, and you can see how it all went down in this YouTube video. Looked like a lot of fun. The Hokies conclude spring practice with the annual spring game this Saturday. 
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FSU’s Jimbo Fisher Provides Update On Injured RB Dalvin Cook

Florida State’s 2016 campaign hinges on the health of star running back Dalvin Cook. There’s no wayu around it – Cook means everything to the Seminoles. So ever since it was reported that Cook had shoulder surgery this spring, FSU fans have been holding their breath. But they can go ahead and exhale.  On Wednesday, FSU head coach Jimbo Fisher provided an update on Cook’s...
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ESPN Uses Photo Of Former New Jersey Net Duane Washington In Tweet About Death Of Dwayne “Pearl” Washington

When sending a tweet about the death of a beloved star, make sure you aren’t using a photo of someone with a similar name. In its tweet about the passing of legendary Syracuse point guard Dwayne “Pearl” Washington, ESPN accidentally used a photo of one of his former New Jersey Nets teammates, the similarly named Duane Washington. @Espn …This doesn’t look like the Pearl...
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Dabo Swinney Provides Status Update On Clemson WR Mike Williams

Clemson is looking forward to the return of wide receiver Mike Williams, who basically missed the entire 2015 season after colliding with a goalpost while snagging a touchdown in week 1 and injuring his neck.  On Wednesday, head coach Dabo Swinney provided a status update on the star receiver.  #Dabo on #clemson star WR mike williams’ recovery: “He looks great.” Said he’d...
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