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Video: South Carolina Does The Gamecock Walk Prior To Its Game Against Texas A&M

We’re less than an hour and a half away from Texas A&M and South Carolina unofficially kicking off the 2014 college football season (Georgia State and Abilene Christian played Wednesday night).  As is tradition, the South Carolina football team, led by Steve Spurrier, did the Gamecock Walk on way to Williams-Brice Stadium.  Check it out:  South Carolina and Texas A&...
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Photo: Georgia Will Wear Commemorative Decal On Helmets Saturday Honoring Dan Magill

Georgia’s football players will honor Dan Magill with a commemorative decal on their helmets during Saturday’s season opening game against Clemson.  Magill, who died Aug. 23 at the age of 93, was associated with the University of Georgia for nearly all his life. He attended the school and was a varsity athlete on the tennis and swim teams. In 1949, he became the school’s sports...
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UNC Basketball Player Joel Berry Tweets #RollTide, Upsets A Lot Of Tar Heel Football Fans

Joel Berry is a freshman point guard at North Carolina. The 6-foot, 185-pound guard is from Florida. He doesn’t appear to have any connections to the state of Alabama.  Berry, though, is a Crimson Tide football fan, and he remains one despite being a student athlete at North Carolina. Today, Berry made Tar Heel fans aware of this. They weren’t too happy.  Ayyee college football...
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USC RB Anthony Brown Quits The Team, Accuses Coach Steve Sarkisian Of Being A Racist

Steve Sarkisian’s tenure at USC has not started off too well.  A day after team captain Josh Shaw admitted his story about saving his nephew was a lie, running back Anthony Brown has quit the team. The redshirt senior, who recently switched from cornerback to running back, apparently accused Sarkisian of being a racist on his Facebook page. The Facebook comment has now been deleted...
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Photo: Georgia’s Football Field Will Look A Little Different This Season

The Georgia football team is hoping to do something this season it hasn’t in nearly 10 years: win the SEC.  The Bulldogs, who last won the conference in 2005, are a serious contender to win the SEC East and play in the conference championship game.  Mark Richt’s program will be attempting to notch wins on a different looking field. The Bulldogs have changed the way they cut...
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Photos: Check Out The Awesome New Uniforms Navy Will Be Wearing Against Ohio State

With Ohio State’s loss of Braxton Miller, it’s quite possible that Saturday’s game between the Buckeyes and Navy will be a close one.  If the Midshipmen can’t pull off the upset, they’ll at least look fantastic. Check out the new Under Armour uniforms Navy will wear against Ohio State:  Ohio State and Navy are set to kickoff at 12 p.m E.T. Saturday in Baltimore.
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: Texas A&M Had Its Midnight Yell At South Carolina Last Night, Gamecocks Fans Did Their Best To Interrupt It

Texas A&M starts its 2014 college football season tonight. The Aggies begin their campaign on the road, taking on South Carolina in Columbia.  Last night, Texas A&M’s yell leaders and fans gathered at the South Carolina State House for their traditional Midnight Yell.  Unsurprisingly, it was interrupted by Gamecock fans.  It’s time for a fightin’ Texas Aggie yell...
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Photo: Clemson Adds 3D ACC Bumper Logo, “Paw Hammer” Font To Helmets

When Clemson kicks off against Georgia on Saturday evening, the Tigers will be sporting an updated look on their helmets. Like North Carolina on Tuesday, the bumpers will have a three dimensional ACC logo, and all of the helmets’ writing has been converted to Clemson’s “Paw Hammer” font. The 3D bumpers are a very cool look; we have to imagine that the rest of the conference...
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Video: Nebraska Basketball Assistant Chris Harriman’s Son, Who Is Battling Leukemia, Learns He’s Going Home From Hospital

Nebraska basketball assistant coach Chris Harriman’s young son Avery got incredible news today: he’s going home. Avery is currently battling leukemia for the second time in his young life. Last March, Yahoo! Sports’ Jeff Eisenberg wrote an excellent profile of the Harriman family, and the inspiration that they’ve gotten from Avery’s fight. Nebraska athletics posted a video...
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Photo: Here’s An Early Look At The New South Carolina-Texas A&M Rivalry’s James Bonham Trophy

This is the first season that South Carolina and Texas A&M will play as annual division crossover rivals, and like any good rivalry, the two schools have a trophy to go along with the series. The trophy is named for James Bonham, a South Carolina student who played a heroic part in the famed Battle of the Alamo.  Here is this James Bonham trophy traded between the governors...
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Josh Shaw admits faking rescue story, suspended indefinitely

Twitter/@ThePeristyle On Tuesday, we learned that USC senior defensive back Josh Shaw may have made up a story about how he injured both of his ankles. According to Shaw, he injured them while he was rescuing his nephew from drowning at a family event. However, Trojans head football coach Steve Sarkisian told reporters that there were reports that contradicted his captain’s description...
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Kevin Sumlin Writes Letter To Employers, Asks For Aggies Fans To Get Out Of Work Early Before Thursday’s Game

Texas A&M opens its season with a huge game against South Carolina on the road, and Aggies head coach Kevin Sumlin wants to be sure that every Aggies fan is out of work in time to catch the 6 p.m. EST kick-off. Sumlin (or someone on the Texas A&M staff) wrote and signed a letter that has been posted on 12thMan.com, asking the bosses of Aggies fans to let them go home a bit...
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Penn State 2015 Wide Receiver Recruit Irvin Charles Does Not Like MaxPreps

Irvin Charles is a three/four star wide receiver recruit from the state of New Jersey who is committed to play his college ball at Penn State. He is the No. 6 recruit in New Jersey on Rivals, the No. 9 recruit in the state on 247 Sports and ESPN, and the No. 41 recruit in Jersey on MaxPreps. He’s also MaxPreps’ No. 1,947 recruit in the country. As you can guess, he’s not a...
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Video: Get Excited For Week One With This Epic South Carolina Hype Video

While Georgia State technically opens the football season against Abilene Christian tonight, things really get kicked into gear with South Carolina vs. Texas A&M at Williams-Brice Stadium on Thursday night. Hype for South Carolina football, the favorite in the SEC East this season, is at an all-time high, and if the Gamecocks score a big win against an intriguing Aggies team...
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Photo: Abby Lutzenkirchen Wears The Number ’43′ For The First Time

Earlier this month, it was announced that Alabama soccer player Abby Lutzenkirchen would switch her number from 33 to 43 to honor her brother, former Auburn tight end Philip, who passed away in a car accident in July. It was a beautiful way for Abby to honor her late brother, and today, the Alabama soccer team released a picture of Abby wearing a No. 43 jersey for the first time...
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Video: Georgia Quarterback Hutson Mason Reflects On Clemson Recruitment, When Tigers Went Back On Promise Of Offer

Clemson and Georgia are only about 75 miles apart, so it is no surprise that the two programs compete for many of the same top recruits. With that comes stories from players on both teams about being recruited by the other. Last week, Clemson defensive tackle Grady Jarrett spoke about being disappointed when his home state Dawgs didn’t offer him. New Georgia starting quarterback...
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Ohio State Center Amir Williams Is Gross, Don’t Sit Behind Him In Class, Buckeye Students

Amir Williams, at 6-foot-11, 250 pounds, is a very large human being, so big that he likely blocks the view of everyone who is behind him. If you’re sitting at the rear of the Ohio State men’s basketball team’s starting center, you probably won’t be able to see the professor or what’s on the board.  So, Buckeye students, don’t sit behind Williams in class.  Today, Williams...
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Georgia Apparently Oversold Its Student Season Ticket Allotment, Students Could Get Turned Away From Saturday’s Clemson Game

Georgia students with tickets to Saturday’s season opening game against Clemson should arrive to the contest early. There’s a chance Bulldogs’ students with tickets could get turned away at the gates of Sanford Stadium.  It appears that the university has oversold its student ticket allotment to better the chances of achieving max attendance at home games, a policy many schools...
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Frank Beamer Signs Contract Extension, Will Stay At Virginia Tech Through 2019

One of the best and longest tenured coaches in America agreed to a contract extension today. Frank Beamer, who has been at Virginia Tech since 1987 and has led the Hokies to a 224-109-2 record, agreed to a two year contract extension that will keep him in Blacksburg through the 2019 season. If Beamer stays at Va. Tech through the expiration of this deal, it would mean that he would...
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Photo: Oregon State Shows Off Two New Pairs Of Very Flashy Nike Gloves

Oregon is the best known Nike school, but the Ducks’ in-state rival, Oregon State, gets some cool stuff from the Beaverton-based apparel company. Today, Oregon State’s Equipment twitter account showed off two of the new Nike gloves that the program has for this year. They’re very cool-looking. New Vapor Jet & Vapor Fly @usnikefootball gloves for the upcoming @OSUBeaversFB...
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Video: TMZ Asks Bobby Bowden For Marriage Advice And About The Ice Bucket Challenge In A Bizarre 90-Second Interview

Bobby Bowden is no stranger to answering weird questions. Last week, he had an amazing answer to a Reddit AMA question about his statue coming to life on Florida State’s campus. That doesn’t make this quick street interview with TMZ any less strange. A photographer from the celebrity news and gossip site caught up with Bowden and led with a fairly relevant question about having...
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ESPN Clarifies That Mack Brown Will Discuss Texas As An Analyst

On on a Tuesday conference call, new ESPN analyst Mack Brown said that he and his successor at Texas Charlie Strong agreed that he would not discuss his former team on the network. Today, ESPN has clarified Brown’s statement, and said that he will talk about the team, just not directly in interviews specifically about Texas. Re yesterday’s comments, ESPN spokeswoman says Mack...
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Video: Florida State Fans Will Be Fired Up For The ‘Noles Title Defense After Watching This Hype Video

We’re incredibly close to the start of the 2014 college football season, which for Florida State fans, means that we’re incredibly close to the Seminoles’ defense of last year’s national championship. While the team needs to replace several key guys, it returns the most important player from the 2013 campaign: reigning Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston. The ‘Noles are...
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Les Miles Jokes About Quarterback Situation, Says That Both Will Play At The Same Time

LSU is one of a few big time college programs that have uncertainty at the quarterback position, and it seems like he’s a bit tired of answering the same questions about the battle between Anthony Jennings and Brandon Harris. Instead of getting testy with reporters about the quarterback spot like his fellow SEC West coach Nick Saban, Miles has resorted to humor to get through his...
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This Hype Video Will Have All Ohio State Fans Ready To Run Through A Wall As The 2014 Season Begins

Despite the fact that Braxton Miller will be missing the entire 2014 season with a shoulder injury, Ohio State fans seem to be quite optimistic about their team’s chances this fall.  With a relatively light schedule, a host of talented playmakers on offense, and an incredibly fierce defensive line, it’s possible Ohio State could win a conference championship and appear in the...
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