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Ezekiel Elliott Has Dallas Apartment Complex Named After Him

Ezekiel Elliott has yet to record an NFL carry, but the former Ohio State star running back is already getting things named after himself in Dallas. An apartment complex in Northeast Dallas is renaming itself, “The Zeke,” in honor of the Cowboys’ first-year tailback. The 282-rental unit community built in 1969 was previously named “The Grove.” From the Dallas Morning...
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August 03, 2016  |  Discuss

South Carolina Signee Akeem Cooperwood Will Not Join Program

In his first recruiting cycle as head coach of South Carolina, Will Muschamp landed a top 25 class. One member of that group will not be joining the Gamecocks, however: junior college offensive lineman Akeem Cooperwood. According to Rivals’ Wes Mitchell, Will Muschamp announced today that the Georgia Military College product would not be a part of the program. Akeem Cooperwood...
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August 03, 2016  |  Discuss

FOX Sports Analyst Releases His College Football Top 25

By this time next month, the 2016 college football season will be in full swing. So it shouldn’t come as a surprise to see that most of the country’s top analysts are releasing their version of the ‘Top 25′ rankings this week. FOX Sports’ Stewart Mandel is the latest to give fans a look at what he’s thinking will transpire this year. He has some interesting opinions about...
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August 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: WR Antonio Callaway Regains Eligibility At Florida

Antonio Callaway, a sophomore wide receiver out of Miami, was a serious bright spot for a rough Florida offense last season. Despite a tenuous quarterback situation, he caught 35 passes for 678 yards (good for an excellent 19.4 yards per catch) and four touchdowns. His Florida career was put into doubt this spring, however. Along with quarterback Treon Harris, Callaway missed spring...
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August 03, 2016  |  Discuss

ESPN Announces NFL Analyst Tom Jackson Will Retire

Back in late July, it was reported by the New York Daily News that ESPN NFL analyst Tom Jackson was “likely” leaving the network after 29 years of service. Wednesday, the news was made official. Jackson will be retiring ahead of the 2016 season. His last segment will come at the Pro Football Hall of Fame ceremony this weekend. Jackson praised both ESPN and his former employer...
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August 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Listen: Mark Dantonio Hangs Up On Radio Show After Getting Frustrated With Questions

Michigan State head coach Mark Dantonio is usually a pretty friendly guy, but Wednesday morning, he apparently boiled over enough to hang up on radio show hosts Mike North and Andy Furman. Dantonio appeared on FOX Sports Daybreak to talk Spartans football, but clearly wasn’t thrilled with the line of questioning he faced. Here’s video, brought to our attention by MLive.com. The...
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August 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Kate Upton Appears To Be Getting In Ridiculous Shape For Her Wedding With Justin Verlander

Supermodel Kate Upton has always been in amazing shape – given her job as a supermodel – but it appears she’s been taking fitness to a new level the past few months in anticipation of her wedding with Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander. Upton has been posting videos and photos to her social media accounts documenting her time in the gym. Earlier this week, she was spotted...
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August 03, 2016  |  Discuss

ESPN Announces This Year’s Theme Song For The College Football Season

If you’re constantly tuned in to ESPN during pigskin season, you’ll likely see the network’s college football promo commercials dozens, if not hundreds of times. The Worldwide Leader, much to the dismay of many, uses the same song for every bit. By the end of the year, you’ll know every word. So which song will you know every word to this year? According to Chris Fowler...
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August 03, 2016  |  Discuss

4-Star WR Osiris St. Brown Deciding Between Notre Dame, Stanford On Friday

Two rivals are battling it out for Osiris St. Brown, one of the nation’s top wide receivers. St. Brown, a four-star player out of Mater Dei High School, announced via Twitter that he will be making his commitment on Friday, August 5. Osiris St. Brown’s decision is down to Notre Dame, where his brother Equanimeous currently plays receiver, and Pac-12 powerhouse Stanford. TOP...
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August 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Mississippi State decides first-team reps with rock, paper, scissors

With the graduation of star quarterback Dak Prescott, Mississippi State is one of many SEC programs with a battle at the position on its hands. Four players—Nick Fitzgerald, Elijah Staley, Nick Tiano, and Damian Williams—are vying for the starting job, and no player has set himself apart. Mississippi State’s QBs are so close, in fact, that they had to play ‘rock, paper,...
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August 02, 2016  |  Discuss

DE DeMarco Artis Flips From UCF To Florida State

Three-star defensive end DeMarco Artis originally chose the UCF Knights over a host of ‘power five’ programs, but tonight he flipped to one of his state’s powerhouses. The Seminole High School star will appropriately play his college ball at Florida State. DeMarco Artis made the announcement via Twitter earlier this evening. .. #NOLENATION pic.twitter.com/rQIBKofgez ...
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August 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Photos: Florida Has Awesome New Gator Skin-Patterned Nike Cleats For 2016

Michigan made headlines for its new uniforms today, but the Wolverines aren’t the only ones receiving cool new gear for the 2016 season. Florida football has some awesome new Nike cleats for the 2016 season, which its equipment managers showed off on Twitter earlier this evening. One pair of the Florida cleats features a really cool gator skin pattern. Small taste of your 2016...
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August 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Photos: Michigan Equipment Releases Better Look At Wolverines’ New Matte Helmet

The logo on Michigan’s football jerseys isn’t the only thing that’s changing regarding the Wolverines’ look heading into the 2016 season. Jim Harbaugh’s team also has different helmets. Michigan will still be sporting its “iconic” winged helmets, but they’re a bit different. The Wolverines’ helmets are now of the “matte” variety. The program’s equipment staff...
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August 02, 2016  |  Discuss

‘Bachelorette’ Winner, Former Vanderbilt QB Jordan Rodgers To Join SEC Network

The summer of 2016 has been a big one for Jordan Rodgers. The former Vanderbilt quarterback, and younger brother of two-time NFL MVP Aaron Rodgers, won The Bachelorette last night. Today, ESPN officially announced that he will join the SEC Network. Jordan Rodgers played for the Commodores from 2010-2012, starting 19 total games during that span. News: Jordan Rodgers (@JRodgers11...
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August 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Tahj Capehart, 4-Star WR, Announces Commitment Date

Virginia Beach (Va.) Bishop Sullivan Catholic four-star wide receiver Tahj Capehart tweeted today that he will announce his commitment this weekend. Capehart will reveal his decision this Saturday at 11 a.m. ET at his high school. He previously revealed his top 10 in June and will choose from those programs. Tahj Capehart sets up a weekend commitment. Commit date is set!! pic...
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August 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Ratu Mafileo Flips From Texas A&M To Oregon

Ratu Mafileo, a 6-foot-3, 300-pound defensive tackle, has flipped from Texas A&M to Oregon. The Honolulu, Hawaii product is ranked the No. 11 player at his position and the No. 94 player in the 2016 JUCO class by 247Sports. Mafileo announced his commitment on Twitter. Official and inked #GoDucks pic.twitter.com/30EC61eHSY — Ratu Mafileo (@RatuMafileo90) August 2, 2016 Oregon’s...
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August 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Giants CB Eli Apple looking jacked at camp

New York Giants rookie and former Ohio State star Eli Apple won’t turn 21 until a week from Tuesday. Still, the first-round draft pick looks physically impressive at his first NFL training camp. The Giants posted photos of Apple signing post-practice autographs. He looks pretty yoked up, and the Ohio State Twitter account took notice. Suns out, guns out for Eli Apple. .@Giants...
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August 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Michigan Football Releases Video Detailing Program’s Transition To The Jordan Brand

Michigan’s football program is now with Air Jordan. The Wolverines, who officially became a Nike school at midnight on Sunday, unveiled their new Jumpman football uniforms today. They look good. Jim Harbaugh’s program is now the first in college football history to wear Michael Jordan’s iconic Jumpman logo. Michigan posted a video on Twitter this afternoon, detailing the transition...
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August 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Michigan State To Induct Mike Sadler Into Athletics Hall Of Fame

Michigan State has waived the 10-year waiting period, and will induct the late Mike Sadler into the 2016 class of the school’s Athletics Hall of Fame. Sadler is one of eight former Spartans honored as a member of the class. The announcement comes less than a month after the former All-Big Ten punter was killed in a car accident. The crash also claimed the life of Nebraska’s...
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August 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Tim Tebow explains why Urban Meyer is such a great recruiter

Tim Tebow did a Q&A with Rolling Stone that covered everything from politics to his future in football to his former college coach, Urban Meyer. We’ll just focus on the part about Meyer here, though you can read the full interview here. Rolling Stone first asked Tebow for his thoughts on Ohio State’s upcoming season. Meyer’s Buckeyes lost a ton of players to the NFL,...
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August 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Check Out This Clean White South Carolina Concept Uniform

Most of South Carolina football’s uniforms feature the school’s primary athletics logo, which has a large block ‘C’ around a Gamecock. The school also has an interlocking ‘SC’ logo often used by the Gamecocks’ wildly successful baseball program, which is in our opinion, a bit cleaner. A new concept uniform by Alksports uses this alternate South Carolina logo on an...
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August 02, 2016  |  Discuss

The 10 Richest Apparel Deals In College Sports

Michigan’s football program unveiled its new, shiny Jordan uniforms today. The Wolverines are the first college football team in history to have uniforms with the iconic “Jumpman” uniform. Earlier this week, Michigan’s $173 million deal with Nike began. So now is a good time to remind everyone of how BIG a business college athletics really is. Apparel deals for college athletics’...
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August 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Tyrann Mathieu Reached 5-Year, $62.5M Deal With Arizona Cardinals

Tyrann “Honey Badger” Mathieu has finally reached an agreement with the Arizona Cardinals, and it’s a big deal. Many experts believed that the Cardinals would offer the safety a new deal before the start of pre-season training. However, the organization put discussions on hold at the start of the summer. Reportedly, Mathieu wanted a contract that reflected his role as...
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August 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Urban Meyer Reminds Michigan That Winning Is All That Matters

Urban Meyer’s Twitter account might not be purposely trying to overshadow Michigan football the day it unveils its new Jordan uniforms, but it kind of is. Ohio State’s football program was named the No. 1 program of all-time by the AP today. BREAKING: Ohio St tops AP’s first list of all-time best college football programs: https://t.co/1XadO76BX8 #APTop100 pic.twitter.com...
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August 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Ohio State Named AP’s Top All-Time College Program

Ohio State has been named the No. 1 college football program of all-time by the Associated Press, it was announced today. The Buckeyes tallied 1,112 total points according to the ranking formula the AP used. No. 2 Oklahoma managed 1,055 points, while No. 3 Notre Dame (1,042 points) was the only other school to crack the 1,000-point plateau. The AP explained its scoring system, which...
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August 02, 2016  |  Discuss
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