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Former Texas A&M QB Kenny Hill Is Transferring To TCU

Twitter/Hill Former Texas A&M quarterback Kenny Hill has reportedly found a new home. According to the Star-Telegram, Hill will be transferring to TCU for his final two years of collegiate eligibility. He will enroll on June 1 and start classes immediately. Here’s more: Hill also said he has been on campus already to watch spring practice and get a jump on learning the offense...
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Florida 4-Star RB Commit Jordan Scarlett Trying To Flip Teammate Sam Bruce, A 4-Star Miami Commit

St. Thomas Aquinas, a private Catholic high school in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., is home to one of the country’s best high school football programs. Every year, the Raiders have multiple players accept scholarships from some of the nation’s best college programs.  One of St. Thomas Aquinas’ 2015 players, four-star running back Jordan Scarlett, is headed to Florida. One of St. Thomas...
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Photo: Ohio State Added Massive Video Board To Indoor Facility, Playing National Title Game On Repeat

Ohio State’s football facility, the Woody Hayes Athletic Center, has about everything you can imagine a football facility having. One thing it didn’t have, though, was a video screen resting on one of the walls on the indoor field. Now it does.  The Buckeyes have added a big video board on the 50-yard line at Leo Yassenof Field at the WHAC.  Unsurprisingly, it appears to be...
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Video: Here’s A Video Of Former Duke Star Jahlil Okafor Crossing Up A Puppy

We like Jahlil Okafor. We like puppies. We like people getting crossed up.  You probably do, too.  So, here’s a video of the former Duke star – and potential No. 1 overall pick in the upcoming NBA Draft – attempting to cross up a puppy.  Natty got clamps! @JahlilOkafor pic.twitter.com/9BORyTewbF — McKinley Nelson (@McKinleywashere) May 22, 2015 That’s pretty good defense...
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4-Star DT Jordan Elliott Tweeted Out His Top 8 Schools

It has been a big night for defensive tackles out of Houston. Earlier, five-star Ed Oliver committed to University of Houston. Another blue chip interior lineman, Jordan Elliott, narrowed his list down to a top eight. He tweeted out his list earlier tonight. Two of his home state programs—Texas and Houston—are included, as well as three SEC schools and a pair of Pac-12 programs...
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Tom Herman Tweeted A GIF From “Talladega Nights” To Celebrate Landing 5-Star DT Ed Oliver

Five-star defensive tackle Ed Oliver committed to Houston earlier tonight, and first year head coach Tom Herman is understandably excited. To celebrate the recruiting coup, Herman posted a GIF from the 2006 Will Ferrell comedy Talladega Nights. We’re not sure about the “shake and bake” usage, but those five star emojis are no coincidence. Shake and Bake! The game is won in...
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Report: Former Oklahoma RB Keith Ford Will Transfer To Texas A&M

Former Oklahoma running back Keith Ford visited Texas A&M this afternoon, and according to a report by 247Sports, he has made the decision to join the Aggies program. Breaking: Keith Ford will be an Aggie http://t.co/y77ngsNec6 via @247Sports — Taylor Hamm (@TaylorHamm247) May 22, 2015 Keith Ford spoke to Kevin Sumlin minutes ago and gave GigEm247 an exclusive interview...
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5-Star Vols Signee Kahlil McKenzie Calls His Commitment To Tennessee “The Best Day Of (His) Life”

Kahlil McKenzie hasn’t even suited up for Tennessee yet, but he has been making a strong push to be Vols fans’ favorite player for almost a year now. For “throwback Thursday” today, McKenzie reposted a screenshot of his commitment to Tennessee at The Opening, calling it “the happiest day of (his) life.” #TBT 2 these 2 special events!! And it was @_jayjaylongway__...
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Reports: Houston Has Landed 5-Star DT Ed Oliver, No. 2 Player In Texas

Recruiting five-star talents is usually reserved for power conference programs, but Houston and new head coach Tom Herman just reeled in one of the top players in all of Texas. Blue chip defensive tackle Ed Oliver has reportedly committed to the Cougars. BREAKING | Houston picks up commitment from 5* DT Ed Oliver of Westfield, No. 2 prospect in state of Texas. Huge pickup for Tom...
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2015 NBA Mock Draft: First Round

Twitter/@NBA With the lottery order set, and the combine over, we’re beginning to get a clearer picture of where the top players in this year’s NBA Draft will land. Minnesota won the lottery, and will wind up with the last three No. 1 picks on the roster, after trading for Andrew Wiggins and Anthony Bennett in the Kevin Love deal. The Los Angeles Lakers jumped up to No. 2, which...
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Video: Miami 4-Star WR Commit Sam Bruce Had An Incredible Catch and Run For A TD Today

St. Thomas Aquinas, the high school football program in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., home to dozens of future college football players, held its spring game today.  Sam Bruce stole the show.  The 2016 four-star wide receiver committed to Miami had a ridiculous catch and run for a touchdown. Check it out:  We can’t really sum that up any better than the person who recorded the video...
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Video: Miami Football Released A Fascinating “Inside A Recruiting Meeting” All-Access Video

Have you ever wondered how a college football program plans its recruiting efforts?  If you have, we have the perfect video for you.  Miami’s football program has released a fascinating “Inside A Recruiting Meeting” video that gives an all-access look at the Hurricanes’ recruiting strategy. Check it out: 
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Ohio State Fans Will Love Cardale Jones’ “30 For 30″ Idea

The 2014 campaign was storybook for Ohio State, as the Buckeyes overcame a number of significant injuries (and a confusing early loss to Virginia Tech) to win the first ever College Football Playoff. OSU prevailed despite losing two Heisman Trophy candidates at quarterback – Braxton Miller and J.T. Barrett – eventually winning with third-string signal-caller Cardale Jones at...
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Nebraska Lands Commitment From 2016 California QB Patrick O’Brien

Patrick O’Brien, a three-star quarterback in the class of 2016, has committed to Nebraska.  The 6-foot-4, 225-pound pro-style quarterback, out of San Juan Capistrano, Calif., is ranked the No. 50 player at his position by 247 Sports’ Composite Rankings.  O’Brien announced his commitment on Twitter.  I’m really excited and honored to announce I’m committing to the Univ...
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Ole Miss WR Derrick Jones Excited That ESPN Called Him A “Sleeper” For 2015

Ole Miss junior Derrick Jones is making the switch from defensive back to wide receiver in 2015, and by all accounts, he’s done an incredible job adjusting to his new position so far. In fact, in a recent post on ESPN, Edward Aschoff called him the “sleeper” to watch on the Rebels. That apparently has Jones excited. Jones found the article and posted it to Instagram, along...
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John Calipari’s Daughter Blasts People Criticizing Her Dad For Saying Kentucky’s Goal Wasn’t To Win National Title

Like father, like daughter.  Earlier today, John Calipari went on a Twitter rant directed at the people criticizing him for saying Kentucky’s goal this past season was to get eight players drafted, not win a national title.  Calipari’s daughter, Erin, has now gone on a Twitter rant of her own on the same subject.  People getting mad because @UKCoachCalipari says his goal...
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FSU Fan Rips Florida, Treon Harris After Gators Fan Throws Beer Cans At Her Car

The Florida vs. Florida State rivalry is alive and well, folks. Well, at least it is in one neighborhood. A Seminoles fan who goes by @Noles_AJ posted a number of tweets and photos Thursday afternoon, explaining how after attending the Atlanta Braves game Wednesday night, a Florida supporter gator-chomped at her, cut her off and threw beer cans at her car as they were trying to leave...
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Kentucky BB Releases 2015-16 Non-Conference Schedule – It’s Pretty Ridiculously Hard

Don’t expect Kentucky’s men’s basketball team to make another serious run at a 40-0 season in 2015-16.  The Wildcats released their full non-conference schedule for next season today. It’s probably the toughest non-conference slate in the country.  This upcoming November, December and January, Kentucky will face: Duke, UCLA, Arizona State, Ohio State, Louisville and Kansas...
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Photo: Ohio State LB Joshua Perry Had To Sit Next To A “Joker” Michigan Fan On His Flight Back From Costa Rica

The Ohio State-Michigan rivalry doesn’t just exist domestically. It’s international.  Buckeye linebacker Joshua Perry was recently traveling back to the U.S. from Costa Rica. He, unfortunately, came across a Michigan fan at the airport. Then he had to sit in the same row as the Wolverines’ supporter on the plane.  It was a friendly encounter, though, it seems.  This pic...
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Cleveland Indians Announce Cardale Jones Will Throw Out First Pitch On June 5th

Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones will throw out the first pitch for the Cleveland Indians on June 5 when they take on the Baltimore Orioles, the franchise announced Thursday. Oddly enough, it was Jones himself who made it all happen. .@CJ12_ will throw the 1st pitch on 6/5! Everyone who @’ed us about it: come on out! Tix: http://t.co/VdkFYBVTwU pic.twitter.com/IUy9Rh4IeD —...
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ABC Announces Week 1′s Alabama-Wisconsin Game Will Be Its Primetime Contest

The most-intriguing game on college football’s Week 1 slate is likely the Alabama-Wisconsin matchup that is taking place at AT&T Stadium in Texas.  The contest between the Crimson Tide and the Badgers will be kicking off in primetime.  ABC announced this afternoon that the game will be its national TV game.  See you on Saturday Night Football! #Badgers‘ matchup with Bama...
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ABC Announces Sept. 12′s Michigan State-Oregon Game Will Be Its Primetime Contest

Michigan State’s home game against Oregon on Sept. 12 figures to be one of college football’s premier contests this fall.  ABC realizes this.  So, the network announced today that the game between the Spartans and the Ducks will kickoff in primetime.  MSU’s home opener vs. Oregon on Sept. 12 will be televised on ABC. Kickoff was already announced as an 8 p.m. start. #Spartans...
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Tennessee Fan Mows Giant “T” Into His Lawn: It Now Shows On Google Maps

We’ve all gone on Google Maps to check out what our house or apartment looks like from the company’s satellite imaging. But Aaron Taylor, a resident of Dowelltown, Tennessee, checks his address a bit more than most. Why? Because he claims that for the past year, he’s been mowing his lawn in the shape of Tennessee’s “T” logo, waiting for Google to update. Now that it has...
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John Calipari Goes On Twitter Rant Following Criticism For Saying Kentucky’s Goal Was To Get 8 Players Drafted

On Wednesday, John Calipari rubbed some people the wrong way when he said Kentucky’s goal this past season was to get eight players drafted, not win the national championship.  Calipari, 56, is as big of a players-first coach as there is in sports, so his comments weren’t really that surprising. But, at the same time, it’s not surprising that people were upset with his statement...
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2016 4-Star WR Brad Hawkins Has Trimmed His List To 15 Schools

Brad Hawkins, a four-star wide receiver in the class of 2016, has trimmed his list of possible schools to 15.  The 6-foot-2, 190-pound wideout, out of Camden, New Jersey, has a scholarship offer from nearly every school in the country.  He released his list on Twitter.  @ShawnBRivals pic.twitter.com/1adSqrZWUe — stay tuned (@bradhawkins9) May 21, 2015 Hawkins is ranked the...
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