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Photo: Michigan State’s Schedule Poster Features Big Ten Trophy, Title Ring

Michigan State is one of the schools featured at Big Ten Media Days today, and the Spartans have brought along their 2016 schedule posters for the occasion. Not surprisingly, MSU is recognizing its memorable 2015 season on its 2016 poster, including images of the Big Ten trophy and conference championship ring. Trophy and ring, for good reason, featured on @MSU_Football‘s 2016...
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Big Ten Network Announces It Will Have A ‘College GameDay’-Like Show This Season

The Big Ten Network is getting its own college football on-site pregame show.  The conference announced this morning at Big Ten Media Days in Chicago its plans for BTN Tailgate, a College GameDay-like show that will broadcast from Big Ten campuses on Saturday mornings.  The show will have its first episode on Sept. 24, broadcasting from the Michigan State vs. Wisconsin game in...
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Minnesota’s QB Says Michigan State Has Big Ten’s Worst Visiting Locker Room

Going on the road in the Big Ten is never a treat – between the travel, the team’s opposing fans and the shoddy facilities. But according to Minnesota quarterback Mitch Leidner, one program’s visiting locker room situation is worse than the rest. Leidner was asked which program has the worst locker room in the Big Ten, and his answer was Michigan State. He claims the stalls...
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Auburn Currently Has The No. 1 Basketball Recruiting Class In The Country For 2017

An SEC program currently has the No. 1 basketball recruiting class for the 2017 cycle.  No, it’s not Kentucky.  Auburn, led by Bruce Pearl, has the top class in America for the current recruiting cycle. The Tigers have three commitments, including one from five-star power forward Austin Wiley. Auburn’s other two commits are both four-stars – point guard Davion Mitchell and...
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True Freshman Michael Jordan Is “Probably” Going To Start For Ohio State This Season

Ohio State is probably going to have a true freshman in its starting lineup when it takes the field against Bowling Green in Week 1 on Sept. 3.  Urban Meyer said at Big Ten Media Days this morning that Michael Jordan, a 6-foot-5, 305-pound offensive lineman, will likely play right away for the Buckeyes this fall.  Jordan will likely be the starter at an offensive guard position...
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Big Ten Network Ranks The Top 100 Players In The Conference

Big Ten Media Days are currently taking place in Chicago this week, meaning the offseason is finally over, the preseason is here and the season is soon to come.  In anticipation of the start of the 2016 season, the Big Ten Network has ranked the top 100 players in the conference.  Perhaps somewhat surprisingly, Michigan State has the most players in the top 100. There are 15 Spartans...
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Former Florida QB Gets Engaged To Former NFL Cheerleader

The moment is finally here – Will Grier and his girlfriend of over a year, Jeanne Marie O’Neil, are getting hitched. Grier shared the news last night on Instagram with a picture of the couple out to dinner. Jeanne Marie, clearly in a state of shock and pure bliss, extends her ringed hand for the camera. “Luckiest guy in the world,” he captioned the photo. Luckiest guy...
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Mark Dantonio denies MSU negatively recruits against PSU

James Franklin said earlier this summer that Penn State has to deal with other programs using the Jerry Sandusky scandal against it on the recruiting trail. Michigan State, per the Nittany Lions’ head coach, was apparently one of those programs.  At Big Ten Media Days in Chicago this morning, Spartans’ head coach Mark Dantonio was asked about this. Dantonio denies himself or...
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This Clemson Hype Video Will Get You Jacked Up For The Season

The Clemson IPTAY Student Advisory Board’s latest preseason hype video announces that the Tigers are back, and they are ready. The video highlights some of the most aggressive, tiger-ferocious plays of recent season, proving that Clemson is and will be a tough opponent in the ACC.  Watch the video here:Last season, the Tigers went 14-1 with an 8-1 record in the ACC, which they...
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Video: Mark Dantonio Opens B1G Media Day Press Conference With Tribute To Mike Sadler, Sam Foltz

Mark Dantonio was the third coach to take the podium on Day 2 of Big Ten Media Days in Chicago this morning.  Michigan State’s head coach opened his press conference with a tribute to former Spartans’ punter Mike Sadler and Nebraska punter Sam Foltz. The two special teamers tragically passed away in a car crash in Wisconsin over the weekend. LSU’s kicker was also in the car...
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Dabo Swinney Gave A Passionate Defense Of Football On ‘Mike & Mike’ Yesterday

Dabo Swinney was at ESPN on Monday for the network’s “Car Wash” style of programming with other ACC coaches.  During his time in Bristol, Conn., the Clemson head coach appeared on Mike & Mike.  It was great having Clemson coach Dabo Swinney (and son) on set today. pic.twitter.com/uYHEDHJ9iW — Mike & Mike (@MikeAndMike) July 25, 2016 The 46-year-old coach gave...
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Report: Tom Jackson Likely Leaving ESPN After 28 Years

Longtime NFL analyst Tom Jackson is likely leaving ESPN after a 28-year run at the network, according to a report from the New York Daily News‘ Bob Raissman.  Tom Jackson likely out at ESPN after 28 years: source https://t.co/HhYwgskyTv pic.twitter.com/ehJniBZayD — bob raissman (@nydnraiss) July 26, 2016 Per Raissman, the 65-year-old Jackson is “weighing his options.”...
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Indiana Lands 4-Star DT Juan Harris

Janesville (Wisc.) Parker four-star defensive tackle Juan Harris officially committed to Indiana Monday night. Harris had committed to and de-committed from Iowa on three separate occasions before picking IU. It official #IU pic.twitter.com/gJAcyq957H — ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ (@JuanHarris51_) July 26, 2016 Harris is the No. 52 defensive tackle in the 2017 class according to 247Sports’...
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Wisconsin kicker will wear 27 to honor Nebraska's Sam Foltz

Wisconsin and Nebraska may be competitors in the Big Ten West, but the two programs will share a special connection this season.  Badgers kicker Rafael Gaglianone will retire his customary No. 10 jersey and instead wear No. 27 in honor of his friend, Nebraska punter Sam Foltz. Foltz was tragically killed in a car crash over the weekend at age 22. In honor of his good friend...
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Video: 4-Star DE Deonte Johnson Announces Miami Commitment

Sacramento (Calif.) Luther Burbank four-star defensive end Deonte “D.J.” Johnson is a Miami Hurricane.  Johnson announced his decision in a YouTube feature video entitled “D.J. Johnson’s Crazy Day.” His announcement comes around the 3:10 mark.  The 6-foot-5, 240-pound Johnson is the No. 8 weak-side defensive end in the 2017 class according to 247Sports’ Composite Rankings.
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4-Star WR Cedarian Lamb Announces Recommitment To Oklahoma

Cedarian “CeeDee” Lamb, a four-star receiver out of Texas, originally committed to Oklahoma back in December, but reopened his recruitment in late April. Apparently, the Sooners were the right place for him all along. Lamb announced his recommitment to Oklahoma on Twitter moments ago. Home Sweet Home!!!S/O @Hayesfawcett3 for the edit pic.twitter.com/7UcmKNd47i — #CD3 (@_CeDariann...
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ECU Aggressively Going After Big 12 Invite On Twitter, Sells Itself As West Virginia Travel Partner

Unlike many previous rounds of conference realignment, the Big 12′s upcoming expansion is playing out in a very public way. Numerous candidates have released statements expressing their desire to join the league, but the school that is being the most aggressive, at least on social media, in pursuing one of the league’s openings is ECU. The Pirates official Twitter account tweeted...
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4-Star DE Malik Herring Reveals Loaded Top 5

Forsyth (Ga.) Mary Persons four-star defensive end Malik Herring has reduced his list of nearly 30 offers down to a top five, which he revealed on Twitter today. Herring is down to Clemson, Alabama, Georgia, LSU and USC.  God gets all the glory Top 5: pic.twitter.com/s7Bm6i3hM9 — Malik Herring (@HerringMalik) July 25, 2016 The No. 4 strong-side defensive end in the 2017 class...
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4-Star Center Malik Williams Unveils Top 8 On Twitter

Fort Wayne (Ind.) R. Nelson Snider four-star big man Malik Williams has cut his list down to eight schools, which he revealed tonight on Twitter.  Half of Williams’ “Elite 8″ are programs from the Big Ten, while he’s also looking at schools from the Big East, ACC and Pac-12.  #Elite8 pic.twitter.com/tGadqsISMq — Malik Williams (@leek_willi34) July 25, 2016 Louisville...
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Dabo Swinney Says Nick Saban Downplayed Alabama’s Playoff Chances When 2 Met To Pay Off Championship Bet

Nick Saban and Dabo Swinney have a fair amount in common. Swinney is an Alabama grad, the two both have summer homes near each other in Florida, and obviously the two coaches faced off in last season’s national championship. After Clemson’s loss, Swinney owed Saban a dinner from a bet the two friends made. During a SportsCenter spot today, Swinney said that when he told Saban...
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4-Star SG Naji Marshall Announces Top 7, Decision Date On Twitter

Greenbelt (Md.) Eleanor Roosevelt four-star shooting guard Naji Marshall dropped his top seven on Twitter this afternoon, while also revealing that he will be committing later this week.   I said next week but these are my final 7 schools !! Thanks to all the coaches who took time to recruit me!!  pic.twitter.com/kjmKxuALoO — Naji Marshall (@ijan3_) July 25, 2016 I will be...
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Jim Harbaugh Says Only “Uptight White People” Didn’t Like His Rap Video

Last week, Jim Harbaugh appeared in the video for rapper Bailey’s Michigan-themed track “Who’s Got It Better Than Us?” which is titled after and prominently features the coach’s famous phrase. While many appreciated this next logical step in the enigmatic Michigan coach’s high-profile summer, some criticized Harbaugh for his appearance. Those critics, Harbaugh says, are...
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4-Star SF Kyle Young Announces Top 5 Schools Via Twitter

Kyle Young, a four-star small forward and the No. 3 player in the state of Ohio, dropped his top five schools this afternoon, and it has a solid Big Ten focus. His home state Ohio State Buckeyes make the cut, as do their archrivals Michigan, and Purdue. Butler is also included, as is Clemson, a bit of a wildcard when compared to the other schools, which are all in the Midwest. Beyond...
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LSU Kicker’s Life Saved By Fire In Car Crash That Killed Sam Foltz, Mike Sadler

Colby Delahoussaye Over the weekend, a tragic car crash claimed the lives of Nebraska punter Sam Foltz and former Michigan State punter Mike Sadler. LSU kicker Colby Delahoussaye was also in the accident, but managed to survive the crash.  Apparently, Delahoussaye was incredibly lucky. According to his father, he was knocked unconscious and only awoke when he felt flames on his...
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Nebraska QB Tommy Armstrong Posts Video Of Himself, Sam Foltz Singing Garth Brooks

Saturday night, former Michigan State punter Mike Sadler and Nebraska punter Sam Foltz both lost their lives in an automobile accident in Merton, Wisconsin. In the time since, friends, family, teammates and coaches have all been posting heartwarming tributes in their honor. Nebraska quarterback Tommy Armstrong is the latest to share a great memory. Armstrong took to Instagram Monday...
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