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Video: Texas Releases Awesome Highlight Montage Of Longhorns’ Victory vs. Oklahoma

Want to re-live Texas’ win over Oklahoma, Longhorn fans?  Of course you do.  Thankfully, Texas’ video production team has released an awesome highlight montage from the team’s 24-17 win against the Sooners.  Check it out: 
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October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey Releases Statement About Bret Bielema-Cam Robinson On-Field Incident

Arkansas head coach Bret Bielema is a pretty constant source of controversy, and Saturday’s game against Alabama was no exception. During a scuffle between Tide lineman Cam Robinson and Arkansas defensive end Hjalte Froholdt, Bielema stepped onto the field, and appeared to act as if he had been pushed by Robinson, who was then penalized. Bielema’s little dance after the play...
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Ex-Michigan, MSU players make friendly bet for charity

No. 12 Michigan and No. 7 Michigan State will face off in Ann Arbor on Saturday, and two former players are already going head-to-head this week for a good cause. Former Spartan running back T.J. Duckett and ex-Michigan safety Cato June have teamed up to form the House Divided Challenge. The pair have challenged each other to see who can raise more money for charity, with the loser...
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October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

College Spun’s College Football Playoff Field After Week 6

We’re doing it again, trying to pick a College Football Playoff field after six weeks of play and an insane amount of craziness.  It’s hard.  Where do you put Florida, a team that’s undefeated and has looked great but just lost its starting quarterback to a year-long suspension? Where do you put Ohio State, everyone’s No. 1 before the season and a squad that’s still undefeated...
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October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Post Under Scrutiny For Ridiculous Article Title

It’s become common practice for online publications to beef up article titles in an attempt to lure in readers. What you’ll see below is a little beyond the realm of what’s considered acceptable, however. Monday, reports surfaced that former Texas A&M wide receiver Thomas Johnson – who played for the Aggies for one year – had admitted to murdering a man in Dallas on...
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October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Get Ready For The Sooners To Bounce Back With This Oklahoma-Kansas State Hype Video

Oklahoma took one on the chin on Saturday against Texas, but in the tough Big 12, the Sooners have plenty of chances for big wins down the stretch. On Saturday, OU takes on the always-tough Kansas State Wildcats in Manhattan, a tough trip for any Big 12 team to make. OU fan Jason Swann, who put together an excellent hype video before the Red River Shootout, is back with another one...
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October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Paul Finebaum Thinks Chip Kelly, Kevin Sumlin Will Be USC’s 2 Leading Candidates

ESPN college football analyst Paul Finebaum usually sticks to covering the SEC, but given the turmoil out in Los Angeles this week, he’s broadening his horizons. Tuesday, he commented on USC’s heading coaching situation. He thinks there are two “leading candidates” for the job. Finebaum said that former Oregon coach Chip Kelly, who is now with the Philadelphia Eagles in the...
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October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Urban Meyer has interesting response to QB questions

Every Thursday during the football season, Urban Meyer has a call-in radio show on Columbus’ 97.1 The Fan, an ESPN affiliate.  The Ohio State coach answers a couple questions from the show’s hosts before taking calls from Buckeye fans. This season, the majority of the fans’ calls have been regarding OSU’s quarterback situation. Why don’t you start J.T.? Did you promise...
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October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Leonard Fournette On Cover Of Next Week’s Sports Illustrated

Leonard Fournette has defeated all comers thus far in his sophomore campaign. After facing undefeated Florida on Saturday, his next opponent will be the Sports Illustrated curse. Fournette is gracing the cover of the magazine’s October 19 issue, which features all of the gaudy comparisons to other legendary running backs that we hear on a weekly basis. Thank you God...
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USC president expresses support for AD Pat Haden

It looks like current athletic director Pat Haden will be making the hire for USC's next head football coach. The Trojans’ athletic director, who has been the focal point of much criticism in recent days due to the Steve Sarkisian controversy and firing, has “unwavering support” from USC’s president.  Many have called for Haden to be fired, though it doesn’t look like...
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James Franklin Updates Star Running Back Saquon Barkley’s Status For Ohio State Game

Penn State star running back Saquon Barkley has missed the Nittany Lions’ last two games with a lower-body injury.  Will the freshman sensation return to the field Saturday night against Ohio State? Maybe.  James Franklin said today that it’ll be up to the doctors and the trainers when it comes to the decision to play or sit Barkley.  James Franklin said doctors and trainers...
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October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

4-Star Defensive Tackle Darius Whitfield Commits To South Carolina Despite Spurrier ‘Resignation’

Steve Spurrier’s abrupt “resignation” from South Carolina has rocked the world of Gamecocks athletics, and as expected, it has had early negative impact in recruiting. Not all is lost for USC, however. Shortly before Spurrier’s press conference began, four-star defensive tackle Darius Whitfield announced his commitment to the Gamecocks. Thank God For The Blessing And The...
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October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

The 10 Best College Football Jobs In The Country

Imagine, for a moment, that every college football job in the country is open. These jobs come with everything the program currently has to offer, save for actual players. Those will have to be recruited.  Where does Ohio State rank?   Imagine there is an incredible head coach – an Urban Meyer or Nick Saban-type – who has first dibs on one of these jobs. Imagine he has no...
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October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier clarifies he's 'resigning, not retiring'

On Monday night, it was reported by a number of outlets that South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier would be retiring from coaching, effective immediately. On Tuesday afternoon, Spurrier, during his final press conference with the Gamecocks, clarified his decision. Spurrier told reporters that he’s “resigning, not retiring.” He added that he might want to coach a high school...
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October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Dabo Swinney gave awesome speech in honor of Spurrier

Dabo Swinney and Steve Spurrier have traded barbs over the years, given the rivalry between Clemson and South Carolina, but as you’ll see below, they have nothing but respect for each other off of the field. Tuesday, Swinney, the day after it was announced that Spurrier would be retiring as head coach of the Gamecocks, had some heartfelt words for his adversary.  Swinney told...
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Video: Florida Football Posted An Awesome Slideshow Tribute To Steve Spurrier On Instagram

Since 2005, Steve Spurrier has been known for his tremendous rebuilding job at South Carolina, culminating in three straight 11-win seasons from 2011-2013. He is the winningest coach in program history in Columbia, but his lasting legacy is in Gainesville, where he won a Heisman Trophy as the Gators’ quarterback, and caputred the 1996 National Championship as head coach. Spurrier...
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October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

2016 5-Star Linebacker Mique Juarez Has De-Committed From USC

Mique Juarez, a five-star linebacker in the 2016 class, has de-committed from USC.  The 6-foot-2, 222-pound prospect out of Torrance, Calif., is ranked the No. 2 outside linebacker in his class and the No. 17 player overall by 247 Sports’ Composite Rankings. He was USC’s highest-rated commit.  Juarez announced his decision on Twitter.  pic.twitter.com/9E598FfOBz — Mique...
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October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Missouri’s Maty Mauk Favorited Tweets About Struggles Of Backup Drew Lock During Florida Loss

Missouri quarterback Maty Mauk has been suspended for the Tigers’ last two games against South Carolina and Florida, and apparently he’s pretty salty about it. On Sunday, fans noticed Mauk favoriting tweets about his backup Drew Lock struggling against the Gators. Mauk probably can’t play this off as an accidental touch while scrolling through his timeline either—he was not...
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October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Treon Harris Posts Awesome Tribute To Teammate Will Grier

Monday, Florida redshirt freshman quarterback Will Grier was suspended by the NCAA for a full year after testing positive for a banned substance. As such, Gators sophomore signal-caller Treon Harris will now get the nod. He isn’t gloating, however. Tuesday, Harris posted a cool tribute to his teammate on Twitter. It features a photo of the duo, with the tagline “My brother....
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October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: South Carolina Releases Tribute Video To Steve Spurrier Following Retirement News

Farewell, Steve Spurrier.  The legendary college football coach is retiring. The news broke last night and an official press conference is scheduled for this morning.  South Carolina, the program Spurrier’s led since 2005, has released a short tribute video to the Head Ball Coach.    Thanks for all the great memories coach!! #Gamecocks #HBC #Spurrier #HereSC A video posted...
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October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

LSU Fan Gets Groom’s Cake With A Crawfish Bucket

Most of the time, if a college football fan gets a groom’s cake for his wedding, it features some design dedicated to his favorite team’s mascot or stadium. What you’ll see below is far better. A Tigers supporter who got married this past weekend apparently had an LSU groom’s cake made in the shape of a crawfish boil. It has all the fixings, too. It’s as Louisiana as you...
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October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Players, Coaches Express Love For Steve Spurrier Following Retirement News

Steve Spurrier is retiring and college football will miss him dearly.  Spurrier, 70, led three different college football programs – Duke (1987-89), Florida (1990-2001) and South Carolina (2005-15). He won a national championship in 1996 and seven conference titles. Spurrier’s probably most known for his mouth and his innovative offense strategies; some will call him the SEC’s...
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October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

ESPN’s FPI Now Expects Michigan To Beat Ohio State, Gives Wolverines 52 Percent Chance To Top Buckeyes

Michigan will be 11-1 at the end of the regular season with wins over Michigan State and Ohio State. That’s what ESPN’s FPI expects to happen, anyway.  The Football Power Index, which gives every team a percent chance of victory in each game, has the Wolverines as the favorite in all of their remaining contests.  The FPI gives Michigan a 73 percent chance of beating Michigan...
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South Carolina names Shawn Elliott interim head coach

South Carolina has named co-offensive coordinator and offensive line coach Shawn Elliott the Gamecocks’ interim coach. The program’s longtime head coach, Steve Spurrier, announced Monday that he is retiring.  Elliott, who has been at South Carolina since 2010, is an Appalachian State alumnus. He previously served as ASU’s offensive line coach. He’s been an assistant coach...
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Photo: This Is What Braxton Miller Wants Ohio Stadium To Look Like For Ohio State’s Blackout vs. Penn State

Ohio Stadium will look a little different Saturday night.  The Buckeyes, who are set to host Penn State in Columbus, will be sporting new all-black uniforms.  So, Ohio State fans are attempting to black-out the stadium. Here’s what Braxton Miller wants Ohio Stadium to look like for the contest.  #BuckeyeNation pic.twitter.com/Tupbwu4wgz — BRAXTON MILLER (@BraxtonMiller5)...
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October 13, 2015  |  Discuss
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