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Photo: Tennessee Coach Butch Jones To Grace Regional SI Cover

Tennessee coach Butch Jones inherited a program that hasn’t had a winning season since 2009 – an eternity in Knoxville. But so far, he’s been up to the task of resurrecting the once-proud tradition of Vols football, as the school’s 2014 recruiting class is currently ranked No. 1 by Rivals. This week, the program will get even more exposure as Jones graces the cover of a regional...
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July 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo: Jay Bilas Blasts Mizzou, Nike, NCAA All At Once For Selling No. 15 DGB Jersey

ESPN college basketball analyst Jay Bilas has never been shy to tell the world what he thinks about the NCAA. He routinely blasts the organization on Twitter – here’s an example from this morning, even. NCAA has 140 different committees. To better grasp just how stupid that is, NCAA will likely form a committee. Or, maybe a “task force.” — Jay Bilas (@JayBilas) July 26...
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July 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: 3-Star QB Brandon Dawkins Commits To Arizona

Rich Rodriguez may have just found the quarterback of the future for the Arizona Wildcats. Tonight, Rodriguez picked up a big-time commitment in quarterback in Brandon Dawkins: Westlake Village (Calif.) Oaks Christian quarterback Brandon Dawkins has committed to Arizona… — Brandon Huffman (@BrandonHuffman) July 26, 2013 Dawkins, a 3-star prospect according to Rivals, hails...
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July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo: Ryan Swope To Return To Texas A&M To Get Degree, Writes Note To Fans Thanking Them For Support

Tonight, the sad news came out that Ryan Swope was going to have to hang it up — his NFL was over before it ever really began due to concussions. However, he is handling his sad retirement with class, and went to Twitter to thank his fans for their support and announce that he will be returning to Aggieland to finish his degree. Here’s the note he wrote: pic.twitter.com/sSefVaowf3...
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July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Tommy Tuberville’s Son To Transfer To Auburn, Walk On

Cincinnati coach Tommy Tuberville is losing a pretty important Bearcat to his former employer – his son. Tucker Tuberville will walk on to the Auburn football team (where his father used to coach). Brandon Marcello of AL.com was the first to report the news. Tommy Tuberville’s son to walk on, play quarterback at Auburn http://t.co/ALWJqBOBup — Brandon Marcello (@bmarcello...
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July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

3-Star DE Justus Reed Commits To University Of Florida

Good news for Florida fans — Will Muschamp picked up a good addition to an already solid recruiting class of 2014. Tonight, 3-star defensive end Justus Reed pulled the trigger and announced his commitment to the Gators via Twitter: I have OFFICIALLY committed to the University Of Florida!!!! I've dreamed of this day all my life, never been happier. #GoGators — deeR sutsuJ...
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July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo: USF Unveils AAC Football Patches For 2013

We’ve already shown you the AAC conference patches that Temple, UConn and Rutgers will be wearing in their first year in the league. We’ve also gotten a look at what Syracuse and Pitt will wear in their inaugural season in the ACC. This time around, we’ve got USF’s patches for 2013. Here are the new @American_FB patches for @USFFootball @JCLees. #GoBulls pic.twitter.com...
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July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo: Oklahoma Will Wear Some Crazy Facemasks In The Fall

The days of substance mattering much more than style are long gone — college football teams not only want to win, but they want to look great winning. Schools are gearing up with crazy shoes, gloves, helmets, jerseys, and now, facemasks. In the past few months, we’ve seen Georgia State, Arizona, Notre Dame, Baylor, Miami, and Minnesota all get new facemasks with far more complex...
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July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo: TCU’s Purple And Red Football Cleats Are Pretty Sweet

We haven’t seen a school come close to touching Texas A&M’s awesome cleats for 2013 yet. These ones don’t take the cake either, but they are still pretty solid. TCU Football tweeted out a picture of the Horned Frogs’ new purple and red Nike cleats today: #FearTheCleats #GoFrogs pic.twitter.com/L2oDGHzoIR — TCU Football (@TCUFootball) July 25, 2013 I totally dig them...
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July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo: Western Michigan Unveils Football Uniforms For 2013

Western Michigan is the latest team to unveil football uniforms for the fall. The Broncos released a video today of the new digs and they’re pretty cool. Take a look:  The black unis are nice and the facemask that we see 18 seconds in is similar to the ones we’ve seen from Miami and Georgia State. The players will undoubtedly be excited to wear these in August. 
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July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Nebraska’s Huge New Pinnacle Bank Arena Looks Fantastic

Nebraska is in the process of building the brand new Pinnacle Bank Arena for the basketball program — the new facility will be ready to use for the Huskers this fall. Today, the men’s basketball team had a chance to tour the arena for the first time — while it isn’t completely finished, it is shaping up nicely — you can tell it’s going to be an awesome venue. Here’s...
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July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo: South Carolina AD Reports No Impermissible Contact Has Occurred Between Clowney And Jay-Z

Yesterday, we heard that Jadeveon Clowney has been in contact with Jay-Z, and is likely to sign with Roc Nation Sports following his college career.  Many fans were wondering if this contact could get Clowney into trouble — today we have an answer via South Carolina assistant athletic director Steve Fink. Fink sent this letter to ESPN’s Travis Haney: Was forwarded South Carolina...
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July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo: Georgia State Has Fierce Facemasks To Go With New Helmets

Georgia State is getting back in on the unis action — this time with facemasks. A couple of weeks ago we showed you the Panthers’ new football uniforms and helmets for the fall. Today, it looks like the helmets are getting upgraded for a second time. The GSU Equipment Twitter account tweeted out this picture of the helmets with a fierce new facemask: New facemask on the new...
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July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Photos: Brutus Buckeye Has A Blast At Media Days, Makes Fun Of Other Big Ten Mascots

The Big Ten Media Days have been interesting to say the least. Earlier we had Nebraska head coach Bo Pelini taking shots at the SEC. Now, we have a mascot getting in on the trolling action. Brutus Buckeye, Ohio State’s mascot, has been making fun of other B1G mascots throughout media days — of course, it’s all in good fun. So far, Brutus has talked smack to a Nebraska mannequin...
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July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Vanderbilt’s James Franklin Cliff-Jumps, Makes Himself Literal “Anchor Down”

You know how Alabama fans incessantly say “Roll Tide” at every occasion? Like many schools, Vanderbilt has a nice saying of its own — fans love to throw out the phrase “Anchor Down” whenever possible. Yesterday, we came across this video on Outkick The Coverage, which shows Vanderbilt coach James Franklin acting out “anchor down” — yes, he is jumping off a decent...
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July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo: Texas Makes 3-D Logo Addition To 2013 Football Helmets

Uniforms for the 2013 college football season continue to impress. We’ve already seen Texas reveal their new uniforms and new cleats for the fall. Today, the Longhorns showed us that they have been upgrading their lids as well. The Texas Equipment Twitter account revealed that this year’s helmets will feature 3-D text that says “Horns” on the front bumper.  Take a look...
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July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Bo Pelini Trolls SEC Teams, Says Many “Would Like To Be Nebraska”

Things are heating up at the Big Ten Media Days. This morning, Nebraska football head coach Bo Pelini decided to take a shot outside the conference by saying lots of SEC teams would like to be Nebraska.   Bo Pelini: “The whole SEC isn’t Alabama. There are a lot of teams in the SEC that would like to be Nebraska.” — Dan Wolken (@DanWolken) July 25, 2013 Is he right? We...
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July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo: South Carolina May Be Joining The Shiny Chrome Helmet Parade

In the past week or so, teams have really decided to raise the bar when it comes to helmets. Last night, Miami (OH) released the best uniforms we’ve seen all offseason with new Adidas Techfit jerseys and wild new helmets. We’ve also seen numerous chrome helmets, from traditional chrome at Ole Miss, Western Kentucky, and Memphis, to gold versions at Mississippi State, Washington...
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July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Photos: University Of Florida Removes Aaron Hernandez’s All-American Brick From Outside Of Stadium

The University of Florida has been busy erasing memories of Aaron Hernandez lately. As it appears more and more likely each day that Hernandez will be convicted for involvement in numerous murders, the Gators are looking to place as much distance between themselves and the former star. Today, the university removed a pretty significant relic of Hernandez’s time at Florida — his...
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July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Was Charlie Weis Right To Call His Team A “Pile Of Crap”?

Earlier this week at Big 12 Media Days, Kansas head coach Charlie Weis talked about a new pitch to recruits. It’s not the normal way of telling recruits that KU may be the place for them. After all, just look at recent history with the football program. Still, though, you don’t want to sell your program short, right? Wrong. On Monday, Weis told the media that he asked his recruits...
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July 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Urban Meyer Highlights Day One Of The Big Ten Media Days

The 42nd annual Big Ten Media Days kicked off today in Chicago. Today was filled with press conferences that provided glimpses on the outlook for each team. By far, the most anticipated press conference of the day came from Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer. I’m sure Meyer was hoping to get questions mostly about the 2013 Ohio State Buckeyes – but that turned into questions about...
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July 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo: Someone Has Started A White House Petition To Look Into UNC’s “Systemic Academic Fraud”

Every once in a while, politics and college athletics cross paths. One annoyed college basketball fan is so upset with the situation at North Carolina that he’s started a White House petition to look into the “systemic academic fraud” at Chapel Hill. Petitions need 100,000 signatures before they’re even entertained – this one only has 103 so far. The poster on Reddit claims...
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July 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Kentucky Coach Mark Stoops Claims He Actually Plays Yahtzee With His Staff

For those who don’t follow the Kentucky football program closely, the team’s celebratory war cry when landing recruits has been “Yahtzee” in 2013. Coach Mark Stoops has made it pretty clear he’s behind the movement, as you can see below. Big time YAHTZEE for the Nation today!!!! pic.twitter.com/UiAqp4R2wX — Mark Stoops (@UKCoachStoops) July 20, 2013 But it got us thinking...
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July 24, 2013  |  Discuss

NBC’s Mindy Drayer: Carlos Hyde “Did Slap Victim” In Surveillance Tape

First, the world was convinced that Ohio State running back Carlos Hyde punched a woman this past Friday night at a bar in Columbus. Then, we heard that the surveillance video showed nothing of the sort. Now, we’re hearing that Hyde “slapped” the woman. You can’t make this stuff up. Fox 8 News’ Gabe Spiegel, who has been covering the story from its inception, just tweeted...
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July 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Miami (OH) Unveils New Adidas TECHFIT Jerseys/Helmets For 2013

Adidas swings and misses a lot on uniforms – see last year’s college basketball postseason for example. But what Miami (OH) just unveiled via the video below has to be one of (if not the) most attractive uniform(s) we’ve seen ahead of the 2013 season. Roll the tape. (Fast forward to 2:10.) First off, the helmets are awesome. The mixture of red/silver on the facemask, the feather...
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July 24, 2013  |  Discuss
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