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Video: Watch FSU Freshman Guard Dwayne Bacon Throw Down Self-Served Alley-Oop Dunk Off Ball Rebounder

FSU head coach Leonard Hamilton has brought some ridiculously athletic kids to campus with his top-10 2015 recruiting class including three top-100 players in Dwayne Bacon, Malik Beasley and Terance Mann.  Mann, you may already be familiar with if you’ve seen the video of this self-served alley-oop dunk that was posted last Sunday. But Bacon, the winner of the 2015 McDonald...
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August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: LSU Star Freshman Ben Simmons Is Already Throwing Down 360 Dunks In Practice

It hasn’t taken long for Ben Simmons to show off his ridiculous athleticism at LSU.  The Tigers are in Day 2 of a summer practice schedule.  During the practice, the 6-foot-9, 222-pound five-star freshman, thought by some to be the future No. 1 pick in the NBA Draft, threw down an awesome 360 dunk.    Ben Simmons with the 360 throw down as day 2 of practice is underway...
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August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Watch Clemson Wide Receiver Artavis Scott Show Off His Quarterback Skills, Drop Ridiculous Throw Into Basket

Clemson wide receiver Artavis Scott broke out as a freshman in 2014, reeling in 78 receptions for 965 yards and eight touchdowns for the Tigers. He, along with the countless skill players that Clemson continues to bring through the program, can punish defenders with their speed, shifty feet and consistent hands. But, at least in Scott’s case, it appears he can beat you with his...
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August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan Lands Commitment From Awesomely Named 2016 Defensive Back Sir Patrick Scott

The recruit with perhaps the best name in all of the 2016 class is now a Michigan man.  Sir Patrick Scott, a three-star cornerback out of Upper Marlboro, Md., committed to the Wolverines’ program this afternoon.  Scott, a 6-foot-1, 170-pound prospect, is ranked the No. 59 CB in the country by 247 Sports’ Composite Rankings.  Per his coach, 2016 DB Sir Patrick Scott has committed...
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August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh gives Nicki Minaj a shoutout on Twitter

Michigan head football coach Jim Harbaugh has been known to throw celebrity Twitter shoutouts, and there doesn’t seem to be any kind of a rhyme or reason to any of them. Some of these have included the likes of Judge Judy and rapper Big Sean. I guess sometimes a guy just wants to let the world know how he feels, and just might be a Nicki Minaj fan, too.  I can’t disagree...
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August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Athletic Department Says “No New Uniform” Coming For The Sooners This Year

At least one of the nine programs reported to be wearing a Nike black alternate uniform this season will not be sporting the jersey this fall.  It was reported earlier today that Oklahoma would be wearing a black alternate jersey at some point this season.  That report is not true concerning the Sooners.  There is no new uniform coming for @OU_Football this season. #Sooners —...
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August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

2016 4-Star Cornerback Chauncey Gardner Tweets Photos Of Several Offer Letters, But Says He’s All Gator

2016 four-star cornerback Chauncey Gardner spent Sunday afternoon tweeting photos of official offer letters from a few of the biggest college football programs in the country.  The 6-foot, 194-pound corner, out of Cocoa, Florida, has officially received written offers from Florida, Georgia, Florida State and Alabama, and decided to share those with his Twitter followers.  It...
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August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Oklahoma State 4-Star Quarterback Commit Nick Starkel Trolls Oklahoma With #OSUDNA Picture

The Twitter communities of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State have been having some fun over the past couple of days with the hashtags, #OSUDNA and #OUDNA.  Basically, people have been tweeting things that they believe to be natural to their schools and the rivalry.  Oklahoma State 2016 four-star quarterback commit Nick Starkel had some fun with his tweet on the subject, trolling Oklahoma...
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August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Watch Clemson Offensive Lineman Eric Mac Lain Throw Down An Awesome Dunk

Eric Mac Lain is a 6-foot-4, 305-pound offensive lineman.  So, you wouldn’t expect the Clemson Tiger’s vertical leaping ability to be all that impressive. He’s got a lot of weight to attempt to throw into the air, after all.  You would be wrong, though. Mac Lain is actually a tremendous dunker, as he recently displayed.  Who says offensive linemen aren’t “SKILL” players...
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August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Alabama Freshman Quarterback Blake Barnett Has A Ridiculously Strong Arm

Former five-star quarterback Blake Barnett is busy preparing for his freshman year at Alabama, and that includes working with ESPN’s quarterback guru, George Whitfield.  When they’re not nearly escaping the extended reach of a broom, quarterbacks are usually taught to tighten up their mechanics to better utilize their abilities when working with Whitfield. Whitfield also makes...
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August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Adidas Teases New Uniforms For Texas A&M Football

Every Adidas-sponsored college football program seems to be getting a new uniform (or more) this offseason.  Texas A&M is no different.  It appears we’ll be seeing a new Aggies’ uniform on August 7, according to a cryptic but kind of obvious tweet from the apparel brand.  Speed comes out at night. 8.7.15 #12thMan #teamadidas pic.twitter.com/4P9w6vnO21 — adidas Football...
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August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Tennessee fan recreates Neyland Stadium in backyard

Backyard football is a pretty common activity for kids growing up.  Every kid probably wishes they could play on the following backyard field.  A Tennessee fan recreated the Neyland Stadium field – checkerboard end zones included – for a birthday party. It’s pretty awesome.  It’s birthday time in Tennessee! #GoVols pic.twitter.com/I7sfDh6YMV — Mark Whitehead (...
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August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

4-Star Small Forward Maverick Rowan Commits To North Carolina State

North Carolina State just picked up a commitment from four-star small forward Maverick Rowan.  The 6-foot-7, 200-pound Rowan, out of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, is rated as the No. 7 small forward – and No. 39 overall player – in the 2015 class, according to 247 Sports. Along with NC State, Rowan was also considering Louisville and St. Johns. But it appears he felt most comfortable...
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August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: This “The Return Of Tennessee Football” Hype Video Is Awesome

Few college football programs have a greater sense of optimism for the near future than Tennessee.  The Volunteers have stocked themselves with young talent, having recruited extremely well. Some believe Tennessee to be a contender for the SEC East this fall. If not this season, the Vols surely will compete for championships in the coming seasons.  In honor of Tennessee’s season...
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August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Nebraska Head Coach Mike Riley Officially Welcomes 4-Star Running Back Jordan Stevenson

It’s been an interesting couple of weeks for four-star running back Jordan Stevenson, but he has finally found a home at the University of Nebraska.  After signing his National Letter of Intent to Wisconsin earlier this year, Stevenson was denied admission and then granted release on July 24. The very next day, the 5-foot-8, 210-pound ball carrier officially visited Nebraska,...
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August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Ohio State Planning On Wearing A Black Uniform Against Penn State

Earlier this morning, we showed you photos of the Nike black jersey T-shirt that is reportedly an approximation of a uniform Ohio State will wear this season.  We now have further details that back up that report.  According to Eleven Warriors, Ohio State is planning on wearing a black uniform for its home game against Penn State on Oct. 17. The game is a night contest set to kick...
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August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Florida Quarterback Will Grier Has Added A Ton Of Muscle This Offseason

It’s common for college football players to put on some good muscle during their first year or so on campus. The transition from high school football to college is a big one.  What Florida’s Will Grier has reportedly done is pretty tremendous and unordinary.  Grier, a redshirt freshman quarterback, weighed 172 pounds when he enrolled at UF last year. He’s reportedly up to...
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August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Former Ohio State Coach Jim Tressel Discusses Former OSU QB Terrelle Pryor At Cleveland Browns Camp

Terrelle Pryor is arguably the most gifted athlete to ever play football at Ohio State. The former Buckeyes’ quarterback did not end his college career how he hoped he would, but the 6-foot-4, 223-pound now-wide receiver is hoping his NFL career will soon take off.  Pryor, 26, is currently trying to make the Cleveland Browns roster as a wide receiver.  On Saturday, Pryor’s...
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August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

2016 5-Star Shooting Guard Rawle Alkins Releases Loaded Top 10

Rawle Alkins, a five-star shooting guard in the 2016 class, has trimmed his list of potential schools to 10.  The 6-foot-5, 210-pound prospect out of Middle Village, New York, is ranked the No. 3 player at his position and the No. 17 player in his class by 247 Sports’ Composite Rankings.  Here’s his top 10.  #JustAKidFromBrooklyn pic.twitter.com/nLKG3JFoqW — Rawle Alkins...
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August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Clemson’s Football Players Were Up Very Early This Morning, Preparing For The Season

Before you got up this morning and started what will probably be a lazy Sunday, Clemson’s football program got in a heck of a workout.  It’s August now, which means the college football season is nearly a month away, so it’s time to really get after it. The Tigers did that this morning.  Clemson’s football team began its morning by running the stadium steps at Memorial...
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August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Alabama, LSU, Ohio State, Texas, Others To Wear These Nike Black Alternate Uniforms This Season

Several of college football’s premier programs will be sporting a black uniform this fall, according to a report.  According to Andrew Lind, a uniform connoisseur and reporter for the Tidewater News, the black Nike uniform T-shirts being seen in stores are the design for an alternate uniform that will be worn this fall.  Alabama, Florida, Florida State, LSU, Georgia, Ohio State...
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August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

4-Star Wide Receiver Dredrick Snelson Tweets Commitment To Minnesota

Wide receiver Dredrick Snelson, a Fort Lauderdale product rated four stars by Rivals and ESPN, has an offer list that any recruit could be proud of: This is Dredrick Snelson’s profile. Guess who he chose? #Gophers pic.twitter.com/80ZgR9esQI — Matt Jessen-Howard (@mjessenhoward) August 1, 2015 With offers from schools like Alabama, Auburn, Florida State, Ole Miss, and Notre...
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August 01, 2015  |  Discuss

5-Star Defensive Tackle Derrick Brown, No. 1 Recruit In Georgia, Announces 5 Official Visits

Defensive tackle is one of the hardest positions to recruit, so naturally everyone is in on five-star Georgia native Derrick Brown. Brown, the top player in his state and No. 3 overall defensive tackle per 247Sports, has announced the five schools that will receive official visits. We’re not sure where he’ll wind up, but it looks like he’ll be in the SEC when it’s all said...
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August 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Photos: 4-Star Quarterback Jack Allison Has Already Signed His Grant-In-Aid To Miami

We have over seven months until national signing day, but four-star quarterback Jack Allison didn’t want to wait that long to make his college decision official. Allison signed his grant-in-aid to the University of Miami this afternoon. QB Jack Allison has signed grant-in-aid with Miami, telling AP “It’s such a relief to know I have a place to be & it’s a great place...
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August 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Football’s Official Scholarship Offer Letter Features An Absurd Number Of Phrases And Mottos

Miami has been down, by the lofty standards of the great Hurricane teams at least, for a while now, but the program still leans on its impressive history and brand. The U sent out its official scholarship offer letters today, and these things look like ransom notes with all of the different team mottos and phrases used. The actual “letter” portion is fairly short; Al Golden is...
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August 01, 2015  |  Discuss
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