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Cardale Jones, Braxton Miller Heading To Tattoo Parlor Together

Despite what’s shaping up to be an incredible quarterback competition, Ohio State signal-callers Cardale Jones, Braxton Miller and J.T. Barrett all remain tight with each other ahead of the 2015 campaign. Apparently, two of them – Jones and Miller – are even going on a little road trip to Cleveland. Jones informed his Twitter followers Friday that he and Miller would be heading...
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July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Nebraska Football Has Released An Epic Hype Video About The Upcoming Season

We’re 50 days away from the beginning of the Mike Riley era in Lincoln, Neb.  The Huskers are excited.  Nebraska’s football program has released an epic hype video about the team’s 2015 season, which begins Sept. 5 against BYU. It’ll get you jacked up, Husker fans.  In 50 days football is back. #GBR #Huskers http://t.co/cC4FA8kLLh — Nebraska Huskers (@Huskers) July 17, 2015
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July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Kentucky Releases Hype Video For Newly Renovated Commonwealth Stadium, And The Players Look Excited

With just 50 days and counting until the Kentucky Wildcats kick off their 2015 college football season, the University released a hype video for the newly renovated Commonwealth Stadium, showing players practicing inside for the first time.  The following is an excerpt from the website dedicated to informing the public on the renovations. Through a $120-million reinvention, Commonwealth...
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July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: North Carolina Big Man Joel James Joking Around With A Young UNC Fan Is The Cutest Thing You’ll See Today

North Carolina senior big man Joel James is strong. He’s 6-foot-10, 280 pounds, after all.  How strong, exactly?  Strong enough to hold a young Tar Heels’ fan by his ankle and swing him around with ease. The UNC forward did this while working his program’s basketball camp. And it’s hilarious.    Happy Friday!!!! @bigmanjames42 A video posted by Theo Pinson (@tpinsonn...
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July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

2017 4-star Ohio State Commit Bruce Judson Upset With Media, Says He’s All OSU

2017 four-star athlete Bruce Judson, out of Cocoa, Florida, isn’t happy with the media doubting his commitment to Ohio State.  Judson made his pledge to the Buckeyes on January 13, 2015, according to 247 sports, and is considered the No. 16 ATH in the 2017 class.  Fresh off his visit to Florida State, where he participated in the annual Jimbo Fisher Camp, the OSU commit expressed...
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July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Tennessee Offensive Lineman Ja’Wuan James Says Preseason Awards “Don’t Matter” After All-SEC Teams Released

It’s preseason awards time in college football. The watch lists for every trophy are making the rounds, as are the preseason polls and all-conference teams.  The SEC’s preseason teams came out today.  Former Tennessee offensive lineman Ja’Wuan James, now a Miami Dolphin, says they “don’t matter.”  #Vols‘ preseason All-SEC players in media poll: QB Josh Dobbs (3rdT...
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July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Here’s Some Awesome Footage Of Michael Jordan Playing Pickup At Chapel Hill In 1986

Michael Jordan was drafted in 1984 by the Chicago Bulls after playing three years of college basketball at North Carolina, but in 1986, he returned to campus to finish up his degree. Apparently, while he was back on his stomping grounds, he got a little extra work in, terrorizing opponents at local pick-up games. Friday morning, Team Flight Brothers dropped an awesome 30-second video...
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July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Erin Andrews Posts Cool “Go Gators” Instagram Photo With Abby Wambach

Few may know this – but both Fox Sports sideline reporter Erin Andrews (a former cheerleader) and USA soccer star Abby Wambach attended the University of Florida. In fact, while Andrews is a few years older, they were both in school at the same time for a bit. Friday, Andrews posted what seems to be a cool post-ESPYS photo she took with Wambach on Instagram. Andrews joked that...
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July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: J.J. Watt Has Been Training In USC’s Weight Room All Week

USC’s football program has been playing host to one of the best football players in the world this week.  J.J. Watt, who has been in Los Angeles for The ESPYS and other functions, has been using the Trojans’ weight room to train.  Perhaps he’s been teaching USC’s youngsters a thing or two.  Much thanks to Ivan & USC for letting me use the weightroom all week while...
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July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Ohio State Star A.J. Hawk Tackles Fan At Golf Tournament

Former Ohio State star and current Cincinnati Bengals linebacker A.J. Hawk is no stranger to uprooting ball carriers on the gridiron, totaling 923 combined tackles after nine seasons in the NFL. And if asked, he’ll even tackle a fan during a celebrity golf tournament. The same fan he tackled the year before, believe it or not.  Good form. 
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July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Braxton Miller Trolls Michigan Again, Posts Instagram Photo Of Himself Stiff-Arming Blake Countess

Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller will be back on the field this fall for the Buckeyes, and it’s clear that he’s looking forward to one game specifically – the November 28 matchup with the Michigan Wolverines. This offseason, Miller has taken to Instagram numerous times to poke fun at his team’s biggest rival – repeatedly posting photos of Michigan’s inability to...
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July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Videos: Ohio State Football Has Released Some Cool Videos About “The Grind”

This offseason for the Ohio State football program has been dubbed “The Grind.”  Urban Meyer’s team was “chasing” a national championship and, now that they’ve got it, they’re grinding to make sure they stay atop the college football world.  Grinding = working out hard. Ohio State’s video production team has released some cool clips that show just how hard the Buckeyes...
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July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

College Professor’s Extra Credit Question Will Blow Your Mind

dylanseltermann.com Yes, we usually stick to writing about sports. But given the fact that we’re currently in the lull between the spring and fall semesters, we figured we’d branch out a bit and bring you a different college-related story that’s taken the country by storm. Yes, this one relates to academics. University of Maryland professor Dylan Selterman, since 2008, has...
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July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Media’s Preseason All-SEC Teams Released, Alabama Leads The Way On The First Team

A day after the media’s SEC preseason poll was released, the preseason All-SEC teams have been released.  Unsurprisingly, Alabama has the most selections on the conference’s first-team with six players. Ole Miss, Georgia, LSU and Auburn are also well represented.  Here are all three offensive and defensive teams.   The media’s pre-season All-SEC teams. Alabama had the...
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July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 1 Point Guard Dennis Smith Has Narrowed His List Of Schools To Six

The Nation’s top point guard in the 2016 class, Dennis Smith, has narrowed his choice of schools down to just six.  The five-star, out of Fayetteville, North Carolina, is rated as the No. 4 player in the entire class by 247 sports and is crystal balled to NC State at 89 percent.  But there are some major college basketball programs still in the hunt.  The nation’s top PG...
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July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Even The District Judges In Alabama Send Hate Mail To College Football Writers About Crimson Tide Football

Alabama football fans are some of the most passionate people in the world. You know this.  The following is an extreme example of just how passionate they are.  According to Dan Wolken, a national college football writer for USA Today, an Alabama district judge sent him a critical email from his work account regarding Crimson Tide football.  Man, Alabama folks have no qualms...
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July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Georgia Football Released A Cool Hype Video For Its Season Opener

Georgia’s football program is 50 days away from beginning its 2015 season. The Bulldogs open their campaign Sept. 5 against UL Monroe.  You should already be excited, Georgia fans, but if you’re not, you will be after watching the following video.  The Bulldogs’ video production team released a cool “50 Days” video to hype up their season opener.  50 Days from Georgia...
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July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Ohio State’s Cardale Jones Says He Wants To End Up Being Respected Like Michael Jordan, Derek Jeter

Cardale Jones has already reached college football’s mountaintop, leading Ohio State to the national championship last January, so he has his eyes set on another peak.  When the Buckeyes’ quarterback’s football career is over, he wants to be thought of in the same manner as two of the greatest professional athletes of all-time.  Jones, who has started just three college football...
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July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Joey Galloway Jokes ESPN Would “Shut Down” If SEC Misses Out On College Football Playoff

If you’re wondering whether ESPN”s SEC bias is real, well, it appears that even some of its employees think so. This week, college football analyst Joey Galloway, who is taking on a much bigger role for the network in 2015, joked that if the conference isn’t able to land at least one participant in this year’s College Football Playoff, ESPN will “shut down.” He’s obviously...
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July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

ESPN’s Danny Kanell Calls Out Paul Finebaum, Asks If He’ll Spend As Much Time On Tennessee Allegations As He Did FSU

The University of Tennessee is currently being investigated by the federal government for sexual violence, according to a report by The Tennessean. The investigation was launched by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights on June 29.  This concerns the Volunteers’ football program, as six players from Tennessee’s roster last season have been accused of...
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July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Ronda Rousey Responds To Ohio State’s Cardale Jones, Who Asked Her Out At The ESPYS

Ohio State’s Cardale Jones spent much of his time at The ESPYS Wednesday night attempting to woo the heart of Ronda Rousey, who was also in attendance.  The Buckeyes’ quarterback sent the UFC star a series of tweets that appeared to be unreturned.  Rousey changed that last night, when she responded to Jones via a video.  Cardale seems to have legitimately flustered Ronda...
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July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Oregon Football: 4-Star Defensive End Langi Tuifua Commits To His “Dream School,” Becomes First Member Of Ducks’ 2017 Class

Oregon football opened the doors on its 2017 recruiting class with a bang. Four-star defensive end Langi Tuifua, a star from Bingham High School in South Jordan, UT, became the first player in the Ducks’ 2017 class with his commitment on Thursday night. 247Sports confirmed the news with the talented pass-rusher. Bingham (Utah) four-star defensive end Langi Tuifua has confirmed...
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July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Florida Football: 4-Star Cornerback Chauncey Gardner Reassures Gator Fans, Tweets Out Chomp Photo

This afternoon, four-star cornerback Chauncey Gardner announced his list of official visits, and it is something. The Florida commit plans to go see some of the best games the sport has to offer this year, including Notre Dame vs. USC, Alabama vs.  LSU, and the Gators vs. Florida State. Either Gardner is doing his due diligence in his recruitment—as he absolutely should—or he...
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July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Nebraska Football: Huskers Land Commitment From 3-Star Miami Cornerback DiCaprio Bootle

The Nebraska Cornhuskers joined in on the trend of college football programs going to other regions to hold camps, and their efforts in Florida have already paid dividends. Today, the Huskers received a commitment from superbly-named three-star cornerback DiCaprio Bootle out of Miami. Blessed to announce that I have committed to the University of Nebraska! #Huskers #GBRpic.twitter...
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July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Lands Commitment From 2016 Defensive End Adetokunbo Ogundeji

Adetokunbo Ogundeji, a three-star defensive end in the 2016 class, has committed to Notre Dame.  The 6-foot-5, 225-pound prospect out of Michigan chose the Fighting Irish over Oregon and Pittsburgh, among other programs.  He’s ranked the No. 48 defensive end in the country by 247 Sports’ Composite Rankings.  3-star DE Adetokunbo Ogundeji has committed to #NotreDame. — Jake...
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July 16, 2015  |  Discuss
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