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4-Star CB Latavious Brini Drops Loaded Top 12

Hialeah (FL) cornerback Latavious Brini, rated as a four-star and the No. 16 corner in the 2017 recruiting class by 247 Sports, dropped his top 12 schools on Twitter Thursday evening.  The list is loaded.  pic.twitter.com/XwjWHDw3dh — Latavious Brini(@Tall_Man26) June 10, 2016 With Miami, Georgia, USC, Florida, Mississippi State, Notre Dame, UNC, FSU, Alabama, FAU, UCF and...
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June 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Here’s Video Of Ryan Shazier’s Victorious Race Against Antonio Brown, Steelers’ Wide Receivers

We now have video of that race between Ryan Shazier, Antonio Brown, Sammie Coates and Markus Wheaton at Steelers’ practice on Wednesday.  Pittsburgh’s third-year linebacker went up against the team’s fastest wide receivers (save for Darrius Heyward-Bey, who wasn’t allowed to run because he’s too fast) and came away with a win.  A video of the race was taken on Antonio...
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June 09, 2016  |  Discuss

4-Star PF Raiquan Gray Names Top 13 Schools

Fort Lauderdale (FL) four-star power forward Raiquan Gray, rated as the No. 22 player at his position in the 2017 class by 247 Sports’ composite rankings, announced his top 13 schools on Twitter Thursday afternoon.  As you would imagine, the list included some big-time programs.  Thank you to All But the list can change and schools can be added❗️ #Top13 pic.twitter.com/XZZaDXwqqX...
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June 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Former College Basketball Stars To Compete For $2 Million Prize In This Year’s TBT Tournament

Last year, The Basketball Tournament really took off, with teams from across the country playing for a $1 million cash prize. Many of the top teams in the field are primarily comprised of alumni of some of college basketball’s most proud programs. This year, Kansas, Kansas State, Kentucky, Syracuse, and Villanova are all teams well represented in the 60-team field. #TBT2016 $2M...
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June 09, 2016  |  Discuss

4-Star SF Kyle Young Reveals Top 10 On Twitter

Massillon (Ohio.) Jackson four-star small forward Kyle Young has dropped his top 10 list on Twitter. Young is still considering Butler, Clemson, NC State, West Virginia, Michigan, Michigan State, Ohio State, Purdue, Wisconsin and Florida.  So blessed and thankful for all the amazing schools that have recruited me. I have narrowed it down to 10 pic.twitter.com/6tHaKA1jvA — Kyle...
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June 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Danny Kanell trolls Florida about new field name

The University of Florida announced Thursday that it has renamed the football field in honor of former head coach Steve Spurrier, news that made perfect sense to anybody and everybody that follows college football. Although, while the news makes sense, people are questioning UF’s decision to keep “Florida Field” as part of the title, making the name quite the mouthful to say...
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June 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Von Miller Says He Could Sit Out Entire 2016 Season After Turning Down Denver Broncos’ Latest Offer

The Denver Broncos have reportedly cut off contract negotiations with the team’s star pass rusher, Von Miller.  Denver and the 27-year-old Super Bowl MVP have been attempting to get an extension done this offseason, but the two sides have yet to meet in the middle.  Miller, a former Texas A&M standout, reportedly turned down a 6-year, $114.5 million contract. That might seem...
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June 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: This Ohio State Hype Video Is All You Need To Get Fired Up For 2016

Despite losing a record-setting number of talent to the 2016 NFL Draft, the Ohio State Buckeyes are gearing up to make another run at a title this season. With starting quarterback J.T. Barrett under center, the sky’s the limit.  On Thursday, BuckeyesNews’ official Twitter account tweeted out this awesome hype video for the upcoming season.  Ohio State Football: The Quest...
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June 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier Comments On Florida Naming Its Field After Him

Earlier this afternoon, news got out that Florida was naming the field at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium after legendary former Gator quarterback and head coach Steve Spurrier.  Spurrier released a lengthy statement about the honor, even name-dropping a pair of his former quarterbacks.  Full statement from @SC_HBC on #Gators adding his name to Florida Field… pic.twitter.com/BtkODKmwoA...
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June 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick’s Answer To First Question At His Press Conference Today Was Perfect Belichick

Bill Belichick gave a perfect Belichick-ian answer at the start of his press conference today.  Following the Patriots’ third – and final – day of mandatory minicamp, the New England coach was asked how he feels it went. His answer: “Windy.”  Belichick actually had some interesting, lengthy answers today. But his first was his best pic.twitter.com/5mDAa006JV — Ben...
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June 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Photo: Kentucky Has Apparently Held Its First Meeting Of The 2016-2017 Season

Kentucky’s next basketball campaign doesn’t officially start until November, but it looks like the team is getting an early jump on things. Thursday, the school’s basketball Twitter account posted a photo of what it’s calling the “first” team meeting of the year. It features Coach Calipari lecturing all of his players, who are sitting on couches. Calipari apparently talked...
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June 09, 2016  |  Discuss

New England Patriots’ DL Terrance Knighton Recruiting Kevin Durant To Boston, “I Text Him Every Day”

If Kevin Durant ends up signing with Boston this summer, a Patriots’ defensive lineman probably deserves at least some of the credit.  Terrance Knighton, a 2009 NFL Draft pick of the Jacksonville Jaguars who’s in his first year with New England, is friends with the free agent small forward.  “I text him every day,” Knighton told reporters after the Patriots’ mandatory...
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June 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Florida is renaming its field after Steve Spurrier

Florida’s football facility is officially named Ben Hill Griffin Stadium at Florida Field – at least for now. Thursday, the school will reportedly announce that the name of the field will be changing in honor of former player and coach Steve Spurrier. Spurrier, who won the Heisman Trophy at quarterback for the program back in 1966, later coached the team from 1990-2001. He coached...
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June 09, 2016  |  Discuss

3-Star DE Jordan Wright Drops Top 12 On Twitter

Fort Lauderdale (Fla.) Dillard three-star defensive end Jordan Wright has released his top 12 on Twitter, as of this afternoon.  Top12 #Blessed pic.twitter.com/q5RtjQBN32 — That Guy (@JayyDubb15) June 9, 2016 The 6-foot-4, 228-pound Wright, a basketball star as well, is the No. 28 weak-side defensive end in the 2017 class according to 247Sports’ Composite Rankings.
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June 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Alabama Claims No. 1 Class On Rivals As JUCO Commit Eliot Baker Earns Fifth Star

The Alabama Crimson Tide have claimed the No. 1 spot on Rivals’ team recruiting rankings for the 2017 class, jumping Ohio State when JUCO offensive tackle commit Eliot Baker earned his fifth star.  #Alabama has moved to the No.1 recruiting class in the country @rivals https://t.co/QrGmeV5rJs @TideSports pic.twitter.com/ZODt5yBa4a — Andrew Bone (@AndrewJBone) June 9, 2016 While...
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Dallas Cowboys’ Running Back Darren McFadden Suing Former Business Manager For $15 Million

Darren McFadden is suing his longtime business manager for $15 million, according to the Associated Press.  The running back in his second season with the Dallas Cowboys has named Michael Vick (not the former NFL quarterback) and 10 others titled only as “Doe” in the lawsuit filed in Little Rock, Ark. The lawsuit alleges that McFadden’s financials were misappropriated and...
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June 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Watch Jameis Winston Throw An Absolute Dime To Doug Martin

Former Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston is busy preparing for his sophomore NFL season in Tampa Bay, hoping to lead the buccaneers to the playoffs.  Not only has the former Heisman Trophy-winner dropped weight during the offseason in an attempt to be better prepared for the season ahead, but he’s also been a regular in the film room – something Seminoles fans are all...
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June 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Charlie Strong Jumped In Drills During Today’s Youth Camp

Today is the second day of Charlie Strong’s Junior Football Camp, and the 55-year-old Texas coach isn’t just standing around on the sideline. Strong was bouncing around and interacting with kids, and even jumped in an agility drill.  VIDEO: Coach Strong instructed a few drills today camp but also jumped in to show the campers how it is done #HookEmhttps://t.co/90HOFGcOLx ...
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June 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Justin Bieber Involved In Street Brawl After NBA Finals Game In Cleveland

Pop star Justin Bieber was in attendance for the Cleveland Cavaliers’ impressive game three NBA Finals victory last night, but afterwards, his night in The Land didn’t go quite as well. TMZ obtained video of Bieber involved in a fight outside of his hotel. He’s at a pretty distinct size disadvantage, and it doesn’t really end up going too well for the singer. From TMZ: ...
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June 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Injury Update For Dallas Cowboys’ Linebacker Sean Lee

When Sean Lee has been able to stay on the field, he’s been one of the best linebackers in the NFL. Staying on the field has been a bit of a problem for the Dallas Cowboys’ star, though.  Lee has missed multiple games in each of his six seasons except one (his second-year season in 2011). He missed the entire 2014 season with a torn ACL, but was able to play 14 games last season...
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June 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Baylor QB Seth Russell Announces That He Has Been Medically Cleared After Neck Injury

Baylor quarterback Seth Russell, who suffered a season-ending neck injury last October, took to Instagram Thursday afternoon to announce that he has been fully cleared to play and that his neck has healed perfectly.  With all the off-field distractions in Waco, the Bears will be happy to have their starter healthy and ready to go go for opening weekend.  When you get the...
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June 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Ohio State Rookies Having Great Performances At NFL Camps

The Saints took two Ohio State players in the second round of the 2016 NFL Draft.  It’s obviously early – those two players, Michael Thomas and Vonn Bell, have yet to play a down of actual football for New Orleans – but you have to think the franchise is pretty pleased with those selections so far.  Thomas, whom Drew Brees raved about earlier this month, reportedly had another...
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June 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Here Is The Best Uniform Combination For Every Power 5 Program

Did these “smokey grey” Tennessee uniforms make the cut? College football uniforms are more popular today than they’ve ever been. Sure, the uniforms themselves have always been there, even if they’ve evolved over time. But never has what teams wear mattered more than it does right now. Outfitters like Nike, Under Armour and adidas vie for partnerships with schools and dish...
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June 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Nick Saban Won’t Escalate Beef With Michigan: “Jim Harbaugh Is Fine With Me”

When someone says something about Michigan football, Jim Harbaugh can’t help but respond. We saw it yesterday, when a Rutgers secret society played a prank on Michigan at its camp in New Jersey, and a few weeks ago, Harbaugh fired off a pretty heated tweet in the direction of Alabama’s Nick Saban after the Crimson Tide head coach criticized satellite camps. He later doubled down...
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June 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Tom Brady, Jimmy Garoppolo Statistics From Today’s 11-On-11s

The New England Patriots had their final day of mandatory minicamp at Gillette Stadium today.  Not much of significance happens at these minicamps, but the Patriots did do a decent amount of 11-on-11 work. With the Patriots’ quarterback situation currently in flux for the first four games of the season, how the team’s QBs perform at practice is noteworthy.  We have passing...
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June 09, 2016  |  Discuss
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