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PHOTO: Alabama Begins Promoting Themselves As ‘Running Back U’

Earlier in the summer, there was a battle between two SEC schools as to which one could call themselves “DBU” for their tendencies to produce great secondary talent. While LSU and Florida continue to battle for that title, another conference members is going for the title of being the best at another position. Of late, the Alabama Crimson Tide have produced some of the best running...
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December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Stanford’s Christian McCaffrey Named AP Player Of The Year

He may not have brought home the top individual award in college football this season, but Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey was able to bring home another honor that is just as big to add to everything else he was won this season. Tuesday, the star was voted as the AP College Football Player of the Year for the 2015 season: McCaffrey was the runner-up for the Heisman Trophy...
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December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Forbes Magazine Ranks 25 Most Influential College Sports Figures

Across the world of college sports, some of the most influential figures are those that have nothing to do with the actual action on the field. Many of them are administrators, broadcast and apparel companies and others who have turned amateur athletics into a cash cow. Forbes Magazine recently ranked the 25 most influential people in college sports. While many of the names include...
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December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

REPORT: Georgia Running Backs Coach To Leave For Job With Miami

When the final gun sounds at the end of Saturday’s Sun Bowl game in El Paso, Texas, the Mark Richt era will officially begin for the Miami Hurricanes. According to one report, he won’t be the only coach on the sidelines for Miami who was coaching the Georgia Bulldogs in 2015: Thomas Brown, the team’s running backs coach this year, is to join Mark Richt’s staff at Miami...
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December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

POLL: Michigan State Is Fan Favorite To Win College Football Playoff

In just over a week, the second edition of the College Football Playoff will take place when Clemson battles Oklahoma in the Orange Bowl followed by Michigan State facing Alabama in the Cotton Bowl. It should come as no surprise that people are varied in their opinion about who they want to win the whole thing. As it turns out, one poll taken by Public Policy Polling says most of...
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December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Iowa, Stanford Players Have Fun Picking Out Rose Bowl Gifts

In just over a week, the Stanford Cardinal and Iowa Hawkeyes will take the field in the “Granddaddy of them all”, the Rose Bowl. But even though one of the schools will end up heading home a loser based on the scoreboard, both teams got to be winners this week. Players were able to take advantage of the gift suites set up by the bowl game and its sponsors. Players were given...
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December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Four Star 2016 Offensive Line Recruit Drops Impressive List Of Finalists

As the college football season comes to a close, yet another top high school recruit has narrowed down his choices for which college he will consider attending. Jean Delance is one of the top offensive line recruits in the entire country. The four star player from Mesquite, Texas is being sought after by all the top schools, but only three have made the cut as his finalists. While...
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December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Five Star 2016 Receiver Denies Having List Of College Finalists Picked

At a time when recruits across the country are narrowing down their list of college finalists or even making a decision, one five star recruit is making it clear that he is not ready to make such a choice. Nate Craig-Myers, a five star receiver recruit from the Tampa, Florida area, was quoted on a fan site for the Rutgers Scarlet Knights as saying he had a list of three finalists...
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December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Turner Field Sold To Georgia State University, Will Be Turned Into Football Stadium

Almost two decades ago, it was called Olympic Stadium and served as the site for the opening and closing ceremonies of the 1996 Olympic Games as well as track and field competitions (including a record breaking performance by U.S. athlete Michael Johnson). Since then, it became Turner Field and has served as the home of the Atlanta Braves, including the 1999 World Series (a 4-0 sweep...
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December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

South Carolina AD Makes Hilarious Comparison Between Will Muschamp And CFB Playoff Coaches

Several weeks ago, the South Carolina Gamecocks found their new head football coach when the school hired Will Muschamp. Aside from leading the Florida Gators to their first losing season in over three decades (as well as having a 1-3 record against the Gamecocks during his time there), the school must have been impressed with Muschamp taking the Auburn defense all the way down to...
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December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Former FSU Running Back Claims Racism Behind Removal From Store

A disturbing story coming out of the Cincinnati, Ohio area is coming to light involving former Florida State Seminoles star running back James Wilder Jr. Wilder, now a member of the practice squad of the Cincinnati Bengals, was removed from a Toys ‘R’ Us store in nearby Kentucky while he was shopping for gifts for family and friends. After the incident, Wilder took to Facebook...
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December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Cornerback Legend Charles Woodson Announces Retirement

18 seasons ago, Charles Woodson entered the NFL as the reigning Heisman Trophy winner, ready to take the world by storm as the newest member of the Oakland Raiders. When the 2015 season comes a close on January 3rd, Woodson will have played his final game as a pro. Woodson announced Monday that he was calling it a career during a press conference in Oakland. The eight time Pro Bowler...
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December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Mother Of Florida Commit Gets Emotional While Reading Acceptance Letter

In a couple weeks, the first batch of recruits from the 2016 signing class at colleges across the country will begin arriving on campus. It’s a growing trend in college football, as players want to get a leg up on the competition. One of those players is Dre Massey. The 5’10” athlete from the state of South Carolina signed his letter of intent with the Florida Gators last week...
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December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: TV Anchor Fills Falcons-Jaguars Highlights With Dozens Of Star Wars References

By now, it seems that almost everyone has gone to the movies and watched the latest film in the Star Wars series. While The Force Awakens seems to have made somewhere around a billion dollars or something like that, there are still some that aren’t fans of the franchise (like myself) who are stuck hearing about it non-stop on social media. As it turns out, residents in Macon, Georgia...
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December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Tuesday’s Thoughts: Monday Night Football’s Demise Ruined That Day Of The Week

Last night, fans of the NFL tuned in for another edition of Monday Night Football. What was once the highlight of the week for pro football fans has turned into two middle of the road teams (at best) with Jon Gruden babbling on and on. Since moving from ABC to ESPN before the start of the 2006 season, a national institution has been relegated to nothing more than something to turn...
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December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

AP Names Dabbo Swinney Coach Of The Year

Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney seems to be getting as many awards as his team this season. The undefeated coach was named the AP Coach of the Year on Monday, becoming the first Clemson coach to win the award. “I am very honored to receive the AP National Coach of the Year award. Football is a great team sport and any individual honor is a result of having a great group of players...
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December 21, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Stellar Performance By Quarterback Leads WKU To Bowl Win

Western Kentucky got off to a slow start in the Miami Beach Bowl until quarterback Brandon Daughty turned on the power and led his team to victory over the South Florida Bulls. The Hilltoppers were down 14-10 going into halftime, but the third quarter made all the difference. Doughty connected with receivers three different times to outscore the Bulls 28-7 in the third quarter. One...
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December 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Titans' Marcus Mariota out for the season with knee injury

Marcus Mariota’s rookie season has come to an end after he suffered an injury in Tennessee Titans’ loss to the New England Patriots on Sunday. Mariota was taken out of Sunday’s game after suffering what appeared to be a knee injury. At the time, coach Mike Mularkey said he didn’t believe it was a serious injury, but Mariota underwent further testing on Monday. After the...
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December 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Arizona's Tyrann Mathieu out for the season

It seems like torn ACL injuries follow the Arizona Cardinals as they head into playoff season. Last year it was quarterback Carson Palmer who endured the ordeal, this season it’s Cardinals safety Tyrann Mathieu. Coach Bruce Arians announced on Monday that Mathieu will miss the remainder of the season after suffering his knee injury during Sunday night’s win over the Philadelphia...
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December 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Florida’s Demarcus Robinson Disapproves Of NFL Draft Report

On Monday morning, Florida head coach Jim McElwain announced that three of his players would be leaving school early for the NFL Draft. One of those players was the Gators’ star wide out Demarcus Robinson, but apparently it was news to him. Florida’s leading receiver took to Twitter after the announcement to tell the public that he has yet to make a decision on whether he will...
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December 21, 2015  |  Discuss

FSU Basketball Rides Freshman Stars To Victory over Charleston Southern

With just one day left before the Christmas break, the Florida State Seminoles again found themselves starting off slow against a struggling team. But when it was all said and done, the ‘Noles and their freshman duo of Dwayne Bacon and Malik Beasley did just enough to get the 75-64 win over Charleston Southern: Beasley from downtown and CSU calls a TO. Up 7 with 17:11 left in...
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December 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Odell Beckham Jr. Suspended One Game Following Sunday’s Incidents Vs. Carolina

After a game Sunday that looked more like a UFC fight at times than a professional football game, New York Giants star receiver Odell Beckham Jr. will be sidelined for the team’s next game after the league suspended the player for his actions: The NFL announces Odell Beckham Jr has been suspended for one game. Giants face the Vikings on Sunday Night. pic.twitter.com/WAsbhCaO3M...
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December 21, 2015  |  Discuss

First College Baseball Poll For 2016 Season Released

As football season is coming to a close and basketball is hitting its stride, it isn’t to early to start thinking about college baseball season. In close to two months, teams from across the country will begin the road to Omaha in the middle of June. Monday, Collegiate Baseball unveiled the first rankings of the 2016 season, and one team who was in Omaha for the 2015 College World...
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December 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan State Players Troll Derrick Henry Ahead Of Cotton Bowl Showdown

The biggest battle to watch in the 2015 Cotton Bowl will be how the Michigan State Spartans defense will handle facing the top running back in the nation, Alabama’s Derrick Henry. The Spartans enter the game with the 15th ranked rush defense in the nation, but the Heisman Trophy winner has already faced three defenses this season ranked better than the Spartans against the run...
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December 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgia Announces Passing Of Uga IX, A.K.A. ‘Russ’ At Age Of 11

Fans of the Georgia Bulldogs are in mourning with the news that beloved live bulldog mascot Uga IX, also known as “Russ” by fans of the school, passed away in his sleep at the age of 11: It's with a heavy heart that we announce that Uga IX, affectionately known as Russ, has passed away. #DGD https://t.co/7VCZdIygEc — Georgia Bulldogs (@UGAAthletics) December 21, 2015 The...
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December 21, 2015  |  Discuss
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