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VIDEO: Arkansas Using Run Game To Take Lead In Liberty Bowl

Arkansas was trailing Kansas State early in the Liberty Bowl. Kansas State came out with an interception that led to their first touchdown, making it seem like Arkansas was out for the count from the start. But it wouldn’t be long until the Razorbacks showed signs of life. Running back Alex Collins has been phenomenal through the first half, scoring two touchdowns. His second...
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January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

2016 Recruit Cavin Ridley Surprisingly Commits To South Carolina

The annual Under Armour All-American High School game always brings around a lot of college commitment announcements. Four-star wide receiver Cavin Ridley decided to keep things a little more low key than his contemporaries, waiting for the end of game to tell reporters where he planned on going to play college ball. Ridley announced his commitment to South Carolina and plans on...
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January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

LSU, Auburn Interested In Former Oklahoma Quarterback

As soon as Trevor Knight decided he would be transferring out of Oklahoma there was a lot of speculation as to where the quarterback would end up. Several reports said Texas A&M was the front runner for Knight’s future, but it seems like there are other SEC schools looking to snag him. According to SEC Country, LSU and Auburn are also interested in Knight. There’s no certainty...
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January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Footage released of TCU QB Boykin's arrest

TCU is set to face Oregon tonight in the Alamo Bowl without their star quarterback Trevone Boykin. Boykin was suspended from the bowl game following his arrest on Thursday. He was arrested and charged with a felony after participating in a bar fight and allegedly striking a police officer. Gossip site TMZ released footage from the San Diego bar where the incident took place. The...
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January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Georgia Holds Off Late Penn State Rally For Taxslayer Bowl Win

Georgia came out to the Taxslayer Bowl against Penn State with practically no coaching staff. But, you wouldn’t believe it through the first three quarters of play. Georgia scored three unanswered touchdowns and seemed to be trampling over a Nittany Lion team that lost their starting quarterback, Christian Hackenberg, early in the game. Hackenberg landed awkwardly on his throwing...
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January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Hurricanes hire Manny Diaz as new defensive coordinator

Miami coach Mark Richt is one step closer to completing his assistant coaching staff. On Saturday, it was officially announced that he had hired Manny Diaz to be the Hurricanes’ new defensive coordinator. Say hello to Miami's new defensive coordinator Manny Diaz #WelcomeToTheU - https://t.co/s0qyv46V6n pic.twitter.com/EUmHn4qa3B — Canes Football (@CanesFootball) January 2...
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January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Georgia Running Back Carries Penn State Defender Into End Zone

Georgia entered the second half of the Taxslayer Bowl leading the Penn State Nittany Lions 17-3. They came off a strong end of the first half to score again in the third quarter. This score wasn’t easy and it took a lot of power from running back Sony Michel. The sophomore showed his strength in this 21-yard rush where he had to carry a Penn State defender right into the end zone...
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January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Clemson Defeats Florida State In First Conference Basketball Game

Conference play has officially begun in the college basketball world and Florida State tipped it off against Clemson. Florida State was looking to get its first seven-game winning streak since its ACC championship season four years ago. Clemson came in with six losses on the season, but it wouldn’t seem so as they led the way through a majority of the game. Things were pretty close...
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January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Former Miami players livid at firing of popular assistant coach

Miami Hurricanes fans, teammates, and former players were all excited about what newly appointed head coach Mark Richt would be able to do at The U. But, after one of his decisions, it seems that Miami alumni aren’t very happy with him. Athletic director Blake James informed Miami’s veteran strength and conditioning coach Andreu Swasey that he would not be retained by Mark Richt...
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January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Wide Receiver Throws First Touchdown For Georgia

The Georgia Bulldogs hadn’t been able to produce much on offense other than a first quarter field goal. After Penn State was able to tie up the game with a field goal of their own, Georgia had to find a way to get out on top. Two different quarterbacks struggled through the first half and so it was time to get some help from the outside. Cue wide receiver Terry Godwin. He lined...
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January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Arkansas Rocking New Helmets For Bowl Game

The Arkansas Razorbacks have been getting ready for the Liberty Bowl. They have also been preparing the Razrobacks fan base for some new swagger for the bowl game. After dropping a few hints on social media, Arkansas officially unveiled the alternate helmets players will be wearing. They call it “Cardinal Chrome,” and wow does it look good! New look for the Liberty Bowl. Players...
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January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

LSU Hires Wisconsin Dave Aranda As New Defensive Coordinator

LSU has been shopping around for a new defensive coordinator ever since Kevin Steele left to coach at rival Auburn. After a few weeks, the Tigers have finally found the man for the job. On Friday night, LSU officially announced the hiring of Wisconsin defensive coordinator Dave Aranda. He will be the Tigers’ new defensive coordinator. Happy New Year. It's official as #LSU has...
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January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Dolphins owner: Dan Campbell will be considered for head coaching job

Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross started off the new year by sending letters to season-ticket holders. In the letter, Ross thanked them for their “unwavering” support – they deserve much more than thank you after this season – and also acknowledged just how bad the team was. “I had high expectations headed into this year and the on-field results have been disappointing...
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January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Ole Miss Wins Big Over Oklahoma State In Sugar Bowl

Ole Miss seemed unstoppable in the Sugar Bowl on Friday. The Rebels showed no mercy for Oklahoma State, as they shut down the Cowboys and continued to their 48-20 victory. Although the game started a bit slow, the Rebels showed off their power in the first half. They scored on five consecutive drives, racking up 323 total yards in offense. The biggest – and most interesting play...
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January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Christian McCaffrey Shines In Rose Bowl To Get Stanford Big Win

Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey showed the world why he was in contention for the Heisman Trophy during the Rose Bowl on Friday. The sophomore, who already holds the NCAA single-season all-purpose yardage record, broke the Rose Bowl record in that category in Stanford’s 45-16 win over Iowa. McCaffrey finished the game with 368 all-purpose yards, with 240 of those coming...
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January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Ezekiel Elliott Scores All Over The Notre Dame Defense, Lead Ohio State To Fiesta Bowl Win

For the Ohio State Buckeyes, the last four seasons have been ones that will go down in history. With 49 wins over that span leading into Friday’s Fiesta Bowl showdown with Notre Dame, the Buckeyes wanted to send several of their star players in style while getting that 50th win. As it turns out, one of those players went straight crazy on the Fighting Irish defense, as running...
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January 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Michigan Shuts Out Florida In Second Half, Wins Citrus Bowl

Coming into the 2016 Citrus Bowl, there was little doubt that the defenses for both the Michigan Wolverines and the Florida Gators were going to be the showcase groups to see in Orlando. As it turns out, just one defense showed up for the entire game. Michigan pitched a shutout in the second half to get the 41-7 win for their tenth victory of the season. Quarterback Jake Rudock,...
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January 01, 2016  |  Discuss

TV Ratings Suffer From CFB Playoff Games Being On New Year’s Eve

When the college football playoff held their inaugural four team system last year, the television ratings were through the roof. It was understandable since it was the first year and people wanted to see what it was all about … the true test was going to be this season, when the semifinal games were played at 4 and 8 PM, respectively, on New Year’s Eve. The test was a failure...
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January 01, 2016  |  Discuss

2016 Presidential Candidate Rooting Against Alma Mater In Rose Bowl

There are some people who will do whatever they have to in order to get elected to public office. Pandering is something that most politicians (Democrat and Republican, north and south) do to get as many votes as they think they can. Sometimes, it even means turning your back on the school that helped you get to where you are in life. Carly Fiorina, one of the candidates for the...
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January 01, 2016  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Mistakes On Offense, Defense Doom Florida In First Half Of Citrus Bowl

After tying the game at seven at the end of the first quarter, the Florida Gators had a second quarter to forget in their Citrus Bowl showdown with the Michigan Wolverines. On defense, the always reliable cornerback Vernon Hargreaves III was fooled by the Wolverines offense, allowing a 31 yard touchdown pass to give Michigan the lead again: When Florida got the ball back, they...
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January 01, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Nick Saban Attempts To Dance With Players Following Cotton Bowl Win

It’s very rare to see Alabama Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban show any kind of emotion. He keeps everything professional and doesn’t want to give too much away or show any sign of “weakness”. But even “Stoneface Saban” knows when it is okay to let his hair down and have a slight amount of fun. One of those places was on the podium Thursday night following the 38-0...
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January 01, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ohio State Takes Early Fiesta Bowl Lead, Lose Joey Bosa To Ejection

It has been an up and down first half of the 2016 Fiesta Bowl for the Ohio State Buckeyes. While the scoreboard says they are winning, they also have had a major loss as one of their star players was sent packing following a controversial hit. Early on, the Buckeyes offense struck gold when Ezekiel Elliott found the end zone from two yards out: Two minutes later, Ohio State was...
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January 01, 2016  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Florida Gators Use Trickery To Score Touchdown, Tie Citrus Bowl

When your offense has been struggling as much as the Florida Gators offense has of late, there is nothing that should be taken out of the playbook and thought to be “too much”. Trailing by seven in the Citrus Bowl to Michigan, the Gators pulled out all the stops to tie the game. All the way down at the two yard line, running back Kelvin Taylor took the snap and got the ball to...
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January 01, 2016  |  Discuss

FSU Star Defensive Back Uncertain About Declaring For NFL Draft

With the 2015 college football season in the rearview mirror for the Florida State Seminoles, one of their top players has to make a choice. Defensive back Jalen Ramsey has proven himself to be one of the top players in the whole sport at that position, placing himself on many draft boards as someone who would be taken in the top ten (if not higher) if he chooses to turn pro. Shortly...
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January 01, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Florida attempts horrible fake field goal to open Citrus Bowl

For the Florida Gators, the only thing that may be more worrisome than their offensive woes of late is their special teams play. With starting kicker Austin Hardin out for the Citrus Bowl with an injured ankle, Florida tried a little trickery in their first field goal attempt of the game against Michigan. What took place was hilarity, as holder Johnny Townsend tried to throw the...
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January 01, 2016  |  Discuss
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