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SEC, ACC Schools Dominate List Of Highest Paid Assistant Coaches In 2015

In the high priced world of college football, some of the biggest money makers don’t get to make the final decision about what takes place with the their team. From position coaches to coordinators, some assistant coaches are making more than you ever thought possible. As happens every year, the list was released with the salaries of each assistant coach in the FBS. Not surprisingly...
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December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Pac-12 commissioner wants conference title game for Big XII

Last weekend, four of the Power Five conferences took to the field and played a conference championship game. The noticeably absent one was the Big XII, which claims to crown a true champion since all the schools play each other during the regular season. With no plans to have a conference championship game in the near future, the commissioner of another Power Five conference thinks...
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December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

ACC Coaches Announces 2015 Awards, All-Conference Teams

With the 2015 regular season in the rearview mirror, the 14 coaches who make up the ACC voted on who they think was the best of the best this season in the conference. From Player of the Year to the top freshman, plenty of the league’s teams were represented. At the same time, the coaches also placed their votes for who they think belong on the All-Conference teams for this season...
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December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Clemson’s Dabo Swinney Wins 2015 National Coach Of The Year Award

With one huge game coming up on New Year’s Eve (and maybe another one to follow in early January), there is still work left to be done for the Clemson Tigers and their head coach, Dabo Swinney. But after a 13-0 season so far and the school’s second ACC title in the last five seasons, Swinney is already bringing home some hardware for his work with the Tigers this season: Clemson’s...
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Four Star 2016 Defensive Lineman Recruit Drops Epic List Of College Finalists

As we get closer and closer to national signing day in the world of college football, recruits from across the country are narrowing their choices down for what schools they are going to consider. One of those players is four star defensive lineman Aubrey Solomon. Rated as the eight best defensive tackle in the 2016 signing class, Solomon dropped his list of the final ten schools...
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December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

REPORT: FSU Defensive Coordinator To Stay With Seminoles, Turn Down Auburn Job

For some coaches, it’s a dream to be able to return to their alma mater and lead the school they once played for on the field of battle. For Florida State defensive coordinator Charles Kelly, that apparently isn’t the case. When Auburn lost defensive coordinator Will Muschamp to the head coaching job with the South Carolina Gamecocks, Kelly’s name surfaced as a candidate to...
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Ranking The Best SEC Bowl Games For The 2015 Season

For ten teams in the SEC, the college football season just got extend other another game, as they will be heading to a bowl game. While one school is hoping their postseason run last for two games, the conference again sees its members playing in some interesting and tasty match ups. Here’s a preview of the five best bowl games involving SEC teams.
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VIDEO: Top QB Recruit Reaffirms Commitment To Florida Gators

The Florida Gators are having a recruiting situation that schools only dream of. While already having a four star quarterback committed to their 2016 class in Feleipe Franks, the school is reportedly one for the two schools that Jacob Eason, considered to be the top quarterback in the entire class, will consider for his college career. That possible decision by Eason has people asking...
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LSU Releases Thousands Of Emails Regarding Les Miles Coaching Debate

Two weeks ago, the attention was of the college football world was squarely on Baton Rouge, Louisiana … where the LSU Tigers were trying to figure out how they were going to get rid of head coach Les Miles. When it was all said and done after the Tigers’ win in their regular season finale, Miles kept his job and the school acted like all was well. Now that the decision is final...
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NFL Star Says Christian McCaffrey Is Better College Player Than Reggie Bush

When it is all said and done on Saturday, Stanford star running back Christian McCaffrey could leave New York City as the 2015 winner of the Heisman Trophy. If so, he would join an elite group of past winners … one that includes 2005 winner and USC legend Reggie Bush (even though he voluntarily gave back the award later for NCAA violations). Over the last decade, Bush has been...
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ESPN Writer Calls Out FSU Fans Over Peach Bowl Reaction, Thoughts By Some About Opponent

For the second time in the last four seasons, it looks on the outside like the Florida State Seminoles got the short end of the bowl stick. The ‘Noles will kick off the New Years Six bowl games when they take on Houston in the Peach Bowl at noon on December 31st. The Cougars, ranked 18th heading into the game, got a bid based on being the highest ranked team from the Group of Five...
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Ranking The Best ACC Bowl Games For The 2015 Season

For nine teams in the Atlantic Coast Conference, their season just got extend for another game as those schools were selected for a bowl game. One team, the conference champion Clemson Tigers, got the league back into the College Football Playoff in a season where many critics though they would be home watching the four team system. While the Tigers are the marquee name in the 2015...
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Florida Basketball Falls Behind Early, Drops In-State Showdown Vs. Miami

Fans of the Florida Gators and Miami Hurricanes who have been longing for the two schools to play more often on the gridiron had to settle for the next best thing, as the schools met Tuesday night in Coral Gables on the basketball court in the second game of a home and home series. Just like last season, it was the Hurricanes who came out on top, getting the 66-55 win over their...
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December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

LSU Writer Thinks Les Miles Won’t Be Tigers Head Coach After 2016 Season

Stop me if you’ve heard this before, but Les Miles could be out as the head coach of the LSU Tigers … in 2016. After the saga that unfolded over the final week of the 2015 regular season, which resulted in Miles keeping his job following a last minute meeting of school administrators and boosters, but one long time beat writer who covers the school believes 2016 will be the...
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December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

ESPN Reveals Announcers For New Year Six, College Football Playoff Bowl Games

If nothing else, ESPN is making it pretty easy for fans that want to catch that action from the New Years Six bowl games, which include the two semifinal showdowns as part of the College Football Playoff. All six games will be on the Worldwide Leader over two days, December 31st and January 1st. As for the crews that will be calling these games for the network, those assignments...
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December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

South Carolina Loses Two Verbal Commitments Since Will Muschamp’s Hiring

In the a period of just over 24 hours, the South Carolina Gamecocks have figured out their head coaching position, hiring former Auburn defensive coordinator and Florida head coach Will Muschamp to come into Columbia and attempt to turn things around after a 3-9 season in 2015. Even though the school was able to get a coach, it lost two recruits in the process. First up was four...
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December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

A.J. McCarron, Katherine Webb Announce They Are Expecting a Baby

It appears that the SEC’s version of Prince William and Princess Kate are about to have their own bundle of joy to share with the masses. A.J. McCarron, the two time national championship winning quarterback for the Alabama Crimson Tide, took to social media with his wife, model Katherine Webb, to announce that the two will be bringing a baby boy into the world: We are having...
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December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

SEC Unveils 2015 All-Conference Football Team Voted By Coaches

With the regular season and conference championship game now in the past, the 14 coaches that make up the SEC voted for who they think is the best of the best in one of football’s toughest conferences. The All-SEC teams were released on Tuesday … and to no surprise, the 2015 conference champion Alabama Crimson Tide put seven people on the first team (having ten total players...
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December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

FOX Sports Host Apologizes For Comments About Auburn Being ‘Nightmare’ For Alabama

When Gus Malzahn became the head coach of the Auburn Tigers before the 2013 season, there were questions about whether or not he would be able to overtake Nick Saban as the top coach in the state of Alabama. It started off well, when the Tigers converted a “Kick Six” over the Crimson Tide in maybe the greatest ending in the history of college football. After that game, FOX Sports’...
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December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

South Carolina’s Hiring Of Will Muschamp Gets High Praise From Steve Spurrier

Over a month and a half ago, Steve Spurrier made the decision to step down as the head coach of the South Carolina Gamecocks. On Monday, the school went back to the well of former Florida Gators head coaches and got Will Muschamp to agree on a five year deal with the school. Spurrier sees the move as positive and expects good things from the man who has had stops at such SEC schools...
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December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Big XII Announces Requirement Of One Game Against Power Five School Each Season

In 2014, it was widely recognized that one of the things hurting the Big XII and their co-champion Baylor Bears when it came time for the playoffs was their strength of schedule. While other Power Five conferences mandate that each of their members take on a school from a P5 league, the Big XII wasn’t one of them. On Tuesday, that all changed. The conference is now requiring each...
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December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Danny Kanell Attacks New York Times Over Opinion Piece Discouraging Kids From Playing Football

Within the last decade, more and more attention has been rightfully paid to the issue of safety for NFL players and the long term effects of playing the game. While some fans and even former players continue to downplay findings and research on the subject, it can’t be hidden that players are affected by repeated head shots. Tuesday, the New York Times posted an op-ed piece in...
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December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: FSU Peach Bowl Hype Video Wins The Internet

In what was expected to be a “rebuilding year” that would see them play in a second tier bowl game, the Florida State Seminoles found themselves still in the top ten of the latest college football playoff rankings. That sent FSU to one of the New Years Six bowl games, meaning the ‘Noles would be heading to Atlanta this year for the Peach Bowl. Ahead of the game, the ACC released...
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December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Heisman Finalists Highlight USA Today All American College Football Teams

With the college football regular season in the rearview mirror, it’s time for plenty of the game’s top stars to receive awards for their success on the field. In addition to individual awards, players hope to be named to the various All-American teams, with USA Today’s being one of the more prestigious honors. Not surprisingly, the list this year includes all three of the...
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December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Ticket Prices For ‘New Years Six’ Bowl Games May Require A Bank Loan

It’s not a surprise that tickets to college football bowl games cost more than ones for most regular season contests. But as the 2015-16 bowl season kicks off in just over a week and a half, it may be too late for some people to save up to watch their favorite team in person. In particular, many of the New Years Six bowl games are seeing a price tag on third party services (such...
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December 08, 2015  |  Discuss
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