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Clemson’s Deshaun Watson wins Davey O’Brien award

Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson received the Davey O’Briend Award during Thursday night’s College Football Awards Ceremony. Watson proved to be the nation’s top quarterback this season finishing ahead of TCU’s Trevone Boykin and Oklahoma’s Baker Mayfield. He threw for 3,512 yards and 30 touchdowns, as well as 11 rushing touchdowns. Deshaun Watson, Clemson, wins the...
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Alabama Star Derrick Henry Wins 2015 Maxwell Award

Alabama star running back Derrick Henry was honored on Thursday night with the Maxwell Award for being the nation’s top player this season. Derrick Henry, Alabama, wins the @TheMaxwellAward. 1st RB to win award since 2002 (Larry Johnson – PSU). #CFBAwards pic.twitter.com/me6q9F2zvE — ESPN CollegeFootball (@ESPNCFB) December 11, 2015 It was the last award presented during...
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Alabama’s Derrick Henry Wins Doak Walker Award

Alabama’s Derrick Henry has won the Doak Walker Award as the nation’s top running back. Henry leads the nation with 1,986 yards and 23 rushing touchdowns. He has been a force to be reckoned with and a big reason Alabama is in the College Football Playoff for a second straight season. This season he broke Herschel Walker’s SEC record of yards in a single season. Most impressively...
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Dabo Swinney Presented With Coach Of The Year Award

Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney has been having an incredible season that has culminated with a spot in the College Football Playoff and the Home Depot Coach of the Year award. Swinney was announced as the Coach of the Year on Wednesday, but was presented on Thursday night during the College Football Awards Show. Clemson's Dabo Swinney wins The Home Depot Coach of the Year Award...
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PHOTO: Miami 4-Star QB Recruit Throws Up The U With Mark Richt

Mark Richt is not wasting any time in the recruiting process over at the University of Miami. The newly appointed head coach visited the home of Jack Allison, a four-star quarterback in the 2016 class, on Wednesday night. Allison has committed to Miami; he is a 6-foot-5, 200-pound pro-style quarterback. It seems like the visit went pretty well especially since Allison posted this...
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Alabama Still Promoting Derrick Henry’s Heisman Campaign Days From Announcement

In two days, Derrick Henry may become the second Heisman Trophy winner in the history of the Alabama Crimson Tide football program. Nothing can change at this point, as all the votes were turned in on Sunday following the final games of the 2015 regular season. Even though there is no chance of the votes changing, Alabama is still promoting their best player for the game’s top...
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VIDEO: Ole Miss Unveils New Hype Piece For Sugar Bowl Appearance

For the Ole Miss Rebels, what is old is new again when it comes to the college football bowl season. For the first time since the 1969 season, Hotty Totty will be heading to New Orleans to play in the Sugar Bowl for the ninth time in program history. Just like when Archie Manning led the Rebels on that January day almost five decades ago, Ole Miss fans will be loud and proud in...
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WATCH: Top Linebacker Recruit Chooses Notre Dame With Most Insane Video Ever

Every season, it seems the recruiting game becomes more and more intense and more and more of a production. This season, some of the top recruits are shooting full scale videos to announce where they are going to school. Working for Bleacher Report, top tight end recruit Naseir Upshur went around the city of Philadelphia while a street artist painted his college choice, the Florida...
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J.J. Watt Breaks Hand In Practice, Expected To Play Sunday

If the Houston Texans are going to have any chance of beating the New England Patriots on Sunday night, they are going to need a big day from their defense. The leader of that side of the ball, defensive end J.J. Watt, took a hit at practice on Wednesday that put a scare into the hearts of Texans fans. One reporter sent a Tweet saying Watt wasn’t practicing Thursday and was wearing...
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NFL Television Viewing Guide For Week 14 Games

Week 14 of the NFL season kicks off with a NFC game that could have a major say in the playoff race and finishes off with a Monday Night showdown between two of the winningest teams in the history of the league. Here’s where you can catch all the action this week and who will be calling each game (h/t 506 Sports): THURSDAYNFL NETWORK @ 8:30 PM Minnesota @ Arizona – Jim Nantz...
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Georgia Wide Receiver Transferring From School, Citing Family Reasons

For the second time since announcing they were parting ways with former head coach Mark Richt, the Georgia Bulldogs are dealing with an offensive player transferring from the school. The latest departure comes from reserve wide receiver Shaquery Wilson, who took to social media to announce he was moving closer to his home in the Miami area: Can't wait to go home — Query wilson...
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REPORT: Jacob Eason To Make College Choice By Next Week

It’s the growing debate that is taking the SEC by storm: what college will the nation’s top quarterback recruit, Jacob Eason, choose to attend? Is it going to be the Georgia Bulldogs, where he has been committed to since the summer of 2014? Or will it be the Florida Gators, who he recently took an official visit to? The answer could be coming in a matter of days, according to...
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Nation’s Top 2016 Running Back Recruit Announces Five College Finalists

As the high school football season comes to a close across the country, many of the top recruits are getting closer and closer to announcing what college they will be heading to starting in the 2016 season. One of the most sought after players is Kareem Walker, a five star running back from New Jersey considered the top player in the country at that position. Walker has narrowed...
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Power Five Athletic Directors Catch Heat Over Comments On How Athletes Spend Their Money

This week, administrators from some of the top programs in college athletics are meeting in New York City to discuss cost of attendance stipends that started this year and how it has affected the budgets of those schools. It’s not a surprise that many of those administrators were openly against the idea of giving student athletes extra money for their work on the field of battle...
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Current, Former Power Five Commissioners Speak Out Against Expanding CFB Playoff

In three weeks, the second edition of the college football playoff will get underway when four teams (Clemson, Alabama, Michigan State and Oklahoma) battled it out for the national championship. For the second straight year, critics have insisted that four is not enough and the playoff should be expanded. For those involved with the inner-workings of college athletics, that is not...
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ESPN Will Not Air Daily Fantasy Sports Ads During College Football Playoff

Earlier this year, the NCAA made the decision that advertisements from daily fantasy sports sites like Draft Kings and FanDuel would not air during broadcast of championship events, such as the men’s basketball tournament. Now, those companies are going to be locked out of another major event in the world of college sports. ESPN and College Football Playoff officials have agreed...
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SEC Criticized For Photoshopping Derrick Henry’s Tattoos Out Of Tweet

Wednesday, the honors continued to roll in for Alabama running back Derrick Henry as he was named the SEC’s Offensive Player of the Year. It likely won’t be the final award he receivers this season, as he is the favorite for several top honors that includes the Heisman Trophy. When the conference sent out a tweet announcing the honor, something was different about the picture...
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Dana Holgorsen To Remain West Virginia Head Coach In 2016

Lost in the controversy surrounding other schools trying to get rid of their head coaches was what took place in Morgantown, West Virginia. Officials from West Virginia University were debating whether they wanted to keep head coach Dana Holgorsen on the sidelines for the 2016 season and beyond. When the dust settled, Holgorsen is still employed and will be leading the Mountaineers...
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Leonard Fournette Speaks Out On Not Being A 2015 Heisman Finalist

For the first two months of the college football season, there was very little debate about who was going to win the 2015 Heisman Trophy. The award was clearly headed to Baton Rouge, where Leonard Forunette was putting up numbers that are usually reserved for video games. Once November came around, Forunette was brought back to earth. A 31 yard showing on national television against...
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FSU Lands Commitment From Top Defensive End Recruit Who Will Enroll Early

With one game left in the 2015 season, the Florida State Seminoles may have already gotten their first win of the 2016 campaign when one of the top defensive line recruits in the country committed to the school and will enroll early. Janarius Robinson, a four star defensive end recruit from Panama City, Florida, announced his decision on social media …. including his plans to be...
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WATCH: Former LSU Receiver Creating Film About Exploitation Of Student-Athlete

It’s one of the biggest debates in all of sports: should college athletes be compensated for their work on the field of battle? Those against the idea will argue that each individual is getting a free college education for their time as an athlete, while those for the idea will say that the current compensation is not nearly enough in comparison to the billions of dollars schools...
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Pittsburgh’s Antonio Brown Fined For Touchdown Celebration In Sunday’s Win

Sunday, the Pittsburgh Steelers left no doubt in their blowout win over the Indianapolis Colts to stay alive in the race for a wild card spot in the playoffs. The icing on the cake was when wide receiver Antonio Brown showed up on special teams, returning this punt for a touchdown and then playing Spiderman during his celebration: Ride it, @AntonioBrown84 pic.twitter.com/FKylt6Gq5O...
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Four Star 2016 Defensive Tackle Recruit Narrows List To Four Schools

For Shavar Manuel, the decision about what college to attend seems to be as simple as which part of the state of Florida he wants to be in for the next three to five years. The 6’4″ defensive tackle is rated as the seventh best at that position in the country coming out of IMG Academy in Bradenton (after transferring from Blake High School in Tampa). Wednesday, he released his...
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December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

REPORT: Michigan To Meet Jeremy Pruitt About Defensive Coordinator Job

Down in Athens, Georgia, questions still remain as to who will be the assistants being brought in by new Georgia Bulldogs head coach Kirby Smart. One current Bulldogs assistant still wondering if he will be asked back is defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt. While some reports have him possibly going to Alabama (his alma mater) and replacing Smart as the Crimson Tide’s defensive...
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Golf Babe Of The Week: Victoria Slater

Meet PGA Tour second year player Daniel Berger‘s girl, Victoria Slater. While she isn’t exactly a “Golf Babe” and more of a babe who plays golf, she’s still worth a post. To read more and see Victoria in action on the links, click HERE.
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December 09, 2015  |  Discuss
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