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Herbstreit: Auburn ‘Will be mad at the world’

ESPN college football analyst Kirk Herbstreit says Auburn will be “mad at the world” when second-ranked Clemson visits Jordan-Hare Stadium on Sept. 3 in the season-opener for both programs. Herbstreit feels the SEC’s Tigers are better than what some of the prognosticators believe. Auburn was picked to finish sixth in the SEC West by the media back in July, one notch above last...
Via The Clemson Insider
10 hours ago

Practice report: Bulldogs getting closer to full health

ATHENS — Georgia returned to the practice field on Wednesday, and rather than stretch out the suspension, we’ll spoil it: There didn’t appear to be a consistent order at quarterback. The media was allowed three periods, and the quarterbacks mixed it up during play polish drills. While freshman Jacob Eason has been getting most of the first-team work lately, head coach Kirby...
Via Dawg Nation
12 hours ago

State of Michigan Top on The Ringer’s ‘College Football State Mood’ List

List means nothing, but it still feels good to be number one. We have seen the pre-season coaches poll. The AP released their top 25. Every sports publication has weighed in on the current landscape and ranked the teams based on some level of hype and the amount of jerseys a coach has worn in the off-season. That brings us to The Ringer’s article “Ranking the College Football...
Via The Only Colors
12 hours ago

Clemson no longer on thin ice at linebacker

Clemson was in a precarious situation at linebacker last season. The Tigers had depth on the defensive line, and depth in the secondary, but virtually none in the middle behind B.J. Goodson at MIKE linebacker and Ben Boulware at WILL. Goodson and Boulware essentially played all game, every game in 2015, with nobody behind them to provide a breather. And each game, Clemson’s coaching...
Via The Clemson Insider
12 hours ago

Boise State scholarship fire sale continues unabated

Two more Bronco walk-ons were put on scholarship in the last few days, bringing the camp scholarship total to 4. O-lineman Kellen Buhr got the scholarship party started last week, when he was sneakily put on scholarship via fake children's letter (well, I assume it was fake...unless walk-on O-linemen have more sizable fan clubs than I'm imagining). Then, long-snapper Matt Cota was...
Via One Bronco Nation Under God
12 hours ago

Sporting News Names A ‘Trap Game’ For Michigan

Sporting News shared a list of ‘trap games’ for the teams ranked in the top 20. Here’s what Bill Bender of SN wrote about the Wolverines 2016-17 schedule: vs. Wisconsin (Oct. 1) — “It’s a trap!” Expectations are off the charts in Ann Arbor under second-year coach Jim Harbaugh, and the schedule includes high-difficulty road tests at Michigan State, Iowa and Ohio State...
Via Diehardsport
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame CB Devin Butler pleads not guilty on felonies

Notre Dame cornerback Devin Butler had a plea of not guilty submitted on his behalf Wednesday after his weekend arrest for an altercation outside of
Via CSN Chicago
12 hours ago

Utah State Football: Offensive Lineman Out for Season

While the Aggie’s last scrimmage went well, it ended on a sour note. On Saturday Utah State finished up their last scrimmage before their game against Weber State, which is coming up on September 1st. Overall, Coach Wells was very pleased with the play on both sides of the ball. However, Wells was especially pleased with the Offense. Award hopefuls Kent Myers and Devante Mays both...
Via Mountain West Connection
12 hours ago

WATCH: Lovie Smith Post-Practice Interview 8/23/16

FightingIllini.com's Jori Parys talked to head coach Lovie Smith following Illinois football's practice on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016.

Cal football fans, what are your feelings on the Oregon Ducks?

What are your feelings about the Friday night tussle with Oregon? What do you think the Bears have to do to upset the Ducks at home? Nik Jam: Oregon will hopefully be falling off a little bit, and this will be the best shot for the Bears in a long time to beat the Ducks. It's at home and there's a national audience. As important as the Texas game is to prove that the Bears are still...
Via California Golden Blogs
13 hours ago

J.T. Barrett talks talented but inexperienced Buckeyes

Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett talks about a talented but inexperienced group of Buckeyes heading into the 2016 season.
Via CSN Chicago
13 hours ago

Kentucky Football: High Praise For Will Thomas Collins

Fullback Will Thomas Collins has earned every ounce of praise he’s received. He’s also earned a scholarship from the Kentucky football program he grew up a fan of. Will Thomas Collins is one of the unsung heroes of the Kentucky football team. He does the dirty work as the fullback who has helped clear space […] Kentucky Football: High Praise For Will Thomas Collins - Wildcat...
Via Wildcat Blue Nation
13 hours ago

Ohio State’s secondary will be challenged out of the gates in 2016

The Buckeyes have to replace nearly their entire starting secondary -- just in time for three pass-heavy teams to start the season. Over the last few weeks we’ve looked at two of the Buckeyes’ biggest weaknesses – the defensive line’s explosive run-stopping ability and the receivers’ explosive play potential – and now we’ll dig in to what may be their biggest weakness...
Via Land-Grant Holy Land
13 hours ago

UTEP Football 2016 Position Group Preview: Offensive Line

They're huge, experienced, and three deep along the Miners depth chart. Left Tackle Depth Chart Jerome Daniels, 6'3, 305 lbs, Senior Greg Long, 6'4 290 lbs, Freshman Daniels returns to the Miners starting lineup having started 24 games the past two seasons at right and left tackle. Athlon Sports placed Daniels on their fourth team All-C-USA preseason team, but the senior could...
Via Miner Rush
13 hours ago

Kentucky Football: The Pressure Is On The Front Seven

The Kentucky football program is relying upon the defense to help it escape mediocrity. Can the defensive unit live up to the expectations? Kentucky football has built an offense with extraordinary all-around potential. Drew Barker is a promising young quarterback, Stanley Boom Williams and Jojo Kemp are explosive in the backfield, and the receiving corps is […] Kentucky Football...
Via Wildcat Blue Nation
13 hours ago

Virginia football: Kurt Benkert named starting quarterback

The Virginia Cavaliers are looking to turn things around going into the 2016 season and it certainly seems like head coach Bronco Mendenhall will do something good for this team. They named their starting quarterback on Wednesday and it turned out to be East Carolina transfer Kurt Benkert. Benkert has impressed Mendenhall a lot this summer and it certainly seems like they believe...
Via Campus Sports Net
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers Has Their Own Three-Headed Monster in the Backfield

Teams Beware of Rutgers’ Three-Headed Backfield Robert Martin, Justin Goodwin, and Josh Hicks are Poised for Good Years Rutgers is blessed this year with their deep running backs corps. In years past, injuries to Paul James and other running backs hurt the team in a significant way and it showed big time on the field and in their offensive production. This year, though, seems...
Via On the Banks
14 hours ago

Kentucky Football: Drew Barker Sees Improvement

Sophomore quarterback Drew Barker is hoping to lead Kentucky football back to prominence. He’s confident that he’ll be able to do so in 2016. The 2016 Kentucky football team could be the best of the Mark Stoops era. There’s a new man at quarterback, a motivated offensive line, dynamic playmakers, and a hungry defensive unit. Though there […] Kentucky Football: Drew Barker...
Via Wildcat Blue Nation
14 hours ago

WATCH: Jimbo Fisher Interview: August 24

Courtesy http://www.seminoles.com: Jimbo Fisher spoke to the media after the Seminoles second scrimmage.

Not guilty plea on felonies entered for Notre Dame CB Butler

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) A not guilty plea has been entered on behalf of a Notre Dame cornerback accused of tackling a police officer and punching him during an altercation outside a bar. St. Joseph Superior Court Magistrate Elizabeth Hardtke entered the preliminary plea Wednesday for Devin Butler on felony counts of resisting law enforcement and battery against a public safety official...
Via AP on Fox
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Illini Football DC Hardy Nickerson Mic'd Up | Aug. 2016

Fighting Illini football defensive coordinator Hardy Nickerson mic'd up at an Illinois Training Camp practice – Aug. 2016.

WATCH: Mike MacIntyre discusses Diego Gonzalez’ issues from last year

  BOULDER – Colorado Buffaloes Head Coach Mike MacIntyre told the media what Diego Gonzalez has worked on so far to correct his issues in kicking last year. Coach Mac indued the interesting tidbit that Gonzalez was actually hurt a little bit last year. MacIntyre also shared some other fascinating facts following Wednesday’s practice.
Via BSN Denver
15 hours ago

CRFF Opponent Preview: Kansas State University Wildcats

When: November 5th, Game Time TBD Where: Bill Snyder Family Football Stadium Watch/Listen: Cowboy Radio Network, (TV Broadcast TBD) In week nine of the season, The Cowboys head to Manhattan, Kansas to face the Wildcats. This is the 63rd meeting between the two schools with OSU leading the series 38-24. Here’s what you need to know about this season’s matchup. Last Year: ...
Via Cowboys Ride for Free
15 hours ago

Sons of coaches bond as head coach, QB, coordinator at Cal

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) Starting from about the age of 6 as a kid growing up in Texas, California quarterback Davis Webb would sit in front of his television on college football Saturdays with a stack of index cards to draw out plays that caught his eye. Webb then would deliver those cards to his father, Matt, a high school coach in hopes they would be used in games the following...
Via AP on Fox
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cornelius Floyd, KT Marks transferring from Arkansas

Arkansas head football coach Bret Bielema announce Wednesday that junior cornerback Cornelius Floyd has decided to join redshirt sophomore quarterback Rafe Peavey in transferring out of the program.
Via WholeHogSports
15 hours ago
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