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Iowa football and Kirk Ferentz: Player development

Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz is one of the best developers of talent in the nation. In this multi-part series of articles, I will discuss the effects of Kirk Ferentz to Iowa football. I will talk about the good and the bad of  Ferentz. I also will talk about the future of Iowa with Ferentz at the helm and if Iowa is better or worse with him as the coach in the future.  Iowa head...
Via isportsweb.com
36 minutes ago  |  Discuss

OU’s leading tackler, Frank Shannon, still a Sooner

When last we dipped our toes into the Frank Shannon “situation,” the linebacker’s future at Oklahoma was “in limbo” after he was accused of sexual assault. The Cleveland County (Okla.) District Attorney’s Office, however, declined to pursue charges following a weeks-long investigation. There was still a chance that Shannon could’ve been booted from the team based...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

UGA DL Taylor arrested for aggravated assault

Georgia defensive lineman Jonathan Taylor was arrested early Tuesday on a charge of felony aggravated assault. It’s his second arrest this offseason, putting his status on the Bulldogs’ football team in jeopardy. Police determined that Taylor was the "primary aggressor" in a domestic violence incident at McWhorter Hall, according to University of Georgia police chief...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

College football players want NCAA 15 back too

The news that EA Sports would not release an NCAA football video game for 2014 was not surprising – considering the ongoing Ed O’Bannon trial concerning image and likeness – but it was disappointing. And it wasn’t just college football fans that were despondent, college football players were as well. CBS Sports’s Jon Solomon reported Monday that the game’s cancellation...
Via Awful Announcing
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong Says “Hook ‘Em” Longhorn Roped Off In Locker Room So Players Will Respect It

From the second Charlie Strong took the job as the new head coach of the Texas Longhorns, he’s been preaching about culture change in Austin. A big part of that new sentiment deals with the players respecting what it means to represent UT. Back in March, Strong banned his players from using the famous “hook ‘em horns” hand gesture. Tuesday, we learned that he’s also roped...
Via College Spun
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: Les Miles Responds To Greg McElroy On ESPN For His Comments About LSU’s Winning Mindset

Last month, ESPN commenter and former Alabama quarterback Greg McElroy appeared on a radio show in Arkansas, where he said that current Alabama coach and former LSU coach Nick Saban established the sustained success in Baton Rouge during his tenure. “They’ve had sustained success since (Nick) Saban left because he established that mindset,” McElroy, who quarterbacked Alabama...
Via College Spun
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Clemson Football: ACC Kickoff

The 2014 ACC Kickoff was dominated by Jameis Winston and FSU, but don’t sleep on Clemson football.  Coach Dabo Swinney has led the program to perennial success, and the Tigers will be looking to make some noise in the ACC this year.  The Tigers came into this year’s media days in an unfamiliar position.  They were clearly playing second fiddle to Jimbo Fisher and his national...
Via isportsweb.com
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Football lands pair of 3-star recruits

Monday was a successful day for Mark Dantonio and the Michigan State Football program as it got verbal commitments from a pair of 2015 recruits. Felton Davis III turned down offers from several big-name programs in favor of Michigan StateFelton Davis III, a wide receiver from Virginia, and cornerback Josh Butler from Texas both committed to the Spartans Monday and will be the ninth...
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Spurrier rips Dabo Swinney over ‘different planets’ comment

Steve Spurrier and Dabo Swinney probably do not like each other. The two coaches have never openly admitted that they dislike one another, but all the signs are there. At ACC media days on Monday, Swinney joked that he and Spurrier are “from different planets” when asked about their relationship. “He’s from Pluto and I’m […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Photos: Check Out Michigan State Football’s Newly Renovated Locker Room

The locker room to be in during the 2013 college football season was Michigan State’s. Following each of their 13 victories, highlighted by wins in the Big Ten Championship Game and the Rose Bowl, the Spartans would celebrate with a dance party, grooving to “Type of Way” by Rich Homie Quan. Michigan State’s locker room will be even better this fall. Thanks to a $1.5 million...
Via College Spun
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bob Stoops Confirms Oklahoma Has Appealed For DGB To Gain Immediate Eligibility, Wanted To Give WR 2nd Chance

The transaction of the college football offseason occurred in mid-June, when it was reported that former Missouri wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham was transferring to Oklahoma. The former Tigers’ standout was dismissed from Gary Pinkel’s program in April.  Today, Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops is speaking at Big 12 Media Days. One of the first comments Stoops made about his 2014...
Via College Spun
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Georgia D-Lineman arrested: Dismissal pending?

Georgia starting defensive tackle Jonathan Taylor has been arrested on a felony charge of aggravated assault. Taylor - who was part of the group who arrested and charged with 'theft by deception' for depositing his stipends twice - was jailed early this morning after allegedly strangling a woman in his college dorm room. According to the Athens Banner-Herald, "There...
Via SEC Football Blog
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier On Clemson’s Swinney: “Dabo Still Thinks There Are 9 Planets Out There”

South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier, never one to hold back, is really giving the media some fantastic quotes Tuesday morning. The latest involves Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney and an amusing line that he dropped yesterday. Monday afternoon, Swinney, when comparing the two coaches, made the claim that they were “from different planets”. He playfully threw out a “he...
Via College Spun
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier Thinks The SEC Was Rooting For Alabama In The 1992 Conference Title Game

South Carolina head football coach Steve Spurrier is at ESPN today with several other SEC coaches for today’s ESPN Car Wash. ESPN’s Brett McMurphy has been tweeting out some of the fantastic things Spurrier — who is essentially a walking soundbite — has said throughout the course of the day. One thing Spurrier touched on was the 1992 SEC Championship game between the No....
Via College Spun
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Athlon Sports Tags Kentucky as One of College Football’s Most Improved Teams for 2014

Despite a couple of consecutive two-win seasons, Kentucky football is beginning to gain some recognition as a team that is on the rise. Athlon Sports identified the Wildcats as a team that should be among the most improved in college football for 2014. They did clarify, however, that their amount of improvement may not necessarily be reflected in the win column. Following is what...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ohio State Football Preview: Quarterback

The 2014 Ohio State Buckeyes set out this season with their sights on redemption. The Buckeyes are looking to pick up the pieces from two consecutive losses to end the 2013-14 season. After going 24-2 in two seasons, the pressure for success at Ohio State is turning up. Can the 2014 Buckeyes get over the top and reach the pinnacle of college football? We aim to find out in our 2014...
Via Cleveland Sports Chat
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

2014 Georgia Bulldogs Season Preview: Predicting Wins and Losses

The 2014 Georgia Bulldogs will look to rebound from a season full of injuries in 2013. The Bulldogs entered the 2013 season ranked number five in the preseason and had hopes of competing for another SEC title. The Bulldogs came up six yards short of beating Alabama in the 2012 SEC title game and having a shot at playing Notre Dame in the 2012 national championship game.The Bulldogs...
Via Football Nation
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Georgia DL Jonathan Taylor Arrested On Felony Charge Of Aggravated Assault

Georgia football’s offseason problems with the law continued Tuesday morning, when defensive lineman Jonathan Taylor was arrested on a felony charge of aggravated assault/family violence, as reported by OnlineAthens.com.  It’s Taylor’s second arrest of the offseason. Taylor was one of four Georgia players arrested in March for “double-dipping” student stipend checks...
Via College Spun
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

UNC football player tweets pic of empty cupboard at NCAA

One of the arguments that college athletes have been making when they demand compensation from the NCAA is that they will sometimes go to bed hungry. We’ve heard former UConn guard Shabazz Napier discuss this, and now, North Carolina wide receiver Jordan Fieulleteau has taken it a step further, tweeting a picture of his cupboard at the NCAA that he has since deleted. In the picture...
Via College Spun
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Georgia DL Jonathan Taylor Arrested For Felony Assault

 The Athens Banner-Herald is reporting that University of Georgia defensive lineman Jonathan Taylor was arrested and charged with aggravated assault after allegedly choking a female. It’s his second arrest this offseason, putting his status on the Bulldogs’ football team in jeopardy. Police determined that Taylor was the “primary aggressor” in a domestic violence inicdent...
Via Thacover2
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

2014 SEC Preview: Can anyone stop Nick Saban and Alabama?

Now we've done our SEC champions (Auburn and Missouri), it's time we focus on the perennial favorite: Alabama. Alabama looked unbeatable all season long, until Auburn came along with 'Kick Six' to ruin their chances of going to Atlanta and the National Championship Game and Oklahoma beat the living hell out of them in the Sugar Bowl. Well, 'Bama has reloaded and...
Via SEC Football Blog
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Georgia DL Jonathan Taylor arrested on charges of aggravated assault.

Jonathan Taylor's mugshot from March arrest. Georgia defensive lineman Jonathan Taylor is facing felony aggravated assault charges following his arrest by University of Georgia policeDetails are limited at this time, though it was presumably an on-campus incident due to the involvement of the UGA police.This is the second arrest for Taylor this year. He was one of four then-Bulldog...
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10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Molinari Named Allstate AFCA Good Works Team® Nominee

Morgantown, W.Va. – West Virginia University redshirt senior kicker/punter Michael Molinari is one of 182 nominees for the 2014 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team®  it was announced last week.  He is one of 9 Big 12 student atlethes named to the list. In order to meet the criteria set forth by Allstate and the AFCA, each player must be actively involved and committed to working with...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rosenberg Police Department releases photo of shoplifters, including Texas A&M DB Victor Davis

Johnny Manziel may no longer be in College Station, but Texas A&M seems to be keeping itself in the news. And some of the news are not the type of news the Aggies want to see. The latest involves DB Victor Davis who has been charged with shoplifting. The Rosenberg, Texas, police department released the following via Twitter which included a photo of redshirt Freshman DB Victor...
Via NCAA Football Zone
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Baylor adjusting to life at the top

Baylor is a program that won 18 Big 12 football games over the conference’s first 15 years in existence. Couple that with 102 conference losses over the same time period and it’s not hard to see why Baylor struggled to get much notoriety within even their own state. As for national attention, forget it, there was none. And then Art Briles came to town and during Monday’s Big...
Via Turfburner.com
17 hours ago  |  Discuss
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