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Rutgers' spring QB competition ends where it started - close

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) The spring game went pretty much like the rest of spring practice in Rutgers' quarterback competition. Chris Laviano was ahead of Hayden Rettig, but there was not nearly enough separation between the two for coach Kyle Flood to name a winner. Laviano went 8 for 10 for 140 yards and a couple of touchdown passes in the intra-squad game Friday night. Rettig, the...
Via AP on Fox
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Vols WR Pearson Suspect In Alleged Rape Investigation

Von Pearson May Be Dissmissed From The VolsAccording to the Knoxville News Sentinel, Vols WR Von Pearson has been named as a suspect in an on-campus rape investigation.The incident occured around 3-4 a.m. at University Walk apartments.  No criminal charges have been filed at the moment.  This does not bode well for Pearson considering the fact that All-SEC linebacker A.J. Johnson...
Via Football Nation
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mizzou locks up Gary Pinkel through 2021

The reward for winning consecutive SEC East titles and being named the 2014 SEC Coach of the Year sure is sweet, as Missouri and head coach Gary Pinkel have agreed to new contract terms, according to Missouri's official site.Pinkel's contract now runs until Dec. 31st of 2021 with an increased guaranteed salary of $4,020,000 annually. Already the school's all-time most winning coach...
Via Fox Sports
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Texas A&M Football Team Trains Like Navy SEALs

LSU better watch their backs. Third-year coach Kevin Sumlin brought the Texas A&M Aggies to Lake Bryan for some unorthodox training, reminiscent of Navy SEALS and Marines’ “Hell Week.” If you saw American Sniper or Lone Survivor, it may look familiar. Assistant coaches tweeted pictures Thursday of the players walking into the lake with arms linked together. In another post...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Missouri Announces Gary Pinkel Extension

After manning the sidelines for the Missouri Tigers the past 14 years, head coach Gary Pinkel will be around for seven more. According to David Morrison of the Columbia Daily Tribune, the university has given Pinkel both a contract extension and a raise. MU announces it has extended Gary Pinkel's contract through 2021, at $4.02 million a year. Up from $3.2 million he was due. —...
Via Campus Sports Net
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Florida LB Neiron Ball Had Private Workout With Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers have finished up their pre-draft visits ahead of next week’s 2015 NFL Draft and in addition to that, they worked several other prospects out of town. One of those players was Florida linebacker Neiron Ball, according to the National Football Post. Ball, who measured in at the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine at […] Report: Florida LB Neiron Ball Had Private...
Via Steelers Depot
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

J.T. Barrett Posts Photo Of Himself, Braxton Miller: “We Working To Come Back Like We Never Left”

Ohio State quarterbacks J.T. Barrett and Braxton Miller may be competing for the same position ahead of the 2015 season, but it looks like it hasn’t affected their friendship thus far. Friday, Barrett took to Instagram to post a photo of the duo, with the phrase “We working to come back like we never left.” Barrett, for reference, broke his ankle against Michigan in the team’s...
Via College Spun
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee WR Von Pearson Named Suspect In Alleged Rape

Tennessee wide receiver Von Pearson has been named a suspect in an alleged rape.
Via Gamedayr
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Cardale Jones challenged to video game rematch

In January, Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones played video games with young hospital patient Jared Foley. Despite the do-gooder nature of the Buckeyes’ visit, Jones beat Foley 98-35 at NCAA Football. Then made a scene on Twitter when he “made sure” the reporting the final score properly. Is everyone paying attention now? Because Foley wants a rematch, in a game Jones isn’t...
Via Campus Sports Net
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: Michigan State Released An Awesome Hype Video For Its Spring Game

Michigan State’s football program has quite a bit of momentum heading into the 2015 season.  The Spartans, a probable preseason top 10 team, are coming off a big win against Baylor in the Cotton Bowl. Mark Dantonio’s squad is likely the Big Ten’s best chance at dethroning Ohio State, the reigning national champions.  Saturday afternoon, the program’s annual Green and White...
Via College Spun
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Tennessee WR Von Pearson Suspect in Alleged Rape

The Knoxville News-Sentinel is reporting that Tennessee Volunteers junior wide receiver Von Pearson has been identified as a suspect in an alleged rape that was reported early this morning, per the Knoxville PD. The incident allegedly took place at a university apartment. This is the second time in less than a year that the program has been involved in a rape investigation, with...
Via Campus Sports Net
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Harbaugh has answer for coaches who can't leave region for camps

It seems Jim Harbaugh is not fazed by the complaints from other coaches about his plan to hold a series of Michigan football camps in various parts of the country this summer*. Rather than back off what is seen as invading the territory of some of his foes who in some cases are restricted by their own conference's rules from doing the same, the first-year head coach of the Wolverines...
Via Fox Sports
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Knoxville Police Department Identifies Tennessee WR Von Pearson As Suspect In Alleged Rape

Tennessee wide receiver Von Pearson has been named a suspect in an alleged rape, according to the Knoxville Police Department.  Pearson, 23, was identified by the victim, according to officers.  Here’s the Knoxville Police Department’s statement:  On April 24th, 2015 at 6:00am, the Knoxville Police Department was alerted to an alleged rape which reportedly occurred at University...
Via College Spun
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Wisconsin Unveils 2015 Outback Bowl Rings

The Wisconsin Badgers had another solid campaign last season, finishing the year with 11 victories, an Outback Bowl title over Auburn, and No. 13 ranking in both major polls. Friday, former star running back Melvin Gordon, who is off to the NFL later this month, unveiled the rings the team received for their accomplishments.  The front of the ring features the school’s “W...
Via College Spun
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Rumor Of Three-Team Trade For Eagles To Attain Marcus Mariota

Mark Eckel of NJ.com passed along a rumor that a three-way trade could be in the works between the Eagles, Browns, and Titans, which would allow the Eagles to move up to the No. 2 overall pick to attain Oregon QB Marcus Mariota. Eckel notes that rumor is swirling within NFL personnel meetings that the initial ... The post Report: Rumor Of Three-Team Trade For Eagles To Attain Marcus...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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Report: Pittsburgh T T.J. Clemmings Dealing With Stress Fracture In Foot

For most of the offseason, it was believed that Pittsburgh tackle T.J. Clemmings would be a first-round selection in the 2015 NFL Draft, but over the course of the last few weeks, it seems as though his proper place resides in the second round. On Friday, at appears as though Clemmings has more bad news […] Report: Pittsburgh T T.J. Clemmings Dealing With Stress Fracture In Foot...
Via Steelers Depot
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NFL Notes: T.J. Clemmings, Draft, Cowboys, Falcons, Jets & Vikings

T.J. Clemmings Ian Rapoport reports that Pittsburgh OT T.J. Clemmings discovered a stress fracture in his foot while on a pre-draft visit. Clemmings claims that he was unaware of the injuries existence, and that he was not in pain. Rapoport notes that Clemmings is regarded as a first-round pick, while one team has him rated as the top ... The post NFL Notes: T.J. Clemmings, Draft...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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Jim Harbaugh Just Owned The SEC, Urban Meyer With This Clever Move

Jim Harbaugh is out here trolling all his hater coaching brethren by inviting any and all coaches to the Michigan football camp.
Via Gamedayr
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jay Harbaugh Posts Funny Tweet Of A Photoshopped Jim Harbaugh Dancing

Following the announcement that Michigan will invite coaches from every school in America to a Michigan camp, Jay Harbaugh, the son of head coach Jim Harbaugh, re-tweeted a photoshoped image of his dad dancing. I usually don't RT stuff like this but just had to https://t.co/dl1znVgFnc — Jay Harbaugh (@JayHarbaugh) April 24, 2015 Here’s the […] The post Jay Harbaugh Posts Funny...
Via Diehardsport
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ferentz on SXM College Sports Today

Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz talked to SXM College Sports Today and host Scott Childers on Thursday.I’ll transcribe that, but first some news.The Iowa football program allowed students to tour the new facilities yesterday. S
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
13 hours ago

Montana Head Coach Bob Stitt Responds To Jim Harbaugh, Says He Will Attend Michigan’s Summer Camp

Friday morning, Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh trolled the college football world, inviting head coaches from other programs (many of whom criticized him for taking advantage of satellite camp rules)  to come attend his program’s “Exposure U” camp in mid-June. Well, one has responded – he’s in. Montana head coach Bob Stitt, who was hired this offseason, replied to Harbaugh...
Via College Spun
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ohio State football players hang out with Jeff Ross after show

The Ohio State Buckeyes football team is enjoying waltzing around as the national champions. And being a champion comes with some perks that the players are taking advantage of. Most recently, the team was spotted hanging out with the roast master extraordinaire, comedian Jeff Ross. Ross was joined by fellow stand-up comedians Chris D’Elia and Brent Morin at the Ohio Union for...
Via Campus Sports Net
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Will Bucky Hodges play a traditional TE role for Virginia Tech in 2015?

Virginia Tech has always gotten by with a stingy defense and opportunistic special teams under head coach Frank Beamer, but now the Hokies are armed with an imposing offensive weapon in Bucky Hodges.Hodges, at 6-foot-6 and 244 pounds, is a tight end who can run routes and catch passes like a game-changing wide receiver. In a recent chat with fans, Virginia Tech beat writer Andy Bitter...
Via Fox Sports
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh trolled the college football universe

Jim Harbaugh and the Michigan Wolverines football program are one of many that are taking advantage of the NCAA’s loophole that allows teams to host satellite camps around the country. The satellite camps have been a hot topic of discussion and haven’t sat well with a number of coaches, but Harbaugh doesn’t seem to be the least bit concerned about upsetting his peers. In fact...
Via Campus Sports Net
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota’s Jalen Myrick: The B1G Wild Card?

The Minnesota Golden Gophers seem to be the flavor of the season in many circles. A couple of outlets and publications have Minnesota as the favorites in the Big Ten West heading into the 2015 season. Some of that can be attributed to Jerry Kill’s track record of improving teams consistently from year to year wherever he goes. Be that as it may, there still seem to be some naysayers...
Via Know It All Football
15 hours ago  |  Discuss
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