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SEC trying to block Michigan from holding Florida spring practice

The SEC wants you to know that it runs the southeastern part of the United States. The conference has reached out to the NCAA in order to try and block Michigan from holding a practice in Florida while the team is on spring break in the state. The request is to block all teams from holding practices during spring break, but it’s clear that it is a direct response to Michigan...
Via Campus Sports Net
9 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Former Texas A&M Quarterback Kyle Allen Criticizes Manziel-Influenced “Culture” Of Aggies Program

Twitter/@AggieFootball The story of Johnny Manziel’s football career has turned quite tragic in recent months, but going back just a few years, the brash young quarterback appeared to be leading a renaissance at Texas A&M. In two year with Manziel under center, A&M went 20-6 with Cotton and Chick-fil-A Bowl wins, and he took home a Heisman Trophy. Donations to the program...
Via College Spun
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SEC targets spring break practices in reaction to Harbaugh

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) The Southeastern Conference is asking for a rule preventing football teams from holding practices during spring break. The move comes nearly a week after Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh said on national signing day that the Wolverines would practice in Florida over spring break starting later this month. SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey said Tuesday that ''intentionally...
Via AP on Fox
34 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Report: SEC trying to prevent Michigan from spring break practices

Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh has been known to ruffle a few feathers when it comes to his eclectic and gregarious personality. In regards to his latest stunt, some of those proverbial feathers have come from SEC programs. Via a report from CBS Sports, the SEC has asked the NCAA to prohibit programs from holding spring practice during the spring break period. As of now, there...
Via Fox Sports
42 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Report: SEC Trying To Block Michigan’s Spring Football Trip To IMG Academy

Twitter/@CoachJim4UM For the second straight off-season, Jim Harbaugh’s outside-the-box thinking when it comes to recruiting has the SEC quite annoyed. Last year, Michigan began hosting satellite camps in SEC territory. This spring, Michigan will up the ante again, spending a full week of spring football at Florida’s IMG Academy, one of the top football factories in the nation...
Via College Spun
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Duke QB Thomas Sirk tears Achilles in team workout

Duke Blue Devils rising senior quarterback Thomas Sirk tore his left Achilles tendon in a team workout this morning and will be out indefinitely following surgery tomorrow, according to the football program’s official Twitter. #Duke QB @tsirk_1 suffered ruptured left Achilles tendon this am; he will be out indefinitely following tomorrow's surgery. #GoDuke — Duke Football (...
Via Campus Sports Net
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Duke QB Sirk's 2016 season in jeopardy after tearing Achilles tendon

Duke dual-threat quarterback Thomas Sirk’s 2016 season is in jeopardy after the Blue Devils’ passer ruptured his left Achilles tendon during a team conditioning session on Wednesday.Sirk, a rising senior, was the Devils’ starting quarterback in 2015 and completed 58 percent of his passes for 2,625 yards and 16 touchdowns, while rushing for 803 yards and eight touchdowns.Sirk’s...
Via Fox Sports
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Duke QB Sirk out with ruptured left Achilles tendon

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) Duke says quarterback Thomas Sirk has ruptured his left Achilles tendon. Coach David Cutcliffe said Sirk injured the tendon Tuesday during a team conditioning session and that he's scheduled for surgery Wednesday. There's no timetable for his return. Sirk, a rising redshirt senior, missed the 2013 season with a ruptured Achilles tendon in his other ankle that...
Via AP on Fox
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Duke QB Thomas Sirk Suffers Torn Achilles In Pre-Season Workout

Coming off an 8-5 season and a victory in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl, Duke football suffered a huge off-season blow this morning.  Starting quarterback Thomas Sirk ruptured his left Achilles tendon in a pre-season workout and will undergo surgery tomorrow, the program announced.  Per release from Duke….starting QB Thomas Sirk ruptures Achilles Tendon…..@WFMY @LizCrawfordWFMY...
Via College Spun
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Clemson players are trolling Baker Mayfield on Instagram

Clemson defeated Oklahoma in the Orange Bowl semifinal en route to the national championship game against Alabama and stopped Sooners star quarterback Baker Mayfield in a 37-17 victory. Of course, out of nowhere, a number of Clemson defensive players have been trolling Mayfield on Instagram over his overall weak performance in the game. Clemson defense all taggin baker mayfield...
Via Campus Sports Net
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Harbaugh Posts Perfect Jake Butt Video For National Pancake Day

In honor of Pancake Day 2016, Michigan TE coach Jay Harbaugh shared the following video of Jake Butt getting a pancake block during the Citrus Bowl: In honor of #nationalpancakeday here's one of my favorite @jbooty88 plays of 2015.. Great pad level, tight hands, and runs feet through contact. More #TETO tape coming soon. #FUNdamentals #GoBlue A video posted by Jay Harbaugh...
Via Diehardsport
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Photos: Clemson Football Players Trolling Oklahoma’s Baker Mayfield On Instagram

Clemson’s defense got the best of Baker Mayfield in this past season’s Orange Bowl. The Tigers picked off Oklahoma’s star quarterback twice and held the Sooners’ typically high-scoring offense to 17 points.  Now, some of Clemson’s defenders are trying to get the best of Mayfield on Instagram.  They’re posting pictures of the game – pictures that likely don’t bring...
Via College Spun
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier says he should have retired after 2014 season

Midway through the 2015 college football season, Steve Spurrier decided he had enough. After the South Carolina Gamecocks started the season with a 2-4 record, the Head Coach announced his immediate resignation … ending a head coaching career that saw him win SEC titles and a national championship with the Florida Gators and turn around the Gamecocks into a perennial winner. Now...
Via Gamedayr
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

McShay: Attending Michigan signing day a 'mistake'

Michigan’s resurgent football program took signing day to controversial new heights last week with its star-studded event that included a cast of guests including Tom Brady, Derek Jeter and Ric Flair. ESPN draft expert and college football reporter Todd McShay was also there, for some reason, and now he is saying it was a mistake on his part to be there. The boundaries between...
Via Awful Announcing
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Which signees can help Georgia in 2016?

Although Kirby Smart and the Georgia Bulldogs signed a rather smallish class of 20 individuals, it's one possessing some high-quality talent. Georgia lost virtually its entire front seven from a year ago -- which opens the door for some younger players to come in and make an impact. There are two defensive linemen signees from the '16 class with the ability to do just that -- in...
Via Fox Sports
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier becomes special assistant to South Carolina AD

Months after Steve Spurrier turned in his Head Ball Coach title at South Carolina, he’s taking on a new one. Spurrier is now a special assistant to the president and athletic director for the school. He confirmed the news during a broadcast of The Paul Finebaum Show. This isn’t a position extended to him out of charity. In his contract he had a clause that would allow him to...
Via Gamedayr
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Malik Zaire, Deshone Kizer in ‘wide open race’ for 2016 starting job

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are returning a lot of their 2015 roster for next season and they look to be a contender for the College Football Playoff. Last season, they seemed to be a lot of trouble when they were faced with a number of injuries. One of the injured players was starting quarterback Malik Zaire. He broke his ankle in the second game of the season against Virginia...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Sooners five-star LB Caleb Kelly may have chosen his school by drawing it out of a hat

National signing day in college football has come and gone, but the story of how one of the top linebackers in the country ended up going to Oklahoma is a cautionary tale of just how much stress can weigh down the decision-making process for top-rated high school players. Caleb Kelly announced his decision to go to Oklahoma on National Signing Day, but he was very close to heading...
Via The Comeback
1 day ago  |  Discuss

No. 1 2017 Recruit Dylan Moses Has Alabama As His Leader, Wants To Hear From Michigan

Michigan landed the No. 1 player in the class of 2016, defensive tackle Rashan Gary, and the 2017 recruit took notice. Dylan Moses, a running back and outside linebacker from Baton Rouge who now plays at IMG Academy and is No. 1 in 247Sports’ composite rankings, as well as ESPN’s rankings, wants to hear from Jim Harbaugh and his staff. As luck would have it, Michigan plans...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Towson adds former Oregon QB Mahalak

(STATS) - Former Oregon quarterback Morgan Mahalak has transferred to Towson and is expected to compete for the starting job next season. Towson, a member of CAA Football, is coming off a 7-4 campaign and loses starter Connor Frazier to graduation. Mahalak will have three seasons of eligibility remaining after he joins the Tigers this summer. "We are happy that we have secured...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Michigan A.D.: Talks Have Opened With Notre Dame About Renewing Series

It may not have over one hundred games played between the two schools, but Michigan and Notre Dame is a college football rivalry that was one of the most heated over the last quarter century. Following the 2014 season, these two teams stopped scheduling one another, in part due to the Irish’s venture into the ACC and playing five games a season against member schools. While the...
Via Gamedayr
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame QB Brandon Wimbush expected to redshirt in 2016

It is pretty clear that either Malik Zaire or Deshone Kizer will be the starting quarterback for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in 2016. The team hopes that both players can stay healthy enough to play the entire season, so this has led to the team looking to redshirt one of its top prospects from the 2015 class. Last season, the Fighting Irish had slapped a redshirt on quarterback...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

USC Linebacker Su’a Cravens Has To Put Up A Kevin Hogan Fathead After Losing Super Bowl Bet

Two of the top players in the Pac-12 made a bet on last night’s Super Bowl, and as was the case on the field twice last season, a Stanford Cardinal came out on top against a USC Trojan. Stanford quarterback Kevin Hogan and USC linebacker Su’a Cravens are working out at the same facilities for the NFL Draft, and made a friendly wager on the Broncos-Panthers. Von Miller and Denver...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame’s KeiVarae Russell Calls Teammate Jaylon Smith “The Next Von Miller”

The big winners of last night’s Super Bowl are probably Peyton Manning, who bolsters his impressive legacy with a second title, and the game’s MVP, Von Miller. The former Texas A&M standout had a few game-changing plays, including 2.5 sacks and two forced fumbles, showing to the world why he has been one of the game’s top linebackers since entering the league. In the coming...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cardale Jones predicts he will play in Super Bowl

Cardale Jones has won a Big Ten championship and a national title. The former Ohio State star now has his eyes set on another prize: a Super Bowl.  With Super Bowl 50 set to kick off on Sunday, Jones, who’s undefeated as a starting quarterback, made a prediction about his NFL career on Twitter.  Jones will be in the Super Bowl one day, he says. One day, I'll be getting ready...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss
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