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Georgia Recruiting: Mecole Hardman, “Coach Mark Richt is one of the great influences…”

Mecole Hardman has already made it clear he won’t be “officially” visiting Georgia or Tennessee. He wants to branch out and look at schools that he hasn’t been to before; schools that he is adamant will have a legitimate shot… Read more → The post Georgia Recruiting: Mecole Hardman, “Coach Mark Richt is one of the great influences…” appeared first on The Lady Sportswriter.
Via The Lady Sportswriter
6 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Report: Freshman Washington breaks leg, injuries mounting at receiver for Gamecocks

South Carolina suffered a bit of bad injury news when it comes to its receiver corps. The Gamecocks will be without receivers Shaq Davidson and Jerad Washington for the entire season, per a report from Josh Kendall of The State. Davidson will have surgeries on both knees in the upcoming weeks. The redshirt freshman out of Gaffney tore a knee ligament in practice."[Davidson] needs...
Via Fox Sports
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Miami Starting Running Back Out For 2015 Season With Foot Injury

With the 2015 season just days away from beginning, the Miami Hurricanes will be without the man who was slated to start the season at running back when the ‘Canes take the field against Bethune-Cookman. Gus Edwards, a junior running back from Staten Island, New York, will be sidelined for the entire year: BREAKING: Miami says RB Gus Edwards out for season with left foot injury...
Via Gamedayr
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Highlight Monday: Montana Knocks Off North Dakota State

ESPN - Joey Counts scored on a 1-yard run on fourth-and-goal with 2 seconds left to give Montana a 38-35 victory over four-time defending FCS champion North Dakota State on Saturday. Playing their first game under coach Bob Stitt, the Grizzlies rallied to stun the Bison in hazy conditions at jam-packed Washington-Grizzly Stadium. Counts' touchdown capped a 15-play, 80-yard drive...
Via Double Coverage Football
33 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Mason indicates Vandy QB competition might be over

Vanderbilt played four quarterbacks last seasons, and the results were ... well, not good.Commodores coach Derek Mason has said this offseason that he won't go the same route this year, instead opting to pick a starter and stick with him. So the quarterback competition in camp has been one to watch, with sophomores Johnny McCrary and Wade Freebeck the main candidates.Mason (a former...
Via Fox Sports
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Toledo suspends Kareem Hunt for 2 games

Toledo will be without one of the top running backs in the MAC, and perhaps the nation, when the Rockets head to Arkansas in Week 2. Kareem Hunt has been suspended for the first two games of the 2015 season for a violation of team policy. Also suspended for the first two games is  defensive end Allen Covington. Hunt was the leading rusher in the MAC last season with 1,631 yards...
Via Bloguin Best
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Toledo suspends Kareem Hunt for 2 games

Toledo will be without one of the top running backs in the MAC, and perhaps the nation, when the Rockets head to Arkansas in Week 2. Kareem Hunt has been suspended for the first two games of the 2015 season for a violation of team policy. Also suspended for the first two games is  defensive end Allen Covington. Hunt was the leading rusher in the MAC last season with 1,631 yards...
Via The Student Section
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Al Golden confident in running backs after Gus Edwards injury; talks freshmen

It’s time for Joe Yearby, Mark Walton, Trayone Gray — and Walter Tucker — to show what they can do. Hurricanes coach Al Golden said on his weekly WQAM appearance that the season-ending injury to Gus Edwards means those four will battle for carries. “We have some guys there who have an opportunity to step up, and we know they will,” Golden said. “They’ve been working...
Via Canes Watch
1 hour ago

Coleman Brings the Class to Ten

Sorry, despite being a Sunday night I was out for offline activities and couldn’t do this last night. I won’t lie. That Therran Coleman had West Virginia, Wisconsin and Arizona State among his final five choices makes his decision to come to Pitt just a little more sweeter to me. Coleman made the announcement on local Pittsburgh TV. Not too much drama to it. Even though, Coleman...
Via Pitt Blather
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Preparing for Virginia Tech

The Ohio State University has become the first team ever in history to earn a unanimous # 1 ranking in the preseason AP Top 25 – receiving all 61 first place votes. So how is this to be handled by both the Coaching staff and the players of this “crowned” dynasty? As outsiders looking in we’d be rather silly to assume we have all the answers. Urban Meyer is a seasoned General...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
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Low blow: Hurricanes announce potential starting RB Edwards out for season

  Miami has lost running back Gus Edwards for the season, an announcement that came Sunday night and with the Hurricanes less than a week removed from their opener. The news was revealed as the Hurricanes released their first depth chart of the season. Edwards -- who was a strong candidate to be the starter -- was injured in a scrimmage Aug. 22 and was in a walking boot last week...
Via AP on Fox
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Thoughts on Miami Hurricanes’ season-opening depth chart

With its season opener less than a week away, the Hurricanes made their lineup choices public. Here’s the lineup for UM’s game against Bethune-Cookman (6 p.m. Saturday, ESPN3.com). A few thoughts … Sophomore Joe Yearby (2) and true freshman Mark Walton are listed as the Hurricanes’ co-starters at running back. (instagram.com/mattyports) * The news that junior running back Gus...
Via Canes Watch
9 hours ago

Notre Dame Football: Tom Zbikowski changing his ways

Earlier this morning, Mike Vorel of ND Insider released an excellent article about Notre Dame football legend Tom Zbikowski and his journey of trying to put alcoholism in the rear view. Zbikowski was always admired for his fearlessness; the star safety was also a boxer, and a tough one at that. However, Zbikowski’s maniacal attitude was not only utilized on the field or in...
Via isportsweb.com
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Hurricanes lose RB Gus Edwards for season

CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- Miami has lost running back Gus Edwards for the season, an announcement that came Sunday night and with the Hurricanes less than a week removed from their opener. The news was revealed as the Hurricanes released their first depth chart of the season. Edwards -- who was a strong candidate to be the starter -- was injured in a scrimmage Aug. 22 and was in a walking...
Via AP on Fox
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Will 'Air Raid' offense be the difference for Kentucky this season?

The big question for Kentucky heading into the 2015 season is whether the Wildcats will make a bowl game, but in terms of actually achieving that goal, there are a number of issues to be addressed. The Courier-Journal over the weekend came up with a list of the five most crucial questions, with No. 1 as follows: "Does the Air Raid finally take off?" Kentucky coach Mark Stoops brought...
Via Fox Sports
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Hurricanes lose RB Gus Edwards for season

CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- Miami has lost running back Gus Edwards for the season, an announcement that came Sunday night and with the Hurricanes less than a week removed from their opener. The news was revealed as the Hurricanes released their first depth chart of the season. Edwards -- who was a strong candidate to be the starter -- was injured in a scrimmage Aug. 22 and was in a walking...
Via Fox Sports Florida
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Miami announces that RB Gus Edwards is out for season

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) Miami has lost running back Gus Edwards for the season, an announcement that came Sunday night and with the Hurricanes less than a week removed from their opener. The news was revealed as the Hurricanes released their first depth chart of the season. Edwards - who was a strong candidate to be the starter - was injured in a scrimmage Aug. 22 and was in a walking...
Via AP on Fox
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Recruiting numbers support Kentucky's bid for bowl berth

Is this the year Kentucky gets over the hump and gets into a bowl game? That's the million-dollar question for the Wildcats and coach Mark Stoops, who is entering his third year at the program's helm.As a team, Kentucky has even publicly stated its goal of reaching the postseason. At SEC Media Days, offensive tackle Jordan Swindle said, "We have meetings, and every week we talk about...
Via Fox Sports
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

CU football: Hard work pays off for Ryan Moeller

Last year, Ryan Moeller got a chance to play on the Colorado defense because there weren't many other options.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
12 hours ago

Notre Dame’s 2015 Captains

Nick Martin, Jaylon Smith, Sheldon Day, Joe Schmidt and Matthias Farley are your 2015 Notre Dame team captains. pic.twitter.com/4A6fOa3MiE — Notre Dame Football (@NDFootball) August 27, 2015
Via Subway Domer
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Oklahoma Football Season Preview: Defensive Backs

Oklahoma Safety Making a Play This is part four of our Oklahoma Football season preview series. This edition will take a look at the defensive backs, headlined by All-Big 12 cornerback Zack Sanchez. Part one of this series focused on the running backs and Parts two and three focused on wide receivers/tight ends and quarterbacks. What we know Zack Sanchez returns for his junior...
Via isportsweb.com
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

South Carolina Loses 2 Wide Receivers To Injury In One Day

It was a rough day for the wide receiver position at South Carolina. Just hours after head coach Steve Spurrier announced that red-shirt freshman WR Shaq Davidson would miss the season with a knee injury, true freshman wide receiver Jerad Washington suffered a broken leg at practice. Washington’s father shared the news on Twitter, saying his son was headed for surgery.  Please...
Via College Spun
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

3 NFL head coaches expressed interest in the Michigan job

John U. Bacon is a Michigan alum and author of the book entitled ”Endzone: The Rise, Fall, and Return of Michigan Football.” The book chronicles the tenure of former athletic director Dave Brandon and head coach Brady Hoke, while looking ahead to the future of the program under Jim Harbaugh. Bacon is doing an AMA on RedditCFB today and dropped a very interesting piece of info...
Via Campus Sports Net
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Washington Huskies still indecisive at QB, will reveal Friday

Former head coach of the Boise State Broncos (2006-2013), Washington second-year coach Chris Petersen has expressed a three-way interest at the quarterback position to take the field this Friday against his former university. Although imparting on a policy of privacy, Petersen also states that “…naming a starter doesn’t help us a whole lot.” Yet rather, fellow PAC-12 members...
Via Campus Sports Net
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Alexander, Watson top five Clemson players to watch

Winners of at least 10 games in four consecutive seasons, Clemson has also played in three top-tier bowls since 2011. But if the program is going to take the next step under Dabo Swinney and contend for a spot in the College Football Playoff, it hinges on these five palyers. And the health of the guy at the top of this list may be most important subject of all ... FIVE TO WATCH Deshaun...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
14 hours ago  |  Discuss
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