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Arizona's Solomon has memorable starting debut in rout of UNLV

  Anu Solomon threw for 425 yards and four touchdowns in his first career start, and Arizona broke a 45-year-old school record with 787 total yards in a season-opening 58-13 rout over Nevada-Las Vegas Friday night. Solomon shook off some early-game jitters with a series of big plays to break the school freshman record for passing yards, highlighted by a 92-yard touchdown pass to...
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Solomon, Wildcats roll over Rebels

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Anu Solomon threw for 425 yards and four touchdowns in his first career start, and Arizona broke a 45-year-old school record with 787 total yards in a season-opening 58-13 rout over UNLV on Friday night. Solomon shook off some early-game jitters with a series of big plays to break the school freshman record for passing yards, highlighted by a 92-yard touchdown pass...
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Solomon, Wildcats roll over Rebels

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Anu Solomon threw for 425 yards and four touchdowns in his first career start, and Arizona broke a 45-year-old school record with 787 total yards in a season-opening 58-13 rout over UNLV on Friday night. Solomon shook off some early-game jitters with a series of big plays to break the school freshman record for passing yards, highlighted by a 92-yard touchdown pass...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
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Wildcats roll over Rebels 58-13

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) Anu Solomon threw for 425 yards and four touchdowns in his first career start, and Arizona broke a 45-year-old school record with 787 total yards in a season-opening 58-13 rout over Nevada-Las Vegas Friday night. Solomon shook off some early-game jitters with a series of big plays to break the school freshman record for passing yards, highlighted by a 92-yard...
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WATCH: Syracuse runs a fake FG to win the game

On fourth down, with your team tied 20-20 in the second overtime, you should probably kick the field goal to take the 23-20 lead, right? WRONG. Syracuse head coach Scott Shafer called one of the gutsiest play calls of the early college football season. Instead of taking the easy three points, Shafer called in a fake field goal and punter Riley Dixon threw a touchdown pass to tight...
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WATCH: Syracuse QB Terrel Hunt Punches Villanova Defender as Ref Watches On

There is dumb and than there is dumb--and than there is the play Syracuse quarterback Terrel Hunt made Friday night against Villanova. After getting tackled for some stupid reason he decided to punch the defender across the facemask--with the ref standing just a few feet away watching.Talk about dumb, right?@cjzero/TwitterHunt was ejected and I am sure he is going to face one heck...
Via FatManWriting
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WATCH: Jacksonville State Wide Receiver Lands on His Head After Getting Up Ended By Michigan State's Kurtis Drummond

Before Friday's season opener between the Michigan State and Jacksonville State the Gamecocks had to know they were going to be hurting a little more than usual on Saturday. Mismatches like this often mean the underdog is going to be feeling the pain (but grateful for the payday). Jacksonville State wide receiver Josh Barge is going to really be feeling the pain after landing...
Via FatManWriting
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WATCH: Syracuse’s QB throws a punch; gets ejected

During tonight’s game against the Villanova Wildcats, the Syracuse Orange lost their starting quarterback Terrel Hunt to a first quarter ejection. So what led to Hunt’s ejection? After an almost late hit by Villanova linebacker Dillon Lucas, Hunt decided to give the linebacker a punch to the facemask. While the hit was probably a bit late, Hunt needs to know better than to throw...
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BGS staff predictions: Alabama

Every week the BGS staff will give their predictions on the upcoming game. Below you will see the score prediction from the BGS staff for Saturday’s game against Alabama. Jeff Vickers – Alabama 34 WVU 20 Too much depth on the Bama team, though the game will be played closer than the score will tell Kyle Ackermann – Alabama 24 WVU 23 Alabama gets a scare here, but puts together...
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UTSA tops Houston 27-7

HOUSTON (AP) David Glasco II scored two first-half touchdowns to help Texas-San Antonio beat Houston 27-7 in the season opener for both teams Friday night. Glasco, who ran for 81 yards on 25 carries, scored on a 3-yard run in the first quarter after Houston punter Dylan Seibert lost 42 yards, then fumbled, setting up UTSA at the 3. Glasco added a 2-yard touchdown run in the second...
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Special Teams Scouting Report: Alabama

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (August 28, 2014) – When most people think of Alabama’s recent special teams unit their thoughts go back to the epic meltdown of the Iron Bowl last season, and the missed field goal that resulted in a return touchdown for the Auburn Tigers. The Crimson Tide are looking to make that a distant memory but have a slight uphill battle this season when it comes to...
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Colorado St. rallies for 31-17 win over Colorado

DENVER (AP) Transfer Dee Hart rushed for 139 yards and two touchdowns in his Colorado State debut to help the Rams rally for a 31-17 win over Colorado on Friday night. Colorado State's Treyous Jarrells finished with 121 yards, giving the Rams two 100-yard running backs in a game for the first time since 1996. Trailing most of the contest, Garrett Grayson put Colorado State on...
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Arizona State WR Jaelen Strong Giving NFL Scouts Something to Watch Already

With the state of the NFL game these days encouraging passing, passing, and more passing it sure pays to be about 6'3" with a good frame, great hands, and the ability to out jump defensive backs foolish enough to oppose you.You know--like Arizona State's Jaelen Strong.@_MarcusD_/TwitterThe junior wide receiver is going to be trying to improve off of a solid sophomore...
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Terrel Hunt ejected for punching Villanova player in head (Video)

The Syracuse football team got their 2014 season underway with a 27-26 double overtime victory over Villnova on Friday, but for the majority of the game they were without their starting quarterback. Late in the second quarter, Terrel Hunt was tackled by Joey Harmon during a rushing attempt. On his way to the ground, the […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
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That Escalated Quickly: Syracuse Defeats Villanova in 2OT

Follow the Fizz on Twitter for the latest SU football news via syracuse.com Well, that escalated quickly. Syracuse needed double overtime to get its first win of the season–and let me tell you, it was not pretty at all. Terrel Hunt shocked the Carrier Dome when he was ejected late in the first half for throwing a punch at a Villanova player. A missed chip shot by Villanova gave...
Via Orange Fizz
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Syracuse Barely Beats Villanova, And We're Talking Football

((HT: ACCDN))Without their starting QB, it took a failed 2-point conversion in the bottom of the second overtime for Syracuse to barely beat Villanova (otherwise known as FCS/Division I-AA Villanova)), 27-26.Syracuse starting QB Terrel Hunt got ejected after throwing a punch on Villanova LB Dillon Lucas. Hunt also received a 15-yard Unnecessary Roughness penalty on the play and it...
Via Online Sports Guys
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Michigan State Football: Spartans dominate Jacksonville State 45-7

Any thoughts that Jacksonville State would provide a surprising challenge for Michigan State were quickly eradicated Friday night. The Spartans dominated all facets of the game from beginning to end. “We came out and made a statement,” Mark Dantonio said, “That’s what we wanted to do.” A.J. Troup had never seen the field in a Spartan uniform prior to Friday night’s gameAs...
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Yardbarker blogger does Ice Bucket Challenge, nominates Illini & Mizzou

I jumped on the viral bandwagon today for a good cause and did the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS. I’ve been with the Yardbarker network for over two years so I thought I would represent the bloggers. I was challenged by a couple of my employees of a cleaning business that I own a 30 percent stake in (Mandy’s Cleaning Service Inc). I challenge representatives of the universities...
Via College Football Universe
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BYU's Taysom Hill the Next Great Dual Threat Quarterback to Watch?

The buzz in college football these days seems to focus on dual threat quarterbacks a lot. These guys are exciting to watch and he bring a lot of attention to their programs, and from the look of things in Friday night's season opener against UConn the BYU Cougars may have a pretty good one on their hands.His name--Taysom Hill.@_MarcusD_/TwitterAgainst the Huskies Hill completed...
Via FatManWriting
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Syracuse survives Villanova 27-26 in 2nd overtime

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) Punter Riley Dixon threw a 1-yard touchdown pass to tight end Kendall Moore on a fake field goal in the second overtime in Syracuse's 27-26 victory over Villanova on Friday night. Villanova's John Robertson connected with tailback Gary Underwood for a 9-yard touchdown pass on the next possession to bring the Wildcats within one. Villanova coach Andy Talley...
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Western Kentucky beats Bowling Green 59-31

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) Brandon Doughty threw for a school-record 569 yards and six touchdowns to help Western Kentucky beat Bowling Green State 59-31 on Friday night in the head coaching debuts of Jeff Brohm and Dino Babers. Brohm's Hilltoppers had a school-record 702 total yards against the defending MAC champions. Western Kentucky raced to a 21-0 lead on Leon Allen's...
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Michigan State QB Connor Cook Responds to Low Blow in Best Way Possible

Jacksonville State was not supposed to be real opposition for Michigan State Friday night, and it wasn't. The Spartans got out to a 21-0 lead in the first quarter and pretty much coasted to a 45-7 win over the Gamecocks (wow--bad weekend to be a fan of Gamecocks). Glorified scrimmages like this are meant to help the marquee team work out the kinks.The only thing that can make...
Via FatManWriting
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Hill leads BYU over UConn, spoiling Diaco's debut

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) Taysom Hill threw three touchdown passes and ran for two scores to help BYU beat UConn 35-10 on Friday night, spoiling Huskies coach Bob Diaco's debut. The junior quarterback completed 28 of 36 passes to nine receivers without an interception. He went 17 of 20 to lead the Cougars to a 28-7 halftime advantage, and was BYU's leading rusher with 97...
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Cook terrific, Spartans beat Jacksonville St 45-7

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Connor Cook threw three touchdown passes in the first quarter -- and withstood a hit to his leg that left him momentarily hobbled -- to help No. 8 Michigan State to an easy 45-7 victory over Jacksonville State on Friday night. Cook completed his first nine passes in a nearly flawless performance, but for a brief moment there was concern that the talented...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
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Cook terrific, Spartans beat Jacksonville St 45-7

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) Connor Cook threw three touchdown passes in the first quarter - and withstood a hit to his leg that left him momentarily hobbled - to help No. 8 Michigan State to an easy 45-7 victory over Jacksonville State on Friday night. Cook completed his first nine passes in a nearly flawless performance, but for a brief moment there was concern that the talented junior...
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