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Big 12 opener for Oklahoma, WVU part of light week

Things to watch in Week 4 of the Big 12 season with a light schedule - a Thursday night game and only two games Saturday. GAME OF THE WEEK: No. 4 Oklahoma at West Virginia. While six Big 12 teams are getting the weekend off before conference play kicks into full gear, the Sooners (3-0) leave the state of Oklahoma for the first time this season to take on West Virginia (2-1) in a...
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David Ash retires from football following latest concussion

Getty Images The Texas Longhorns will not have David Ash as their quarterback anymore. Ash has chosen to retire from football after dealing with concussion-related symptoms for the past year. Longhorns head coach Charlie Strong made an announcement about Ash following practice on Wednesday. “We just decided, because of his health — that’s the No. 1 concern for all of us ...
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Hundley returns to practice ... so what's the deal with UCLA's coach?

When the Heisman-candidate starting quarterback returns to practice, it typically answers any questions, eases any concerns a team has about the position. But not so at UCLA. Brett Hundley is back, and coach Jim Mora sounds as uncertain as ever about who will be under center when the No. 12 Bruins travel to No. 15 Arizona State next Thursday. Not even the backup is a lock. According...
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WVU FB – Scouting Report – Oklahoma Sooners

Morgantown, WV – (Tuesday, September 16th, 2014) BGS Senior writers Dave Ackermann (Offense), Aaron Staats (Defense) and Jonathan Iszard (Special Teams) provide an in-depth scouting report on the 2014 Oklahoma Sooners. 2014 Sooner Offense – By Dave Ackermann – Senior Writer First, let’s hear from Jessica Coody(of Sooner Sports TV) as she interviews OU Center Ty Darlington...
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WVU-FB – Offense Updated – Game 4

Morgantown, WV (September 17th, 2014) By Dave Ackermann – Senior Writer (Feature photo by Jessica Boggs of BlueGoldSports.com) Coming off of a wild finish at border rival Maryland, (a 40-37 WVU victory), the Mountaineer offense will face its toughest test yet in 2014, when they host the Oklahoma Sooners and their speedy, swarming, physical defense. Now yes, Alabama , like Oklahoma...
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Jozwiak expected back for USF on Friday

South Florida is coming off a 49-17 blowout loss to North Carolina State and not many positives were taken away from the game. A welcoming sight, though, may be back on the Bulls’ offensive line, as senior guard Thor Jozwiak is expected to make his return to the field. Jozwiak was injured in USF’s 36-31 season-opening win against Western Carolina, but has practiced the last three...
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Jim Mora playing coy with Brett Hundley’s status for ASU game

UCLA already knows it won’t face Arizona State’s starting quarterback, Taylor Kelly, in a huge Pac-12 matchup a week from Thursday. There are also question marks surrounding the Bruins’ starter at the position, but their head coach has decided to play things close to the vest for the time being. Brett Hundley suffered an elbow injury in the first quarter of the Week 3 win...
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Michigan running back Ty Isaac has his NCAA eligibility waiver appeal denied

Michigan tailback Ty Isaac will not play for the Wolverines this season. The transfer from USC had his appeal denied by the NCAA, U-M coach Brady Hoke confirmed today. "It didn't go through," Hoke said at a press conference at Schembechler Hall. Michigan had initially applied to make Isaac immediately eligible under a hardship waiver. His petition was based on transferring...
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Texas QB Ash To End Football Career

Texas Longhorns quarterback David Ash has elected to end his football career after struggling with concussion-related symptoms for the past year. Coach Charlie Strong announced the junior quarterback's decision after practice Wednesday. Ash had started 22 games in his career with the Longhorns but was shut down on Sept. 1 after experiencing more symptoms. "We just decided...
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Football: Week 4 Big 12 Preview

By: Kin Kinsley – Senior Writer Twitter: @kin_BGS   There are just three games on the Big 12 slate this week.  Two are out-of-conference and one is the second Big 12 Conference game of the season.   No. 5/5 Auburn (2-0) at No. 20/20 Kansas State (2-0) Thursday 7:30 p.m. ET – ESPN Line: Auburn -8.5 to -9.0 The defending SEC Champion Auburn Tigers visit Manhattan Thursday night...
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CU vs. Hawai’i – A Preview

– Colorado vs. Hawai’i – A Preview – The “T.I.P.S.” for the battle with the Warriors – It’s easy to go back and forth in debating what to make of Colorado’s game against the Rainbow Warriors of Hawai’i this Saturday (noon, Pac-12 Networks). Pro … Hawai’i won only one game last year, and is 1-2 this season. Con … Yes, but the Rainbow Warriors were within...
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Double Dip: Two Superstar Recruits to Officially Visit Illinois This Weekend

It’s long been known that big man Elijah Thomas would be visiting the weekend of September 20th, but now another star high school player will be joining him. Combo guard Jalen Coleman will also be officially visiting Illinois the weekend of September 20th. Coleman’s Recruitment Rapidly Changing Jalen Coleman’s recruit has been a roller coaster. Coleman had long been rumored...
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David Ash Is Done At Texas

((HT: Longhorn Network))David Ash will no longer play football-period. Head coach Charlie Strong said that, as a result of multiple concussions, his former starting quarterback is giving up the sport.His first major concussion was in a game against BYU last season. He came back for the Kansas State game, but still suffered some after-effects and was ruled out of the season.He came...
Via Online Sports Guys
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Go-to Grant hoping to be a go for Arizona this week

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Arizona receiver Samajie Grant is the great-to-be-around guy, the funny guy, the hard worker, the high IQ football guy, the stop-on-a-dime player and so much more. So when those who talk about him say -- and they say it plenty -- that he's just Samajie being Samajie, it translates into so many things "He loves football and is excited to practice," Arizona...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
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Texas QB David Ash retires because of concussions

Today, Texas Longhorns head coach Charlie Strong announced that quarterback David Ash has decided to give up football. This is sad news as Ash has been fighting through concussions since last season. Last season, Ash only played in three games due to concussions.  In this season’s opener versus North Texas, he suffered another concussion in the first quarter. The junior from Belton...
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Nick Saban Praises Florida, Says The Gators Are ‘Way Better’ Than Anyone Thinks

Florida football was terrible last season. The Gators went 4-8, had won of the worst offenses in America, and closed the season on a seven game losing streak. Coming into this year, Florida was expected to improve, but there weren’t many people that expected much out of Will Muschamp’s team in 2014. However, at least one person thinks the Gators are better than anyone expects...
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Jameis Winston’s Dirty Mouth Gets Him In Trouble At Florida State

Photo Credit: jameiswinstonfans/Facebook First, it was the stolen crab legs incident. Now, it’s about disturbing language. 20-year-old Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston is at it again, this time causing chaos at his school. On Wednesday, Winston screamed out “Fu*k her right in the pus*y!” in the middle of Florida State campus. There were many kids that witnessed the star...
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Jameis Winston Suspended For 2 Quarters vs. Clemson

In case you haven’t heard, Florida State’s Jameis Winston will be suspended for the first two quarters this Saturday when twenty-second ranked Clemson makes their way to Tallahassee to take on the first ranked Seminoles. Why is he being suspended, … Continue reading →
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Texas QB David Ash To Retire Due To Concussions

Very sad news on Wednesday as Texas QB David Ash has been forced to hang up his cleats due to a series of concussions he’s sustained during games. Concussions are no laughing matter, Charlie Strong made the right call to pull Ash out. BREAKING: Charlie Strong says David Ash will no longer play football. #HookEm #Longhorns #UT — Jeff Howe (@JeffHowe247) September 17, 2014 The...
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Texas QB David Ash ends playing career

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Texas coach Charlie Strong says quarterback David Ash is giving up football after struggling with the effects of multiple concussions. Ash missed most of last season because of at least one concussion and lingering symptoms. He had been cleared to return this season and played in Texas' opening victory over North Texas. Hours after that game, the junior reported...
Via AP on Fox
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Texas QB David Ash giving up football after repeated concussions

Texas quarterback David Ash is giving up football after repeated concussions, Longhorns coach Charlie Strong announced on Wednesday. Ash was hurt in the first game of the season against North Texas and missed the following two weeks. Ash has a long concussion history, having missed the final nine games of 2013 with concussion symptoms.
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Texas QB David Ash to Retire Due to Concussions

Texas quarterback David Ash is giving up football due to several concussions sustained during games. BREAKING: Charlie Strong says David Ash will no longer play football. #HookEm #Longhorns #UT — Jeff Howe (@JeffHowe247) September 17, 2014 This was the right call by Charlie Strong. Concussions are nothing to take lightly and even if the kid wants to be out there, you have to protect...
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FSU fans lash out at Jameis Winston 'snitches,' totally miss the point

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston reportedly screamed a vulgar sexual phrase on campus and was suspended by the school for the first half of the Seminoles' games against Clemson on Saturday. The incident apparently happened in the middle of the student union on campus, in front of many witnesses. Some of them took to Twitter to describe the scene. Several outlets picked...
Via Fox Sports
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Texas Announces David Ash Will Quit Football, Citing Health Concerns

Former Texas Longhorns starting quarterback David Ash has decided to quit his football-playing career, according to head coach Charlie Strong. Ash, who started 22 games for the program over the past four seasons, suffered concussion-like symptoms after the game he and his team played against North Texas earlier in the year. Ash also missed a great deal of time last year due to two...
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Concussions push Texas QB David Ash into retirement

Texas quarterback David Ash is giving up football after his latest head injury, Longhorns coach Charlie Strong told reporters on Wednesday.  Ash missed 10 games a year ago with a pair of concussions. After recovering from the head injuries, he suffered a broken bone in his foot in spring practice.  Ash approached Strong about the decision. He played all of Texas' season opener...
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