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Sunday, February 1, 2015

College Football

Nick Saban: Third-Party People Shopping Kids Is Big Problem

Alabama football coach Nick Saban was part of an impressive panel assembled by ESPN that discussed issues facing college athletes/athletics. One of the subjects they tackled was “outside influences,” which has become a serious problem in college sports. Over the past year, the name Kenny Rogers became public because he supposedly was representing Cam Newton…Read More

Pac-12 and Big Ten Reportedly Support Plus-one Bowl System

The cries for a playoff system in college football have been loud and they have been frequent. I’m not as opposed to the bowl system in college football as so many others, but I’ve long felt that a four-team playoff system would be a great improvement to the current system. It looks like that may…Read More

Derek Dooley Quotes Shakespeare’s Richard III to Teach Vols a Lesson

As if student-athletes didn’t already have a tough enough time with their studies in the classroom, now we have coaches referencing historical plays from the late-1500s on the field. Tennessee football coach Derek Dooley apparently read from a selection of William Shakespeare’s Richard III after practice Wednesday. His purpose was to send a message about…Read More

Indiana Coach Kevin Wilson Owns Zakk and Jack Radio Show (Audio)

When you mix a new coach who has something to prove, with radio hosts who love to ruffle feathers, it’s never pretty. Of course, by saying it’s never pretty, I mean it’s brilliant for people like us. New Indiana football coach Kevin Wilson recently appeared on the Zakk and Jack Show on 1260 WNDE in…Read More

Steve Spurrier Thinks ‘Roll Tide’ Commercials Gave Alabama an Advantage

Remember those “Roll Tide” commercials ESPN played all during the bowl season last year? They were a somewhat cute way of mocking the obsession Bama fans have with their football team. Of course that obsession is no longer humorous when you have crazy fans like Harvey Updyke, but the commercials were somewhat funny. Apparently Steve…Read More

Joe Paterno Injured in Practice After Being Blindsided by Player

Joe Paterno is 84 years old but has no intention of leaving the game of college football, even if it presents a danger to his health. While most coaches struggle with the stress of the game, JoePa seems to have issues avoiding contact on the field. The Penn State coach needed knee surgery after one…Read More

Georgia Regrets Scheduling Boise State, Thought Kellen Moore Graduated

College football teams schedule their non-conference games with one of two goals in mind: to pick up an easy win or build their strength of schedule.  By scheduling Boise State as one of their non-conference opponents, Georgia was hoping to give themselves an opponent that would demand national attention but was also beatable. According to…Read More

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