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Alabama’s AJ McCarron Deserves the Heisman Trophy

November 15, 2013
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Alabama’s AJ McCarron Deserves the Heisman Trophy

The Heisman Trophy is awarded annually to the most outstanding college football player “whose performance best exhibits the pursuit of excellence with integrity.” The player that best represents what the Heisman is all about is Alabama’s star quarterback AJ McCarron. McCarron boasts an impressive 34-2 (.944) career record making him one of the winningest quarterbacks in college football history. He has three national championship rings, two of which he won as a starter. The Mobile, Alabama native owns Alabama’s records for...

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Florida State Bans Facebook, et al.

August 7, 2013
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Florida State Bans Facebook, et al.

Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher is setting a strong tone in team discipline in that he will not allow his players to fall victim to the social media world.  On the eve of camp, Fisher reportedly issued a comprehensive social media ban meaning players must log-off of Facebook, Instagram and Twitter during the season.  This is a clear message that Fisher wants his players to focus on football and not be distracted by social media. To paraphrase Fisher,...

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Joe Flacco, Tom Brady, Eli & Peyton Manning, RG3: Who’s the Best NFL QB today?

July 30, 2013
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Joe Flacco, Tom Brady, Eli & Peyton Manning, RG3: Who’s the Best NFL QB today?

What a year we have in prospect and the NFL Superbowl odds reflect how close this season will be. For those of us that like to bet on the NFL it is a minefield to pick out who will make the playoffs, never mind the Super Bowl or be crowned winners! You are able to rate your team’s NFL Super Bowl chances at the nflonlinebetting.com sportsbook to help you see how likely they are to make the Super Bowl....

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Former Syracuse Media Director Receives Probation

June 7, 2013
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Former Syracuse Media Director Receives Probation

In a shameful, embarrassing and disturbing act, former Syracuse media director, Roger Springfield, was sentenced to five years’ probation for secretly videotaping more than 100 male athletes in the Carrier Dome’s locker rooms.  Springfield was sentenced yesterday after pleading guilty earlier this year to second-degree unlawful surveillance, a Class E felony, for hiding cameras in locker rooms to record football, lacrosse and soccer players undressing.    As a result of the plea, the district attorney requested that Springfield, who’s...

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FSU is Wrong, Should Release Prospect

May 15, 2013
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FSU is Wrong, Should Release Prospect

Matthew Thomas, a Booker T. Washington product, was ranked as one of the best linebackers in the class of 2013.  He was heavily recruited by every major program.  Last week he announced and signed his LOI with the eagerly awaiting Florida State Seminoles.  Now the youngster is having second thoughts, but FSU will not release the five-star prospect.  FSU AD Randy Spetman stated that he has no intentions of releasing Thomas. This is where FSU is wrong.  The NCAA...

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Northern Iowa’s Terrell Sinkfield is Fast

March 6, 2013
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Northern Iowa’s Terrell Sinkfield is Fast

Northern Iowa’s Terrell Sinkfield may be the fastest man in the upcoming NFL draft.  During Monday’s pro day at the University of Minnesota, Sinkfield flaunted his blazing speed by blowing by the competition being manually clocked at 4.19 in the 40-yard-dash (to put in perspective, Chris Johnson’s NFL combine record was 4.24 in 2008).  Scouts were so impressed with Sinkfield’s time that they had him run it again.  He was clocked at 4.41. For his three 40-yard-dash attempts, Sinkfield...

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Colorado Looks to Upgrade Facilities

February 21, 2013
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Colorado Looks to Upgrade Facilities

Long are the days of national championship runs at the University of Colorado, but AD Mike Bohn thinks investing $170 million in the Buffaloes’ football facilities might change all that.  The University of Colorado unveiled a vigorous plan to upgrade its football facilities to draw-in the best student-athletes while staying competitive within the Pac-12.  According to Bohn, the upgrade “will position us to attract the best student-athletes in the nation. It will improve the performance of our student-athletes on...

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Big 12 to Add Additional Official for 2013 Season

February 20, 2013
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Big 12 to Add Additional Official for 2013 Season

As the college football game continues to evolve, the Big 12 plans to experiment with its officiating crew by adding another zebra for the 2013 season.  Currently, the NCAA permits seven officials on the field, however, as the speed and physical nature of the game increases, the Big 12 believes an eighth official would better protect players in the offensive backfield and help improve the accuracy of calling the games.  Big 12 officiating coordinator Walt Anderson stated, “With offenses...

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