Hawaii Bowl Preview

Hawaii Bowl Preview

The Hawaii Bowl, Dec. 24, 8 p.m. ET, features the Cincinnati Bearcats (7-5) and the Mountain West Conference champs San Diego State Aztecs (10-3).  Neither team will be playing with their starting QB as Cincy’s Gunner Kiel is out for personal reasons and the Aztecs’ Maxwell Smith suffered a season ending knee injury during the team’s final regular season game.  Tummy Tuberville is giving redshirt freshman Hayden Moore the start and the Aztecs will turn to Christian Chapman.  Both...

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Villanova Wide Receiver Donates Bone Marrow

Villanova Wide Receiver Donates Bone Marrow

Villanova wide receiver Jacob Gribb is hoping to save a young man’s life.  The senior Wildcat is donating his bone marrow to a patient in his early 30’s suffering from leukemia. Gribb’s is not the first Wildcat to take this life saving action. Earlier in September, junior lineman Jake Prus also donated bone marrow to an individual who has leukemia.  Head coach Andy Talley couldn’t be prouder of his players and is excited to see his team actively involved...

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College Football Committee meets as Season Nears

College Football Committee meets as Season Nears

The College Football Committee concluded meetings this week as the 2015 season is less than a month away.  The committee was very pleased with last season and hopes for a successful 2015 campaign. The committee, among other things, reviewed and discussed the time schedule for the weekly rankings with the first rankings coming Tuesday, November 3 on ESPN.  The final rankings will air on December 6. The committee also discuss its recusal policy which will remain the same as...

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Harbaugh Appeals to the Supreme Court

Harbaugh Appeals to the Supreme Court

Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh visited the highest court of the land this past April and had the opportunity to chat one-on-one with several Supreme Court justices.  He met with five of the nine justices to include Chief Justice Roberts, Justice Kennedy, Ginsburg, and Kagan.  However, his meeting with Justice Clarence Thomas proved to be the most memorable as Harbaugh commented on Thomas’ enthusiastic charm and personality. Harbaugh had the opportunity to shake hands with the justices, pose for...

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Buckeyes, Big 10 Win Big in Postseason Play

Buckeyes, Big 10 Win Big in Postseason Play

Ohio State’s 42-20 victory over Oregon in last night’s inaugural championship game was not only a great win for Urban Meyer and his Buckeyes, but garnered a tremendous amount of respect for the Big 10. Entering the bowl season, the Big 10 was not expected to win a game or have a team in the championship. Ohio State’s signature wins over Alabama and Oregon were instrumental for the conference’s pride vaulting the Big 10 out of the dark days...

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Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl Preview

Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl Preview

A quick glance at the 12th edition of the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl. Who: Pittsburgh Panthers (6-6, 4-4 ACC) v. Houston Cougars (7-5, 5-3 AAC) What: Lockheed Armed Forces Bowl Where: Amor G. Carter Stadium, Moncriet Field (Natural Grass/45,000), Fort Worth, Texas (on the campus of TCU) When: January 2, 2015, 12:00pm ET, ESPN This is a match-up between Pittsburgh’s ground game, Houston’s defense and both teams undergoing a head coaching change. Pittsburgh: It took the Panthers a...

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Nittany Lions Shine Through the Dark Days

Nittany Lions Shine Through the Dark Days

Penn State ends the 2014 campaign with a 31-30 overtime win against Boston College in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl. This is more than just a victory on the field, but also off the field. For all of the naysayers who dismissed Penn State in the wake of the Sandusky scandal, the Nittany Lions proved that with the right coaches, teammates and chemistry, winning is possible. Under coach Bill O’Brien, Penn State overcame heavy sanctions managing an 8-4 (2012)...

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