Archive for the ‘College Football’ Category

A.J. McCarron ‘hurt’ by questions about his character

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

A.J. McCarron claimed before the 2014 NFL Draft that he was told he would be a first round pick. That didn't happen. He fell to the fifth round and the Cincinnati Bengals scooped him up to be Andy Dalton's backup. In the days following the draft, several teams let it be known ...

Report: James Franklin contacted alleged rape victim at Vanderbilt

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

A new filing by the defense in the case involving rape charges against four Vanderbilt football players alleges that the team's former coach James Franklin contacted the alleged victim. Franklin is now the head coach at Penn State, and if this report proves to be true, it could cause big ...

College football team suspends accused rapist!

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

In a move that is sure to send seismic waves across the college football landscape, the University of New Mexico suspended a player accused of rape on Tuesday. That player is Lobos running back Crusoe Gongbay, who seems like he could have gotten by in life on cool name alone. Unfortunately, ...

Report: Florida State, Police did “virtually no” Winston probe

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

The New York Times published an article on Wednesday that blasts the lack of any real investigation done by Florida State and the Tallahassee Police Department into the rape allegations leveled at Seminoles quarterback Jameis Winston. The article states that "there was virtually no investigation at all, either by the police ...

2014 NFL Draft: Why is Anthony Barr’s stock dropping?

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

At the end of the 2013 college football season, UCLA outside linebacker Anthony Barr looked like a sure bet to be selected in the top 10 of the 2014 NFL Draft. Barr has been pretty solid in his workouts since the end of the season, but for some reason scouts, ...

Dr. Bret Bielema offers to save football players’ lives

Friday, February 21st, 2014

One of the most controversial proposed rule changes in college football this offseason is the one stating that offenses should be penalized for snapping the ball before 10 seconds have run off the play clock, as this is not enough time for defenses to run substitutions on the field. It ...

How Michael Sam made Jason Collins matter

Monday, February 10th, 2014

When everyone made a tremendous to-do about NBA player Jason Collins coming out of the closet last year, my reaction was more along the lines of "whoop-de-doo." And not for the reasons you are probably assuming. From my perspective, Collins was not all that different from John Amaechi, another basketball player ...

Recruit signed with three schools on National Signing Day

Thursday, February 6th, 2014

One story kind of slipped through the cracks during all the National Signing Day hoopla on Wednesday, and it's a pretty great one. Florida athlete Dacorius "D.J." Law got so excited about signing with a college that he decided to send in his Letter of Intent ... to three different schools. Law ...