Archive for the ‘College Football’ Category

Oklahoma football players protest racist video

Monday, March 9th, 2015

There has been a ton of fallout in response to a racist video that surfaced over the weekend that shows Oklahoma University students chanting racist remarks. The video shows members of the OU chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon participating in the chants. Since its publication, Oklahoma has severed ties with ...

Eastern Washington QB transfers to replace Mariota at Oregon

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

Every year, dozens of football players transfer from Division I-A (FBS) down to Division I-AA (FCS). Typically it's a matter of where they fit on the depth chart combined with the ability to play without sitting out a year. Joe Flacco serves as the best-known example, going from Pitt to ...

USC shrugs off sanctions, lands No. 1 recruiting class

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

Whatever Steve Sarkisian and his staff at USC are doing, it's working because in their first year free of harsh NCAA sanctions, the Trojans landed the nation's top recruiting class. For the first time since 2012, USC was able to take a full class of recruits and made the most of ...

Report: Todd Gurley to enter 2015 NFL Draft

Friday, December 26th, 2014

Georgia football coach Mark Richt says that junior running back Todd Gurley has told him he will enter the 2015 NFL Draft. Richt made that announcement after Friday's practice for the Belk Bowl. The No. 13 Bulldogs are set to take on No. 20 Louisville on Tuesday. Gurley was the early-season Heisman ...

Report: David Shaw to stay at Stanford

Monday, December 22nd, 2014

The hottest new trend in Pac-12 coaching? Letting everyone know that you are staying at your current job rather than leaving for a better one even if it is unclear anybody was actually going to offer you a better job. Jim Mora Jr. was the pioneer in this movement when he ...

Greg Gabriel wouldn’t draft Jameis Winston in any round

Friday, December 12th, 2014

Former NFL executive Greg Gabriel issued his evaluation of Florida State redshirt sophomore Jameis Winston on Friday and while it was full of praise for the 20-year-old's on-field abilities, the final ruling was a bombshell. Gabriel claimed he wouldn't draft Winston in any round. Gabriel lauds Winston's overall strength and athleticism ...

Big-time college athletics still hates the little guy

Thursday, December 4th, 2014

Intercollegiate athletics are a far bigger deal in the United States than anywhere else in the world, and perhaps that makes sense given that no other form of sport is more reflective of the American way. Despite being money-making machines, all American pro leagues have some form of socialism in the ...

Pitt running back James Conner is ACC Player of the Year

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

To the surprise of some, Pittsburgh Panthers running back James Conner was named the ACC's Player of the Year on Wednesday. While that shouldn't be a surprise, some believed that Florida State's Jameis Winston would win it despite his shaky season. Conner received 16 of 55 votes cast by the members of ...