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FAU football team staying in Wisconsin indefinitely due to Hurricane Irma

The Florida Atlantic football team is remaining in Madison, Wisconsin, following its 31-14 loss to Wisconsin to keep out of the path of Hurricane Irma. FAU athletic director Pat Chun told ESPN.com after the game Saturday that the team will stay in the city indefinitely. Along with the team itself, Chun said the families of

The Florida Atlantic football team is remaining in Madison, Wisconsin, following its 31-14 loss to Wisconsin to keep out of the path of Hurricane Irma. FAU athletic director Pat Chun told ESPN.com after the game Saturday that the team will stay in the city indefinitely. Along with the team itself, Chun said the families of […]

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Cam Newton’s brother leads Howard to biggest point spread upset in college football history

Howard beat UNLV to pull off the biggest point spread upset in college football history Saturday night, and Cam Newton’s brother was a big reason. Caylin Newton, a true freshman quarterback for the Bison, combined for 330 yards of total offense and three touchdowns in the 43-40 road win. UNLV was a 45-point favorite. WOW!!!Howard

Howard beat UNLV to pull off the biggest point spread upset in college football history Saturday night, and Cam Newton’s brother was a big reason. Caylin Newton, a true freshman quarterback for the Bison, combined for 330 yards of total offense and three touchdowns in the 43-40 road win. UNLV was a 45-point favorite. WOW!!!Howard […]

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WATCH: Alabama HS player with Down syndrome makes ‘dream come true’ with TD

Vestavia Hills had a special night Friday but for a bigger reason than how it performed as a team on the field. On the final play of the Rebels’ preseason game against Briarwood Christian, Jake Pratt, an 18-year-old senior with Down syndrome, took a handoff 34 yards for a touchdown. As his sister, who shared

Vestavia Hills had a special night Friday but for a bigger reason than how it performed as a team on the field. On the final play of the Rebels’ preseason game against Briarwood Christian, Jake Pratt, an 18-year-old senior with Down syndrome, took a handoff 34 yards for a touchdown. As his sister, who shared […]

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Report: Alabama, Miami in negotiations to play in 2021 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game

Alabama and Miami could be playing each other in the near future – nearly 30 years after their last meeting. The Tuscaloosa News reported Wednesday night that the two schools are in negotiations to play against each other in the 2021 Chick-fil-A Game. If Alabama and Miami do meet in 2021, it would be the

Alabama and Miami could be playing each other in the near future – nearly 30 years after their last meeting. The Tuscaloosa News reported Wednesday night that the two schools are in negotiations to play against each other in the 2021 Chick-fil-A Game. If Alabama and Miami do meet in 2021, it would be the […]

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Dak Prescott surprises young son of slain Mississippi deputy

Dak Prescott gave the son of a slain Mississippi deputy a surprise meeting Saturday. Prescott met with 10-year-old Nash Durr, whose father, Deputy William Durr, was killed while responding to a domestic violence call on May 27 in Brookhaven, Mississippi. According to The Clarion-Ledger, Nash’s mother, Tressie, and other members of the Durr family told

Dak Prescott gave the son of a slain Mississippi deputy a surprise meeting Saturday. Prescott met with 10-year-old Nash Durr, whose father, Deputy William Durr, was killed while responding to a domestic violence call on May 27 in Brookhaven, Mississippi. According to The Clarion-Ledger, Nash’s mother, Tressie, and other members of the Durr family told […]

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Minor league team uses scoreboard graphics to troll Tim Tebow, team

The Charleston RiverDogs didn’t go easy on Tim Tebow this weekend. During their Friday night game against Tebow’s Columbia Fireflies, the RiverDogs showed every player in the Fireflies lineup who wasn’t Tebow as “NOT TIM TEBOW” with an image of him crying in the background on the stadium scoreboard. Classic @ChasRiverDogs with the scoreboard lineup

The Charleston RiverDogs didn’t go easy on Tim Tebow this weekend. During their Friday night game against Tebow’s Columbia Fireflies, the RiverDogs showed every player in the Fireflies lineup who wasn’t Tebow as “NOT TIM TEBOW” with an image of him crying in the background on the stadium scoreboard. Classic @ChasRiverDogs with the scoreboard lineup […]

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Nick Saban sends Alabama gear to family of slain Texas teen who had dreams to play for Tide

Nick Saban has sent Alabama gear to the family of a slain Texas teenager who had dreams of one day playing for the Crimson Tide. A photo surfaced Saturday on Twitter of the gear, which included a signed personalized Alabama jersey with the teen’s name and number on it. Very cool of Nick Saban &

Nick Saban has sent Alabama gear to the family of a slain Texas teenager who had dreams of one day playing for the Crimson Tide. A photo surfaced Saturday on Twitter of the gear, which included a signed personalized Alabama jersey with the teen’s name and number on it. Very cool of Nick Saban & […]

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Apparently, Nick Saban has also hopped on the Nashville Predators bandwagon

Even Nick Saban appears to be on the Nashville Predators bandwagon. Ahead of Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Finals on Saturday night, Mercedes-Benz of Music City shared photos on Facebook of the Alabama coach in a Predators jersey. Saban also was said to be in attendance at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena for Game 3 against

Even Nick Saban appears to be on the Nashville Predators bandwagon. Ahead of Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Finals on Saturday night, Mercedes-Benz of Music City shared photos on Facebook of the Alabama coach in a Predators jersey. Saban also was said to be in attendance at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena for Game 3 against […]

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Jackson Carman, nation’s No. 1 OT, says he will commit to Ohio State if he gets 100,000 RTs

Could retweets on Twitter help Ohio State land one of the nation’s top prospects? Apparently, it’s possible. Five-star prospect Jackson Carman, the nation’s top-ranked offensive tackle in the 2018 recruiting class, told a fan through a Twitter direct message on Friday night that 100,000 retweets would lead to his commitment to the Buckeyes. lol we

Could retweets on Twitter help Ohio State land one of the nation’s top prospects? Apparently, it’s possible. Five-star prospect Jackson Carman, the nation’s top-ranked offensive tackle in the 2018 recruiting class, told a fan through a Twitter direct message on Friday night that 100,000 retweets would lead to his commitment to the Buckeyes. lol we […]

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The Alabama effect: LeBron James only wins NBA titles in years Tide wins national championship

What does the Alabama football team and LeBron James have in common? Championships – and notably in the same year as each other. As was pointed out Monday on Reddit, James has never won an NBA title when the Crimson Tide didn’t win a national championship in football that same year. Here’s the rundown of

What does the Alabama football team and LeBron James have in common? Championships – and notably in the same year as each other. As was pointed out Monday on Reddit, James has never won an NBA title when the Crimson Tide didn’t win a national championship in football that same year. Here’s the rundown of […]

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Sally Field, co-star in ‘Forrest Gump,’ appears to take shot at Tuscaloosa

If life turned out different for Sally Field, she may have ended up living in Tuscaloosa. But she wouldn’t have been pleased about it. Field mentioned the Alabama city, home of the University of Alabama, when she was asked Friday by the Hollywood Reporter what she would be if she was not an actress. RELATED:

If life turned out different for Sally Field, she may have ended up living in Tuscaloosa. But she wouldn’t have been pleased about it. Field mentioned the Alabama city, home of the University of Alabama, when she was asked Friday by the Hollywood Reporter what she would be if she was not an actress. RELATED: […]

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Former Texas Tech coach Tommy Tuberville: Lubbock ‘looked like Iraq’

Tommy Tuberville doesn’t seem particularly fond of Lubbock, Texas. Tuberville, who previously coached at Texas Tech, compared the city negatively to places around the world during the “Rick & Bubba Show,” a nationally syndicated radio program based in Birmingham, Alabama, Wednesday. “You run me off at Auburn and you ship me to Lubbock, Texas,” Tuberville said. “I’m

Tommy Tuberville doesn’t seem particularly fond of Lubbock, Texas. Tuberville, who previously coached at Texas Tech, compared the city negatively to places around the world during the “Rick & Bubba Show,” a nationally syndicated radio program based in Birmingham, Alabama, Wednesday. “You run me off at Auburn and you ship me to Lubbock, Texas,” Tuberville said. “I’m […]

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College Football Playoff national championship game will have halftime show

The College Football Playoff national championship will have a halftime performance this season, the Associated Press reported Monday. The halftime concert will be held in Atlanta’s Centennial Olympic Park, near the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium, which will serve as the site of the game. ESPN, which will broadcast the game, reportedly is taking the lead on

The College Football Playoff national championship will have a halftime performance this season, the Associated Press reported Monday. The halftime concert will be held in Atlanta’s Centennial Olympic Park, near the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium, which will serve as the site of the game. ESPN, which will broadcast the game, reportedly is taking the lead on […]

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Donald Trump jokes about Liberty’s decision to schedule Auburn, Ole Miss in football

Donald Trump has some questions about Liberty’s decision to schedule Auburn and Ole Miss as future opponents in football. During his commencement speech Saturday at Liberty University, Trump announced the schools already on the Flames’ future schedules and particularly had some questions for Liberty president Jerry Falwell when it came to adding the Tigers and

Donald Trump has some questions about Liberty’s decision to schedule Auburn and Ole Miss as future opponents in football. During his commencement speech Saturday at Liberty University, Trump announced the schools already on the Flames’ future schedules and particularly had some questions for Liberty president Jerry Falwell when it came to adding the Tigers and […]

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College football early signing period officially adopted

The College Commissioners Association announced Monday its approval of a new early signing period for high school football recruits beginning this year. The early signing period will be a 72-hour window from Dec. 20-22 in which high school seniors can sign with a college program. It coincides with midyear junior college transfers signing period. Previously,

The College Commissioners Association announced Monday its approval of a new early signing period for high school football recruits beginning this year. The early signing period will be a 72-hour window from Dec. 20-22 in which high school seniors can sign with a college program. It coincides with midyear junior college transfers signing period. Previously, […]

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Eddie Lacy had a garage sale in Green Bay and people from all over showed up

Apparently when an NFL player holds a garage sale, people will come. Former Alabama running back Eddie Lacy held one Friday in Green Bay and it drew a big crowd. At least some people came from places as far away as Michigan and Denver to check it out. Line for @Lil_Eazy_Ana_42 garage sale in De Pere @packers

Apparently when an NFL player holds a garage sale, people will come. Former Alabama running back Eddie Lacy held one Friday in Green Bay and it drew a big crowd. At least some people came from places as far away as Michigan and Denver to check it out. Line for @Lil_Eazy_Ana_42 garage sale in De Pere @packers […]

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An LSU fan named a race horse after Tigers RB Derrius Guice

An LSU fan has grown into a habit of naming race horses after star Tigers running backs. Staton Flurry, owner of Flurry Racing Stables in Hot Springs, Arkansas, shared a photo Thursday on Twitter of his new horse named Guice after LSU’s Derrius Guice. The new guy, Guice. pic.twitter.com/LQsxMZzlbt — Staton Flurry (@Staton_Flurry) May 5,

An LSU fan has grown into a habit of naming race horses after star Tigers running backs. Staton Flurry, owner of Flurry Racing Stables in Hot Springs, Arkansas, shared a photo Thursday on Twitter of his new horse named Guice after LSU’s Derrius Guice. The new guy, Guice. pic.twitter.com/LQsxMZzlbt — Staton Flurry (@Staton_Flurry) May 5, […]

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Montravius Adams was drafted by the Packers hours after the birth of his son

Montravius Adams had one of the biggest days of his life Friday – and for more than one reason. Hours before he was selected by the Green Bay Packers in the third round in the 2017 NFL Draft, Adams witnessed the birth of his son, Montravius Jr., at a Warner Robbins, Georgia hospital. But of

Montravius Adams had one of the biggest days of his life Friday – and for more than one reason. Hours before he was selected by the Green Bay Packers in the third round in the 2017 NFL Draft, Adams witnessed the birth of his son, Montravius Jr., at a Warner Robbins, Georgia hospital. But of […]

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Former Florida DL Caleb Brantley charged after allegedly knocking woman unconscious

Former Florida defensive lineman Caleb Brantley has been charged with misdemeanor battery following a physical altercation with a woman earlier this month, according to Alachua County (Fla.) court records. Brantley, who was initially listed as the victim in the April 13 incident, was charged Friday. According to the court documents, Brantley knocked the woman unconscious

Former Florida defensive lineman Caleb Brantley has been charged with misdemeanor battery following a physical altercation with a woman earlier this month, according to Alachua County (Fla.) court records. Brantley, who was initially listed as the victim in the April 13 incident, was charged Friday. According to the court documents, Brantley knocked the woman unconscious […]

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South Carolina fans had a Williams-Brice Stadium red velvet cake for their wedding

Red velvet cake is great, but it probably tastes better when it’s made to look like Williams-Brice Stadium if you’re a South Carolina fan. And that’s exactly what one couple did, apparently for their wedding. Twitter user @CreightonUSC, a South Carolina fan based on his profile, shared the photos of the magnificent cake Friday. Ever

Red velvet cake is great, but it probably tastes better when it’s made to look like Williams-Brice Stadium if you’re a South Carolina fan. And that’s exactly what one couple did, apparently for their wedding. Twitter user @CreightonUSC, a South Carolina fan based on his profile, shared the photos of the magnificent cake Friday. Ever […]

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WATCH: Channing Tatum lets out a ‘Roll Tide’ twice on ‘Ellen’

Channing Tatum gave out a “Roll Tide” on two separate occasions during an appearance on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” Friday. Tatum, a Cullman, Alabama native, let loose the Alabama Crimson Tide rallying cry while surprising four Alabama women in the audience who were brought up on stage. Leah Haddock, who is engaged, said she go

Channing Tatum gave out a “Roll Tide” on two separate occasions during an appearance on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” Friday. Tatum, a Cullman, Alabama native, let loose the Alabama Crimson Tide rallying cry while surprising four Alabama women in the audience who were brought up on stage. Leah Haddock, who is engaged, said she go […]

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Ha Ha Clinton-Dix’s Porsche was booted while visiting Alabama football facility

It’s not an uncommon happening on any college campus anywhere to see a car booted for illegally parking somewhere. But when that happens, the owner of the vehicle probably usually isn’t an NFL star like Ha Ha Clinton-Dix. Clinton-Dix’s Porsche received that fate Thursday when he parked it on the sidewalk outside of Alabama’s football

It’s not an uncommon happening on any college campus anywhere to see a car booted for illegally parking somewhere. But when that happens, the owner of the vehicle probably usually isn’t an NFL star like Ha Ha Clinton-Dix. Clinton-Dix’s Porsche received that fate Thursday when he parked it on the sidewalk outside of Alabama’s football […]

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Mississippi State’s Jeffery Simmons reminds Ole Miss who won Egg Bowl because Easter

Even months later, Jeffery Simmons apparently doesn’t want Ole Miss to forget that Mississippi State is the reigning Egg Bowl champions. Simmons, a Bulldogs defensive lineman, directed some apparent friendly trash talk in the direction of the Rebels on Twitter Sunday. Simmons wrote that he “found the egg” and that it was “where it belong”

Even months later, Jeffery Simmons apparently doesn’t want Ole Miss to forget that Mississippi State is the reigning Egg Bowl champions. Simmons, a Bulldogs defensive lineman, directed some apparent friendly trash talk in the direction of the Rebels on Twitter Sunday. Simmons wrote that he “found the egg” and that it was “where it belong” […]

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WATCH: Louisville TV station barred from showing spring game highlights uses stick figures instead

When a TV station isn’t able to show highlights, that’s more than likely going to cause a problem. After all, that’s just about the purpose of television. But if you get creative enough, there’s a way to work around it all like WLKY did Saturday. WLKY, a Louisville TV station, was not allowed to shoot

When a TV station isn’t able to show highlights, that’s more than likely going to cause a problem. After all, that’s just about the purpose of television. But if you get creative enough, there’s a way to work around it all like WLKY did Saturday. WLKY, a Louisville TV station, was not allowed to shoot […]

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Pitt honors late Dan Rooney with special spring game helmets

Pitt honored the late Dan Rooney at its annual Blue-Gold spring game Saturday. On one side of the Panthers’ helmets was the Steelers logo – the same one the NFL team has on its own helmets. On the other side was the normal Pitt logo. Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi revealed the helmets Friday on Twitter,

Pitt honored the late Dan Rooney at its annual Blue-Gold spring game Saturday. On one side of the Panthers’ helmets was the Steelers logo – the same one the NFL team has on its own helmets. On the other side was the normal Pitt logo. Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi revealed the helmets Friday on Twitter, […]

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Bret Bielema says Arkansas punter Blake Johnson in ‘extreme timeout’ after off-field incident

Arkansas coach Bret Bielema isn’t happy with punter Blake Johnson. Bielema told reporters after the Razorbacks’ second spring scrimmage Saturday that Johnson was in “extreme timeout” after he “rolled” his ankle in a non-football activity. “I removed him from the program for a little bit,” Bielema said. “Let him go home this weekend and celebrate

Arkansas coach Bret Bielema isn’t happy with punter Blake Johnson. Bielema told reporters after the Razorbacks’ second spring scrimmage Saturday that Johnson was in “extreme timeout” after he “rolled” his ankle in a non-football activity. “I removed him from the program for a little bit,” Bielema said. “Let him go home this weekend and celebrate […]

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Tom Herman skipping chance to meet Migos, Chance the Rapper to go to Cardale Jones’ graduation

Tom Herman has made it clear in the past that he’s a fan of many of today’s biggest hip-hop stars. Still, he’s going to have to pass on an upcoming opportunity to meet some of them because of another commitment on his schedule. Herman, the first-year Texas coach, told FoxSports.com that he will be at

Tom Herman has made it clear in the past that he’s a fan of many of today’s biggest hip-hop stars. Still, he’s going to have to pass on an upcoming opportunity to meet some of them because of another commitment on his schedule. Herman, the first-year Texas coach, told FoxSports.com that he will be at […]

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WATCH: Military dad surprises family with heartwarming reunion at Nebraska spring game

The Nebraska spring game Saturday featured at least one major surprise. And it all happened before the game even started when Staff Sgt. Matthew Hawke, a lifelong Cornhuskers fan, reunited with his family in an emotional surprise during the coin toss at midfield. Hawke, dressed up in a full Nebraska uniform, walked out with the

The Nebraska spring game Saturday featured at least one major surprise. And it all happened before the game even started when Staff Sgt. Matthew Hawke, a lifelong Cornhuskers fan, reunited with his family in an emotional surprise during the coin toss at midfield. Hawke, dressed up in a full Nebraska uniform, walked out with the […]

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Luther Campbell: Lane Kiffin has Florida’s best coaching staff, could replace Mark Richt at Miami

Luther Campbell is well known for his support of Miami football. But apparently, he’s also a big fan of Lane Kiffin. Campbell, the rapper from hip-hop group 2 Live Crew, wrote Friday in a column for Miami New Times that Kiffin’s Florida Atlantic coaching staff already is the best in the state of Florida and

Luther Campbell is well known for his support of Miami football. But apparently, he’s also a big fan of Lane Kiffin. Campbell, the rapper from hip-hop group 2 Live Crew, wrote Friday in a column for Miami New Times that Kiffin’s Florida Atlantic coaching staff already is the best in the state of Florida and […]

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WATCH: Ohio State fan with muscular dystrophy scores touchdown in Buckeyes spring game

Ohio State superfan Jacob Jarvis scored the final touchdown of the day in the Buckeyes spring game Saturday. Jarvis, who has Duchenne muscular dystrophy, found the end zone as time expired on the game’s final play after taking a handoff from quarterback J.T. Barrett. No one’s stopping Jacob Jarvis on this game-winning @OhioStateFB TD run.

Ohio State superfan Jacob Jarvis scored the final touchdown of the day in the Buckeyes spring game Saturday. Jarvis, who has Duchenne muscular dystrophy, found the end zone as time expired on the game’s final play after taking a handoff from quarterback J.T. Barrett. No one’s stopping Jacob Jarvis on this game-winning @OhioStateFB TD run. […]

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WATCH: Minnesota awards scholarship to LB Blake Cashman with Easter egg hunt

Minnesota chose an Easter egg hunt to announce this week that a player had been placed on scholarship. At the conclusion of the program’s first “Elite Egg Extravaganza” Wednesday, players opened their eggs to find a note that revealed that walk-on linebacker Blake Cashman had been awarded a scholarship. The video encounter of it all

Minnesota chose an Easter egg hunt to announce this week that a player had been placed on scholarship. At the conclusion of the program’s first “Elite Egg Extravaganza” Wednesday, players opened their eggs to find a note that revealed that walk-on linebacker Blake Cashman had been awarded a scholarship. The video encounter of it all […]

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WATCH: 9-year-old cancer survivor leads Kentucky football onto field for spring game

When Kentucky ran out onto the field ahead of Friday night’s Blue-White spring game, it was joined by a special guest. Ryan Cremeens, a 9-year-old cancer survivor, led the team out and carried the American flag while doing so. He ran out alongside defensive end Denzil Ware and tight end C.J. Conrad. Cremeens, from Richmond,

When Kentucky ran out onto the field ahead of Friday night’s Blue-White spring game, it was joined by a special guest. Ryan Cremeens, a 9-year-old cancer survivor, led the team out and carried the American flag while doing so. He ran out alongside defensive end Denzil Ware and tight end C.J. Conrad. Cremeens, from Richmond, […]

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Trent Dilfer: Alabama’s Tua Tagovailoa ‘probably the most gifted passer I’ve seen at this age’

A former Super Bowl-winning quarterback has plenty of high praise for Alabama freshman quarterback Tua Tagovailoa. So much so that he said Wednesday on Tide 102.9’s “The Game” in Tuscaloosa that he thinks Tagovailoa is better now than when Aaron Rodgers was at a similar stage in his career. “I’d say he’s probably the most

A former Super Bowl-winning quarterback has plenty of high praise for Alabama freshman quarterback Tua Tagovailoa. So much so that he said Wednesday on Tide 102.9’s “The Game” in Tuscaloosa that he thinks Tagovailoa is better now than when Aaron Rodgers was at a similar stage in his career. “I’d say he’s probably the most […]

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Former Auburn offensive coordinator Al Borges rejoining staff as offensive analyst

Former Auburn offensive coordinator Al Borges is rejoining the football staff – albeit in a different role. A school spokesperson confirmed Wednesday that Borges has been hired as an offensive analyst. Borges, who spent four seasons as the Tigers’ offensive coordinator from 2004-07, most recently served as the offensive coordinator at San Jose State last

Former Auburn offensive coordinator Al Borges is rejoining the football staff – albeit in a different role. A school spokesperson confirmed Wednesday that Borges has been hired as an offensive analyst. Borges, who spent four seasons as the Tigers’ offensive coordinator from 2004-07, most recently served as the offensive coordinator at San Jose State last […]

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Nick Saban paid up national title game bet made with Dabo Swinney

This time, it was Nick Saban doing the paying. During s spring break last month, Saban bought Dabo Swinney a gift certificate for a particular restaurant in Boca Grande, Florida because Clemson beat Alabama in last season’s national championship game this past January. Swinney confirmed that Saban did as much while speaking with “College Sports

This time, it was Nick Saban doing the paying. During s spring break last month, Saban bought Dabo Swinney a gift certificate for a particular restaurant in Boca Grande, Florida because Clemson beat Alabama in last season’s national championship game this past January. Swinney confirmed that Saban did as much while speaking with “College Sports […]

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WATCH: Steve Spurrier, UF president team up for funny April Fools’ Day prank

Drain the swamp or save the swamp? University of Florida president W. Kent Fuchs and former coach Steve Spurrier were on different ends of the spectrum in an elaborate April Fools’ Day prank Saturday. The joke began when the school released a video message of Fuchs explaining that he had issued an executive order that

Drain the swamp or save the swamp? University of Florida president W. Kent Fuchs and former coach Steve Spurrier were on different ends of the spectrum in an elaborate April Fools’ Day prank Saturday. The joke began when the school released a video message of Fuchs explaining that he had issued an executive order that […]

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Dak Prescott went nuts in the stands after Mississippi State’s upset win over UConn

It’s hard to imagine many people being more excited about Mississippi State’s 66-64 upset win over UConn in the women’s Final Four on Friday night than Dak Prescott. After Morgan William hit an overtime buzzer beater to sink the Huskies and send the Bulldogs to the national championship game, Prescott erupted from his spot in

It’s hard to imagine many people being more excited about Mississippi State’s 66-64 upset win over UConn in the women’s Final Four on Friday night than Dak Prescott. After Morgan William hit an overtime buzzer beater to sink the Huskies and send the Bulldogs to the national championship game, Prescott erupted from his spot in […]

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Arkansas House of Representatives passes bill banning guns from stadiums

The Arkansas House of Representatives passed Thursday a proposal to exempt athletic stadiums from a new state law that would allow concealed guns to be carried into the venues. The House voted 71-20 for the exemption. The bill now must go back through the Arkansas Senate. Last week, the Senate voted 22-10 in favor of the

The Arkansas House of Representatives passed Thursday a proposal to exempt athletic stadiums from a new state law that would allow concealed guns to be carried into the venues. The House voted 71-20 for the exemption. The bill now must go back through the Arkansas Senate. Last week, the Senate voted 22-10 in favor of the […]

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Georgia quarterback Jacob Eason has funny Twitter exchange with actor Chris Pratt

Lake Stevens, Washington has a population of just around 30,000 people. But it has at least two famous people from it, and they interacted with one another late Friday and Saturday morning on Twitter. During a trip to the movie theater, Georgia quarterback Jacob Eason took a photo with a cardboard cutout of actor Chris

Lake Stevens, Washington has a population of just around 30,000 people. But it has at least two famous people from it, and they interacted with one another late Friday and Saturday morning on Twitter. During a trip to the movie theater, Georgia quarterback Jacob Eason took a photo with a cardboard cutout of actor Chris […]

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Steve Spurrier reveals who he’s rooting for in Florida-South Carolina Elite Eight game

Steve Spurrier was both a player and longtime coach at Florida. He also spent 10-plus seasons as the coach at South Carolina. So then, who will he choose when the Gators and Gamecocks go at it on in the Elite Eight of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament? Asked Saturday on Twitter by former player Pharoh

Steve Spurrier was both a player and longtime coach at Florida. He also spent 10-plus seasons as the coach at South Carolina. So then, who will he choose when the Gators and Gamecocks go at it on in the Elite Eight of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament? Asked Saturday on Twitter by former player Pharoh […]

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Report: Texas A&M adds former SEC defensive coordinator Tyrone Nix to staff

Texas A&M has hired former SEC defensive coordinator Tyrone Nix to its support staff, TexAgs reported Wednesday. Nix, 44, who previously served as defensive coordinator at Ole Miss, will be a senior analyst. Nix most recently was both a co-defensive coordinator and defensive coordinator at Middle Tennessee. He was fired after five seasons in December.

Texas A&M has hired former SEC defensive coordinator Tyrone Nix to its support staff, TexAgs reported Wednesday. Nix, 44, who previously served as defensive coordinator at Ole Miss, will be a senior analyst. Nix most recently was both a co-defensive coordinator and defensive coordinator at Middle Tennessee. He was fired after five seasons in December. […]

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Tennessee WR Jauan Jennings roasts Teez Tabor on Instagram

For some reason, Jauan Jennings just wanted to bring it up again. The Tennessee wide receiver posted a photo Saturday on Instagram of the 67-yard touchdown he scored against Florida last season, with a caption directed at now former Gators cornerback Teez Tabor. “Damn I wish tabor sorry ass wasn’t goin to da league,” Jennings

For some reason, Jauan Jennings just wanted to bring it up again. The Tennessee wide receiver posted a photo Saturday on Instagram of the 67-yard touchdown he scored against Florida last season, with a caption directed at now former Gators cornerback Teez Tabor. “Damn I wish tabor sorry ass wasn’t goin to da league,” Jennings […]

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Jamal Adams and Teez Tabor made an NFL draft bet when they were still in high school

One thing that’s certainly clear: Jamal Adams and Teez Tabor are two of the top defensive backs in the upcoming NFL draft. One thing that’s not quite as clear: Who will get picked first between them when draft day finally arrives. And for the player who does go higher in the draft, he stands to

One thing that’s certainly clear: Jamal Adams and Teez Tabor are two of the top defensive backs in the upcoming NFL draft. One thing that’s not quite as clear: Who will get picked first between them when draft day finally arrives. And for the player who does go higher in the draft, he stands to […]

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WATCH: Verne Lundquist gets hit in the face with a basketball at NCAA tournament

Verne Lundquist may be done calling SEC football games on CBS, but his days as a broadcaster aren’t over yet. On Saturday, even the 76-year-old Lundquist may have been reminded of that when he was hit in the face with a loose basketball during pregame shootaround of a second round NCAA men’s basketball tournament game.

Verne Lundquist may be done calling SEC football games on CBS, but his days as a broadcaster aren’t over yet. On Saturday, even the 76-year-old Lundquist may have been reminded of that when he was hit in the face with a loose basketball during pregame shootaround of a second round NCAA men’s basketball tournament game. […]

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Georgia reports 3 NCAA violations involving football program

Georgia reported three NCAA violations involving the football program last fall, according to documents obtained by multiple outlets through an open records requests Friday. Though no classification was provided on the severity of the violations, all three look to be minor and without significant consequence. One violation involved two Georgia assistant coaches who called a

Georgia reported three NCAA violations involving the football program last fall, according to documents obtained by multiple outlets through an open records requests Friday. Though no classification was provided on the severity of the violations, all three look to be minor and without significant consequence. One violation involved two Georgia assistant coaches who called a […]

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Documents reveal Tracy Rocker was fired as defensive line coach at Georgia

Former Georgia defensive line coach Tracy Rocker was fired from his job when he left the school in February, according to documents obtained by multiple outlets through an open records request on Friday. Rocker, who also was associate head coach, was given a notice of termination signed by athletic director Greg McGarity on Feb. 6. “The

Former Georgia defensive line coach Tracy Rocker was fired from his job when he left the school in February, according to documents obtained by multiple outlets through an open records request on Friday. Rocker, who also was associate head coach, was given a notice of termination signed by athletic director Greg McGarity on Feb. 6. “The […]

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Clemson adds Alabama tombstone to football graveyard for national title win

Clemson has added four new tombstones to its football graveyard, including one for Alabama. The tombstones were added Wednesday to the graveyard, which is located near the school’s football practice facility. Since 1989, Clemson has commemorated significant wins – a ranked opponent on the road, a bowl game or a championship game – by adding

Clemson has added four new tombstones to its football graveyard, including one for Alabama. The tombstones were added Wednesday to the graveyard, which is located near the school’s football practice facility. Since 1989, Clemson has commemorated significant wins – a ranked opponent on the road, a bowl game or a championship game – by adding […]

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Video released of police tackling, arresting Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield

Police in Fayetteville, Arkansas released the dashcam video Friday of Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield’s recent arrest. Mayfield, 21, was arrested Feb. 25 on charges of public intoxication, disorderly conduct, fleeing and resisting arrest. The video shows Mayfield walk away from police only to get tackled into a concrete wall a few steps later by a

Police in Fayetteville, Arkansas released the dashcam video Friday of Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield’s recent arrest. Mayfield, 21, was arrested Feb. 25 on charges of public intoxication, disorderly conduct, fleeing and resisting arrest. The video shows Mayfield walk away from police only to get tackled into a concrete wall a few steps later by a […]

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Steve Spurrier takes shot at Nick Saban about winning Coach of the Year award

Retirement isn’t keeping Steve Spurrier away from jabs at opposing teams and coaches. During an appearance on 98.1 FM’s “The Tailgate” in Gainesville on Wednesday, Spurrier took a shot at Alabama coach Nick Saban for winning the Maxwell Football Club Coach of the Year award this past season despite the Crimson Tide falling in the

Retirement isn’t keeping Steve Spurrier away from jabs at opposing teams and coaches. During an appearance on 98.1 FM’s “The Tailgate” in Gainesville on Wednesday, Spurrier took a shot at Alabama coach Nick Saban for winning the Maxwell Football Club Coach of the Year award this past season despite the Crimson Tide falling in the […]

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Brad Kaaya thinks he could have won national title had he stayed at Miami

Brad Kaaya’s time at Miami is over, but he thinks he could have won a national championship had he stayed at the school for one more year. Kaaya said Friday at the NFL Combine that he thinks he could have won a national championship with the Hurricanes had he chose to stay for his senior

Brad Kaaya’s time at Miami is over, but he thinks he could have won a national championship had he stayed at the school for one more year. Kaaya said Friday at the NFL Combine that he thinks he could have won a national championship with the Hurricanes had he chose to stay for his senior […]

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