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  • College Football Schedule for Week 11: Dates, Times, TV Channels, How to Watch

    11/07/2019 9:31:40 AM PST · by C19fan · 56 replies
    Stadium ^ | November 3, 2019 | Andy Wittry
    Here’s the complete Week 11 college football schedule with dates, matches, locations, kickoff times and TV channels.
  • College Football Playoff Rankings: November 5, 2019

    11/06/2019 4:07:12 AM PST · by C19fan · 44 replies
    College Football Playoff ^ | November 5, 2019 | Staff
    Top 10: 1: THE Ohio State University2: LSU3: 'Bama4: Penn State5: Clemson6: UGA7: Oregon8: Utah9: Oklahoma10: Florida
  • Wolverines Getting Mauled By Badgers: Wisc 28 Michigan @ Half

    09/21/2019 10:41:16 AM PDT · by C19fan · 50 replies
    Google ^ | September 21, 2019 | Me
    Everything that could wrong for Michigan has gotten wrong including a turnover inside the Badger 5 yard line. Jonathan Taylor has been out for awhile but he still has 143 yards rushing. He took advantage of Michigan not setting the edge for a 70+ yard TD run. What an embarrassment for Michigan. It seems inconceivable Harbaugh could be on the hot seat but. .
  • The Greatest Helmets in College Football History

    08/15/2019 8:48:26 AM PDT · by C19fan · 56 replies
    SI ^ | August 9, 2019 | Damichael Cole
    College football has seen many different styles of helmet since the sport’s inception 150 years ago. While some teams have stuck to traditional looks, others have changed helmets more than coaches. Here are the top 10 helmets in college football history.
  • Vanity: Wackiest Moments in College Football History

    08/14/2019 10:12:54 AM PDT · by C19fan · 27 replies
    Vanity ^ | August 14, 2019 | Me
    SI has a bunch of Top 10 lists commemorating 2019 being the 150 the anniversary of college football. They did not bother having a list of the wackiest, and head scratching moments in the sport. It is these moments that make the sport special.
  • Joe Bellino, Navy's first Heisman Trophy winner, dies at age 81

    03/29/2019 9:26:39 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 26 replies
    Capital Gazette ^ | March 29, 2019 | Bill Wagner
    Navy football lost one of its legends Thursday when Joe Bellino died in his home state of Massachusetts at the age of 81. Bellino, the 1960 Heisman Trophy winner as a standout halfback for the Midshipmen, had been in failing health for some time. Bellino was nicknamed the “Winchester Rifle” – a reference to his hometown and high school as well as his explosive running style. He was described by one newspaper reporter as “the player who was never caught from behind.” He starred at Navy from 1958-1960 under head coach Wayne Hardin, rushing for 1,664 yards on 330 carries...
  • President Trump’s extravagant, $3,000, 300-sandwich celebration of Clemson University

    01/15/2019 4:11:30 PM PST · by Trump20162020 · 127 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | January 15, 2019 | Philip Bump
    Trump says they bought "1,000 burgers" for Clemson. "It was piled up a mile high," he said. FACT CHECK: At two inches each, a thousand burgers would not reach one mile high.
  • Trump Welcomes Clemson Tigers to the White House with 'American Fast Food Paid for by Me'

    01/15/2019 8:11:59 AM PST · by Cecily · 41 replies
    NBC News ^ | January 14, 2019 | Courtney Blake
    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump welcomed the NCAA champion Clemson Tigers football team to the White House Monday with a shutdown smorgasbord of fast food offerings he called "great American food," including piles of pizza and fries and more than 300 burgers. “Because of the shutdown, as you know, we have the great Clemson team with us, so we went out and ordered American fast food paid for by me,” the president said in the East Room, standing behind a table loaded with offerings from McDonald’s, Wendy’s, Burger King and Dominos served on silver platters, behind a gilded candelabra.
  • Alabama Football: Oklahoma O-Line Success Critical Against Tide (Orange Bowl 2018)

    12/10/2018 2:40:48 PM PST · by blam · 18 replies
    Bamma Hammer ^ | 12-2018 | Ronald Moody
    Alabama football squares off against Oklahoma in the Orange Bowl on December 29. The Sooners prolific offense has smashed offensive records along the way. One overlooked position group is vital to their monumental success. The pure motivation for Alabama football to outwork yesterday is right in front of them. Start with Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray hoisting the illustrious, bronze Heisman Trophy high above his head Saturday night. That is no minor, internal motivation. The Crimson Tide suffered losses in the previous three contests against the Sooners, including a 2014 Sugar Bowl shellacking at the hands of an unassuming Trevor Knight...
  • Old homophobic tweets from Kyler Murray's Twitter account surface after he wins Heisman

    12/09/2018 3:50:23 AM PST · by grayboots · 76 replies
    USAToday twitter ^ | 12/9/2018 | Scott Gleeson
    As of early Sunday morning, four offensive tweets using an anti-gay slur remained active on the Heisman winner's account
  • Official Army/Navy Game Live Thread

    12/08/2018 5:58:42 AM PST · by big'ol_freeper · 106 replies
    When the Army West Point Black Knights and the Navy Midshipmen take the field for the 119th Army-Navy Game on Saturday, fans from around the globe will have a number of options to follow the action live. CBS will carry Saturday's game live, with Brad Nessler (play-by-play), Gary Danielson (color analyst) and Jamie Erdahl (sideline) on the call. Check your local listings for channel information. Prior to the competition, fans will be able to watch Army and Navy on ESPN's College Gameday, live from Lincoln Financial Field from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Pregame coverage will begin on CBS Sports...
  • The Rise Of Tua: From Practice Phenom To Heisman Hopeful

    11/28/2018 1:28:46 PM PST · by blam · 31 replies
    ESPN ^ | 11-28-2018 | Alex Scarborough
    Even in high school, Tua Tagovailoa had a special quality that coaches such as Lane Kiffin were drawn to. Tom Hauck for Student Sports It feels like an eternity looking back on it now, having rewatched it on replay and in slow motion and from multiple camera angles, but the reality is it took almost no time at all for Alabama's Tua Tagovailoa to pick himself up off the turf during overtime of the national title game, gather his thoughts and orchestrate the play that has come to be known simply as "Second-and-26." That moment in January, which delivered Alabama...
  • College Football Rankings: Week 11, 2018

    11/04/2018 1:42:15 PM PST · by blam · 110 replies
    FBS Schedule ^ | 11-4-2018 | Brian Wilmer
    College football rankings for week 11 have been released. Alabama remains the top-ranked team, while West Virginia, Syracuse, and Boston College made significant leaps in the polls. Washington, which clipped Stanford, 27-23, moved into the AP Poll at No. 20. Syracuse, who defeated Wake Forest, 41-24, surged nine spots to No. 13, due to a combination of their win and losses from other ranked teams. Boston College vaulted seven spots to No. 17 on the strength of a 31-21 victory at Virginia Tech. The Orange and Eagles both made 11-point leaps in the Coaches Poll. NC State, Iowa State, Michigan...
  • Alabama will face Georgia in SEC title game

    11/03/2018 9:07:37 PM PDT · by where's_the_Outrage? · 14 replies ^ | Nov 3, 2018 | Matt Zenitz
    The SEC championship game will be a national title game rematch. It will be Alabama versus Georgia in the SEC championship game Dec. 1 in Atlanta. The Crimson Tide locked up the West division with its win over LSU Saturday night. Georgia clinched the East division earlier Saturday with a 34-17 win over Kentucky.
  • Reports: Maryland fires head coach D.J. Durkin

    10/31/2018 4:13:37 PM PDT · by C19fan · 40 replies
    NBC Sports ^ | October 31, 2018 | Bryan Fischer
    Just over an hour after the governor of the state laid into the Maryland Board of Regents over their decision to recommend retaining head coach D.J. Durkin, the school has gone in a different direction and bowed to public pressure by firing the embattled coach on Wednesday. Multiple reports confirmed the news from College Park:
  • D.J. Durkin is, unfathomably, still the Maryland football coach

    10/31/2018 6:52:42 AM PDT · by C19fan · 8 replies
    Yahoo ^ | October 30, 2018 | Pat Forde
    The sum total of professional employees of the University of Maryland held accountable for the completely preventable death of football player Jordan McNair is now known. That total is one. Strength coach Rick Court, a proud troglodyte who frequently degraded players by calling them vile names, including antigay slurs, is the only employee known publicly to lose his job in this entire tragedy. And part of the process of getting rid of Court was giving him a $315,000 settlement to go along with his August resignation. The primary powers within the athletic department are back, per the school’s announcement Tuesday...
  • Looking At Top Ten Football Teams and Their Chances Against Alabama

    10/18/2018 8:01:32 PM PDT · by blam · 55 replies
    TDA Alabama Magazine ^ | 10-18-2018 | Larry Burton
    Many are saying that this could be the best overall team that Nick Saban has ever assembled. That is not good news for opponents since Saban has assembled so many national championship teams. So looking at the current top ten, what are the chances they realistically have to pose a problem to the Tide? Let’s go in order of what this writer who has covered football for long thinks and we’ll start in order of the teams with the worst chance. Starting with number nine of the chart to topple the tide. 9. Michigan – Currently the number 6 team...
  • 10 takeaways: Is Big 12 locked out of College Football Playoff after Saturday?

    10/07/2018 5:11:07 AM PDT · by C19fan · 25 replies
    Yahoo ^ | October 7, 2018 | Pat Forde and Pete Thamel
    The Big 12 may not have a bigger stage the rest of the regular season than it did on Saturday afternoon. The Red River Showdown actually resembled a Shootout, the old name before it got changed in the name of political correctness. It was quintessential Big 12 – 93 points, 1,033 yards and a breathtaking ending when Texas won, 48-45, on a field goal with nine seconds left. Texas pulling the upset of the No. 7 Sooners, however entertaining, may have been the worst result for the long-term playoff viability of the Big 12. The Big 12 team best positioned...
  • How Does a University Advance an ‘Athlete-friendly’ Curriculum?

    08/24/2018 7:48:30 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 17 replies
    James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal ^ | August 24, 2018 | George Leef
    ... Competing in the storied Southeastern Conference, Auburn University (located in Auburn, Alabama) has many great wins to its credit on the gridiron and, to a lesser extent, the basketball court. The rivalry with the University of Alabama is as intense as any in college sports. Winning is an obsession and a Chronicle of Higher Education article from February by Jack Stripling shows how it dominates the administration. (The article appears in the February 23 edition and is subscribers-only content, so I will quote from it at length.) Here’s how the story unfolded. In 2013, the university’s student data showed...
  • College Football Approaches - Jokes Thread

    08/09/2018 4:20:52 AM PDT · by IamConservative · 28 replies
    N/A ^ | 8/9/2018 | Hoosier4Liberty
    As college football approaches, rivalries renew, summer fades and fall arrives. It would be hard to grow up in American and not be touched by some of the rivalries, traditions and humor that goes with the arrival of fall. So, I thought a thread celebrating some of the humor might help usher in the season and give us all a needed break from politics. Please post your college football rivalry or state rivalry jokes below!