Category Archive: College Football

Sep 09

SEC Spotlight

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As I watched the opening weekend of college football unfold, one thing really stuck out: the SEC is top heavy.  Alabama is once again the team to beat and the others fall in line somewhere beneath them.  The shocking revelation was just how far down some of the other teams are in comparison to ‘Bama. …

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Sep 05

CFB rankings: How the polls will change after Week 1

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College Football Playoff rankings won’t be upon us until November, so the Associated Press Top 25 is going to be the standard for the meantime. And since Week 1 is technically not over yet (two big games still to go on Sunday night and Monday night), the AP Poll won’t be out until Tuesday morning, …

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Aug 27

The Sports Bank.net: Two Notre Dame Football Players who could be First Round Picks

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Obviously, the six Notre Dame football players arrested in two separate incidents last weekend, and the subsequent fallout, is “the lead” right now. Here’s a link to the latest on Devin Butler, and also on the five other players. After that, it’s all about the quarterback controversy in the Fighting Irish football news universe. Time …

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Mar 04

The Sports Bank.net: Dick Vitale Thinks John Groce Deserves Another Season

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“I don’t agree with what you say but I will defend to the death your right to say it.” That’s a quote attributed to French Enlightenment Philosopher-Writer Voltaire, and there’s a debate over whether he actually even said that. I do not feel John Groce deserves the opportunity to return as Illinois Fighting Illini Men’s …

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Jan 07

The Sports Bank.net: 2016 Ohio State football: an early outlook, analysis

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Ohio State football had nine underclassmen declare for the NFL Draft! Nine! That’s almost the ten underclassmen that we saw leave early at LSU two years ago. So, if this 2016 NFL mock draft is heavy on the Buckeyes, that’s why. This is where their 2014 National Title team goes pro. You could say that …

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Oct 12

Trojans fire Sarkisian

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“After careful consideration of what is in the best interest of the university and our student-athletes, I have made the decision to terminate Steve Sarkisian, effective immediately,” athletic director Pat Haden said in a statement Monday. “I want to thank Clay Helton for stepping into the interim head coach role, and I want to add …

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Sep 20

The Sports Bank.net: NIU Huskies take big step forward at Ohio State

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The unranked NIU Huskies played at #1 Ohio State today as if a Power Five Conference expansion committee was watching. Maybe the Big 12 might be making a couple phone calls someday down the line. Today’s effort was night and day different from last year’s Power 5 road trip disaster. Instead of getting utterly annihilated …

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Sep 10

Some of the Best Rivalries to Watch Out for This College Football Season

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One of the best parts of anyone’s college experience is when one of your sports teams takes on your biggest rivals. The crowd is always bigger, the energy more electric, the band more in sync, and the play even better than usual. While basketball, soccer, baseball, and other college sports certainly benefit from the boost …

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Sep 02

Anthony’s Upset Pick of the week | Washington Over Boise State

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Washington makes its first trip ever to the Blue Turf,where it’s a homecoming for Chris Petersen. For my week one upset pick, I’m taking the underdog Huskies over the Broncos. Boise State: Ranked 23rd (AP) Washington: Unranked Head to Head: Washington leads 2-1 Last Meeting: Washington 38, BSU 6 (2013) Line: Boise State -11 http://forums.sportsjabber.net/sjforums/showthread.php?p=570126#post570126 …

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May 18

Someone changed the Texas A&M entrance sign to “Bevel”

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A few weeks ago, the Texas A&M’s Board of Regents voted in favor of replacing the school’s “T Star” logo on the 52-year old seal. After the news broke about the change, Aggies fans have been voicing their displeasure about this and want the logo to stay the same. So instead of getting on board with …

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