Category Archive: College Football

Aug 18

Jerry’s Preseason Top 10 College Football Poll

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Jerry’s Preseason Top 10 College Football Poll 1. Florida State 2. Oklahoma 3. Auburn 4. Alabama 5. Michigan State 6. Oregon 7. Ohio State 8. South Carolina 9. UCLA 10. Georgia http://forums.sportsjabber.net/sjforums/showthread.php?p=546408#post546408

Aug 09

2014 NCAA SWAMI – Week One

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While this is a competition, remember to keep it fun for all playing. For those of you new to Swami, a little background, to the seasoned vets get your Swami game faces on. 1. Picks MUST be in BEFORE kickoff of the first game. If a game is on a Thursday and your picks are …

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Aug 05

LewPBlog:Reports: Devonte Fields won’t be returning to TCU

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It was reported Monday that Devonte Fields would be meeting with TCU officials, with the intimation being that the*dismissed star defensive lineman could return to the football team. A day later, that doesn’t appear to be the case at all. Multiple media outlets were reporting — or, more to the point tweeting — that Fields …

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Jul 10

The Sports Bank.net: Mark Emmert makes desperate attempt to preserve NCAA model

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NCAA President Mark Emmert said yesterday thatr college athletes should receive “scholarships for life.” Emmert also told a United States Senate panel that scholarships should also cover the full cost of attending college, not just the basic needs. Well, it’s the correct thing to do. He’s finally showing movement, albeit very slowly, in the right …

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May 28

UGA AD confirms series with Irish could happen ‘later this decade’

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In April, CBSSports.com’s Jeremy Fowler reported that Georgia and Notre Dame were working towards finalizing a home-and-home series that would represent the Fighting Irish’s first regular season game against an SEC opponent since 2005. Though cautioning that the deal wasn’t in writing just yet and some kinks still had to be ironed out, Georgia athletic …

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May 21

No Guts, No Glory: LSU AD says he has special plans for Alabama fans when they visit

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LSU*athletic director Joe Alleva*doesn’t like Alabama at all. Alleva*has been known to complain about Alabama’s schedule saying that it isn’t as difficult as LSU’s*schedule. It’s almost like he thinks that Alabama gets special treatment from the good folks at the SEC office in Birmingham. Alleva*was recently speaking to fans during his “LSU*Tiger Tour” and saying …

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May 08

Falcons upgrade offensive line with Jake Matthews

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The Falcons weren’t able to make the bold move they are accustomed to making. And they might be better off for not having to. The Falcons improved their offense with the sixth pick in the draft, taking Texas A&M tackle Jake Matthews. The Falcons got a boost when the Jaguars used the third pick on …

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May 07

Rumors & Rants: NFL Draft Rumors: Texans, Rams trying to trade down

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  The Houston Texans and St. Louis Rams possess the first two picks in the 2014 NFL Draft, and both teams are apparently trying to trade down from those spots. Mike Florio claims the Texans want to move back to a spot where they can still select Buffalo linebacker Khalil Mack, while the Rams would …

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May 04

A Spring Wrap Up and More…

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It is springtime in the Northern Hemisphere, a time when young men’s fancies’ turn to thoughts of love and March Madness is in the air, not just in basketball venues, but also in the minds of owners, general managers, players and fans of professional baseball.   The baseball crowd in generally one of unbridled optimism, …

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May 03

1979 NFL Draft was a fork in the road for the 49ers

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When the 1979 NFL Draft started 35 years ago Saturday, the 49ers didn’t have a first-round pick. Even worse, it was the No. 1 overall selection. The previous March, the 49ers dealt second- and third-round picks in 1978, first-and fourth-round picks in 1979 and a second-round pick in 1980 for Bills running back O.J. Simpson. …

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