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Category Archive: College Football

Apr 05

The Sports Bank.net: ESPN names new SEC studio analyst: Booger McFarland

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ESPN’s SEC Network has hired LSU legend Booger McFarland as a college football analyst. Booger will be a TV talking head when the network launches August 14th. McFarland is a two-time Super Bowl champion. Said Stephanie Druley, ESPN vice president, production of college networks: “Booger brings a built-in knowledge of the conference as a former …

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Apr 05

LewPBlog:Not every seat at AT&T Stadium is the best in the house

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The doors just opened at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, and fans of all four teams are beginning to stream to their seats, taking in the final moments before the contests tip. The bare-bones honesty of this man’s booth — no bells or whistles, just a simple black and white sign for ‘Binocular Rentals’ — is …

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Mar 29

The Sports Bank.net: Johnny Manziel’s first tweet had Texas Longhorns connections

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For whatever reason former Texas A&M QB Johnny Manziel really has an attraction to the University of Texas. He really has a connection to the Aggies’ rivals, the Longhorns. During the summer of Johnny Manziel coverage love by the media, he was spotted partying in Austin a couple times, as public perception made it seems …

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Mar 28

The Sports Bank.net: Illinois Fighting Illini debuting new uniforms, possible new logo

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The Illinois Fighting Illini will debut an updated brand identity at a special event on Wednesday, April 16, starting at 7 pm at the Krannert Center for Performing Arts on the UI campus. For those of you who didn’t go to business school, “brand identity” translates into logo, colors, trademark etc. Will there be a …

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Mar 27

Johnny Manziel at Pro Day: “I can make any throw”

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Former Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel threw the ball well at his Pro Day workout today, and he said afterward that he believes he proved he can make every throw an NFL quarterback needs to make. “I can make any throw on the field and hopefully compete with anybody,” Manziel said on NFL Network. http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/category/rumor-mill/

Mar 26

LewPBlog:Charlie Strong says players must earn right to hook their horns

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Everything that is known about Charlie Strong is that he knows how to raise the bar when it comes to toughness. This is one of the biggest reasons Strong will likely be heading to a successful stay in Austin as the new head coach of the Texas Longhorns. Looking for a way to motivate his …

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Mar 09

NFL Draft Net: 2014 NFL Mock Draft | Pre-Free Agency

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The 2014 NFL Draft season rolls along as we come into Free Agency. Teams will start plugging holes that will change NFL Draft needs extremely. Since most NFL Mock Drafts rely so heavily on need, we can see quite a change in projections moving forward as well. Recent releases while teams are trying to make …

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Mar 09

Updated SJ 2014 MOCK DRAFT

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1 Texans Blake Bortles, QB, UCF 2 Rams (fr Wash) Greg Robinson, OT, Auburn 3 Jaguars- Jadeveon Clowney, DE, South Carolina 4 Browns-Johnny Manziel, QB, Texas A&M 5 Raiders-Teddy Bridgewater, QB, Louisville 6 Falcons-Jake Matthews, OT, Texas A&M 7 Bucs- Khalil Mack, OLB, Buffalo 8 Vikings-Anthony Barr, DE, UCLA 9 Bills-Sammy Watkins, WR, Clemson 10 …

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Mar 05

The Sports Bank.net: ESPN hires new on-air talent Britt McHenry, a Northwestern grad

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Britt McHenry, a graduate of the Northwestern Medill School of Journalism, has joined ESPN as a Washington, D.C.-based bureau reporter. She will appear on SportsCenter, Outside the Lines and programs like NFL Live and Baseball Tonight. She starts on St. Patrick’s Day. Coincidental, given her Irish surname. Britt McHenry leaves* ABC7/WJLA-TV (since 2010) and News …

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Mar 04

Hank Gathers February 11, 1967-March 4, 1990

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When I see the above photograph, it’s hard to believe 19 years have passed since it was first captured. The old saying goes that a picture is worth a thousand words, but the story told is dependent of the receiving eyes. The young may see it as just another cover, marking just another moment in …

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