Tag Archive: BCS

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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Apr 29

McCarron hearing he could be a first-rounder

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When it comes to the NFL’s draft, AJ McCarron knows there’s noise between credible information. With that in mind, the former Alabama quarterback said Monday he’s heard enough from various NFL executives throughout the buildup to the draft to have a pretty good idea of when he’ll be selected. It’s earlier, he said, than most …

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Apr 23

The Sports Bank.net: Kentucky big man Dakari Johnson returning to school

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Freshman center Dakari Johnson will return to the Kentucky for the 2014-15 season. “After looking at the information provided to me by Coach Cal and the NBA committee, my family and I made the decision for me to return to UK for my sophomore year,” Dakari Johnson said. “Returning to school allows me to build …

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Apr 19

Raiders plan to cut Pryor on Monday if they can’t trade him

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One way or another, Terrelle Pryor will no longer be an Oakland Raider by the close of business Monday. That’s the word from Alex Marvez of FOX Sports, who reports that the Raiders will cut Pryor on Monday if they can’t trade him before then. That’s not a big surprise; it had already been clear …

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Apr 18

Illinois Unveils New Nike Uniforms

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The Illinois Fighting Illini underwent a huge makeover as they tried to stay modern. Several of their sports teams received new uniforms, so there was a lot for the university to show off on Wednesday. With the help of Nike, the Fighting Illini got a completely new look. The makeover started with a modified logo: …

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Apr 16

Jeff Pearlman: Shame at Florida State

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Just read a truly depressing piece in today’s New York Times by Walt Bogdanich. It concerned*Jameis Winston, the Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback at Florida State who, it seems, may well have raped a woman.  Why “it seems”? Because we’ll probably never know. According to the article (which was thorough and excellent), both Florida State University and …

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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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Mar 31

The Sports Bank.net: 5 non-NCAA Tournament teams likely to dance next year

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SMU had their bubble burst and just missed out on the 2014*NCAA Tournament. *That won’t be the case next season as the Mustangs return a ton of talent and should get to the*Big Dance.* Here are five teams that didn’t earn a berth in the NCAA Tournament this season but should be dancing next year. …

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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 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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