USC players learned of Lane Kiffin’s firing through a 4:00am text message

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When USC arrived back in Los Angeles after losing to Arizona State 62-41 on Saturday, players had no indication that he had been fired. According receiver Marquise Lee, once Kiffin got off the plane, he headed to his car while the team headed for the team bus. Which is usually what happens according to Lee.

Fan wins 80-inch TV thanks to the Miami Hurricanes dropping 77 on Savannah State

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While the pundits wring their hands over how it’s a travesty that FBS schools schedule small FCS schools to hold a glorified scrimmage, the University of Miami and Savannah State are perfectly happy with their 77-0 affair from Saturday. On Miami’s end, they got a W and were able to get younger players some game […]

Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delaney is in favor of letting players skip college and go straight to the pros

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While everyone wants to debate whether or not student athletes should be paid for their services, Big Ten commissioner Jim Delaney wants no part of it. Instead Delaney is in favor of ending the debate once and for all by giving student athletes the choice of which path they want to go down.

NCAA to gradually restore Penn State scholarships

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From the NCAA: “Due to Penn State University’s continued progress toward ensuring athletics integrity, the NCAA Executive Committee is gradually restoring football scholarships the university lost because of sanctions more than a year ago. These changes were endorsed by the Division I Board of Directors and based on the recommendation of George Mitchell, the independent […]

College Football Week 4 Retrospection: Where the games where as bad as you thought they would be

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A rather blah Week 4 is in the books. Of note, Mack Brown and Lane Kiffin have something to smile about and Dana Holgorsen doesn’t. It’s time for retrospection.

Live from the message boards: It’s clear to some West Virginia fans that Dana Holgorsen is in way over his head

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Every week of the college football season, we check in to see how a fanbase is handling either a tough loss or an unexpected loss. Today, we check on the West Virginia Mountaineers fanbase after watching Maryland dismantle their team 37-0. And despite watching a Dana Holgorsen lead Mountaineer team drop 70 on Clemson in […]

Report: Texas reached out to Nick Saban’s agent in January about Saban replacing Mack Brown

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From the AP: “A few days after Alabama won the 2013 national championship, a University of Texas regent and a former regent talked with Nick Saban’s agent about the possibility of the Crimson Tide coach replacing Longhorns coach Mack Brown,The Associated Press has learned. Regent Wallace Hall of Dallas told the AP he spoke by […]

NFL executives reportedly believe Kevin Sumlin ‘is a star’

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On Monday, I wrote about how both Kevin Sumlin and Johnny Manziel won despite Texas A&M losing to Alabama on Saturday. Mainly because the way the two handled themselves against the closest thing to a NFL team in college football. While there dividends from the game aren’t paying off Manziel quite yet, they are definitely […]

Tahj Boyd is not the starting quarterback at Tennessee because of Lane Kiffin

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College football is littered with these types of stories. But they only become a big deal when a school continues to struggle and the player involved becomes a superstar. There are the well publicized stories of Mack Brown recruiting Robert Griffin III and Johnny Manziel as defensive backs. And the most recent story about Brown […]

There will be no punishment for Bo Pelini and ‘the matter has been put to rest’

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After nearly 24 hours of Bob Pelini not knowing where he stood with his bosses, Nebraska released a statement basically saying they’re done with this whole ordeal and they’re moving on. Nebraska released a statement on Wednesday acknowledging their concern about Pelini’s comments and that the comments were “unfair” to Nebraska fans. But the statement […]

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