You knew it was just a matter of time. You always knew that the NCAA was lying in wait for a chance to make an example out of their biggest star. Why? Because the NCAA is the worst. Case in point: the details surrounding the investigation of possible NCAA violations by Johnny Manziel.
When the story about Florida LB Antonio Morrison being arrested for barking at a dog broke, I’m pretty sure I wasn’t the only one shaking my head in disbelief. But after watching the dashboard camera video of Morrison’s arrest, I can honest say that this seems to be yet another instance of the Alachua County […]
It’s not every day that you run across a college football coach actually being honest on the recruiting. And it’s not every day that I can write a post about honesty that involves Charlie Weis. But today, we must commend Weis for his honest appeal to recruits on the recruiting trail.
It’s been two years since Ron Zook was fired as the head coach of the University of Illinois. Now it looks like Zook has moved on from coaching and now his career is headed in another direction. Let’s meet Ron Zook, Business Development Officer for the Gateway Bank in Gainesville, Florida. He even has a phone number […]
Rumors and Rants has had the college football world buzzing over the past week with a report that Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel was sent home from the Manning Passing Academy by Archie Manning. Why? Because Manziel couldn’t make it to morning meetings because he’d been out partying all night. Of course, Manziel showed up […]
Urban Meyer’s tenure at the University of Florida was full of wins, championships, awards, and players getting in trouble. Meyer was lauded for the wins, championships, and awards, and roundly criticized for his players running afoul. And once the wins, championship, and awards became sparse and the players continued to run afoul, Meyer snuck out […]
So apparently giving players rings for accomplishment that don’t really matter is a thing in college football these days. A recent example of this ridiculous trend is that North Carolina gave its players a ring for winning finishing in a three-way tie for the ACC’s Coastal Division Title.
Former Alabama offensive tackle D.J. Fluker will likely go in the first round of the NFL draft on Thursday. And since this is draft week, one would think that Fluker would be lying low to be sure that he doesn’t do anything stupid that could affect his draft stock at the last minute.
Bob Stoops or “Big game Bob” if you’re from the state of Texas, was asked his opinion on whether or not college athletes should be paid. It must be stated that Stoops takes home an annual salary of nearly $5 million for coaching players that take home an annual salary of $0. But Stoops is […]
Tim Pernetti’s parting gift? A year’s salary, a $679,500 one-time payment, a car allowance, health insurance, an iPad, and a laptop
As Rutgers cleans house, they’re also giving out fabulous parting gifts to the departed. For instance, former Rutgers coach Mike Rice got a fat bonus in the amount of $100,000 that they wouldn’t have had to give him if they had fired him the moment they saw that crazy video.