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.
During Ohio State’s spring practice on Saturday, Brutus Buckeye made an appearance not on the sideline or in the stands, but on the field. At some point in the scrimmage, Ohio State’s mascot lined up in the shotgun, took a snap, and began to scrambling. What happened next was unexpected to say the least.
It’s March, so that means spring football is in full effect. But in Starkeville, Mississippi, there’s more than just spring football. There’s also apparently a football formal. And what you’ll see below is video of Mississippi State players dressed all nice accompanied by dates for a night of dining and dancing.
And they also don’t have a copy of the ACC’s current television contract. But there’s no reason to be alarmed according to Maryland’s assistant vice president for marketing and communications Brian Ullmann because it’s “typical” for schools not to have a copy of a contract they’ve signed with a conference. [Washington Post]
South Carolina is using Jadeveon Clowney almost killing that Michigan running back as the cover of their spring guide
South Carolina’s best player is Jadeveon Clowney. The best moment from South Carolina’s season was Clowney almost killing Michigan running back Vincent Smith in the Outback Bowl. So it only makes sense that South Carolina is using its best player and the best moment as the cover for their spring guide.