USC fires student manager who purposely deflated game balls for Oregon game

It seems that controversy just seems to continue to show up at the doorstep of the USC football program this season. Of course, most of it is Lane Kiffin’s doing, since he foolishly lied about his coaches’ poll vote and even more foolishly briefly banned a reporter from USC’s practices for doing his job. Add […]

Mack Brown: Horns down is ‘disrespectful’

Mack Brown is doing a lot of complaining lately. First, he complained that the Longhorn Network was negatively affecting the Texas program. Mainly because of the time commitment from him and the fact that opponents may be gaining a competitive advantage from watching the network. And Monday in his weekly press conference, Brown complained the […]

If you ask BCS officials, Notre Dame is pretty much a lock for a BCS bowl

2007 was the last time that Notre Dame played in a BCS bowl. But with the Fighting Irish sitting at 8-0 and third in the current BCS standings, BCS bowl officials are licking their chops at the thought of Notre Dame and their massive fan base playing in their bowl.

Today is Nick Saban’s birthday, so he took ESPN’s Samantha Steele to work with him

Nick Saban turned 61 today. And how did he celebrate? By dressing up in a spiffy sweater and allowing ESPN’s Samantha Steele to accompany him during his commute into work today.

Florida fans took out an ad in the UGA student newspaper promising a win by 3 touchdowns

On Saturday, the “World’s Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party” will convene in Jacksonville for the Florida-Georgia game. The rivalry itself is big on its own, but because of the rankings on the two teams, the game is even bigger. Florida comes into the game undefeated and ranked No. 2 in the BCS and Georgia is 6-1 […]

Tyrann Mathieu, Jordan Jefferson among former LSU players arrested on marijuana charges

Former LSU players Tyrann Mathieu, Jordan Jefferson, Karnell Hatcher, and Derrick Bryant were all arrested on marijuana related charges on Thursday. Mathieu, Jefferson, and Hatcher were charged with simple possession of marijuana. Bryant was charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana.

The NCAA should probably stop doing college football power rankings

We bet you didn’t know that the NCAA does college football power rankings on its official website. We also bet you didn’t know that whoever the NCAA has tasked with putting together these power rankings puts absolutely no thought into them. And if they do put thought into them, those thoughts are obviously incorrect thoughts.

It won’t be cheap for Tennessee to get rid of Derek Dooley and his staff

The seat under Derek Dooley is getting hotter and hotter with each loss that the Vols suffer. And though, Nick Saban thinks Dooley “is doing a fantastic job”, we’ll go out on a limb and say that folks in Knoxville don’t quite agree. So that leads us to the decision that Tennessee will be forced […]

UNC football player Erik Highsmith used material written by 11-year-olds for a blog for his communications class

Just when you thought that the UNC football program was beginning to move on from the academic fraud scandal that landed them on probation, here comes a report from the News Observer that there is indeed more fraud to be concerned with. According to the report, UNC player Erik Highsmith plagiarized articles for a blog […]

Nick Saban says Derek Dooley “is doing a fantastic job” at Tennessee

It’s not unusual for Nick Saban to make statements that don’t really make sense. Case in point, Saban’s comments about Derek Dooley after Alabama dominated Tennessee 44-13. Saban used his opening statement in his post-game press conference to shower his former assistant with praise. Praise that most in Knoxville don’t agree with it.