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.

In an attempt to uncover NCAA violations involving Tyrann Mathieu, Sports Illustrated finds itself in a bribery scandal

Thayer Evans and Pete Thamel of Sports Illustrated wrote a wide ranging piece on former LSU star Tyrann Mathieu where the pair wades through Mathieu’s upbringing and the issues that got him kicked off the LSU football team.

Sorry Texas fans, Mack Brown says he has no plans to retire

Because we’re alums of Florida State University, we know this song and dance all too well. The head football coach has a ton of success at a school and almost becomes untouchable at said school. Program begins a slow downward spiral under said coach. But said coach wants to hang on because he thinks he […]

Jerry Sandusky and his wife Dottie wrote letters to judge blaming everyone they could possibly blame

Jerry Sandusky will be spending the next 30-60 years in prison. But before his sentencing, Sandusky and his wife Dottie each wrote letters to the presiding judge in the case. You would think that these letters would attempt to point out any good Sandusky has done in his life in a plea for leniency. Instead, […]