Sunday, December 25, 2016

Georgia adds four-star ILB prospect Nate McBride to its 2017 recruiting class.

2017 Recruiting

Nate McBride. Image via DawgNation.

Georgia has added its 20th member of its 2017 recruiting class. Vidalia, Georgia high school senior inside linebacker Nate McBride committed to the Bulldogs on Christmas Day.

Nebraska lands 3-star linebacker Andrew Ward for its 2017 recruiting class.

2017 Recruiting 

Andrew Ward. Image via The D Zone. 

Nebraska's 2017 recruiting class got a nice Christmas present on Sunday. Muskegon, Michigan high school senior Andrew Ward announced his commitment to the Cornhuskers via Twitter on Christmas Day.

College football celebrates Christmas on Twitter.

Christmas in Helen, Ga. 

Merry Christmas everyone. Here's how the college football is celebrating Christmas on Twitter.

Indiana Hoosiers serenade the Internet with "Here Comes Santa Claus."

How does the Indiana Hoosiers football program celebrate Christmas? By sharing this Big Ten Network video of the team singing "Here Comes Santa Claus" in front of footage of the Golden Gate Bridge, complete with bloopers on Twitter.

The Bay Area (specifically Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Ca.) happens to be where the Hoosiers will be facing Utah in the Foster Farms Bowl on Dec. 28.

(via @IndianaFootball)

Ohio State turns OL Pat Elfin into an "Elfin on the Shelf."

Ohio State's Pat Elfin. Image via Land of 10.
Ohio State's Pat Elfin. Image via Land of 10.

Pat Elfin is an Ohio State offensive lineman. So when the Buckeyes want to send out a Christmas greetings with its followers, it puts Elfin in an elf costume and pointed ears and he becomes...

Saturday, December 24, 2016

Seven Miami Hurricanes Players suspended for 2017 Russell Athletic Bowl.

Get your "Mark Richt has lost control of Miami" memes ready. Miami has suspended not one, not two, not three, but seven players for its upcoming 2016 Russel Athletic bowl appearance against West Virginia on Dec. 28.

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Here's the Grayson Allen t-shirt for that Duke fan in your life.

Shirts Without Random Triangles

Grayson Allen (right). Image via The Denver Post.

Looking for a last-minute Christmas gift for that North Carolina, Kentucky, or Elon fan on your list. Well, I'm sorry to report there's not an official/semi-official "I Hate Grayson Allen" t-shirt on sale yet.

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Jim Harbaugh got a baseball glove for Christmas.

That's So Harbaugh!

Jim Harbaugh and his new best friend. Image via Deadspin.

It looks like Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh got at least one of the things he wanted for Christmas. Nope, not a new pair of khakis, but a new baseball glove, courtesy of Michigan softball coach Carol Hutchins. Not a glove, but Michigan-themed one custom made for him by Wilson.

One can assume that Harbaugh either went home with it for a game of catch, or... well, remember that scene in "Good Will Hunting?"

(via Deadspin)

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

2016 New Mexico Bowl sees New Mexico facing UTSA.

Arizona vs. New Mexico in 2015 New Mexico Bowl. Image via USA Today. 

History will be made at the 2016 New Mexico. That's because it marks the first-ever bowl appearance of Texas-San Antonio (UTSA). Hey, everybody's got to start somewhere.

Monday, December 12, 2016

Three-star DE prospect Robert Porcher IV decommits from Nebraska's 2017 recruiting class.

He' Just Not That Into You

Robert Porcher III and Robert Porcher IV. Image via Touch the Banner.

From the "He's Just Not That Into You" department comes word that Nebraska has lost a member of its 2017 recruiting class. Orlando, Florida high school senior defensive end Robert Porcher IV has announced he was decommitting from Nebraska via a statement on Twitter Monday afternoon.

Sunday, December 11, 2016

LSU gets class of 2019 commitment from four-star OT prospect Kenyon Green.

2019 Recruiting

Kenyon Green Image via
Kenyon Green. Image via

The recruiting season for the class of 2017 is in its closing months, but it already has the fourth commitment for its 2019 recruiting class. Humble, Texas high school sophomore offensive tackle Kenyon Green announced his commitment to the Tigers on Sunday.

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Willie Taggart is Oregon's new head coach.

Willie Taggart. Image via USA Today. 

A few years ago, then-Oregon head coach Chip Kelly his then-wide receivers coach Scott Frost flew to Spain to take part in the infamous Running of the Bulls in Pamplona.

That event is mentioned here because according Oregon has decided to "run" with a Bull of its own and will hire South Florida head coach Willie Taggart as its next head coach.

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Baylor names Temple's Matt Rhule as its new head coach.

Baylor has found its new full-time head coach. The school announced that Matt Rhule, most recently head coach at Temple, will become its new head coach on Tuesday.

Sunday, December 4, 2016

Friday, December 2, 2016

Kevin Wilson resigns as Indiana head coach, replaced by Tom Allen.

Kevin Wilson. 

Yesterday, reports circulated that Indiana was firing head coach Kevin Wilson amid allegations of mistreatment of players, including one recovering from a concussion.

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Indiana fires head coach Kevin Wilson amid allegations of player abuse. (UPDATED)

Kevin Wilson. Image via
Kevin Wilson. Image via

(UPDATE 12/2/2016: Kevin Wilson has resigned his head coaching position at Indiana, according to ESPN)

Indiana has fired head football coach Kevin Wilson. A report from ESPN suggests the firing was due to off-the field issues involving treatment of players.

Six Pac-12 teams are bowl eligible.

Bowl Eligibility Watch

Washington Huskies. Image via
Washington Huskies. Image via

The 2016 college football season ended with six Pac-12 teams being bowl eligible. Washington and Colorado will face each other for the Pac-12 title on Dec. 2. If Washington wins, it will wind up in the College Football Playoff.

Four MAC teams are bowl eligible.

Western Michigan CB Darius Williams
Western Michigan CB Darius Williams. Image via Detroit Free Press/USA Today.

Four MAC teams will be headed to bowl games this season. The drama now is whether Western Michigan will be the highest-ranked Group of Five team, and can cash in a ticket to the New Year's Six 2017 Cotton Bowl.