Sunday, January 31, 2016

Oklahoma Adds Former Michigan Commitment Erik Swenson To Its 2016 Recruiting Class.

Bob Stoops with Erik Swenson. Image via mLive.com.


Oklahoma has added an 18th member to its 2016 recruiting class. Downers Grove, IL high school senior offensive tackle Erik Swenson committed to the Sooners on Saturday.

Saturday, January 30, 2016

Clemson Releases Epic Twelve-Minute Hype Video Chronicling Its 2015 College Football Season.

Dabo Swinney at ACC Championship Game. Image via Bleacher Report.


Do you have around twelve minutes of spare time? That's how long it takes to watch the epic hype video Clemson released documenting its 2015 college football season.

Film Trailer For "The Secret Life Of Pets" Released.

The Secret Lives of Pets. Image via collider.com.


The trailer for The Secret Life of Pets was released on Friday. The animated feature about dogs, cats, and other companion animals and their adventures in the big city is the latest project from directors Chris Renaud (Despicable Me, Minions) and Yarrow Cheney (production designer of Despicable Me).

Friday, January 29, 2016

Ole Miss Reportedly Facing Almost 30 NCAA Rules Violations.

Time for some news that will definitely ruin your Friday afternoon if you're an Ole Miss supporter. Yahoo! Sports' Pat Forde is reporting that the NCAA will charge Ole Miss with almost 30 rules violations involving its football, track and field, and women's basketball programs.

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Maty Mauk Is An Ex-Missouri QB, Dismissed From Team.

Maty Mauk. Image via kctv5.com. 


Maty Mauk is an ex-Missouri Tiger. Missouri has dismissed the embattled former starting quarterback for an ever vague "violation of team rules."

Quinn Nordin, No. 1 Kicking Prospect For 2016, Decommits From Penn St.

He's Just Not That Into You

Quinn Nordin. Image via mlive.com.


Penn State has been hit with a case of "He's Just Not That Into You," and it's a biggie. Quinn Nordin, ranked by 247Sports as the no. 1 kicking prospect in the country for 2016, decommitted from the Nittany Lions on Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

South Carolina Adds Three-Star TE Prospect Evan Hinston To Its 2016 Recruiting Class.

Evan Hinson. Image via The State.

South Carolina has added a 24th member to its 2016 recruiting class. Deltona, FL high school senior defensive end/tight end Evan Hinson committed to the Gamecocks on Wednesday.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Drew Magary's New Novel, "The Hike" Scheduled For Aug. 2 Release.

Drew Magary and the Shirt from Hell on Chopped. 


Legendary blogger, journalist, and winner of Chopped Drew Magary's second novel, The Hike, will be released on Aug. 2.

Missouri QB Maty Mauk Indefinitely Suspended While School Investigates Video Of Alleged Substance Abuse.

Maty Mauk. Image via stltoday.com.


There's more trouble for the University of Missouri football program. The school placed quarterback Maty Mauk on indefinite suspension Monday night while it investigates a video allegedly showing him snorting a controlled substance.

Monday, January 25, 2016

Georgia Adds Four-Star OLB Prospect Jaden Hunter To 2017 Recruiting Class.

2017 Recruiting


Jaden Hunter. Image via The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Georgia has added four-star outside linebacker prospect as the third commitment to its 2017 recruiting class. Atlanta, GA. high school junior OLB Jaden Hunter announced his commitment to the Bulldogs on Monday.

Ole Miss Adds Four-Star WR Prospect Tre Nixon To Its 2016 Recruiting Class.

Tre Nixon. Image via 247Sports.com.


Ole Miss has added a 21st member to its 2016 recruiting class. Melbourne, FL. high school senior wide receiver Tre Nixon committed to the Rebels on Monday.

2016 DT Prospect Michael Dwumfour Flips Commitment From Penn St. To Michigan.

What's mine is mine, What's yours is mine

Michael Dwumfour. Image via pensive.com.


Penn State's loss is Michigan's gain. Wayne, NJ high school senior defensive tackle Michael Dwumfour has flipped his 2016 commitment from Penn St. to Michigan.

Sunday, January 24, 2016

Thaddeus Moss, Son Of NFL Legend Randy Moss, Commits To NC State's 2016 Recruiting Class.

Randy and Thaddeus Moss. Image via USA Today.


North Carolina State added a 19th commitment to its 2016 recruiting class, and it's one with a notable pedigree. Charlotte, NC high school senior tight end Thaddeus Moss, son of former NFL legend Randy Moss, committed to the Wolfpack on Saturday.

Saturday, January 23, 2016

Dabo Swinney Sleds Down Clemson Stadium's Memorial Hill.

Dabo Swinney. Image via For the Win.


You can either whine about the Winter Storm Jonas, or can enjoy it. The Clemson football team decided to do latter as it had fun in Snow-covered Clemson Memorial Stadium on Friday night.

Friday, January 22, 2016

2016 QB prospect Micah Wilson Flips From Boise St. To Missouri.

He's Just Not That Into You

Micah Wilson. Image via tulsawordtv.com.

Boise  State has lost the only quarterback prospect in its 2016 recruiting class to Missouri. Tulsa, OK high school senior QB Micah Wilson flipped his 2016 commitment from Boise St. to Mizzou on Thursday.

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Washington Adds 4-Star Defensive End Levi Onwuzurike To Its 2016 Recruiting Class.

Levi Onwuzurike. Image via allentdc,com.


Washington has added a 13th member to its 2016 recruiting class. Allen, TX high school senior defensive end Levi Onwuzurike committed to the Huskies on Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Nebraska Add Three-Star CB Prospect Tony Butler To 2016 Recruiting Class.

Tony Butler. Image via Touch the Banner. 

Nebraska has added a fifteenth commitment to its 2016 recruiting class. Lakewood, OH high school senior cornerback Tony Butler committed to the Cornhuskers on Wednesday.

Weezer Warns Fans To Get Ready For Winter Storm Jonas.

Rivers Cuomo on Jimmy Kimmel Tuesday Night. Image via consequenceofsound.net.


It seems I wasn't the only person to make the Winter Storm Jonas/Weezer connection. The band itself has posted a warning about the winter weather system on its Twitter account.

Tennessee's Neyland Stadium Covered In Snow From Winter Storm Hitting The South.

Neyland Stadium. Image via @Vol_Football.


It's winter storm time in the South, which can only mean three things.

1) Southerners panicking, buying up all the milk in bread in sight, and forgetting everything they learned about driving around in icy conditions from the last winter storm.

2) Northerners laughing and feeling superior while watching news footage of Southerners panicking, buying up all the milk in sight, and forgetting everything they learned about driving around in icy conditions from the last winter storm.

3) Photos of colleges and college football stadiums covered in snow.

"Suicide Squad" Trailer. Because, Why Not?

Image vis screenrant.com.


So, from the "Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can't We?" department comes the first trailer for Suicide Squad, the warm-fuzzy feelgood DC Cinematic Universe movie featuring Deadshot (Will Smith), Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie), and a whole bevy of the insanely dangerous criminals, mercenaries, and government operatives brought together by the US govt. for a mission too dangerous for anybody else. (Hey, I showed you the movie poster on Tuesday, so why not?

Oh yeah, The Joker (Jared Leto) is in it too. What could possibly go wrong?

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

New Poster For "Suicide Squad" Features Will Smith As Deadshot, And Jared Leto As The Joker.

Suicide Squad cast. Image via screenrant.com.

Warner Bros. has released a new poster for Suicide Squad, the upcoming film set in the same DC Cinematic Universe as. Batman Vs. Superman: Dawn Of Justice.  Included in the poster are film stars Will Smith as the mercenary Deadshot, and Jared Leto as The Joker.

Three-Star Tight End Prospect John Bates Flips 2016 Commitment From Oregon St. To Boise St.

He's Just Not That Into You

John Bates. Image via The Lebanon Express. 


Oregon State has been hit with a case of "He's Just Not That Into You." Lebanon, OR high school senior tight end prospect John Bates flipped his 2016 commitment from the Beavers to Boise State.

Monday, January 18, 2016

Ohio State Adds Four-Star Wide Receiver Prospect Binjimen Victor To Its 2016 Recruiting Class.

Benjimen Victor. Image via 247Sports.com.


Ohio State had added a 19th member to its 2016 recruiting class. Fort Lauderdale, Fl. high school senior wide receiver Binjimen Victor committed to the Buckeyes on Monday.

South Carolina Adds LB Prospect TJ Brunson to its 2016 Recruiting Class.

TJ Brunson. Image via The Louisville Courier-Journal/The State. 

South Carolina has added a 22nd member to its 2016 recruiting class. Columbia, SC high school senior linebacker T.J. Brunson announced his commitment to the Gamecocks  Monday morning.

Saturday, January 16, 2016

Auburn Let Visiting Recruiting Prospects Play "Madden '16 On Jordan-Hare Stadium Video Board.

Jordan-Hare Stadium Video Board. Image via al.com.



How does a school entertain recruiting prospects on a night they would otherwise be spending playing video games? If you're Auburn, you let visiting prospects use the massive video board inside Jordan-Hare Stadium to play Madden '16, of course.  The board just happens to be largest of its kind in a college football stadium.

Friday, January 15, 2016

UT San Antonio Names LSU RB Coach Frank Wilson As Its New Head Coach

Frank Wilson. Image via tigerrag.com.


UT San Antonio has found a new head coach. The school had hired LSU running backs coach Frank Wilson to fill the head coaching vacancy created when former UTSA head coach Larry Coker resigned in November.

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Report: Lane Kiffin Turned Down Offer To Become Offensive Coordinator At UCLA.

Lane Kiffin and Jim Mora Jr. back in 2012. Image via ESPN.


Did UCLA seek to fill its then-vacant offensive coordinator's position with  Alabama OC Lane Kiffin? That's what a report from ESPN's Brett McMurphy claims.

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Former Nebraska RB Lawrence Phillips Found Dead Of A Possible Suicide In California Prison.

USA Today is reporting that former Nebraska running back Lawrence Phillips was found dead in his cell inside Kern Valley State Prison in California on Wednesday. He was age 40. A spokesperson for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation says the death is being investigated as a possible suicide.

Tim Tebow Giving Special Needs People Their Own Prom Night With "Night To Shine."

Your Moment of Tebowness

Tim Tebow sporting the Devil's Haircut. 


Tim Tebow went into the prom business last year - for a good cause, of course. For Valentine's Day weekend of 2015, His Tebowness' Tim Tebow Foundation organized a series of nationwide prom-style events for people with special needs. More than 7,000 people with special needs were given what may have been their first real prom experience.

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Jeff Long Steps Down From CFP Selection Committee Chairman Role After Two Seasons.

Jeff Long. Image via USA Today.


Jeff Long is an ex-College Football Playoff Selection Committee chairman. Long, announced Tuesday that he is stepping down from the role after serving as CFP Selection Committee chairman for the first two seasons of its existence.

Georgia Officially Names Mel Tucker As Its New Defensive Coordinator.

Mel Tucker and Glenn Schuman. Image via @CoachSchuUGA. HT: dogbytesonline,com.


With Alabama winning it's 25th 16th college football title in the 2016 College Football Playoff title game on Monday comes the official departure of the Crimson Tide's now-former defensive coordinator Kirby Smart for his new role as head coach of Georgia. Smart's not leaving alone, as now-former Alabama defensive backs coach Mel Tucker has been officially named as Georgia defensive coordinator.

Monday, January 11, 2016

Danai Gurira ("The Walking Dead's" Michonne) To Play Afeni Shakur In Tupac Shakur Biopic "All Eyez On Me."

Danai Gurira as Michonne in The Walking Dead. Img. via the-walkingdead.com.


Danai Gurira will be switching from playing a character who fights zombies who won't stay dead for playing the mother of a rapper who's may or may not be dead. The actress who play's the Walking Dead's Michonne has been cast in the Tupac Shakur biopic All Eyez On Me as the late (or is he?) rapper's mother, Afeni Shakur.

Penn St. WR Geno Lewis Will Transfer To Oklahoma.

He's Just Not That Into You

Geno Lewis. Image via Victory Bell Rings.

Geno Lewis  is an ex-Nittany Lion. The Penn State wide receiver has announced his plans to transfer to Oklahoma on Monday.

Sunday, January 10, 2016

Arkansas RB Alex Collins Declares For 2016 NFL Draft.

Alex Collins. Image via athlonsports.com.


Alex Collins is an ex-Razorback. The Arkansas running back has announced he is forgoing his senior season to enter the 2016 NFL Draft.

Saturday, January 9, 2016

Georgia Adds Isaac Nauta, No. 1 Tight End Prospect For 2016, To Its 2016 Recruiting Class.

Isaac Nauta. Image via gamedayr.com.

Score a huge 2016 recruiting win for Georgia. Issac Nauta, ranked by 247Sports as the no. 1 tight end prospect for 2016, committed to the Bulldogs on Saturday.

Michigan Adds Four-Star WR Prospect Dylan Crawford To Its 2016 Recruiting Class.

Dylan Crawford. Image via The Detroit News/Scout.com.

Michigan has added a 24th commitment to its 2016 recruiting class. Rancho Santa Margarita, Ca. high school senior wide receiver Dylan Crawford committed to the Wolverines on Saturday.

Friday, January 8, 2016

Georgia's 2016 Recruiting Class Lands Four-Star WR Prospect Cavin "Riley" Ridley.

Cavin "Riley" Ridley. Image via Belacher Report. 

South Carolina's 2016 recruiting loss seems to be Georgia's gain. Deerfield Beach, Fl. high school senior wider receiver Cavin "Riley" Ridley, who had decommitted from South Carolina on Monday, announced on Thursday via Twitter that he was committing to Georgia on Friday.

Thursday, January 7, 2016

Vanderbilt QB Johnny McCrary Transferring.

He's Just Not That Into You

Johnny McCrary. Image via The Tennesseean. 


Johnny McCrary is an ex-Commodore. The redshirt sophomore quarterback has announced that his is transferring from Vanderbilt.

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Sylvester Stallone Says He Is An Ex-Rambo.

Sylvester Stallone as Rambo, Img. via comicbook,com.

Bad news for Sylvester Stallone fans who were hoping to see Sly return to the role of John Rambo. The 69-year old actor told Variety's Ramin Setoodeh that a fifth Rambo film doesn't seem to be in the future. 

Oregon's 2016 Recruiting Class Takes Hit With Decommitment Of Four-Star CB Prospect Jared Mayden.

He's Just Not That Into You

Jared Mayden in 2013. Image via texasprepstars.com.

Oregon's 2016 recruiting class just took a major blow. Sachse, Tx. high school senior cornerback  Jared Mayden announced his decommitment from Oregon on Wednesday via Twitter. .

Arizona St. LB Ishmael Murphy-Richardson Dismissed From Team Following Arrest On Credit Card Fraud Charges.

Ishmael Murphy Richardson's mugshot. Img. via azxentral.com.


Ishmael Murphy-Richardson is an ex-Sun Devil. Arizona State has dismissed the linebacker following his arrest on charges of fraudulent use of a credit card.

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Eric Hyman Announces He Is "Stepping Down" From Position As Texas A&M AD.

Aggiegeddon


Eric Hyman. Image via The Houston Chronicle. 

The panic level in College Station is about to his "Cats and dogs living together" levels. Texas A&M athletic director Eric Hyman announced on Tuesday afternoon that he is stepping down from his position.

Utah Adds Four-Star JUCO OT prospect Garett Bolles To Its 2016 Recruiting Class.

Garett Bolles. Image via al.com.

Utah has added a top JUCO prospect as the 23rd member of its 2016 recruiting class. Lexi, Ut. JUCO offensive tackle prospect Garett Bolles committed to the Utes on Monday.

Monday, January 4, 2016

Former Oklahoma QB Trevor Knight Transferring To Texas A&M.

Trevor Knight. Image via ksat.com.

Trevor Knight is transferring to Texas A&M. The former Oklahoma starting quarterback made his decision public in a statement released via his Twitter account, but not before sending out lengthy thank-yous  to the Oklahoma head coach Bob Stoops, his coaching staff, and Sooner supporters.

Four-star WR Prospect Cavin Ridley Decommits From South Carolina's 2016 Recruiting Class Just Two Days After Initial Commitment.

He's Just Not That Into You

Cavin Ridley. Image via Florida 247Sports. 

Time for a pretty awkward trip to the "He's Just Not Into You" department. Four-star high school senior wide receiver Cavin Ridley de-committed from South Carolina just two days after initially committing to the school.

Laquon Treadwell Is An Ex-Ole Miss WR, Will Enter 2016 NFL Draft.

Laquon Treadwell at 2016 Sugar Bowl. Image via Jackson Clarion-Ledger.

Laquon Treadwell is an ex-Rebel. The Ole Miss junior wide receiver has announced that he will forego his senior season of eligibility to enter the 2016 NFL Draft.

Treadwell's decision to enter the draft was announced in a statement released by Ole Miss.

Sunday, January 3, 2016

Texas Adds Four-Star OT Prospect Jean Delance To Its 2016 Recruiting Class.

Jean Delance. Image via Bleacher Report. 


Texas added the 13th member of its 2016 recruiting class on Saturday. Mesquite, Tx. high school senior offensive tackle Jean Delance announced his commitment to the Longhorns during the 2016 Under Armour All-America Game at the Orlando Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Fl.

Saturday, January 2, 2016

Christian Hackenberg Declares For 2016 NFL Draft, Is An Ex-Penn St. QB.

Christian Hackenberg. Image via College Football Talk.
Christian Hackenberg is an ex-Nittany Lion. The Penn State junior starting quarterback announced he will forgo his senior season to enter the 2016 NFL Draft following the team's 24-17 loss to Georgia in the 2016 TaxSlayer Bowl.

Miami Head Coach Mark Richt Tweets Out Congratulations To Former Team Georgia On Its 2016 TaxSlayer Bowl Win.

Mark Richt making "The U." (This still looks awkward.) Image via ajc.com.


Mark Richt took some time out from getting settled in his new job as head coach of Miami to congratulate the team he formerly coached, the Georgia Bulldogs, on its 24-17 win over Penn State in the 2016 TaxSlayer Bowl. Richt shared his congratulations to the Dawgs via Twitter.

Tennessee Adds CB Prospect Baylen Buchanan To Its 2016 Recruiting Class.

Baylen Buchanan. Image via sportstalksc.com.

The latest commitment to Tennessee's 2016 recruiting class comes with an NFL pedigree. Suwanee, Ga. high school senior cornerback Baylen Buchanan committed to the Volunteers on Friday.

Friday, January 1, 2016

Is Jon Gruden Supporting Tennessee, Or Trolling It?

image via @Vol_Photos.


Tennessee Athletics Photography tweeted out this photo of Monday Night Football analyst Jon Gruden "offering his subtle support" to the Tennessee football program by donning a Tennessee polo shirt while touring Raymond James Stadium, host of the 2016 Outback Bowl.