Monday, February 29, 2016

Virginia Tech TE Kalvin Cline Announces Plans To Transfer To Texas A&M.

He's Just Not Into You

Kalvin Cline. Image via USA Today. 


Kalvin Cline is an ex-Hokie. The redshirt sophomore tight end announced on Sunday that he plans to transfer to Texas A&M following his graduation from Virginia Tech in May.

Sunday, February 28, 2016

Lane Kiffin Announces He And Wife Lalya Plan To Divorce.

Lane and Layla Kiffin. Omg. via thesportsbank.com.


Sad news out of Tuscaloosa, Al. It has been announced that Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin and his wife, Layla, have decided to divorce.

Saturday, February 27, 2016

Louisiana Adds Four-Star ATH Prospect Patrick Queen To Its 2017 Recruiting Class.

2017 recruiting

Patrick Queen. Image via nola.com.


Some good news for LSU as it's added a fourth commitment to its 2017 recruiting class. Livonia, La. high school junior outside linebacker Patrick Queen committed to the Tigers on Saturday.

Friday, February 26, 2016

Jim Harbaugh And A 2017 Prospect Had A Wrestling Match Together.

Your Moment of Harbaugh

Jim Harbaugh. Image via SB*Nation.


We knew that Jim Harbaugh was a wrestling fan after he attended WWE Raw on Monday night. Apparently he likes to more than watch, as Berrien Springs, Mi. junior high school defensive tackle Philip Paea says that he and the Michigan head coach faced each other in a wrestling match during Paea's Wednesday visit to the Michigan campus.

Thursday, February 25, 2016

Off Day.


Woke up feeling with a headache and feeling totally underwater. This usually means barometric pressure is crazy outside, or I need to go to the chiropractor. Possibly both. Be back tomorrow, I hope.

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Ole Miss Adds Three-Star OT Ben Brown To Its 2017 Recruiting Class.

2017 Recruiting

Ben Brown. Image via scout.com.


Ole Miss' third commitment to its 2017 recruiting class is one that has a family history with the school. Vicksburg, Ms. high school junior offensive tackle Ben Brown committed to the Rebels on Tuesday.

Bronco Mendenhall Cites BYU's Independent Status As Reason He Left To Become Virginia Head Coach.

Bronco Mendenhall. Image via AP?USA Today.


From the "Things fall apart. The center cannot hold" department comes an explanation from Bronco Mendenhall on his decision to leave BYU to become head coach of Virginia. As one who has filled college football for a while could expect, the Cougars' current status as an independent football program had a part in the decision.

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

J.T. Barrett Promotes Ohio State WRs Corey Smith and Noah Brown.

J.T. Barrett. Image via Deadspin. 


There are some big shoes to fill at Ohio State's wide receiver position. Former Buckeye WR Mike Thomas expected to be a first-round pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, and his fellow WR teammate Jalin Marshall has been projected to be picked in either the fourth or fifth round.

 Ohio St. quarterback J.T. Barrett has a few ideas of which Buckeye WRs will step up and into Thomas and Marshall's roles as playmakers in 2016. Their names are Noah Brown and Corey Smith. The only drawback to the two is that they are both coming off serious injuries that ended their 2015 seasons early.

Monday, February 22, 2016

Kentucky LB Jason Hatcher Arrested On Marijuana-Related Charges, Dismissed From Team.

Jason Hatcher's mugshot. Image via Franklin Co. Regional Jail/courier-journal.com.


Jason Hatcher is an ex-Wildcat. Kentucky dismissed the linebacker for reasons involving the ever-vague "violation of team rules."

Sunday, February 21, 2016

Florida Gains First Member Of 2019 Recruiting Class With Commitment Of CB Jaleel McRae.

2019 recruiting

Jaleel McRae. Image via 247sports.com. 


Ready for some 2019 recruiting news? Florida has the first commitment for its 2019 recruiting class. New Smyrna Beach, Fl. high school freshman cornerback Jaleel McRae committed to the Gators on Saturday.

Saturday, February 20, 2016

Four-Star LB Prospect Tyler Dunning Decommits From Miami's 2017 Recruiting Class.

He's Just Not That Into You

Tyler Dunning. Image via 247sports.com.


Here's some news that first-year Miami head coach Mark Richt probably didn't want to hear today. Fort Lauderdale high school junior linebacker Tyler Dunning, who had previously verbally committed to Miami, announced that he has decommitted from the school's 2017 recruiting class.

Friday, February 19, 2016

East Mississippi Community College DB T.J. Jallow Becomes First Member Of Louisville's 2017 Recruiting Class.

2017 recruiting

T.J. Jallow. Image via emccathletics.com.


Louisville's first commitment to its 2017 recruiting is a prospect that has a bit of a history with the Cardinals football program. Olive Branch, Ms. JUCO defensive back T.J. Jallow originally committed to Louisville's 2015 recruiting class, but did not sign due to academic issues.

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Verne Lundquist To Receive Emmy Lifetime Achievement Award For Sports At 2016 Sports Emmy Awards.

Verne Lundquist. Image vis cbssports.com.

CBS Sports' Verne Lundquist will be honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award for Sports by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. He'll receive the award as part of the Sports Emmy Awards on May 10.

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Virginia Tech And Maryland Agree To Four Game Series Starting In 2026.

Maryland vs. Virginia Tech in 2013. Image via si.com. 


Virginia Tech and Maryland have some long-term plans for a series that won't start up for another ten years. The two schools have agreed to a four game series beginning in 2026, and going through 2029. 

"Coach Boom Island" Video Shows Off Will Muschamp's New Lake Murphy, SC Home.

Will Muschamp. Image via SB*Nation.


I was mildly excited when I found a link in my Twitter feed to something called "Coach Boom Island", as it sounded like it was something involving first-year South Carolina head coach Will Muschamp (aka "Coach Boom"). It turned out to be a video from The State showing off Muschamp's new home on Lake Murray in the Palmetto State.

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

SEC Releases Schedule For SEC Media Days Schedule.

Steve Spurrier at 2015 SEC Media Days. Image via waaytv.com.


The SEC has officially announced the dates and schedule for the 2016  SEC Media Days. The conference's annual pre-college football season media circus event will be held July 11-14 at its traditional home at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham - Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover, Al.

BYU QB Taysom Hill Returning To BYU For 2016 Season.

Taysom Hill in 2013. Image via herald extra.com.


Is there a quarterback controversy brewing at BYU for 2016. BYU senior quarterback Taysom Hill announced on Twitter Tuesday that he would be returning to the Cougars for his fifth and final year of eligibility.

Monday, February 15, 2016

Former Rhode Island Graduate Transfer Tyler Catalina Is Headed To Georgia.

Tyler Catalina. Image via florida247Sports.


A graduate transfer will from Rhode Island is headed to Georgia. Former Rhode Island offensive tackle Tyler Catalina announced on Twitter Monday that he's headed for Georgia in 2016.

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Final Batman Vs. Superman: Dawn Of Justice Trailer.

From the "Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can't We?" dept. comes the final Batman Vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice trailer before the film's release on March 25.

Friday, February 12, 2016

Louisville Has A New Hype Video For 2016.

It's only been a month since the end of the 2015 college football season. That isn't stopping Louisville from releasing a huge video for the 2016 season. Anything to quiet down fans seeking heads on plates following the recent scandal, I suppose.
2015 Louisville Football

Showtime! #JustGettingStarted #CardNation

Posted by Bobby Petrino on Tuesday, February 9, 2016


(via College Spun)

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Iraq War Graphic Novel "The White Donkey" Goes From Self-Publishing To Major Publisher.

The White Donkey cover. Image via amazon.com.

Good news for Terminal Lance fans who missed out on their chance to get their copy of The White Donkey. The graphic novel by Terminal Lance creator Maximilian Uriarte will be released in a new edition by Little Brown and Company on April 19.

Stanford RB Barry J. Sanders Transferring To Oklahoma St.

He's Just Not That Into You


Barry J. Sanders. Image via sfgate.com.


It looks as though Oklahoma State will be adding a running back with a major pedigree and connection to the school to its 2016 rosterFormer Stanford running back Barry J Sanders announced  announced that he would transfer to Oklahoma St. following his graduation from Stanford this coming June.

Michigan Reportedly Adds San Jose St. WR Coach Jimmie Dougherty To Jim Harbaugh's Coaching Staff.

Jimmie Dougherty. Img. via sjuspartans.com.

Michigan reportedly has a new addition to head coach Jim Harbaugh's coaching staff. SI.com reporter Thayer Evans posted a report via his  Twitter feed that San Jose State assistant head coach and wide receivers coach Jimmie Dougherty would be leaving the the school to become an offensive assistant coach at Michigan.

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Former Dayton OL Zac Morgan Transfers To Oregon.

Zac Morgan. Image via daytonflyers.com

Oregon has added a graduate transfer to its 2016 recurring class. The Oregon football staff welcomed former Dayton offensive lineman Zac Morgan to the Ducks football program on its Twitter account on Wednesday.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Ohio State Adds Four-Star Defensive Tackle Prospect Haskell Garrett To Its 2017 Recruiting Class.

2017 recruiting


Haskell Garrett. Image via scout.com.


It's only one day short of being a full week since National Signing Day 2016, but Ohio State has eleven commitments to its 2017 recruiting class. The 11th commitment came Tuesday when Las Vegas, NV high school junior defensive tackle Haskell Garrett announced his commitment to the Buckeyes.

Monday, February 8, 2016

Peyton Manning Honored With Portrait Painted On University Of Tennessee's "The Rock" Following Super Bowl 50 Victory.

Peyton Manning following Super Bowl 50 win. 


It's tradition for University of Tennessee students to express themselves by painting the 80-ton piece of Knox dolomite known simply on campus as "The Rock." So naturally, it's no surprise to find out that the image of arguably the greatest player in Tennessee football history, quarterback Peyton Manning, was painted upon The Rock following he led the Denver Broncos to victory in Super Bowl 50.

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Four-Star QB Prospect Matt Corral Is USC's First Commitment For 2018 Recruiting Class.

2018 Recruiting


Matt Corral. Image via fooxdports


Ready for some recruiting news for 2018? USC has its fist commitment for its 2018 recruiting class. Thousand Oaks, CA high school sophomore quarterback Matt Corral committed to the Trojans on Friday. 

Friday, February 5, 2016

USC AD Pat Haden To Step Down In June.

Pat Haden. Image via CBS Sports. 

USC president Max Nikias has announced that Pat Haden, the school's athletic director since 2010, will step down from his position in June.

Jim Harbaugh Sees A Lot In Common Between Brandon Peters And Andrew Luck.



Brandon Peters. Image via Maize N' Brew. 

Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh seems to be impressed by recently enrolled Wolverine freshman quarterback Brandon Peters. How impressed? Harbaugh says he sees a lot in Peters as a raw talent that he saw in a QB that he coached while at Stanford - Andrew Luck. 

"(I remember watching) when Andrew was a junior in high school, I saw a lot of similar things in Brandon -- a natural player, not over-coached or over-mechaniced," Harbaugh explained Wednesday. "He was naturally out there playing. Hitting receivers, running, making first downs and leading his team."

Peters was graded by Rivals.com as a four-star pro-style QB prospect. 

(via mLive.com)

Don Cheadle Stars As Miles Davis In "Miles Ahead."

Don Cheadle as Miles Davis. Image via ew.com.


Ready for a film trailer? Miles Ahead is directed by and stars Don Cheadle as legendary jazz musician Miles Davis. The word "legendary" doesn't quite do Davis justice, as over five decades, he transformed jazz multiple times over five decades of work.

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Happy Frank Beamer Day!

Frank Beamer at final home game at Virginia Tech. Img. via Washington Post. 


Happy Frank Beamer Day! Well, technically, it's only Frank Beamer Day in Virginia, where the former Virginia Tech head was honored during a ceremony at the state Capitol in Richmond, Va.

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Texas Adds Four-Star OLB Jeffrey McCulloch To Its 2016 Recruiting Class.

National Signing Day 2016

Jeffrey McCulloch. Image via hornsports.com.


Texas has added another member to its 2016 recruiting class. Houston, Tx. high school senior outside linebacker Jeffrey McCulloch announced that he would be signing with the Longhorns during an announcement on Wednesday morning. 

Tennessee Adds Four-Star Safety Prospect Nigel Warrior To Its 2016 Recruiting Class.

National Signing Day 2016

Nigel Warrior with mother and sister. Image via Gwinnett Prep Sports. 


Suwanee, GA. High school senior safety Nigel Warrior announced on Wednesday morning that he would be signing a letter of intent to become a member of Tennessee's 2016 recruiting class.

South Carolina Gets Letter Of Intent From Three-Star WR Korey Banks.

National Signing Day 2016

Korey Banks. Image via thecrescentbuzz.com.


Tyrone, GA. high school wide receiver Korey Banks announced Wednesday Morning that he will be signing his letter of intent with South Carolina.

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Alabama Adds Four-Star OT Prospect Scott Lashley To 2016 Recruiting Class.

Nick Saban with Scott Lashley. Image via al.com.


Alabama has added an 18th member to its 2016 recruiting class. West Point, MS high school senior offensive tackle Scott Lashley committed to the Crimson Tide on Tuesday.

Nebraska Adds Four-Star Safety Prospect Lamar Jackson To Its 2016 Recruiting Class.

Lamar Jackson. Image via studentsports.com.

Nebraska has added a 21st member to its 2016 recruiting class. Elk Grove, CA high school senior athlete/safety Lamar Jackson announced his commitment to the Cornhuskers via video on Bleacher Report.

Behold! The True Axis Of Evil! AKA Clay Travis, Jason Whitlock, And Darren Rovell.

Darren Rovell, Jason Whitlock, and Clay Travia. Image via @ClayTravis.


Three of the most hated personalities in all of sports media have been spotted together. Outback the Coverage's Clay Travis posted this photo of himself with fellow FOX Sports magnet for disdain Jason Whitlock and ESPN sports business whore analyst Darren Rovell on his Twitter account.

Monday, February 1, 2016

Alabama Adds Four-Star CB Prospect Nigel Knott To Its 2016 Recruiting Class.

Nigel Knott. Image via recruitingnewsguru.com

Alabama has added a 17th member of its 2016 recruiting class. Madison, MS high school senior corner back Nigel Knott announced his commitment to the Crimson Tide football program on Monday.