Thursday, June 30, 2016

Texas A&M Adds 4-Star Center Prospect Creed Humphrey To Its 2017 Recruiting Class.

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Creed Humphrey. Image via Crimson and Cream Machine. 


Texas A&M has added a sixteenth commitment to its 2017 recruiting class. Shawnee, Oklahoma high school rising senior center/fullback Creed Humphrey committed to the Aggies on Monday.

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Off Day

Be back tomorrow.

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Oregon St. Adds 3-Star OT Prospect Brock Wellsfry To Its 2017 Recruiting Class.

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Brock Wellsfrey. Image via NorthwestPrepReport.com.

Oregon State has its twelfth commitment for its 2017 recruiting class. Richland, Washington high school rising senior offensive tackle Brock Wellsfry committed to the Beavers on Monday.

Monday, June 27, 2016

Colorado Adds 3-Star WR Prospect Maurice Bell To Its 2017 Recruiting Class.

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Maurice Bell. Image via rivals.com.


Colorado has added a tenth member to its 2017 recruiting class. Murrieta, California high school rising senior wide receiver Maurice Bell committed to the Buffaloes on Monday.

Iowa St. Adds 3-Star Safety Jordan Ulmer To Its 2016 Recruiting Class.

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Jordan Ulmer. Image 247Sports.com.



Iowa State has a fifteenth prospect commit to its 2017 recruiting class. Belleville, Michigan high school rising senior safety Jordan Ulmer committed to the Cyclones Monday morning.

Sunday, June 26, 2016

Rutgers Adds 4-Star OLB Prospect Tyshon Fogg To Its 2017 Recruiting Class.

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Tyshon Fogg. Image via 247Sports.com. 

Rutgers has its fifteenth commitment of its 2017 recruiting class. Towson, Maryland high school rising senior linebacker Tyshon Fogg committed to the Scarlet Knights on Sunday.

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Miami Adds Safety Prospect DJ Ivey To Its 2018 Recruiting Class.

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DJ Ivey and Miami head coach Mark Richt. Image via The Palm Beach Post.


Miami has a sixth commitment to its 2018 recruiting class. Homestead, Florida high school rising junior Demetrius "DJ" Ivey committed to the Hurricanes on Saturday.

Michigan St. Adds 3-Star Safety Prospect Dominique Long To Its 2017 Recruiting Class.

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Dominique Long. Image via cleveland.com/247Sports.com.

Michigan State has added a thirteenth member to its 2017 recruiting class. Westerville, Ohio high school rising senior Dominique Long committed to the Spartans on Saturday.

Friday, June 24, 2016

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Alabama Lands Thomas Fletcher, No. 1-Ranked Long Snapper Prospect For 2017.

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Hail Saban! Nick Saban and Thomas Fletcher. Image via al.com.


Hail Saban! Alabama has racked a fifteenth prospect for its 2017 recruiting class. Bradenton, Florida high school rising senior long snapper Thomas Fletcher committed to the Crimson Tide on Thursday. Fletcher is ranked by 247 Sports as the no. 1 long snapper for 2017.

Texas Lands Former Baylor Signee Devin Duvernay.

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Devin Duvernay. Image via starlocalmedia.com.


Texas has turned out to be the landing spot of a former member of Baylor's 2016 recruiting class. Sachse, Texas wide receiver prospect Devin Duvernay committed to the Longhorns on Wednesday.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Colorado Adds 3-Star QB Tyler Lytle To It's 2017 Recruiting Class.

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Tyler Lytle. Image via pe-sports.com. 


Colorado has an eighth commitment to its 2017 recruiting class. Anaheim, California high school rising senior quarterback Tyler Lytle committed to the Buffaloes on Wednesday.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Alabama AD Bill Battle Taking Brief Leave Of Absence For Cancer Treatment.

Bill Battle with Nick Saban. Image via cbssports.com.

Thoughts and  prayers go out to Alabama athletic director Bill Battle, who is taking a brief leave of absence from his position to undergo treatment for cancer.

Monday, June 20, 2016

Drug Charges Against Two Alabama Players Dropped Due To Lack Of Evidence...And Air Conditioning.

Drug possession charges against Alabama offensive lineman Cam Robinson and defensive back Hootie Jones have been dropped

Sunday, June 19, 2016

Iowa St. Adds Three-Star OT Prospect Caleb Chandler To Its 2017 Recruiting Class.

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Caleb Chandler. Image via onlineathens.com.


Iowa State now added a twelfth member to its 2017 recruiting class. Jefferson, Georgia high school rising senior offensive tackle Caleb Chandler committed to the Cyclones on Sunday.

The Fallout: Chad Kelly, Tennessee, Art Briles, and more.

Welcome to the Fallout - Father's Day Edition

Chad Kelly, Image via Bleacher Report. 


Best of the (SEC) West.
Robbie Andreu names Ole Miss starting quarterback Chad Kelly as the best QB in the SEC West. (The Gainesville Sun)

Burris Notice.
Sportsradioknoxville.com's Charlie Burris accuses USA Today's Nancy Armour of "faux-outrage" after Armour's criticism of Tennessee canceling classes the day of its Sept. 1 2016 college football season opener against Appalachian State. Burris points out that "there are football coaches at Baylor covering up crimes to keep athletes eligible and you’re writing about Tennessee canceling classes?"
Armour's reaction to Burris's criticism? She apparently blocked him on Twitter.

Report: Briles, Baylor, strike a deal.
Baylor reportedly reaches a settlement with former head football coach to terminate his contract. Briles was fired in response to a report citing the football program had mishandled sexual assault complaints brought against Baylor players during Briles' tenure. (USA Today)

He's Just Not That Into You.
Alabama senior defensive back Maurice Smith announces he is leaving the Crimson Tide football program, and will transfer to another school. He'll be automatically be eligible to play because of his graduate transfer status. (al.com)

The Tight End Theory. 
James Shahid profiles South Carolina redshirt freshman tight end Matthew Weigel. (Garnet and Black Attack)

Crossing Jordan. 
Zach Pereles and Ben Goren profile Northwesters defensive lineman Jordan Thompson. (Inside NU)

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Another sick day.


Had to deal with sinus pain in my eye (never fun), along with a bad case of handlebar palsy thrown in. Be back tomorrow. (I hope)

Friday, June 17, 2016

Nebraska Adds 3-Star OG Prospect Broc Bando To Its 2017 Recruiting Class.

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Broc Bando. Image via bulldogillustrated.com.

Nebraska had added a tenth commitment to its 2017 recruiting class. Lincoln, Nebraska high school rising senior offensive guard Broc Bando announced via Twitter that he had committed to the Cornhuskers on Friday.

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Former Texas OL Jake Raulerson Accepted To Arkansas As A Graduate Transfer.

Jake Raulerson. Image via oregonlive.com.


Former Texas offensive lineman Jake Raulerson has found a new school. Raulerson, who recently earned his degree from Texas,  announced Thursday that he has been accepted to Arkansas as a graduate transfer.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Off day

Be back tomorrow.

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Michigan St. Board Of Trustees To Vote On Permanent Lights For Spartan Stadium.

Michigan State's Spartan Stadium. Image via msuspartans.com.


Michigan State's Spartan Stadium could finally be entering the 21st century. The Michigan St. board of trustees will hold a vote on Wednesday on whether to approve a proposal to install a permanent lighting system inside the stadium.

Monday, June 13, 2016

Dartmouth Releases Offseason Strength And Conditioning Hype Video.

Hype Videos

Dartmouth Big Green. Image via ivy coach.com.


2015 Ivy League champion Dartmouth isn't resting on its laurels. The Big Green just released a hype video featuring its off-season strength and conditioning program. Enjoy.

Baylor Donors Seek Return Of Art Briles After One-Year "Suspension."


Art Briles. Image via si.com.

Could Art Briles be Baylor's once and future head football coach? Multiple sources are reporting that a group of donors to Baylor University are seeking to have Briles reinstated as the Bears' head coach following a one-year "suspension."

No. 1 Ranked Dual-Threat QB Prospect Tate Martell Commits To Ohio State's 2017 Recruiting Class.

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Tate Martell. Image via cleveland.com.

Ohio State has added a major addition to its 2017 recruiting class.  Tate Martel, the top-ranked duel-threat quarterback prospect in the country according to 247Sports, committed to the Buckeyes Sunday evening.

Sunday, June 12, 2016

Orlando


Thoughts and prayers going out to the loved ones of the victims of the Orlando shootings last night. Pray for the city, which has seen too much tragedy this weekend.

Saturday, June 11, 2016

South Carolina Adds JUCO Linebacker To Its 2017 Recruiting Class.

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Eldridge Thompson. Image via espn.com.


South Carolina has its second 2017 recruiting class commitment of the day. Memphis, Tennessee JUCO linebacker Eldridge Thompson committed to the Gamecocks on Saturday. 

Four-Star WR Prospect Shi Smith Commits To South Carolina's 2017 Recruiting Class.

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Shi Smith. Image via uniondailytimes.com.

South Carolina has added a twelfth member to its 2017 recruiting class.  Union, South Carolina high school rising senior wide receiver Shi Smith committed to the Gamecocks on Saturday.

Friday, June 10, 2016

Alabama Adds Four-Star Outside Linebacker Prospect Markail Benton To Its 2017 Recruiting Class.

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Markail Benton. Image via al.com. 

Friday has been a big day for Alabama's 2017 recruiting class. Phenix City, Alabama high school rising senior outside linebacker Markail Benton committed to the Crimson Tide in a ceremony held Friday morning at Central High School.

Brandon Ruiz, Top Kicking Prospect For 2017, Commits To Alabama.

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Brandon Ruiz. Image via azcentral.com.


Alabama has added the top kicking prospect in the country to its 2017 recruiting class.  Gilbert, Arizona high school rising senior Brandon Ruiz committed to the Crimson Tide on Friday via Twitter.

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Four-Star QB Prospect Mac Jones Flips 2017 Commitment From Kentucky To Alabama.

He's Just Not That Into You

Mac Jones. Image via nj.com

From the "What's mine is mine, what's yours is mine" department comes word that Alabama has flipped a quarterback prospect that had been a part of Kentucky's 2017 recruiting class. Jacksonville, Florida high school rising senior quarterback Mac Jones flipped his commitment from Kentucky to Alabama on Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Off day

Be back tomorrow.

Monday, June 6, 2016

Alabama Safety Shawn Burgess-Becker Transferring.

He's Just Not That Into You

Shawn Burgess-Becker. Image via Saturday Down South.

Shawn Burgess-Becker is an ex-Crimson Tide safety. 247Sports reports that the rising true sophomore safety will transfer to another school in the fall.

Sunday, June 5, 2016

Arizona Adds Three-Star Athlete Prospect Drew Dixon To Its 2017 Recruiting Class.

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Drew Dixon. Image via scout.com. 
Arizona has added a tenth member to its 2017 recruiting class. Tuscan, Arizona high school rising senior athlete Drew Dixon committed to the Wildcats on Sunday.

Saturday, June 4, 2016

Auburn Adds 4-Star Athlete Prospect Malcolm Askew To Its 2017 Recruiting Class.

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Malcolm Askew. Image via al.com.


Auburn has added a sixth commitment to its 2017 recruiting class. McCalla, Alabama high school rising senior athlete Malcolm Askew committed to the Tigers on Saturday at the school's Big Cat weekend recruiting event.

Friday, June 3, 2016

Big 12 Championship To Return In 2017.

2010 Big 12 Championship Game. Image via newsok.com.

The Big 12 Championship Game is back, or at least it will be. The Big 12 board of directors unanimously agreed to reinstate the conference's title game beginning in 2017.

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Off day

Be back tomorrow

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Kennith Starr Is An Ex-Chancellor Of Baylor.


Last week Baylor demoted Kenneth Starr from his position as president of the university to that of chancellor. The move was part of the fallout from the scandal surrounding the school's failure to respond to charges of sexual assault by members of the Baylor football team.