Sunday, July 22, 2018

UCLA adds 3-star OLP prospect John Ward to its 2019 football recruiting class.

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John Ward. Image via 247Sports.

UCLA has added a sixth member to its 2019 football recruiting class. Palmdale, Ca. rising high school senior outside linebacker John Ward announced his commitment to the Bruins on Saturday. 

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Nebraska adds four-star ILB prospect Nick Henrich to its 2019 football recruting class.

2019 Recruiting 

Nick Henrich. Image via the Omaha World-Herald.

The thirteenth member of Nebraska’s 2019 football recruiting class is the top-ranked in-state prospect for 2019. Omaha, Nebraska rising high school senior inside linebacker Nick Henrich announced his commitment to the Cornhuskers on Saturday.

First "Aquaman" trailer unleashed at ComicCon.

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Scene from "Aquaman." Image via Den of Geek.


From the "Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can't We?" department comes the first trailer for Aquaman, the latest movie in the DC Movie Universe. The trailer just made its debut at the San Diego ComicCon, and is quickly spreading all over the Internet.

The film stars Jason Molina as Aquaman, Amber Heard as Mera, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as Black Manta, and Patrick Wilson as Aquaman's evil brother Orm (aka Ocean Master).

Friday, July 20, 2018

Texas A&M adds four-star all purpose back prospect Isaiah Spiller to its 2019 football recruiting class.

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Isaiah Spiller. Image via Pistols Firing.
Texas A&M has added its 22nd prospect to its 2019 football recruiting class, and it’s one with a legacy with the Aggie program. Spring, Tx. rising high school senior running back Isaiah Spiller announced his commitment to the Aggies on Friday.

Louisville adds three-star OT prospect Zach Williamson to its 2019 recruiting class.

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Zach Williamson. Image via WVSports.com.

Louisville has added a ninth commitment to its 2019 football recruiting class. Huntington, West Virginia high school rising senior offensive tackle Zach Williamson announced his commitment to the Cardinals on Thursday. 

SEC Universe: Nick Saban, Jalen Hurts and Tua Tagovailoa, Drew Lock, and more.

SEC Universe - July 20, 2018 edition

Rock the Boat.
More details emerge about what happened when Nick Saban and some menbers of the Alabama football team he had invited to his home on Lake Tuscaloosa got marooned when the fuel pump on Saban’s boat clunked out, leaving them marooned on the lake. (al.com)

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Vanderbilt adds 3-star RB prospect Delbert Mimms to its 2019 football recruiting class.

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Delbert Mimms. Image via hudl.com.

Vanderbilt has added a twelth commitment to its 2019 football recruiting class. Indianapolis, Indiana high school rising senior running back Delbert Mimms announced his commitment to the Commodores on Wednesday.

Oklahoma adds four-star CB prospect to Jaden Davis to its 2019 football recruiting class.

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Jaden Davis. Image via 247Sports.

Okalhoma has added a 16th member to its 2019 college football recruiitng class. Ft. Lauderdale, Fl. rising high school cornerback Jaden Davis announced his commitment to the Sooners on Wednesday.

Jeremy Pruitt responds to former UGA QB Aaron Murray's negative assessment of his ability to succeed as head coach of Tennessee.


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Jeremy Pruitt. Image via Saturday Down South. 


Well this didn't take long. First-year Tennessee head coach Jeremy Pruitt responded to a harsh critique of his leadership abilities from former Georgia starting quarterback Aaron Murray during his appearance at SEC Media Days in Atlanta on Wednesday.

UCLA adds 3-star OG prospect Duke Clemens to its 2019 football recruiting class.

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Duke Clemens. Image via 247Sports. 

UCLA has added a fifth member to its 2019 football recruiting class. Honolulu, Hawai’i rising high school senior offensive guard Duke Clemens announced his commitment to the Bruins on Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Louisiana-Lafayette adds 3-star WR prospect Peter LeBlanc to its 2019 recruiting class.


Peter LeBlanc. Image via 247Sports. 


Louisiana-Lafayette has addd an eleventh member to its 2019 recruiting class. New Iberia, Louisiana high school rising senior wide reciever Peter LeBlanc announced his commitment to the Ragin’ Cajuns on Monday. 

Former UGA QB Aaron Murray throws Tennessee head coach Jeremy Pruitt under the bus.

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Aaron Murray. Image via Gridiron Now. 

 If throwing someone under the bus is a work of art, then Aaron Murray just used Jeremy Pruitt to paint his Mona Lisa. Well, actually, the finished piece was something more like Picasso's Guernica

Three-star ILB prospect Clay Randall commits to both Air Force's 2019 recruiting class and America.

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Clay Randall. Image via azcentral.com.

Air Force has added an eleventh commitment to its 2019 recruiting classScottsdale, Arizona rising high school senior linebacker Clay Randall announced his committment to both Air Force, and his country, on Tuesday. 

Ole Miss DB DD Bowie leaves football program, signs with JUCO school.

He’s Just Not That Into You

DD Bowie. Image via msnewsnow.com.

D.D. Bowie is an ex-Rebel. The now-former Ole Miss defensive back has decided to leave the program for what head coach Matt Luke referred to in a statement as “personal reasons."

Monday, July 16, 2018

Oregon St. terminates sponsorship deal with Papa John's

 
 
From the “Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can’t We?” department comes word that Oregon State is the latest school which has severed its business relationship with Papa John’s.
 

Tennessee suspends LB Ryan Thaxton following arrest on domestic violence charges.


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Mugshot of Ryan Thaxton. Image via The Knoxville News-Sentinel


Tennessee has suspended Volunteer football program member Ryan Thaxton on Monday following the linebacker's arrest on domestic violence-related charges.

Colorado adds three-star safety prospect Titus Toler to its 2019 college football recruiting class.

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Titus Toler. Image via 247Sports.

Colorado has added a twelth commitment to its 2019 college football recruiting class. Bellflower, Ca. rising high school senior safety Titus Toler announced his commitment to the Buffaloes on Monday. 

This just in: David Pollack plays Fortnite.

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David Pollack. Image via Gridiron Now. 

This just in: ESPN College GameDay’s David Pollack has revealed via Twitter that he plays Fortnite.

Eurovision Song Contest Winner Netta Barzilai to performing winning song "Toy" on the "Today" show.

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Netta Barzilai. Image via CNN.

Get ready for an Eurovision invasion, America! Israeli singer Netta Barzilai , whose song “Toy” won the European Song Contest in May, will perform the song on the Today show on July 24.

Missouri adds 3-star RB prospect Glover Cook III to its 2019 recruiting class.

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Glover Cook III. Image via 247Sports.

Missouri has added a fifth commitment to its 2019 recruiting class. Ocala, Fl. rising high school senior running back Glover Cook III announced his commitment to the Tigers on Sunday. 

Georgia adds four-star OT prospect arena McClendon to its 2019 recruiting class.

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Warren McClendon. Image via The Clemson Insider.

Whoops! Did I just say that Georgia had eleven commitments to its 2019 class? Better make that twelve commitments, because Brunswick, Georgia rising high school senior offensive tackle Warren McClendon announced his commitment to the Bulldogs Monday morning. 

Georgia adds 3-star DE Zion Logue to its 2019 recruiting class.


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Zion Logue. Image via Dawg Nation. 


Georgia added its 11th commitment to its 2019 recruiting class on Sunday. Lebanon, Tennessee rising high school senior defensive end Zion Logue, announced his commitment to the Bulldogs on Sunday.

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Louisville adds three-star ATH prospect Jeremiah Pruitte to its 2019 recruiting class.

2019 Recruiting

Jeremiah Pruitte. Image via 247Sports.

Louisville may still be reeling from the fallout of the Papa John’s debacle, but its doesn’t seem to be putting a dent in the Cardinal’s recruiting. The Cardinals added an eighth  member to its 2019 recruiting class as Marietta, Ga. rising high school senior tight end Jeremiah Pruitte announced his committment to the program on Sunday. 

Minnesota adds three-star ATH prospect Cameron Wiley to its 2019 recruiting class.

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Cameron Wiley. Image via 247Sports.com.

Time to row the 2019 recruiting boat again! Minnesota has added its 20th member to its 2019 recruting class. Las Vegas, Nevada rising high school senior running back Cameron Wiley announced his commitment to the Golden Gophers on Saturday. 

Saturday, July 14, 2018

UNC adds three-star CB prospect Raykwon Anderson to its 2019 recruiting class.

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Raykwon Anderson. Image via The Charlton County Herald.

North Carolina has added a twelth member to its 2019 recruiting class. Folkston, Ga. rising high school senior cornerback Raykwon Anderson announced his commitment to the Tar Heels on Friday. 
247Sports grades Anderson as a composite three-star cornerback prospect. The recruiting site’s composite rankings for 2019 prospects ranks Anderson, at no. 118 among CB prospects, at no. 116 among prospects from the state of Georgia, and at no. 1173 nationally. 
Anderson attends Charlton County High School in Folkston, Ga. He stands 5’9, and weighs 167 lbs. 

Auburn adds 4-star OG prospect Keiondre Jones to its 2019 recruiting class.

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Keiandre Jones. Image via 247Sports.

Auburn has added a thirteenth member to its 2019 recruiting class. Hogansville, Georgia rising high school senior offensive guard Keiondre Jones announced his commitment to the Tigers on Saturday. 

Former Cal WR transfers to Georgia.

Former Cal wide reciever Demetris Robertson has announced that he is transferring to Georgia
Robertson announced he was leaving the Cal program in June, following an injury-shortened 2017 season. Robertson cited personal reasons for his exit from Cal. 
Robertson will have to sit out the 2018 season due to NCAA transfer rules. 
(via CBS Sports)

Friday, July 13, 2018

Texas unleashes hype video marking 50 days until the start of its 2018 college football season.

Hype Videos

Baylor vs. Texas Oct. 28 2017. Image via Texas HS Football. 


Ready for a hype video? Texas has just dropped one over on Twitter, coinciding with the 50-day mark of the start of the Longhorns' 2018 college football season.

Thursday, July 12, 2018

USC adds 4-star TE prospect Ethan Rae to its 2019 recruiting class.

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Ethan Rae. Image via 247Sports.

USC has added a tenth member to its 2019 recruiting class. Orange, Ca. rising high school senior tight end Ethan Rae announced his commitment to the Trojans on Thursday via Twitter. 

Washington adds four-star ATH prospect Asa Turner to its 2019 recruitng class.

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Asa Turner. Image via 247Sports.

Washington has added a twelth member to its 2019 recruiting class. Carlsbad, Ca. rising high school outside linebacker prospect Asa Turner announced his committment to the Huskies on Thursday. 

Las Vegas Bowl inks deal with new title sponsor Mitsubishi Motors.

The Las Vegas Bowl has a new title sponsor. The bowl, which went without a title sponsor in 2017, will have Mitsubishi Motors as its title sponsor for 2018 and 2019

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

New RoboCop sequel, RoboCop Returns in development, with Neill Blomlamp directing.

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Poster from original  RoboCop (1987) film.

Get ready for a for a new RoboCop film. Deadline reports that MGM has a new installment of the film franchise in development, titled RoboCop Returns

Ole Miss adds JUCO safety prospect Jonathan Haynes to its 2019 recruiting class.

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Jonathan Haynes. Image via 247Sports. 

Ole Miss has added a 24th member to its 2019 recruiting class. Ellisville, Ms. JUCO safety Jonathan Haynes announced his committment to the Rebels on Wednesday

Alabama 2018 recruiting class member Jordan Evans enrolls in Mississippi-based JUCO school instead.

He’s Just Niot That Into You

Jordan Davis. Image via SEC Country.


From the “He’s Just Not That Into You” deptartment comes word that a member of Alabama’s 2018 recruiting class has ended up going the JUCO route instead. BamaOnLine reports that defensive end prospect Jordan Evans, who had previously committed to Alabama, has instead enrolled into the Mississippi-based Copiah-Lincon Community College

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Syracuse adds Canadian OT prospect Matthew Bergeron to its 2019 recruiting class.

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Matthew Bergeron. Image via syracuse.com.

Syracuse found the eighth member of its 2019 recruiting class up in the Great White North. Canadian pre-university college offensive tackle Matthew Bergeron announced his commitment to the Orange on Monday

NC State adds three-star RB prospect Zonovan Knight to its 2019 recruiting class.

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Zonovan Knight. Image via The Wilson Times.

North Carolina State has added a 17th member to its 2019 recruiting class. Bailey, North Carolina riding high school senior running back Zonovan Knight announced his committment to the Wolfpack on Monday

Texas Tech adds 3-star safety prospect Brandon Joseph and 3-star CB prospect Alex Hogan to its 2019 recruiting class.

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Brandon Joseph (top), and Alex Hogan (bottom). Images via 247 Sports. 

From the “Double your pleasure, double your fun” department comes news that Texas Tech added the fourteenth and fifteenth members of its 2019 recruiting class on Monday. College Station, Tx. rising high school safety Brandon Joseph, and Houston, Tx. rising high school senior cornerback Alex Hogan both announced their commitments to the Red Raiders on Monday.

Monday, July 9, 2018

Virginia Tech dismisses DB Mook Reynolds.

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Look Reynolds. Image via greensboro.com.


Mook Reynolds is an ex-Hokie. Virginia Tech announced the dismissial of the defensive back on Monday.

Ole Miss adds three-star DT prospect Patrick Lucas to its 2019 recruiting class.

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Patrick Lucas. Image via 247Sports. 

Ole Miss has added a 23rd commitment to its 2019 recruiting class. Wetumpka, Al. rising high school senior defensive tackle Patrick Lucas announced his commitment to the Rebels on Monday

Auburn adds four-star OLB prospect Quandarrius Robinson to its 2020 recruiting class.

2020 Recruiting

Quandarrius Robinson. Image via rivals.com.

Auburn has added a third member to its 2020 recruiting class. Birmingham, Al. rising high school junior outside linebacker Quandarrius Robinson announced his committment to the Tigers on Monday

Tennessee adds three-star OT Chris Akporoghene to its 2019 recruiting class.

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Chris Akporoghene

Tennessee has added a thirteenth member to its 2019 recruting class. Bradenton, Fl. rising high school senior offensive tackle Chris Akporoghene announced his committment to the Volunteers on Monday. 

Garth Brooks will hold concert at Notre Dame Stadium in the fall.

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Garth Brooks. Image via The Houston Press. 
Garth Brooks is about to make music history once again. The Country Music Hall of Fame member announced that he would be performing in what’s believed to be the first-ever concert at Notre Dame Stadium. 

Ohio State adds 4-star inside linebacker prospect Kane Patterson to its 2019 recruiting class.

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Kane Patterson. Image via hudl.com.

Ohio State had added a fourteenth member to its 2019 recruiting class. Nashville, Tennessee high school rising senior inside linebacker Kane Patterson announced his committment to the Buckeyes on Monday. 

Alabama dismisses LB VanDarius Cowan from football program.

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VanDarius Cowan. Image via 247Sports.


VanDarius Cowan is an ex-Crimson Tide linebacker. Cowan was dismissed from the program for what Alabama head coach Nick Saban described via statement described as a "violation of team rules."

Oklahoma and Jordan Brand reveal the Sooners' 2018 football uniforms.

Uncle Phil’s Misguided Children

Caleb Kelly. Image via The Norman Transcript. 


Oklahoma joined the growing list of schools which have partnered with Jordan Brand back in November of 2017. The first fruits of the new deal were revealed on Monday, as the school unveiled the uniforms that the Sooners will be wearing on the gridiron for the 2018 college football season.

SEC Universe: Tua Tagovailoa, Elijah Holyfield, Auburn, and more.

Start Me Up?
Ronald Moody gives his reasons why he believes that Tua Tagovailoa will beat out Jalen Jurts in the competition to be the starting quarterback for Alabama in the Crimson Tide’s 2018 season opening game against Louisville on Sept. 1 at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Fl. (Bama Hammer)

Sunday, July 8, 2018

Louisiana-Lafyette adds CB prospect Amir McDaniel to its 2019 recruiting class.


Amir McDaniel. Image via The Pensacola News Journal. 


Ready for some Sun Belt recruiting news? Louisiana-Lafayette had added a ninth member to its 2019 recruiting class. Pensacola, Florida rising high school senior cornerback Amir McDaniel announced his committment to the Ragin’ Cajuns on Sunday.

Saturday, July 7, 2018

Louisville adds TE prospect Sam Snyder to its 2019 recruiting class.

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Sam Snyder. Image via medium.com.

Louisville had added a seventh member to its 2019 recruiting class. Orange Park, Fl. rising high school senior tight end Sam Snyder announced his commitment to the Cardinals on Friday.

Texas adds 3-star CB prospect Marques Caldwell to its 2019 recruiting class.

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Marques Caldwell. Image via Burnt Orange Nation. 

Texas has added a twelfth member to its 2019 recruiting class. Alvin, Tx. rising high school senior cornerback Marques Caldwell announced his committment to the Longhorns on Saturday. 

Ohio St. adds 4-star OG prospect Luke Wypler to its 2020 recruiting class.

2020 Recruiting

Luke Wypler. Image via Irish Sports Daily. 

Ready for some 2020 college football recruiting news? Ohio State has added a fifth member to its 2020 recruiting class. Montvale, NJ rising high school junior offensive guard Luke Wypler announced his committment to the Buckeyes on Saturday.

Mississippi St. adds three-star CB prospect Martin Emerson Jr. to its 2019 recruiting class.

2019 Recruiting 

Martin Emerson Jr. Image via 247Sports. 

Mississippi State has added a 17th member to its 2019 recruiting class. Pensacola, Fl. rising high school senior cornerback Martin Emerson Jr. announced his committment to the Bulldogs on Saturday. 

USC adds four-star CB prospect Chris Steele to its 2019 recruiting class.

2019 Recruiting

Chris Steele. Image via 247Sports. 

USC has added a 247Sports composite national rankings  top 50 prospect to its 2019 recruiting class. Bellflower, Ca. rising high school senior cornerback Chris Steele became the ninth prospect to committ to the Trojans’ 2019 recruiting class on Friday.

Iowa St. adds 4-star RB prospect Jirehl Brock to its 2019 recruiting class.

2019 Recruiting

Jirehl Brock. Image via The Des Moines Register. 

Iowa State had added a 17th member to its 2019 recruiting class. Quincy, Il. rising high school senior running back Jirehl Brock announced his committment to the Cyclones on Friday.