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Switzer bashes Johnny Manziel, says ‘I’d never recruit a white quarterback’

Barry Switzer has bashed Johnny Manziel and said he'd never recruit a white quarterback on different radio shows this week. Barry Switzer, the former coach of the Oklahoma Sooners and Dallas Cowboys, has been making waves while making radio rounds this week. His latest hit came Thursday, when he told WNSR in Nashville that he would never recruit a white quarter...

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ESPN poll: Most coaches don’t like proposed 10-second rule

A proposal that would slow college offenses might be coming to a stop. ESPN polled 128 of the nation’s FBS coaches, with only 25 saying they favor the rule to put the brakes on the speedy offenses. From the article: “Of the 25 in favor, only 11 are coaches at a ‘Power 5 Conference’ school in either the ACC, Big Ten, Big 12, Pac-12, SEC, plus ...

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Jameis Winston takes swings at Yankees

Jameis knows football. And baseball. Jameis Winston, the reigning Heisman Trophy winner who quarterbacked Florida State to the national championship, also plays baseball for the Seminoles. His college dream year continued when FSU played the New York Yankees — who Winston says are his favorite team — earlier today. As the Noles’ closer, he doesn&#...

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New poll coming to college football this fall

There will be a new college football poll this fall. The Football Writers Association of America and the National Football Foundation will debut the FWAA-NFF Grantland Rice Super 16 poll, which takes part of its name from those organizations and the other part from the famous sportswriting pioneer. “We are proud to partner with the FWAA on the launch of the ...

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Wisconsin hires former UGA RB Thomas Brown to coach RBs

Former Tucker, UGA and Falcon RB Thomas Brown is the new running backs coach at Wisconsin. (AJC) Thomas Brown, who was a star at Tucker, played running back at Georgia for what seems liked forever, and then played for the Falcons, is the new running backs coach at Wisconsin. Wisconsin hired Brown earlier today. He’s already decorated his Twitter page @iamthom...

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ESPN gives college football early start on Aug. 23

Are you ready for some football? If you ask yourself that on Aug. 23, you’ll be set, because ESPN will broadcast a game that day. The network will show a FCS game — called the FCS Kickoff — between Sam Houston State and Eastern Washington at 3:30 p.m., giving college football its earliest start in 11 years, USA Today reported. ESPN Director of ...

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Nkemdiches being sued for $2 million for frat house fracas

Denzel, left, and Robert Nkemdiche are being sued by a man after a fight in a frat house last winter. (AP) A man is suing Ole Miss football players Denzel and Robert Nkemdiche, brothers from Grayson, for $2 million for beating a man at a party more than a year ago. From the AP story: According to a complaint filed in Lafayette County Circuit Court on Friday, plantiff ...

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Nick Saban to partner in Mercedes dealership

Nick Saban has plenty of experience selling his football programs, so it shouldn’t be too tough doing the same with luxury automobiles. Alabama’s coach and a business partner have plans to open a Mercedes-Benz dealership in Birmingham, pending a lawsuit filed by the other Mercedes-Benz dealer in the area, according to AL.com. Here’s what Saban said ...

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Charges filed in Neyland snowball fight

All right, go ahead and joke about this is the best thing to take place in Neyland Stadium since Phil Fulmer was pushed out of office. Eight people were charged with trespassing and two more for underage drinking (surprise there, huh?) after a snowball fight broke out Wednesday night, the Knoxville News Sentinel reported. Shocking, but there’s Twitter evidenc...

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SEC tops nation in football attendance — again

So much for your HD TV and comfy recliner. An average of 75,674 fans attended SEC games last fall, the highest mark in the country in a year when the attendance of college football games nationally topped 50 million. The SEC set a national record with 7,567,406 fans in 2013, which means the SEC accounted for about 15 percent of the nation’s attendance. While ...

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