All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘College Football’

Katy Perry Flirts With College Quarterback For ESPN College GameDay

Singer Katy Perry took time out of her busy schedule as an international popstar to crash a sports show on Saturday, and flirt with a college quarterback. At a guest appearance on ESPN College GameDay, Perry gave a shoutout to 21-year-old Trevor Knight, star quarterback of the Oklahoma Sooners. The 29-year-old singer was asked by the show’s hosts to predict …

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2014 NFL Mock Draft: Johnny Manziel Approaches No.1 Pick Again

Another round of the 2014 NFL mock draft has been released, and this time quarterback Johnny Manziel is placed at the top. A number of players have been discussed as a possible No.1 pick, but Manziel may be emerging as the favorite as the draft comes closer. He was a Hesiman winner in 2012, and one of the runners up …

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Johnny Manziel Lives Up To Hype In Pro Day Workout

College football player Johnny Manziel recently had his official workout for the annual drafts of the NFL teams, and it drew attention from former president George H.W. Bush and his wife Barbara, and Texas governor Rick Perry. During the workout held Thursday, the Texas A&M University quarterback threw for 75 officials representing 30 teams. Manziel, known to students and fans …

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Northwestern University Football Players Granted Right To Form Union

The unionization efforts of the football players of Northwestern University are starting to pay off. On Wednesday, a National Labor Relations Board official ruled that the players have the right to form a union as they are considered employees of the university. As such, they may vote in a union election and they also have the right to bargain collectively. …

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Fran Tarkenton: Manziel Has Franchise Qualities, But Has Questionable Character

Former NFL quarterback Fran Tarkenton sees himself in Johnny Manziel, and has no doubt that the former Texas A&M quarterback can make plays in the league. Whether Manziel has the qualities to become a leader is a different story. Manziel is being considered as one of the NFL’s top three quarterback prospects, together with Louisville’s Teddy Bridgewater and Central Florida’s …

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“Duck Dynasty” Fam Earns 5-Year Deal With Bowl Game

“Duck Dynasty” has seen its share of drama in recent months, but the family behind the name is looking to turn that around by putting their name out there in a very different way. Duck Commander, the Robertson family’s line of outdoor gear, will be sponsoring Louisiana’s Independence Bowl in a new 5-year deal. “College football is very important to …

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Johnny Manziel Has Been Compared To Brett Favre, And Even Favre Can See Why

Johnny Manziel has been continually praised throughout his college career for the way in which he is able to pass and run effectively as a quarterback. As a star for Texas A&M, he impressed fans as one of the best passers in the league, while also leading his team in rushing. He is one of the best, if not the …

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Marlon Humphrey, Five-Star Recruit, Commits To Alabama

Well, it is no surprise that an elite high school player would pick Alabama as their school of choice. Marlon Humphrey, a five-star recruit, chose to remain in his home state when he committed to Alabama. Humphrey will join a recruiting class for the Alabama Crimson tide that was already looking strong, and just got even better. He is ranked …

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Penn State Coach Likely to be Vandy’s James Franklin

Now that the college football season is officially over until the fall, it is time to start the roller-coaster that is the coaching rumor mill. The NFL has already seen its fair share of firings and hirings, and now it is time for the NCAA to do the same. While progress in the college coaching sphere has been slower (most …

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Tre Mason, Auburn’s Speedy Running Back, Enters NFL Draft

The 2014 NFL draft is getting even better. Fans of college football got a chance to see Tre Mason do what he does best as the running back for the Auburn Tigers, and he will soon be running for a new team. There is no telling who will go as the No.1 pick in the draft yet, but as of …

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Lane Kiffin to Interview for Alabama OC Position

And the coaching carousel continues. While much clamor has been made concerning the massive amount of firings and hirings occurring in the NFL, coaching changes have been relatively quiet on the college side of the equation. Cue Lane Kiffin. Wednesday, reports surfaced that Alabama’s offensive coordinator, Doug Nussmeier, was planning to take the same position at the University of Michigan. …

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Final AP Poll: Florida State Clear Number One

All the bowl games are over. Last night, Florida State defeated Auburn 34-31 in an up and down battle in the BCS title game. That means the 2013 College Football Season is officially in the books and the final AP Poll rankings were released this morning. Here’s a look: 1. Florida State (60) 2. Auburn 3. Michigan State 4. South …

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Dee Dee McCarron Commits Epic Twitter Fail

Perhaps Dee Dee McCarron (AKA Dee Dee Bonner) was jealous that it wasn’t her son A.J. giving an emotion-filled post game reaction after leading his team to a touchdown winning drive in the waning seconds of the BCS Title Game last night? Her reaction to Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston’s speech was not…well it certainly wasn’t very nice and definitely …

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De’Anthony Thomas Declares for 2014 NFL Draft

This Sunday, Oregon Duck star running back and all-purpose player De’Anthony Thomas declared for the 2014 NFL Draft, making him the second Duck to forego the rest of his collegiate career. “I am officially withdrawing from the University of Oregon to pursue a professional career in the NFL. I want to express my deepest appreciation and thanks to the University …

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Speedy Noil, The Nation’s No. 1 WR Recruit, Signs With Texas A&M

Speedy Noil has been labeled as the top wide receiver prospect going into the 2014 season of college football. Although Texas A&M may be losing some strong weapons in their offense, they are looking to even that out with a strong addition at the wide receiver position. Texas A&M came into the 2013 with high expectations, having the 2012 Heisman …

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Mark Dantonio Will Remain At Michigan State Following Rose Bowl Win

After an incredible win at the Rose Bowl, Mark Dantonio has decided to stay put. He was hired as the head coach of the Michigan State Spartans in 2006, and he will be receiving a new contract for the 2014 season. Following Mack Brown’s departure, there have been rumors going around about who would be the one to replace him …

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Fiesta Bowl Preview: No.15 UCF vs. No.6 Baylor

When the BCS Bowl Game line-up was first presented, analysts and fans were excited about the plethora of fantastic games slated for January, especially the national championship game pitting Auburn against Florida State. However, one game produced groans of a blow-out, much to the dismay of Florida residents and Knights fans. This year’s Tostitos Fiesta Bowl pairs the University of …

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Texas A&M Football: Johnny Manziel Prevails In His Last Game As An Aggie

The Texas A&M football team may have looked as if they were going to lose early in the game last night, but perhaps that was just a tease for all of the fans. Last night’s game was a game of two halves, and while Texas A&M was not able to put up the offense that was expected in the first …

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Johnny Manziel Humbly Passes Heisman Trophy Torch To Jameis Winston, Gives Advice To Young Star

Johnny Manziel won the Heisman Trophy last year, and while he made it as one of the top 6 finalists, Jameis Winston won this year’s award in one of the biggest landslides in the history of the award. Winston had a commanding lead, and as the quarterback of the No.1 team in the nation, he was predicted by everyone to …

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Mack Brown Steps Down As Texas Longhorns Coach

We all knew this was coming sooner or later before the beginning of next season. Mack Brown’s Texas Longhorns have had trouble winning all season, and have struggled as of recently in the Big 12 conference. After 16 years as the Texas coach, Mack Brown officially stepped down and resigned as the head coach on Saturday. Texas had a disappointing …

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Johnny Manziel Is Among Finalists For Heisman Trophy

Once again, Johnny Manziel has secured himself a trip to New York, and is listed among the top finalists for the Heisman Trophy. He is an outstanding player that he is quick on his feet, and has a strong arm, a very threatening quarterback for any defense to face. One of the best quarterbacks in the league, and in the …

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Heisman Finalists: The Final Six Candidates Have Been Announced

Typically at this stage of the Heisman race, the amount of players eligible to win the award is narrowed down to five. However, this year, for the second time in history, there are six Heisman finalists to close out a very exciting year in college football. The Heisman Trophy is awarded to the most impressive player in college football, and …

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Capital One Bowl: Gamecocks Will Face the Badgers

With the college bowl schedule released yesterday, the South Carolina Gamecocks found out that they are headed to Orlando to face the Wisconsin Badgers in the Capital One Bowl. The Capital One Bowl is the best non-BCS bowl and will be played at 1 p.m. on New Year’s Day. South Carolina comes in at #9 in the BCS standings and …

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College Bowl Schedule: See Where Your Team is Going

All of the college football bowl sites have made their picks and 70 teams are going bowling. The bowl games start just a few days before Christmas on December 21 and go through January 6. After the conference championships this weekend, the final BCS standings changed up a little bit and saw Ohio State exit the BCS Championship Game picture …

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Latest 2013-14 College Football Bowl Schedule

The 2013-2014 BCS lineup serves mainly as a formality now, as college football polls have confirmed that Florida State is number one and Auburn is number two. Both schools will face off at the Rose Bowl on January 6th, the last game of the Bowl Championship Series. The USA Today coaches’ poll gave Florida State 62 first-place votes, and the …

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Jameis Winston Will Not Be Charged In Sexual Assault Case

Jameis Winston has been under fire recently for allegedly raping a young woman who accused him of the assault, which happened about a year ago. The investigation has finally come to a close, and Winston will not be charged in the case of sexual assault. It appears that there was simply not enough evidence to charge the 19-year-old Heisman candidate …

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Tim Tebow May Have A Career In TV

His NFL career may be over, but that doesn’t mean football will no longer be a part of Tim Tebow’s life. Though many fans, and Tebow himself, would have liked to see him in the NFL again, he hasn’t received the call from any NFL team since he was let go from the New England Patriots in August. Not even …

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BCS Standings: Things Are Shaping Up As The Season Comes To A Close

The BCS standings have been released, and with only one more week to go in the season, things are finally starting to fall into place. After an incredibly dramatic finish between Alabama and Auburn, this week’s BCS standings also feature a new #1 team for the first time in a long time. The bowl games are shaping up to have …

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BCS Standings: FSU is the New Number One

For the first time in years, it looks like the SEC won’t have a dog in the fight in the BCS National Championship Game. After then #4 Auburn beat #1 Alabama as the last possible second on Saturday, Florida State moved up to the #1 spot and Ohio State moved to #2 in the BCS standings that were released Sunday …

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Iron Bowl Upset Sees Auburn Defeat No. 1 Alabama

Last night was one of those games that will be talked about for many years to come. If only for the unpredictable (and if you happen to hate the Crimson Tide, absolutely hilarious) finish. The No. 1 Alabama had practically already started packing their bags. “Atlanta, here we come!” But the No. 4 Auburn Tigers did not plan on going …

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