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3 realistic reasons Vanderbilt can upset Alabama

Vanderbilt will be hosting Alabama on Saturday, so here’s why they can beat the top-ranked Crimson Tide.<p>Vanderbilt comes into their home game against …

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A college football player is hilariously stealing game towels from opponents

Ohio safety Javon Hagan has a rather unique personal tradition during games<p>The football field is a chaotic place. There's a lot of jawing and fighting that doesn't always get picked up by microphones or television cameras. Simply put, a lot happens on the field that a casual observer may not catch. …

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Mike Francesa completely lost it screaming about Penn State's James Franklin icing a kicker while up 56-0

Before we get to WFAN’s Mike Francesa and one of his classic screaming rants, let’s go over the situation that led to it.<p>On Saturday, Penn State was up 56-0 on Georgia State with 11 seconds left in the contest. The Panthers’ kicker lined up for a 31-yard field goal and Nittany Lions head coach …

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Five Wheaton College Football Players Face Felony Charges For Hazing Freshman

Five Wheaton College football players are facing felony charges after allegedly hazing a freshman teammate in 2016, according to the <i>Chicago Tribune</i>'s …

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The 5 Toughest Remaining Schedules In College Football, Per ESPN

These are the five teams with the toughest remaining schedules in college football.<p>With week three of the college football season in the books, we’re …

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College Football: 5 undefeated teams guaranteed to lose in Week 4

The ranks of the unbeaten will lose a few more members in Week 4 and I think these five undefeated teams are locks to lose for the first time this …

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Penn State Nittany Lions vs. Iowa Hawkeyes Odds, College Football Betting Pick

The Penn State Nittany Lions are 3-0 both outright and against the spread in their last three meetings with the Iowa Hawkeyes, including a dominating victory/cover last season. The Nittany Lions look to keep their train rolling when they meet the Hawkeyes in the Big Ten opener for both teams …

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Former five-star recruit granted release from Auburn football program

A former No. 1 overall recruit in the nation back in 2015, defensive lineman Byron Cowart has requested and been granted his release from the Auburn …

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Tennessee football: Vols’ Butch Jones made himself look worse Monday

GAINESVILLE, FL - SEPTEMBER 16: Head Coach Butch Jones of the Tennessee Volunteers is seen on the sidelines during the second half of their game …

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It's time for Dan Mullen to strike while the iron is hot and plan his exit

Mississippi State has been good to Mullen, but he should be the next Bulldog to upgrade<p>Dan Mullen is the hottest coach in America.<p>Not necessarily the best or the most successful, just the hottest.<p>What's not to like about a complete dismantling of LSU Tigers that established Mississippi State …

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Former 5-star recruit Byron Cowart transferring from Auburn football

The Crootletter breaks down college football with a recruiting slant.<p>Tuesday, news broke that former five-star recruit Byron Cowart is leaving the Auburn program.<p>Cowart, out of Seffner (Fla.) Armwood, was an incredible physical specimen in high school. He looked like he was a decade older than some …

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Did Badgers really impress AP top-25 voters?

Coming off a big win at BYU, the Wisconsin Badgers moved up in the latest Associated Press top-25 poll, from No. 10 to 9.<p>This prompted a couple of …

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Outside of Alabama, dissatisfaction among SEC fans is rampant, and growing

Every December and January, millions of dollars change hands between schools that hire and fire football coaches, a money funnel that includes agents taking their cuts, often on both sides of a transaction, and firms that get hired to do much of the logistical dirty work on coaching searches.<p>With …

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Week 4 Looks Weak on Paper, but These Games Could Provide the Chaos to Save It

ESPN’s decision to host <i>College GameDay</i> from Times Square on Saturday will provide an interesting contrast to the college campus settings synonymous …

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Rutgers' Chris Ash showed class in blowout while James Franklin embarrassed Penn State | Politi

The situation had gotten out of hand at High Point Solutions Stadium, to put it mildly. Rutgers already had a 65-0 lead on its overwhelmed opponent …

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PFF Draft Watch: Draft Board Risers - Week 3

Each week, we’ll give you a list of draft board risers, who improved their 2018 NFL draft stock with their performance from the weekend prior.<p>Edge …

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Alabama Football Announces 2018 Schedule

<b>TUSCALOOSA, Ala.</b> - The 2018 Alabama football schedule was finalized Tuesday and includes seven games at Bryant-Denny Stadium plus a neutral-site game …

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6 underdog picks to win the Heisman this college football season

Every year the Heisman Trophy is awarded to the most outstanding player in college football, and every year people are quick to deem one player the favorite to win the award before a snap of football has been played.<p>This year, the de facto favorite for the award is USC quarterback Sam Darnold. The …

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Oregon State QB Jake Luton's Back Injury Diagnosed as Thoracic Spine Fracture

Oregon State quarterback Jake Luton is listed as week-to-week after a back injury suffered Saturday in a 52-23 loss to Washington State at Martin Stadium in Pullman, Washington, was diagnosed as a thoracic spine fracture.<p>Danny Moran of the <i>Oregonian</i> provided the update Monday. Luton was taken to a …

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LSU RB Derrius Guice misses 2nd consecutive day of practice | NOLA.com

LSU running back Derrius Guice sat out practice for a second consecutive day on Tuesday as he recovers from what Ed Orgeron called a "minor injury" …

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Week Four in Pac-12 Football: Choice matchups, key stats, last stands and a load of night games

Allow me to summarize Week Four in the Pac-12 with a few numbers:<p>Five conference games total.<p>Four conferences games on Saturday.<p>Three conference …

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Kirk Herbstreit Addresses The Frustration Surrounding GameDay’s NYC Trip

Here’s what the ESPN college football analyst says about this week’s trip.<p>ESPN’s <i>College GameDay</i> is making a kind of controversial trip this week.<p>The …

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Iowa takeaways: Revisiting Saquon Barkley comments, Brandon Snyder's possible return

Skip in<p>x<p>Embed<p>CLOSE<p>Penn State running back Saquon Barkley intimated that the Hawkeyes didn't want to be there after last year's game. Iowa linebacker …

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SEC Football: What’s wrong with the SEC?

KNOXVILLE, TN - SEPTEMBER 09: Head coach Butch Jones of the Tennessee Volunteers looks on during the second half of the game against the Indiana …

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‘The Tom Brady of college football’: Mason Rudolph has Oklahoma State rolling

PITTSBURGH — Oklahoma State Coach Mike Gundy has never tried to shelter his senior quarterback, Mason Rudolph, and he’s not about to start. Rudolph is on his own in dealing with a wave of Heisman Trophy hype, in choosing to deflect or absorb praise as he pleases, even if it comes from his own coach.<p>…

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College Sports: 'We all don't want to play 70 plays': How Texas A&M's freshman class is making its mark with SEC play ahead | SportsDay

'We all don't want to play 70 plays': How Texas A&M's freshman class is making its mark with SEC play ahead<p>This Story is About...<p>COLLEGE STATION -- …

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USC’s Jake Olson opens up about his relationship with the team

Jake Olson joins Colin Cowherd to talk about his relationship with the USC Trojans football team.<p>More The Herd With Colin Cowherd Videos

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Cover 3: Why Iowa is a trap game for Penn State and Dan Mullen is so valuable

Penn State better have its eyes wide open with a trip to Iowa City on deck this weekend<p>After Week 3, the upset bug is spreading in college football. In one instance, it was powered by one of the best coaches in the game that not enough people talk about. In another, it was driven by a bunch of …

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The best summation of the Alabama football, players-only meeting

ATLANTA, GA - DECEMBER 03: Shaun Dion Hamilton<p>Shaun Dion Hamilton said it was time for a ‘come to Jesus’ meeting for Alabama football. Was the …

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College football's biggest winners and losers so far

Baker Mayfield and the Sooners are early winners in the young CFB season. Joe Maiorana-USA TODAY Sports<p>Heading into the final two September weekends, …

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