It’s been two seasons since the Hampton Pirates finished their season with a winning record. After going 3-7 in 2012, coach Donovan Rose was given a chance to right the Pirates’ ship. While his team showed improvement, three losses by exactly three points earned the Pirates a 4-8 record. This lack of success resulted in […]
Tonight, one of college football’s best rivalries rekindles some of its old allure as Miami travels north to Tallahassee to take on Florida State in a matchup of undefeated ACC teams. This game doesn’t just have big ACC implications on the line, it’s a national title-eliminator game by all accounts, making it the biggest game […]
As someone who has had family members and friends die of cancer and who has a younger cousin battling the disease, I have experienced what it can do to families and to its victims. Research has come up with some experimental cures, for instance using modified HIV virus to attack cancer cells. But it is […]
The Florida Gators have a conundrum at quarterback, and it might cost them later on. Alex Speier of WEEI is reporting that Gators quarterback Jeff Driskel has signed a contract with the Boston Red Sox. Driskel is known more for his play at quarterback than on the diamond, but was still selected in the 29th […]
Zach Smith is committed to play long-snapper for USC come fall 2013. While the long snapper is one of the more unheralded positions in football, it is still a difficult position to play. This is mainly due to the fact that long snappers only get noticed when they perform poorly; from overthrowing, to misfiring, or […]
It was only two months ago that Outside The Lines aired the now infamous video of then Rutgers basketball coach Mike Rice throwing balls at his players and calling them inappropriate names. This video ended up getting Mike Rice and Tim Pernetti, the head athletic director at the time, fired. After a very short search […]
Friendship Collegiate Academy (Washington, D.C.) star athlete Jonathan Haden has committed to play for the Arizona Wildcats, multiple sources report. The 5-8, 185-pound four-star running back chose Arizona over offers from Illinois, North Carolina, Ohio State, Tennessee and West Virginia, among others. ESPN ranks Haden No. 30 overall at the running back position, but Scout.com […]
The Notre Dame–Michigan football game is a storied rivalry. From Harry Oliver‘s 51-yarder to Desmond Howard‘s diving grab, the game has had plenty of epic memories. The Fighting Irish are one of Michigan’s main rivals along with Michigan State and Ohio State. Too bad the rivalry will be put on hold from 2015-2017. There was already a […]
Three-star cornerback Marcus Green has committed to play for the Oklahoma Sooners, according to multiple sources. The 6-1, 170-pound prospect from Cedar Hill (TX) High School chose the Sooners over offers from Arkansas State, Houston, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Texas, Ole Miss and Texas Tech. Scout.com ranks Green No. 34 overall at the cornerback […]
The Miami Hurricanes have received a verbal commitment from quarterback prospect Brad Kaaya, multiple sources report. Kaaya, a 6-4, 215-pound four-star prospect from Chaminade College Prep (West Hills, CA) also held a offer from San Diego State. ESPN ranks Kaaya No. 12 overall at the quarterback position, but Scout.com believes he 33rd overall prospect at […]
Greg Hoyd III has committed to play for the Washington State Cougars, according to multiple sources. The 6-1, 190-pound outside linebacker from Vista Murrieta High School (Murrieta, CA) chose the Cougars over offers from Duke, Fresno State, Nevada, New Mexico State, North Carolina State, Toledo and Utah. The Cougars have three verbals for 2014.
The Iowa State Cyclones have landed a verbal from outside linebacker prospect Sam Seonbuchner, according to multiple sources. The 6-2, 215-pound prospect from Arrowhead High School (Hartland, WI) chose ISU over offers from Ball State, Bowling Green and Ohio, among others. The Cyclones have four commits for 2014.
Cornerback prospect Maurice McKnight has committed to play for the San Diego State Aztecs, according to multiple reports. The 6-foot, 170-pound athlete from Arroyo Valley High School (San Bernardino, CA) also held an offer from Fresno State, 247sports.com reports. The Aztecs have three pledges for 2014.
The Auburn Tigers have landed one of the top defensive ends in the class of 2014. Justin Thornton, a 6-5, 225-pound prospect from Vigor High School (Prichard, AL) chose the Tigers over offers from Alabama, Florida, Florida State, Nebraska, USC and Texas A&M, among others. “I already know coaches up there from Mobile, but to […]
In the mid 1990s, the Nebraska Cornhuskers had a powerhouse football team. Under coach Tom Osborne‘s guidance, the Huskers won three national championships, and was very close to a fourth. No team has come close to that type of dominance until Alabama‘s Nick Saban-led squad has put together quite a run. The Tide have strung together three […]