2013 signee drops Purdue, will play for Grand Valley State


One of the highest-rated members of Purdue’s 2013 recruiting class has abruptly decided to not honor his National Letter of Intent, the player’s high school coach told the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette.

Kyle Lindsay, the coach at Fort Wayne (Ind.) Bishop Luers High School, confirmed that, instead of playing for the Boilermakers, TyVel Jemison has opted for Grand Valley State.  Lindsay seemed confused and unsure of why his former player made such a decision.

“In all honesty, I’m not sure why the decision was made by Tyvel,” Lindsay said via text. “As of a month ago, he was committed and excited to go attend Purdue.”

The loss of Jemison is a significant blow to the Boilermakers.

The cornerback was one of the highest-rated recruits in Darrell Hazell‘s first Purdue class, rating behind only quarterback Danny Etling according to‘s rankings.  He was a three-star member of this year’s class, listed as the No. 52 corner in the country and the No. 10 player in the state of Indiana.

Red River Rivalry blacked out for some DISH subscribers in Texas

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Today one of college football’s biggest rivalry games will be shown to DISH customers in Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth and seven other regions in Texas. The reason? Television contract disputes between Tegna and DISH.

Tegna is the largest independent owner of NBC and CBS affiliates in the country, including NBC affiliates in Denver, Washington D.C., Atlanta and Phoenix. The company is in a continued dispute with DISH related to fee disputes, per Variety.

“Our position has been simple: The same fundamental terms that allowed us to reach deals with distributors nationwide should serve as the basis for our deal with Dish,” a statement from Tegna said. “Rather than accepting that fair, market-based approach, Dish has refused to reach an agreement and once again is preventing its customers from accessing valued channels, even as customers continue to pay for that content.”

Now the dispute carries a concern for some fans wanting to watch Oklahoma and Texas this afternoon.

This should go over well, although there may be some Texas fans who may not want to witness what happens to the Longhorns anyway.

Maryland going back to Perry Hills at QB vs. Buckeyes

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Heading into what could be his final game as head coach of the Maryland Terrapins, Randy Edsall will reportedly go with Perry Hills as his starting quarterback.

Hills, a junior, got the start for the first two games of the season but the leash was short. Edsall made a change to Caleb Rowe following a loss at home to Bowling Green. Hills has completed 52.9 percent of his passes for 306 yards and four touchdowns with two interceptions. Rowe has been a disaster at the position, completing just 44.0 percent of his attempts for 428 yards, four touchdowns and an astounding 12 interceptions in five games. Daxx Garman has struggled as well with a completion percentage of just 33.0.

Maryland take son No. 1 Ohio State this afternoon in Columbus.