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Auburn WR commit is Rivals No. 1 class of 2016 recruit

The recruiting class of 2016 is still a year and a half away from its signing day (unless an early signing period materializes), but Rivals released some early ratings for the group and ranked wide receiver Nate Craig as 2016′s top recruit. That’s good news for Auburn fans, since Craig pledged his verbal commitment to…

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Quick updates on CFB Playoff contender win totals

How comfortable are you that Florida State will win 12 games this season? What about Alabama winning 11 games? Some new win total betting lines have been posted in Las Vegas by Wynn Las Vegas, and betting expert David Purdum made note of the schools most often discussed as a contender for the College Football…

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Auburn QB Nick Marshall’s $1,000 fine is paid

Auburn’s preseason All-SEC quarterback Nick Marshall has had his fine for possession of marijuana paid in full. As far as the police are concerned, the case is now closed. According to a report by Al.com, Marshall was fined $1,000 for possessing a small amount of marijuana and another $100 for illegally tinted car windows. The fine was…

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Five-star recruit facing felony ‘denies the charges’

There’s been yet another development in a situation involving a highly-rated member of the Class of 2016. Earlier today it was reported that a warrant had been issued for the arrest of 17-year-old Darnell Salomon.  The five-star wide receiver has been accused of stealing items — iPhone 5, credit cards, cash — from a dorm…

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Warrant issued for five-star WR implicated in UGA dorm theft

A couple of days later, we now have a name to go with the accusation. Monday it was reported that an unidentified 2016 football recruit was the prime suspect in the burglary of a Georgia dorm. The player, who was staying with a pair of Bulldog football players during a camp, allegedly stole a wallet…

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Did Oklahoma’s Bob Stoops criticize Texas A&M’s scheduling? YESSIR!

Bob Stoops has been making the rounds through the ESPN Car Wash today and he has been throwing out a couple nuggets worth digesting. Aside from his latest jab at Alabama head coach Nick Saban‘s thoughts on the Sugar Bowl, Stoops took aim at non-conference scheduling by a former Big 12 foe, Texas A&M. Texas A&M…

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The Wall Street Journal has a ridiculous realignment plan

Some people just love to talk realignment when it comes to college football. I will admit, I can be guilty of that at times (I’m telling you that updated Big Ten logo is just itching for 16 teams). It seems there is always some way to reimagine the college football landscape, and in the dream world…

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Tide now Bovada’s co-favorites with FSU as title favorites

Back in January, reigning BCS champion Florida State was the favorite to claim the first-ever championship in the College Football Playoff era. Six months later, and a handful of weeks before the start of the 2014 season, the Seminoles have some company at the top. According to Bovada.lv, FSU remains at the same 11/2 odds…

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Police Blotter

7/22/2014 — Duke defensive back Hud Mellencamp charged with illegal consumption of an alcoholic beverage. 7/22/2014 — Georgia defensive tackle Jonathan Taylor charged with felony aggravated assault. 7/21/2014 — Bowling Green running back William Houston charged with attempted rape. 7/20/2014 — Idaho wide receiver Dezmon Epps charged with driving under the influence. 7/20/2014 — Texas A&M defensive…

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50 players named to Walter Camp Award watch list

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston looks to become the fourth player to win the Walter Camp Award in back-to-back seasons. If he does, he will join O.J. Simpson, Archie Griffin and Colt McCoy in the exclusive group of double winners for one of the nation’s awards for the top player in the country. Winston is…

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All-SEC First Team led by eight from Alabama

Alabama was picked by the media as the conference favorite in 2014 for good reason. The amount of talent on Alabama’s roster is in a class of its own, which is put on display by the preseason all-SEC teams released on th final day of SEC Media Week. Alabama led the conference with eight players…

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Media picks Alabama to win SEC; South Carolina is SEC East favorite

Today is the final day of SEC Media Week, which means it is time to crown a preseason favorite from each division. The media assembled in Hoover, Alabama have crowned Alabama as the SEC favorite this season. South Carolina was tabbed the preseason favorite in the SEC East by the media as well. Alabama received…

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Premature recruit bio release deemed violation by Auburn

One of the more interesting — and hilarious — events that occurred during National Signing Day 2014 involved Auburn and a highly-rated recruit named Rashaan Evans. Shortly before Evans put his Herbie Hancock to a National Letter of Intent, a profile of the player appeared on AU’s official website.  There were two problems with that premature…

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55 receivers named to Biletnikoff watch list

At this point, 55 names seems like a somewhat reasonable number for a watch list. It’s actually fewer than the number of players on the Rimington watch list, which goes to the nation’s top center — and, of course, teams only have one center per roster as opposed to three or four starting wide receivers.…

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Myles Jack headlines 51-strong Butkus Award watch list

Last week, Myles Jack was one of 81 defensive players named to the Nagurski Award watch list.  Today, the two-way UCLA star has joined a more position-specific group. The Butkus Award, given annually to the nation’s top linebacker, announced its preseason watch list Monday, with 51 players representing all eight conferences earning honors.  All but one…

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