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Mark Dantonio wants more than 300 spartan fans at spring game

Michigan State is coming off one of the most successful football seasons in quite some time, and head coach Mark Dantonio wants to see that enthusiasm continue with the upcoming spring game. Danotnio has said before he wants to see a big crowd for the Spartans’ spring game next week, and he has high hopes…

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Georgia, Oklahoma set spring game attendance marks

A couple of long-time coaches can still apparently pull in the fans after all of these years. During the busiest spring game Saturday of the month of April, both Georgia and Oklahoma set records for spring game attendance.  The Bulldogs watched as 46,073 fans piled into Sanford Stadium, topping the mark of 45,113 set a…

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Nick Saban tosses out first pitch at baseball Iron Bowl

While it was “just” the stick-and-ball version, the Iron Bowl just wouldn’t be the Iron Bowl without Nick Saban being a part of the ballpark hoopla. Prior to what turned out to be a 2-1 loss to Auburn, the Alabama head coach was tapped to throw out the ceremonial first pitch at Sewell-Thomas Stadium in Tuscaloosa…

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Police Blotter

4/11/2014 — Iowa State defensive end David Irving charged with fifth-degree theft, disorderly conduct and criminal mischief. 4/10/2014 — Iowa State running back DeVondrick Nealy charged with an excessive noise violation. 4/10/2014 — Alabama linebacker Dillon Lee charged with driving under the influence. 4/8/2014 – Penn State offensive lineman Anthony Alosi charged with simple assault, conspiracy to commit simple assault and harassment. 4/6/2014 — Texas…

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Clemson loses promising freshman QB for rest of spring practice

Prize Clemson quarterback DeShaun Watson will miss the remainder of spring practice due to a “slight” crack in his collarbone, coach Dabo Swinney said on Monday. Swinney wasn’t sure when Watson was injured over the course of Clemson’s scrimmage, but said the injury won’t require surgery or affect Watson’s status for summer workouts and fall…

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LSU takes early lead in spring game attendance

The LSU Tigers brought spring practices to an end on Saturday in front of 18,565 fans. Though it is early in the spring game schedule, LSU has set the bar for spring game attendance. That spot in the pole position will not hold though. Considering past spring game crowds to show up for Alabama, Auburn,…

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Auburn students arrested following Jordan-Hare Stadium heist

Some Alabama fans may still think the Crimson Tide had a win stolen from them there last fall, but Auburn’s Jordan Hare Stadium was the scene of a memorabilia heist Friday. Three Auburn students were arrested for stealing over $16,000 worth of Auburn football memorabilia, much of it related to former Auburn greats Cam Newton and…

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Greg McElroy moving on from NFL, into SEC Network role

Make room, Tim Tebow.  You have some additional former SEC quarterback company. Greg McElroy confirmed to al.com that he has been hired by ESPN and taken a job as an analyst for the new SEC Network, which will launch this fall.  The former Alabama quarterback retired from football late last week following a very brief…

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Jeff Fisher’s son has left the Auburn program

There was a little more roster news to be shared on Saturday after Auburn’s first practice in pads. Safety Trent Fisher, the son of St. Louis Rams head coach Jeff Fisher, is no longer with the team. Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn confirmed Fisher left the team following the 2013 season, according to Al.com. Fisher had…

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Report: Alabama schools spend plenty on athletics, but focusing more on academics

College football is king in the state of Alabama. The state is home to five FBS football programs, highlighted by Alabama and Auburn and their combined string of four straight national championships in recent years. Three other FCS programs also call Alabama home. As popular as football is, it seems the schools in the football-crazed…

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ACC pushing for conference championship game changes; Big 12 listening

Ask anyone who follows ACC football who the best two teams in the conference were in 2013 and the response would likely be Florida State and Clemson. both went on to play in BCS bowl games, Florida State winning the BCS National Championship and Clemson winning the Orange Bowl,but it was Duke that played the…

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A complete schedule of FBS spring football games

Unless you’re a Pitt or Texas A&M fan, you’re within a couple of weeks until your school wraps up spring practice with an annual spring game at its football stadium. Here’s a handy list of when every FBS program is playing its spring game, and if you’re really into watching weird scoring systems and fourth-string…

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Who can pull a college football-basketball conference title double dip?

This is a pretty important week for college basketball. The big conferences are wrapping up the regular seasons and getting set for their various conference championship tournaments. Some conferences have already crowned their conference champions for the year so the countdown to Selection Sunday is already one. It is not all that often we see…

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Mississippi State extends Dan Mullen’s contract

Mississippi State has a fever and the only prescription is more Dan Mullen. Mullen has been given a contract extension that will keep the head coach in place through the 2017-2018 season. Jeremy Fowler of CBSSports.com was first to report the contract extension. The school has not commented on the contract extension, likely because it…

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Auburn AD blasts 10-second defensive substitution rule

By now you probably get the point, but Auburn athletics director Jay Jacobs continued to pile on to the defensive rule substitution proposal. Jacobs calls the proposed rule a joke, echoing the sentiments of many other college football coaches in recent weeks.   “It’s a joke, is what it is,” Jacobs said in an interview…

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