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4/20/2015 — Cal wide receivers coach/recruiting coordinator Pierre Ingram charged with solicitation of a lewd act. 4/20/2015 — Northern Illinois linebacker Rasheen Lemon charged with domestic battery. 4/20/2015 — Indiana defensive lineman Ralph Green III charged with battery, public intoxication and disorderly conduct. 4/19/2015 — UCLA running back Soso Jamabo charged with evading arrest with a vehicle, minor consumption…

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Big Ten close to clinching top three spring attendance crowds in 2015

Coming off a successful postseason, the Big Ten now has something else to be proud of. When the spring football attendance numbers are finalized in the coming weeks, the odds are pretty good the top three spring attendance crowds will all come from the Big Ten. Ohio State set the bar as high as possible by…

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Muschamp already has Auburn’s defense leading the way

Ask anyone who watched Auburn the biggest need of improvement from 214, and the answer might be the defense. Auburn’s defense is on the right track in a hurry with Will Muschamp taking over as defensive coordinator. The spring game was the latest example of that defense turning a corner. Since Gus Malzahn has been…

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Ohio State, Alabama, Notre Dame (& so many more) spring football on tap for Saturday

Get ready for a jam-packed day of spring football from coast to coast. If you have nothing better to do than sit inside and get a college football fix — and who would blame you — then you have plenty of options working for you on Saturday. Defending national champion Ohio State will be among…

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Lott IMPACT Trophy watch list includes Wright, Oakman, Nkemdiche, Bosa & more

You know we are starting to turn a page toward the next college football season when spring games are in the air and some award gets an early jump on watch list season. Today the Pacific Club IMPACT Foundation got award watch list season underway with 42 players being named to the watch list for…

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Texas-Notre Dame set for primetime opener

In news that has been expected for a while now, it was announced Thursday that Notre Dame’s home opener against Texas is slated for a primetime kickoff. The Fighting Irish and Longhorns will kick off at 7:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, Sept. 5, on NBC. NBC is slated to show a NASCAR Xfinity Series race…

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Nebraska, Michigan No. 1-2 in spring game attendance (so far)

Spring football was a big deal at a pair of Big Ten institutions this month. Nebraska pulled in a crowd of over 76,000 fans this past weekend in Lincoln to see the spring debut of new head coach Mike Riley. The 76,881 Husker fans in attendance would have topped the nation’s leading spring game attendance…

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Condoleezza Rice has conservative stance on College Football Playoff expansion

Since the dawn of the College Football Playoff era in college football (it’s been one whole year already), the company line seems to be selling a commitment to the four-team playoff model for the duration of the 12-year contract. Executive director Bill Hancock has been pitching that every time he is asked about it, and selection…

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Nebraska takes commanding lead in spring game attendance

As expected, the spring game at Nebraska this year was a well-attended event. The Huskers claimed a crowd of 76,881 showed up in Lincoln to watch Mike Riley make his Nebraska debut. The attendance is clearly the highest spring game attendance figure of the spring so far, and only a few challengers will stand a…

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Georgia State to receive $2.55 million from future games with Alabama, Auburn

Georgia State has a long way to go to compete with a number of high-profile programs, so for now cashing checks from those big time football powers is the only way to go. Georgia State has added a pair of SEC foes to the future schedules, with a nice guaranteed check attached to each. According to…

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Michigan’s spring game attendance most in over two decades

The offense may have been a bit of a disappointment, but it didn’t stop Michigan fans from coming through the turnstiles in numbers not seen in quite a few years in Ann Arbor. As previously reported, upwards of 60,000 UM fans showed up for the first spring game of the Jim Harbaugh era.  According to mlive.com,…

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BYU currently the biggest spring game draw, but not for long

The thick of the college football spring game activity is about to get going in the next few weeks, so these numbers will look much different in a short period of time. But for now, BYU reigns supreme in the world of spring football game attendance. BYU reported an estimated turnout of 14,000 fans to…

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Gamecocks offer scholarship to Atlanta-area eighth-grader

Hey, if it’s good enough for Nick Saban, Les Miles, Jim Mora and, especially, Lane Kiffin, along with a handful of other FBS head coaches, it’s good enough for the Ol’ Ball Coach. Continuing a trend in college football that was seemingly patented by Kiffin around 2010 — and Bobby Knight in college basketball two decades before…

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Want your SEC spring game schedule? Here’s your SEC spring game schedule

ESPN announced the 2015 SEC spring game schedule on Thursday. You are aware of the business relationship between the SEC and ESPN, aren’t you? Anyway, all 11 remainingSEC spring games (Kentucky and Texas A&M will not hold spring games, Vanderbilt’s was on Saturday) will be shown on SEC Network properties but, interestingly enough, none of…

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‘Jacked’ Hugh Freeze to serve as Talladega pace-car driver

Once again, the biggest track in NASCAR is embracing the state’s love of college football, although this time with an individual outside of its boundaries. According to Patrick Magee of the Sun Herald, Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze will serve as the driver of the pace car for the May 3 race at Talladega…

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