Posted by Ben Axelrod on May-3-2016 Add Comments

Big Ten Football’s 2016 Prime-Time Schedule Proof Ohio State’s Still on Top

COLUMBUS, Ohio — When ESPN announced its slate of prime-time Big Ten games for the 2016 season on Monday, Urban Meyer likely had a hard time hiding his smile. Ohio State will play in at least four prime-time conference games this season, with the possibility—or perhaps likelihood—that the Big Ten Network will be adding another game under the lights to the Buckeyes' 2016 slate. Add in a Week 3 showdown at Oklahoma that will possess no shortage of ...
Posted by Barrett Sallee on May-3-2016 Add Comments

SEC Football Q&A: Is Les Miles or Gus Malzahn on the Hotter Seat?

The month of September is going to be wild in the SEC. Not only are there some stellar out-of-conference matchups to help gauge the conference against the rest of the college football world, the three SEC West coaches on the hottest seats in the conference—Auburn's Gus Malzahn, LSU's Les Miles and Texas A&M's Kevin Sumlin—all play critical games that could determine their careers at their respective schools. Malzahn and Miles will square off on Sept. 24 on ...
Posted by Sanjay Kirpalani on May-3-2016 Add Comments

What New Alabama QB Commit Tua Tagovailoa Brings to Crimson Tide

Alabama’s 2017 recruiting class received a major boost on Monday evening when 4-star quarterback Tua Tagovailoa announced his commitment to the Crimson Tide. The 6’1”, 210-pounder chose the Tide over programs such as Ole Miss, Texas A&M, UCLA and USC among others. Tagovailoa rates as the nation’s No. 2 dual-threat passer and the No. 58 player overall in the 2017 cycle.  As a sophomore at St. Louis High School in Honolulu—the same prep program that produced former Heisman ...
Posted by Tyler Conway on May-3-2016 Add Comments

Spike Albrecht to Purdue: Latest Transfer Details, Comments and Reaction

Three years after emerging as an unlikely hero in the 2013 national championship game, Spike Albrecht is leaving Michigan. The senior guard announced his intention to finish out his collegiate career at Purdue on Tuesday.  The Crown Point, Indiana, native made the move official on Twitter: Albrecht, 23, was limited to just nine games last season due to a hip condition. He initially announced he would be stepping away from college basketball entirely, but he had a change ...
Posted by Damon Sayles on May-3-2016 Add Comments

Khalan Laborn Tweets Top 8: 4-Star APB Breaks Down His Finalists

In exactly one month, 4-star all-purpose back Khalan Laborn is planning on announcing his college intentions. As the world waits for the expected June 3 verbal commitment, Laborn decided to make public the schools he considers finalists. Laborn, the nation's No. 2 all-purpose back and No. 40 player overall in the 2017 class, released his top eight via social media Tuesday morning. The list is ACC and SEC heavy, including Virginia Tech, Florida State, Florida, Tennessee, ...
Posted by Adam Wells on May-2-2016 Add Comments

Tua Tagovailoa to Alabama: Crimson Tide Land 4-Star QB Prospect

Finding a quarterback is the goal for every football team, so head coach Nick Saban is thrilled that Tua Tagovailoa announced his commitment to the Alabama Crimson Tide on KHON2 News on Monday night. “I chose Alabama first and foremost because they put God first,” Tagovailoa said, per Ryan Bartow of 247Sports. “Alabama has Southern hospitality just like Hawaii. Plus I love the atmosphere there. I can see myself there.” Another reason for Coach Saban to be ecstatic about landing Tagovailoa ...
Posted by Danny Webster on May-2-2016 Add Comments

Kris Jenkins Announces Return to Villanova: Latest Comments and Reaction

Kris Jenkins doesn't want to leave the Villanova Wildcats just yet. On Monday, the hero of Villanova's national championship announced he will withdraw his name from the NBA draft and instead return for his senior year: Jenkins, who averaged 13.6 points per game last year, made the game-winning three-pointer as time expired to give the Wildcats a 77-74 victory over the North Carolina Tar Heels in the national championship game April 4. Jenkins not only became a trustworthy ...
Posted by Matt Fitzgerald on May-2-2016 Add Comments

Lou Holtz Endorses Donald Trump for President in Twitter Post

Former ESPN college football analyst and national champion coach Lou Holtz announced Monday he is endorsing Donald Trump's presidential campaign for the 2016 election. Trump posted a video on Twitter where Holtz pledges his support: Holtz isn't the only sports celebrity to throw his weight behind Trump's bid to get into the Oval Office. Per Business Insider, other prominent public figures such as Mike Tyson, Terrell Owens, Mike Ditka, Hulk Hogan and Dennis Rodman are supporting Trump to ...
Posted by David Kenyon on May-2-2016 Add Comments

Michigan Football: Wolverines’ Top 2017 NFL Draft Prospects

The 2017 NFL draft is merely a distant blip on the radar right now, but the Michigan football program has an excellent chance to be considered a pipeline for next year's list of selections. Bleacher Report's Ben Axelrod wrote that 2016 will be the Wolverines' last quiet draft under Harbaugh. It sure was unassuming, since only Graham Glasgow, Willie Henry and Jake Rudock were picked. But after seeing just three players selected, Michigan's attention now turns to the double-digit ...
Posted by Joseph Zucker on May-2-2016 Add Comments

Lowell Narcisse to LSU: Tigers Land 4-Star QB Prospect

LSU potentially found its quarterback of the future Monday, securing the commitment of Lowell Narcisse: According to 247Sports' composite rankings, Narcisse is the No. 5 dual-threat quarterback in the 2017 recruiting class and the No. 108 overall prospect. He's also the fifth-best player in the state of Louisiana.    The St. James, Louisiana, native had a junior year to forget. He suffered not one but two knee injuries, which limited him to just three games. Based on ...