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Miami Football: Quarterback Play in Spring Game Cause for Concern for Al Golden

The Miami Hurricanes spring game was the first chance for both Kevin Olsen and Gray Crow to show fans of "The U" what he brings to the offense. Olsen, a top prospect in the 2013 class, was handed the reins as the starter after Ryan Williams tore his ACL during a scrimmage. Crow served as the third-stringer last year, and he is now the only healthy quarterback with collegiate in-game experience. After further review, however, it's clear ...
Posted by Brad Shepard on April-12-2014 Add Comments

Tennessee Freshmen Jalen Hurd, Josh Malone Prove the Hype Is Real in Spring Game

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — It's no secret that a large portion of the hype swirling around the Tennessee Volunteers' spring football practice has centered on highly rated prospects Jalen Hurd and Josh Malone. After Saturday, it's no secret why. The future was on full display during the Orange and White Game in Neyland Stadium, and an announced crowd of 68,548—the second-largest ever to watch a UT spring game—was there to see Hurd and Malone show out. They didn't disappoint. Malone was electrifying ...
Posted by Mike Monaco on April-12-2014 Add Comments

Notre Dame Football: Malik Zaire’s Great Spring Game, Impact on Irish QB Race

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — No matter what happened Saturday, quarterbacks were going to be the story of the day. Whether senior Everett Golson or sophomore Malik Zaire starred or sputtered, the signal-callers would be the starting point for any spring game discussion. So what did we get Saturday? Zaire took the first snap under center and led the Irish on a touchdown drive, after which he and Golson alternated possessions. Zaire finished 18-of-25 for 292 yards and two touchdowns, ...
Posted by Erin Sorensen on April-12-2014 Add Comments

Bo Pelini, Huskers Winning over Fans at Nebraska’s Spring Game

"I thought that we tried to have a bit of fun today," Bo Pelini said as he kicked off his post-scrimmage press conference. Before anything else could be discussed, there was one thing the media wanted to address. That was the cat. "The cat was probably a little freaked out," Pelini laughed. "Was just trying to have a little bit of fun." That's exactly what the team, and in turn the fans, had. And it would appear that spring ...
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Miami Spring Game 2014: Live Grades, Analysis for the Hurricanes

The Miami Hurricanes spring game took place on Saturday, April 12 at Sun Life Stadium, pitting the offense against the defense. An unconventional scoring system gave the defense a 61-60 win, and it was a well-deserved victory.   First-Half Analysis for the Miami Hurricanes Pass Offense: Kevin Olsen, who now leads the quarterback battle, could not find a rhythm after connecting on a few passes. Gray Crow has looked better than Olsen, tossing a couple of outstanding deep balls that ...
Posted by Tyler Brooke on April-12-2014 Add Comments

Nike Celebrates UConn Championships with Husky-Themed Kobe 9 Elites

Those are pretty sweet. To honor the Connecticut Huskies women's basketball team, Nike released these UConn-themed Kobe 9 Elite sneakers. The sneakers were customized specifically for head coach Geno Auriemma. You can see some pictures of the shoes below. Former UConn standout and current Detroit Piston Charlie Villanueva posted a picture of the shoes as well. [Nike.com, Instagram]Read more College Basketball news on BleacherReport.com
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Should Florida State Fans Worry About Jameis Winston’s Spring Game Struggles?

Last year, Jameis Winston's stellar spring game set the stage for a Heisman Trophy and a national title. One year later many Florida State fans might be wondering if Winston's spring game struggles signal a sophomore slump.  Winston's final stat line in Saturday's Garnet & Gold game included 396 yards passing, two touchdowns and an interception while completing 27-of-56 passing attempts (48.2 percent). Winston's lowest completion percentage in a game last season was 52.6 percent in ...
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Miami Football Recruiting: Dexter Williams and Scott Patchan Commit to ‘Canes

Before the Miami Hurricanes took the field for the 2014 spring game, two prospects gave their commitments to Al Golden and the coaching staff at "The U." Dexter Williams, a 4-star running back from Orlando, Fla., and Scott Patchan, a 3-star defensive end from Tampa, Fla., are now verbally committed to the 'Canes. According to 247Sports' Composite Rankings, Williams is ranked the 11th-best running back in the nation, but 247Sports has him listed as the No. 4 ...
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FSU Spring Game 2014: Recap, Highlights and Analysis

The Florida State Seminoles completed their spring game at Doak Campbell Stadium, as the Garnet team surged past the Gold team by a final score of 31-14. That's not a surprising score due to the fact that reigning Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston was at the helm of the Garnet squad. Winston didn't get off to a fast start, but he quickly regained his form, racking up 396 passing yards and two touchdowns by game's end. "I thought ...
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Ohio State Spring Game Proves How Important Braxton Miller Is to Buckeyes

Braxton Miller is still recovering from minor shoulder surgery, which prevented him from strapping on his pads and suiting up for Ohio State's spring game Saturday afternoon. His absence proved just how important he is to the Buckeyes' 2014 season and potential title run. Without Miller, Ohio State's scrimmage featured the top two candidates for the backup spot—redshirt sophomore Cardale Jones and redshirt freshman J.T. Barrett. While Jones has received a lot of praise this spring, he struggled ...