Archive for September, 2015

Tennessee Football: 7 Players Who Have Surprised Us in 2015

Posted by Brad Shepard on September 30 2015 Add Comments
Surprises come in good and bad packages, and though it goes without saying that Tennessee's football season has been a disappointment in the early stages, there have been unexpected performances from several players. From the baffling lack of production in the passing game to some positive flashes in special teams and on the back end of the defense, some Volunteers are separating themselves from others on the depth chart. Then, there are some who are relied ...

UNC Basketball Recruiting: Top Targets in 2015 Early Signing Period

Posted by Rob Goldberg on September 30 2015 Add Comments
The North Carolina Tar Heels are already off to a good start for their 2016 recruiting class, but they will need to keep adding top talent if they want to keep pace in the ACC. After getting commitments from forward Tony Bradley and, most recently, according to's Jeff Borzello, 4-star guard Brandon Robinson, UNC now has the No. 10 recruiting class in the nation, according to 247Sports.  ESPN's Paul Biancardi had high praise for the latest addition, explaining ...

Jim Boeheim to Appeal 9-Game ACC Suspension: Latest Details and Reaction

Posted by Joseph Zucker on September 30 2015 Add Comments
On the heels of the nine-game suspension for SMU head coach Larry Brown handed down by the NCAA, Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim will reportedly appeal his own nine-game suspension in front of the NCAA Division I Infractions Appeals Committee, per's Andy Katz. Back in March, the NCAA punished Boeheim and the Syracuse basketball program following an investigation into Orange athletics for allegations that went back to 2001. According to, Syracuse self-reported itself for ...

Heisman Trophy 2015 Stock Watch: Who Is Rising and Falling Post-Week 4

Posted by Justin Ferguson on September 30 2015 Add Comments
It's true—no one wins the Heisman just because of what he did in September. But several of college football's top players have already gotten off to a great start this month on the road to winning the sport's most famous award. Through the first four weeks of the regular season, the game has had a running back revolution, which has many thinking this could be the first year a non-quarterback will take home the Heisman since former ...

College Football 2015 Week 5: Locks of the Week

Posted by Team Stream Now on September 30 2015 Add Comments
Week 5 of the college football season is officially upon us.Which underdogs will cover the spread? Which favorites will prove Las Vegas wrong and blow out their opponents?Watch as Bleacher Report College Football Analyst Adam Kramer breaks down his Locks of the Week for teams going against the spread in the video above.Point spreads via Odds Shark.Read more College Football news on

Top College Basketball Storylines to Watch Before Practices Begin

Posted by Jason Franchuk on September 30 2015 Add Comments
It seems like this should be an easy transition into NCAA basketball season. We finish up March (and into April) Madness, get through recruiting, transfer and coaching-change season. Then summer comes and we're dealing with suspensions and retributions. As the semester begins, we get focused on football but figure everything will be ready to go come the start of October. If only it were that easy. Especially right now, as several items across the country look unresolved as we ...

Rapid-Fire Predictions for College Football’s Biggest Games in Week 5

Posted by Team Stream Now on September 30 2015 Add Comments
Week 5 of the college football season is right around the corner, and we at Bleacher Report have made big predictions for this weekend's games. Who will shine in the biggest game this week? Who will emerge as a Heisman Trophy favorite? Watch as Bleacher Report college football analysts Adam Kramer, Barrett Sallee and Michael Felder discuss their various predictions for Week 5 in the video above.Read more College Football news on

Nick Chubb vs. Derrick Henry: The SEC’s 1st Big Running Back Showdown

Posted by Christopher Walsh on September 30 2015 Add Comments
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — It has that feel of a showdown, worthy of an old-style poster promotion. When Alabama visits Georgia on Saturday afternoon, the year of the running back in the Southeastern Conference will see its first marquee matchup. Although it’ll really be the offenses squaring off against two physically imposing defenses, Derrick Henry vs. Nick Chubb is what all the talk will be about. This is like college football’s version of the golden era of heavyweight ...

6’3" Texas Freshman Kerwin Roach Shows Off Ridiculous Hops in Slow-Motion Video

Posted by Kyle Newport on September 30 2015 Add Comments
Texas Longhorns freshman Kerwin Roach Jr. has such ridiculous hops that his ability doesn't seem humanly possible.Just check out how high off the ground he gets in the video above. Roach's chin is at the rim, and the 6'3" guard's entire right arm is above the rim, putting his hand at the top of the backboard.Seriously, how is that possible?Per 247Sports, Roach is a 4-star recruit at shooting guard. With athleticism like this, it's clear he has a ...

Isaiah McKenzie Will Not Face Charges for Alleged Terroristic Threat

Posted by Timothy Rapp on September 30 2015 Add Comments
Georgia wide receiver and return man Isaiah McKenzie will not face any charges after allegedly making a "terroristic" threat in a Chili's on Monday night.“The victim declined to prosecute so the case is closed as far as we are concerned,” Hilda Sorrow, the Athens-Clarke County police spokesman, told Seth Emerson of Dawg Nation on Wednesday. On Monday evening, a female Georgia student accused McKenzie of making “terroristic threats or acts," according to Taylor Denman of Georgia's student newspaper, the Red ...