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Re: College Football 2016-2017

Posted: Wed Feb 01, 2017 12:32 pm
by PJMIII
Brian Kelly takes blame for Notre Dame's 4-8 season

Brian Kelly isn't making any excuses for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish's performance this season, saying all the blame falls on his shoulders.

"There are no bad football teams," Kelly told reporters Monday. "There's just poorly led football teams. I led this team poorly."


http://www.espn.com/college-football/st ... eam-poorly

Re: College Football 2016-2017

Posted: Fri Feb 17, 2017 9:51 am
by PJMIII
Michigan State police submits requests for arrest warrants in sexual assault investigation

The Ingham County prosecutor's office asked police Thursday afternoon to provide more information before deciding whether or not to issue arrest warrants for members of Michigan State football team involved in a sexual assault investigation.

http://www.espn.com/college-football/st ... estigation

Re: College Football 2016-2017

Posted: Thu Aug 03, 2017 8:42 am
by PJMIII
Notre Dame coach Ara Parseghian's legend won't soon be forgotten

Few coaches have been a better fit at Notre Dame than Ara Parseghian. This was no mere fit; this was a bespoke suit, although only as a figure of speech. The Parseghian who came to South Bend in December 1963 never stood still long enough for a tailor to measure him.

http://www.espn.com/college-football/st ... -forgotten

Re: College Football

Posted: Sat Sep 02, 2017 9:10 am
by PJMIII
Preseason college football bowl projections

http://www.espn.com/college-football/st ... tions-2017

Re: College Football

Posted: Sun Sep 17, 2017 2:36 pm
by PJMIII
After Irma, Miami returns to practice, in Orlando

Miami began practice Sunday surrounded by palm trees and sunny, warm weather, but the football program was 235 miles away from home.

While its Coral Gables campus remains closed and many parts of South Florida deal with continued power loss and cleanup after Hurricane Irma, the football team began to take the slow steps toward normalcy by returning to practice at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.


http://www.espn.com/college-football/st ... ce-orlando

Re: College Football

Posted: Tue Sep 26, 2017 12:00 pm
by War Admiral
After the impressive win over Mississippi State on Saturday, Georgia moves up into the top 10 at number 7. :D GO DAWGS!

Re: College Football

Posted: Sat Sep 30, 2017 10:29 am
by PJMIII
Washington State joins the playoff conversation with win over USC

As expected, Friday night's showdown between No. 5 USC and No. 16 Washington State featured a College Football Playoff contender and a Heisman Trophy candidate.

Not as expected: The Cougars are that team and their quarterback, Luke Falk, is that candidate.


http://www.espn.com/blog/pac12/post/_/i ... n-over-usc

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Re: College Football 2016-2017

Posted: Sun Oct 01, 2017 10:55 am
by PJMIII
PJMIII wrote:Notre Dame coach Ara Parseghian's legend won't soon be forgotten

Few coaches have been a better fit at Notre Dame than Ara Parseghian. This was no mere fit; this was a bespoke suit, although only as a figure of speech. The Parseghian who came to South Bend in December 1963 never stood still long enough for a tailor to measure him.

http://www.espn.com/college-football/st ... -forgotten
'He was our King Arthur': In letters, former Notre Dame players honor the late Ara Parseghian

When legendary Notre Dame football coach Ara Parseghian fell ill this past summer, many former players inquired about seeing him, perhaps wanting to tell him goodbye one last time.

Parseghian, who had developed an infection after hip surgery, wasn't physically strong enough to accept visitors, so his family told the players to write him letters. Parseghian's wife, Katie, and his children promised the players that he would hear their words.


http://www.espn.com/college-football/st ... parseghian

Re: College Football

Posted: Mon Oct 02, 2017 12:43 am
by Ioya Two
I hope the Buckeyes get their s%*t together, if they keep playing like they have been this season will be disappointing. Perhaps the dismantling of Rutgers 56-0 and Urban's coaching always helps.

Re: College Football

Posted: Mon Oct 02, 2017 9:11 am
by PJMIII
No. 7 Georgia rolls to 41-0 shutout of Tennessee

There would be no frantic finishes or dramatic comebacks in the latest edition of the Georgia-Tennessee rivalry.

The seventh-ranked Bulldogs made sure of it.

Jake Fromm threw a touchdown pass and ran for two more scores Saturday as No. 7 Georgia rolled to a 41-0 blowout of Tennessee. The Volunteers were shut out for the first time since 1994 and suffered their most one-sided home loss since 1905.


http://www.espn.com/college-football/re ... =400933878

Re: College Football

Posted: Fri Oct 20, 2017 8:09 am
by PJMIII
Is the new Notre Dame ready for prime time?

And in the seventh week, Brian Kelly and his Fighting Irish rested from all the work they had done. Kelly saw the progress they had made, and behold, it was pretty darn good.

http://www.espn.com/blog/ncfnation/post ... is-weekend

Re: College Football

Posted: Sun Oct 22, 2017 9:45 am
by PJMIII
Irish start College Football Playoff campaign after taking out USC

The season's first true playoff elimination game delivered.

Notre Dame is in the mix for the top four. USC is not.

The Irish completely outclassed a sloppy Trojans team, storming out to a four-touchdown lead en route to a 49-14 win at raucous Notre Dame Stadium. Coach Brian Kelly's team applied a familiar formula -- big-chunk runs with a bevy of ball carriers, opportunistic defense and timely passes -- to record its fifth straight win, and its first over a ranked opponent.


http://www.espn.com/blog/ncfnation/post ... ng-out-usc

Re: College Football

Posted: Sun Oct 29, 2017 11:20 am
by PJMIII
No. 9 Notre Dame wears down No. 14 behind Adams and Love

Julian Love returned his second interception of the season for a touchdown and running back Josh Adams had another big day, rushing for 202 yards, to help No. 9 Notre Dame beat 14th-ranked North Carolina State 35-14 on a blustery Saturday.

http://www.espn.com/college-football/ga ... =400934579

Re: College Football

Posted: Tue Oct 31, 2017 9:52 am
by PJMIII
The Eagles, Best Buy and science camp: Our favorite Nick Saban stories on his 66th birthday

It's Halloween, which means it's Nick Saban's birthday. What do you get the guy who has five national championship rings, a seemingly indestructible machine of a program ranked No.1 and is the sport's highest-paid coach? Well, we don't know, either. So rather than try to figure it out, we're just going to tell some of our favorite stories about the coach, including a bunch you likely haven't heard before.

http://www.espn.com/college-football/st ... st-stories

Re: College Football

Posted: Mon Nov 06, 2017 11:29 am
by PJMIII
South Bend's pot of gold: The economy of a Notre Dame football weekend

On a perfect October night, Notre Dame players and coaches gather in the northwest corner of Notre Dame to sing the alma mater after their biggest win over rival USC in 40 years. But they aren't the only ones celebrating.

http://www.espn.com/college-football/st ... e-football

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Re: College Football

Posted: Wed Nov 08, 2017 6:18 pm
by PJMIII
Secret services: The hidden sports finances of Army, Navy and Air Force

U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis earns an annual salary of $207,800, according to public records. He oversees a department whose massive budget recently listed $8.2 billion for the Missile Defense Agency and $403 million for tactical Tomahawk cruise missiles.

https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/2 ... 820114001/

Re: College Football

Posted: Sun Nov 12, 2017 9:26 pm
by PJMIII
As much as it hurts for me to say this, But Miami sure was a lot better than Notre Dame last night in Miami.

Re: College Football

Posted: Fri Nov 17, 2017 11:48 am
by PJMIII
Alabama fan shoots Auburn fan over which team is better, police say

An argument between an Alabama and Auburn fan Monday over which team is better escalated to the point of gunfire, Mobile (Alabama) Police said.

According to police, the Alabama fan shot the Auburn fan outside of an Extenda Suites motel around 7 p.m. on Monday.


http://www.espn.com/college-football/st ... etter-spat

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Re: College Football

Posted: Tue Nov 28, 2017 10:21 am
by PJMIII
No. 6 Auburn tops No. 1 Alabama 26-14, earns SEC title shot

Jarrett Stidham passed for 237 yards and ran for a fourth-quarter touchdown and No. 6 Auburn beat top-ranked Alabama 26-14 Saturday with a berth in the Southeastern Conference title game on the line.

http://www.espn.com/college-football/ga ... =400933932

Re: College Football

Posted: Tue Dec 05, 2017 10:55 am
by War Admiral
It looks like we could have an all SEC championship game this year.

I’m not sure how I feel about this. Alabama did have a better overall record but Ohio State had a fantastic season as well. Arguments could be made for both sides.