NCAA

For East Carolina Quarterback Shane Carden, it’s All About Family

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While speaking with Shane Carden for this article, the recording device temporarily malfunctioned, thus delaying the interview briefly. The East Carolina quarterback was not phased, bothered or at all irritated by the unfortunate mishap and waited patiently to ensure everything was accurately recorded. The composed and polite leader of the 21st-ranked (AP) Pirates even offered a quick apology despite doing

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Misc

Playoff Chairman Jeff Long is Getting Dismantled on Twitter

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College Football Playoff Committee Chairman Jeff Long is also the Arkansas AD and the guy with one of the more unenviable tasks in sports is getting his face ripped off on Twitter over the last 24 hours. The inaugural CFP rankings were revealed last night and one might have thought that Jeff Long committed a

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NCAA

Texas A&M Releases Awesome 1939-Inspired Throwback Uniforms

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As the alternate uniform craze continues to dominate college football, Texas A&M has designed something that might interest even the biggest alternate haters. The team released images of their 1939 Throwback TECHFIT uniforms on Twitter and the creativity is incredible. Not only did Adidas include the general throwback design, but also faux stitching and rusted out

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NCAA, Television

ESPN Using Jameis Winston Photo for Karlos Williams Abuse Story

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Florida State running back Karlos Williams is currently being investigated on charges of domestic violence against his pregnant girlfriend and the story is being covered by nearly every media outlet in the country. ESPN has been following the case since it came to light over the weekend and brought in college football insider Brett McMurphy this afternoon

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NCAA

Re-Ranking the AP College Football Top 25: All-Time NFL Draft Picks

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Despite damning evidence against football’s short and long-term effects on the human body, the lure and aura of the National Football League remains heavy. Every college football program, big or small, boasts a list of NFL draft picks and other current/former players in their facilities and every recruiter can rattle off the players that have been

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NCAA

Ole Miss AD Responds to Twitter Troll in Brilliant Fashion

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The Ole Miss Rebels lost to LSU in heartbreaking fashion on Saturday night, a slip-up that will surely exclude them from the College Football Playoff Committee’s top four on Tuesday. However, with a bevy of opportunities remaining in 2014, Hugh Freeze’s squad could easily slide in despite a one loss resume. Unfortunately, one Ole Miss

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NCAA

Best College GameDay Signs Include Corn Dogs & Katy Perry

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Much to the chagrin of Utah fans, ESPN’s College GameDay bounced into Baton Rouge for the Ole Miss-LSU game this week instead of heading west. As always, the visit produced a feast of amusing, inappropriate and questionable GameDay signs, including the following: [genericon icon=twitter] Follow Andrew Doughty on Twitter @Adoughty88

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NCAA

Conference USA Hires PR Firm to Boost Marshall’s Playoff Chances

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The Marshall Thundering Herd are one of four unbeatens in FBS college football, joining the likes of Mississippi State, Ole Miss and Florida State, but unlike that trio it appears they have no shot at the College Football Playoff. However, it doesn’t mean they won’t try everything to wiggle in. Conference USA has hired public

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Gaming, NCAA, Television

Gus Johnson Brings the Heat in ‘Super Mariota’ Video Game

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Gus Johnson’s spectacular calls have made the rounds on various video bloopers, parodies and cartoons but the most recent Super Mario Bros-inspired bit via FOX Sports might be one of the best. Oregon QB Marcus Mariota stars in Super Mariota and Johnson provides fantastic commentary. [genericon icon=twitter] Follow Andrew Doughty on Twitter @Adoughty88   [FOX Sports

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NCAA

SMU Reportedly Offering Mack Brown a Whopping 8-Year/$32 Million Deal

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Mack Brown is 63-years-old, yet the Southern Methodist athletic department believe he is worth an 8-year contract. One year following his dismissal from SMU’s in-state non-rival Texas, Brown has said he weighing his options as to whether he will return to coaching after one year away from the sidelines, and apparently one of those options

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NCAA

3 Dark Horse Teams That Could Crash the College Football Playoff

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No one is envious of the task ahead for the College Football Playoff Committee. The Week 9 AP poll features 15 teams with only one loss plus four undefeated teams in Mississippi State, Florida State, Ole Miss and Marshall. As many wait to see how the first set of CFP rankings will shake out next Tuesday,

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