Johnny Manziel raised some eyebrows recently when he tweeted that he couldn’t wait to get out of College Station. The reigning Heisman Trophy winner apparently isn’t a happy where he is at Texas A&M and a new report has reinforced that. According to The Dallas Morning News, Manziel nearly transferred away from Texas A&M before the 2012 season. [...]
To be clear and fair, by “worst,” I mean the most disappointing, considering cities like Atlanta, Miami, Tampa and Charlotte have abysmal pro sports fans, and there are many places (New York, Chicago, Cleveland, Denver, et al.) totally uninterested in collegiate sports. But what city currently has more disappointing sports teams, despite high payrolls and lofty expectations, than [...]
UPDATE: Police now say they have found Finnerty’s body. Cullen Finnerty, one of the winningest quarterbacks in college football history, has been missing for days and members of his family are fearing the worst. A Michigan law enforcement official says family members believe he may have suffered “a mental episode.” Finnerty led Grand Valley State to three [...]
With the transgressions of Everett Golson coming to light over the weekend, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team finds itself without the player under center that helped lead it to a 12-1 record and a spot in the BCS title game. While speculation abounds that Golson will attempt to re-enroll at Notre Dame for [...]
It’s understandable what Michigan football coach Brady Hoke is trying to do, stirring up some controversy with his remarks that Notre Dame is “chickening out” of the two teams’ rivalry after the 2014 season.
He was the first player to top 7,000 yards rushing and finished with 7,125 career yards on the ground. That’s over four miles worth of turf that Ron Dayne chewed up in his tenure as the Wisconsin Badgers’ tailback from 1995 to 1999. He graduated at the NCAA’s all-time leading rusher. You’d think that would [...]
Don’t Be Naive: Notre Dame and Manti Te’o Duped Us As Much or More As They May Have Been Duped Themselves
Answers. That’s what everyone is looking for from Manti Te’o and the University of Notre Dame right now. The sports world was shocked on Wednesday when Deadspin reported that the inspirational sports story surrounding Te’o and the passing of his girlfriend, Lennay Kekua, was a complete fabrication. Not only was this fairy tale a hoax, [...]
Year after year, I get overwhelmed with enthusiasm when college football season gets here. And yet, every single year, I always find myself disappointed at the season’s end. Not because the college football year has ended, but because of the travesty known as “bowl season” was far from entertaining.