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  • Under Armour has revealed their unis for the HS All-American game

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    The Under Armour High School All-American game is being played on January 2nd, and today Under Armour uncovered what the top recruits in the country will be wearing at the game.

    I normally am not a fan of the futuristic look, but these look pretty sharp, and I’m really looking forward to getting a closer look at those helmets.

    Take a look at the roster for game here, complete with what program the players are committed to.

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    (H/T Darren Rovell)

     

     

  • UCLA DC Jeff Ulbrich shares the biggest lesson he learned in year one as a DC

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    This year marked the first season that UCLA linebackers coach Jeff Ulbrich assumed the defensive play calling duties for the Bruins, and the season was somewhat of a roller coaster on the defensive side of the ball.

    The Orange County Register detailed Ulbrich’s defensive outlook going into the season, and described his view of it as very NFL-like. Like many NFL foundations, it was largely based in the hands of the players, mixed in with lessons he had learned from his time in the NFL under defensive guys like Dan Quinn and Jim Mora Jr.

    In theory, that sounds like a solid foundation, but after the last week of the regular season, Ulbrich looked back and described this year as “a learning process”. The Bruin defense had a few dominant performances, against teams like Arizona and Arizona State, but struggled at other times against teams like Utah and Stanford in games that they should have played a lot better in.

    In hindsight, Ulbrich explained that he should have been more flexible with various calls and blitzes because that’s the way that offensive coordinators force you to be in today’s landscape of college football.

    “The problem with college football is that it’s different because you’re seeing so much exotic stuff on offense that you almost have to balance that with being exotic in your own right at times to keep them off balance.” Ulbrich explained.

    “I gained a better understanding of that as the season went on.”

    Read more on Ulbrich’s lessons learned in his first year as defensive coordinator here.

  • Video of the Day – USC football visits the San Diego Zoo

    Friday December 26, 2014

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    USC football visits the San Diego Zoo

  • Video: Here’s the craziest touchdown of the bowl season… or ever

    Here’s the situation. Central Michigan trailed Western Kentucky 49-14 through three quarters of the inaugural Bahamas Bowl, but the Chippewas fought back to pull within 49-42 with one second left. Central Michigan had the ball, except it was 80 yards away from the goal line.

    No problem. Quarterback Cooper Rush dialed up a touchdown pass that can only be described as the love child of David Tyree’s helmet catch, Doug Flutie’s Hail Mary and the Stanford-Cal play.

    Dan Enos elected to go for two and the win, but the Chips, well, we’ll let Twitter take it from there.

    As far as glorified exhibition games sponsored by a drive-thru chicken joint pitting two 7-5 teams played before a crowd of hundreds on a tropical island on Christmas Eve afternoon, this was without a doubt the greatest in college football history.

  • Video of the Day – Fresno State’s bowl hype video

    Wednesday December 24, 2014

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    Fresno State’s bowl hype video