All the best quotes from SEC media day

Today marks the unofficial start of the college football season (at least in my mind) with the start of SEC Media Day. Up first is commissioner Mike Slive at 11:30, followed by Gus Malzahn, Will Muschamp, and Derek Mason to wrap up day 1....

College Football Playoff Championship Trophy unveiled

College football is a sport not short on trophies. Exhibit A: Add another one to the list, as the College Football Playoff organization unveiled its own championship trophy on Monday morning. CFB executive director Bill Hancock said the trophy was designed to...

ULM auctioning off chance to join Duck Dynasty’s Willie Robertson for season-opener

Duck Dynasty is a certified cultural phenomenon.  At 11.77 million viewers, last August's season 4 premier was the largest for a non-fiction telecast in the history of cable televison. There's enough Duck Dynasty memorabilia to fill a Wal-Mart - to say nothing of Duck...

Video: If you loved “Rudy” (and who didn’t?), you’ll love this

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ayN6tB9uJec] The era of the College Football Playoff is finally here, with the trophy being unveiled later today. Here, Sean Astin of "Rudy" fame has some fun explaining the new era of college football for ESPN. This is pretty sweet. 

Photos: Duke has new unis and a new helmet decal

Duke has unveiled a new chrome decal for their black helmets, as well as a set of new, simple uniforms in honor of their 25th anniversary of their 1989 ACC title. While these may seem unexciting as far as uniform reveals go (and they...

We should all be like Mark Richt when we grow up

I've always maintained that Mark Richt will retire well before you may expect for a man in his position. Richt is different - the good kind of different. He's not going to grind himself into an early grave in the pursuit of a larger...

The essence of being an offensive lineman in less than 140 characters

Twitter is an excellent tool, limited only by your imagination and the confinement of 140 characters. However, being limited to 140 characters didn't stop Ohio Northern (D-III) offensive line coach Devin Russell from finding the perfect way to sum up the mission of being...

Video of the Day – Cal 50 days to kickoff

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Photo: Terry Bowden tweets a new white helmet for Akron

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It's hard to have a distinctive look when your colors are white, blue and gold. That's a road pretty well traveled.  Akron, wearers of white, blue and gold, had a pretty good look in 2013. Not great, but certainly nothing to be ashamed about....