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The Best of National Signing Day 2016

Outstanding letters of intent aside, National Signing Day 2016 nears its conclusion. Feel free to take a breath and give your index finger a break after it spent the last few hours furiously hitting F-5. National Signing Day 2016 brought college football recruiting to a whole new level of spectacle, between Bleacher Report’s increasingly elaborate […]

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UCLA Recruiting Wins Need to Turn Into Results

The 2016 UCLA recruiting class checked in at No. 16 of 247Sports’ composite rankings before adding 4-star safety Brandon Burton. Now that the Bruins have the standout from nearby Serra, UCLA surpasses Stanford with the most 4-star commitments in the Pac-12. 4-Star safety Brandon Burton (@BraandonD1) uses a game of paintball to announce his commitmenthttps://t.co/YxfntDgbDJ […]

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Super Bowl Media Day Is A Barren Wasteland

Why do I rage against the NFLization of college football? Look no further than Super Bowl media day — excuse me, Super Bowl “Opening Night” — the manifestation of each of professional football’s worst elements. The two weeks between conference championship games and Super Bowls are prime-time for parroted talking points and intellectually laziness. The […]

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Michigan Recruiting Squares with Host Jim Harbaugh

Hello, and welcome to Michigan Recruiting Squares, the game where nine celebrities help 4-and-5-star prospects sign their national letters of intent to the Wolverines! I’m your host, Jim Harbaugh. Let’s meet the board of celebrities. First up, he’s the man with as many titles reigns as Alabama football — though fewer of his are disputed […]

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Brian Kelly Contract Extension Doesn’t Mean What It Says

Notre Dame announced Friday head coach Brian Kelly signed a contract extension through 2021. Realistically, the university could have issued a press release declaring Cyborg Brian Kelly will coach the 3021 Fighting Irish season opener against Galilean Conference powerhouse Io State, and it would hold the same value. The likelihood Brian Kelly is still Notre […]

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Wisconsin Football’s Low-Key Identity Has Playoff Potential

Exasperated doesn’t quite describe Wisconsin linebacker Jack Cichy’s reaction to the three sacks on three consecutive plays he accrued in the Badgers’ 23-21 defeat of USC at last month’s Holiday Bowl. “Honestly, this year was my second sack even through high school,” a smiling Cichy said on the field of Qualcomm Stadium. “It was awesome. […]