Mark Hudspeth

2016 Could Be the Year Mark Hudspeth Finally Goes Power Five

Mark Hudspeth has been one of college football’s best head coaches over the last decade, but you’d be hard-pressed to find many people that can recite his successes outside those…

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Eastern Washington Coach Beau Baldwin Faces A Double-Edged Sword

Eastern Washington head coach Beau Baldwin knows firsthand how much impact a transfer quarterback can have on a program. With SMU quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell guiding the offense, Baldwin’s Eagles…

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Jerry Tarkanian, UNLV and Mike Tyson Signified Cultural Shifts

The Las Vegas sports scene has long been synonymous with boxing, but when Jerry Tarkanian was chewing his towel on the sidelines of the Thomas and Mack Center, Sin City’s…

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Eastern Washington Transfer QB Vernon Adams Is Oregon Bound

Perhaps the most significant addition to Oregon football’s 2015 roster came a week after national signing day. Eastern Washington star quarterback Vernon Adams announced via Instagram Monday morning that he…

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February Frenzy Afoot in Tight College Basketball Conference Standings

The necessary prelude to March Madness is a February Frenzy, and the month’s first full weekend demonstrates February’s chaos fully. A number of college basketball conference standings were turned on…

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Improving College Basketball, Part One: 30-Second Clock and Tempo

The following is Part One in a series on changes college basketball can adopt to improve the quality of the game. This installment is on the experimental 30-second shot clock…

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Dean Smith Made Impacts Large and Small

Others far more intimately acquainted with the late Dean Smith than I offered their tributes to the legendary North Carolina basketball coach upon news of his passing Sunday. Dean Smith…

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Shoe Companies: College Sports Newest, Most Heated Rivals

Harsh words were fired Thursday through media in one of college sports’ newer, albeit more bitter rivalries. No, I’m not referring to a deranged caller to the Paul Finebaum Show…

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Retroactively Grading the 2011 College Basketball Recruiting Rankings

College football national signing day — a date when grown people lose bodily functions, call two-star athletes failures when they commit to other schools but sleepers when they decide to…

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John O’Korn to Michigan Huge for Jim Harbaugh, Wolverines

Jim Harbaugh may have just received his biggest commitment since becoming the head coach of Michigan, and it comes one day after National Signing Day.

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San Jose State Is The Surprise of National Signing Day

National signing day is always teeming with surprises. This year, few are as fascinating as the success San Jose State had putting together its No. 58-ranked class. With wide receiver…

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Roquan Smith, Byron Cowart and More National Signing Day Drama

If you ever wonder why so many millions of college football fans follow national signing day so closely, surely some will tell you it’s for the drama. Really, it’s no…

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National Signing Day Exposes Inherent Biases in Sports Media

The past week has not been great for sports media’s collective look. One could argue it’s been a lot longer than a week, but the past week-to-two weeks have been…

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National Signing Day Schedule and A Recruiting Primer

National signing day 2015 is upon us. It’s a most peculiar day in which legions of college football fans will call in sick to work so they can watch high…

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Virginia’s Bounce Back Win Paints Clearer Top Seeds Picture

The Virginia Cavaliers used an impressive second-half performance to topple North Carolina on Monday night. Behind Malcolm Brogdon’s 17 points and Justin Anderson’s 16, Virginia got the bounce-back win it really…