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Keyshawn Johnson Jr. A Perfect Fit for Mike Riley

Keyshawn Johnson Jr. committed to Nebraska Wednesday, in a video produced by Bleacher Report. Keyshawn Johnson Jr. has always followed in his dad's footsteps, but will he blaze his own path now? #TheCommitmenthttps://t.co/CqiATXFPhW — Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) March 23, 2016 Johnson’s commitment accentuates a strength of Cornhusker head coach Mike Riley, which looked like one […]

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Les Miles Cuban Excursion: A Return for LSU Football

Count Les Miles among the American attendees for the historic MLB exhibition game in Cuba this week. The secret is out. @LSUcoachMiles is in Cuba this week. Could he be down there auditioning to become the World's Most Interesting Man? — LSU Football (@LSUfootball) March 22, 2016 Actually, @LSUCoachMiles is in Cuba to visit schools […]

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Quandre Diggs vs. Mike Gundy vs. Longhorn Network

Quandre Diggs subtweeted Mike Gundy, and all of Oklahoma State athletics. Welcome to the offseason. The actual tweet is embedded below, though a screenshot is included in case the original mysterious disappears. We can go to whatever conference we want, but them on the other hand… https://t.co/pTMYzvet16 — Quandre Diggs (@qdiggs6) March 22, 2016 CFB […]

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NCAA Tournament Teams Suited for College Football

Every March, the NCAA Tournament attracts casual fans whose sports interest typically resides elsewhere for the other 11 months of the year. For college football fans, some of the teams that made the 2016 NCAA Tournament might seem foreign. This year’s Field of 68 featured 14 universities with Football Championship Subdivision programs, including 2015 FCS […]

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ACC Basketball Fans Fill Finebaum Airtime

ACC basketball’s NCAA Tournament success, sending six teams to the Sweet 16, has fans of the conference swelling with pride. ACC basketball boasts success similar to SEC football, but the former’s collective fan base doesn’t have the same reputation. Perhaps all ACC basketball die-hards need is the forum. College football is in a dead period, […]

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Kirby Smart Reminds Us About Awful Transfer Restrictions

Among new Georgia Bulldogs head coach Kirby Smart’s first sweeping changes from predecessor Mark Richt is a starkly more draconian transfer policy, as reported Thursday by Dawg Nation’s Seth Emerson. The limitations reportedly in place on running back A.J. Turman aren’t necessarily indicative of a Georgia problem, nor a Kirby Smart problem. Kirby Smart is […]

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5 For Friday: College Football Coordinators Mt. Rushmore

This week’s Q&A featured a question on first-year college football coordinators. Not included was the following gem from Bang The Book Radio’s Adam Burke, a topic deserving its own column. @kensing45 @cfbhuddle Who would be on the current "Mount Rushmore" of offensive & defensive coordinators? — Adam Burke (@SkatingTripods) March 16, 2016 This is 5 […]

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Q&A: New Coordinators Set for Success

Numerous head coaching changes around college football beget new coordinators in new locations. In this week’s CFB Huddle Q&A, I’ll give you my new coordinators set up for the most success in their first year. I also had a lot of fun envisioning a sixth power conference. A LOT of fun. Perhaps a little too […]

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Balancing Sports Journalism & Depression Can Be Tricky

Trying to make it in any profession can be intimidating. For those suffering from depression, trying to make it in high stress environments can be damn near panic-inducing. Journalism is already a cutthroat business, but sports journalism is almost cannibalistic. Saturday, I posted a tweet explaining why I would be dialing back some of the […]

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5 For Friday: The Best Conference Championship Games

Conference Championship Week — excuse me, “Champ Week,” as ESPN has rebranded it — is afoot and leading us directly into Selection Sunday. For college basketball junkies, it doesn’t get much better than the week-and-change of tournaments played across the country. Conference tournaments have given us such memorable moments as the 2009, six-overtime classic between […]

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#TBT: A Notre Dame Comeback for The Ages

Zach Auguste’s 19 points and 22(!) rebounds powered a Notre Dame comeback in Thursday’s ACC Tournament quarterfinal against Duke. The Blue Devils led the Fighting Irish by as much as 16 in the second half. What a comeback! Notre Dame rallies from 16 down to beat No. 19 Duke 84-79 in OT behind 19 & […]

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Q&A: Grading Bob Stoops Hires; Pac-12 Coaches Battle Royale

Q&A makes its long-awaited* return with some great topics. Bob Stoops — who earned the “Big Game” moniker long before John Cena — main events a card also featuring a Pac-12 coaches battle royale. If you have a question for CFB Huddle Q&A, tweet @kensing45 or @cfbhuddle. * = debatable. @kensing45 @cfbhuddle Grade Bob Stoops […]

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Antonio Callaway, Treon Harris Absences Add to the SEC East Mess

2015 wasn’t exactly a banner year for the SEC East, and the dumpster fire rages on into 2016 with news of Florida kicking off spring practices without Antonio Callaway and Treon Harris. Treon Harris, Antonio Callaway aren't with the Gators right now, and no one's saying why https://t.co/B4nVQbaaYQ via @TB_Times — Campus Gridiron (@CampusGridiron) March 8, […]