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NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk
CFT 2015 Preseason Preview: SEC Predictionsrushing per game, a number that was 13th in the 14-team SEC and 105th nationall
CFT 2015 Preseason Preview: SEC Predictions
NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk / Posted 22 minutes ago
rushing per game, a number that was 13th in the 14-team SEC and 105th nationally. To help rectify the latter problem, Steve Spurrier brought in Jon Hoke as co-defensive coordinator. On the former front, solid play from Mitch, combined with an... Read more
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WRAL Sports Fan
UNC hopes offseason defensive overhaul means better resultsTigers and was defensive coordinator when Texas won a championship in 2005. The
UNC hopes offseason defensive overhaul means better results
WRAL Sports Fan / Posted 2 hours ago
Tigers and was defensive coordinator when Texas won a championship in 2005. Then came former Nebraska defensive coordinator John Papuchis to coach linebackers, former Air Force defensive coordinator Charlton Warren to coach defensive backs and Tray... Read more
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The Times Leader
Barnesville remains unblemished; St. C., MF, SJC all prevailKnight had two digs and Katie McGonigal finished with three kills. Miah Runkle
Barnesville remains unblemished; St. C., MF, SJC all prevail
The Times Leader / Posted yesterday
Knight had two digs and Katie McGonigal finished with three kills. Miah Runkle ended the night with two kills while Katie Spurrier had a team-high 16 digs to go along with five kills. Avery Hanlon filled the score sheet for Barnesville with six... Read more
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Deseret News
Take expletives, not religion, out of footballIf a coach is a practicing Christian — think Clemson’s Dabo Swinney, Georgia’s
Take expletives, not religion, out of football
Deseret News / Posted yesterday
If a coach is a practicing Christian — think Clemson’s Dabo Swinney, Georgia’s Mark Richt, South Carolina’s Steve Spurrier or Cincinnati’s Tommy Tuberville — that would mean changing who they are. Nobody ever told Nick Saban, Mike Leach... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Monday Muse: Would U of L trade quarterbacks with UK, IU or WKU?inspired the chatter that the OU faithful is not as gaga about Stoops as they w
Monday Muse: Would U of L trade quarterbacks with UK, IU or WKU?
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 2 days ago
inspired the chatter that the OU faithful is not as gaga about Stoops as they were when he arrived from Florida as Steve Spurrier’s former hot-shot defensive coordinator. It's been a topic of discussion on ESPN and written about in the Big... Read more
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SportingNews
Big Ten, SEC poised for latest, maybe greatest chapter yetjust a play that means a lot to Buckeye Nation, and it's something important to
Big Ten, SEC poised for latest, maybe greatest chapter yet
SportingNews / Posted 2 days ago
just a play that means a lot to Buckeye Nation, and it's something important to them." New York Times bestselling author John U. Bacon, whose book "Endzone: The Rise, Fall, and Return of Michigan Football" arrives Sept. 1, said that same passion... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
West Liberty University honors faculty and staffproviding a status on the university and honoring several members of its facult
West Liberty University honors faculty and staff
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 4 days ago
providing a status on the university and honoring several members of its faculty and staff. From left, Interim President John P. McCullough, Keith Kaczor, Keith Bell, Karen Kettler, Matthew Zdilla and Provost Brian Crawford. -- Contributed "As... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Gators' coaching staff heavy in SEC experience, but will it translate to wins?measure has more experience, success and player development track records than
Gators' coaching staff heavy in SEC experience, but will it translate to wins?
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 4 days ago
measure has more experience, success and player development track records than any first-year staff at UF since the Steve Spurrier Era began in 1990. Led by coordinators Doug Nussmeier on offense and Geoff Collins on defense, plus former... Read more
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CBS Sports
2015 SEC Preview: Ranking the league's football coaches from 14-1be a lot higher on this list, as he'd be coming off a debut season in the SEC i
2015 SEC Preview: Ranking the league's football coaches from 14-1
CBS Sports / Posted 7 days ago
be a lot higher on this list, as he'd be coming off a debut season in the SEC in which his Aggies went 11-2 and he helped Johnny Manziel win a Heisman Trophy. The problem is, as magical as that season was, the Aggies have regressed each season... Read more
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Bleacher Report
The Unwritten Rules of the NFLseen or heard of that before hearing that's how those Chiefs flew. But in Washi
The Unwritten Rules of the NFL
Bleacher Report / Posted 11 days ago
seen or heard of that before hearing that's how those Chiefs flew. But in Washington, Bowen said, then-head coach Steve Spurrier let vets with five or more years of service fly first class. Ten-year veteran wideout Donte Stallworth, who worked... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Georgia's Richt too busy to reflect on his 15-year runtitle games. Only seven coaches in SEC history have compiled more conference vi
Georgia's Richt too busy to reflect on his 15-year run
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 13 days ago
title games. Only seven coaches in SEC history have compiled more conference victories — Paul "Bear" Bryant (159), Steve Spurrier (131), John Vaught (106), Vince Dooley (105), Ralph "Shug" Jordan (98), Phillip Fulmer (98) and Nick Saban... Read more
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ABC News 4 Charleston
TruMoo Friday Night Rivals: Preseason preview specialpowerhouses Easily the biggest change concerning football in the Lowcountry is
TruMoo Friday Night Rivals: Preseason preview special
ABC News 4 Charleston / Posted 13 days ago
powerhouses Easily the biggest change concerning football in the Lowcountry is in Summerville. The veteran of 63 years, John McKissick has retired. His grandson, longtime offensive coordinator and former quarterback Joe Call, is taking the... Read more
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Bleacher Report
A&M Hopes to Mimic Auburn's Riseknow a thing or two about being overshadowed by an in-state rival. Auburn had
A&M Hopes to Mimic Auburn's Rise
Bleacher Report / Posted 14 days ago
know a thing or two about being overshadowed by an in-state rival. Auburn had Cam Newton; Texas A&M came back with Johnny Manziel. Outside of LSU, they’re the only Southeastern Conference programs to beat Alabama at Bryant-Denny Stadium... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
SEC trying to reclaim football supremacy after title droughtwould-be contenders like Georgia, Mississippi, LSU and perhaps even Auburn, whi
SEC trying to reclaim football supremacy after title drought
Savannah Morning News / Posted 14 days ago
would-be contenders like Georgia, Mississippi, LSU and perhaps even Auburn, which doesn’t expect to miss a beat with Jeremy Johnson replacing Nick Marshall. It’s still hard to argue against the top-to-bottom strength of a league where Mississippi... Read more
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The Advocate
Scott Rabalais’ LSU schedule breakdownStadium TV: CBS Early storyline Auburn is the slight conference favorite bec
Scott Rabalais’ LSU schedule breakdown
The Advocate / Posted 15 days ago
Stadium TV: CBS Early storyline Auburn is the slight conference favorite because of two men: new quarterback Jeremy Johnson and new defensive coordinator Will Muschamp. There are huge expectations for both — especially Muschamp, who was... Read more
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NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk
Ole Miss’ Huge Freeze, Mississippi State’s Dan Mullen call for Mississippi to change state flagRoof allegedly shot and killed nine members of a predominantly black church in
Ole Miss’ Huge Freeze, Mississippi State’s Dan Mullen call for Mississippi to change state flag
NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk / Posted 16 days ago
Roof allegedly shot and killed nine members of a predominantly black church in Charleston, S.C. South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier supported the removal of the Confederate flag long before it became a national topic of discussion, telling ESPN in... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Monday Muse (Request Edition): One Open Football Scrimmageother football and basketball coach who bans his players from using Twitter dur
Monday Muse (Request Edition): One Open Football Scrimmage
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 16 days ago
other football and basketball coach who bans his players from using Twitter during the season about the remarkable thing John Calipari did at Kentucky last season. He won 38 straight games while allowing his players to... Read more
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Covers.com
SEC conference college football betting preview: Surprise, surprise, Alabama is the team to beat -and Kris Frost. Why not to bet the Tigers: The Tigers only have four starters
SEC conference college football betting preview: Surprise, surprise, Alabama is the team to beat -
Covers.com / Posted 16 days ago
and Kris Frost. Why not to bet the Tigers: The Tigers only have four starters returning on offense, and backup Jeremy Johnson will take over for Nick Marshall at quarterback. They won't have a lot of time to figure things out, as they travel... Read more
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The Advocate
Tough year for Tigersstart, LSU running back Leonard Fournette has a great game against the South Ca
Tough year for Tigers
The Advocate / Posted 19 days ago
start, LSU running back Leonard Fournette has a great game against the South Carolina Gamecocks in Columbia, causing Steve Spurrier, the Old Ball Coach, to remark, “Man, that ol’ boy runs like a bull!”Gators chomped With LSU on a roll after the... Read more
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The Michigan Daily
Harbaugh, Fisch want 'open' QB competition in fall campMorris since the spring game. Besides Rudock and Morris, there are four schola
Harbaugh, Fisch want 'open' QB competition in fall camp
The Michigan Daily / Posted 20 days ago
Morris since the spring game. Besides Rudock and Morris, there are four scholarship quarterbacks — though Houston transfer John O’Korn is ineligible due to NCAA transfer rules — and three walk-ons practicing. In that group, experience is limited.... Read more
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The Advocate
Tough year for Tigersstart, LSU running back Leonard Fournette has a great game against the South Ca
Tough year for Tigers
The Advocate / Posted 20 days ago
start, LSU running back Leonard Fournette has a great game against the South Carolina Gamecocks in Columbia, causing Steve Spurrier, the Old Ball Coach, to remark, “Man, that ol’ boy runs like a bull!”Gators chomped With LSU on a roll after the... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
SEC trying to reclaim football supremacy after title droughtBy JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer The Southeastern Conference is the unquestione
SEC trying to reclaim football supremacy after title drought
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 21 days ago
By JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer The Southeastern Conference is the unquestioned king of college football leagues. Maybe in some circles. That mindset has become practically a mantra for SEC coaches, fans and media over the last decade, but other... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Still the best? League seeks rebound from title droughtwould-be contenders like Georgia, Ole Miss, LSU and perhaps even Auburn, which
Still the best? League seeks rebound from title drought
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 22 days ago
would-be contenders like Georgia, Ole Miss, LSU and perhaps even Auburn, which doesn’t expect to miss a beat with Jeremy Johnson replacing Nick Marshall at quarterback. It’s still hard to argue against the top-to-bottom strength of a league... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Louisiana DE giving USC a lookoffered 2017 Aamir Simms of Dyke, VA. And a baseball note... Following the Pa
Louisiana DE giving USC a look
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 22 days ago
offered 2017 Aamir Simms of Dyke, VA. And a baseball note... Following the Palmetto Games at Carolina Stadium, , 2018 LHP John Gilreath of Northwestern committed to USC. Catch Phil Kornblut every night on SportsTalk and get more of his statewide... Read more
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FOX News
Mandel's SEC picks: Tide will do fine, but they're not winning the conferenceoffense can always be counted on to be highly productive. Last year saw a dip a
Mandel's SEC picks: Tide will do fine, but they're not winning the conference
FOX News / Posted 22 days ago
offense can always be counted on to be highly productive. Last year saw a dip as the Aggies struggled to replace standouts Johnny Manziel, Mike Evans and Jake Matthews. A year later, sophomore Kyle Allen has established himself at... Read more
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The Gadsden Times
Southeastern Conference looks to return to dominance in college footballwould-be contenders like Georgia, Mississippi, LSU and perhaps even Auburn, whi
Southeastern Conference looks to return to dominance in college football
The Gadsden Times / Posted 22 days ago
would-be contenders like Georgia, Mississippi, LSU and perhaps even Auburn, which doesn’t expect to miss a beat with Jeremy Johnson replacing Nick Marshall. It’s still hard to argue against the top-to-bottom strength of a league where Mississippi... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
SEC trying to reassert itself as college football kingpinswould-be contenders like Georgia, Mississippi, LSU and perhaps even Auburn, whi
SEC trying to reassert itself as college football kingpins
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 22 days ago
would-be contenders like Georgia, Mississippi, LSU and perhaps even Auburn, which doesn’t expect to miss a beat with Jeremy Johnson replacing Nick Marshall. It’s still hard to argue against the top-to-bottom strength of a league where Mississippi... Read more
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The Oakland Press
SEC trying to reclaim football supremacy after title droughtwould-be contenders like Georgia, Mississippi, LSU and perhaps even Auburn, whi
SEC trying to reclaim football supremacy after title drought
The Oakland Press / Posted 22 days ago
would-be contenders like Georgia, Mississippi, LSU and perhaps even Auburn, which doesn’t expect to miss a beat with Jeremy Johnson replacing Nick Marshall. It’s still hard to argue against the top-to-bottom strength of a league where Mississippi... Read more
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WTHR Indianapolis
SEC trying to reclaim football supremacy after title droughtwould-be contenders like Georgia, Mississippi, LSU and perhaps even Auburn, whi
SEC trying to reclaim football supremacy after title drought
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted 22 days ago
would-be contenders like Georgia, Mississippi, LSU and perhaps even Auburn, which doesn't expect to miss a beat with Jeremy Johnson replacing Nick Marshall. It's still hard to argue against the top-to-bottom strength of a league where Mississippi... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
SEC trying to reclaim football supremacy after title droughtBy JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer The Southeastern Conference is the unquestione
SEC trying to reclaim football supremacy after title drought
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 22 days ago
By JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer The Southeastern Conference is the unquestioned king of college football leagues. Maybe in some circles. That mindset has become practically a mantra for SEC coaches, fans and media over the last decade, but other... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
SEC trying to regain football supremacy after title droughtwould-be contenders like Georgia, Mississippi, LSU and perhaps even Auburn, whi
SEC trying to regain football supremacy after title drought
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 22 days ago
would-be contenders like Georgia, Mississippi, LSU and perhaps even Auburn, which doesn't expect to miss a beat with Jeremy Johnson replacing Nick Marshall. It's still hard to argue against the top-to-bottom strength of a league where Mississippi... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
SEC trying to reclaim football supremacy after title droughtBy JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer The Southeastern Conference is the unquestione
SEC trying to reclaim football supremacy after title drought
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 22 days ago
By JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer The Southeastern Conference is the unquestioned king of college football leagues. Maybe in some circles. That mindset has become practically a mantra for SEC coaches, fans and media over the last decade, but other... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
SEC trying to reclaim football supremacy after title droughtBy JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer The Southeastern Conference is the unquestione
SEC trying to reclaim football supremacy after title drought
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 22 days ago
By JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer The Southeastern Conference is the unquestioned king of college football leagues. Maybe in some circles. That mindset has become practically a mantra for SEC coaches, fans and media over the last decade, but other... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
SEC trying to reclaim football supremacy after title droughtBy JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer The Southeastern Conference is the unquestione
SEC trying to reclaim football supremacy after title drought
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 22 days ago
By JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer The Southeastern Conference is the unquestioned king of college football leagues. Maybe in some circles. That mindset has become practically a mantra for SEC coaches, fans and media over the last decade, but other... Read more
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KTVN Reno
SEC trying to reclaim football supremacy after title droughtwould-be contenders like Georgia, Mississippi, LSU and perhaps even Auburn, whi
SEC trying to reclaim football supremacy after title drought
KTVN Reno / Posted 22 days ago
would-be contenders like Georgia, Mississippi, LSU and perhaps even Auburn, which doesn't expect to miss a beat with Jeremy Johnson replacing Nick Marshall. It's still hard to argue against the top-to-bottom strength of a league where Mississippi... Read more
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Salon.com
SEC trying to reclaim football supremacy after title droughtwould-be contenders like Georgia, Mississippi, LSU and perhaps even Auburn, whi
SEC trying to reclaim football supremacy after title drought
Salon.com / Posted 22 days ago
would-be contenders like Georgia, Mississippi, LSU and perhaps even Auburn, which doesn’t expect to miss a beat with Jeremy Johnson replacing Nick Marshall. It’s still hard to argue against the top-to-bottom strength of a league where Mississippi... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
SEC trying to reclaim football supremacy after title droughtwould-be contenders like Georgia, Mississippi, LSU and perhaps even Auburn, whi
SEC trying to reclaim football supremacy after title drought
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 22 days ago
would-be contenders like Georgia, Mississippi, LSU and perhaps even Auburn, which doesn't expect to miss a beat with Jeremy Johnson replacing Nick Marshall. It's still hard to argue against the top-to-bottom strength of a league where Mississippi... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Brown found recent USC visit beneficialrelationship. Brown camped at USC in June then made an unofficial visit in late
Brown found recent USC visit beneficial
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 23 days ago
relationship. Brown camped at USC in June then made an unofficial visit in late July. Brown said he sat down with Steve Spurrier and then visited with academic people and toured the school. "It was just a good visit just to get to see the... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Tracing Merle Haggard’s trip from boxcar to iconof economically desperate Southwesterners was accepted as a welcomed source of
Tracing Merle Haggard’s trip from boxcar to icon
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 24 days ago
of economically desperate Southwesterners was accepted as a welcomed source of cheap labor in the Central Valley. After John Steinbeck and Dorothea Lange, Horace Bristol and Carey McWilliams, among others, exposed exploitation of Okies, Arkies... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
2015 college football previewthat averaged 443.4 yards per game last season? The Gamecocks have won each of
2015 college football preview
Local 10 Miami / Posted 24 days ago
that averaged 443.4 yards per game last season? The Gamecocks have won each of the last two meetings under head coach Steve Spurrier in 2007 and 2013. The Tar Heels haven't beaten South Carolina since 1991. No. 3 Alabama vs. No. 18 WisconsinOnly on... Read more
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CBS Sports
Steve Spurrier's zero-tolerance domestic violence rule worth copyingIn a small, private, out-of-the-way room at the 2015 SEC Media Days last month,
Steve Spurrier's zero-tolerance domestic violence rule worth copying
CBS Sports / Posted 25 days ago
In a small, private, out-of-the-way room at the 2015 SEC Media Days last month, Steve Spurrier was asked to explain himself. The South Carolina coach, who has chiseled out a hall of fame career, has never failed to entertain. But the Head Ball Coach... Read more
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CBS Sports
2015 SEC football player survey: favorites, concerns, fans, playoffGermain Ifedi: “Alabama. You don't count out a Nick Saban team. They're always
2015 SEC football player survey: favorites, concerns, fans, playoff
CBS Sports / Posted 26 days ago
Germain Ifedi: “Alabama. You don't count out a Nick Saban team. They're always going to reload, retool.” Ole Miss LB C.J. Johnson: “Auburn. Their style of play is just so hard to defend. I think particularly this year there's a lot of teams that... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
McElwain gives Gators a non-Gator perspective on slumbering programlong-time UF defensive assistant Charlie Strong; Muschamp grew up in Gainesvill
McElwain gives Gators a non-Gator perspective on slumbering program
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 27 days ago
long-time UF defensive assistant Charlie Strong; Muschamp grew up in Gainesville; Ron Zook was an assistant under Steve Spurrier, who was UF's first Heisman Trophy winner. Galen Hall was an offensive coordinator under former UF coach Charley... Read more
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CBS Sports
2015 SEC football fall practice preview: storylines, players to watchdefense might have the largest ramifications for South Carolina's chances of a
2015 SEC football fall practice preview: storylines, players to watch
CBS Sports / Posted 27 days ago
defense might have the largest ramifications for South Carolina's chances of a bounce-back season, this is still a Steve Spurrier team, which means the biggest headlines will be reserved for the quarterbacks. Sophomore Connor Mitch is the... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Plenty of room(s)shops, they said. Sheetz has generated lots of travel, especially since it beg
Plenty of room(s)
Altoona Mirror / Posted a month ago
shops, they said. Sheetz has generated lots of travel, especially since it began its heavy focus on food, according to John Longstreet, CEO of the Pennsylvania Restaurant & Lodging Association. Tuesdays and Wednesdays are the busiest,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Preseason plauditshad no chance of being ranked in anything," Bielema said during his speaking en
Preseason plaudits
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 1 months ago
had no chance of being ranked in anything," Bielema said during his speaking engagement at the Mercy Coaching Summit at the John Q. Hammons Convention Center. "It means a lot to me because it's the coaches poll. "And I didn't vote, so I didn't sway... Read more
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