Tag Archives: college football

  • Here’s Video of BYU Recruit Charles West Getting Shot

    Here’s Video of BYU Recruit Charles West Getting Shot

    On Sunday night, a BYU recruit named Charles West was shot while playing pick-up basketball outside a middle school in Coppell, Texas, a suburb of Dallas. Luckily the wound to the upper arm was not life-threatening. West was treated at a local hospital and released. Now a video of the shooting has surfaced, courtesy of […]

  • Lawrence Phillips Letters Paint Haunting Picture of His Life in Prison (Pics)

    Lawrence Phillips Letters Paint Haunting Picture of His Life in Prison (Pics)

    Former NFL running back Lawrence Phillips is serving a 39-year prison sentence for numerous assault convictions. In April he became a murder suspect when his cellmate at California’s Kern Valley State Prison wound up dead. Now USA Today has obtained letters Phillips wrote by hand to several former coaches and friends that paint a picture […]

  • Jameis Winston Was on Gruden’s QB Camp, and He Was Damn Impressive (Video)

    Jameis Winston Was on Gruden’s QB Camp, and He Was Damn Impressive (Video)

    It’s easy for football fans to judge a quarterback’s athletic ability just by watching games. What’s often difficult to judge is their intelligence. For that, you usually have to rely on the word of trusted authorities, because you’re not in the room when quarterbacks are talking strategy with their coaching staff. That’s not the case […]

  • Rice Football Signs 7-Year-Old with Leukemia in Touching Ceremony (Video)

    Rice Football Signs 7-Year-Old with Leukemia in Touching Ceremony (Video)

    This week, Rice football did something pretty special for a seven-year-old little boy named Ziggy Stoval-Redd. Ziggy is currently facing a tough battle against leukemia. However, he loves football, so when Owls head coach David Baliff heard about him, he knew he could do something to brighten Ziggy’s spirits. That something? Signing Ziggy as a […]

  • Morgantown Outdoor Furniture Ban Aims to Prevent Celebratory Couch Fires

    Morgantown Outdoor Furniture Ban Aims to Prevent Celebratory Couch Fires

    To most of us, getting wasted and lighting a couch on fire in the middle of a street after a football game just sounds like good, clean, totally harmless fun. However, the uptight folks on City Council in Morgantown, WV, think such wholesome activities are “dangerous” and pose “significant risks to public health and safety.” […]

  • Potential No. 1 Pick Jameis Winston Might Not Attend NFL Draft

    Potential No. 1 Pick Jameis Winston Might Not Attend NFL Draft

    Jameis Winston may not attend the 2015 NFL Draft in Chicago on April 30. If he doesn’t, he could be the first No. 1 overall pick to not attend the shindig in 21 years. Winston impressed the hell out of NFL scouts at the combine in February, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, holders of the […]

  • Formerly Homeless Baylor RB Silas Nacita Says NCAA Ruled Him Ineligible

    Formerly Homeless Baylor RB Silas Nacita Says NCAA Ruled Him Ineligible

    After Sports Illustrated profiled Baylor walk-on Silas Nacita ahead of the Cotton Bowl back in December, he immediately became one of the feel-good stories of the 2014 college football season. The kid had a scholarship to play football at Cornell but left after one season to be closer to home. Friends at Baylor said he […]

  • Dante Fowler Ran a Blistering 40 While Wearing His Lucky Gold Watch (Video)

    Dante Fowler Ran a Blistering 40 While Wearing His Lucky Gold Watch (Video)

    Florida’s Dante Fowler didn’t run the fastest 40 among defensive linemen at the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine. Clemson’s Vic Beasley took that honor with a blazing 4.53. However, Fowler’s 40 time of 4.61 seconds was still pretty damn good. And it’s even better when you realize that Fowler, at 6’2″ and 261 pounds, is an […]