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Tebow Third String? Don't Be Shocked

Tebow Third String? Don't Be Shocked

I live in Florida. I am surrounded by Gators fans. There are two things you never tell a Florida fan: First, never say the Gators would ever lose to anyone, including the 1985 Chicago Bears or the 101st Airborne...
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Those Poor, Successful Seminoles

Those Poor, Successful Seminoles

Poor, poor Florida State. The Seminoles not only lost 11 starters to the NFL draft, they also had defensive coordinator Mark Stoops defect to Kentucky. Just what will poor, little FSU do? The 'Noles will do what the 'Noles always do...
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It's Watch List Season! Part I

It's Watch List Season! Part I

National signing day is in the past. Spring training is in the rear-view mirror. Most conference media days are said and done...
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Former Syracuse Players Applaud Move

Former Syracuse Players Applaud Move

Syracuse has yet to play its first game in the Atlantic Coast Conference, but the Orange are getting rave reviews for making the move by some former players...
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A Heavenly Day For Football Fans

A Heavenly Day For Football Fans

I had a religious experience today. They do not happen often to most folks, yet for me one happens each year about this time. The college football preview magazines have hit the newsstands...
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Sun Belt Adds Talent Through Subtraction

Sun Belt Adds Talent Through Subtraction

With the recent conference realignment, the prevailing question is whether a particular move was good for a school or a league. Is Maryland better off in the Big Ten rather than the ACC? That is debatable...
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Former Saints QB Delivers To Oklahoma Victims

Former Saints QB Delivers To Oklahoma Victims

As a professional quarterback, John Fourcade was known for distributing passes to a variety of receivers. Today he is distributing supplies to a group in need of things much more than spirals...
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Give it Some Time, Ole Miss

Give it Some Time, Ole Miss

Ole Miss fans are having a summer unlike any other they've experienced in a long time — a summer anticipating the realization of great potential. I have heard it from several of my Ole Miss friends...
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Atlantic Coast Closing On SEC

Atlantic Coast Closing On SEC

A few years back I interviewed then-Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt at the Southeastern Conference spring meetings in Destin, Fla...
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