Big Ten Returns To Football

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Just five weeks after announcing they were “postponing” the 2020 college football season, the Big Ten has reversed course. Wednesday they will announce they are returning this Fall. The proposed start date is October 23rd-24th. School presidents and chancellors had been meeting all weekend reviewing new data from conference medical experts. They will play an […] READ MORE


College Football Preview; Week 4

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Via Last Word on College Football, by Tony Siracusa When you are dealing with young people, you get used to a lot of eye rolling if you say something that is a little off kilter. Likewise, when we were putting together the list of games to keep an eye on this weekend, we imagined plenty […] READ MORE


UCLA Gets An Expected Win

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Via Last Word on College Football, by Tony Siracusa UCLA got the win it expected, a 56-23 blowout of Hawaii Saturday before a crowd of only 50,444 at the Rose Bowl. The Bruins also got more than what they bargained for, with injuries, a coming suspension, a MIA player and a porous run defense. A […] READ MORE


Josh Rosen Was Right

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Via Last Word on College Football, by Tony Siracusa UCLA coach Jim Mora has always had a chippy relationship with the media in his six-year tenure. This pre-season, he has restricted media access to the team and even more so to the players. It is all the more curious then how his biggest media nightmare, […] READ MORE


Pac 12 Media Days; Day 2 News and Notes

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Via Last Word on College Football, by Tony Siracusa Pac 12 Media Days are half as long as the SEC Media Days, despite having only two fewer teams. The conference gets the coaches up, gets them down and everyone moves on to what’s next, (or team doughnuts). So Day 2 put a wrap on the […] READ MORE


SEC Media Days; Day 4 News and Notes

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Via Last Word on College Football, by Tony Siracusa SEC Media Days wrapped up Thursday and not a moment too soon for some people. There were some hard questions and some challenging topics that needed to be dealt with. And just think, there are discussions about turning this into a five day long event. An […] READ MORE


SEC Media Days; Day 3 News and Notes

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Via Last Word on College Football, by Tony Siracusa Day three of SEC Media Days brought larger crowds to the hotel lobby in Hoover, Alabama as they anticipated his arrival. Yes, he was on the way as the crowd gathered with the excitement of seeing royalty before them, and then just like that, there he […] READ MORE


SEC Media Days; Day 2 News and Notes

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Via Last Word on College Football, by Tony Siracusa The SEC likes to say, for them, “It Just Means More.” It is the conference’s official tag line for all promotion. For the purposes of day two of the SEC Media Days, it means a packed day with four coaches, some style points, some people way […] READ MORE


SEC Media Days; Day 1 News and Notes

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Via Last Word on College Football by Tony Siracusa The four-day marathon that is SEC Media Days kicked off Monday in somewhat predictable fashion. Conference commissioner Greg Sankey opened the event by giving a state of the state type of speech, including a decision by the universities giving him the controlling say in the rescheduling […] READ MORE


John Ross 2017 NFL Draft Profile

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John Ross Draft Profile shows a player who came back from a terrible knee injury to have a breakout season and become a likely first round pick. READ MORE