Category Archives: College Football

Barry Switzer Gets It (Way) Wrong

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Very disappointed in the comments I heard today from legendary coach Barry Switzer about the fact that he wouldn’t “recruit a white quarterback”. Switzer was speaking in response to a question evaluating the pro prospects of Johnny Manziel, and he … Continue reading

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A Little Perspective On Signing Day Euphoria

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Just saw this pic today of Jimmy Clausen sporting his four High School championship rings to his presser announcing that he was going to Notre Dame and sparking intense euphoria among Fighting Irish faithful that some college football fans might … Continue reading

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Despite Hype, Sam Won’t Be First Gay Pro Football Player

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Originally published on Vavel USA       NFL prospect Michael Sam of the University of Missouri will become the first openly gay active player in the league if he is drafted and/or makes the roster of an NFL team … Continue reading

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VAVEL USA Speaking On Sports National Signing Day Special Podcast

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Every year, on an often cold and otherwise bleak midweek midwinter day, college football fans across the nation surreptitiously open up sports pages on workplace computers, sneak a look at mobile devices, place a quick call to a friend, or … Continue reading

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Meet The Man Who Saw Auburn in BCS Title Game…Last Spring

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The first thing that jumps out at you about Dave Bartoo is his voice: authoritative, rapid, and confident mixed with a thick helping of pleasantness. He draws you in to what he is telling you, which is a system that … Continue reading

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What Penn State Gets With Its New Coach

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James Franklin is Penn State’s new football coach. The reaction this hiring ranges from the sublime to the ridiculous. Most hail the hiring, while a few voices have been raised the specter of the previous Penn State scandal involving Gerry … Continue reading

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