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Wide Open Heisman Races and 2010

Heading into the season, 2010 is shaping up to be the most wide-open Heisman race I’ve seen since I started this blog back in 2004. While Terrell Pryor is the front runner, he’s not exactly a slam dunk selection.  There are legitimate cases to be made that five or six other players could be considered front runners as well. I think […]

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Thoughts on the Draft

In my opinion, the NFL draft is the worst television event in sports.  It’s a complete waste of time but, hey, it’s April, so what else are you going to do?  Here are my thoughts on this year’s proceedings: —Can we all agree that Mel Kiper and Todd McShay’s opinions should be taken for entertainment […]

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BREAKING: Chris Wells Will Not Play

ESPN just reported at 6:45pm on Friday that Chris Wells will not play, according to Ohio State HC Jim Tressel. To add to the disbelief, Kirk Herbstreit, who is out here for GameDay and to announce the game, said he just saw ‘Beanie’ going through warmups, catching the ball and stuff, and said he did […]

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Overheard at USC… notes and quotes

Posted by ESPN.com’s Ted Miller LOS ANGELES — A full day’s worth of notes and quotes as coaches Pete Carroll and Jim Tressel talked to reporters on both ends of the USC-Ohio State showdown. RECRUITING BATTLE Carroll and Tressel don’t know each other personally but that doesn’t mean they don’t know each other. “We know […]

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LB Cushing leaves practice with bruised hip

Posted by ESPN.com’s Ted Miller LOS ANGELES — USC’s All-American linebacker Brian Cushing, who’s already nursing a wrist injury that requires a protective cast, left practice Tuesday with a bruised hip. Defensive end Kyle Moore also missed action with back spasms. Coach Pete Carroll said he doesn’t expect the injuries to keep either player from […]

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The HP Heisman Watch, Week 2

It’s time for this week’s HP Heisman Watch. The following list is of the players who have the best shot at actually winning the Heisman. It is not a predicted order of the final voting. Therefore, some players not on this list will assuredly get their share of votes. 1. Chris Wells, Ohio State–Things are […]

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The HP Heisman Watch: Week One

It’s time for the HP Heisman Watch.  This is my ranking of the players who have the best chance at actually winning the Heisman.  It is not a predicted order of the voting, so some players who are not on this list will still get Heisman votes in the end. 1.  Chris Wells, Ohio State–Wells […]

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Who Is Going to Win the BCS Title Game?

Louisiana Superdome. Ohio State vs. Louisiana State. We asked 24 of the finest football minds in captivity who would win. Some are hanging on Bourbon Street, others are watching from afar. Here is what they had to say: Tony Barnhart, Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Because Ohio State backed into the national championship game and because the Buckeyes […]

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Ellis Keeps Streak Alive

The College Football News always tries to do things differently — and so they did with their All-America team this year. But one thing they didn’t do differently was keep USC nose tackle Sedrick Ellis’ All-American streak alive. He’s been named first-team on every single one released to date. But naming Oregon’s Dennis Dixon as […]

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Ohio State recruiting video

No wonder they were able to keep top-RB prospect Chris Wells from leaving the state. Careful, this video is rather gratuitous and probably not-safe-for-work. But enjoy it anyways. Ohio State chick [Zippy Videos via The M Zone]

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