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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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CHAMPAGNE AND REEFER

We won’t argue with Muddy Waters’ formula. Neither did Percy Harvin, according to NFLDraftBible.com. We just assume everyone from Virginia Beach is perpetually blazed, so no real shock there. The same website is also reporting that Brian Cushing and Clay Matthews tested positive for steroids. These are demonstrably false, as we’ve heard nothing like this […]

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On the Clock: New York Jets

Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Graham Team needs: Quarterback, receiver, cornerback Dream scenario: The Jets went into the offseason with numerous positional needs to address, and they got around to all but two of them through free agency. The leftovers are biggies: quarterback and receiver.     Jody Gomez/US Presswire   The Jets could use help […]

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The folly of the ‘pre-preseason’ top 25

Let’s face it, an obsession with listmaking — otherwise known as glazomania — is ingrained into probably 90 percent of the human race. For college football pundits, this is probably just as well, since listing and ranking everything from teams, players, and coaches to the wieners at various stadiums’ concession stands probably makes up two-thirds […]

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Fine, we get it: Florida is fast. There’s no need to exaggerate.

We’ve already seen one interesting sign in Florida’s locker room today. Here is another, filled with obviously fake 40-yard dash times: Forget for a second the general abuse of the 40 as a relevant measure of "football speed," which is more about short bursts and quickness in tight spaces. Despite the glaring absence of the […]

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USC vs. UCLA Running Game Diary

With the great matchup in the SEC Championships today, it’s almost a shame that I’ll be stuck watching this presumably meaningless rivalry game. I know, I’m assuming that USC will blow out that team in the girly baby blue uniforms, but c’mon. Lets be real. And that’s why I’ll be switching back and forth between […]

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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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The 2008 Preseason HP Heisman Watch

Here we go with the moment you have all been waiting for: The 2008 Heismanpundit.com Preseason Heisman Watch. There are a million Heisman lists written up every preseason, but this is the only one that matters! Unlike a lot of Heisman watches, my preseason list is intended to determine which players have the best chance […]

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Gators pushing Harvin for ’08 Heisman Trophy

Florida quarterback Tim Tebow already has picked out his 2008 Heisman Trophy front-runner: teammate Percy Harvin. Tebow, who now has a vote after winning college football’s most prestigious award three weeks ago, would have voted for Harvin this year. “He’s one of the most dynamic players in the country,” Tebow said. “Percy just brings an […]

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Gator Nuisance

On the national recruting scene, Florida continues to be USC’s biggest rival and seems to hold its own, with safety Will Hill and linebacker Brendan Beal, both from New Jersey, where the Trojans used to have great success. But the biggest player USC misses right now is wide receiver Percy Harvin. The sophomore ran 11 […]

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