Category: College Football

Kyle Long Didn’t Expect to be Drafted as High as he Was

Monday, April 29th, 2013

The Chicago Bears continue to make a strong push to revamp an offensive line that for years has taken beatings. The latest step in that process came in Round 1 of the NFL draft, with Chicago taking Oregon offensive guard/tackle Kyle Long, who just so happens to be Howie's son ...

Star Lotulelei Says the Panthers “Can Definitely be a Playoff Team”

Monday, April 29th, 2013

The Carolina Panthers were in desperate need of help at defensive tackle, and so they weren't about to let Utah stud Star Lotulelei keep sliding when he dropped to them in the No. 14 spot Thursday night during the NFL draft. Carolina certainly has high expectations for Lotulelei, and Lotulelei ...

Sharrif Floyd Talks Oakland and Philadelphia, Says he Didn’t Watch Football Until 2007

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Sharrif Floyd might be a local Philadelphia kid, and he might be a top-five pick tonight in the opening round of the NFL Draft. Despite that, though, Floyd didn't grow up an Eagles fan ... or a football fan at all. Sharrif Floyd joined Anthony Gargano, Glen Macnow, and Ray Didinger ...

Eddie Lacy: “I know if I had more time to prepare then everything would’ve been a lot better than it was”

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

It started with Hesiman Trophy winner Mark Ingram. The came last years 3rd overall pick in the draft, Trent Richardson. This year it was Lacy's time to shine as Alabama's lead running back. That is exactly what he did. The powerful, violent back finished with over 1,300 yards and 17 ...

Dee Milliner Isn’t Worried About Injury Concerns, Says He’ll “Prove Them Wrong”

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

The first unofficial "smear campaign" of the 2013 NFL Draft is underway, with Dee Milliner the target. The Alabama cornerback is now being red-flagged (at least in the media) as an injury-prone prospect despite missing only one game during his college career. That's because there are reports that he might not ...

Kansas State Coach Bill Snyder Thinks College Athletics are in a Bad Place Right Now

Thursday, April 18th, 2013

Interviews don't come any more honest than this one. Longtime Kansas State football coach Bill Snyder goes into great depth to discuss what he thinks is wrong with college athletics right now. He goes so far as to say he's grossly overpaid and that he doesn't know if he would've ...

Robert Woods Discusses USC’s Woes and His Future in the NFL

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

Things certainly didn't go as expected for USC this past season, and wide receiver Robert Woods says some of the troubles came because the team started forcing things when it fell in the rankings despite winning games. While the season was a disaster, that won't stop Woods from entering the ...

Tyler Wilson on His Draft Stock: “Somewhere Hopefully in the First Three Rounds”

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

At the end of the 2011 season, Tyler Wilson had the look of a future star. Wilson had just led his team to 11 wins and was named first-team All-SEC. The quarterback looked like a future first-round pick in the NFL Draft, but he decided to return to Arkansas for ...

Al Golden Says He is Tempering His Expectations After a Promising Spring Game

Tuesday, April 16th, 2013

The history of Miami Hurricanes football is littered with some great players. Guys like Ray Lewis, Ed Reed, Warren Sapp and Andre Johnson have all donned the uniform. Recently, the program hasn't lived up to those standards. Al Golden is trying to change that. He is going into his third ...

Lane Kiffin Challenges USC Players to Stop Talking and Produce After Troubling Season

Friday, April 12th, 2013

Matt Barkley returned to USC and all was supposed to be right with the Trojans this past season. They had national championship aspirations, but they were dashed midway through the season and the wheels fell off. USC finished 7-6 --"unacceptable to our standards" according to Lane Kiffin -- and the ...