Archive for October, 2013

View replay before ejecting players for targeting

I respect what college football has done to protect players, keeping them from leading with their helmets to cut down on the risk of concussions, but the game is so fast and furious, the refs can’t tell the difference between a shove or a tackle or leading with a shoulder and a crushing, helmet-to-helmet blow.

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Nobles rallies Valdosta State past W. Georgia

Seantavius Jones caught three touchdown passes from backup quarterback Kaleb Nobles as Valdosta State scored 35 second-half points to defeat host West Georgia 35-30 on Saturday.

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SEC shook up on Shake Down Saturday

Saturday’s results in the SEC East were a totally tricky trifecta. Maybe the Mayans were a year off on their Armageddon prediction.

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Updated: Oregon students selling ‘We Want Bama’ shirts

Oregon students Grant Otter and Harrison Tingler are trying to make some greenbacks from selling green T-shirts with the slogan: “We Want Bama.”

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Plenty of options in Valdosta State offense

Valdosta State quarterback Cayden Cochran can distribute the ball to a variety of playmakers, all capable of making a huge gain or controlling a game.

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Boyd top player midway through ACC season

You can’t go wrong with Clemson’s Tajh Boyd or Florida State’s Jameis Winston, but Boyd has been consistently great in carrying No. 3 Clemson this season.

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Johnny Costume? Help Manziel pick Halloween outfit

Outkickthecoverage.com is reporting that Texas A&M QB Johnny Manziel apparently has agreed to let the public decide what he will wear this Halloween.

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Manziel top player midway through SEC season

We’re six games into the season and Johnny Manziel is just as elusive, just as inventive, just as amazing as he was last year, when he became the first freshman to win the Heisman Trophy.

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RB Jones out for year, adds to Gators’ injury concerns

Florida running back Matt Jones will miss the rest of the year with a knee injury, meaning the Gators have lost seven players — including five starters — to season-ending injuries.

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Missouri in first, but SEC East up for grabs

The SEC East is a huge mess. Six games into the season and Missouri, Georgia, South Carolina and Florida all remain in contention.

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