Recruiting

Kliff Kingsbury admits he flirts with recruits’ moms

April 10, 2014
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Kliff Kingsbury admits he flirts with recruits’ moms   During an appearance on “The Dan LeBatard Show” Tuesday, Kingsbury was asked a number of questions about his good looks. One interesting tidbit came when he was asked if any single moms of recruits flirted with him during recruiting visits. “Yeah,” Kingsbury said while chuckling, larrybrownsports.com…

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The college player compensation debate….I’m not pro-union

March 27, 2014
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The college player compensation debate….I’m not pro-union My take/point/opinion on the show today was not that I am pro-union. My guess would be the players at NW didn’t think they had another option, b/c of the NCAA’s entitlement & arrogance. The animosity toward the college players is misguided. Fans should take out their frustrations on…

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Asked about Texas A&M’s ‘coach cool’ and ‘swagcopter,’ Charlie Strong: Texas not a ‘gadget program’

February 6, 2014
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Asked about Texas A&M’s ‘coach cool’ and ‘swagcopter,’ Charlie Strong: Texas not a ‘gadget program‘ AUSTIN — Even as Charlie Strong unveiled his first recruiting class at Texas, he was looking ahead. As he did in his introductory news conference last month, Strong invoked the theme of locking down recruiting in the state. In the…

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Gosselin: Lack of starpower doesn’t mean a thing for future success — just look at the facts..

February 6, 2014
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Gosselin: Lack of starpower doesn’t mean a thing for future success — just look at the facts.. WACO — The Baylor Bears, coming off the greatest football season in their history, failed to land a single five-star recruit on national signing day Wednesday. Again. The Bears never seem to land the bluest of blue chips.…

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The never ending RECRUITING debate

February 6, 2014
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Well college football programs and coaches wrapped up another signing class on February 5th. When you host a sports talk radio show in a state with two SEC schools, that are arch rivals, there’s constant static and noise. Bottom line, Ole Miss finished ahead of Mississippi State on every recruiting site. Now, what does that…

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For some heavyweight programs, the body blows are pretty hard

September 9, 2013
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For some heavyweight programs, the body blows are pretty hard   It is not every day when USC, Texas, Notre Dame and Florida all lose football games on the same day. It happened Saturday, in fact, for the first time since Sept. 11, 1976. These proud programs have 19 combined Associated Press national titles, but the fan bases are generally not the…

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KV’s Late Hits: Hey, Dan Mullen, where’s the dynamic offense we expected?

September 2, 2013
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KV’s Late Hits: Hey, Dan Mullen, where’s the dynamic offense we expected?   It was an implied promise from Mississippi State when Dan Mullen took the head coaching job there in December of 2008: He would bring offense to Starkville, a place starved for points in the five years of Sylvester Croom’s insomnia-curing West Coast…

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2014 SEC football schedule…MSU & Ole Miss lookin’ good

August 21, 2013
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2014 SEC football schedule…MSU & Ole Miss lookin’ good   SEC Releases 2014 Conference Football Schedule Texas A&M-South Carolina Debuts SEC Network BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The Southeastern Conference today announced the conference football schedule for the 2014 season. “One year from today, August 21, 2014, the SEC Network will be launched, marking an historic day in…

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NCAA’s enforcement staff will go back to school

August 11, 2013
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NCAA’s enforcement staff will go back to school   INDIANAPOLIS The NCAA will soon be sending enforcement staff members back to school. Interim enforcement chief Jonathan Duncan told The Associated Press he wants investigators to spend more time on college campuses so they can get a glimpse into the real-life challenges of running and policing…

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Stanford’s Shaw: Stipends? Emphasis should be raising grad rates

July 28, 2013
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Stanford’s Shaw: Stipends? Emphasis should be raising grad rates   CULVER CITY, Calif. — In just two seasons David Shaw has proven to be one of the top coaches in college football. The 40-year-old has led Stanford to a record of 23-4 and consecutive top-seven finishes. In his first season running the show in Palo…

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