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Category Archives: 2018 Recruiting

The Feed: Vol’s Jeremy Pruitt Deserves Patience

The headlines in college football…

CBS Sports – Tennessee’s Jeremy Pruitt pushing the right buttons, but deserves patience as he builds

NBC Sports – Alabama RB Damien Harris asks UCF where their trophy is

Associated Press – High school coaches see recruiting shift after early signing

Associated Press – Louisville hires Brian VanGorder as defensive coordinator

Associated Press – Stanford star Love wins Lombardi as nation’s top player

AL.com – Auburn was ‘always going to be in the race’ for 4-star former Georgia commit Caleb Tannor

AL.com – Auburn lands best high school QB signee in years in Joey Gatewood

NBC Sports – Dismissed Notre Dame WR Kevin Stepherson arrested for third time in a little over a month

Dallas News – The 5 best SEC defensive linemen for 2018: Aggies hoping for another monster year from Landis Durham

Corn Nation – What can Scott Frost Do In Year 1 at Nebraska?

AL.com – Is there any integrity left in college athletics?

ESPN – If you’re going to recruit in Texas …

Sports Illustrated – Lessons Learned From His Arkansas Tenure, Bret Bielema Has a Decision to Make

Sports Illustrated – The NCAA’s Own History in MSU’s Sexual Assault Scandal Could Impede Any Potential Punishment

Fansided – 10 teams that could be the next Georgia

Fansided – Senior Bowl 2018: Josh Allen, Kyle Lauletta shine – Recap and highlights

Yahoo! Sports – Ohio State players jokingly confront Baker Mayfield at Senior Bowl

Curated by Steven Stiefel

The Feed: Players Dismissed, Need Replacing

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The headlines in college football…

Bleacher Report – Kevin Stepherson, Deon McIntosh Among Players Dismissed by Notre Dame

Bleacher Report – College Football Teams That Need to Replace the Most NFL Talent

Associated Press – Georgia Butkus Award winner Roquan Smith to enter NFL draft

Associated Press – Heisman runner-up Bryce Love returning to Stanford

ESPN – Tennessee backup QB Quinten Dormady says he plans to transfer

ESPN – Joe Castiglione tabbed as one of six new CFP selection committee members

ESPN – Georgia Tech AD Todd Stansbury to be on CFP selection committee

AL.com – FAU’s Lane Kiffin tabs Charlie Weis Jr., 24, as new OC

247sports.com – J.B. Grimes returns to Auburn as offensive line coach

ESPN – Mekhi Brown transfer to Tennessee State reportedly was in works before title game

Bleacher Report – Setting the Early Odds on 2018 Heisman Contenders

Bleacher Report – Washington State QB Tyler Hilinski Dies at Age 21

Bleacher Report – The Biggest Offseason Priority for Every New Power 5 CFB Coach

Associated Press – Keith Jackson, 89, announcer with ‘Whoa, Nelly!’ call, dies

Associated Press – Kevin Sumlin says coaching Arizona is ‘the right challenge’

Associated Press – Syracuse hires Mike Cavanaugh to coach offensive line

Curated by Steven Stiefel

The Feed: Turning the Corner at Tennessee?

The headlines in college football…

The season just ended up a massive nightmare for Tennessee Volunteer fans. The team finished the season 4–8, 0–8 in SEC play in last place in the Eastern Division and the SEC. They were also the first Tennessee team in program history to lose eight games in a season, as well as the first to not win an SEC game since becoming a charter member of the conference in 1932. Butch Jones was the next big hope when he arrived in 2013, but his record at Tennessee was 34-27  in 5 seasons, topping out with his 9-4 squads in 2015 and 2016 that could manage no better than 5-3 in the SEC. He was fired prior to the game against LSU. Can a new head coach (former Alabama Defensive Coordinator Jeremy Pruitt) and the return of Phillip Fulmer (who was head coach from 1992-2008) spell relief for what ails the faithful on Rocky Top?

ESPN – Jeremy Pruitt ready to solely focus on coaching Vols

Associated Press – Fulmer wants to restore stability at Tennessee as Vols’ AD

Associated Press – Fitzpatrick among 5 Alabama underclassmen entering NFL draft

Associated Press – South Carolina’s Muschamp gets 6-year, $28.2 million deal

Associated Press – Marcus Lattimore joins South Carolina football staff

Associated Press – Injured Florida safety Harris leaves school early, turns pro

Associated Press – Orgeron returns to Ensminger to run LSU offense

Associated Press – UNC lineman Hatton gives up football after 4th concussion

Associated Press – Florida freshman Russell has career-ending heart condition

ESPN – Sorry, Lane. Hello, Chip: Revisiting 2017 predictions and making new ones for 2018

ESPN – Despite loss, Georgia should have a good feeling about its future

ESPN – What you need to know before national signing day on Feb. 7

AL.com – ‘5 or 6’ running backs could win the starting job for Auburn in 2018

MLive.com – Michigan’s Chris Partridge reportedly turns down Alabama offer

Corn Nation – The Way Too Early Top 25 Of Amazing Prognostication

Sports Illustrated – Jalen Hurts, Tua Tagovailoa and Alabama’s Fascinating Offseason Quarterback Quandary

Sports Illustrated – Previewing the Biggest Storylines of the 2018 College Football Offseason

Curated by Steven Stiefel

The Feed: College Football Early Signing Period Primer

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College football has a new signing period. Rather than starting in February, recruits will now have a 72-hour window to sign a Letter of Intent (LOI) in December between the end of the regular season and Christmas. This year that early signing period falls between December 20th and 22nd.

The headlines in college football…

MSN – College Football Early Signing Period Primer

USAToday – The early national signing day is in 2 days and there’s going to be chaos, hurt feelings

Cleveland.com – College football’s new early signing period: What is it? What does it mean?

Rivals – Who stands to gain from early signing period – and who doesn’t?

Sun Sentinel – Richt on recruiting ahead of the early signing period: ‘It’s never over until the paper’s signed’

Associated Press – Frost, Smart, Swinney voted AP coach of year finalists

Associated Press – No. 25 Boise State tops Oregon 38-28 in Las Vegas Bowl

Associated Press – Texas A&M-Commerce wins NCAA Division II title

Associated Press – East Tennessee State hires Randy Sanders as football coach

Auburn Football – After prolonged journey, Daquan Newkirk begins practice with Auburn

USAToday – UT Vols: Jeremy Pruitt has options at quarterback?

ESPN – 2017 college football quotes of the year

ESPN – Chip Kelly, Jimbo Fisher and takeaways from a wild coaching carousel

Sports Illustrated – Grading the Hires of the 2017 College Football Coaching Carousel

Sports Illustrated – Media Circus: College Football Ratings Are on the Decline

CBS Sports – 2017 college football bowl games: Putting Auburn, Ohio State and more on upset alert

Curated by Steven Stiefel

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