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Recent articles by Sam:

SEC hits Tennessee with $250K fine after fans throw trash on field during Ole Miss game

“The disruption of Saturday night’s game is unacceptable and cannot be repeated on any SEC campus,” Greg Sankey said. → Read More

Ohio State LB leaves field, curses out school on Twitter after heated sideline moment

It’s probably safe to say that K’Vaughan Pope won’t be seen in an Ohio State uniform any time soon. → Read More

Officials lose track of downs, cause Penn State to punt on 3rd down

Penn State had to send its punt team onto the field because the officiating crew incorrectly said it was fourth down. → Read More

USC fires head coach Clay Helton following ugly loss to Stanford

Helton posted a 46-24 record at USC with a 36-13 mark in Pac-12 play. → Read More

Texas and Oklahoma formally apply for SEC membership

“The joint request seeks an invitation for membership in the SEC starting on July 1, 2025," the schools said in a joint statement. → Read More

Coach who never punts and always attempts onside kicks gets Division I job

Longtime Pulaski Academy head coach Kevin Kelley is leaving for Presbyterian College. Presbyterian competes at the FCS level. → Read More

Legendary North Carolina head coach Roy Williams retiring

Roy Williams is third in college basketball history with 903 wins as a head coach. → Read More

NCAA March Madness betting: $300K bet comes in on Houston despite Oregon State ATS hot streak

Oregon State has been on an unbelievable run against the spread, but one bettor thinks that will end in the Elite Eight against Houston. → Read More

Report: Former Notre Dame star Louis Nix III dead after being reported missing

Louis Nix III was a standout defensive lineman for Notre Dame before playing three seasons in the NFL. → Read More

North Dakota State blown out by Southern Illinois, snapping 39-game winning streak

NDSU, winners of eight of the last nine FCS national championships, was surprisingly knocked off on the road by Southern Illinois. → Read More

Gary Andersen turns down buyout money for second time in bizarre coaching career

Andersen, who was fired by Utah State back in November, reportedly refused to be paid the $2.7 million remaining on his deal. → Read More

Reports: Alabama WR Jaylen Waddle returning to practice, could play in national title game

Jaylen Waddle caught 25 passes for 557 yards and four touchdowns before suffering a serious ankle injury. → Read More

Texas fires head coach Tom Herman after 4 seasons

The news comes four days after Texas trounced Colorado 55-23 in the Alamo Bowl to finish the 2020 season with a 7-3 record. → Read More

Clemson LB James Skalski ejected after controversial targeting call on Ohio State QB Justin Fields

Justin Fields took a brutal hit in the second quarter of Friday night’s College Football Playoff semifinal, and it led to an ejection for one of Clemson’s top defensive players. → Read More

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney ranks Ohio State No. 11 on his coaches poll ballot

If Ohio State needed any more motivation going into its College Football Playoff semifinal rematch against Clemson, Dabo Swinney just provided it. → Read More

Tom Herman will remain as Texas head coach, AD says

Texas athletic director Chris Del Conte released a statement on Saturday saying that “Tom Herman is our coach.” → Read More

Syracuse QB inexplicably spikes ball on fourth-and-goal to lose game (Video)

A really bad season for Syracuse just got worse. → Read More

Clemson vs. Florida State game postponed hours before kickoff

The ACC announced the news on Saturday morning, a mere three hours before the game was scheduled to kick off at noon ET. → Read More

Heisman Trophy will be awarded in virtual ceremony on Jan. 5

The Heisman Trophy ceremony will look a little different this year. → Read More

Penn State RB Journey Brown forced to medically retire due to heart condition

Penn State running back Journey Brown announced Wednesday night that he has been diagnosed with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. → Read More