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10 Apr 2012, 09:39pm by Aaron Schatz

Arkansas Fires Bobby Petrino

In some ways, the Petrino scandal is similar to the Saints bounty scandal in the NFL. The problem isn't just that Petrino apparently hired his mistress at Arkansas and isn't the world's safest driver of motorcycles. The problem is that he repeatedly lied to the Arkansas higher-ups about his mistress, hiring his mistress, and the mistress' presence at the motorcycle accident. He also tried to avoid disclosing the name of the mistress on the accident report filed with police. The cover-up almost always ends up hurting these guys more than the original crime.

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74 comments, Last at 16 Apr 2012, 12:10pm by Intropy

13 Feb 2012, 05:12pm by Rivers McCown

CUSA and MWC Will Merge

According to CBS' Brett McMurphy, the two leagues are dissolving to form a 18- to 24-team conference that will start in 2013-2014.

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16 comments, Last at 19 Feb 2012, 6:24pm by Aaron Brooks Good Twin

22 Jan 2012, 11:43am by Aaron Schatz

Joe Paterno Dead at 85

Joe Paterno passed away this morning at the age of 85, after a two-month battle with lung cancer. The cancer diagnosis came just nine days after he was fired by Penn State due to the Sandusky scandal. Click the link for some expanded thoughts from our own Bill Connelly over at SB Nation.

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46 comments, Last at 12 Jul 2012, 3:17pm by PatsFan

31 Dec 2011, 07:18pm by Robert Weintraub

Aaron Rodgers Has A Little Brother

And he's the quarterback at Vanderbilt. A profile in the New York Times by Robert Weintraub.

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6 comments, Last at 11 Apr 2013, 11:42am by Anonymous2

18 Dec 2011, 03:54pm by Aaron Schatz

SITE NEWS: FEI Updates

Just a quick note for all you college football fans out there: FEI stats pages have now been updated to include separate offense, defense, and special teams stats for 2007-2010.

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06 Dec 2011, 02:36pm by Rivers McCown

Five to Officially Join Big East Tomorrow

Yes, after months of waiting, the four schools that everyone already knew were going to the Big East -- Boise State, Houston, SMU, and UCF -- will officially announce that they are joining the conference. They will be joined by the Big East-est recruit yet, San Diego State. No, really.

According to Brett McMurphy of CBSSports.com, the Big East will pursue Navy and Air Force as well in an attempt to reach 12 football members again.

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72 comments, Last at 12 Dec 2011, 5:41pm by tuluse

30 Nov 2011, 05:34pm by Rivers McCown

Mike Leach to Coach at Washington State

CBS's Bruce Feldman is reporting that the Washington State Cougars will turn their football program over to former Texas Tech coach Mike Leach. Paul Wulff is out after guiding the Cougars to a 9-40 record over their past four seasons.

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20 comments, Last at 02 Dec 2011, 11:19am by justanothersteve

23 Nov 2011, 01:51pm by Rivers McCown

Ohio State to Hire Urban Meyer

According to The Columbus Dispatch's sources, Ohio State will name Urban Meyer as their head coach next week. Meyer has repeatedly issued statements that there is no deal in place.

This would also be a good thread to talk about Rich Rodriguez taking over in Arizona, if you're in to that sort of thing.

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37 comments, Last at 30 Nov 2011, 1:24pm by c0rrections

09 Nov 2011, 10:39pm by Aaron Schatz

Joe Paterno Fired

On Wednesday night, the Penn State Board of Trustees announced they have fired head coach Joe Paterno as well as University President Graham Spanier. (Click to read more.)

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206 comments, Last at 11 Nov 2011, 5:08pm by tunesmith

06 Nov 2011, 01:59pm by Rivers McCown

SEC Officially Accepts Missouri

It's official: the SEC will hit 14 teams in 2012 after stealing Missouri from the Big 12. With this domino out of the way, the SEC should be done making moves for the time being. The Big 12 will probably look to move on by admitting West Virginia and/or Louisville.

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8 comments, Last at 08 Nov 2011, 11:47am by Jericho