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21 Jan 2013, 01:42pm by Matt Waldman

2013 Senior Bowl Weigh-In

The star of the 2013 Senior Bowl Weigh-In might be its new leader Phil Savage, who wants to make the event as influential as the Combine. Matt Waldman weighs-in from the morning proceedings.

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16 Jan 2013, 06:04pm by Aaron Schatz

Deadspin Reports Manti Te'o Dead Girlfriend Story Is a Hoax

This story is nothing short of astonishing. You may have heard earlier in the year about the terrible burden that Manti Te'o had to bear this season, playing even after both his grandmother Annette Santiago and his girlfriend Lennay Marie Kekua died in September. Well, Te'o's grandmother did die in September. But Deadspin has done extensive research and has found no evidence that there ever was any such person named Lennay Marie Kekua. There is no obituary, no report of an auto accident, no mention in the Stanford student newspaper where she was supposed to be a student.

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122 comments, Last at 21 Jan 2013, 9:48am by erniecohen

11 Jan 2013, 12:51pm by Matt Waldman

RSP Blog: Stanford TE Zach Ertz

Matt Waldman continues his Boiler Room Series with junior tight end Zach Ertz.

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4 comments, Last at 13 Jan 2013, 8:03am by Karl Cuba

08 Jan 2013, 09:57pm by Matt Waldman

RSP Blog: Stanford RB Stepfan Taylor

Matt Waldman's Boiler Room Series kicks off with Stanford running back Stepfan Taylor.

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04 Jan 2013, 02:04pm by Mike Kurtz

Officiating: The One-Point Safety

An officiating rare gem was unearthed in a lopsided Fiesta Bowl between the Ducks and Wildcats. (Click to read more.)

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29 comments, Last at 13 Jan 2013, 6:24am by BigCheese

21 Dec 2012, 04:01am by Matt Waldman

No-Huddle Series: SMU WR Darius Johnson

Run and Shoot coaching disciple June Jones has coached his share of star receivers both at the college and professional level. I've found that his frame of reference about the position is pretty good. If he praises a player’s potential, that receiver is worth watching. So when Jones shared in a weekly press conference this season that SMU receiver Darius Johnson might be the best receiver he’s ever coached, and possibly the best athlete, that raises the old antennae.

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2 comments, Last at 22 Dec 2012, 4:16pm by Matt Waldman

08 Dec 2012, 10:00pm by Tom Gower

Johnny Manziel Wins Heisman

As just announced on ESPN, Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel is your 2012 Heisman Memorial Trophy winner. Congratulations to him.

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11 comments, Last at 12 Dec 2012, 10:43am by Illuminatus!

21 Nov 2012, 04:13am by Matt Waldman

Flashes: Oregon RB Kenjon Barner

Study football players long enough and it becomes clear that we all make assumptions about what they can and cannot do. Here's a play of Kenjon Barner's that may challenge assumptions about him if enough of them exist on tape.

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4 comments, Last at 22 Nov 2012, 12:48pm by Mark Porter

18 Nov 2012, 07:04pm by Bill Connelly

Maryland and Rutgers Might Be Moving to the Big Ten

Here's to hoping you enjoyed your few months of realignment-free news from the world of college football because it might be coming to an end. Over the past three or four days, "Maryland and Rutgers to the Big Ten" rumors have begun to take on ferocious volume, and ESPN's Brett McMurphy, Dana O'Neil and Andy Katz are reporting that Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank, who is to Maryland what Nike's Phil Knight is to Oregon (i.e. a serious sugar daddy and influential figure), is very much in favor of the move.

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47 comments, Last at 26 Nov 2012, 5:03pm by jklps

07 Nov 2012, 12:16am by Matt Waldman

Justin Hunter (Part II): Focus is a Skill

The second part of this RSP blog series on wide receiver Justin Hunter illustrates why the phenomenal athletic talent needs to refine his focus.

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