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  • Garrett Johnson narrows his list of colleges to Arizona, Boston College, Kentucky, USF

    Garrett Johnson narrows his list of colleges to Arizona, Boston College, Kentucky, USF
    West Orange wide receiver Garrett Johnson has narrowed his 11 Football Bowl Subdivision scholarship offers down to four schools (listed alphabetically): Arizona, Boston College, Kentucky and USF. Johnson (5-foot-9, 162 pounds) announced the list...
  • Teel Time: Top-rated defensive tackle Andrew Brown commits to Virginia

    Teel Time: Top-rated defensive tackle Andrew Brown commits to Virginia
    Virginia ranked 98th nationally last season in sacks, among the reasons the Cavaliers fired their defensive coordinator and defensive line coach. The program’s most recent commitment for the 2014 recruiting class might well improve that tepid pass...
  • Tom Z's Highly Unethical College Football Gambling Picks: Week 5

    Tom Z's Highly Unethical College Football Gambling Picks: Week 5
    Before we get into this week’s picks, I’d like to quickly honor the 3 biggest stars of the past week. 3) Collin Klein, Kansas State – With a lot of help from the K-State defense, Klein led the Wildcats to a victory over Oklahoma and a...
  • Beamer removing Paterno Award as proper as NCAA's sanctions against Penn State

    Beamer removing Paterno Award as proper as NCAA's sanctions against Penn State
    Frank Beamer received the first Joseph V. Paterno Award in 2010, emblematic of college football coaches who not only win games but also mold young men. Last week, Beamer moved the plaque from his Virginia Tech office and into storage. “I thought it...
  • Teel Time: Braine, McCloskey, Davis head Virginia Tech hall of fame class

    A pioneer administrator, the man who appointed her and Michael Vick’s favorite receiver headline the 2012 class of Virginia Tech’s Sports Hall of Fame. Sharon McCloskey has served as the athletic department’s senior women’s...
  • Oh Grantland, Hokeamania will forever have my heart

    Oh Grantland, Hokeamania will forever have my heart
    (This is in response to Grantland's Bryan Curtis, who wrote "The Rules of College Football Fandom" and "Part Two" for the site this week. Halfway through part two, Curtis uses a tweet of mine to explain why as a Ball State graduate, I can't have a...
  • Teel Time: UVa's Littlepage says ACC needs to consider partial membership for Notre Dame

    Like most ACC officials, including commissioner John Swofford, Virginia athletic director Craig Littlepage dismissed notions last year of Notre Dame joining the conference for all sports except football. Much has transpired since, most significantly...
  • What's on tap in the ACC with the long offseason about to come to an end?

    By next weekend, players for every Atlantic Coast Conference football program will be checked into their respective campuses and will be geared up for the start of practices. So, to get you through one last entirely football-less weekend, here's a...
  • Teel Time: Former VT quarterback Sean Glennon on brother Mike's career at N.C. State

    Sean Glennon had just returned from a friend’s bachelor party in Cabo San Lucas, where, he assured me, neither he nor his fellow revelers were detained by authorities. And while he called too late for inclusion in Sunday’s print column on his...
  • Orlando Freedom WR Jeff Badet makes USF commitment official

    Orlando Freedom WR Jeff Badet makes USF commitment official
    Orlando Freedom receiver Jeff Badet committed to USF Thursday, his birthday. The speedy wide out picked the Bulls over scholarship offers from Louisville, Boston College, FIU and others. USF was not even an option for Badet until the Bulls offered him a...
  • UCF opens swinging door as top recruits continue to visit

    UCF opens swinging door as top recruits continue to visit
    UCF coaches have been busy hosting droves of recruits for the past week and it doesn’t seem like the influx of visiting prospects will let up this week. Several players took unofficial visits to the Orlando campus Friday and Saturday, and more will...
  • Determining when to take Social Security benefits

    Talk to older Americans about Social Security benefits, and most report knowing that they can take benefits at age 62. They also know that if they delay taking benefits until they're older than 62, the benefits will increase. "But there's not a deep...