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WATCH: 5-star UGA commit Zamir White receives his U.S. Army All-American bowl jersey

LAURINBURG, NC — Zamir White is starting to come out of his shell. The 5-star UGA commit would have probably shied away from giving a speech in front of a gym full of people a few years ago, but those days are in his rearview. He aced Public Speaking 101 with poise Friday afternoon at […] The post WATCH: 5-star UGA commit Zamir White receives his U.S. Army All-American bowl jersey appeared first on DawgNation.

San Diego Union-Tribune

Aztecs' prospective bowl opportunities point to Arizona desert destination

Ten games into the college football season, it seems San Diego State should have some sense of where to make its postseason plans. But SDSU (8-2, 4-2 Mountain West) still could end up in any of a dozen destinations. “I think we’ll be compelling to a lot of people to try to create a good matchup,”...

Orange County Register

NFL Week 11 in the L.A. TV market: Pssst, no Rams, Vikings intel at risk with active player in Fox TV booth … probably

Greg Olsen may not be a spy, but it would appear as if he’s playing one on TV this weekend. The Carolina Panthers three-time Pro Bowl tight end has the week off, and he’s on injured reserve with a broken foot. So as long as he’s sitting around, Fox asked if he’d like to join the […]

Orange County Register

College football Week 12 in the L.A. TV market: Sorry, USC-UCLA, but ESPN ‘GameDay’ wants to chill in Madison, Wisc

Does USC or UCLA, or a USC-UCLA rivalry matchup, need any extra validation? Not outside L.A. But it’s nice to think about. Are their regular-season bowls of self esteem in the college football world appear to be half empty at this moment instead of half full of expectations for their post-season bowl bids: Possibly. So […]

News & Observer

Duke’s on its longest losing streak since 2011. What’s David Cutcliffe doing about it?

All the hard work Duke coach David Cutcliffe has put into building the Blue Devils’ woebegone football program into a perennial bowl team has been whittled away over the past …

Baltimore Sun

Ex-Terp Shawne Merriman holds 15th coat drive, sees promise in Durkin's rebuilding at Maryland

Shawne Merrimen didn’t have to play on a rebuilding team going through growing pains when he came to Maryland as a freshman in the fall of 2002. The Terps were coming off a 10-2 season that included an ACC championship and an appearance in the Orange Bowl in Ralph Friedgen’s first year when Merriman...

Baltimore Sun

Schmuck: Terps are left to find something positive in lost season

There comes a point in every lost season when nothing is going right and there’s really not much left to do but try to maintain your poise and learn from an otherwise miserable experience. That’s where the Maryland Terrapins found themselves after last week’s loss to Rutgers. Their bowl hopes were...

Baltimore Sun

5 Things We Learned from Maryland's 35-10 loss to Michigan

Based on Michigan’s results this season, there was some hope — however faint — of Maryland upsetting the Wolverines and going into its final home game against Penn State with a chance at becoming bowl eligible. That pipe dream ended somewhere between a fake punt on which the Terps were improperly...

Kansas City Star

Kansas State has itself to blame for loss to West Virginia

On the field before Kansas State kicked off against West Virginia, a bowl-game official attending his first game here looked around a stadium filled with purple coats, hats and rain …

Orange County Register

Morrissey delivers a strong night of songs old and new at the first of two sold-out Hollywood Bowl shows

The singer mixes classics from his past as a solo artist and with the Smiths, and highlights tunes from his new album at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles on Friday..

News & Observer

Duke’s failing offense has the Blue Devils heading toward another year without a bowl

. When Army scored a touchdown with its special teams against Duke on Saturday, it left the Blue Devils already trailed and would eventually be unable to come back to …

Orange County Register

UCLA vs. Arizona State: TV info, scouting report and prediction

What you need to know about UCLA's game against Arizona State on Saturday at the Rose Bowl

Kansas City Star

Kansas State on verge of another bowl, but difficult schedule looms

One more victory is all the Kansas State football team needs to qualify for a bowl, but that’s not how the Wildcats are approaching their final three games. “I am …

Orange County Register

From bowl suspension to defensive captain, USC’s Nwosu turns life and career around under Helton

The lightly recruited safety at Narbonne High is likely to be an All-Pac-12 linebacker as a senior.

Orange County Register

Amid talk of Super Bowl and MVP, Rams quarterback Jared Goff keeps cool and deflects praise

It’s easy to forget that in training camp, some pundits questioned whether the second-year QB should lose his job to Sean Mannion. Now, that seems like a lifetime ago.

Baltimore Sun

Instant analysis: Maryland suffers crushing loss at Rutgers, ending realistic bowl chances

Ever since he coached his first game at Maryland, and won his first two road games, DJ Durkin said winning away from home is the hardest thing to do in college football — no matter who the opponent might be. That proved to be the case Saturday. It’s one thing to go on the road and lose to the Big...

Baltimore Sun

Five things we learned from Maryland's 31-24 loss at Rutgers

A year ago, Maryland’s four-game losing streak against some of the Big Ten’s best teams left the Terps needing to beat Rutgers at home in the regular-season finale in order to become bowl eligible in coach DJ Durkin’s first season in College Park. The Scarlet Knights complied, with Maryland’s 31-13...

San Diego Union-Tribune

Aztecs bowl watch: Arizona or New Mexico bowls make most sense at the moment

San Diego State is bowl eligible for a school-record eighth straight year. With a month remaining before bowl invitations go out, there’s still plenty of ways this can play out. It’s like trying to figure out an equation with nine variables and four unknowns (no one promised there wouldn’t be any...

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Ahead of Virginia Tech game, some expect Hurricanes to stay close to home this bowl season

Okay, so the Hurricanes have two of their biggest games of the season coming in the next two weeks with both Virginia Tech and Notre Dame headed to Hard Rock Stadium soon. But it’s November, Miami is bowl eligible and quite a few college football experts expect big things from the Hurricanes this...

Kansas City Star

Kansas State bowl hopes may hinge on Texas Tech game

The Kansas State football team can qualify for a bowl with or without a road victory against Texas Tech on Saturday, but that’s not the way the Wildcats are approaching …

Orange County Register

Wolf: Rose Bowl appears unlikely to have Pac-12 representative

With the Rose Bowl serving as a College Football Playoff semifinal this season, it looks increasingly likely that the Pac-12 Conference will be on the outside looking in.

News & Observer

Lane Kiffin has FAU nearing bowl eligibility _ and more

There were 28 voters in the Conference USA preseason football poll, and none picked Florida Atlantic as the team that would win the league's East division. It would not be …

Baltimore Sun

Maryland's victory over Indiana showed team is still capable of winning shootouts

There’s a common theme to Maryland’s three wins this season over other Football Bowl Subdivision teams, including its two in the Big Ten. No matter who is playing quarterback, the Terps can put up some impressive offensive numbers when they win. Going into Saturday’s game at Rutgers, Maryland is...

Swamp Things | Orlando Sentinel

UF backup QB Malik Zaire’s opportunity finally arrives

The longest touchdown play for Mark Thompson — or any UF tailback — last season came during the final game. Thompson’s 85-yard catch in the Outback Bowl showed it is never too late to salvage a season, an insight he’s shared with Florida backup quarterback Malik Zaire. “Keep his head up, you can’t...

Orange County Register

Edison High brings Halloween twist to celebration for state Teacher of the Year Gregory Gardiner

HUNTINGTON BEACH Students and staff at Edison High had a chance to get a jump on their Halloween Day celebrations and costuming when they gathered at the school’s bowl area Tuesday, Oct. 31 for a “Dress Like Gardiner” event. It was the school’s way of celebrating science teacher Gregory Gardiner, who was named one of […]

News & Observer

Virginia has tough road to reach bowl eligibility

Home games ahead against Georgia Tech and Virginia Tech. Road trips to Louisville and Miami. Virginia is coming off not-even-close losses to Boston College and Pittsburgh and, two weeks after …

Wake Up, College Football: Alabama, Clemson dominate playoff

On the post-playoff episode of Wake Up, College Football, Ryan and Dan run down the playoff semis and their favorite bowl moments thus far.

2017 Outback Bowl: Florida Gators vs Iowa Football Hype [HD]

After an 8-4 regular season, the Gators will take on the Hawkeyes in Tampa on January 2nd! Florida will be looking to end the season with a win after losing its last two games against FSU and Alabama. This will no doubt be a defensive battle and whoever c