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The Champaign Room

Illini in the Pros: Spring Football Edition

Vasha Hunt-USA TODAY Sports Some familiar former Illini are still playing professionally outside the NFL The Super Bowl is over and another football season is in the books. Now much of the professional and college football worlds will turn their attention to the NFL Draft, but there’s still plenty of actual football that will be just getting started in the spring. Not surprisingly, many former Illinois Fighting Illini football players are making an impact in a number of these spring/summer football leagues. Just like how former Illini basketball players Kofi Cockburn...

Arizona Daily Star

'Gronk Bowl': Rob and Chris Gronkowski to serve as Arizona spring-game captains

Rob Gronkowski and brother Chris, former Arizona football teammates, will serve as honorary captains for the Wildcats' April 15 spring game.

All for Tennessee

Tennessee Football: Vols’ spring practice news, position breakdowns, more

Tennessee football is back with spring training camp, and there are tons to unravel as the Vols get closer to the annual Orange & White game. The Volunteers had an incredible season last year, and the hype surrounding them for next season has already started to build. Tennessee football beat Clemson in the Orange Bowl, […] Tennessee Football: Vols’ spring practice news, position breakdowns, more - All for Tennessee - All for Tennessee - A Tennessee Volunteers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Writing Illini

Illinois Football: Roster adjustments made for Illini spring practice

Illinois football opened spring practice just about a week ago, and there are going to be some changes to the team this spring. It has almost been three months since the Illini fell just short to Mississippi State in the ReliaQuest Bowl. This was a heartbreaking defeat, but it left me wanting more. Thankfully, during […] Illinois Football: Roster adjustments made for Illini spring practice - Writing Illini - Writing Illini - An Illinois Fighting Illini Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Centre Daily

Sean Clifford’s throwing session, Ji’Ayir Brown’s improved workout & more from PSU Pro Day

Ji’Ayir Brown, Sean Clifford and myriad other former Penn State football players ended their careers as Nittany Lions about as well as they could have in the Rose Bowl, and …

State of The U

But really, who IS going to create explosive plays in the Miami offense?

Photo by Kirk Mckoy/Los Angeles Times via The Miami Hurricanes are slow. When you watch Miami on offense there’s an obvious lack of explosive play making ability. In the early part of the 2022 season, SOTU’s Cam Underwood wrote a piece about Miami’s lack of an explosive offense. And then in early ‘23, he followed that up again after the early portal failed to bring in explosive receivers or running backs for spring practices. During the Super Bowl you’ll always see the graphics and hear conversations about the multi-sport players on the field. Well no...

Addicted To Quack

Quacking the Roster: OL Transfer Junior Angilau

Junior Angilau (75) of the Texas Longhorns blocks against the Utah Utes during the Valero Alamo Bowl | Photo by Tim Warner/ Film review from Angilau’s three seasons as a starting guard at Texas before transferring to Oregon Angilau was recruited to Texas in the 2018 class as a mid 4-star (.9458) in the 24/7 composite. He redshirted his first year, then started as a guard in every game for the next three seasons - in a peculiar twist, with almost perfect alternation between right and left guard spots. He started on the right as a redshirt freshman in 2019, switched to...

State of The U

Scouting Indiana: 3 Keys to Success for Miami to Make the Sweet 16

Kamil Krzaczynski-USA TODAY Sports Hurricanes Eyeing Back-to-Back Sweet 16s for the First Time in Program History Tonight, the Miami Hurricanes men’s basketball team battles the Indiana Hoosiers for only the second time in program history. James Jones led Miami to a 58-53 victory in the 2001 Orange Bowl Classic - the year Indiana last appeared in the national championship game. This Indiana team is a very Jekyll and Hyde team. Their best accomplishment this season was sweeping Purdue. They also won at Xavier. But the Hoosiers were also frequently on the wrong end of...

A Sea Of Blue

Former Wildcats star Mike Edwards joins defending Super Bowl champs

Photo by Douglas P. DeFelice/ Edwards was a third-round pick out of Kentucky in 2019. With NFL free agency in full swing, one former Kentucky Wildcats star has found a new home. The Kansas City Chiefs have landed safety Mike Edwards on a one-year deal, according to NFL Network insider Ian Rapoport. It’s worth up to $5 million if certain incentives are reached, but those have yet to be disclosed. Edwards was a standout at Kentucky before being taken with the 99th-overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft. He was a part of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Super Bowl-winning team in...

Autzen Zoo

Marcus Mariota wants to keep going, signs one-year deal with Philadelphia Eagles

Former Oregon football quarterback Marcus Mariota has landed with a new team. On Friday he signed a one-year contract with the Philadelphia Eagles to backup Jalen Hurts. The team that was the Super Bowl runner-up lost signal caller Gardner Minshew to free agency in the last week. He signed with the Indianapolis Colts . It […] Marcus Mariota wants to keep going, signs one-year deal with Philadelphia Eagles - Autzen Zoo - Autzen Zoo - An Oregon Ducks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Arizona Desert Swarm

What to watch for during Arizona football’s spring practice

Photo by Christian Petersen/ The vast majority of attention is being paid toward Arizona’s basketball teams, which both hit the road this week to compete in their respective NCAA tournaments, while the Wildcats’ baseball and softball squads are coming off strong starts to Pac-12 play and have their eye on playing in the postseason in a few months. So, too, does Arizona football, which begins spring practice Tuesday. Coach Jedd Fisch is hoping the 15 practices between now and April 15 will lay the groundwork for the Wildcats getting into a bowl game this year, which...

Addicted To Quack

Quacking the Roster: Edge Transfer Jordan Burch

South Carolina Gamecocks defensive end Jordan Burch (3) sacks North Carolina Tar Heels quarterback Sam Howell (7) during the Dukes Mayo Bowl | Photo by Dannie Walls/Icon Sportswire via Film review from Burch’s three seasons as a DE at South Carolina before transferring to Oregon Burch was recruited to South Carolina as part of the 2020 class, rated a 5-star (.9954) in the 24/7 composite. He played as a backup defensive end throughout his true freshman and sophomore seasons (though 2020 didn’t count against his eligibility due to the NCAA’s covid holiday and he...

Miami Herald

NFL Hall of Famer Ray Lewis is going to this sports league’s board of directors

Pro Football Hall of Famer Ray Lewis is entering a new sports arena. The 13-time Pro Bowler and two-time Super Bowl champion is joining the World Jai-Alai League’s board of …


Erik Moses, executive director and CEO of Fiesta Bowl, speaks with Greg Moore, sports columnist at The Arizona Republic.

Erik Moses, executive director and CEO of Fiesta Bowl, speaks with Greg Moore, sports columnist at The Arizona Republic.      

OU Daily

'How do we create that environment?': OU surveying all options in hopes of 'intimate' basketball arena experience

Leah Beasley and Tyler Cofer strolled the top-level bowl of the Lloyd Noble Center, dreaming up the limited possibilities inside the 48-year-old, 11,528-seat arena ahead of the 2022-23 basketball season.


Former Memphis football standout Tim Harris to be inducted into Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame

Former Memphis football linebacker and Super Bowl champion Tim Harris will be inducted this summer in the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame.       

State of The U

2023 NFL Draft Update: Senior and NFLPA Bowl Recap and Combine/Pro Day Preview

Photo by Michael Wade/Icon Sportswire via Tyrique Stevenson and Will Mallory (and Nesta Jade Silvera) did their thing in Mobile at the Senior Bowl and lead future ProCanes at the Combine in Indy this week Many offseason draft evaluators often say the NFL Draft starts in Mobile at the Reese’s Senior Bowl, which takes place in February and features the upper echelon of talent for the April in April. Over time, however, other senior showcases have gained notoriety, especially as draft analysis has become more and more involved. This year, Miami was well-represented...

The Salt Lake Tribune

Former Utah quarterback Brian Johnson will be Philadelphia Eagles’ new OC

Eagles coach Nick Sirianni praised Johnson’s work with NFL MVP finalist Jalen Hurts after the team lost to Kansas City in the Super Bowl.

Burnt Orange Nation

Texas spring position previews 2023

Daniel Dunn-USA TODAY Sports A look at the state of the program with spring practice starting March 6. Head coach Steve Sarkisian is heading into his third spring on the Forty Acres with the Texas Longhorns coming off an 8-5 season with a loss in the Alamo Bowl to the Washington Huskies. In what is projected to be a down year for the Big 12, the expectations are high for the Longhorns to take another significant step forward. With plenty of returning talent and a host of early enrollees in the 2023 recruiting class, a strong spring practice will position Texas for a...

Burnt Orange Nation

Texas QB spring preview: Quinn Ewers strives for growth as Arch Manning arrives on the Forty Acres

Austin American-Statesman-USA TODAY NETWORK Ewers showed flashes of brilliance as a redshirt freshman, but was also frustratingly inconsistent. Now he’ll have more competition with the nation’s No. 1 2023 prospect enrolled for the spring semester. On a sunny day at the Cotton Bowl, Texas Longhorns quarterback Quinn Ewers looked like a potential top-10 pick in the 2024 NFL Draft. On a windy day in Stillwater, Ewers looked like a redshirt freshman ill-equipped to deal with adverse weather conditions and a hostile road environment. In between, there were other flashes...

No. 5 Oklahoma tops UCLA in 48-14 victory at the Rose Bowl | FOX COLLEGE FOOTBALL HIGHLIGHTS

The UCLA Bruins lose in Pasadena 48-14 to the Oklahoma University Sooners. All-world quarterback Jalen Hurts had another huge day throwing for three touchdowns and running for one. #FOXSports #CFB #JalenHurts #OklahomaSooners #UCLABruins

Zion Williamson Sends Duke-UNC Tickets Past Super Bowl LIII Prices

No. 1 Duke hosts No. 8 North Carolina on Wednesday night at Cameron Indoor Stadium and it looks like freshman Zion Williamson has fans in a frenzy. NESN.com's Rachel Holt explains how ticket prices have reached Super Bowl levels. For more: https://nesn.co

UNC vs. Duke: Preview & Predictions | The Dan Patrick Show | NBC Sports

Jay Bilas previews the Duke-UNC game, shares some of the celebrities that are expected, and details how the atmosphere is bigger than the Super Bowl. #NBCSports #TheDanPatrickShow #UNCvsDuke »