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June Jones

June Jones Wants Small Schools To Play Football In Spring

In a radio interview with sportstalk station WDAE-AM, June Jones made big waves in the small pond that makes up the mid-major conferences. SMU fans and fans of other schools in the American Athletic Conference listened intently and then muttered a deep sigh.

“I think the have-nots [non-Power Five leagues] should go ahead and move to the spring just like the USFL did.”

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Bobby Livingston hangs Alabama flag from Kyle Field.

Is Practicing Shoddy Construction Taking A Rivalry Too Far?

When I set out to write an article about Bobby Livingston, the ironworker who allegedly used a crane to hang a Bama flag at Kyle Field in College Station, I expected to write a quick article about the merits of people on both sides of the issue. It seemed clear from the beginning that most Bama fans (perhaps some other fans) viewed it as part of a growing rivalry. But there were also those who decried Livingston’s shenanigans as being unsafe and not belonging on the job site.

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ATT Stadium

Alabama vs. USC, The Kickoff Classic To End All Kickoff Classics

In fine fashion, it was announced that Alabama and USC (yes, THAT USC, not the bogus USC in the SEC) would be kicking off the 2016 season in Dallas at the Jerry-Dome. Alabama has sort of made a habit of these types of games under Saban.

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Roll Tide Tattoo

Which College Football Fanbase Lacks The Most Intelligence?

Fan is short for fanatical.

Every fan has his/her arch enemy fan. I’m talking Cobra Commander vs. Flint here—pure unadulterated hatred.

This raw emotion manifests itself in many ways. Probably the most entertaining is the scholastic achievement prowess, or lack thereof, that fanatical college football followers have for their loathed rival.

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AaronHernandezCalendar

Aaron Hernandez Makes 2014 Florida Gators Calendar

Aaron Hernandez will likely have a few new fans in the slammer. Especially now that he’s a calendar boy.

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Football and beer

Beer Sales Coming To A College Stadium Near You?

With the current and seemingly constant shift in all things NCAA Athletics, it seems more schools may be opening up the beer taps in an effort to generate revenue.

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CoachingTruths

Pete Carroll Isn’t The Only College Football Coach With Truth Issues

The annals of college football are filled with the tales coaches profess as facts and sworn oaths, some taller than others, but all tales nonetheless. Really, what would college football be without the little white lies, half-truths, boldface lies, and misdirection of coaches? — A lot less fun. After all, this is footballrumormill.com. We exist because of these very things!

Let’s take a glance at some of the more memorable ‘coaches having difficulty with the truth’ scenarios of the recent past.  We begin with Pete Carroll and whether or not he would have stayed at USC if he knew the severity of the NCAA sanctions headed to Trojan land.  Carroll told the Los Angeles Times he would have.

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