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Vegas Says LSU Will Meet USC In 2013 BCS Title Game

Vegas Says LSU Will Meet USC In 2013 BCS Title GameLas Vegas online oddsmaker betonline.net has established LSU and USC as the favorites to meet in the 2013 Discover BCS National Championship Game, with the Bayou Bengals listed at 7-2, while the Trojans are posted at 9-2. 

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Vegas Says LSU Will Meet USC In 2013 BCS Title Game

Vegas Says LSU Will Meet USC In 2013 BCS Title GameLas Vegas online oddsmaker betonline.net has established LSU and USC as the favorites to meet in the 2013 Discover BCS National Championship Game, with the Bayou Bengals listed at 7-2, while the Trojans are posted at 9-2. 

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LA Coliseum Adult Movie Scandal Keeps Getting Weirder

Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum pornographic film scandalThe Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum is home to the USC Trojans football team and is the former home stadium of both the St. Louis Rams and Oakland Raiders

Both NFL squads moved out of Southern California in 1995. 

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Notre Dame QB Shows A Lack Of Speed & Decision-Making

Tommy Rees arrestedTommy Rees started 12 games at quarterback for Notre Dame last season and was presumed to do the same during the upcoming 2012 season. However, that may have changed because of a recent arrest and stint in jail.

After the final day of spring practice, several Irish players were at an off-campus party. Police were called because of a noise issue and that is when Rees sprung into action. 

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Former Oregon RB Explains What Life Is Like In Eugene

Oregon Ducks and marijuanaLast month, ESPN the Magazine published a lengthy exposé on the state of the University of Oregon football program. 

The Ducks are being investigated by the NCAA for illegal payments to a scouting service in Texas.

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Grunge Pioneer To Play Football At Nebraska?

Courtney Love commits to NebraskaNebraska received a big verbal commitment from a 6-1, 215 pound linebacker out of Youngstown, Ohio recently. The Cardinal Mooney High School star, who had 137 tackles as a junior, chose the Cornhuskers over Ohio State.

His name is Courtney Love.   

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Which “Can't Miss” QB Did Mel Kiper Totally Whiff On?

Mel Kiper and JaMarcus RussellESPN draft guru Mel Kiper was raving about a quarterback who he projected as the top pick in the NFL Draft. 

Kiper went on and on regarding the QB's ability to immediately energize the fanbase and locker room of his new team.

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Vontaze Burfict & Alfonzo Dennard Had A Terrible NFL Draft

Vontaze Burfict signs with Bengals, Alfonzo Dennard drafted by PatriotsIt was a great weekend for the more than 230 players who were selected in the 2012 NFL Draft, but a not so hot one for two players who were in total free fall.

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Robert Griffin III Honored At Subway & It's Really Scary

Robert Griffin III Subway sculptureRobert Griffin III just became the number two pick in the NFL Draft by the Washington Redskins and now he has received yet another honor to go with his Heisman Trophy. 

Tuesday, Griffin was honored with a bust of himself by his new sponsor Subway. The bust was entirely made from barbecue chicken and various sandwich toppings.  His hair was composed of peppers and his teeth were made of garlic. 

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Weeden Drafted By Browns After Once Getting Traded For Brown

With the 22nd pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, the Cleveland Browns selected Brandon Weeden, the highly productive quarterback from Oklahoma State. Nothing so unusual about this move, except for the fact that the Oklahoma City native is a 28-year-old former baseball prospect.

Weeden arrived on the Stillwater campus in 2007, after toiling through the minor leagues with the New York Yankees, Los Angeles Dodgers and Kansas City Royals organizations. Weeden, who was an outstanding amateur pitcher, was selected by the Yankees in the 2002 MLB draft.

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The Actions Of Guillen & Petrino Should Result In The Same Fate

Ozzie Guillen and Bobby PetrinoThe Miami Marlins knew what they were getting when they hired Ozzie Guillen to be their manager, upon moving into their new stadium in the Little Havana section of the city. During his eight seasons as manager of the White Sox, Guillen's teams went 678-617 and he became the first Latin manager to win a World Series back in 2005. Viewed as eccentric, outspo

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LSU Trying Out Powerful Legged Female Kicker

Mo Isom trying out for LSU kickerMorlan "Mo" Isom has been an outstanding goalie for the LSU women's soccer team over the past four years. In addition, last fall, she became the first LSU athlete to be crowned homecoming queen. 

So, what will she do for an encore? 

Isom is attempting to become a walk-on place kicker for the Bayou Bengals. She would become the first female ever to play football in Baton Rouge. 

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Out With Manning & In With A Little Luck

Out With Manning & In With A Little LuckWednesday, as has been widely reported, the Indianapolis Colts released legendary quarterback Peyton Manning. Manning threw for 54,828 yards and 399 touchdown passes during his 14 total years in Indy.

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Three Pac-12 Schools Offer Football Scholarship To Ninth Grader

Kevin Dillman Ninth Grade QBQuarterback Kevin Dillman of La Mirada High School (CA) received scholarship offers from Louisville, Colorado, UCLA and California recently. Nothing unusual about that, except for the fact that Dillman is in ninth grade and has never started a high school game.   

Last season, as a backup QB, Dillman completed 18 of 26 passes for 216 yards, while running for 103 yards on 16 carries. 

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Fred Taylor's Record-Breaking Son Heading To Gainesville

Fred Taylor's Record-Breaking Son Kelvin TaylorKelvin Taylor gave the Florida Gators a verbal commitment last Saturday, choosing UF over the national champion Alabama Crimsom Tide.

Taylor comes to Gainesville with some pretty fair bloodlines.

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Meeting Andrew Luck One Day Before Combine (Photo)

As anyone who remotely follows football can tell you, outgoing Stanford QB Andrew Luck will almost certainly be the number one pick in the upcoming NFL Draft. Despite the emergence of Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III, many observers consider Luck to be the greatest NFL prospect since fellow Stanford alum John Elway.

LaMichael James Prepping For Draft In LA (Photo)

In January, Oregon Ducks junior running back LaMichael James declared himself eligible for the NFL Draft. This announcement took place shortly after the Ducks all-time leading rusher concluded his college career in grand style by rushing for 159 yards and a touchdown in his team's 45-38 Rose Bowl win over Wisconsin.

Despite missing two games due to a dislocated right elbow, James rushed for 1,805 yards and 18 TD's during his final season in Eugene. The native Texan averaged a nation-leading 150 yards per game in 2011.

A Source Of Pride For West Virginia Motorists

West Virginia billboard and Orange Bowl

A billboard near Morgantown, West Virginia, celebrates West Virginia's 70-33 thrashing of Clemson, during last month's Orange Bowl.

The highway sign reads:  "70---It's not just our speed limit."

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Enough Of This College Football Signing Day Nonsense?

Mike Bianchi on soft verbals and national signing dayIt sounds like Mike Bianchi, the outstanding columnist for the Orlando Sentinel, has had quite enough of football signing day in SEC country. Last week he wrote: 

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Recruit Chooses Auburn Because Of Chick-fil-A?

Cassanova McKinzy and Chick-fil-AFebruary 1 was national signing day for high school football stars and many gave typical answers about their college choices including academics, proximity to home, and coaches.

Linebacker Cassanova McKinzy of Birmingham, Alabama had his own reasons for his decision. 

The creatively-named McKinzy paired his choices to two universities and eventually signed with Auburn, picking them over Clemson. 

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