From SportsGrid The 2012 NFL Draft won’t have Matt Barkley, but those teams who need a quarterback and don’t find themselves with Andrew Luck on draft day will apparently have another pretty damn good one to pursue. This report from ESPN’s Chris Mortensen cited “sources” as saying Griffin will enter the draft, but also included… Read More


COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP)  Texas A&M senior offensive lineman Joseph Villavisencio has been killed in a car accident, according to the university. Witness reports say that Villavisencio swerved to avoid a buzzard and veered head-on into the path of an 18-wheeler near the town of Normangee about 40 miles from College Station, on Thursday. Villavisencio spent part… Read More


From SportsGrid Robert Griffin III is coming off the ultimate high, having won the 2011 Heisman Trophy this weekend. Now, it’s time for him to do the whole media circuit, which includes a spot on tonight’s “Late Show With David Letterman,” where he will present a Heisman-related Top 10 list. The list is officially called, “The Top… Read More


From SportsGrid In perhaps the most ingenius instance of Gatorade soaking we’ve ever seen, TCU players showered coach Gary Patterson after initially faking him out with an empty bucket on Saturday. The Horned Frogs clobbered UNLV, 56-9, and won their third consecutive outright Mountain West championship. If the Frogs move into the top 16 of the… Read More


From Sports Grid Remember a week ago, when a comment frenzy erupted below an ESPN.com post about Tim Tebow with a near-constant flow of “[x] > Tebow comments,” to the point people started calling it OccupyTebow? Well, we might never see a comment torrent of that magnitude again, but we couldn’t help but think of it… Read More


From Sports Grid   So far LSU has dominated Florida today. It looked like the Tigers were going to jump ahead 21-0 in the 1st quarter when Les Miles called for what was at the time a successful fake punt resulting in a touchdown run by punter Brad Wing. The score was called back for taunting,… Read More


From Larry Brown Sports:   More often than football fans would like, exhuberance is often mistaken for unsportsmanlike behavior. Egregious celebrations aside, players should have a little wiggle room to be excited. The good news is that they usually get it. Unfortunately that was not the case for Navy quarterback Kriss Proctor. The great fourth… Read More


From Sports Grid The latest chapter in the inevitable “Texas A&M leaves the Big 12 goes to the SEC” saga happened this morning, when the SEC officially announced it voted to let Texas A&M in as the conference’s newest member. The move can’t be complete, however, until the SEC is assured no legal action will… Read More


In another move to make sure you watch the Texas Longhorns this year, Verizon has agreed to carry the games. I thought Verizon dealt in cell phones, but what do I know? From the Dallas Morning News: The Longhorn Network has its first home. ESPN announced Thursday morning that Verizon Fios will carry LHN. But LHN… Read More