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College Football 2016 Countdown

College Football 2013Anticipation coupled with excitement has left college football fans with a rush of adrenaline as they count down to the opening of the 2016-2017 season.

The official start of the NCAA 2016 college football season will kickoff at 10:00 pm, on Friday, Aug. 26., when California takes on Hawaii at the ANZ Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

On Thursday September 01, is when the real excitement begins with 16 games on the slate.  Then on Friday, Sept. 2, there are 11 more games.

Odds makers have already started dishing out their latest sports betting tips, as the chomp at the bit to get the ball rolling. Sports analyst as well as armchair quarterbacks have begun predicting the road to the national championship and fans throughout the country are gearing up for all the college tailgating traditions in hopes that their team “goes all the way.”  Who knows what’s to come…but there’s one thing for sure….there will be lots of cheering in the end zone!  TOUCHDOWN!

See Week One College Football Schedule Here

SEC Linebacker Jason Hatcher Dismissed by Kentucky

Jason Hatcher Dismissed

Linebacker Jason Hatcher Dismissed by UK!

Kentucky football rising senior linebacker Jason Hatcher, a Trinity High School alum, was arrested in Franklin County early Monday morning and has been dismissed from the team for a violation of team rules.

Hatcher was pulled over for speeding Monday morning after being clocked at 81 mph in an 70 mph zone on Interstate-64, the officer reported smelling marijuana in the car, according to Franklin Country Sheriff Pat Melton. As the officer prepared to search the car, he spotted Hatcher using his cell phone light to look through his own vehicle. The officer then found one quarter of a pound of marijuana stuffed down Hatcher’s pants and another three-quarters of a pound of marijuana in the passenger floor board in a vacuum-sealed bag.

Texas State Defensive Tackle Will Trevillion Dies

Will Trevillion, a sophomore defensive tackle at Texas State, died Wednesday

Texas State University announced that redshirt sophomore defensive tackle Will Trevillion has died. He was 20.

According to ESPN.com, Trevillion was pronounced dead at 1:43 p.m. on Wednesday, Hays County Precinct 2 justice of the peace Beth Smith told the San Marcos Mercury.

A cause for Trevillion’s death is not yet known, though no foul play is suspected and an autopsy has been ordered, Smith told the San Marcos Mercury.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with friends and family of Will Trevillion. The world lost an amazing young man today,” the school said in a statement released on the football team’s Twitter account. “The outpouring of love and support for the Trevillion family is incredible. More information to come in the following days.”  Read more here

Steve Sarkisian Denies Alcohol Issues

Pat Hayden USC USC is blasting fired football coach Steve Sarkisian in new legal docs … saying he lied to the school about his battles with the the bottle.

According to TMZ.com, USC has filed a response to Sarkisian’s $30 million lawsuit.

The legal documents claims he fed the public a bunch of lies when he claimed his employers were aware of his alcohol issues.

Steve Sarkisian Looking For An NFL Coaching Job

Now SC is saying he NEVER admitted he had a drinking problem, or that he was an alcoholic.

Mark Richt Hired as University of Miami Head Coach

Miami hires Mark RichtThe University of Miami will introduce its new head coach on Friday. Former Georgia coach Mark Richt has reached an agreement to coach the Hurricanes.

The decision to hire the 55-year-old Richt came after Miami interviewed several candidates, including former Hurricanes coach Butch Davis, former Rutgers and Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano, who was also a defensive coordinator for the Hurricanes, and Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen.

Richt will become the program’s fourth permanent coach since 2000.