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Ole Miss Football Player Earns Scholarship in One of the Coolest Ways Possible

Ole Miss Football Player Earns Scholarship in One of the Coolest Ways Possible

David Hookstead | Reporter Ole Miss football coach Matt Luke recently awarded receiver Floyd Allen a scholarship in unique fashion. Luke brought up Allen in front of the team for a receiving drill and explained to him that there was a prize in a bag for the winner. Except, this situation was rigged from the start. Allen’s […]

The First AP College Football Poll of the Year is Here | NO. 4 Will Surprise You

The First AP College Football Poll of the Year is Here | NO. 4 Will Surprise You

David Hookstead | Reporter The first AP college football poll of the year was released Monday. The top 10 teams are as follows: Alabama Clemson Georgia Wisconsin Ohio State Washington Oklahoma Miami Auburn Penn State Camp: Day 6 ✅ #WarEagle A post shared by Auburn Football (@auburnfootball) on Aug 8, 2018 at 9:27am PDT This is a great first […]

Prepare for the Upcoming Season with the Greatest Football Speech Ever Given [VIDEO]

Prepare for the Upcoming Season with the Greatest Football Speech Ever Given [VIDEO]

David Hookstead | Reporter   Football season is only a few days away, and that means it’s time to get amped up. I have a little tradition that I like to do before big games. I throw on the television, and play the best speeches from sports films that I can find. There are plenty of […]

One Restaurant Chain is Responsible for Building the Best Offensive Line in College Football

One Restaurant Chain is Responsible for Building the Best Offensive Line in College Football

David Hookstead | Reporter Sports Illustrated recently published an incredible profile of the Wisconsin Badgers offensive line. The profile, titled “Immovables Feast: Wisconsin’s Outstanding O-Line Is Built by Red Robin,” discusses how the beasts up front have used Red Robin to become the beasts they are today. SI wrote in part: This outpost of the Red […]

The First College Football Coaches Poll of the Year is Here | Find Out Where Your Team Ranks

The First College Football Coaches Poll of the Year is Here | Find Out Where Your Team Ranks

David Hookstead | Reporter The first college football coaches poll of the year was released Thursday, and Alabama is sitting pretty at the top. Check out the top 25 below: Alabama Clemson Ohio State Georgia Oklahoma Washington Wisconsin Miami Penn State Auburn Notre Dame Michigan State Stanford Michigan USC TCU Virginia Tech Missisippi State Florida State West Virginia […]

Debate : Are Athletes Way Too Soft On Social Media Nowadays? [VIDEO]

Debate : Are Athletes Way Too Soft On Social Media Nowadays? [VIDEO]

By Jena Greene | Reporter      There’s a massive debate sweeping the nation right now and it’s not about plastic straws. That’s right, we’re talking about athletes being soft on Twitter. Between coaches and commissioners with fake burner accounts and actual athletes engaging with teenage trolls online (looking at you, Kevin Durant), this whole […]

Dallas Cowboys QB Dak Prescott | ‘I’d Never Protest During the Anthem’

Dallas Cowboys QB Dak Prescott | ‘I’d Never Protest During the Anthem’

Scott Morefield | Reporter Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott said on Friday that he isn’t affected by his team’s policy of standing during the national anthem because he would “never protest” during the song’s performance. WATCH:  “It has no affect to me because I do exactly what I’m doing and what I’ve said and […]

Check Out Our First College Football Rankings of the Year | Number One Might Surprise You

Check Out Our First College Football Rankings of the Year | Number One Might Surprise You

David Hookstead | Reporter It’s that time of year again for The Smoke Room’s college football power rankings. The season is about a month away, and I couldn’t be more excited. Within a few weeks, we’ll be sucking down beers, watching our teams and cheering like hell for them to win. As I did last year, I’m […]

It’s Not a Bad Idea to Play College Football Games on Weekdays

It’s Not a Bad Idea to Play College Football Games on Weekdays

David Hookstead | Reporter I recently found myself contemplating whether college football games should be played on weekdays. I was reading an interesting article over at SB Nation that discussed the future of the sport and television revenue. One of the things discussed was how television has driven games off of the Saturday slate and into the […]

Prepare for College Football with Highlights of the Best Running Back in America [VIDEO]

Prepare for College Football with Highlights of the Best Running Back in America [VIDEO]

David Hookstead | Reporter We’re only 36 days away from the return of college football, and that means it’s time to start watching some highlights. Nobody is better carrying the rock than Wisconsin running back Jonathan Taylor. Absolutely nobody carves up defenses like he does. I’d rather watch 24 hours of game tape on him from […]