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Retrial Date Set for Vanderbilt Rape Case

After the last case was declared a mistrial, the prosecution remains optimistic about another conviction.

After the conviction then mistrial in the Vanderbilt rape case that exposed some major problems between sports and college, the judge has set a new trial date for November 30. Former Commodores Brandon Vandenburg and Cory Batey were convicted on January 27 for their role in a rape of an unconscious woman in June 2013 at a campus dorm. However, it was declared a mistrial after a juror did not disclose that he had previously been a victim of a sexual assault.

 

Two Arkansas Razorbacks Land on Preseason Maxwell Award Watch List

Running backs Jonathan Williams and Alex Collins are among those vying for one of college football's most prestigious awards
Two Arkansas Razorbacks Land on Preseason Maxwell Award Watch List

The Maxwell Award has been given to the top player in college football since 1937. On Monday the Maxwell Football Club announced their preseason watch list, which includes two Arkansas Razorbacks among the 80 early qualifiers.

 

Examining the Over/Under 2015 Win Totals for the SEC West

Can Auburn lay claim as the best team in college football's toughest conference?
Examining the Over/Under 2015 Win Totals for the SEC West

The SEC West may no longer have a stranglehold on the national title, but there’s little argument it’s the best division in all of college football. And with all seven teams landing in Athlon Sports’ Preseason Top 25, the SEC West also could be the most exciting, if not intriguing, division to watch this season.

2015 Auburn Tigers Football Schedule

A look at every home and away game during the season

The 2015 Auburn football schedule kicks off in Atlanta, where the Tigers take on the Louisville Cardinals. Viewers can watch the game at 2:30 p.m. CT on CBS. Here's a look at the team's entire season schedule.

 

 

Bovada Releases Updated Heisman Odds for July

TCU's Trevone Boykin is the favorite.
Bovada Releases Updated Heisman Odds for July

The 2015 college football season is just over 50 days away, and media days are just around the corner. And once August hits, teams will report to camp and start the official preparations for the upcoming season.

 

Bovada released Heisman odds earlier this offseason, but the sportsbook has updated its list on Wednesday.

 

TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin is now the favorite by Bovada, with Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott a close second.

 

Ohio State’s Loss is Georgia’s Gain with Class of 2015 OL Mirko Jurkovic

Jurkovic lands with Mark Richt and the Bulldogs after originally signing with the Buckeyes
Ohio State’s Loss is Georgia’s Gain with Class of 2015 OL Mirko Jurkovic

Ohio State’s 2015 recruiting class lost one signee on Monday when Mirko Jurkovic announced he will enroll at the University of Georgia over an academic issue.

 

College Football Bowl Projections for 2015

Projecting bowl and playoff games for 2015.
College Football Bowl Projections for 2015

College football’s new playoff format was a huge success. The four-team playoff generated huge ratings and provided what the fans wanted in a postseason: A chance to settle it on the field.

 

Examining the Over/Under 2015 Win Totals for the SEC East

Mark Richt and the Georgia Bulldogs hope to represent the East in the SEC Championship Game
Examining the Over/Under 2015 Win Totals for the SEC East

When it comes to the SEC, much of the focus on the nation's best college football conference is directed towards the West. That doesn't mean the East should be completely overlooked, however, as those teams went 5-0 in bowls last season compared to the West's not-so-impressive 2-5 showing.

SEC Wild Card Players in 2015

Pharoh Cooper's all-around playmaking ability will be critical to South Carolina's offensive success this season
SEC Wild Card Players in 2015

The SEC features many of college football's biggest names. These players are expected to lead their teams to victory each week through strong individual performances.

 

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