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Penn State Coach James Franklin Surprises Walk-On with Scholarship

We dare you not to get misty when Von Walker calls his mom
Penn State Coach James Franklin Surprises Walk On with Scholarship

A football scholarship is no small matter, especially for those who have toiled as walk-ons for years.

 

Penn State head coach James Franklin surprised junior linebacker Von Walker on Tuesday with a surprise scholarship.

 

These videos are somewhat common now, but the clip of Walker calling his mom afterward is great. Check out the video:

 

What if NBA Teams had Football Helmets?

Check out these awesome designs.
What if NBA Teams had Helmets?

What if NBA teams had helmets? It’s an interesting question posed by James Politi and Luke Daly.

 

The NBA has a good collection of logos – new and old-school designs – so what better way to answer that question than to actually design helmets with NBA logos?

 

To help pass the long offseason until the start of the NFL, Politi and Daly created helmets for all NBA teams. Check out this link to view all of the images:

 

Ranking the Pac-12's Quarterbacks for 2015

Cody Kessler takes the No. 1 spot.
Ranking the Pac-12's Quarterbacks for 2015

Quarterback play is usually a strength in the Pac-12, and all signs point to 2015 as another deep year for signal-callers on the West Coast. USC’s Cody Kessler leads the way in our quarterback rankings, but California’s Jared Goff is a rising star and should have a huge season in Sonny Dykes’ offense.

 

Ranking College Football Teams in the NFL Draft Since 2005

Pete Carroll era helping USC stand strong
Ranking College Football Teams in the NFL Draft Since 2015

A decade is a long time in college football. Dynasties begin and end. Conferences ebb and flow. National champions are crowned and de-throned.

 

Even as the SEC as a conference replaced USC as the sport’s dominant figure over the last decade, the Trojans remained the prominent team for the NFL draft through the last 10 years.

 

The Trojans have churned out more NFL Draft picks in the last 10 cycles than any other team, despite the SEC’s status as the powerhouse conference of the era.

 

College Basketball's Craziest Court Designs

Bret Bielema Receives Championship Belt to Celebrate Arkansas' Bowl Win Over Texas

The Razorbacks pounded the Longhorns 31-7 in late December.
Bret Bielema Receives Championship Belt to Celebrate Arkansas' Bowl Win Over Texas

Arkansas made quite the statement when it pounded Texas 31-7 in the Texas Bowl on Dec. 29. The Razorbacks thoroughly dominated their old Southwest Conference rivals, and while bowl games aren’t necessarily the best indicator of teams, it was a huge victory for coach Bret Bielema.

 

Fast forward to April and Bielema and Arkansas is still celebrating the victory over Texas.

 

Don't Be Stupid Tampa Bay, Take Jameis Winston

The Bucs would be foolish to pass on the Florida State quarterback.
Don't Be Stupid Tampa Bay, Take Jameis Winston

Jameis Winston is going to be the new starting quarterback of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

 

This time of year, narratives floated to the media are intentionally misleading so it’s hard to know what to believe. If anything.

 

Ranking the Top 100 Prospects in the 2015 NFL Draft

Who are the top 100 players in the 2015 NFL Draft?
2015 NFL Draft Top 100 Prospects

It’s here. NFL Draft week is finally here.

 

For three straight days, 32 fanbases will watch the future of the NFL fall into place as 256 former college players hope to hear their team called between Thursday and Saturday. Super Bowls are won and lost every year on draft weekend and 2015 won’t be any different.

 

Ranking the SEC's Quarterbacks for 2015

Dak Prescott takes the No. 1 spot.
Ranking the SEC's Quarterbacks for 2015

A handful of SEC teams enter the offseason with uncertainty at quarterback, but there’s no doubt about which player belongs at the top of the rankings for 2015. Mississippi State’s Dak Prescott is the reigning first-team All-SEC quarterback and one of the top signal-callers in college football for 2015.

 

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