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One hot take for each team as 2024 SEC Media Days close: Auburn struggles at QB, Aggies shine early

From projected College Football Playoff contenders with the welcoming of Texas and Oklahoma to scuttlebutt surrounding a bevy of hot-seat coaches, SEC Media Days offered a smorgasbord of items this week to highlight talking season ahead of fall camp in August. Hot takes stemming from intel learned about every team are here. (CBS Sports)

Source says FSU's advisors 'doing them a disservice' in fight to leave ACC

The longer Florida State’s planned exit from the ACC drags on this offseason, the more problematic it becomes. When asked Tuesday if Florida State’s process of leaving the ACC would end with a spot in the Big Ten, a Big Ten source told Saturday Down South, “I don’t know who’s advising (FSU) right now, but they’re doing them a disservice.” (Saturday Down South)

EA Sports College Football 25, among most anticipated sports video games in history, hits the market

EA Sports College Football 25, among the most highly anticipated sports video games of all time, has flooded the market as gamers who waited more than a decade for the franchise’s next installment rush to play. The game officially launched Friday, with EA Sports increasing its server capacity ahead of time to handle the crush. (Associated Press)

SEC Media Days news: Mechanical bull, Alabama reunion, more

SEC media days wrapped up on Thursday in Dallas, with the calendar flipping closer and closer to the first week of the college football season. Scores of coaches and players from the conference's 16 teams fielded questions through the week, setting the scene for the fall ahead. Much of the four-day event was spent spotlighting football. (

Why rumors of Clemson, FSU leaving ACC for Big 12 doesn't make financial sense

On3's Andy Staples shared his thoughts on the rumors that Clemson and FSU could leave the ACC for the Big 12. He argued that the move doesn’t actually make financial sense for the schools. “I find it hilarious that when everybody in the Big 12 gets together, suddenly, there’s more talk about realignment, and in this case about Florida State and Clemson.” (

Athletes voice concerns as ACC adds Stanford, Cal and SMU: "It's just frustrating"

As the ACC celebrates adding SMU, Stanford, and Cal, many athletes expressed excitement. Others, though, are frustrated by the increased travel and missing classes. The answers to their resulting questions have been absent. ACC schools are already subject to far-flung travel, but now, games in Dallas and California will become part of the season. (

Noteworthy Notes and Quotes from Big 12 Media Days

The Holy War is an underrated rivalry for college football fans outside of the West Coast. The two teams - BYU and Utah - are sharing a conference for the first time since they split from the Mountain West in 2010. Ahead of his seventh(!) college football season, quarterback Cam Rising shared a little smack talk that moved the needle. (Kentucky Sports Radio)

Jon Scheyer claims all seven Duke transfer portal departures were 'tampered' with in-season

Few college basketball teams experienced as much roster turnover as Duke this offseason. The Blue Devils returned just two players from their 2023-24 roster after losing seven players to the transfer portal. Head coach Jon Scheyer said all departures were illegally contacted throughout the regular season and claimed tampering is simply part of the game. (247 Sports)

NIL & relaxed transfer rules have changed recruiting at 'the most stress-free Peach Jam in history'

"The most stress-free Peach Jam in history," the coach later added, at which point we got into a conversation about how various changes to the sport have dramatically altered the way this month will unfold as many of the nation's best high school prospects have once again descended on this community just a few miles from Augusta National Golf Club. (CBS Sports)

Big Ten, SEC Unlikely To Add Florida State if ACC Survives

Florida State likely will not have a spot in the Big Ten or SEC if it’s successful in leaving the ACC and the ACC stays intact, If/when the Seminoles break free from the ACC, their top choices would be to join the Big Ten or SEC because of the huge difference in television media rights revenue. However, there are multiple concerns about adding Florida State. (Action Network)
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