The Georgia Bulldogs are ascending on the field, and on the recruiting trail under Kirby Smart. The latest win for Georgia came on Thursday when Adam Anderson, the No. 57-ranked prospect in the class of 2018, committed to the home state Bulldogs over Alabama in what is another recruiting huge victory for Smart over his mentor Nick Saban. Anderson originally committed to Georgia in August 2016 before flipping to LSU earlier this year. The 6-foot-4, 214-pound pass-rushing outside linebacker opened up his recruitment for a third time July 6 with a focus on Tennessee, Alabama, Auburn, Clemson and Georgia. Along with Georgia's climb into the top 5 of the AP poll, the commitment of the nation's No.
On this week's edition of the BadgerBlitz.com Podcast John Veldhuis and Jon McNamara break down where they think the men's basketball team can do to replace Tyler Herro after his de-commitment from the Badgers. They also discuss what they saw in Wisconsin's game against Purdue, and make their predictions for UW's homecoming game against Maryland.
UNC defensive coordinator John Papuchis met with the media following Wednesday’s practice to discuss his unit’s growth over the last month, why it’s still allowing a catastrophic play for a score each week, and about the unit’s overall attitude. *The biggest reasons the defense has progressed over the last month are, “I think it’s two things: One is there was a lot said early on about the continuity of a lot of the terminology of me taking over for coach Chiz, the reality is we had four guys in new roles coaching and I think it took a little bit of time for us as a group to know exactly what our guys were capable of handling in a given game week, and it took a little bit of time to sort out who the right 11 was to be out on the field.
Here’s a look back at the last week of action involving the Maize and Blue’s recruiting efforts: • With college and high school teams passing the halfway point of their 2017 seasons, recruiting news is starting to pick back up. The recruiting trail always has some action and a few Michigan-related nuggets have surfaced over the past week. Here is a look back at The Daily Rewinds on Oct. 12, Oct. 16 and Oct. 18. • Michigan has offered Eureka (Mo.) High two-star running back Hassan Haskins and star gazers will probably question the move. The 6-2, 195-pounder is on the rise in terms of his play and potential, and it’s something Rivals.com Midwest recruiting analyst Josh Helmholdt noticed two years
Senior cornerback Amari Coleman is back. Sort of. Having missed the previous two games, the 2016 first-team all-MAC honoree participated in practice Wednesday for Central Michigan (3-4, 1-2 MAC), who's in preparation for its second conference road game of the season at Ball State (2-4, 0-2). Coleman, along with tight end Logan Hessbrook and punter Jack Sheldon, are listed as day-to-day and are uncertain if whether they'll return this Saturday. Coleman is tied for second on the team in recorded interceptions with two. "My high school coach always call us trouble and double-trouble because I'm number 7 and (Coleman) wears the 14 jersey," said CMU senior safety Josh Cox. "It's always nice to have
With Georgia’s bye weekend upon us, what better time to hand out our own midseason awards. Seven games in, there have already been some memorable plays and players for the third-ranked and undefeated Bulldogs (7-0, 4-0), who face Florida next week in Jacksonville. See what you think: Offensive MVP: Nick Chubb – This is really the only choice as Chubb leads the Bulldogs and the SEC in rushing with 107 carries for 688 yards and eight touchdowns. Although he hasn’t had to be quite the workhorse with the presence of Sony Michel and D’Andre Swift also putting in great work, the school’s second all-time leading rusher has been excellent and well on his way to his third 1,000-yard rushing year. Defensive