#Football Games

Russell Wilson becoming Broncos disaster has turned him into NFL punching bag

Ridiculing Russell Wilson has become a secondary sport in this NFL season. Key in Wilson’s name on the internet and you’ll find a creative array of memes making fun of the Broncos’ struggling quarterback. Part of the derision toward the 34-year-old Wilson stems from the ridiculous $245 million contract he got from Denver, $165 million of it guaranteed, after he forced the Seahawks to trade him with demands of a contract extension. The Broncos’ trade for Wilson, which was supposed to allow Denver to compete with Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs for the AFC West, has been stunning in how it has not...
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What Kansas State players said after their 31-28 victory against TCU to win the Big 12 Championship

This is what Kansas State players said after their 31-28 victory against TCU to win the 2022 Big 12 Championship on Saturday, December 3, 2022. On the goal line stand... "I just think that was great execution, just overall by just the defense. We talked about situations like that. Just happened to bow up. And that's what championship games come down to, just somebody making an extra play, especially on defense. I'm so proud of those guys. That's a statement right there. We always say the mob, mob mentality. It don't get no more better than that, on the goal line for the game, almost."
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VMI announces former Penn State assistant as next head coach

Virginia Military Institute has tapped an experienced B1G assistant and analyst for the head coaching position. The school announced the hiring of Danny Rocco, an experienced coach and analyst who was most recently serving as a Senior Defensive Analyst with Penn State. Speaking to the press about his hiring, Rocco...
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What Shane Beamer said on Marty & McGee

South Carolina football coach Shane Beamer is making the rounds at the SEC Championship Game and spent some time on the Marty & McGee Show on the SEC Network. Part of the conversation was about the matchup on Saturday at 4 p.m. between Georgia and LSU, but part of it was about the Gamecocks (8-4).

Devon Dampier rallies Saguaro late to shock No. 1 Liberty to reach Open state final

Scottsdale Saguaro is going back to the Open Division state championship. And the Sabercats can thank the guy who brought them the title last year. Senior quarterback Devon Dampier, making one improbable play after another, executing two fourth-down plays in the final four minutes, then connecting with running back Zaccheus Cooper for a two-point play beat No. 14 nationally ranked Peoria Liberty 43-42 Saturday night before an overflow crowd at Glendale Mountain Ridge. ...

DirecTV And Fox Reach Carriage Renewal, Averting Blackout

Fox Corp. and DirecTV agreed to a multi-year carriage renewal, agreeing to extend talks for several hours beyond the prior deal’s expiration in order to avoid a blackout of several networks and local stations. The new agreement covers FS1, FS2, Big Ten Network, Fox Deportes, Fox Soccer Plus, as well as retransmission consent for local Fox Television Stations across DirecTV, DirecTV Stream, and U-verse. The stations are in major cities in 18 markets, including New York and LA. Financial terms were not disclosed. The official deadline passed at midnight PT on Friday, but a short-term extension was put in place to enable...

Keydets hire former Richmond, Liberty coach to lead football program

LEXINGTON, Va. (WDBJ) - Danny Rocco was announced Saturday as the new head football coach of the Virginia Military Institute Keydets. “It is a privilege to welcome Danny to Lexington,” Jim Miller, the school’s director of intercollegiate athletics said. “I have seen his success firsthand, and believe he will bring that winning tradition with him here to VMI.”

No. 13 Millville survives sloppy 2nd half to upset No. 8 Northern Highlands for G4 crown

For the last five football games, the Millville High School football team has trailed at the half. For the fifth straight time, the 13th-ranked Thunderbolts rallied for a victory, none more important than Saturday night’s when they defeated No. 8 Northern Highlands, 18-14, for an NJSIAA/Rothman Orthopaedics Group 4 state championship - the first ever awarded by the state.

Cardinals fall in semifinals to St. Thomas More

E.D. White’s ride ended on Friday night. But Cardinals coach Kyle Lasseigne said he is so proud of his team for the work that they did throughout the year. St. Thomas More beat E.D. White 38-7 in the semifinals of the Division II Select State Playoffs, punching a ticket to the Superdome where they will face Lafayette Christian.

Brian Kelly reacts to Jayden Daniels' injury at halftime

Kirby Smart and Georgia got a strong drive already up by 2 scores as the Bulldogs pulled away from LSU. Then the Bulldogs tacked on another score to lead by 25 at halftime. The 35 points scored by Georgia tied an SEC Championship Game record with 2020 Alabama. But the...

Houston provides most interesting setting for Deshaun Watson’s return to NFL

Deshaun Watson’s return to the NFL could’ve come in any of 10 cities — Cleveland or the sites of the Browns’ nine road games this season. Houston as the setting for the quarterback’s comeback from a year off and an 11-game suspension adds context, intrigue and drama to a matchup that would otherwise be lost in the NFL schedule.