1. New England Patriots Season Preview

    From Necessary Roughness A first on the site, I have a guest writer who would like to contribute his thoughts on his New England Patriots. Here is an in-depth 2009 season preview for the New England Patriots...

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  2. The Madden Curse Strikes Again!

    People try to say its not real but once again the Madden Curse struck last night, this time Troy Polamalu and the Pittsburgh Steelers are the victims.Polamalu suffered a knee injury in the second quarter and will be out 3-6 weeks...

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  3. Are the Miami Hurricanes Back?

    From Necessary Roughness In 2001 Miami was flying high. They were national champs and were ready for a repeat season...

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  4. Week 2 Must See Game Preview

    From Necessary Roughness Many think the most intriguing match-up of week 2 is USC at Ohio State. After watching week 1 play out, I actually think Notre Dame at Michigan is a much more interesting match-up...

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  5. Penn State Week 1 Recap: Offensive Line Needs Work

    From Necessary Roughness Week 1 is in the books and PSU has moved to 1-0, but did not cover the closing 27 point spread. The Penn State defense, as expected was extremely tough and did not allow the Zips to do much on offense...

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  6. Oklahoma State Defense Surprised Us All.

    From Necessary Roughness It may not have been the offensive explosion that everyone, including myself, expected but Oklahoma State did win and covered the spread...

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  7. The Rise and Fall....and Potential Rise Of Mitch Mustain

    From Necessary Roughness What does Mitch Mustain need to do to get back to where he was in 2006? Where did he go wrong on his path to an NFL career? Where can he look now for inspiration? Not ...

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  8. Georgia at Oklahoma State: Week 1 Must See Game

    From Necessary Roughness Time – 9.5.09 @ 3:30 ET on ABC Line – Oklahoma State -5 (as of 9.1.09) The Oklahoma State Cowboys return 8 starters this year on one of -if not THE - most prolific offenses in the country...

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  9. Andy Roddick -Birthday boy and US Open favorite?

    From Necessary Roughness Andy Roddick has not won a major since the summer of 2003 (US Open). After winning that US Open, he was thought to be the next American Star, and take the torch from Agassi and Sampras...

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  10. The Key to The Big Ten's Return - The Michigan Wolverines

    From - Necessary Roughness We all know the Big Ten has taken a lot of hits in the eyes of the media and fans over the last few years...

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  11. Making a run at the Big Ten Crown again and the Rose Bowl….again

    Posted from Necessary Roughness Welcome to the second annual – Penn State Season Preview. Last year Penn State finished 11-2 with a loss to Iowa and to USC in the Rose Bowl...

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  12. Joe Paterno wants a 12th team in the Big Ten

    Joe Paterno has been known to support the idea of having a 12th school join the Big Ten. However, yesterday he let us know which schools he is thinking and as a PSU fan, I must disagree with him...

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  13. Shaquille O'Neal vs. Kobe Bryant: Who Has Done More with Less?

    Why is it that Kobe is treated like a player who has no rings, just because he never won one without Shaq? Before getting into it, I hope this article turns out null and void in a couple weeks when/if the Lakers win the Finals...

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  14. Lebron/Kobe vs. Lebron/Melo—What do YOU want to see?

    With the conference finals about to be set, most of the sports world is assuming a clash between Kobe and the Lakers vs. LeBron and the Cavs in the NBA finals. This seems to be the epic match-up between the two best players in the league...

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  15. Are Penn State Suspensions a Blessing In Disguise?

    Usually, I am very critical of my Nittany Lions. I watch each game on edge and think they can always do more.Last week, I was disappointed with the one touchdown they gave up because I saw it ...

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  16. Penn State Football: Week 1 Recap/My Prediction Grade

    @ On 8.25.08, below is what I predicted for the 8.30.08 game vs. Coastal Carolina Chanticleers. Below that you will find out how I grade myself on my week 1 predictions...

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  17. Michigan Lands QB Tate Forcier

    Although he said he would not rush to a decision, Tate Forcier did commit to Michigan during his visit this weekend. After meeting with Coach Rich Rodriguez yesterday morning, Forcier said he '"got that feeling" and did not want to second-guess himself...

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  18. Penn State Lions Try for Tate Forcier

    San Diego stand out high school QB has made his plans final on his visit to Happy Valley. Forcier was said to be changing his official visit to September 6th for the Oregon State game, ...

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  19. Joe Paterno names Daryll Clark as Penn State Starter for Week 1

    Not a huge surprise here, but Clark will start this Saturday against Coastal Carolina. Paterno does claim that Pat Devlin will get some time as well, but the coach stressed that he does not want Clark to look over his shoulder...

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  20. ESPN Got it Wrong: Penn State Never WAS Perfect

    Watch the video, then read the article below refuting what ESPN is presenting.Penn State is not the first or the last to have these problems. However, Penn State is fighting its own perfect image, which is causing all the added attention to this problem..

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  21. Penn State Looks to Make Push for Rose Bowl Bid in 2008

    With the Penn State football season just days away, it's time for my game-by-game analysis and predictions for how this football season will turn out. Going into this, I have had some mixed feelings...

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  22. Penn State Lands Commit No. 15 on the 4th of July

    Wide ReceiverCamp Hill (PA) TrinityHt: 6'4"Wt: 195 lbsForty: 4.5 secsClass: 2009 (High School) The good news continues for Penn State early in July...

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  23. Penn State Football lands commit #14 for 2009

    Running back Philadelphia (NY) Indian RiverHt: 6-foot-2 Wt: 225 lbs Forty: 4.4 secs Class: 2009 (High School) As I said yesterday, hopefully the commitment of Adam Gress will help Penn State have a big July...

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  24. Penn State Football: Adam Gress Is Commit No. 13 for 2009 Class

    Adam Gress: Offensive tackleWest Mifflin (PA) West MifflinHt: 6'7" Wt: 294 poundsForty: 5.22 secsGPA: 2.63SAT: 910Class: 2009 (High School) Adam Gress has just committed to Penn State. He is a three-star offensive tackle from West Mifflin, Pennsylvania..

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  25. Joe Paterno, Bear Bryant....College Football Legends

    I already knew that these guys were legends. However, Ivan Maisel does a great job of reminding us just why these guys are so special Some more special then others......

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