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Concerned Kirk Herbstreit on Texas, Oklahoma to SEC: ‘It’s no longer about tradition’

Kirk Herbstreit is concerned about the state of college football.

It isn’t so much that Texas and Oklahoma have both been invited and accepted invitations to join the SEC, it has more to do with that that represents.

Tradition and rivalries are what sets the college game apart from all other sports, the ESPN “College GameDay” analyst said. That, however, doesn’t appear to be a priority.

“I guess it’s our new world, our new reality,” Herbstreit said on SportsCenter. “I don’t know how you feel. I’m a bit of a traditionalist. I think when we did this realignment a few years ago and you saw teams like Nebraska leave and go to the Big Ten and Colorado leave. It was at that time we were thinking that Texas might leave and join the Big Ten or the Pac-12, and the Big 12 would have this same situation.

“What’s becoming

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Kirk Herbstreit Not Happy With Changes To College Football

ESPN college football analyst Kirk Herbstreit.

ESPN college football analyst Kirk Herbstreit.

The college football landscape is changing in a hurry, and Kirk Herbstreit of ESPN’s College GameDay isn’t happy about it.

It’s official. The SEC will be expanding to include the Oklahoma Sooners and Texas Longhorns, plucking the two powerhouses from the Big 12 in the process. Tradition has always played a integral part of what makes college football special, but money speaks louder.

Herbstreit echoed the same comments during an appearance on SportsCenter on Friday. He blasted the “decision-makers” for caring more about money than what makes college football special – tradition.

“I hate losing the tradition of the sport,” Herbstreit said during Friday’s edition of SportsCenter, via Chris Vannini of The Athletic. “I’ve always been, I guess, naive to it. I’ve tried to be the guy who thinks people care about tradition and rivalries. Clearly, the decision-makers don’t. It’s an

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Details Have Emerge From Bryce Young’s Massive Deals

Bryce Young under center for Alabama.

Bryce Young under center for Alabama.

Alabama quarterback Bryce Young is all set to become a very rich man thanks to the NCAA’s new NIL rules. And the money is already pouring in.

According to ESPN’s Alex Scarborough, Young has already signed multiple deals worth a pretty penny. He’s reportedly earned upwards of $800,000 just from deals that he’s signed.

Per the report, Young has even more offers on the table that he has yet to agree on. If and when he signs those deals, he will become a millionaire.

Among Young’s current NIL sponsors are Cash App, Leaf, Wild Card and Onyx. Not bad for a guy who just turned 20 this past week.

But the biggest dollars are likely to come in the form of NFL contracts, which Bryce Young is no doubt striving for. He won’t get a better platform to get there than as the

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Duke Lands First Recruit Since Coach K Announced Retirement

A closeup of Duke college basketball Mike Krzyewski.

A closeup of Duke college basketball Mike Krzyewski.

Last month, Mike Krzyzewski announced that the 2021-22 season would be his last one as the head coach of the Duke Blue Devils. That announcement left the basketball world stunned for a few days, and rightfully so.

Believe it or not, the timing of Coach K’s decision was actually beneficial for the future of Duke’s basketball program. Krzyzewski wanted to make sure that future recruits knew that he was leaving and Jon Scheyer would be taking his place.

“I think it’s especially important, especially with the start of recruiting … where there’s complete transparency and clarity, with the future of this year and after,” Krzyzewski said in a statement.

Well, it didn’t take long for Scheyer to land his first recruit as the coach-in-waiting for the Blue Devils.

On Thursday morning, Kyle Filipowski of Wilbraham & Monson Academy told ESPN’s Adam Finkelstein

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