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Vikings’ Justin Jefferson Has Strong Message on Week 11 vs. Packers


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Vikings wide receiver Justin Jefferson described his excitement for his first true Vikings-Packers border battle.

Playing his rookie year in an empty U.S. Bank Stadium due to the pandemic, Minnesota Vikings receiver Justin Jefferson has yet to experience the energy on hand for the team’s border battles with the Green Bay Packers.

Approaching Sunday’s first meeting with the NFC North-leading Packers, Jefferson spoke on his excitement surrounding his first Vikings-Packers game in a full stadium while backing his big-game readiness.

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‘These Types of Games I Live For’

In a press conference on Thursday, Jefferson described the Vikings’ energy over the week approaching their first matchup with the Packers.

“You can feel the energy around here when we play the Packers,” Jefferson said in a Nov. 18 press conference

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Kirk Herbstreit has one-word message for Crimson Tide entering Mississippi State game

Alabama football aims to bounce back Saturday with the No. 5 Crimson Tide (5-1, 2-1 SEC) at Mississippi State for a 7 p.m. ET kickoff. The Week 7 game for Alabama follows a 41-38 loss in last Saturday at Texas A&M. Turning the page from Week 6 and entering the Bulldogs (3-2, 1-1), ESPN analyst Kirk Herbstreit shared a one-word message for the Tide.

“Simplify,” Herbstreit said Saturday morning on SportsCenter. “They looked like a very confused team last (week). Again, when you play a physically dominant team in college football, you can’t just line up and play football. You’ve got to do a lot of different things with your formations, your personnel groupings and your motions.

“And (Texas) A&M did a heck of a job of confusing Alabama’s defense. Alabama, many times, on their heels looking at each other, kind of shrugging their shoulders, confused with

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Oregon Football Player Had Message For Ohio State’s Recruits

A general view of Oregon's stadium.

A general view of Oregon’s stadium.

The Oregon Ducks’ upset over the No. 3 Buckeyes dropped Ohio State’s season record to 1-1. While that’s the short-term result of this game, the longterm result could be the loss of some future potential recruits.

According to Oregon insider Jarrid Denney, Ducks’ safety Marko Vidackovic walked past a group of Ohio State recruits visiting Columbus for this afternoon’s big game. The young prospects reportedly looked “absolutely stunned.”

“You boys better come to Oregon,” Vidackovic reportedly said.

Ohio State has consistently topped Oregon in recruiting rankings in recent years.

The Buckeyes 2021 recruiting class featured seven five-star and 13 four-star recruits, landing them the No. 2 overall ranking, per 247Sports. The Ducks followed behind with zero five-star and 19 four-star recruits in the No. 6 position.

This coming year, Oregon is already starting to close that gap. With one five-star and nine four-stars

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College Football World Reacts To Kirk Herbstreit’s Blunt Message

ESPN college football analyst Kirk Herbstreit.

ESPN college football analyst Kirk Herbstreit.

ESPN college football analyst Kirk Herbstreit had a blunt admission when discussing the state of his favorite sport.

The sport of college football is changing, fast. With the Name, Image and Likeness rules, the landscape of the sport is changing quickly. Tradition is changing, too – Oklahoma and Texas will leave the Big 12 for the SEC in a couple of years.

Herbstreit shared an honest admission on his feelings this week.

“I hate losing the tradition of the sport. 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 arms race and it’s about the money,” Herbstreit admitted.

Of course, many would argue that “tradition” went away long ago. After all, the Big 12 has only been around for a couple of decades. And we

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