Grambling coach on agents: Line them up 'and shoot their ass'

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Nick Saban referred to them as as pimps.  Urban Meyer called them predators.

Now, one former Florida assistant has a rather “unique” idea as to how the “predatory pimps” should be dealt with.

By way of our buddy SportsByBrooks, Grambling head coach Rod Broadway was asked by WAFB-TV in Baton Rouge what should be done about seemingly rogue agents running amok through college football.  

“Number one they should put them all in front of a firing squad and shoot their ass… (laugh break)… if you catch guys doing that stuff, because that’s wrong. Those guys are grown men and you’re taking advantage of 18, 20 and 21-year-old kids.”

While we’ll give Coach Broadway points for thinking outside of the box, we don’t believe that his way is technically a legal method of dealing with these types of issues in the continental United States.

Except in Texas, where as we understand it, under that state’s criminal code, it’s perfectly justifiable and actually encouraged to fire a warning shot if someone, say, doesn’t use their turn signal.

Alabama’s Anderson repeats as Bronko Nagurski award winner

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Alabama outside linebacker Will Anderson Jr. has become the second two-time winner of the Bronko Nagurski Award given to the nation’s top collegiate defensive player.

Anderson was presented the award on Monday night by the Charlotte Touchdown Club.

The 6-foot-4, 243-pound Anderson had 10 sacks for the No. 5-ranked Crimson Tide this season. He also won the award last year after recording 17 1/2 sacks.

Anderson, a junior, had two sacks in Alabama’s regular-season win finale against rival Auburn and had his first touchdown when he returned an interception 25 yards against Louisiana-Monroe.

Anderson joins former Northwestern linebacker Pat Fitzgerald as the only two-time winner of the award. Fitzgerald won the award in 1995 and 1996 and later went on to become the head coach at Northwestern.

It’s unclear if Anderson will enter the NFL draft or return to Alabama next season.

FSU standout QB Jordan Travis returning for senior season

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida State quarterback Jordan Travis, the fourth player in school history to account for 3,000 yards and 30 touchdowns in a single season, is staying in school for his senior year.

Travis made the announcement Monday, the same day hundreds of players across the nation entered the NCAA transfer portal or declared for the NFL draft. Travis chose a different path and could be an early favorite in next year’s Heisman Trophy race.

“So many memories have been made on this field and we’re not done yet,” Travis said in a highlight video posted on social media. “See y’all in 2023.”

A fourth-year junior, Travis has 22 touchdown passes to go along with seven rushing scores, one receiving and just four interceptions. He has led the 13th-ranked Seminoles (9-3) to five consecutive wins as they prepare to play Oklahoma (6-6) in the Cheez-It Bowl on Dec. 29 in Orlando.

Travis joined FSU’s three Heisman Trophy winners – Charlie Ward in 1993, Chris Weinke in 2000 and Jameis Winston in 2013 – to account for 3,000 yards and 30 TDs in a season. He is one of six QBs in Power Five conferences with at least 20 TD passes and four or fewer interceptions.