College Football News Roundup – February 15

    A college football news roundup that includes Georgia building a new locker room and recruiting lounge and Michigan State staff member being suspended.

    February 15, 2017

    A college football news roundup that includes Georgia building a new locker room and recruiting lounge, and a Michigan State staff member being suspended.


    Jet lag is finally catching up to me after arriving back in the country two days ago. Up is down. Down is up. The desire to sleep comes to me at random times. Needless to say, I’m not exactly an excitable person this morning. Actually, am I dreaming? Is this real life? Am I still asleep and just imagining typing this? We better move on before I start questioning everything I know.

    In college football news, we give an argument on why the Group of Five programs should have a playoff of their own, Michigan’s recruiting pipeline continues to get stronger, and all 13 SEC spring games will be broadcast live for your viewing pleasure. Here are some other newsworthy notes in the latest college football news roundup.

    New Digs In Athens – What will $63 million get you? Well, at the University of Georgia, it will bring a brand new two-story locker room and recruiting lounge for the Bulldogs to enjoy. The Georgia athletic board approved the proposal for the project that will begin this spring.

    “It’s really something that we need to enhance our game-day experience for recruiting,” Bulldogs coach Kirby Smart said. “But it also makes it better overall for our fan experience. Also for our players to have a locker room over there. So we’re excited about both.”

    Spartan SuspensionMichigan State has suspended Curtis Blackwell, a member of the football staff, from the team. While the school will not say why Blackwell was suspended, it was announced on Thursday that three members of the team and a staff member had been suspended indefinitely due to an investigation into a sexual assault allegation.

    Baton Rouge To Chapel Hill? – It didn’t take long for former LSU quarterback Brandon Harris to garner some interest from a big-time program, as North Carolina is looking into bringing in Harris to Larry Fedora’s team. Harris was granted a full release from the Tigers program after deciding to transfer following a season that saw him eventually get benched from being the starter under center.

    MORE: Way-Too-Early No. 1-128 College Football Rankings For 2017 Season

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