Army recruiting benefits from upside of 6-7 Andre Carter II

PHOTO: Andre Carter after one of his three sacks at Georgia State. Visit my website homepage, TomShanahan.Report By TOM SHANAHAN Ask college football fans to name the best recruiter in the nation. You’ll hear the same answers -- Alabama’s Nick Saban, Clemson’s Dabo Swinney or Ohio State’s Ryan Day. They annually bring in the top recruiting classes. Wrong, wrong, wrong. Those guys don’t have to work at finding talent. The schools that are regular participants in the College…

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My MSUings on Spartans upsetting No. 13 Michigan

PHOTO: Mel Tucker wins his first Michigan State game in an upset at Michigan. By TOM SHANAHAN MSUings on Michigan State (1-1) upsetting No. 13-ranked Michigan (1-1) 27-24 Saturday afternoon in Ann Arbor. Mel Tucker conjured up a little Nick Saban magic, matching his mentor with a win in their first game against Michigan. And, like Saban, Tucker’s multi-sport quarterback was a gamer. Rocky Lombardi, a champion high school wrestler, dug down with some wrestler tenacity -- real…

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Blue Devils show improvement in loss to Notre Dame

Duke can look further down road than year ago

Blue Devils showed improvement to stay with a Top 10 team in loss at Notre Dame Photo: Chase Brice By TOM SHANAHAN Duke is again 0-1 after opening the season against a Top 10 team, but the similarities to 2019 stop with the record as the Blue Devils prepare for their home opener at noon Saturday against Boston College.  Duke only stayed with No. 2 Alabama last season for a quarter in a 42-3 loss. This time the Blue…

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