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  1. Clemson's Watson proves a quick study

    David M. Hale

    His teammates called him "Rook" -- short for "rookie" -- back when Deshaun Watson was starting as a 14-year-old freshman at Gainesville High. The nickname stuck, but it was never an apt moniker. His first start was against the defending stat...

    Blog | September 18, 2014
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  3. Parents of Texas A&M quarterback Kenny Hill file for 'Kenny Trill...

    Darren Rovell

    The parents of Texas A&M quarterback Kenny Hill have filed for the trademark to "Kenny Trill."

    Story | Conversation | September 11, 2014
  4. Trill QB: Kenny Hill has own nickname staff

    COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- Just call him Kenny Trill. Many, including Johnny Manziel himself, started calling new Texas A&M quarterback Kenny Hill by the nickname Kenny Football after his record-setting 511-yard passing game in an upset of South Ca...

    Blog | September 02, 2014
  5. Kenny Hill of Texas A&M Aggies prefers nickname of 'Kenny Trill'

    Just call him Kenny Trill.

    Story | Conversation | September 02, 2014
  6. No. 22 Nebraska rolls over Florida Atlantic 55-7

    No. 22 Nebraska rolls over Florida Atlantic 55-7

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | August 30, 2014
  7. Johnny Manziel of Cleveland Browns willing to share nickname with...

    Johnny Manziel's ready to hand off his nickname. Or at least share it.

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2014
  8. Video: Gruden's QB Camp with Manziel staff

    Former Texas A&M QB Johnny Manziel sits down with Jon Gruden to discuss Manziel's determination, off-the-field distractions and nickname "Johnny Football."...

    Blog | February 27, 2014
  9. The SEC's 25 best players: No. 1

    Sam Khan Jr.

    The No. 1 player in our countdown seemed to have it all: the production, the highlights, the nickname, the hardware (at least from 2012) and more media coverage than one can fathom. He left an indelible mark on college football and his sophomore seas...

    Blog | January 31, 2014
  10. New look for FSU ground game in '14

    David M. Hale

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Devonta Freeman and James Wilder Jr. spent the season trying to convince coach Jimbo Fisher to name Florida State's two-back set after them. "Wild and Free" they proposed it be called, a nickname that offered ample cache but never...

    Blog | January 16, 2014
  11. Johnny Manziel, Aggies rally, edge Duke in Chick-fil-A Bowl

    Johnny Manziel threw four touchdown passes, and Toney Hurd Jr. returned an interception 55 yards for the go-ahead touchdown in Texas A&M's 52-48 victory over Duke on Tuesday night in the Chick-fil-A Bowl.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | December 31, 2013
  12. What to watch in the SEC: Week 12

    Jeff Barlis

    The season is winding down, but the drama is ratcheting up. Here are 10 things to watch in the SEC this week: 1. Auburn's revenge tour: It's not Alabama-LSU, but this week's marquee matchup does have one of those cool SEC nicknames -- "The Deep So...

    Blog | November 14, 2013
  13. Roundtable: Martinez's Husker legacy

    Adam Rittenberg, Brian Bennett and Mitch Sherman

    Taylor Martinez exploded on the scene during the 2010 season, breaking off big runs and making a national name for himself -- his catchy nickname, T-Magic, didn't hurt -- as a redshirt freshman for Nebraska. Martinez's Husker career seems to be endin...

    Blog | November 12, 2013
  14. ACC lunchtime links

    David M. Hale

    Zero Dark Thursday was already taken, so do we have a good nickname for tonight's showdowns in the Pac-12 and Big 12? Virginia Tech players are working to manage emotions in advance of this week's Coastal Division showdown with Miami, writes the R...

    Blog | November 07, 2013
  15. How Jameis has become so famous

    David M. Hale

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- He knew the nickname would stick, so there wasn't much sense fighting it. Maybe if his parents could have guessed at his future from the moment he entered the world, they would've picked a name less mnemonically agreeable for hea...

    Blog | October 15, 2013
  16. Florida State Seminoles quarterback Jameis Winston living up to l...

    David M. Hale

    Florida State freshman quarterback Jameis Winston is exceeding even the lofty hype that preceded his first collegiate start and has captured the imagination of college football fans with his performances.

    Story | Conversation | October 15, 2013
  17. Big 12 mailbag: Texas pile-on continues

    Jake Trotter

    In today's mailbag, pretty much everyone piles on the Longhorns, plus another nickname submission. To the 'bag: John in Los Angeles writes: Would Texas ever fire a head coach during a game or mid-season? This question will be relevant if UT suf...

    Blog | September 13, 2013