Graham Watson

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Graham Watson is the editor of Dr. Saturday. Graham had a brief collegiate soccer career, but traded that in for the life of a journalist and hasn't looked back. Graham has worked for the Dallas Morning News and St. Louis Post-Dispatch, as well as ESPN.com and AOL. She is forever striving to be the cool mom to two boys.

  • Former SDSU RB Adam Muema warns on Twitter of the end of the world

    Adam Muema, the former Sand Diego State running back who abruptly left the NFL combine because God told him the Seattle Seahawks were going to draft him, now has another bold revelation -- there will be no 2014 NFL season.

    Muema took to Twitter on Monday night and continued on Tuesday spouting off some bizarre stuff, including a notion that there won’t be an NFL season because the world is going to end.

    This is just the latest chapter in Muema’s weird and somewhat sad tale.

    After leaving the combine, Muema disappeared for several days before being found wearing his combine clothes. After the incident, the L.A. Times did a story on Muema and cited a self-proclaimed prophet named Lord RayEl, whom Muema has been using for guidance.

    Other social media feeds have been littered with references in recent days to a self-described Messiah named Lord
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  • Doc 5: Best QB transfers that didn't play in 2013 -- No. 4 Jesse Scroggins

    This offseason we will count down various topics from Monday through Friday, bringing you the top five of the important and definitely some not so important issues in college football. It's the Doc Five, every week until we will thankfully have actual games to discuss.

    TOP FIVE QB TRANSFERS WHO DIDN’T PLAY LAST SEASON

    NO. 4: JESSE SCROGGINS, ARIZONA

    It’s been a long time since Jesse Scroggins was in the spotlight.

    In 2010, Scroggins was a four-star recruit out of Lakewood, Calif., and the No. 5 quarterback in the country. He signed with USC, redshirted in 2010 and was one of Matt Barkley’s backups in 2011. His future at USC was bleak, so he spent 2012 at El Camino College and had FBS schools fighting over him after his season.

    He settled on Arizona.

    With starter Matt Scott gone, Scroggins seemed like a natural fit to be the starter. But he suffered a foot injury and missed most of spring drills. He had a concussion in fall camp and, when he recovered, did little to challenge starter

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  • Former Iowa player sues university after 2011 hospitalization

    Former Iowa cornerback William Lowe is suing the university for a 2011 incident that left him hospitalized with exertional rhabdomyolysis and has since caused him lasting harm.

    Lowe was one of 13 Iowa football players who were hospitalized following several workouts at the start of winter conditioning. All 13 players were hospitalized and diagnosed with exertional rhabdomyolysis, a condition that releases protein into the bloodstream and can cause kidney failure.

    In the suit, Lowe alleges that coaches and trainers failed to respond to players when they complained of severe pain and other symptoms during a workout on Jan. 20, 2011. That workout consisted of 100 back squats players were asked to do at 50 percent of their personal best. According to a study by University of Iowa doctors published last year, those back squats were "significantly associated" with an increased risk of rhabdomyolysis.

    Despite the complaints, players were asked to come back for another grueling workout and,

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  • Texas Tech coaching staff wears red high heels for rape awareness (photo)

    Last December, Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury did a fashion blog for Esquire Magazine. That piece, however, didn’t include the latest accessory to Kingsbury’s wardrobe -- red high heels.

    Kingsbury and the rest of his coaching staff (thanks to defensive coordinator Matt Wallerstedt for the photo) wore red high heels Monday to support the Lubbock Rape Crisis Center’s "Walk A Mile In Her Shoes" event. The event isn’t until April 5, but there’s no doubt the coaching staff wobbling around in pumps was a nice preview.

    Kingsbury has always been a proponent of being a part of and supporting the Lubbock community a,nd this is just another example of that. We can only hope the coaches decide to participate in the "Men’s Stiletto Stampede" on April 5 and there’s someone around to take pictures.

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  • Doc 5: Best QB transfers that didn't play in 2013 -- No. 5 T.J. Millweard

    This offseason we will count down various topics from Monday through Friday, bringing you the top five of the important and definitely some not so important issues in college football. It's the Doc Five, every week until we will thankfully have actual games to discuss.

    TOP FIVE QB TRANSFERS WHO DIDN’T PLAY LAST SEASON

    NO. 5: T.J. MILLWEARD, KANSAS

    When players transfer and sit out a season, it’s easy to lose track of them, especially if they’re quarterbacks.

    It seems like every year there’s a mass exodus of quarterbacks leaving one school for another, so remembering where everyone landed -- especially if they’re not eligible to play the following season -- can be tricky.

    But sometimes that year off is necessary, not only because it’s an NCAA rule, but it also gives a player an entire year to concentrate on the playbook, learn the system and wait for the guy in front of them to either move on or screw up.

    Such is the case for the five members of this week’s Doc 5.

    Each of the

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  • Oklahoma already has players thinking about the College Football Playoff (photo)

    With the new College Football Playoff set to begin this fall, meaningful postseason opportunities will go to just four teams instead of the 10 that used to play in BCS games.

    And Oklahoma wants its players to be thinking about that in March.

    The Sooners posted a video of some large men participating in a tug-of-war, and while it was wildly entertaining, what was more interesting was Oklahoma’s practice shirts, which featured the College Football Playoff logo on the back.

    Oklahoma is coming off a thrilling 45-31 win over Alabama in the Sugar Bowl and finished No. 6 in the AP poll. With 16 starters returning and Trevor Knight asserting himself as the starting quarterback, the Sooners should start the season near the top of the rankings and have a good chance to earn their way into the inaugural College Football Playoff.

    Oklahoma is already doing a good job of feeding off the momentum of that Alabama win and getting its players minds on the top goal for 2014.

    Thanks to College Spun

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  • VOD: Maryland coach Randy Edsall teaches us how to Dougie

    Today’s video of the day comes from Terp Thon.

    Maryland coach Randy Edsall took to the stage – for a good cause -- and brought us all back to 2011 with his version of the Dougie

    While Edsall does look ridiculous doing this outdated dance, he is doing it for a good cause. Terp Thon raises money and awareness for Children’s National Health System in Washington, D.C.

    So, let’s all give Edsall a rousing “HEY!” as he shows off his moves.

    Thanks to Testudo Times

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    Graham Watson is the editor of Dr. Saturday on Yahoo Sports. Have a tip? Email her at dr.saturday@ymail.com or follow her on Twitter!

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  • Penn State OL coach Herb Hand gives us insight into his world via a Reddit Q&A

    Penn State offensive line coach Herb Hand has got to be one of the most entertaining and engaging coaches on social media.

    On Saturday, he took his social medializing to another level by engaging in a Q&A session on Reddit, and no question was out of bounds.

    Not sure how many questions Hand actually answered, but we’ve taken the time to compile some of our favorites.

    Q: Coach, you have had to scheme for some great defensive players over the years, including Jamal Reynolds at Florida State, Gerald McCoy at Oklahoma, Julius Peppers/Ryan Sims at North Carolina, and Clowney at South Carolina.

    Of all the players you've schemed for, which was the most impressive to see in person?

    HH: Clowney http://therubberchickens.files.wordpress.com/2013/01/tumblr_mggwbvlmoi1s368llo1_1280.jpg

    Q: Coach! You often tweet about your smokin' hot wife so I was wondering.. Do you have any tips for younger guys out there trying to find a quality woman like THE Deb Hand? Thanks! We are!

    HH: Be a good dude. Don't

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  • VOD: A Utah dance-off to end your week

    It’s Friday and the best way to end a Friday is with a little dancing.

    Utah closed its winter conditioning Friday, sadly, the day ended in a tie. So, lucky us, the “Dancin’” Utes decided to have a dance-off.

    No better way to usher in the weekend than with the worm.

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    Graham Watson is the editor of Dr. Saturday on Yahoo Sports. Have a tip? Email her at dr.saturday@ymail.com or follow her on Twitter!

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  • The rest of the spring capsules for practices that began during the first week of March:

    Virginia
    Start date: March 1
    End date: April 12

    What to watch: David Watford started all 12 games at quarterback for the Cavaliers last season, but the team managed a dismal 2-10 campaign. So, coach Mike London opened up the quarterbacking competition, and Greyson Lambert and Matt Johns will once again have a chance to compete for starter. This the same thing that happened last year with Watford coming away as the least terrible option of the three. But his erratic play, which included a 57.1 completion percentage and an ACC-high 15 interceptions, opened the door for another competition. Virginia needs to get a consistent starting quarterback or it could be looking for a new coaching staff in 2015.


    West Virginia
    Start date: March 2
    End date: April 12

    What to watch: A lot of the focus this spring will be on quarterbacks, which makes sense since that was one of the most undecided positions of the

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