ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 03:  Jalen Hurts #2 of the Alabama Crimson Tide scores a touchdown against the USC Trojans in the third quarter during the AdvoCare Classic at AT&T Stadium on September 3, 2016 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Tweets from when Jalen Hurts fumbled on his first snap in Alabama’s opener against USC

Before star Alabama freshman Jalen Hurts became the starting quarterback for the Crimson Tide, he fought a three-way battle with redshirt freshman Blake Barnett and redshirt junior Cooper Bateman for the job. In Alabama’s first game against USC on September 3rd, Barnett was named starter and took the snaps for Bama’s first few possessions. With the Tide down […]

ARLINGTON, TX - AUGUST 19:  Dak Prescott #4 of the Dallas Cowboys during a preseason game against the Miami Dolphins at AT&T Stadium on August 19, 2016 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Those Dak Prescott draft Cold Takes

Dallas Cowboys rookie QB Dak Prescott was not supposed to play this season. After being drafted in the fourth round, maybe he could spend a year or two behind veteran Tony Romo and develop into a solid pro with a pretty long career. That would have seemed to be the conventional wisdom for most mid-round […]

HOUSTON, TX - JANUARY 07: Jadevon Clowney #90 of the Houston Texans celebrates an interception against the Oakland Raiders in the AFC Wild Card game at NRG Stadium on January 7, 2017 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Some of those “Clowney is a bust” tweets

Texans DL Jadeveon Clowney came into the 2014 NFL Draft out of South Carolina touted as a sure fire guaranteed superstar.  But after injury-riddled 2014 and 2015 seasons, people were quick to label him a bust.  Well, Clowney may not be out of the woods yet, but he has quieted his critics in 2016, as he […]

PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 02:  Wide receiver Darreus Rogers #1 of the USC Trojans and head coach Clay Helton celebrate with the 2017 Rose Bowl trophy after defeating the Penn State Nittany Lions 52-49 to win the 2017 Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual at the Rose Bowl on January 2, 2017 in Pasadena, California.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

A tweet history of USC’s thrilling Rose Bowl victory

USC won an absolute thriller in the Rose Bowl Monday night, defeating Penn State 52-49 after hitting a game winning field goal as time expired.  The game was also a joy to follow on twitter as it produced a plethora of takes.  While it was impossible to keep track of all of them, a few are listed below, […]

GLENDALE, AZ - DECEMBER 31:  Deshaun Watson #4 of the Clemson Tigers reacts after scoring a third quarter touchdown during the 2016 PlayStation Fiesta Bowl against the Ohio State Buckeyes at University of Phoenix Stadium on December 31, 2016 in Glendale, Arizona.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Here are some people who buried Clemson after the Pitt loss

After blanking Ohio State 31-0 in Saturday night’s Fiesta Bowl semifinal, the Clemson Tigers are on their way to the College Football Playoff National Championship Game. However, when Clemson lost to Pitt 43-42 on November 12, despite still having a clear path to the College Football Playoff, some people thought their dreams were effectively over… After the […]

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Flipper’s consecutive Orange Bowl game selection winning streak was mired with unfair qualifiers and exceptions

When Florida State beat Michigan 33-32 in the Orange Bowl in Miami Friday night, the Wolverines were not the only ones to notch a loss.  The Miami Seaquarium’s beloved dolphin Flipper’s highly publicized five game win streak in selecting Orange Bowl winners came to end as well, as last Friday he had “picked” Michigan to win… Unfortunately, […]

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 15:  Ronda Rousey of the United States (R) and Holly Holm of the United States compete in their UFC women's bantamweight championship bout during the UFC 193 event at Etihad Stadium on November 15, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

A huge list of Cold Takes from before Ronda Rousey’s last fight

Ronda Rousey will jump back into the octagon again tonight to take on Amanda Nunes at UFC 207 in Las Vegas.  This will be Rousey’s first fight since she was shockingly knocked out by Holly Holm at UFC 193 on November 15, 2015.  Now is a great time to take a look back at some of […]


The Cold Take Report: A summary of some of the previous week’s Cold Takes

Just as we did last week, here is a collection some of the coldest takes related to events from last week… The Los Angeles Lakers announced Wednesday that a bronze statue of legend, and three time NBA championship winner with the Lakers, Shaquille O’Neal will be created and unveiled in front of the STAPLES Center in […]

DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 27:  Kicker Cairo Santos #5 of the Kansas City Chiefs celebrates after making the game-winning field goal in overtime against the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on November 27, 2016 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Great “In-Game” Cold Takes tweeted during the 2016 NFL season

Here is a list of some great NFL cold takes tweeted during the middle of games throughout the 2016 season… With the Colts down 34-28 in its Week 1 game against the Lions, Andrew Luck threw a 6 yard TD pass to TE Jack Doyle with 37 seconds left. When Adam Vinatieri made the extra point […]