With only a few more spring games remaining, the offseason-season of college football is grinding to a halt, which will leave us with no semblance of football—even the zombie form of football we see all spring—until the start of fall practice.
To get us through the summer months, we will no doubt spend considerable time discussing what happened in (mostly) March and April. The importance of spring football can be argued, but it is guaranteed to leave behind some juicy storylines nonetheless.
The spring games in particular serve an important narrative function. They are a major plot point in position battles and the first impression we get of early enrollee freshmen.
From those games, we always derive some important takeaways.
Here's what we have learned in 2014.