College Football Teams Impacted Most by Injuries in 2014

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College Football Teams Impacted Most by Injuries in 2014
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There is no game-planning for injuries.

Try as they might, college football coaches still haven't found a way to prevent the inevitable injuries that pop up and throw a wrench into their plans for the upcoming season.

Developing depth can help mitigate the impact of an injury, but only to a point. The same thing can be said with limiting the snaps that starters and key contributors get during the various offseason and preseason practices and workouts, as the lack of reps could lead to poor performance and timing that ends up being just as much a nuisance as an injury.

Since the 2013-14 season ended, nearly every FBS team has seen an important player go down with an injury. Most of them return quickly or only miss a few practices. Others, though, end up out of action for a much longer stretch. The closer that ailment comes to the start of the season the more games that player is apt to miss.

There are 10 teams, in particular, who will head into this fall without the services of at least one major player. Scroll through to see which teams are most impacted by injuries this season, and how they are dealing with it.

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