1. Despite Offseason Controversies, Urban Meyer Remains Big Ten's Best Recruiter

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Although college football has entered the quietest portion of its offseason, Urban Meyer 's name has made a habit of staying in the headlines recently. And not necessarily for the best of reasons...

    Ben Axelrod Written by Ben Axelrod about 13 days ago 6,687 reads 50 comments

  2. Tennessee Football: 5 Toughest Defenders Vols Will Face in 2016

    When it comes to top-notch defensive players, the Southeastern Conference is loaded with them, and it seems like the Tennessee football team must battle against the majority of them in 2016...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 14 days ago 5,246 reads 27 comments

  3. Every Top 25 College Football Team's Defensive Catalyst for 2016

    The high scores and bloated statistics might say otherwise, but college football is just as dependent on big defensive plays as any other sport...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 14 days ago 7,965 reads 52 comments

  4. One Player Each Top 25 Team Should Be Most Hyped for Ahead of 2016 Season

    College football and hype go hand-in-hand. The regular season lasts 12 games, and counting bowl season, it stretches out just over four months on the calendar from early September to mid-January...

    Greg Wallace Written by Greg Wallace about 14 days ago 29,424 reads 165 comments

  5. Greg Bryant's Tragic Death a Devastating End to His Inspiring New Beginning

    I will always remember my last conversation with Greg Bryant. We spoke of football and life and second chances. He shared his deep affection for the game, his eagerness for a fresh start and his unrelenting aspiration to play in the NFL...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 14 days ago 45,921 reads 26 comments

  6. Should High Schools Really Be Building Multimillion-Dollar Football Stadiums?

    Everything's bigger in Texas. That's what they say, right? As cliche as it is — take it from this Texan, it's cliche — facts are facts. Texans love big things. Texans also love their high school football...

    Damon Sayles Written by Damon Sayles about 14 days ago 205,497 reads 155 comments

  7. LSU Football: Predicting the Tigers' 2016 Win-Loss Record

    For the most part, the talk was directed elsewhere in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, this spring, at least on the surface. LSU football fans know that they have a good team for 2016...

    Christopher Walsh Written by Christopher Walsh about 14 days ago 8,327 reads 41 comments

  8. Summer Goals for Every Top 25 College Football Team

    College football teams enter the summer with checklists of goals to accomplish, but they can complete only a select group of major items. Barring injuries, quarterback competitions will not be decided until fall camp...

    David Kenyon Written by David Kenyon about 14 days ago 8,432 reads 46 comments

  9. 5-Star WR Donovan Peoples-Jones Focused on Forming Top 5, Chased by Many QBs

    Despite his recognition as America's top high school player at a position occasionally defined by divas, Donovan Peoples-Jones brings a workman's approach to wide receiver...

    Tyler  Donohue Written by Tyler Donohue about 14 days ago 29,411 reads 86 comments

  10. Biggest Remaining College Football Position Battles for 2016

    Position battles are rarely won or lost in spring ball. Coaches love to keep a culture of competition open through summer workouts and into fall camp, so final decisions usually don't come until the calendar flips to August...

    Justin Ferguson Written by Justin Ferguson about 14 days ago 11,960 reads 39 comments

  11. Inside Ohio State's No. 1 Recruiting Class: 'We're Ready to Chase Championships'

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer established himself as one of college football's premier closers on the recruiting trail during last decade's successful stretch with the Florida Gators...

    Tyler  Donohue Written by Tyler Donohue about 14 days ago 23,669 reads 198 comments

  12. SEC Football Q&A: What 1-for-1 Trade Would Benefit Both Teams?

    It's the offseason, which means it's time to get a little weird. What if trades were allowed in college football? We're not talking about the pseudo-trade that landed former ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 14 days ago 15,497 reads 24 comments

  13. Why Florida Head Coach Jim McElwain Is Every Quarterback's Best Friend

    Spend five minutes with Florida head coach Jim McElwain , and you'll see why he's so likable. Whether it's asking reporters how their golf games are progressing or discussing ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 14 days ago 18,687 reads 66 comments

  14. College Football's Most Important Offers of the Week

    The Red River rivalry between Texas and Oklahoma is a constant battle that carries over regularly to the recruiting trail...

    Sanjay Kirpalani Written by Sanjay Kirpalani about 14 days ago 6,128 reads 1 comments

  15. How New Jersey Became Jim Harbaugh's Most Important Pipeline State

    At 6:13 PM ET on Monday night, Rutgers sent out a press release announcing the " Rutgers Football Tri-state Showcase," a June 8 camp at Fairleigh Dickinson University in Teaneck, ...

    Ben Axelrod Written by Ben Axelrod about 14 days ago 9,406 reads 110 comments

  16. Kevin Sumlin Releases Statement on Texas A&M WR Coach Aaron Moorehead

    Texas A&M Aggies head coach Kevin Sumlin announced Monday (via Bleacher Report's Barrett Sallee ) he disciplined wide receivers coach Aaron Moorehead for a series of critical ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 15 days ago 17,665 reads 75 comments

  17. Predicting Preseason AP Top 25 Poll for 2016 College Football Season

    The Associated Press has been conducting a weekly college football poll since the 1930s, tapping into the opinions of sportswriters across the country to assess who are the best teams in the game...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 15 days ago 26,807 reads 153 comments

  18. Alabama Football: Predicting the Crimson Tide's 2016 Win-Loss Record

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — It was nothing short of an aberration. The University of Alabama football team had stumbled in the month of September and was heading to Georgia with some serious questions, beginning at the quarterback position...

    Christopher Walsh Written by Christopher Walsh about 15 days ago 37,169 reads 47 comments

  19. Michigan Football: Predicting the Wolverines' 2016 Win-Loss Record

    The 2016 Michigan squad has College Football Playoff aspirations, but the Wolverines must capitalize on a home-heavy early schedule before hitting the road down the stretch...

    David Kenyon Written by David Kenyon about 15 days ago 32,277 reads 127 comments

  20. 10 College Football QBs with Most to Prove in 2016 Season

    College football quarterbacks typically garner the most national attention at any given program, and with that recognition comes high expectations...

    David Kenyon Written by David Kenyon about 15 days ago 33,588 reads 61 comments

  21. 5 Top-Performing Quarterback Recruits from 2016 Columbus Elite 11 Regional

    After weeks of working its way up the East Coast, Elite 11 action began to shift west Saturday with a showcase in Columbus, Ohio...

    Tyler  Donohue Written by Tyler Donohue about 15 days ago 15,809 reads 8 comments

  22. B/R Recruiting Notebook: 5-Star OT Discusses Top 5; 4-Star DE SEC-Bound

    As we venture into May, recruiting for the 2017 class is starting to pick up. More and more players are beginning to narrow their top lists and plan their official visits for the fall...

    Damon Sayles Written by Damon Sayles about 15 days ago 21,077 reads 36 comments

  23. SEC Football: Ranking the Top 16 Players Heading into 2016

    The SEC led all conferences with 51 players selected in the 2016 NFL draft, but that doesn't mean the cupboard is bare in the nation's deepest college football conference. Far from it, actually...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 15 days ago 13,549 reads 100 comments

  24. Big Ten Football: Ranking the Top 16 Players Heading into 2016

    The start of the 2016 season is officially less than four months away, and college football is set to enter the quietest portion of its offseason...

    Ben Axelrod Written by Ben Axelrod about 15 days ago 6,006 reads 51 comments

  25. B/R 5th Down: Trick Shot Videos and Top CFB Social Stories of the Week

    Editor's Note: Bleacher Report's 5th Down captures the top social college football stories of the week. As the long, bitter offseason continues, we'll focus on moments from the schools, ...

    Justin Ferguson Written by Justin Ferguson about 15 days ago 7,773 reads 16 comments