1. Predicting the 10 Hardest Hitters for 2016 College Football Season

    In recent seasons, college football has trended toward high-powered offenses. The Air Raid, spread and hurry-up, no-huddle systems all rely on potent passing attacks and light up scoreboards with regularity...

    Greg Wallace Written by Greg Wallace about 14 days ago 42,682 reads 190 comments

  2. What Tennessee Must Do to Close Out Games Better in 2016

    At first glance, Tennessee's 9-4 record in 2015 looks like an impressive step forward and a testament to just how far head coach Butch Jones brought the Volunteers program in three seasons...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 14 days ago 6,186 reads 38 comments

  3. Media Days a Reminder That SEC's Burgeoning Image Problems Mostly Self-Inflicted

    HOOVER, Ala. — Scandal at Ole Miss. The Jeffery Simmons video. A massive sexual assault lawsuit at Tennessee. Alabama's prize left tackle in hot water...

    Christopher Walsh Written by Christopher Walsh about 14 days ago 8,578 reads 63 comments

  4. Jermaine Edmondson to Transfer from MSU: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

    Michigan State cornerback Jermaine Edmondson, who was allegedly involved in multiple altercations with Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green last weekend, has been granted his unconditional release from the program...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 15 days ago 65,855 reads 118 comments

  5. SEC Media Days 2016: Highlights, Comments and Twitter Reaction from Wednesday

    Alabama,  Arkansas, Kentucky and Missouri all appeared at Wednesday's SEC media day, though head coach Nick Saban and his Crimson Tide—as usual—stole the show...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 15 days ago 11,121 reads 109 comments

  6. College Football Playoff to Consider Avoiding Future New Year's Eve Scheduling

    A year after complaints and a nosedive in television ratings, the College Football Playoff is considering moving its semifinals away from New Year's Eve...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 15 days ago 13,022 reads 58 comments

  7. Teams Most Likely to Produce 2016 Heisman Finalists

    We're smack dab in the middle of “Watch List” season—that portion of college football's preseason when nearly all of the national awards organizers release early lists of players they're considering for their honor...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 15 days ago 26,159 reads 172 comments

  8. Why Bret Bielema Has Replaced Steve Spurrier as the King of SEC Media Days

    HOOVER, Ala. — Move over, Steve Spurrier . There's a new sheriff in town. When the "Head Ball Coach" abruptly resigned from South Carolina in October of 2015, it left a void in the SEC "talkin' season" universe...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 15 days ago 9,626 reads 49 comments

  9. Trevor Lawrence Tweets Final 2: Where Will No. 1 2018 Recruit Land?

    The nation’s top quarterback for the 2018 class has narrowed his long list of suitors to two lucky programs...

    Sanjay Kirpalani Written by Sanjay Kirpalani about 15 days ago 40,153 reads 47 comments

  10. Nick Saban, Paul Finebaum Discuss Cam Robinson's Status at Alabama

    During Wednesday's SEC media day, ESPN's Paul Finebaum pressed Alabama head coach Nick Saban on his decision not to suspend offensive tackle Cam Robinson and defensive back Laurence Jones following their arrests in May...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 15 days ago 87,237 reads 237 comments

  11. Biletnikoff Award Watch List 2016: Full List and Bleacher Report Favorites

    Pass-catchers have taken center stage during college football's “watch list” season with Wednesday's announcement of players up for the Biletnikoff Award, which is given to the nation's outstanding receiver...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 15 days ago 24,477 reads 46 comments

  12. Predicting Every ESPN College GameDay Stop for 2016 Season

    Every Saturday morning in the fall, football fans wake up early to watch ESPN's College GameDay for in-depth previews of the upcoming action. For many, it's a ritual...

    David Kenyon Written by David Kenyon about 15 days ago 60,566 reads 98 comments

  13. Biggest Takeaways from Nick Saban's 2016 SEC Media Days Presser

    In years past, Nick Saban has used the podium at SEC media days like a pulpit. Pace of play and satellite camps have been some of his most recent sermon topics in Hoover, Alabama...

    Justin Ferguson Written by Justin Ferguson about 15 days ago 6,393 reads 65 comments

  14. All-Big 12 Preseason Team 2016: Full Offense, Defense Rosters Announced

    The All-Big 12 Preseason Teams were announced on Wednesday, highlighted by Heisman Trophy hopeful and Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 15 days ago 300 reads 1 comments

  15. Tennessee Football: Best Quotes and Key Takeaways from SEC Media Days

    Tennessee fourth-year football coach Butch Jones doesn't need to think too far back to when his Volunteers were so irrelevant that it was evident in the empty seats at SEC media days in Hoover, Alabama...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 15 days ago 5,776 reads 10 comments

  16. Ohio State Football: QB Tate Martell Will Help Ohio State Sign No. 1 Class

    On June 12, Urban Meyer and Ohio State earned a verbal pledge from Tate Martell —a 4-star prospect and the No. 1 dual-threat quarterback in the country...

    David Regimbal Written by David Regimbal about 15 days ago 11,215 reads 42 comments

  17. Why It's All or Nothing for Texas A&M and Kevin Sumlin in 2016

    HOOVER, Ala. — Although he didn ’t go into details, Kevin Sumlin disclosed on Tuesday afternoon that he’s exchanged some text messages with his troubled former quarterback, Johnny Manziel , during the past few weeks...

    Christopher Walsh Written by Christopher Walsh about 16 days ago 6,814 reads 135 comments

  18. SEC Media Days 2016: Highlights, Comments and Twitter Reaction from Tuesday

    Georgia, Mississippi State, Tennessee and Texas A&M had their SEC media days on Tuesday, and few coaches were under the microscope quite like Georgia's first-year head coach, Kirby Smart...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 16 days ago 11,182 reads 56 comments

  19. Power Ranking Top 25 2017 Recruits After The Opening

    Midway through their final summer break of high school, top football prospects across America are preparing for final seasons at the prep level. This process includes individual and team offseason training, along with camp showcases...

    Tyler  Donohue Written by Tyler Donohue about 16 days ago 40,041 reads 113 comments

  20. Why the SEC's Lack of Star QBs Doesn't Matter

    HOOVER, Ala. — If you're looking for quarterback star power at SEC media days, you'll probably be wandering around the Hyatt Regency Wynfrey Hotel for a while. There's not much of it...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 16 days ago 15,034 reads 104 comments

  21. Predicting Every College Football Conference's Surprise Team for 2016

    College football is a wonderfully unpredictable sport. The yearly exit and entry of talented stars and incoming recruits makes the exercise of picking a preseason Top 25 poll an extremely difficult exercise...

    Greg Wallace Written by Greg Wallace about 16 days ago 56,167 reads 130 comments

  22. Georgia's Kirby Smart Handled 1st SEC Media Days Like a Seasoned Veteran

    Kirby Smart rarely talked to the media as Alabama's defensive coordinator. Under Nick Saban , he didn't have the weekly press conference obligations of many top assistants in college football...

    Justin Ferguson Written by Justin Ferguson about 16 days ago 5,869 reads 14 comments

  23. Ranking College Football's Best Weeknight Games of 2016 Season

    College football isn't just about all-day Saturday binges. A real diehard fan has to be prepared to take in the action on almost a nightly basis thanks to the proliferation of weeknight games...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 16 days ago 15,765 reads 40 comments

  24. Why J.T. Barrett Is the Best Preseason Bet to Win the 2016 Heisman Trophy

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — For all the talent Ohio State finds itself losing from last year's team—the 16 starters, the 12 draft picks and the five first-rounders—the Buckeyes ...

    Ben Axelrod Written by Ben Axelrod about 16 days ago 6,208 reads 27 comments

  25. Michigan Football: Why RB Position Presents the Greatest Unknown in 2016

    A basic look at Michigan's football roster shows an experienced roster riddled with returning starters and other team leaders. Running back is no exception, but there are two vastly different ways to frame the position...

    David Kenyon Written by David Kenyon about 16 days ago 23,135 reads 115 comments