1. B/R 5th Down: Cardale Jones Wears Ronda Rousey Shirt, Drone Follows Braxton

    Editor's Note: The 5th Down captures the top social college football stories of the week. Because the long, grueling offseason is underway, we'll focus on things that make us laugh, think or maybe cry, but mostly laugh...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 11 months ago 6,209 reads 19 comments

  2. College Football QBs Who Could Shock by Starting Week 1

    Part of the intrigue of the 2015 college football season is that there are so many unanswered quarterback competitions heading into preseason camp...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 11 months ago 60,023 reads 221 comments

  3. 15 Biggest College Football Position Battles to Watch in 2015 Fall Camps

    Preseason camps are officially underway at most schools. The 2015 football season is just around the corner, which means any remaining position battles need to be sorted out. But not all position battles are created equal...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 11 months ago 27,692 reads 69 comments

  4. Non-Power 5 Schools with Best Shot to Crash College Football Playoff

    For whatever reason, college football doesn't love a Cinderella in the same way college basketball does. Why is anyone's guess, but the sport's mid-majors never had an opportunity to prove their worth in the BCS era...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 11 months ago 8,764 reads 43 comments

  5. Biggest Similarities and Differences Between CFB and NFL Training Camps

    "Click, clack." It's the sound of cleats walking down the tunnel and pads hitting one another. Camps are underway, which means within the next month or so, football—at the college and pro level—will be back...

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  6. Where Notre Dame Turns at Running Back with Greg Bryant Ineligible

    For another season, the academic ineligibility hits keep on coming for Notre Dame. According to Pete Sampson of Irish Illustrated, running back Greg Bryant will be ineligible for the 2015 season because of academics...

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  7. Best Viral Moments from 2015 College Football Offseason

    If you follow our weekly Bleacher Report column " 5th Down ," you've been catching some of the best social/viral stories of the 2015 college football offseason...

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  8. Why Playing Two Quarterbacks vs. Notre Dame Can Work for Texas

    You know how the saying goes: If you have two quarterbacks, you have none. But what if the Texas Longhorns actually have one and don't know it yet? That's what second-year coach ...

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  9. B/R 5th Down: Jim Harbaugh Tweets Nicki Minaj, FSU Coach Shows off Insane Rings

    Editor's Note: The 5th Down captures the top social college football stories of the week. Because the long, grueling offseason is underway, we'll focus on things that make us laugh, think or maybe cry, but mostly laugh...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 11 months ago 10,664 reads 18 comments

  10. Favorites and Dark Horses for Every Major College Football Award in 2015

    Postseason awards won't be handed out for another five months or so, but with so many preseason watch lists out there, it's never too early to start looking at the favorites and dark horses...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 11 months ago 35,518 reads 89 comments

  11. Texas Football: Biggest Storylines Heading into Fall Camp

    July is almost over. That means fall camp is right around the corner. While some programs (looking at you, Ohio State) are sitting pretty with high expectations, other programs are still looking to get things turned around...

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  12. B/R 5th Down: Baker Mayfield Hits 'Whip and Nae Nae,' Leonard Fournette Jabs UF

    Editor's Note: The 5th Down captures the top social college football stories of the week. Because the long, grueling offseason is underway, we'll focus on things that make us laugh, think or maybe cry, but mostly laugh...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 11 months ago 13,250 reads 9 comments

  13. Big 12 Football: Ranking the Top 2015 Must-Watch Games

    Well, look at that. It's almost August, which means it's almost time for preseason camp. Football, even if in practice form, is almost here. Still, we know the summer offseason is a tough time for everyone...

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  14. How Pac-12 and Big Ten Have Stepped Up to Challenge SEC Long Term

    He might be a king of hot college football takes, but ESPN's Paul Finebaum didn't even have the SEC's back—at SEC media days, no less...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 11 months ago 7,407 reads 114 comments

  15. How TCU's Offense Has Evolved into a College Football Powerhouse

    Twenty-one minutes. That's all it took for TCU's offense to show it had changed for the better. Twenty-one minutes into the second game of the 2014 season, against Minnesota, ...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 11 months ago 5,967 reads 53 comments

  16. Ranking the Top QBs Notre Dame Defense Will Face in 2015

    On Wednesday, we examined the top quarterbacks Texas' defense will face in 2015. Now, let's take a look at the same category for Notre Dame, who just so happens to be the Longhorns' Week 1 opponent...

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  17. Ranking the Top QBs Texas Defense Will Face in 2015

    The Texas defense has a shiny new toy in freshman linebacker Malik Jefferson. The former No. 1 player in the state of Texas, according to 247Sports , figures to play a major role in the Longhorns defense in 2015...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 12 months ago 3,338 reads 14 comments

  18. Oklahoma Football: Why Big 12 Shouldn't Sleep on the Sooners

    An 8-5 season that fell well short of College Football Playoff expectations may have tempered preseason outlooks for Oklahoma in 2015. In the media's preseason poll, the Sooners were projected to finish third in the Big 12 behind TCU and Baylor...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 12 months ago 8,350 reads 23 comments

  19. Texas Football: Longhorns Need 2015 QB to Just Be Game Manager

    DALLAS — Texas head coach Charlie Strong didn't want to talk about what his quarterbacks, Tyrone Swoopes and Jerrod Heard, needed to do in 2015. He wanted to talk about everyone else...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 12 months ago 3,865 reads 11 comments

  20. Winners and Losers from 2015 Big 12 Media Days

    DALLAS — That's all from Big D, folks. Big 12 media days are officially in the books. What, exactly, did we learn? We learned TCU might be the only group with tempered expectations for the season...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 12 months ago 18,006 reads 78 comments

  21. Kliff Kingsbury out to Show He's Not Just the Big 12's Best-Looking Coach

    DALLAS — After a while, it gets old. Kliff Kingsbury , the Ryan Gosling of the Big 12 and of college football. "I think we're past that," Kingsbury told reporters at Big 12 media days...

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  22. Big 12 Media Days 2015: Biggest Quotes and Reaction from Day 1

    DALLAS, Texas—Day 1 of Big 12 media days is all but officially in the books. As expected, there were no shortages of storylines to be told...

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  23. B/R 5th Down: Donald Trump Calls the Hogs, Dabo Swinney Attempts the 'Whip'

    Editor's Note: The 5th Down captures the top social college football stories of the week. Because the long, grueling offseason is underway, we'll focus on things that make us laugh, think or maybe cry, but mostly laugh...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 12 months ago 7,307 reads 17 comments

  24. Walter Camp Award Watch List 2015: Full List and Bleacher Report Favorites

    It's not quite the Heisman Trophy, but the Walter Camp Award still aims to honor the top player in college football regardless of position...

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  25. Ohio State Football: Which QB Is Under Most Pressure to Win Starting Job?

    Braxton Miller 's decision to stay at Ohio State , quelling months-long transfer rumblings once and for all, was the best thing that could have happened to the Buckeyes' quarterback competition...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 12 months ago 6,626 reads 2 comments