1. Ranking the 10 Best College Football Recruiting Classes of the Past Decade

    With national signing day a week away on Feb. 3, college football programs everywhere are scrambling to put finishing touches on their respective classes...

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  2. How State of Texas Has Become Recruiting Hotbed for SEC Football

    He didn't know it at the time, but in 2012, then-Texas athletic director DeLoss Dodds boldly predicted something that, nearly four years later, would stand tall as the " Dewey Defeats Truman " of modern-day college football...

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  3. Does Alabama or Clemson Face Tougher Test in 2016?

    The one thing that can confidently be said about the Alabama Crimson Tide and Clemson Tigers as they come off the national championship game is neither reached their zenith. The Crimson Tide won their fourth title under head coach Nick Saban ...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 5 months ago 19,139 reads 159 comments

  4. Why Alabama Fans Shouldn't Worry About Offseason Quarterback Battle

    For the third offseason in a row, the Alabama Crimson Tide will have one of the most watched quarterback battles in college football. This is a natural storyline...

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  5. College Football Teams That Could Benefit from a Facilities Upgrade

    National signing day is just a few short weeks away. While prospects around the country sign with different schools for a variety of reasons, facilities have become an area of increased importance in the recruiting pitch...

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  6. Why Eligible CFB Players Should Know Their NFL Draft Grades Sooner

    This week, more than 100 college football players made the biggest decisions of their lives in declaring early for the 2016 NFL draft. Before going any further, marinate on that statement for a minute...

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  7. College Football's Winners and Losers of 2016 NFL Draft Early-Entry Decisions

    On Friday, Jan. 22, the NFL will release the entire list of underclassmen who have declared for the 2016 draft. As of Tuesday, more than 100 have already done so, per the unofficial list from NFL...

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  8. Way-Too-Early 2016 Big 12 Football Power Rankings

    The Big 12 finally made it into the College Football Playoff in 2015, though the appearance was short-lived. Despite being one of the hottest teams in college football in November, Oklahoma fell to No...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 6 months ago 18,017 reads 70 comments

  9. Early List of Hot-Seat Head Coaches for 2016 College Football Season

    The 2016 football season technically begins next September. Coaching is a year-long job, however, and some of college football's biggest names will be working for their job...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 6 months ago 31,452 reads 150 comments

  10. 10 College Football Teams That Will Take a Step Back in 2016

    Let the turnover begin. With the college football season officially over, and the NFL draft season set to get started, programs from around the country are dealing with an enormous amount of attrition and turnover...

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  11. Does the Big 12 Really Need a Conference Championship Game?

    The Big 12 now has options regarding a 13th conference championship game. The question is whether it actually wants to exercise them...

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  12. Super Early Top 25 Preseason Poll for 2016 College Football Season

    The 2015-16 college football season is officially in the rearview mirror. So, what do you do now? Stare longingly out a window for eight months? Pick up a couple of new avocations? ...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 6 months ago 67,035 reads 272 comments

  13. Power Ranking Top 10 College Football National Championship Games of All Time

    With Alabama's 45-40 win over Clemson in the second College Football Playoff National Championship, the offseason has officially begun...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 6 months ago 9,933 reads 48 comments

  14. All 2015-16 College Football Bowl Season Team

    And now, the offseason has begun. There will be time to feel sad about this later. For now, catch up on everything that happened during the 2015-16 postseason with Bleacher Report's All-Bowl Season Team...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 6 months ago 49,570 reads 79 comments

  15. Why Clemson Is an Early Favorite to Win the 2016 National Title

    The 2016 College Football Playoff National Championship Game is over. Clemson, the No. 1 team in the country for the latter part of the 2015 season, came up just short in a 45-40 loss Monday in Arizona...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 6 months ago 21,359 reads 123 comments

  16. The Legend of Derrick Henry Grows with Record-Setting National Title Performance

    Barring a surprise, Alabama's 2016 national championship win over Clemson in Arizona was likely running back Derrick Henry's last game in a Crimson Tide uniform. The 6'3", 242-pound monster who towered over former 'Bama running back Mark Ingram Jr..

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 6 months ago 19,095 reads 63 comments

  17. Biggest Snubs from the 2016 College Football Hall of Fame Class

    On Friday, the National Football Foundation released its 2016 College Football Hall of Fame class, a selection of 16 individuals out of 200 players and coaches...

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  18. Which States Are Producing the Most National Championship Talent?

    When No. 1 Clemson and No. 2 Alabama line up for the College Football Playoff National Championship Game on Monday, it'll be a star-studded game full of household names and future ...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 6 months ago 25,076 reads 77 comments

  19. Breaking Down National Championship Matchups Position by Position

    If the College Football Playoff is all about matchups, then the semifinals turned out to be the worst pairings imaginable. Can the national championship game between the No. 1 Clemson Tigers and No...

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  20. The Difficult Decision for Potential High Draft Picks to Play in Bowls

    It wasn't supposed to end like this for Notre Dame linebacker Jaylon Smith. It's not supposed to end like this for anybody, really. But this is football, and injuries are an unfortunate part of the game...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 6 months ago 9,114 reads 67 comments

  21. Bold Predictions for Big 12 Football in 2016

    The 2015-16 season may be over for the Big 12, but it's never too early to start looking ahead to next season and what it might bring...

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  22. Projecting College Football's Final Top 25 Teams

    The 2015-16 college football season is winding down, which means soon the final Top 25 rankings will be released to outrage fans one last time before the long months of the offseason arrive ...

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  23. Projecting the Results for a Hypothetical 8-Team College Football Playoff

    College football's playoff is all about matchups , but what we came to find out this year is the matchups weren't as close as many thought...

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  24. Winners and Losers of 2015-16 College Football Bowl Season

    It goes by so fast, doesn't it? Just yesterday, it seems, the 2015 college football season was kicking off. Now, we have just one game remaining: the College Football Playoff National Championship between No...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 6 months ago 91,058 reads 219 comments

  25. With Win, TCU Coach Gary Patterson Shows Why Frogs Will Be Relevant Again

    There was pure, unfiltered euphoria among half the fans in San Antonio's Alamo Dome and only stunned silence among the other half. Both sides, however, surely couldn't believe what they saw...

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