1. Fastest 40-Yard Dash Times from 2014 Dallas Nike Sparq Recruiting Combine

    The Nike Sparq Recruiting Combine rolled into Arlington on Saturday at AT&T Stadium. With hundreds of high school athletes taking part, both from Texas and around the country, ...

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  2. Top Performers from 2014 Dallas Nike Sparq Recruiting Combine

    The Nike Sparq Recruiting Combine rolled into Arlington on Saturday at AT&T Stadium to host some of the most promising young football prospects from around the country...

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  3. How Arkansas Fan Canaan Sandy Became a Spring Game Sensation

    Canaan Sandy tried to pump up the crowd as he ran on to the field. He wanted them as excited as he was. Sandy joined the Arkansas Razorbacks in their huddle at midfield. The play was simple: Hand it to Canaan...

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  4. How Realistic Are Leonard Fournette's Expectations for LSU?

    Sports Illustrated got right to it, probably because LSU running back commit Leonard Fournette came right out with it. In a 5:30 video feature on Fournette and his story, it took five seconds to get to the money quote...

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  5. Bleacher Report's Post Spring Practice College Football Playoff Predictions

    Spring practices are in the books—mostly. Miami (Ohio), Oregon and Oregon State will wrap things up in the first weekend of May, but basically, we're entering the long summer months before preseason camp...

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  6. Unfair or Not, Jameis Winston Must Be Prepared for the Johnny Manziel Treatment

    No one should be surprised. Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston is the reigning Heisman Trophy winner, which means he's under a constant vigil...

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  7. 10 True Freshmen College Coaches Wish They Had During Spring Practice

    Now, more than ever, college football freshmen are able to make an immediate impact for their teams. Incoming freshmen are more physically gifted, and with the rise of seven-on-seven tournaments, football has become a year-round sport...

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  8. With 14 Teams, There's Little Room for Scheduling Equity in SEC

    The SEC's "new" scheduling format —which is to say isn't new at all —isn't popular among every conference coach and administrator. That's to be expected...

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  9. Power Ranking Every Big Ten Football Team Post-Spring Practice

    Spring time in the Big Ten has officially come to a close. Every team has wrapped up its spring game and heads into the summer looking to get healthy and stay out of trouble...

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  10. SEC Football Schedule Change Won't Have Major Impact on Conference

    Roger Daltrey said it best : Meet the SEC's new conference schedule, same as the SEC's old conference schedule.* (*Content of lyrics may vary...

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  11. Which Hot Seat Head Coach Has the Best Chance at Making a Giant Turnaround?

    For some coaches, 2014 is a now-or-never year. As salaries go up, so do expectations to win — and win immediately. Of course, that's not always possible...

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  12. New NCAA Transfer Policy Provides More Consistency

    Buried within the NCAA's Thursday press release over its newly endorsed governance structure was a rule that directly impacts players...

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  13. 10 College Football Players We Wish Could Play with Jameis Winston

    The offseason is a time when minds wander. For us here at B/R, this includes odd dreams where Florida State quarterback and Heisman winner Jameis Winston is on the same team as Baylor wide receiver Antwan Goodley ...

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  14. Top 10 Veteran College Football QBs Entering 2014 Season

    Having a veteran quarterback doesn't necessarily indicate whether a team is going to be successful. The past two Heisman Trophy winners— Johnny Manziel and Jameis Winston—were redshirt freshmen when they took home the award...

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  15. Will Braxton Miller or Marcus Mariota Be a Better Heisman Contender in 2014?

    When it comes to Heisman Trophy consideration, you have to like the chances for Oregon's Marcus Mariota and Ohio State's Braxton Miller . After all, the last four Heisman winners were quarterbacks who could run and throw...

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  16. Chad Lindsay Will Give Ohio State Help Where Buckeyes Need It Most

    Protecting quarterback Braxton Miller is a top priority for Ohio State in 2014. The Buckeyes reportedly just got reinforcement on that front...

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  17. 5 Players to Watch in College Football's Remaining Spring Games

    Spring games are coming to an end, which means college football junkies really will be going out of their minds for the next three months before preseason camp starts. Of course, the less you hear about your favorite team this offseason, the better.

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  18. Charlie Strong Is Just Being Realistic Saying Texas Won't Play for Title in 2014

    It remains to be seen how Charlie Strong will do in year one as Texas' head coach, but there's no denying he's good at one thing: pouring an ice-cold bucket of water on high expectations...

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  19. The Unorthodox Journey of Swedish QB Recruit Kevin Dillman

    The story of Kevin Dillman 's football career isn't about Dillman himself, at least not entirely. Rather, it's about the people—the family, friends, coaches and teammates—who helped make it happen...

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  20. With Maty Mauk, Mizzou Will Challenge Auburn for Best QB in the SEC

    Missouri quarterback Maty Mauk has only started four games, but you'd think he was the SEC Offensive Player of the Year if spring games meant anything—which, obviously, they don't...

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  21. Texas vs. Baylor Rivalry Heating Up Is Just What Big 12 Football Needs

    The best postgame comments are the ones you least expect. On Saturday, no one was expecting Texas linebacker Steve Edmond to take his shot at Baylor...

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  22. What to Expect from Charlie Strong's Texas Spring Game Debut

    Texas fans will get their first real visual of the Charlie Strong era on Saturday during the Longhorns spring game. While no one is sure how the team will look, one thing seems more certain: There's going to be a lot more intensity...

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  23. Texas Tech, Kliff Kingsbury Will Have to Weather the QB Storm for a Year

    If you were looking for the worst-kept secret in college football this spring, it was in Lubbock, Texas. Sophomore Davis Webb will be Texas Tech's starting quarterback this season...

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  24. Big Ten's Most Indispensable Players for 2014 College Football Season

    The road to the Big Ten title, the Rose Bowl or a College Football Playoff spot is paved with stars and key playmakers . Indispensable players show just how tough life can be without them to shoulder the load on either the offense or defense...

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  25. Modified NCAA Roughing the Passer Rule Is Well-Intentioned, but Will Face Issues

    Say this for the NCAA: Player safety is still at or near the top of the list when it comes to rule enforcement, or in this specific case, quarterback safety...

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