1. Oklahoma Football: Complete 2015 Spring Practice Primer

    As they say, life comes at you fast. Around this time last year, articles were being written— ahem —about Oklahoma's expectations for the 2014 season...

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  2. College Football's Top DEs Entering 2015 Spring Practice

    With spring practices underway, our position rankings trudge on with defensive ends. From Joey Bosa at Ohio State to Myles Garrett at Texas A&M, there's a tough task ranking the best pass-rushers in college football...

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  3. College Football's Top 10 DBs Entering 2015 Spring Practice

    Defensive backs: They never get enough attention (except when pass interference flags are being thrown). With spring practices underway, it's time to change that...

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  4. College Football's Top 20 WRs Entering 2015 Spring Practice

    Another year, another outstanding class of wide receivers heading to the draft. Go ahead: imagine life without Alabama's Amari Cooper or West Virginia's Kevin White—or even a smaller guy like Kansas State's Tyler Lockett ...

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  5. Penn State Stipend a Start, but Doesn't Address College Football's Biggest Issue

    For years, the NCAA maintained that it did not create a marketplace for athletic competition. Even if the Association truly believes that, its membership is starting to show otherwise...

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  6. How Texas Tech Head Coach Kliff Kingsbury Made an Afghanistan Vet's Day

    Still dressed in his uniform, Tim Wilhelm looked into the camera. "Hey, Brandon, it's Tim. Just got back from war." He said it so casually it was startling, as though it was something in passing...

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  7. 5 Coaches Who Should Follow Steve Spurrier and Finally Join Twitter

    Monday was monumental as far as college football offseason standards go. Why, you ask? South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier , one of the most quotable coaches anywhere, joined Twitter ...

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  8. Predicting the Winner of Every Major 2015 Spring QB Battle

    There are quarterback battles, and then there are major quarterback battles. And some of college football's most notable programs are going through a major competition this spring...

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  9. 2015 College Football Pro Days Primer: Dates, Names You Need to Know

    The finish line— Auditorium Theatre in Chicago —is in sight. Before you know it, the 2015 NFL draft will be underway, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will be on the clock...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 5 months ago 17,812 reads 9 comments

  10. Why College Football Needs to Keep Its Title Games in College Stadiums

    When it comes to the Super Bowl, the adage "If you build it, they will come" applies. In college football, it's a similar story. It doesn't have to be, though...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 5 months ago 9,114 reads 29 comments

  11. On-Field Success Leading to Record $225.9 Million in Revenue for Big 12

    Remember when, in the heat of conference realignment, the Big 12 was on the verge of collapse, and everyone hated Texas because of it? Well...part of that sort of remains true, but...

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  12. Projecting Point Spreads for Top 15 Games of the 2015 College Football Season

    Since college football is nearly a year-round sport now, there are few times when you're actually without it in some form or fashion. Spring practices have already started, after all...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 5 months ago 45,410 reads 304 comments

  13. Jim Harbaugh, Media Love Affair Begins with Phenomenal Spring Practice Comments

    Move over, Steve Spurrier and Art Briles . You'll have to share the "Most Quotable Coach" title for 2015. (Before going any further, apologies are in order to Briles : That joke was made too soon...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 5 months ago 10,978 reads 27 comments

  14. Why Oregon Was Right to Target Vernon Adams Jr. over Braxton Miller

    Oregon is all-in on Eastern Washington transfer Vernon Adams Jr. as a possible replacement for Marcus Mariota . Adams is all-in on proving that he can play at the highest level of college football...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 5 months ago 15,783 reads 56 comments

  15. 10 College Football Programs with the Most Compelling QB Controversies

    Who likes a good quarterback controversy? Everyone, of course. Well, except fans of the team in question. It's so much easier when things are laid out nice and neat. Of course, it doesn't always work like that...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 5 months ago 45,936 reads 169 comments

  16. 5 Nonconference Home-and-Home Series College Football Fans Want to See

    Yes, it's a couple of months late, but you have another Christmas gift. Surprise, it's a handful of exciting nonconference college football games! OK, not really. I don't have that kind of scheduling power...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 5 months ago 12,808 reads 102 comments

  17. Big Ten Would Be Signing Death Contract If It Makes Freshmen Ineligible

    On Sept. 6, 2014, the Big Ten died . On Jan. 1, 2015, nearly four months later, it came back to life in dramatic fashion...

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  18. 5 College Football Teams Who Will Have Brand-New Offenses in 2015

    Turnover. It's a drag. But it's part of the endless cycle of college football. Players come and go. Sometimes, they simply depart in larger numbers...

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  19. Jameis Winston Causing Florida State Headaches Even After He Leaves

    If the NFL doesn't work out for former Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston , he'll be welcome at the University of Michigan as the Wolverines' recruiting coordinator. Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty, too...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 5 months ago 20,047 reads 60 comments

  20. 5 Things Bob Stoops Must Do to Get Oklahoma Back to Elite Status

    Oklahoma Sooners head coach Bob Stoops knows 8-5 isn't going to cut it, especially when expectations are closer to a national championship than a pre-New Year's Eve/Day bowl...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 5 months ago 7,222 reads 13 comments

  21. 5 2016 Recruits Charlie Strong Must Land If He Wants to Turn Texas Around

    As it turns out, yes, Texas head coach Charlie Strong can recruit well in-state. Texas' 2015 class was defense-heavy and included the No...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 6 months ago 9,148 reads 13 comments

  22. Alabama's Insane $33 Million Profit from Football Proves Nick Saban's Value

    At nearly $7 million annually , Alabama head coach Nick Saban carries the highest price tag for anyone in college football...

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  23. Why 2015 Is a Make-or-Break Year for Les Miles

    Les Miles has been a good coach for LSU. But has he been good enough? 2015 might be the year we get our answer. The Tigers head into the long offseason with no clear answer at quarterback and a new defensive coordinator, Kevin Steele...

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  24. Realistic Expectations for Braxton Miller in 2015

    For now, Braxton Miller has his eyes on re-earning the starting quarterback job for Ohio State in 2015...

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  25. 5 College Football QBs Poised to Become Stars in 2015

    Did you know that five of the last six national champions have had a first-year starting quarterback under center? To say that you need an experienced quarterback to win the whole thing is a bit of a false narrative...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 6 months ago 36,485 reads 70 comments