1. Best Candidates to Replace Hugh Freeze as Ole Miss' Next Head Football Coach

    With Thursday night's bombshell news that Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze has resigned , the Rebels are suddenly in need of a long-term coach...

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  2. College Football Quarterbacks with the Best Supporting Casts in 2017

    A great quarterback can make his offensive teammates look far better, but many quarterbacks' numbers are enhanced because of a great supporting cast. That's why you see NFL signal-callers buying their offensive lines Rolex watches and vacations...

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  3. Every QB's Nightmare: The Most Unblockable Players in College Football

    No matter how hard they try to focus downfield, most quarterbacks can't help but check their blind spots for the most feared player on the football field...

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  4. Every College Football Playoff Contender's Biggest Flaw

    Every year, even the best college football teams in the country have their weak links, and 2017 is no different...

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  5. Predicting Where Top Uncommitted Recruits at The Opening 2017 Will Land

    Several players are expected to make their college announcements at The Opening recruiting showcase in Beaverton, Oregon. They aren't scheduled to include the biggest-name prospects in the event, however...

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  6. The Opening 2017: 10 Sleeper Recruits to Watch in Beaverton

    When you consider the high school stars gathered this week in Beaverton, Oregon, for The Opening had played their way into this summer recruiting camp extravaganza in highly competitive ...

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  7. Ranking the Best Defensive Lines for 2017 College Football Season

    Before the high-flying Deshaun Watson air assault usurped Alabama in last year's national championship game, the old adage held true that college football games were won in the trenches...

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  8. Ranking the Best Receiving Corps for 2017 College Football Season

    "Bedlam" is going to be chaos this year. After all, when you've got that many playmaking wide receivers and two gunslinging quarterbacks on the field, there can't help but be a ton of points scored...

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  9. The Next Sam Darnold: Which CFB Players Will Go from Backups to Breakout Stars?

    Entering the 2016 football season, USC was all set to play its season with Max Browne under center as the Trojans quarterback. Then, they were dominated 52-6 by Alabama and started the season 1-2...

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  10. Building the Perfect College Football Defense for 2017

    The Atlantic Coast Conference already boasts the defending national champion in Clemson, but if we were to handpick a perfect college football defense, the conference would dominate the nominees in that activity as well...

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  11. The Biggest Offseason Question for Every New Coach at a Power Conference Program

    Every new coaching hire comes with its unique set of challenges, and across the landscape of college football, eight fresh faces at Power Five programs are getting ready to meet those head-on...

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  12. Ranking the Top 10 College Football Traditions

    The pageantry of college football is one of the main things that separates it from most other sports. While what happens between the sidelines on the gridiron is the main reason ...

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  13. College Football Recruiting: Dream Fits for Top Uncommitted Recruits

    It appears to be a hotly contested battle for all the remaining uncommitted 5-star prospects on Scout.com 's list of 2018 recruits. Although five of the 15 total 5-stars on the current list are already committed, 10 remain unattached...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 3 months ago 57,024 reads 0 comments

  14. Biggest Unanswered Questions After Spring Practice

    No matter how excited you are about the potential of your favorite college football team, let's face it: Every team in the country has concerns exiting spring practice. For every two positions of hope, there's an area that needs help...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 3 months ago 45,098 reads 0 comments

  15. Remembering Top 2017 NFL Draft Prospects as College Football Recruits

    How do you get to be one of the top prospects in this year's upcoming NFL draft, which starts Thursday night? Everybody's path is different...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 3 months ago 15,985 reads 0 comments

  16. The Most Impressive Freshman Performances in 2017 Spring Games so Far

    Spring college football games are not always the best indicators of who is going to provide a team with highlight-reel help once the real season kicks off in September...

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  17. Ranking the Top 25 Juniors for the 2017 College Football Season

    The upcoming 2017 college football season is going to anoint its share of superstar playmakers. Many of those are rising juniors who have the ability to elevate their teams' status with their play...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 3 months ago 70,211 reads 0 comments

  18. Starting QBs Most Likely to Lose Their Jobs in the 2017 College Football Season

    Just because they held the starting gig at the end of last season or they're leading the battle now does not mean all of college football's quarterbacks will keep their jobs for the entire 2017 season...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 4 months ago 56,055 reads 0 comments

  19. College Football Rivalry Games That Won't Even Be Close in 2017

    Every year, you look forward to them —not only because every college football game is important, but also because it means year-round bragging rights. It's the rivalry game, and they're waged all across the sport every season...

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  20. College Football Teams and Players Poised for Huge Bounceback Years in 2017

    A lot of college football teams and players wish they could erase the 2016 season from their minds, but only a handful will have the kind of year in 2017 that will make it a reality...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 4 months ago 45,826 reads 0 comments

  21. College Football Players Turning Heads During 2017 Spring Practice

    Spring practice isn't quite in full swing yet, but there are enough college football programs already immersed in the routine of absorbing the scheme, diving into playbooks and knocking pads that several players are beginning to stand out...

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  22. College Football's Most Overhyped Players, Coaches and Teams for 2017

    In the coming months, we're going to hear so much hype about certain college football players, coaches and teams, it's going to make us wish we could plug our ears and go into hibernation until the actual season starts...

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  23. Ranking the 10 Must-Watch Spring Games of 2017

    Big-name coaches at brand-new destinations. Major programs facing win-or-else propositions. A national champion experiencing life after a generational quarterback. The storylines are bountiful as we approach the spring football season...

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  24. Re-Ranking the Top 25 Players from the Class of 2014

    The 2014 recruiting class was initially thought to be one of the most talented since the science of recruiting became such big business...

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  25. Ranking the Top 16 Quarterbacks of the Modern Era

    Defining "greatness" is a subjective exercise that can be sculpted by statistics, flair and fandom. All of that matters, but what truly makes a great signal-caller? Championships should fall in the equation, without question...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 5 months ago 65,903 reads 0 comments