1. Is Nebraska's Bo Pelini off Hot Seat After Strong 2013 Finish, Signing Day?

    Do you remember when it looked like Nebraska would fire Bo Pelini after the Huskers lost their regular-season finale to Iowa? Well, that was only 85 days ago...

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  2. Did Bret Bielema Make a Huge Mistake by Going to the SEC?

    Only 14 months after the shocking announcement that Bret Bielema was leaving Wisconsin for Arkansas, the storyline has morphed from “Why is he going?” to “Can ...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about 7 months ago 17,973 reads 50 comments

  3. Is the Death of the Big 12 Inevitable?

    Is conference realignment really over? Though Maryland and Rutgers’ shift to the Big Ten in 2014 signals the last move in the seismic shift, is it safe to issue an “all-clear?” ...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about 7 months ago 52,931 reads 301 comments

  4. 6 Teams That Will Depend Most on 2014 Recruits Next Season

    For all you armchair accountants out there, did you know that a handful of college football teams will use the LIFO method of inventory management in 2014? Yes, LIFO, or “last ...

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  5. Meet the 8 Teams Who Actually Have a Chance to Win the College Football Playoff

    Ding dong, the BCS is dead…and that means that the first season in the College Football Playoff era is upon us. Well, in about 200 days it is...

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  6. 8 College Football Coaching Showdowns We Can't Wait to See in 2014

    What was the best handshake of 2013? Was it Gus Malzahn hooking up with Nick Saban in the aftermath of the most unpredictable finish in Iron Bowl history? Was it Brady ...

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  7. Why Ohio State's Backup QB Could Be the Most Important Player in the Big Ten

    Ask yourself this: What if Kenny Guiton hadn ’t been on Ohio State’s roster in 2013? Would the Buckeyes—minus starting quarterback Braxton Miller , who went ...

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  8. 10 Schools Who Do the Best Job of Keeping College Football Recruits in the State

    If you can’t convince the kids in your own backyard to sign with your football program, who can you? The regional fervor associated with college football lends credence to ...

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  9. 5 College Football Programs That Produce the Most Super Bowl Players

    Did you know that the SEC has the most players in this season’s Super Bowl? Yes, college football’s most dominant conference has 31 players dotted among Seattle and Denver’s rosters...

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  10. 6 Scheduling Changes College Football Needs to Make

    Though it’s often argued in college football that “you can’t control your schedule,” the statement is only half true...

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  11. Why Muschamp's Gators Could Be the Auburn of 2013

    Here’s the million-dollar question: If Auburn was the 2013 edition of Notre Dame in 2012, which team will be the Tigers in 2014? And since there has to be one—because ...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about 7 months ago 14,469 reads 111 comments

  12. 6 College Football Teams That Desperately Need a Facilities Upgrade

    In yet another area where college football programs have to fork out cash to stay competitive, facilities are big business, especially when national signing day rolls around...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about 8 months ago 31,529 reads 36 comments

  13. Is Defense Dying in College Football?

    In 2013, only 11 of 125 FBS defenses held opponents to fewer than 20 points per game. Compare that to 2009, when 22 FBS teams touted a defense which gave up fewer than 20 points a game...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about 8 months ago 14,382 reads 87 comments

  14. Quantifying the Impact of Recruiting on BCS Champions over the Last Decade

    Though some people say defense wins championships, what’s even more effective is signing the most talented athletes in the nation...

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  15. Gus Malzahn's Incredibly Impressive Quarterback Tree

    How good has Auburn’s Gus Malzahn been at developing quarterbacks since beginning his career as a football coach in 1991? If awards are a gauge of his effectiveness, Malzahn ...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about 8 months ago 17,964 reads 30 comments

  16. College Football's Top 10 Assistants and What They Should Be Paid

    With the top head coaches in college football earning a cool $5 million a year, what do the top assistant coaches make? And given that compensation doesn ’t always reflect ...

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  17. Exactly How Much Better Will Everett Golson Make Notre Dame in 2014?

    Here’s the million-dollar question for Notre Dame: Can a change at quarterback take a nine-win season and morph it into a 12-win run? Or in other words, can the exit of ...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about 8 months ago 17,850 reads 62 comments

  18. 7 Teams Who Will Ride Bowl Season Momentum into Huge 2014 Campaigns

    Though all but one of this season’s bowls were meaningless, the 17 teams that came out on top in the non-title contests have eight months to bask in the glory of a win...

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  19. Blueprint for Building a Powerhouse College Football Program

    Why is it that some programs rise from obscurity to become top-ranked contenders while others continue to flounder? While it’s easy to name the teams which have managed a ...

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  20. What Florida State National Championship Would Mean for ACC

    If you had to guess, how many times would you say that the ACC has won BCS bowl games in the 15 years the BCS has ruled college football? The answer is a shocking three...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about 8 months ago 15,199 reads 118 comments

  21. Creating the Perfect College Football Coach

    What if you could stroll into the kitchen and whip up a mouth-watering dish of the prototypical coach? Take two parts Spurrier, mix in four parts Saban, one part Meyer, a dash ...

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  22. Who Profits from Every Bowl Game

    Have you ever wondered who owns the bowl games? Not who pays for the title sponsorship of a game and which network has the broadcasting rights, but who has ownership? The following ...

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  23. The Anatomy of a College Football Conference Champion

    Do the 2013 Baylor Bears and Michigan State Spartans have anything in common beyond their conference titles? Think about it, Baylor scores 53.3 points per game, while Michigan State averages 29...

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  24. Ranking the Heisman Trophy Winners of the BCS Era on NFL and CFB Success

    What began when Texas’ Ricky Williams won the Heisman Trophy 15 years ago ended Saturday night when Florida State’s Jameis Winston lofted the bronze statuette over his head...

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  25. Heisman Trophy 2013: 4 Players Who Should Have Been Invited to New York

    No matter how many people you invite to your big party, somebody always winds up feeling left out. The 2013 Heisman Trophy celebration is no exception, and even though a generous ...

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