1. 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...

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  2. 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...

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  3. 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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  4. 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 ...

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  5. 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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  6. 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 ...

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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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...

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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. What Ever Happened to the Original BCS Busters?

    Though the BCS era generated tons of negative press, it did launch a few underdog programs onto the national radar. These teams played the role of the BCS buster, the classic “little guy” that got screwed over by “the man...

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  16. College Football's 10 Can't-Miss Early Bowl Games

    In the crazy but true category, did you know that 19 bowl games are scheduled to be played between Saturday, Dec. 21 and Monday, Dec. 30? That’s 19 games in 10 days or, an average of almost two bowl games per day...

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  17. Texas Bowl 2013, Minnesota vs. Syracuse: Info, Predictions and More

    Minnesota (8-4, 4-4 Big Ten) is slated to square off with Syracuse (6-6, 4-4 ACC), Friday, Dec. 27 in the 2013 Texas Bowl in Houston, Texas...

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  18. What Michigan State Can Take from Alabama's 2009 SEC Title to Beat Urban Meyer

    What if the answer to how Michigan State can win the Big Ten championship game is hiding in the most unexpected of places—with the coach that jilted it? Though Baton Rouge, ...

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  19. Does Duke or Missouri Have a Better Chance of Ruining the BCS Picture?

    What stands between now and the last-ever BCS standings on Sunday, Dec. 8, are 10 games involving ranked teams. The festivities begin on Thursday night when No. 19 Louisville travels to Cincinnati and end late Saturday when No...

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  20. Why Texas Could Actually Win the Big 12, Seriously

    Just when you thought it was safe to start looking for a new coach at Texas, Mack Brown goes and wins the Big 12 and gets himself invited to the BCS Fiesta Bowl. Yes, the Longhorns have only been ranked twice since coming into 2013 at No..

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  21. Why College Football Fans Should Want Fresno State to Be 2013 BCS Buster

    With only 40 days remaining until the BCS ends its 15-year reign of terror, it’s time for a flurry of “last-ever” lists...

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  22. The Anatomy of a College Football Upset

    You know it’s going to happen, it always does…you just hope it doesn't happen to you. Yeah, some number-nothing team is going to prance into No. 2’s home field as 21-point underdogs and win by three points...

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  23. Congrats Mike Slive, Missouri and Texas A&M's SEC Move Couldn't Have Gone Better

    It’s hard to argue that SEC Commissioner Mike Slive isn’t the Midas of major college football…because everything he touches turns to gold...

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  24. Quantifying the Coaching Carousel: How Many CFB Coaches Lose Their Job Yearly

    What would you give to know the firing rate for your job? What would it do to your attitude and emotional state to know the percentage of people who get dismissed from your precise ...

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  25. Why Small School Stars Should Be Given Fair Consideration for the Heisman

    Can you name the last player from a non-power conference to win the Heisman Trophy ? Beyond that, can you think of the last small-school guy who finished in the top three ...

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