1. Has College Football Gone Soft? The Decline of Tackling in Fall Camps

    Did you know that USC didn ’t participate in any form of live tackling in its fall camp before the 2012 season? This is the same team that finished last year ranked No. 61 nationally in total defense, allowing 394 yards per game...

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  2. College Football Weightlifting Stats Compared to Average Gym Guy

    Have you ever wondered how your individual strength stacks up against the most powerful guys in college football? Yeah, those dudes are studs...

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  3. Is Nebraska or Texas More Likely to Be 2013's Notre Dame?

    Notre Dame wasn’t even ranked in the 2012 AP preseason poll but somehow managed to survive the regular season without a loss and make the BCS title game...

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  4. If the NCAA Allowed It, Who Would Be the Highest-Paid College Football Players?

    While the debate continues about whether college football players should be paid, it's worth considering which athletes would be paid the most if programs began writing paychecks...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about almost 2 years ago 5,809 reads 16 comments

  5. How Would 4-Year Scholarships Change College Football?

    Did you know that many college football scholarships are renewed on a yearly basis? Yes, while we think of guys getting a “full ride” when they commit to a school on ...

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  6. How Rule Change of Kickoffs Impacted College Football in Year 1

    Given that a season has passed since the NCAA tweaked its kickoff rules, it’s time to gauge the impact the revisions had on college football. Here's what changed, according to a Feb...

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  7. 7 Reasons Texas Is About to Dominate the Big 12 for the Next 5 Years

    Even if Texas can't cash in on its golden situation in 2013, the Longhorns are well-positioned to rule the Big 12 for at least the next five years...

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  8. 1 Question We'd Love to Ask College Football's Top Stars

    Have you ever wondered what you would say if you walked down the aisle in an airplane and suddenly discovered that you were fortuitously sitting next to one of college football’s ...

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  9. Comparing the Ohio State and Alabama RB Corps Top-to-Bottom

    With Ohio State and Alabama the odds-on favorites for the No. 1 and No. 2 slots in the preseason polls, it’s prudent to stack the two teams against one another to see how the two might match up head-to-head...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about 2 years ago 9,931 reads 82 comments

  10. If College Football Were Paying Players, How Many Programs Could Afford It?

    Though many folks get caught up in the argument of whether or not college football players should be paid, what may need to precede this decision is a discussion of which programs could afford to actually pay athletes...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about 2 years ago 10,244 reads 12 comments

  11. An Open Letter to Texas A&M's Kevin Sumlin: Please Ban Aggies from Twitter

    Dear Coach Sumlin , First of all, on behalf of Aggie fans everywhere, thanks for the 2012 season...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about 2 years ago 12,061 reads 51 comments

  12. Do College Football Teams Really 'Take on the Identity' of the Head Coach?

    Though it would be impossible to apply an actual mathematical formula to weight its impact against other key elements, it’s absolutely true that hiring the right head coach is a fundamental cog in building a winning college football program...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about 2 years ago 2,846 reads 9 comments

  13. Johnny Manziel Should Already Be a Millionaire, but the NCAA Is Holding Him Back

    Though it’s pretty easy to see that Texas A&M star QB Johnny Manziel is literally “living the dream,” what if in reality he’s just another young athlete ...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about 2 years ago 5,963 reads 53 comments

  14. What If Steve Spurrier and South Carolina Start 0-2 in 2013?

    For any college football team, regardless of its ultimate aims in a given season, starting a campaign 0-2 is absolutely a “worst case scenario...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about 2 years ago 6,164 reads 60 comments

  15. 9 Reasons Why the Texas Longhorns Will Win the Big 12 in 2013

    Really, it’s amazing that just three years removed from playing in the BCS title game that it would be somewhat of a brazen prediction to proclaim, “The Longhorns will ...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about 2 years ago 3,858 reads 24 comments

  16. Head-to-Head Comparison of Alabama and Ohio State

    With Alabama and Ohio State grabbing the No. 1 and No. 2 spots in a slew of post-spring preseason polls, it’s a great time to stack the two programs up against one another. Indeed, Athlon Sports , ESPN...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about 2 years ago 2,974 reads 14 comments

  17. Constructive Suggestions for College Football's Controversial Transfer Policies

    With the sudden wave of college QBs transferring from one program to another, it’s a good time to review the transfer policies that dictate player movement between schools and then suggest much-needed improvements...

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  18. A Questionable Call That Ended a Dynasty: Miami vs. Ohio State, 2003 Fiesta Bowl

    The controversial interference ruling that took the 2002-03 BCS title game into a second overtime period not only changed which team’s name went on the championship trophy, ...

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  19. Picking New Nicknames for College Football's 8 Top Stars

    One of the great sidebars in sports is nicknames, and when you start talking college football and monikers, something magical is bound to happen...

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  20. Are Neutral-Site College Football Regular-Season Games Sacrilegious?

    As TV contracts have become more lucrative in college football, the concept of the neutrally sited regular-season game has become more popular, a phenomenon that naturally leads us to question its place in the sport...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about 2 years ago 1,538 reads 7 comments

  21. Bowl Busted: How ACC Teams Are Being Set Up by the Relationship with Notre Dame

    Even though much is being made this week of Notre Dame’s perilous non-BCS bowl situation coming into the 2013 season, after next year the Irish may well screw full-fledged ACC football members out of their rightful bowl bids...

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  22. The Evolution of Football Equipment

    When watching football, it’s easy to take for granted that the equipment utilized by the participants is the same as it has always been, standing ready to protect the players from the tough physical demands of the game...

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  23. 16 Shows We Want to See on the SEC Network

    With the SEC and ESPN announcing a 20-year partnership earlier this month sealing the deal on the new SEC Network, it’s time to start thinking about ideas for programming...

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  24. Why We Won't Be Surprised If Arizona State Plays in a Rose Bowl by 2017

    Even though it’s been 16 long years since the Arizona State Sun Devils traveled west to represent the Pac -10 (now the Pac -12) in the Rose Bowl, don’t be surprised ...

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  25. Comparing College Football Coaches to Characters on the Office

    With NBC’s long-running series The Office wrapping up for good on May 16, it seems appropriate to pay tribute to the landmark show by linking it to the pioneering sport of college football...

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