1. NFL Draft 2011: Power Ranking the Top 10 Running Backs in the Class

    This year’s draft doesn’t have the obvious top running back of years past like C.J. Spiller, Knowshon Moreno or Darren McFadden . It does have a class full of running backs that can come in and provide depth on a roster...

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  2. NFL Draft 2011: Power Ranking the Top 10 QBs

    This year's quarterback class has a wide range on talent in it. It has its based covered—from running quarterbacks to passing quarterbacks to quarterbacks that can do it all...

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  3. NFL Draft 2011: Power Ranking the Top 10 Receivers in the Class

    This year's receiving class has some can't miss prospects at the top that have the potential to make an immediate impact in their rookie season. There are also great hands prospects and speedsters that cannot go overlooked either...

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  4. NFL Draft 2011: Top 10 Prospects from the Big 12

    The past season of Big 12 football presented us with some great NFL prospects on both sides of the ball. Many of the offensive stars, like Landry Jones and Justin Blackmon, are underclassmen and are not going to be in the upcoming NFL draft...

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  5. NFL Draft 2011: Top 10 Prospects from the Big Ten

    In another season where it looked like the Big Ten was going to challenge the SEC as the best conference in college football, the conference’s bowl game performance once again laid that argument to rest...

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  6. NFL Draft 2011: Top 10 Prospects from the SEC

    The SEC had a disappointing bowl record by their recent standards at 5-5. Despite that mediocre record, that conference is still able to boast that one of their teams won the National ...

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  7. Illinois Football 2011 Schedule: Game-by-Game Breakdown

    Despite losing three of their final four games to end the season, the Illinois Fighting Illini salvaged their season by defeating Baylor in the Texas Bowl...

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  8. Illinois Football Recruiting: Introducing the 2011 Signing Class

    National Signing Day has come and gone. Outside of any unexpected transfers or head coach firings, the table is set for the 2011 college football season...

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  9. National Signing Day 2011: Which Freshmen Will Have The Biggest Impact?

    National Signing Day is finally here. While some recruits made their decisions public and simply had to sign on the dotted line, others are making their decisions public today...

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  10. 10 Reasons Why Texas Will Bounce Back Into the Elite in 2011

    One of the most disappointing teams from last year’s college football season was the Texas Longhorns...

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  11. Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl: 10 Reasons Why You Should Watch

    The Nevada Wolf Pack and the Boston College Eagles are two of the hottest teams in the nation heading in to the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl game on January 9 th ...

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  12. BCS Championship Game: Reason To Believe TCU Would Also Beat Oregon, Auburn

    After TCU’s impressive and hard fought victory over the Wisconsin Badgers in the Rose Bowl, the Horned Frogs will finish the season undefeated...

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  13. 2011 Rose Bowl: Breaking Down Wisconsin vs. TCU

    “The Granddaddy of ‘em All” kicks off for the 97 th time on New Year’s Day. For the first time during the BCS era, the Rose Bowl features a team from a non automatic qualifying conference...

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  14. BCS NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP: Auburn's Cam Newton & Previous Heisman Winners Stats

    College football’s most storied and prestigious trophy, awarded to “the most outstanding player in college football”, has gone virtually hand in hand with the BCS National Championship game since its inception...

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  15. Illinois Football: The Top 10 Things On The Illini's Christmas Wish List

    Tis the season to be jolly…unless you have been an Illinois football fan during the Ron Zook regime...

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  16. Texas Bowl 2010: Illinois vs. Baylor—A Complete Viewer's Guide

    This year’s edition of the Texas Bowl features the Illinois Fighting Illini and the Baylor Bears. Both teams had disappointing finishes to their once impressive seasons and have stumbled into their matchup on December 29th...

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  17. LSU Bowl Game 2010: Breaking Down the Tigers in the Cotton Bowl

    The 75th Cotton Bowl Classic pits the Big 12’s Texas A&M Aggies against the SEC’s LSU Tigers in a matchup of two teams that could have very well been playing in BCS bowls...

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  18. BCS Championship Game: Gene Chizik Vs. Chip Kelly, Who Has the Edge?

    Come Jan. 10, 2011, college football’s two best teams will square off in Glendale for the BCS National Championship Game. Each team is undefeated, has a Heisman finalist, and is led by a head coach seeking his first victory in a BCS bowl game...

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  19. Illinois Football Bowl Projections: Likely Destination and Opponent Update

    The latest bowl projections from ESPN and Rivals both place the Illinois Fighting Illini to face the Baylor Bears in the Texas Bowl. That game takes place between the Big Ten No...

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  20. Illinois Football: Can They Avenge Last-Second Loss To Fresno State?

    WHEN: FRIDAY @ 10:15 ET TV: ESPN2 Last season, when these two teams met in Champaign, the Fresno State Bulldogs converted a two point conversion by an offensive lineman to come from behind and stun the Fighting Illini 53-52...

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  21. Illinois Football: Is Ron Zook Back On Hot Seat After Minnesota Loss?

    After Saturday’s loss to Minnesota, everything that Ron Zook has accomplished during the 2010 season to keep his job at Illinois has been wasted and he is indeed back on the hot seat...

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  22. Illinois Football: Is Minnesota Illini's Best Chance To Secure Bowl Eligibility?

    WHEN: SATURDAY @ 12 PM EST TV: BIG TEN NETWORK The answer is yes. The Illinois Fighting Illini are one win away from being bowl eligible and have three chances left to do it...

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  23. Big Ten Hoops Preview: Why the Illinois Fighting Illini Will Win the Big Ten

    The Illinois Fighting Illini open their 2010-11 season tonight as they welcome UC Irvine to Assembly Hall...

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  24. Purdue Boilermakers @ Illinois Fighting Illini: The Battle for the Purdue Cannon

    When: Saturday @ 12 PM EST TV: ESPN2 The Illinois Fighting Illini welcome the Purdue Boilermakers to Champaign, looking to hoist the Purdue Cannon trophy for the first time since 2002...

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  25. Big Ten Week 8: Indiana Hoosiers Vs. Illinois Fighting Illini

    When: Saturday @ 12 PM EST TV: Big Ten Network The Indiana Hoosiers travel to Champaign this Saturday to take on the Illinois Fighting Illini, in a battle of two of the Big Ten’s surprise teams (other than Michigan State)...

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