1. USC vs. Arkansas State: Complete Game Preview

    No. 8 USC opens the 2015 season against an annual Sun Belt Conference title contender: Arkansas State. The Red Wolves finished 7-6 last season, winning fewer than eight games for the first time since 2010...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about over 2 years ago 12,660 reads 19 comments

  2. Oregon vs. Eastern Washington Complete Game Preview

    The narrative surrounding Oregon's season-opener is so obvious we barely need to write it. New starting quarterback Vernon Adams, who transferred this offseason after three successful ...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about over 2 years ago 10,551 reads 15 comments

  3. Texas A&M vs. Arizona State: Complete Game Preview

    Year 4 of the Kevin Sumlin era at Texas A&M begins with a difficult assignment: beat No. 15 Arizona State. The Aggies opened last year with a 52-28 upset over then-No. 9 South Carolina, but the season unraveled after a 5-0 start...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about over 2 years ago 15,651 reads 115 comments

  4. Florida vs. New Mexico State Complete Game Preview

    New head coach Jim McElwain begins his Florida career with what should be a blowout win over New Mexico State...

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  5. What Michigan State Must Improve to Beat Ohio State, Seize Big Ten in 2015

    Odds Shark lists Ohio State as a 4-1 favorite to win the 2016 College Football Playoff, in part because the Big Ten, unlike the SEC, Pac-12 and Big 12, sports no other team among the top seven favorites...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about almost 3 years ago 18,822 reads 126 comments

  6. Will 2014's Ultimate Dark Horse Be a College Football Playoff Contender in 2015?

    Last year, on the heels of a 4-8 finish, TCU turned small preseason expectations into a 12-1 record, a co-Big 12 title and a thorough run at making the College Football Playoff. Next year, it won't sneak up on anybody...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about almost 3 years ago 7,847 reads 110 comments

  7. Top 10 College Football Running Back Duos for 2015

    The backfield-by-committee is a popular concept that grows more popular each year. True, with a workhorse, the best player always gets the carries...

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  8. Complete Previews for Top 15 College Football Spring Games This Weekend

    This weekend marks the earnest beginning of spring football games. Relevant teams such as Baylor and Michigan have already completed theirs, but those were anomalies. This weekend, we get our first loaded schedule...

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  9. 11 Most Intimidating Players in College Football

    Football is a sport made for inherently intimidating people. But among the group of big, strong, hardy athletes who gravitate toward the game in high numbers, a faction emerges as even bigger, stronger and hardier than the rest...

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  10. Bold Projections for College Football's Final 4 for 2015-16 Season

    Earlier this offseason, I made way-too-early predictions for the 2015-16 College Football Playoff. My predictions veered from chalk—how many people have Clemson over Florida State?—but were still, for the most part, conservative...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about almost 3 years ago 235,167 reads 762 comments

  11. College Football Recruiting 'Busts' Who Can Salvage Career Next Season

    Recruiting rankings matter. This is proved scientifically —with numbers. But that doesn't make the rankings an exact science. Every class still has busts...

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  12. Complete Preview for Michigan's 2015 Maize and Blue Spring Game

    The Brady Hoke era is over. The Jim Harbaugh era has begun. It's about time Michigan football made its comeback. The first step in that process arrives on Saturday, when the Wolverines host their annual Maize and Blue Game...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about almost 3 years ago 5,069 reads 11 comments

  13. 10 Under-the-Radar Coaching Moves That Will Make Huge Difference in 2015

    Big-name coaching hires such as Jim Harbaugh (Michigan), Jim McElwain (Florida) and Will Muschamp (DC, Auburn) will make an impact at their new jobs next season. Obviously...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about almost 3 years ago 18,636 reads 12 comments

  14. College Football Fans Must Not Read Too Much into Spring Games

    More than 230 days separate the College Football Playoff National Championship (Jan. 12) and the start of the 2015 college football season (Sept. 3)...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about almost 3 years ago 6,115 reads 12 comments

  15. FSU Pro Day 2015: Recap, Reaction for Jameis Winston, Eddie Goldman and More

    Florida State hosted its annual pro day Tuesday, and befitting a team that won 29 consecutive games, the event attracted much attention...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about almost 3 years ago 7,714 reads 7 comments

  16. College Football Spring Stock Watch: Who Is Rising and Falling?

    It's hard to glean much insight from spring practice. This far removed from the season, reports are overwhelmingly positive—every single player looks great!—which makes it hard to distinguish whose stock is truly rising...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about almost 3 years ago 37,987 reads 67 comments

  17. LSU Pro Day 2015: Recap, Reaction for Jalen Collins, La'El Collins and More

    More than 20 former LSU Tigers participated in Friday's pro day, which lacked the depth of previous LSU pro days but still included quality players...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about almost 3 years ago 4,594 reads 1 comments

  18. The Most Important College Football Storylines So Far This Spring

    Spring football kicked off in February, and in the seven weeks since—thankfully—not much has happened. Thankfully? Yes, thankfully. More bad things than good things can happen during spring camp...

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  19. 10 Craziest Student Sections in College Football

    Winning on the road in college sports is harder than winning on the road in professional sports. For the most part, crowds are louder, more invested and more impactful...

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  20. College Football Freshmen Turning Heads During Spring Practice

    Almost every major program has opened spring football camp, although spring break limited reps at most schools with early- or mid-March openings...

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  21. Steve Spurrier Taking over Play Calling Is Great Move for South Carolina

    South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier announced Tuesday that he will reassume offensive play-calling duties in 2015—a welcome bit of news for all fans of the program...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about almost 3 years ago 7,672 reads 35 comments

  22. College Football's Best All-Time Buzzer-Beater Plays

    As far as buzzer-beaters go, college basketball has earned a stronger reputation than college football. But are we sure that should be the case? No one can deny the beauty of March Madness, but Fall Madness has enough last-second moments to compare.

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about almost 3 years ago 45,887 reads 149 comments

  23. College Football's 8 Most Clutch Performers

    Big plays. Big moments. Big games. That is what it means to be clutch. And although college football loses some of its best clutch performers from last season— Jameis Winston, ...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about almost 3 years ago 18,421 reads 61 comments

  24. Projecting the 20 Most Dangerous Offenses for 2015 College Football Season

    For the most part, offense carries over. Even with graduation demanding frequent roster turnover, the most dangerous offenses from one year typically remain dangerous the next year, ...

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  25. 2017 4-Star LB Markail Benton Tweets Top 5

    Phenix City, Alabama, linebacker Markail Benton , the No. 27 overall recruit in the 2017 class, tweeted a preemptive list of his top five schools Thursday evening...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about almost 3 years ago 28,142 reads 51 comments