1. How Florida Paid $6M to Have Its 2015 Recruiting Class Ravaged by Will Muschamp

    Will Muschamp 's buyout at Florida, the school that fired him as head coach in December, will cost the Gators $6.3 million ...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about almost 3 years ago 235,754 reads 171 comments

  2. Power Ranking Every Big Ten Team's 2015 Recruiting Class

    The Big Ten finished a solid 2015 recruiting cycle with a solid national signing day. Solid, solid, solid all around...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about almost 3 years ago 34,353 reads 60 comments

  3. Versatile 2016 Recruit Tyler Byrd Flips Commitment from Florida to Miami

    Class of 2016 prospect Tyler Byrd , a 4-star cornerback from Naples, Florida, has flipped his commitment from Florida to Miami...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about almost 3 years ago 18,217 reads 41 comments

  4. 10 JUCO Transfers Who Will Be Instant Starters in 2015

    JUCO recruits are older than high school seniors—sometimes by two or three years—and often have the physical maturity to contribute in their first year at a program...

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  5. Alabama Fan Obtains Auburn Recruit's Phone Number, Harasses Player over Flipping

    And now, from the department of things no college football fan/anyone should do to a recruit/any teenage boy. The photo below was shared by Darrell Williams , a 4-star outside linebacker from Hoover High School in Birmingham, Alabama...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about almost 3 years ago 53,783 reads 134 comments

  6. 2015 QB Recruits Most Likely to See Field as True Freshmen

    Eight true freshman quarterbacks threw more than 120 passes last season: Brad Kaaya (Miami), John Wolford (Wake Forest), Alex McGough (Florida International), Kyle Allen (Texas A&M), Patrick Mahomes (Texas Tech), A...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about almost 3 years ago 44,885 reads 55 comments

  7. Versatile Recruit Kendall Bussey Flips Commitment from Tennessee to Texas A&M

    Three-star running back Kendall Bussey , a small but explosive runner from New Orleans, has flipped his commitment from Tennessee to Texas A&M...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about almost 3 years ago 23,101 reads 183 comments

  8. JUCO RB Chris Carson Flips Commitment from Georgia to Oklahoma State

    Butler Community College running back Chris Carson , the No. 23 JUCO recruit in the country, announced Monday that he has flipped his commitment from Georgia to Oklahoma State. "I have flipped," Carson texted Dawgs247 ...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about almost 3 years ago 9,912 reads 38 comments

  9. Former 4-Star Dee Liner to Transfer from Alabama

    Alabama defensive lineman Dee Liner, a top-50 recruit from the 2013 recruiting class, has been granted his release from the university and is free to pursue transfer...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about almost 3 years ago 51,942 reads 116 comments

  10. Big Ten Football: Each Team's Most Loaded Position Group for 2015

    Last week we looked at the weakest position group on each Big Ten roster. This week it is time to skew positive...

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  11. Breaking Down Early 2015 Heisman Trophy Odds

    Friday marked the first major tentpole of the college football offseason: the release of next year's Heisman Trophy odds...

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  12. Big Ten Football: Most Intriguing Conference Games in 2015

    The Big Ten is back. It's back! Or at least it's on its way to being back. Regardless, there is more excitement surrounding the conference than there has been in close to a decade...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about almost 3 years ago 19,517 reads 104 comments

  13. Best College Football Coaching Staffs Heading into 2015 Season

    There are many great head coaches in college football. There are many great coordinators, too. And there are many great position coaches doing the dirty work beneath them...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about almost 3 years ago 57,342 reads 136 comments

  14. Biggest Takeaways from 2015 ACC Football Schedule Release

    The ACC has released its schedule for the 2015-16 college football season. Prior to Thursday's announcement, opponents and locations had already been set for conference play, but the order of the games was undetermined...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about almost 3 years ago 15,982 reads 58 comments

  15. Previewing Biggest Spring Depth-Chart Battles for Top 10 College Football Teams

    Every college football team has holes to fill next season—even the supposed best teams in the country. In some of those cases, a natural successor has been groomed to fill the opening...

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  16. 4-Star Mekhi Brown Ends Recruitment, Confirms He Will Sign with Alabama

    Four-star Alabama commit Mekhi Brown , an athletic defensive end from Columbus, Georgia, has ended his recruitment and pledged 100 percent to sign with the Crimson Tide...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about almost 3 years ago 6,343 reads 9 comments

  17. Michael Irvin Wants Miami Fans to 'Calm Their Asses Down' over Coach Al Golden

    Former Miami wide receiver Michael Irvin, a three-time Super Bowl champion and a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, had frank words for Hurricanes fans who want the team to ...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about almost 3 years ago 20,984 reads 100 comments

  18. 2016 Athlete Ahmir Mitchell Tweets His Top 8 Schools

    Four-star athlete Ahmir Mitchell , a rising high school senior rom Egg Harbor City, New Jersey, has narrowed his list of college choices to eight...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about almost 3 years ago 58,778 reads 59 comments

  19. The Last 10 No. 1 College Football Recruits: Where Are They Now?

    Georgia commit Trent Thompson , a 313-pound defensive tackle from Albany, Georgia, is the No. 1 overall player in the class of 2015 in the 247Sports composite rankings. But what exactly does that mean? The past 10 No...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about almost 3 years ago 112,301 reads 29 comments

  20. Michigan Staff Upsets Nebraska Commit Daishon Neal, Gets Kicked out of His Home

    Michigan defensive line coach Greg Mattison made an in-home visit to 3-star defensive end Daishon Neal , hoping he could flip the Nebraska commit to the Wolverines. For a while, it seemed like he was making good progress...

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  21. Ranking the 10 Best Recruiting Classes of the Past Decade

    College football teams are putting the final touches on their 2015 recruiting classes, hoping that, in four years, the group they put together will make the 2019 version of this list...

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  22. Buying and Selling 2015 Hype for Bowl-Season Breakout Stars

    The prudent college football fan reacts without overreacting to bowl games. For every James Conner at Pittsburgh who carries his postseason momentum into the following year, there is a Trevor Knight Oklahoma who doesn't...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about almost 3 years ago 70,699 reads 144 comments

  23. Big Ten Football: Each Team's Weakest Position Group for 2015

    Every team has its weakness. Even a Big Ten monolith like Ohio State, which seems so indestructible from the outside, has a thermal exhaust port hiding somewhere. The key is being able to exploit it...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about 3 years ago 27,110 reads 85 comments

  24. Grading Every Power 5 Conference's Quarterback Situation for 2015

    The state of an FBS conference is anchored to the state of its quarterbacks. Teams with good quarterbacks win more often than teams with mediocre quarterbacks (duh), so leagues with better quarterbacks have an upper hand...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about 3 years ago 15,351 reads 31 comments

  25. Why Auburn Should Be Favorite to Win SEC in 2015

    The syncretism of Gus Malzahn's offense with Will Muschamp 's defense is the most fascinating subplot of the offseason, and although their marriage comes with risk, its upside is so great that Auburn should be considered the SEC favorite...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about 3 years ago 13,610 reads 96 comments