1. What Nick Saban, Alabama Must Do to Take Back SEC Football in 2014

    Alabama is in the midst of spring football, and the goal for the Crimson Tide, who finished 2013 on a two-game losing streak, is to again climb to the top of the SEC...

    Michael Felder Written by Michael Felder about 7 months ago 16,378 reads 227 comments

  2. How Ohio State Can Reclaim Big Ten from Michigan State

    The road to the Big Ten Championship goes through East Lansing, Mich., on November 8, as the Ohio State Buckeyes travel north to play the Spartans in what is now a divisional contest...

    Michael Felder Written by Michael Felder about 7 months ago 8,410 reads 104 comments

  3. Despite Offseason Drama, There's Plenty of Reasons for Georgia to Stay Positive

    In a week, the Georgia Bulldogs have gone from the universal excitement of opening a fresh spring season to carefully peeking around the corner wondering what else might go wrong...

    Michael Felder Written by Michael Felder about 7 months ago 6,869 reads 7 comments

  4. Brett Hundley, Jim Mora Make UCLA Legit National Title Threats in 2014

    In the Pac -12, both Oregon and Stanford are flying high heading into the 2014 season. Meanwhile, the UCLA Bruins, coming off a 10-3 season, are buzzing the trees and under the radar ...

    Michael Felder Written by Michael Felder about 7 months ago 3,914 reads 17 comments

  5. Your Best 11 Mailbag: What Is Leading with the Head?

    Last week, we talked about why tackling was bad, and this week I got hit with a question that was another quality jumping off point. Since everyone else is focused on some basketball thingamabob, I figured now is a great time to hit on this topic...

    Michael Felder Written by Michael Felder about 7 months ago 1,371 reads 6 comments

  6. Finding Best Players to Protect Jameis Winston Is FSU's Main Goal This Spring

    The Florida State Seminoles enter 2014 looking to win another championship—this time in the inaugural year of the College Football Playoff...

    Michael Felder Written by Michael Felder about 7 months ago 5,267 reads 7 comments

  7. What Teams Can Learn from Baylor's Poor out of Conference Scheduling

    Baylor is giving the college football world a lesson in self-preservation and not giving a second worry to the thoughts of others...

    Michael Felder Written by Michael Felder about 7 months ago 2,013 reads 10 comments

  8. Florida Football: Gators' Young Secondary Will Be Joy to Watch in 2014

    Great secondary play is a product of talent meshing with technique, a side of aggression and great coaching. The Florida Gators have all of the ingredients and this group of ballplayers in the back end is going to be a treat to watch in 2014...

    Michael Felder Written by Michael Felder about 7 months ago 7,036 reads 19 comments

  9. What It's Like to Take a Redshirt in College Football

    With spring football kicking off around the nation, there are roster spots to be filled and position battles to be fought...

    Michael Felder Written by Michael Felder about 7 months ago 14,433 reads 6 comments

  10. Texas Football: Toughest Challenges Charlie Strong, Longhorns Face This Spring

    Charlie Strong has opened up spring ball in Austin, and in his first year at Texas, he has plenty to sort out...

    Michael Felder Written by Michael Felder about 7 months ago 7,458 reads 5 comments

  11. Top College Football Offenses with Biggest Holes to Fill in Spring Practice

    A season ago, offense was the most popular currency in the college football marketplace. Passers put up big numbers, running backs added to yardage totals and receivers were there to break defensive backs' ankles to turn short receptions into big gains..

    Michael Felder Written by Michael Felder about 7 months ago 11,936 reads 26 comments

  12. Top JUCO Players College Football Fans Must Watch for This Spring

    The door has closed on the signing-day frenzy, and teams are moving into full-blown spring mode. Obviously the early-entry signees grab fans' attention, especially the highly touted ...

    Michael Felder Written by Michael Felder about 7 months ago 7,982 reads 6 comments

  13. Your Best 11 Mailbag: Where All We Do Is Talk About Tackling in College Football

    This is a very special edition of the Your Best 11 Mailbag, because there is one question and it is one that gets brought up a lot. We're talking tackling today. Just tackling. Only tackling...

    Michael Felder Written by Michael Felder about 8 months ago 2,121 reads 0 comments

  14. Ohio State Football: Toughest Tasks Urban Meyer Faces This Spring

    The Buckeyes have already started spring football and the to-do list for head coach Urban Meyer is not lacking for significant undertakings...

    Michael Felder Written by Michael Felder about 8 months ago 11,184 reads 14 comments

  15. Alabama Football: Where Tide Must Improve on Defense This Spring

    For a defense that loses players at every level to the NFL and graduation, it is the cornerback position where the Alabama Crimson Tide have to improve for their defense to return to form in 2014...

    Michael Felder Written by Michael Felder about 8 months ago 5,790 reads 60 comments

  16. College Football's Top TEs Entering 2014 Spring Practice

    2013 was a phenomenal season for tight ends from all over the nation. Austin Seferian -Jenkins, from Washington, won the John Mackey Award, and many folks would not even consider him the best tight end...

    Michael Felder Written by Michael Felder about 8 months ago 8,078 reads 15 comments

  17. College Football's Top RBs Entering 2014 Spring Practice

    The 2013 season was a mixed year for the running back position. Andre Williams from Boston College went over 2,000 yards, while six more running backs went over 1,700 yards a year ago...

    Michael Felder Written by Michael Felder about 8 months ago 22,732 reads 108 comments

  18. College Football's Top QBs Entering 2014 Spring Practice

    2013 was a special season for the quarterback position. The collegiate landscape saw a redshirt freshman win the Heisman for the second season in a row. The sport also saw its most popular face, Johnny Manziel , put on a show almost every week...

    Michael Felder Written by Michael Felder about 8 months ago 44,134 reads 76 comments

  19. Your Best 11 Mailbag: Alabama Cornerbacks, LaQuon Treadwell and Gamecocks D

    On a Friday that is unseasonably cold here in Charlotte, N.C., I am bringing you the mailbag. The rain is cold outside, my house is warm inside and the questions are all pretty interesting, at least they are to me...

    Michael Felder Written by Michael Felder about 8 months ago 3,537 reads 1 comments

  20. College Football's Top WRs Entering 2014 Spring Practice

    The best receivers from the 2013 collegiate landscape are all headed to the NFL. A few of those athletes, like Vanderbilt's Jordan Matthews, are entering the pros after using up their eligibility...

    Michael Felder Written by Michael Felder about 8 months ago 41,226 reads 50 comments

  21. College Football's Top LBs Entering 2014 Spring Practice

    2013 was a solid year for linebacker play, featuring players across the nation who filled the spectrum of what coaches were looking for from the position...

    Michael Felder Written by Michael Felder about 8 months ago 7,273 reads 23 comments

  22. Ohio State Misses Chance to Get Better with Braxton Miller out This Spring

    As quarterback Braxton Miller sits out the spring recovering from surgery, the Buckeyes are missing on a shot for the team to grow together as a more cohesive unit...

    Michael Felder Written by Michael Felder about 8 months ago 11,514 reads 20 comments

  23. Miami Following SEC Blueprint with Recent Hire of High School Coach

    The Miami Hurricanes put Tim "Ice" Harris, former head coach at Booker T. Washington High School, on staff and in the process, Al Golden and his staff are continuing to try and elevate the recruiting in Coral Gables...

    Michael Felder Written by Michael Felder about 8 months ago 13,532 reads 60 comments

  24. Notre Dame's Brian VanGorder Must Use Spring to Find Players He Can Trust

    Fighting Irish defensive coordinator Brian VanGorder is the new kid on the block, looking to blend his defensive approach with the Irish's personnel and preferred schemes...

    Michael Felder Written by Michael Felder about 8 months ago 4,746 reads 27 comments

  25. College Football's Top DBs Entering 2014 Spring Practice

    As the bulk of the nation watched for offensive fireworks, the young men on the other side of the ball were putting together quality years as well in 2013...

    Michael Felder Written by Michael Felder about 8 months ago 47,138 reads 122 comments