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Texas Longhorns 2015 Spring Football Preview

What's ahead for the Longhorns this spring?
Texas Longhorns 2015 Spring Football Preview

Charlie Strong probably feels like he cleared one hurdle in his first season at Texas.

 

He reestablished a physicality and toughness in the Longhorns that had been long missing under the previous regime.

 

But entering his second season, there are still many questions about key positions — like quarterback — and now he has to fill massive holes left in the defensive front seven and at wide receiver.

 

Early 2015 Heisman Betting Odds: Top Picks, Sleepers and Busts

Who should you bet on to win the Heisman in 2015? Who should you avoid?
Early 2015 Heisman Betting Odds: Top Picks, Sleepers and Busts

The Heisman Trophy is the most prestigious award in sports and gambling is a huge part of the game of football.

 

Put them together and you get preseason odds for the coveted stiff-armed trophy.

 

Bovada recently released an updated list of Heisman Trophy front-runners for 2015 and, for entertainment purposes only, we’ve offered up our unsolicited gambling advice.

West Virginia Mountaineers 2015 Spring Football Preview

What's ahead for the Mountaineers this spring?
West Virginia Mountaineers 2015 Spring Football Preview

West Virginia rebounded from a 4-8 mark in 2013 to finish 7-6 and earn its first winning record (5-4) in Big 12 action since joining the league. The Mountaineers return 16 starters for 2015, including talented running back Rushel Shell and defensive backs Daryl Worley (CB) and Karl Joseph (S).

West Virginia's Bob Huggins Rips TV Experts

The Mountaineers' surprising Sweet 16 run has given Huggins plenty of opportunity to fire back at the so-called experts
WVU Coach Bob Huggins rips basketball analysts for picking against West Virginia

West Virginia entered the opening round of the NCAA Tournament with TV experts hyping the return of Bobby Hurley, and with Buffalo planted firmly in their minds.

 

Oklahoma Sooners 2015 Spring Football Preview

What's ahead for the Sooners this spring?
Oklahoma Sooners 2015 Spring Football Preview

The Sooners entered last season with loads of hype following a devastatingly impressive performance over Alabama in the Sugar Bowl.

 

Baylor's 410-Pound OL LaQuan McGowan Catches Pass in Spring Game

McGowan is going to spend time at tight end this year.
Baylor's 410-Pound OL LaQuan McGowan Catches a Pass in Spring Game

Baylor’s LaQuan McGowan is a very large man. According to the school’s official roster, the Texas native is 6-foot-7 and 410 pounds.

 

In the Cotton Bowl loss to Michigan State, McGowan showed off his athleticism by catching an 18-yard pass for a score.

 

And here’s the best part of this story: The coaching staff plans to give him more snaps at tight end this year.

 

McGowan added to his highlight reel with a catch in Baylor’s spring showcase:  

 

 

West Virginia Coach Dana Holgorsen Taking On More Responsibility in 2015

Holgorsen to serve as quarterbacks coach this season
Holgorsen will take on more than just the head coaching duties in 2015

West Virginia head coach Dana Holgorsen announced this past Sunday the hiring of former Mountaineer graduate assistant Mark Scott as the new special teams coordinator for the 2015 season. Scott had been a graduate assistant (GA) at WVU since 2012 working with the defense and was a favorite of both Holgorsen and defensive coordinator Tony Gibson.

 

Bob Huggins, Mountaineers Basketball Receive Commitment from Top JUCO Guard

Bob Huggins, Mountaineers Basketball Receive Commitment from Top JUCO Guard

The shooting woes of the 2015 West Virginia basketball team are very well documented by anyone that follows the Mountaineers and has left head coach Bob Huggins searching for answers. After the Mountaineers' gut-wrenching loss to Baylor in the Big 12 Tournament, Huggins may have gotten the answer that he had been searching for, in JUCO shooting guard Teyvon Myers.

 

Big 12's Pre-Spring Top 15 Player Rankings for 2015

TCU's Trevone Boykin ranks No. 1.
Big 12's Pre-Spring Top 15 Player Rankings for 2015

The Big 12 should be an interesting league to follow in 2015. Although the conference was left out of the final four of the college football playoff last season, Baylor and TCU will be back in the mix once again in 2015. And of course, the league should have depth with Oklahoma and Texas looking to rebound, as well as an Oklahoma State team that is set to improve behind sophomore quarterback Mason Rudolph.

 

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