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Big 12 2015 Spring Preview and Power Rankings

Athlon previews the storylines in the Big 12 this spring.
Big 12 2015 Spring Preview and Power Rankings

Spring practice is already underway for a handful of college football teams, and the offseason workouts and scrimmages provide the first glimpse of how all 128 teams will look in 2015.

 

Baylor and TCU return to the top of the preseason heap in the Big 12 after both barely missed a shot at the College Football Playoff. Both teams are loaded with experience, but have some holes to plug at key positions.

 

Ranking College Football's Rosters for 2015

Which teams have the most talented rosters heading into the 2015 season?
Ranking College Football's Rosters for 2014

Recruiting rankings matter.

 

They are not a guarantee of future success but they are the foundation every national championship has been built upon. It takes great coaching, development and luck to win a title, but having better players is the only way to start.

 

College Football's Pre-Spring Top 25 for 2015

Athlon updates its top 25 with spring practice underway.
College Football's Pre-Spring Top 25 for 2015

The start of college football’s 2015 season is still a few months away, but spring practice is already here for a handful of teams. With each day of spring practice, the picture on every FBS team starts to clear, and the rankings and predictions for 2015 become more refined.

 

Ranking the Big 12 Football Rosters for 2015

Texas enters 2015 with the best players in the conference.
Ranking the Big 12 Football Rosters for 2015

Recruiting rankings matter.

 

They are not a guarantee of future success but they are the foundation every national championship has been built upon. It takes great coaching, development and luck to win a title, but having better players is the only way to start.

 

The 6 Commandments to Storming a College Basketball Court

We've created rules and regulations for storming the court.
Court Storming Issue Resolved: College Basketball Rules to Follow

If you hate court storming, you are labeled as a grumpy old person who wants to rip the joy from the youth of America.

 

If you love court storming, you have a blatant disregard for human safety and probably don’t understand that actions have consequences.

 

College Football's Top 20 Running Backs on the Rise for 2015

Which RBs are poised for a breakout year in 2015?
College Football's Top 20 Running Backs on the Rise for 2015

Spring practice is officially underway for a handful of college football teams, and the offseason workouts are the first step to building a depth chart and getting an idea of what all 128 squads will have in 2015.

 

College Football's Top 10 Quarterbacks on the Rise for 2015

Clemson's Deshaun Watson is a rising star in the ACC.
College Football's Top 10 Quarterbacks on the Rise for 2015

College football’s spring practice session is already underway for some teams, which means the countdown to the 2015 season can officially start.

 

College Football's Top 15 Impact JUCO Transfers for 2015

Gus Malzahn hit the JUCO ranks for help next season.
College Football's Top 15 Impact JUCO Transfers for 2015

Incoming freshmen usually steal the spotlight on college football’s signing day, but there’s no shortage of intrigue and potential surrounding the junior college recruits that may have inked signed in December.

 

Team-by-Team Breakdown of SEC Early Enrollees in 2015

Once again, the Vols led the SEC with 10 early enrollees.
Team-by-team breakdown of SEC early enrollees in 2015

Last year, the SEC welcomed 72 early enrollees. Even the SEC has outdone itself this year, topping its own record with 82 early enrollees.

 

It's a trend started mostly by the SEC and dominated by the SEC. There are countless benefits to enrolling athletes early, none the least of which is learning how to live life as a college student-athlete. Essentially, a player is more likely to contribute earlier if he enrolls early than if he shows up in the summer months.

 

Rankings according to 247Sports composite

 

Big 12 Team Recruiting Consensus Rankings for 2015

Charlie Strong made a big statement on the trail for the Horns.
Big 12 Team Recruiting Consensus Rankings for 2015

Athlon Sports has averaged out the four major recruiting services — 247Sports, Rivals.com, Scout.com and ESPN — and created the Big 12 consensus team recruiting rankings for 2015. Here is what we learned:

 

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