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Ranking the Pac-12's Football Rosters for 2016

The Ducks lead the Pac-12 North in talent in 2016.
Ranking the Pac-12's Football Rosters for 2016

The sky is blue, the Earth is round and when you have better players, you win more games.

 

Certainly, winning big in college football takes great coaching, enormous support staffs, state-of-the-art training facilities and plenty of luck. But whoever has the most talented roster, has a head start in the race for conference and national championships. 

 

5 Things We Learned About the Pac-12 After National Signing Day 2016

Jim Mora's Bruins and the crosstown Trojans dominated the recruiting rankings among Pac-12 teams thanks in part to their southern California talent bases
5 Things We Learned About the Pac-12 After National Signing Day 2016

The SEC is king of the recruiting hill, which National Signing Day 2016 reaffirmed, but the Pac-12 did well for itself collectively in this year's cycle.

 

College Football's Pre-Spring Top 75 Running Back Rankings for 2016

Pre-spring rankings of the top 75 running backs for 2016.
College Football's Pre-Spring Top 75 Running Back Rankings for 2016

It’s too early to say whether or not 2016 will be the year of the running back in college football, but there’s no shortage of talent returning at this position next fall.

5 Takeaways from the USC Trojans' 2016 Recruiting Class

Clay Helton did an impressive job on his first National Signing Day as the Trojans' head coach
5 Takeaways from the USC Trojans' 2016 Recruiting Class
In his first recruiting class for the USC Trojans in 2015, head coach Clay Helton finished with the 11th-ranked class, according to Scout.

Pac-12 2016 Team Recruiting Rankings

How did the Pac-12 teams stack up in recruiting for 2016?
Pac-12 2016 Team Recruiting Rankings

National Signing Day was relatively quiet on the West Coast and the Pac-12. USC picked up a couple of late commitments to finish with the league’s top signing class at No. 9 nationally, and crosstown rival UCLA inked the Pac-12’s No. 2 haul (No. 11 nationally). Only three five-star players signed with Pac-12 programs and all three are headed to either USC or UCLA.

5 Takeaways from the Utah Utes' 2016 Recruiting Class

Kyle Whittingham and his staff were able to capitalize on last season's 10-win campaign with a strong, well-rounded recruiting class
5 Takeaways from the Utah Utes' 2016 Recruiting Class

Utah concluded National Signing Day in 2016 by hauling in one of the team's most talented recruiting classes yet. The Utes addressed many needs at the offensive skill positions and grew even deeper along the defensive line – already traditionally an area of strength for the program.

National Signing Day 2016: Winners and Losers

Charlie Strong and Texas came out of nowhere on National Signing Day to finish with a top-15 recruiting class
National Signing Day 2016: Winners and Losers

College football recruiting rankings are not the end all, be all but certainly give a pretty good indication of the kind of seasons that are to follow for the perceived winners and the losers on National Signing Day.

How College Football's New Coaches Recruited in 2016

How did the new coaches perform on Signing Day?
How College Football's New Coaches Recruited in 2016

Recruiting is the basic blueprint for any college football program. Building a winner starts on the recruiting trail, and the data is there to back up just how important Signing Day is to all 128 teams.

College Football's Top 10 Impact True Freshmen for 2016

Which freshmen could have the biggest impact next fall?
College Football's Top 10 Impact True Freshmen for 2016

College football’s 2016 National Signing Day is officially in the books. Every FBS program inked recruits to a National Letter of Intent on Wednesday, which means coaching staffs should have a good snapshot of how their program looks for the upcoming season. With spring practice just around the corner, the focus around the nation now shifts to the 2016 season. 

College Football 2016 Team Recruiting Rankings

Which teams were the big winners on Signing Day?
College Football 2016 Team Recruiting Rankings

College football’s 2016 National Signing Day ended with a familiar face at the top of the team recruiting rankings: Alabama. The Crimson Tide claimed the recruiting national championship for the sixth consecutive season, slightly edging Florida State for the No. 1 spot in the consensus average from the four major services – 247Sports, Rivals, Scout and ESPN.

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