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Colorado Buffaloes 2017 Spring Football Preview

Mike MacIntyre and the Buffaloes' defense have plenty of work ahead of them this spring
Colorado Buffaloes 2017 Spring Football Preview

Nobody could have scripted a much better turnaround season for Colorado than what unfolded in 2016. The Buffaloes rose from the Pac-12 cellar to claim their first divisional title and also reached a bowl game for the first time in a decade.

 

Can Colorado build on that success entering 2017?

5 Newcomers for the USC Trojans to Watch in 2017

These new faces could play significant roles for Clay Helton this fall
5 Newcomers for the USC Trojans to Watch in 2017

After years of playing non-New Year’s Six games, USC returned to the Rose Bowl this past season with a bang. In one of the best bowl games of the year, the Trojans defeated Penn State 52-49 in a comeback for the ages, at least until the Super Bowl.

 

Grading College Football's Head Coach Hires for 2017

Tom Herman ranks as the No. 1 coaching hire for 2017.
Grading College Football's Head Coach Hires for 2017

College football’s 2016-17 coaching carousel featured 21 changes and several big-time hires. Texas (Tom Herman), Minnesota (P.J. Fleck), Oregon (Willie Taggart) and Purdue (Jeff Brohm) were just a few of the biggest winners from this year’s cycle.

Oregon State Beavers 2017 Spring Football Preview

This spring will be critical as the Beavers look to build on their strong finish to last season
Oregon State Beavers 2017 Spring Football Preview

Signs of progress abounded in Gary Andersen’s second season at Oregon State. The Beavers closed 2016 with a pair of victories over Arizona and Oregon and doubled their win total from Andersen’s first year at the helm.

Arizona Wildcats 2017 Spring Football Preview

The Wildcats begin rebuilding after the first losing season under Rich Rodriguez
Arizona Wildcats 2017 Spring Football Preview

Each of Rich Rodriguez's first three seasons as University of Arizona head football coach produced at least one signature win.

 

Ranking College Football's Rosters for 2017

Where does your team rank in terms of talent heading in 2017?
Ranking College Football's Rosters for 2017

Recruiting is the foundation for winning national championships, competing for CFB Playoff berths or winning at a high level in college football. While recruiting rankings aren’t 100 percent accurate, there is plenty of truth in the rankings and evaluations by the experts. It’s no secret what a program needs in order to win big at this level.

Ranking the Pac-12's Football Rosters for 2017

Every Pac-12 champion since 2011 has signed multiple top-30 classes. Does that make USC the team to beat in 2017?
Ranking the Pac-12's Football Rosters for 2017

There's no way around it: Winning takes talent. In college football, talent is cultivated on the recruiting trail. 

 

Plenty of factors beyond recruiting class rankings determine the success of a program. Developing athletes once they arrive on campus, both on the field and in the weight room, is as important 

 

College Football's Top 20 Impact JUCO Transfer Quarterbacks for 2017

Which JUCO QBs will make the biggest impact next fall?
College Football's Top 20 Impact JUCO Transfer Quarterbacks for 2017

Finding or developing a quarterback is no easy task for any college football coach. This position is one of the hardest to evaluate in high school, and quarterbacks often transfer early in their career in search of more playing time if they are entrenched behind a proven starter. Needless to say, quarterbacks are the position likely providing the most headaches for coaches throughout the year.

5 Newcomers for the Utah Utes to Watch in 2017

Which newcomers will make an impact for the Utes in 2017?
5 Newcomers for the Utah Utes to Watch in 2017

Climbing the ladder in the Pac-12 hasn't been limited to results on the field for Utah. The Utes are making equal upward strides in recruiting.

 

5 Newcomers for the Washington State Cougars to Watch in 2017

These new faces could play significant roles for the Cougars this season.

Washington State Head Coach Mike LeachSuccess on the field is breeding success on the recruiting trail for Washington State. The Cougars brought in one of their best recruiting classes under Mike Leach on the most recent national signing day. Washington State's 2017 class was ranked in the top 50 nationally by all three major recruiting services.

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