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College Football's Top 10 Storylines to Watch in 2015 Spring Practice

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 3 weeks ago
College football’s 2015 season doesn’t officially start until September, but the national championship race is already underway with the start of spring practice. Offseason workouts aren’t necessarily going to provide the best answers to any preseason concerns, especially as most freshmen won’t arrive on campus until the summer. However, spring practice is the first...

Ranking College Football's Rosters for 2015

By Braden Gall, 1 month 4 weeks ago
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. In fact, the data backing up the value of recruiting rankings is impenetrable. For example, look at last year’s rosters...

SMU Unveils New Blue Patriotic Mustang Helmet for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 5 hours ago
SMU made one of college football’s top offseason coaching moves when it hired Clemson offensive coordinator Chad Morris as its next head coach.And Morris has wasted no time adding a new look to the Mustangs uniform assortment. It’s uncertain when SMU will wear this helmet, but it’s certainly patriotic and a clean look for the Mustangs.  @SMU_Football @...

College Football's Pre-Spring Top 25 for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 7 hours ago
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. While many changes lie ahead as it relates to predictions and rankings for the upcoming season, it’s...

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

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 2 days ago
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. Quarterback battles will receive most of the attention in spring practice, but there are a handful of key playoff contenders losing a starter at running back or have a player...

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

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 1 week ago
College football’s spring practice session is already underway for some teams, which means the countdown to the 2015 season can officially start. Quarterback play is always under a microscope and several playoff or conference title contenders are breaking in a new starter in 2015. While pinpointing breakout players is easier after spring practice, it’s never too early to examine...

College Football's Top 15 Impact JUCO Transfers for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 1 week ago
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. While the transition from junior college to the FBS level is challenging, prospects already have at least one year of playing experience and are usually recruited to fill...

College Football's Top 10 Impact True Freshmen for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 3 weeks ago
College football’s 2015 National Signing Day is officially in the books. Prospects from across the nation and for all 128 FBS programs inked a National Letter of Intent on Wednesday, which should provide all coaches with a good snapshot of how their program looks for the upcoming season. There will be several impact performers from the 2015 class this season, and it’s impossible...

How College Football's New Coaches Recruited in 2015

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 3 weeks ago
Recruiting is the basic blueprint for any college football program. And recruiting isn’t just a one-month exercise, as coaches are essentially on the trail all year for multiple classes. New coaches are often placed into a difficult position, as it takes a year or two to build relationships for a signing class. Most new coaches only have a couple of months (if that) to target their...

Recruiting Analysis: Where do the best football players come from?

By Braden Gall, 3 months 9 hours ago
Don’t listen to the old guard. Recruiting rankings matter. Landing an elite class isn’t a guarantee of future success, as coaching, development and plenty of luck are all needed to win a national title. But having the best players is the best way to start. A huge reason why Ohio State rolled through the Big Ten and then Oregon was superior talent. The Buckeyes had...