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College Football's Top 50 Breakout Players for 2014

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 3 days ago
Every year, college football fans are introduced to a handful of players that become household names by the end of the season. Whether it’s a true freshman playing for the first time, a junior college recruit stepping into the lineup or a player on the roster that’s finally ready to assume a starting job, predicting which players will breakout any year is never an easy task. ...

College Football's Top 30 RB Units for 2014

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 15 hours ago
The running back position is full of talent for 2014, headlined by Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon, Georgia’s Todd Gurley and Nebraska’s Ameer Abdullah. And talented rushers like South Carolina’s Mike Davis, Alabama’s T.J. Yeldon and Miami’s Duke Johnson aren’t far behind. While the individual talent is important, depth and the No. 2 option –...

Ranking College Football's Top 35 Quarterbacks for 2014

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 3 days ago
The quarterback position is stocked with talent in the college football ranks for 2014. Florida State’s Jameis Winston is the defending Heisman winner and should be the early favorite to go No. 1 in the 2015 NFL Draft.Winston is closely followed by Oregon’s Marcus Mariota, who suffered a late-season knee injury in 2013. Mariota’s injury hindered the Ducks’ offense late in...

Who is the Nation's Most Clutch College Football Coach?

By David Fox, 2 weeks 3 days ago
Perhaps we should have seen the signs for Auburn’s turnaround from winless in the SEC in 2012 to conference champions in 2013.In only his first season as a head coach, Gus Malzahn had an unblemished record in close games at Arkansas State the year before he arrived at Auburn. He was 4-0 in one-score games with the Red Wolves, but Auburn already may have an idea of Malzahn’s composure...

College Football's Top Transfers to Watch in 2014

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 4 days ago
Free agency isn’t an option in college football, but player movement is still a big part of every offseason. The transaction wire was busy over the last year with several players changing homes for the 2014 campaign.Several quarterbacks changed addresses for 2014, including graduate transfers Michael Brewer (Virginia Tech), Jacob Coker (Alabama), Jake Heaps (Miami), Matt Joeckel (TCU) and...

College Football's Top QB Battles to Watch in 2014 Fall Practice

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 4 days ago
Less than a month remains to the start of the 2014 college football season, and with fall camps opening, positions on every depth chart are up for grabs. While battles on the offensive line, defense and receiving corps are important, the quarterback situations across all FBS teams get the most attention in the fall. There are a handful of top 25 teams searching for answers under center...

Houston Tweaks Uniforms for 2014

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 6 days ago
Houston is expected to be one of the top contenders for the American Athletic Conference title in 2014, and the Cougars will have a new uniform design as they push for the conference crown. Houston released an updated look at its uniforms for the upcoming year on Wednesday, which is just a slight alteration on its 2013 design.Here’s a look at the 2014 uniforms: New @UHCougarFB...

College Football's Most Improved Teams for 2014

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 1 week ago
Every college football season brings a surprise or two each fall. And if you need evidence of that statement, take a look at the two teams that played for last year’s national championship: Florida State and Auburn. While both programs had claimed previous championships during the BCS era, neither team was picked to win the national title last August. So whether it’s a team...

College Football's Top Players Returning from Injury for 2014

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 1 week ago
Injuries are a significant part of every college football season. Whether it’s a key starter or solid backup, an injury could derail a team’s national or conference title hopes.Several teams suffered major injuries to key players last season, including Texas with quarterback David Ash, Georgia with running back Keith Marshall and receiver Malcolm Mitchell, TCU with standout defensive...

College Football's Coach on the Hot Seat Rankings for 2014

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 2 weeks ago
Hot seat talk among any college football fanbase never seems to end. Of course, it’s the offseason, so everyone is discussing preseason expectations and predictions. And with expectations of records and bowl games comes the pressure on head coaches.Every head coach is faced with a different set of obstacles and expectations. For example, Alabama’s Nick Saban is held to a higher...