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Rutgers Reaches Agreement to Leave American Athletic Conference

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 1 week ago
Rutgers and the American Athletic Conference have reached an agreement to allow the Scarlet Knights to depart for the Big Ten in time for the 2014 football season.There was little doubt Rutgers would play in the Big Ten next year, but there was a question about how much the school would have to pay to leave the American Athletic Conference.On Wednesday, Rutgers announced it will pay $11.5...

College Football's Top 15 Impact JUCO Transfers for 2014

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 1 week ago
College football’s national signing day is essentially the start of a new season for every coaching staff. With the recruiting class officially in place, all coaches can turn the page to the next season and have a clear view of the roster for the upcoming year. But while most of the talk on national signing day centers around which true freshman can make the biggest impact for a program...

College Football's 2014 Recruiting All-Name Team

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 2 weeks ago
The first Wednesday in February is essentially Christmas for every college football head coach. After months of hard work on the recruiting trail, coaches will hit the offices bright and early on Wednesday for National Signing Day to welcome a new class full of freshmen and maybe a few junior college transfers to chase a national championship. With a new crop of players joining the program on...

25 Worst College Football Coaching Tenures of the BCS Era

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 3 weeks ago
College football’s BCS era ended with Florida State’s victory over Auburn on Jan. 6 in the national championship. With the playoff era set to start next season, lets look back at the BCS era and some of the coaching tenures that were a time to forget for certain fanbases.Determining the worst coaching tenures for any period is no easy task. Each program has its own set of hurdles to...

South Florida Unveils New Chrome Helmets for 2014

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 3 weeks ago
South Florida is coming off a 2-10 season, but the program has momentum. The Bulls are set to reel in one of the American Athletic Conference’s top recruiting classes and there’s a solid cast of returning talent for next season.And to help this team turn the page for next season, South Florida has unveiled two new chrome designs for its helmets.The first features a matte green with a...

States of Recruiting: Where do the best players come from?

By Braden Gall, 3 months 1 day ago
The phrase “SEC Speed” instantly conjures images of glory, victory and pride for one region in the country and thoughts of depression, agony and exasperation for every other part of the nation. But after claiming seven consecutive national championships in a row, the SEC had the right to boast that it had the best programs, players and coaches.Yes, SEC fan bases, power boosters and...

Grading College Football's Head Coach Hires for 2014

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 1 day ago
After a whopping 31 changes last year, college football’s head coach carousel was relatively quiet this offseason.The 2013-14 cycle featured just 20 teams making a switch at head coach. But the offseason wasn’t short on drama, as two of college football’s premier jobs opened (USC and Texas), while there was movement in early January at Penn State, UAB and Vanderbilt.All 20...

98 Underclassmen Declare for the 2014 NFL Draft

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 3 days ago
The deadline for college football players to enter the 2014 NFL Draft has passed, and the official tally stands at 98 underclassmen declaring early for the next level.The list of early entrants also includes four players that have already graduated and are leaving with eligibility remaining, including Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, Alabama linebacker Adrian Hubbard, Arizona State...

A Very Early College Football Top 25 for 2014

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 3 days ago
College football’s 2014 season won’t start until August, but it’s never too early to take a look at what’s ahead.Florida State edged Auburn for the national championship in early January, and both teams will be in the mix for a playoff spot next year. But the Seminoles and Tigers will be pushed by Alabama, Oregon, Oklahoma and Ohio State.College football’s new four-...

College Football's Top Coordinator Hires from 2013

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 6 days ago
An underrated part of coaching is hiring the right coordinators. College football head coaches can be strong X’s and O’s leaders, but coordinators are a huge piece of the puzzle and are often the fall guy when things go wrong. And if a coach is more of a program CEO, then coordinators and position coaches become even more important.If you need proof of how important coordinator...