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Michigan Wolverines 2015 Spring Football Preview

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 4 days ago
Michigan enters spring practice with question marks on both sides of the ball, but that’s not the main storyline in Ann Arbor. The return of Jim Harbaugh to the Maize and Blue has the Wolverines back on the rise in the Big Ten. Harbaugh has been a successful coach at each of his three stops, including a 29-21 mark at Stanford. Needless to say, it won’t be long before Harbaugh has...

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

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 4 days 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...

Big Ten 2015 Spring Preview and Power Rankings

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 5 days ago
Spring practice is already underway for a handful of college football teams, and the offseason workouts and scrimmages provide the first glimpse of how all 128 teams will look in 2015. The Big Ten is home to college football’s defending national champs (Ohio State), as well as a cast of intriguing teams in 2015. Michigan State should be among the top-10 teams in the nation, while...

Michigan Coach Jim Harbaugh's Twitter is a Delight

By David Fox, 3 weeks 6 days ago
Let’s face it: College football coaches’ Twitter accounts are mostly hit or miss. Most are full of inspirational quotes, coded recruiting announcements and a general excitement to “get after it.” Thankfully, Jim Harbaugh has returned to college football to spice up social media. From @CoachJim4UM, he tweets at Madonna, he hangs out with Garth Brooks, he...

Ranking College Football's Rosters for 2015

By Braden Gall, 1 month 2 days 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...

College Football's Pre-Spring Top 25 for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 3 days 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...

Ranking the Big Ten's Football Rosters for 2015

By Braden Gall, 1 month 3 days 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...

The 6 Commandments to Storming a College Basketball Court

By Braden Gall, 1 month 4 days ago
If you hate court storming, you are labeled as a grumpy old person who wants to rip the joy from the youth of America. If you love court storming, you have a blatant disregard for human safety and probably don’t understand that actions have consequences. As it does every spring, storming the court has once again become a topic of debate. Kansas State fans mobbed the floor of...

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

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 5 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...

Ranking the Big Ten's Football-Basketball Coaching Tandems

By David Fox, 1 month 1 week ago
For several years, the Big Ten has had a roster of basketball coaches that could rival only the ACC. Now, the league is working to make sure its roster of football coaches rivals only the SEC. Names like Tom Izzo, Bo Ryan, John Beilein and Thad Matta are on the top of anyone’s list of college basketball coaches. Urban Meyer and Jim Harbaugh would be the same among college...