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10 Most Important Terrible QB Matchups of 2014

By Braden Gall, 1 week 6 days ago
Sure, we are all looking forward to Brett Hundley and Marcus Mariota battling it out for a potential playoff spot in mid-October. How about Bryce Petty visiting Trevor Knight for a Big 12 championship? I can’t wait for Braxton Miller’s shot at revenge against Connor Cook in East Lansing. Fans can only hope to get a Mariota-Jameis Winston quarterback matchup in the national...

College Football's Best 7-on-7 Teams for 2014

By David Fox, 1 week 6 days ago
The middle of summer is upon us, and for many elite high school prospects, that means 7-on-7 competitions.If quarterbacks, receivers and running backs aren’t working on passing skeletons in their spare time, they’re probably at one of the showcases or tournaments.Last week’s 7-on-7 drills at The Opening in Beaverton, Ore., and this week’s National Select 7-on-7...

10 Must-See Quarterback Matchups of 2014

By Braden Gall, 2 weeks 17 hours ago
Ali-Frazier. Manning-Brady. Magic-Bird. Mariota-Hundley? Okay, maybe I’m over doing it a bit. But as far as college football fans are concerned, there will be no bigger quarterback matchup in 2014 than when UCLA’s Brett Hundley and Oregon’s Marcus Mariota battle it out on the same field. College football entered the “super quarterback” era when Michael...

Michigan Football 2014 Schedule Analysis

By Braden Gall, 2 weeks 4 days ago
Brady Hoke is entering a critical fourth season in Ann Arbor. His offense, particularly on the ground, has taken progressive steps backwards in all three seasons and it led to the firing of longtime Hoke assistant Al Borges. Michigan didn’t waste any time hiring former Alabama offensive coordinator Doug Nussmeier in the same afternoon. The hope is that the changes will...

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

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 4 days 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...

Reviewing the Most Important College Football News of the Summer

By David Fox, 2 weeks 4 days ago
College football has made plenty of news this summer, and some of it hasn’t involved attorneys or conference realignment.The summer — officially — has recently begun, but it’s starting to feel like the season is just around the corner. Part of that is because we’re less than 50 days away from the first day of the season. And SEC media days, the unofficial...

Q&A with Michigan State's Shilique Calhoun

By Athlon Sports, 2 weeks 5 days ago
You can call Shilique Calhoun whatever you want — he has at least three nicknames so far — but be sure to call him one of the best defensive ends in the nation. Calhoun, a 6'4", 257-pound fourth-year junior from Middletown, N.J., shunned early entry into the NFL, despite a first-round draft grade, to return to Michigan State with the intent of earning his degree and...

College Football's Top Coordinator Hires for 2014

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 6 days ago
Coaching changes are a big part of any college football offseason, and several big names switched addresses. And whether it was coaching moves in the SEC or the Sun Belt, this offseason wasn’t short on impact additions or subtractions among teams. Several of these coordinator hires could help a team win a couple of extra games in 2014. Utah and Rutgers were two of the biggest...

College Football's Best Coaches Under 40 For 2014

By David Fox, 2 weeks 6 days ago
As Steve Sarkisian packed up his boxes in Seattle to take the USC job, the former Washington coach closed the door on another part of his life — his 30s.Sarkisian attained one of the best positions in college football before his 40th birthday, but just barely. Sarkisian turned 40 three months after taking the USC job, taking him off our annual list of college football coaches under...

The Best Stadiums in College Football (Experts Poll)

By Braden Gall, 3 weeks 17 hours ago
It’s a cliché for a reason and it’s survived more than 2,000 years for a reason. “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder” — which some say first originated in 3rd century B.C. — applies to most subjective arguments hundreds of years later. Especially, when it comes to ranking things in the college football world. Ranking past teams,...