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Michigan Coach Jim Harbaugh's Twitter is a Delight

By David Fox, 1 year 5 months 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 year 6 months 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 year 6 months 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 year 6 months 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 year 6 months 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 year 6 months 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 year 6 months 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...

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

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 6 months 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...

Ohio State QB J.T. Barrett Showcases Recovery From Ankle Injury With Removed Screws (Photo)

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 6 months ago
Ohio State’s quarterback situation will be one of the nation’s most intriguing battles to watch this offseason. Out of the trio competing for the No. 1 spot – Cardale Jones, Braxton Miller and J.T. Barrett – Jones is the only passer healthy for spring ball. While Miller and Barrett aren’t expected to participate in spring ball, both have indicated via...

College Football's Top 15 Impact JUCO Transfers for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 6 months 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...