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College Football's Top 15 Quarterback Battles to Watch in Spring Practice

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 2 weeks ago
Quarterback battles are easily one of the biggest storylines in any college football offseason. And it’s even more under the microscope in 2015, as the position lost several top performers, including Florida State’s Jameis Winston, Oregon’s Marcus Mariota, Baylor’s Bryce Petty and UCLA’s Brett Hundley. With spring practice already underway for a handful of...

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

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 2 weeks 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...

College Football's Pre-Spring Top 25 for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 4 weeks 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...

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

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 7 hours 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...

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

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 6 days 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...

College Football's Top 10 Impact True Freshmen for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 2 weeks ago
College football’s 2015 National Signing Day is officially in the books. Prospects from across the nation and for all 128 FBS programs inked a National Letter of Intent on Wednesday, which should provide all coaches with a good snapshot of how their program looks for the upcoming season. There will be several impact performers from the 2015 class this season, and it’s impossible...

How College Football's New Coaches Recruited in 2015

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 2 weeks ago
Recruiting is the basic blueprint for any college football program. And recruiting isn’t just a one-month exercise, as coaches are essentially on the trail all year for multiple classes. New coaches are often placed into a difficult position, as it takes a year or two to build relationships for a signing class. Most new coaches only have a couple of months (if that) to target their...

BYU Lands The Biggest Recruit Ever...Literally

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 2 weeks ago
On college football’s signing day, the term “big recruit” is always tossed around at all 128 FBS programs. That term could be used to describe a recruit that fills a huge need or someone that the program fought hard to hold onto after other schools were looking for a late flip.But in BYU’s case, the Cougars officially landed the biggest prospect of signing day. No,...

Grading College Football's Head Coach Hires for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 3 days ago
College football’s coaching carousel for the 2014-15 season has finished and only 14 programs changed coaches. The 14 changes among FBS programs is the lowest mark since the 2006 season (11). After at least 21 teams changed coaches from 2009-13, there’s a period of stability settling into the coaching ranks. However, the drop in changes isn’t expected to last forever.Most...

College Football's NFL Draft Deadline Winners and Losers for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 1 week ago
The early entry deadline for the 2015 NFL Draft has passed, and while the overall number of players leaving for the next level won’t match the 98 that declared last season, there’s no shortage of talent departing the college scene.With the early entrants declared, it’s time to take a look at the winners and losers from a college football perspective.The early entry deadline is...