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Navy Coach Ken Niumatalolo Displays Commander-in-Chief's Trophy Ring

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 6 days ago
Navy started its spring practice on March 17 looking to earn its 10th Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy in 12 years.To help the team with motivation and showcase some of the past success, Navy coach Ken Niumatalolo tweeted out a picture of a ring for winning the Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy.Also, Navy recently released its hype video for 2014, which showcases some of the program’s top...

Ranking All 128 College Football Coaching Jobs for 2014

By Athlon Sports, 1 month 5 days ago
Every college football program is unique and has its own set of challenges. But some programs are clearly better than others.So what exactly determines the best job in a conference or in college football? Each person’s criteria will be different, but some programs already have inherit advantages in terms of location, money and tradition. Texas, USC, Florida and Alabama are some of the...

25 College Football Spring Storylines to Watch for 2014

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 1 week ago
Most college football fans generally consider Signing Day the official start of a new season, but spring practice is the first time all 128 FBS teams will hit the field in preparation for the upcoming year. Of course, it’s hard to glean much from spring practice. However, there’s excitement for every team as spring practice starts, especially at places like Florida State, Alabama,...

Notre Dame Fighting Irish 2014 Spring Football Preview

By Braden Gall, 1 month 1 week ago
Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly likely welcomed the turn of the calendar this New Year.The calendar year began with his team getting trucked in the national title game by Alabama, continued with his star quarterback getting suspended in the spring and ended with a lackluster four-loss season that both began and ended with a sputter. The Irish began the season 3-2 with disappointing losses to...

BYU Cougars 2014 Spring Football Preview

By Mark Ross, 1 month 2 weeks ago
BYU went 8-5 for a second straight season last fall, but the Cougars followed two different scripts to get there. In 2012, the nation’s No. 3-ranked defense, both in yards and points allowed, led the way in a season that culminated with a victory over San Diego State in the Poinsettia Bowl.Last season, the offense carried the load, as the Cougars finished 10th in the country in rushing and...

College Football's Top 10 Running Backs on the Rise for 2014

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 2 weeks ago
With spring practice already underway for some college football teams, the countdown to the 2014 season has officially started. There’s still a long way to go before August and the season opener, but it’s never too early to start thinking about which players are ready for a big jump in production.Earlier this spring, Athlon Sports examined which quarterbacks are on the rise heading...

College Football's Top 15 Impact JUCO Transfers for 2014

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 3 days 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...

10 College Football True Freshmen Likely to Make an Impact in 2014

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 1 week ago
National Signing Day is essentially Christmas morning for college football coaches. The first Wednesday in February officially marks the addition of 20-30 new players for each roster, which is the result of nearly a year of work on the recruiting trail. And of course, coaching staffs are relieved just to get the class on campus and not have to worry anymore about a player changing his mind at...

College Football's 2014 Recruiting All-Name Team

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 1 week 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 2 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...