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Baylor's 410-Pound OL LaQuan McGowan Catches Pass in Spring Game

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 11 hours ago
Baylor’s LaQuan McGowan is a very large man. According to the school’s official roster, the Texas native is 6-foot-7 and 410 pounds. In the Cotton Bowl loss to Michigan State, McGowan showed off his athleticism by catching an 18-yard pass for a score. And here’s the best part of this story: The coaching staff plans to give him more snaps at tight end this year. ...

Cover 2 College Football Podcast: 2015 Big 12 Early Preview

By Braden Gall, 2 months 1 week ago
 Hosts Braden Gall and Steven Lassan go in-depth with an early 2015 Big 12 conference preview. The guys debate TCU vs. Baylor at the top of the league. Who should be the frontrunner? Who has more coming back? Which team has bigger holes to fill? Can Oklahoma or Texas return to prominence? Is this a vintage Sooners team and can Charlie Strong get anything from his QB? Will...

Big 12's Pre-Spring Top 15 Player Rankings for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 1 week ago
The Big 12 should be an interesting league to follow in 2015. Although the conference was left out of the final four of the college football playoff last season, Baylor and TCU will be back in the mix once again in 2015. And of course, the league should have depth with Oklahoma and Texas looking to rebound, as well as an Oklahoma State team that is set to improve behind sophomore quarterback...

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

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 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...

Ranking the Big 12 Football Rosters for 2015

By Braden Gall, 2 months 3 weeks 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 Top 10 Quarterbacks on the Rise for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 3 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...

Big 12 Team Recruiting Consensus Rankings for 2015

By Braden Gall, 3 months 1 week ago
Athlon Sports has averaged out the four major recruiting services — 247Sports, Rivals.com, Scout.com and ESPN — and created the Big 12 consensus team recruiting rankings for 2015. Here is what we learned: Lone Star-sized statementCharlie Strong and Texas signed the clear-cut best class in the Big 12 this fall. Getting the Horns back on top of the rankings was...

5 Players Replacing the Biggest Names in Big 12 for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 3 weeks ago
Attrition and finding replacements are a key part of any college football offseason. A coaching staff may find answers through the junior college ranks for a quick fix, or they may feel comfortable with a replacement that’s been on the roster waiting for his turn to step into the starting lineup. Regardless of how the player is replaced, all-conference and All-America talent departs every...

Bears get Oklahoma O-line commit, 17th in class

By Evan Buhler, 3 months 3 weeks ago
After visiting Baylor this weekend, it didn’t take Riley Daniel long to make his verbal commitment.

Ex-Baylor WR Josh Gordon fails another drug test

By Evan Buhler, 3 months 3 weeks ago
CLEVELAND — Josh Gordon’s troubles have deepened. He may be out of chances — and time.