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Dallas Cowboys’ Randy Gregory: Too Spoiled by the Nebraska Program He Left

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 7 months 1 week ago
It’s hard to feel bad for former Nebraska Cornhusker and current Dallas Cowboy Randy Gregory. His recent actions are nothing new and they may end his NFL career sooner rather than later. Last Friday, the NFL passed down a four-game suspension for Gregory’s violation of the league’s substance abuse policy after failing three tests. The second-year player will miss the first...

Nebraska Cornhuskers 2016 Spring Practice Positional Preview: Quarterbacks

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 7 months 2 weeks ago
A quarterback battle as intense as the one about to start boiling in Lincoln hasn’t been seen since eventual Heisman Trophy winner Eric Crouch went toe-to-toe with Bobby Newcombe. Crouch obviously won that fight, but the stage is set for a clash that likely goes to fall camp (and maybe beyond). 2015 SummaryIf there was any position thinner than Nebraska’s linebacker corps last...

College Football's Top 25 Impact JUCO Transfers for 2016

By Steven Lassan, 7 months 2 weeks ago
Junior college prospects are some of the biggest wildcards in a recruiting class for college football teams. Not every program taps into the junior college ranks for options, but immediate help can be found at this level. While junior college recruits often help right away, some are more of a project and can take half (or more) of a season to develop. Additionally, junior college recruits are...

Grading College Football's Head Coach Hires for 2016

By Steven Lassan, 7 months 2 weeks ago
The 2015-16 college football coaching carousel was one of the busiest in recent memory. There were plenty of surprises along the way, including Steve Spurrier’s sudden retirement in October, the bizarre separation between USC and Steve Sarkisian, Todd Monken’s late departure to the NFL, Lovie Smith's late hire at Illinois and Bronco Mendenhall’s decision to leave BYU for...

Way Too Early Ranking of the Most Intriguing Big Ten Non-Conference Games of 2016

By J.P. Scott, 7 months 2 weeks ago
With National Signing Day behind us and spring practice on the horizon, it's not too early to take a look at what lies ahead for the Big Ten in terms of intriguing non-conference matchups. Related: Big Ten 2016 Team Recruiting Rankings The addition of a ninth conference game puts added pressure on everyone during the early portion of the season. That's the time of the...

Nebraska Cornhuskers 2016 Spring Practice Positional Preview: Linebackers

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 7 months 2 weeks ago
Nebraska linebackers coach Trent Bray probably sleeps much more soundly than he did a year ago. His corps has swelled to something that could help take defensive coordinator Mark Banker’s scheme to the next level this fall and help erase some key mistakes from the past. 2015 SummaryHeading into the 2015 season, depth was razor-thin and as young as the Mike Riley era itself. To make...

College Football's Top 20 Quarterbacks on the Rise for 2016

By Steven Lassan, 7 months 2 weeks ago
The countdown to the 2016 college football season is already underway, and even with the season nearly 200 days away, it’s never too early to take a look at the returning talent and project some of the players due for a breakout season. Recruiting establishes the foundation for any program, but finding and developing quarterbacks is a challenging and essential task for any coach....

Ranking College Football's Rosters for 2016

By Braden Gall, 7 months 2 weeks ago
The sky is blue, the Earth is round and when you have better players, you win more games. Certainly, winning big in college football takes great coaching, enormous support staffs, state-of-the-art training facilities and plenty of luck. But whoever has the most talented roster, has a head start in the race for conference and national championships Seven of the eight teams to have made...

How the Yearbook Reads for Nebraska’s Class of 2016

By Brandon Cavanaugh, 7 months 3 weeks ago
Admit it, breaking out old yearbooks to see what you were (or weren’t) most likely chosen to excel at is always good for at least a chuckle. There’s no concrete information that every recruit in Nebraska’s class of 2016 had such candidacies, but that doesn’t mean they’ll be going into their freshman seasons without them. Most Likely to Start as a Freshman: WR...

Ranking the Big Ten's Football Rosters for 2016

By Braden Gall, 7 months 3 weeks ago
The sky is blue, the Earth is round and when you have better players, you win more games. Certainly, winning big in college football takes great coaching, enormous support staffs, state-of-the-art training facilities and plenty of luck. But whoever has the most talented roster, has a head start in the race for conference and national championships.  National Signing Day 2016 gave...