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College Football's 2014 Consensus National Team Recruiting Rankings

By Braden Gall, 2 months 1 week ago
Rivals.com, Scout.com, ESPN and 247Sports.com are the four major recruiting services who all do an excellent job evaluating, tracking and ranking all things recruiting.But they don't always agree and that is a great thing for fans. It also means the best way to rank the best classes in the nation is to average them all together and come to a consensus. One service may value quantity while...

Top 10 Big 12 Defensive Linemen of the BCS Era

By Braden Gall, 2 months 2 weeks ago
The Bowl Championship Series is dead. But even the harshest of BCS detractors must acknowledge that the 16-year run was arguably the best era of college football in the history of the sport.The era was highlighted by the advent of the BCS Championship Game, conference realignment and mega-dollar contracts for conferences, programs and coaches. But the elite athletes had a huge, if not the...

Top 10 Big 12 Wide Receivers of the BCS Era

By Braden Gall, 2 months 3 weeks ago
The Bowl Championship Series is dead. But even the harshest of BCS detractors must acknowledge that the 16-year run was arguably the best era of college football in the history of the sport.The era was highlighted by the advent of the BCS Championship Game, conference realignment and mega-dollar contracts for conferences, programs and coaches. But the elite athletes had a huge, if not the...

Early Big 12 Football Predictions for 2014

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 5 days ago
The Big 12 was one of the toughest conferences to predict last season. The conference had a significant amount of turnover at quarterback, and most preseason predictions placed the projected champion outside of the top 10.Fast forward to 2014, and the outlook has changed for the Big 12. Oklahoma went 11-2 in a rebuilding year and is poised to make a run into college football’s playoff....

Grading College Football's First-Year Coaching Hires for 2013

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 1 week ago
With college football’s 2013 season completed, it’s time to take a look back at the season that was amd review the performance of all 125 teams before 2014 kicks off. College football’s coach carousel was quite active last offseason, featuring 31 changes among BCS programs. The changes in 2014 are not expected to reach that number, so we may not see another year with 31...

Texas Tech TE Amaro to enter NFL draft

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 months 2 weeks ago
Lubbock, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Texas Tech's record-breaking tight end Jace Amaro will forego his senior season and declare for the NFL draft.Amaro broke the NCAA all-time record for receiving yards in a season for a tight end with 1,352 during his junior campaign, eclipsing the mark of 1,329 set by Rice's James Casey in 2008. Amaro finished with 106 receptions and seven touchdowns.The decision...

Recap: Texas Tech vs. Arizona State

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 months 2 weeks ago
San Diego, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - A week ago, Kliff Kingsbury didn't know who his starting quarterback would be heading into Monday night's Holiday Bowl.He certainly picked the right guy.Davis Webb tossed four touchdown passes and threw for 403 yards as Texas Tech defeated No. 16 Arizona State 37-23 at Qualcomm Stadium.Webb completed 18 of his first 21 passes for 289 yards and his four scores...

The Best Big 12 College Football Stats of 2013

By Braden Gall, 3 months 2 weeks ago
Numbers and statistics are unquestionably a huge part of the game. Any game, for that matter.Some like to keep it simple and use the ol' eyeball test, while others fall on the sabermetric side of things. In the football world, that means total offense, total defense and points scored versus points per play and defensive efficiency ratings. Rational and logical arguments can be made for...

Holiday Bowl Preview and Prediction: Arizona State vs. Texas Tech

By David Fox, 3 months 2 weeks ago
The Holiday Bowl will be an exercise in differing fortunes for both teams.Think back to Oct. 19: Texas Tech was 7-0 and ranked 10th in the first BCS standings. At the same time, Arizona State was nowhere to be found in the rankings. The Sun Devils responded to a 37-34 loss to Notre Dame in Arlington to win back-to-back games against Colorado and Washington, but they hadn’t worked their way...

Arizona State and Texas Tech collide in Holiday Bowl

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 months 3 weeks ago
San Diego, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The 14th-ranked Arizona State Sun Devils will take on the Texas Tech Red Raiders in the Holiday Bowl on Monday, Dec. 30 at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego.Todd Graham's 10-3 Sun Devils will be playing in their third straight bowl game. This is the best season for Arizona State since it won its conference championship in 2007 after going 10-3.Kliff Kingsbury's Red...