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Vanderbilt 2015 Fall Camp Preview and Key Position Battles to Watch

By Cody McClure, 2 weeks 3 days ago
Head coach Derek Mason's first season at Vanderbilt did not go well, to say the least. Coming off back-to-back nine-win seasons under former head coach James Franklin, the Commodores finished 3-9 and were beaten up and down the field with little sigh of relief. Any team that loses by 30 to Temple on its home field clearly has problems. Yet, despite multiple blowout losses, the...

College Football's Top 10 Fall Practice Storylines

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 3 days ago
College football’s long offseason is almost over. Kickoff for the 2015 season is less than 25 days away, and fall camps are underway across the nation. While every team is 0-0 and hopes of an undefeated season are still alive, all 128 FBS programs have key question marks to answer in fall camp. Optimism can only run high for so long. Eventually, the position concerns have to be answered...

College Football's Top 20 Quarterback Battles to Watch in Fall Practice

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 6 days ago
With fall practice underway, the long offseason is almost over and college football’s 2015 season is officially around the corner. The final preparations for the upcoming year have started, and coaches spend fall camp trying to finalize depth charts and rotations for the opener. While there’s no shortage of critical position battles in the fall, the quarterback position is...

Vanderbilt Football Deletes Offensive Tweet

By Jasmine Watkins, 3 weeks 9 hours ago
If you haven't heard, Vanderbilt football has been in a little bit of hot water lately regarding a rape case. That's why it was it was a little strange when the team's football account tweeted out this slogan.  Sure, they were talking about football, but on social media many things are taken the wrong way and it was just poorly worded. They've since deleted the...

SEC Coaches Talk Anonymously About Conference Foes for 2015

By Athlon Sports, 3 weeks 1 day ago
It's not easy getting college football coaches to honestly comment on another coach, player or team. Most coaches don't want to give opposing teams billboard material, which is why there is a lot of coach speak or overused cliches used during the year. In order to get an accurate assessment of teams heading into 2015, Athlon asked coaches in the SEC to talk...

SEC 2015 Preseason Quarterback Rankings

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 2 days ago
With fall camps set to open in August for all 128 college football teams, the 2015 season is officially around the corner. There’s no shortage of position battles or schemes to work on this fall, but quarterback competitions will steal the spotlight in August.The SEC has an inexperienced group of signal-callers set to take over in 2015. Mississippi State’s Dak Prescott is the league...

Ranking the SEC's Top 10 Heisman Candidates for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 4 weeks 11 hours ago
The SEC is in a two-year drought without a Heisman winner. After winning three trophies from 2007-10, the SEC has just one winner from 2011-14. Can the SEC claim a Heisman winner in 2015? The conference has a few options among the nation’s leading candidates, especially at the running back position with Georgia’s Nick Chubb, LSU’s Leonard Fournette and Alabama’s...

SEC Football Breakout Players for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 12 hours ago
Projecting college football’s breakout players for any given season is no easy assignment. After all, each person has a different take on what a “breakout player” is, and college football is always home to several new faces throughout the season. While it’s difficult to label breakout players, the new stars of any season can have a huge impact on conference...

Top 15 SEC Non-Conference Games of 2015

By Braden Gall, 1 month 1 week ago
The College Football Playoff Committee proved the general trend of tougher scheduling last fall.  The SEC doesn't have nearly as much problem with scheduling, as its league schedules are the toughest in college football (along with the Pac-12). But to top it off, the SEC has more high-level non-conference games than any other league in the nation.  Which is why the...