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C.J. Fair
Determining the top spot this week was easy. Arizona lost. Syracuse won its biggest game of the season. And that’s that.The rest of the rankings, though, remain difficult to determine. Wichita State, San Diego State and Florida are slicing...
David Fox
5 months ago
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Nick Saban
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...
Braden Gall
5 months ago
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Kevin Sumlin
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...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
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Alabama Crimson Tide
The "modern" recruiting era is tied directly to the online recruiting websites. Rivals and Scout began the explosion around 2001 and ESPN and 247Sports have powerfully entered the market since. The rankings databases only go back 10 or 11...
Braden Gall
5 months ago
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According to 247Sports, there are 283 four-star prospects and 33 five-star recruits in the class of 2014.All of them will officially become a member of a college football team on National Signing Day 2014 (NSD). Well, at least, they are supposed to...
Braden Gall
5 months ago
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Cleanthony Early
Perhaps the greatest threat to Syracuse’s undefeated start won’t be games like Saturday, when the Orange defeated Duke in overtime in a wild atmosphere at the Carrier Dome.Instead, the end for Syracuse’s winning streak may be...
David Fox
5 months ago
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Alex Collins
Children are complicated, fickle, naive creatures who seldom have any perspective on the trappings of adult life. Few 16-year-old kids in this country know what they want to do with the rest of their lives. Hell, most of them have never even done...
Braden Gall
5 months ago
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Nick Saban
College football will welcome more than 3,000 new faces to its ranks on Wednesday.National Signing Day is a mix between Christmas morning and Valentine’s Day for most diehard NCAA fans. New toys in the form of 6-foot-4, 240-pound linebackers...
Braden Gall
5 months ago
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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...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
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The race for the national freshman of the year has been in flux for most of the season, which is great news for lists like these.Jabari Parker started on a hot streak before Aaron Gordon took center stage in a head-to-head matchup between Duke and...
David Fox
5 months ago
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C.J. Fair
Take a break from Super Bowl preparations Saturday — and Sunday — to watch a little college basketball. Trust us.While last weekend was short on top matchups, this week promises plenty of key storylines on heading into the biggest...
David Fox
5 months ago
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Greg Robinson
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...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
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Vidal Hazelton
“Five-star” is a term in recruiting reserved for the nation’s elite. Roughly 30 players each year are awarded the coveted fifth star next to their name by the recruiting websites.According to MaxPreps.com, there are roughly 15,000...
Braden Gall
5 months ago
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Aaron Donald
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...
Braden Gall
6 months ago
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Joe Harris
Of all the first-round upsets in last season’s tournament people picked, almost no one took Harvard over New Mexico. La Salle was just as much of a surprising moving from the First Four to the Sweet 16.And then there’s Florida Gulf...
Athlon Sports
6 months ago
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Mike Krzyzewski
The weekend in college basketball ended with another coaching milestone for Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski, one he extended Monday with a victory over Pittsburgh.Saturday, though, will be perhaps just as notable. The first meeting between Krzyzewski...
David Fox
6 months ago
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Kenny Hill
College football’s 2014 season is still several months away, and spring practice won’t begin for many teams until March. However, it’s never too early to look ahead. With the official list of early entries into the draft finalized...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
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Jameis Winston
College football’s Heisman Trophy won’t be awarded until next December, but it’s never too early to think about the frontrunners for next season.Bovada has released its early odds for 2014, and there’s a familiar face at the...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
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Mike Krzyzewski
Recent weeks have presented the classic conundrum for those who spend time ranking teams: Do you rank a team based on what they have been all season, what they can be or what they are right now?Tough life, right?Teams like Wisconsin and Iowa State...
David Fox
6 months ago
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Miami Hurricanes
John Swofford’s league was at a crossroads and it feels like the ACC made the right choice.A Grant of Rights has been signed, the Louisville Cardinals — and mastermind athletic director Tom Jurich — are joining the ranks (and will...
Braden Gall
6 months ago
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Ohio State Buckeyes
Each year, Athlon Sports takes a look back at one recruiting class to figure out what happened to the best and brightest prospects in the nation.The 2008 class was as heralded as any in modern era of recruiting rankings and was highlighted by a...
Braden Gall
6 months ago
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Jacob Coker
With Jameis Winston entrenched as Florida State’s quarterback next season, playing time was going to be limited for Jacob Coker, and the sophomore has decided to transfer from Tallahassee to Alabama. With Coker set to graduate in May, he can...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
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Kevin Sumlin
The phrase “SEC Speed” instantly conjures images of glory, victory and pride for one region in the country and thoughts of depression, agony and exasperation for every other part of the nation. But after claiming seven consecutive...
Braden Gall
6 months ago
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James Franklin
After a whopping 31 changes last year, college football’s head coach carousel was relatively quiet this offseason.The 2013-14 cycle featured just 20 teams making a switch at head coach. But the offseason wasn’t short on drama, as two of...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
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Clemson Tigers
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...
Braden Gall
6 months ago

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