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Ranking the Big East's College Football Coaches for 2013

Louisville's Charlie Strong ranks as the No. 1 coach in the Big East for 2013.
<p> Ranking the Big East's College Football Coaches for 2013</p>

Coaching is one of the driving forces in building a national championship team or program. No matter how much talent a program has, it can’t win a national title if the coaching is questionable.

Considering how important coaches are to teams or even making preseason predictions, Athlon is taking a look at how each conference stacks up with its head coach rankings for 2013.

College Football's Top Assistant Coach Hires for 2013

Don Brown should be one of the top coordinator hires for 2013.
<p> College Football's Top Assistant Coach Hires for 2013</p>

Barring any late movement, college football’s coaching carousel for 2013 has ended.

As with any offseason, there were plenty of changes nationally. Over 100 coordinator jobs have changed hands from 2012 and there were numerous moves among the assistant ranks.

College Football's Top 50 Quarterbacks of the BCS Era

Who are the greatest college quarterbacks of the BCS era?
<p> College Football's Top 50 Quarterbacks of the BCS Era</p>

Greatness is defined in so many different ways. Statistical production, individual awards, team success, longevity, supporting cast, raw talent and athletic ability all factor heavily in determining overall greatness. Sometimes, you simply know greatness when you see it.

So all factors were considered when trying to determine who the greatest quarterbacks of the BCS era have been. Here are the Top 50 signal callers since the BCS was implemented in 1998:

* - active, ** - not all seasons played in BCS era

College Football's Top 25 Heisman Trophy Candidates for 2013

Athlon Sports continues its spring football coverage with 2013 Heisman frontrunners.
<p> College Football's Top 25 2013 Heisman Trophy Candidates</p>

Heisman Trophy trends finally appear to be changing. Defensive players are getting invited to New York City with increased regularity as one player from that side of the ball has been a finalist in three of the last four seasons. The age stigma has fallen by the wayside as well with Tim Tebow and Johnny Manziel each winning the award in just their second seasons on campus.

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