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Heisman Watch: Ranking the Pac-12's Top Candidates for 2017

USC's Sam Darnold enters the season as one of the favorites to win the prestigious stiff-armed trophy
Heisman Watch: Ranking the Pac-12's Top Candidates for 2017

The annals of Pac-12 football history are filled with stars who won the Heisman Trophy – names like Jim Plunkett, Terry Baker, Gary Beban, Marcus Allen, Carson Palmer, Matt Leinart and Marcus Mariota.

 

5 Impact Newcomers for the Utah Utes in 2017

Utah hopes former Oregon wide receiver Darren Carrington can provide an immediate boost in the passing game
5 Impact Newcomers for the Utah Utes in 2017

Utah has finally reached a point where rebuilding has given way to reloading. The Utes enter the 2017 season with some holes to fill in key positions in the secondary, along the offensive line and on special teams. Filling those holes will be a task Utah can handle.

 

College Football's Top 50 Linebacker Units for 2017

Georgia takes the top spot in LB unit rankings.
College Football's Top 50 Linebacker Units for 2017

Picking the top linebacker units in college football is no easy task. After all, schemes dictate how linebackers are used and the rise of spread offenses generally means more defensive backs on the field.

College Football's Top 50 Defensive Lines for 2017

Which teams have the best DL in the nation?
College Football's Top 50 Defensive Lines for 2017

The rise of spread offenses and the different schemes teams face on a week-to-week basis in a college football season has altered how some defensive coordinators think. While some are placing more emphasis on building a secondary, the success of any defense starts up front.

What Pressure? USC Prepares for Hyped 2017 Season

Players credit head coach Clay Helton for level-headed approach to a highly anticipated campaign
What Pressure? USC Prepares for Hyped 2017 Season

Hollywood loves producing blockbuster sequels, and all the elements needed for one such repeat exist nearby with USC football.

 

College Football's Top 50 Offensive Lines for 2017

Which teams have the best OL in the nation?
College Football's Top 50 Offensive Lines for 2017

The offensive line is often the most overlooked position for any college football team. While the linemen in the trenches don’t get enough credit, they are often the most important piece to a successful offense.

College Football's Top 50 Wide Receiver Groups for 2017

Which teams have the best group of receivers?
College Football's Top 50 Wide Receiver Groups for 2017

The 2017 season features a significant amount of turnover at wide receiver, opening the door for new stars and breakout players to emerge this fall. However, despite some big names moving onto the NFL, there is a clear No. 1 receiver group returning this season.

College Football's Top 50 Running Back Units for 2017

Which teams have the best RB groups in 2017?
College Football's Top 50 Running Back Units for 2017

While every college football team would prefer to have an established, superstar No. 1 running back, using a committee of options is the preferred approach to save wear and tear on the starter.

Pac-12 Coaches Talk Anonymously About Conference Foes for 2017

Coaches dish on all 12 Pac-12 teams.
Pac-12 Coaches Talk Anonymously About Conference Foes for 2017

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.

 

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