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Setting First-Year Expectations for Florida's Jim McElwain

What's a realistic goal for McElwain in 2015?
Setting First-Year Expectations for Florida's Jim McElwain

Florida is one of the premier jobs in college football. The location in a fertile recruiting area allows the Gators to have access to some of the nation’s top talent, and the program won two BCS national championships under Urban Meyer.

Tennessee Volunteers Land State's Top 2016 Recruit in Linebacker Daniel Bituli

Bituli becomes the 13th member of the Volunteers' 2016 class
Tennessee Volunteers Land State's Top 2016 Recruit in Linebacker Daniel Bituli

Tennessee Volunteers head coach Butch Jones and staff received their second bit of good news in less than a week with the announcement that four-star, in-state linebacker Daniel Bituli would be joining them in Knoxville in 2016.

Kentucky Beats Out SEC Powers for Commitment from Monster 2016 Offensive Tackle

Mark Stoops adds highly regarded JUCO offensive lineman Tate Leavitt to Wildcats' next recruiting class
Kentucky Beats Out SEC Powers for Commitment from Monster 2016 Offensive Tackle

Amidst offers from Alabama, Auburn and Missouri, among others, gifted 2016 offensive tackle Tate Leavitt spurned SEC powers and committed to the University of Kentucky on Saturday. Leavitt announced the decision via Twitter Saturday afternoon.

 

College Football's Top 25 Non-Conference Games for 2015

What are the best non-conference football games in '15?
Top 25 Non-Conference Games to watch in 2015

There is a lot that is still unknown about the College Football Playoff Committee.

 

One thing that was learned about the new postseason format in year number one is that the voters value strength of schedule. Teams have ramped-up non-conference scheduling almost instantly (See: No. 4 below) and the results are a healthy list of top-level games.

 

Why LSU Will or Won't Make the College Football Playoff in 2015

Can the Tigers reach the playoffs in 2015?
Why LSU Will or Won't Make the College Football Playoff in 2015

LSU TigersLSU’s win total in SEC play has declined for three straight seasons, and the Tigers are coming off an 8-5 campaign, which was the lowest overall victory total for the program since 2008.

LSU RB Leonard Fournette Tops SEC Players with Three All-Conference Selections

LSU RB Leonard Fournette Tops SEC Players with Three All-Conference Selections

The Southeastern Conference released their preseason All-SEC football teams on Friday, putting LSU sophomore running back Leonard Fournette in rarified air. The 6-foot-1, 230-pound, bruising playmaker made all three SEC teams, as he was voted first-team running back, second-team all-purpose, and third-team return specialist.

 

Fred Biletnikoff Award Watch List Missing Marquee Wide Receivers

Tyler Boyd, who was first-team All-ACC last season, is one of the more notable omissions from the Biletnikoff Award preseason watch list
Fred Biletnikoff Award Watch List Missing Marquee Wide Receivers

The Tallahassee Quarterback Club Foundation did little to honor their award's namesake when the preseason Fred Biletnikoff Award watch list was released on Wednesday, as several marquee wide receivers expected to make a lot of noise on the collegiate gridiron in 2015 were missing.

 

Hugh Freeze Expresses Opinion on Confederate Symbol

When asked about the matter at the SEC Media Day, he stated his belief that the symbol should be removed from the state flag.

Having grown up and lived in Mississippi for most of his life, Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze stated how the pride he has for his home state. However, that didn’t stop him from stating his opinion that the state flag, which displays the Confederate emblem in the corner, should be changed in some fashion.

 

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