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How College Football's New Coaches Recruited in 2018

How did the new coaches perform on Signing Day?
How College Football's New Coaches Recruited in 2018

Recruiting is the basic blueprint for any college football program. Building a winner starts on the recruiting trail, and the data is there to back up just how important Signing Day is to all 130 teams.

College Football's Top 20 Impact True Freshmen for 2018

Which freshmen could have the biggest impact next fall?
College Football's Top 20 Impact True Freshmen for 2018

College football’s 2018 National Signing Day is officially in the books. Every FBS program inked recruits to a National Letter of Intent on Wednesday or in the early period in December, which means coaching staffs should have a good snapshot of how their program looks for the upcoming season.

College Football 2018 Team Recruiting Rankings

Which teams were the big winners on Signing Day?
College Football 2018 Team Recruiting Rankings

College football’s 2018 National Signing Day is in the books, and there's a new No. 1 at the top of the team recruiting rankings. Georgia coach Kirby Smart landed the best overall haul in the nation, taking home the top spot in all three recruiting services. Smart landed a standout class in the early signing period and only added to it on Wednesday.

National Signing Day 2018 Winners and Losers

Kirby Smart gave Georgia fans plenty of reasons to smile on Wednesday with the Bulldogs wrapping up the nation's No. 1 recruiting class
National Signing Day 2018 Winners and Losers

National Signing Day maybe the embodiment of the sentiment that hope springs eternal when it comes to college football. One day a year, every college football program across the country has reason to cheer with optimism welling up from within based on the new talent soon to come to campus.

 

3 Reasons for Optimism About the USC Trojans in 2018

Veterans on defense and young talent on offense shape the defending Pac-12 champions
3 Reasons for Optimism About the USC Trojans in 2018

Clay Helton's first two, full seasons as USC head coach produced a Rose Bowl Game title and a conference championship — both firsts since the 2008 season — and 21 combined wins, the most since the 2007-08 campaigns.

 

Grading College Football's Head Coach Hires for 2018

Scott Frost ranks as the No. 1 coaching hire for 2018.
Grading College Football's Head Coach Hires for 2018

College football’s 2017-18 coaching carousel featured 21 changes, including moves at big-time programs like Nebraska, Florida, Texas A&M, Oregon and Florida State. With the carousel completed and all 21 jobs filled, it's time to rank and grade the new hires and see how they fit with their new programs.

College Football's Early Top 50 Players for 2018

An early ranking of college football's top 50 returning players for 2018.
College Football's Early Top 50 Players for 2018

The 2018 college football season is still months away, but it’s never too early to look ahead at the upcoming year and rank some of the top players returning to the gridiron.

Grading College Football's First-Year Coaching Hires for 2017

Which first-year coaches did the best job in 2017?
Grading College Football's First-Year Coaching Hires for 2017

The 2017 college football season featured 23 new coaches at FBS programs. The 23 coaching changes were down slightly from the 2016 season, as 28 different programs had a change in the full-time role. It’s no secret coaching changes can have an instant impact on a problem, but some hires need a couple of years to rebuild a mess inherited from the previous staff.

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