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Dabo Swinney Makes the Right Call to Name Deshaun Watson Clemson's Starting QB

Deshaun Watson replaces Cole Stoudt at QB.
Dabo Swinney Makes the Right Call to Promote Deshaun Watson as Clemson's Starting QB

Following Saturday’s overtime loss to Florida State, Clemson coach Dabo Swinney announced true freshman Deshaun Watson supplanted Cole Stoudt as the team’s starting quarterback.

While Stoudt could be a solid quarterback for the Tigers and certainly hasn’t been awful through the first three games, starting Watson is clearly the right call for Clemson.

College Basketball: Ranking the Big East Coaches for 2014-15

Villanova's Jay Wright takes top spot
College Basketball: Ranking the Big East Coaches for 2014-15

The Big East coaching roster — back in its classic lineup — was notable for its firebrands on the bench with Jim Boeheim, John Thompson, Rollie Massimino and Lou Carnesecca.

 

The lineup in the second year of this version of the Big East may have personality but it is more notable for its familiarity.

 

Previewing the Best 5 College Football Games of Week 5

Pac-12, SEC teams have questions in key conference games
Previewing the Best 5 College Football Games of Week 5

Most schedules are starting to move into conference play, but don’t tell the teams in some of the biggest games this week.

 

Teams like South Carolina, UCLA, Arizona State, Stanford and Washington all could look like they use another week or two to get into shape before critical games.

 

UCLA and Arizona State both have health concerns for the quarterback position. Washington and UCLA have played down to lesser teams. Stanford can’t find its way to the end zone. And South Carolina is just embarrassing (says Steve Spurrier).

10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 4 in the SEC

Stats to know from Week 4
10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 4 in the SEC

It was an eventful weekend in the SEC. Records were broken (Vanderbilt’s Darrius Sims). Major statements were made (Mississippi State). And offenses floundered (Florida). Here are some stats from the week that was in the SEC.

 

10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 4 in the SEC

 

10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 4 in the Big 12

Here are the Big 12 stats to know from Week 4.
10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 4 in the Big 12

Athlon Sports brings the most intriguing, important, historic and bizarre stats from around the weekend of Big 12 football action:

 

Which Football Conference Has Had the Best 2014 So Far?

We ranked all 10 conferences for our in-season league power rankings
Which Conference Has Had the Best 2014 So Far?

Conference bragging rights didn’t start with the College Football Playoff or even the BCS.

 

That said, fighting for championship postseason games has only magnified the “my conference is better than your conference” debate.

 

In some ways the selection committee may make those determinations, certainly in leaving out on conference (four spots for the Power 5) and potentially rewarding one league with two spots in the Playoff.

 

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