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10 Big Ten Players Who Will Replace NFL Draft Early Entrants in 2017

Demario McCall will attempt to fill the H-back role that Curtis Samuel excelled in for Ohio State in 2016
10 Big Ten Players Who Will Replace NFL Draft Early Entrants in 2017

Sure, J.T. Barrett, Saquon Barkley and a cast of other familiar faces in the Big Ten are returning to their schools next season. But after a 2016 that saw the league finish with four teams in the final top 10 of both major polls, the Big Ten will have to retool a bit up top, as a number of stars declared early for the 2017 NFL Draft.

 

Early ACC Football Predictions for 2017

Florida State is the early ACC favorite for 2017.
Early ACC Football Predictions for 2017

The ACC continued its upward trajectory after the conference claimed its second national championship in four seasons after Clemson’s victory over Alabama on Jan. 9. Thanks to outstanding coaching hires in recent years, the ACC has made progress in catching the Big Ten and SEC at the top of the conference power rankings.

Early Big Ten Football Predictions for 2017

Can Penn State repeat as Big Ten champs in 2017?
Early Big Ten Football Predictions for 2017

The battle for conference supremacy is an ongoing race to catch the SEC, but the Big Ten has made considerable progress in recent years to close the gap. Thanks to outstanding coaching hires, Ohio State (Urban Meyer), Penn State (James Franklin), Michigan (Jim Harbaugh) and Wisconsin (Paul Chryst), all four teams finished inside of the top 10 in the CFB Playoff poll.

College Football's NFL Draft Deadline Winners and Losers for 2017

Ohio State was hit hard by early departures once again.
College Football's NFL Draft Deadline Winners and Losers for 2017

The NFL Draft’s early entry deadline officially passed on Monday evening and over 90 players declared for the next level. The official list of players leaving for the NFL will be released on Friday.

Early SEC Football Predictions for 2017

Alabama is looking for its fourth SEC title in a row.
Early SEC Football Predictions for 2017

Even though Alabama made the national championship game and claimed the No. 1 ranking for the CFB Playoff, the 2016 college football season was a down year for the SEC. Every team outside of the Crimson Tide finished with at least four losses.

2017 MLB Spring Training Reporting Dates and Locations

Reigning NL MVP Kris Bryant and the Chicago Cubs' position players are scheduled to report to spring training in Arizona on Feb. 17
2017 MLB Spring Training Reporting Dates and Locations

It’s still January, but baseball will be back before you know it with the start of MLB’s spring training less than a month away. Those who have already had enough of winter can focus on the fact that all 30 teams will soon be reporting to facilities in Florida and Arizona in preparation for the 2017 season, which begins April 2.

 

College Football's Top 10 Early Projected Breakout Players for 2017

Here are 10 players poised for a breakout 2017 season.
College Football's Top 10 Early Projected Breakout Players for 2017

The definition of a breakout player in college football varies from each analyst or fanbase, but one thing is certain when looking ahead at the next season and the players returning.

Early Big 12 Football Predictions for 2017

Oklahoma is aiming for its third consecutive Big 12 title next season.
Early Big 12 Football Predictions for 2017

The Big 12 embarks on another new era in 2017. The league passed on expansion to remain a 10-team league, but a conference championship game returns in December. With a nine-game schedule and 10 teams, the league is guaranteed a rematch in Arlington, Texas next December to decide the conference crown.

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