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Early Look at the Biggest 2016 NFL Draft Needs for NFC West Teams

The Rams have a franchise running back in Todd Gurley. Should the focus now be on finding a young quarterback to pair with him?
Early Look at the Biggest 2016 NFL Draft Needs for NFC West Teams

One of the best divisions in the NFL, the NFC West will look to continue their tradition of big, physical defenses.

Clemson Tigers 2016 Spring Football Preview

Previewing what's ahead for the Tigers this spring.
Clemson Tigers 2016 Spring Practice Preview

Coming off a historic 2015 season, Clemson has one goal in mind when it begins spring workouts – a national championship. After falling just short against Alabama for the national title, the Tigers hope to get back to the College Football Playoff and claim the championship in 2016.

Ranking the Pac-12's Football-Basketball Coaching Duos

Sean Miller, Rich Rodriguez give Wildcats the league's best duo
Ranking the Pac-12's Football-Basketball Coaching Duos

The Pac-12 is generally considered the top all-sports conference in college athletics.

 

Stanford alone has won the NACDA Directors’ Cup every year since 1994-95. The top three schools in the 2014-15 Directors’ Cup all came from the Pac-12 (Stanford, UCLA, USC).

 

That is one heck of a bragging right, but we’re not concerned with fencing, rowing, water polo or rifle.

 

SEC's Top 15 Defensive Players on the Rise for 2016

Which defensive players are due for a breakout year?
SEC's Top 15 Defensive Players on the Rise for 2016

The SEC has a never-ending stockpile of defensive talent, and the next wave of stars is poised to emerge with spring practice just around the corner for all 14 teams.

Ranking the Big Ten's Football-Basketball Coaching Duos

Recent run has pushed Sparty's Dantonio and Izzo to the top
Ranking the Big Ten's Football-Basketball Coaching Duos

In some ways, the Big Ten could argue it has become the best combined football-basketball conference in recent years.

 

True, the conference has produced just one football championship since 2002 and no basketball championships since 2000. But at the same time, the Big Ten has had more programs in the running for mix big prizes, especially since Kentucky has become the lone basketball power in the SEC.

 

TCU Horned Frogs 2016 Spring Practice Preview

Previewing what's ahead for TCU this spring.
TCU Horned Frogs 2016 Spring Practice Preview

After a 12-1 record in 2014 and a No. 3 finish in the final Associated Press poll, TCU opened 2015 as one of the favorites to claim a spot in the College Football Playoff.

Baylor Bears 2016 Spring Practice Preview

Previewing what's ahead for Baylor this spring.
Baylor Bears 2016 Spring Practice Preview

Baylor’s promising 2015 season and playoff hopes were derailed by key injuries, but the Bears finished the year with an impressive 49-38 victory over North Carolina in the Russell Athletic Bowl.

Ranking the SEC's Football-Basketball Coaching Duos

With hire of Avery Johnson, Alabama takes top spot
Ranking the SEC's Football-Basketball Coaching Duos

Not long ago, one SEC program could easily claim having the best football-basketball coaching tandem in the nation. From 2006-08, Urban Meyer and Billy Donovan won four national championships for Florida.

 

Eight years later, Meyer and Donovan are in different jobs, and the SEC looks quite a bit the same and yet different. No tandem really towers over any other.

 

Early Look at the Biggest 2016 NFL Draft Needs for NFC South Teams

Tampa Bay needs to give young quarterback Jameis Winston more help on the defensive side of the ball
Early Look at the Biggest 2016 NFL Draft Needs for NFC South Teams

With the Denver Broncos securing Super Bowl 50 another NFL season is in the books. It’s never too early to look ahead to next year, starting with the 2016 NFL Draft April 28-30. Carolina has won the NFC South each of the past three seasons and made it all the way to the Super Bowl in 2015.

 

Ranking the Big 12's Football-Basketball Coaching Duos

Oklahoma has two coaches with final four potential
Ranking the Big 12 Football-Basketball Coaching Duos

At this point last season, we ranked Oklahoma as the top coaching duo in the Big 12. It was a pretty easy call.

 

Although the football program was coming off an 8-5 season, Bob Stoops presided over a program that won 10 games or more nine times in 16 years to that point. And although Lon Kruger rarely led spectacular seasons, he had a long track record of taking over troubled programs and turning them into contenders.

 

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