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College Football's Coaches on the Hot Seat: 2016 Spring Practice Edition

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 2 months ago
College football’s 2015-16 coaching carousel was one of the most active in recent memory. After 28 jobs changed hands, the 2016-17 version may not be as active at the end of the year. However, several big-time jobs could open, as Les Miles (LSU), Charlie Strong (Texas), Kevin Sumlin (Texas A&M) and Gus Malzahn (Auburn) enter the 2016 season squarely on the hot seat.   Spring...

College Football's Top 30 Running Backs on the Rise for 2016

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 2 months ago
Running back is one of the easiest positions to find a new standout each year, and there always seems to be a wave of stars ready to emerge in offseason workouts. Last season, Stanford’s Christian McCaffrey finished second in the Heisman voting in his first year as the starter, while Alabama’s Derrick Henry went from sharing time with T.J. Yeldon to finishing as the nation’s...

College Football's Top 25 Quarterback Battles to Watch in Spring Practice

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 2 months ago
Spring practice is the first look at all 128 college football teams for 2016, and every coaching staff has a long list of questions for their programs to answer during offseason workouts. While replacing key players in the trenches or rebuilding the secondary is critical to the success of any team, quarterback battles are always going to steal the offseason spotlight. This spring features...

West Virginia Mountaineers 2016 Spring Football Preview

By Jeremy Simon, 1 year 2 months ago
For the West Virginia Mountaineers 2015 was a tale of two seasons. After finishing the month of October 0-4, head coach Dana Holgorsen righted the ship to 5-1 the rest of the way, including a record-setting Cactus Bowl victory over Arizona State. After athletic director Shane Lyons gave Holgorsen a less-than-enthusiastic endorsement for 2016 all eyes will be on the Mountaineers in what may...

Oklahoma State Cowboys 2016 Spring Football Preview

By Allen Kenney, 1 year 2 months ago
When we last saw Oklahoma State, Ole Miss was pummeling Mike Gundy's team in the Sugar Bowl. The Rebels' offense went up and down the field at will on the Cowboys. Meanwhile, OSU could do no right when it did get the ball. It marked a fitting end to a season in which the Cowboys won the games that they were supposed to win and got slaughtered when they were supposed to lose. OSU...

College Football's Pre-Spring 1-128 Team Rankings for 2016

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 2 months ago
The 2016 college football season officially begins on Aug. 27 with California taking on Hawaii in Australia. While kickoff for 2016 is a ways off, it’s never too early to start thinking about rankings, predictions and a preview for the upcoming year. With spring practice underway, teams are starting to put the pieces in place for 2016 and answer some of the question marks surrounding the...

Texas Longhorns 2016 Spring Football Preview

By Allen Kenney, 1 year 2 months ago
Charlie Strong bounced underperforming holdovers from Mack Brown’s tenure, brought in talented recruits and hired a high-priced offensive architect to take the Texas Longhorns’ attack into the 21st century. He has changed plenty in a program that was in dire need of a makeover when he got the job after the 2013 season. So far, though, he hasn’t changed enough to lift UT...

Texas Tech Red Raiders 2016 Spring Football Preview

By Nicholas Ian Allen, 1 year 2 months ago
Texas Tech made big strides in several areas in 2015 — most importantly in the win column. After suffering a 4-8 season in head coach Kliff Kingsbury's second season in 2014, the Red Raiders won four games in Big 12 play last year and finished 7-6 overall following a loss to LSU in the Texas Bowl. As usual, the offense carried the way. Patrick Mahomes is one of the best...

Iowa State Cyclones 2016 Spring Football Preview

By Nicholas Ian Allen, 1 year 2 months ago
The Iowa State Cyclones have struggled in recent seasons, specifically with three consecutive years in which the team has lost at least nine games. However, there is a good deal of excitement surrounding the rebuilding program. New head coach Matt Campbell appears to be a solid hire, and there's talent and experience returning at the offensive skill positions, led by running back Mike Warren...

Oklahoma Sooners 2016 Spring Football Preview

By Allen Kenney, 1 year 2 months ago
Twelve months ago, Oklahoma looked like a program on the ropes. Legendary head coach Bob Stoops had changed out four members of his coaching staff, highlighted by the addition of a new offensive coordinator in Lincoln Riley. The Sooners appeared to be counting on a Texas Tech castoff at quarterback to orchestrate their offensive attack. OU’s defense had turned to dust over the course...
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