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Kansas State Wildcats 2015 Spring Football Preview

By Braden Gall, 2 years 3 months ago
Bill Snyder is a mad scientist when it comes to building a roster and developing talent. His challenge this offseason for Kansas State might be one of his biggest, however, as the Wildcats lose a glut of elite senior leaders. Will Kansas State likely outperform their preseason expectations anyway? Probably. But that will require more wizardry from Snyder this spring. Related: 2015...

College Football's Top 25 Defensive Players on the Rise for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 2 years 3 months ago
With the volume of high-powered offenses and talent at the skill positions every year, it’s not easy being a defensive coordinator or a player on that side of the ball. However, there’s no shortage of standouts that emerge each season out of spring practice and the regular season. After taking a look at the quarterbacks, running backs and receivers on the rise for 2015, it...

Texas Freshman Myles Turner Declares for the NBA Draft

By Aaron Carrara, 2 years 3 months ago
Heralded University of Texas freshman Myles Turner announced on Monday via Youtube that he will enter the upcoming NBA Draft which takes place in June. Turner’s decision comes the day after head coach Rick Barnes and Texas officially parted ways after 18 years. Turner, a 5-star recruit and McDonald’s All-American from Trinity High School in Euless, Texas, averaged 10.1...

Texas Longhorns 2015 Spring Football Preview

By Braden Gall, 2 years 4 months ago
Charlie Strong probably feels like he cleared one hurdle in his first season at Texas. He reestablished a physicality and toughness in the Longhorns that had been long missing under the previous regime. But entering his second season, there are still many questions about key positions — like quarterback — and now he has to fill massive holes left in the...

Early 2015 Heisman Betting Odds: Top Picks, Sleepers and Busts

By Braden Gall, 2 years 4 months ago
The Heisman Trophy is the most prestigious award in sports and gambling is a huge part of the game of football. Put them together and you get preseason odds for the coveted stiff-armed trophy. Bovada recently released an updated list of Heisman Trophy front-runners for 2015 and, for entertainment purposes only, we’ve offered up our unsolicited gambling advice.Remember, last year...

West Virginia Mountaineers 2015 Spring Football Preview

By Steven Lassan, 2 years 4 months ago
West Virginia rebounded from a 4-8 mark in 2013 to finish 7-6 and earn its first winning record (5-4) in Big 12 action since joining the league. The Mountaineers return 16 starters for 2015, including talented running back Rushel Shell and defensive backs Daryl Worley (CB) and Karl Joseph (S). Coach Dana Holgorsen has this program trending in the right direction, but his 2015 team has a few...

West Virginia's Bob Huggins Rips TV Experts

By Jeremy Simon, 2 years 4 months ago
West Virginia entered the opening round of the NCAA Tournament with TV experts hyping the return of Bobby Hurley, and with Buffalo planted firmly in their minds. The country had not heard from Buffalo all season, but due to Hurley on the bench, the Bulls were poised to pull the upset of the tourney. The bad news for the Bulls was, Hurley couldn’t play. Although much of the...

Oklahoma Sooners 2015 Spring Football Preview

By Braden Gall, 2 years 4 months ago
The Sooners entered last season with loads of hype following a devastatingly impressive performance over Alabama in the Sugar Bowl. Many had Oklahoma winning the Big 12 title and participating in the College Football Playoff. Neither of these will be a concern for Bob Stoops and his Crimson and Cream faithful this spring. This team should enter spring practice grounded...

Baylor's 410-Pound OL LaQuan McGowan Catches Pass in Spring Game

By Steven Lassan, 2 years 4 months ago
Baylor’s LaQuan McGowan is a very large man. According to the school’s official roster, the Texas native is 6-foot-7 and 410 pounds. In the Cotton Bowl loss to Michigan State, McGowan showed off his athleticism by catching an 18-yard pass for a score. And here’s the best part of this story: The coaching staff plans to give him more snaps at tight end this year. ...

West Virginia Coach Dana Holgorsen Taking On More Responsibility in 2015

By Jeremy Simon, 2 years 4 months ago
West Virginia head coach Dana Holgorsen announced this past Sunday the hiring of former Mountaineer graduate assistant Mark Scott as the new special teams coordinator for the 2015 season. Scott had been a graduate assistant (GA) at WVU since 2012 working with the defense and was a favorite of both Holgorsen and defensive coordinator Tony Gibson. With the hiring of Scott the...