Rant Sports College Football Top 100: No. 80 Bowling Green

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Thankfully, the college football season is just 80 days away. That means it’s time to preview team No. 80 in the Rant Sports 100 in 100 Series: the Bowling Green Falcons. BG finished the 2012-13 campaign as one of the hottest […]

Steve Spurrier Compromise Is Not the Answer to SEC Scheduling Question

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South Carolina Gamecocks‘ head coach Steve Spurrier finally broke his silence and decided to go public with his solution to the SEC’s scheduling conundrum. While his approach would be an excellent compromise, the league would be wise to keep the […]

Kentucky Wildcats Should Move Jalen Whitlow to Receiver

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With four players transferring out of Kentucky Wildcats‘ program, the team will need to make some personnel changes on both sides of the ball. But, the most important decision that Mark Stoops needs to make would be the most unpopular […]

Marlin Lane’s Possible Reinstatement Will Help the Tennessee Volunteers Backfield

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It looks like the Tennessee Volunteers will get deeper at running back thanks to the potential return of one of its top players. While the school has yet to confirm anything publicly, Knoxville radio talk show host Jimmy Hyams tweeted on Wednesday that Marlin Lane is […]

Rant Sports College Football Top 100: No. 85 Arkansas State

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Thankfully, the college football season is just 85 days away. With that in mind, it’s time to preview team No. 85 in the Rant Sports 100 in 100 Series: the Arkansas State Red Wolves. ASU has been one of the most consistent […]

Forget the Nine Game Schedule, SEC Should Beef Up Non-conference Slate

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Even though the coaches voted 13-1 against the nine-game schedule, it looks like the SEC will add another league game sometime soon. However, if the conference wants to put itself in position to send multiple teams to the College Football Playoff, it will […]

Will Improved Tennessee Defense Lead to Bowl Game in 2013?

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While most of the talk at spring practice focused on the quarterback position, it’s the Tennessee Volunteer defense that will determine whether the Vols return to the postseason in 2013. Even though it won’t lead the pack in a league loaded with […]

Alabama Crimson Tide on Verge of Historic Season

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Although history might suggest otherwise, the Alabama Crimson Tide will win the national championship for an unprecedented third straight season. At the risk of overstating the obvious, Nick Saban’s squad is on the verge of a truly historic feat. As my distinguished […]

Georgia Bulldogs Will be Fine Defensively In Season Opener

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Despite losing top defender Josh Harvey-Clemons to suspension, the Georgia Bulldogs will be just fine defensively against the Clemson Tigers. Make no mistake about it, losing Harvey-Clemons for the first game of the season leaves a huge void in the […]

Will Vanderbilt’s Run Defense Lead The Way to SEC East Title?

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While most of the talk during spring practice focused on the competition at quarterback, the Vanderbilt Commodores‘ success or failure ultimately rests with its run defense. Thanks to a very talented front seven, the ‘Dores will contend for the SEC East crown […]

Rant Sports College Football Top 100: No. 97 Marshall Thunder Herd

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Thankfully, the college football season is just 97 days away. With that in mind, it’s time to preview team No. 97 in the Rant Sports 100 in 100 series: the Marshall Thundering Herd. Let’s be honest: last season was a huge disappointment for […]

Will Improved Offense Lead Kentucky Wildcats to Bowl in 2013?

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After finishing last season as one of the least-explosive offenses in the country, the Kentucky Wildcats enter 2013 seeking to return to the postseason for the first time in three years. Thanks to a much-improved offense, the ‘Cats will contend for a […]