Bill O’Brien Not Illuminating Starting Quarterback Spot in Spring Practice Thus Far

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Penn State Coach Bill O’Brien returns to Happy Valley for spring practice after speculation about a potential return to the pros and certainly, the Nittany Lions’ quarterback situation offers even less clarity than it would if he had taken a position with […]

Eric LeGrand Shows Support for Ex-Rutgers Scarlet Knights AD Tim Pernetti

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The Mike Rice controversy officially transcended sports when it led to the “resigning” of Rutgers athletic director Tim Pernetti — a former tight end on the school’s football team — so it doesn’t come as a huge surprise that the […]

Baylor Bears Quarterback Position Undergoing Another Smooth Transition

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Thanks to the Baylor defense riding a pace into midseason that would’ve set records for futility, the weight of the team’s fortunes rested on quarterback Nick Florence‘s shoulders last fall and he delivered. Actually, the team as a whole would […]

Trey Edmunds Enters Virginia Tech Hokies Backfield Picture

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Returning running backs J.C. Coleman, Michael Holmes and Tony Gregory combined to average 4.4 yards per carry last season, as the struggling ground game played a part in Virginia Tech snapping the nation’s longest 10-win season streak at eight years […]

Ohio State Replacing Entire Starting Defensive Line in Spring Practice

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While Ohio State‘s offense enters 2013 spring practice in perfectly good shape with nine starters returning under offensive mastermind Urban Meyer, many giant questions linger on the other side of the ball, particularly up front. The Buckeyes boasted one of the […]

Mike London’s New Staff Brings New Attitude to Virginia Spring Football

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After taking Virginia down to the final game for the ACC Coastal Division title during his second year in 2011, Cavaliers Coach Mike London saw his squad rapidly regress last season from 5-3 to 2-6 in conference play. This trip […]

Florida State Reloads on Defensive Line With Maturing Mario Edwards Jr.

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The Florida State Seminoles are just plain-old reloading at defensive end. Most teams — even powerhouses — would suffer greatly from losing the man many experts call the best pure pass-rusher in the 2013 NFL draft class in Bjoern Werner. This […]

Jadeveon Clowney Lauded By South Carolina Defensive Coordinator

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The 2013 college football season is shaping up to be forever known as the year of Jadeveon Clowney. First Mel Kiper says he’d go No. 1 in 2013 if he was eligible. Then Clowney manages to take out a $5 […]

Wisconsin Running Game Finds New Identity Post-Montee Ball

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Bret Bielema departs for Arkansas. Second all-time leading rusher in school history Montee Ball heads for the NFL draft while key cogs in the offensive line follow suit. The squad can only bring eight healthy offensive lineman into spring practice […]

James Franklin Making the Most of Missouri Quarterback Competition

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James Franklin got a tough shake in his junior year. Missouri‘s first foray into SEC play saw the Tigers get rolling-pinned on the field and flattened by injury, only topping Kentucky and Tennessee in-conference. After a strong sophomore year in […]

Clint Chelf Leading Oklahoma State Quarterback Trio at Spring Practice

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It’s a marvel that the Oklahoma State Sooners managed to stay above .500 (5-4) in Big 12 play despite injuries hammering their quarterback position for all of 2012. After two years of Brandon Weeden‘s prolific passing and steadying presence by […]

West Virginia’s Geno Smith Bearing Lightning Rod, Carrying Weight of Redemption

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Geno Smith has become a lightning rod through no fault of his own, except for showing the skills and work ethic to be projected by many as the top quarterback prospect in this draft. Many valid arguments have been made […]