Washington Huskies Lose Pass-Rush Specialist Josh Shirley for 2014

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As the Washington Huskies prepare to begin the Chris Petersen era in Seattle, they will be looking to build off their most successful season of the last decade and make a run at a Pac-12 North Division title. To do […]

Ifo Ekpre-Olomu Most Complete Corner in Country for Oregon Ducks in 2014

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As the Oregon Ducks make their run to a Pac-12 title and possible spot in the College Football Playoff this postseason, there is plenty of hype surrounding the team, particularly on offense. The high-flying Ducks have plenty of weapons returning […]

Ryan Mueller Will Be Defensive Star for Kansas State Wildcats in 2014

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The Kansas State Wildcats faced a lot of questions defensively heading into the 2013 season facing the prospect of replacing nine starters. While many expected K-State to take a step back on defense, the group rallied and finished as the […]

Cole Farrand Must Step Up as Leader on Defense for Maryland Terrapins in 2014

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The Maryland Terrapins officially became a member of the Big Ten this week, so it’s time to look forward to how well they’ll make the transition on the football field this fall. The Terps have a lot of improvement to […]

Rant Sports College Football Rankings: No. 54 Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns

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The Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns were hoping to make a big-time splash in 2013 but came out of the gate slow, losing big in their two marquee non-conference road games to start the season 0-2. They bounced back to win the […]

Rant Sports College Football Rankings: No. 56 Northern Illinois Huskies

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The Northern Illinois Huskies were a big player in the mid-major college football hierarchy during the BCS era but face major transition in 2014. The team started the 2013 season 12-0 and within a MAC Championship Game away from busting […]

DeVante Parker Will Help With Smooth Transition for Louisville Cardinals in 2014

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The Louisville Cardinals have made a lot of changes since they last took the field during the Russell Athletic Bowl. They are making the move to the ACC with a new coach and a new quarterback to break in for […]

Rant Sports College Football Rankings: No. 57 North Texas Mean Green

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Head coach Dan McCarney has done a tremendous job of rebuilding the North Texas Mean Green football program over the last three years, culminating in a strong 2013 campaign. The team finished 9-4 on the year, winning six of their […]

Ben Weaver a Defensive Star for Boise State Broncos in 2014

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The Boise State Broncos are looking to start anew in 2014 after Chris Petersen moved on to become the new head coach of the Washington Huskies. Boise State will be trying to get back on top of the Mountain West […]

Leonard Floyd Poised to Break Out as Pass Rusher for Georgia Bulldogs in 2014

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The Georgia Bulldogs will be breaking in a new defensive coordinator in 2014 as they try and break through to an SEC Championship this fall. As Jeremy Pruitt takes over the Dawgs’ defense, he’ll have some excellent pieces to work […]

Travis Wilson Must Still Win Starting Quarterback Job for Utah Utes in 2014

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The Utah Utes and Travis Wilson received great news last week when the quarterback was medically cleared to fully return to football activities. After suffering a concussion last season, doctors discovered that Wilson had a preexisting condition that threatened to […]

DeForest Buckner Must Lead Defensive Line for Oregon Ducks in 2014

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The Oregon Ducks are heavy favorites to make a run at the Pac-12 title in 2014 but will have to retool their defense to get over the hump. New defensive coordinator Don Pellum has to replace key pieces, particularly on […]