Meandering our way through the offseason, a single one-liner at a time…
— With Auburn set to commence spring practice, al.com takes a peek into the Tigers’ returning backfield.
— Michigan is wasting no time in addressing an offensive line hit hard by departures.
— Marc Weiszer of the Athens Banner-Herald has a solid profile of linebacker Ramik Wilson looking to fill some very big and productive shoes at Georgia.
— Redshirt freshman Tyler O’Connor could be a dark-horse candidate in Michigan State’s quarterback competition.
— New coordinator Glenn Spencer says it’s “naturally going to be a different defense” at Oklahoma State.
— Kelvin York may have first dibs in replacing single-season rushing leader John White, but just who will be Utah’s main back remains a mystery.
— Will Utah State be satisfied with an 11-win 2012 season and a BCS bowl? “Even though we had a good season last year, next season can be even better,” said quarterback Chuckie Keeton.
— Dabo Swinney says Clemson needs “more competition, more accountability and more quality depth” in the secondary.
— Wide receiver Kyle Boehm might get another shot at quarterback for Cal.
— With Washington heading into a two-and-half-week break from spring practice, head coach Steve Sarkisian will use the off-time to “assess the first six practices and look at individuals, one, and how guys either progresses or regressed.”
— Tennessee conducted the first scrimmage of the Butch Jones era Saturday, which ended on a controversial final play.
— Several Penn State players are performing an annual rite of spring as they switch positions from the ones they played a year ago.
— The West Lafayette Journal & Courier breaks down Purdue’s roster ahead of the start of spring practice.
— The third verbal commitment for Arizona’s 2014 recruiting class is four-star California running back Nick Wilson.