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Does winning a national title really give you a boost in recruiting? (Yes)

Ohio State has been sitting on top of the Big Ten recruiting rankings for a number of years now. According to the team rankings from Rivals, Ohio State has had the top class in the Big Ten each of the past four seasons and all but one year since the Class of 2008. Rivals ranked…

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Report: LSU to earn $8.75 million from future neutral site games

Playing a marquee game on a neutral field has become rather common in college football in recent seasons, and the paydays that come with them tend to be the reason why. Aside from solving scheduling conflicts by avoiding arguments over home-and-home or one-and-done scheduling arrangements on one school’s campus without a return trip, neutral sites…

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LSU adds Leonard Fournette’s brother to latest recruiting class

If you thought LSU might be tough with one Fournette on the field, imagine what it could do with two. Lanard Fournette, the younger brother of LSU’s rising running back star Leonard Fournette (pictured) announced this weekend he is joining his brother at LSU. Lanard Fournette is a two-star athlete according to Rivals, which is a much lower rating…

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Ameer Abdullah earns Reese’s Senior Bowl MVP as North triumphs over South

The 2014 season was one for the ages for Big Ten running backs, so it was fitting to see Nebraska’s Ameer Abdullah and Minnesota’s David Cobb help lead the North to a Reese’s Senior Bowl victory Saturday in Mobile, Alabama. Abdullah, the game’s MVP, rushed for 73 yards and added 40 receiving yards and Cobb…

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Report: Saban expected to stay in-house to fill one staff vacancy

Alabama announced earlier Saturday that the Tide would be retaining their offensive coordinator, thus avoiding a third hole on Nick Saban‘s coaching staff.  Of the two remaining holes, one has reportedly been filled, and the head coach didn’t have to go outside the building to fill it. According to Thayer Evans of SI.com, Saban is expected…

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Overhaul of Alabama coaching staff is ‘complete speculation’

As the coaching carousel continues to spin, most coaches want to become a part of the Alabama Crimson Tide staff, not leave it. However, three different assistant coaches have left Nick Saban‘s purview since the team’s 42-35 loss to the Ohio State Buckeyes in the Sugar Bowl. Tyler Siskey, who served as Alabama’s director of…

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Sizable staff dollars highlight Harbaugh’s “guaranteed” contract

It’s been nearly a month since Jim Harbaugh was introduced as Michigan’s new head football coach, and some new details of his contractual particulars have been obtained. As had previously been reported, Harbaugh’s seven-year deal will be worth a minimum of $40.1 million, $7 million of which the UM coach will earn in 2015 — $500,000…

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Police Blotter

1/22/2015 — West Virginia offensive lineman Yodny Cajuste, linebacker Jaleel Fields, safety Dravon Henry and linebacker Xavier Preston cited for possession of marijuana. 1/22/2015 — Ole Miss safety Trae Elston and wide receiver Damore’ea Stringfellow charged with disorderly conduct.  Elston was also charged with resisting arrest. 1/20/2015 — Alabama linebacker Ryan Anderson charged with third-degree domestic violence and criminal mischief.…

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Saban: ‘Lane is committed to us right now’

After one very successful season in Tuscaloosa, Lane Kiffin and his rehabbed image are once again a hot commodity.  Reportedly. Sunday saw a report surface that labeled Kiffin as the front-runner to become the new offensive coordinator of the NFL’s San Francisco 49ers.  Fast-forward three days and Kiffin remains the offensive coordinator of the Alabama Crimson…

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Alabama cruising to fifth straight recruiting national championship

Alabama may not have added any hardware to the postseason trophy cases in Tuscaloosa, but Nick Saban and the Crimson Tide are on cruise control to another recruiting national championship. Alabama is the leader in the latest team recruiting rankings for the Class of 2015 with just over two weeks until National Signing Day. Alabama…

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Marcus Mariota still has a spot in the Senior Bowl if he wants it

The Senior Bowl is still holding a spot open for Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota. The 2014 Heisman Trophy winner has yet to accept an invitation to the top college all-star game, and it appears the game will hold a spot open for him if he arrives late. Practices are underway for Saturday’s game, the last…

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Alabama loses another assistant coach to SEC West rival

On the heels of Alabama losing defensive assistant Kevin Steele to a new job at LSU, Alabama head coach Nick Saban is losing one more defensive assistant to another SEC West rival. Lance Thompson has reportedly agreed to join the Auburn coaching staff as a defensive assistant under new defensive coordinator Will Muschamp. 247 Sports was…

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Ohio State the early betting favorite in 2015

Fresh off a national championship, Ohio State is already being labeled the team to beat in 2015. The Buckeyes were given the best odds to win next year’s national championship Tuesday morning by Bovada, at 6/1. TCU ended the season riding plenty of momentum into 2015, and Bovada recognized the Horned Frogs as the next favorite…

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Ohio State vs. Oregon set ESPN’s all-time viewership record

This postseason has been a good one for the people at ESPN. With so much invested in the College Football Playoff, the network did all it could to pump up the championship game, and it seems to have paid off. More people watched Monday night’s College Football Playoff championship game between Ohio State and Oregon…

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Final AP poll awards Buckeyes unanimous No. 1 spot, TCU finishes No. 3

There will be no split national championship. The Associated Press awarded all 59 first-place votes to the Ohio State Buckeyes following Ohio State’s College Football Playoff national championship victory Monday night over Oregon in Arlington, Texas. The Buckeyes finish the season as the AP’s top team for the first time since the 2002 season. It…

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