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Who are the SEC's biggest X factors for 2016?

The SEC is packed with stars like Myles Garrett and Leonard Fournette. But who are the biggest X factors for each of the conference's 14 teams?

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Schedule analysis: LSU Tigers

Expectations are high this season for LSU, which must find a way to beat Alabama, Arkansas and Ole Miss to meet them.

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4hJared Shanker

Go ahead, Florida State, flash those rings

Florida State didn't win a national title, a conference title or even a bowl game. But being the best team in Florida was reason enough to get rings.

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GameDay 100: Georgia bulldog tries to bite Auburn player (0:15)
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Scout's Take: QB-DT Kellen Mond to Texas A&M

Mond, the No. 2 dual threat quarterback in the Class of 2017, fills a need for the Aggies under center and could see the field right away.

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Conner on return to field: 'I'm going to embrace it all' (1:12)
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The Pac-12's 12 biggest X factors in 2016

You know Christian McCaffrey, Josh Rosen and the Pac-12's biggest names heading into 2016. But who are the fringe players that will need to take a huge step forward this year for each team?

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Here's the thing about satellite camps

It's been fun to follow all of the satellite camp drama, but an important point that has gone largely unnoticed is that coaches still prefer to have recruits on campus before extending a scholarship offer.

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1dEdward Aschoff

Schedule analysis: Florida Gators

The Gators have the early showdown at Tennessee, but it's a key later stretch that will define their 2016 season.

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2dAlex Scarborough

Schedule analysis: Alabama Crimson Tide

Alabama will face some tough tests on the road, starting with an early-season matchup against Ole Miss.

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2dTravis Haney

Triple threats: CFB's top 25 offensive trios

Which are the best three-player offensive units in the nation? The answers encompass three of last season's playoff teams, several Heisman favorites and some others that might surprise you.

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Sexual assault survivor finally gets answers (4:27)
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4dDarren Rovell

SEC Twitter account endures hacking attack

The SEC says it is closely monitoring its Twitter account after a hack led the league to post a couple images of scantily clad women Saturday morning.

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1dPhil Steele

Phil Steele's ultimate summer CFB betting guide

Phil Steele gives out his best early bets for the Heisman, national title, Games of the Year and season win totals in this comprehensive betting guide.

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Toledo picks up 5th year senior transfer DB Desmond Frye (PS#88, 6'2" 198) from Virginia Tech. He had 4 starts, 28 tkls,1 int in '15 at VT.

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Didn't know much about Colorado CB Chidobe Awuzie till I popped in tape this am. Now he's one of my favorites. Plays CB like a Mike LB!

Jane McManus: Manziel incidents sad to watch

Meanwhile, Sarah Spain blames the system for enabling him to think he could get away with anything he wants.

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The next 'Jumpman?'

SportsCenter has the top fan-generated plays from around the country, including an incredible display from a 270-pound Penn State football player.

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Kanell on FSU rings: 'Dumbest thing'

Danny Kanell is appalled by Florida State's football program blowing an alleged $60,000 on championship rings for players after losing their bowl game.

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Updated football class rankings

A commitment from top-50 prospect Kellen Mond, a former Baylor commit, has Texas A&M in the top 10. New top 25

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Hawaii DE Kennedy Tulimasealii (63 tackles, 3.5 sks, 15 tfl in '15) has been dismissed from team but his lawyer is appealing.

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Bowling Green WR Robbie Rhodes (PS#5) has been dismissed He was a Baylor transfer and had 243 yards at BGreen in 2015, projected starter.

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Toledo has suspended starting NT Marquise Moore and LB Jaylen Coleman & backup LB Anthony Davis for first 2 games (Ark St, Maine).

Conner: Best day ever, to be cancer-free

Pittsburgh Panthers RB James Conner joined SVP to explain how he was able to stay active while battling cancer and how his morale was impacted when he got advice from Merril Hoge, Mario Lemieux and Eric Berry.

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Manziel's defensive dilemma

Manziel's legal defense was compromised when associate attorney Bob Hinton mistakenly texted confidential information to the Associated Press. Hinton no longer represents Manziel in the domestic violence case.

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Why Boise State is a legit CFP sleeper

Boise State's elite offense will score a lot of points, but can the Broncos be the first non-Power 5 team to claim a spot in the College Football Playoff? Need perfect season (Insider)

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