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How did Ohio State not win 2015 national title?

Ohio State could have a record-number of players selected in the NFL draft. With all that talent, how did the Buckeyes not win it all again?

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Why Desmond King chose Iowa over the NFL

It took 15 minutes for Desmond King to decide he couldn't leave Iowa for the NFL. It's what his brother would have wanted, and family comes first. Plus, he promised his mom a yellow rose.

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Ride-along with Nick Saban to the NFL draft (2:48)
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Does college football need a commissioner?

College football's efforts to tackle big issues have made Congress look cohesive. With frustration levels at new highs, we explore whether it's time for a commish and offer a list of candidates.

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Ranking the best and brightest futures at QB

How well-stocked are programs at QB? Evaluating current depth charts and recruiting and development efforts, here are the teams with the strongest outlook over a three-year period.

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NFL draft could be record-setting recruiting tool for Ohio State

With Roger Goodell saying "The Ohio State University" as many as six times, Urban Meyer on hand congratulating his former players, and a new Ohio State football Twitter account documenting it all, recruits can't help but notice the Buckeyes.

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2016 Big 12 recruiting draft: Round 1

Here is the first round of our recruiting draft, which grants the bottom of the league first dibs on any Big 12 recruit who signed in 2016.

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Astronomical expectations for Clemson in 2016 (1:52)
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College football's elder statesman isn't going anywhere

At nearly 77, Bill Snyder is college football's oldest coach and his legacy is intact. But fueled by his sharp mind, his love for coaching at Kansas State and the occasional, late-night Taco Bell run, he isn't planning on going anywhere.

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How does Iowa follow up successful 2015 season? (1:58)

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Tunsil admits to taking money in college

Laremy Tunsil, who fell to 13th to the Dolphins after a video emerged right before the draft of him smoking a substance in a gas mask, later admitted to taking money from an Ole Miss coach. Story

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How did Ohio State not win 2015 national title?

Five Buckeyes heard their names called in Thursday's first round, so how did Ohio State not even make the College Football Playoff with so much high-level talent? Five factors

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How does this NFL draft class stack up?

Jared Goff, Carson Wentz, Ezekiel Elliot, Laremy Tunsil, Keanu Neal and Laquon Treadwell already compare favorably to some well-known NFL stars.

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Darren Rovell @darrenrovell

Derrick Henry will be only the 3rd Heisman winner in the last 15 years not to have been taken in the 1st round (Jason White, Troy Smith)

Chris Fallica ESPN Staff Writer 

This is the 4th straight year Texas A&M has had an offensive lineman selected in the 1st round - 2016 Germain Ifedi, 2015 Cedric Ogbuehi, 2014 Jake Matthews, 2013 Luke Joeckel

Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

No big surprise GB grabbed UCLA DT Kenny Clark. Since Ted Thompson took over GB in 2005, he's taken 5 UCLA players, more than any school.

ESPN College Football @espncfb

Vernon Butler (DT) Louisiana Tech - 2015 1st Team All-Conference USA - 170 tackles (29.5 TFL) in 49 collegiate games #CARpick

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Matt Bowen ESPN Staff Writer 

Can't question the talent with DT Robert Nkemdiche. Top 10 ability. Could be a steal for the Cardinals at the end of the first round.

ESPN College Football @espncfb

Robert Nkemdiche (DL), Ole Miss - All-America second team (Walter Camp, AP, Sports Illustrated) in 2015 - First defensive lineman to be named a finalist for the Hornung Award (most versatile player) - No. 1 overall recruit in 2013 ESPN 300 #ARIpick

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