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17hTom Luginbill and Todd McShay

From Luginbill to McShay: Scouting top prospects then and now

We've been scouting top NFL draft prospect for a long time. We compare how Jared Goff, Jalen Ramsey and other scouting report compare and how they've changed from high school to now.

Ride-along with Nick Saban to the NFL draft (2:48)
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15hAdam Rittenberg

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.

Ezekiel Elliott brings the cut off shirt to the red carpet (0:22)
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1dTravis Haney

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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2dBrandon Chatmon, Max Olson and Jake Trotter

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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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.

Astronomical expectations for Clemson in 2016 (1:52)
Buckeyes, Tide top first 2017 class rankings (2:14)
E:60 excerpt: Ezekiel Elliott and the Michigan State game (2:49)
How does Iowa follow up successful 2015 season? (1:58)
E:60 excerpt: The Rise of Ezekiel Elliott (2:29)


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.

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


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.

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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


trey wingo @wingoz

Another hard luck story here: Kenny Clark's Dad is in prison and has been since Kenny was 9 for shooting a man.The two talk almost every day

Matt Bowen ESPN Staff Writer 

Paxton Lynch fits the draft and develop narrative. He has the size and tools to play the position, but he isn't ready to take the ball as a rookie. Give him time to transition to a pro offense in Denver.