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Schlabach: Alabama tops Way-Too-Early Top 25 after signing day

The Crimson Tide are joined in the top four by Michigan, Baylor and Florida State -- which bumped out No. 5 Clemson.

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Coach confidential: Favorite Big 12 recruits

Texas Tech QB signee Jett Duffey and Baylor WR signee Devin Duvernay drew the most praise, but there is talent all across the conference.

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2dTed Miller

Ten issues for Pac-12 spring practices

Quarterback will be a major focus as the Pac-12 turns its focus to 2016, with new starters popping up all over a league that has turnover throughout.

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Can these teams recruit better in 2017?

The 2016 class is in the books. After some down signing days, a few teams, notably Miami and Maryland, need to bounce back in a big way with the Class of 2017.

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4dSharon Katz, ESPN Stats & Information

LSU sits atop Preseason FPI 1.0

The Tigers have the best combination of returning talent and incoming recruits. Find out where your team ranks here.

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ESPN @espn

Never too early to talk CFB. Here's ESPN's preseason FPI: 1. LSU 2. FSU 3. Oklahoma 4. Clemson 5. Tennessee 6-128: es.pn/20YEFFC

Jim Harbaugh racks up $136K recruiting tab

Through the use of a private jet and with an average of $10,000 per day in expenses, Harbaugh's staff reached the figure over a 12-day period early last year, according to USA Today Sports. Recruiting costs

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Is Nick Saban worth $8 million per season?

Mike & Mike say absolutely yes.

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Budget crisis bigger than LSU football

The budget issues in Louisiana could have far more devastating consequences than their impact on LSU's season, according to New Orleans native Michael Smith.

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Bill Barnwell @billbarnwell

It's something that LSU has vacillated from wanting to give Les Miles $15 million to go away to being too poor to field a team in months.