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Miller: Playing favorites in the Pac-12

The power that is and the power that was. The once and future Pac-12 kings. The question is which is USC and which is Oregon?

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QB Jennings, 2 others not charged, rejoin LSU

LSU quarterback Anthony Jennings and two teammates will not face criminal charges over an alleged burglary that resulted in their arrests, and they have been reinstated to the team.

Rutgers captain geeks out over One Direction; calls roommate out (1:07)
Shell Shocker: Iowa lineman eats entire egg (1:15)
Buckeyes and Ott steal the show on day 1 (3:22)
Connor Cook finds inspiration off the field (0:39)
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Deontae Cooper's six keys to fall camp

The Washington RB is embarking on his sixth fall camp during an injury-plagued career. His advice can serve anyone, not just football players.


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Todd Graham agrees with Nick Saban's suggestion that Power Five teams play only Power Five teams. "In my opinion, that's what we should do."

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Rich Rodriguez on spread QBs. "The mental acuity of most spread quarterbacks is a lot higher than some of your NFL experts would tell you."

Phil Steele @philsteele042

Cal projected starting C Matt Cochran (4 career starts) has been dismissed. RFr are listed 1-2 at C (0 career snaps) but others could move

Rutgers captain reveals favorite band

Darius Hamilton loves One Direction -- even if the band is now down to four members. They must light up his world like nobody else.


Phil Steele @philsteele042

Michigan St is ranked #6 in the USA Today coaches poll & that is their highest ever preseason ranking in that poll (it's been around s/1991)

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Recruiting Scorecard: % of commits that are ESPN300: SEC: 30.1% Pac 12: 18.3% B1G: 16.7% ACC: 16.3% Big12: 14.1%

Tom VanHaaren @TomVH

Recruiting Scorecard: % of commits that are 4-5 stars: SEC: 46.8% Pac12: 29.9% ACC: 23.2% B1G: 22% Big12: 21.2%

Phil Steele @philsteele042

Tennessee has not been ranked in the preseason since 2008 but had 2 more votes than Miss St & is #25 in the preseason USA Today/coaches poll

Jemele Hill's egg-cellent moment

The His & Hers host couldn't let Iowa's Drew Ott have all the fun. So Hill scarfed down a raw egg -- shell and all.