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One year after the hype, UCLA ready for anything

Last year's great expectations might have been too much for UCLA. Now the Bruins are a year older, boast a deeper roster and are ready for whatever comes their way this season.

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10hEdward Aschoff

Leonard Fournette trolls Florida on Instagram

Sparks are flying between rivals Florida and LSU over not only a photo from Leonard Fournette but over which deserves the moniker Defensive Back U.

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7hKevin Gemmell

Most important player: Utah Utes

If you're surprised by the choice of a punter as Utah's most important player, then you haven't been paying close enough attention to Utah.

Petrino building continuity at Louisville (2:38)
Spurrier sounds off on 'enemies' (0:57)
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6dSharon Katz

Katz: College football conference value bets

With a little over a month until the start of college football season, ESPN Stats & Information writer Sharon Katz lays out the top value bets for each of the Power 5 conference championships.


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Wake Forest’s Dave Clawson: “We have guys that play hard. We have guys with heart. We just need more talent and development.”

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UVAs Mike London has great respect for Gus Malzahn. Optimizes talents. Lots of moving parts.

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UVAs Mike London on second chances: “There is a road back to redemption. Sometimes (coaches) make it too short.”

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Mike London said QB Matt Johns was identified by classmates on campus as one of most influential students at Virginia

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Feels like a lot of 2017 commits happening really early. I wonder if this class will see record decommits, potential tipping point class

Those Buckeyes, the pranksters

After substituting a human where a mannequin usually stands, we now know which of the title-winning football players are the most easily scared (QB Cardale Jones) and which aren't (LB Raekwon McMillan). Got 'em!

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