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The American's 12 most important players in 2016

The American made a splash as Houston and Temple enjoyed successful seasons. Both quarterbacks are back for those squads. Which other players are indispensable in the conference?

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AAC confidential: Coaches unload on league

How do coaches think 2016 will go in the AAC? Opposing coaches dish, anonymously, on why Greg Ward Jr. is dominant, how Temple is dangerous and much more from the American Athletic Conference.

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28dJake Trotter

Could FedEx deliver Memphis to the Big 12?

FedEx has dangled sponsorship and other revenue to help land Memphis in the Big 12. But the shipping giant's money, and that of other big businesses, might not be enough.

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48dJake Trotter

Big 12 drawing interest from Houston, Memphis

With the Big 12 considering expansion, documents show the conference's composition committee is flirting with Houston, Memphis, UCF and Colorado State.

Discussing the impact of a Big 12 expansion (2:41)
50dRyan McGee

What a blown-up CFB map could look like

Notre Dame in the B1G? Boise State in the Pac-12? This is what realignment and expansion should look like, even if it can't. Plus, an epic commitment and more of the best of the week in CFB.

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54dJake Trotter

What the Big 12's expansion wish list should look like

Houston is an up-and-coming Texas-based option. USF-UCF deliver a foothold in Florida. Memphis and BYU have some upside. So if the Big 12 is serious about adding two teams, who's in play?

Examining the likelihood of a Big 12 expansion (3:05)
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Picking Paxton Lynch was risky business

Sure, drafting Lynch could turn out to be another John Elway stroke of genius that leads the franchise to more glory. But if a conservative development plan isn't followed, it may not be a great situation for Denver. Best/riskiest picks of Round 1 (Insider)

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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.


McShay scouting report: Paxton Lynch

Get to know the newest Bronco, No. 26 overall pick Paxton Lynch. Todd McShay breaks down the former Memphis quarterback.

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Bio Blast: Paxton Lynch

Denver moved up to No. 26 to select Paxton Lynch out of Memphis. Lynch had the best TD-INT ratio of any quarterback in the FBS last season.

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Taking a look at Lynch

His tools may be raw, but Paxton Lynch's upside is what should tantalize NFL teams, according to his former coach. When you take into account Lynch's size and potential, he could sneak into the top 10 of the first round. College coaches rank QB crop (Insider)

The draft's QB quandary

Christian Hackenberg, Paxton Lynch, Jared Goff, Carson Wentz, or Connor Cook -- if you're an NFL team looking for a quarterback, which one stands out the most? We crunched the numbers to figure out, according to the metrics, which QB is the best bet. QBs by the numbers

Should Paxton Lynch be selected in first round? (1:57)
Sport Science: Lynch undergoes the pressure test (2:33)
Possible destinations for top QBs (1:28)
Paxton Lynch gets put through NFL Live's QB ringer (4:41)
Paxton's got a cannon, but can he throw a Hail Mary over a catwalk? (0:48)
Just how big are Paxton Lynch's hands? (0:38)