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2016 Schedule
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18hESPN.com

Let's make a deal: 7 trades we wish CFB teams could make

Quarterback issues in the SEC? What if LSU and Alabama could trade some of their stud defensive players for established signal-callers? Those are just two of the deals we'd love to see happen.

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Ivan Maisel's College Football Playoff picks (4:06)
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3dStaff

Who are the SEC's biggest X factors for 2016?

The SEC is packed with stars like Myles Garrett and Leonard Fournette. But who are the biggest X factors for each of the conference's 14 teams?

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Peyton Manning: Pat Summitt is an 'icon' and a 'legend' (4:14)
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9dTravis Haney

Triple threats: CFB's top 25 offensive trios

Which are the best three-player offensive units in the nation? The answers encompass three of last season's playoff teams, several Heisman favorites and some others that might surprise you.

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Peyton Manning at peace with retirement (0:30)
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10dPhil Steele

Steele: Best value bets for the Heisman Trophy

With betting odds on the Heisman Trophy being offered in Las Vegas for only the second season, Phil Steele breaks down his early value bets for the prestigious award.

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Battle at Bristol creates burgeoning rivalry (1:27)
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15dEdward Aschoff

Must-win game: Tennessee Volunteers

The Vols are everybody's pick in the SEC's Eastern Division, but if they don't shake the Gators, they'll be in an early hole.

How many victories for Volunteers?

With a predicted point differential of 18,3, Tennessee is expected to win five games by at least three touchdowns (the highest total of any FBS team). While that doesn't mean the Vols will win all those games by double digits, expect some routs coming down the stretch of the season. Who will have the most blowout wins? (Insider)

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Touring Knoxville with Butch Jones (6:16)
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17dChris Fallica, Bryan Ives, Sharon Katz and Paul Kinney

Stat burns: Each top 25 team's best number to brag about

It's that part of the year when everybody is dreaming of the CFP. So what better time to offer up the single reason why each top 25 team could, should and will make a January title run?

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Nine FBS assistants will participate this week in the NCAA Champion Forum, a professional development opportunity for minorities with head-coaching aspirations. They are: Iowa State's Louis Ayeni, Arizona's Tony Dews, Navy's Ivin Jasper, Washington's Jimmy Lake, Indiana's Deland McCullough, South Carolina's Bryan McClendon, Virginia Tech's Galen Scott, Tennessee's Larry Scott and North Carolina's Charlton Warren.

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