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Previewing Saturday's spring games

Texas, Auburn and Oklahoma State are among the teams that have spring games on Saturday. Here's what to keep an eye on at every game.

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Attorney: New NCAA head-injury deal just as bad

An attorney says a reworked settlement with the NCAA over concussions is just as bad as the original because thousands of brain-damaged former athletes still won't get just compensation.

1dHeather Dinich

Rice, Pac-12 commish: Four right number for CFP

ollege Football Playoff selection committee member Condoleezza Rice and Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott agreed Wednesday that no expansion is needed for the playoff.

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3dTravis Haney

Haney: First-time coaches worth monitoring

Earlier in the week, we unveiled the top coaches under 50. The following three coaches are likely to land there in the future, but they're just getting started.

Spring Football Videos

Golson, Zaire to battle during Notre Dame spring game (1:20)

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22hDavid M. Hale

UNC's defense won't be an easy fix

Is it possible for a coach to turn a defense that allowed more than 6.5 yards per play in 2014 into a passable unit? That's Gene Chizik's task at UNC.

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1dAdam Rittenberg

Jake Brendel keeps UCLA's line moving

With UCLA offensive line coach Adrian Klemm suspended, senior center Jake Brendel has become the Bruins' de-facto offensive line coach.

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2dAdam Rittenberg

Jeremy Johnson takes charge at Auburn

Quarterback is a vocal leader who is excited about the possibilities for the Tigers' passing game this season.

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'Draft Academy': Melvin Gordon (1:03)



No wrong choice for Buckeyes

There is an embarrassment of riches at the QB spot for Ohio State. We wouldn't want to have to pick the starter. Good luck, Urban.

Handicapping Ohio State's QB battle
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We asked Cardale Jones and J.T. Barrett to give a scouting report for each other. Spoiler alert: They didn't do well.

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Teammate looks to sack Cardale Jones

It's not a regular-season game, but Ohio State DE Joey Bosa is ready for today's spring game, tweeting: "Thinking about actually hitting [QB Cardale Jones] today." Jones called Bosa "crazy," Bosa called Jones "scared" and then Jones wrapped up by tweeting: "Whatever, first TD pass I'm doing your celebration."

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Matt Fortuna: Notre Dame's QB battle
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"I think we're going to get a much better gauge of these quarterbacks from this spring game than we have in years past."

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Steelers' doctors clear Jaelen Strong

The ASU WR (wrist) was cleared by doctors after going through a battery of tests during his visit Friday. His results will be sent to other teams so Strong won't need a medical recheck in Indianapolis. He is an expected first-round pick.

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Urban Meyer: Not our job to defend
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"The clarity of purpose is not to win a national championship. ... Our job is to have nine units operate at maximum capacity. ... If we play well, and nine units are playing at their best, I don't know if we'll lose." Ohio State plays its spring game today at 1:30 p.m.

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Expectations for Ohio State in 2015
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Joey Galloway: "For this team, they have to avoid the letdown. ... There won't be a team that they face with this much talent. So if they avoid injury, they won't lose." The Buckeyes play their spring game today at 1:30 p.m.

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Sport Science: Maxx Williams

Sport Science tests Williams' playmaking ability and the TE prospect doesn't disappoint, hurdling over a 4.5-foot obstacle.