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Travis Haney

Haney: Inside the Houston, SMU rebuilds

Houston and SMU both have new coaches and new outlooks heading into 2015. Tom Herman and Chad Morris have attacked their first few months on campus in divergent ways.

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4hSam Khan Jr.

Spring wrap-up: Texas A&M Aggies

Expectations are on the rise for sophomore QB Kyle Allen, but the Aggies' 2015 will be defined by how new coordinator John Chavis revamps the defense.

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Alabama players who stood out this spring

Linebacker Reuben Foster, quarterback David Cornwell and defensive back Marlon Humphrey are among the players who had strong springs for the Crimson Tide.

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5hAndrea Adelson

UVa's Vincent Croce is no Joey Chestnut

Vincent Croce was able to eat a bunch of hot dogs and help raise money for a good cause at the same time.

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Why Rutgers' top two players returned to school

Receiver Leonte Carroo and defensive tackle Darius Hamilton could have entered the NFL draft after last season. But they wanted to lead the Scarlet Knights in 2015.

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8hMitch Sherman

Spring check-up: Wisconsin Badgers

Football, basketball programs in a good place according to athletic director Barry Alvarez.

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White defeats Crimson in Alabama spring game (1:53)



Big 12 coaches on conference title game
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In light of the NCAA reportedly moving toward relaxing its conference title game requirements, Jake Trotter polled each of the returning Big 12 coaches on how they feel about a conference title game again. All 9 opinions

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Mark Helfrich: Chip Kelly is not crazy

This season's Eagles will look a lot different than last year's (hello, Tim Tebow!), but Kelly's former OC believes in him: "I think it's unfortunate that I've had to answer this question more than once: Chip Kelly is not insane. No, he's got a plan. He's got a method."

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Draft Academy: Winston goes to UM

Former FSU QB Jameis Winston meets with Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh, who prepares Winston for the team meetings in Indy, including giving advice on how to handle Winston's past: "Whatever situation it is, just address it. Boom. You don't have to go on and on and on about it."


Don't quit your day job, Leonard
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Leonard Williams should stick to playing defensive end -- his QB skills are slightly lacking.

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How spread QBs transition to NFL

Baylor’s Bryce Petty is a poster-child for people who doubt that QBs from spread offenses can succeed in the NFL. But do the numbers prove that narrative? An overgeneralization

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Leonard Williams: Call me 'big cat'

The former USC DE chooses a nickname and shares that he can navigate a longboard pretty well -- but the NFL draft prospect doesn't have a driver's license.


Jake Trotter @Jake_Trotter

We’re only halfway through Big 12 call, but it’s clear wide difference opinion on conf title game. Big 12 May meetings will be interesting

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Art Briles asked about his non-conf. scheduling philosophy. Said non-conf schedule had “zero effect” on Baylor getting left out last season

What to expect from Muschamp
College Football 

Auburn fans can expect an improved defense right away with Will Muschamp as DC, but judging by his track record, Tigers fans may be more thrilled with his second season.

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The best QB in Florida is ...
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For the first time in a decade, Miami has the best quarterback of the big Florida schools, ACC Rookie of the Year Brad Kaaya, writes Andrea Adelson. It's a fact Florida coach Jim McElwain can't escape. The three men who remind him every day

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Virginia's captain scarfing for charity
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Virginia FB Vincent Croce had a memorable spring where he earned most improved player honors while being selected as team captain. And he also ate a bunch of hot dogs at an Alzheimer's charity event. Next Joey Chestnut?

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UNC unveils new football uniforms
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Traditional Carolina blue is on the new unis aimed to refresh the UNC brand. Said AD Bubba Cunningham: “It's really hard trying to get the same Carolina blue on all kinds of different product -- whether it's a paper product or clothing product or helmet.” See that Tar Heel blue

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Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

How USC DT Leonard Williams is spending last week before draft: visited Jets on Monday, ESPN today, Redskins on Wednesday. Busy guy.