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1hHeather Dinich

Playoff drives debate over the Big 12's future

Would adding a conference championship game or expanding help Big 12 teams reach the College Football Playoff? The league is looking at two years of CFP data to help determine its next move.

Ohio State recruit decommits for surprising reason (1:36)
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54mSharon Katz, ESPN Stats & Information

New No. 1 in preseason FPI

Changes in returning starters for some teams contribute to some shuffling in the rankings. Check out what's new.

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20hTodd McShay

McShay: Way-too-early 2017 NFL mock draft

Todd McShay takes a preliminary stab at predicting the picks for the 2017 NFL draft, which could feature DE Myles Garrett, RB Leonard Fournette and QB Deshaun Watson coming off the board early.

Finebaum: I don't buy Moorehead's apology (1:42)
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23hEdward Aschoff

Ole Miss Rebels: Where they were 10 years ago

Ten years ago, Ole Miss' program was in the doldrums as the team won just four games. Fast-forward to the present day and much has changed.

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Stanford's decade-long transformation from Pac-12 doormat to dominance

Stanford coach David Shaw likes to say "greatness never arrives." Maybe not. But considering that 10 years ago the Cardinal were a Pac-12 laughingstock and now are among the nation's best programs, greatness might be closer to Palo Alto than he wants to admit.

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ESPN 300: How each conference is doing

With the release of the 2017 ESPN 300, Ohio State and Alabama have the top two classes. Here's an inside look at each Power 5 league's ESPN 300 recruiting.

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Coach 'em up: The future head coach on each top 25 team

Many players are described as coaches on the field. The players on our top 25 teams have the leadership skills, mental makeup and some even have the bloodlines to one day be head coaches.

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3dEdward Aschoff

2016 NFL draft superlatives in the SEC

The SEC was one of the biggest winners of the NFL draft, but who were some of the winning draft picks? Who surprised, who went too high or too low?


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A 4-star recruit says he decommitted from Ohio State because Urban Meyer didn't recognize him in a hallway. es.pn/1WeaYkI

Harbaugh goes yard, celebrates with dab

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh got some batting practice in with the Wolverines' softball team, celebrating his homer in a way that would make Jose Bautista jealous.


Harbaugh vs. Leach in home run derby

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh took on former Wolverines QB Rick Leach in a softball home run derby.


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Jim Harbaugh played in a softball home run derby while wearing khakis, because of course he did.


Chantel Jennings ESPN Staff Writer 

Regarding a partner for the Pac-12 Networks, commissioner Larry Scott says that he likes their current model but that they've absolutely had conversations with suitors. But so far there have been "no more attractive option than the path were on." Says they will keep the regional networks/feeds.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott says he regrets that his comments called into question the integrity of UCLA athletic director Dan Guerrero. Scott said there was "confusion about the Pac-12's position" but he did not intend to compromise Guerrero's integrity. "He's held in very high regard by me."

Chantel Jennings ESPN Staff Writer 

Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott is here chatting about the meetings he has had with the football/basketball coaches over the past few days. Says that the feeling in the room is "as positive as any" year since he became commissioner.

Way-too-early 2017 NFL mock draft

Todd McShay takes a preliminary stab at predicting the picks for the 2017 NFL draft, which could feature DE Myles Garrett, RB Leonard Fournette and QB Deshaun Watson coming off the board early. Who goes No. 1? (Insider)

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The QB train is leaving College Station

From Kyle Allen to Kyler Murray to Tate Martell, Texas A&M has seen an exodus of top-ranked QBs. Here's a look at how it's all gone down. Timeline

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American football is growing worldwide

American football has gone global, with the sport growing one big dude at a time in some markets. What does that mean for the league? Worldwide reach

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Texas A&M assistant's tweets cause uproar

Soon after ESPN 300 quarterback Tate Martell decommitted from Texas A&M via Twitter, Aggies receivers coach Aaron Moorehead tweeted about "loyalty." Then came the fallout. Another recruit gone

Eric Dickerson's crazy recruiting offers

The Hall of Fame RB said he was offered a new house and $50,000 while being recruited by colleges.


Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

West Virginia athletic director Shane Lyons, on the Big 12 and potential expansion: "Conference expansion is always on a conference's mind. It's just, is it a front-burner issue or is it a back-burner issue? I think right now, obviously, (it's) a front-burner issue (in the Big 12). So we have to make a decision one way or another, then move on. To keep meeting and talking about it and meeting and talking about it is not really doing any of us any good. Once we get all the information, let's make a decision and go with the decision."