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Player poll: Toughest place to play in the Big Ten?

According to the players, Penn State and Nebraska lead the pack of the toughest place to play in the Big Ten.

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ESPN Junior 300: Five players to keep an eye on

While not the highest ranked in the ESPN Jr. 300, these players, including QB Dorian Thompson-Robinson, are worth keeping an eye on.

Hancock on CFB playoff: We can do better than New Year's Eve (1:33)
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Scout's Take: WR Jerry Jeudy to Alabama

Jerry Jeudy is a gifted two-way player with a terrific blend of instincts, speed and quickness. He adds to Alabama's loaded 2017 class.

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Fired Baylor staffer files for release of report

A former Baylor employee fired in wake of the sexual assault scandal at the university is seeking a court order requiring the Baylor board of regents to release the Pepper Hamilton report.

BYU a lock for Big 12? (0:46)
Harbaugh's first pitch is solid but a little high (0:13)
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MAC commissioner: Satellite camps need limits

Western Michigan coach P.J. Fleck would love to be able to go toe to toe with Jim Harbaugh, bouncing around to all sorts of satellite camps in the offseason.

Should NCAA allow schools to have more coaches on staff? (1:18)
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Packers' Mortell coping with tragic deaths of two friends

As rookie punter Peter Mortell tries to win a job with the Packers, he carries a heavy heart after the tragic deaths of friends Mike Sadler and Sam Foltz, who died in a one-car crash on Saturday night. Mortell had considered joining his friends as instructors at the kicking camp they were working at, but Packers training camp started on Monday. Mortell inscribed the numbers of Foltz and Sadler on his cleats as a small reminder of friends he'll never forget.


Deshaun Watson on handling expectations

Clemson QB Deshaun Watson comments on his recruiting process, his performance in last season's title game, Dabo Swinney's off-field demeanor and handling high expectations.

FSU not dwelling on last season (1:23)
Winning will bring Canes' swagger back (1:23)
Finebaum to Harbaugh: Time to start winning (1:10)
Babers has never seen a receiver like Josh Gordon (1:04)


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Texas confirmed RB/KR Roderick Bernard will miss the 2016 season after undergoing left knee surgery. Bernard, a backup who caught one pass last season, suffered a season-ending injury to the same knee in 2014.

Huard: This makes no sense to me

Brock Huard is adamant that moving to the Big 12 would be a major mistake for UCLA.