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Pass/fail: Contenders with the worst 2016 QB situations

LSU and Alabama are among a handful of teams that could make playoff runs if they get their quarterback situations straightened out.

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Study: Concussed youth players return sooner

A new study found that younger football players are more likely than those in high school and college to return less than a day after they suffer concussions.

Inside Oregon's football facilities (0:31)
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4dTravis Haney

Which CFB team has the brightest QB future?

How well-stocked are programs at QB? Evaluating current depth charts and recruiting and development efforts, here are the teams with the strongest outlook over a three-year period.

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5dAdam Rittenberg

Does college football need a commissioner?

College football's efforts to tackle big issues have made Congress look cohesive. With frustration levels at new highs, we explore whether it's time for a commish and offer a list of candidates.

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4dChantel Jennings

Oregon to sport special unis for spring game

The Ducks will sport two different uniforms, both honoring the 100th anniversary of Oregon's first Rose Bowl team, in their spring scrimmage Saturday.

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4dMitch Sherman

Why Desmond King chose Iowa over the NFL

It took 15 minutes for Desmond King to decide he couldn't leave Iowa for the NFL. It's what his brother would have wanted, and family comes first. Plus, he promised his mom a yellow rose.

Ride-along with Nick Saban to the NFL draft (2:48)
Ezekiel Elliott brings the cut off shirt to the red carpet (0:22)
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Son of Ray Lewis charged with sexual assault

Coastal Carolina player Ray Anthony Lewis III was arrested for criminal sexual misconduct and released on a $10,000 bond Friday morning, after being accused of assaulting an 18-year-old woman.

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NFL draft could be record-setting recruiting tool for Ohio State

With Roger Goodell saying "The Ohio State University" as many as six times, Urban Meyer on hand congratulating his former players, and a new Ohio State football Twitter account documenting it all, recruits can't help but notice the Buckeyes.

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6dBrandon Chatmon, Max Olson and Jake Trotter

2016 Big 12 recruiting draft: Round 1

Here is the first round of our recruiting draft, which grants the bottom of the league first dibs on any Big 12 recruit who signed in 2016.

Astronomical expectations for Clemson in 2016 (1:52)
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College football's elder statesman isn't going anywhere

At nearly 77, Bill Snyder is college football's oldest coach and his legacy is intact. But fueled by his sharp mind, his love for coaching at Kansas State and the occasional, late-night Taco Bell run, he isn't planning on going anywhere.


Undrafted player makes emotional speech

Former Oklahoma LB Eric Striker gave a heartfelt speech to his family and friends who came out to support him during the third day of the NFL draft. He signed a free-agent contract with the Bills following the draft.


Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby reiterated if the league does nothing this spring/summer, "we'll fall behind the SEC and the Big Ten. We still may be every bit as competitive as we are today, but we'll fall behind financially."

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

Bob Bowlsby said that current TV agreements require the league play 9 conference games. However Bowlsby added that if the league expanded those requirements could be "renegotiated."

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby said the data from the consulting firm the league hired shows that having 12 teams with an eight-game conference schedule and a championship game is the best league model for reaching the CFP. The Big 12 currently has 10 teams with a nine-game conference schedule and no championship game.

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

Here in Phoenix for the Big 12 spring meeting with athletic directors and football coaches. Topics of a champion game and expansion are sure to come up.

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Former Duke WR Max McCaffrey - son of former Broncos WR Ed and brother of Stanford RB Christian - is signing with the Raiders, per source.