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Why the SEC should stop its fight against satellite camps

The SEC's groaning about satellite camps has fallen on deaf ears. Nick Saban and Co. need to drop their proposal to have the camps outlawed nationally.

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Why the SEC West hasn't lost its luster or bluster

Some might say the SEC West was down in 2014 because it failed to put a team in the national title game. But that doesn't mean the sentiment around the division has changed. "You're going to have the national champ come out of the SEC West. It's as simple as that," one player says.

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Point spreads play key role in TV ratings

Two economists have shown that the point spread plays a significant role in viewing interest, at times producing 30 percent spikes in TV ratings on noncompetitive games.

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Potential 2015 sleeper: Alabama

Alabama sophomore receiver Robert Foster could be in line for a breakout season in 2015.

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Which ACC team could secure big Week 1 win?

Louisville, North Carolina will both have an opportunity to help get the conference off to a good start next season.

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Take Two: West Division favorite?

The Big Ten West appears to be a three-team race between Wisconsin, Nebraska and Minnesota.

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Countdown to kickoff: 99 days

There are 99 days until college football is back -- 1 day for each yard of 2014’s longest play from scrimmage.

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LSU AD Joe Alleva about SEC's opposition to satellite camps: "They're not satellite camps, they're recruiting camps"

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Austin, Texas will not start new bowl this fall, so “only” 41 bowls. Still 63% of FBS teams will go to bowl this year