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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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McShay: Top playmakers in 2015 NFL draft

Todd McShay names his All-Satellite team for the 2015 draft class -- the five players best in space who project as star playmakers in the NFL.

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Big Ten turns tables on the SEC

Winning national championships, drawing enormous crowds to spring games and exploiting recruiting loopholes -- all of a sudden, the Big Ten is beating the SEC at its own game.

2016 Class Rankings Debut

2016 ESPN class rankings debut (4:12)

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Matt Johns exits spring as UVa's top QB

Virginia has exited spring with a clear pecking order under center, as the Cavaliers' depth chart Thursday showed that Matt Johns is their No. 1 QB.

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PFF: Most underrated NFL draft prospects

Gordon McGuinness uses Pro Football Focus' college statistics to identify the 10 most underrated prospects in the 2015 NFL draft class.

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PFF: Most overrated NFL draft prospects

Who are the most overrated prospects for the 2015 NFL draft? Mike Renner of Pro Football Focus runs down the list, led by Michigan State cornerback Trae Waynes, a potential top-10 pick.

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2dBrian Bennett

Spring check-up: Iowa Hawkeyes

Iowa's spring game is Saturday, and while a lot of the focus will no doubt be on the offensive side remember to pay attention to the interior D-line.


Today's spring game action
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Anxious for some college football before September? Never fear. Some big-name programs are holding their spring games today.

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Teen to call play in Arkansas spring game
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When 14-year-old Arkansas fan Dallas Walker found out he couldn't play football because of a neurological disorder, he decided he wanted to be a coach. Bret Bielema heard Walker's story and invited the teen to help out the Razorbacks this week. Walker lives out dream

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Chris Low @ClowESPN

With the SEC throwing $4 million coaching salaries around like free t-shirts, @GaryPinkel was as deserving as anyone to join that club.

Patrick Bethel values LSU, education

The ESPN 300 DE said: "I'm not a dummy. I know this football thing isn’t going 30 years like it has for Peyton Manning and Brett Favre. You’ve got to get what you can out of it, which is letting my education carry me. Then I want to be in a family environment with genuine coaches, a place I can see myself at.” Keeping his options open (Insider)

Ray Rice addresses Rutgers players

The former Ravens RB attended his alma mater's spring game Friday and spoke to the team at the request of coach Kyle Flood. Rice described his talk to NJ.com: "I gave them the message to go out there and not make the mistakes that I made. If I can help them understand, then I've made an impact."

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Eric Raskin @EricRaskin

Best thing about Badou Jack's win: triumph for Eddie Mustafa Muhammad. Great guy, happy for him.

Pinkel gets extension, pay bump

Missouri's winningest coach, Gary Pinkel, signed an extension through 2021. His salary increases from $3.2M to just over $4M per year.

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Calling all college football coaches

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh issued an open invitation on Twitter today to the country's college football coaches to attend the Wolverines' high school camp this summer. Will his open-door policy cause friction with other programs? The satellite camp argument

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Key storylines this spring

Spring games may be wrapping up Saturday, but there's already been some notable storylines that could have reverberations comes September.


Video game rematch with Cardale Jones

Back in January, Jones crushed young Jared Foley in an "NCAA Football" video game during a Buckeyes visit to a children's hospital. Now Foley is clamoring for a rematch in a different sport. Heading to the virtual ice

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Harbaugh's open-door invitation

Dan Murphy calls Jim Harbaugh's move to invite college coaches to Michigan's high school camp "clever."


Oklahoma State on probation for a year

The restriction with the biggest impact? Says Jake Trotter: "I think the big one is their number of official visits ... is cut down from 56 to 30. ... Oklahoma State's gonna have to be frugal with how they divvy those out."


Pitt hires Scott Barnes as new AD

Barnes spent the last seven years at Utah State. Former Panthers AD Steve Pederson stepped down in December. Pitt says Barnes was a unanimous choice.

Shane Ray provides toe injury update

The LB gave SportsCenter an update on his toe, injured in the Citrus Bowl: "It's getting better. it's still a day-to-day process."


Low: Big Ten turning tables on SEC

In many ways the Big Ten is copying the SEC model. The SEC better be ready to fight back, and fight hard, or it just may get beat at its own game. Conference taking advantage

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