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Auburn feels an injury-free Brandon Cox could be the difference.
Can a healthy Brandon Cox propel Auburn? How will a full-time Tim Tebow fare? Find out what SEC questions were answered this spring and what problems linger heading into the fall. Mark Schlabach
The College Football Final's spin around the weekend's spring football scene found QB still in play at Notre Dame, a new sheriff at Louisville, unanswered questions at Ohio State, an huge crowd at Bama and a tribute at Penn State. Story
In Good Company|
A stagnant Florida State offense prompted Bobby Bowden to overhaul his staff. Enter Jimbo Fisher and Co., who already have built a remarkable camaraderie in Tallahassee. Ivan Maisel
Tebow looking for magic touch|
What hasn't gone right for Tim Tebow? Even a throwing arm injury turned into a positive for the Gators' golden QB as Tebow got off to a great start at Florida's spring game. Mark Schlabach
Randy Shannon has built strong relationships and defenses at Miami. Reconstructing the offense in that same style is his next task. His ability to move from outstanding coordinator to outstanding head coach depends on it. Ivan Maisel
• Feldman blog: Q&A with Randy Shannon
Matt Flynn's served as LSU's holder. He's performed mop-up duty for JaMarcus Russell. He's stepped in to guide LSU to a bowl win. After patiently serving a four-year apprenticeship, the QB is ready for his chance. Ivan Maisel
Spring Into Action|
Spring practice doesn't offer up much for the college football fan. There are no rituals, no pageantry. The season is still six months away, and nothing is on the line. But for coaches and players, it's a chance to start anew, to get back to basics and to dream of the upcoming season. Ivan Maisel
Losing good assistants to better-paying jobs is one of the downsides of success. It's one Karl Dorrell is all too familiar with. In his five seasons at UCLA, Dorrell has seen an average of three assistants leave each year. But he's not letting the coaching merry-go-round get him or the Bruins down. Ivan Maisel
|2007 ESPN College Football Schedule|
Want to know which Saturdays, Thursdays and more to circle on your fall calendar? Take an early look at ESPN's college football lineup for this fall. Be sure to check back, though, as more games will be added to the schedule.
• 2007 ESPN College Football Schedule
|Schlabach: Forward Thinking|
Wondering what's next for college football? After gazing into the crystal ball, Mark Schlabach offers some early predictions for the 2007 season.
|Schlabach: Crossing The Line|
After taking a big step forward last season, Stephen McGee and Texas A&M are focused on becoming a legitimate Big 12 threat in 2007.
|Schlabach: Beware Of The Dawg|
Matthew Stafford's baptism-under-fire freshman campaign had its ups and downs, but Georgia expects the experience to pay big dividends in 2007.
|Maisel: Road To Redemption|
After struggling through a season of discontent, Iowa's road to redemption started in bowl preparation. But will the Hawkeyes build upon what they learned?
|Maisel: Pacific Heights|
Besides USC, the Pac-10 hasn't been taken seriously in a long time, but the game is cyclical. If there's a conference answer to what's next, it's the Pac-10.
|Schlabach: Quiz Show|
Louisville QB Brian Brohm's decision to return for his senior season amidst a coaching change surprised many. But he feels he still has plenty to prove.
|Maisel: Passion Play|
An ACL injury sidelined Micah Andrews for most of Wake Forest's dream season, but he is determined to play a leading role in the sequel.
|Schlabach: Character Development|
QB Tim Tebow is making the transition from a scene-stealing supporting player to Florida's leading man, but the defending champs don't expect their fortunes to change much.
|Maisel: Internal Affairs|
The begrudging respect given Wisconsin in 2006 is available as fuel for 2007, but Bret Bielema's disciplined approach keeps the Badgers' focus inward.
|Maisel: Heat Of The Knights|
While the Rutgers program is still aglow in the embers of an 11-2 season, Greg Schiano continues to stoke the Scarlet Knights' fire.