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The college coaches' guide to rebuilding an offensive line

Attrition and graduation in college football makes it tough to maintain consistently great offensive lines. Grantland's Matt Hinton talks to coaches to help provide a step-by-step guide on how to deal with the constant turnover.

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28mBrandon Chatmon

Parity reigns in Big 12

Baylor and TCU can stay atop the Big 12 as long as Art Briles and Gary Patterson are running the shows, but Oklahoma and Texas are coming.

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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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Strong and weak: TCU Horned Frogs

TCU enters the 2015 season boasting an experienced quarterback, but in need of depth at linebacker. Check out the strong and weak series.

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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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Gus Malzahn said defense taking on personality of new DC Will Muschamp: "Everyone's flying around like their hair's on fire"

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Rick Smith says access to players & practice in general has increased in this day & age. I would disagree from a reporters' perspective.

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Clemson coach Dabo Swinney: "I've decided it is in the best interests of all involved that I not attend the event on June 2."

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Congrats to my friend & Voice of the Tigers Jim Hawthorne on being named recipient Chris Schenkel Award as nation's top radio broadcaster.

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Academic progress rates released: All 58 ACC football, men’s hoops, women’s hoops and baseball programs exceeded the required 930 APR avg