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10hMark Schlabach

Paid not to coach: Biggest college football buyouts

Charlie Weis, Gene Chizik, Bo Pelini and Will Muschamp lead the list of coaches who draw big paychecks from their former schools.

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8hDavid Ching.

SEC to add center judge, use eight-person crew

The SEC will feature eight-person officiating crews -- adding a center judge -- on all nine of its crews in the upcoming football season.

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20hGerry Hamilton

Hamilton: Five 2016 recruiting surprises

In the class of 2016, there is a first since ESPN has been ranking players and a pair of quarterbacks that are bucking trends in different ways.

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20hDavid Ching

Linebacker a top priority for LSU in 2016

With two seniors and a draft-eligible junior expected to start this season at linebacker, LSU could have a new trio of starters at the position in 2016

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2dBrandon 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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2dJake Trotter

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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Eric Raskin @EricRaskin

Michael Cole's soul patch has surpassed Joe Perry's walrus tusks for the title of stupidest facial hair on the planet.

Hugh Freeze @CoachHughFreeze

A true athlete should have character, not be a character. – John Wooden. Reputation is for time; character is for eternity. - J.B. Gough

Kevin Weidl @KevinW_ESPN

UCLA has a pair of big time DTs returning on the interior in Kenny Clark and Eddie Vanderdoes. USC had no answer for them up front last year