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#CFBrank 71-80: College football's top 100 players

Among the players featured in our rankings today: Tennessee RB Jalen Hurd, Ohio State QB Cardale Jones and Notre Dame CB KeiVarae Russell.

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2hHeather Dinich

CFP increases stipend for players' family travel

The College Football Playoff has increased its stipend to $2,500 to help players' families with travel costs to the semifinals and national championship game this year.

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1dGerry Hamilton

Moses, No. 1 in 2017 class, decommits from LSU

Dylan Moses has a number of strong relationships with the LSU staff, which will help the Tigers stay at the top of his list as he goes through the remainder of the recruiting process.

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FPI previews the Big 12 season

Here are the top stats behind what FPI projects to be the closest title race among Power 5 conferences.

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Franklin: 'Excited' for season (3:01)
Harbaugh, Meyer, Franklin get impersonated (0:56)
Braxton Miller's impact at wide receiver (1:59)
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Ohio State's 'Got Em Part II'

After the team scared Cardale Jones with a person posing as a mannequin, the team was at it again this week with some help from a trash can. And, like all sequels, things get a little more racy.

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1dTed Miller

Even with Cody Kessler, USC is run first

While Kessler is a legit Heisman hopeful, Steve Sarkisian is quick to point he has had a 1,000-yard rusher in each of his six seasons as a head coach.

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Why Miami's future rests with Brad Kaaya

The sophomore signal-caller has taken command of the rebuilding Hurricanes, who hope to contend in the ACC in 2015 -- and beyond.

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Former Utah CB Hatfield charged with assault

Utah cornerback Dominique Hatfield has been charged with misdemeanor assault in a fight during a party last month, his second recent run-in with police.

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1dCraig Haubert and Tom Luginbill

Meet the new entries to the 2016 ESPN 300

The latest update of the 2016 ESPN 300 sees a few new names. Here's a look at the players debuting in the rankings.


Huard: Baylor will be in the Playoff

The College Football Live crew reviews the top teams' title odds and breaks down their favorite long shot picks. Plus, Pat Fitzgerald joins to discuss Northwestern's upcoming season.

10hSharon Katz, ESPN Stats & Information

FPI previews the ACC season

Check out why FPI projects Clemson as more likely than defending ACC champion Florida State to win this season's conference title.

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1dMatt Fortuna

Take 2: Who has the best QB group in the ACC?

North Carolina has dynamic dual threats in Marquise Williams and Mitch Trubisky; Florida State counters with Everett Golson and Sean Maguire.

1dTed Miller

Yes, the Pac-12 is doing great, but ...

Much as the league praises its accomplishments -- and rightfully so -- the lack of a national championship still defines its national perception.

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1dJake Trotter

Joe Mixon impressing Sooner coaches

Joe Mixon, the supposed gem of Oklahoma's 2014 signing class, was in fact a running back. But it wasn't Samaje Perine.


Buckeyes scared silly in prank

A week after someone posed as a mannequin and scared QB Cardale Jones, the team was at it again with another straight-to-YouTube release. And, like all sequels, things get a little more racy. Locker room antics 2.0

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Deshaun on if he's 100%: "I guess so. I can't really tell if I'm 100 or not but I feel good." Said he was just cleared by trainers last week

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DL Montravius Adams on the return of Will Muschamp to Auburn: “Now that he’s back, it’s a different environment. It’s a different vibe.”

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Auburn DL Montravius Adams asked if he’s primed for a breakout season: “I’m going to let the season tell you the answer.”

Players impersonating their coaches

Players for Urban Meyer, James Franklin and Jim Harbaugh had a little fun at their coaches' expense.


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Malzahn says DE Carl Lawson has been cleared for a while and OL Alex Kozan “is getting to that point where he’s really looking good.”

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There aren’t any signs needed to remind Auburn players of last season’s disappointment. Said Malzahn: “8-5 is enough to motivate our guys.”

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Auburn’s Gus Malzahn says that QB Jeremy Johnson starting taking charge of the offense “toward the end of spring.”

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Auburn’s Gus Malzahn says it’s only one practice to look at the freshmen but that “We have some guys it looks like can help us.”

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Auburn’s Gus Malzahn on the hype surrounding QB Jeremy Johnson: “It is what it is as far as expectations. He’s in a good spot.”

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Auburn’s Gus Malzahn says that safety Tray Matthews will be back at practice tomorrow after taking care of personal business.