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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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2hJake 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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22hDavid Purdum

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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1dGreg Ostendorf

Potential 2015 sleeper: Alabama

Alabama sophomore receiver Robert Foster could be in line for a breakout season in 2015.

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1dJared Shanker and Andrea Adelson

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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1dBrian Bennett and Mitch Sherman

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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Les Miles @LSUCoachMiles

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

Andrea Adelson @aadelsonESPN

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

Edward Aschoff @AschoffESPN

Foley also talked about protecting Florida's fertile recruiting ground as a reason for wanting to eliminate satellite camps

Edward Aschoff @AschoffESPN

Florida AD Jeremy Foley said he isn't worried about fraud when it comes to COA numbers, Called COA a positive step for student-athletes

Jake Trotter @Jake_Trotter

Big 12 2013-14 APR results in football: K-State 976, OU 963, Baylor 960, TX 958, Iowa St 951, KU 945, WVU 942, Tech 936, TCU 936, OSU 934

Countdown to kickoff: 99 days

There are 99 days until college football is back -- 1 day for each yard of 2014’s longest play from scrimmage.

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Brett McMurphy @McMurphyESPN

LSU AD Joe Alleva about SEC's opposition to satellite camps: "They're not satellite camps, they're recruiting camps"