After a shaky performance in the spring game, the Texas Longhorns' defense does not have to be great, but it has to be fundamentally sound, tackle well and not give up the big play.
Kendal Thompson remains the most overlooked candidate in the battle for the Sooners' starting quarterback job. But he has an outside shot to supplant Blake Bell this spring.
2013 linebacker commit Brandon Bell impressed opposing coaches with his speed and sideline-to-sideline pursuit.
Oklahoma football is a national brand, but Sooners coaches prefer targeting in-state and regional prospects, who have a deeper connection to the school.
A wrapup of Georgia's signing day reveals that while the Bulldogs missed out on some key targets late in the cycle, the 32-man class is nonetheless bursting with game-ready talent for a team that essentially will reload for the 2013 season.
With several starters NFL-bound, Alabama has plenty of players lined up to fill the holes.
As Oklahoma looks ahead to the Class of 2014, one thing is clear -- the Sooners need to focus on defense big-time.
Despite ranking No. 5 in passing yards allowed, Alabama's defense proved susceptible to the pass late in the season, and Notre Dame is sure to take notice.
Florida State freshman defensive end Mario Edwards Jr. was down about redshirting early in the season, but injuries have thrust the maturing top recruit into the lineup and spotlight.
The transfer additions of wide receivers Justin Brown and Jalen Saunders were a big boost to Oklahoma's offense in a multitude of ways.
USC can nip the UCLA resurgence in the bud, both on the field and on the recruiting trail, by beating the Bruins for a sixth consecutive time on Saturday.
In a matter of weeks, Oklahoma's secondary has gone from question mark to unquestioned strength in one of the nation's top defenses.
Oklahoma stifled Baylor's passing game and held the Bears below their season offensive averages in winning 42-34 Saturday, but the Sooners still came away disappointed in their defensive performance.
The Seminoles have seven impact players who could opt to leave early for the NFL. Who will stay and who will go? David Hale examines the prospects for each.
In a battle between two struggling teams, USC and Arizona State square off in a big Pac-12 South Division contest.
Recruiting junior college players is no longer a get-rich-quick way of program-building, and the Longhorns could benefit from pursuing more juco players.