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  1. Best recruiting programs since 2007

    Ted Miller

    ESPN The Magazine and RecruitingNation compiled the past five years (2007-11) of ESPNU 150 rankings and then crowned college football's top 10 recruiting programs. Here's how they did it: Our methodology was simple: We re-tallied the scores follo...

    Blog | February 03, 2012
  2. Oregon knows how to 'value drive'

    Ted Miller

    Football Outsiders developed a metric for ESPN The Magazine at the start of the season called "value drive." It was an effort to expand on an important statistic that was somewhat limited: Red zone efficiency. What is "value drive"? Red zone effi...

    Blog | January 19, 2012
  3. Is Utah a 'riser'?

    Ted Miller

    As the The Magazine preseason Top 25 gets unveiled this week, Bruce Feldman looked at 10 teams that didn't make the cut, but could find their way into the rankings. He ranked Utah No. 6. Here's what he wrote: The Pac-12 newcomer has...

    Blog | August 10, 2011
  4. Which Pac-10 teams are in the wrong conference?

    Ted Miller

    ESPN The Magazine polled 135 college football players to break down the upcoming season from both a national and a conference perspective. The results for the Pac-10 were interesting. First, the players not only picked Stanford to win the Pac-1...

    Blog | August 12, 2010
  5. A closer look at the Harbaughs

    Ted Miller

    If you're a Stanford fan or a Baltimore Ravens fan or a fan of learning what makes coaches tick, this story on the Harbaugh clan is a must-read. (You'll need an Insider subscription, or you can buy the May 3 issue of ESPN The Magazine. It...

    Blog | April 28, 2010
  6. USC hires special teams coach

    Ted Miller

    Slowly -- very slowly -- but surely, new USC coach Lane Kiffin's staff is coming together. Kiffin will hire John Baxter, a longtime Fresno State assistant, as USC's special teams coordinator, ESPN The Magazine's Bruce Feldman has learned. Baxte...

    Blog | March 03, 2010
  7. Nixon an Academic All-American

    Ted Miller

    Missed this yesterday... Arizona State linebacker Mike Nixon has been named a first-team ESPN The Magazine Academic All-American, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America. He carries a 4.07 GPA in political science and wa...

    Blog | November 25, 2009
  8. Not so high times for Oregon

    Ted Miller

    It appears that a lot of college football players are smoking pot. And Oregon is one school that ESPN Magazine reports is doing it a lot. Does this surprise me? No. Do you have kids in college? Do you think they smoke pot? If you said, "No w...

    Blog | April 18, 2012
  9. What's the Pac-12 NFL presence?

    Ted Miller

    The NFL draft starts on April 28th, and ESPN Magazine compiled a list of NFL players by conference: So how does the Pac-12 rate? The Pac-10 presently has 215 NFL players. The top producers of NFL talent, at present, are: USC ... 39 California ...

    Blog | April 18, 2011
  10. Former Pac-10 players on top-100 list

    Ted Miller

    Twelve former Pac-10 players -- topped by USC defensive end Everson Griffen at No. 20 overall -- made the Scouts Inc. top-100 list of NFL draft prospects, which was published in the latest ESPN Magazine. Those players are (number is top-100 rank):...

    Blog | April 16, 2010
  11. Bad to great: Ducks have work left to complete transformation

    Ted Miller

    Posted by's Ted Miller This team talked trash, appeared on magazine covers and then got humbled on Sept. 3. And then it got good. Real good. Trying to recall a team that looked as bad as Oregon did to open a season, and then transfo...

    Blog | November 02, 2009
  12. UCLA's Yount first Playboy All-American long-snapper

    Ted Miller

    Posted by's Ted Miller UCLA junior long-snapper Christian Yount has been named to the Playboy Magazine preseason All-America team, making him the first player at his position to make the team. Yount has handled every snap on punts,...

    Blog | July 03, 2009
  13. ASU's Weber preseason Playboy All-American (again)

    Ted Miller

    Posted by's Ted Miller For the second consecutive season, Arizona State's junior kicker Thomas Weber, the 2007 Groza Award winner, has been named to the Playboy All-American team, the magazine announced today. Weber become...

    Blog | July 01, 2009
  14. Déjà vu all over again: USC's loaded backfield a hot topic

    Ted Miller

    Posted by's Ted Miller It's not just the preview magazines that signal the approach of another glorious -- cue up Handel's "Hallelujah Chorus" -- college football season. It's also something dreadful. It's anoth...

    Blog | June 30, 2009
  15. Shameless plug for a pretty cool thing

    Ted Miller

    Posted By's Ted Miller First, check this out. Apologies if you are a UCLA fan. Here's the text for this ESPN Magazine promotion. A SEASON IN THE STANDS: HOW TO GET INVOLVED What makes college football great? Tons of things; obviously, thoug...

    Blog | August 15, 2008
  16. Answers to a tailgating survey... Who's the best?

    Ted Miller

    Posted by's Ted Miller Got a note from the ESPN Magazine marketing department this week about its "Gridiron Blowout special advertising section for the 8/25 college football preview edition." Better known as the GBSASFT825CFPE. The...

    Blog | July 22, 2008