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  1. College Football - Louisville Cardinals' chances at making the pl...

    Ryan McGee

    Ryan McGee analyzes the Louisville Cardinals' chances of making the inaugural college football playoff.

    Story | Conversation | June 10, 2014
  2. College Football - Missouri Tigers' chances at making playoff

    Ryan McGee

    Ryan McGee examines the Missouri Tigers' chances of making the 2014 college football playoff.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2014
  3. College Football - Michigan Wolverines' chances of making the pla...

    Ryan McGee

    Ryan McGee examines the chances for the Michigan Wolverines to make the College Football Playoff in 2014.

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 2014
  4. College Football - Arizona State's chances at making playoff

    Ryan McGee

    Ryan McGee examines the Arizona Sun Devils' chances of making the inaugural 2014 college football playoff.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2014
  5. Top 2015 prospects with most to prove

    Ryan McGee

    On Wednesday, Todd McShay released his Way-Too-Early 2015 Mock Draft. Yes, on Wednesday. While the 2015 NFL draft is still more than 11 months away, it got me thinking: Who among this year's class of top-shelf college players will have the most to...

    Blog | May 16, 2014
  6. Role of colleges in NFL draft process

    Ryan McGee

    Over the past two years, I've written four NFL draft-centric player profiles for ESPN The Magazine. In 2013, I visited with South Carolina's Marcus Lattimore and Jadeveon Clowney. This year, I have chatted with '12 NFL combine bust Vontaze Burfict an...

    Blog | May 06, 2014
  7. Florida State's mindset to stay on top

    Ryan McGee

    As Florida State was beginning to gear up for its just-ended spring practices, head coach Jimbo Fisher chatted about the challenges of being the defending national champions, a position that both he as a coach and the program itself has been in befor...

    Blog | April 18, 2014
  8. Key issues for Texas heading into spring

    Ryan McGee

    "Nothing's broke here." That's what Charlie Strong keeps saying. He said it when he was introduced as the new Texas head coach on Jan. 6. He's said it over and over to the groups of Longhorn supporters that he's spoken to over the past two and a h...

    Blog | March 26, 2014
  9. Five coaches in make-or-break years

    Ryan McGee

    When I receive feedback on my college football stories (go on and have at it at @ESPNMcGee or mcgeespn@yahoo.com), the vast majority comes from fans. Do I agree with them? Usually not. But do I love their passion? Absolutely. However, when this sp...

    Blog | March 20, 2014
  10. Coaches' reaction to the 'slow-down' rule

    Ryan McGee

    Ever since the NCAA football rules committee proposed the 10-second defensive substitution rule -- dubbed by many as the "slow-down" rule -- what is typically a quiet time on the college football calendar has felt more like WCW Starrcade. "That's ...

    Blog | March 04, 2014
  11. Top potential position-switchers for 2014

    Ryan McGee

    Ah, the dark days of winter. Those that fall between national signing day and the start of spring practice. What exactly does a coaching staff do with this quiet time? "I stare at the depth-chart board a lot," Larry Fedora admitted as signing day...

    Blog | February 20, 2014
  12. College coaches most coveted by the NFL

    Ryan McGee

    You want to start a fight? Walk into a hotel lobby full of NFL executives and shout aloud the question, "Hey, do you think college coaches can make in the pros?" Then just sit back and watch the room turn into a bunkhouse stampede. For decades it ...

    Blog | February 11, 2014
  13. ACC poised to return to elite level

    Ryan McGee

    On the night of Jan. 6, as the confetti fell from the sky over the Rose Bowl and Florida State took to the stage to hoist the BCS championship trophy, the biggest smile in the stadium didn't belong to anyone wearing a Seminoles jersey or even an FSU ...

    Blog | January 29, 2014
  14. College football's best head-coaching jobs

    Ryan McGee

    On the morning of Jan. 6, I sat in the media tent outside the Rose Bowl. The small handful of us already there was glued to the TV, watching as the Texas Longhorns introduced Charlie Strong as their newest football coach. That's when one of the tent'...

    Blog | January 13, 2014
  15. Non-bowl teams that will rebound in 2014

    Ryan McGee

    So many people out there love to complain about there being too many bowl games and too many teams playing in the postseason. Of course, that's easy to say if your team was one of the 70 teams playing and not one of the 54 teams sitting at home. A...

    Blog | January 09, 2014
  16. Five 'sleeping giant' programs

    Ryan McGee

    No matter what happens to Baylor this weekend versus Oklahoma State (Saturday at 8 p.m. ET, ABC) and the rest of the season, is there a better story in college football in the past few seasons than the Bears? For those of us of a certain age, we r...

    Blog | November 22, 2013