In an article for the Summer Stock series, Ian Gordon previews Notre Dame's 2011 campaign. While there is some uncertainty heading into the season, the Irish look poised to have a breakthrough year on offense -- and it could land them in a BCS bowl.
In an article for the Summer Stock series, Ian Gordon previews Ohio State's 2011 campaign. If the Buckeyes can ride their talented offensive line and a rebuilt defense through the first five games, OSU could be back in the Big Ten hunt.
In an article for the Summer Stock series, Ian Gordon previews Arizona State's 2011 campaign. They've made improvements on offense, but it's an underrated and emerging defense that could make this season a special one for the Sun Devils.
In the third installment of the Summer Stock series, Ian Gordon previews West Virginia's 2011 campaign. The arrival of new coach-in-waiting Dana Holgorsen has the Mountaineers poised for a breakthrough season on offense.
Brandon Knight and Aaron Craft were at different ends of the recruiting spectrum, but the pivotal play of these PGs could be the deciding factor in the Sweet 16 showdown between Kentucky and Ohio State.
Ian Gordon writes that several teams with poor RPI numbers and 13 losses or more could still receive at-large bids to this year's NCAA tournament, with Virginia Tech in position to potentially post the worst RPI number by an at-large team since 2004.