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  1. Big Ten viewer's guide: Week 3

    Brian Bennett

    Week 3 arrives with fresh reasons for optimism. There aren't any heavyweight tilts quite like the Week 2 night games, but there aren't many snoozers on this docket, either. And we get the start of Big Ten conference action. Huzzah! Here's your run...

    Blog | September 13, 2014
  2. Florida players revved up to start season

    Jeff Barlis

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- What's the mindset of the Gators for Saturday's second attempt at a season opener? Heavyweight boxer Clubber Lang from that great American film "Rocky III" could have summed it up when he said, "Prediction? Pain." Of all th...

    Blog | September 05, 2014
  3. Coaches size up MSU-Oregon matchup

    Travis Haney

    You have no doubted noticed this, but college football is rapidly moving toward two unofficial divisions: Tortoise and Hare. (Still beats Leaders and Legends, by the way.) Saturday's Michigan State and Oregon heavyweight bout presents not only a p...

    Blog | September 05, 2014
  4. Stanford QB Kevin Hogan will make statement against USC -- Colleg...

    Sharon Katz

    Will Kevin Hogan become a household name? Is Marcus Mariota set to emerge as the Heisman front-runner? Will Texas' improved run D get revenge against BYU? Insider Sharon Katz consults the stats to answer the questions you need to know for Week 2.

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2014
  5. SEC position rankings: Special teams

    David Ching

    Today, our SEC position-by-position rankings move to an area that will see plenty of turnover throughout the league: special teams. There are a ton of SEC heavyweights who lost key special teamers, like league champ Auburn -- which lost punter Ste...

    Blog | June 20, 2014
  6. ACC schedules big, but can it back it up?

    Heather Dinich

    Once again, the ACC has a heavyweight nonconference lineup, a group of opponents that includes Georgia, South Carolina, Florida, Ohio State, Notre Dame, UCLA and USC. There's just one problem: The ACC only has one heavyweight. Nobody should be ...

    Blog | January 23, 2014
  7. Big Ten championship game predictions

    Brian Bennett and Adam Rittenberg

    Dinner is on Adam in Indianapolis on Friday night, thanks to Brian's nailbiter of a win in the regular-season picks contest. But we all know the main course arrives Saturday night at Lucas Oil Stadium. We've got a bona fide heavyweight tilt in the...

    Blog | December 05, 2013
  8. LSU eyes matchup against Bama secondary

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- So much about LSU-Alabama is built around the physical style of play, and rightfully so. UA coach Nick Saban called the game a "heavyweight fight" where you have to show up in every round. His veteran defensive end, Jeoffrey Pagan...

    Blog | November 06, 2013
  9. Shaw rescues Gamecocks from the dead

    Chris Low

    COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Connor Shaw walked wearily from the South Carolina locker room late Saturday night looking like he'd just gone 15 rounds with the heavyweight champion. One of college football's gutsiest fighters, Shaw also wore a confident smile....

    Blog | October 27, 2013
  10. GameDay heading back to Death Valley

    Heather Dinich

    For the second time this season, ESPN's College GameDay will head to Death Valley, as the show will broadcast from Saturday's showdown between undefeated Atlantic Division heavyweights No. 3 Clemson and No. 6 Florida State. College GameDay was also i...

    Blog | October 12, 2013
  11. Expect heavyweight fight up front in Athens

    Edward Aschoff

    When LSU meets Georgia in Athens on Saturday, Ego Ferguson expects a slugfest up front. LSU's junior defensive tackle knows playing with the big uglies in the SEC means constant fights each week, but this one feels different. Georgia has experienc...

    Blog | September 26, 2013
  12. It's early, but has SEC lost a few steps?

    Chris Low

    By the time the sun sets Saturday on the East Coast, another one of the preseason heavyweights in the SEC will be sporting a loss. And in unison, the rest of the college football world will let out a collective cheer. One of the ways to look at...

    Blog | September 10, 2013
  13. What we learned in the ACC: Week 2

    David M. Hale

    For the second straight week, an ACC team knocked off an SEC heavyweight, but that wasn't the only storyline from Week 2. Here's what we learned: Miami might be back: After an offensive performance that included just 212 total yards, fewer than 50...

    Blog | September 08, 2013
  14. Is it time for college football's "big five" conferences to split...

    Mark Schlabach

    NCAA needs power conferences more than Big Five need the NCAA

    Story | Conversation | July 22, 2013
  15. LSU Tigers coach Les Miles and Alabama Crimson Tide coach Nick Sa...

    Mark Schlabach

    The SEC's heavyweight coaches set the agenda at SEC media days on Thursday, performing in familiar roles, with LSU's Les Miles as the court jester and Alabama's Nick Saban as the steady statesman.

    Story | Conversation | July 17, 2013
  16. Deacs looking for more from ground game

    Heather Dinich

    The ACC's leading active career rusher does not play for heavyweights Florida State or Clemson. Surprise: That distinction belongs to Wake Forest, which had one of the worst running games in the country last year. Senior Josh Harris enters this...

    Blog | May 08, 2013