Brock Huard writes that several young quarterbacks, who are already producing at a high level, are poised to become stars in the coming seasons. He ranks the top five sophomore-and-younger quarterbacks in college football.
As the NFL combine continues in Indianapolis, LaRue Cook of ESPN The Magazine looks at the programs that have produced the most NFL-caliber talent from the past two seasons to see which teams have done it with elite recruits, and which haven't.
The 2011 season ended in much the same way it began: with impressive performances from a litany of Heisman candidates, a few stunning upsets and a host of off-the-field issues. The BMOC wraps up the season that was.
Ryan McCrystal uses his Heisman Predictor formula to project how the Heisman favorites figure to rank at season's end. Denard Robinson is still the current favorite, but Andrew Luck and others have a good chance of passing him.
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.
Bruce Feldman takes to his mailbag, answering questions on the 2011 outlooks of Michigan State, Arkansas and Oregon, Jim Tressel's future at Ohio State and whether there's anything behind the reduction in senior Heisman contenders.