You can bet current USC players, future recruits and their families monitored and evaluated the draft soap opera of Matt Barkley, who in retrospect probably should have left after his junior season.
Ed Orgeron has spent 27 years coaching football, but until this spring he had never directed a 5-2 defense. Now he's learning on the fly and loving it.
Former Michigan defensive tackle Will Campbell finally lived up to his potential in his senior season after admittedly being "lazy" when he came to Ann Arbor.
Freshmen haven't had much impact in Jimbo Fisher's tenure at FSU, but with depth thin at spots, certain members of the 2013 class have a chance to shine.
Outside of Damien Williams and Sterling Shepard, few Sooners from the Class of 2012 played a substantial role last season. But this class could still prove to be one of the better ones of the Bob Stoops era.
To whom much is given, much is expected, says one Texas fan. And it's hard to argue that point as Texas aims to get back into college football's top echelon on the field.
WolverineNation's Michael Rothstein projects the 2013 starting lineup.
GatorNation's Michael DiRocco offers the six most likely freshmen who can make an impact for the Florida Gators this season.
The Florida Gators open fall camp Friday and thus begin Year 2 of the Will Muschamp Era. GatorNation's Michael DiRocco has the players and storylines to watch.
In punishing the innocent players and coaches at Penn State, the NCAA made a similarly overbearing punishment like it did with the Trojans two years ago.
This fall, one year after his father's death, Orlando Brown Jr. will take the field as a varsity player with his choice of college offers, honoring his father with every snap of the ball.
With 18 players at the invite-only Columbus NFTC, college coaches will be beating a path to Detroit Cass Tech in the next couple of years.
2013 OL Nico Falah is receiving major interest despite being relatively new to football, and 2015 WR Trenton Irwin is a player to watch.
Class of 2013 return specialist Torrie Battle of Thomson, Ga., can "turn on a dime" and reminds his coach of a quick, slashing and strong Warrick Dunn.
Isaac Seumalo was thought to be a done deal for Oregon State. After an official visit to USC, the Corvallis, Ore., OL is conflicted.
By going after another quarterback, Texas could build depth and redshirt incoming players.