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  1. Feeling the heat at the Rose Bowl

    Kevin Gemmell

    PASADENA, Calif. -- The expectation is that Nebraska's defense is going to try to turn up the heat on UCLA and the Bruins' rookie quarterback Brett Hundley. But UCLA might be returning the favor with its home field advantage. It's hot at the Rose ...

    Blog | September 08, 2012
  2. SoonerNation: Quarterback experience matters in Oklahoma Sooners'...

    Jake Trotter

    Oklahoma QB Landry Jones will face two Red River Rivalry newcomers Saturday in David Ash and Case McCoy. History has proven experience matters in OU-Texas.

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2011
  3. 2011 College football preview -- More teams relying on underclass...

    Mark Schlabach

    With the success underclassmen like LaMichael James and Justin Blackmon had last season, more teams are depending on freshmen to produce immediately.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2011
  4. Hope and concern: Virginia Tech

    Heather Dinich

    The hope and concern series continues today with Virginia Tech: Biggest reason for hope: The schedule The Hokies couldn't have asked for a more favorable start to the season for rookie quarterback Logan Thomas, who will have four weeks of beata...

    Blog | June 09, 2011
  5. Proving ground: Coastal Division

    Heather Dinich

    Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer has owned the ACC since his program joined the league. He's got nothing to prove. His rookie quarterback? Prove away. Duke defensive line coach Rick Petri? Proven. Duke's defensive line? Not so much. There are plenty ...

    Blog | May 31, 2011
  6. Tone different for NC State

    Heather Dinich

    Maybe it's because expectations aren't as high for NC State as they are for Florida State. Maybe it's because the Wolfpack have a true rookie quarterback, unlike the Seminoles, who have the 2009 Gator Bowl MVP, and Miami, which could have a senior...

    Blog | April 18, 2011
  7. Seminoles on verge of greatness?

    Heather Dinich

    Florida State just got another vote for potential greatness in 2011. ESPN Insider KC Joyner writes that with a strong season by rookie quarterback E.J. Manuel and offensive improvement, Florida State "could very well be on the verge of a big-time ...

    Blog | March 16, 2011
  8. WVU gets the edge in the red zone -- again

    Heather Dinich

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Nothing seems to be going right for Florida State. The Noles couldn't even take advantage of excellent field position, as they started their last drive on WVU's 24-yard line. After a poor pass by rookie quarterback E.J. Manuel, ...

    Blog | January 01, 2010
  9. Florida offers FSU's Manuel his next big test

    Heather Dinich

    There are only so many things Florida State offensive coordinator Jimbo Fisher can say to rookie quarterback E.J. Manuel about his upcoming debut on Saturday in the Swamp against rival Florida. He'll tell him it's going to be hectic. He'll tell hi...

    Blog | November 24, 2009
  10. ACC helmet stickers: Week 11

    Heather Dinich

    Posted by's Heather Dinich Here are the ACC's top five performers for Week 11: Florida State offensive coordinator Jimbo Fisher: Not only did Fisher recruit rookie quarterback E.J. Manuel, but he put him in position to succeed, and he ...

    Blog | November 15, 2009
  11. Wake Forest and FSU tied at 7

    Heather Dinich

    Posted by's Heather Dinich Florida State offensive coordinator Jimbo Fisher wanted the Noles to be able to run the ball heading into this game to help take some pressure off of rookie quarterback E.J. Manuel, and they have been able to do...

    Blog | November 14, 2009
  12. Eagles sure that Kolb can shed 'systems QB' label

    Len Pasquarelli

    Kevin Kolb put up gaudy numbers in an intricate offense in college, but the Eagles are sure the quarterback can shed the "systems quarterback" label, writes Len Pasquarelli.

    Story | Conversation | August 02, 2007
  13. Cards QB Leinart would love to play for Carroll again

    If rumors about Pete Carroll coming to the Arizona Cardinals turn out to be true, Matt Leinart would lead the welcoming parade.

    Story | Conversation | November 29, 2006
  14. Big 12 South spring recap

    Brett Edgerton

    Take a look at what questions were answered in the Big 12 South this spring and what problems linger heading into the fall.

    Story | Conversation | May 08, 2006
  15. Lee transfer tough news for Georgia Tech

    Heather Dinich

    Georgia Tech sophomore quarterback Vad Lee will transfer to another school, the Jackets confirmed Friday afternoon. This is not only surprising, it's also a big blow to the program, which has two young, inexperienced rookies behind Lee. Lee starte...

    Blog | January 03, 2014
  16. FSU's Winston earns coaches' ACC honors

    Heather Dinich

    Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston was voted the ACC Player of the Year, Offensive Player of the Year, Rookie of the Year and Offensive Rookie of the Year by the ACC's head coaches. Coaches were not allowed to vote for their own players, and...

    Blog | December 11, 2013