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  1. ACC sleeper picks: Teams and players

    Ryan McGee

    The ACC provided perhaps the biggest sleeper of the them all in 2013, when Jameis "Not Yet Famous" Winston took a team that was picked to finish second in the Atlantic Division (with a scant 18 first-place votes to Clemson's 102) to the top of the st...

    Blog | July 16, 2014
  2. Big key for UVa defensive line: Depth

    Andrea Adelson

    Virginia only returns two starters to its defensive line. So why are the Hoos a sleeper choice at that position? Returning defensive end Eli Harold is a big reason. But perhaps even bigger? Depth. As in much, much more of it. "Our defensive lin...

    Blog | July 01, 2014
  3. Take Two: SEC's top draft sleeper

    Chris Low and Edward Aschoff

    SEC bloggers Chris Low and Edward Aschoff occasionally will give their takes on a burning question facing the league. We'll both have strong opinions, but not necessarily the same view. We'll let you decide which blogger is right. With the first r...

    Blog | May 08, 2014
  4. Take Two: Big Ten's top draft sleeper

    Adam Rittenberg and Brian Bennett

    Big Ten bloggers Adam Rittenberg and Brian Bennett occasionally will give their takes on a burning question facing the league. We'll both have strong opinions, but not necessarily the same view. We'll let you decide which blogger is right. The 201...

    Blog | May 07, 2014
  5. ACC's lunchtime links

    Matt Fortuna

    Bring on the Game 7s. AthlonSports looks at which ACC teams could be sleepers. BC's student paper, The Heights, honored Andre Williams with its Momentum Award. Clemson says the Freedom From Religion Foundation misstated facts. Jimbo Fisher ...

    Blog | May 02, 2014
  6. Lunch links: Any sleeper teams?

    Kevin Gemmell

    Love is a burning thing, and it makes a fiery ring; Bound by wild desire, I fell into a ring of fire. Some additional thoughts on Arizona's spring game. Todd Graham has turned out to be one of the better hires from a couple of years ago. Che...

    Blog | April 17, 2014
  7. Is Wisconsin B1G's only Playoff sleeper?

    Adam Rittenberg

    Colleague Travis Haney recently compiled a list of sleeper teams to make the initial College Football Playoff, selecting one from each major league. Wisconsin got the nod as the Big Ten's sleeper, as Haney noted Wisconsin's consistency on both sides ...

    Blog | April 04, 2014
  8. Tech a darkhorse national title contender?

    Jake Trotter

    ESPN Insider Travis Haney unveiled his list of sleeper national title contenders by conference. His pick from the Big 12? The Texas Tech Red Raiders. You can read more of Haney's reasoning here . But below is a sample of what he wrote: The qua...

    Blog | April 03, 2014
  9. Pac-12's lunch links

    Kyle Bonagura

    Happy Friday! Arizona is just about ready to kick off spring practice. Arizona State gets a nod as a potential national title contending sleeper. Here is a draft profile of former Cal tight end Richard Rodgers. Paul Richardson is mentioned ...

    Blog | February 28, 2014
  10. SEC sleepers for Heisman in 2014

    Edward Aschoff

    Now that Jameis Winston has been crowned this year's Heisman Trophy winner, it's time to take an early peak at the top candidates for next season. Our own Travis Haney did all the hard work for us earlier this week when he debuted his list of the top...

    Blog | December 19, 2013
  11. Pac-12's lunch links

    Ted Miller

    I lingered round them, under that benign sky; watched the moths fluttering among the heath, and hare-bells; listened to the soft wind breathing through the grass; and wondered how any one could ever imagine unquiet slumbers for the sleepers in that q...

    Blog | November 25, 2013
  12. Chat wrap: Texas Tech a sleeper, TCU QBs

    Jake Trotter

    Thanks for all your questions in today's chat. Here's where you can find the full transcript. Got more to say? Send it to the mailbag and you could see it on the Big 12 blog on Friday: Nick (Dallas): Hi, Jake. Could you see Texas Tech as a sleeper...

    Blog | September 03, 2013
  13. Heisman sleepers in the Big Ten

    Brian Bennett

    It may be hard to remember, now that seemingly every sentence written about college football these days has to include some reference to Johnny Manziel, but this time a year ago, Johnny Football was hardly known outside of College Station. He was a r...

    Blog | August 15, 2013
  14. Could Petty be the next Manziel?

    Brandon Chatmon

    Very few people knew the name Johnny Manziel at this time last year. Twelve months later, the Texas A&M quarterback is the reigning Heisman Trophy winner and sits in the center of the college football landscape. This season, we'll sit back and...

    Blog | August 15, 2013
  15. Who's the next Johnny Football in the SEC?

    Alex Scarborough

    A year ago, things were much different for Johnny Manziel and college football as a whole. The country hadn't yet figured out who he was. And neither had he. Johnny Football hadn't yet been born. The breathtaking plays, the otherworldly athleticis...

    Blog | August 15, 2013
  16. Pac-12's next (insert name here) Football

    Kevin Gemmell

    Who is this year's Johnny Manziel in the Pac-12? In other words, which player could come out of nowhere and win the Heisman from the conference? Well, if we knew, he wouldn't be coming out of nowhere in the preseason, now, would he? Perhaps it is ...

    Blog | August 15, 2013