Texas freshman football player Rami Hammad, who is Muslim, is fasting during Ramadan -- which also happens to fall in the middle of summer workouts for the Longhorns.
A skydiving accident changed everything for FSU outfielder Stephen Spradling. As the Seminoles press ahead in the NCAA tournament, Spradling is moving forward and inspiring the Noles.
Drew Henson was a schoolboy sensation in football and baseball. He wanted to play both and did, but not devoting himself to one might have cost him a career in either.
Trey Burke has turned to his inner circle in his hometown of Columbus, Ohio, to prepare for the NBA draft and transition to the life of a professional.
Georgia offensive line coach Will Friend has wanted to develop a rotation of offensive linemen who can play in a pinch. He is closer to that goal than he has been.
Reuben Foster flip-flopped commitments, got tattoos, then flipped again. He endured two tough fan bases and now looks back as his wild high school saga draws to an end.
Rashad Greene has shown flashes of his potential as a receiver in FSU's offense. After two up-and-down seasons, he's ready for his production to match.
Despite 35 ex-Bulldogs on active NFL rosters in 2012, Georgia hopes to finally end an eight-year drought since a Dawg defender became a first-round pick.
As AJ McCarron prepares for his senior season at Alabama, the coaching staff is still looking for a favorite to emerge as the Crimson Tide's next quarterback.
Jeremy Pruitt's meteoric rise to defensive coordinator at FSU is more a testament to his dedication and tenacity that luck.
Concern about the Alabama secondary is practically a spring staple. With A-Day come and gone, though, the secondary prompted few, if any, questions. Six interceptions and 10 pass breakups saw to that.
Steven Bench is a coach's kid who grow up around football, learns quickly and won't back down in the compeition to start at quarterback for Penn State.
Alabama walked the tightrope to the national championship and found solid footing on the sandy beaches of Miami. The Crimson Tide players can't expect that to happen again.
Thanks to the structure and discipline instilled in him by his mother, Devin Gardner waited for his turn under center
Bobby Hart thought he had it made as a freshman starter but attitude and work ethic put him on the bench for a year. He's now making the most of his second chance.
Bradley Roby probably would have been a first-round pick, but he decided to return to Ohio State to work on his leadership skills.