Jim Harbaugh spent most of Friday fielding questions from reporters at Big Ten media days, but few tangible answers were offered. More than anything, the new Michigan coach just desperately wants the questions to stop and actual football to begin. More»
On Thursday, Ohio State announced that four players -- including star Joey Bosa -- are suspended for the opener at Virginia Tech. It's the first of many challenges the No. 1 Buckeyes face in their attempt to deliver on the hype and win another title. More»
After spending much of the offseason evaluating players position by position, with five weeks left until the season it's time to put it all together and present Sports on Earth's second annual list of the top 100 players entering the college football season. More»
UCLA has won three in a row against rival USC, and that shouldn't be forgotten entering 2015. Even with Brett Hundley gone, a loaded Bruins team stands as perhaps the biggest obstacle to a return to national prominence by the Trojans. More»
Ohio State was already returning the most talented offense in college football, and now it's found a way to ensure that another explosive athlete will get onto the field: Braxton Miller is moving to receiver, a move that will benefit all parties involved. More»
Last year, Oklahoma was overhyped in the preseason after an impressive bowl win. Now, after a dreadful bowl loss and a coaching shakeup, the opposite is true: The Sooners are being overlooked, when they still have a chance to be contenders. More»
There is no perfect way to try to evaluate nearly 13,000 major teams over nearly 150 years of college football, but a starting point is to do it objectively. Through the Simple Rating System, we present an analysis of the best 100 teams in history. More»
The countdown of the best 100 teams in college football history concludes with the top 25. And nobody proved to be deeper and more powerful against strong opponents than the best teams of the 1940s and '70s, led, of course, by Notre Dame and Army. More»
The countdown of the top 100 teams in college football history continues with the start of the top 50, where the best teams of the modern era show up a little lower than expected, in a system that favors the elite teams of the 1940s and '70s. More»
As we continue our countdown of the 100 best teams in college football history, we pause to pull out other bests and worsts from data collected on nearly 13,000 teams, including offenses, defenses, national champions and the worst team ever. More»
We continue counting down the best 100 teams in history, according to Simple Rating System numbers. Part II features a wide-range of teams, from Yale in the 19th century to the fascinating 1970s to 21st-century superstars like Vince Young and Tim Tebow. More»
College football has evolved greatly in nearly 150 years of play, but there are still ways to measure teams against each other. One is the Simple Rating System, which allows us to take a journey through the top 100 teams in history, starting with Nos. 100-76. More»
Ohio State enters the year with a ridiculous amount of talent at quarterback, but it's not the only position at which the Buckeyes own impressive depth. They have several of the deepest, most talented position groups in college football entering 2015. More»
Over the next three weeks, just about every college football coach in the country -- along with many top players -- will get time to sell their programs and answer questions at conference media days. These select few will be worth paying the most attention to. More»
With the yearly NFL attrition, every college football season presents a new opportunity for previous backups and rising young talent to step into starring roles. We identify the players at every position who could become difference-makers in bigger roles in 2015. More»
Most news coming out of LSU for the last year and a half has not been good, and the Tigers are still searching for reliable quarterback play. But with a long list of rising young stars and better depth, LSU should be taken seriously as a contender. More»
Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan announced Monday that the 2015-16 season will be his last. After back-to-back Final Four appearances, the Badgers will enter the year with slightly lower expectations. Based on his history, Ryan is sure to exceed them. More»
There is no Heisman winner returning in 2015, and instead the crop of college quarterbacks features a hodgepodge of inconsistent and unproven talent with a ton of upside. With many QBs hoping to break out as stars, these are the top 25. More»
Just when we thought conference realignment was finished, Oklahoma president David Boren said he would be in favor of the 10-team Big 12 returning to 12 teams. While the list of candidates seems unappealing, Boren's view is sensible. More»
Ole Miss' breakthrough 2014 season featured many rising stars but a disappointing finish. Now, most of those rising stars are back as All-America candidates, making the Rebels a crucial SEC West wild card whose progress could decide the division. More»
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